JEE Main Result 2021 : Score Card, Rank List, Cut Off Marks @ &

JEE (Joint Entrance Examination) 2020 has been successfully completed in the month of April 2020. CBSE the exam conducting board is making all necessary arrangements to release JEE Main Result 2021. Contenders of the JEE Main examination this year can check out the following details to know completely about the result and result checking methods and much more details that we have updated recently for your reference.

About Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)

CBSE in full known as Central Board of Secondary Education is a national level education board of India. The board was formed in the year 1962 with headquarters located at New Delhi. The board is responsible for giving affiliations to various private and government schools of India. Every year the CBSE board conducts various board and national level examinations in the country such as class10, class 12, JEE(Main), AIPMT and NET etc. By conducting national level exams in the country CBSE has become the largest board of conducting the examinations in the country. CBSE has a total of 10 regional offices in the country as of now. CBSE has implemented many methodologies in the education system to improve the academic career of the students. Apart from conducting board and national level exams, the board is responsible for releasing the results of the same for the examinees.

Name of the Board Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Formation Year 3 November 1962
Headquarters New Delhi, India
Exams Organized by Board Class 10,
Class 12,
JEE (Main),
Central Teacher Eligibility Test,
UGC’s National Eligibility Test and
Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalayas Entrance test
Official Website

JEE Main Result 2021 / Joint Entrance Examination 2020 Result

CBSE conducts JEE Main national level examination every year. JEE is the popular Engineering entrance exam conducted for giving the admission in to the BE/B.Tech and B.Arch courses for all the eligible candidates. Based on the score obtained in the JEE Main, the candidates will be given admission in to the CFTIs, NITs and other institutions of Engineering. JEE Main is also the eligibility test for the JEE Advanced examination which will offer the admission in to the ISM and IITs.

For the year 2020, the CBSE has successfully conducted the JEE Main 2021. The test has been conducted in two different methods or modes i.e., one is pen and paper based test which took place on January last year and other is online compute based test. More than 2 lakh candidates are said to have appeared in this test from all across the country in both the modes of test. JEE Main was conducted in nearly 248 cities in India and in 10 centers in the abroad previous year. Pen & Paper based test took place in 112 centers totally whereas computer based test took place in all 258 cities on 15th and 16th of January last year. JEE Main contains Paper-I and Paper-II. The JEE Main 2021 result for Paper-I and Paper-II is said to be released separately. One would be in the month of April and the other in the month of May 2021. Check the exact result dates below.

JEE Main 2021 Result Date

As said above, JEE Main has been conducted in Paper-I and Paper-II. Examinees of both the papers and now eager to know the JEE Main result 2020 date. As per the official update and the important dates issued by the board, Paper-I JEE Main 2021 result /s left for the JEE Main result announcement or for the JEE Main Rank card, candidates can meanwhile refer the answer key that w AIR Rank will be declared on 31st January 2020 and the Paper-II JEE Main result 2020 / AIR rank will be issued on soon.

Exam Conducting Board CBSE
Exam Name Joint Entrance Exam (JEE Main)
JEE Main 2021 offline Examination Date (Pen & Paper Based Test) 6th January 2020 to 20th January 2020
JEE Main 2021 online Examination Date (Computer Based Test) 6th January 2020 to 20th January 2020
Availability of JEE Main Answer Key and OMR Sheet Yet to be Announced
JEE Main Paper-1 Result /AIR Rank Declaration And

Eligible Candidates for JEE Advanced

31st January 2020
Declaration of JEE Main 2021 Result of Paper-2 / AIR Rank 31st January 2020
Score Card/Rank Cards Availability on Official Website After declaration of JEE Main 2021 All India Rank

As there are some more days left for the JEE Main result 2020 announcement or for the JEE Main Rank card, candidates can meanwhile refer the answer key that will be released by the CBSE soon. As per the official news,  the JEE Main 2021 answer key and the OMR sheet will be released on January and examines can check or download from 2020 them till last date. Contenders of the JEE Main 2021 can check the answers given in the answer key and cross check them with the answers you have attempted. With that you will be able to calculate your JEE Main score approximately. Candidates can check their result 2020 from the official website and download their AIR rank card on the result release date. You can check the complete process from below.

