JEE Main 2018 Answer Key: The answer key of both Paper I and Paper II of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Joint Entrance examination (JEE) Main 2018, which was conducted on April 8 will be released by April 24. The answer key of the offline examination will be released on JEE’s official website www.jeemain.nic.in. Candidates who appeared for the exam last Sunday may tally their answers from the answer key after they are released.
Apart from the answer key, the details of cut-off for qualifying the JEE Mains as well as the result date have also been mentioned on the official website, www.jeemain.nic.in. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can visit the official website and check how they may have fared. The answer keys will give the candidates an idea of how they may score.
Steps to download the answer key:
Step I: Visit the JEE official website- www.jeemain.nic.in.
Step II: Click on the relevant link that’ll appear by April 24.
Step III: Choose either Paper I or Paper II, which ever you’d want to download.
Step IV: Download the answer and take a printout for further reference.
The JEE score will be declared by April 30 and will consist of marks obtained by candidates in the Paper I of JEE Mains and also the results of students who qualify for the JEE Advanced paper which is to be held on May 20. The results It is being speculated that the cut-off for the 2018 examination will be a notch higher than the previous year. In 2017, the cut-off for general category students was 81 and the cut-offs for OBC, SC and ST students were 49, 32 and 27 respectively.
Meanwhile, JEE officials have also reserved a grievance redressal system through which students can challenge the answers released in the answer key. They would be required to pay a sum of Rs 1,000 for a single question after filling up the application form on the website. The sum of Rs 1,000 could be paid online as well by clicking on the link which would be available on the official website www.jeemain.nic.in until April 27.
It must be noted that sum paid is non-refundable except in the case if the Board accepts the student’s challenge. If the Board accepts a student’s challenge related to the answer key, the paid amount will be refunded by Board. However, the Board’s decision may or may not change.