Check out the JEE Advanced Qualifying Cut Off and Merit List, Also See What the JEE Advanced Cut Off was in 2018, 2019 and 2020

What exactly is the JEE advance cut-off?

The JEE Advanced cut-off is the minimum score needed to be considered for the Joint Seat Allocation Counselling procedure. Students who do not receive seats through the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) can apply for Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) counselling later. The JoSAA round-by-round cut-offs for various programs provided by the various participating institutes will be revealed.

The qualifying cut-off is the minimum score that applicants must get to pass the exam. Candidates who pass the qualifying cut-off are placed in a ranking list and considered for admission to the IITs. Candidates must meet the JEE Advanced cut-off in aggregate and individually for all three topics to be considered for admission (Physics, Maths, and Chemistry)

The admission cut-off is the score that candidates must get to have a better chance of being accepted into one of the participating institutes. It should be noted that the entrance cut-off differs per institute and by category and branch.

The cut-off is determined by several factors, including the exam’s difficulty level, the number of individuals requesting admission, and the number of seats available. Candidates’ prospects of admission are also influenced by the choices they provide throughout the Joint Seat Allocation Authority’s counselling procedure (JoSAA).

Check the College Wise JEE Advanced cut off 2020 to know more.

What factors go into calculating the ultimate JEE Advanced cut-off?

The following factors are used to determine the final JEE Advanced cut-off:

  • The number of students who will be taking the exam: The competition is determined by this number. The more candidates there are, the more seats there are at IITs.
  • The number of available seats: The number of seats available for admission to IITs is limited. And this may have a greater influence on cut-off.
  • The student’s exam performance: Candidates’ performance is determined by their preparation and the complexity of the question. If the version deteriorates, the cut-off will be adjusted automatically.
  • Trends from the previous year’s cut-off: It is a statistical method for estimating the current year’s cut-off. The cut-off is usually found in the middle of a specific range each year, with a few exceptions.
  • The exam’s level of difficulty: It is the most important factor because it determines each candidate’s performance. So, a simple question will result in a high cut-off, whereas a difficult one will result in a lower cut-off.

Participating Institutes in JEE Advanced Exam

  1. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Patna
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
  7. Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University)
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  11. Indian Institute of Technology Goa
  12. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
  13. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur
  14. Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati
  15. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
  16. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
  17. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
  18. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
  19. Indian Institute of Technology Indore
  20. Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
  21. Indian Institute of Technology Chhattisgarh
  22. Indian Institute of Technology Karnataka
  23. Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School Of Mines ), Dhanbad

Institutes accepting for JEE Advanced Score for Admission

Other than IITs, a few institutes accept students for B.Tech or equivalent programs based on their JEE Advanced scores.

  1. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Kolkata
  2. Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology (IIST), Thiruvananthapuram
  3. Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Rae Bareli
  4. Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore
  5. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Bhopal
  6. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Thiruvananthapuram
  7. Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE), Visakhapatnam
  8. Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy, Visakhapatnam
  9. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune
  10. Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISER), Mohali

JEE Advanced cut off 2020

Category Each Subject’s Minimum Marks Minimum Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL) 6 69
GEN-EWS rank list 5 62
Common-PwD rank list (CRL) 3 34
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list 3 34
ST-PwD rank list 3 34
OBC-NCL rank list 5 62
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 3 34
SC rank list 3 34
SC-PwD rank list 3 34
ST 3 34
Preparatory course rank lists 0 10

JEE Advanced cut off 2019

Category Cut-off 
General 89.75
Other backward castes (OBC) 74.31
Economically weaker section (EWS) 78.21
Schedule caste (SC) 54.01
Schedule Tribe (ST) 44.33
People with disabilities (PWD) 0.11

JEE Advanced cut off 2018

Category Each Subject’s Minimum Marks Minimum Aggregate Marks Revised Minimum Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL) 12 126 90
ST 6 63 45
SC-PwD rank list 6 64 45
Common-PwD rank list (CRL) 6 63 45
OBC-NCL 11 114 81
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 6 64 45
ST-PwD rank list 6 64 45
SC 6 63 45
Preparatory course rank lists 3 32 23

College Wise JEE Advanced cut off 2020

Category – General

College / Institute – Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Course Cut off
Civil Engineering 5833
Computer Science and Engineering 293
Electrical Engineering 1622
Electronics and Electrical Communication Engineering 1137
Instrumentation Engineering 2447
Manufacturing Science and Engineering 5489
Mechanical Engineering 2579
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 6001
Mining Engineering 8152
Ocean Engineering and Naval Architecture 7983
Industrial and Systems Engineering 3777
Aerospace Engineering 4328
Chemical Engineering 4004
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering 6719

Merit list of top 10 candidates in JEE Advance 2020

Sl. No. Candidate Name
1 Chirag Falor
2 Gangula Bhuvan Reddy
3 Vaibhav Raj
4 R Muhender Raj
5 Keshav Agarwal
6 Hardik Rajpal
7 Vedang Dhirendra Asgaonkar
8 Swayam Shashank Chube
9 Harshvardhan Agarwal
10 Dhvanit Beniwal


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  1. What are the different types of cutoffs for JEE Advanced?


JEE Advanced 2020 cut-offs are divided into two categories: qualifying and admission. The qualifying cut-off will be issued together with the JEE Advanced result by IIT Kharagpur, whereas the admission cut-off will be announced by the IITs during the JoSAA seat allotment procedure (Joint Seat Allocation Authority).

  1. In the year 2020, I took my first class XII exams. Is JEE (Advanced) 2021 open to me?


Yes. You are eligible to participate in JEE (Advanced) 2021 if you meet all of the eligibility requirements.

  1. Assume that two applicants have the same aggregate JEE (Advanced) 2021 marks. Will both candidates be ranked the same?


If two or more candidates have the same aggregate score, the following tie-break policy will be applied to determine rank:

Step 1: Candidates with higher positive scores will receive a higher ranking. If the tie-breaking criterion in Step 1 does not succeed in breaking the tie, the next criterion in Step 2 will be used.

Step 2: The candidate with the highest mathematics score will be given a higher rank. If this does not break the tie, the candidate with the higher Physics score will be given the higher rank. Even if there is a tie after this, the candidates will be given the same rank.