JEE Main Result 2020, Scorecard, Percentile, Rank and Cutoff

Updated On - September 19th 2019 by AANCHAL THAKUR

NTA has released JEE Main 2020 examination schedule. Result for B.E./ B. Tech, B. Arch and B. Planning papers for January Session will be released on January 31, 2020 in the form of a scorecard on the official website i.e.   

  • Top 2,50,000 test takers of JEE Main will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020.
  • This number has been increased by 10,000 as last year top 2,40,000 JEE Main test takers were eligible to appear for JEE Advanved.
  • Candidates can check their result by entering their application number, date of birth, and security pin.
  • No scorecard/rank card will be sent to the candidates via post. Scorecard will be available in online mode only and can be downloaded by the candidates. 
JEE Main Counselling CSAB NEUT CounsellingCSAB SFTI Counselling

The important dates regarding JEE Main 2020 Result are as follows:

JEE Main January Examination date (January Session)January 6- January 11, 2020
Result declarationJanuary 31, 2020
JEE Main April Examination date (April Session)April 3- April 9, 2020
Result declarationApril 30, 2020

Read on to know more about the result declaration dates, process, scorecards, rank calculation formula, and FAQs.

Highlights of JEE Main 2020 Result

  • After the result declaration, the data will be handed over to CSAB/ JoSSA or the concerned State government/ institute for Seat allocation and admission procedure. 
  • JEE Main Result also shows whether the candidate is qualified for JEE Advanced or not, subject to meeting other eligibility criteria.
  • Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB)/Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) to NITs/ IIITs/ CFTIs/ SFIs/ Others.
  • The All India Rank shall be compiled and declared after conduct of April JEE Main 2020 Examination.
  • Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will hold JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment for JEE Main and JEE Advanced candidates after the declaration of JEE Main Result 2020.
  • Class 12 marks are not considered for calculating normalized scores, as decided by NTA.
  • The Admission for DASA will be done on the basis of Rank obtained in JEE(Main) from the Academic Session 2021-22. The merit list for Admission under DASA category will be prepared by NTA separately.
  • For candidates to qualify for admission to IITs/ NITs/IIITs or GFTIs, should score a minimum 75% marks (65% for SC/ ST) in class 12th or be in top 20 percentile in class 12th exam.
  • Participating institutes that do not use the Centralized Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE Main 2020 and other criteria as decided by them.

JEE Main 2020 Result of B.E/ B. Tech (January Session)

  • Since JEE Main 2020 B. E./ B. Tech paper will be conducted in multiple shifts, the raw marks obtained by all the candidates who appeared will be converted into NTA score.
  • The result will be declared on January 31, 2020.
  • The result shall comprise of the four NTA scores for each of the three subjects (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry) and the total in B.E./B.Tech of January JEE Main 2020.

JEE Main 2020 Result of B. Arch and B. Planning (January Session)

  • Since JEE Main 2020 B. Arch and B. Planning paper will be conducted in multiple shifts, the raw marks obtained by all the candidates who appeared will be converted into NTA score.
  • The result will be declared on January 31, 2020.
  • The result shall comprise of four NTA scores for each of the three parts (Mathematics, Aptitude Test, Drawing Test or Planning Based Test) and total in B.Arch and B.Planning of January JEE Main 2020.

How to Check JEE Main 2020 Result?

Steps to check the result of JEE Main 2020nand downloading the scorecard are as follows:

Step 1: Visit the official website of JEE Main i.e.

JEE Main Result

Step 2: Search for JEE Main 2020 Result and click on it. 

Step 3: Enter Application Number and Date of Birth along with the security pin. 

JEE Main Result

Step 4: Submit the details to check JEE Main Result 2020. 

Step 5: Save and download JEE Main result and scorecard for future correspondence.

JEE Main scorecard contains candidate’s personal details like roll no., name, date of birth, father’s name, category and state code of eligibility. Apart from this, the individual marks in each subject with total marks in JEE Main 2020 paper was mentioned in JEE Main Result page. The cut-off scores for JEE Advanced eligibility will also be shown as per the category.

Sample of JEE Main Score Card/ Rank Card

JEEMainScorecard, JEEMainrankcard

  • Scorecard will not be sent via mail/ SMS/ post, it will be available online only through JEE Main portal. 
  • JEE Main rank card is a mandatory document for JEE Main Counselling.
  • It will carry the All India Rank, Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Category wise rank and total marks obtained.

Forgot Roll Number?

