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JEE Main Answer Key, Result, Cut off, JoSAA Counselling

Updated On - June 6th 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

JEE Main 2018: The schedule for JoSAA counselling has been released. The registration for first round of seat allotment will begin from June 15 at CBSE has announced the result for JEE Main Paper 2 on May 31. The result is available at Download the scorecard using Roll Number and Date of Birth. The Paper 2 Answer Keys released on May 13 at Candidates who appeared for JEE Main Paper 2 were allowed to challenge the recorded responses if these differ from the ones they had marked on the OMR sheet. Access the answer keys and recorded responses using Application Number and Password. Read More

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Earlier, the final answer keys for paper 1 released on May 1. JEE Main Result Paper 1 announced on April 30 at On April 24, CBSE released JEE Main official answer keys and recorded responses of the candidates for both offline and online exams at Login using Registration Number and Password to access the answer keys and recorded responses.  

JEE Main 2018 was scheduled for April 8 (offline), April 15 & April 16 (online). The exam consists of Objective type questions are based on class 11 and 12th science syllabus.

  • JEE Main syllabus (Paper 1) comprises topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM) of CBSE class 11 and 12.
  • JEE Main syllabus (Paper 2) consists of questions from Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing.

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As per CBSE 2.31 lakh candidates cleared the test to gain eligibility to appear for JEE Advanced. JoSAA will conduct Joint Counselling session for both JEE Main and JEE Advanced qualified candidates. 

JEE Main 2018 is conducted by CBSE for admission to B.E./B.Tech & B.Arch courses. Paper 1 of JEE Main (B.E./B.Tech) is a gateway to various IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. While JEE Main Paper 2 is held for admission to B.Arch course. Know More About JEE Main Paper 2

JEE Main is a 3-hours duration exam consisting of Objective Type and Drawing Aptitude (only for Paper 2) questions. JEE Main Cut off is prepared on the basis of the normalized score

CBSE Board uses different sets of question papers for both online and offline exams. It also ensures the same level of difficulty for each set of JEE Main question paper. This practice will be applicable for JEE Main 2018 also, as per the practice of the Board in the year 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017. 

JEE Main 2018 Result

Declaration of JEE Main Result: April 30, 2018

The result has been announced online at Enter Roll Number and Date of Birth to check JEE Main 2018 Result. Result for both the papers is declared separately. The scorecard is released on the day of result. The following details are mentioned on JEE Main 2018 Rank Card-

  • All India Rank in JEE
  • National Rank
  • Category Rank
  • Total Marks in JEE Main
  • Marks obtained in each paper
  • Qualifying Status for JEE Advanced

State-wise Qualifying Candidates 

The state-wise qualifier list of candidates will be updated once it is available. The table below shows the state-wise number of candidates who passed JEE Main 2017. The maximum candidates qualified from Maharashtra (1,66,020), while the least qualified from Chandigarh (2,506).

Andhra Pradesh80,119
Madhya Pradesh67,169
Other than Government engineering colleges, there are many private institutes that give admission based on JEE Main scores. If you have not prepared well for JEE Main or may not score better or don’t want to take a drop or take admission in Government Engineering College, then check out the following article: Top 10 Engineering Colleges Accepting JEE Main 2018 Scores

JEE Main 2018 Toppers & Scores

AIR 1 – Bhogi Suraj Krishna (Andhra Pradesh)

AIR 2 – KVR Hemant Kumar Chodipilli (Andhra Pradesh)

AIR 3 – Parth Laturia (Rajasthan)

AIR 4 – Pranav Goyal (Haryana)

AIR 5 – Gattu Mytraya (Telangana)

All of the 5 AIR toppers scored 350/360 marks and CBSE had to put tie-break criteria to determine the ranks among them.

JEE Main 2018 Cut Off

JAB (Joint Admission Board) has released JEE Main Cut Off along with the result. It is the minimum marks required by a candidate to be eligible for admission to B.Tech/B.E. and B.Arch/B.Plan programmes in various participating institutes.

