JEE Main Answer Key 2018 - The answer key of JEE Main 2018 for both paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Planning) will be available online after the examination. Candidates can download both the official and unofficial JEE Main solution key 2018. Coaching institutes like Allen Kota, Rao IIT, Career Point, Aakash, Resonance etc. releases the unofficial JEE Main 2018 answer key soon after the exam is over. The answer key of JEE Main helps students to know the correct response to the questions asked in the entrance exam. Candidates can download JEE Main 2018 answer key to cross-check their responses and calculate probable JEE Main score. The official JEE Main answer key 2018 along with OMR response sheet will be available from April 24 to 27 by the exam conducting authority Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Candidates can download both the unofficial and official answer key of JEE Main 2018 from this page as soon as it is made available. To get all information about JEE Main answer key 2018 read the article given below on this page.
Candidates can check dates pertaining to events related to JEE Main answer key 2018 from the table given below:
|S.No.||JEE Main answer key events||Important Dates|
|1.||JEE Main offline exam to be held on||April 8, 2018|
|2.||Release of JEE Main answer key||April 8, 2018|
|3.||Availability of official JEE Main answer key and OMR sheet (online and offline)||April 24 to 27, 2018|
|4.||Challenging of JEE Main answer key (official)||till April 27, 2018 (11:59 pm)|
|5.||Announcement of JEE Main result 2018 paper 1||April 30, 2018|
|6.||Announcement of JEE Main result 2018 paper 2||May 31, 2018|
After the completion of the exam, various coaching institutes will release JEE Main answer key for all the sets from the question booklet. Coaching institutes such as Aakash, FIITJEE, Allen Kota, Resonance etc. will release their individual JEE Main 2018 answer key within few hours after the completion of the examination. The answer key of JEE Main will be updated here as soon as it is made available by the coaching institutes.
|S.No.||Name of Institutes||JEE Main Answer Key 2018|
|1||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Aakash Institute|
|5||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Motion IIT JEE|
|4||JEE Main answer key 2018 by FIITJEE|
|6||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Triumph Academy|
|2||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Resonance|
|3||JEE Main answer key 2018 Allen Kota|
|7||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Rao IIT Academy|
|8||JEE Main answer key 2018 by Sri Chaitanya IIT Academy|
|9||JEE Main answer key by 2018 Career Point|
|10||JEE Main answer key by 2018 Plancess|
|11||JEE Main answer key by 2018 Bansal Tutorial|
|12||JEE Main answer key by 2018 Narayana Institute|
|13||JEE Main answer key by 2018 Vidyalankar|
The official answer key of JEE Main 2018 for paper 1 will be released by CBSE between April 24 to 27. JEE Main answer key will be published for question booklet codes - A/E/P, B/F/Q, C/G/R and D/H/S. Along with JEE Main answer key 2018, the OMR sheet of candidates will also be made available online. Students can download official JEE Main 2018 answer key from the table given below as soon as it is published by CBSE.
JEE Main answer key by CBSE
|S.No.||Exam mode||JEE Main official answer key 2018|
To calculate the correct estimated score using JEE Main 2018 answer key, candidates must have clarity about the marking scheme. As per JEE Main exam pattern, the question booklet will have a total 90 questions from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with maximum 360 marks. Candidates can check question distribution, total marks and marking scheme of JEE Main 2018 paper 1 from the table given below:
JEE Main 2018 marking scheme
|S.No.||Particulars||JEE Main marking scheme|
|1.||Total Number of MCQs||90 (30 questions in each subject)|
|3.||For marking a correct answer||+ 4|
|4.||For answering an incorrect answer||– 1|
|5.||Marking more than one answer||– 1|
|6.||Leaving the questions unanswered||No marks|
Candidates have to crosscheck their responses with JEE Main 2018 answer key, and award marks as per the marking scheme given above. After getting the total number of correct and incorrect answers, students have to use the formula given below to calculate probable JEE Main score:
|Calculation of JEE Main 2017 Score (Out of 360 marks) = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1|
JEE Main 2018 answer key released by CBSE can be challenged by students. The window to make challenges against official JEE Main answer key 2018 will be activated from April 24 to 27, 2018. Candidates who want to raise an objection have to fill an online application form and pay Rs. 1000 per question through Credit/Debit Card. The responses challenged by the students will be reviewed by the expert committee. In case, the challenges are accepted, the fee will be refunded. The final decision regarding JEE Main answer key 2018 will be taken by CBSE and no communication will be entertained further. The procedure to challenge official JEE Main 2018 answer key is given below.
|Steps||Challenge JEE Main 2018 answer key|
|1.||Click on the link ‘Challenge JEE Main answer key 2018’ to be provided on this page.|
|2.||Log in by entering application number, date of birth and security pin|
|3.||Select book number, question number, answer, claimed answer and then click on ‘add to claim list’.|
|4.||Save all the claims by clicking on the submit button.|
|5.||Pay the requisite fee online|
The answer key of JEE Main paper 2 to be released between April 24 to 27, 2018. Paper 2 of JEE Main will have questions from three sections- Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. The question paper of JEE Main paper 2 will comprise 30 questions from Mathematics and 50 questions from aptitude test section. JEE Main answer key 2018 will consist correct responses to questions asked in Mathematics and aptitude test sections only. The marking scheme of JEE Main paper 2 for the objective type questions is similar to paper 1. Candidates can download JEE Main 2018 answer key for paper 2 from this page as soon as it is made available by CBSE.
The result of JEE Main paper 1 will be declared online on April 30, 2018. While the result of JEE Main for paper 2 will be released on May 31. The result for both the papers will be available online and candidates can download JEE Main scorecard through their application number and date of birth. JEE Main result will display the subject wise and overall score obtained by candidates. The result will also include JEE Main All India Rank (AIR), and cutoff for qualifying for JEE Advanced. The AIR obtained by candidates in JEE Main 2018 will be used by JoSAA for admission in the participating institutes.
JEE Main 2018 cut off score is the minimum marks that candidates must secure to qualify the entrance test. The expected cutoff of JEE Main 2018 will be released by coaching institutes soon after the entrance test along with the JEE Main Answer Key 2018. The official cutoff will be published along with JEE Main 2018 result. The cutoff score of JEE Main in 2017 witnessed a huge drop in comparison to the previous years. Candidates can check the JEE Main cut off trend of the past few years from the table given below:
JEE Main cut-off of previous years
About JEE Main 2018- JEE Main is one of the most coveted entrance examination conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Through JEE Main 2018 NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs will fill approximately 24,000 seats. There are also many private engineering institutes that fill their seats through JEE Main score/rank. The top 2, 20,000 (approx) JEE Main rank holders will be selected for JEE Advanced for admission into the 23 IITs of the country. JEE Main consist two papers - Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.). Candidates can appear for both or either of the papers as per their preference. In 2017, JEE Main was held at nearly 1800 exam centres spread across the country and foreign cities. Over 12 lakh candidates appeared in JEE Main out of which nearly 8 lakh qualified for admission at 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs through counselling conducted by JoSAA.
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