JEE Mains Review 2019- January 9th Paper 1 and 2

JEE Mains 2019 Review by CONCEPTREE Learning

National Testing Agency, NTA has conducted the first batch of JEE Main 2019 examination. The computer based test was conducted in two sessions today – morning session or Forenoon from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. The afternoon session was conducted from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Overall the paper was considered to be moderate with no surprises in terms of the changes as perceived by the experts. 

JEE 2019 Examination conducted on January 9th is moderate level paper

For those who are going to appear for JEE in 2019 the review of JEE Mains 2019 Paper 1 conducted by NTA on Januray 9th is going to be very much useful.

CONCEPTREE Learning IIT and JEE Division brings you the most detailed review of the papers and perspectives of students and faculties.

Based on the Analysis by expert team of faculties from CONCEPTREE Learning Chennai, these are the summary outcomes:

  • Most of the questions were based on NCERT and Exemplar models
  • Past 10 years patterns were visible in many number of questions
  • Mathematics was a bit lengthy while Chemistry is moderate. Many students have felt that Physics section was moderate to difficult
  • There was good scope for memory based questions in these examinations as some straight questions have appeared

Compilation of Analysis based on Student Feedback Across Chennai Centres

Paper 2 (9th January – Second Shift)

For Paper-2 Most of the students have expressed the opinion that the paper was moderate to difficult. The subject wise analysis is given below in tabular form.


Difficulty level


Moderate but lengthy


lengthy and slightly difficult



Paper 1 (9 January – First Shift)

For Paper 2, most of them were of the view that the paper was difficult. The subject wise analysis is given below in tabular form.


Difficulty level


Moderate to Tough (in some chapters)


Moderate but lengthy


Easy but lengthy

As per the feedback of students who appeared for Paper II, some questions in Mathematics paper are repeated from JEE Main Previous Years’ Papers. 

Student Reactions:

Radhika from CONCEPTREE Chennai Branch says,

The paper in Mathematics could have been done even better if we have focused on Past Year Models more

Naveen Gowtham who took the Test in a Chennai Centre said,

NCERT problems and books reading completely would give definite advantage to students who are going to appear in next days to come

Krishna Prasad (Student of PSBB) says

Chemistry is scoring and focusing on that subject alone could make people to clear cutoffs

Rajyalakshmi from CONCEPTREE Adyar Branch says

Past Year Archives and models that we solve have done a great help. Also, students must focus on ensuring there is adequate revision scope to target memory based questions

Overall across Chennai, no major technical glitches reported

Expected Cut off would be around 75 marks out of 360 in JEE Mains 2019

While the paper has been moderate level of difficulty, considering the increasing number of seats and the previous year patterns in cut-offs, CONCEPTREE Learning Director Mr Kamal has officially given out the expected cutoff by their team as around 75.

About JEE Mains 2019

A total of 11,09,250 candidates registered for Paper I and II of JEE Main Exam 2019 which is schedule to be conducted between Jan 8 and 12 in two shifts i.e., First Shift (9:30 AM to 12:30 PM) and Second Shift (2:30 PM to 5:30 PM). First time, the national testing agency is going to conduct JEE Main in fully computer based test mode. Students will also get another chance to appear for JEE Main 2019 in the month of April.