The results of JEE Mains 2017 admission test for admission to NITs and centrally-funded institutes were published today and more than 10 lakh students who had appeared for the JEE Main 2017 examination on April 2 in 2000 Centres in 109 cities can now check their results and the rank before applying for JEE advanced for admission to IITs.
Surprisingly, a student from Udaipur topped the rank with 100% score that was unprecedented and he may be a potential candidate to appear for the JEE advanced Exam to be held next and be among the toppers again. It is but natural that these admission tests not only assess a candidate’s knowledge but also his speed at solving the problem and that too rightly, escaping the negative marking.
This year’s exam was relatively moderate and the cut-off is likely to be around 110, for common merit list. In 2013 and 14 too the cutoff was at 113 and 115 level though last year it was down to 100 as the paper was tough.
Otherwise, those who have scored well in JEE mains 2017 admission test can aspire to get a seat in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) in each state or in IIITs, DTU, CFTIs which together have 24,000 seats in undergraduate BE or B.Tech courses.
However, this year the new condition is that the candidate must be in top 20 percentile of respective board or should score minimum 75 per cent marks in his/her board examination. Currently, 9 states (Haryana, Uttarakhand, Nagaland, Gujarat, M.R., M.P., Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan) have also joined the mainstream and accept JEEM ranks to fill seats.