JEE Main 2018 – The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) was held successfully on April 08, 2018. JEE Main 2018 Answer Key is now available after exam. Candidates can view / download answer key of JEE Main 2018 for paper 1 and paper 2. Check answers and calculate marks. CBSE will release JEE Main official answer key 2018 and response sheet on April 24, 2018. Candidates can then check official answer key of JEE Main 2018 and challenge them until April 27, 2018. Based on final answers, JEE Main 2018 result will be announced on April 30, 2018. Candidates may note that result of paper 2 will be announced separately on May 31, 2018. Get here complete details and latest updates of JEE Main 2018 such as paper analysis, answer key, result, cut off, counselling.

Latest: You can now view JEE Main Answer Key 2018.

JEE Main 2018

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key can be checked online after exam. Candidates who have appeared in exam can use answer key to know answers and predict rank. Those who are yet to appear in JEE Main online exam can use JEE Main 2018 question paper and answer key to practise.

JEE Main 2018 Important Dates

JEE Main 2018
Important Dates
Start of Registration / Availability of Application Form 01 Dec 2017
Last date of Registration / Filling of Application Form 01 Jan 2018
Issuance of the JEE main 2018 Admit Card 12 Mar 2018
JEE Main 2018 Offline (Pen and Paper based) Examination 08 Apr 2018
JEE Main 2018 Online Examination 15, 16 April 2018
Display of Answer Kery and scanned OMR sheet on the website 24 to 27 Apr 2018
Challenging the answer key 24 to 27 Apr 2018
JEE Main 2018 Paper 1 Result 30 Apr 2018
JEE Main 2018 Paper 2 Result 31 May 2018

Candidates who have chosen the online mode of the examination were given the option to choose their test date and slot while filling the online application form only. The offline test will be conducted across 112 cities of the country and the examination in online mode will be conducted in 258 cities.

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main) is conducted in offline as well as online modes

JEE Main 2018 Offline Exam
  • Date: 08 April 2018
  • Exams: Paper 1 and Paper 2
  • Paper 1 Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Paper 2 Timings: 2 PM to 5 PM
JEE Main 2018 Online Exam
  • Date: 15 and 16 April 2018
  • Exams: Paper 1 only
  • 15 April 2018 Shift 1 Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • 15 April 2018 Shift 2 Timings: 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM
  • 16 April 2018 Shift 1 Timings: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key are available now after exam

CBSE will release official answer keys of JEE Main 2018 as per schedule. There will be one pdf file or table of answers for each set of question paper, in case of pen and paper based exam, and each shift, in case of computer based test. Candidates will get a four days window to login and view answer keys. They can download it and save it for future reference also.

When will the JEE Main answer key 2018 be released?

JEE Main 2018 exam dates are April 8, 15, 16. On each day, unofficial answer keys are being released after exam. However, JEE Main official answer key 2018 will be available from April 24 to 27.

How to challenge JEE Main official answer key 2018?

Candidates can challenge the official answer key of JEE Main 2018 as per above schedule. To challenge, they have to login and fill up a form at For each answer in JEE Main official answer key 2018 they wish to challenge, they have to pay Rs 1000.

Check JEE Main 2018 Result at as per schedule

JEE Main 2018 Result is published by CBSE in online mode. Candidates can check JEE Main Result 2018 at To check result, login using roll number and date of birth. Declaration of result of JEE Main 2018 takes place two times: firstly for paper 1 and then secondly for paper 2. In both Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Mains) results, score, All India Rank are published. In result of paper 1, status of qualifying for JEE Advanced 2018 is given as well.

JEE Main 2018 Result Date

CBSE will announce JEE Main result 2018 indicating score and All India Rank (AIR) for paper 1 on April 30, 2018. After that, it will declare result of JEE Main 2018 for paper 2 on May 31, 2018.

Is there a subject wise cutoff in JEE Mains?

No. There is no subject wise cut off in JEE Main. There is only an overall cut off. The overall cut off to be obtained in JEE Mains are minimum marks to qualify for JEE Advanced. There is no passing marks to get a rank in JEE Main.

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff

The cutoff marks vary depending on the following factors:

  1. Number of the candidates
  2. Level of the examination
  3. Participating institutions

Here are the previous years cutoff marks to get an idea and to estimate the cutoff of JEE Main 2018:

Category JEE Main 2017 Cutoff
JEE Main 2016 Cutoff JEE Main 2016 Cutoff
General  81 100 105
OBC 49 70 70
SC 32 52 50
ST 27 48 44

JEE Main 2018 Counselling

Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE Main 2018 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later after the declaration of the results. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programmes and institutes at the appropriate time.

