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JEE Main Result 2018 – CBSE will be declaring JEE Main 2018 result anytime today. It must be noted that the result of JEE Main 2018 will be declared online separately for Paper I and Paper II. JEE Main result 2018 for Paper I Paper- II will be announced on 30th april.  In order to check the result of JEE Main 2018, the candidates have to enter their roll number and date of birth on the result page. Through JEE Main Result 2018, candidates will be able to check their section-wise marks, All India Rank and category-wise rank, and the cutoff score for JEE Advanced 2018. The score card and All India Ranks will be available at the same time along with the result of JEE Main 2018. JEE Main 2018 result will be declared only for those candidates who have appeared in the national level engineering entrance test (JEE Main) for admissions to NITs. IIITs and GFTIs. To know more about the JEE Main result 2018, go through the article below.

JEE Main Result 2018


What’s new in JEE Main Result 2018?

For academic year 2018-19, as many as 2,24,000 top candidates of JEE Main 2018 will be qualified for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018. Till 2017, only top 2,20,000 candidates of JEE Main were eligible to take JEE Advanced.

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S.No Particulars Total Number Division of Total Number
1 Total Number of Candidates 1043739 Boys – 646814

Girls – 266745

Transgender – 3

2 Total Number of Cities 112 India – 104

Abroad – 8

3 Total Number of Centres 1621 India – 1613

Abroad – 8

Important Dates related to JEE Main 2018 Result

S.No. Event Dates
1 JEE Main Result announcement (Paper I) April 30, 2018
2 JEE Main Result announcement (Paper II) April 30, 2018
3 JEE Main 2018 Rank and Score Card availability After announcement of AIR of JEE Main 2018

Latest: To check JEE Main 2018 Result – Click here (link will be activated soon)


How to check JEE Main Result 2018?

  • Click on the JEE Main 2018 result link here (Link will be updated as soon as the result is announced)
  • Enter your JEE Main 2018 roll number and date of birth
  • Now click on Submit button
  • You can now see your JEE Main score, All India Rank and category rank, and qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Your JEE Main score card is also available for downloading with the result. Use the download button and get access to your JEE Main score card 2018.

JEE Main Score Card looks like the image below

JEE Main Result 2018

What will JEE Main 2018 Result carry?

The result of JEE Main 2018 will reflect the following details,

  • Candidate’s name
  • Candidate’s roll number
  • Candidate’s Date of birth
  • Father & Mother’s name
  • State code of eligibility
  • Category and Nationality
  • Marks obtained in each subject – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics (PCM)
  • Total marks obtained
  • All India rank (AIR)
  • Category Rank
  • Qualifying Status for JEE Advanced 2018
  • Cutoff score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018

JEE Main cutoff 2018

After candidates have checked their result of JEE Main 2018, they must check the cutoff and accordingly apply for the programmes, in the participating institutes of JEE Main 2018.

Previous year’s JEE Main Cutoff

JEE Main 2017 Cutoff

S.No. Category Cutoff
1 General 81
2 OBC-NCL 49
3 SC 32
4 ST 27
5 PWD 1

JEE Main 2017 State Wise Qualifier List

S.No States Number of Qualifiers
1 Maharashtra 166020
2 AP 80119
3 Bihar 78305
4 MP 67169
5 Telangana 64998
6 Karnataka 57947
7 West Bengal 54168
8 Gujarat 53884
9 Tamil Nadu 53878
10 Jharkhand 30173
11 Haryana 28999
12 Punjab 18669
13 Chattisgarh 16132
14 Uttarakhand 13527
15 Chandigarh 2506

How to calculate JEE Main score and rank?

Use the answer key of JEE Main 2018 and get an estimate of your score in the entrance test after comparing your attempted answers in the actual paper. The methodology of calculating JEE Main score makes use of the marking scheme given by CBSE wherein using it candidates can calculate their JEE Main 2018 score and rank. Check the formula below to calculate JEE Main score.

Formula to calculate JEE Main Score

JEE Main Score = 4 marks x number of correct answers – number of wrong answers x 1

Calculating JEE Main rank – The actual scores of candidates in JEE Main 2018 will be used to determine the ranks of the engineering entrance test. Your rank will be affected directly by the score you secure in the test. This means that the higher your score, the higher will be your rank of JEE Main 2018. Also, if two or more candidates score equal marks, then tie-breaking rule or inter-se-merit will be applicable.

