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JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Question Paper Analysis (Available), Answer Key, Solutions

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: August 31, 2021 | JEE Main

Day 1 & Shift 1 of JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 has been conducted on August 26. Check the detailed question paper analysis of JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1 exam along with memory-based question paper, solutions and answer key. The overall difficulty level of the paper was moderate.

JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Question Paper Analysis, Answer Key, Solutions

Day 1 & Shift 1 of JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 has been conducted on August 26 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM. As per the latest exam pattern of JEE Main 2021, the question paper consists of a total number of 90 questions (30 each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics). Each section comprises 10 NAT questions, and the candidates are required to answer any 5. While there is no negative marking for the wrong attempts for NAT questions, subject-specific questions have a negative mark of -1 for each wrong attempt. On this page, you can check the detailed question paper analysis of JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 along with section-wise difficulty level, weightage, memory-based question paper and solutions. The official answer key of JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 is expected to be released by September 4. On the other hand, the Phase 4 result of JEE Main 2021 can be expected by September 10.

Subject-wise Difficulty Level Rating of JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The subject-wise difficulty level rating of JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Overall Difficulty Rating3 out of 5
Physics3 out of 5
Chemistry2.5 out of 5
Mathematics2.7 out of 5

Major Highlights of JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1 Analysis (First Reaction)

The exam concluded at 12:00 PM. Based on the primary feedback received from students, here are some of the major highlights of JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1 analysis -

  • The difficulty level of the paper was mostly moderate and equally distributed paper in terms of syllabus coverage
  • Mathematics was lengthy and a bit difficult. Formula-based questions were there in Mathematics. Overall Mathematics was moderate
  • Physics was moderate. Almost every topic had a question in Physics
  • Chemistry was easy to moderate with Organic and Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry was mostly numerical questions
  • Organic Chemistry weightage was higher than other chapters in Chemistry
  • There was one question from Mathematical Reasoning and one from Statistics
  • There was one question from Gravitation and almost 3 questions from Modern Physics
  • Class 11th weightage was a bit high 
  • In all, a well-balanced paper
  • As per the primary feedback, compared to the last three-session, it is a bit easy paper (not fully confirmed) 
  • There were 1-2 questions from Environmental Chemistry

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Detailed JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Question Paper Analysis (by CollegeDekho)

The detailed exam analysis of JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 has been updated. This analysis is based on student and expert feedback. If you had appeared for the exam, you can also share your feedback through the feedback form above.

Aspect

Analysis

Overall Difficulty Level of the Exam

Moderate

Difficulty Level of Mathematics

Moderate

Difficulty Level of Physics

Moderately Difficult

Difficulty Level of Chemistry

Easy to Moderate

Chapters/ Topics with more Weightage in Mathematics

  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Calculus

Chapters/ Topics with more Weightage in Physics

  • Mechanics
  • Modern Physics
  • Electrodynamics

Chapters/ Topics with more Weightage in Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Difficulty Level of NAT Questions

Average

Expected Average Number of Good Attempts

40-42

Expected Number of Very Good Attempts

55+

Difficulty Level Comparison – Aug 26 Shift 1 vs July 20 Shift 1 vs March 16 Shift 1 vs Feb 24 Shift 1

Easier than July 20 Shift 1, Difficult than March 16 Shift 1 and Similar with Feb 24 Shift 1

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Division of Syllabus in JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 (as per Memory-Based Paper)

The subject-wise division of syllabus in JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the SubjectTotal No. of Questions from Class 11 SyllabusTotal No. of Questions from Class 12 Syllabus
Chemistry917
Mathematics66
Physics1612

Subject-wise Difficulty Level of JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1

The subject-wise difficulty level of JEE Main 27th Aug 2021 Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the SubjectTotal No. of Easy QuestionsTotal No. of Medium QuestionsTotal No. of Difficult Questions
Chemistry8171
Mathematics570
Physics12106

Physics Chapter-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The chapter-wise weightage of Physics in JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the ChapterTotal No. of Questions (as per Memory-Based Paper)
Electrodynamics6
Heat & Thermodynamics3
Mechanics10
 Modern Physics5
Optics2
SHM & Waves2

Physics Topic-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The topic-wise weightage of Physics in JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the TopicTotal No. of Questions (as per Memory-Based Paper)
Alternating Current1
Current Electricity3
Electrostatics2
KTG & Thermodynamics3
Centre of Mass1
Gravitation1
Rectilinear Motion & Vectors2
Rigid Body Dynamics1
Surface Tension2
Unit & Dimension2
Work, Energy & Power1
Electromagnetic Waves & Communication1
Semiconductors1
Atomic Physics3
Geometrical Optics & Physical Optics1
Wave Optics1
Sound Waves1
String Wave1

Chemistry Chapter-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The chapter-wise weightage of Chemistry in JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the ChapterTotal No. of Questions
Inorganic Chemistry-14
Inorganic Chemistry-26
Organic Chemistry-28
Physical Chemistry-14
Physical Chemistry-24

Chemistry Topic-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The Chemistry topic-wise weightage of JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the TopicTotal No. of Questions
Chemical Bonding1
Hydrogen & its Compounds1
s-block1
p-block1
Coordination Compounds1
d-block & f-block Elements1
Metallurgy1
Qualitative Analysis1
p-block1
Aromatic Compounds1
Carboxylic Acid and their Derivatives1
Hydrocarbon2
Polymers2
Carbonyl Compounds1
Organic Reaction Mechanism1
Atomic Structure & Nuclear Chemistry1
Gaseous State1
Ionic Equilibrium1
Mole Concept1
Electrochemistry1
Solid State1
Solution & Colligative Properties1
Surface Chemistry1

Mathematics Chapter-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The chapter-wise weightage of Mathematics in JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the ChapterTotal No. of Questions
Binomial Theorem1
Complex Numbers1
Coordinate Geometry1
Differential Calculus2
Integral Calculus2
Matrix & Determinants1
Probability1
Sequence & Series1
Statistics1
Vector & 3D1

Mathematics Topic-Wise Weightage in JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1

The topic-wise weightage of Mathematics in JEE Main 26th August Shift 1 is as follows -

Name of the TopicTotal No. of Questions
Binomial Theorem1
Complex Numbers1
Circle1
Methods of Differentiation1
Sets & Relations1
Definite Integration1
Differential Equation1
Matrices & Determinants1
Probability1
Sequence & Series1
Statistics1
Vector1

JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Question Paper

You can download the PDF of JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 memory-based question paper from the link available below.

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JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Unofficial Answer Key

Till the official answer key of JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 is released, you can download the unofficial answer key to estimate your score or percentile. The PDF can be downloaded through the link below.

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Aakash Institute JEE Main 26th Aug 2021 Shift 1 Analysis

Here is the analysis of Aakash regarding JEE Main 26th Aug Shift 1 -

  • The overall difficulty level was moderate to easy
  • Mathematics was moderate and predictable, However, some questions required lengthy calculations
  • Calculus had the maximum number of questions (8) from Mathematics
  • Physics was moderately difficult
  • There were more questions from Mechanics, Thermodynamics and Modern Physics
  • In Physics, there were more numerical questions than theory-based questions
  • Chemistry was mostly NCERT-based
  • Apart from Organic & Inorganic Chemistry, questions from topics such as Biomolecules, Polymers and Chemistry in Everyday Life were given

JEE Main 2021 Phase 4 Exam Analysis (All Shifts)

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