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JEE Mains Passing Marks 2022 - Minimum Marks, Qualifying Marks

Puja Ravi
Puja RaviUpdated On: July 11, 2022 08:24 pm IST

Candidates can check complete information about JEE Main passing marks here. Last year, passing marks were roughly 89.75, 78.21, 74.31, 54 and 44 for the general, EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, and ST category respectively.

JEE Mains Passing Marks 2022 - Minimum Marks, Qualifying Marks

JEE Main Passing Marks 2022 - The JEE Mains 2022 passing marks is the minimum percentage or marks that a candidate must get in order to pass the test. Furthermore, the National Testing Agency (NTA) determines the cut-off, which fluctuates from year to year. In addition, the passing scores of JEE Main vary per category. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2022 is an entrance exam for admission to the country's best engineering schools. National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), and Centrally-Funded Technical Institutions are among the colleges that recognise the JEE Main 2022 score (CFTIs). After passing the JEE Main exam 2022, candidates will be invited to sit the JEE Advanced exam, which is required for admission to the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). Aspirants must know the passing marks required to pass JEE Mains till the Joint Engineering Entrance(JEE) Main 2022 test dates are revealed. Candidates must achieve at or above the passing/cut-off marks in order to qualify for the JEE Main test.

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JEE Main Passing marks 2022

The JEE Main passing marks 2022 for the general category is around 89.75, EWS category is 78.21, OBC-NCL category is 74.31, SC is 54, and ST is 44. JEE Main passing marks are usually announced after conclusion of each session. The National Testing Agency (NTA) will announce passing marks for JEE Main 2022 on its official website, jeemain.nta.nic.in. The minimal marks necessary to pass the exam are known as JEE Main passing score 2022. Furthermore, the JEE Mains passing marks differ for each Reserved category. The threshold is determined by the NTA in 2022 and fluctuates each year. Aside from that, the JEE Main 2022 has two sorts of cutoffs: qualifying and admission.

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Determining Factors in JEE Main Passing marks 2022

To pass JEE Main 2022, candidates must have a score that is equal to or higher than the cut-off mark. The cutoff of JEE Main 2022 is determined by a number of variables. The following are the elements that influence the JEE Main passing marks 2022

JEE Main 2022 Admission Passing Marks

JEE Main passing marks 2022 are divided into two categories: qualifying and admission marks. The qualifying passing marks for JEE Main 2022 will be released by NTA along with the results. The qualifying marks for JEE Main 2022 is the minimum score necessary for students to be eligible to take JEE Advanced 2022. The minimal marks necessary by students to be eligible for admission to NITs, IIITs, CFITs, and other participating institutes are known as the JEE Main 2022 admission cutoff. To understand the differences between the two JEE Main cutoffs 2022, refer to the table below.

The admission and qualifying requirements for JEE Main 2022 are shown here. Check out the requirements in the table below:

Particulars

JEE Main Passing Marks 2022 - Qualifying 

JEE Main Passing Marks 2022 - Admission

Released By

National Testing Agency (NTA)

JoSAA will announce the JEE Main 2022 admission cutoff on behalf of the participating institutes.

How to check JEE Main Result 2022?

Candidates can check their JEE Main 2022 cut-off on the official JEE Main website after it is posted.

On the official website of JoSAA, candidates may verify the JEE Main 2022 entrance cutoff.

JEE Main Cutoff Purpose

Candidates for JEE Advanced 2022 must meet the JEE Main 2022 qualifying cut-off. Candidates who scored over the cut-off will be eligible to participate in JEE Advanced.

The admission cutoff is the minimum score that applicants must get in order to be considered for admission to JEE Main 2022 participating colleges.

Institute Specific Cutoff

No

Yes

Category Specific Cutoff

Yes

Yes

Branch Specific Cutoff

No

Yes

Cutoff Used for Admissions

No

Yes

What are the Passing Marks for JEE Main 2022 Paper 2?

There will be no pass score for the JEE Main Paper 2 exam, according to the exam conducting authority. The only criterion is a high score on the JEE Main 2022 Paper 2. According to the previous year's notice, candidates who score 70% or more in the JEE Main 2022 Phase 2 can enroll in any of the NITs.

Overall Passing Marks for JEE Main 2022

The passing marks of the JEE Main 2022 exam varies per category.

  • Candidates in the general category must have a minimum aggregate of 75%
  • They must obtain a minimum of 65 percent in aggregate for the SC/ST/PWD categories

Expected Passing Marks in JEE Main 2022

By taking the previous year passing marks we can understand the expected the JEE Main passing marks 2022. Here are the JEE Main 2022 passing marks from the previous year. Students preparing for JEE Main 2022 can review all of the previous years' cut-off marks and assess themselves. To be competitive and pass JEE Main 2022, students must create a goal for themselves. Before proceeding with the marks segregation, applicants must first comprehend the distinction between the several sorts of cut-off marks. An applicant must get the JEE Main 2022 qualifying marks in order to sit for the next level test, JEE Advanced.

