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JEE Advanced 2024 Question Paper Analysis: Check Subject-wise Difficulty Level

Approximately 2 lakh candidates appeared for the JEE Advanced exam on May 26 for admission into IITs across the country, including about 50,000 from the Telugu states. This year's exam, conducted by IIT Madras, was reported by many students to be relatively easier.
50,000 Candidates from Telugu States  JEE Advanced 2024 Question Paper Analysis Subject-wise Difficulty Level

JEE Advanced 2024 Exam Analysis by Experts

  • Mathematics: According to expert MN Rao, Paper-1 was somewhat difficult, while Paper-2 was of average difficulty.
  • Chemistry: The questions varied, with some being easy and others of medium difficulty.
  • Physics: Both papers were considered relatively easy.

JEE Advanced 2024 Paper Analysis: Subject-Wise Breakdown

This analysis summarizes the difficulty level, question distribution, and key topics tested in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 of JEE Advanced 2024, as per students.


  • Paper 1: Focus on Organic Chemistry (Amines, Polymers, Biomolecules, Oxygen-containing compounds). Moderate difficulty with mixed concept questions.
  • Paper 2: More balanced weightage across Organic, Inorganic, and Physical Chemistry. NCERT-based questions in Inorganic Chemistry. Moderate difficulty with tricky elements and comprehension-based qualitative analysis.


  • Paper 1: Emphasis on Kinematics, Rotational Motion, Kinetic Theory, Modern Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, and Optics. Reported as tougher compared to other subjects. Balanced section with questions from various chapters.
  • Paper 2: Focus on Modern Physics, Waves & Sound, Optics, Fluids, and Thermodynamics. Moderately tough with tricky calculations and some students finding it unbalanced.


  • Paper 1: Easy to Moderate difficulty. Questions from Functions, Limits, Definite Integrals, Matrices, Statistics & Probability. Some good questions from Permutation & Combination, Complex Numbers, 3D Geometry, and Conics. Few lengthy questions reported.
  • Paper 2: Toughest section according to students. Wide range of topics including Functions, Limits, Calculus applications, Integrals, Area calculation, Trigonometry, Vectors, 3D Geometry, Conics, Algebra, and Probability.

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Overall Difficulty:

  • Students reported the overall level of Paper 1 as Moderate to Difficult.
  • Physics was generally considered tougher than Chemistry and Mathematics in both papers.
  • Paper 2 was perceived as slightly more challenging than Paper 1.

Expected JEE Advanced Ranks Based on Marks

  • Experts estimate that scoring more than 200 out of a total of 360 marks can secure a rank up to 500.
  • Scoring between 150 and 200 marks is expected to secure a rank between 2000 and 500.

JEE Advanced Qualifying Marks for Various Categories

  • General Category: A minimum of 70 marks in aggregate is required, with at least 6% in each subject.
  • OBC and EWS Categories: Students need to score 60 marks in total and at least 5% in each subject.
  • SC and ST Categories: A total of 30 marks and at least 3% in each subject are required to qualify.

JEE Advanced 2024 Results and Answer Key
The provisional answer key for JEE Advanced will be released on June 2, with objections accepted from June 2 to June 3. The final answer key and results will be announced on June 9.

Seat Allotment Process
The seat allotment process for IITs and NITs is expected to begin in the second week of June.

Published date : 29 May 2024 01:50PM

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