CBSE will release the JEE Main 2018 Answer Key on the official website. However many coaching centres have already released the unofficial answer keys for the offline mode of the examination that was conducted on April 08, 2018 for both paper 1 and paper 2. But considering that the answer key published by CBSE will be most reliable one, candidates are eagerly waiting for April 24, 2018, the scheduled date of the release of the official answer key.
The answer keys & the images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and also the answer keys of the Computer-based examination will be displayed on the website www.jeemain.nic.in during 24th – 27th April 2018.
The board will also allow the candidates to challenge the answer keys of JEE Main 2018. Candidates who are not satisfied with the uploaded keys may challenge it by filling an online application form and submitting relevant data to support their contradictions. The challenge of answer keys will be accepted online only, through the link available on the website www.jeemain.nic.in up to 11.59 PM on April 27, 2018, on payment of Rs.1000/- per question.
The fee once paid is non-refundable, however, in case the challenge is accepted by the Board, the fee of Rs. 1000/- for each accepted challenge will be refunded to the concerned candidate, on their respective accounts. The fee for the challenge can be paid using credit/debit card. This would be used for declaration of JEE Main 2018 Result.
To challenge the answer key the candidates, however, need to login into their JEE Main Registered account using the Application Number and date of birth. After that, the form has to be filled.
Why is it important to challenge the answer key?
Challenging the JEE Main 2018 Answer Key is considered important because, on the basis of this answer key, the final result is prepared. If the board accepts the challenges put forward by the candidates after their validations, then the corrections are made in the answers keys. This is thus considered important for the fair evaluation of the results by bringing the correction to the board’s notice.
Analysing JEE Main 2018, it is observed that as compared to last year, JEE Main 2018 paper was relatively tougher, students reacted saying Physics paper was quite tough and Mathematics paper a bit lengthy. Chemistry, as usual, remained the easiest to score. This year, many students faced difficulties in solving mathematics and physics papers. Candidates said the paper was trickier. The difficulty level was moderate, but more, as compared to previous years.
Although Chemistry was easy, two terms that the candidates searched the most after the examination were from Chemistry itself. These two terms were Frenkel defect and Kjeldahl Method. However maximum candidates are positive about there scores.
Expected JEE Main 2018 Cutoff: between 95 to 105
Yes, the experts predict that the JEE Main 2018 cutoff range may lie between 95 to 105, by seeing the level of the questions this year in all the subjects.
The brief analysis says that the paper was moderate and based on NCERT. Chemistry was the most lengthy. Organic chemistry was found more difficult, physical chemistry was more numerical based, whereas, inorganic chemistry was easy. Maths was mostly based on class 12 syllabus and physics was based on class 11 syllabus.
The Result of JEE Main 2018 will be released separately for paper 1 and Paper2. The Paper 1 result will be announced on April 30, 20,18 and the Paper 2 results will be declared on May 31, 2018. the result will contain t6he score and rank of the candidates. This score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper 1 of JEE Main 2018 along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE Advanced 2018.