JEE Main Cut-off 2022: Expected Cut-off & Qualifying Marks
  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 29-06-2022
  • Written By Varsha
  • Last Modified 29-06-2022

JEE Main Cut-off: JEE Main Cut-off for Paper 1 and 2

JEE Main Cut-off: The NTA will release the cut-off marks for JEE Main. JEE Main 2022 cut-off is the minimum score the candidates are required in order to qualify for the examination. The first session of the exam will now be held from June 23 to 29, 2022. Session 2 is scheduled to be conducted from July 21 to July 30, 2022. The application window for the first session has been closed.

The JEE Main 2022 application correction window for session 1 was open till April 8, 2022 (9:50 PM). This article will help candidates find out about the JEE Main Cut-off 2022 scores, trends, and the previous year’s score analysis. Read through the article to get details on the qualifying percentile for JEE mains 2021, cut-off marks for JEE main and more.

Latest Updates:
– As per the official notice, NTA has revised the exam dates. Now, the JEE Main Session 1 shall be conducted on June 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, and 29, 2022.
– The JEE Main application form for 2022 was released on March 1, 2022. The registrations for JEE Main 2022 Session 1 are closed.
– NTA had opened the correction window for JEE Main 2022 Session 1 till April 8, 2022 (9:50 PM).

JEE Main Score 2022: Important Dates

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the cut-off for JEE Main 2022 soon. This will happen along with the declaration of JEE Main result 2022. The JEE Main cut-off score is the minimum mark required for candidates to qualify for the JEE Main examination 2022. JEE Main Admission cut-off is the minimum marks required for admission into engineering or other architectural courses.

Before beginning with the details on JEE Main cut-off 2022, let us discuss the important dates for JEE Main 2022.

EventsDates
JEE Main 2022 Exam DatesSession 1: June 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2022
Session 2: July 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 and 30, 2022
JEE Mains Session Answer KeyTo Be Announced
JEE Main Application Form Release DateMarch 1, 2022
JEE Main Application Form Last DateMarch 31, 2022
JEE Mains Session Result DateTo Be Announced
JEE Mains 2022 Cut-off Release DateTo Be Announced
JEE Mains 2022 CounsellingTo Be Announced

Important: JEE Main cut-off 2022 scores will be evaluated based on JEE Main examination. JEE Main will be conducted in most of the regional languages like English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

The language-wise examination centres are listed down here.

  1. English – All Examination Centres
  2. English and Hindi – All Examination Centres in India
  3. English and Assamese – Examination Centres in Assam
  4. English and Bengali Examination – Centres in West Bengal, Tripura, and
    Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  5. English and Gujarati Examination – Centres in Gujarat, Daman & Diu, Dadra
    & Nagar Haveli
  6. English and Kannada Examination – Centres in Karnataka
  7. English and Malayalam Examination – Centres in Kerala and Lakshadweep
  8. English and Marathi Examination – Centres in Maharashtra
  9. English and Odia Examination – Centres in Odisha
  10. English and Punjabi Examination – Centres in Punjab, Chandigarh, and
    Delhi/New Delhi (including Faridabad, Ghaziabad,
    Gurugram, Meerut, Noida/Greater Noida)
  11. English and Tamil Examination – Centres in Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, and
    Andaman & Nicobar Islands
  12. English and Telugu Examination – Centres in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana
  13. English and Urdu All Examination – Centres in India

Cut-off JEE Main 2022 Scores: Details

Candidates must retain a copy of the confirmation page, admit card, and scorecard of the JEE (Main) – 2022, as the same will not be available after June 30, 2022. The cut-off JEE Main 2022 score details and result dates will be announced on the official NTA website.

NTA JEE Main Cut-off Scores: Qualifying vs Admission

The marks for JEE Mains Cut-off 2022 are available in two types.

  1. JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off
  2. JEE Main Admission Cut-off

JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off 2022

The National Testing Agency (NTA) officials will release the qualifying cut-off JEE Mains 2022 scores. Candidates who have secured the minimum qualifying cut-off can appear for the JEE Advanced exam. The qualifying cut-off marks for JEE Mains 2022 are used for the following purposes.

