Coaching institutes specify errors in JEE Mains 2016 paper

The move to upload JEE Mains 2016 OMR sheets and answer keys has opened a Pandora’s Box. Students, who took the pen-and-paper mode of Mains 2016, complained of errors in all the four sets of question papers. Yesterday, when PaGaLGuY spoke to a senior official at Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the authorities which conduct JEE Mains, he bluntly refused such claims and said that the paper was error-free. Today the faculty members of coaching institutes have come out in support of the students and stated that the paper indeed is full of errors.

Shishir Mittal, Head of Chemistry Department, Resonance Eduventures, Kota, said, “There were plenty of mistakes in the question papers. We have prepared a list of such ambiguous questions.” He pointed out more than ten questions in the JEE Mains 2016 offline paper, which were either unclear or inaccurate. They also indicated the reason, as to why the questions were incorrect.

The following questions were in Set F of the JEE Mains 2016 of the offline mode conducted on April 3 by CBSE.

Part A: Chemistry

Question number 2: Conceptually challengeable question, the correct option was (b) & (c) which was not mentioned.

Question number 9: Data Missing (P0 water), question incomplete.

Question number 12: Inconsistent unit volume of the solution of H2O2 was not mentioned.

Question number 17: Inconsistent data, data provided in the question contradict themselves.

Question number 22: As per international standards, both (1) and (2) are correct answers.

Question number 30: Major product is (78%) that of elimination, which results in the formation of a conjugated diene. It was not mentioned.

Part B: Mathematics

Question number 48: The problem has a potential error.

Part C: Physics

Question number 66: Question is not clear because the perception of human eye depends on visual angle and interpretation of visual angle can be justified both ways.

Question number 84 and 89: Two correct options in SCQ question.

Click here to see the list of ambiguous questions uploaded by Resonance.

Comment below if any of your questions supported any errors or tell us what do you think about the questions mentioned above.

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