JEE Main 2021 Cut Off, Category-wise Cut Off for IITS – Check Here

JEE Main 2021 cut offJEE Main 2021 Cut-Off will be released after successful conclusion of all the four exam sessions. You can check the expected cut-off & previous year cut off criteria in this article. Candidates will be provided admission into B.Tech and B.Arch courses through JEE Main exam.

On the basis of cut-off marks, students will get admission in various government and private institutions. Here in this article, we are providing complete details regarding JEE Main Cut-Off 2021 including last year cut off marks, result, counselling, rank list, etc.

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NTA will release category wise score cut off marks online for JEE Main 2021 along or after the results declaration. The cut off marks for different categories will be calculated on the basis of difficulty of questions & NTA score obtained by the candidates who will appear in the exam. The official NTA cut off score to appear in the JEE Advanced 2021 will be released by the authority along with the result.

The authority will release cut-off marks through online mode. Candidates will be able to check the expected cut off from the below given table. The cut-off is the minimum marks required to appear in the JEE Advanced exam. Cut-off marks are different for different categories. Cut-off marks will depend upon several factors such as exam difficulty level and number of students appeared in the examination etc.

Candidate who score marks more than the cut off marks will be considered qualified in JEE Main 2021 and they can apply for JEE Advanced 2021 exam. Only qualified candidates will be eligible for admission.

Expected Cut Off Marks:

Students appearing for the JEE Main 2021 sessions can check the expected cut off marks from the below given table:

CategoryExpected Cut-Off
Common Rank List86 – 91
Gen EWS77-82
OBC – NCL71-76

JEE Main Previous Years Cut-Off

Here we have mentioned the previous years (2020, 2019, 2018) cut-off of JEE Main examination. Candidates can refer these marks for getting idea about the expected cut-off for the year 2021:

For 2020:

Check below cut- off for Paper I:

Common Rank List










For 2019:

Gen EWS78.2174869

For 2018:

CategoryMax Marks
Min Marks
Schedule Caste7329
Schedule Tribe7324
OBC (NCL)4970707470
Schedule Caste3252505350
Schedule Tribe2748444745

JEE Main NTA Qualifying Marks

With the declaration of JEE Main 2021 result,  NTA will also release the qualifying marks for the candidates  appeared in JEE Main exam. The qualifying marks will be the cut off marks that the candidate must score in order to participate in the centralised counselling conducted by JOSAA.

The tentative qualifying marks for GEN category (common rank list) students is 89.75 for GEN (EWS category) is 78.21, for OBC-NCL is 74.31, for SC is 54, 44 for ST & 0.11371730 for PWD candidates.

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How Cut Off Marks will be Calculated?

NTA will declare the cut off marks for the JEE Main 2021 examination. Here we have discussed how cut off is calculated and what are the factors taken into account while calculating the cut off marks. Some of these factors are listed below:

  • Number of candidates appeared in the examination
  • Difficulty level of the examination
  • Number of questions asked in the examination
  • The overall performance level of the candidates.

JEE Main Result 2021

JEE Main 2021 Result has been declared on 8th March 2021 (first session). For second session it has been declared on 25thMarch 2021. It will be released for third & fourth session exam, it will be declared in April & May 2021 followed by the official NTA Cut-Off, rank (category-wise).

Candidates who have appeared for JEE Main 2021 examination are able to check their result. Aspirants can get their actual score and their result via online by entering their login credentials with the website. The result has been provided in the form of percentile.

To check result, candidates have to visit the online link of JEE Main result and enter their application number and date of birth in the specified space. After pressing the submit button, students will get their result. One should retain minimum 2-3 copies of his/ her result for further use in admission procedure.

JEE Main Counselling 2021

On the basis of the rank list, the counselling procedure will get started. JEE Main 2021 Counselling will be scheduled after the releasing of JEE Advanced AIR and JEE rank list. The counselling procedure will be started from June/ July 2021. The Counselling will comprise in some simple steps like:

  • Registration
  • Choice Filling & Locking
  • Seat Acceptance
  • Pay Fee
  • Document Verification (Personal at allotted college)

Admission Process:

Admission process will be conducted offline at the institute where the candidates will be allotted the seats. Candidates will have to take the seat allotment letter (given by the counselling authority) to the allotted college. Document verification and admission fee payment will be done in allotted institution premises.

Candidates will have to pay their admission & course fee. After document check and remitting fee, candidates will get their admission ticket/ letter to continue their classes.

JEE Main 2021 Rank List

After the result declaration, the authority will release All India Rank (AIR) and category rank. The AIR is considered by the respective counselling authorities for admissions in NITs, IIITs and other government and private institutions.

The best of two NTA scores/ percentile will be considered while preparing the rank list. On the basis of marks obtained in the JEE Main exam, a merit list will be prepared for admission in engineering & architecture courses. The merit list will be drawn separately for each category.