  1. JEE Main Cut-off 2022 for JEE Advanced
  2. JEE Main Cut-off 2022 for NITs Admissions
  3. JEE Main Cut-off 2022 for IIITs Admissions
  4. JEE Main Cut-off 2022 for GFTIs Admissions

JEE Main Cut-off 2022- Gen, OBC, SC, ST, EWS

Let us look at the JEE Main 2022 cut-off for different categories in the below-mentioned section.

CategoryQualifying Cut-off for JEE Advanced
GeneralTo Be Announced
GENERAL EWSTo Be Announced
OBC NCLTo Be Announced
SCTo Be Announced
STTo Be Announced
PwDTo Be Announced

JEE Main Category-wise Qualifying Scores 2022

Let us look at the category-wise qualifying cut-off of the JEE Main 2022.

CategoryMin. Cut-off Score Based on Paper 1Max. Cut-off Score Based on Paper 1
EWSTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
OBC-NCLTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
SCTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
STTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
URTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced
UR-PHTo Be AnnouncedTo Be Announced

JEE Main Admission Cut-off 2022

On behalf of participating institutes in JEE Main, the officials of JoSAA will release the admission JEE Main 2022 cut-off. The admission cut-off is in the form of closing ranks that indicate the last rank of the candidate who got their seat in a specified branch, category and institute.

Difference Between JEE Main Qualifying Cut-off vs Admission Cut-off

Candidates are advised to go through the following table to understand the difference between qualifying scores and admission scores with regard to JEE Main cut-off 2022.

Particulars Qualifying JEE Main ScoresJEE Main Admission Scores
Released ByNTA releases the qualifying cut-offJoSAA releases the admission JEE Main cut-off 2022 on behalf of participating institutes.
Available OnJEE Main NTA website – jeemain.nta.nic.in JoSAA website at josaa.nic.in
Purpose of Cut-offCandidates who secure the qualifying cut-off will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced exam.Admission cut-off is in the form of closing rank who has secured admission in one of the participating institutes of JEE Main.
JEE Main Cut-off for Institute SpecificNoYes, the cut-off will vary from one institute to another.
JEE Main Category SpecificThe officials will release different cut-offs for different categories.The officials will release different cut-offs for different categories.
Branch SpecificNoYes, the cut-offs are branch-specific.
Used for AdmissionsNoYes

Also, read: JEE Main Percentile vs Rank

The JEE Main cut-off 2022 percentile will be released once the result has been declared of the last session. Candidates must log in with the help of their credentials in order to check the cut-off.

Factors Affecting JEE Main Scores

While preparing the cut-off JEE Mains 2022, a number of factors are considered by the officials. The list of factors/parameters is in the below-mentioned section.

  1. Difficulty Level of JEE Main Question Paper.
  2. Number of Candidates Appearing for JEE Main Examination 2022
  3. Number of Seats Which are Available
  4. Previous Year Cut-off Trends for JEE Main Examination

JEE Mains 2022 Cut-off for JEE Advanced Exam

Earlier, only the top 2,45,000 candidates were shortlisted to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. The authorities have increased the number of candidates from 2,45,000 to 2,50,000. The candidates must qualify for JEE Main cut-off for Paper 1 and be among the top 2,50,000, including all categories, to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. The categories are divided among the top 2,50,000 JEE Main qualified candidates in the following manner.

CategoryPercentage
GEN-EWS 4%
OBC-NCL 27%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
OPEN 46.5%

Previous Year JEE Main Scores

Candidates are advised to go through the previous years’ cut-off (2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, etc.) to get an idea about the JEE Main 2022 cut-off.

JEE Main 2021 Qualifying Scores – Gen, OBC, SC, ST, EWS

Let us look at JEE Main qualifying scores for 2021 in the below-mentioned section.

CategoryMin. Cut-off Score Based on Paper 1Max. Cut-off Score Based on Paper 1
EWS66.221484587.8950071
OBC-NCL68.023444787.8950071
SC46.882533887.8950071
ST34.672899987.8474721
UR87.8992241100.000000
UR-PH0.009637587.8273359

Qualifying JEE Main Qualifying Scores 2020

Let us look at JEE Main qualifying scores for 2020 in the below-mentioned section.

