The JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 and 2 will be available here on April 02, 2017. Various private coaching institutes will release it along with the solutions and analysis of the exam. The answer key will withhold answers to the questions in the exam. Candidates may use JEE Main Answer Key to check the answers marked in the exam and estimate their score. The JEE Main Answer Key for CBT will be available on April 08 and 09, 2017. The link to avail the JEE Main 2017 Answer Key and Solutions for the offline and online exam will be provided on this page. CBSE, the conducting body, will also release the official JEE Main Answer Key 2017 on April 18, 2017. Along with it, the OMR response of the candidates will also be available for the candidates to check. The detailed process to download JEE Main 2017 Answer Key along with the process to use it for score calculation and more can be checked from here.

JEE Main Answer Key 2017

The candidates can only access JEE Main answer key 2017 online. The offline key will be issued very late. Some details to understand the answer key of JEE Main 2017 are as given below:


Types of Answer Key: There two types of JEE Answer Key, official and unofficial. The official answer key will be released by CBSE, on April 18, 2017, whereas the unofficial answer key will be provided on exam day.

For the score calculation, both online and offline answer key can be used. However, the score calculated with the help of JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by Coaching Institutes will be less reliable in comparison to the official one.

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) – The solution key for Paper 1 will be provided on the day of the exam. It will be released two to three hours after each slot of the exam.

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan) – The entrance exam for admission in UG architecture courses will only be held on April 2, 2017, in P&P mode. Hence, the unofficial answer key for it will be available on same date and CBSE will provide it on 18th.

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for April 2 Exam – Check Here

Important Dates for JEE Main 2017 Answer Key

All the important dates of JEE Main Answer Key 2017 have been summarized in the table below.

 S.No. Events Important Dates
 1. JEE Main 2017 will be held on April 2, 8, 9, 2017
 2. JEE Main Answer Key for P&P exam will be available on April 02, 2017
 3. Answer key for CBT will release on April 08 and 09, 2017
4. JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for B.Arch and B.Plan will be available on April 02, 2017
5. JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by CBSE and ORM will release on April 18, 2017
6. Last date to download the answer key and challenge answer key April 22, 2017
7. Result and AIR will be announced on April 27, 2017
8. AIR for Paper 2 (B.Arch) will be disclosed on May 27, 2017


JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by Coaching Institute

The coaching institutes will release the answer key of JEE Main 2017 on its official website. However, for our readers the link to avail it will be provided in the table below:

S.No Private Institutes Answer Key Question Paper Solutions and Analysis
1 Aakash Institute
2 Allen Kota
3 Bansal Tutorial
4 Brilliant Study Centre
5 Career Launcher
6 Career Point
8 IITians Pace
9 Motion IIT JEE
10 Narayana Institute
11 Plancess JEE
12 Prerna Classes
13 Rao IIT Academy
14 Resonance
15 Sri Chaitanya IIT Academy
16 Times Education
17 Triumph Academy
18 Vidyalankar
19 Vidya Mandir Classes

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Plan)

JEE Main Paper 2 Answer Key  Question Paper/Solutions


JEE Main 2017 Answer Key by CBSE

Display of JEE Main 2017 Answer Keys – The answer keys & images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and answer keys of Computer based examination will be displayed on the website The candidates will be able to download it by entering the Application Number and Password.JEE Main Answer Key

Challenge JEE Main 2017 Answer Keys – The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge it by filling online application form and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website up to 5.00 PM on March 22, 2017. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e-challan. The fee once paid is non-refundable.The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertaine

Using Answer Key of JEE Main 2017 to Calculate Score

From the answer key the candidates can definitely check the correct answers for the questions in the exam and can also calculate the score. For the score calculate it is vital to the know the marking scheme, which is as below:

Marking Scheme:

  • Allocation of 4 marks for correct answer
  • Negative marking of 1 marks for incorrect answer

Formula to calculate score through JEE Main 2017 Answer Key:

  • JEE Main Score = Total Positive Marks – Total Negative Marks

Basically, the candidates need to cross-check the answers and allocate 4 marks for marking correct answer and deduct 1 mark for other way round. Then, total the positive and negative score separately. Lastly, dedication total negative score from positive to get the estimated score.

What is a Good JEE Main 2017 Score

Ever candidates will get a score, even in negative. However, the point is what is a good score to which can get admission. Basically, it is the cutoff. The cutoff of JEE Main is not announced but it never varies much.

When the candidates will get an estimate score from JEE Main 2017 Answer Key, they may compare it with cutoff to know if they have qualified the exam or not.

Previous Year JEE Main Cutoff:

Category 2016 2015 2014
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 48 44 47
Scheduled Caste (SC) 52 50 53
OBC – NCL 70 70 74
General 100 105 115

Click Here for JEE Main Cut Off

This is how you can use the JEE Main Answer Key 2016 for your benefit, if you will later on appear for the exam.

  • Open any of the solved papers.
  • Try to solve each question.
  • Attempt the complete JEE Main 2016 Question Paper in a timely manner.
  • Check how many questions you could attempt correctly.
  • Analyze your strengths and weaknesses.

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