JEE Main 2023 January session exam over; What's next?

With JEE Main January session exam getting over, candidates can expect JEE answer key soon. The JEE Mains session 2 registration will start on February 7.


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JEE Main exam over; updates on answer key, result dateJEE Main exam over; updates on answer key, result date

Mridusmita Deka | February 2, 2023 | 12:58 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main January session exam got over on Wednesday, February 1. The National Testing Agency (NTA) held JEE Main 2023 session 1 exam for for paper 1, or BE, BTech, and paper 2, or BArch, BPlanning, between January 24 and February 1. Candidates can now expect the JEE Main 2023 answer keys for all the sessions soon at As seen in previous sessions, along with the JEE answer key, NTA will also make the JEE Main 2023 candidates’ response sheets available.

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Candidates who are not satisfied with their performances in the JEE Main session 1 exam, can register for the second session of it. The JEE Main 2023 registration will start on February 7 and will continue till March 7. The JEE Main 2023 session 2 exams will be held between April 6 and 12.

According to Saurabh Kumar, Chief Academics Officer (CAO), Vidyamandir Classes (VMC), the expected JEE Mains 2023 cut-off marks for candidates belonging to General categories is 87-88 percentile, while for EWS, Mr Kumar expects it to hover between 63 and 64 percentile. The JEE Main cut-off 2023 for SC, OBC and ST candidates, is expected to be 42-43, 66-67, and 25 percentiles respectively.

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The JEE Main 2023 exam was conducted in two shifts on all the exam dates, except for January 28. The BArch and BPlanning exam was held on January 28 in a single-shift exam. The NTA has not yet announced any JEE Main session 1 result date. For admission to undergraduate engineering, architecture and planning programmes in the country, the JEE Main cut-off is the last rank for which admission to the colleges will be offered. The top 2.5 lakh candidates will be able to register for JEE Advanced 2023 for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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