Earlier, the top 20 percentile criteria took into account only the marks scored in Maths, Physics and Chemistry. But the authorities have decided to take into account all the subjects now. Following this, sources in the Board of Intermediate Education detailed the cut-off marks for students of different categories.
The aspirants aspiring for admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and National Institutes of Technology (NITs), who have scored over 79.63% of marks in their class 12 CBSE exam this year and have made it to the final round of the JEE examination stand a chance of being selected to the prestigious institutes.
According to CBSE, the cut off score for the top 20 percentile for the general stream has been put at 437 out of 530 (79.63%).
In percentile scores, general category students, who get 79.63 percentile, will qualify for admissions.
Percentiles required for other categories are 79.607% for SCs, 79.55% for STs, 79.69% for OBC and 79.68% for differently-abled category.
A total of 1.5 lakh candidates had written the JEE-Advanced examination on June 2.