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JEE Advanced Cut off 2020, Opening and Closing Rank, and Previous Year’s Cut off

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Update: JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted in two shifts on 27th September, 2020. Exam has been postponed due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak in the country. The JEE Advanced Cut Off 2020 will be announced after the declaration of the result. Students can practice JEE Main Mock Tests on NTA’s ‘National Test Abhyas’.


JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams are conducted for the admission in engineering courses, i.e, B.Tech. and B.E. courses in the premier institutes of the country. These include IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs, and various state-level colleges. Furthermore, JEE Advanced Cut off is released every year by IITs. The IITs take admissions only via JEE Advanced scores of each qualified candidate.

JEE Advanced Cut off is the minimum marks required in JEE Advanced to get the chance for admission to an IIT. To clarify, one who scores greater than the JEE Advanced Cut Off is considered for counselling at IITs. Finally, after releasing the JEE Advanced cut off 2020, JoSAA organizes the Joint JEE counselling process. This process is for admission to the prestigious IITs. So, those who qualify the minimum cut off are mentioned in the Common Rank List. JEE Advanced 2020 Cut Off will be different for categories, i.e. for General, OBC, SC or ST, and PwD. Moreover, colleges and courses have varying cut offs as well. So, with this article, the candidates will get important info of JEE Advanced 2020 cut off.

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Key Points For JEE Advanced 2020 Cut off

  • JoSAA handles the counselling process of JEE Advanced. It includes the seat allotment in various IITs and other institutes after the release of the cut off. Check official website of JoSAA – www.josaa.nic.in
  • Most importantly, JoSAA releases the cut off for different categories, i.e. General, OBC, SC/ST. Likewise, the seat allotment is completely based on the All India Ranks (AIR). AIR is also released along with the results.
  • Subsequently, merit list of passed candidates is released when the cut off for the exam is announced.
  • Besides, colleges that takes part in counselling release its opening and closing ranks.
  • IITs and other state-level colleges that take part in the counselling release rank lists. Moreover, they also declare the least required marks category-wise.

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JEE Advanced Cut Off 2020

According to the information brochure of JEE Advanced 2020, minimum marks or cut off for inclusion in rank list is given below-

Rank List Minimum marks in each subject (%) Minimum aggregate marks (%)
Common rank list (CRL) 10.0 35.0
GEN-EWS rank list 9.0 31.5
OBC-NCL rank list 9.0 31.5
SC rank list 5.0 17.5
ST rank list 5.0 17.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD) 5.0 17.5
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
ST-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
SC-PwD rank list 5.0 17.5
Preparatory course rank list 2.5 8.75

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Factors that Affect JEE Advanced Cut Off

The cut off for the exam is calculated only after considering some of the valuable points. So, the JEE Advanced 2020 Cut off is based on various factors. To sum up, the major factors affecting the cut off for the exam are:-

  • Firstly, the difficulty level of the paper
  • Secondly, availability of seats in various institutes.
  • Above all, the number of students appearing for the examination
  • And, candidate’s performance in the JEE Advanced exam.

A candidate can get a rough idea about the cut off by considering the previous years’ cut off marks. Candidates must check the JEE Advanced Cut off 2019 for a close idea of what they must score.

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Updates on JEE Advanced 2020 Cut off

  • The responsibility of conducting JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2020 is under NTA and IIT Delhi, respectively. So, the cut off will be released by IIT Delhi only.
  • Meanwhile, IIT-JEE Advanced 2020 examination was supposed to be conducted in the month of May. Similarly, the cut off for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam was supposed to be released at the beginning of June 2020. But, the exams and the dates for other processes have been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • The cut off of JEE Advanced 2020 will be the minimum marks that are required to qualify. Cut off can be considered as JEE Advanced Eligibility Marks for counselling process.
  • Moreover, merit list is prepared after qualifying all three – Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • JoSAA will conduct the counselling for the seat allotment in various IITs. And, all the institutes will release their rank lists categorically.
  • So, the cut off list will contain the minimum percentage of marks and percentile score in each subject. Also it will have, JEE Advanced cut off percentile score required to qualify the exam.
  • Finally, the JEE Advanced Registration will start after JEE Main Results are announced.

JEE Advanced Previous Years’ Cut Off – 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016

An aspirant can get a general idea of the JEE advanced cut off by looking at the data of the cut off for the previous years. As a result, it can help the candidate to prepare for the examination in a better way. Therefore, given below are the cut off of the JEE Advanced examination of the previous years. The exam pattern of JEE Advanced changes every year. Hence, cut off is always a percentage of JEE Advanced Total Marks, rather than a fixed number.

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JEE Advanced Cut Off 2019

Given below is the JEE Advanced cut off for 2019 for all the different categories. To clarify, there are two minimum marks required. First, the minimum percentage of qualifying marks in each subject. And second, the minimum percentage of aggregate marks. Hence, a candidate requires both of these to clear the examination.

