JEE Main Exam Result 2018

Last Updated - November 15 2017

JEE Main Exam Result declared the month of may, 2018. Candidates can check JOINT ENTRANCE EXAMINATION (MAIN) 2018 result by logging onto the result portal using their Roll number and date of birth which includes category-wise All India Rank (AIR) of the candidates.

  • JEE Main 2018 is scheduled for 08th  April, 2018.
  • It is a national level entrance exam managed by 7 IITs on the rotational basis for admission to 23 IITs.
  • JEE Main answer key can be downloaded from the official website in the 4th week of April, 2018.
  • JEE Main 2018 Result released the month of may, 2018
  • JEE Advanced is scheduled for Sunday, May 20, 2018.
  • JEE Advanced counseling and seat allotment process are scheduled for June, 2018.
  • JoSAA organizes combined counselling for JEE Main and JEE advanced rank holders.

Highlights of JEE Main Result 2018

JEE Main Result will be declared onFirst week of May, 2018
JEE Main Cut Off 2018 will be released inSecond week of May, 2018
JEE Main Result will be declared
JEE Main will displayName, Marks Obtained, category-wise AIR
JEE Advanced is scheduled
Sunday, May 20, 2018

How to check JEE Main Result 2018?

The examination of JEE (Main) - 2018 in pen-paper based (offline) mode will be conducted on 08th April 2018. As mentioned earlier, JEE Main answer key will release in 4th week of April, 2018

JEE Main 2018 result can be checked on JEE Main official website. Steps to check JEE Main 2018 result are as follows:

  • Visit the official JEE Main website i.e.
  • Click on ‘Result Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2018- With Rank’ in the bottom of the Home page.
  • Provide your roll no., date of birth & then click the submit button
  • Candidates rank will be displayed along with their score in JEE Main
  • Candidates must download & take a printout of their JEE Main result

Candidates will also be notified about JEE Main result 2018 on their registered mobile numbers. However, individual rank cards will not be sent to the candidates. In order to download individual rank cards, the candidates will have to login to their accounts.

Details on Scorecard

The scorecard of JEE Main 2018 will consist of the following information related to the individual candidates:

Name of the candidate

Parent’s/Guardian’s Name

Date of Birth


JEE Main 2018 Roll Number

JEE Main 2018 Registration Number

Candidate’s Photograph

Candidate’s Signature

Candidate’s Category

Registered Email ID

Mobile Number


Candidate’s Status: Whether Documents are Valid

JEE Main 2018 Qualifying Status: Qualified or Not

Rank Obtained by the Candidate in Common Rank List

Category Rank (if any)

Eligibility Criteria For Appearing In JEE (Advanced) 2018

All the candidates must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2018: Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either  2017 or 2018.

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was canceled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

The official JEE Main 2018 answer key will be released at the 4th week of April, 2018 at JEE Main official website. Candidates need to follow these steps to download answer key:

  • Visit official website of JEE Main i.e.
  • Click on JEE Main 2018 Answer Key in Current Event Section
  • Download the answer key

JEE Main 2018 Merit List

All India Rank will be calculated on the basis of score card of candidates gained in entrance exam of JEE Main 2018.

  • JEE Main 2018 rank list will be provided with the result of JEE Main.
  • CBSE will declare the JEE Main Rank List in the end month of April 2018.
  • Candidates can get various colleges list according to rank list.
  • From the given list of colleges, students can decide in which colleges they want to take admission.

If two candidates score the same marks, tiebreaker policy will be used to calculate the rank of the candidate.

JEE Main 2018 Tie Breaker Policy

If two or more candidates score the same marks in JEE Main 2018, the tie-breaker policy will be used for ranking.

  • The rank will be based on higher marks scored in Mathematics section.
  • If still the same rank calculates, Physics section will be preferred for ranking.
  • If still the rank doesn’t change, the same rank will be awarded to both or more candidates having same marks.

JEE Main 2018 Cut off

The cut off marks depend on various factors such as the number of applicants, the level of question paper etc. CBSE will declare the Cut off Mark for after the result is out. The cutoff will be different for different categories. 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 following table will help candidates with category-wise cut off for JEE Main.

CategoryJEE Main Cut off marks
PwD General35
PwD SC34
PwD ST33

Factors Affecting Cut off

JEE Main cut off changes every year. There are certain factors that affect JEE Main cut-off. Following are these factors:

  • Number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • Difficulty level of the exam
  • Number of seats available for admissions
  • Previous year’s cut off

JEE Main 2018 Counselling

JoSAA is the conducting body for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. Candidates qualifying in JEE Main 2018 appear in next level of the examination which is JEE Advanced and must fill up choices and participate in the seat allotment process.

The States of Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Odisha, Uttrakhand, Nagaland & some other institutions have joined JEE (Main) system, however, their admission criteria will be notified by the concerned authorities. Therefore, the candidates seeking admission to the institutions in these states, which were earlier admitting based on their State level examination, are also advised to fill in the JEE (Main)–2018  application form online. The Paper-1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main) will also be an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidate has to take if he/she is aspiring for admission to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

Seats will be allocated depending on factors like score of candidate and availability of seats during the counselling round. Candidates should keep in mind the following points about JEE Main 2018 counselling:

It will be conducted in seven rounds which may also change depending on the availability of seats.

Candidates must register and fill their choices on the official website of JoSAA. After that, lock and validate the choices.

Candidates are then allocated seats and they have to report at the allotted centers for document verification.

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India has notified following two changes in the JEE pattern for 2018:

  1. There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE (Main) examination,
  2. For the candidates to qualify for the admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Advanced)/JEE(Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

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