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
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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

SubjectClass 11Class 12Total Percentage
No of QuestionsTotal MarksNo of QuestionsTotal MarksClass 11Class 12
Chemistry1352176843%57%
Maths1664145653%47%
Physics1560156050%50%
Total441764618448.89%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 NAMENO OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS(%) WEIGHTAGE
Electrodynamics93630.00%
Capacitance143.33%
Current Electricity31210.00%
Electro Magnetic Field286.67%
Alternating Current286.67%
Electrostatics143.33%
Heat & Thermodynamics286.67%
KTG & Thermodynamics286.67%
Mechanics104033.33%
Circular Motion143.33%
Elasticity & Viscosity286.67%
Error in Measurement143.33%
Rigid Body Dynamics286.67%
Work, Power & Energy143.33%
Friction143.33%
Centre of Mass143.33%
Rectilinear Motion & Vectors143.33%
Modern Physics62420.00%
Nuclear Physics143.33%
Atomic Physics286.67%
Semiconductors143.33%
Electromagnetic waves & communication286.67%
Optics286.67%
Wave Optics286.67%
SHM & Waves143.33%
SHM143.33%
Grand Total30120100.00%
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JEE Main 2018 Paper – 1 Chemistry Subject-wise Analysis

UNIT & TOPIC NAMENO OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS(%) WEIGHTAGE
Inorganic Chemistry-I62420.00%
Chemical Bonding41613.33%
p-block286.67%
Inorganic Chemistry-II31210.00%
Coordination Compounds286.67%
Metallurgy143.33%
Organic Chemistry-I286.67%
General Organic Chemistry- II286.67%
Organic Chemistry-II83226.67%
Alkyl Hallide, Alcohol & Ether (Reaction Mechanism)286.67%
Aromatic Compounds286.67%
Biomolecules143.33%
Grignard Reagent, Reduction, Oxidation & Hydrolysis143.33%
Practical Organic Chemistry143.33%
Environmental chemistry143.33%
Physical Chemistry-I72823.33%
Chemical Equilibrium143.33%
Gaseous State143.33%
Ionic Equilibrium41613.33%
Thermodynamics and Thermo-chemistry143.33%
Physical Chemistry-II41613.33%
Chemical Kinetics143.33%
Electrochemistry143.33%
Solid State143.33%
Solution & Colligative Properties143.33%
Grand Total30120100.00%

 JEE Main 2018 Paper – 1 Mathematics Subject-wise Analysis

UNIT & TOPIC NAMENO OF QUESTIONSTOTAL MARKS(%) WEIGHTAGE
Binomial Theorem143.33%
Binomial Theorem143.33%
Complex Numbers143.33%
Complex Numbers143.33%
Coordinate Geometry52016.67%
Circle143.33%
Parabola286.67%
Hyperbola143.33%
Straight Line143.33%
Differential Calculus52016.67%
Limit, Continuity & Differentiability286.67%
Maxima & Minima143.33%
Sets & Relation143.33%
Application of Derivatives143.33%
Fundamentals of Mathematics143.33%
Fundamentals of Mathematics143.33%
Integral Calculus41613.33%
Definite integration286.67%
Differential equation143.33%
Indefinite integration143.33%
Matrix & Determinants286.67%
Matrices & Determinants286.67%
Permutation & Combination143.33%
Permutation & Combination143.33%
Probability143.33%
Probability143.33%
Sequence & Series286.67%
Sequence & Series286.67%
Trigonometry286.67%
Trigonometric equation143.33%
Trigonometric Ratio & identities143.33%
Vector and 3D31210.00%
Co-ordinate Geometry (3-D)286.67%
Vector143.33%
Mathematical Reasoning143.33%
Mathematical Reasoning143.33%
Statistics143.33%
Statistics143.33%
Total30120100%
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JEE (Main) 2018: Expected Cutoff Table for JEE (Advanced) 2018

CategoryTotal SeatsCut-off Marks*% Cutoff
General113,1207019.44%
OBC-NCL60,4803810.55%
SC33,600287.77%
ST16,800256.94%
Total224,000

 

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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