# 2 Key Takeaways from the JEE Main 2021 Paper

The JEE main 2021 took place on 20, 22, 25, and 27 July 2021 in a computer-based, objective mode. While it was an easy task for many, some found the exam a bit difficult. The NTA released the overall exam analysis that included the difficulty level and the student’s response. In this article, we will look at a few takeaways from the JEE main 2021 exam that will help the JEE 2022 aspirants learn from it.

Let us start by having a deeper understanding of the overall difficulty level of JEE main 2021 paper.

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## Overall Difficulty Level of JEE Main 2021 Paper

1. According to students, the JEE main 2021 paper was moderately difficult.
2. Students found Mathematics to be the most difficult section.
3. The difficulty level of Physics was moderate, while Chemistry was the easiest.

## Subject-Wise Analysis of JEE Main 2021 Paper

### A. Mathematics

1. This subject had 30 questions, and students must attempt a minimum of 25 questions of their choice.
2. Out of 30 questions, 20 questions were in Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) form, having 4 options each with 1 correct answer. The remaining 10 questions had answers in a numerical form.

For every correct answer to MCQs, the NTA awarded 4 marks and deducted 1 mark Done

1. for every wrong answer. For the non-MCQ questions, NTA awarded 4 marks for every right answer. There is no negative marking for wrong answers or questions that were not attempted.
2. Tricky questions came from topics including Binomial Theorem, Probability & Matrices, Permutation & Combination, Circle & Ellipse, etc.

### B. Physics

1. This subject had 30 questions, and students had to attempt a minimum of 25 questions of their choice.
2. Out of 30 questions, 20 questions were in Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) form, having 4 options each with 1 correct answer. The remaining 10 questions had answers in a numerical form.
3. For every correct answer to MCQs, the NTA awarded 4 marks and deducted 1 mark for every wrong answer. For the non MCQ questions, NTA awarded 4 marks for every right answer. There was no negative marking for wrong answers or questions that were not attempted.
4. Tricky questions came from topics including Sound Waves, Electrostatic, Simple Harmonic Motion, Capacitors, etc.

### C. Chemistry

1. This subject had 30 questions, and students had to attempt a minimum of 25 questions of their choice.
2. Out of 30 questions, 20 questions were in Multiple Choice Question (MCQ) form, having 4 options each with 1 correct answer. The remaining 10 questions had answers in a numerical form.
3. For every correct answer to MCQs, the NTA awarded 4 marks and deducted 1 mark for every wrong answer. For questions in non-MCQ form, NTA awarded 4 marks for every right answer. There was no negative marking for wrong answers or questions that were not attempted.
4. Tricky questions came from topics including Hydrocarbons, Aldehydes & Ketones, etc.

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