JEE Main Cut off (2018) is indicated in the table provided below:

CategoryQualifying Marks
Schedule Caste29
Schedule Tribe24

JEE Main 2018 Counselling and Seat Allotment

The process for JEE Main counselling will commence from June 24, 2018 onwards. The seat allotment procedure will be based on All India Ranks and will start after the declaration of results. The verification of documents for admission will be done at the time of seat allotment process. In 2017, the counselling and seat allotment was held in 7 rounds.

There are 3 counselling processes for JEE Main 15% All India Quota seats viz.

  1. JoSAA Counselling (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) manages combined counselling and seat allotment procedure for all the IITs, IIITs, NITs and other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs).
  2. CSAB NEUT is conducted for seats reserved in AICTE approved Institutes in India that are not covered under CSAB for the North Eastern States & Union Territories (NEUT).
  3. CSAB SFTI is conducted for admission in Self-Funded Technical Institutes. 

Highlights of JEE Main Counselling

JoSAA Counselling begins from1st week of July 2018
Number of Institutes participating in JoSAA100 (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 23 GFTIs)
Total Seats offered through JoSAA36208 seats (approx.)
Number of institutes participating in CSAB SFTI17 Self-Financed Technical Institutes
Total seats in CSAB SFTI12966 seats (approx.)
Total NEUTs offering admissions213 AICTE approved institutes
Seats offered through CSAB NEUTs981 seats (approx.)

JEE Main Seat Intake

InstitutesAvailable ProgramsTotal Number of InstitutesTotal Seats IntakeGeneral OBC SC ST PwD (Gen+SC+ST+OBC)

JEE Main Rank Predictor

JEE Main Rank Predictor by is an online tool which helps in generating All India Ranks (AIR), Top Eligible Colleges and the list of other colleges based on marks obtained in JEE Main. You can anticipate the result before the actual results are out. The details need to be filled for using JEE Main Rank Predictor are:

  • Name
  • Contact Number
  • Your email ID
  • Category (AI/HS-General/OBC/SC/ST)
  • Home State
  • JEE Main 2018 Registration Number
  • Course Applied
  • Total Score (Out of 360)
  • Sectional Score (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics)
  • Preferred Location
  • Preferred Branch

JEE Main Rank Predictor, JEE Main College Predictor

JEE Main Helpline

JEE (Main) Unit Central Board of Secondary Education

Plot No. 149, Block - H,

Sector - 63, Noida - 201309

Distt- Gautam Budh Nagar (U.P.)


Helpline No.: 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526

JEE Main 2018 April 08 Answer Key

Release of Official Answer Key 2018: April 24 – 27, 2018

JEE Main Pen and Paper-based Test is conducted successfully on April 08 in two sessions. Paper I for B.E./B.Tech and Paper II for B.Arch/B.Planning was organized into two sessions across 112 cities in the country. Answer key for all the papers will be released separately for different sets of question paper. Candidates can download Answer Key from the table provided below.

JEE Main 2018 PapersQuestion PaperAnswer KeyText Solutions
JEE Main 2018 Code A (English)

Code A Question Paper

Code A Answer Key

Code A Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code B (English)

Code B Question Paper

Code B Answer Key

Code B Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code C (English)

Code C Question Paper

Code C Answer Key

Code C Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code D (English)

Code D Question Paper

Code D Answer Key

Code D Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code A (Hindi)Code A Question PaperCode A Answer Key

Code A Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code B (Hindi)Code B Question PaperCode B Answer Key

Code B Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code C (Hindi)

Code C Question Paper

Code C Answer Key

Code C Text Solutions

JEE Main 2018 Code D (Hindi)

Code D Question Paper

Code D Answer Key

Code D Text Solutions

After the release of official answer key, candidates can submit requests in case of any discrepancies. While challenging the answer key, they also have to submit the proof to prove their challenge for a particular question. Read More

