JEE Main 2018 Cutoff Marks: Cut off Score Category Wise Released


The JEE MAIN Cutoff (expected) is available along with All India Ranks. The exam conducting body will announce the JEE Main 2018 Cutoff marks after result declaration today. Cut off mark is the minimum score necessary to clear a test. And, candidates need to obtain the JEE main cutoff score in order to clear the exam and appear in next level of the examination which is JEE Advanced for getting admission into IITs.

The cut off marks depend on various factors such as the number of applicants, the level of question paper etc. CBSE will declare the Cutoff for JEE Main after the result is out. The cutoff will be different for different categories. For more details regarding JEE Main Cutoff 2018 go through the article.

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JEE Main 2018 Cutoff (Expected)

Category Cut-off Marks
General 85
Scheduled Caste 35
Scheduled Tribe 30
Person With Disability 5


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JEE Main 2018 Cut off for JEE Advanced
JEE Main 2018 Cut off for JEE Advanced

IIT JEE 2018 Expected cutoff

JEE Main 2018 will take place on 08 April 2018 in offline and online mode respectively. The result declaration will happen in April 2018. JEE Main 2018 Cutoff is the minimum score necessary to clear the examination. CBSE had declared the JEE Main Cutoff in the last week of April, after the result declaration in 2018. The cutoff for General category was 81, 49 for OBC-NCL, 32 for SC, 27 for ST, and 1 for PWD in the previous year.

jee main cut off 2017
JEE Main Cut off 2017

Expected JEE Main 2018 Cutoff by Coaching Classes

The category wise cut off is presumed by coaching classes are given below.

Category/Coaching classes Common Merit List (CML) Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL) Scheduled Caste (SC) Scheduled Tribe (ST) Person with Disability (PWD)
Resonance 81 49 32 27 1
Super 30 85 50 35 30 5
Sri Chaitanya >=80 >=45 >=30 >=25 >=0
Motion Education 80-85 45-50 30-35 25-30 0-5
Plancess 83 47 34 29 3

JEE Main Previous Years Cutoff Score

The table below provides previous years jee cutoff marks. And, Candidates can refer to these marks for getting an idea about the probable cut off for 2018.

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


The cutoff for general category was 115, 105, 100, and 81 respectively in 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2018. Hence, we can see a decreasing pattern in JEE Main Cutoff score in subsequent years. According to the experts, the lower JEE Main Cutoff 2016 in comparison to 2015 was the result of the increased pool of JEE Advanced. Further, the total number of top candidates filtered for JEE Advanced in 2016 were 2 lacs from JEE Main 2016. Whereas the total number of candidates to appear for JEE Advanced in 2015 was 1.5 lakh. Hence, more 50,000 candidates were shortlisted in 2016.

Now Top 2,24,000 candidates will able to give Advanced exam after scoring in JEE Main 2018.

JEE Main Cutoff 2017 released by CBSE

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

JEE Main Rank List

The JEE Main authority will release All India Rank (AIR) in June last week. Also, the All India Rank of a candidate will be the basis for admission into NITs, IIITs and other GFTIs. Further, the candidates will get the call for counselling on the basis of marks obtained in the JEE Main exam. Further, the merit list will be available by taking into account the JEE main score and 12th board percentage.  However, There will be a separate merit list will for each category.

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  4. the cutoff for jeemains this year is general – 80- 85
    OBC – 45- 50
    SC – 30 – 35
    ST – 25 – 29
    because in this year advanced level paper is made in this jee mains 2018 difficulty level is more chemistry maths physics difficulty is same in these subject BUT ADVANCED LEVEL PAPER