JEE Main 2021 Highlights

Event Detail
Conducting Authority Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)
Name of the Exam Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2021
Examination Category Undergraduate (UG) Exam
Level of Examination National Level
Mode of JEE Main Exam Online and Offline
Paper I B.Tech / B.E.
Paper II B.Arch / B.Planning
Exam Duration 3 hours
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total No. of Questions in Paper 90 Questions (30 Questions each in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics)
Marking Scheme 4 marks for each correct answer.
For each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted.
Total Marks 360
Exam Centers in India and Out of India
  • In India: 1613 centers across 104
  • Out of India: 8 centers across 8 cities
Selection Procedure Admission will be through JoSAA counselling on the basis of All India Rank of applicant
Purpose of Exam For admissions into IITs, NITs and GFTI.
For JEE Advanced through which admissions is given into IITs.

JEE Main 2021 Statistics

The below table will show you the total numbers or stats of the JEE Main 2021 such as the number of candidates appeared, number of cities and centers in which the exam is conducted etc. This is just for your reference purpose only.

S.No Particulars Division Wise Numbers Total Number
1 Total Number of Candidates Girls – 266745Boys – 646814

Transgender – 3

2 Total Number of Cities India – 104
Abroad – 8
3 Total Number of Centres India – 1613
Abroad – 8

How Many Students Appeared in JEE Main – Every Wise Stats

The below table will show you the number of candidates participated in the JEE Main every year since last few years. Right from 2012, when we observe the stats the candidates number is seen increasing till 2015 and from 2016 the candidates appearing in JEE Main is slightly decreased.

Year No. of Candidates Appeared in JEE Main
2012 12,20,000
2013 12,82,000
2014 13,56,000
2015 13,04,217
2016 12,07,257
2017 11,98,989
2018 11,76,564

JEE Main Marking Scheme

Before the release of the result examinees of the JEE Main 2021 can have a glance at the marking scheme that will help you to calculate the marks that you can obtain in this national level entrance test.

As per the sources, Paper I and Paper II of the JEE Main 2021 will have the following marking scheme. So contenders of the JEE Main 2021 can observe this JEE Main 2021 marking scheme and according to it estimate the marks you can obtain in the test. Apart from this, you should also check the cut off marks to know whether you are qualified in the test for the score obtained or not.

Paper Total Marks Marks for Each Correct Answer Negative Marks
Paper-I 360 Marks 4 Marks for Each Correct Answer For each wrong answer 1/4 marks will be deducted
Paper-II 390 Marks 4 Marks for Each Correct Answer For each wrong answer 1/4 marks will be deducted

How to Check Result 2021 Online / JEE Main Rank Card 2020 Download

To check the JEE Main 2021 result or download the JEE Main rank card, one has to visit the official website and do follow the below given procedure for it. As every year CBSE will release the JEE Main rank card / score card after the announcement of the JEE main result 2020 score in the JEE Main 2021 the higher or All Indian Rank which candidates can download it from official website and the process is as follows.

  • Visit the official website
  • Search for the “Joint Entrance Examination (Main) 2020 – With Rank” Paper-1 / Paper-2 link in the home page and click it.
  • Enter your Roll Number.
  • Enter your Date of Birth in the specified format.
  • Click “Submit” button
  • Finally your “JEE Main Result 2021” will display on screen.
  • You can also check your Rank card and download it using the download button.

This is how examinees can check their JEE Main 2021 result and download their rank card from the CBSE official results website.

Details Present in JEE Main Rank Card 2020

Once you download the JEE Main Rank card, check for the following details in it. You should also take a print out of the rank card or the score card for your further reference which is mandatory.

JEE Main 2017 Result – Score Card

  • Roll number of the Candidate
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Mother’s Name
  • Father’s Name
  • Category
  • Sub Category
  • State Code of Eligibility
  • Nationality
  • Subject wise marks (Physics, Mathematics (PCM) and Chemistry)
  • All India Rank (AIR)
  • Cut off score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2021
  • Category wise rank and
  • Instructions

JEE Main 2021 Cut Off Marks

It is mandatory for the every candidates appeared in the JEE Main 2021 to know the JEE Main cut off marks as they decide whether you are qualified in the test or not. The JEE Main Cut off 2020 will be given based on the category i.e., for every category the cut off marks will vary. You can check the cut off for your category in the rank card.

