The Joint Entrance Examinations (JEE) - Main was conducted on Sunday. While the examination was conducted smoothly, students found the paper to be difficult, especially physics and chemistry which, according to experts, also had few ambiguous questions.
The JEE (Main) which is qualifying examination for admissions to engineering in NITs, IITS and other participating institutions saw close to 10.4 lakh students appearing for it. After the examination, not only students but also experts expressed that the questions were moderately tough compared to last year. But, with higher number of students likely to qualify for JEE (Advanced) this year, cut off is expected to lower. As per analysis done by different experts, while in chemistry, there was a question with no matching answers, in physics, there was a question with two correct options.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which conducts the test, however has not received any complaints or concerns. Rajbir Singh, executive director CBSE, in-charge of the JEE (Main) said, "The exam was conducted smoothly and there were no complaints about any mistake."