Candidates who will appear in the exam must obtain marks that meet the JEE Advanced cutoff 2020. The minimum qualifying score which an individual requires to get admission is known as the cutoff marks. Thus, candidates taking the exam must score above or equal to the cutoff. As a result, candidates with higher marks will have higher chances of admission. The cutoff of JEE advanced 2020 is released by the IIT (among 7 zonal IITs) responsible for conducting the entrance exam. The concerned authority prepares the cutoff by taking into consideration various influential factors. Candidates will be able to check the cutoff on the official portal.

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Check Eligibility For Jee Advanced Exam

The cutoff marks of jee advanced 2020 exam will be released separately for each of the categories course and institutes. In addition, there are two types of cutoff namely qualifying cutoff and admission cutoff. The differences between the two are given in the table below. Candidates can also check the previous year cutoff from the article below.

Types of JEE Advanced Cutoff

There are two types of JEE advanced cutoff 2020. The first type of cutoff is qualifying cutoff and the other one is admission cutoff.

  1. Qualifying Cutoff: This type of cutoff must be met by the candidate in order to qualify the examination. The qualifying cutoff is released by the NTA on the official website of the entrance exam.
  2. Admission Cutoff: This type of cutoff must be met by the candidate to get admission in the institute under any discipline of B.Tech course. The admission cutoff is released by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority on the counselling website on behalf of the participating institutes.

Influential Factors of JEE Advanced 2020 Cutoff

While preparing the cutoff of JEE Advanced, the exam conducting authority takes into account various influential factors. These factors include the following:

  • Total number of application form received by the authority for a particular programme.
  • The total number of applicants taking the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2020.
  • Total number of seat available for admission
  • The difficulty level of the examination
  • Category of applicants under which they are given admission
  • And lastly, the trends in previous year’s cutoff

Minimum Percentage of Marks to prepare JEE Advanced Rank List 2020

The exam conducting authority will publish the merit list after announcing the JEE Advanced result 2020. The merit list will be prepared by adding the score obtained in Paper 1 and Paper 2. Further, the merit will be based on the aggregate marks secured by an applicant in the entrance examination.

The table below displays the category-wise rank list prepared depending upon the minimum percentage of marks in each subject and a minimum percentage of aggregate marks. However, the table is according to 2019.

Category-wise Rank ListMinimum Percentage of Marks in each SubjectMinimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks
Common Rank List (CRL)10.035.0
OBC-NCL Rank List9.031.5
SC Rank List5.017.5
ST Rank List5.017.5
Common-PwD Rank List (CRL-PwD)5.017.5
OBC-NCL-PwD Rank List5.017.5
SC-PwD Rank List5.017.5
ST-PwD Rank List5.017.5
Preparatory Course Rank List2.58.75

Previous Year’s Cutoff of JEE Advanced 2020

Candidates can refer to the tables below containing the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced Cutoff 2020 of previous year’s. By going through these cutoffs, candidates can estimate the present year cutoff.

JEE Advanced 2018 Qualifying Cut-off

Categories Marks in Each Subject (min.)Minimum Aggregate MarksMinimum Aggregate Marks (Revised)
Common Rank List (CRL)12>12690
OBC-NCL Rank List1111481
SC Rank List66345
ST Rank List66345
Common-PwD Rank List (CRL)66345
OBC-NCL-PwD Rank List66445
SC-PwD Rank List66445
ST-PwD Rank List66445
Preparatory Course Rank List33223

JEE Advanced 2017 Qualifying Cutoff

CategoriesPwD StatusRank ListMin. Marks in Each SubjectMinimum Aggregate Marks
AnyAnyCommon Rank List (CRL)12126
OBC-NCLAnyOBC-NCL Rank List10115
SCAnySC Rank List664
STAnyST Rank List664
AnyYesCRL-PwD Rank List664
OBC-NCLYesOBC-NCL-PwD Rank List664
SCYesSC-PwD Rank List664
STYesST-PwD Rank List664
AnyYesPC-CRL-PwD Rank List332
SCAnyPC-SC Rank List332
SCYes<PC-SC-PwD Rank List332

JEE Advanced 2016 Qualifying Cutoff

Category>PwD StatusRank ListMinimum Marks in Each Subject Min. Aggregate Marks
OBC-NCLAnyOBC-NCL rank list1267
SCAnySC rank list0738
STAnyST rank list0738
OBC-NCLYesOBC-NCL-PwD rank list0738
SCYesSC-PwD rank list0738
STYesST-PwD rank list0738
For Preparatory Courses

JEE Advanced Cutoff for Different IITs

S.NOName of Institutes
1.Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar
2Indian Institute of Technology Bombay
3.Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
4.Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
5.Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
6.Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad
7.Indian Institute of Technology Indore
8.Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur

Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur

10.Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur
11.Indian Institute of Technology Madras
12.Indian Institute of Technology Mandi
13.Indian Institute of Technology Patna
14.Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee
15.Indian Institute of Technology Ropar
16.Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi
17.Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai
18.Indian Institute of Technology Goa
19.Indian Institute of Technology Jammu
20.Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad
21.Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad
22.Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati
23.Indian School of Mines Dhanbad

JEE Advanced Counselling 2020

Applicants who qualify the exam and satisfy the required cutoff will be called to attend the JEE Advanced counselling 2020. This counselling process is organized by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). At the time of counselling, candidates have to fill the choice of institutes as per their preference and convenience. After the choice filling, the authority will allot seats to candidates. This seat allotment will be done on the basis of choices filled, rank obtained and availability of seats. Once the seats will be allotted to candidates they have to report at the counselling venue for verification of documents.


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