Is there any Subject Wise Cutoff In JEE Main 2018? The answer to it is a clear NO. Many candidates ask this question. So, let us give you all the details regarding it. There is clearly no need to qualify each subject in JEE Main separately. You have three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Paper 1 of JEE Main. CBSE has not made it mandatory to qualify each of them individually.

JEE Main has two types of cutoffs

  1. The Cutoff Rank for JEE Advanced
  2. The Cutoff Ranks by the NITs, IIITs, GFTIs (Opening and Closing Ranks)

Know more details about these two types of JEE Main Cutoff below.

What is Subject Wise Cutoff In JEE Main 2018?

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There is no such thing as Subject Wise Cutoff In JEE Main 2018. Candidates need not worry about passing each subject separately. They just need to score enough out of the total marks of all the 3 subjects together to take admission into the IITs, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs.

Ranks to All!!!

Yes, in JEE Main rank is provided to all the candidates who appear in the examination. You will be able to see your name in the All India Rank (AIR) list that will be published as JEE Main 2018 Result on April 30, 2018, for paper 1.

JEE Main 2018 Dates

Before understanding the two types of above mention cutoff of JEE Main 2018, let us check the upcoming important JEE Main 2018 Dates.

JEE Main 2018 Exam (CBT Mode): April 15, 16

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key release: April 24, 2018

JEE Main 2018 Result Paper 1: April 30, 2018

JEE Main 2018 Result Paper 2: May 31, 2018

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff for JEE Advanced

So this our type 1 of JEE Main cutoff. This known to all that to appear in JEE Advanced the candidates need to qualify JEE Main 2018. However, it is predefined by CBSE that how many candidates will be selected for JEE Advanced 2018. This year out of all the candidates who will appear in Paper 1 of JEE Main 2018, only the top 2,24,000 (including all categories) will be selected for JEE Advanced 2018.

The cutoff rank for JEE Advanced will be announced with the declaration of JEE Main Result. Candidates who will achieve this cutoff will be eligible for JEE Advanced. Further, candidates who qualify JEE Advanced 2018 will be given admission in the IITs of the nation.

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Previous Years cutoff trends for JEE Advanced

Subject Wise Cutoff In JEE Main 2018

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff by the NITs, IIITs, GFTIs (Opening and Closing Ranks)

This is the second type of JEE Main 2018 Cutoff. The various participating institutes (NITs, IIITs, GFTIs) release their own opening and closing ranks. Candidates who fit in this range need to apply for admission in the respective institutes. The admission was done via the JoSAA counselling until 2017. But from 2018, the counselling will be done by CSAB.


To check the Opening (OR) and Closing Ranks (CR) of all the participating institutes last year, Click Here.

JEE Main 2018 Cutoff Analysis

As per various experts of the examination, the expected cutoff of JEE Main 2018 is lying around 80.  This analysis is for JEE Advanced. For institute wise cutoff, nothing can be pre-analysed. Thus, it is advised to wait for the Results of JEE Main 2018. Although the candidates can use the above link to view the previous year institute wise OR and CR to get an idea.

For detailed JEE Main 2018 Cutoff Analysis, Click Here.

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    • Yes, there is subject wise cutoff in JEE Advanced. Last year, subject wise cut offs were as follows

      UR – 12
      OBC – 10
      SC – 6
      ST – 6
      UR PWD – 6
      OBC PWD – 6
      SC PWD – 6
      ST PWD – 6

      Last year, overall cut offs were as follows

      UR – 128
      OBC – 115
      SC – 64
      ST – 64
      UR PWD – 64
      OBC PWD – 64
      SC PWD – 64
      ST PWD – 64

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