JEE Main 2023 Cut-Off

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JEE Mains Cut Off

JEE Main Cut-Off: The Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main) is an annual test that the National Testing Agency or the NTA administers to evaluate meritorious and promising applicants for enrollment to prestigious institutions across India, such as the National Institute of Technology (NIT) and Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT). 

Name of Examination  Joint Entrance Examination (Main)/ JEE Main
Examining Body National Testing Agency (NTA)
Level of Examination  National level
Frequency of Exam  Twice a year
Examination Mode Computed Based Test (BE/ BTech/ BArch/ BPlan)
Offered Courses  BE/BTech, BArch, BPlan
Total Marks Paper-1: BE/BTech (300 marks)
Paper-2A: BArch (400 marks)
Paper-2B: BPlan (400 marks)
Marking Scheme +4  awarded for each correct answer
-1 deducted for each incorrect response
Accepting Colleges NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs
Test Cities 290 (within India), 25 (outside India)
JEE Main official Website

This online computerised test consists primarily of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates who are interested in pursuing undergraduate engineering programmes such as B.E/B.Tech. at NITs, IIITs, and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) must take Paper 1. Paper 2 is primarily used to enrol students in the country’s B. Arch and B. Planning programmes. Individuals seeking admission to the Indian Institute of Technology must pass the JEE Main Exam and obtain the required eligible scores in order to be considered eligible for the JEE Advanced Exam (2023).

JEE Main 2023 Cut-Off

The cutoff list for the JEE Main 2023 Exam will be released by the National Testing Agency along with the result of session 1, i.e., the January session. Participants can evaluate and review the said list at jeemain.nta.nic.( 2023). 

It is imperative for prospective candidates aspiring to get admitted to one of the IITs to secure the cut-off scores and qualify for the JEE Main (2023) Exam and JEE Advanced (2023) Exam.  

JEE Main 2023 Expected Cut-Off 

Participants awaiting their JEE Main results must keep in mind that the JEE Main cut-off 2023 marks will be classified into two types, namely the qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff. Session 1 of the JEE Main 2023 Exam was held between the 24th of January and the 1st of February. Regarding the second session (April session), the test is slated to occur from April 6 through April 12. (2023). 

Since the cut-off list for the aforementioned exam has yet to be released, it is essential for students to use the JEE Main cut-off lists from prior years as a source of reference in order to forecast the passing score for Jee Mains 2023.

Have a look at the following table to go through the expected cut-off list for 2023.

Category Expected Cut-Off (2023) 
General  87-90
EWS 63-67
OBC 67-72
SC 43-47
ST 25-30

Also Read: JEE Main Score vs Percentile

JEE Main Qualifying Cut-Off

Candidates aspiring to appear for the  JEE Main Exam (2023) can assess and evaluate the cut-off requisites from the previous years to get a proper comprehension of the expected cut-off list for 2023. The following data has been tabulated for aspirants to evaluate the cut-off requisites of previous years. Have a look. 

Category 2022 2021 2020 2019 2018
General  88.4121383 87.8992241 90.3765335 89.7548849 111275
Gen-Pwd 0.0031029 0.0096375 0.0618524 0.11371730 2755
EWS 63.1114141 66.2214845 70.2435518 78.2174869
OBC-NCL 67.0090297 68.0234447 72.8887969 74.3166557 65313
SC 43.0820954 46.8825338 50.1760245 54.0128155 34425
ST 26.7771328 34.6728999 39.0696101 44.3345172 17256

JEE Main 2023 Result

Candidates awaiting their results for the JEE Main (2023) Paper 2 of the January Session, had to visit the official website (jeemain.nta.nic) of the conducting body (NTA) on the 28th of February to go through their results. 

Participants can even visit to review their results. It is imperative for prospective candidates to enter the requisite credentials, including the application number and date of birth/password, to verify their results. Individuals who bag a spot for themselves among the top 2,50,000 candidates ( listed in JEE Main 2023 result) will be deemed eligible to sit for the JEE Advanced 2023 Exam.  

JEE Main 2023 Result Date(s) 

Candidates awaiting their results for the JEE Main 2023 Exam can acquire them by visiting  The data given below will help you go through the crucial result dates. Have a look. 

Event(s)- JEE Main (2023) Date(s) 
Exam date  January 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31
February 1, 2023
April 06, 08, 10, 11, 12, 2023
Result date  Session 1 – February 6, 2023
Session 1- Paper 2- February 28, 2023
Session 2- To be notified

Factors Determining the JEE Main 2023 Cutoff

There is a myriad of factors responsible for affecting the cutoff for an examination. This is true for the JEE Main (2023) exam as well. For instance, the Cut-Off scores for the JEE Main exam during the previous years (2013-2016) were heavily influenced by the marks acquired in Class 12th board exams. Today, there are certainly other factors that are at play when it comes to determining the JEE Main Cutoff, including

  • Average marks secured by applicants 
  • Vacancies
  • Level of Difficulty 
  • Previous Year Cutoffs
  • Overall performance of candidates 


Will JEE 2023 have a 75% cutoff? 

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) reinstated their eligibility criteria of 75 per cent in Class 12 board exams ( in the JEE Mains 2023 brochure) for enrolling candidates into NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. 

Which month will the JEE Mains (2023) be held? 

The National Testing Agency (NTA) will conduct the JEE Main 2023 exam in two sessions in January and April 2023. 

What is the requisite fee for JEE Mains (2023) Exam? 

Male Candidates belonging to the General Category are required to pay an amount of INR 1,000 for the JEE Main 2023 Exam. Female candidates, on the other hand, must pay the requisite amount of INR 800.  

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