JEE Main Result 2018

Nov. 22, 2017 Plabita

JEE Main Result 2018JEE Main Result 2018 - The result of JEE Main 2018 will be announced online by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for all candidates who have appeared in the examination. JEE Main result 2018 for paper 1 (B.E./ B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.) will be released separately. JEE Main 2018 result for paper 1 will be declared on April 30, 2018 followed by JEE Main result 2018 for paper 2 on May 31, 2018.  To check JEE Main result candidates have to log in with their roll number and date of birth. JEE Main result 2018 will comprise subject wise marks, total marks, All India rank, cutoff score among others. The score/ rank mentioned in JEE Main 2018 result will be based on the marks obtained by candidates in the entrance test. Based on the rank candidates will be selected for admission to 24,323 B.Tech/B.E. Programmes offered in 31 NITs, 23 IIITs and 20 GFTIs. The JEE Main 2018 result will be also used for selecting top 2, 20,000 candidates for appearing in JEE Advanced. In 2017, over 11 lakh candidates appeared in the exam out of which 2, 21,427 had qualified the test.

 

When will CBSE declare JEE Main result 2018?

The result of JEE Main 2018 for paper 1 will be declared on April 30 while the result of JEE Main 2018 paper 2 will be declared on May 31. Along with the result, CBSE will also publish JEE Main All India Rank. Candidates can check important dates of JEE Main result 2018 from the table given below:

JEE Main 2018 result important dates

S.No. Events Important dates
1. JEE Main 2018 offline exam April 8, 2018
2. JEE Main 2018 online exam April 15 or 16, 2018
3. JEE Main result paper 1 April 30, 2018
4. JEE Main result paper 2 May 31, 2018

How to download JEE Main result 2018

JEE Main result will be published online. No other mode will be available for checking JEE Main result 2018. To download the result of JEE Main candidates have to follow the steps given below:

Steps to download JEE Main result 2018

Steps JEE Main result downloading procedure
1. Click on the link ‘JEE Main result 2018 announced’ link to be provided on this page as soon as the result is announced
2. In the login window, enter JEE Main roll number and date of birth
3. Verify the accuracy of the credentials and then click on ‘Submit’ button
4. Upon entering correct details, JEE Main result 2018 will be displayed on the screen
5. Check the result and take a print out of the same for future reference.

JEE Main result window looks like the image given below. The below image will be replaced with the link to download JEE Main result 2018 as and when it is announced by CBSE.

JEE Main Result login window

Details mentioned in JEE Main Result 2018

The following details will be mentioned in JEE Main result 2018:

  • Candidate’s details- Roll number, name, mother’s name, father’s name, category, sub-category, state code of eligibility, nationality.
  • JEE Main result- Marks obtained in each subject, total marks obtained, All India rank, category rank.
  • Cutoff score- Category wise cutoff score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018.

How does JEE Main Result look like?

The result of JEE Main looks like the image given below.

JEE Main Result looks like

JEE Main Result 2018 - Score and Rank

JEE Main score of candidates is the sum of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects. Based on the marks secured by the candidates in JEE Main 2018 the AIR will be allotted to them. More details on JEE Main score and rank below:

JEE Main score – JEE Main consist two separate papers- Paper 1 and paper 2. The score obtained by candidates in JEE Main paper 1 is the sum total of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. While, the score of JEE Main paper 2 is determined by adding the marks obtained in Mathematics, Aptitude test and Drawing. The score is calculated as per the marking scheme defined in JEE Main exam pattern. The final score mentioned in JEE Main result 2018 is determined by using the formula given below:

JEE Main Score = Number of correct answer X 4 – number of incorrect answers x 1

What is JEE Main 2017 All India Rank (AIR) – The AIR of candidates are determined on the basis of JEE Main score. Candidates securing higher marks are allotted better ranks. Apart from the AIR, JEE Main 2018 result will also display the category wise rank secured by candidates. However, only the AIR will be considered by for admissions in JEE Main participating institutes.

