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JEE Advanced Question Paper with Solutions - Free PDF

JEE Mains & Advanced

The JEE advanced is one of the most difficult examinations in the entire country. As its name suggests, it is an advanced stage of the JEE mains which not only checks the concepts of a candidate, but also speed, agility, decision making, pressure handling, and patience, as the exam is 6 hours long.

Last year, more than 1.1 million students participated in JEE mains exam, but only 1/6th of the total students were able to make it to the JEE advanced. So, you aspirants can surely understand the level of commitment required to clear this examination. 

JEE Advanced Previous Year Question Paper With Solutions PDF

Candidates can download IIT JEE advanced previous year question papers with solutions in the pdf form here.

Please note students can get detailed solutions for both papers on this page. Check the following link to download last year's question paper.

JEE Advanced Previous Year Question Paper

JEE Main Previous Year Question Paper

JEE  Advanced Examination Pattern

The mode of IIT JEE exam is CBT mode i.e., computer based test (online)
JEE advanced examination Pattern 2024  consists of two papers - Paper-1 and Paper-2, and the duration of each paper is 3 hours long. The JEE mains qualified candidates must appear for both the papers.

The JEE advanced 1st paper is conducted in the morning shift from (9am to 12 noon) while the 2nd paper is conducted in the afternoon shift (2:30pm to 5:30pm). Each paper consists of 3 subjects - Physics, Chemistry and Math. ​

It is noticed that generally the questions in Physics and Math are tough, while Chemistry is moderate. Also, the pattern and difficulty level for both papers are the same. The languages of the examination are English and Hindi.



Mode of the Examination

Computer-based examination

Medium of the Examination

English and Hindi

Number of Papers

The exam will have two compulsory papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2

Total Time Duration

3 hours for each paper (4 hours for PwD candidates)

Number of Sections

Both papers will have 3 sections:

Paper 1

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Paper 2

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Marking Scheme

The exam has a concept of full, partial and zero marks.

The Type of Question Asked in JEE Advanced Previous Years Question Paper

Last year, JEE advance previous year question (or, pyq) had three types of questions -
(1) Multiple choice questions, 
(2) Numerical type, and 
(3) List match sets. 

And, JEE advanced paper-1 and paper-2 have fifty-four questions each. Eighteen questions from each of the three subjects. So, a total of 108 questions are being asked in both the papers.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern – Marking Scheme, Total Marks 

Usually, the questions asked in the JEE Advanced paper are quite tough and tricky. The JEE Advanced exam is  designed to judge theoretical knowledge and reasoning, comprehension skills and analytical power ability of a student. Therefore, it is important to get familiar with the exam and the question paper early on.

As we know, the exam consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. JEE Advanced Paper 1 and Paper 2 consist of a total of 54 questions each. And both the papers are divided into three sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, each having 18 questions.

Mentioned below is question type table for JEE Advanced paper 1 and paper 2

JEE Advanced 2019 Paper 1 Pattern (For Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)


Types of Questions

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Section 1

MCQs with a single correct option



Section 2

Single correct option



Section 3

Numerical value answer



JEE Advanced 2019 Paper 2 Pattern (For Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics)


Types of Questions

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Section 1

MCQs with one or more than one correct answer



Section 2

Numerical value answer type questions



Section 3

Single-digit integer answer (0-9)



 How e-saral Can Help Students in Their Preparation Journey

In order to facilitate our young JEE aspirants, the e-saral website is maintaining a very rich database of the JEE advanced previous year question papers of the last 10 years. But do you guys know why e-saral has IIT JEE advanced previous year question papers on their website and app in the first place? 
The reason being IIT JEE advanced previous year question papers are one of the most important study materials for students preparing for the JEE examination. After completing the JEE advanced syllabus, it is advised that candidates should also solve the JEE Advance previous year question papers as soon as possible. E-saral not only provides the JEE advance last year question paper in one place, but it also assists young enthusiasts by providing them with end-to-end solutions to all the questions.

Advantages of Solving IIT JEE Advanced Previous Year Question Paper 

Rank Improvement Due To Enhanced Speed and Accuracy 

Solving JEE advanced pyq papers will help the JEE aspirants to manage time, speed and accuracy, and by working on the speed and accuracy, candidates can improve their rank in the JEE Advanced exam.

Better Understanding of The Exam Pattern

The JEE advanced pyq will help the candidates to get familiar with the exam pattern, marking scheme, questions distribution or weightage of the topics. 

Help in Evaluating Strengths And Weaknesses 

The rich collection of JEE advanced previous year question papers will facilitate the candidates to know their strengths and weaknesses, and they can work on them accordingly.

Realistic Exam Exposure 

Once a student gets the last 5 to 10 years of IIT JEE advanced solved question paper, he can easily find out the exam format and pattern over the years, which will definitely reduce anxiety and increase his confidence 

Confidence Boost 

Solving’s JEE advanced question paper will boost confidence mentally. 

Revelation of varied difficulty levels - Solving JEE advanced last year question papers can increase patience and perseverance of the students, as they get accustomed with each and every level of the difficulties. 

Relief from Examination Anxiety

Solving IIT JEE advanced pyq gives exam-like feeling to the students, which helps in reducing the anxiety before the exam.

Simulate Real Exam Environment 

Always try to keep your mobile/laptop/tablet off, maintain noise-free real-exam type conditions so that focus should only be on solving the JEE advanced previous year question paper. Any sort of distraction will break the concentration of the student.

 One Paper Per Sitting 

 As the exam is going to be lengthy, it is always advised to do the entire JEE advance pyq paper in one go. It will not only give real exam conditions, but also test the grit and guts of the students.

Time Management 

The students should always set a time limit for solving the JEE advanced pyq paper as it will improve their time management. 

No Help From Outside 

 If a student really wants to assess his/her preparation while solving the JEE advanced last year paper, he/she should never take any external help from anyone. Not even from the textbooks, notes or online materials. This will give him/her the exact assessment of current knowledge, and the areas which need improvement. 

Match Solution

Once a student is done with the paper, he/she should compare the solution with the JEE advanced pyq paper solution which is present on the e-saral website/app. Maybe the provided solution is more optimized and time-efficient. 

 Analyze Your Mistakes

After matching the solutions, a student should always carefully analyze the mistakes and identify the topics/concepts where he/she is struggling. This is one of the major advantages of the question paper of jee advanced with the solutions on E-saral. 

Analysis of Time Taken 

A JEE aspirant should always analyze time taken to solve the questions and sections from the JEE advanced previous year paper. It will aid him/her with better time management.

Solve Multiple Papers From Different Years 

One thing students should always keep in mind to increase their chances of selection in the JEE is to try to complete/solve as many papers as possible from different years. 

Revision Along With Practice

 While practicing the JEE advance pyq, it is extremely important that a student should also revise his/her concepts from time to time. Completely relying only on the advanced JEE previous year papers is not going to do any good. So, one should always revise the important topics and questions from a wide variety of textbooks, and online resources.

Overall, one can easily understand that having the JEE advance pyq paper along with the solutions in one place is going to be immensely helpful in the preparation of the examination, as it can facilitate the students in effective practice, identifying areas of improvement, getting accustomed to the exam pattern and boosting confidence.


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