JEE Main 2017 Answer Key – The official JEE Main answer key of Paper 1 has been released by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) on April 18, 2017. The answer key is provided for all sets of JEE Main 2017 question booklet coded A, B, C and D. Along with the answer key of JEE Main, scanned images of the OMR answer sheets of candidates has also been published. The question paper and the marked responses of candidates who have appeared for JEE Main in the online mode has already been sent to their registered email ID. However, only those candidates who appeared in pen and paper based test of JEE Main 2017 can challenge the recorded responses of the OMR sheet. In case of any discrepancy in JEE Main 2017 answer key, candidates can challenge the same in the online mode till April 22. Candidates have to pay Rs. 1,000 per question for challenging the answer key/recorded responses through credit/debit card, paytm and SBI buddy. The link to get access to the official JEE Main answer key 2017 has been activated and it is provided on this page. With the help of the JEE Main answer key, candidates can calculate their score and know their chances for admission into 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 GFTIs. To know how to download JEE Main 2017 answer key, procedure to challenge the answer key, cut off for IIIT and NIT, etc.read the article given below on this page.
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Note: All the candidates who appeared in JEE Main 2017 Paper 2 are informed that as this Paper is not linked with JEE Advanced, so, the images of OMR sheets, recorded responses and answer keys of Paper 2 will be displayed by CBSE for verification/challenge on a later date. CBSE will notify the date soon.
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The candidates can download the official answer key of JEE Main 2017 for all codes of Paper 1.
Official JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by CBSE
|1||02 April 2017 (Offline Exam)||Code A||Code B||Code C||Code D|
|2||08 April 2017 (Online Exam)||Check here|
|3||09 April 2017 (Online Exam)||Check here|
How to Challenge JEE Main 2017 Official Answer Key
If candidates have any doubts regarding official answer key provided by CBSE then they can challenge it by filling an online application form and paying a non-refundable fee of Rs. 1000 per question. The candidates can pay this fee through Credit/Debit Card, Paytm & SBI Buddy. The challenge of JEE Main 2017 official answer key to be accepted from April 18 to 22, 2017 till 11:59 pm only. The answers which will be challenged by candidates will be reviewed by the expert committee. If the review committee accepts the discrepancies in answer key then the fee will be refunded otherwise it will be not be refunded. JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges will be final and no further communication will be entertained.
Note: Candidates who have appeared for computer-based examination of JEE Main 2017 have to verify the sequence of questions and answer options of their question paper sent to them through email with the JEE Main 2017 question paper before submitting the challenge of JEE Main 2017 answer key.
Important Dates related to JEE Main 2017 Answer Key
The students appearing in JEE Main 2017 can keep a track of important events and related dates with respect to answer key from the table below.
|S.No.||JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Events||Dates||Timings|
|1.||JEE Main 2017 (Offline) held on||02 April 2017||09.30 am – 12.30 pm (Paper 1 – B.E./B. Tech.)
02.00 am – 05.00 pm (Paper 2 – B. Arch./B.Planning.)
|2.||JEE Main answer key 2017 (unofficial) for pen-paper exam released on||02 April 2017||Around 02.00 am for Paper 1 Around 07.00 pm for Paper 2|
|3.||JEE Main 2017 (Online) conducted on||08 and 09 April 2017||09.30 am – 12.30 pm
02.00 pm – 05.00 pm (If required)
|4.||Answer key of JEE Main 2017 (unofficial) for online test made available on||08 and 09 April 2017||After completion of exam|
|5.||Official JEE Main 2017 answer key issued on||18 April 2017||–|
|6.||Objections against official answer key can be submitted till||22 April 2017||Till 11:59 pm|
JEE Main 2017 in pen-paper mode was conducted on April 02 for Paper 1 and 2 while the online JEE Main 2017 was held only for Paper 1 on April 8 and 9. There were 4 sets of question paper in offline exam, which had definite codes such as A, B, C, D for Paper 1 and W, X, Y, Z for Paper 2. However, the online exam had no sets of question paper, the questions were asked randomly. To know about Paper 1 and 2 JEE Main answer key, question papers, JEE Main 2017 solutions, exam analysis, calculation of JEE Main marks, expected JEE Main 2017 cut off and more, read further.