What is JEE Main Score Vs Rank

JEE Main AIR is allotted to candidates on the basis of marks secured in the entrance examination. The rank vs marks are shown in the table below are tentative and may differ from actual JEE Main rank list 2018 released by CBSE.

JEE Main Score Vs Rank

JEE Main Ranks JEE Main Scores
1100001 – 1178000 1 to 20
900001 – 1100000 21 to 40
500001 – 900000 41 to 60
250001 – 500000 61 to 80
150001 – 250000 81 to 100
75001 – 150000 101 to 120
40101 – 75000 121 to 140
24001 – 40100 141 to 160
10001 – 24000 161 to 180
4801 – 10000 181 to 200
2201 – 4800 201 to 220
1001 – 2200 221 to 240
301 – 1000 241 to 260
121 – 300 261 to 280
26 – 120 281 to 300
1 – 25 301 to 360

JEE Main Result 2018 - Tie breaking method

In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks in JEE Main, the inter-se merit of such candidates will be determined by following the resolution given below:

JEE Main Result 2018- Tie breaking for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech)

  • Marks obtained in Mathematics- Candidate with more marks in Mathematics will be assigned better rank.
  • Marks obtained in Physics- If the tie exists, candidates with more marks in Physics will be given a higher rank.
  • Ratio of marks- In case the tie still persists, the ratio of positive and negative marks will be considered. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio is given better rank.
  • Same rank- If the resolution is not possible after applying the criterion, candidates will be given the same rank in JEE Main.

JEE Main Result 2018 - Tie-breaking for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan)

  • Marks obtained in Aptitude test- Candidate obtaining better marks in aptitude test will be assigned higher rank.
  • Marks obtained in Drawing- If the tie persists, candidates with better marks in Drawing will be given a higher rank.
  • Ratio of marks- If the tie does not break, the ratio of positive and negative marks will be considered. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio is given better rank.
  • Same rank- In case the tie still prevails, candidates will be given the same rank in JEE Main.

JEE Main Cutoff 2018

The cutoff of JEE Main is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to score to qualify the entrance examination and for appearing in JEE Advanced. The cutoff will be published along with JEE Main result 2018. Obtaining the minimum cutoff marks does not always guarantee a chance to get shortlisted for JEE Advanced. Only the top 2.20 lakh. JEE Main qualifiers will be eligible to appear to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Main Cutoff- Previous years’ trend

Year General OBC-NCL SC ST
2017 81 49 32 27
2016 100 70 52 48
2015 105 70 50 44
2014 115 74 53 47
2013 113 70 50 45

JEE Main 2017 Result - Highlights

The statistics of JEE Main 2017 result is given below in the table:

JEE Main 2017 statistics

Particulars No. of Boys No. of Girls Transgender Total
Candidates registered for JEE Main 2017 8.56 lakh 3.29 lakh 3 11.86 lakh
Candidates appeared in JEE Main 2017 8.17 lakh 3.04 lakh 2 11.21 lakh
Candidates appeared for Offline Exam 6.92 lakh 2.64 lakh 1 9.56 lakh
Candidates appeared for Online Exam 1.25 lakh 40,385 1 1.65 lakh
Candidates qualified for JEE Advanced 2017 1.75 lakh 46,160 2.21 lakh

JEE Main Counselling 2018

After the declaration of JEE Main result 2018, the counselling will be carried out in June. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the online counselling for admissions to 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs and 23 IITs. In total there will be 7 rounds of counselling. JEE Main counselling will be done on the basis of the JEE Main AIR as well the preference of college and branch filled in by the students. Candidates have to register online, fill up and lock their choices to participate in the JEE Main counselling.

About JEE Main 2018

JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission in NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. There are also many other government and private engineering institutes that fill their seats through JEE Main score/rank. JEE Main consist two papers – Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.). The top 2, 24,000 JEE Main (Paper 1) rank holders will be selected to appear in JEE Advanced 2018 for admission in the 23 IITs of the country. 

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