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JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 Analysis Shift 1 – 2nd September & Expected cutoffs

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JEE Main Paper Analysis 2020: NTA has successfully conducted the shift 1 of JEE Main (September) 2020 Paper 1 examination. Hoping everyone of you who had their exam in the first shift today are happy with their performance. 

Many of you who would be eager to know about the exam difficulty level, numerical type questions that were asked and many more. In JEE Main paper analysis article, we will give you a detailed analysis of JEE Main exam of 2nd September morning shift.

JEE Main Paper Analysis: Day 2 Shift 1 (2nd September)

Highlights of the JEE Main September 2020 Exam

  • The overall level of the exam was Easy to Moderate. It was more or less similar in pattern and difficulty level. 
  • Physics section was considered Difficult by some students.
  • Maths was moderate and lengthy. Students could attempt 13-14 questions with ease.
  • Chemistry was Easy. Questions were directly based on NCERT(60-70 %)
  • Questions were uniformly asked from whole syllabus in each of the subjects
  • For future slots, students are advised to focus on basics and conceptual clarity. 

Here is the section-wise analysis for Day 1 Morning Shift.

JEE Main 2020 Paper Analysis for Physics

 Physics was Moderately Difficult. Students found this section a bit time taking. Scoring well in this section will be the key to a good percentile.

A number of good attempts for this section are 14-16.

Topics No. of Questions
Mechanics 5
Electrostatic & Magnetism 6
Current Electricity & EMI4
Heat & Thermodynamics5
Optics & Modern Physics5

 JEE Main 2020 Paper Analysis for Chemistry

 The chemistry was easy again. 5-7 questions were theory-based. Physical Chemistry was lengthy and calculative in nature. This section was less time consuming as compared to others. The number of good attempts for this section is 15-17.

TopicNo. of Questions
Organic Chemistry10
Inorganic Chemistry8
Physical Chemistry7

JEE Main 2020 Paper Analysis for Mathematics

Mathematics was Moderate. Students found a few questions lengthy Majority of questions were from Algebra and Calculus. Numerical questions were calculative. For the next attempt, students should focus on Algebra and Calculus. A number of good attempts for this section is 13-15.

TopicNo. of Questions
Calculus 7
Trigonometry 4
Coordinate Geometry6


CategoryCutoff Score
Common Rank List (CRL)80-85 marks
GEN-EWS60-65 marks
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)55-60 marks
Scheduled Caste (SC)35-40 marks
Scheduled Tribe (ST)35-40 marks

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