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JEE Main 2018 Answer Key Released!

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key – CBSE has released the official answer key of JEE Main 2018 on 24 April for Paper 1. JEE answer key can be downloaded online by candidates who appeared for the test on 8, 15 & 16 April. The link to download JEE Main answer key 2018 is provided on this page. With the help of the JEE Main 2018 answer key, aspirants can calculate their approximate marks to be secured in JEE Main. To evaluate the scores from JEE Main official answer key, candidates must follow the marking scheme. In case, if there is any discrepancies in the official answer key, candidates are allowed to challenge it. For challenging the responses in the answer key, the aspirant must fill an objection form along with the proof. The amount of Rs. 1000 must be paid in online mode for per answer checking. The last date for challenging JEE Main official answer key is 27 April 2018. Go through the article for more information on JEE Main 2018 answer key, downloading process, challenging steps, JEE expected cut off and more.

JEE Main 2018 was conducted successfully on 8, 15 & 16 April in pen & paper and computer-based mode, respectively. The unofficial JEE Main answer key 2018 were released by the leading coaching institutes like Aakash, Allen Kota, FIITJEE, Resonance and others on the exam day. However, the official answer key is released on 24 April 2018. Answer keys for JEE Main Paper 2 will be available by mid-May 2018, candidates are advised to register with us to get SMS alert for JEE Main Paper 2 Answer keys and Result. 

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  • CBSE has conducted Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main for both paper 1 and paper 2 for admission to around B.Tech and B.Arch courses offered by 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 22 CFTIs across the country.
  • With the help of answer key, students can calculate their approximate JEE score. If any aspirant has an objection to any answer mentioned in the official JEE Main answer key 2018, they can challenge the same until 27 April 2018
  • 9.25 Lakh candidates appeared for JEE Main Paper 1 and 2.25 Lakh candidates appeared for Computer Based Test.

JEE Main Paper 1 Answer Key

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key Dates

Candidates can check the dates of publication of JEE answer key from the table below.

Events

Dates

JEE Main Exam Date (Offline)  Paper 1 & Paper 2

8 April 2018
JEE Main 2018 Answer Key (Unofficial) - Released!

8 April 2018 

JEE Main Computer Based Exam

15 & 16 April 2018 

JEE Main Official Answer Key for Paper 1 + OMR Sheet - Released!

24 April 2018

Last date of challenging JEE Main Answer Key

27 April 2018 
(Up to 11.59 PM)

JEE Main Paper 2 Answer key

Mid May 2018

JEE Main Result (Paper 1)

By 30 April 2018

JEE Main Result (Paper 2)

By 31 May 2018

 

JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key - Check Online

JEE Main 2018 Official Answer Key is available from 24 April by CBSE Board. The answer key of JEE Main 2018 is available for all the question booklet codes i.e. A, B, C and D. Besides the answer key, the CBSE Board has also upload the JEE Main OMR Sheet.Tthe candidates can check the same on this page. The candidates are suggested to stay tuned to this page for more updates regarding JEE Answer Key.

JEE Main 2018 View/Challenge Answer Key Paper 1 - Check Here

Click Here to View/ Challenge Recorded Responses of Paper 1

Note: It must be noted that due to heavy traffic on the officail website, candidates might not be able to check JEE Main answer key. Therefore, it is advised not to worry, stay calm and try it after some time.

How to download official JEE Main 2018 answer key?

  • Click on the link which is provided here to download JEE Main 2018 answer key.
  • The official JEE answer key are available in the PDF format.
  • The last date to download and challenge the answer key is April 27, 2018.
  • To download JEE Main OMR sheet, aspirants have to enter the application number and password.

How to calculate scores using JEE Main 2018 Answer Key?

Candidates can use the answer key for calculation of scores to be secured in the entrance examination. To examine the marks, aspirants have to check the number of correct and incorrect responses they have attempted in the exam. The formula to evaluate the scores secured in JEE Main is mentioned below.

Formula - (Total marks secured = Marks of correct responses – Marks of wrong responses)

As per the marking scheme of JEE Main 

  • 4 marks will be awarded for the correct response
  • 1 mark will be deducted for an incorrect attempt.

Challenging the JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

The official answer key of JEE Main can be challenged by any aspirant who disagrees with the answer mentioned in it. To challenge a solution from the JEE Main 2018 answer key, aspirants must submit their online objection form to the CBSE Board on or before on or before 27 April 2018 along with a proof of their challenge. The candidates requesting to challenge the answer key have to pay Rs.1,000 per question challenged and the payment should be made through Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Paytm/ SBI Buddy. If the challenge is accepted by the Board and if the recorded response is not the same as marked by the candidate on Response (OMR) sheet, the correction will be done and the fee will be refunded.

The decision of CBSE will be considered final and no communication will be entertained. The procedure to challenge the official JEE Main answer Key 2018 is provided below.