If you have any other query regarding JEE Main 2021 Cut-Off, you can drop your queries below in the comment box.

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  1. Apoorva says:

    U didnt mention about jee main paper 2 cutoff… And with that marks will we get admission in local college for architecture.

  2. Brijesh Puri says:

    I’m waiting for IIT mains results. . . .

  3. Ajas says:

    I got 127 marks in jee main paper 1
    Will I get admission in nit with any branch
    I belongs to OBC category

  4. Ajas says:

    I got 127 marks in jee main paper 1
    Will I getmisson I

  5. Prateek says:

    Sir I got around 115 marks in jee mains.would I eligible for advance.

    • Chandan Kumar says:

      Since cut off for General catagory is 81, and you have got more than 81. Hence you are eligible for taking advance exam

  6. riyaz ahamed says:

    sir,I got 70 Mark in JEE main .is there any chance to get seat in iit. I am OBC student.

  7. Adarsh Ganesh says:


  8. sooraj says:

    Iam getting 94 or 99 will I qualify

  9. Abhishek gautam says:

    I got 160 marks in iit mains paper 2 this year.Which rank shall i get??

  10. balajee says:



  11. Ramyasrinivas says:

    Sir I am expecting 82 marks in mains .I am a person belonging to OBC . Am I eligible to attempt advance?

  12. shubham sharma says:

    Sir i got112 no in jee mains (sc)
    Can i get nit with cs

  13. Aditya says:

    What is the cut off of JEE mains 2017?

  14. KARTIK SHARMA says:

    what is the expected cut off for general category in JEE mains 2017

  15. Ajay says:

    Sir my st hu muje jee me 60 mrks are he my inter 2nd yer me 1sabject fail hu kya my qalify hunga

    • Achuth says:

      I got 7.5 percentile jee 1st session done Jan’19.
      Can I qualify JEE, Can I get admission on NIT college

      • Sarvgyan Team says:

        If you have obtained cut off marks as per your category mentioned in the article, then you are eligible.

  16. Shiv Solanki says:

    i passed 12 in 2015 am i eligible for jee advance or not
    please tell me

    • vinay mishra says:

      no ,u r not.only current year and 1 year after 12th one can appear in jee advance and 1 more year for jee mains

  17. Avilash Roy says:

    Sir,if I will get 20 marks out 360 in jee main 2017, when the cut off for sc candidate is 52( expected), then can I get a rank in jee main???? I am a sc candidate

  18. Surya says:

    Can I know expected cutoff for obc2017

  19. Shiv Solanki says:

    i also read the jee advance bulletin.
    according to the bulletin we have 2 chances of jee advance in consecutive year

  20. Shiv Solanki says:

    sir i qualified 12 in 2015 and i attempt advance first time last year . am i eligible for advance this year or not please tell me

  21. saurabh singh says:

    sir what is the cutoff for b.arch 2017 for sc student

  22. aditya says:

    My JEE main score is 75 (OBC) .Will I qualify for JEE advance ???

  23. Chandana says:

    Sir what is the cut off for b.arch 2017

  24. ASWATHY SAJI says:

    what is jee main paper 2 cut off?

  25. Aman says:

    I am getting 175 from general category.. Which NIT can I get and which branches??

  26. aishwarya says:

    is 88 marks in jee mains 2017……..qualified for advance or nit….??

  27. nikitha goud says:

    What is the qualifying mark in b.arch for bc student

  28. manas says:

    Expecting​ marks in jee marks 45 there is any chance to get nit admission anywhere iam belongs to SC category

  29. Akshay says:

    i am jat category and cutt off cleared for jee mains 2017 from obc, is i am elligible for advance 2017 but not cleared general cutt off 2017
    Sir please help.

  30. Akshay says:

    i am jat category and cutt off cleared for jee mains 2017 from obc, is i am elligible for advance 2017 but not cleared general cutt off 2017.

  31. Aman says:

    What is the cut off for JEE main 2017 paper 2 ?

  32. ssk saurav kumar says:

    sir I got 79 marks in jee main 2017.
    will I qualify for jee adv.?
    should I prepare for jee adv.
    I belongs to obc.

  33. ssk saurav kumar says:

    sir I got 79 marks in jee main 2017.
    will I qualify for her adv.?
    should I prepare for jee adv.
    I belongs to obc.

  34. Likmabam Victor Khuman says:

    sir when will we know the cut off marks of jee mains

  35. amit says:

    please tell me 2016 cutoff for pwd candidate

  36. Santau says:

    When will cut off and answer key declared for jee main 2017 by cbse.

  37. your name.... says:

    hi .. can anyone tell me the way to take admission in nit through admission quota !!

