JEE Main 2019 cut off likely to be between 75 and 85

JEE Main 2019As the third day of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main examination ended on April 10, 2019, the physics paper was tough while chemistry remains easier for students, as per IE report. Citing the experts, the report said that after analysing the difficulty level of the paper, they predicted that the cut-off of this year can be slightly higher than that of the last year.

“The JEE Main 2019 cut-off is expected to be between 75-85. This is slightly higher than last year’s cut off, which was at 74 for the General category,” said Rajshekhar Ratrey, VP, educational content, Toppr.com. However, Navin C Joshi, Academic Head and VP, Gradeup said that the cut-off will range between 80-85 marks.

Category wise cut-off

  • General category: 85-90
  • OBC: 45-70
  • SC, ST, PwD: 40-70

Amalendu Ghosh, Physics teacher of KVS Kolkata said, ” The cut-off for the general category will vary from 85 to 90. Similarly, for the OBC candidates, it will vary from 45 to 70, 40-70 for Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), and PwD.” The teacher said though the physics was time-consuming, the overall paper was thoughtful and judgmental. The final cut-off will be declared taken into consideration the student’s performance in the best of the two sessions. The cut-off for students in JEE Main 2019 to qualify for JEE Advanced 2019 will be released after the April session. The answer keys for JEE Main are expected to release next week while the result too (going by the January exam), might release by the end of this month. A total of 9, 29,198 students registered for the JEE Main in January against 9, 35,741 appearing for the same in April session. JEE MAIN will be held by the NTA from 2019 onwards. This Examination was being held by the CBSE till 2018.

JEE Main is applicable for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the Class XII examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the Class XII examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the Class XII examination.

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