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What is a Good Score and Rank in JEE Main 2021?

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: June 24, 2021 | JEE Main

Students are often confused about what is a good score or rank in JEE Main 2021 exam. Find out JEE Main good score for NITs, JEE Advanced, IITs, IIITs.

JEE Main Good Score

What is a good score and rank in JEE Main exam? This is one of the most bothering questions for most of the aspirants, as students are often confused about the score or rank that must be secured to get admission in NITs, IIITs or to be eligible for JEE Advanced. Securing admission in NITs or qualifying for JEE Advanced might not be a difficult task with a good preparation strategy. In order to clear your doubt on what is a good score or rank that a candidate must secure in the JEE Main examination.

The term ‘JEE Main good score’ varies from person to person. If you are aiming for admission in NITs or IIITs, the good score may be different, and the same may vary for a student who aspires to get admission in IITs. The analysis for the same can be checked below.

Good Percentile in JEE Main 2021

Based on the past trends, we have made an analysis of what can be a very good, good, average and low percentile in JEE Main 2021 -

Very Good Percentile99-100
Good Percentile90-98
Average Percentile70-89
Low Percentilebelow 60

Good JEE Main Score/ Percentile to be Eligible for JEE Advanced

Precisely, a good JEE Main score is something that will make you eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam. A good score in JEE Main can be 250+. As NTA is announcing JEE Main 2021 results in the form of percentile, you can check the good percentile here. According to the previous years' trends, the good JEE Main percentile or score required to appear for JEE Advanced was high. 

Year

JEE Main Cutoff for JEE Advanced (General Category)

SC

ST

OBC

2020

90.3765335

50.1760245

39.0696101

72.8887969

2019

90 Percentile

40

40

70

2017 (in Marks)

81

32

27

49

2016 (in Marks)

100

52

48

70

2015 (in Marks)

105

50

44

70

2014 (in Marks)

115

53

47

74

From the above data, it is quite clear that the candidates need to score at least 200 - 210 marks (general category) in JEE Main to be eligible for JEE Advanced exam.

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Good JEE Main Score/ Rank to Secure Admission in NITs

In order to secure admission in NITs through JEE Main, the good score for the same can be around 85-95 percentile. At the same time, the candidates must feature among the top 15,000 - 20,000 ranks range to get admission in the top NITs. According to previous year trends, candidates who featured in 1 - 20,000 ranks made it to top NITs across the country. However, some NITs also closed ranks around 2,00,000 (mostly newer NITs). For detailed information on the same, please click on the link below.

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Good JEE Main Score/ Rank to Secure Admission in IIITs

In order to secure admission in IIITs through JEE Main, the good score for the same can be around 85-90 percentile. At the same time, the candidates must feature among the top 25,000 ranks range to get admission in popular IIITs. According to previous trends. Candidates with a 1 - 25,000 rank range made it to the top IIITs. However, candidates securing ranks beyond 25,000 - 1,00,000 also made it to IIITs (newer IIITs/ regional-level IIITs).

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Good JEE Main/ Score to Secure Admission in Top Engineering Colleges

In order to secure admission in top engineering colleges in India (apart from IITs, NITs or IIITs), you should have above 80 percentile in JEE Main exam. There is also an option to appear for entrance exams conducted by various deemed universities.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for direct admission in B.Tech course in top private engineering colleges across the country.

We hope that the above analysis helped you to have a complete idea of ‘Good Score and Rank’ in JEE Main.

List of Popular B.Tech Colleges for Direct Admission without JEE Main 2021

Here is the list of top B.Tech colleges for direct admission without JEE Main 2020. You can click on the links below to apply directly -

Lovely Professional UniversityUttaranchal University - Dehradun
Raffles UniversityJK Lakshmipat University - Jaipur
Sunder Deep Group of Institutions - GhaziabadJagran Lakecity University - Bhopal
Sanskar Educational Group - GhaziabadJaipur Engineering College - Jaipur
World University of Design - SonepatSri Balaji College of Engineering and Technology - Jaipur
KL University - GunturUniversity of Engineering & Management (UEM) - Jaipur
Bharat Institute of Technology (BIT) MeerutMody University - Sikar
CMR Institute of Technology - HyderabadDream Institute of Technology - Kolkata

List of Colleges on the basis of JEE Main Percentile 2021

You can click on the links below to check the list of colleges on the basis of different percentile range in JEE Main 2021 -

Colleges for 50-60 PercentileList of Colleges for 50-60 Percentile in JEE Main
Colleges for 70-80 PercentileList of Colleges for 70-80 Percentile in JEE Main
Colleges for 60-70 PercentileList of Colleges for 60-70 Percentile in JEE Main
Colleges for 80-90 PercentileList of Colleges for 80-90 Percentile in JEE Main

List of Colleges on the basis of JEE Main Rank 2021

You can click on the links below to check the list of colleges on the basis of JEE Main rank 2021 -

Colleges for 75,000 to 1,00,000 RankList of Colleges for 75,000 to 1,00,000 Rank in JEE Main
Colleges for 50,000 to 75,000 RankColleges for 50,000 to 75,000 Rank in JEE Main
Colleges for 25,000 to 50,000 RankList of Colleges for 25,000 to 50,000 Rank in JEE Main
Colleges for 10,000 to 25,000 RankList of Colleges for 10,000 to 25,000 Rank in JEE Main

All the Best for JEE Main 2021 Exam!

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FAQs

What is a good percentile in JEE Main?

A percentile above 90 can be considered as a good percentile in JEE Main.

Is 70 a good percentile in JEE Main?

70 is an average percentile in JEE Main.

Is 150-200 a good score in JEE Main?

150 to 200 can be considered as an average score in JEE Main.

Is 200 a good score in JEE Main?

200 is considered as an above-average score in JEE Main.

Will I get admission if my JEE Main rank is above 1,00,000?

You can get admission in new NITs and popular private colleges if your rank is above 1,00,000 in JEE Main.

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