About JEE Main 

JEE Main is conducted by CBSE. it is the first stage examination for admissions to prestigious IITs (Indian Institute of Technology) and ISM (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad. This year JEE Main will be held on April 3, 2016 (Offline) and on April 9 and 10, 2016 (Online).

In the past year, over 12 lakh candidates appeared for this national level exam. 31 NITs, 18 IITs and 18 GFTIs  are the participating institutes of JEE Main. The top 200,000 students appearing in JEE Main would be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced, which is the second stage of JEE entrance test. 

Admit cards are available for download from March, 2017 onwards. Candidates can download their admit card by clicking on the link given below.



Expected Cut off for JEE Main 2017

CBSE is expected to announce cut off for the JEE Mains exam in the last week of April. Cut off is the minimum score that is required to be scored by candidates, in order to sit for the second stage of JEE, i.e., JEE Advanced 2017 which will be conducted in May, 2017 for admissions to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) across the country. Only the Candidates scoring above this cut off score are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced. CBSE has also reduced the cut-off for JEE Advanced this year so that more students get a chance to get admission in IITs.

Aspirants can check below comparison of Cut off of JEE Main in 2016, 2015 and 2014 as released by CBSE for different categories-

Category2014 Cutoff2015 Cutoff2016 Cutoff
Common Merit List (CML) 115 105 100
Other Backward Class (OBC) 74 70 70
Schedule Castes (SC) 53 50 52
Schedule Tribes (ST) 47 44 48


As the number of applicant's have decreased this year, we can expect to see a certain dwindle in the cut off score. 

Category Expected Cut-Off
General 103-108
OBC 68-74
SC 49-55
ST 43-49


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