Download JEE Main 2017 answer key and solutions for offline and online exam held on April 02, 08 and 09 from table below. Also, get the JEE Main 2017 question papers. Official answer key released on April 18 by CBSE.
Links to download JEE Main 2017 Answer Key and Solutions
The respective tables below provide links to download JEE Main answer key 2017 of all codes provided by coaching Institutes for both, online and offline exam. JEE Main 2017 answer key by coaching academies may vary from each other. Also, download JEE Main 2017 question papers with solutions for all sets of Paper 1 and Paper 2.
- Code of Paper 1 – A, B, C and D
- Code of Paper 2 – W, X, Y and Z
- For B.E/B.Tech – Download JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper 1
- For B.Arch/B. Planning – Download JEE Main Answer Key Paper 2
JEE Main 2017 Answer Key and Solutions for Online Exam
The online JEE Main answer key 2017 for test held on April 8 and 9 is available in the table below for downloading.
|Coaching Institutes||JEE Main 2017 Online
Exam Question Paper
|JEE Main Online Exam Answer Key 2017|
|April 8||April 9||April 8||April 9|
|Resonance||Download here||Download here||Download here|
|Rao IIT||Download here||Download here||Download here||Download here|
|Motion IIT JEE||Download here||Download here||Download here||Download here|
JEE Main Question Papers 2017 of Paper 1 for Code A, B, C & D
90 MCQs questions were asked in Paper 1. It had 30 questions each from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates can download JEE Main 2017 Paper 1 question booklet of set A, B, C, D from this table.
|Question Papers of JEE Main 2017 Paper 1||English||Hindi|
|Set – A||Click Here||Click Here|
|Set – B||Click Here||Click Here|
|Set – C||Click Here|
|Set – D||Click Here|
JEE Main 2017 Answer Key and Solutions of Paper 1 (A, B, C, D)
Download JEE Main answer key 2017 for PCM from table below.
Along with JEE Main 2017 answer key, the JEE Main 2017 solutions and JEE Main 2017 exam analysis of pen-paper mode exam was also released. The candidates can check JEE Main solutions 2017 to have an understanding about the approach of solving the questions asked in the exam. However, the JEE Main 2017 paper analysis provides insights of difficulty level, topics, no. of questions, weightage, marking of questions asked in the test.
|S.No.||JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis by Coaching Institutes|
|1||JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis by Aakash|
|2||JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis by Resonance|
|3||JEE Main Paper Analysis 2017 by Allen Kota|
|4||JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis by Rao IIT Academy|
|5||JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis by FIITJEE|
|6||JEE Main 2017 Exam Analysis by Super 30 by Anand Kumar|
|7||JEE Main 2017 Paper Analysis by Motion IIT JEE|
|8||To Download JEE Main 2017 answer key|
|9||To know JEE Main 2017 Expected cut off|
JEE Main 2017 Answer Key and Question Paper of Paper 2
Paper 2 question paper had a total of 80 questions asked from Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. Candidates can download Paper 2 JEE Main 2017 answer key and question papers of all codes from the table below.
|JEE Main 2017 Question Booklet of Paper 2||Code W||Code X||Code Y||Code Z|
|JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper 2||Download|
Calculating JEE Main Score using JEE Main Answer Key
For evaluating the performance and calculating the estimated score of JEE Main 2017, the candidates must have clarity of the marking scheme. They can refer to the below table to know the marking scheme.
|Particulars||JEE Main 2017 Marking Scheme|
|Total Number of MCQs to be asked in exam||90 (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry will have 30 questions each)|
|For marking a correct answer||+ 4|
|For answering an incorrect answer||– 1|
|Marking more than one answer||– 1|
|Leaving the questions unanswered||No Marks|
After understanding the marking scheme, the candidates must start matching their responses using the correct JEE Main answer key 2017. They must side by side keep noting the number of answers marked correctly and incorrectly. Thereafter, the candidates can calculate the score as procedure mentioned below –
Calculation of JEE Main 2017 Score (Out of 360 marks) = Total number of correct answers x 4 – Total number of incorrect answers x 1
To know the rank that can be secured by the candidates based on their calculated JEE Main score, the candidates can use the tool called JEE Main rank predictor 2017. By entering certain basic details, this tool will help the candidates predict their JEE Main 2017 rank. Access the link given below to use this tool.
