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.
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)|
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)|
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|
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)|
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|
|3||OBC NCL||57,618||Total 59,400|
|4||OBC NCL PWD||1,782|