JEE Main cutoff  marks  are declared by CBSE to  allow  applicants to  appear for the  next  level of  JEE advanced  exam for the current year.  To complete  B. Tech, M. Tech  and  BE  or engineering course ,   students have to be qualified  state sponsored  JEE  main   entrance  exams to have admission in  top engineering  colleges   accredited by  university.  Every year, JEE main Cutoff exam scores are    announced online by CBSE. 

  Change in JEE Main Cutoff Marks

 JEE Main  Cutoff  marks  are minimum  scores which must be  obtained  by applicants  to  go for facing   JEE  Advanced exam 2017 . CBSE resets this important JEE main Cutoff scoring slab.    Since 2014, this minimum Cutoff marks for JEE Main entrance exam are decreased to facilitate   lot of mediocre students to have chances to complete higher studies in engineering.   In 2014, the Cutoff marks for JEE exam was pegged at 115.  Next year, it dropped to 105 and in 2016, this minimum JEE main Cutoff score has been brought down to 100.  So, students have opportunities to fulfill their dream. They can be eligible to appear in JEE entrance exam with expectation of being qualified successfully.  

 How to Check the JEE Main Cutoff Marks?                  


 Conventional method of checking   the merit list posted on college notice board has been replaced by opting for the online result declaration process.    CBSE has launched a hi-tech virtual platform with fast message sharing option.    Visit the official website of CBSE to cross check the   Cutoff marks   to sit for   JEE Advanced exam.   Students who secure Cutoff marks will have to be prepared for the second level of assessment test to have the final result.

 JEE Cutoff Marks for Different Categories

 CBSE has changed the law and brushed up the minimum Cutoff marks for students to have passport to clear advanced level of JEE entrance exams.   The government of India has   declared that there must be seat reservation for financial backward classes.   The minority and creamy minority classes must be encouraged to enter into the main stream of the society.  Therefore, seats for ST, SC and OBCV are reserved in various engineering colleges.  Same way,   the minimum JEE Cutoff marks has been modified.   For instance 


  • General Category – 100  Cutoff marks (minimum)
  • OBC -70
  • SC-52
  • ST-48


All Accredited Engineering Colleges Follow New Cutoff Marks for JEE


All accredited   engineering colleges and training institutes are under the legal obligation to follow the Cutoff rules reset by the government of India.   The minimum Cutoff marks for JEE Main and advanced entrance exam is the parameter for students coming from different classes/ religion/income groups.  The   variance in the   JEE Cutoff marks is strictly maintained depending on the categories (GE/OBC/ST/SC).  No request for age relaxation or seat reservation/quotas will be entertained without   informing the higher authority in this connection.  As in minimum Cutoff marks, so in lowest rank in merit list; there is the minimum JEE rank for students to be allowed   eligible for entering into advanced level of JEE for the current year.   In this regard, students need to communicate with the engineering colleges to know about the last ranking position at JEE Main entrance exam.


 Learn about the admission process and other important details   regarding the JEE Main Cutoff marks.   Online sites are helpful to students to keep in touch with current updates on JEE Main Cutoff marks.