CategoryCut-off Marks
Common Rank List90.3765335
Scheduled Tribe (ST)39.0696101
OBC NCL72.8887969
PwD0.0618524
Scheduled Caste (SC)50.1760245
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)70.2435518

JEE Main Admission Qualifying Scores 2020: NIT Cut-off 2020

Let us look at JEE Main NIT cut-off for 2020 in the below-mentioned section.

Counselling
Rounds
NITsIIITsGFTIs
Round 1Click HereClick HereClick Here
Round 2Click HereClick HereClick Here
Round 3Click HereClick HereClick Here
Round 4Click HereClick HereClick Here
Round 5Click HereClick HereClick Here
Round 6Click HereClick HereClick Here

Qualifying JEE Main Cut-off 2019

Let us look at JEE Main qualifying scores for 2019 in the below-mentioned section.

Category JEE Main 2019 Cut-off
General 89.7548849
OBC-NCL 78.2174869
SC 74.3166557
ST 44.3345172
PwD 0.11371730

Qualifying JEE Main Cut-off 2018

Let us look at JEE Main qualifying scores for 2018 in the below-mentioned section.

Category Total Qualified Candidates Max. Marks Min. Marks
Common Rank List 111275 350 74
OBC-NCL 65313 73 45
SC 34425 73 29
ST 17256 73 24
PwD 2755 73 -35

Qualifying JEE Main Cut-off 2017

Let us look at JEE Main qualifying scores for 2017 in the below-mentioned section.

Category Number of Candidates Cut-off
General 109585 81
OBC-NCL 60299 49
SC 33333 32
ST 16096 27
PWD 2114 1

JEE Main Qualifying Scores 2022: Trend Analysis

The JEE Mains cut-off trend will help the engineering exam test takers with an overview of the rise and dip in the minimum marks required to qualify for the JEE Main examination. The below-mentioned table shows the scoring trend of JEE Mains over the last seven years.

JEE Mains Qualifying Scores Trend

Let us look at the qualifying scores trend of JEE Mains.

YearGeneralGen-EWSOBC-NCLSTSCPwD
202090.37653470.24355272.88879739.0696150.1760250.0618524
201989.75488578.21748774.31665644.33451754.0128160.1137173
20187445242935
201781492732
2016100704852
2015105704450
2014115744753
2013113704550

If we look into the last three years’ trend of JEE Mains cut-off (from 2018 to 2020), the qualifying cut-off has been continuously increasing from the previous year across all categories. If we analyse the last eight years, the cut-off has dipped for the General category candidates in the last seven years.

While in 2013, the qualifying cut-off was 113, it has steeped to 90.3765335 in 2020. Further, the same trend in JEE Main cut-off can be seen for the SC and ST categories. Astonishingly, the JEE Main cut-off for PwD category candidates has been increased from -35 to 0.0618524.

JEE Main Qualifying Scores for NITs

The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) are autonomous, public institutes of higher education. These are governed by the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007, which declares them as institutions of national importance alongside the IITs. There are 31 NITs across India, and the Government of India funds each one.

These institutes are among the top-ranked engineering colleges in India and have one of the lowest acceptance rates for engineering institutes, at around 2 to 3%, second only to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in India. Check below the previous year’s JEE Main cut-off for NITs.

JEE Mains Qualifying Scores 2019 for Top NITs

Let us look at the 2019 qualifying scores for JEE Main exam for admission to NITs.

InstitutesMECSE
National Institute of Technology, Agartala30,02816,955
National Institute of Technology, Arunachal Pradesh37,91925,460
National Institute of Technology, Delhi7,286
National Institute of Technology, Durgapur19,9089,193
National Institute of Technology, Goa21,23010,587
National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur22,19810,015
National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur21,2569,434      
National Institute of Technology, Manipur35,76426,160
National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya32,06316,156
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal8,9802,156
National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli5,9681,373
National Institute of Technology, Warangal9,2431,980
Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur (Maharashtra)14,3045,289

Also, read: Official NIT cut-off

JEE Main Scores for IIITs

Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) are a group of institutes of higher education in India focused on information technology. There are presently 25 IIITs, out of which 5 are established, funded and administered by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD). The rest is set up on the public-private partnership (PPP) model.

