JEE Main 2020: Cutoff Scores Declared

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JEE Main 2020: Cutoff Scores Declared


National Testing Agency (NTA) has declared the cut-off scores for JEE Main 2020. Candidates who have cleared the cutoff can apply for JEE (Advanced) 2020 from September 12, 2020.

Note: This cutoff is only to shortlist candidates for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2020 and doesn’t affect admissions to NITs/IIITs. Admissions to NITs/IIITs will be done on the basis of your JEE Main 2020 rank.

The result of JEE Main 2020 examination was declared on September 11, 2020. Candidates who had appeared for the January examination during January 6, 2020 – January 11, 2020 and for the April/September exam during September 1, 2020 – September 6, 2020 can check their NTA score and NTA rank.

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Cutoff Declared onSeptember 11, 2020
JEE (Main) ResultCheck here
JEE (Main) CutoffCheck here
Previous Year CutoffsCheck here

Candidates can check their JEE Main 2020 result here.


  • UPDATE (Sep 11, 2020): JEE Main 2020 Cutoff scores declared, check them here.
  • UPDATE (Sep 11, 2020): JEE Main 2020 Result declared, read more here.
  • UPDATE (Sep 11, 2020): JEE Main 2020 April/September Exam Final Answer Keys released, check them here.


To check the NTA score/rank, candidates will have to enter their application number and date of birth on the official exam website. Check detailed steps here.

Candidates can check their rank/score to know how they performed in the entrance test. Check what do next here.

The JEE (Advanced) qualifying cutoff is also announced along with the JEE (Main) result. The top 2,50,000 candidates (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) will be eligible to appear for the JEE (Advanced).

JEE (Main) Cutoff for JEE (Advanced)

CategoryNTA Score
CRL / General90.3765335
Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL)72.8887969
Scheduled Caste (SC)50.1760245
Scheduled Tribe (ST)39.0696101

Note: NCL stands for Non-Creamy-Layer

Important Facts

  • JEE Main cutoff only decides the eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2020.
  • Candidates who haven’t cleared the JEE Main cutoff can also apply for the Joint Counselling to get admission at NIT/IIIT/GFTIs based on their JEE Main rank.

Previous Year Cutoffs

Year: 2019
CategoryNTA Score (Percentile)
CRL / General89.7548849
Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL)74.3166557
Scheduled Caste (SC)54.0128155
Scheduled Tribe (ST)44.3345172
Year: 2018
CategoryCut-off Score (Marks)
Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL)45
Scheduled Caste (SC)29
Scheduled Tribe (ST)24
Year: 2017
CategoryCut-off Score (Marks)
Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL)49
Scheduled Caste (SC)32
Scheduled Tribe (ST)27
Year: 2016
CategoryCut-off Score (Marks)
Other Backward Class (OBC – NCL)70
Scheduled Caste (SC)52
Scheduled Tribe (ST)48
Year: 2015
CategoryCut-off Score (Marks)

Note: NCL stands for Non-Creamy-Layer

Know More

Joint Entrance Examination (Main) is an all India common engineering entrance examination which is conducted for admission in various engineering colleges and courses all over the country.

Those candidates who are looking for admissions into undergraduate programmes B.E., B.Tech, B.Arch in NITs, IIITs, other centrally funded technical institutions, institutions funded by several participating State Governments, and several other institutions can apply for the exam.

The JEE (Main) is also an eligibility test for the JEE (Advanced), which the candidates can take if they are seeking admissions to the undergraduate programmes offered by the IITs.

JEE (Main) Eligibility

JEE (Main) Syllabus

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