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JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers with solutions

The official release of the question papers has been announced by the National Testing Agency of JEE Main 2020 for Paper 1 and 2. The candidates who have appeared in the exam can check out all the 75 questions with their solutions by checking the question paper. The National Testing Agency has released the JEE Main 2019 question papers for both the sessions which were held in January and April.

To score high in JEE Main 2020, it is advised that the students start solving the JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers so that they can prepare more systematically. By solving previous year question papers, the candidates can have an idea of the actual exam paper and can pay more attention to completing the exam within the mentioned deadline. JEE Main 2020 was conducted between January 6 to 9 and for the April session, the exam will be held on April 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11 and the JEE Main application process has already commenced. More information regarding the exam and JEE Main question papers is mentioned below.

JEE Main 2020 Important Dates (April Session)

EventsDates
Application form startsFebruary 7, 2020
Closing of Application formMarch 12, 2020
Release of Admit CardMarch 20, 2020
JEE Mains 2020April 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11
JEE Main Question Papers availabilityNot yet disclosed

What are the ways to download JEE Main Question Papers?

The best way to prepare for any competitive examination is to practice the past year’s question papers as much as you can. You can easily find the previous year question papers from the official website of the exam conducting body. Below are mentioned the steps to download the previous year question papers:

  • The question papers of all the shifts of JEE Main January and April attempt are mentioned below
  • The students can click on the respective paper link they want to download
  • The paper will be opened in PDF form
  • The students are advised to download the exam paper and take a print out of it for future reference

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JEE Main 2020 Answer Key- January Session

Candidates can check the JEE Main 2020 Answer key for the January session which will help them in preparing for the exam.

JEE Main Paper Answer Key
Paper 2 and Paper 3 Click Here
Paper 1 Click Here
JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers with Solutions

JEE Main 2019 Question Paper (April session)

Below-mentioned is the JEE Main 2019 question paper (April session) allowing the students to begin their studies with proper planning.

Exam Shift Question Paper Answer Key
JEE Main 8th April 2019 Forenoon Shift Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Shift Click Here Click Here
JEE Main 9th April 2019 Forenoon Shift Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Shift Click Here Click Here
JEE Main 10th April 2019 Forenoon Shift Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Shift Click Here Click Here
JEE Main 12th April 2019 Forenoon Shift Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Shift Click Here Click Here

JEE Main 2019 Question Paper (January session)

Solving the last year’s JEE Mains question paper will help the candidates to understand the difficulty level, content asked and the ideal time taken to attempt each question.

JEE Main 2019 January Session Sessions Question Papers Answer Key
January 8, 2019 (Paper 2) Forenoon Session Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Session Click Here
January 9, 2019 (Paper 1) Forenoon Session Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Session Click Here Click Here
January 10, 2019 (Paper 1) Forenoon Session Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Session Click Here Click Here
January 11, 2019 (Paper 1) Forenoon Session Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Session Click Here Click Here
January 12, 2019 (Paper 1) Forenoon Session Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Session Click Here Click Here

How can the students practice with the help of JEE Main Question Papers?

The students giving JEE Main 2020 are suggested to start preparing for the JEE Mains with the help of previous year question papers and sample papers. The benefit of preparing for the exam using the question papers of JEE Main will help the students in knowing more about the exam pattern, time taken to solve the test, along with knowing the difficulty levels of the exam. Some other advantages of practicing using JEE Main papers include:

  • By practicing more using the help of the question papers, the candidates will have a clear understanding of the exam pattern and marking scheme based on which they can secure more marks in the test.
  • Regularly solving of JEE Main question papers will help the students to know their weaker points in addition to strong areas as well.
  • When the candidates know about the JEE Main question paper they can begin their preparation accordingly and can look for the ways through which they can improve your understanding.
  • By regularly practicing the JEE Main question papers, the candidates can know about their strong and weak areas and can design the preparation strategy accordingly that can help them in overcoming their weaknesses.

JEE Main Previous Year Question Papers

It is suggested that each aspirant must look at the JEE Main previous year question papers so that they can understand the type of questions asked in the exam. The students who can solve last year’s question papers are the ones who understand the latest trend of questions and topics asked in past exams. The students who plan to do JEE Mains in the future are advised to top check the below mentioned last year question papers of JEE Main.

JEE Main Question Papers from Previous Years 

Exam Year Exam Date Physics Chemistry Mathematics
2018 April 15 Morning Session Click Here
April 15 Evening Session Click Here
April 16 Click Here
2017 April 8, 2017 Click here Click here Click here
April 9, 2017 Click here
2016 April 9, 2016 Click here
April 10, 2016 Click here
2015 April 10, 2015 Click here
April 11, 2015 Click here

JEE Mains Test Practice Paper Centers

This year, to benefit the students and prepare them well for the entrance tests, National Testing Agency (NTA) has established a network of Test Practice Centres spread all over India. Students can now go and practice and train themselves before the examination for the “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode of examinations.

The experienced, qualified and professional Nodal officer and staff available at the TPC will help and motivate the students to clear their doubts and solve problems and to make them familiar with the CBT mode of examinations.

Students can only visit the practice test centers on the specific day and schedule which is given below:

DayTimings
On working day Monday to Friday2.00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
On Saturday, Sunday and holidays10.00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The types of questions and topics which are asked in the exam differ each year. However, the JEE Main question papers are helpful for the students in knowing more about the exam pattern and the kind of questions that are asked in the exam. According to the students who gave JEE Mains in 2019, the questions asked in the exam were moderately difficult in terms of difficulty level. The Physics section was the most difficult section and more questions came from the analytical thereby which need long calculations and assumptions. The students reviewed that Chemistry was the easiest section among all the sections in the exam.

FAQs

Ques. What type of questions will be asked in JEE Mains 2020? Is there any change in the exam pattern?
Ans: NTA has made some changes in the exam pattern of JEE Mains 2020 paper. There will be 75 questions in total with 25 questions in each section, i.e., Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The questions asked in the examination consist of 20 MCQs + 5 Numeric Value answer- based questions for each section.
Ques. What is the marking scheme of the question asked in the JEE Mains paper 2020?

Ans: The marking scheme of the paper is similar for both types of questions, i.e., MCQs and Numerical. However, there is a difference in negative marking. Every correct answer will fetch you +4 marks. Negative marking is applicable only in the MCQ section. There is no provision of negative marking in the NTA section. No marks will be deducted for an incorrect response or unattempted questions. Every incorrect response in the MCQ section leads to -1 negative marking.

Ques. Is there any change in the time duration of the paper after the addition of the NTA section?

Ans: No, there is no change in the time duration of the paper even after the addition of a new NTA section. The time duration for all the 3 papers of JEE Mains is 3 hours. However, if one is planning to give Paper 2 and 3 (B.Arch. and B. Planning) both, the paper will be of 3 hours 30 minutes.

Ques. How will JEE Mains Paper 2020 be different from the JEE Mains Paper 2019?

Ans: NTA has introduced some changes in the paper pattern of JEE Mains. Now, the paper will consist of 75 questions instead of 90 questions. The paper will have 25 questions in each section.

The paper will have multiple choice questions and Numeric answers value-based questions.

Ques. What are Numerical questions in JEE Mains Paper?

Ans: The Numerical answer type questions will have numerical value as an answer and these answers are accurate to the 4 decimal places. Unlike MCQ,s, The candidates have to work out the Numeric type questions using the virtual numeric keypad which is given on the screen. The test window will also have a scientific calculator for the candidates.


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