JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff is announced through the information brochure. Candidates are usually not aware with this fact and that this why have prepared this article. From here, a JEE Advanced aspirants can easily check the cutoff for JEE Advanced 2017 and previous years.

The cutoff is the minimum marks required to qualify the exam. Candidate, who score upto or more than the cut off are considered for merit allocation. Now that the answer key for the exam is available, estimate your score through it and then compare it with the cutoff to know the qualifying status.

JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff

The minimum marks and percentage to be secured in the examination is as given below:

Rank list Minimum mark to qualify exam
Minimum percentage
to qualify exam
Common rank list (CRL) 10.0 35.00
OBC-NCL rank list 9.0 31.50
SC rank list 5.0 17.50
ST rank list 5.0 17.50
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD) 5.0 17.50
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 5.0 17.50
SC-PwD rank list 5.0 17.50
ST-PwD rank list 5.0 17.50
Preparatory course rank lists 2.5 8.75

Note: In CRL or Common Merit List will feature qualified candidates across all the categories.

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Revised JEE Advanced 2017 Cutoff

Candidates should note that the cutoff of JEE Advanced is always announced twice. First, the IIT council announced it through the information brochure. However, after the examination, the cutoff is revised. There can be numerous factors for revision, like:

  • Number of candidates appeared for exam.
  • Level of difficulty in the exam.
  • Seat intake, etc

Usually, the revised cutoff is lower than the cutoff mentioned initially. It is expected than even this year the trend will be followed.

Previous Year JEE Advanced Cutoff (Initial and Revised)

The initial and revised cutoff of JEE Advanced 2017 are mentioned below. From it, the candidates can gain an idea as to how the cutoff this year will be:

The table below shows the previous year initial and revised JEE Advanced cutoff marks:

Category Minimum Marks to Qualify JEE Advanced (2016) Minimum Marks to Qualify JEE Advanced (2015)
Initial Final Initial Final
CRL 10.00 07.00 10.00 07.00
OBC-NCL 09.00 06.30 09.00 06.30
SC 05.00 03.50 05.00 03.50
ST 05.00 05.00 05.00 03.50
Gen-PwD 05.00 03.50 05.00 03.50
OBC-NCL-PwD 05.00 03.50 05.00 03.50
SC-PwD 05.00 03.50 05.00 03.50
ST-PwD 05.00 03.50 05.00 03.50
Preparatory 02.50 1.75 02.50 1.75

The table below shows the previous year initial and revised JEE Advanced cutoff percentage:

Category Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks to Qualify JEE Advanced (2016) Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks to Qualify JEE Advanced (2015)
Initial Final Initial Final
CRL 35.00 20.00 35.00 24.50
OBC-NCL 31.5 18.00 31.50 22.05
SC 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
ST 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
Gen-PwD 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
OBC-NCL-PwD 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
SC-PwD 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
ST-PwD 17.50 10.00 17.50 12.25
Preparatory 8.75 05.00 8.750 6.125

JEE Advanced 2017 Sectional Cutoff

In year 2015, the conducting body also released the section-wise cutoff for the JEE Advanced exam. The candidates may also check it from below:

JEE Advanced sectional cutoff

Rank List Qualifying Marks
Mathematics Physics Chemistry Aggregate
CRL >=12 >=12 >=12 >=124
OBC-NCL >=11 >=11 >=11 >=112
SC >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62
ST >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62
Open-PwD >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62
OBC-NCL-PwD >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62
SC-PwD >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62
ST-PwD >=6 >=6 >=6 >=62

JEE Advanced sectional cutoff for Preparatory courses

RANK LIST Cut-off marks (Mathematics) Cut-off marks (Physics) Cut-off marks (Chemistry) Cut-off marks (Aggregate)
PC-OPEN-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-OBC-NCL-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-SC >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-SC-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-ST >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-ST-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-OPEN-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31
PC-OBC-NCL-PwD >=3 >=3 >=3 >=31

JEE Advanced 2017 Candidate Statistics

These are the number of candidates who can have appeared in JEE (A) 2017.

S.No. Category Number of top candidates
1 Open 1,07,767 Total 1,11,100
2 Open PWD 3,333
3 OBC NCL 57,618 Total 59,400
4 OBC NCL PWD 1,782
5 SC 32,010 Total 33,000
6 SC PWD 990
7 ST 16,005 Total 16,500
8 ST PWD 495

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