JEE Main 2018 Latest Updates

  • May 30: Result for JEE Main Paper 2 announced.
  • May 10: CBSE has released the answer keys for Paper 2. 
  • May 01: The final answer keys of JEE Main Paper 1 released.
  • April 30: JEE Main result announced with the qualifying marks for JEE Advanced at 6:30. Check Here
  • April 15, 16: JEE Main (Online) exam concluded. Check Student’s Reaction 
  • April 08: JEE Main Pen and Paper-based test conducted successfully. Students at several centers asked to remove belts, socks, shoes and girls had to remove their bangles and shoes. No candidates were allowed entry without proper frisking with Metal Detectors
  • Mar 20: Candidates can make changes in the Aadhaar Card details mentioned during JEE Main registration. Edit Now
  • Mar 12: JEE Main Admit card is made available on the official website. 

JEE Main 2018 Changes

This year, the authority has introduced some changes in the national level entrance exam. JEE Main 2018 changes are elucidated below:

  • JEE Main Exam Centers have been increased from 104 to 258 including the centers abroad. Check Here.
  • This time, scanned image of the signature of father/mother/guardian is also need to be uploaded. Check Here.
  • CBSE has announced, a diabetic candidate can now take fruits, sugar tablets and drinking water bottles inside the exam center. Read More.
  • For shortlisting for JEE Advanced, 4000 more candidates will be eligible in May 2018.
  • The total number of CFTIs participating in JEE Main has increased from 20 to 23.
  • Candidates from J&K, Assam, Meghalaya states will have to provide the Passport Number, Ration Card Number, or any other valid ID’s card number, if they don’t have Aadhaar Card. Read More.
  • The introduction of Slot Booking will allow candidates to book a slot for the online exam. Read More.
  • Candidates appearing from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli will have an additional choice of language, Gujarati besides English and Hindi.

Highlights of JEE Main 2018

JEE Main 2018 Conducting BodyCentral Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
JEE Main 2018 Official 
Exam PeriodicityYearly
Exam LevelAll India Level
Exam TypeUnder-Graduate
Number of Papers2 (Paper 1 for B.E./B.Tech and Paper 2 for B.Arch.)
Candidates Expected to Appear in JEE Main 2018Over 13,00,000
Qualifying Rate in JEE Main72%
JEE Main Helpdesk


JEE Main 2018 Dates

Declaration of Result: April 30, 2018 

JEE Main 2018 exam dates have been announced by CBSE along with the release of official notification. Aspirants can check the schedule for JEE Main 2018 in the table provided below:

Issue of JEE Main 2018 Admit CardMarch 12, 2018 
JEE Main 2018 Offline Exam Date (Paper 1 and Paper 2)April 8, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Online Exam Date (Paper 1)April 15 & 16, 2018
Release of JEE Main 2018 Answer Key and OMR SheetApril 24 – April 27, 2018
JEE Main 2018 Result Date

April 30, 2018 (Paper 1)

May 30, 2018 (Paper 2)

Announcement of Top 2,24,000 candidates May 31, 2018
Declaration of JEE Main All India RanksApril 30, 2018

JEE Main Admit Card

Release of JEE Main Admit Card: March 12

The admit card has released online at To download JEE Main Admit Card, enter Application Number and Password. The exam was conducted in 258 cities across India and 10 international cities.

JEE Main exam center has to be chosen at the time of registration. Following documents have to be carried along with the admit card at the exam center:

  • Copy of Passing Certificate of class 12 or equivalent examination of year 2016 or 2015 if not opted for improvement
  • Copy of improvement exam admit card if opted for an improvement exam
  • Copy of Admit card for class 12th examination if appearing for class 12th examination

CBSE to Set-up Metal Detectors at Exam Centers
An anti-cheating move by CBSE: JEE Main aspirants will have to pass through metal detectors before entering the exam hall, a top official of CBSE reported on Sunday (March 25, 2018). This move of scanning the students is introduced because, in the past, electronic devices such as bluetooth-enabled devices have been used by some of the candidates to cheat in the exam. CBSE is trying to stop all such practices and hence come up with this step.