JAB is said to announce the JEE Main 2021 cut off marks and the JEE Advanced cut off marks or qualifying marks after the announcement of the JEE Main result. JEE Main 2021 cut off is nothing but the closing rank in which the particular B.Tech course in the particular institution is closed. Candidates who has the JEE Main marks less than the cut off are not qualified for the further process. The JEE Main cut off will also vary branch wise and institution wise and it will be different from candidate to candidate based on the category / institution / programme. If you want to know the cut off based on all these aspects you have to wait few more days as result announcement is awaited. As of now, you can check the expected JEE Main cut off 2020 here for your reference purpose only and also the previous year cut off marks are given here. So, do have a look at the tables given below.
Check out last year JEE Main Result Cut Off Analysis in the below video…

Factors Determining JEE Main 2021 Cut Off

The following factors will determine the Cut off Marks in JEE Main 2021 Result.

  • Number of candidates applied for JEE Main 2021 / application received
  • The difficulty level of JEE Main
  • Number of questions asked
  • Candidates performance in the exam
  • JEE Main cut off marks of the previous years’

JEE Main Past 4 Year Cut Off Marks

Do check the following cut off trends of the past four years in the JEE Main examination. This will give you an overview of the qualifying marks that one could obtain in the JEE Main 2021. Also check the expected JEE Main 2021 cut off / JEE Main qualifying marks below.

S. No. Category 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
1 General 113 115 105 100 81
2 OBC – NCL (Other Backward Class) 70 74 70 70 49
3 SC (Scheduled Caste) 50 53 50 52 32
4 ST (Scheduled Tribe) 45 47 44 48 27

JEE Main Institution Wise General Category Cut Off for GFTIs (JEE Main Result 2017)

S. No. Institute Name Opening Rank Closing Rank
1 School of Planning and Architecture, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh 280 3265
2 Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishawavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh 14065 52261
3 Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab 16334 52429
4 J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 13185 38512
5 Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management, Ahmadabad 10552 35299
6 Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi 592 49262
7 Mizoram University, Aizawl 1605 50665
8 School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur 24500 50092
9 Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi Uttar Pradesh 18616 51868
10 Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir 1461 52601
11 Assam University, Silchar (Assam) 11353 170061
12 National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad 15019 38341
13 Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand 17150 50164
14 National Insitute of Foundary & Forge Technology, P.O. Hatia, Ranchi 23564 50817
15 School of Planning and Architecture, I.P. Estate, New Delhi 2 2052
16 Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu NA NA
17 School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 183 3214
18 HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal) 16026 52778
19 University of Hyderabad 6444 17087
20 Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur 570 36731
21 International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur 8736 32914

JEE Main Cut Off 2020 Expected by Various Coaching Institutions

S. No. Coaching Institute JEE Main 2021 Paper I Expected Cutoff
1 BasicFirst 80 (+-5%)
2 Career Launcher 75 to 80
3 Toppr 95 to 105
4 FIITJEE Around 86
5 Resonance OC – 70OBC – 38

SC – 28

ST – 25

6 Sri Chaitanya OC – 80OBC – 45

SC – 30

ST – 25

7 Motion IIT General – 82 to 90OBC – 55 to 60

SC – 38 to 42

ST – 32 to 38

JEE Main Criteria of Reservation

Here is the table that shows you the JEE Mains reservation criteria. Have a look at the table and know category wise reservation for giving the JEE Main 2021 Result.

Category Reservation
Other Backward Classes (OBC) if they belong to Non Creamy Layer (NCL) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Persons with Disability (PwD) of 40% or even more disability 3% horizontal

However, this year IITs have taken a decision that they will give seats reservation for the female participants. According to the reports, a total of 779 seats will be reserved at various IIT institutes for female students of engineering. Check the below table to know the list of reserved seats for female candidates at various institutes.

IIT Institute Number of Seats Reserved for Female Candidates
IIT Kharagpur 113 seats
IIT Dhanbad 95 seats
IIT Kanpur 79 Seats
IIT BHU 76 Seats
IIT Roorkee 68 Seats
IIT Delhi 59 Seats
IIT Bombay 58 Seats
IIT Guwahati 57 Seats

How to Recover JEE Main 2021 Application Number or Password

Want to check JEE Main 2021 result or download the acknowledgement page etc. from official website?? But forget the application number or password to JEE Main login?? Then don’t worry as you have a simple solution to get back your lost application number or password. Just follow the below instructions carefully and recover them in just few seconds.

How to Retrieve JEE Main 2021 Application Number??

The following steps will help you recover the application number that you have misplaced or forget in easy way.

