## JEE Main Maths Question Paper Analysis for Jan-2020

National Testing Agency (NTA) has successfully completed conducting the first phase of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains from 6^{th} January to 9^{th} January 2020. This only means there is going to be a lot of homework to be done, especially for aspirants planning to take the second phase which is to be held by NTA from April 3^{rd} to April 9^{th,} 2020.

There are many articles floating over the solutions and answer keys for the question papers for students to validate their answers. This article enlists the JEE Main 2020 Mathematics Paper Analysis.

**JEE Main 2020 Maths Paper 1 and Paper 2 Analysis**

JEE Main is conducted every year by NTA for admissions to India’s topmost educational institutes offering bachelor’s in engineering, architectural, planning and technology degrees. There are ample coaching centers across the country offering various training programs for the JEE mains.

As an icing on the cake, a detailed JEE Main math 2020 Jan paper analysis could shed a huge insight into some of the important topics that have questions repeatedly over the years. This article JEE Main 2020 Maths Paper Analysis will help the aspirants know more about important questions, difficulty level of the paper, topic-wise weightage in the overall JEE mains.

**JEE Main 2020 Maths Question Paper Analysis**

**Number of Questions from 11**^{th}**Standard and 12**^{th}**standard**

Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | ||||

Shift 1 | Shift 2 | Shift 1 | Shift 2 | Shift 1 | Shift 2 | |

11^{th} Standard | 11 | 12 | 11 | 12 | 12 | 12 |

12^{th} Standard | 14 | 13 | 14 | 12 | 13 | 12 |

**Day-shift wise distribution of questions**

Class 11 | Class 12 | Total Percentage % | ||||

Number of Questions | Total Marks | Number of Questions | Total Marks | Class 11 | Class 12 | |

Day 1 Shift 1 | 11 | 44 | 14 | 56 | 44 | 56 |

Day 1 Shift 2 | 12 | 48 | 13 | 52 | 48 | 52 |

Day 2 Shift 1 | 11 | 44 | 14 | 56 | 44 | 56 |

Day 2 Shift 2 | 12 | 48 | 12 | 48 | 48 | 48 |

Day 3 Shift 1 | 12 | 48 | 13 | 52 | 48 | 52 |

Day 3 Shift 2 | 12 | 48 | 12 | 48 | 48 | 48 |

**Difficulty analysis**

The difficulty analysis is given in the following table

Easy Level | Medium level | Difficult level | ||||

Number of Questions | Total Marks | Number of Questions | Total Marks | Class 11 | Class 12 | |

Day 1 Shift 1 | 13 | 52 | 10 | 40 | 2 | 8 |

Day 1 Shift 2 | 5 | 20 | 13 | 52 | 7 | 28 |

Day 2 Shift 1 | 9 | 36 | 11 | 44 | 5 | 20 |

Day 2 Shift 2 | 7 | 28 | 14 | 56 | 3 | 12 |

Day 3 Shift 1 | 6 | 24 | 14 | 56 | 5 | 20 |

Day 3 Shift 2 | 7 | 28 | 13 | 52 | 4 | 16 |

Though overall difficulty seems to be moderate, the candidates who took the test reviewed the paper to be tough and lengthy. Speed and shortcuts will hence be a key analysis.

On a scale of 1 to 3, the difficulty level of the questions is mapped in the following order,

- 1: easy
- 2: medium
- 3: hard

**The overall paper is ranked as shown in the table below**

Subject | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | |||

Shift 1 | Shift 2 | Shift 1 | Shift 2 | Shift 1 | Shift 2 | |

Physics | 1.44 | 1.64 | 1.16 | 1.60 | 1.40 | 1.76 |

Mathematics | 1.56 | 2.08 | 1.84 | 1.83 | 1.96 | 1.88 |

Chemistry | 1.76 | 2.14 | 1.76 | 1.68 | 1.72 | 1.76 |

Overall | 1.59 | 1.95 | 1.59 | 1.70 | 1.69 | 1.80 |

**JEE Main 2020 Maths Paper 1 Analysis**

Topic | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | ||||||

No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | |

In total | 25 | 100 | 100% | 25 | 100 | 100% | 25 | 100 | 100% |

Binomial Theorem | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Complex Numbers | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Coordinate Geometry | 1 | 4 | 4% | 3 | 12 | 12% | 3 | 12 | 12% |

Differential Calculus | 6 | 24 | 24% | 5 | 20 | 20% | 3 | 12 | 12% |

Integral Calculus | 3 | 12 | 12% | 3 | 12 | 12% | 4 | 16 | 16% |

Matrix Operations | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% |

Permutation & Combination | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Probability | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Series and Sequences | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Trigonometry | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 3 | 12 | 12% |

Vector and 3D | 4 | 16 | 16% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% |

Mathematical Reasoning | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Statistics | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Quadratic equations | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

**JEE Main 2020 Maths Paper 2 Analysis**

Topic | Day 1 | Day 2 | Day 3 | ||||||

No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | No. of Qs. | Total Marks | Percentage | |

In total | 25 | 100 | 100% | 25 | 100 | 100% | 25 | 100 | 100% |

Binomial Theorem | 2 | 8 | 8% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 2 | 8 | 8% |

Complex Numbers | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Coordinate Geometry | 2 | 8 | 8% | 3 | 12 | 12% | 3 | 12 | 12% |

Differential Calculus | 4 | 16 | 16% | 3 | 12 | 12% | 4 | 16 | 16% |

Fundamentals of Mathematics | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 0 | 0 | 0% |

Integral Calculus | 4 | 16 | 16% | 4 | 16 | 16% | 4 | 16 | 16% |

Matrix Operations | 1 | 4 | 4% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% |

Permutation & Combination | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Probability | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Series and Sequences | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 3 | 12 | 12% |

Trigonometry | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 0 | 0 | 0% |

Vector and 3D | 4 | 16 | 16% | 2 | 8 | 8% | 2 | 8 | 8% |

Mathematical Reasoning | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Statistics | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% | 1 | 4 | 4% |

Quadratic equations | 1 | 4 | 4% | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 4 | 4% |

**Take Away!**

The analysis can give students an insight into their take on admission to the colleges accepting JEE Mains. The aspirants can predict the choices of colleges and the probability of admissions to their choice of colleges even before the results are published.