Jee Mains 2022 shift 1 June 24 Analysis , Answer key , Expected cutoffs

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The National Testing Agency (NTA) has concluded the JEE Main 2022 shift 1 of day 2 today. According to the students’ reaction, the difficulty level of June 24 Shift 1 of JEE Main 2022 was moderate. The mathematics section was the toughest section followed by chemistry and physics in difficulty level. Students also shared that the COVID-19 precautions were solemnly followed by the authorities.

JEE Main 2022 Exam Timing

SessionMorning ShiftAfternoon Shift
Timing of examination9 AM to 12 PM3 PM to 6 PM
Duration of examination3 Hours3 Hours
Entry to the examination centre7.30 AM to 8.30 AM02.00 PM to 2.30 PM
Instructions by the invigilator(s)8.30 AM to 8.50 AM2.30 PM to 2.50 PM
Candidates log in to read instructions8.50 AM2.50 PM
Test commences9.00 AM3.00 PM

JEE Main 2022 Exam Highlights

Mode of ExamOnline as Computer-Based Test
Duration of exam3 hours for BTech/ BArch/ BPlan3.5 hours for BArch and B.Planning combined4 hours for PwD candidates
Medium of examEnglish, Hindi and 13 other local languages
Number of paper and marksPaper-1: BE/BTech (300 marks)Paper-2A: BArch (400 marks)Paper-2B: B.Planning (400 marks)
Total questionsB.E./B.Tech: 90B.Arch: 82B.Planning: 105
Marking scheme+4 for each correct response-1 for each incorrect responseNo marks for unattempted questions
Subject24th 1st shift- link24th 2nd shift- link

JEE Main Answer Key 2022 June 24 Shift 1

Exam DateAnswer Key by ResonanceAnswer Key by Reliable
JEE Main 24 June Answer Key Shift 1Physics
MathsModerate & Lengthy
PhysicsEasy to Moderate

JEE Main 24 June Shift 1 Paper Analysis

A significant fraction of students found this paper to be of a moderate to easy level. There were a few questions with lengthy calculations in the Mathematics section. Questions covered almost all the chapters from classes 11 and 12. A detailed analysis of the paper is given below.


A few students found the Mathematics section difficult as quite a few questions involved lengthy calculations. Adequate importance was given to Calculus & Algebra. Questions from Chapters of Binomial Theorem, Permutation & Combination, Probability as well as Limits, Definite Integral, Differential equation in Calculus were also present, and questions from Coordinate Geometry were also present in adequate numbers. To score well on such a paper, a student should practise regularly and solve mock tests.


The Physics paper was considered to be easy by a large number of students. This paper was quite balanced as questions from class 11 and class 23 were equally distributed. Some numerical-based questions were found to involve elaborate calculations. A few students also reported that some questions were a bit tricky. Students with a thorough understanding of the ‘Concepts of Physics by HC Verma’ along with NCERT should be able to score well in this paper. Solving Mock tests as the last leg of preparation is the key to a high score for this section


This paper was of a moderate difficulty level and a few questions could be answered by applying the knowledge of NCERT books. Inorganic Chemistry had a slight edge over Organic and Physical Chemistry in terms of the distribution of questions. Questions were asked from chapters like Environmental Chemistry, Chemistry in Everyday life, & p-block elements. Some of the questions from Physical Chemistry were considered difficult by a section of students, and questions from Inorganic Chemistry were of moderate levels As mentioned previously, students with a good understanding of NCERT books should be able to do well in this paper.

To conclude, it was an easy to moderate paper that involved a few lengthy calculations here and there. The subject-wise difficulty level can be assumed as


CategoryCutoff Score
Common Rank List (CRL)85-90 marks
GEN-EWS60-65 marks
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)55-60 marks
Scheduled Caste (SC)40 marks
Scheduled Tribe (ST)37 marks

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