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India pops out multitudes of engineers every year, yet the show light shines on those engineers who graduate from IITs and NITs. Graduates from these reputed institutes are hired for their top-notch skills and are placed in high-end posts across the globe. There are a total of 23 IITs places across the Indian peninsula, and only admits the cream of the crop. NITs aren’t far behind IIT in its national importance and imparting of education skills. They are administered by the Government of India and are on par with IITs in receiving a massive amount of grants. JEE Main Cut off for Top NITs varies from institute to institute.

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Update: JEE Main 2020 new dates are announced by HRD Minister, New Dates Set For September.

NTA will release JEE Main cut off after the result of both the sessions of JEE Main 2020 will be out. The result for the January 2020 session is declared, of which the total number of candidates with a 100 percentile has reduced from 15 to 9, compared to the previous year. JEE Main second session was scheduled in April, but the corona lockdown has been postponing the exam time and time again.

Expected JEE Main 2020 Cut Off

Category Cutoff
Common Rank List 89
General – EWS 78
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 74
Scheduled Caste (SC) 54
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 44
PwD 0

JEE Main Cut off is calculated based on several factors. Some of the most critical factors that help derive JEE Main Cut off each year are as follows

  • Total number of candidates who attempted the exam
  • Number of available seats
  • Overall performance of the candidate
  • Level of difficulty of the exam

These four factors together contribute to the cutoff production.

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Cut off for Top NITs

If you observe the trends of earlier years Cut off, JEE Main cut off for NITs for General category students ranges between 81-89, while the Cutoff for reserved categories may range from 40-75. The admission to NIT is 50% reserved for the students native to the state. The selection criteria are based on merit judged by the all India ranking [AIR] of the JEE Main exam. As heard, if you aim for the moon, you will land in stars. NIT Cutoffs aren’t high as IIT, but you would need minimum scores to step your foot into the top institutes. JoSAA will display the JEE Main Cut off for top NITs in some of the most popular B. Tech courses after the counselling rounds are completed. The Cut off is decided by the individual institutes and will vary for each.

List of 31 NITs of India

31 NITs are there in India covering all parts of the country. Yet, it has one of the least acceptance rates in the globe, around 2-3%. As of 2019, about 21000 UG seats and approximately 10,500 seats are up for the grabs in all 31 NITs.

S.No NIRF Rankings Name of the Institute Number of Seats in B.Tech Courses Number of B. Tech Programmes offered
1. 9 NIT Trichy (NITT), 1964 785 9
2. 13 NIT Karnataka (NITK), 1960 782 8
3. 16 NIT Rourkela (NITRKL), 1961 747 14
4. 19 NIT Warangal (NITW), 1959 817 8
5. 23 NIT Calicut (NITC), 1961 909 11
6. 27 Visvesvaraya NIT Nagpur (VNIT), 1960 871 8
7. 35 Malaviya NIT Jaipur (MNIT), 1963 677 8
8. 40 NIT Kurukshetra (NITKKR), 1963 862 7
9. 46 NIT Silchar (NITS), 1967 688 6
10. 47 NIT Durgapur (NITDGP), 1960 700 8
11. 48 Motilal Nehru NIT Allahabad (MNNIT), 1961 878 9
12. 52 Dr. B R Ambedkar NIT Jalandhar (NITJ), 1987 807 11
13. 54 Sardar Vallabhai NIT Surat (SVNIT), 1961 719 6
14. 61 NIT Meghalaya (NITM), 2010 152 5
15. 65 Maulana Azad NIT Bhopal (MANIT), 1960 868 8
16. 67 NIT Raipur (NITRR), 1956 913 11
17. 75 NIT Agartala (NITA), 1965 797 10
18. 77 NIT Goa (NITG), 2010 150 8
19. 79 NIT Jamshedpur (NITJSR), 1960 657 7
20. 92 NIT Patna (NITP), 1886 582 5
21. 98 NIT Hamirpur (NITH), 1986 522 7
22. 130 NIT Puducherry (NITPY), 2010 245 5
23. 158 NIT Manipur (NITMN), 2010 180 5
24. 200 NIT Arunachal Pradesh (NITAP), 2010 190 7
25. NIT Srinagar (NITSRI), 1960 672 9
26. NIT Delhi (NITD), 2010 182 3
27. NIT Mizoram (NITMZ), 2010 150 5
28. NIT Nagaland (NITN), 2010 180 6
29. NIT Sikkim (NITSKM), 2010 204 5
30. NIT Uttarakhand (NITUK), 2010 150 5
31. NIT Andhra Pradesh (NITANP), 2015 487 8

Number of Seats in B.Tech Courses

In 2020, twenty-four NITs made it into the top 200 in the engineering category listed by the National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF], of which NITs of Srinagar, Andhra Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim, Nagaland, Mizoram, and Delhi failed to make it to top 200.

