In the world we live in there are tests and competition that each individual has to go through or face. However, these tests are sometimes easy and there are those which are hard, tricky and complicated. Take, for example, a motor rally competition like the Dakar Rally or the Ironman Triathlon or special ops team selection and training in the army. These are tests that push the mind and the physical state of individuals to extreme extents. Similarly, IIT exam can be added to the list. It ranks among the toughest examinations in the world.
The fact is that in terms of difficulty the IIT Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) certainly defeats many other exams mainly like AIEEE, BITS and other common entrance exams. And there are several reasons as to why it has gained such a reputation. The primary reason is that the exam is designed to test the intricate knowledge of the candidates and it also follows a pattern that is set to basically weed out mediocre talent and select only those with higher analytical and reasoning skills. In essence, in order to clear JEE, candidates have to be really good. Having said that, in this article, we will look at some of the key factors that make JEE a tough exam to crack in India and even the world.
The fundamental attribute of the exam is to create a merit list that consists of worthy candidates. As a result, the question paper is set hard. The exam is carried out via computer-based mode with MCQ type questions. Apart from this, the question paper pattern is totally unpredictable and questions that are framed are tricky requiring a higher level of problem-solving skills. Candidates also get only minutes to solve the questions.
One of the common factors that make JEE challenging is the syllabus. Candidates have to learn from the vast syllabus spanning three subjects which includes almost 2 years of study material. There are a lot of topics to cover and problems to solve. Students have to devote a lot of time to study time and work hard as well as smart to fully prepare for the exam.
Competition And Selection
JEE is a very popular exam among engineering aspirants in India. The exam is the gateway to some of the top institutions like IITs, NITs and others in the country. Therefore, every year lakhs of students appear for the exam. With a huge number of candidates, the competition is intense and there can be a difference in rank in thousands even by a single mark. Moreover, after the declaration of 2019 JEE Main exam resultreports have suggested that only 1.8% of the total candidates get the green signal. In addition to this, the cut-offs are reaching dizzying heights.Reservation for different categories also seems to be diminishing to just a handful of seats. As a matter of fact, there is a great difference between the number of aspirants and available seats.
JEE being tough can also be from the candidate’s side. Well, it is very important for students to prepare seriously for the exam. The exam becomes an uphill battle mainly because students fail to plan properly and develop an effective strategy. It includes no time management, unbalanced time table, poor study materials and having a negative mindset.
Now that we have laid out the reasons, you should understand the importance of the exam and make better plans to crack it.
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