JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Live Updates - Conducted on 8 April

Apr 2018 Source: MOTACHASHMA

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JEE Main 2018 Exam for paper 1 has been successfully concluded on 8 April 2018 in pen and paper mode. Approximately 11.48 lakh students registered for the JEE Main to appear in the exam this year out of which 9.2 lakhs had appeared in Pen and Paper based. JEE Main Answer Key for Paper 1 has been released by the different coaching institutes. JEE Main 2018 paper 1 question paper contained 90 multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and only 3 hours were allotted to complete the test. The total marks for JEE Main entrance exam are 360. As per the marking scheme of JEE Main 2018, 4 marks to be awarded for each correct response, while 1 mark to be deducted for a wrong attempt. As the exam has now been over. Here we are giving the live updates regarding the JEE Main 2018 Exam for Paper 1.

On the basis of JEE Main scores, aspirants will be granted admission to 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 22 CFTIs (total 76) across the country. Besides this, it is also the basis for admission to other government and private engineering colleges accepting scores of JEE Main.

Latest Updates - The JEE Main Paper 1 exam has been concluded. The candidates can now check the answer key for different coaching institutes here

  • Most difficult section was Physics.
  • Chemistry was the easiest
  • Candidates took no time to answer the questions
  • Mathematics was moderate

JEE Main 2018 Live Updates

JEE Main 2018 Exam - Number of candidates taking the test

JEE Main exam

Number of aspirants to register

JEE Main paper 1 (pen & paper based)

 9.2 lakhs

JEE Main paper 1 (computer-based test)

 2.25 lakhs


 11.50 lakhs


JEE Main 2018 paper 1 conducted on 8 April 2018 - Live Updates

  • Entry in the examination centre for JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 was started around 7:00 AM. Although, the test conducted from 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • As per the initial responses, the candidates suggested that the paper was not as tough as they expected. It was of moderate level.
  • However, for some of the students, the Physics section was tougher as compared to others
  • After the conclusion of JEE Main 2018, the answer key by leading coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen Kota, FIITJEE, Resonance among other will be released on the same day.
  • Candidates can download JEE Main answer key by coaching institutes from this page. With the help of JEE Main answer key, aspirants can calculate their probable scores.
  • No candidates were allowed to enter the examination hall after the time of last entry.
  • According to the recent reports, the students and parents were confused after reaching the exam centres due to strict frisking rules.
  • Before the exam, boys had to remove their shoes, socks, belts, while girls had to remove their shoes and bangles. 

JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Exam - Key Highlights

  • JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Exam has been concluded and the reactions from the candidates appeared in the exam are awaited.
  • Right after the exam, the candidates will start searching for the answer key to be published by various coaching institutes.
  • The entry for the JEE Main Paper 2 exam has been started from 12:45 PM.
  • JEE Main paper 1 computer-based test (CBT) will be conducted on 15 and 16 April 2018.
  • Around 2,25,000 candidates appeared for the test. Aspirants can check the answer key for different institutes by following the link below.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by Various Coaching Institutes

Coaching Institute

JEE Main Question Paper

Link to download (Code A, B, C, D)

JEE Main Answer Key by Aakash



JEE Main Question Paper - Download Here


JEE Main Answer Key by Allen Kota


JEE Main Answer Key by Resonance


JEE Main Answer Key by FIITJEE



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