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JEE Main Cut off for top NITs – 2019

Going through the JEE Main Cut off for top NITs 2019 can help you give more clarity and a better idea of what you could be expecting this year. Given below are some of the popular NIT institutes’ JEE main cut off for few of the common streams of engineering. Have a look-

JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Tiruchirappalli

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 10931 3868 12611 7161
EWS 20466 1575 32599 3721
General 31474 12485 41069 17489
SC 6564 1455 7577 1893
ST 9706 447 10295 833
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 2165 357 4085 1060
EWS 2058 165 2489 305
General 5325 1373 4075 2371
SC 1300 138 1435 420
ST 4708 53 4295 59
Electrical and Electronics Engineering OBC 4197 1518 6206 3921
EWS 21443 663 14180
General 12188 5243 16317 8624
SC 4417 890 5091 1796
ST 9015 322 4449 603

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JEE Main Cut Off for VNIT Nagpur

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 7648 6227 11279 10649
EWS 4094 3186 5749 4211
General 25290 23282 28695 29092
SC 4082 3300 2570 4023
ST 2845 872 1837 1617
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 2438 1611 5462 3822
EWS 999 759 3348 1059
General 5927 5289 8390 8263
SC 915 815 901 1786
ST 868 316 1724 733
Electrical and Electronics Engineering OBC 4770 3671 10900 5358
EWS 2436 1636 4275 2661
General 12160 12902 19724 19591
SC 2494 2264 4338 4147
ST 1965 994 3801 983

JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Rourkela

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 16035 5570 17167 8349
EWS 4139 2214
General 27403 17939 30422 20501
SC 5372 2643 7514 3388
ST 2025 750 2725 1324
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 4434 1181 10572 2902
EWS 1551 482
General 10349 4115 10746 7503
SC 2545 512 3315 741
ST 721 286 173 352
Electrical Engineering OBC 10531 3459 26185 4274
EWS 2848 1147
General 21534 9875 19168 14129
SC 5321 1489 3415 2598
ST 2219 611 1452 670

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JEE Main Cut Off for MNNIT Allahabad

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 5837 5778 11993 10876
EWS 2320 2546 3584
General 18118 19847 26507 29751
SC 2448 2753 3085 1811
ST 2777 475 2353 672
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 1538 1200 3085 3630
EWS 610 434 970 1151
General 4714 3562 8136 6198
SC 806 752 2045 1350
ST 779 363 1744 707
Electrical Engineering OBC 3599 3487 7827 5437
EWS 1380 1203
General 11439 10445 16818 15263
SC 1235 1244 3469 3705
ST 1649 605 1907

JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Calicut

Stream Categories Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 11631 6545 13590 10479
EWS 9429 2961 12399 3819
General 37950 22930 37467 26434
SC 11158 2966 7371 3974
ST 15259 889 4315 1527
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 3542 1553 6048 3705
EWS 2970 632 5567 978
General 11022 4820 16162 8265
SC 1476 739 5526 1452
ST 9136 400 1897 759
Electrical and Electronics Engineering OBC 7482 3766 9593 5697
EWS 6814 1507 13439 1902
General 22259 11908 29717 15466
SC 10201 2217 8342 3559
ST 17577 905 3979 962

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JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Warangal

Stream Categories Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 5787 7283 10467 13560
EWS 2794 3262 4563 5026
General 18121 24422 24900 31107
SC 2314 3610 6722 4743
ST 291 1249 304 1578
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 1721 1658 4172 3605
EWS 607 576 1533 1485
General 4483 4566 6462 6169
SC 929 974 1410 2874
ST 397 576 1007
Electrical Engineering OBC 3975 4161 6339 8479
EWS 1593 1668 2392 2763
General 10807 13357 16250 19543
SC 1524 2860 3717 3714
ST 331 1107 1288 1973

JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Jalandhar

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 66379 8460 86769 14239
EWS 9709 3801 12000 5941
General 48106 28616 55261 41956
SC 9804 4448 9584 6169
ST 12576 1146 4163 2020
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 9385 3176 12682 7160
EWS 3355 1140 5204 2009
General 10800 9667 14638 13987
SC 2109 1828 6100 2508
ST 5039 993 1553 1581
Electrical Engineering OBC 26722 5668 24430 10799
EWS 5771 2260 9920 3501
General 27654 18057 34604 25828
SC 7329 3273 6753 4463
ST 1940 1348

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JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Kurukshetra

Course Name Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 12286 7553 25386 13856
EWS 4772 3242 5869 4648
General 32138 25854 39657 31391
SC 6282 3809 9363 4781
ST 31047 564 20371 1521
Electrical Engineering OBC 8045 5107 16170 7808
EWS 2778 1785 4311 3000
General 18300 15013 23867 22345
SC 5209 2549 7090 4535
ST 26566 1202 13910 1243
Computer Engineering OBC 2839 2280 4295 4966
EWS 845 681 1266 1168
General 7265 6313 7618 9406
SC 1521 1231 1874 541
ST 3402 575 1336 848

JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Patna

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 9263 9407 14162 15281
EWS 4637 4456 5866 6020
General 33602 33262 40497 42603
SC 5670 4863 9256 6574
ST 2656 1542 4185 2858
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 4531 4610 8392 8146
EWS 2173 2045 5287 2806
General 16347 13638 24847 19565
SC 3377 2381 4561 3734
ST 1342 1500 5896 1626
Electrical Engineering OBC 7378 7873 11881 13254
EWS 3846 3511 5559 4433
General 27772 25666 33419 32639
SC 4655 4491 8007 6919
ST 2284 1867 6777 2533

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JEE Main Cut Off for NIT Srinagar

Stream Category Male Female
Home State Other State Home State Other State
Civil Engineering OBC 100680 12867 369686 19921
EWS 13538 5608 24899 7214
General 76890 43477 92390 53013
SC 14983 7243 34193 8985
ST 1845 2193 1314 4488
Computer Science and Engineering OBC 30381 8014 19984 15111
EWS 8285 3219 14296 4379
General 37374 23198 52721 34110
SC 5925 3508 13788 5427
ST 2186 934 6751
Electrical Engineering OBC 355890 12066 155942 17760
EWS 15640 5128 17295 6809
General 81354 38524 97133 43898
SC 21404 6699 15769 9002
ST 2328 2459 3679 3299

Expected JEE Main 2020 Cut off for Top NITs

Based on some trend analysis across the past few years, the expected cut off for this academic year has been tabulated. The below-given Cutoff is just for reference and may vary based on the change in factors.

College Name OR/CR CSE ECE ME EE/EEE
NIT Trichy OR 2060 5325 4154 5708
CR 5317 8011 12970 10353
NIT Rourkela OR 2253 8571 11662 4084
CR 9420 12009 20304 19168
NIT Surathkal OR 960 3378 6315 3456
CR 3181 5608 11788 6801
NIT Warangal OR 978 2919 4340 5270
CR 2341 2919 10209 8152
NIT Calicut OR 2201 8023 10629 9703
CR 10222 14769 20480 18966
NIT Kurukshetra OR 2268 8320 11195 9454
CR 6170 12067 18115 16273
NIT Durgapur OR 5611 12509 14511 13595
CR 12095 16098 22753 19325
MNIT Allahabad OR 1449 3600 5884 5879
CR 4051 7128 11145 8790
NIT Silchar OR 8699 17899 21851 32579
CR 23882 40841 49215 56958
MNIT Jaipur OR 1148 3881 9277 4119
CR 3831 7868 11426 9179

* OR stands for Opening Rank and CR stands for Closing Rank

Note: The data, as mentioned above, is an expected range of the first round of JoSAA seat allotment for home state, based on the past year stats. The actual data released by the committee may vary.

We hope this article has given you a sense of the expected Cut off for Top NITs for this year, and you cross this river sailing smoothly.


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