JEE Main Cutoff 2020 – National Testing Agency will release the cutoff of JEE Main in online mode with the declaration of JEE Main result 2020 (April session) on April 30. JEE Main cutoff can be broadly categorized into two types – qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff. NTA will release the JEE Main qualifying cutoff 2020 whereas the JoSAA authorities will publish the admission cutoff scores. Candidates who obtain the qualifying cutoff marks will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020. The qualifying cutoff of JEE Main 2020 will be made accessible for the candidates with result of April session. On the other hand, JoSAA will release the admission cutoff lists after each round of seat allotment. Various factors of the exam will determine the JEE Main 2020 cutoff marks. Students must note that the different JEE Main cutoff scores will be released category-wise, course-wise, and college-wise. This article is a must read for the aspirants to gain insights into various facets of JEE Main Cutoff 2020.
JEE Main Cutoff – Important Dates
Candidates need to keep a tab over the deadlines of all the major events of JEE Main 2020 with the cutoff and counselling schedule:
Important Dates for JEE Main 2020 Cutoff
|JEE Main 2020 Exam for April session||April 5, 7, 8, 9, 11|
|Result Declaration- April session||April 30|
|Qualifying cutoff release||April 30*|
|JEE Main 2020 Counselling||June 15|
*The cutoff release date is tentative. However, it shall be released with JEE Main April 2020 result according to experts.
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JEE Main Cutoff – Factors that will determine JEE Main Selection
NTA will consider the following parameters while preparing the qualifying cutoff for JEE Main 2020:
- Total number of available seats
- Exam difficulty level
- Cutoff trends of previous years
- Number of candidates who attempted exam
- Courses applied by the candidates
Note- If the seat intake capacity of JEE Main Participating Institutes 2020 increases then the cutoff will remain low and vice-versa. The same pattern will be applied on the basis of courses applied by the candidates.
JEE Main Cutoff – Qualifying V/S Admission
Along with the JEE Main Result 2020, NTA will also release the qualifying JEE Main cutoff. The cutoff of JEE Main is classified into qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff. After distinguishing between the qualifying and admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020, candidates can have an idea of score they need to qualify for JEE Advanced or seat allotment in any of the participating institutes of JEE Main 2020.
Differences between qualifying and admission cutoffs of JEE Main 2020
|Particulars||JEE Main 2020 Cutoff – Qualifying||JEE Main Cutoff 2020 – Admission|
|Released By||National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the qualifying cutoff||JoSAA will publish the admission cutoff on behalf of JEE Main participating institutes.|
|Accessible through||Result portal of official websites of NTA and JEE Main||Website of JoSAA|
|Meant for||Screening of candidates eligible for JEE Advanced. It will be mandatory for candidates to meet qualifying cutoff to be eligible for JEE Advanced.||Admission into any of the participating institutes through JoSAA counselling 2020.|
|Referred for Admissions||No||Yes|
JEE Main Cutoff – Expected Statistics by Coaching Institutions
|Coaching Institute||JEE Main 2020 Expected Cut off (Paper 1)|
|Toppr||Between 95 – 105|
|Sri Chaitanya||Open Category – >=80, OBC – >=45, SC – >=30, ST – >=25|
|Resonance||Open Category – 70, OBC – 38 ,SC – 28, ST – 25|
|Motion IIT||General – 82 – 90, OBC – 55 – 60, SC – 38 – 42, ST – 32 – 38|
|Career Launcher||75 – 80|
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JEE Main Cutoff – Expected NITs Cutoff (General Category)
The expected maximum closing rank has been provided with reference of the previous years’ trends. NITs release the cutoff lists separately for each course. Hence, it’s not necessary that candidates secure admission in their desired courses even after obtaining the closing rank.