Candidates can check the previous year’s cut-off for IIITs.

JEE Mains Scores 2020 for Top IIITs

Let us look at the JEE Main scores of IITs for the year 2020 in the section below.

InstitutesEECSE
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)7136
Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal36,06931,463
Indian Institute of Information Technology Surat33,27217,905
Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Dharwad30,60126,457
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Allahabad (U.P.)7738
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)23,25016,760
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)24,61817,897
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chittoor (A.P.)27,11622,372
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)17,478

JEE Main Scores 2019 for Top IIITs

Let us look at the JEE Main scores of IITs for the year 2019 in the section below.

InstitutesEECSE
Atal Bihari Vajpayee Indian Institute of Information Technology & Management, Gwalior (M.P.)10,780
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal42,30338,509
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Surat33,27222,907
Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Dharwad36,99532,991
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)15,862
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati (Assam)31,31821,601
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota (Rajasthan)31,33523,144   
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Sri City, Chittoor (A. P.)30,07225,846
Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara (Gujarat)28,527

Also, read: Official IIIT Cut-off

JEE Main Qualifying Score 2022

Government Funded Technical Institutes, commonly referred to as GFTIs, enrich the Indian technical education sector. There are 28 GFTIs that help in contributing to a literate society with advanced technical education. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority handles the intake process of the Government Funded Technical Institutes, which is conducted in multiple rounds.

Let us go through the previous years’ GFTI cut-off from the table given below.

GFTIs JEE Main Scores 2019 for the General Category

Check out the GFTIs cut-off JEE Main 2019 in the below-mentioned section.

GFTIsBranchQuotaMaleFemale
School of Planning and Architecture, New DelhiArchitectureAll India768
 PlanningAll India2966
School of Planning and Architecture, BhopalArchitectureAll India2009
 PlanningAll India4346
School of Planning and Architecture, VijayawadaArchitectureAll India2157
 PlanningAll India4296
Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research and Management, AhmedabadCivil EngineeringAll India42348
 Electrical EngineeringAll India36437
 Mechanical EngineeringAll India38712
Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, BilaspurChemical EngineeringAll India55700
 Civil EngineeringAll India56584
 Computer Science and EngineeringAll India44003
 Electronics and Communication EngineeringAll India51232
 Industrial and Production EngineeringAll India60041
 Information TechnologyAll India50689
 Mechanical EngineeringAll India56166
J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, Department of Electronics & Communication, University of Allahabad, AllahabadComputer Science and EngineeringAll India36635
 Electronics and Communication EngineeringAll India40400
National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)Electronics System EngineeringAll India42671
Assam University, SilcharAgricultural EngineeringAll India5866459267
  Assam Only498701477967
 Computer Science and EngineeringAll India4065742632
  Assam Only133524115558
 Electronics and Communication EngineeringAll India4658844488
  Assam Only199638149301
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and TechnologyChemical EngineeringAll India56006
 Computer Science and EngineeringAll India41001
 Electrical EngineeringAll India48843
 Electronics and Communication EngineeringAll India44846
 Food TechnologyAll India60277
 Instrumentation and Control EngineeringAll India57397
 Mechanical EngineeringAll India55005
Gurukula Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, HaridwarComputer Science and EngineeringAll India45610
 Electrical EngineeringAll India55948
 Electronics and Communication EngineeringAll India54476
 Mechanical EngineeringAll India57034

Also, check: Official GFTI Cut-off

JEE Main Cut-off 2022: Marks vs Rank

Candidates can check the marks vs ranks of JEE Mains 2022 once the exams have been conducted. As per the marks/scores secured by candidates, the corresponding ranks will be provided. Candidates can check the JEE Main marks vs rank for the JEE Main cut-off 2021. 