  • Open the JEE Main official website and click on Admit Card link or download acknowledgement link.
  • Tap on “I can’t access my account ?” link under Only Registered Candidates Sign in”
  • Next select the option called “I forgot my application number” and click “Continue” button.
  • Now enter the details such as Name, Mother’s Name, Father’s Name, Date of Birth, State of Eligibility and Security Pin and click “Submit” button.
  • Now Application Number will be shown on screen and that the same number will also be sent to the registered Email ID.

How to Recover JEE Main 2021 Password??

JEE Main password is said to be kept confidential and if you forget it you can recover it using various options. See the below steps to see various options and how to recover the password for JEE Main Login.

  • Go to the official site of JEE Main and click on the similar link as said above to get the login page.
  • Select “I can’t access my account ?”.
  • Choose “I forgot my password” and tap on “Continue” button.
  • Now you can see all the 3 options as shown below through which you can recover your password.
    • Using security question and by answering it that you have chosen at the time of registration.
    • With the verification code sent through SMS or text message to the mobile number that has been used for registration by the candidates.
    • Using reset link that is sent to your registered email id.
  • Choose any of the security options and click “Continue”.
  • According to the option that you have selected you need to fill the necessary details and submit them to recover your JEE Main Login password.

These are the ways to recover the JEE Main 2021 Login Application Number or Password that you lost or misplaced. Hope this helps you to get JEE Main Result 2021.

How Many Attempts for JEE Mains??

If you are looking to know about number of attempts that one can give in the JEE Mains, you can know it here. As per the eligibility criteria of the JEE Mains, it is specified that one can give 3 attempts for the national level UG engineering entrance test i.e., JEE Mains. It is said that one attempt can be made when you are appearing in 12th board examinations and the remaining two attempts in the next 2 consecutive years.

How to Calculate JEE Main Rank / Score??

Here is the formula using which you can calculate the JEE Main score or rank easily. So, do check it and calculate your JEE Main 2021 marks by checking the JEE Main 2021 answer key issued by the CBSE.

Formula to Calculate JEE Main 2021 Score

JEE Main Score = 4 Marks x No. of correct answers – No. of wrong answers x 1

The high you score in the JEE Main Resulte exam and the JEE Main result 2020 the higher the rank will be in the test. If two or more examinees score the same marks then inter-se-merit or tie-breaking will be applied to give the ranking.

JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

Here is the table that will show you the range of marks and the respective rank in the JEE Main. This will be same or different this year. The table is for reference purpose only.

Marks Range Rank
301 to 326 1 to 9
281 to 300 10 to 83
261 to 280 84 to 244
241 to 260 245 to 706
221 to 240 707 to 1755
201 to 220 1756 to 4163
181 to 200 4164 to 8997
161 to 180 8998 to 18371
141 to 160 18372 to 35928
121 to 140 35929 to 67649
101 to 120 67651 to 125722
81 to 100 125723 to 237034
61 to 80 237035 to 463443
41 to 60 463444 to 844544
21 to 40 844546 to 1093113
1 to 20 1093115 to 1121966

JEE Main Rank List 2021

The JEE Main 2021 rank list will be released by the authorities along with the All India Rank, category Rank of the appeared candidates in the exam and the JEE Main result 2020. The rank list of the JEE Main will be prepared based on the actual marks obtained by the candidate in the exam. The AIR rank that the candidate obtained will be used for the admission in to the IIITs, NITs, SFTIs, CFTIs, and other institutions by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

Difference Between Percentage and Percentile in JEE Main

Percentile Percentage
Percentile = 100 x No. of candidates in the group with aggregate marks less than the candidates / Total no. of candidates in the group Percentage = Obtained number / Total x 100.

JEE Main 2021 Result Websites List

Here is the list of websites in which you can see the JEE Main Result 2021. Have a glance at this list of websites and check your result of the JEE Main 2021 and also download the rank card from the official websites listed below.


JEE Main Toppers 2020

CBSE will release the list of JEE Main toppers for the year 2020 soon after the announcement of the result 2020. The maximum marks in the Paper-1 is 360 and in Paper-2 is 390. Last year Kalpit Veerwal has scored the top rank (AIR) in the JEE Main with a score of 360 marks. With a minor difference of the marks the AIR can be changed. To know the topper of the JEE Main 2021, you have wait few more days i.e., till the result and the rank are released. We will update the details here if possible after the JEE Main toppers list is released by the officials.

