JEE Main 2018 Detailed Analysis – Topic-wise Marks Distribution, Weightage and Difficulty Level

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JEE Main 2018 Detailed Analysis - Topic-wise Marks Distribution, Weightage and Difficulty Level

The JEE Mains 2018 was held on 8 April 2018 in the offline mode and about 11 lakh students appeared for it. The paper-1 which was meant for the engineering aspirants contained 90 questions each worth 4 marks. All questions were objective type with single correct option. Each of the subject, Physics, Chemistry and Maths, had 30 questions each of 120 marks.

Here, we have shared a detailed breakdown and analysis of paper 1 for each subject below:

JEE Main 2018 Overall Marks Distribution

Subject Class 11 Class 12 Total Percentage
No of Questions Total Marks No of Questions Total Marks Class 11 Class 12
Chemistry 13 52 17 68 43% 57%
Maths 16 64 14 56 53% 47%
Physics 15 60 15 60 50% 50%
Total 44 176 46 184 48.89% 51.11%

 

The pattern of the JEE Main 2018 paper 1 was same as last year. It had 90 questions each worth 4 marks. All questions were objective type with single correct option. Subject wise each subject had 30 questions of 120 marks.

JEE Main 2018 Paper – 1 Physics Subject-wise Analysis

UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Electrodynamics 9 36 30.00%
Capacitance 1 4 3.33%
Current Electricity 3 12 10.00%
Electro Magnetic Field 2 8 6.67%
Alternating Current 2 8 6.67%
Electrostatics 1 4 3.33%
Heat & Thermodynamics 2 8 6.67%
KTG & Thermodynamics 2 8 6.67%
Mechanics 10 40 33.33%
Circular Motion 1 4 3.33%
Elasticity & Viscosity 2 8 6.67%
Error in Measurement 1 4 3.33%
Rigid Body Dynamics 2 8 6.67%
Work, Power & Energy 1 4 3.33%
Friction 1 4 3.33%
Centre of Mass 1 4 3.33%
Rectilinear Motion & Vectors 1 4 3.33%
Modern Physics 6 24 20.00%
Nuclear Physics 1 4 3.33%
Atomic Physics 2 8 6.67%
Semiconductors 1 4 3.33%
Electromagnetic waves & communication 2 8 6.67%
Optics 2 8 6.67%
Wave Optics 2 8 6.67%
SHM & Waves 1 4 3.33%
SHM 1 4 3.33%
Grand Total 30 120 100.00%

JEE Main 2018 Paper – 1 Chemistry Subject-wise Analysis

UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Inorganic Chemistry-I 6 24 20.00%
Chemical Bonding 4 16 13.33%
p-block 2 8 6.67%
Inorganic Chemistry-II 3 12 10.00%
Coordination Compounds 2 8 6.67%
Metallurgy 1 4 3.33%
Organic Chemistry-I 2 8 6.67%
General Organic Chemistry- II 2 8 6.67%
Organic Chemistry-II 8 32 26.67%
Alkyl Hallide, Alcohol & Ether (Reaction Mechanism) 2 8 6.67%
Aromatic Compounds 2 8 6.67%
Biomolecules 1 4 3.33%
Grignard Reagent, Reduction, Oxidation & Hydrolysis 1 4 3.33%
Practical Organic Chemistry 1 4 3.33%
Environmental chemistry 1 4 3.33%
Physical Chemistry-I 7 28 23.33%
Chemical Equilibrium 1 4 3.33%
Gaseous State 1 4 3.33%
Ionic Equilibrium 4 16 13.33%
Thermodynamics and Thermo-chemistry 1 4 3.33%
Physical Chemistry-II 4 16 13.33%
Chemical Kinetics 1 4 3.33%
Electrochemistry 1 4 3.33%
Solid State 1 4 3.33%
Solution & Colligative Properties 1 4 3.33%
Grand Total 30 120 100.00%

 JEE Main 2018 Paper – 1 Mathematics Subject-wise Analysis

UNIT & TOPIC NAME NO OF QUESTIONS TOTAL MARKS (%) WEIGHTAGE
Binomial Theorem 1 4 3.33%
Binomial Theorem 1 4 3.33%
Complex Numbers 1 4 3.33%
Complex Numbers 1 4 3.33%
Coordinate Geometry 5 20 16.67%
Circle 1 4 3.33%
Parabola 2 8 6.67%
Hyperbola 1 4 3.33%
Straight Line 1 4 3.33%
Differential Calculus 5 20 16.67%
Limit, Continuity & Differentiability 2 8 6.67%
Maxima & Minima 1 4 3.33%
Sets & Relation 1 4 3.33%
Application of Derivatives 1 4 3.33%
Fundamentals of Mathematics 1 4 3.33%
Fundamentals of Mathematics 1 4 3.33%
Integral Calculus 4 16 13.33%
Definite integration 2 8 6.67%
Differential equation 1 4 3.33%
Indefinite integration 1 4 3.33%
Matrix & Determinants 2 8 6.67%
Matrices & Determinants 2 8 6.67%
Permutation & Combination 1 4 3.33%
Permutation & Combination 1 4 3.33%
Probability 1 4 3.33%
Probability 1 4 3.33%
Sequence & Series 2 8 6.67%
Sequence & Series 2 8 6.67%
Trigonometry 2 8 6.67%
Trigonometric equation 1 4 3.33%
Trigonometric Ratio & identities 1 4 3.33%
Vector and 3D 3 12 10.00%
Co-ordinate Geometry (3-D) 2 8 6.67%
Vector 1 4 3.33%
Mathematical Reasoning 1 4 3.33%
Mathematical Reasoning 1 4 3.33%
Statistics 1 4 3.33%
Statistics 1 4 3.33%
Total 30 120 100%

 

JEE (Main) 2018: Expected Cutoff Table for JEE (Advanced) 2018

Category Total Seats Cut-off Marks* % Cutoff
General 113,120 70 19.44%
OBC-NCL 60,480 38 10.55%
SC 33,600 28 7.77%
ST 16,800 25 6.94%
Total 224,000

 

NOTE:

  • To Qualify in JEE (Advanced), student should be in Top-20% of all students or should have scored minimum 75% marks (GEN/OBC) and 65% marks (ST/SC) in class 12th
  • Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates

The Cut-off of JEE (Main) 2018 for qualifying JEE (Advanced) 2018 is estimated on the basis of Previous Year cutoff Data and Toughness Analysis of JEE (Main) 2018. These are not official data released by Authorities concerned.

We hope the above analysis will help in understanding about JEE Main 2018 paper. Please leave a comment below if you have any queries and our JEE Main experts will be happy to help you out.

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