The first exam on JEE Main 2018 was scheduled for April 8. Around 1.3 million students take this exam every year. For entry to the exam center, students had to produce their Aadhaar Card, Passport or any other photo-identity card along with their admit cards.

Download Previous Year Question Paper/Sample Papers

Download JEE Main Sample Papers

JEE Main 2018 Mock Test

Release of JEE Main Mock Test: December 13, 2017

CBSE has released JEE Main mock test 2018 at its official website. This test should not be taken as a sample paper for the exam. It is provided for the test takers to understand the type of pattern of the online exam. The test can be accessed from the official website of JEE Main and it doesn’t need any login detail. Read the general instructions before attempting the mock test. Read More

JEE Main Paper Analysis (2018)

There was a mixed reaction of students on the level of difficulty of the exam. Some said, the difficulty level was average and some said, they struggled to complete the paper. JEE Main Paper Analysis 2018 (Paper 1) in brief is provided here:

  • Students found Physics as the toughest section in JEE Main 2018. 
  • Mathematics section was quite tough as compared to last year. And it was lengthy too.
  • Chemistry was easy than Physics and Mathematics. But a few questions were tricky like Kjeldahl method and Frenkal defect.  

Check Here Complete JEE Main Paper Analysis

JEE Main 2018 Eligibility

CBSE defines the eligibility criteria for JEE Mains 2018. It varies as per the program opted. It is mentioned below:

CriteriaEligibility for Appearing in JEE MainRelaxation (for reserved categories)
Age limitMust have been born on or after Oct 1, 19935 Years relaxation for SC, ST and PWD
Minimum qualifying marks (for admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs and CFTIs) 75% marks in aggregate65% marks in aggregate
Year of passing class 12Passing after 2015 or appearing in 2018-
Total number of attempts3-
  • Only candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided Scribe/Reader on the request of the candidate. Read More
  • Those who are applying for B.E./B.Tech must have Physics and Mathematics along with one of these subjects Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology.
  • The candidates who have applied for B.Arch./B.Planning must have studied Mathematics.
  • There is no pass percentage prescribed by CBSE to write JEE Main.
  • While JEE Advanced can be attempted twice in consecutive years.

JEE Main 2018 Reservation

CBSE will follow the Reservation Rules laid by GOI for admission process through JEE Main. Candidates will be assigned All India Ranks (AIR) as per their respective categorical reservation policy.

The following categories will be considered in JEE Main along with percentage of reservation-

CategoryReservation (in %)
Scheduled Castes (SC)15
Scheduled Tribes (ST)7.5
Persons with Disability (PwD)3

JEE Main Application Form 2018

Availability of JEE Main Application Form: December 1, 2017 – January 2, 2018

JEE Main Registration was carried out on The last date to pay the application fee and taking print out of acknowledgement page was January 2, 2018. The application process contains 7 steps to complete the JEE Main Application Form. They are:

  1. Registration through Aadhaar Number
  2. Fill Online Application Form
  3. Verification of Mobile Number and Email ID
  4. Uploading of Images
  5. Fee Payment
  6. Slot Booking (only for Computer Based Test)
  7. Printing of Acknowledgement Page

Check Here How to Fill JEE Main Application Form?

JEE Main Slot Booking

For JEE Main 2018 Registration, CBSE has introduced a new feature of slot booking. This feature allows a candidate to choose the date and time for the exam. However, this feature is only accessible for candidates opting JEE Main in online mode. 

JEE Main Slot Booking will work on first come first serve basis and it is not mandatory to book a slot. Check Conditions and Procedure for JEE Main Slot Booking.

