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JEE Main Result 2018 

The JEE Main 2018 Result will be announced by the CBSE. The result of JEE Main 2018 will be announced on April 30 and the result of paper 2 will be announced on May 31. Students who have appeared for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) can check result of JEE Main 2018 as per the schedule.

Date of Declaration of JEE Main 2018 Result

Name of paper Date of exam JEE Main 2018 Result Date
JEE Main Paper 1 (for BE / B.Tech) 08, 15, 16 Apr 2018 30 Apr 2018
JEE Main Paper 2 (for B.Arch / B.Plan) 08 Apr 2018 31 May 2018

Number of Students Appeared in JEE Main 2018

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) was conducted by the CBSE on April 08, 2018, in which the count of candidates who had registered was 10,43,739.


How to Check the Result of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main)

  • You need to visit the official website of CBSE.
  •  Enter the Roll Number & Date of Birth
  • After submitting all the details the students will be able to check the marks obtained in each subject in paper 1/paper 2, All India Rank, category rank. 
  • Also, you can check the status of qualifying for JEE Advanced.
  • For counseling students must download their scorecard of the result of JEE Main 2018
  • Click here to check the result

Details of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) held on April 08, 2018

Number of candidates
  • Boys: 6,46,814
  • Girls: 2,66,745
  • Transgender: 3
  • Total: 10,43,739
Test Cities
  • India: 104
  • Abroad: 8
  • Total: 112
Test Centres
  • India: 1613
  • Abroad: 8
  • Total: 1621

You can read the complete press release here.

Highlights of JEE Main Result 2018

CBSE will declare the JEE MAIN 2018 result, score, All India Rank. The score obtained in paper 1 or paper 2 contribute to ranking.

  • Marks obtained in JEE Main 2018 paper 1 = Number of correct answers x 4 – Number of incorrect answers x 1.
  • Marks obtained in JEE Main 2018 paper 2 = Number of correct answers in math and aptitude test x 4 – Number of incorrect answers in math and aptitude test x 1 + marks obtained in drawing test.

The maximum score for paper 1 is 360.

The maximum score for paper 1 is 390.

What’s new in JEE Main 2018 Result?

The number of candidates who will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2018 is 2,24,000 whereas last year it was 2,20,000. 


Procedure to Check Result of JEE Main 2018

  • Visit the official website to check the result:

  • Click on the link to JEE Main result 2018 check (which will be available as soon as CBSE declares result).
  • Now the result page appears.
  • Submit the JEE Main 2018 Roll number and Date of birth.
  • After that click on submit button.
  • The result of JEE Main 2018 appears on the screen.
  • Check, download, and take print out of the counseling.

JEE Main 2018 Rank Card looks like the following image

rank card

Procedure to check JEE Main Result if I forget my Roll Number:

  • Students can check their roll number on the JEE Main admit card. 
  • If admit card is missing, then you can again download the admit card from the Official Website . For downloading the admit card you have to login using application number and password.
  • In the confirmation mail, you can get all the details of application number.
  • If candidates forgot their application number or password then they can access forgot password or forgot application number page at the Official Website.
  • On this page, students can get the link to download the admit card. Upon reaching that page, they can see the I cant access my account link.

What happens after JEE Main 2018 Rank is announced?

The JEE Mainand CBSE Secretariat will conduct the exam. After the result has been announced the board sends result data to seat allocation boards for the purpose of seat allotment and counseling. The counseling process, seat allotment process is not governed by the CBSE or JEE Main Secretariat.

Students can download and take print out of the scorecard or rank card for the counseling process.

The Result of JEE Main 2018 of the following candidates will not be announced


  • If the student had provided incorrect information, and appeared in more than one slot or date of computer mode exam, or appeared in both pen and paper-based test and computer-based exam.
  • If the student actually studied less than five subjects in qualifying exam / class 12th, but furnished incorrect data to appear in the exam, then also his/her candidature will be canceled.

What does the JEE Main 2018 Result Contain?

The JEE Main result 2018 will contain all the details mentioned below:

  • Roll number
  • Name
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Category
  • Subcategory
  • The state code of eligibility
  • Nationality
  • Marks obtained in paper 1 in physics
  • Marks obtained in paper 1 in chemistry
  • Marks obtained in paper 1 in mathematics
  • All India Rank
  • Category rank
  • Cut off score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018
  • Instructions

Significance of JEE Main 2018 Score and All India Rank

Students who have appeared for the Joint Entrance Examination can check their result on Joint Entrance Examination.  The marks obtained by the student in paper 1/paper 2 are mentioned in the JEE Main 2018 scorecard. It also shows the status of JEE Advanced whether the student has qualified or not.

The All India Rank of JEE Main 2018 shows the position in the merit list. The All India Rank is the among all candidates who have appeared for the exam. The Category rank is the rank for that particular category only.

Students can get admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs, other colleges with the help of their All India Rank of JEE Main.

How is JEE Main Score and Rank Calculated?

The official JEE MAIN Answer Key is released by the CBSE. Students can check the answer key of JEE Main 2018 on their official website  from April 24 to 27, 2018. Candidates can also submit challenges to the official answer key. Based on challenges received, the Joint Admission Board / CBSE shall decide upon final answer keys. CBSE will calculate JEE Main 2018 score and rank on basis of final answer keys only.


JEE Main Result and Cut Off Archives

2018 – Expected Cut Off 80-90 45-55 30-40 25-35
2017 81 49 32 27
2016 100 70 52 48
2015 105 70 50 44
2014 115 74 53 47
2013 113 70 50 45

Tie Breaking for JEE Main Result

There are some rules by CBSE to break a tie wherever two or more candidates obtain same marks.

Tie Breaking Criterion for JEE Main Paper I

  • Firstly the marks in mathematics are considered. The student who has the higher score in paper 1 mathematics gets a better rank.
  • Then the marks in Physics are considered. The student who has the higher score in paper 1 Physics gets a better rank.
  • If the tie is in the ratio of positive and negative marks, the student who has the  higher absolute value of this ratio gets a higher rank
  • Still, if the tie persists, then the rank of both the students must be same. 

Tie Breaking Criterion for JEE Main Paper II

  • Firstly the marks in aptitude test of paper 2 are considered. The student who has the higher score in aptitude test gets a better rank.
  • Then the marks in drawing test are considered. The student who has the higher score in drawing test gets a better rank.
  • Still, if the tie persists, then a ratio of positive to negative scores are found out. One with the higher absolute value of positive to negative score gets a better rank.
  • If after these also, tie remains, then they get the same rank.

JEE Main Marks vs Rank

Range of marks Range of Ranks
351-360 1-40
341-350 41-50
331- 340 51-60
321 -330 61-70
311-320 71-200
301-310 201 – 300
291-300 301-500
281-290 501-800
271-280 801 -1200
261-270 1201-1600
251-260 1601-2200
241-250 2201-2900
231-240 2901-3900
221-230 3901-5300
211- 220 5301-6700
201 – 210 6701- 8500
191-200 8501-10,700
181-190 10,701-13,300
171-180 13,301 – 16,500
161 -170 16,501-20,800
151-160 20,801-26,000
141 -150 26,000-31,600
131- 140 31,601-39,000
121 -130 39001- 48,000
111-120 48,001-59,000
101-110 59,001-74,000
81-100 74,001-12,00,00
61 – 80 12,00,01-20,00,00
41 – 60 20,00,01- 38,00,00
21-40 38,00,01-72,00,00
15-20 72,00,01- 83,00,00
10 – 14 83,00,01-93,00,00
0-9 93,00,01-10,50,000

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