The conflicting meaning of the topic ‘JEE Main Cutoff’ makes it difficult for the candidates to understand the nature of the topic being spoken of since it has two meanings attached to it, and then, candidates mistakenly expect the wrong thing as if it is what they were seeking in terms of their understanding, and when they do that, all they can be is get as confused as a cow on an AstroTurf.
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JEE Main Cutoff 2020
National Testing Agency (NTA) will prepare and release the JEE Main 2020 Cutoff after or along with the release of the JEE Main 2020 Result. Candidates will be able to check the NTA JEE Main Cutoff from the official website of NTA. The JEE Main Cutoff serves as a screening and the candidates who fail to meet the required percentage of marks or standard will not be able to proceed further with the admission procedure. All he/she can hope is that he/she still has few attempts left with him/her. The qualifying cutoffs for NTA JEE Main are prepared on several factors such as difficulty of examination, number of candidates appearing, and so on.
In this article, readers will learn all about the JEE Main 2020 Cutoff, its release dates, its dual natured meaning, and other important details.
About NTA JEE Main Cutoff 2020
- National Testing Agency (NTA) will release the JEE Main 2020 qualifying cutoff along with the JEE Main Result
- Candidates can check the JEE Main cutoff 2020 by logging into the result portal online.
- The JEE Main 2020 cutoff will be published category-wise
- The qualifying marks required for candidates to be able to appear in the JEE Advanced is determined by JEE Main Cutoff
- The NTA released JEE Main Cutoff is different from the JoSAA released Cutoff.
JEE Main Cutoff 2020 Release Dates
It is obvious that the cutoff for JEE Main 2020 will only be released along or after the declaration of the JEE Main Result 2020. Candidates will be able to check the JEE Main Cutoff somewhere during the last week of January for the January session examination and in last week of April for the April session examination of JEE Main 2020.
|JEE Main 2020 January Session|
|JEE Main 2020||January 2020|
|JEE Main Result 2020||Last week of January 2020|
|JEE Main Cutoff 2020||Last week of January 2020|
|JEE Main 2020 April Session|
|JEE Main 2020||April 2020|
|JEE Main Result 2020||Last week of April 2020|
|JEE Main Cutoff 2020||Last week of April 2020|
What is JEE Main Cutoff?
JEE Main 2020 Cutoff is the minimum marks or percentage required for continuing in the admission process and for appearing in the JEE Advanced 2020 Examinations. The JEE Main Cutoff are divulged along with the declaration of the JEE Main Result, and candidates will be able to assess their admission status therein.
There are two types of JEE Main Cutoff, and often the ambivalent nature of the two could create confusion among the candidates who could be looking for JEE Main Cutoff of different sense than what they find. The two types are:
- JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff 2020
- JEE Main Admission Cutoff 2020.
The JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff will be released by National Testing Agency (NTA) where it used to be released by CBSE. The main purpose of the JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff is to screen candidates for the JEE Advance 2020 Examination and for candidates to be able to participate in the further admission. This type of cutoff doesn’t directly affect the campus placements or admissions into colleges. However, the JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff 2020 will be varied on the basis of categories.
The JEE Main Admission Cutoff will be released by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) and JoSAA represents all the IIITs, NITs, and CFTIs altogether. Based on the JoSAA released JEE Main Admission Cutoffs, candidates will be given seat preferences through the JoSAA/CSAB Counselling for the academic session of 2020. Candidates will be able to check the JoSAA Admission Cutoff from the official website of JoSAA only and not in the official website of NTA. This Cutoff is used for the purpose of allocating candidates on the basis of the rank list into colleges and branches. Like the JEE Main qualifying Cutoff, JEE Main Admission Cutoffs are released category wise.
Factors that Determine the JEE Main Qualifying Cutoff 2020
The admission cutoff of NTA JEE Main 2020 will depend on a number of factors and some of the most important ones have been mentioned below:
- Difficulty in the level of examination
- of candidates appearing for the examination
- Availability of Seats
- Performance of the candidate
- Previous years’ cut-off trend
Category wise JEE Main Cutoff 2020;
Every time, when authorities release the cutoff for JEE Mains, it is on the basis of the categories, and candidates belonging to OBC, SC, ST, and so on are given slight negotiation in terms of qualifying marks. Given below is the previous year trend for the category wise cutoffs.
|Categories||JEE Main Cutoff (2017)|