JEE Main 2017 : Official Update on Answer Key, Cut Off Marks

JEE Main 2017 answer key has been published online by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) today and the candidates can check the answer keys of JEE Main 2017 at the official website The publication of JEE Main answer key is vital for engineering aspirants as it gives them a fair chance to analyze their performance as well as an opportunity to raise complaints against wrong answers. Read more below for more information on it.

As far as the JEE Main results 2017 are concerned, the authorities have already conveyed that the results and JEE Mains cut-off 2017 will be declared on or before 27 April. JEE Main is conducted by the CBSE for admissions in National Institute of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and Government-funded Technical Institutions (GFTIs) along with other premier technical institutions across the Country as the JEE Main rank is used by them for admitting students. For admissions into IITs, top 2,20,000 students based on JEE Mains results will be invited to appear for JEE Advanced, the entrance test for IITs.

The students have started looking for JEE Mains cut-off 2017 which is expected to remain low this year as the number of candidates to be shortlisted for JEE Advanced has increased. The cut-off marks of JEE Main 2017 will be announced along with the JEE Mains results. It is expected that the cut-off will remain in the range of 95 to 100 marks.

JEE Main 2017 Answer Key (Paper 1)

The candidates who had taken the JEE Main examination (offline) held on April 2, 2017, can now check their OMR answer sheets as well as answer keys. JEE Main 2017 answer key will remain available for only four days from now, up to April 22. Only registered candidates will be able to access the JEE Main answer key. To access the answer key and OMR sheet, one is required to login to the JEE Main website by using application number and date of birth.

How to submit objections against JEE Main answer key:

After successful login, the candidates will be able to check their own OMR sheet as well as answer key (solution). If one finds any mistake in the solutions, he/she can submit objection/ challenge through the link available in the window.

Apart from submitting challenges against JEE Main answer key, the candidates can also challenge recorded responses of OMR answer sheets. The window for submission of objections (against both answer key and recorded response) will remain open until April 22 (up to 11.59 pm). For submission of challenges, the candidates will have to login to the JEE Main website.

CBSE has fixed Rs. 1000 as the fee to be paid by the candidate for each challenge. The payments can be made through Credit/ Debit Card, PayTM & SBI Buddy. If the challenge is accepted by the Board, the fee will be refunded.

Answer Keys for JEE Main Online Exam:

For JEE Main online exam, the Board has already sent the question paper and marked responses to the candidates on their register email IDs. These candidates may also challenge the answer keys through the same method, i.e from the JEE Main website.

JEE Main result is expected to be out in the next week as the online registration of JEE Advanced will open from April 28. For more updates, follow ExamsWatch Facebook page.

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