JEE Main 2018 Answer Key for code A, B, C, D can now be accessed from this page. The unofficial answer key was released for the offline mode of the examination held on April 08, 2018. There are two types of answer key which are available: Official by CBSE and Unofficial by the Coaching Institutes. The official JEE Main answer key will be available on, from April 24, 2018. Whereas the unofficial answer key is uploaded on the same day, few hours after the exam ends.

The unofficial answer key has been released by coaching institutes such as Aakash Institute, Allen Kota, Bansal classes, Career launcher, FIITJEE, Motion IIT JEE, Narayana, Sri Chaitanya, Rao IIT Academy, Resonance, TIME, Vidyalankar, VMC, to name a few. We have curated all the answer keys from these institutes and mentioned below on this page. Also, the candidates will be able to challenge the official JEE Main Answer Key during the available window. The challenging can be done in online mode only.

Latest: JEE Main 2018 Unofficial Answer Key Released. Check Below.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

Candidates should note that the coaching institutes will only release answer key of JEE Main 2018 for pen and paper-based exam as they will have access to the question papers. CBSE will release the answer key for both the mediums. The complete schedule for the release JEE Main 2018 answer key is available below.

JEE Main 2018Paper 1 DatesPaper 2 Dates
Date of exam08, 15, 16 Apr 201808 Apr 2018
Coaching centres will release answer key on08 Apr 201808 Apr 2018
CBSE will release JEE Main 2018 answer key on24-27 Apr 201824-27 Apr 2018
Challenging of answer key to be done between24-27 Apr 201824-27 Apr 2018
Declaration of the result and All India Rank30 Apr 201831 May 2018

Answer Key: The unofficial answer key is available below. Official answer key will be available as per the schedule given above.

How to Download JEE Main 2018 Unofficial Answer Key

The answer keys of JEE Main 2018 paper 1 has been released by the coaching institutes. below are the lick to download the answer keys of each set of question paper. click on the “Click Here” links to access the Answer Keys.

JEE Main Answer Key 2018: Download Unofficial Answer Key


Download JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key

The official answer key of JEE Main 2018 will be announced a little later on but it will be more reliable than the unofficial key. It will be released for all the sets and both the Papers. CBSE will make sure that the objections by the candidates, regarding the answer key, are taken into consideration.

JEE Main Official Answer Key 2018: How to Download?

Follow the chart below to get the official JEE Main 2018 Answer Key:

JEE Main Official Answer Key 2018

How to Use JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

The marking scheme of JEE Main 2018 is to be used while calculating the scores using the answer keys. The marking scheme of JEE Main 2018 is: Each correct answer will be awarded +4 marks. Every wrong answer will fetch -1 mark while any answer with no response will not be given any marks.

Thus, one will have the following formula to calculate their JEE Main 2018 Scores: 4 x (Number of Correct Answers) – 1 (Number of Wrong Answers).

Crosscheck your answers with the JEE Main 2018 Answer Key and count the number of right and wrong responses you have marked in the examination. Use the above formula to get the estimated score.

Use Score from Answer Key to Predict Rank

You can know the expected JEE Main 2018 Rank predicted in advance through an easy tool called JEE Main 2018 Rank Predictor. The Rank Predictor of JEE Main 2018 involves very simple steps to get an estimate on what would be the possible rank of the candidates in JEE Main 2018 Exam. Using the answer keys one can have the estimated score and use it in the rank predictor to get JEE Main 2018 Rank.

However, results shown by these predictors are just an indicative figure and not the final result. Such tools are only to help students get a rough idea as what could be their possible ranks in the JEE Main 2018 Exam. Click the button below to predict your rank.

Predict your JEE Main 2018 Rank

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key: Challenging

CBSE will provide the option to all the candidates to challenge the published answer key in the prescribed format. To be able to challenge the answer key the candidates need to follow certain norms. Challenging the answer key means, if any candidate comes across any mistake, or feels the need to correct certain answer can do so by providing relevant proof and paying a requisite amount.

Steps to challenge the answer key of JEE Main 2018:

  1. Challenging the answer key will be possible until 11:59 PM on April 27, 2018, on payment of Rs.1000/- per question. This amount will only be refunded on time.if their challenge is accepted.
  2. Candidates need to visit the direct link that will be provided on this page as per schedule or they can also visit the link available on the website
  3. Candidates will have to fill an online application form for this purpose.
  4. Next, the payment of the fee is to be made using credit/debit card.

CBSE will consider all challenges and decide which answers should be final. Their decision will be final and binding. Then, as per final answers, marks of candidates will be calculated to declare JEE Main 2018 Result.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) 2018 is a national level entrance exam. It is being held at 258 cities in India. More than 11 lakh students appear in it for engineering and architecture admission to NITs, IIITs, CFTIs. It also serves as an eligibility test for JEE Advanced 2018 for admission to IITs.

Comparision of Official and Unofficial Answer Key

The official answer key will be released by the conducting body, CBSE. Whereas the unofficial answer key will be released by various coaching institutes. The candidates can use either of them to calculate their estimated scores. But it has to be kept in mind that the unofficial answer key will not be used to calculate the JEE Main marks, the official answer key will be used. The candidates will not be able to challenge the unofficial answer key, whereas challenges against the official answer key will be accepted.

JEE Main 2018 Result

After the challenge, the final answer key will be released if needed. The result will be based on this answer key. candidates will be able to check their JEE Main 2018 Scores and ranks with the declaration of the result. The result for paper 1 and paper 2 will be declared on separate days. CBSE will first declare the result of paper 1 on April 30, 2018, and then the result of paper 2 on May 31, 2018. Candidates will be able to login to check result on the official website of JEE Main 2018.

JEE Main 2018 Counselling

All candidates with valid JEE Main 2018 score and rank can participate in the counselling rounds. There are 404 programs and 25220 seats in all that is available through the centralised counselling. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority will start the counselling for JEE Main 2018 after the declaration of the results. The schedule of the counselling process will be uploaded on the website itself.

Candidates need to register first. Then they exercise choices of the seat by selecting colleges and branches in order of preference. After that JoSAA allots seats on basis of JEE Main 2018 All India Rank. Candidates who get a seat must complete formalities for admission and finalise their seats.

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