JEE MarksJEE Rank
-75 to -201074300 to 1071804
-19 to -10 1071460 to 1058151
0 to 10991222 to 831941
11 to 20796929 to 615134
21 to 30573996 to 400110
31 to 40385534 to 264383
41 to 50246089 to 175204
51 to 60165679 to 120612
61 to 70115045 to 85657
71 to 8082249 to 63079
81 to 9060147 to 48371
91 to 10046076 to 36253
101 to 11034966 to 27838
111 to 12026321 to 21321
121 to 13020164 to 16084
131 to 14015501 to 12281
141 to 15011678 to 9302
151 to 1608949 to 7004
161 to 1706706 to 5240
171 to 1805003 to 3932
181 to 1903709 to 2869
191 to 2002664 to 2004
201 to 2101888 to 1426
211 to 2201367 to 979
221 to 230911 to 655
231 to 240599 to 402
241 to 250367 to 230
250 to 262210 to 103
263 to 27083 to 55
271 to 28049 to 24
3001

JEE Main Qualifying Marks 2022

NTA will release the JEE Main result 2022 for session 1 online. Candidates appearing for the exam can check their JEE Main results on the official website. To get the results, candidates need to enter their login credentials. JEE Main 2022 result will have details like percentile, All India Rank (AIR), etc.

JEE Main Scores 2022: Counselling

JEE Mains 2022 counselling will be conducted on the basis of JEE Main result/scorecard. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) is the conducting authority for the counselling rounds. The JEE Main counselling process will start after the announcement of JEE Main (last session) results. JEE Main college predictor also helps candidates get an estimation of the colleges they can likely get.

List of Top Engineering Colleges in India

In the below-mentioned table, candidates can check the list of top engineering colleges that accept JEE Main scores, JEE Advanced scores, and other engineering entrance exam scores for admission.

Top Engineering Colleges in India
Top 10 Private Engineering Colleges in India
List of Government Colleges Under JEE Main
Top Engineering Colleges Accepting JEE Main Score
Top 10 Engineering Colleges in Tamil Nadu
Top 25 Private Engineering Colleges in India
Top Engineering Colleges in Chennai
Top Engineering Colleges in Hyderabad
Top Engineering Colleges in Bangalore
Top Engineering Colleges in Pune
Engineering Colleges Accepting SRMJEEE
Top Engineering Colleges in Maharashtra
Top Engineering Colleges in Kolkata, West Bengal
Top Engineering Colleges in Jaipur

Also, check:

JEE Main 2022 Percentile vs RankJEE Main 2022 Marks vs Rank
JEE Mains 2022 ToppersJEE Main Analysis 2022
JEE Main 2022 Question PaperJEE Main 2022 Answer Key
JEE Main LoginJEE Main Guidelines
JEE Main Rank ListJEE Main Rank Predictor
JEE Main TopperJEE Main Counselling

FAQs on JEE Main Scores 2022

Below are the frequently asked questions on JEE Main 2022 cut-off or qualifying marks.

Q.1: When is the JEE Main exam for the April session scheduled?
Ans:
Earlier, the first session of the JEE Main exam 2022 was supposed to be conducted on April 21, 24, 25, 29, May 1 and May 4, 2022. However, according to the latest notification, the exam has been rescheduled to be conducted from June 23, 2022, to June 29, 2022.

Q.2: When will the NTA release the cut-off marks for JEE Main 2022?
Ans: The cut-off will be announced by the NTA soon.

Q.3: What is the purpose of JEE Main 2022 cut-off?
Ans: Candidates will get admission into B. Tech and B. Arch courses in participating government and private institutions based on JEE Main cut-off 2022 marks.

Q.4: Is 70 percentile good in JEE mains?
Ans: If a candidate scores 70 percentile in JEE Mains, the expected rank will be more than 2,50,000. Read this article to know the details of JEE Mains cut-off 2022.

Q.5: What is the difference between the qualifying and admission cut-off of JEE Main 2022?
Ans: The qualifying cut-off is prepared to shortlist eligible candidates for JEE Advanced and JoSAA counselling. The admission cut-off marks for JEE Mains 2022 are issued by the institute in a category-wise manner.

Q.6: When will the result be declared for JEE Main exams 2022?
Ans:
NTA is yet to confirm the dates on which the JEE Main results for the June and July sessions will be declared.

Q.7: What is the category-wise cut-off of Joint Entrance Examination Mains 2022?
Ans: Once the results have been declared, the category-wise cut-off of JEE Mains 2022 will be provided in this article.

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