JEE Main

JEE Main Cut Off 2021 – Official and Previous Year Cut Offs


NTA released the JEE Main Cut Off for JEE Advanced based on Paper 1 along with the final result.

The Cut Off is released along with the official notification for the exam. It is the minimum marks required by a candidate to get admission to the top engineering colleges that offer various courses like B.E./B.Tech and B.arch/B.plan. Those who secure more or equal marks to the cut-off marks will be eligible for JEE Main Counselling Process.

In this article, you will get detailed information about Cut Off for JEE Main.

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JEE Main Cut Off 2021 (Official)

The cut-off for JEE Main 2021 is given below:


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Previous Year Cut Offs

The previous years cut offs help in analyzing the trend of the examination. The lists are given below:

JEE Main 2020 Cut Off

Category JEE Main Cutoff Score by NTA
Common Rank List (CRL) 90.3765335
GEN-EWS 70.2435518
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 72.8887969
Scheduled Caste (SC) 50.1760245
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 39.0696101
PwD 0.0618524

JEE Main 2019 Cut Off

Category Cut-Off
General 89.7548849
Gen EWS 78.2174869
OBC 74.3166557
SC 54.0128155
ST 44.3345172
PwD 0.11371730

JEE Main 2018 Cut Off

Category Max Marks
Min Marks
General 350 74
OBC-NCL 73 45
Scheduled Caste 73 29
Scheduled Tribe 73 24
PWD 73 -35

JEE Main (2017 to 2014) Cut Off

Category/Year 2017 2016 2015 2014
General 81 100 105 115
OBC-NCL 49 70 70 74
SC 32 52 50 53
ST 27 48 44 47

Factors that affect Cut Off For JEE Exam

The cut off will be calculated on the basis of the following factors that are listed below:

  • The number of aspirants appeared in the JEE Main.
  • The difficulty level of Examination.
  • The performance level of the candidates.
  • Number of vacant seats
  • Previous year trends.


JEE Main is a national-level entrance exam conducted by the NTA for admission into the B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch./B.Plan. courses that are offered by the IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), IIITs (Indian Institute of Information Technology), NITs (National Institute of Technology), and CFTs (Centrally Funded Institutions).

Lakhs of candidates take this prestigious exam. If you are planning to, then it is important to understand the exam thoroughly. Do not skip learning about the cut-off trends of JEE Main examination as it gives you an idea about the scores.

This article presented you with detailed information on the cut-off for JEE Main examination. We hope that this information helps you in the best way possible.

Good luck with all your future endeavors!

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