JEE Main 8th January 2020 Paper Analysis: Overall Level was Moderate

JEE Main (Jan) 2020 | 8th Jan Exam analysis and major highlights

By Mohit ChauhanUpdated : July 29, 2020 , 12:16 IST
JEE Main 8th January 2020 Paper Analysis: Overall Level was Moderate

JEE Main Paper Analysis 8th Jan 2020: It's the second day of JEE Main 2020 exam and morning shift is over. Many of you must be eager to know if the paper was of the same level or if the difficulty level increased.

We provided you with a detailed analysis of day 1, mentioning topic wise questions and exact questions PDF. Go through the attached article for day 1 shift 1 analysis. You can check detailed analysis of JEE Main 7th Jan 2020 Paper here.

This article will present you with overall Paper analysis of JEE Main 8th Jan 2020, day 2 along with sectional analysis and major highlights of the exam.

JEE Main Paper Analysis 8th Jan 2020: Important Highlights

  • In today's exam, the overall level of the exam was Easy to moderate.
  • The exam was more or less of the same level as yesterday.
  • Chemistry questions were easy, while other two sections were of moderate level.
  • Numerical questions were easier than yesterday. 

JEE Main 8th Jan 2020: Overall Difficulty level






Moderate and lengthy

Overall Paper Analysis of JEE Main 8th Jan 2020 

As per the student's feedback, the overall level of the paper was again easy to moderate.

  • The chemistry was again a cakewalk for students, the majority of questions were easy and NCERT based, stronghold over Inorganic Chemistry will give students a certain edge over others.
  • Physics and Maths section was more or less the same as yesterday, moderate level. Mathematics section was found to be lengthy by various students. Numerical Answer Type were found to be easier than yesterday by students. Picking the right question in starting is vital for not losing on the easy marks.

JEE Main 8th Jan Section-wise Analysis (Topic-wise Distribution) 

JEE Main 8th Jan 2020 Physics Analysis

Day 2 Morning Shift

Physics section was of moderate level again. It checked the conceptual clarity of students, the majority of questions were asked from Mechanics and Electric current/EMI. Students find this section a tad bit easier than yesterday. The number of good attempts for this section is 15-18.

TopicNumber of Question (SCC)Number of Question (NAT)
Gravitation1 -
Mechanical Properties of Soilds and Fluids1 -
Kinematics1 -
System of Particles and Rotational Motion11
Physical World, Mathematical Tools and Units & Measurements1-
Work, Power and Energy1-
Kinetic Theory1-
Thermal Properties of Matter1
Ray Optics11
Wave Optics1
Magnetism and Matter1
Moving Charges and Magnetism 1
Electric Charges and Fields1
Electrostatic Potential and Capacitance1
Semiconductor Electronics and Communication Systems1
Atoms and Nuclei 1
Dual Nature of Radiation and Matter1
Alternating Current1
Current Electricity1- 
Electromagnetic Induction1-

JEE Main 8th Jan 2020 Chemistry Analysis

Day 2 Morning Shift

Chemistry section was again a scoring one, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry were again predominant. Going thoroughly through NCERT again proved to be fruitful in Chemistry. Number of good attempts for this section is 17-20

ChapterNumber of Question (SCC)Number of Question (NAT)
Atomic Structure1-
Chemical Kinetics and Nuclear Chemistry11
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry1
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry1
Mole Concept and Stoichiometry1-
States of Matter and Solutions1-
Surface Chemistry -1
Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry1-
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen1 - 
Biomolecules and Polymers11
Chemistry of Environment and Everyday life1-
Hydrocarbons and their substituents 1
Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen1-
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure1 - 
Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties11
Co-Ordination Compounds2-
D- and F - Block Elements1 - 
Hydrogen and S block Elements 1
P- Block Elements1 - 
Practical Chemistry1 - 

JEE Main 8th Jan 2020 Maths Analysis

Day 2 Morning Shift

Students found this section a bit lengthy than Day 1, NAT questions were on a easier side than yesterday. Number of good attempts for this section is 14-17.

ChapterNumber of Question (SCC)Number of Question (NAT)
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations & Inequalities1-
Mathematical reasoning and induction1-
Matrices and Determinants11
Permutation and Combinations1-
Probability 1
Progression & Series and Binomial Theorem1
Applications of Integrals1
Differential Equations11
Limit and Differentiation2
Sets, Relation and Function2
Application of Derivatives1
Conic Section1
3-D Geometry2
Cartesian System of coordinate Geometry and Straight Lines 1
Solution of Triangle and Heights & Distances 
Trigonometric Ratios, Identities and Equations1
  • In Physics section NATs were asked from topics like kinematics, Wheatstone bridge, etc.
  • In the Chemistry section, NATs were asked from topics like chiral centre, electrochemistry, etc.
  • In Mathematics section NATs were asked from Limits, vector-3D, matrices, etc.

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We have compiled all the questions of 8th January Morning shift, download the Pdf from the link given below.

JEE Main 2020 Question Paper PDF | 8th Jan Morning shift

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