JEE Main 2017 Answer Key


JEE Main 2017 Answer KeyJEE Main 2017 Answer Key – JEE Main 2017 official answer key for Paper 2 has been issued by CBSE on May 12. JEE Main 2017 paper 2 answer key is available for all the sets of question booklet coded W, X, Y and Z. Along with the answer key, CBSE has also released the OMR sheet of paper 2. Candidates can also challenge JEE Main 2017 answer key and OMR sheet online by remitting a fee amount of Rs. 1000. Candidates can pay the fee through credit/debit card, paytm and SBI buddy. The link to get access to the official JEE Main paper 2 answer key 2017 has been activated and it is provided on this page. The revised JEE Main 2017 official answer key for paper 1 has also been issued by CBSE on April 27. The official JEE Main answer key of paper 1 was earlier released on April 18, 2017. candidates can download the revised answer key of JE Main 2017 paper 1 below 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, 18 GFTIs and IIEST. 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.

Latest: Click here to challenge JEE Main 2017 Paper 2 Answer Key
             JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet for Paper 2 Available from May 12


JEE Main Paper 2 official Answer key

The official answer key of JEE Main 2017 paper 2 has been released by CBSE. JEE Main 2017 paper 2 question paper had a total of 80 questions asked from Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. Candidates can download the answer key for the question booklet sets W, X, Y, Z from the table below:

Code JEE Main 2017 Paper 2 Answer Key JEE Main 2017 Question Paper
Code W Download here Downlaod Here
Code X Download here Download here
Code Y Download here Download here
Code Z  Download here  

Revised JEE Main 2017 Official Answer Key has been issued on April 27. CBSE has provided four marks to all candidates.

NOTE – JEE Main 2017 Official Answer Key (Revised): The CBSE has released the revised answer key of JEE Main 2017 after giving 4 grace marks to all candidates. One questions in Mathematics section (Set A – Q. No.18) had wrong answer options, therefore, grace has been provided to all candidates. The JEE Main 2017 result has been prepared after including grace marks.

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JEE Main 2017 Official Answer Key

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
7. JEE Main 2017 paper 2 answer key (Official) released on May 12, 2017


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. 

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. 

Online Exam JEE Main Answer Key and Question Papers 2017

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.


Name of Coaching Institutes 

Code A

Code B

Code C

Code D

JEE Main 2017 Solutions

1 JEE Main Answer Key by Rao IIT Academy Check Here   Check Here Check Here Check Here Code A
Code B
Code C
Code D 
2 JEE Main Answer Key by Aakash Institute Check Here  Check Here Check Here  Check Here  Code A
Code B
Code C
Code D

3 JEE Main Answer Key by Motion IIT JEE Check Here  
4 JEE Main Answer Key by Resonance Check Here Check Here Check Here Check Here Set D
5 JEE Main Answer Key by Triumph Academy   Check Here     Check Here 
6 JEE Main Answer Key by Allen Kota Check Here Check Here   
7 JEE Main Answer Key by Plancess  Check Here  Check Here Check Here  Check Here Physics Code B
Mathematics Code B
8 JEE Main Answer Key by Sri Chaitanya IIT Academy Check Here      
9 JEE Main Answer Key by Career Point Code A,B,C,D     
10 JEE Main Answer Key by FIIT JEE          
11 JEE Main Answer Key by IITians Pace Academy Click Here Click Here  Click Here Click Here  Code C
12 JEE Main Answer Key by Bansal Tutorial          
13 JEE Main Answer Key by Prerna Classes         Physics
14 JEE Main Answer Key by Career Launcher          
15 JEE Main Answer Key by Aviral Classes Check Here  Check Here Check Here Check Here  
16 JEE Main Answer Key by Brilliant Study Centre Check Here         
17 JEE Main Answer Key by Narayana Institute Check here    
18 JEE Main Answer Key by Vidya Mandir Classes     Check Here   Check Here
19 JEE Main Answer Key by Vidyalankar         Set D 

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.

JEE Main Exam Analysis 2017

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


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)
Total Marks 360
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.

Click Here to use JEE Main 2017 Rank Predictor

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff

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.

Category 2017 (Expected) 2016 2015 2014
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 
(Unreserved Category)
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)

9th April 2016 Check Here
10th April 2016 Check Here

JEE Main 2016 Official Question Paper

JEE Main Paper (2016 )
Paper Code
Question Papers
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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