A proposal is going around and it might be possible that NTA (National Testing Agency) will organize JEE Main from next year and ensures that the test “will be online, duly scrutinized and standardized”. Read More.

JEE Main Statistics

For JEE Main 2018, around 11.5 lakh candidates have registered. Out of which, 2.25 lakh have opted for Online mode examination while 9.25 lakh candidates will take JEE Main in offline mode. As compared to last year, the numbers show an overall dip in registrations but rise in test takers for computer-based examination.

JEE Main Form Correction

Dates for JEE Main Form Correction: January 9 – 22, 2018

CBSE also provides JEE Main Form Correction for making changes in the online form. Applicants can check their form status later by logging into their portal. Also, the link for image correction in JEE Main application form is activated at the official website.

Candidates who have been sent a message or email by JEE Main Exam Authority can only remove discrepancy in uploaded images. Read More.

JEE Main Photo Size

ImageFile sizeDimensionsFile Format
Photograph (with name and date of taking photo)4 kb to 40 kb3.5 cm x 4.5 cm JPEG/JPG
Signature of Candidate1 kb to 30 kb3.5 cm x 1.5 cm JPEG/JPG
Signature of Father/ Mother/ Guardian1 kb to 30 kb3.5 cm x 1.5 cmJPEG/JPG

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Highlights of the paper pattern of JEE Main is as follows:

  • Types of Questions: Questions in JEE Main will be of Multiple Choice Questions. For Paper 2, drawing questions will be subjective.
  • Medium of Exam: The exam will be held in Hindi and English.
  • Candidates appearing from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can also choose Gujarati language as the medium of JEE Main paper.
  • Course: Paper 1 is for the candidates appearing for B.E/B.Tech and Paper 2 for B.Planning/B.Arch aspirants.

The other details related to JEE Main Exam Pattern and marking scheme is mentioned below:

SpecificationsJEE Main Exam Pattern for Paper 1JEE Main Exam Pattern for Paper 2
Mode of ExamOnline and OfflineOffline
Total Questions9082
SectionsPhysics, Chemistry & MathematicsAptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing Test
Questions in Each Section3050 - Aptitude test | 30 - Mathematics | 2 – Drawing Test
Duration3 hours3 hours
Total Marks 360390
Marking Scheme+4 for correct answer | -1 for incorrect answer+4 for correct answer | -1 for incorrect answer
Note: The drawing questions will be carrying 70 marks.  Check Detailed JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

Is it better to take a drop for JEE Main Preparation?

It becomes a big dilemma for students to decide whether to take admission in the first attempt or give the next try by taking a drop. Even for many of the students, it is quite difficult to bridge the gap between board exams and preparation for JEE Main. Read: Pros and cons of taking a drop? 

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 comprises of PCM of class 12 of CBSE board. While for Paper 2, the questions will be based on Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. Check HereBest Books for JEE Main

Here are some of the important topics in JEE Main for both the papers:

SubjectImportant Topics
PhysicsUnits and Measurement, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Rotational Motion, Gravitation, Properties of Solids and Liquids, Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory of Gases
ChemistrySome Basic Concepts in Chemistry, States of Matter, Solid State, Liquid State: Properties of liquids, Gaseous State, Atomic Structure, Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure, Covalent Bonding, Molecular Orbital, Chemical Thermodynamics, First law of thermodynamics, Solutions, Equilibrium, Equilibrium involving chemical processes, Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
MathematicsSets, Relations and Functions, Complex Numbers, Quadratic Equations, Matrices and Determinants, Mathematical Induction, Sequences and Series, Permutations and Combinations, Limits, Continuity and Differentiability,, Applications of Binomial Theorem, Integral Calculus, Differential Equation, Vector Algebra, Trigonometry, Co-ordinate Geometry, Three Dimensional Geometry, Probability, Statistics, and Mathematical Reasoning.
Aptitude TestAwareness of places, persons, buildings and materials, Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment, Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings, Visualising different sides of 3D objects, Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), Analytical Reasoning, Three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, colour texture, building forms and elements, contrast and harmony.
Drawing TestDrawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, Elevations and 3 D views of objects Rotation, Development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms, Sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, riverfronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.

