JEE Main Result 2018
The Joint Entrance Exam was conducted in three phases (one online and two offline) on April 8, 15 and 16, 2018. Around 12 lakh students appeared for the exam this year. The JEE main result 2018 for Paper 1 is declared online by the CBSE by 6 pm on 30th April 2018. Candidates can check their IIT JEE Main Result on the official IIT JEE website. The screen-shot of which has been provided below for reference:
Candidates can also visit the official CBSE website to check the results.
JEE Main result 2018 – Procedure
A student needs to produce their roll number and date of birth to see their score as shown in the screen-shot below
- The website will show you your personal details like your roll number, name, date of birth(DOB), Mother’s name, Father’s name, Category and state code of eligibility.
- Apart from this, it will show you your individual marks in each subject and total score you secured in JEE Main.
- It will also show you the cut-off scores for appearing in JEE advanced for every category.
JEE Main Answer Key
The answer key and the OMR sheets were displayed from 24th of April to 27th of April, 2018. As per the official JEE Main notification, the JEE Mains marks and the All India Ranks (AIR) will be officially announced by 6 pm on 30th April 2018. After the formal declaration, the JEE Main Results 2018 will be available on the official website. The cut-off scores for JEE main 2015 & 2016 (last 2 years) were very similar. For general category, the cut-off was 100 marks; for OBC-NCL, the cut-off was 70 marks; for SC category, the cut-off was 52 and for ST category, the cut-off was 48.
JEE Main result Evaluation – Change in Pattern
There are two major changes in the JEE pattern this year.
- There shall be no weightage for the 12thclass marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination
- For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
It should be noted that qualification in JEE Main Paper 1 is a necessary condition to appear in the next leg of JEE i.e. JEE Advanced which is scheduled on 20th May 2018.
You can read how JEE Main rank is calculated here.
If you have passed JEE main and have been selected for JEE advanced, the last month preparation are of utmost importance. Also, make sure you have your JEE advanced admit card with you before the exam.
Best of Luck 🙂