What is a good score in JEE Main to qualify for JEE Advanced?

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Updated on Jun 25, 2022 08:04 IST

Candidates scoring above 150 marks in JEE Main can have a fair chance of qualifying for JEE Advanced. The cutoff however is decided by NTA and varies every year.

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Taking admission in IITs is the dream of every engineering aspirant but, not every JEE Main 2022 applicant reach that mark. The fate of a candidate to become eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced is decided on the basis of his/her percentile score in JEE Mains. A JEE Main cut off percentile score is decided by NTA and all the candidates who have scored above the cutoff become eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced. The cutoff score is different for General, EWS, OBC, SC, ST and PwD candidates. Looking at the previous year's trends, any candidate scoring above 150 can have a fair chance of qualifying for JEE Advanced. 

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Of all the candidates who appear in JEE Main, only the top 2.5 lakh candidates in the order of merit get a chance to appear in JEE Advanced. The number of students goes above 2.5 lakh in the case of supernumerary seats. Road to IIT is undoubtedly hard and candidates only with the right approach, dedication and determination succeed in getting a seat.

The percentages of candidates shortlisted under various categories are 10% for GEN-EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 40.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these five categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates. Candidates can check below the number of candidates and the cutoff score for various years.

JEE Main Cutoff Score for Appearing in JEE Advanced

Category/Year

2020

2019

2018 (Marks)

Unreserved

90.3765335

89.7548849

74

EWS

70.2435518

78.2174869

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OBC-NCL

72.8887969

74.3166557

45

SC

50.1760245

54.0128155

29

ST

39.0696101

44.3345172

24

PwD

0.0618524

0.11371730

-35

JEE Main 2022 Rank Predictor

JEE Advanced 2022 Rank Predictor

No. of Candidates Qualified for JEE Advanced 2021

Category

Total no. of candidates

Open

96187

101250

Open PwD

5063

GEN-EWS

23750

25000

GEN-EWS-PwD

1250

OBC-NCL

64125

67500

OBC-NCL-PwD

3375

SC

35625

37500

SC-PwD

1875

ST

17812

18750

ST-PwD

938

What is a good percentile in JEE Main

Candidates often have doubts like what is a good percentile in JEE Main, What score or rank in JEE Main can be considered good and many others. For admission in top colleges like NITs and IIITs, candidates need to score high marks.

The rank or score in JEE Main for admission varies for various categories. The rank which an unreserved category candidate need to have to get admission in top college is very high while for the same college, rank required by a reserved category candidate is low. Based on admission cutoff for previous years, good score in JEE Main can be summarized as

JEE Main Percentile Score

Percentile Score

Position

100 to 99

Excellent

99 to 95

Very good

95 to 90

Good

90 to 80

Average

Below 80

Satisfactory

JEE Main Score Vs Ranks (Actual)

Candidates are provided here the example of raw marks and the correspoding NTA score. This will give students an idea that how many marks they need to score in JEE Main in individual subjects and in total to qualify for JEE Advanced.  

Subjects Raw Score NTA Score
Phyiscs 60  
Chemistry  57  
Maths 54  
Total 171 96.2832115
     

JEE Advanced Cutoff For Admisison in IITs

The cut off ranks required for admission in various IITs varies as per the course and category. Candidates can check below the JEE Advanced cutoff for admission in various IITs.

JEE Advanced Cutoff for IITs

Name of Institute

Cut Off

IIT Delhi Cutoff

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IIT Kanpur Cutoff

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IIT Madras Cutoff

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IIT Roorkee Cutoff

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IIT Bombay Cutoff

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IIT Guwahati Cutoff

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IIT BHU Cutoff

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IIT Dharwad Cutoff

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IIT Jammu Cutoff

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IIT Indore Cutoff

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JEE Main Cutoff for Admission in NITs

Students can get admission in various NITs with ranks they secure in JEE Main. The cutoff rank for admission in NITs depends on the institute and course in which admission is desired. Also, the JEE Main cutoff rank varies with the categories under which admission is desired. Candidates can check the NIT JEE Main cutoff from the table listed below.

NIT JEE Main Cutoff

Year

JEE Main Cutoff Rank

2020

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2019

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JEE Main Score for Admission in IIITs

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology or IIITs are specialized institute running programs in the filed of IT. Admission in IIITs is based on JEE Main score and the allotment of seats is done through JoSAA. Candidates can check the JEE Main cutoff for IIITs from the table below.

IIIT JEE Main Cutoff

Year

JEE Main Cutoff Rank

2020

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2019

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