  • Roll Number is mentioned in JEE Main Admit Card
  • If the admit card is not available, download it again from / OR 2019 by using Application Number and Password. 
  • In case, the application number is not accessible then check the email that was sent on registered email while applying for JEE Main 2020 through JEE Main login.
  • If the application number and password are lost then retrieve them using Forgot Password/ Forgot Application Number at 2020 session.

Details Mentioned on JEE Main 2020 Scorecard

Candidates can note that the following details will be mentioned in their scorecards:

  • Roll number
  • Name
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Category
  • Subcategory
  • State code of eligibility
  • Nationality
  • Marks obtained in JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 (Subject-wise and total)
  • All India Rank
  • Category rank
  • Cut off score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2020
  • Instructions

JEE Main 2020 Rank Calculation

Merit list for JEE Main 2020 will be declared at the time of counselling. Class 12 marks will not be considered for rank calculation. The formula used for calculating JEE Main score is- 

JEE Main Score = 4 marks x number of correct answers - number of wrong answers x 1

The actual scores of candidates in JEE Main 2020 are used to calculate the ranks. AIR is affected directly by the scores obtained in JEE Main i.e. higher the scores, better the rank in Mains. In case, two or more candidates score equal marks, then the tie-breaking rule or inter-se-merit is applicable.

Post-release of JEE Main answer keys candidates can also predict their ranks using JEE Main Rank Predictor designed by

JEE Main 2020 Tie Breaking Criteria 

In case, candidates secure the same marks/ score in JEE Main, then tie-break criteria were applied. Check the application and guidelines of inter-se-merit for JEE Main Result 2019:

Tie-break criteria BE/B.Tech (other than IITs)

Higher Marks in Mathematics > Higher Marks in Physics > Higher Marks in Chemistry > Candidates older in Age > Same Rank

Tie-break criteria for B.Arch (other than IITs)

Higher Marks in Aptitude Test > Higher Marks in Drawing Test > Candidates older in Agec > Same Rank

In case the tie is not broken, the candidates are given the same ranks while declaring JEE Main Result 2020.

JEE Main Marks vs Percentile score

Candidates can refer to the table given below which gives JEE Main Marks vs Percentile score:

JEE Main MarksPercentile
360 to 310100 - 99.98724751
309 to 29999.985572 - 99.9740296
298 to 28899.97589128 - 99.96258028
287 to 27899.96146328 - 99.94424276
277 to 26899.94098483 - 99.91929629
267 to 25899.91836545 - 99.89081262
257 to 24899.88643768 - 99.84845946
247 to 23899.84510844 - 99.79959043
237 to 22899.79679791 - 99.73294238
227 to 21899.73005678 - 99.65475193
217 to 20899.64888765 - 99.55273201
207 to 19899.54919482 - 99.43609792
197 to 18899.4200875 - 99.28958392
187 to 17899.26473052 - 99.07781811
177 to 16899.06329703 - 98.85683701
167 to 15898.82509541 - 98.55710695
157 to 14898.53104347 - 98.20040957
147 to 13898.14939961 - 97.75686494
137 to 12897.69477799 - 97.17648701
127 to 11897.13841571 - 96.41990133
117 to 10896.35511496 - 95.49744019
107 to 9895.42678954 - 94.40128456
97 to 8894.19473145 - 92.74709113
87 to 7892.61891464 - 90.64227869
77 to 6890.42902355 - 87.34180397
67 to 5887.34180397 - 82.68016383
57 to 4881.92571907 - 75.39020758
47 to 3874.13450619 - 64.11300382
37 to 2862.88839244 - 49.28762915
27 to 1849.01228707 - 33.08815042
17 to 131.32570046 - 9.077538863

JEE Main Toppers 2019 – 100 NTA Score

Tabulated below is the list of toppers who received NTA score 100 in JEE Main Exam 2019:

Candidate NameState Code of Eligibility
Shubham SrivastavaDelhi (Check Topper Tips)
Kevin MartinKarnataka
Dhruv AroraMadhya Pradesh
Jayesh SinglaPunjab
Battepati KarthikeyaTelangana
Nishant AbhangiRajasthan
Adelly Sai KiranTelangana
Vishwanath KTelangana
Konda RenuAndhra Pradesh
Abhay Pratap Singh RathoreMadhya Pradesh
Sambit BeheraRajasthan (Check Topper Tips)
Shubhankar GambhirRajasthan
Ankit Kumar MishraMaharashtra
Himanshu Gaurav SinghUttar Pradesh
Prakhar JagwaniMadhya Pradesh
Dravya MarwahaHaryana
Naman GuptaUttar Pradesh
Gupta Kartikey ChandreshMaharashtra
Yindukuri Jayanth Phani SaiTelangana
Samiksha DasRajasthan
Bojja Chetan ReddyAndhra Pradesh (Check Topper Tips)
Gudipaty AniketJharkhand
Jitender Kumar YadavHaryana
Raj Aryan AgrawalMaharashtra

