JEE Mains Cutoff 2017

JEE Mains Cutoff 2017

JEE Mains cutoff marks for all the categories were declared by CBSE on 27th April 2017. Along with the declaration of cutoff marks, JEE Mains results with All India Ranks were also declared by CBSE. In comparison to the previous years, JEE Mains cutoff marks for the year 2017 including all the categories have been the lowest. The cutoff marks are calculated by considering certain factors like the total candidates appeared, the difficulty level of the exam, seat availability and more. The students can check JEE Mains cutoff marks to know the minimum marks to get admission in NIT through JEE Main for the year 2017 along with the previous year’s JEE Mains cutoff trends, opening and closing ranks of NITs, IIITs and GFTIs, JEE Main paper 2 cut off for NIT, minimum rank in JEE Main to get NIT, JEE Mains qualifying Marks for NITs, IIITs, GFTIs and more from the article given below.

How To Get Admission In NIT Through JEE Main?

The students scoring more than or equivalent to JEE Mains cutoff marks 2017 along with scoring minimum 75% of marks in their class 12th board exams (65% for Reserved Category candidates) will be considered as qualified for getting admission in NIT through JEE Main by participating in the centralized counselling procedure conducted by JoSAA. The minimum marks to get admission in NIT through JEE Mains 2017 for candidates belonging to the General Category were 81 Marks and JEE Main passing marks for OBC-NCL category candidates were 49 Marks. The category wise cutoff marks of JEE Mains 2017 are given below.

JEE Mains Cutoff 2017 – Minimum marks required to get admission in NIT & IIIT
Category Cutoff Score
PwD 1 Mark
ST (Scheduled Tribe) 27 Marks
SC (Scheduled Caste) 32 Marks
Other Backward Class NCL 49 Marks
General 81 Marks

JEE Mains Cutoff Analysis

The students can get an idea about the JEE Mains cutoff trends i.e minimum marks in JEE Mains for NIT, IIIT, and GFTIs of last four years from the table mentioned below:

JEE Main passing marks (Years) ST SC OBC NCL General
JEE Mains qualifying Marks 2013 45 Marks 50 Marks 70 Marks 113 Marks
JEE Mains qualifying Marks 2014 47 Marks 53 Marks 74 Marks 115 Marks
JEE Mains qualifying Marks 2015 44 Marks 50 Marks 70 Marks 105 Marks
JEE Mains qualifying Marks 2016 48 Marks 52 Marks 70 Marks 100 Marks

How To Get Admission In NIT Colleges? How Many Marks Are Required To Get Admission in NIT (Opening and Closing Ranks)?

For getting admission in NIT Colleges, the candidate should rank within the opening and closing ranks of different undergraduate courses offered at NITs, IIITs and other GFTIs. After going through JEE Main qualifying marks for NIT, IIIT and CFTIs, the candidates can check the opening and closing ranks for all NITs and IIITs from the table mentioned below:

Institute Opening Rank Closing Rank
NIT Puducherry 5,377 22,276
AB Vajpayee IIITM, Gwalior 3,419 20,927
BIT Deoghar 8,290 39,292
BIT PATNA 16,775 28,684
BIT Ranchi 4,818 13,285
Dr Bheem Rao Ambedkar NIT, Jalandhar 4,303 22,540
Faculty of Engg. Haridwar 1,170 36,709
IIIT Allahabad 109 14,757
IIIT Design & Manuf., Tamil Nadu 1,542 17,503
Indian Institute of Eng. Science & Tech., Shibpur 7,982 30,886
IIIT Nagpur 15,794 8,135
IIIT Pune 6,060 6,558
Indian Institute of Information Tech. Design & Manuf. Kurnool, AP (Andhra Pradesh) 10,736 12,639
IIIT Srirangam, Tiruchirappalli 18,473 31,157
NIT Calicut 470 17,731
NIT Delhi 707 13,423
NIT Durgapur 7,376 21,206
NIT Goa 2,574 18,383
NIT Hamirpur 5,200 12,743
NIT Jamshedpur 3,318 13,041
NIT Kurukshetra 874 8,916
NIT Manipur 10,577 38,742
NIT Meghalaya 12,185 34,830
NIT Mizoram 8,929 34,658
NIT Nagaland 12,466 40,511
NIT Patna 6,861 18,903
NIT Raipur 7,280 17,664
NIT Rourkela 1,005 6,091
NIT Sikkim 9,446 31,946
NIT Silchar 2,797 15,557
NIT Srinagar 3,411 29,643
NIT Surathkal 11 4,468
NIT Tiruchirappalli 1,056 15,416
NIT Uttarakhand 5,535 19,466
NIT Warangal 33 2,100
NIT Agartala 4,080 25,737

JEE Mains Seat Matrix

Availability of seat plays a crucial role in deciding the JEE Mains cutoff. The below table shows the distribution of engineering seats to be offered through JEE Mains 2017.