Check JEE Main Syllabus with Weightage


Ques.I am preparing for NATA 2018 as well as JEE Main 2018 for B. Arch. What is the difference between in both the syllabi and the preparations?

Ans. The exam pattern for NATA as well as JEE Main Paper II for B. Arch. is fairly similar which is a great news for all the aspirants. There are 3 sections in JEE Main Paper II – Aptitude Test, Mathematics and Drawing Test. There will be 50 questions in the Aptitude section, 30 questions in the Mathematics section and 2 questions for the Drawing section based on Memory and 2D design.

Ques. Can I edit my category in JEE Main Application Form?

Ans. Yes, you can edit your category in the form during Form Correction. The window for JEE Main application form correction will open in January 2018. Login with Application Number and Password to access the form correction.

QuesI have made a mistake in uploading photo in the application form. How can I edit it?

Ans. In case you have made any mistake while uploading the photograph in the application form, it can be edited during JEE Main Form Correction process which will become functional in January 2018.

Ques.I have done all steps for the JEE Main application and at last, they showed a message that my examination center (Ernakulam) is full. What is the solution for this? Whether I can write the exam or not? What will be my exam center then?

Ans.  In case the opted Exam Center is full, then you have to select another nearby exam center to give the JEE Main exam. The final decision regarding the allotment of exam centers is taken by CBSE.

Ques. Sir, I am from J&K and I passed class 12th last year with 72%. Am I eligible for JEE Mains and can I get admission in NIT?

Ans. Yes, you are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2018 (minimum 50% marks in PCM). To get admission in NIT, a candidate must secure at least 75% marks in 10+2 Exam (65% for SC/ST category) or be in the top 20 percentiles in the 10+2 exam conducted by respective boards.

Ques. Is it possible to change the exam mode?

Ans. Yes, you can change the exam mode but only from pen & paper examination to computer based examination. The vice-versa is not possible.

Ques.I have submitted more than one form. Will my application be rejected?

Ans.No, the authority will merge both of your applications and on this behalf, they will issue an admit card to you. However, in this case candidates need to send an email to providing both the application number and mentioning the application number, they want to consider.

Ques. My transaction failed while paying the application fee. What can be done?

Ans. If you come across this situation then you need to pay the fees again. In case you balance is deducted due to any technical failure then the same would be refunded to your account within 7 to 10 days. If you have made the payment through e-challan then you should quickly contact the concerned bank/branch.

Ques. How can Assam, J&K and Meghalaya candidates apply, having no aadhaar card?

Ans.Candidates who have passed/appearing the class 12th examination from Assam, J&K and Meghalaya states have to enter passport number, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. Identity number. Such candidates have to select the exam city centre in these states only.

Ques. Can candidates with a Diploma apply for JEE Main?

Ans.Yes, diploma candidates can apply for JEE Main 2018 but only to fulfill the eligibility for JEE Advanced 2018. Diploma holders will not be eligible for admission to NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main channel.

Ques. I am from Nepal. Can I apply for JEE main?

Ans.Yes you can apply for JEE Main. You have to fulfil the education qualifications. And select the Nepal Board during filling application form. For more information check Application Process

Ques. What is the importance of Organic Chemistry in JEE Main?

Ans.Organic Chemistry has weightage of at least 30-35% of chemistry part in JEE Main. Important topics of organic chemistry are general organic chemistry, alcohol, phenols and ether, aldehydes and ketones.

Ques. I am from Assam and I don't have aadhaar number and passport. Which number should I enter as my identification number?

Ans.If you don't have aadhaar number and passport number then you can enter any one of the followings, ration card number, bank account number or any other valid Govt. identity number.

Ques. Can you suggest the top JEE Main coaching institutes in Delhi?

