JEE Main 2023: Provisional answer key for session 2 to be out soon at jeemain.nta.nic.in
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main Session 2, 2023 was concluded by the National Testing Agency (NTA) on April 15, and candidates who appeared for the exam can expect the provisional answer key to be released soon. Following this, they will have an opportunity to challenge the answer keys by paying a non-refundable fee of Rs 200 per question.
The JEE Main 2023 result will be prepared by NTA on the basis of the answer key. The exam was held for paper 1 (BE, BTech), paper 2A (BArch), and paper 2B (BPlanning) from April 6 to April 15, as per the schedule. Four marks will be granted for every correct answer, and one mark will be deducted for every wrong answer, as per the JEE Main marking scheme.
The qualifying cut-off for the General category candidates is expected to be between 88 to 80, according to Ramesh Batlish, Forum for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Examination (FIITJEE) expert, while other experts predict it to be as high as 90-92 in the General category. The cut-off for EWS category students is expected to be between 63-68, while for OBC-NCL category students, it is expected to be 66-70.
For Scheduled Caste (SC) category candidates, the expected cut-off is 42-48, and for Scheduled Tribes (ST) candidates, it could reach 25-27, with some experts expecting it to go up to 30-33. Those who clear the JEE Main 2023 exam will be able to register for the JEE Advanced 2023, which is scheduled to be conducted on June 4. The result for JEE Main 2023 session one was declared on February 6, and the exam was held on January 24, 25, 28, 29, 30, 31, and February 1.