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JEE Advanced Cutoff 2020 (Released), JoSAA Opening and Closing Ranks, Qualifying Marks and Previous Years' Cutoff

JoSAA has released JEE Advanced 2020 Admission Cut off for IITs Round 1 – 4, candidates can check course wise IIT cut offs for different categories. The Qualifying cut off for JEE Advanced was released on October 5, 2020. 

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Candidates have to qualify JEE Advanced cutoff 2020 individually for all three subjects and also aggregate for all three subjects to qualify the exam. There are a total of 16,053 seats in 23 IITs for JEE Advanced 2020 candidates. JEE Advanced Admission Cut off will be released in the form of Opening and Closing Ranks for every participating institute.  

JoSAA has released the admission cut offs for the 23 IITs in the form of opening and closing ranks:

RoundsJoSAA Cutoff Ranks for IITs
Round 1Download
Round 2Download
Round 3Download
Round 4Download
Round 5Available Soon
Round 6Available Soon

JEE Advanced 2020: Qualifying Marks

Rank ListMinimum marks in each subjectMinimum aggregate marks
Common rank list (CRL)669
GEN-EWS rank list562
OBC-NCL rank list562
SC rank list334
ST rank list334
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)334
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list334
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list334
SC-PwD rank list334
Preparatory course rank list010
  • JEE Advanced Qualifying cut off observed a dip in comparison to the last year. 
  • As per JEE Advanced 2020 cutoff, the minimum percentage marks in each subject is 5% to be included in the common rank list (CRL) while in 2019, candidates were required to secure 10% marks.
  • The minimum aggregate percentage marks to be included in CRL were 25% last year while it is 17.50% in 2020.

JEE Advanced 2020: Criteria for inclusion in rank list

CategoryMinimum Percentage of Marks in Each SubjectMinimum Percentage Aggregate Marks
Common rank list (CRL)5%17.50%
GEN-EWS rank list4.50%15.75%
OBC-NCL rank list4.50%15.75%
SC rank list2.50%8.75%
Common-PwD rank list (CRL)2.50%8.75%
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list2.50%8.75%
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list2.50%8.75%
SC-PwD rank list2.50%8.75%
ST-PwD rank list2.50%8.75%
Preparatory course rank lists0.75%2.63%
  • Students qualifying JEE Advanced cutoff will be considered eligible for admission in IITs.
  • JEE Advanced Cut off list will be different for different categories. 
  • Candidates must secure a rank above the cut off to secure a seat.
  • The seat allotment will be solely based on category wise All India Ranks (AIR) in JEE Advanced 2020.
  • Rank lists will be prepared for each of the participating institutes individually. The minimum prescribed marks are also declared category-wise. Read About JEE Advanced Counselling
  • Students will be provided the information about JEE Advanced 2020 cutoff as soon as it will be released by IIT Delhi.
  • Cut off list will contain the Minimum Percentage of Marks in Each Subject and Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks.

The cut off of JEE Advanced is set after considering the following factors:

  • Number of students participated in the exam
  • The complexity level of the exam
  • Seat Matrix of colleges 
  • Previous years’ cutoff trend 
  • Candidates’ performance in JEE Advanced

The minimum percentage marks in each subject and minimum percentage of aggregate marks for 2019 are provided below:

Rank ListMinimum percentage of marks in each subjectMinimum percentage of aggregate marksRevised Cut off
Common rank list (CRL)10.035.025
OBC-NCL rank list9.031.522.5
SC rank list5.017.512.5
ST rank list5.017.512.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)5.017.512.5
SC-PwD rank list5.017.512.5
ST-PwD rank list5.017.512.5
Preparatory course rank list2.58.756.25

JEE Advanced 2019 Cut off for IITs

Institute NameLinks
IIT BombayClick Here
IIT DelhiClick Here
IIT GuwahatiClick Here
IIT GandhinagarClick Here
IIT HyderabadClick Here
IIT IndoreClick Here
IIT JodhpurClick Here
IIT KanpurClick Here
IIT KharagpurClick Here
IIT ChennaiClick Here
IIT MandiClick Here
IIT PatnaClick Here
IIT RoparClick Here
IIT RoorkeeClick Here

JEE Advanced cutoff for previous years is provided below. All the aspiring candidates, preparing for JEE Advanced 2020 can get an idea about the cutoff criteria from previous years trends and prepare for the exam. The cut off is an important criterion that every candidate needs to pass in order to qualify for the admission process of participating institutes.

JEE Advanced Cut off 2018 (Qualifying)

Qualifying Marks JEE Advanced 2018 (Revised)

Opening and Closing Ranks JEE Advanced 2018

During JoSAA counselling 2020, each participating college will release its cutoff in terms of opening and closing ranks in JEE Advanced 2020 for making an admission decision. Candidates can check below the opening and closing rank for all top IITs in India for year 2018:

Institute NameOpening RankClosing Rank
IIT Bombay14018
IIT BHU Varanasi6967376
IIT Delhi74669
IIT Guwahati3666578
IIT Gandhinagar21216299
IIT Hyderabad6325342
IIT Indore13884446
IIT Jodhpur13366895
IIT Kanpur405722
IIT Kharagpur1808430
IIT Chennai325819
IIT Mandi24865146
IIT Patna28196190
IIT Ropar12764152
IIT Roorkee6149290
ISM Dhanbad28457222

The below table reflects the JEE Advanced Cutoff for 2017:

