JEE Main Result

The CBSE will announce the JEE Main 2018 Result for Paper 1 on April 30, 2018, whereas for Paper 2, it will be announced on May 31, 2018. Along with the result, you will also get the cut-off scores to qualify for JEE Advanced 2018. In order to be eligible to register for JEE Advanced 2018, you need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in the entrance exam. With the CBSE increasing the number of seats in JEE Advanced 2018, it is expected that the cut off shall be lower in comparison to last year.

On the basis of the paper analysis, many experts have predicted that the expected cut off to be around 80-85 to go for the next round of JEE. You can check the complete details regarding JEE Main Expected Cut Offs 2018 from this page.

Before we take a look at the expected cut off for JEE Main 2018, let us first see what was the difficulty level for the exam?

Paper Analysis of JEE Main 2018 Paper 1

Overall the JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 was on a slightly difficult side. In all the three subjects, about 5-6 questions were framed quite differently. Students said that the questions from Physics section were slightly difficult in comparison with previous year. However, the question paper was completely from NCERT. Other than Physics, the students and experts, both agreed on that Mathematics was difficult. Apart from 7-8 questions, most of them were straightforward. For the mathematics section, equal weightage was given to Class 11th and 12th. In Chemistry, almost equal weightage was given to topics such as Physical, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. The chemistry section was quite easy for the students. No question was asked from the topics of Structure of atom, d & f-block, Aldehyde Ketone, s-block, Polymer & Surface Chemistry.

Paper Analysis of JEE Main 2018 Paper 2

Most of the students coming out of the examination center looked concerned, as they said that the paper was tricky and a bit lengthy. One of the students commented that the Mathematics part was difficult and the majority of the questions from the other sections were not difficult but tricky. Many of them were worried as they were a bit disappointed with their performance. The students said that the Drawing Test was lengthy.

JEE Main 2018 Expected Cut Off

As per the above analysis, it is the expected that the cut off scores to qualify for JEE Advanced 2018 will be as follows:

Category Cut off Score
Common Rank List 80
OBC- NCL 50
SC 35
ST 30
PWD 05

Previous Year JEE Main Cut Off Scores

Take a look at the previous year cut off trends for qualifying for JEE Advanced:

S.No. Category 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
1 General 81 100 105 115 113
2 OBC-NCL 49 70 70 74 70
3 SC 32 52 50 53 50
4 ST 27 48 44 47 45

What Are The Deciding Factors For JEE Main 2018 Cut Off?

The factors as per which the cut off for JEE Main 2018 is decided is as follows:

  • Number of students appeared in the exam
  • The difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of students qualified the exam
  • Number of questions asked in the exam
  • Previous years cut off trends

JEE Main 2018 Expected Cut Off By Coaching Institutes

Once the JEE Main 2018 paper is over, many coaching institutes released their own take on JEE Main 2018. They publish the answer key, analysis report, expected cut off, etc. So, here we have given a list of the coaching centers which have published the expected cut off for JEE Main 2018.

Name of the Coaching Institute Category
Common Rank List OBC- NCL SC ST
Aakash 80+
Resonance 70 30 28 25
Career Launcher 75-80
Motion IIT JEE 82 – 90 55 – 60 38 – 42 32 – 38
Sri Chaitanya 80 45 30 25
Rao IIT 75
Super 30 85 50 35 30

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