Steps to challenge JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

  • Step 1: Use the link - Aspirants must click on the link ‘Challenge JEE Main 2018 answer key.' (given above)
  • Step 2: Login - Candidates must log in using their JEE Main application number, date of birth and security pin.
  • Step 3: Filling the details - After logging in, candidate details will be mentioned on the top of the page. Students have to select book number, question number, answer and claimed the answer. Then, click on ‘add to claim list’.
  • Step 4: Payment - The payment of Rs. 1000 will be paid by the aspirant in online mode to challenge an answer in JEE Main 2018 answer key. This non-refundable fee must be paid through Credit/Debit cards, PayTM and SBI buddy.

Points to remember while calculating JEE Main Scores

While calculating the scores secured in the exam from official or unofficial JEE Main 2018 answer key, candidates must keep the following details in mind.

  • Official JEE Main 2018 Answer Key: While evaluation of JEE Main scores, aspirants will have to download Answer Key. Along with that, the CBSE Board will also release OMR sheet through which the answers marked will also be displayed. The JEE OMR sheet is released so that there is transparency in the whole process. Using JEE Main OMR sheet, candidates can compare their answers with JEE Main official answer key.
  • Unofficial JEE Main Answer Key: It must be noted that for calculation of answers from unofficial JEE answer key, aspirants are suggested to mark the correct answer in the question paper. By marking the correct answer in JEE Main question paper, aspirants will be able to cross-check the solution from JEE Main 2018 answer key.

FAQs for JEE Main 2018 Answer Key

What is the Bonus Question in JEE Main 2018 Answer Key?

In such questions, full marks are awarded to all the students whether they have attempted the question or not. Bonus Question may or may not be there for this year exam. The benefit will only be available if CBSE declares any question as the bonus question.

Will the coaching institutes release JEE Main Answer Key for Computer Based Exam?

The coaching institutes release the answer key for JEE Main for the Pen and Paper Based Test as well as the Computer Based Test. In case of computer-based test, CBSE sends the question paper along with the marked response to all the students on their registered email id. The students can then check the answer key as released by the coaching institutes.

JEE Main 2018 Unofficial Answer Key

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by various coaching institutes has been released on 8 April 2018. The exam solutions along with the JEE Main 2018 Unofficial Answer Key has also been uploaded by the coaching centres. The coaching institutes have also uploaded the exam solutions along with the JEE Main 2018 answer key. The official answer key of JEE Main 2018 is expected to be released on 24 April 2018. Until the conducting authority publishes the official solution key, candidates can use the answer key of the coaching institutes for evaluation of their probable scores to be secured in the national level entrance examination.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key - SET wise

JEE Main Paper 1 answer key for SET A, B, C and D are released. Set-wise Paper 1 answer keys released by 5 coaching institutes released by Aakash, ALLEN, Resonance, FIITJEE and Rao IIT is given below

SET 

JEE Main Paper 1 Answer Key

SET/CODE - A

Check Here

SET/CODE - B

Check Here

SET/CODE  - C

Check Here

SET/CODE - D

Check Here

 

How to Download JEE Main Unofficial Answer Key

  • The answer key published by several coaching institutes will be available here as soon as it gets prepared.
  • JEE Main 2018 question papers will be available in four sets i.e. A, B, C, D. Thus, the answer key will also be provided for all the sets of JEE Main question papers.
  • The link to check the answer key for the different coaching institutes will be available on this page on the day of the exam.

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by various Coaching Institutes

Coaching Institute

Link to download (Code A, B, C, D)

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by Aakash - Check

Released! 

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by Allen Kota - Check

Released!

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by Resonance - Check

Released!

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key by FIITJEE

Released!

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key By Rao IIT

Set ASet B, Set C, Set D

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key By Toppr - Check

 Released!

 

JEE Main 2018 Answer Key for Paper 2

The answer key of JEE Main 2018 for paper 2 (official) will also be available from 24 to 27 April 2018. Paper 2 of JEE Main is for B.Arch courses, which will contain questions from three sections – Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing. JEE Main 2018 Answer Key for Paper 2 has been released by resonance. The candidates can check the same by following the link. After the release of the answer key, the CBSE Board will declare the JEE Main 2018 Result.

JEE Main 2018 Cut off

The cutoff of JEE Main 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks that candidates must secure to pass the entrance test. The expected JEE cut off 2018 will be released by leading coaching institutes along with the answer key. While the official JEE Main cut off will be declared along with the result. Candidates can check the category-wise JEE Main qualifying cutoff and previous year(s) corresponding marks from the table below. See JEE Main Expected 2018 Cut off

Category

JEE Main Cut off
(2018) - Expected

JEE Main cut off marks
(2017)

JEE Main Cut Off Marks
(2016)

General

 75

81

100

OBC-NCL

45 

49

70

SC

30

32

52

ST

25

27

48

 

JEE Main Seat Matrix

After the calculation of estimate marks through JEE Main 2018 answer key, aspirants must check the number of seats in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. Check JEE Main seat matrix on the table below. There are around 25,000 B.Tech Seats that are offered through JoSAA Counselling.

Institutes

Total No. of Institutes

Total Seats Intake

Category

General + General PwD

OBC + OBC PwD

SC + SC PwD

ST + ST PwD

NITs

31

17868

8903

4639

2639

1687

IIITs

23

3433

1719

928

521

265

CFTIs

22

3919

2223

769

556

371

Total

76

25220

12,845

6,336

3716

2323

 

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