JEE Main Result 2020 (OUT) Check January Score Card

JEE Main Result 2020 January @ National Test Agency (NTA) has finally announced the released the JEE Main result 2020 Jan session. NTA will release the JEE Main result April for paper 1 on 30 April on Applicants can check their JEE MAIN scorecard online. To check the results the candidates will have to log in on the official website of JEE by login with their application number and date of birth or password.

Latest Update: JEE mains result released on 17th January 2020 for B.Tech.Check firect link below to check resultKeep checking this page for all updates.

JEE Main Result 2020: Good news for JEE main aspirants as wait is over as NTA has released result of B.E / B.Tech on 17th January 2020, the result of B.Arch and B.Planning is to be declared later. 

JEE Main Result 2020

JEE is an important exam for engineering aspirants. On the basis of JEE rank, the students get admission in renowned engineering colleges like IISc or NITs. Every year lakhs of students take the JEE Mains exam. This year over 10 lakh engineering aspirants has registered for the first attempt of the entrance exam. Now wait of these JEE Main 2020 is over. 

The JEE Main result 2020 will be having the scores for all three subjects including the total marks scored by the applicant with rank. The result of JEE will also be having the qualifying status of the candidate for JEE Advanced. As you must be aware that the applicants who will qualify the JEE Main 2020 will be eligible to take the JEE Advanced 2020 exam.

So your JEE Mains Result will be having the information about marks you scored in exam, your all India rank and your status to appear in JEE advanced 2020 exam. Those candidates who have taken part in both January and April exam of JEE 2020, their scores of both sessions will be mentioned in the JEE Main result.  

How to Check JEE Main Result 2020

As we have stated above the result of JEE Main Exam will be published online by NTA. The online release of the result helps the applicants who belong to the remote area the online release of result reaches quickly to all the students who have internet access.

  • Step 1: Click on the JEE Main result link available on the table mentioned in this article above. You can also click here to land at the official website of JEE Main; 
  • Step 2: Log-in to JEE Main result portal with the help of the following: Your JEE Main application number and Date of birth or password.
  • Step 3: Once you will log-in on the result page successfully, the result of JEE Main would appear on screen in the form of scores.
  • Step 4: Download the result and take its printout. You would need this print out of JEE Main result for future admission process in engineering colleges, JEE Main exam, and counseling. 

Details mentioned on JEE Main Result 2020

Applicants who have taken both examinations of JEE Mains, January and April will be having four NTA scores for each of the paper of JEE Main. The scored marks in the first attempt and the second attempt will be merged for the compilation of result and preparation of overall Merit List. The best of the two NTA scores will be considered for further processing.

How to calculate JEE Main marks from answer keys

The JEE Main result is yet to be announced by the NTA but the answer sheet of this exam has been realized by the exam conducted authority. Applicants can calculate the scored marks in this exam on the basis of JEE Main attempt answer key and OMR sheets released by NTA.

To calculate the expected result of JEE Main by using the aforementioned item.  This probable scores will help the candidates to know about their chances of getting admission to an institute or course of their choice. You need to know the marking scheme of JEE Main result to calculate the probable score in this exam. Here we have mentioned the same to help the applicants so that they can get the idea of scored marks before the declaration of result.

JEE Main Marking Scheme

According to the marking scheme of JEE Main, the candidate will get 4 marks for every correct answer. The exam has the procedure of negative marking. So for every wrong answer, the candidate will have to lose 1 mark.

Candidates can calculate their marks by calculating the total number of correct and incorrect attempts in the OMR sheets. Calculate all the total positive and negative marks to come to a conclusion of JEE main result/scored marks. You can get the total score by deducting the total negative marks from the total positive marks. Here is the quick formula to calculate marks;

  • Total positive marks = (Total correct attempts) x 4
  • Total negative marks = (Total incorrect attempts) x 1
  • Total JEE Main Score = Total positive marks – Total negative marks

Difference between Percentage and Percentile

Usually, JEE aspirants get confused between percentage and percentile. Both of these terms are different and so does their calculation. Let’s know what is percentage and percentile.

  • Percentage: Percentage is counted based on scored marks out of 100.  
  • Percentile: Percentile score of a candidate represent how many applicants have scored below that candidate in an exam.

JEE Main Cut Off

NTA will release the cut off for JEE Main April Session on 30 April 2020 only along with the result announcement of JEE Main.  The cut off details will be available on the official website of JEE Main only and applicants can check it by login with their application id and password.

Those candidates who have scored more marks than the qualifying cut off of JEE Main marks will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced. If an applicant could not score up to the cut off marks then he/she will be disqualified for JEE Advanced.  The cut off of JEE Main is prepared based on many factors like numbers of applicants, availability of seats, and past trends.

JEE Main Rank List 2020

The NTA will prepare the jee main result and rank list based on the score of four NTA exams. The scores for the first and second attempts will be merged for the compilation of result. The preparation of overall Merit List / Rank list will be based this merged marks.

JEE Main Marks Vs Rank

When JEE Main result is about to publish two terms become very common JEE Main Marks and Rank in JEE Main exam. Well, both of the terms are interconnected with each other. Your Rank in JEE Main exam is decided by the marks you have scored. The seat allotment to the pass candidates in JEE Main exam is based on their rank. Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA), the sole body responsible for releases the seat allotment.  

