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JEE Main 2019: Check OMR Sheet and Official Answer Keys

Updated On - November 13th 2018 by ANUPAMA SINGH

The National Testing Agency or NTA will release the official answer keys of JEE Main from 2019 onwards. CBSE will no longer hold or publish JEE Main Answer Keys for Paper 1 and Paper 2. The examinations will be conducted twice a year in online (computer-based) mode. The answers for each paper and sessions will be published separately at 

Latest – JEE Main 2019 official schedule (dates, timings and shift) for January session released! Check Now

  • JEE Main January 2019 session: Registration from –  September 1 to 30 || Exam Dates – Jan. 6 to 20 (Register Now)
  • JEE Main April 2019 session: Registration from –  February 2019 || Exam Dates – Apr. 7 to 21

CheckJEE Main 2019 Exam Pattern

The following article gives the information related to previous year JEE Main (2018) answer keys, the procedure to tally the answers with steps to challenge the same. Stay Tuned to know more about Mains 2019 answer keys!

JEE Main Answer Key 2018: CBSE has released image responses & answer keys of offline exam and answer keys of CBT at The last date to check JEE Main 2018 answer key is April 27. Candidates who have appeared for JEE Main can download the question papers and answer keys from here. 

Candidates who are not satisfied with the captured response may challenge the official answer keys along with the proof. INR 1000 per question fee is charged for challenging the answer keys. The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges will be final. 

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JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key Paper 1

Official Question PapersQuestion PaperOfficial Answer Key
Code AClick HereClick Here
Code BClick HereClick Here
Code CClick HereClick Here
Code DClick HereClick Here

JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key Paper 2

Official Question PapersOfficial Answer Key
Set RClick Here
Set SClick Here
Set TClick Here
Set UClick Here

JEE Main Official Answer Key for Computer Based Question Paper

Official Question PapersOfficial Answer Key
15/04/2018 (Morning Session)Click Here
15/04/2018 (Evening Session)Click Here
16/04/2018 (Morning Session)Click Here

JEE Main Answer Key 2018 (April 8) by Coaching Centres

Various coaching institutes like Allen Kota, Career Point, Aakash, etc also release the answer keys soon after JEE Main 2018 is over. This way, candidates can calculate their probable JEE Main Score. Check the answer keys released by coaching centers:

Name of Coaching Institute Code ACode BCode CCode D
Aakash InstituteClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
FIITJEEClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
ResonanceClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
Allen KotaClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
Rao IIT AcademyClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
Motion IIT-JEEClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
PlancessClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
Career PointClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
IITians PACE AcademyClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
Sri ChaitnayaClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here
NarayanaClick HereClick HereClick HereClick Here

How to Tally Answers in JEE Main OMR Sheet?

  • Once candidates have viewed the answer key and OMR sheet/recorded response, they can tally their answers with the ones given in the answer key.
  • Candidate will be awarded 4 marks for every correct answer.
  • Every wrong answer will be negatively marked i.e. ¼ of the marks allotted to that particular question will be deducted.
  • If a candidate didn’t attempt a question, that question will not be evaluated and the candidate will secure zero marks for that particular question.
  • Based on this marking scheme, candidates can calculate and get a rough estimate of the total marks they will be securing in JEE Main.
  • Based on the calculated marks and previous year JEE Main Cutoff, candidates can assess if they will be placed in the rank list of students who will be appearing for JEE Advanced.

Challenging JEE Main Answer Key/Recorded Response

  • In case candidates feel that the answer(s) marked by them in OMR answer sheet are correct and the answer(s) given in answer key is/ are incorrect, they can challenge the particular answer.
  • For that, fill the online application form available on the official website.
  • After filling the application form, pay an amount of INR 1000 per answer.
  • The payment has to be made online, using Debit/Credit Card/ Net banking.
  • If the challenge is accepted by the board, the amount of money paid for the question will be refunded to the account from which the payment was made, else the amount will be kept by the Board.
  • The decision of the Board will be final and no further communication will be entertained.

Steps for Challenging JEE Main Answer Key

  • Log in with Application Number and Date of Birth
  • At Candidates’ Login Screen, select- “Challenge Answer Key” or ”Challenge Recorded Response”

JEE Main Answer Key

  • For Recorded Response, select Question Number, Recorded Answer and Claimed Answer. Then, add to claims list.

JEE Main Answer Key

  • For Answer Key, enter book number, question number, answer and claimed answer. Then, add to the claims list.

JEE Main Answer Key

  • Make the payment by Debit/Credit/Net banking. 

