The first ever online joint entrance examination (JEE) Main 2015 was conducted by Central Board of secondary education (CBSE) on April 10. More than 3 lakh students appeared for the entrance exam for admission in various B. E And B. tech courses. The exam was held from 9:30 to 12:30 in the morning.
About the paper, students had mixed reactions and overall knowledge of the entrance exam. Many candidates found difficult entrance exam, as compared to the offline entrance exam, which took place on 4 April. Taking into consideration that the majority of candidates found the question paper is moderate, as is the Chemistry, which was the easiest. Although the majority said that Physics was the most difficult section in chemistry, mathematics and physics.
Akshat Srivastava, a candidate who appeared for the online JEE main said: “the questions were simple, but were deliberately placed. Physics section was a bit long and complicated. The first 10 questions were very difficult and rest while the others were equally easy.” Taking into account that for some candidates mathematics was the most difficult. Candidates who appeared for the online exam believe that this online mode of exam is better than traditional offline mode.
There were a total of 90 questions, of which each section had 30 questions each carrying total 360 marks. Coming to the validation sample, for each correct answer candidates should be awarded 4 marks and one mark will be deducted for making each wrong answer.