JEE Mains Cut off Marks 2020 (Released) Category Wise With Previous Year Data

JEE Mains Cut off Marks 2020: The result of JEE Main 2020 for April/September exam 2020 will be released soon. Along with the result, candidates always wait for the release of JEE Main 2020 cut off and finally the wait is over as both result and cut-off marks are available now.The applicants can check the cut off for JEE Main 2020 online. The JEE main 2020 will be of two types; qualifying and admission. The qualifying JEE cut off marks means the minimum marks required to qualify for the JEE Advanced.

All the applicants can note that the final JEE main cut off marks has been released along with the declaration of JEE Main Result of April/Sep 2020 exam. The result of the JEE Main 2020 January session will only comprise of the scores of the candidates. To attempt the JEE advanced examination to get the admission in IIT the candidates will have to meet the prescribed JEE Main cut off marks 2020.

JEE Main Cut off 2020

The admission cut off marks for JEE main 2020 are the marks that a candidate needs to score the JEE Main exam to get the admission in the participating institutes. JOSAA is the authorized authority to release the admission cut off after every round of admission.

UPDATE: JEE Main cut-off 2020 has been released on 11th September along with JEE main result 2020. Check details below.

To prepare the JEE Main cut off 2020 the concerned authority will have to look at many factors like the number of candidates appearing in exam, number of seats available, marking scheme, difficulty level of exam, category of the applicant, courses they have applied for and institutes. In this article, we have shared a JEE Mains 2020 expected cut off marks as well the the official cut-off for all the categories. The expected marks list shared in this article was prepared after the analysis of previous year data and current exam factors such as difficulty level of exam, number of candidates, etc.

Also Check: JEE Advance Admit Card 2020

JEE Main Cutoff Important Dates 2020

S.No Important Event Dates
1 JEE Main 2020 January Session Examination January 6 to 9, 2020
2 Announcement of Result – January Session January 17, 2020
3 JEE Main 2020 April/Sep Session Examination April 5,7,8,9 and 11, 2020 1st to 6th September 2020
4 Release of Result – April Session 11th September 2020
5 Minimum Qualifying Marks will be announced 11th Sep 2020
6 Counselling Process Will Start To be notified
JEE Main Cutoff  2020
Expected JEE Main Cut off

Determining Factors of JEE Main Cut off 2020

As stated above that the JEE Main cut off is prepared by the officials keeping many factors in mind. Here we have compiled the factors that taken to consideration by the authorities while deciding the cut off marks for the JEE Main exam;

  • Total number of available seats
  • Previous year cut off trends
  • Number of candidates appearing for the exam
  • Number of candidates applying for a course
  • The difficulty level of exam
  • Marking scheme
  • Category of the Applicants/ reservation applied

So if the number of any of the factors increases or decreases then the cut off marks for the JEE exam will increases or decreases. Like, if the number of seats will increase to take more candidates then the cut off marks will get decreased.

Types of JEE Main 2020 Cut off

JEE cut off marks is available now as it has been released along with the result of JEE Main 2020 for April/Sep exam. As stated above that the JEE Cut Off marks is of two types; qualifying cut off and admission cut off. To make it clear to the students about both types of the cut off have a look at the table given below. Here we have described both types of cut off for JEE Main Exam 2020;

Difference between JEE Main Qualifying and Admission Cut off

Particulars JEE Main 2020 Qualifying Cut off JEE Main 2020 Admission Cut off
The Cut Off Will be Published By National Testing Agency (NTA) On the behalf of the participating institutes, JoSAA will be releasing the admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020.
The Cut Off will be Displayed On Result portal. To check the qualifying cut off, the candidates will have to log in on the portal. The result will be released on JoSAA website
Purpose of Cut off Screening of candidates for JEE Advanced. Those candidates who meet the qualifying cut off will be eligible to attempt JEE Advanced. The admission cut off is the minimum marks required to have higher chances of allotment into the institute.
Institute Specific No Yes
Category Specific Yes Yes
Branch Specific No Yes
Used for Admissions No Yes

Expected JEE Main Cut-Off 2020

Now you know about the factors that can change the cut off marks for JEE Main 2020. The JEE main 2020 cut off marks is released by NTA. The cut off marks are released based on the category of the students. NTA releases the JEE Main 2020 cut off marks online.

Further in the article, we have also compiled the information about the JEE Main Cut off marks for previous years. As the cut off marks of previous years will also affect this year’s cut off marks so it is essential for the applicants to know about them.