The following phase is to attain the qualifying rank in order to position slots in various institutes such as IIITs, NITs, CFTIs, and others. The details will be shared at the JoSAA counselling session. Each institute has its own method of selection, even though the JEE Main test scores are prioritized.

Reservation

JEE Main 2022 Expected Cut-Off  (Tentative)

Common Rank List

81-105

Gen EWS

76-83

OBC – NCL

40-60

ST

27-38

SC

26-42

JEE Main 2021 Qualifying Passing Marks

  • Passing marks for JEE Main General: Candidates belonging to the General category in JEE Main 2021 had to secure minimum 86-91 marks to pass.
  • Passing marks for JEE Main SC: Candidates belonging to ST category were required to score a minimum 51-55 marks
  • Qualifying marks for JEE Main ST: Candidates belonging to ST category in JEE Main 2021 were required to score a minimum mark of 39-44
  • JEE Main OBC Passing mark: For this category, Candidates were required to score a minimum mark of 71-76
  • JEE Main qualifying marks for EWS: The minimum mark to pass JEE Main 2021 for this category of candidates was 77-82

Candidates taking JEE Main 2022 might use it as a guide and aim for 5-10 points higher than the cut-off marks shown below:

Category

JEE Main Cut-Off Marks 2021

General Category

86-91

EWS

77-82

OBC

71-76

ST

39-44

SC

51-55

JEE Main Passing Marks 2020 

  • Passing marks for JEE Main General: Candidates belonging to the General category had to secure minimum 89 marks to pass.
  • Passing marks for JEE Main SC: Candidates belonging to ST category were required to score a minimum 54 marks
  • Qualifying marks for JEE Main ST: Candidates belonging to ST category were required to score a minimum mark of 44
  • JEE Main OBC Passing mark: For this category, Candidates were required to score a minimum mark of 74
  • JEE Main qualifying marks for PwD: The minimum mark to pass JEE Main for this category of candidates was 0.11

The following are the passing scores for the JEE Mains 2020 test for the January session for all categories:

Particulars

Details

General Passing Marks

89

SC

54

OBC

74

ST

44

PwDs

0.11

JEE Main Passing Marks 2019

The JEE Mains test was held from January 8 to January 12, 2019, by the National Testing Agency. This year, a total of 11,09,250 students took the JEE Mains exam. The National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued the JEE Mains 2019 passing scores for all categories. These are the following:

Category

JEE Main Passing Marks

General

89.7

SC

54.01

OBC

74.3

ST

44.33

PwD

0.11

JEE Main 2018 Passing Marks

The JEE Mains 2018 was administered by CBSE in two formats: online and offline. The offline test was held on April 8, 2018, while the online exam was held from April 15, 2018 to April 16, 2018. The following are the JEE Main 2018 passing scores for all categories:

Category

JEE Main Passing Marks

General

74

SC

29

OBC

45

ST

24

PwD

-35

JEE Main Passing Marks 2017

CBSE held the JEE Main 2017 in both offline and online mode. The offline test was given on April 2, 2017, while the online exam was given between April 8, 2017, and April 9, 2017. CBSE has published the JEE Main 2017 passing marks for all applicants in various categories. They are as follows:

Category

JEE Main Passing Marks

General

81

SC

32

OBC

49

ST

27

JEE Mains Passing Marks 2016

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) administered the JEE Mains test in both offline and online formats. The offline test was given on April 3, 2016, while the online exam was given between April 9, 2016, and April 10, 2016. The cut-off points for various categories are as follows:

Category

JEE Main Passing Marks

General

100

SC

52

OBC

70

ST

48

JEE Main Cutoff 2022

After the results for both sessions of JEE Main 2022 are announced, JoSAA will issue the JEE Main Cut Off 2022 for NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. The cut off marks are the minimum qualifying marks or percentile for B.Tech/B.E. and B.Arch/B.Planning programmes at NITs, IIITs, and other participating universities.

Last year, roughly 11,44,248 applicants took the JEE Main exam, and 10,04,023 of these candidates passed. The predicted category-wise cutoff marks have been included in the table below, taking into account the many criteria affecting the cutoff points:

Category

JEE Main Cutoff Marks (Expected)

JEE Main Cutoff Percentile (Expected)

General 

90.3765335

90-95 

EWS

70.2435518

70-75 

OBC-NCL

72.8887969

70-75 

SC

50.1760245

50-55 

ST

39.0696101

40-45 

PwD

0.0618524

0-2

JEE Main Cut off 2021

The specific cut-off for the JEE Main 2021(Previous Year) is shown in the table below. It is determined by the category and the marks obtained by the candidates.

Category

Cut Off Marks

General

87.8892241

EWS

66.2114845

OBC-NCL

68.4534447

SC

46.7885338

ST

34.6728999

PwD

0.0096375

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