|S.No.||Institute Name||Expected Cutoff* (Closing Rank)||Detailed Cutoff|
|1||National Institute of Technology Calicut, Kerala||20000||Click Here|
|2||National Institute of Technology, Delhi||23000||Click Here|
|3||National Institute of Technology, Nagaland||24000||Click Here|
|4||Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh||25000||Click Here|
|5||Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur, Maharashtra||25000||Click Here|
|6||National Institute of Technology, Andhra Pradesh||26000||Click Here|
|7||National Institute of Technology Warangal, Telangana||26000||Click Here|
|8||National Institute of Technology Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu||27000||Click Here|
|9||Malviya National Institute of Technology Jaipur, Rajasthan||28000||Click Here|
|10||National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka||35000||Click Here|
|11||Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh||37500||Click Here|
|12||National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra, Haryana||38000||Click Here|
|13||National Institute of Technology Durgapur, West Bengal||42000||Click Here|
|14||National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand||46000||Click Here|
|15||National Institute of Technology Jamshedpur, Jharkhand||48000||Click Here|
|16||National Institute of Technology Patna, Bihar||51000||Click Here|
|17||National Institute of Technology Rourkela, Odisha||58000||Click Here|
|18||Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology Surat, Gujarat||60000||Click Here|
|19||National Institute of Technology, Goa||73000||Click Here|
|20||National Institute of Technology Hamirpur, Himachal Pradesh||88000||Click Here|
|21||National Institute of Technology Silchar, Assam||88000||Click Here|
|22||National Institute of Technology Sikkim||100000||Click Here|
|23||National Institute of Technology, Mizoram||100000||Click Here|
|24||Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar, Punjab||100000||Click Here|
|25||National Institute of Technology Raipur, Chhattisgarh||160000||Click Here|
|26||National Institute of Technology Puducherry||180000||Click Here|
|27||National Institute of Technology Hazartbal, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir||230000||Click Here|
|28||National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya||275000||Click Here|
|29||National Institute of Technology Arunachal Pradesh||325000||Click Here|
|30||National Institute of Technology Agartala, Tripura||450000||Click Here|
|31||National Institute of Technology, Manipur||900000||Click Here|
Note – The links for the detailed NIT cutoff lists will be activated once the NITs roll-out the JEE Main admission cutoff 2020.
JEE Main Cutoff – Expected IIITs Cutoff (General Category)
The expected JEE Main cutoff for IIITs has been predicted on the basis previous year’s cutoff. Candidates seeking admission in any of the IIITs can refer the below stats to understand if they stand any chances to get shortlisted.
|S.No.||Institute Name||*Expected Closing Rank||Detailed Cutoff|
|1||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Jhalwa, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh||10500||Click Here|
|2||Indian Institute of Information Technology Lucknow||16200||Click Here|
|3||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kilohrad, Sonipat, Haryana||25300||Click Here|
|4||Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Pune||29300||Click Here|
|5||Indian Institute of Information Technology Srirangam, Tiruchirapalli||29500||Click Here|
|6||Indian Institute of Information Technology Sri City, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh||30000||Click Here|
|7||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Vadodara, Gujarat||30200||Click Here|
|8||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kota, Rajasthan||31300||Click Here|
|9||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Kottayam||32250||Click Here|
|10||Pandit Dwarka Prasad Mishra Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh||33800||Click Here|
|11||Indian Institute of Information Technology Kalayani, West Bengal||34100||Click Here|
|12||Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Nagpur||35200||Click Here|
|13||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Guwahati, Assam||36600||Click Here|
|14||Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad||36900||Click Here|
|15||Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Ranchi||37200||Click Here|
|16||Indian Institute of Information Technology(IIIT) Una, Himachal Pradesh||37700||Click Here|
|17||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Design & Manufacturing, Kanchipuram, Tamil Nadu||38700||Click Here|
|18||Indian Institute of Information Technology, Kurnool, Andhra Pradesh||40200||Click Here|
|19||Indian Institute of Information Technology Manipur Mantripukhri, Imphal||42300||Click Here|
*Expected figures are subject to change.
Note – The links for the detailed IIIT cutoff lists will be activated once the IIITs roll-out the JEE Main admission cutoff 2020.
JEE Main Cutoff – Expected GFTIs Cutoff (General Category)
GFTI i.e. Government-funded Technical Institutions also release their admission cutoff (rank-wise). According to the trends of their opening and closing ranks in previous years, the expected cutoff for 2020 might be assumed for different GFTIs.
|S.No.||Institute Name||*Expected Closing Rank||Detailed Cutoff|
|1||School of Engineering, Tezpur University, Napaam, Tezpur||50000||Click Here|
|2||National Insitute of Foundary & Forge Technology, P.O. Hatia, Ranchi||50000||Click Here|
|3||Indian Institute of Carpet Technology, Bhadohi Uttar Pradesh||51000||Click Here|
|4||Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya, Haridwar, Uttarakhand||50000||Click Here|
|5||Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Longowal, Punjab||51000||Click Here|
|6||HNB Garhwal University Srinagar (Garhwal)||50000||Click Here|
|7||National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology, Aurangabad||37500||Click Here|
|8||Institute of Technology, Guru Ghasidas Vishawavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh||51500||Click Here|
|9||J.K. Institute of Applied Physics & Technology, University of Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh||38000||Click Here|
|10||Assam University, Silchar (Assam)||165000||Click Here|
|11||Institute of Infrastructure, Technology, Research & Management, Ahmadabad||35000||Click Here|
|12||International Institute of Information Technology, Naya Raipur||32500||Click Here|
|13||University of Hyderabad||17000||Click Here|
|14||Mizoram University, Aizawl||50515||Click Here|
|15||Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, Katra, Jammu and Kashmir||52150||Click Here|
|16||Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi||49100||Click Here|
|17||Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur||36300||Click Here|
|18||School of Planning and Architecture, Vijaywada, Andhra Pradesh||3245||Click Here|
|19||School of Planning and Architecture, Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh||3195||Click Here|
|20||School of Planning and Architecture, I.P. Estate, New Delhi||2010||Click Here|
|21||Indian Institute of Crop Processing Technology, Thanjavur, Tamilnadu||NA||Click Here|
*Expected figures are subject to change.
