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JEE Main 2015 Exam Analysis and Expected Cutoff marks

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), New Delhi had conducted the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2015 Paper 1 of pen and paper based test on April 04, 2015 from 9.30 AM to 12.30 PM and Paper 2 was conducted from 2 PM to 5 PM.

Paper 1 is conducted for admission to B.E / B.Tech courses and Paper 2 is for B.Arch / B.Plan courses.

The Paper 1 pattern was same as the JEE Main 2014 paper. The paper had 90 questions with 4 marks for one question, total 360 marks. There was negative marking; one mark would be deducted for each wrong answer. However, no marks will be deducted for not attempting the questions. It had a balanced set of questions from the syllabus of class 11 and class 12.

Some of the students claimed that, Physics has some tricky and challenging questions. Meanwhile, mathematics had some easy questions.

Around 13 lakh students had registered for the JEE Main 2015. It is the qualifying entrance examination for admission to engineering programmes in NITs, IITs, IIITs, CFTIs and SFTIs across the country.

According to the students, who had appeared for the examination, said that the JEE Main 2015 Paper 1 was tough to crack. Physics section questions are tougher than the Mathematics and Chemistry section.

As per the faculty members of the schools, and coaching centres, the JEE Main 2015 Paper 1 was moderate in difficulty level.

As per the experts from the different coaching centres, out of 360 marks, a student can score around 120 - 130 marks easily. Around 160 to 180 marks would be average in difficult to score. Around 45 to 52 marks would be difficult to score.

Now, every student is in mode of calculating the cutoff marks.

As per the experts, the expected cutoff marks would be;

  • For General Candidates: 113 – 117 marks
  • For OBC candidates: 71 - 75 marks
  • For SC candidates: 50 - 55 marks
  • For ST candidates: 45 - 45 marks

A top 1,50,000 students from the JEE Main 2015 would be eligible to take the JEE Advanced 2015 examination.

All India rank will be calculated based on student’s performance in the JEE Main 2015 and his board exam. Below is the formula for calculating the All India Rank.

All India Rank = 0.6 * JEE Main score + 0.4 * Normalized board score

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