Previous Year 2017 JEE Main Toppers List

S. No. Name Marks Rank (AIR)
1. Kalpit Veerwal 360 1
2. Vasu Jain 350 2
3. Ananay Agarwal 350 3
4. Vedant Raval 345 4
5. Vishwajeet Agarwal 345 5
6. Mohan Abhyas 345 6
7. Akshat Chugh 345 7
8. Shafil Maheen 345 8
9. Varun Teja Chaudhury 345 9
10. Anany Sharma 340 10

Participating Institutes in JEE Main

Here you can know the about the participating institutes in the JEE Main 2021. It is said that a total of 23 IITs, 31 NITs and 22 CFTIs are said to be participating in the JEE Mains this year. Some private institutions and state colleges will also use the JEE Main Result 2021 or JEE Main rank for giving the admission in to the B.Tech programmes. Some states like Maharashtra will also consider the JEE Main 2021 score for giving the admission in to the Engineering programmes at the institutes of their states.

Seat Intake by Various Institutes in JEE Main

Through JEE Main rank, candidates will get admission in to various institutions located across India such as IITs, NITs and CFTIs. You can also know about category wise number of seats in each institute in the below given table.

Institutes Total No. of Institutes Total No. of Seats Intake Category
General & General PwD OBC & OBC PwD SC & SC PwD ST & ST PwD
IIITs 23 3433 1719 928 521 265
NITs 31 17868 8903 4639 2639 1687
CFTIs 22 3919 2223 769 556 371
Total 76 25220 12,845 6,336 3716 2323

JEE Main 2021 Selection Procedure for IITs and Other Institutes

In order get seat in some of the prestigious colleges or institutes through JEE Main score, the engineering candidate have to score a total of 75 percent in class 12 examinations or else the top 20 percentile in the respective class 12 board examinations. The qualifying marks for the SC or ST candidates is 65 percent in the class 12 exams.

Rules of Tie Breaking in JEE Main Paper-1

Check out the rules of tie breaking in Paper-1 for issuing the JEE Main Result 2021.

  • For giving the better rank, the highest marks in Mathematics is considered.
  • Next highest marks in the subject Physics is considered.
  • Then next, both positive marks and negative marks that the candidate has obtained will be taken in to consideration.
  • If there is still tie, then the same JEE Main rank will be given for the candidates.

Tie Breaking Criteria in JEE Main 2021 Paper-2

Here you can check out the Tie breaking rules that are applicable for Paper-2.

  • At first highest marks in aptitude test will be considered to give better rank.
  • Next highest marks in drawing test will be taken for better rank.
  • Now ratio of negative and positive marks will be taken.
  • It the tie persists even now, same rank will be given.

JEE Main Counselling 2020 and Seat Allotment

The counselling for the candidates qualified in the JEE Main 2021 will start soon in the month of June 2020. The counselling and seat allotment will be done by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) for all the candidates qualified in the JEE Main. The qualified candidates have to register for the counselling process and follow the process accordingly to be eligible for counselling and admission. The complete JEE Main counselling schedule will be released by the authorities after the 2020 result announcement. Based on the merit list, availability of the seats and the filling of the choices, the qualified candidates of the JEE Main 2021 will be allotted a seat in the respective institution and the course.

The seat allotment will be first done in 2 mock rounds through which the candidates will know the seat they will get based on the choices they have filled. After that seven different main rounds will be conducted for the seat allotment to the candidates. Check the overall JEE Main counselling procedure below just for your reference purpose only.

  1. Online Registration
  2. Filling the choices and locking in the online
  3. Seat Allotment
  4. Fee payment and accepting the seat
  5. Documents verification
  6. Reporting at the institute allotted and pay balance fee

To be eligible for the counselling, one should have all the necessary documents and the certificates as said by the authorities along with the JEE Main 2021 rank card. Without proper documents candidate will not be eligible for the further process.

Documents Required for JEE Main 2021 Counselling

After the announcement of the JEE Main Result 2021 and before appearing in the JEE Main counselling, candidates have to make sure that they have all the documents listed below. They need to carry them for the counselling process.

  • 12th Class Mark Sheet
  • JEE Main Admit Card 2021
  • 3 Passport size Photos
  • JEE Main Result 2021 / JEE Main Rank Card 2020
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Photo Identity Card
  • Seat Allotment letter
  • Proof of Seat Acceptance Fee Payment
  • Category Certificate (if applicable)

This is all about the JEE Main Result 2021 that you should be aware. For more information and updates on the JEE Main 2021, you can stay tuned with us. Also send us your valuable suggestions and clear your doubts through the comment section below. Bookmark this page for further updates.

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