JEE Main 2021 March 18 Paper Analysis: Shift 1 (PCM) Asked Questions, Answer Key & Review

National Testing Agency on Thursday, March 18 conducts JEE Main 2021 phase 2, Computer-based examination in Morning and Evening shifts. Candidates appear for JEE Main 2021 March 18th 1st shift examination have a look at the paper analysis.

By Rohit Sindhu, Updated : Mar 18, 2021 12:50 IST
JEE Main 2021 March 18 Paper Analysis: Shift 1 (PCM) Asked Questions, Answer Key & Review
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On Thursday, the Computer-based examination for JEE Main 2021 for the March session is held for the last day. The examination for the Morning session (1st shift) lasts at 12:00 noon at designated centres across the country. According to the reports the examination is reportedly held following the social-distancing and other COVID-19 guidelines.

As the Computer-Based examination gets over at 12:00 noon for the first shift and students start coming outside the examination centre, a report on the paper review, the difficulty level of PCM and asked questions of JEE Main 18 March examination would be shared here. Candidates who appear for the examination in first shift or lined-up in next shift/session of Joint Entrance Examination Main, 2021 for B.E/ B.Tech courses have a go-through towards paper analysis.

Official Answer Key of the JEE Main 2021 for March (session 2) for receiving challenges will be displayed by the National Testing Agency. Provisional Answer Key of the questions on the NTA website:, with a public notice issued to this effect on the said website, to provide an opportunity to the candidates to challenge the Provisional Answer Keys with a non-refundable online payment of Rs. 200/- per question challenged as processing charges. The provisional Answer Keys are likely to be displayed for two to three days. Also read- JEE Main 16th March Paper 1 Analysis Solutions and PCM Questions

Ahead of the display of the March session answer key, an analysis of the March 18, 2021, held JEE Main 2021 first shift examination is hereby shared.

JEE Main March 18 Paper Analysis: 

As per the reports and National Testing Agency (NTA) is conducting Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) - 2021 for admission to Undergraduate Programs in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs. The examination consisted of a total of 90 questions encapsulated in Section A (MCQs) and Section B (Numerical Type questions). Here is the first shift paper analysis by ATP Star JEE-

After the examination, a student said that among the three subjects, the Mathematics section was more difficult than the other two. Physics was Moderate to difficult level and questions from Chemistry were also of Moderate level.   

  • Maths- Difficult
  • Physics- Moderate to Difficult
  • Chemistry- Moderate

JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech.) in “Computer Based Test (CBT)” mode only. The total number of questions to be attempted is the same as per the previous session i.e Physics – 25, Chemistry – 25 and Mathematics – 2), wherever applicable. Students' reactions after first shift of the JEE Main 18th March CBT Examination for Paper 1. A video by Mohit Tyagi.

Physics, Chemistry & Maths: 20 Objective Type - Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) & 10 Questions for which answer is a numerical value, with equal weightage to Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.

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JEE Main 2021 March 18 paper analysis will be available after the examination gets over at 12:00 Noon. Candidates are asked to keep visiting the site for the latest updates.