JEE Main 2020 Answer Key

NTA will release the JEE Main answer keys and images of the response of the examinations at or Given below are the steps to access JEE Main 2020 Answer Keys:

  • Visit the page “JEE Main Login” to check JEE Main 2020 Answer Keys. 
  • Candidates unsatisfied with the captured responses can challenge by filling an online application form and paying INR 1000 per question.
  • Payment can be made via credit/ debit card/BHIM UPI/Net Banking to check JEE Main answer keys.
  • Fee once paid is non-refundable, however, in case the challenge is accepted by the Board, the fee for each accepted challenge is refunded on the candidate’s concerned card.

Check Here JEE Main Answer Keys

JEE Main 2020 Counselling

NTA is responsible for conducting JEE Main 2020 Paper. After the declaration of JEE Main result, NTA sends the data to seat allocation boards. The states of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Uttrakhand, Nagaland, Odisha and some other institutions have joined JEE Main system, their admission criteria were notified by the concerned authorities. Read More

These states and institutes accept JEE Main result 2020 data for the purpose of seat allotment and counselling. JoSAA and CSAB are the responsible boards for allocation of seats. 

  • Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will hold the JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment for JEE Main and JEE Advanced candidates after the declaration of JEE Main Result 2020.
  • There is a maximum of six rounds. 
  • Candidates are called on the basis of their ranks in the JEE Main Rank List name wise. 
  • There are 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 Other-Government Funded Technical Institutes (Other-GFTIs) participating institutes accepting the result of JEE Main 2019.
  • The entire seat allocation and admission process would be managed through centralized JEE Main Counselling.

JEE Main 2020 Seat Allotment

  • Candidates are allotted seats on the basis of their merit and availability of seats. 
  • Before the actual seat allotment, mock allotment of seats will take place in two rounds.
  • This allows candidates to know the seat allotment process and this way, they will also be able to know and choose better preferences for themselves in the main rounds.

JEE Main Result – FAQs

Ques. When will JEE Main Result for the January Session be declared?

Ans. JEE Main Result Date for January Session 2020 will be declared on January 31, 2020 as per the official notification released by NTA.

Ques. Do I have to fill the application form separately for each JEE Main participating college?

Ans. No. The entire seat allocation and admission process of all the participating colleges (22 IITs, ISM, 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 20 GFTIs) would be managed through centralized JEE Main Counselling. The seat allotment process of JEE Main is conducted by JoSAA

Ques. How can I download my JEE Main scorecard?

Ans. A simple 4 step process to download the JEE Main scorecard is as follows:

  1. Open the official website:
  2. Look for the link that reads “JEE Main 2020 result”.
  3. Click on the link and provide the details of the Roll Number and Date of Birth.
  4. Click on submit button and your JEE Main 2020 score is displayed on the screen.

Ques. How is JEE Main Rank/ Merit List prepared?

Ans. JEE Main 2020 Score is used to prepare All India Rank (AIR) List and State Merit Lists on the basis of which seats were allocated to NITs, IIITs and other Central and State Government funded institutes.

Ques. Which Board conducts the counselling for SFTIs and NEUTs?

Ans. For admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs, JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) conducts the counselling. While for SFTIs and NEUTs, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) conducts the counselling.

Ques. What is Normalization of Marks in JEE Main 2020?

Ans. The normalization criteria for the examination is as follows:

  • Calculation of normalized marks is done without considering the Class XII marks.
  • Candidates with 75% marks (65% for reserved categories) in Class XII will qualify for JEE Advanced.
  • Candidates within top 20 percentile in their state board also qualify for JEE Main Counselling.
  • Normalization is calculated with the number of candidates in the group with aggregate marks less than the candidate divided by the total number of candidates and multiplied by 100.

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

Related News & Articles

June 25, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JoSAA Seat Matrix 2019 for II ..

Indian Institutes of Information Technology or III ...

June 26, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JoSAA 2019 Seat Matrix for NI ..

JoSAA released the seat matrix for joint counselin ...

June 19, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main 2019 (April 12) Answ ..

