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How is JEE Main ranking of two or more candidates with same marks calculated?

May 3, 2018 14:00 IST
    How to calculate JEE Main rank
    How to calculate JEE Main rank

    JEE Main 2018 result (Paper 1) was declared on April 30, 2018.  Top 6 candidates secured same marks (350 marks out of 360) in JEE Main result 2018 (Paper 1). But all of them got different ranks. This year, CBSE (Central Board of Secondary Education) had to apply several tiebreakers to rank them.

    Many people want to learn about these tiebreakers. So, here we have provided complete details on the question “how JEE Main rank is calculated?”

    This year, class 12 marks was not considered for determining the ranking in JEE Main but for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs (through counseling), candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.

    Complete list of JEE Main rank is prepared with the scores of JEE Main. The scores are arranged in merit & the rank is awarded on this basis only.

    In case of a tie, i.e. when two or more candidates obtain equal marks, inter-se merit of such candidates shall be decided in the order mentioned under:

    Rank list for admission to B.E. /B. Tech. (in institutions other than IITs)

    Resolution by marks obtained in Mathematics in JEE (Main) – 2018. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    It simply means that students should be very good in mathematics subject to score good rank in JEE Main.

    As we all know that Maths subject demands practice so here we have provided some solved papers for the practice of this subject. These papers have some tricky questions which are neither too tough.

    JEE Main Solved Mathematics Practice Paper (Set 1)

    JEE Main Solved Mathematics Practice Paper (Set 2)

    JEE Main Solved Practice Paper (PCM)

    Resolution by marks obtained in Physics in the JEE (Main) – 2018. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Students who want to score good rank must have a strong command over basic concepts of Physics subject besides Maths. Engineering section of Jagranjosh.com has provided a number of resources with which students can enhance preparation level of JEE Main & JEE Advanced.

    95+ Most Important Questions for JEE Advanced 2018

    JEE Advanced 2018 mock tests: Practice series 1,2,3,4, 5 and 6

    Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.

    So, in order to achieve high rank in JEE Main candidates should avoid doing guesswork in the exam and should try to give maximum accurate answers.

    If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

    Rank list for admission to B.Arch. /B. Planning (in institutions other than IITs)

    Resolution by marks obtained in Aptitude Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) –

    2018. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by marks obtained in Drawing Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch./B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) –

    2018. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.

    Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.

    If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

    So, this is how rank in JEE Main calculated.

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