Rank List Minimum Percentage Of Marks In Each Subject Minimum Percentage Of Aggregate Marks
Common Rank List 10.0 35.0
OBC- NCL Rank List 9.0 31.5
SC Rank List 5.0 17.5
ST Rank List 5.0 17.5
Common Rank List – PWD 5.0 17.5
OBC- NCL Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
SC Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
ST Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
Preparatory Course Rank List 2.5 8.75

JEE Advanced Cut Off 2019

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JEE Advanced Cut Off 2018

Now, given below is the JEE Advanced cut off for the year 2018. Check minimum percentage of aggregate marks and marks required in each subject-

Rank List Minimum Percentage Of Marks In Each Subject Minimum Percentage Of Aggregate Marks
Common Rank List 12.0 90.0
OBC- NCL Rank List 11.0 81.0
SC Rank List 6.0 45.0
ST Rank List 6.0 45.0
Common Rank List – PWD 6.0 45.0
OBC- NCL Rank List- PWD 6.0 45.0
SC Rank List- PWD 6.0 45.0
ST Rank List- PWD 6.0 45.0
Preparatory Course Rank List 3.0 23.0

JEE Advanced Cut Off 2017

The JEE Advanced cut off of the year 2017 is given below. Cut off is for all the categories i.e. General, OBC, SC, ST, PWD, etc.

Rank List Minimum Percentage Of Marks In Each Subject Minimum Percentage Of Aggregate Marks
Common Rank List 10.0 35.0
OBC- NCL Rank List 9.0 31.5
SC Rank List 5.0 17.5
ST Rank List 5.0 17.5
Common Rank List – PWD 5.0 17.5
OBC- NCL Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
SC Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
ST Rank List- PWD 5.0 17.5
Preparatory Course Rank List 2.5 8.75

JEE Advanced 2016 Top IITs Cut off (Branch-wise)

Following tables reflect the IIT Cut off (Branch-wise) for the year 2016

IIT Bombay 2016 Cut off

IIT Bombay Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-OR ST-CR
Aerospace Engineering 492 1664 447 1097 68 489 156 210
Chemical Engineering 673 1410 406 1094 203 462 143 316
Chemistry 1402 4564 2280 2946 885 1523 596 747
Civil Engineering 570 1934 622 1017 160 387 39 109
Computer Science and Engineering 1 59 6 46 2 21 2 22
Electrical Engineering 9 240 87 182 8 58 1 17
Electrical Engineering with M.Tech.in Communications and Signal Processing (5 years) 367 564 222 524 141 190 56 151
Electrical Engineering with M.Tech.in Microelectronics (5 years) 264 373 205 382 70 173 124 131
Energy Engineering with M.Tech.in Energy Systems Engineering (5 years) 1329 2022 721 1535 579 735 220 388
Engineering Physics and M.Tech. with specialization in Nano Science (5 years) 1028 1366 937 1337 521 556 213 213
Engineering Physics 196 1002 358 800 182 410 31 285
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering 1923 2637 895 1941 577 931 397 604
Mechanical Engineering and M.Tech.in Computer Integrated Manufacturing (5 years) 662 833 369 562 176 199 135 158
Mechanical Engineering 97 654 171 350 18 159 23 64
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science with M.Tech.in Ceramics and Composites (5 years) 2754 2861 2013 2076 962 968 617 617
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science with M.Tech.in Metallurgical Process Engineering (5 years) 2553 2979 2110 2238 716 838 518 518

IIT Bhubaneswar 2016 Cut off

IIT Bhubaneswar Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-OR ST-CR
Civil Engineering 5282 6294 2035 2470 997 1038 336 355
Computer Science and Engineering 2258 3082 973 1243 466 582 230 349
Electrical Engineering 3267 4763 1175 1983 861 1004 351 410
Mechanical Engineering 3093 4971 1127 1903 685 834 369 423
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering 6234 7352 3005 3173 1507 1543 647 70P

IIT Delhi 2016 Cut off

IIT Delhi Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-OR ST-CR
Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology (5 years) 3697 4256 1980 2687 1222 1395 702 702
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering 2138 3547 1819 2443 601 1156 529 634
Chemical Engineering (5 years) 1615 2313 960 1671 753 831 373 409
Chemical Engineering 972 1603 788 1174 441 641 121 356
Civil Engineering 1045 2181 331 1075 125 356 12 71
Computer Science and Engineering (5 years) 106 143 66 118 40 72 41 49
Computer Science and Engineering 31 102 26 75 12 31 6 19
Electrical Engineering (Power and Automation) 540 874 343 559 179 313 78 107
Electrical Engineering 151 329 97 236 69 99 5 25
Engineering Physics 842 2233 806 1681 198 918 76 395
Mathematics and Computing (5 years) 442 543 431 528 322 355 288 434
Mathematics and Computing 168 441 147 362 161 302 163 255
Mechanical Engineering 396 778 149 402 60 149 29 62
Production and Industrial Engineering 866 1942 826 1440 563 839 229 458
Textile Technology 2692 4706 1954 2959 938 1385 595 24P

