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JEE Main 2021 Begins With B.Arch and B.Planning Papers; Check Exam Analysis, Difficulty of Mathematics Section

Last updated on August 24th, 2021

The February session of JEE Main 2021 has commenced today i.e. 23rd February. As per the official data, 6.60 lakh candidates have registered for February 2021 session. About 6.5 lakh candidates will appear for B.Tech Paper (Paper 1). While, 63,065 candidates will appear for Paper 2A and 2B i.e. B.Arch and B.Planning papers respectively.JEE Main 2021

The Papers 2A and 2B were conducted on 23rd February 2021. Candidates were required to appear at exam centers while following proper COVID-19 guidelines. The JEE Main Admit Card 2021 also includes a declaration which students must sign and submit at the examination centre.

JEE Main B.Arch Paper Analysis – 23rd Feb 2021 (Shift 1)

Mixed reactions were taken from students who appeared for the Paper 2A and 2B. First reactions from the candidates say that the JEE Main B.Arch paper was easy to moderate. Given below is the JEE Main Paper Analysis for Shift 1-

  • Mathematics section was easy as reported by most candidates.
  • Aptitude section was moderate. Some students said it was more difficult than Mathematics.
  • Drawing section is subjective so usually questions are easier. However, the marking scheme for the drawing part varies depending on the performance of a candidate.
  • Experts have also reviewed the B.Arch paper of Shift 1. The JEE Main Cut Off 2021 might go higher as the number of students are less. Paper was a bit difficult according to the level of questions asked. However, students reported it was easier than previous years.

Soon, B.Planning paper will also be conducted. Exam Analysis for Paper 2B will also be updated here. The exam pattern for both papers is given below-

B.Arch – Paper 2A Pattern

SUBJECTS TYPE MAXIMUM QUESTIONS MAXIMUM MARKS
Mathematics CBT 25 100
Aptitude Test CBT 50 200
Drawing Pen-Paper 02 100
Total Mixed 77 questions 400 marks

B.Planning – Paper 2B

SUBJECTS TYPE MAXIMUM QUESTIONS MAXIMUM MARKS
Mathematics CBT 25 100
Aptitude Test CBT 50 200
Planning Based CBT 25 100
Total CBT 100 questions 400 marks

Do note that candidates get options in Numerical Value Type Questions. Total numerical questions in Mathematics would be 10 instead of 5. However, only 5 need to be attempted. NTA will be conducting the B.Tech/B.E. paper from 24th to 26th February and will soon be releasing the JEE Main Answer Keys. Within a few days, JEE Main Results 2021 will be available, tentatively around 1st week of March 2021.

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