JEE Main Official Answer Key 2021 for the March session has been released. Earlier, the NTA has released the JEE response sheet for the March session. February session answer ke was released on 7th March 2021. The National Testing Agency releases the Solution Key as per the session. The link to the solution key pdf is provided below. NTA (National Testing Agency) will release the JEE Main final answer Key after the commencement of the May session. NTA releases the official answer key, Question Papers, and Responses sheet for all four sessions of JEE Exam. So, candidates who have appeared in the JEE Main Exam can check the answer key below as per the session. The JEE Main answer key Challenge facility is available on the website. Also, the Coaching Institutes release the JEE Main Answer Key on their respective exam dates.

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Candidates should check the link to download the question paper and answer key. Engineering aspirants need to take Paper 1 for admission to B.Tech and B.E courses offered at the NITs, CFTIs, and IIITs. Know more about the JEE Main official answer key 2021 in the article below.

Latest Updates

  • JEE Main (March) 2021 final answer key has been released. Click Here to download. 
  • JEE Main (March) 2021 response sheet has been released. Click Here to download. The last date to challenge the answer key is 22nd March 2021 (1 pm).

JEE Main Feb, March, April, May Answer Key Dates 2021

The National Testing Agency has released the exam dates of all the sessions. Candidates can check the dates below. However, we have also provided the tentative dates of the answer key release date as well for all the sessions. Once, the dates are released, we will update them here.

EventsDates Scheduled
February

February Exam Dates23rd, 24th, 25th, and 26th February 2021 (Session-I)
Release of the provisional answer key1st March 2021
February session Final Answer Key8th March 2021
March 
March Exam Dates16th, 17th, and 18th March 2021 (Session-II)
Release of the answer key23rd March 2021
April
April Exam Dates27th, 28th, 29th, and 30th April 2021 (Session-III postponed)
Release of the answer key
May
May Exam Dates24th, 25th, 26th, 27th, and 28th May 2021 (Session-IV postponed)
Release of the answer key

Steps To Download NTA JEE Main Official Answer Key 2021

NTA JEE Main Official Answer Key 2021 has been released online on the official website for the Feb session. Candidates have to follow a certain procedure in order to download the answer key. By following the given steps, candidates can download their official answer key 2021 for the February/ March/ April/ May session.

  1. Go to the official website: jeemain.nic.in.
  2. Click on JEE Mains Answer Key 2021 link.
  3. Enter Application Number and password/date of birth.
  4. Click on the login button.
  5. The answer key to all the sets will display on the screen.
  6. Download the answer key of JEE Main 2021 Exam.

How To Challenge NTA JEE Main February 2021 Answer Key?

The provisional answer key 2021 for the February/ March/ April/ May session will be released by the authorities at their official site. Candidates will be given a certain period of time during which they will be able to challenge the provisional answer key 2021. Follow the given steps to challenge the JEE Mains Answer Key:

  • Log in to your account using your application number and date of birth.
  • Fill the online application form for challenging the answer key 2021.
  • For every answer that the candidate is challenging, candidates have to pay Rs. 1000/-. (If the candidate’s answer is correct, then the fee will be refunded by NTA. However, if the answer is wrong then there will be no refund)

Candidates must know that JEE Main is one of the most prestigious engineering examinations conducted in the country. After the exam is conducted, there are a lot of coaching institutes that release the JEE Main answer key. These are, however, unofficial answer keys. Candidates can check these answer keys but also know that these can be unreliable and only the official answer key of JEE Main 2021 released by the exam conducting authority is used for calculating marks.

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheets

Along with the JEE Main 2021 final answer key, NTA uploads the JEE Main Response Sheet for the candidates. The Response Sheet for the March session has been released. Each candidate who will take the examination can download the JEE Main Response sheet. Those who will have doubts regarding the response sheet can also request a photocopy of the JEE Main 2021 response sheet.

How to Download The JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet?

Follow the steps given below to download the Response sheet of JEE Main 2021:

  • Go to the official website of JEE Main that is jeemain.nic.in or click on the link available above.
  • Or click on the link to download the Response sheet.
  • Enter the login credentials like registration number and date of birth.
  • JEE Main 2021 Response sheet will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download the Response Sheet to cross-check it with JEE Main answer key.

How To Calculate Score Using JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet?