IIT Gandhinagar 2016 Cut off

IIT Gandhinagar Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-

 

OR

ST-

 

CR

Chemical Engineering 4008 5410 2518 2840 653 1362 598 602
Civil Engineering 4416 5359 1742 2297 784 951 305 329
Electrical Engineering 2003 3459 1242 1686 785 927 307 339
Materials Science and Engineering 5770 7024 3042 3497 1414 1770 136P 204P
Mechanical Engineering 1867 3838 921 1598 488 746 381 404

IIT Guwahati 2016 Cut off

IIT Guwahati Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-OR ST-

 

CR

Bio Technology 5353 6859 2717 3625 1680 1887 92P 228P
Chemical Engineering 2295 4187 1768 2185 695 1110 344 432
Chemical Science and Technology 3997 5535 2020 2830 1084 1394 499 577
Civil Engineering 3467 4640 1258 1863 617 796 209 302
Computer Science and Engineering 476 815 239 387 154 283 69 171
Electronics and Communication Engineering 1327 1846 533 1071 364 620 202 322
Electronics and Electrical Engineering 1462 2038 734 967 442 561 224 252
Engineering Physics 2769 4797 1868 2775 872 1370 663 699
Mathematics and Computing 848 1334 712 989 336 668 247 412
Mechanical Engineering 1723 2625 746 1153 358 632 215 310

IIT Hyderabad 2016 Cut off

IIT Hyderabad Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-

 

OR

ST-

 

CR

Chemical Engineering 3344 5133 2218 2529 982 1250 508 575
Civil Engineering 4040 4940 1591 1799 704 832 331 343
Computer Science and Engineering 534 988 193 503 273 385 125 259
Electrical Engineering 1016 2609 594 1139 546 654 290 346
Engineering Physics 3504 4397 1996 2341 1025 1025 694 694
Engineering Science 2725 4328 1699 2354 1179 1428 9P 40P
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering 4650 5862 2854 3002 1477 1477 308P 308P
Mechanical Engineering 2615 3588 785 1431 352 699 225 365

IIT Indore 2016 Cut off

IIT Indore Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-

 

OR

ST-

 

CR

Computer Science and Engineering 1109 2074 585 786 405 457 300 350
Electrical Engineering 2679 3724 1339 1839 794 942 377 439
Mechanical Engineering 3415 4250 1360 1835 778 888 385 455

IIT Jodhpur 2016 Cut off

IIT Jodhpur Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Branch OP-OR OP-CR OBC-OR OBC-CR SC-OR SC-CR ST-

 

OR

ST-

 

CR

Computer Science and Engineering 2285 3021 951 1544 609 713 445 546
Electrical Engineering 4263 5125 1964 2453 705 1053 408 430

JEE Advanced Opening And Closing Ranks 2019

Various institutes release their individual cut off. And, along with that, the opening and closing ranks for the seat allotment in various courses. So, the opening and closing ranks of the top IITs of the country are given below. Likewise, all the IITs allot the seats according to the JEE Advanced marks of the candidate. The list of the top IITs with the opening and closing ranks of the year 2019 is given below:

Name Of Institute Opening Rank Closing Rank
IIT BOMBAY 1 4018
IIT DELHI 7 4669
IIT KANPUR 40 5722
IIT KHARAGPUR 180 8430
IIT CHENNAI 32 5819
IIT DHANBAD 2845 7222
IIT ROORKEE 614 9290
IIT ROPAR 1276 4258
IIT INDORE 1388 4446
IIT PATNA 2819 6190
IIT HYDERABAD 632 5342
IIT VARANASI 696 7376
IIT GANDHINAGAR 2121 6299
IIT MANDI 2486 5146
IIT JODHPUR 1336 6895

Now, you know the cut-off, i.e., the minimum marks required to qualify the examination. Also, you know the opening and closing ranks of all the premier IITs. Therefore, candidates can assess their preparation level. After that, they can start preparing for the exam by having an approximate idea. And that they can do by using data of the previous years.

FAQs on JEE Advanced Cut Off 2020

Ques. What is the qualifying cut off for JEE Advanced 2020?

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Ans. The qualifying cut off will be different for different categories.
Ques. What is the release date for JEE Advanced 2020 Cut off?

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Ans. JEE Advanced 2020 Cut off was about to be released in the month of June. But, it will be released later now. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, dates will be revised soon.


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