JEE Main 2018 Result, Scorecard and Rank List, how to check result

JEE Main 2018 Result will be declared by Central board of secondary education(CBSE) on 30th April 2018 for Paper 1 and on 4th week May 2018 for Paper 2. Nearly 13 lakh candidates are expected to appear for JEE Main 2018. JEE Main Scorecard is the base for admission in the top engineering colleges (Private & Government). Candidates who want admission in the IITs need to crack JEE Main as well as JEE Advanced. 

    • JEE Main 2018 Result will be available on the CBSE official website i.e. http://cbseresults.nic.in from 30th April 2018.
    • Roll number and Date of Birth of the candidate will be required to access the result.
    • The result will be available in the form of JEE Main Scorecard.
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  • In 2017, CBSE decided that the top 2.2 lakh rank holders who qualify JEE Main will be eligible for JEE Advanced. The numbers have increased from this year. From this year, 4,000 more students will appear for JEE Advanced 2018.
  • JEE Main 2018 Score will be used to prepare All India Rank List and State Merit Lists on the basis of which seats will be allocated to NITs, IIITs and other Central and State Government funded institutes.

JEE Main 2018 Result Highlights

JEE Main 2018 Result

JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 results 30th April 2018
JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 results 31st May 2018
JEE Main 2018 Exam Date 08 April 2018 (offline mode) & 15th & 16th April 2018 (online mode)
Mode of Availability Online
JEE Main 2018 Results Official Website http://cbseresults.nic.in
Details on JEE Main 2018 Scorecard Normalized Marks obtained in JEE Main, Whether candidate has qualified for JEE Advanced, Personal Details
Details on JEE Main 2018 Rank Card All India Rank, State Rank of the candidate, Category Rank, Total Marks scored by the candidate, Section wise Marks obtained by the candidate
Details needed for accessing Scorecard Roll number and Date of Birth of the candidate
JEE Main 2018 Counselling June 2018
JEE Main Helpline Desk Email ID jeemain@nic.in
JEE Main helpline desk 7042399520, 7042399521, 7042399525, 7042399526, 7042399529

Important Dates

The schedule for JEE Main 2018 Results is given below:

Event Date (Declared)
JEE Main 2018 Paper I (Offline) 8th  April 2018
JEE Main 2018 Online Examination 15th & 16th April 2018
Official Answer Key & OMR Sheet 24th – 27th April 2018
JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 results 30th April 2018
JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 results 31st May 2018
JEE Advanced 2018 Exam date May 2018
JEE Main 2018 Counselling June 2018

How to Check JEE Main 2018 Result?

JEE Main 2018 result will be available on the official website i.e. http://cbseresults.nic.in. To access the results, follow the given steps:

  • Visit the official website of CBSE i.e. http://cbseresults.nic.in
  • Click on the direct link to JEE Main result.
  • Enter Roll Number and Date of Birth. 
  • Click on submit button.
  • You will be redirected to your JEE Main 2018 Result.
  • Save and download your scorecard. Take multiple copies of the scorecard.

Details on JEE Main 2018 scorecard 

  • Candidate’s Name
  • Roll number
  • Date of Birth
  • Mother’s Name and Father’s Name
  • Category and subcategory
  • Nationality
  • State code of eligibility
  • Marks obtained in each subject – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)
  • Total marks obtained by candidate
  • All India Rank (AIR)
  • Category Rank
  • Status to appear for JEE Advanced 2018
  • Cut off score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018

Normalisation of score

  • JEE Main Rank List is prepared after finding a composite score of JEE Main scores and Normalized Marks of Class XII in the ratio of 60:40.
  • The total marks (of all five subjects) obtained/shown on the mark-sheet of a particular year are required in JEE (Main) and also in JEE (Advanced).
  • If a candidate has appeared in six subjects in the qualifying examination, the subject (fifth or sixth) with better marks will be considered.
  • Candidate should keep in mind that percentage of marks and percentile are totally different entities.
  • Percentile number of candidates in your board with lesser aggregate marks×100Total number of candidates in the group
  • Percentage = marks obtained×100Maximum mark which can be obtained

JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key

  • JEE Main 2018 official answer key will be released in the third week of April 2018 (tentative).
  • The OMR Response sheet of the candidates will also be available for download from the 3rd week of April 2018.
  • The candidates will be able to challenge the released JEE Main 2018 official answer key. It has to be done within the allotted time and should be backed by a substantial proof.
  • To challenge the official answer key, candidates will have to pay INR 1,000 per question which is challenged. The fee is non-refundable.
  • CBSE’s decision against the challenges will be final and nobody’s claim or communication regarding this will be entertained.

JEE Main 2018 RANK LIST 

JEE Main rank will be declared at the time of the announcement of result. The Merit Rank list will take into account the scores in JEE main as well as 10+2 board results. However, there will be a separate list for each category. Tie-breaking rules which are applied in case candidates scores equal marks in the JEE Main exam are mentioned below:

Tie Breaking Criteria (Paper 1): 

  • Higher marks in Mathematics, the candidate will be given better rank.
  • Higher marks in Chemistry, the candidate will be given better rank.
  • Higher marks in Physics, the candidate will be given better rank.
  • By finding the ratio of negative and positive marks. Students who are having higher absolute value will be given a better rank.
  • If the tie still remains, same JEE Main rank will be given.

Tie Breaking Criteria (Paper 2):

  • Higher marks in the Aptitude test, candidate will be given better rank.
  • Higher marks in a drawing, a candidate will be given better rank.
  • By finding the ratio of negative and positive marks. Students who are having higher absolute value will be given better rank.
  • If the tie still remains, same JEE Main rank will be given.

JEE Main 2018 Cut-off

Cut–Off mark is the minimum score required to qualify JEE main 2018 and to appear in JEE Advanced to get admission into IITs. The cut-off will be released along with the result. JEE Main cut-off will depend upon various factors like students appeared in the exam, difficulty level, etc. Cut-off will be released category wise.

Category Cut –Off 2017 Expected Cut-off 2018
Common Merit List (CML) 81 85
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) 49 50
Schedule Caste (SC) 32 35
Schedule Tribe (ST) 27 30
Person with Disability (PwD) 1 5

JEE Main 2018 Counselling

  • JEE Main 2018 Counselling will be started from the month of June 2018.
  • The counseling procedure of JEE Main will be regulated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) and CSAB.
  • Only the candidates who qualify JEE Main Exam will be eligible to attend the counseling process for seat allocation in all the participating Colleges (except IITs & ISM).
  • Candidates with at least 75% aggregate marks in Class XII are eligible to apply for JoSAA.
  • Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will organize counseling for JEE Main (All India Rank) & JEE Advanced. Candidates can register as per schedule and select preferences for colleges and branches.
  • JoSSA Counselling is conducted for admission to 93 IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs including ISM Dhanbad.
  • The centralized counseling will be carried out in online mode.
  • CSAB will organize the special counseling round for admission to SFTIs (Self-Financed Technical Institutes) and NEUTs (North Eastern and Union Territory Institutes).