JEE Main 2018 Rank is the position you secure among all the candidates who have appeared for JEE main 2018. CBSE declares this rank with the JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2 Result. Today CBSE declared the Paper 1 Result, the Paper 2 Result will be announced on May 31, 2018. Thus candidates who appeared in paper 1 can now check their ranks. JEE Main 2018 Rank is of two types: Common Rank and Category Rank.

What is the importance of JEE Main 2018 Rank? Well, based on your position among all the candidates, i.e. your JEE main Rank, you can apply for admission in various participating institutes. All the details regarding the same are given below on this page. Keep reading.

Declared: JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Result — Check Here

JEE Main 2018 Rank

Candidates can check their rank of JEE Main 2018 on their result. The result displays the category rank as well as All India Rank. Therefore, make sure to check them carefully. Today, paper 1 candidates have checked their ranks. On May 31, same will apply for Paper 2 candidates.

Name of paper Date of exam JEE Main 2018 Result Date
JEE Main Paper 1 (for BE / B.Tech) 08, 15, 16 Apr 2018 30 Apr 2018 (announced)
JEE Main Paper 2 (for B.Arch / B.Plan) 08 Apr 2018 31 May 2018

Check JEE Main 2018 Rank: Click Here to check your JEE Main 2018 Rank.

Official Website:

How to Check JEE Main 2018 Rank?

Once you access the above link and follow the result link, you will be able to download the JEE Main 2018 Result. Thereafter, check your rank in the result. Refer the image given below:
JEE Main 2018 Rank

Thus, you can see your rank under the Common rank list as well as category rank list (if applicable).

How is JEE Main 2018 Rank Decided?

The actual scores of candidates in JEE Main 2018 is used to determine the ranks of the engineering entrance test. Your rank is affected directly by the score you secure in the test. This means that the higher your score is, the higher is your rank of JEE Main 2018. Also, if two or more candidates score equal marks, then tie-breaking rule or inter-se-merit is applicable.

Tie Breaking for JEE Main Paper 1:

  1. First, marks in mathematics are considered. A candidate who has the higher score in paper 1 mathematics gets a better rank.
  2. After that marks obtained in physics are given importance. One with better marks in physics gets a higher rank.
  3. If the tie persists then ratio of positive marks and negative marks are calculated. One with more positive marks gets the higher rank.
  4. Thereafter even if the tie persists, then both students get the same rank.

Tie Breaking in JEE Main 2018 Paper 2:

  1. Candidate with higher marks in Aptitude Test will be awarded better rank.
  2. If the tie further exists, then the candidate having higher marks in Drawing Test will be given a better rank.
  3. In case, the tie still exists, then the ratio of positive and negative marks will be used. Candidates with the higher absolute value of the ratio will be awarded better rank.
  4. Even after this, if the resolution is not possible, then finally such candidates will be given the same rank.

JEE Main Rank List 2018

Along with the JEE main 2018 result, the JEE Main 2018 rank list is also available. After checking their JEE Main result, candidates can get access to their All India Ranks (AIRs). The rank list of JEE Main 2018 will reflect All India Common Ranks and All India Category Ranks of the candidates. All India Common Ranks are used for admissions, while category ranks are just for information sake. The rank list will be used for the admission purposes.

Declared: JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Result — Check Here

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff

Well, in JEE Main every candidate is provided rank and score. Also, there is no pass or fail in this examination. But there are two types of cutoff ranks. Thus, read below to know about them.

Cutoff Type 1 (JEE Advanced qualifying Rank): Candidates having rank below this cutoff will be eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced an will have the chance to take admission in the IITs. This year top 2,24,000 candidates of JEE Main will be selected for JEE Advanced 2018. It will be mentioned in the result itself that whether or not you are eligible for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Main 2018 result announced; cut off dips to 74

General: 74
OBC: 45
SC: 29
ST: 24

Cutoff Type 2 (Opening Ranks and Closing Ranks): The participating institutes, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFTIs, other colleges of JEE Main 2018 decide these ranks. Also, these ranks are different for each institute and candidates falling between this ranks are called for counselling in the respective institutes. Although, the details of each institutes’ OR and CR will be available at the time of counselling.

JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

This what the trends indicate. Check the table below to know what rank you are getting in JEE Main 2018.

Marks Rank Range
301 to 326 1 – 9
281 to 300 10 – 83
261 to 280 84 – 244
241 to 260 245 – 706
221 to 240 707 – 1755
201 to 220 1756 – 4163
181 to 200 4164 – 8997
161 to 180 8998 – 18371
141 to 160 18372 – 35928
121 to 140 35929 – 67649
101 to 120 67651 – 125722
81 to 100 125723 – 237034
61 to 80 237035 – 463443
41 to 60 463444 – 844544
21 to 40 844546 – 1093113
1 to 20 1093115 – 1121966
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