JEE Main 2021: Know previous year's cut-off

NTA JEE Main 2021 is scheduled to be conducted in four sessions. Candidates may find previous year JEE Main cut-off to get an idea for the upcoming session.

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Ridhi.Khurana | Apr 29, 2021 - 12:38 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) will be releasing JEE Main cut-off 2021 after the conclusion of the May session. This year, the NTA is conducting JEE Mains 2021 in four sessions - February, March, April and May sessions. Though the authorities concluded the first two sessions, the April session has been postponed due to the ongoing second wave of COVID-19.

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It may be noted that candidates understand two types of JEE Main cut-off marks - qualifying marks and admission cut-offs. After the conclusion of JEE Mains 2021, NTA shall release category-wise qualifying marks. Candidates having a score above JEE Main qualifying marks will be eligible to participate in the counselling process conducted by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).

How is JEE Main cut-off calculated?

There is a certain process followed by the authorities to prepare cut-off marks for JEE Mains. The NTA percentile obtained by candidates after normalization will be taken for preparing the cut-off. The following factors are taken into consideration for calculating JEE Main cut-off:

  • JEE Main2021 difficulty level for each session

  • Total number of candidates appeared in the exam

  • Previous year cut-off trends

  • Number of seats available in a particular institute

JoSAA counselling will be conducted in various rounds for admissions into IITs, IIITs, NITs, GFTIs. The authorities shall release JEE Main cut-off for each course and colleges. The opening and closing ranks within which admissions will be done through JEE Main 2021 shall prove the cut-off marks.

JEE Main Cut-off 2020

Category

Cut-off Marks

Common Rank List (CRL)

90.3765335

GEN-EWS

70.2435518

Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)

72.8887969

Scheduled Caste (SC)

50.1760245

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

39.0696101

PwD

0.0618524


JEE Main Cut-off: Previous Years

Year

General

OBC-NCL

SC

ST

Gen-EWS

PwD

2019

89.7548849

74.3166557

54.0128155

44.3345172

78.2174869

0.1137173

2018

74

45

29

24

-

-35

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

-

-


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