Institutes Seats in approx. numbers
20 IIITs 2,526 Seats
31 NITs 18,013 Seats
18 GFTIs 3,784 Seats
Total Institutes = 69 Total Seats = 24323

The Factors Affecting JEE Mains 2017 Cutoff Marks

JEE Main qualifying marks for NIT, IIIT & GFTIs are decided on the basis of the following parameters:

  • The difficulty level of JEE Mains 2017.
  • Total candidates appeared for the exam.
  • Total seats available in the colleges.
  • Previous years JEE Mains cutoff scores.

Admission Criteria For NIT Colleges

Importance of class 12th Marks in deciding JEE Mains cutoff 2017: From the year 2017 onwards, no importance will be given to class 12th marks while calculating the JEE Mains cutoff scores. The admission into various undergraduate courses offered by NITs, IITs & other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes CFTIs will be granted purely on the basis of ranks obtained in JEE Mains 2017. However, for getting admission into IITs, NITs and other CFTIs, along with clearing JEE Main passing marks i.e. minimum marks in JEE Main to get NIT, IIT & CFTIs, the students must have secured a minimum of 75% of marks in their class 12th board exams (65% for reserved category candidates) or should be within the top 20 percentile of their respective Board Examinations.

After going through JEE Mains Cutoff marks of 2015 and 2016, the students can also check the previous years opening and closing ranks for all NITs from the table given below:

Name of the Institutes 2015 2016
Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank
NIT Agartala 184 3,68,499 36 2,82,713
NIT Arunachal Pradesh 49 6,41,665 39 2,15,470
NIT Bhopal 9 34,020 6 27,275
NIT Allahabad 17 30,358 4 28,453
NIT Delhi 163 30,635 58 19,138
NIT Calicut 4 35,656 11 28,679
NIT Goa 248 65,205 164 83,915
NIT Durgapur 47 76,633 69 45,159
NIT Jaipur 3 32,897 8 27,987
NIT Hamirpur 3 117,379 54 87,902
NIT Jamshedpur 22 35,666 57 35,764
NIT Jalandhar 57 1,61,495 40 71,301
NIT Meghalaya 376 96,527 423 1,22,673
NIT Kurukshetra 70 40,268 35 29,806
NIT Manipur 943 6,10,201 18 4,59,666
NIT Mizoram 869 10,97,535 159 10,74,213
NIT Nagaland 509 92,967 12 42,185
NIT Nagpur 3 66,911 391 32,360
NIT Puducherry 118 1,29,512 182 1,43,596
NIT Patna 35 91,833 23 7,891
NIT Rourkela 14 3,54,157 15 71,467
NIT Raipur 35 1,09,465 26 90,465
NIT Srinagar 181 3,93,113 74 2,52,451
NIT Surat 46 4,93,044 13 55,666
NIT Silchar 186 64,910 785 58,691
NIT Sikkim 309 11,75,666 169 9,79,418
NIT Trichy 5 27,085 57 26,489
NIT Surathkal 15 43,354 4 32,588
NIT Warangal 3 25,741 5 29,270
NIT Uttarakhand 226 97,362 264 56,366
NIT Andhra Pradesh 105 37,051

After going through the previous years JEE Mains Cutoff marks, the students can also check the opening and closing ranks of JEE Mains 2016 and 2015 for all IIITs and GFTIs from the table given below:

Name of the Institutes 2015 2016
Opening Rank Closing Rank Opening Rank Closing Rank
IIIT Guwahati 1,301 35,592 1,396 27,928
IIIT Allahabad 107 17,797 70 16,198
IIIT Dharwad 688 48,534 225 29,996
IIIT Gwalior 404 18,862 89 17,860
IIIT Kalyani 865 49,154 338 32,430
IIIT Kota 410 27,545 276 27,240
IIIT Kurnool 89 33,131 243 33,862
IIIT Lucknow 731 27,434 650 23,216
IIIT Manipur 2,381 69,014 2,179 40,661
IIIT Kottayam 438 47,428 297 29,215
IIIT Kancheepuram 349 35,421 142 30,344
IIIT Jabalpur 344 29,549 168 25,501
IIIT Sonepat 1,554 36,620 587 28,667
IIIT Tiruchirappalli 447 47,184 57 25,229
IIIT Vadodara 136 36,552 168 27,270
IIIT Una 1,248 40,275 136 30,886
GKV Haridwar 339 1,03,832 116 50,951
IICT Bhadohi 635 1,58,637 623 53,311
IT- GGU Bilaspur 318 1,47,703 360 53,965
BIT Mesra 18 77,485 31 51,314

JEE Mains cutoff marks for the past 3 years have shown a declining trend. As per the opinion of some experts, the lowering of cutoff marks required in JEE Main for NITs from the year before the last year to the previous year was mainly due to the difficulty level of mathematics section and also due to the increase in the number of candidates qualifying for the advanced level of the entrance exam.

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Arrange the following in ascending order.

i. 21×(34)×(12)

ii. (7×8)9

iii. 7×(89)

iv. 21×(34)×(12)