Note – The links for the detailed GFTI cutoff lists will be activated once the GFTIs roll-out the JEE Main admission cutoff 2020.
JEE Main Cutoff – 5 year Cutoff Trends
The trends of previous years’ JEE Main Cutoff lists will help the candidates to assume the expected cutoff of JEE Main 2020. Below tables include the stats of qualifying JEE Main cutoffs of previous years.
JEE Main 2019 – Qualifying Cutoff
|Category||Total NTA Score Cutoff (Paper 1)|
|Common Rank List (CRL)||90|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||74|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||54|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||44|
JEE Main 2018 – Qualifying Cutoff
|Common Rank List||111,275||74|
JEE Main 2017 – Qualifying Cutoff
|Common Rank List||81|
JEE Main 2016- Qualifying Cutoff
|Common Rank List||100|
JEE Main 2015 – Qualifying Cutoff
|Common Rank List||105|
*The reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) was applicable w.e.f JEE Main 2019.
Analysis of Previous JEE Main Qualifying Cutoffs
There is a significant difference between the qualifying cutoff marks of 2019 and 2018 for general category. In 2018, the minimum cutoff marks for common rank list were 74 but the number was increased to 90 in 2019. Many factors cause rise in the minimum cutoff marks to be secured to qualify for JEE Advanced. Last year, it was the first time when JEE Main was conducted twice and hence, the cutoff was comparatively lower than the previous year.
Following are the factors that make JEE Main cutoff volatile
- Entrance exam getting more difficult each year
- Increase in the JEE Advanced applicants causing decrease in JEE Main qualifying cutoff
- Decrease in the performance of candidates in exam
JEE Main Cutoff – JEE Main Participating Institutes
National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) are the major participating institutes of JEE Main 2020. With valid JEE Main scores, candidates will be able to participate in the admission process of 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 CFTIs. Apart from the participating institutes of JEE Main 2020, there are various other engineering colleges/ universities that offer admission on the basis of JEE Main ranks of candidates.
JEE Main Cutoff – JEE Main Counselling
The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will conduct the JEE Main Counselling from June 15, 2020. Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD) has constituted JoSAA to regulate and manage counselling of JEE Main for admission to 107 engineering institutions including 23 IITs, 31 NITs, 25 IIITs and 28 CFTIs. The centralized admission process by JoSAA will enable candidates to participate in the admission process of these institutes through a single platform. Candidates need to follow the following steps to participate in the counselling process:
- Counselling Registration
- Filling of Choices
- Dual Reporting
Candidates will not be allowed to modify the choice of colleges once locked.
JEE Main Cutoff – FAQs
✔️ Once I qualify the JEE Main cutoff 2020, will my admission be secured?
No. The qualifying cutoff marks will make you eligible to participate in JEE Advanced 2020.
✔️ When will the cutoff of JEE Main 2020 released?
It is expected that the cutoff of JEE Main 2020 will be released with result on April 30.
✔️ Who will be releasing the admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020?
Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be releasing the JEE Main admission cutoff 2020. The admission cutoff lists will be released for NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.
✔️ When will the admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020 be published?
JoSAA will publish the admission cutoff after completion of each round of seal allotment.
✔️ What are the types of JEE Main Cutoff 2020?
NTA will release the qualifying cutoff for JEE Main 2020 with April result which is slotted to be released on April 30. The admission cutoff of JEE Main 2020 will be released by JoSAA after each round of seat allotment at NITs, GFTIs, and IIITs.
✔️ Who will qualify for JEE Advanced 2020?
The candidates who meet the qualifying rank of JEE Main qualifying cutoff 2020 will be considered eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.
✔️ Should I drop a year if I don’t secure admission in IIITs, NITs, GFTIs, or IITs?
It is advised to the candidates not to waste their precious year even if they don’t secure admission in any of the top-notch engineering colleges. JEE Main score is valid in thousands of good engineering colleges and then should prepare a plan B in advance to handle such situations.
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