JEE Main 2024 Cut Off: Cut-Off Marks by Category

In the pursuit of a successful JEE Main 2024 Session 1 attempt, candidates must familiarize themselves with the cut-off percentiles for NIT, IIT, and JEE Advanced. This article aims to provide insights into the expected cut-offs, the analysis of the overall Paper 1, and historical cut-offs to aid candidates in their preparations.

JEE Main 2024 Cut Off: Cut Off Marks by Category

JEE Main 2024 cut-offs serve as the gateway to various prestigious institutes. The following table illustrates the expected cut-offs for different categories:

CategoryExpected Cut-off 2024
General89.75 – 90.77
OBC-NCL74.31 – 75.62
EWS72 – 73.61
SC44 – 51.97
PwD0.001 – 0.11

Note: Admission to NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs requires a minimum of 75% (65% for SC/ST) in class 12. Scoring in the top 20 percentile on board exams also qualifies candidates.

JEE Main 2024 Session 1 has concluded, awaiting the release of the answer key and final cut-offs. Here’s a retrospective look at the exam days:

  1. Mathematics
  • Felt slightly lengthy, likely due to calculations.
  • Higher difficulty compared to Chemistry and Physics, yet manageable.
  • Emphasis on formula-based questions covering Probability, Matrices, Vectors, 3D, Calculus, and Coordinate Geometry.
  1. Chemistry
  • Moderately challenging.
  • Mainly focused on organic and inorganic Chemistry.
  • Inclusion of memory-based questions.
  1. Physics
  • Relatively easier to moderate difficulty.
  • Featured questions from Mechanics and Current and Electricity.
  • Importance of covering experiments due to related questions.


(Tables continue for 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, and 2017)


Understanding the JEE Main 2024 cut-offs, analyzing the exam’s paper-wise difficulty, and examining past trends can significantly enhance a candidate’s preparation strategy. Regular updates on cut-offs and guidelines from the NTA should be monitored for the latest information.

Note: Qualification does not guarantee admission. Refer to NTA guidelines for detailed admission procedures.


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