Major Changes in JEE Main 2021
JEE Main is one of the most prestigious examinations in our country. Every year approximately 10 lakh candidates compete to get a seat in top NITs and government engineering colleges. In this article, I will explain the major changes in the JEE Main 2021 paper pattern.
About JEE MainsJoint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains is an entrance test conducted annually by National Testing Agency (NTA) to select ace students to pursue their engineering career. Students qualifying JEE Mains examination who seek to get admission in different NITs and government engineering colleges become eligible to write the JEE Advanced examination which is held for admission in different IITs. JEE Mains is a Computer Based Examination that is conducted twice a year.
Old PatternJEE Mains paper contain three section i.e. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each section 25 questions out of which 20 questions were MCQ Types and 5 questions were Numerical Types in which the candidate had to answer up to 3 decimal places. Whole Mains paper had 75 questions.
Marking SchemeFor 25 MCQ questions +4 and -1 marking scheme was followed i.e. +4 marks for each correct response and -1 for each wrong response. And, for numerical type questions, 4 marks were awarded for each correct answer and there was no negative marking.
New PatternEverything was going smooth and fine and the Covid arrived changing lives and lifestyles It has adversely affected the studies of students. Taking this into consideration our Education Ministry and Minister decided to make some changes to the 2021 exam.
Lastly, I would suggest you to stay healthy, stay calm, and go with full confidence.