A complete analysis and understanding of any exam are very important if you want to plan your preparation days smartly. The IIT JEE 2011 paper analysis, provided on this page will help you get a detailed understanding of the IIT JEE exam pattern, type of questions for different sections, section-wise weightage and the overall difficulty level of the question paper. All the aspiring candidates who will be appearing for the upcoming JEE exam must go through this page thoroughly to get a clear idea about the exam.
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IIT JEE 2011 Exam - Important Highlights
Before proceeding with the IIT JEE 2011 paper analysis, let us have a look at the important overview of the IIT JEE 2011 exam.
IIT JEE 2011 - Marking Scheme and Analysis
IIT JEE 2011 exam for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 was conducted for 240 marks and had three sections - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
Here is the IIT JEE 2011 Marking Scheme (Paper 1) that was followed for each of the three sections.
The IIT JEE 2011 marking pattern for Paper 2 has been provided below.
IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis - Maths Section
Mathematics was a moderately difficult section.
Overall, the IIT JEE 2011 paper seemed easier than the 2010 paper.
Few questions required an in-depth understanding of the concepts.
Questions were more from Trigonometry. Algebra, Matrices & Determinants, Vectors and Calculus had major shares too.
Paper 2 Mathematics part was tougher than Paper I. This paper had more calculations than the first paper.
Important Topics in Maths
IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis- Physics Section
Overall the difficulty level of Physics section was from an easy to a moderate level.
Majority of the questions were set from the concepts of Mechanics.
There were a few numerical or calculation-based questions making them time-consuming.
Surprisingly no questions on the topic of Optics appeared in Paper I.
However, the topics left in paper 1 appeared in paper 2, thus, balancing the syllabus coverage.
Important Topics in Physics
IIT JEE 2011 Paper Analysis - Chemistry Section
The Chemistry section was at a moderate level.
The questions were mainly designed to evaluate or test the conceptual clarity of the candidates.
Paper 2 of IIT-JEE 2011 was a bit difficult compared to paper 1.
Some of the questions in Physical Chemistry were calculation based, and the section was more difficult.
The complexity of questions from Organic Chemistry made this paper a challenging one.
Important Topics in Chemistry
IIT JEE 2011 Overall Difficulty Level
The following table has been provided so that students can get an idea of the overall difficulty level of all the three sections based on the number of questions asked.
IIT JEE 2011 Distribution of Questions
The distribution of questions in IIT JEE 2011 (Paper I and Paper II) is provided in the following table:
IIT JEE 2011 Result
The IIT JEE 2011 result was released online by IIT Kanpur along with the All India Rankings and IIT JEE 2011 cut-offs. The average cutoff for IIT JEE 2011 General Category was 229. Given below is the detailed category-wise cutoff for IIT JEE 2011.
We hope this article helped you to get a proper analysis of the IIT JEE 2011 Question Paper and the overall difficulty level of the exam. If you are appearing for the upcoming IIT JEE exam, then you must practice the IIT JEE Previous Year’s Papers regularly to be well aware of the questions that can be asked in the final exam.
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