JEE Advanced is the toughest phase of clearing JEE and most of the candidates have apprehension about the JEE exam pattern. Once you have passed the Mains, you will have to get started to get through JEE Advanced. It is a mandatory phase to secure a seat in the IITs. And understanding the JEE exam pattern will help you prepare a study plan for the exam. In this article, we will educate you about the JEE Advanced exam pattern.
There is no dedicated JEE Advanced question pattern. Most of the time the exam body ends up surprising the students with a new format every year. Therefore, you must work towards holding a strong understanding of important concepts and refined problem-solving skills.
Some important facts on JEE Advanced 2021 exam:
- IIT Kharagpur will organize the Advanced exam of 2021
- Seven Zonal IITs will conduct the JEE Advanced examination under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board.
- Architecture Aptitude Test or AAT, which is the qualifying exam for architecture, will be conducted separately post JEE Advanced exam.
- The JEE Advanced 2021 exam will include two compulsory papers that include Paper 1 and 2. You will have to complete these papers in 3 hour duration each.
- The national level examination is an entirely computer-based test.
- All the questions come in multiple-choice formats in the JEE exam pattern.
- In both the papers, the questions will come from Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics.
What Are The Qualifying Marks For JEE Advanced 2021?
Due to the COVID-19 situation, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, the Union Education Minister, announced that the center has decided to waive off minimum qualifying marks to appear in the exam.
JEE Exam Pattern for 2021
If you want to understand the JEE Advanced exam pattern for 2021, you can get some help from the 2021 JEE exam pattern. Although the pattern tends to change every year, here you will get an idea of how the questions are formatted in the exam.
Section 1: Single Correct Answer (Marks: 18)
• In this section, there are six questions.
• Each question contains four options and out of them there is only one correct answer.
• Answers to these questions will evaluation based on the following marking scheme:
Full marks: +3 (when the only the correct option is selected)
Zero marks: 0 (when none of the options is selected)
Negative marks: -1 (In other cases)
Section 2: One or More Correct Answer (Marks: 24)
• There are six questions in this section.
• Each question includes four options wherein one or more than one of the options is correct.
• Answers in the section is evaluated in the following manner:
Full marks: +4 (when all the correct options are selected)
Partial marks: +3 (when all the options are correct out of them only three is selected)
Partial marks: +2(where three or more options are right but only two right answers is selected)
Zero marks: 0 (when the question is left unanswered)
Negative marks: -2 (when all other cases)
Section 3: Numerical Value Answer Questions (Marks: 24)
• The section include six questions of numeral value
• For each question, candidates must enter the correct numerical value using the mouse and the on-screen virtual numeric keypad. If the answer has two or more decimal, round off the value to two decimal places.
• Answers to the question will be evaluated based on the below marking scheme:
Full marks: +4 (when the correct numerical value is entered)
Zero marks: 0 (in all other cases)
Section 1: Single Digit Integer Type (Marks: 18)
• The section include six questions
• Answer to each of these questions is a single integer ranging between 0 and 9.
• Enter the correct integer to answer each question using the mouse and the on-screen virtual numeric keypad.
• Answers in this section will be evaluated based on the following marking scheme:
Full marks: +3 (when the correct integer is entered)
Zero marks: 0 (when question is unanswered)
Negative marks: -1 (In all other cases)
Section 2: More Than One Correct Options (Marks: 24)
• The section has six questions
• Each question has four options; one or more than one of these options can be correct.
• Choose the option(s) corresponding to the correct answer(s)
• Answer to each question will be evaluated based on the below marking scheme:
Full marks: +4 (if all the correct option(s) is selected)
Partial marks: +3 (if only three correct options are selected)
Partial marks: +2 (if only two correct options is chosen)
Partial marks: +1 (if only one correct option is selected)
Zero marks: 0 (if question is left unanswered)
Negative marks: (In all other cases)
Section 3: Numerical Value Answer Question (Marks: 24)
• The section contains six questions based on numerical value
• The correct numerical value is entered using the mouse and the on-screen virtual numerical keypad. In case of two decimal places, round-off/truncate value to two decimal places
• Answers to these questions will be evaluated based on the following marking scheme:
Full marks: +4 (If correct numerical value is entered)
Zero marks: 0 (In all other cases)
JEE Advanced 2021 is a completely computer-based examination. There will be no offline mode exam for it.
Candidates have to attempt both papers for the JEE Advanced examination. Based on the marks of both papers, the result will be declared.
There is negative marking on incorrect answers in some sections. However, there is no negative marking on the questions that candidates have, had left unattempted.
According to the JEE Advanced exam pattern, there will be multiple-choice questions, questions with numerical value as answers, list match set questions, and questions with integer digits.