  38. sandeep says:

    i got 85 marks will i get a seat(obc)

  39. sanjay Kumar says:

    Dear Sir, if some one Overall Scoring 160, but in Math or any other subject out of three Subject Scoring very Less Compare to other 2 subject, will he Qualifie Jee Mains. what is Criteria for Preparing Cut off Marks of Jee Mains

  40. Manaswi says:

    If a student clears mains exam but gets less than 75% in class 12 and attempted advanced what will happen??

  41. shivaleela says:

    is every subject have cutoff marks in jee?

  42. Sid says:

    I am SC student and getting 48 marks, will I get any college? Like nit etc.

  43. rupesh kumar says:

    I have filled the form in jee. i am a pwd candidate. how many marks I must score in jee.

  44. G Naresh says:

    My sister is appearing for jee main .she is a sc many marks she must score in jee.

  45. Your Name... says:

    Sir I got 65 marks and I am OBC will I qualify

    • aditya krishna says:

      depends on cutoff for OBC candidates .
      going by history , the cutoff has always been more than 70 marks for OBC candidates but there is still some hope .

  46. Rajendran says:

    May I know the expected cut off for jee b.arch 2017.

  47. Aman saxena says:

    What if we just cleared cut off jee mains 2017 and get average marks in advance ? What will be rank ? Is it gud enough to get some gud college ?  

  48. Gowtham raja says:

    How much is the qualifying marks for JEE MAIN 2017 PAPER 2 for SC category?

  49. Rajdeep says:

    Is there any individual cut off per subject in jee mains 2017

  50. Rajdeep says:

    Is there any individual cut off per subject in jee mqins 2017

  51. mayank kumar says:

    Mujhe SC/st ka cutt of marks send karo

  52. v mandal says:

    I got 204 marks ….m i topper ???

  53. Karan says:

    Sir, can i go with carry bag to the exam centre and put it outside the exam hall.

  54. ACHAL says:

    what is minimum qualifying marks of physics chemistry and maths

  55. nani marku says:

    Cutoff for ST category??

  56. Susmita Majumdar says:

    Does a student have to answer qs from physics, chemistry and maths to attain the cut-off marks for qualifying the jee main, 2017? Will he be considered eligible if he does not attempt qs from physics and still gets the qualifying marks?

  57. Shaharyaar says:

    Is there individual subject cut off in jee mains 2017 m

  58. Srinivas says:

    Will the qualify marks be subject wise cutoff for st catogary

  59. Vivekananda jha says:

    I got 44 number in iit jam then I got which rank

  60. sekhar says:

    How to go to the exam(documents)?

  61. Debargha Dasukil says:

    is it really true that only one third no is cut for one wrong attempt, or they cut one no for each wrong attempt? I was thinking about it cuz none would know if they r cutting marks like that. maybe its for those students who go for wild guessing, knowing “oh even its wrong I ll get 1/3 marks cut but if its right it ll be +4!!” If its really -1/3 for one wrong attempt I feel lucky. no personal hard feelings

  62. Rohit kumar says:

    i am an sc candidate…i just want to make sure that i score the sufficient marks to assure a seat in NIT,TRICHY in mechanical..what is the mark that i should get to assure my seat in it…?

  63. Devendra Khote says:

    What is the cutout of JEE2017 ??

  64. Viram says:

    Is positive marks in JEE main enough to take admission

  65. nick sean says:

    I want to know is that i have to qualify for each subject?or only i have to score more then cut off overall marks?
    As 40% weightage is not considered this time in 2017 jee main exam.
    Plz answer me sir.

  66. Abishake says:

    Im getting 190 marks jee mains modle exam and 80%in cbse will i get into trichy nit..pls reply me

  67. kailash says:

    for jee mains what is the min % in cbse for pwd

  68. Amit tayade says:

    I want to go for NDA (NAVY) please tell me the cut off percentage for SC
    And need of how many questions to be solved

    • Ankit Dhanda says:

      Bhai…. Ab Kya hr… Gajah reservation chlegi….. NDA … India ki security ka matter hh…. Yha Koi SC,bc,..Ya Koi or nhi chlta….. sirf capabilities matter krti hh…. Ache sae pdhai kr…. Shorcut ki try Mt KR….. NDA Mae to nhi chlega mre Bhai….. About 300 marks… Need to qualify exam …..

    • jasandeep singh says:

      Dear Amit…NDA’S cutt off remains same for all categories

  69. Harshit says:

    hello sir,
    How will the rank of JEE Mains 2017 will be decided?
    If they are not going to consider Board marks then what criteria will they follow to evaluate ranks of student having same marks?
    kindly guide me.

  70. Raju says:

    Cutoff for pwd obc? Please answer my question.

  71. Rasmiranjan Swain says:


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