The JEE main Response sheet will be released along with the official jee mains 2021 answer key. To calculate the probable score, candidates must make sure that they download both the answer key as well as the Response Sheet. Further, the candidates have to check which answer they have marked in their response sheet. Using the answer key, one can mark the number of correct answers as well as the incorrect ones and calculate a final score. However, the final result may differ.

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key And Solution By Coaching Institutes

As mentioned before, there are various coaching institutes that release the JEE Mains answer key by coaching institutes just after the completion of each exam. Below is a list of all such renowned institutes. Coaching institutes do a JEE Mains Exam Analysis and further release the answer keys. The link of the answer keys will be uploaded here as soon as they are released by the coaching institutes.

Answer Key By Coaching  InstitutesDownload Link
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key By Aakash InstituteClick here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key by Allen KotaClick here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key by ResonanceClick here
JEE Main 2021 Answer Key by Career PointClick here
JEE Main 2021 Answer key by NarayanaClick here
JEE Main Answer Key 2021 By BYJUsClick here

NTA Score & Compilation Of Result Of Paper-1 And Paper-2

The following shall be applicable to both the attempts.

  • After the JEE Main 2021 exam, the NTA will display JEE Main CBT Answer Key & recorded responses of multiple-choice questions of Paper-1 and Paper-2 on the NTA’s website The date shall be displayed on the NTA’s website.
  • The candidates, who are not satisfied with the recorded response, may challenge by filling the online application form and paying processing charges of Rs.1000/- per question.
  • The challenge of nta jee main answer key 2021 (Response Sheet) will also be accepted online only through the link available on the official website by paying processing charges of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card. The fee once paid is non-refundable.
  • The NTA’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.
  • The result will be compiled on the basis of the final JEE Mains 2021 answer keys. No grievance with regard to jee mains answer key 2021 after the declaration of result of JEE Main 2021 will be entertained.
  • Evaluation of multiple-choice questions of Paper-1 and Paper-2 will be carried out using final answer keys and the raw (actual) marks obtained by a candidate will be considered further for computation of the result of JEE Main 2021.
  • For multi-shift papers, raw marks obtained by the candidates in different shifts/sessions will be converted to NTA Score.
  • The detailed procedure based on NTA Score being adopted is available on NTA’s website.

JEE Main 2021 Rank Predictor Using Answer Key

As the JEE Main April Session 2021 will get over, candidates will curiously wait for their results. To lessen this curiousness and give the candidates an idea about which NITs, IIITs or CFTIs they might get admission in, we have launched a tool called JEE Main 2021 college predictor. It is easy for the candidates to use without any hassle. Follow the steps to use the above tool.

  1. Click on the link.
  2. Now, enter your name, email ID, mobile number, and state
  3. You will receive an OTP (One-time password) on your entered phone number.
  4. Enter the OTP on the given box.
  5. Now, enter the estimated score that you calculated on the basis of the JEE Main 2021 answer key.
  6. The candidate’s JEE Main 2021 rank predictor will display the predicted rank.
  7. With the help of this predictor, the candidates can also check the list of colleges that they can probably get admission into.

Why is JEE Main Answer Key 2021 Important?

Both official and unofficial answer keys will release as soon as the NTA JEE Main 2021 for January session gets over. However, candidates must make sure to refer to the official answer key to see the correct answers. The answer key is important because of the following reasons:

  1. The JEE Mains 2021 answer key is important for candidates who are waiting to check the correct answers.
  2. Candidates can calculate the probable score of the examination.
  3. With the probable score, they can have an idea about which institution they might get admission to.
  4. You can also challenge the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key in case of any doubt in the answers keys.

JEE Main Previous Years’ Cut Off

The cut-off for JEE Main 2021 has not yet been published online. However, the candidates can check the last year’s cut-off marks required to qualify for the entrance examination.

JEE Main 2020 Cutoff

CategoryJEE Main Paper 1 Cut Off 2020
PwD0.0618524
Common Rank List (CRL)90.3765335
General-EWS70.2435518
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)72.8887969
Scheduled Tribe (ST)39.0696101
Scheduled Caste (SC)50.1760245

In the year 2019, the EWS category was introduced.