Ans.You can join any one of these institutes in Delhi- Narayna, Vidya Mandir Classes, Resonance, Aakash, Pi Education, FIIT JEE etc. These will provide you expert guidance.

Ques. This is my third attempt of JEE Main. Can I apply next year too?

Ans.There are a maximum of 3 attempts for JEE Main. Hence, you are ineligible to appear in the next attempt.

Ques. How many institutes are participating in JoSSA Counselling this year?

Ans.There a total of 97 institutes (23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 GFTIs) that are participating in JoSSA Counselling 2018.

Ques. I have filled the application form under SC quota and I belong to defence services category as well, how will I be allotted a seat at NIT?

Ans.the seat allocation will be based on SC quota firstly, following which DS category conditions will be applicable. However, you will have to qualify the cut off set for SC quota in the cut off list.

Ques. What is the State of Eligibility for the Improvement Candidates/Institution Abroad/NIOS?

Ans. If a candidate has passed Class 12 or the equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, their state code of eligibility will be from where they have originally passed Class 12 or the equivalent qualifying examination. Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, their State of Eligibility will be determined based on their permanent address in India as provided in the Passport. Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study Centre is located. The State of Eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal /Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.

Ques. I will clear my Diploma in Mechanical Engineering in 2018. Can I apply for JEE Main 2018?

Ans.Yes, to appear in JEE Advanced, a diploma holder can apply in JEE Main 2018 but their ranks and scores for JEE Main will not be declared as diploma holders cannot apply for admission in NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main.

Ques. What is the admission procedure for admission in BArch course in an IIT through JEE Main 2018?

Ans.Candidates appeared in JEE Main Paper 2 are eligible for admission to B. Arch. Course only in NITs/SPAs other CFTIs (where B.Arch. course is available). For taking admission to to B.Arch. in IIT’s, there is a separate procedure for which they should see the respective websites of IITs.

Ques. I forgot to upload the photograph with name and date of taking photograph in JEE Main Application Form. Will my form be rejected?

Ans.No. JEE Main Application Form will not be rejected for uploading the photograph without the name and date of photograph is taken. Even no correction is required. In such case, you will be issued admit card for appearing in the exam.

Ques. How much percentage of marks are required to be eligible for JEE Main 2018?

Ans.There is no special criteria of minimum percentage defined for appearing in JEE Main 2018. But for taking admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs and CFTIs through JoSAA Counselling, a candidate must secure a minimum percentage of 75 or be in top 20 percentile in class 12. For SC/ST, the qualifying marks is 65%.

Ques. I am from West Bengal. What are the other engineering entrance exams that I can appear apart from JEE Main 2018?

Ans.Apart from JEE Main, you can appear for BITSAT, COMEDK UGET, VITEEE, MU OET, SRMJEEE, UPSEE, AEEE and WBJEE.

Ques. Is there any difference between JEE Main Syllabus and JEE Main Advanced Syllabus?

Ans.There is only a slight difference in the syllabi of both the exams. Thermal Physics in Physics and Electrochemistry- Equivalent Conductivity, Nuclear Chemistry in Chemistry is included JEE Advanced Syllabus. There are certain topics that are covered in JEE Mains but not in JEE Advanced. They are: Sets, Relations and Functions, Statistics and Probability, Trigonometry, Mathematical Reasoning, Biomolecules, Chemistry in Everyday Life, Electronic Devices, Electromagnetic Waves, Communication Systems. 

Ques. Do I need to apply to the participating colleges at the time of JEE Main Registration?

Ans. No. There is no provision of applying for colleges during JEE Main Registration. After the declaration of JEE Main Result, candidates must register for JoSAA and CSAB for the counselling.

Ques. Which book can I prefer for JEE Main Paper 2?

