JEE Main Result 2018 – The result of JEE Main 2018 will be announced online by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for all candidates who have appeared in the examination. JEE Main result 2018 for paper 1 (B.E./ B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.) will be released separately. JEE Main 2018 result for paper 1 will be declared in the last week of April 2018 followed by JEE Main result 2018 for paper 2 in second week of May. To check JEE Main result candidates have to log in with their roll number and date of birth. JEE Main result 2018 will comprise subject wise marks, total marks, All India rank, cutoff score among others. The score/ rank mentioned in JEE Main 2018 result will be based on the marks obtained by candidates in the entrance test. Based on the rank candidates will be selected for admission to 24,323 B.Tech/B.E. Programmes offered in 31 NITs, 20 IIITs and 18 GFTIs. The JEE Main 2018 result will be also used for selecting top 2, 20,000 candidates for appearing in JEE Advanced. In 2017, over 11 lakh candidates appeared in the exam out of which 2, 21,427 had qualified the test.
When will CBSE declare JEE Main result 2018?
The result of JEE Main 2018 for paper 1 will be declared in April while the result of JEE Main 2018 paper 2 will be declared in May. Along with the result, CBSE will also publish JEE Main All India Rank will also be published. Candidates can check tentative dates of JEE Main result 2018 from the table given below:
JEE Main 2018 result important dates
|1.||JEE Main 2018 offline exam||April 8, 2018|
|2.||JEE Main 2018 online exam||April 14 or 15, 2018 (tentative)|
|3.||JEE Main result paper 1||Fourth week of April 2018|
|4.||JEE Main result paper 2||Last week of May 2018|
How to download JEE Main result 2018
JEE Main result will be published online. No other mode will be available for checking JEE Main result 2018. To download the result of JEE Main candidates have to follow the steps given below:
Steps to download JEE Main result 2018
|Steps||JEE Main result downloading procedure|
|1.||Click on the link ‘JEE Main result 2018 announced’ link to be provided on this page as soon as the result is announced|
|2.||In the login window, enter JEE Main roll number and date of birth|
|3.||Verify the accuracy of the credentials and then click on ‘Submit’ button|
|4.||Upon entering correct details, JEE Main result 2018 will be displayed on the screen|
|5.||Check the result and take a print out of the same for future reference.|
JEE Main result window looks like the image given below. The below image will be replaced with the link to download JEE Main result 2018 as and when it is announced by CBSE.
Details mentioned in JEE Main Result 2018
The following details will be mentioned in JEE Main result 2018:
- Candidate’s details– Roll number, name, mother’s name, father’s name, category, sub-category, state code of eligibility, nationality.
- JEE Main result– Marks obtained in each subject, total marks obtained, All India rank, category rank.
- Cutoff score– Category wise cutoff score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018.
How does JEE Main Result looks like?
The result of JEE Main looks like the image given below.
JEE Main Result 2018 – Score and Rank
JEE Main score of candidates is the sum of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects. Based on the marks secured by the candidates in JEE Main 2018 the AIR will be allotted to them. More details on JEE Main score and rank below:
JEE Main score – JEE Main consist two separate papers- Paper 1 and paper 2. The score obtained by candidates in JEE Main paper 1 is the sum total of marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. While, the score of JEE Main paper 2 is determined by adding the marks obtained in Mathematics, Aptitude test and Drawing. The score is calculated as per the marking scheme defined in JEE Main exam pattern. The final score mentioned in JEE Main result 2018 is determined by using the formula given below:
|JEE Main Score = Number of correct answer X 4 – number of incorrect answers x 1|
What is JEE Main 2017 All India Rank (AIR) – The AIR of candidates are determined on the basis of JEE Main score. Candidates securing higher marks are allotted better ranks. Apart from the AIR, JEE Main 2018 result will also display the category wise rank secured by candidates. However, only the AIR will be considered by for admissions in JEE Main participating institutes.
