JEE Main cut off 2018 for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam

JEE Main cut off 2018

JEE Main cut off 2018 for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam is the minimum score required for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018. This score, for each category, was announced along with the JEE Main results. Candidates in respective categories should score at least the cutoff marks in order to qualify to appear for the JEE Advanced 2018 Exam. Note, the JEE Advanced 2018 Exam determines one’s eligibility for admission to various Under Graduate programs at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

JEE Main cut off 2018 for appearing in JEE Advanced is published along with the results. Candidates can find it in the JEE main score / rank card. However, this is different from the cut off ranks specified by different Engineering colleges. That refers to the opening and closing rank specified for admission to different colleges. This includes Undergraduate Engineering Programs at NITs, IIITs, and other Central and state Funded Technical Institutions. Also, the States of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Uttrakhand, Nagaland and certain other institutions have joined JEE (Main) system. Again, the opening and closing rank for admission to these institutions will be determined by the respective authorities.

JEE Main Cut off 2018

JEE Main Cut off 2018 was published with the paper-1 results on 30 April 2018. When analyzing previous years’ data, these scores are getting lower.

JEE Main cut off 2018
OBC- NCL- 45
SC- 29
ST- 24

When we analyze the trend, the cut off score  for 2017 is lower than that of 2016 and 2015. Likewise, many candidates were expecting that this year’s JEE Main scores to be slightly lower than 2017. Candidates can check the cut off marks for previous years below:

JEE Main cut off 2017

General-      81
OBC- NCL- 49
SC-                 32
ST-                 27

JEE Main cut off 2016

General-      100
OBC- NCL- 70
SC-                 52
ST-                 48

JEE Main cut off 2015

General-      105
OBC- NCL- 70
SC-                 50
ST-                 44

The cut off marks for JEE Main for General category, for the year 2014 and 2013, were 115 and 113 respectively.

JEE Main cut off 2017 eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2017

Details about JEE Main cut off 2017, including the number of candidates declared eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2017 are given below:

Category                                           Cut off         Number of candidates
General/ Common rank list     81                   109585
OBC- NCL                                        49                  60299
SC                                                        32                   33333
ST                                                        27                   16096
PwD                                                    1                      2114
Total                                                                          221427

JEE Main Cut Off- Determining Factors

JEE Main cut off 2018 for appearing in JEE Advanced could be lower or higher than previous year’s. This will depend on several factors, including:

* Number of candidates appearing for the JEE main 2018 exam
* Number of available seats in different colleges
* Difficulty level of the exam
* JEE Main cut off trends from previous years
* Candidates’ performance in the exam

Similar factors affect the opening and closing rank for admission to different Engineering institutes. This affects admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programs at IIITs, NITs, other State and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.

How to download the JEE Main Cut off 2018?

JEE Main Cut off 2018 will be available along with the JEE Main paper-1 results on 30 April 2018. This is the minimum marks needed for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018. To check this score, candidates should follow the steps to download the JEE Rank card. Check below to see the steps to check the JEE Main cutoff 2018:

* First, go to the official JEE Main website,
* Next, click on the link for JEE Main 2018 Rank Card
* Now, enter required information
* Then, submit it.
Save & download the Rank card.
* Also, take a printout for future reference
* Now, check the JEE Main Cut off 2018 in the Rank card

Remember, JEE Main cut off for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018 will be declared by CBSE along with the results. However, candidates should refer to the opening and closing ranks decided by the respective institutions to check the cut off rank for admissions.

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