JEE Main 2016 cut-off released

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has announced JEE Main 2016 cutoff for this academic year. The cut-off marks have been released on April 27, 2016.


Candidates who had appeared for the national level engineering entrance exam can check their score by visiting the official website.

About 11, 28,636 candidates had written JEE Main 2016 entrance examination, out of which 1, 98,228 have crossed the cut off marks and are qualified for the JEE Advanced 2016.

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JEE Main 2016 cut-off released

Cut-off is the minimum score secured by the candidates to qualify for JEE Advanced exam. This score is fixed by the exam bodies. Cut-off rank is the last rank in the merit list.

Candidates who score above the cut-off marks are eligible to take the JEE Advanced entrance test. The test is conducted to offer admission to Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), NITs or GFTIs across the country

JEE Main 2016 cut-off marks based on the category is listed below:

CategoryCut-off marks
Common Merit List (CML) 100
Other Backward Class (OBC - NCL) 70
Scheduled Caste (SC) 52
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 48

JEE Main Counselling 2016:

JEE Main 2016 counselling, conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) will be held from June 20, 2016 to July 19, 2016.

The counseling process will be completely based on online mode, under JoSAA.

Also Read:

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