The marks required for a particular rank may vary in a different year of exam. counting the rank based on scored marks is a tedious task. So here we have mentioned a tentative rank for the scored marks in JEE Main exam. You can know about the scored marks by the calculation of the marks based on the answer sheet and you can get an idea about your rank in JEE exam from below given table;

How is JEE Mains inter-se merit determined?

In case two students obtained same scores, the inter-se-merit of such candidates will be determined by using a specific criterion. NTA follows the given criteria in the order of preference to break the tie between the marks of the candidates-

For B.Tech/ B.E

  • Candidates scoring higher NTA scores in Mathematics will be given preference.
  • Candidates scoring higher NTA score in Physics
  • Candidates obtaining higher score in Chemistry will be preferred.  
  • Candidates older in age will be preferred.

For B.Arch/B.Planning

  • Candidates obtaining higher scores in Mathematics.
  • Candidates with higher NTA score in Aptitude test in paper 2.
  • Candidates obtaining higher score in Drawing Test in paper 2.
  • Candidates older in age.

In case resolution is not possible even after the aforementioned criteria then candidates will be given same rank.

JEE Main Topper List 2020

JEE Main first attempt exam was conducted in the month of January for which jee main result 2020 January is released. There were 09 students from different states who secured 100 percentiles in the exam. In this section, candidates can check the names of the toppers of the January exam-

How AIR is compiled?

JEE Main All India Ranks of the candidates will be announced soon. Lakhs of candidates appeared for January and April exams.  There are also candidates who have appeared for both the exams. To compile the ranks of such students, their best of two JEE main results will be considered.

The ranks will be prepared on the basis of cut-offs and percentile secure by the candidates. To calculate the score, NTA will use the “Normalization procedure based percentile score”.

The exam was conducted in multiple shifts. The scores will be calculated corresponding to the raw marks scored by the candidates in the test. These NTA scores for all the shifts will be merged for the compilation of result and preparation of ranking/ merit list. The overall result for both January and April exam will be published by April 2020 for paper I and by May for paper II.

This final JEE main result will include four NTA score of the candidates obtained in the first attempt (i.e. January exam), four NTA score of second attempt (i.e. April exam), four NTA score of those who appeared in both the attempts (best of two) and also the status of the candidates who have qualified for JEE (Advance) 2020. The rank will be comprised of All India Rank (AIR) and All India category rank.

What after JEE Main Rank (AIR) is announced?

After the release of result, announcement of the cut- marks, counseling, and seat allocation process will start. The counseling will be conducted by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSSA). The NTA will forward the merit and rank list to JoSSA for further proceeding.

Candidates will be allotted colleges, institutes as per their eligibility, rank, choice-filled and admission policies of the respective institutes. Mere securing a good rank does not imply that candidate will surely get a seat in their preferred college/ institute. They must also fulfill the admission requirements of the institutes they are willing to join.

Only those candidates will be eligible to take admission to the NITs, IIITs, and GCTIs who will qualify the JEE Main exam with a satisfactory rank. Only the All India Rank is used for admission through JoSSA to these institutes.

Those who want join any of the institutes have to register with the JoSSA portal first. After registration, they can fill choice for their preferred institution/ college. Mere qualifying the JEE main exam and registration at JoSSA doesn’t imply that candidates will get admission to these institutions. Every institute has its own admission criteria that candidates have to satisfy them. To know the admission criteria candidates, have to visit the official website of the institutes they are interested in joining.

JEE Main Counselling and Seat Allotment 

JEE Main counseling will be conducted after the release of merit and rank list of the candidates.  Counseling is a responsibility of JoSSA i.e. Joint Seat Allocation Authority. It is the only authority responsible for joint seat allocation to the qualified candidates in the participating institutes.

Candidates who will qualify the JEE Main exam can participate in the counseling. For registration and choice filling they have to visit the JoSSA portal. It is mandatory for all the candidates to register at JoSSA portal if they want to join any of the IITs, NITs, IIITs, GFTIs, etc.  FAQ’s

By using the method of Normalization of marks.

The JEE Main paper 1 is supposed to be released by 30th April.

Cut off marks are the minimum qualifying marks that you should secure to qualify the exam. Whereas percentile score represents how many candidates have obtained marks equal to or less than you. For example- You need 50 marks to qualify an exam, and you have scored 70 percentiles in the exam. In this case, 50 is the cut marks and 70 percentile means that 70 % of candidates have secure marks equal or less than you. Percentile should not be mistaken with percentage. The percentile score is based on the relative performance of the candidates.

NTA will consider the best of two JEE main results of those candidates who took both the exams.

You can visit the NTA JEE Main portal ( to get your rank list.

No, there is no provision for revaluation or rechecking of scores and hence no correspondence in this regard will be entertained. The rank list/ result will be final.

A specific criterion will be used to determine the inter-se-merit. The complete tie-breaking procedure is shared above in the article.

No, counseling and seat allotment to the candidates will be made only through JoSSA and no changes will be there in the seat allocation procedure.

Yes, all these are the participating institutes in this admission process and therefore it is compulsory to register with JoSSA to fetch a seat in these institutes.

You can go through the admission requirements such as cut off marks, opening and closing ranks, and other admission policies of the respective institute/ college. The best way is to visit the official website of the institute.

If an applicant has any questions related to JEE Main Result 2020 then write it in the comment section below.


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