The counselling will be done by a centralised counselling process called the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/admission.  SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority.

JEE Main 2018 Admit Card was released on March 12. It is still available for download.

Those candidates who have successfully completed the online application process can now get their JEE Main 2018 admit card online. The admit card is available since March 12, 2018. It has to be printed on a white A4 sized sheet and carried to the examination centre. The admit card will act as an identity proof for the candidates. Thus make sure to preserve it until the end of the admission process.

How to download JEE Main 2018 Admit Card?

  1. Go to the official website, or click on the download admit card button given at the end of the steps.
  2. Log in using the application number and password.
  3. The admit card appears on the screen. Download it.

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JEE Main 2018 Exam Schedule

The image below shows the examination schedule of JEE Main 2018. Make note of the same, so that you are on time for the examination. Reach before time so that you have ample time to complete the pre-examination formalities.

JEE Main 2018 Schedule

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern

JEE main 2018 Examination pattern will be different for paper 1 and paper 2. We have discussed below every aspect of the examination in details

Mode of the Examination

Online and Offline. But it must be noted that while paper 1 will be both in online and offline mode, paper 2 will be conducted in offline mode only.

Instructions for online mode of examination

Candidates will be assigned computers at the test centres. When they reach the centre they need to follow the instructions of the invigilator and login into their systems. The system will indicate the following to let candidates know their response status for each question.

JEE Main 2018

Instructions for offline mode of examination

The candidates need to open their question booklet as per the instructions of the invigilators. Make sure to read all the instructions printed on the OMR sheet before filling up the options.

The correct way to mark the responses:

JEE Main 2018

  • The rough works will be done in the question booklet itself and not in the OMR sheet.
  • The candidates must fully satisfy themselves about the accuracy of the answer before darkening the appropriate circle as no change in answer once marked is allowed. Use of eraser or white/correction fluid on the Answer Sheet is not permissible.
  • Candidates will be allowed to carry the question booklet after the completion of the examination.

Types of Questions

In paper 1 the candidates will be facing all objective type questions.

In paper 2 the candidates have to attempt objective questions in part 1 and part 2 and in the part 3, they will be attempting drawing tests.

Question Distribution

Paper 1 Number of Questions Marks Duration
Physics 30 120 3 Hours
Chemistry 30 120
Mathematics 30 120
Paper 2 Number of Questions Marks Duration
Mathematics – Part 1 30 120 3 Hours
Mathematics – Part 2 50 200
Drawing Test 02 70

Marking Scheme

The marking scheme that will be followed in all the mode of examination is +4 for each correct answer and -1 for each wrong answer.

JEE Main 2018 Syllabus

Preparing for JEE Main 2018

With the examination knocking the doors, candidates are doing their bit to prepare with all they have. The candidates who want to crack this examination being one of the most competitive among all, need to put their best foot forward. But at this end moment more than reading, practising and revising one need to focus on staying healthy physically and mentally. Also staying calm and composed will be important now.

As said by Raval Vedant (AIR 4, JEE Main 2017):

“Always remian stress free. Self Coinfidence is must.”

Know how to prepare

JEE Main 2018 Important Books and Question Papers

The last-minute preparation always includes:

  1. Revising important Chapters and questions from the best books.
  2. Solving a lot of previous years question papers.
  3. Revising the formulas.
  4. Making short notes.

Thus one must know where to start from and where to end. Thus we have provided the best books and previous years question papers for this last minute preparations. Click on the buttons below to access them.

Best Books Previous Years Question Papers


JEE Main 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who have applied for JEE Main 2018, must fulfill the the following eligibilitry criteria. If their eligibility clain is found false anytime during the course of the admission process, the candidature will be cancelled.


Date of Birth of the candidates should fall after October 01, 1993. SC, ST and PWD candidates will get 5 years of age realaxationon the upper age limit.

Year of appearing in the qualifying exam:

Candidates must have appeared in their 10+2 either in 2016 or 2017, to be eligible for JEE Main 2018.

Subjects in the qualifying exam:

Atleast 5 subjects are compulsory in the qualifying exam.

Number of Attempts:

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE Main shall be limited to 03.

JEE Main 2018 Application Process

The application process of JEE Main is now over. The candidates who have filled the application form successfully, has completed the following steps to be eligible for downloading their admit card.

  • Registration
  • Logging in and filling the onlinhe application form
  • paying the application fee
  • Printout of the acknowledgement page.

For more detailed information, download the JEE Main 2018 Information Brochure.

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