JEE Main 2019 (April 12) Answer Key will be releas ...

June 19, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main 2019 (April 10) Answ ..

JEE Main 2019 (April 10) is scheduled in two shift ...

June 19, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main Rank List

JEE Main 2018 Rank List is prepared on the basis o ...

June 19, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

Top 10 Engineering Colleges A ..

The following article will help in determining the ...

March 09, 2018JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main परीक्षा 2017 का परिण ..

The Result of JEE Main is successfully announced w ...

June 20, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main 2017 Over, “Cutoff e ..

The Cutoff is expected to be around 100 or more f ...


October 15, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

JEE Main in Gujarati

September 17, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

जेईई मेन 2020 पंजीकरण, फोटो स ..

एनटीए ने 3 सितंबर, 2019 को जेईई मेन 2020 अधिसूचना ...

September 17, 2019JEE-MAIN 2020

जेईई मेन 2020 आवेदन पत्र (उपल ..

जेईई मेन 2020 जनवरी सत्र के लिए पंजीकरण 3 सितंबर, ...




Akanksha Gupta

What if a candidate does not enter time slot for online based examination?

26 Apr, 2018 18:31
Akansha Expert

Hi Akanksha, Random data/ time slot should be allotted to the students.

26 Apr, 2018 18:38
Akanksha Gupta

When will counselling start for JEE Main 2018?

26 Apr, 2018 18:30
Akansha Expert

Hi Akanksha, Most likely in the second week of June.

26 Apr, 2018 18:43
Vivek Bansal

Can i recheck my answer sheet?

26 Apr, 2018 18:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Vivek, No, you cant recheck your anaswer sheet. But you can challenge the Answer key as well as OMR sheet

26 Apr, 2018 18:47
Vivek Bansal

Does result will show my category rank too?

26 Apr, 2018 18:27
Akansha Expert

Hi Vivek, Yes, Result will display the AIR and Category rank and Marks of all candidates.

26 Apr, 2018 18:48
Vijay Khatri

My expected JEE Main score is 150 as per the official answer key; please tell me my rank?

26 Apr, 2018 18:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Vijay, Click here to predict your ranks: JEE MAIN rank Predictor

26 Apr, 2018 18:49
Vijay Khatri

How can I challenge to the JEE Main Official Answer Key?

26 Apr, 2018 18:26
Akansha Expert

Hi Vijay, Follow the below given steps:

1: Visit the official website.

2: Login by Entering the application number and password.

3: In your computer screen four options will be displayed. (Download Admit Card, Manage Application, Answer Keys and Response Sheet).

4. Click on the answer key and challenges option.

5. Then follow the steps by entering the question which you want to challenge and upload the printout copy of the right answer.

6. Candidates need to pay answer key challenge fee which is 1000 RS/questions and submit it.

26 Apr, 2018 18:50
Kritika Gupta

Is it mandatory to carry JEE Main Rank Card or result at the time of counselling?

26 Apr, 2018 16:51
Akansha Expert

Hi Kritika Gupta, Yes. Candidates must produce the document in order to participate in the admission procedure of JEE Main.

26 Apr, 2018 16:57
Arindam Moitra

How many candidates will be shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2018? Is there a category division for shortlisting candidates?

26 Apr, 2018 16:51
Akansha Expert

Hi Arindam Moitra, The total number of top JEE Main AIR holders to be selected are 2,24,000. Yes, there is category wise distribution in total number of candidates to be shortlisted. Category-wise distribution of top 2,24,000* candidates (Criterion 1)



Number of ‘’Top’’ Candidates


































26 Apr, 2018 17:00
Arindam Moitra

I don't have a printer at home. How can I save the score card to take printout later?

26 Apr, 2018 16:51
Akansha Expert

Hi Arindam Moitra, You have two options - either visit the nearest cyber cafe in you locality and login with your details to take the printout directly. If you are using Chrome or Firefox, you can also save the screen as PDF by pressing 'Ctrl P' and choosing 'Save as PDF' option. You ca later take out printout from system connected with printer.

26 Apr, 2018 17:02
Shivani Tiwari

I have cleared my JEE Main cutoff, so am I eligible to appear for Advanced?

26 Apr, 2018 12:56
Akansha Expert

Hi Shivani Tiwari, Clearing cut off doesn't mean to qualify for JEE Advanced. To be eligible to appear for the advanced, you should be in top 2.24 lakh All India Rank holders.

26 Apr, 2018 15:35

Show More comments