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JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key by TIME – IIT Kanpur conducted JEE Advanced 2018 on 20 May for admission to the 23 IITs (including ISM Dhanbad). It is expected that TIME will release the unofficial JEE Advanced answer key 2018 on 20 May 2018. With the help of JEE Advanced 2018 answer key by TIME, test takers can estimate their scores. However, students must note that JEE Advanced 2018 answer keys by TIME are subjected to alter with the official keys. Before 29 May 2018, the official JEE Advanced answer keys 2018 will be available. For both the papers, JEE Advanced 2018 answer key by TIME 2018 will be available. Links to download JEE Advanced Paper I and II answer key will be available in this article. Know more about JEE Advanced 2018 answer key by TIME, steps to check the keys, calculation of marks etc. here.

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Time Institute has released the JEE Advanced Paper Analysis

Paper 1 was held on 20 May 2018 from 9:00 am to 12:00 noon. The questions paper has three parts: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

  • Section 1 contained 6 questions. +4 will be given for all the correct options chosen. +3 will be given if all four options are correct but only three options are chosen. -2 marks for all other cases. In other words, there is 0 mark if none of the options is chosen (i.e. the question will unanswered)
  • Section 2 contained 8 questions in the 'Integer Type'. Answers ranged from 0 to 9. +3 will be given for the correct response and 0 marks for all other cases. In other words, there is no negative marking in this section. This section has numerical value truncated/ roundoff to two decimal points. This is the change compared to previous years.
  • Section 3 contains 2 (Two) Paragraphs. Each question has 4 options. +3 will be given only for the correct answer and -1 marks for all other cases. 
  • Overall the Paper 1 was moderate this year. - Mr. Venkata Ramana, Head of JEE exam, Hyderabad, TIME

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JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key by TIME – Schedule

Check the table below for the list of important dates regarding the availability of JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key by TIME 2018 

JEE Advanced Answer Key Dates 2018


JEE Advanced Answer Key by TIME Dates

Availability of JEE Advanced answer key by TIME

20 May 2018 (Tentative)

Issuance of JEE Advanced response sheet

By 25 May 2018

Release of official JEE Advanced answer key

29 May 2018

Candidates can submit feedback on JEE Advanced 2018 answer key

29 May – 30 May 2018



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JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key - Steps to download

To download JEE Advanced answer key 2018 by TIME, check the steps given below -

  • Click on the link provided on the tables
  • Download the PDF version of JEE Advanced 2018 answer key
  • Start matching the keys against the responses and tally the marks

JEE Advanced Answer Key – Download Here

The tables given below will provide links to download JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key. The links will become active as soon as the JEE Advanced answer keys are available.

JEE Advanced Paper 2018

Links (To be available soon)

JEE Advanced Paper 1

Click Here

JEE Advanced Paper 2

Click here

JEE Advanced 2018 Answer Key by TIME – Steps to calculate the score

After downloading the JEE Advanced Answer Key 2018, candidates can follow the steps given below to calculate their marks 

There were in all 2 papers and each paper has questions on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. In each subject, there were three sections and each section is of 60 Marks, therefore, there are 180 marks in Paper 1. Paper 2 was also of 180 marks and overall there are 360 marks.


Type of Question

Marking Scheme


One or more than one answer


Number of Questions  - 6

Full marks = 4

For Each correct response = +1

Negative marking = 2

Unanswered = 0


Numerical Value Answer rounded off to two decimal points.

Number of Questions - 8

Full marks = 3

Unanswered = 0


Single Correct answer

Number of Questions - 4


Full marks = 3

Negative marking = 1

Unanswered = 0


JEE Advanced 2018 Exam Structure – An Overview


The conducting body never discloses the JEE Advanced exam pattern and syllabus. However, after going through previous year’s question papers, Mota Chashma has provided a thorough analysis of the question paper here -


  • Question booklet contained questions from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
  • Both the papers i.e. JEE Advanced Paper 1 and 2 are compulsory and duration for each paper is 3 hours
  • Every year the total marks of the paper change
  • Also, the total number of questions and marks will be known after the conduct of JEE Advanced 2018

JEE Advanced Cutoff 2018

IIT Kanpur will be announcing the JEE Advanced 2018 cutoff scores with the declaration of the result. JEE Advanced cut off scores are the minimum marks that candidates must obtain to get shortlisted for the admission rounds of the 23 IITs. Students must note that the JEE Advanced Cutoff will vary with the category of candidates.

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