Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted JEE Main 2018 offline exam on April 8, whereas, the online exam was held on April 15 and 16, 2018. The total number of students registered for the JEE Main was 11.5 lakhs, out of which 10.43 lakhs of students appeared for the offline test and around 2 lakhs appeared for the computer-based test. The result of JEE Main Paper -I will be declared on April 30, 2018. However, the result of JEE Main Paper- II will be declared on May 31, 2018, by the Board.

It is expected that the result of JEE Main will be announced in morning. The base for the expectation is the past year trends, which shows that usually, the Central Board announces the result between morning to noon. The result of JEE will only be announced online. Candidates will not get it via post or any other medium. It will be uploaded at jeemain.nic.in and cbse.nic.in.


JEE Main 2018 result will withhold the roll number, name, father name, mother name, category, sub-category, state code of eligibility, nationality, marks obtained in Paper-I and / or Paper II, All India Rank (AIR), and cutoff score for appearing JEE Advanced 2018.

If two or more students get the same rank then tie-breaking will be used for preparing the rank list. To break the tie of the rank list the admission to B.E./ B.Tech. (in institutions other than IIT’s) exam authority will check for the candidate having the highest score in the Mathematics and Physics, finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks, candidates having the higher absolute value of the ratio. If the resolution is not possible then both will be given the same rank.

The Rank list for admission to B.Arch./B.Planning (in institutions other than IITs) higher marks obtained by the candidates in Aptitude test in paper-II, Drawing Test in Paper-II, finding the ratio of positive and negative marks.

Before the announcement of the result, CBSE will release answer key for the JEE Main 2018 will be declared before the declaration of the result. The Answer Key with the image of OMR response will be displayed from April 24 to 27, 2018 officially. Candidates can check their answer and calculate the score. Higher the score, the rank is high. Candidates can calculate their score by using the formula (4 marks * number of correct answers – wrong answer * 1)

Candidates can even challenge the answer key if there is any kind of error in it. The key can be challenged online through the official website of CBSE. The candidate has to log in with the registration no and date of birth for challenging the answer key candidate needs to Pay Rs.1000/ per query. The amounts are to be paid by credit/debit card. The amount once paid will not be refunded. The JAB/CBSE decision on the challenge will be the final decision and no further query will be accepted.

JEE Main is conducted by CBSE for admission in engineering courses offered by the NITs, IIITs, CFTIs. The candidate qualifying the JEE Main exam will be eligible for the JEE Advanced will be held on May 20, 2018, for Paper-I and Paper-II. Out of 10.43 lakhs students, only 2.24 lakhs students will be allowed to appear for the JEE Advanced test.

All the best to all the candidates appeared in the JEE Main 2018 exam for their result.