JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - A Detail Study for the JEE Advanced Aspirants

JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis will consist of the overview of the 2021 exam highlights and the in-depth analysis of papers 1 and paper 2 of the JEE Advanced Exam for the year 2021. We will also cover the subject-wise analysis, and the difficulty level of JEE Advanced for the year 2021 will also be discussed here; all of these will help the students to understand the importance of each section and prepare their studies accordingly. 


Likewise, we will also cover the chapter-wise weightage and the results of JEE Advanced 2021 will also be discussed. 


So, without further ado, let us begin the JEE Advanced Analysis for the year 2021.

Exam Pattern of JEE Advanced 2021

Particulars

Details

Mode of the examination

Computer-based examination

Medium of the examination

English and Hindi

Number of papers

The exam will have two compulsory papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2

Total time duration

3 hours for each paper (4 hours for PwD candidates)

Number of sections

Both the papers will have 3 sections.

Paper 1:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Paper 2:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Marking Scheme

The exam has a concept of full, partial and zero marks.


JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - Paper 1 and Paper 2 

With the onset of the JEE Advanced examination for the year 2021, let’s see in brief how the students reacted to the question paper of 2021. In this section, here we will discuss about the section-wise analysis of JEE Advanced 2021 - what were the important chapters from which questions were asked in the JEE Advanced 2021 exams.

JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - Paper 1

Below is the section-wise analysis of JEE Advanced 2021 for paper 1.

  • Chemistry - The Chemistry was the easiest of all the sections with maximum questions from Organic Chemistry. 

  • Physics - In the Physics question paper, questions were pre-dominantly asked from the Class 11th syllabus. 

  • Maths - The Maths section was the most challenging. 

The difficulty level of each subject in JEE Advanced Paper 1 has shown in the tabular format for a better understanding:


Section

Difficulty Level

Mathematics

Moderate

Physics

Difficult to Moderate

Chemistry

Easy to Moderate


High Weightage Chapters of Paper 1 - JEE Advanced 2021

Section

High Weightage Chapters

Physics

Gravitation, Rotation, Waves, Mechanics

Chemistry

Atomic Structure, Organic Chemistry, Chemical Bonding, S,p,d, and f- block elements (5 questions)

Mathematics

Integration, Calculus, Geometry, Trigonometry


JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - Paper 2

The exam for Paper 2 was held between 2:30 PM and 5:30 Pm, a total of 3 hours was allotted to the students to give their examination. Difficulty wise, the paper can be termed as moderate to tough.

Let us check the overall difficulty level of paper 2 of JEE Advanced for the year 2021 paper in the following tabular format:

Section

Difficulty Level

Mathematics

Moderately Tough

Physics

Moderate

Chemistry

Easy to Moderate


High Weightage Chapters of Paper 2 - JEE Advanced 2021 

Section

High Weightage Chapters

Physics

Electromagnetic Induction, Fluids, Ray Optics, Current Electricity, Rotational Motion, Heat and Thermodynamics

Chemistry

Liquid Solutions, Organic chemistry, AAldehydes, p-block elements, and Atomic structure, Mole Concept, and Electrochemistry

Mathematics

Calculus and Geometry


Weightage of Important Topics of Each Subject for JEE Advanced Paper – 1

In this section, we are presenting the weightage of all the important chapters of each section. Below is the detailed study of the weightage of questions from Physics, Maths, and Chemistry. The students appearing for the upcoming JEE Advanced Exam are advised to go through this study and take note of the important chapters for their preparation.

Physics Chapter-Wise Weightage

Topic

Weightage

Alternating Current

6-7%

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

21-22%

Centre of Mass, Momentum, and Collision

6-7%

Heat Transfer

6-7%

Fluid Mechanics

11-12%

Thermodynamics

14-15%

Wave Motion and String Waves

6-7%

Optics

11-12%

Modern Physics

9-10%

Sound Waves

4-5%


Chemistry Chapter-Wise Weightage


Mathematics Chapter-Wise Weightage

 

Weightage of Important Topics for JEE Advanced Paper – 2

Now we will discuss the important chapters which have appeared in the JEE Advanced 2021 paper 2, let us check the weightage and analysis the most important chapters:

Physics Chapter-Wise Weightage

Topic

Weightage

Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Currents

6-7%

Current Electricity

6-7%

Kinematics

4-5%

Capacitors

9-10%

Measurement and Errors

4-5%

Rotational Dynamics

29-30%

Electrostatics

6-7%

Magnetism

11-12%

Gravitation

4-5%

Wave Optics

5-6%

Modern Physics

4-5%

Vectors

4-5%

 

Chemistry Chapter-Wise Weightage

Topic

Weightage

Aldehydes, Ketones, and Carboxylic Acids

14-15%

Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

4-5%

Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen

9-10%

Chemical Kinetics

6-7%

Haloalkanes and Haloarenes

6-7%

Solutions

4-5%

Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers

9-10%

Hydrocarbons

6-7%

Equilibrium in Physical and Chemical Processes

6-7%

Study of First Element: Hydrogen

4-5%

Thermodynamics

4-5%

Some P-Block Elements

6-7%

P-Block Elements

22-23%

Surface Chemistry

6-7%

 

Mathematics Chapter-Wise Weightage

Topic

Weightage

3D Geometry

20-21%

Probability

4-5%

Theory of Equations

9-10%

Area of Bounded Regions

6-7%

Trigonometry

6-7%

Sets, Relations and Functions

4-5%

Differential Equations

4-5%

Definite Integrals

13-14%

Limits and Continuity

6-7%

Application of Derivatives

19-20%

Matrices

4-5%


JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - Question Paper of 2021 With Solutions

After the completion of the JEE Advanced 2021, the answer scripts were released and made available to the students so that they refer to the correct answers. JEE Advanced 2021 Question Paper with Solutions must be recommended to the students so that they can prepare accordingly for their upcoming JEE Advanced exams.