Category Rank ListMinimum Percentage required in each SubjectMinimum Percentage of aggregate marks
Common Rank List1035
OBC – NCL Rank List931.5
SC Rank List517.5
ST Rank List517.5
Common – PwD rank List517.5
OBC – NCL – PwD Rank List517.5
SC – PwD rank List517.5
ST – PwD Rank List5.017.5
Preparatory Course Rank Lists2.58.75

IIT Bombay Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Aerospace Engineering4921664447109768489156210
Chemical Engineering67314104061094203462143316
Civil Engineering5701934622101716038739109
Computer Science and Engineering159646221222
Electrical Engineering924087182858117
Electrical Engineering with Communications and Signal Processing (5 year)36756422252414119056151
Electrical Engineering with Microelectronics (5 year)26437320538270173124131
Energy Engineering with Energy Systems Engineering (5 year)132920227211535579735220388
Engineering Physics and M.Tech. with specialization in Nano Science (5 year)102813669371337521556213213
Engineering Physics196100235880018241031285
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering192326378951941577931397604
Mechanical Engineering and Computer Integrated Manufacturing (5 year)662833369562176199135158
Mechanical Engineering97654171350181592364
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science with Ceramics and Composites (5 year)2754286120132076962968617617
Metallurgical Engineering and Materials Science with Metallurgical Process Engineering (5 year)2553297921102238716838518518

IIT Bhubaneshwar 2016 Cutoff

IIT Bhubaneshwar Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Civil Engineering52826294203524709971038336355
Computer Science and Engineering225830829731243466582230349
Electrical Engineering32674763117519838611004351410
Mechanical Engineering3093497111271903685834369423
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering62347352300531731507154364770P

IIT Delhi 2016 Cutoff

IIT Delhi Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Biochemical Engineering and Biotechnology (5 year)369742561980268712221395702702
Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering21383547181924436011156529634
Chemical Engineering (5 year)161523139601671753831373409
Chemical Engineering97216037881174441641121356
Civil Engineering1045218133110751253561271
Computer Science and Engineering (5 year)1061436611840724149
Computer Science and Engineering3110226751231619
Electrical Engineering (Power and Automation)54087434355917931378107
Electrical Engineering151329972366999525
Engineering Physics8422233806168119891876395
Mathematics and Computing (5 year)442543431528322355288434
Mathematics and Computing168441147362161302163255
Mechanical Engineering396778149402601492962
Production and Industrial Engineering86619428261440563839229458
Textile Technology2692470619542959938138559524P

IIT Gandhinagar Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Chemical Engineering40085410251828406531362598602
Civil Engineering4416535917422297784951305329
Electrical Engineering2003345912421686785927307339
Materials Science and Engineering577070243042349714141770136P204P
Mechanical Engineering186738389211598488746381404

IIT Guwahati 2016 Cutoff

IIT Guwahati Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Bio Technology53536859271736251680188792P228P
Chemical Engineering22954187176821856951110344432
Chemical Science and Technology399755352020283010841394499577
Civil Engineering3467464012581863617796209302
Computer Science and Engineering47681523938715428369171
Electronics and Communication Engineering132718465331071364620202322
Electronics and Electrical Engineering14622038734967442561224252
Engineering Physics27694797186827758721370663699
Mathematics and Computing8481334712989336668247412
Mechanical Engineering172326257461153358632215310

IIT Hyderabad 2016 Cutoff

IIT Hyderabad Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Chemical Engineering33445133221825299821250508575
Civil Engineering4040494015911799704832331343
Computer Science and Engineering534988193503273385125259
Electrical Engineering101626095941139546654290346
Engineering Physics350443971996234110251025694694
Engineering Science2725432816992354117914289P40P
Material Science and Metallurgical Engineering465058622854300214771477308P308P
Mechanical Engineering261535887851431352699225365

IIT Indore 2016 Cutoff

IIT Indore Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Computer Science and Engineering11092074585786405457300350
Electrical Engineering2679372413391839794942377439
Mechanical Engineering3415425013601835778888385455

IIT Jodhpur 2016 Cutoff

IIT Jodhpur Opening and Closing Ranks for the year 2016:

Computer Science and Engineering228530219511544609713445546
Electrical Engineering42635125196424537051053408430

JEE Advanced Cut Off FAQs

Ans: The qualifying cut off for JEE Advanced means the minimum number of marks required in order to become eligible for admission in various colleges. This cut off will be different for different categories. Candidates have to score minimum percentage marks in each subject and minimum percentage of aggregate marks so that they can qualify for the rank list. As per JEE Advanced 2020 cutoff, the minimum percentage marks in each subject should be 5% to be included in the common rank list (CRL). The minimum aggregate percentage marks to be included in CRL is 17.50%.

Ans:  The authorities have released JEE Advanced Qualifying cut off on October 5, 2020. All the qualifying candidates will be considered eligible to take admission to IITs and can participate in JEE Advanced counselling process.

Ans. It is not advisable to drop a year in the quest for a better rank for admission in top-tier institutes in the upcoming year. There are many institutes of state-level degrees and private colleges that offer standard education even if not till the level of IITs and NITs. You can go ahead with your engineering degree from any of these institutes rather than wasting one complete year. In case you only wish to study in one of the IITs, you can always prepare better and appear again. 

Ans. For Jee Advanced 2020, test-takers will have to satisfy both the subject-wise and the aggregate cut off in order to be included in a rank list. The aggregate marks or cut off is based on the sum of scores of candidates obtained in the subjects of Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics. 

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