Category of the Applicants Expected Cut-Off
Common Rank List 88-89
Gen EWS 75-80
OBC – NCL 74-75
ST 40-43
SC 50-54

Now check the official cut-off marks for JEE Mains 2020 (Apr/Sep) given as under-


JEE Main Previous Years Cut-Off

If you have taken the JEE Main exam 2020 and now you are looking for the release of the cut off marks then you cannot ignore the importance of the previous years’ cut off marks. When the cut-off marks for JEE Main 2020 will be released then it will also have an effect of previous years’ cut off marks. So here look at the table given below that consist the cut off marks of previous years;

JEE Main 2019 Qualifying Cut off

Category Of the Candidates Total NTA Score Cutoff Based on Paper 1
Common Rank List (CRL) 89.75
GEN Including EWS 78.21
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 74.31
Scheduled Caste (SC) 54.01
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 44.33
PwD 0.11

JEE Main 2018 Qualifying Cut off

Category Qualified 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

JEE Main 2017 JEE Cut off

S.No. Category Cut off Number of Candidates
1 General 81 109585
2 OBC-NCL 49 60299
3 SC 32 33333
4 ST 27 16096
5 PWD 1 2114

 JEE Mains cut off (2013-16)

Category of candidates2013201420152016
General (Common Rank) 113 115 105 100
OBC-NCL 70 74 70 70
SC 50 53 50 52
ST 45 47 44 48

Also Check: JEE Main College Predictor 2020

Analysis of JEE Main Cut off Trends

You have the cut off of the previous years for JEE Main exam 2020. You will find after looking at them closely that the cut-off marks of JEE generally increased with every passing year. For 2020 the NTA will release the minimum cut off marks shortly. It is expected that the JEE Main 2020 cut off marks will be comparatively low this year than the previous years’ cut off marks as this year the exam has been conducted twice by the authorities and second exam has been conducted amid pandemic period.

JEE Main Cut off Trend Analysis

Have a look at the analysis of the JEE Cut off marks of last few years;

Year General OBC-NCL SC ST Gen-EWS PwD
2019 89.7548849 74.3166557 54.0128155 44.3345172 78.2174869 0.11371730
2018 74 45 29 24 -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

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JEE Mains Cut off marks Important Points 2020

  • Cut off marks list has been released now.
  • Cut off marks list will be published only through the online mode.
  • It will be released category wise.
  • Separate Cut of marks list will be prepared for both JEE Mains paper I and paper II.
  • The expected cut off marks shared on this article may vary from the official website. The cut-off marks shared here is prepared on the basis of previous year trends and other factors.
  • As soon as NTA will declare the official JEE Mains cut off for 2020 we will update the same here in this page.
  • Candidates are suggested to regularly visit official JEE Mains portal or this page for latest updates.

Candidates are free to share their queries with us regarding the JEE Mains expected Cut off marks. They can also contact the concerned authority at the given address.

JEE main Contact details-

Phone No.- 7042399520, 7042399525, 7042399521, 7042399526

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About JEE Mains

Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Mains is a national level entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency. Earlier it was conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).

Name of the Examination JEE Mains
Category Cut off marks
Examination type Entrance exam
Exam level National level
Attempt 2nd attempt (April/Sep)
Mode of examination Online
Academic session 2020
Conducting authority National Testing Agency
Date of release of cut off marks list 11th September 2020
Mode of examination Online (CBT)
Mode of cut off list release Online
JEE Mains web portal
NTA official website

JEE Mains exam is conducted as a basis for the admission of suitable candidates in the NITs, IITs, CFITs and other engineering colleges of the country. JEE Mains is now conducted twice a year. Candidates can appear in both of the attempts and best out of two is preferred. The first and second attempts of JEE Mains for the year 2020 has been conducted and candidates are now waiting for the declaration cut off marks.

When will the cutoff of JEE Main 2020 be available?

It is minimum marks that a candidate should secure to apply for JEE Advanced, it has released on 11th Sep 2020. However, the admission cutoff will be released as minimum ranks for higher chances of allotment when JoSAA is being conducted. After every round of allotment, the admission cutoff will be declared.

What is the difference between admission and qualifying cutoff?

Qualifying cutoff – NTA Releases qualifying cutoff for the screening of candidates for JEE Advanced, eligible can sit for JEE Advanced.
Admission cutoff – Is published on the behalf of the participating institutes, JoSAA to release admission cutoff. The admission cutoff is the minimum marks required to have higher chances of allotment into the institute.

The Last Word

This article has all the information about the JEE Main Expected Cut off Marks 2020. We will update you once the cut off will be released officially. In case of any further query, you can write to us in the comment box below. 

3 thoughts on “JEE Mains Cut off Marks 2020 (Released) Category Wise With Previous Year Data”

  1. Sir, my son got 87.88 percentile General category in his Jan’2020 . Is my son qualified or not. can he prepared for advanced or not/

  2. My son got 46.089 percentile in her mains2019.
    Is there any possibility to get admission in NIT?
    Please suggest as he is SC category


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