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After calculating the approximate JEE Main 2017 marks, the candidates can check the JEE 2017 cutoff score of NITs, IIITs and other Institutes to have an idea about their chances of getting admission in them. Cutoff is the minimum marks or the qualifying marks which must be obtained by the candidates in order to be considered for further admission process. On the date of the exam, various experts will determine the cutoff of JEE main after taking into consideration the difficulty level of exam. The official cutoff will be announced at the time of JEE main 2017 counselling in the form of opening and closing rank for each category of candidates.
The table below provides the JEE main cutoff of past 3 years along with the expected JEE Main 2017 cutoff. The candidates must note that the expected cutoff has been listed after observing the previous year cutoffs and is subject to change.
|General||95 – 100||100||105||115|
|OBC – NCL||65 – 72||70||70||74|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||45 – 52||52||50||53|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||42 – 50||48||44||47|
JEE Main 2017 Cutoff by Experts
Experts will announce the expected JEE main 2017 cutoff along with the exam analysis on the exam day. The JEE Main 2017 expected cutoff score will be provided in the table below.
|Name of Institutes||Expected JEE Main Cutoff 2017 by Experts
|JEE Main 2017 cut off by Resonance||101|
|JEE Main 2017 cut off by Aakash||90 – 105|
|JEE Main 2017 cut off by FIITJEE||115|
|JEE Main 2017 cut off by Career Point||98 – 103|
|JEE Main 2017 cut off by Allen Kota||–|
JEE Main 2016 Cutoff – NITs and IIITs
We list here below the opening and closing 2016 cutoff JEE main rank of 10 NITs and IIITs just to give an idea to the candidates. However, to know the cutoff of more NITs, IITs, IIITs, other Institutes and details on previous year cutoff, the candidates can click on the caption-head here.
|S. No.||Name of NITs||JEE Main 2016 Cutoff||Name of IIITs||JEE Main 2016 Cutoff|
|Opening Rank||Closing Rank||Opening Rank||Closing Rank|
|1||NIT Warangal||5||29270||IIIT Allahabad||70||16198|
|2||NIT Jaipur||8||27987||IIIT Guwahati||1396||27928|
|3||NIT Allahabad||4||28453||IIIT Gwalior||89||17860|
|4||NIT Bhopal||6||27275||IIIT Dharwad||225||29996|
|5||NIT Calicut||11||28679||IIIT Kota||276||27240|
|6||NIT Delhi||58||19138||IIIT Kalyani||338||32430|
|7||NIT Durgapur||69||45159||IIIT Lucknow||650||23216|
|8||NIT Patna||23||7891||IIIT Kurnool||243||33862|
|9||NIT Silchar||785||58691||IIIT Kottayam||297||29215|
|10||NIT Surat||13||55666||IIIT Manipur||2179||40661|
JEE Main 2016 Cutoff Rank for GFTIs
|S.No.||Institute Name||Closing Rank|
|1.||Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishawavidyalaya, Bilaspur||53965|
|2.||J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad||35185|
|3.||Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management||34156|
|4.||Assam University, Silchar (Assam)||109928|
|5.||Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra||51314|
|6.||Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal||54300|
|7.||Mizoram University, Aizawl||52602|
|8.||School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam||53916|
|9.||National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology||37552|
|10.||Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi||53311|
JEE Main 2017 Result
CBSE will be announcing the result of JEE Main 2017 by April 27, 2017. The result will furnish the actual marks obtained in the exam, qualifying status, All India rank and All India category rank of the candidates. JEE Main result 2017 will be available only in online mode for the candidates to check. No scorecard or rank card will be sent to the candidates through post or email.
JEE Main 2016 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes
JEE Main 2016 Official Answer key for Paper 1
JEE Main Answer Key for Computer Based Test (CBT)
JEE Main 2016 Official Question Paper
|JEE Main Paper (2016 )
|Paper I||Set E||Available Here|
|Set F||Available Here|
|Set G||Available Here|
|Set H||Available Here|
|Paper II||Set T||Available Here|
|Set S||Available Here|
JEE Main 2016 Paper 2 Answer Key Code (S, T, U and V) – Click here
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