JEE Main 2019 Cutoff

CategoryJEE Main Paper 1 Cut Off 2019 (Percentile)
PwD0.11371730
Common Rank List (CRL)89.7548849
General-EWS78.2174869
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)74.3166557
Scheduled Tribe (ST)44.3345172
Scheduled Caste (SC)54.0128155

JEE Main Cutoff (2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014)

Category20182017201620152014
UR748110010549
OBC4549704774
SC2932525070
ST2427484470

How To Calculate Marks By jeemain.nic.in Answer Key 2021?

Once candidates will view and download the jeemain.nic.in answer key 2021, they will be able to tally their marks and know the probable score that they will score in the examination.

  • In the question paper, 4 marks will be awarded to each correct answer and 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Zero marks will be given to a question not attempted.
  • Using this marking scheme, candidates can calculate the probable score before the final result is out.
  • Candidates can then check the previous year cut off and know whether or not they will be able to get admission in the desired college or not.

Marking Scheme Of JEE Main 2021

S.No.Category of AnswerMarking Scheme
1Correct Response4 marks will be awarded
2Incorrect Response1 mark will be deducted
3No AnswerNo marks will be given
4More than One Answer1 mark will be deducted

JEE Main Previous years Questions Paper with Answer Key

Candidates can have an idea of how the answer key looks like by checking out previous year JEE Main answer key as well as their question papers. Till 2019, there was the offline mode of the exam were answer keys were released for different sets and codes. For the candidates who are preparing for JEE Main 2021 and want to check the previous year’s question papers, then do check the table below!

January 2019

JEE Main 2019 January SessionSession Question Paper LinkAnswer Key Link
January 12, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
January 11, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
January 10, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
January 09, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
January 08, 2019 (Paper 2)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here

April 2019

JEE Main 2019 April SessionSession Question Paper LinkAnswer Key Link
April 12, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
April 10, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
April 09, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
April 08, 2019 (Paper 1)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here
April 07, 2019 (Paper 2)ForenoonClick HereClick Here
AfternoonClick HereClick Here

Previous Year Question Paper of JEE Main 2018 Paper 1- Offline mode

Paper CodeDownload PDFAnswer keys 
Code AClick HereDownload HERE
Code BClick HereDownload HERE
Code CClick HereDownload HERE
Code DClick HereDownload HERE

JEE Main Question Papers 2018 for Paper 1 – Online mode

Year/DateApril 15 Morning SessionApril 15 Evening SessionApril 16
2018Click HereClick HereClick Here

JEE Mains Answer Key 2021 FAQs

Ques. Who can apply for a photocopy of the JEE Main 2021 CBT Answer key?
Ans. Candidates who appeared in pen and paper-based or online-based examination for JEE Main 2021 can apply for photocopy of their Response Sheet and Calculation sheet. The idea behind providing a photocopy of the Response sheet is to ensure transparency in the marking process.
Ques. How to apply for photocopy of JEE Mains Answer Key 2021?

Ans. The procedure to apply for the photocopy of JEE Main 2021 Online Answer Key and calculation sheet is very simple. Below is the step by step process to obtain the Xerox of Response sheet from CBSE:

  • Write an application, addressed to the Executive Director (JAB).
  • Mention your full name, JEE Main 2021 Roll Number and complete address in the application.
  • Obtain a demand draft of 500 INR from any scheduled bank drawn in favour of Secretary, NTA, payable at New Delhi.
  • Write your full name and JEE Mains 2021 Roll number at the back of the demand draft.
  • Submit your application along with demand draft either by speed post or by hand to the following address:

C-20 1A/8 ,Sector 62
IITK Outreach Centre,
NOIDA-201309

Ques. What should be kept in mind while submitting the form for photocopy?

Ans. Listed below is an important point that should be kept in mind before submitting the form:

  • The application should be in the candidate’s own writing.
  • Application or request on behalf of a candidate will not be entertained.
  • The board will not provide any photocopy of Response sheet to any school or institution for display, commercial use or to print media.
  • Incomplete application or application missing any of the details will be rejected.
Ques: Is there any use if a candidate objects to official JEE Mains 2021 Answer Keys?
Ans: Yes, the objection will be closely checked by the official authorities. In case of any discrepancy, the same will be rectified by the official authorities immediately.

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    • JEE Main April session exam date is uncertain due to COVID 19. NTA will release the revised dates after 3rd May 2020.

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