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JEE Main 2024 Paper Analysis for Jan 30 Shift 1 Shift 2 Exams; Check subject-wise analysis and unofficial answer key here

JEE Main 2024 Session 1 Paper Analysis for January 30 Shift 1 and Shift 2 is now available. Candidates taking the exam can check the overall difficulty level, subject-wise difficulty and high-weightage topics asked in the paper.

JEE Main 2024 Paper Analysis for Jan 30
JEE Main 2024 Paper Analysis for Jan 30 Shift 1 Shift 2

JEE Main 2024 Paper Analysis: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has concluded the Shift 1 of Day 4 of the JEE Main 2024 exam today, January 30, 2024. The shift 1 was held from 9 AM to 12 PM, while shift 2 was held from 3 PM to 6 PM at various centres across the country. Both the shifts were successfully concluded by NTA.

According to the first reactions by students, the JEE Main January 30 shift 2 paper was moderately difficult. The JEE Main answer key will soon be released by various institutes according to the memory-based questions and solutions reported by the students. The students reported the mathematics section to be difficult, while physics and chemistry were on a moderate level.

As per the initial reactions of students who appeared for the shift 1 exam, the question paper was on a moderate level of difficulty. The mathematics section was lengthy and contained formula-based questions. Meanwhile, students found the chemistry section to be easy and mostly NCERT-based. As per the students, the physics section was also on a moderate level of difficulty.

The JEE Main question paper consists of three sections: physics, chemistry, and mathematics. The detailed JEE Main paper analysis will be out soon. Meanwhile, candidates can check the brief JEE Main exam analysis in the article below.

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JEE Main Paper Analysis 2024 (All Shifts)

JEE Main 2024 Exam DateJEE Main 2024 Exam Analysis
January 27, 2024JEE Main Paper Analysis January 27 Shift 1, Shift 2 
January 29, 2024JEE Main Paper Analysis January 29 Shift 1, Shift 2
January 31, 2024JEE Main Paper Analysis January 31 Shift 1, Shift 2
February 1, 2024JEE Main Paper Analysis February 1 Shift 1, Shift 2
JEE Main 2024 Session 1 Paper Analysis (All Shifts)

JEE Main Paper Analysis January 30 Shift 2

According to the students’ initial reaction, the shift 2 exam was on a moderate level of difficulty. The subject-wise JEE Main Paper Analysis for Jan 30 Shift 2 exam will be released soon here.

ParticularsJEE Main Exam Analysis 2024
Overall Difficulty LevelModerate
Mathematics Difficulty LevelDifficult
Physics Difficulty LevelModerate to difficult, formula-based questions
Chemistry Difficulty LevelModerate
Mathematics chapters with high weightageVectors, 3D geometry, complex number, matrices, determinants,
Physics chapters with high weightageKinematics, work energy and power, current electricity, modern physics, magnetism, electrostatics, thermal physics
Chemistry chapters with high weightageD-block, chemical bonding, periodic table, carboxylic acids, ketone, coordinate bonding, hydrocarbons
JEE Main Paper Analysis January 30 Shift 2

JEE Main Paper Analysis January 30 Shift 1

As per the first reaction of students, the JEE Main Jan 30 Shift 1 was moderate. The detailed shift 1 analysis for the JEE Main January 30 exam is given in the table below. 

ParticularsJEE Main Exam Analysis 2024
Overall Difficulty LevelModerate
Mathematics Difficulty LevelModerate to difficult, lengthy and formula-based questions
Physics Difficulty LevelModerate
Chemistry Difficulty LevelEasy to moderate, NCERT-based questions
Mathematics chapters with high weightageCalculus, vector, geometric progression, matrix, determinant, 3D geometry, integration, permutations and combination
Physics chapters with high weightageModern physics, kinematics, current electricity, magnetic effect of current
Chemistry chapters with high weightageSalt analysis, practical organic chemistry, biomolecules, alkyl halide
JEE Main Paper Analysis January 30 Shift 1

Detailed JEE Main Paper Analysis 2024

JEE Main Expected Cut Off 2024

The JEE Main cut off 2024 will be released after session 2 of the exam is concluded. The cutoff will be released on the official JEE Main website. Meanwhile, candidates can check the expected cutoff based on the previous years’ cut off trends for JEE Main. 

CategoryJEE Main Expected Cut off
General90.7788642
EWS75.6229025
OBC73.6114227
SC51.9776027
ST37.2348772
PwD0.0013527
JEE Main Expected Cut off 2024

JEE Main Answer Key Session 1 2024 (Unofficial)

NTA will release the JEE Main results 2024 on February 12, 2024. The official JEE Main answer key will be released a few days after the exam is concluded. Candidates will be able to check the official notification on the NTA website once the answer key is out. 

However, there are many unofficial answer keys available for JEE Main 2024. Candidates can have a look at these unofficial answer keys to get a rough idea about the JEE Main question paper. The unofficial answer keys for both the shifts can be downloaded from the links provided in the table below:

SubjectsJEE Main Answer Key 2024 (Unofficial)
Shift 1Shift 2
MathematicsDownloadDownload
PhysicsDownloadDownload
ChemistryDownloadDownload
JEE Main 2024 Jan 30 Answer Key (Unofficial)

Source: Resonance

JEE Main BE/BTech Marking Scheme

BE and BTech papers in JEE Main consist of three subjects: physics, chemistry and mathematics. The BTech question paper will carry multiple choice questions and numerical value questions for each subject. Here is the section-wise marks distribution in JEE Main BE/BTech paper:

Subject-wise distribution of Questions, Total Number of Questions and MarksSubjectSection ASection BMarks
Mathematics20*10*100
Physics20*10*100
Chemistry20*10*100
Total90300
JEE Main BE/BTech Marking Scheme

Also check: JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024

For more information about JEE Main 2024, candidates may visit the official website, jeemain.nta.ac.in.

Frequently Asked Questions

Question) How was the JEE Main January 30 Shift 1 exam 2024?

Answer) As per the first reactions of students who took the exam, JEE Main Session 1 exam 2024 exam was overall moderate. Different students, however, had different reactions.

Question) Will NTA release the JEE Main unofficial answer key 2024?

Answer) No, NTA will release the JEE Main provisional answer key after the conclusion of the session 1 exam. Candidates can expect JEE Main answer key 2024 to be released at least 4-5 days after the exam.

Question) Where can I check the detailed JEE Main paper analysis 2024?

Answer) The detailed exam analysis for JEE Main 2024 is released soon after the exam shift is over. Candidates can check the complete JEE Main paper analysis 2024 here.

Question) What is JEE Main expected cut off 2024?

Answer) The cutoff for JEE Main will be released by NTA after the conclusion of both Shift 1 and Shift 2 exams. Candidates can expect the JEE Main Cut off 2024 to remain around the same as last year.