JEE Main 2018 OMR and Calculation Sheet

  • In a welcome move, CBSE decided to provide the photocopy of the OMR sheet and calculation sheet of candidates who appear in JEE Main since 2017.
  • Candidates having doubts about their JEE Main 2018 Result can apply for photocopy of their OMR sheets and calculation sheet and tally with the official answer key.
  • The last date to apply for photocopy will be declared with the release of answer key.
  • Any request after the last date will not be entertained by the board.
  • Candidates who wish to apply for the photocopy of OMR sheet and calculation sheet must also pay a fee of INR 500 along with the application.
  • The fees should be submitted in the form of a Demand Draft (DD).
  • The DD should be drawn in favor of Secretary, CBSE, payable at New Delhi.
  • The draft could be obtained from any branch of a scheduled bank in India.

JEE Main OMR Sheet and Answer Key 2017

  • Approximately 12 Lakh students participated in JEE Main 2017.
  • Students who appeared for JEE Main 2017 cited that Maths was tough, physics was moderate and Chemistry was easy. CheckJEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis

JEE Main 2017 Question Papers and Official Answer Keys

JEE Main 2017 papersQuestion PaperAnswer Key
JEE Main April 2 (Set A)Click HereClick Here
JEE Main April 2 (Set B)Click HereClick Here
JEE Main April 2 (Set C)Click HereClick Here
JEE Main April 2 (Set D)Click HereClick Here
JEE Main April 8Click HereClick Here
JEE Main April 9Click HereClick Here

Unofficial JEE Main Answer Keys by JEE Main Coaching Institutes

DateInstitute NameQuestion Paper with SolutionsAnswer Key
April 8, 2017Motion AcademyClick HereClick Here
April 9, 2017ResonanceClick HereClick Here

JEE Main Question Paper, Answer Key and Solutions – April 2, 2017

JEE Main 2017 Paper 1 and Paper 2 conducted on April 2 was held in offline mode. In the following table, JEE Main 2017 Papers along with their Answer Keys and Solutions are linked. Download the required set from the table given below:

JEE Main 2017 PapersQuestion PapersAnswer KeysText Solutions
JEE (Main) Code-A (English)Click hereClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-B (English)Click hereClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-C (English)Click hereClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-D (English)Click hereClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-A (Hindi)Click hereClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-B (Hindi)Available soonClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-C (Hindi)Available soonClick hereClick here
JEE (Main) Code-D (Hindi)Available soonClick hereClick here

Check Answer key for all JEE Main Paper Codes

JEE Main 2016 Question Paper, Answer Key with Text and Video Solutions

JEE Main 2016 PapersQuestion PaperAnswer KeyText SolutionsVideo Solutions
JEE Main Code – E (English)DownloadDownloadSolutionSolution
JEE Main Code – F (English)DownloadDownloadSolution
JEE Main Code – G (English)DownloadDownloadSolution
JEE Main Code – H (English)DownloadDownloadSolution
JEE Main Code – E (Hindi)DownloadDownloadSolutionSolution
JEE Main Code – F (Hindi)DownloadDownloadSolution
JEE Main Code – G (Hindi)DownloadDownloadSolution
JEE Main Code – H (Hindi)DownloadDownloadSolution

JEE Main Answer Key and OMR Sheet FAQs

Ques. Who can apply for photocopy of OMR Sheet?

Ans. Candidates who appeared in pen and paper-based or online based examination for JEE Main 2018 can apply for photocopy of their OMR Sheet and Calculation sheet. The idea behind providing photocopy of OMR sheet is to ensure transparency in the marking process.

Ques. How to apply for photocopy of JEE Main OMR Sheet?

Ans. The procedure to apply for the photocopy of JEE Main 2018 OMR sheet and calculation sheet is very simple. Below is the step by step process to obtain the Xerox of OMR sheet from CBSE:

  1. Write an application, addressed to the Executive Director (JAB).
  2. Mention your full name, JEE Main 2018 Roll Number and complete address in the application.
  3. Obtain a demand draft of 500 INR from any scheduled bank drawn in favor of Secretary, CBSE, payable at New Delhi.
  4. Write your full name and JEE Main 2018 Roll number at the back of demand draft.
  5. Submit your application along with demand draft either by speed post or by hand to the following address:

Executive Director (JAB)


H-149, Sector 63

Noida 201309

Ques. What should be kept in mind while submitting the form for photocopy?

Ans. Listed below are important point that should be kept in mind before submitting the form:

  • The application should be in the candidate’s own writing.
  • Application or request on the behalf of a candidate will not be entertained.
  • The board will not provide any photocopy of OMR sheet to any school or institution for display, commercial use or to print media.
  • Incomplete application or application missing any of the details will be rejected.

Ques. Is there any use if a candidate objects to official JEE Main 2018 Answer Keys?

Ans: Yes, the objection will be closely checked by the official authorities. In case of any discrepancy, the same will be rectified by the official authorities immediately.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College



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