What is JEE Main Score Vs Rank
JEE Main AIR is allotted to candidates on the basis of marks secured in the entrance examination. The rank vs marks shown in the table below are tentative and may differ from actual JEE Main rank list 2018 released by CBSE.
JEE Main Score Vs Rank
|JEE Main Ranks||JEE Main Scores|
|1100001 – 1178000||1 to 20|
|900001 – 1100000||21 to 40|
|500001 – 900000||41 to 60|
|250001 – 500000||61 to 80|
|150001 – 250000||81 to 100|
|75001 – 150000||101 to 120|
|40101 – 75000||121 to 140|
|24001 – 40100||141 to 160|
|10001 – 24000||161 to 180|
|4801 – 10000||181 to 200|
|2201 – 4800||201 to 220|
|1001 – 2200||221 to 240|
|301 – 1000||241 to 260|
|121 – 300||261 to 280|
|26 – 120||281 to 300|
|1 – 25||301 to 360|
JEE Main Result 2018 – Tie breaking method
In case two or more candidates obtain equal marks in JEE Main, the inter-se merit of such candidates will be determined by following the resolution given below:
JEE Main Result 2018- Tie breaking for Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech)
- Marks obtained in Mathematics– Candidate with more marks in Mathematics will be assigned better rank.
- Marks obtained in Physics– If the tie exists, candidates with more marks in Physics will be given a higher rank.
- Ratio of marks– In case the tie still persists, the ratio of positive and negative marks will be considered. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio is given better rank.
- Same rank– If the resolution is not possible after applying the criterion, candidates will be given the same rank in JEE Main.
JEE Main Result 2018 – Tie breaking for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan)
- Marks obtained in Aptitude test– Candidate obtaining better marks in aptitude test will be assigned higher rank.
- Marks obtained in Drawing– If the tie persists, candidates with better marks in Drawing will be given a higher rank.
- Ratio of marks– If the tie does not break, the ratio of positive and negative marks will be considered. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio is given better rank.
- Same rank– In case the tie still prevails, candidates will be given the same rank in JEE Main.
JEE Main Cutoff 2018
The cutoff of JEE Main is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates need to score to qualify the entrance examination and for appearing in JEE Advanced. The cutoff will be published along with JEE Main result 2018. Obtaining the minimum cutoff marks does not always guarantee a chance to get shortlisted for JEE Advanced. Only the top 2.20 lakh. JEE Main qualifiers will be eligible to appear to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.
JEE Main Cutoff- Previous years’ trend
JEE Main 2017 Result – Highlights
The statistics of JEE Main 2017 result is given below in the table:
JEE Main 2017 statistics
|Particulars||No. of Boys||No. of Girls||Transgender||Total|
|Candidates registered for JEE Main 2017||8.56 lakh||3.29 lakh||3||11.86 lakh|
|Candidates appeared in JEE Main 2017||8.17 lakh||3.04 lakh||2||11.21 lakh|
|Candidates appeared for Offline Exam||6.92 lakh||2.64 lakh||1||9.56 lakh|
|Candidates appeared for Online Exam||1.25 lakh||40,385||1||1.65 lakh|
|Candidates qualified for JEE Advanced 2017||1.75 lakh||46,160||–||2.21 lakh|
JEE Main Counselling 2018
After the declaration of JEE Main result 2018, the counselling will be carried out in June. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the online counselling for admissions to 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs and 23 IITs. In total there will be 7 rounds of counselling. JEE Main counselling will be done on the basis of the JEE Main AIR as well the preference of college and branch filled in by the students. Candidates have to register online, fill up and lock their choices to participate in the JEE Main counselling.
About JEE Main 2018
JEE Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission in NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. There are also many other government and private engineering institutes that fill their seats through JEE Main score/rank. JEE Main consist two papers – Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.). The top 2, 24,000 JEE Main (Paper 1) rank holders will be selected to appear in JEE Advanced 2018 for admission in the 23 IITs of the country.
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