Ans. Following books can be preferred for preparing for JEE Main Paper 2: A Complete Self Study Guide for B.Arch 2018 Entrance Examination (English) by P.K Mishra, Arihant Publications Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning Book by R.S. Aggarwal Architecture Entrance Book by P.K. Mishra. B. Arch/ B. Planning Aptitude Test for J.E.E. (Main) - SC Garg Steps to Architecture: B. Arch (NATA/JEE) Main Exam Guide Paperback- 2017 by Nimish Madan NATA & B. ARCH Complete Self Study Material: Entrance Examination -2017 by Ar. Shadan Usmani.

Ques. What are HSC Vocational Courses?

Ans.Different states have different HSC vocational courses. You need to verify them from your respective state.

Ques. Is my thumb impression necessary while filling JEE Main Application Form?

Ans.No, uploading a scanned copy of your thumb impression is not essential during JEE Main Registration.

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Naga Sai Gundikayala

My jee mains marks is 51. I belong to gen-pwd category . Gen-pwd rank is 484. My inter board marks is 55% . Is their any chance to get admission in any NITs

09 Jun, 2018 00:20
Akansha Expert

Hi Sai, You will get the admission through the Jee Mains Entrance test please check this link for Cut off for NITs.

10 Jun, 2018 13:41
Keshar Singh

I Attempt IITJEE Main Paper 2 (For B.Arch) My CRL rank 89364 . My total marks are 109 only. Am I able to Join B.Arch course course or Disqualify.

03 Jun, 2018 00:20
Garima Bansal

Hi Keshar, You can check cutoff through this link:- Cutoff through which you can get idea whether you qualify or disqualify the exam

12 Jun, 2018 14:46
Kuldeep Singh

I have scored 32 in jee mains from sc cota and my class 12th result is not declared yet bt i want to apply for navy tech please suggest me some ways....

11 May, 2018 15:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Kuldeep, You are not Eligible for the Exam, Just because they required as candidates who are 12th cleared. So, Please wait for the result, And Best of luck to you.

11 May, 2018 18:00
Shibani Das

I scored 73 in jee mains 2018 and my CRL rank is 117453.Can I get IIIT Bhubaneswar through home state quota and i also have GC reservation.

10 May, 2018 22:19
Monu kumar

I have score 90 in jee main and am interested in cs branch plz suggest me

10 May, 2018 20:22
Garima Bansal

Hi Monu, You can check by this link:- Rank predictor to check which college you will get according to your rank

22 Jun, 2018 12:40
Manoj Kumar

Sir my air is 124367 and obc rank is 36560 in jee mains 2018 and this is my last chance . Sir plz tell me can i get any good government college any branch plzz reply sir.

07 May, 2018 21:18
Garima Bansal

Hi Manoj, To check which college you will get according to your rank YOU MAY CHECK THIS LINK:- Rank predictor

20 Jun, 2018 17:03
Md Khalid Hussain

Sir i got 45 in jee main paper 1 (obc) can i get addmission in nit or other government college for chemical engineering.

07 May, 2018 13:29
Garima Bansal

Hi Hussain, Check this link:- Rank Predictor to get idea in which college you will get admission according to your rank

20 Jun, 2018 15:53
kishor khare

Sir mera crl rank 444226 h or me sc category ka hun kya mujhe koi government college mil sakta h

07 May, 2018 13:04
Garima Bansal

Hi Kishor, To check in which college you will get admission according to your rank you may click on this link:- Rank predictor

20 Jun, 2018 15:46
Subhasis Sen

My son rank is 234534 in jee main 2018. Can he get any chance in any good private colleges.

06 May, 2018 13:38
Garima Bansal

Hi Subhasis, You can visit this link: Rank Predictor to know which private college you will get

20 Jun, 2018 13:22
Govind Rathore

i got 112 marks in JEE Mains 2018 can i get admission in MNIT jaipur . i belongs from rajsthan.

06 May, 2018 11:05
Garima Bansal

Hi Govind, To check which college you will get according to your rank you may check this link:- Rank predictor

20 Jun, 2018 13:16
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