When will Inter-se-merit be applicable?

In case two or more candidates secure equal marks/score in JEE Main, then in that case the inter-se-merit or tie-breaker policy will be applicable. Check all the details about the fundamentals and basic rules for the application of inter-se-merit.

To resolve a tie or apply inter-se-merit, check the guidelines below in the sequence given.

Inter-se-merit Guidelines for JEE Main Paper 1 & 2

JEE Main Paper Tie Breaking Criterion
JEE Main Paper I
  • First, candidates with higher marks in Mathematics in JEE Main 2018 will be given better rank.
  • Thereafter, candidates with better/higher marks in Physics will be given a higher rank.
  • Still if the tie exists, then the ratio of positive marks and negative marks secured by the candidates will be taken into account. Candidates with higher absolute value of the ratio will be given higher rank.
  • In case the tie is not broken yet, then candidates will be given the same JEE Main rank.
JEE Main Paper II
  • First, the candidate securing higher marks in Aptitude Test will get higher rank.

Still if the tie is there, then higher marks in Drawing Test will be considered to offer higher/better rank.

  • At the next stage to break the tie, the ratio of positive and negative marks will be taken into account.
  • Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given higher rank.
  • In case the tie is not broken, candidates will be given same ranks.

What should you check along with JEE Main Result 2018?

While checking their JEE Main result, the candidates must download their result, score card/rank card, as this will be needed for admissions. Along with the result of JEE Main 2018, the candidates must also check their qualifying status for JEE Advanced 2018. Candidates must check if they are among the top 2,24,000 candidates of JEE Main 2018 who have qualified for appearing in JEE Advanced. If they have, then they have to register for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018 tentatively in first week of May 2018. In case candidates do not figure out in the top 2,24,000 candidates shortlisted for JEE Advanced from JEE Main, then candidates must also start applying for state level counselling/admission processes and university level admission wherein they accept JEE Main score.


JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

Marks Rank Range
301 to 326 1 – 9
281 to 300 10 – 83
261 to 280 84 – 244
241 to 260 245 – 706
221 to 240 707 – 1755
201 to 220 1756 – 4163
181 to 200 4164 – 8997
161 to 180 8998 – 18371
141 to 160 18372 – 35928
121 to 140 35929 – 67649
101 to 120 67651 – 125722
81 to 100 125723 – 237034
61 to 80 237035 – 463443
41 to 60 463444 – 844544
21 to 40 844546 – 1093113
1 to 20 1093115 – 1121966

Know the difference between percentage and percentile

Candidates must know the difference between percentage and percentile as for admission to NITs, IIITs and GFTIs one of the eligibility criteria is to secure a place in the top 20 percentile of the respective class 12th board. This top 20 percentile is different than the percentage of marks and is calculated separately. Check the process of calculating percentile below.

Difference between percentage and percentile?

Percentage Percentile
Percentage = number obtained / total x 100. Eg 50/360 x100 Percentile = 100 x Number of candidates in the group with aggregate marks less than the candidates/ Total number of candidates in the group

The top 20 percentile of the respective class 12th board is calculated category-wise for the candidates on the basis of their scores in class 12th respective board exam. This percentile is matched with the published top 20 percentile of the board as announced by CBSE.

For instance, the total number of candidates registered in a particular board is 13918 and total number of candidates appeared is 13711, then, the percentile will be calculated as follows,

Percentile of a student who has scored 50% marks in the Board where 2218 candidates have scored below him

Percentile score for 50% marks in the Board will be calculated as 2218 x 100/ 13711 = 16.18

What subjects will be taken into account for calculating percentile?

The following 5 subjects will be taken into consideration for calculating top 20 percentile in class 12th or qualifying exam for JEE Main Paper I:

  • Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject
  • Any other subject

Important: In case candidates have taken 6 subjects in the qualifying exam, then the better of the fifth or sixth will be take into account.

For calculating top 20 percentile of the qualifying marks for JEE Main Paper II (B.Arch/B.Plan), the following subjects will be considered:

  • Mathematics
  • Other four subjects.

JEE Main Rank List 2018

JEE Main 2018 rank list will be available for candidates along with the result of JEE Main. After checking their JEE Main result, candidates can get access to their All India Ranks (AIRs). The rank list of JEE Main 2018 will reflect All India Ranks and All India Category Ranks of the candidates. All India Ranks are used for admissions, while category ranks are just for information sake. The rank list will be used by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) for admission purposes.


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