National Testing Agency, NTA concluded the second day shift 2 of JEE Main Exam 2023 on April 8, 2023. The exam was conducted from 3 PM to 6 PM.

Candidates who appeared for the exam found the paper moderate to difficult. In order of difficulty – Mathematics was moderately difficult, Chemistry was of moderate level, while Physics was easy. Overall, the paper was of moderate to difficult level according to the students. The complete analysis has been shared by Ramesh Batlish, Center Head – FIITJEE Noida Centres.

**JEE Mains Exam 2023 Day 2 Shift 2: Paper Pattern **

Part-I- Physics had total 30* questions – Part-I had 20 multiple choice questions with single correct answer and Part-II had 10 numerical based questions out of which only 5 were to be attempted. The marking scheme for multiple choice questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response, 0 for not attempted. The marking scheme for numerical based questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response and 0 in all other cases. The total marks of this section were 100.

Part-II- Chemistry had total 30* questions – Section-I had 20 multiple choice questions with single correct answer and Section-II had 10 numerical based questions out of which only 5 were to be attempted. The marking scheme for multiple choice questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response, 0 for not attempted. The marking scheme for numerical based questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response and 0 in all other cases. The total marks of this section were 100.

Part-III- Mathematics had total 30* questions – Part-I had 20 multiple choice questions with single correct answer and Part-II had 10 numerical based questions out of which only 5 were to be attempted. The marking scheme for multiple choice questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response, 0 for not attempted. The marking scheme for numerical based questions was +4 for correct response, -1 for incorrect response and 0 in all other cases. The total marks of this section were 100.

The questions cover almost all the chapters of Class XI & XII CBSE Board. It was a balanced paper. It was tougher than the previous Tests so far.

**JEE Mains Exam 2023 Day 2 Shift 2: Difficulty Level **

Difficulty level as per the feedback received from the students on 8th April, 2023 (Afternoon Session).

Mathematics – Moderate Difficulty Level. Mixed concept questions were asked. Questions asked from Straight Lines, Parabola, Circles, Limits, Continuity & Differentiability, Differential Equations, Areas, Matrices, Binomial Theorem, Probability, Statistics, Determinants, Vectors, 3D Geometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Complex Numbers, Progressive Series. Both MCQ and numerical based questions require lengthy calculations. According to some students this section was long and tricky. Some students also described it as difficult.

Physics – Easy Level. Chapters on Kinematics, Circular Motion, Rotational Motion, Laws of Motion, Rotational Motion, SHM, Gravitation, Heat and Thermodynamics, Wave Optics, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, AC Circuits, Modern Physics, Error Analysis, Semi-conductors and Optics are given weightage. Numerical based questions were said to be easy. It was a balanced section.

Chemistry- Moderate level. Less weightage was given to Physical Chemistry as compared to Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. Questions asked from p-Block Elements, Qualitative Analysis, Titrations, Biomolecules, General Organic Chemistry, Aldehydes and Ketones, Amines, Chemical Equilibrium, Atomic Structure, Solutions, Chemical Kinetics. MCQs were difficult as compared to numerical section. More weightage was given to Class XI chapters.