JEE Mains 2020: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 commenced on Tuesday, September 1 at 489 Centres in the country for B.Arch. and B.Planning candidates. After several protests and contemplation, JEE Main 2020 First Slot has concluded successfully today.
The B.Tech./B.E Joint Entrance Examination JEE(Main) will be held from September 2 to 6 at 605 Centres across the country.
National Testing Agency (NTA), the conducting body of the exam, has taken all possible measures to ensure the safety of the candidates taking the exams.
The first reactions from students are now available who have taken the examination.
Just like the January paper, the math section is more difficult than the aptitude section. Check the complete analysis and paper review below.
Here are student reactions to the difficulty level of Day 1 Slot 1 Paper II exam:
As per the Hindustan Times report, candidates who have taken the JEE Main in Uttar Pradesh found the mathematics section a little tough. Utkarsh Sahu of Rae Bareli said, “Paper went off well except a few mathematics question were tricky.”
He also complained that authorities must have made adequate arrangements for the transportation of students.
Shashwat Singh of Lucknow Public School felt paper was not complicated and he had enough time to finish the exam. Aditi from Lucknow was also satisfied with her paper. She was happy that finally the exam was held and she’s free now. Aditi was happy with the social distancing protocol that was followed at the exam centre.
Puneet Kaushal, 18, a resident of Haryana’s Revari, had travelled to Delhi on a Roadways bus on Monday to appear in JEE (Main). He had chosen Delhi as the center. “I was really scared about the safety measures at the centers but when I reached here in Vivek Vihar I found everything in place. Social distancing norms were properly followed at the examination center. We were asked to dispose of the face masks we were wearing and were given new masks. There were guards at the entry and exit points with sanitiser spray. Everyone was wearing masks inside the center,” he said.
While Shruti Mehra, 17, a resident of Naraina took a cab to reach her exma center in Vivek Vihar and said, “I got to know that there was an uber ola strike in the morning but I managed to book a cab. I am really satisfied with all the safety measures taken at the exam center. There was anxiety about taking the exam amid the pandemic but I’m happy that exam is over now,” she said.
Puja Kumari, an examinee from Jharkhand’s Gumla district appeared for the exam at Ranchi’s Tupudana based centre and said, “I was initially scared due to the spread of the Coronavirus. But then thought, we have to appear for the examination either this month or next month. There is no confirmation that Covid cases fall down after a month or two. So, we are happy with the government decided to hold the examination.”
“The paper of mathematics was a little tough,” she said.
During Covid 19, students taken the JEE Main exam on Tuesday with sanitiser bottle in hands and masks on their faces in Bhopal.
A candidate from Bhopal Vipul Kumar said, “I was under pressure before appearing in the exam due to Covid 19, but I got a bit relaxed after seeing the question paper as it was an overall easy paper.”
Candidates expressed satisfaction with the safety measures adopted by the test center.