IIT-JEE paper was tough !
The IIT-JEE held on Sunday passed off without incident. While the total number of questions and marks came down significantly over last year, students said the paper-setters maintained the high IIT standards. This year, the question papers were comparatively free of errors unlike last year. Also, the paper was for 408 marks with 60 questions each in Papers I and II this year. Last year, there were 82 questions for 480 marks.
There were 60 questions (20 each in maths, physics and chemistry). While Paper-I was for 210 marks, Paper-II was for 198 marks. “The feedback received from our students on JEE question papers was good. The questions have tested the understanding and analytical skills of students in maths and science subjects. Even average students with reasonable reading and understanding skills can perform well,” said Sushmasri, academic director, Sri Chaitanya Group of Institutions, which saw many of its alumni bag the top-10 ranks last year.A. Krishna Kumar of Narayana IIT Academy said that Paper-II was relatively tough.