These solutions are one of the most reliable sources for the students which will help them to prepare for their JEE Advanced Examination. The aspirants must practise with the help of the answer keys provided which is also free to download from the Vedantu’s site. 


How will the Solutions of 2021 JEE Advanced Help an Aspirant? 

In Vedantu, we have done a thorough research and have presented this analysis of the question paper for the year 2021, alongside the answer keys to this question paper is also provided.  The answer keys will help the students to:

  1. Practise for their upcoming JEE Advanced Exam.

  2. These answer keys are presented to the students with the knowledge of the expert and master teachers of Vedantu and thus promising to be a reliable source of information.

  3. Answer Keys along with the previous year’s question paper come in handy and are easily accessible to the students. They do not have to search for the answers, thus making it an integrated study.

  4. Solving with these answer keys will help the students to identify their strengths and weaknesses and give them scope to work towards it. 

  5. With the practice of this question paper along with the answer key, they will not only have a reliable source of information but also it will help the students in learning and practising time management skills. This will be very helpful in the exam hall. 

  6. After solving these questions, the students will be able to have a strong grip on the exam of JEE Advanced. 

  7. JEE Advanced 2021 is a fresh previous year question paper and hence chances are high that the same trend will follow in the 2022 and 2023 JEE Advanced exams, thus the students should not neglect this question paper with the solved answer keys. 


JEE Advanced 2021 Results

On 15th October 2021, at 10:00 am, the result of JEE Advanced 2021 was released. In this section, we will be discussing the major highlights of the JEE Advanced Results 2021.


Organisation Name

Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur

Name of The Exam

Joint Entrance Examination 2021 (JEE-Advanced)

Date of Written Exam

3rd October 2021

Results Release Date

15th October 2021


After the declaration of the JEE Advanced Results, the candidates started applying for the counselling process which was organised by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority from October 16, 2022.  

Other than this, as per the report, the general category cut off was 87 to 100 percent. 


JEE Advanced 2021 Cutoff (Qualifying Marks)

Check out the cut-off marks for the JEE Advanced 2021 examination. Cut-off marks are the qualifying marks that the students are required to score in order to qualify JEE Advanced exam.

Refer to the below table for the category-wise cut-off for the year 2021.

Category

Minimum Marks in Each Subject

Minimum Aggregate Marks

Common rank list (CRL)

6

69

GEN-EWS rank list

5

62

OBC-NCL rank list

5

62

SC rank list

3

34

ST

3

34

Common-PwD rank list (CRL)

3

34

OBC-NCL-PwD rank list

3

34

SC-PwD rank list

3

34

ST-PwD rank list

3

34

Preparatory course rank lists

0

10

 

What were the JEE Advanced Marks Vs Ranks 2021?

In this discussion, we will be sharing the percentile trends of the JEE advanced 2021 result. This will help a student to predict their own rank and thereby select their own college. Students are often confused about the marks and rank, thus we have prepared this tabular format after a good amount of research. 


AIR (All India Rank)

Marks

1

340 – 350

10

300-315

40-45

280-290

80-90

270-280

200-230

250-270

490-500

225-250

600-650

215-230

720-780

210-215

800-820

208-210

990-1000

200-207


As we conclude our analysis of the JEE Advanced 2021 question paper, it is advised to the students that they must go through this question paper and take the guidance of the answer keys shared in the form of a freely downloadable format.

FAQs on JEE Advanced 2021 Paper Analysis - A Detail Study for the JEE Advanced Aspirants

1. Was JEE Advanced 2021 difficult for the students?

The students commented that overall the exam was moderately difficult. The Maths paper was quite challenging, the Physics question paper was moderate to tough, and the Chemistry Question Paper was easy to moderate.

2. Which IIT had set the JEE Advanced 2021 Question Paper?

IIT Kharagpur has set the question paper for JEE Advanced 2021. For the year 2022, IIT Bombay has set the paper, and for the upcoming year which is JEE Advanced 2023, IIT Guwahati is going to set the question paper.

3. How many questions were asked in JEE Advanced 2021?

In JEE Advanced 2021, there were two sets of question papers - Paper 1 and Paper 2. In each paper, there were a total of 54 questions, while 188 marks were allotted to each set of papers. This accounts for the total marks of 366 in both the papers of JEE Advanced 2021.

4. Who was the topper in JEE Advanced 2021?

Mridul Agarwal from the Delhi zone scored 348 marks and was AIR 1 while Kavya Chopra was AIR 2 from the Delhi zone with 286 marks.

5. Does JEE Advanced require the minimum criteria of 75% marks?

No. Last year, the Education Minister waived off the minimum percentage requirement of 75% marks in Class 12 eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2021 exams. However, the students were required to pass their Class 12 exams.

6. Which was the toughest and the easiest paper in JEE Advanced 2021? 

The students after giving their JEE Advanced 2021 commented that Maths had to be the toughest of all. Maths paper was quite lengthy as compared to the other two papers, it was more calculative and aptitude based and thus required more time in that section.
 

Chemistry as always was the easiest of all. Direct questions were asked from the Chemistry section which was very much quicker and easier to answer. 

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