The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) is one of the most prestigious engineering entrance exams in India. The candidates who have the required cutoff scores in JEE Main 2022 exam are eligible to sit for the next level called JEE (Advanced) 2022, the entrance to the elite Engineering institutions of India like the IITs, NITs, IIITs, etc.

Here, we will discuss the crucial aspects of JEE 2022 (Main) results like dates, how the score is calculated, how to calculate percentile score, etc. So, let’s start with the important dates.

JEE Main 2022 Result

JEE Main Result Date

The dates of JEE Main exam and results are given in the table below.

Particulars Dates
JEE Main exam date 2022 Session 1- June 23rd to 29th, 2022
Session 2- July 25th to 30th, 2022
JEE Main Provisional Answer Key Date 2022 Session 1 - July 2nd, 2022
Session 2 - August 7th, 2022
JEE Main result date 2022 Session 1 - July 10th, 2022
Session 2- August 8th, 2022

How to Check the JEE Main Result?

Candidates should follow the steps mentioned below to check the JEE Main 2022 result:-

  • Visit any of these 3 official websites- www.jeemain.nta.nic.in, www.nta.ac.in, or www.ntaresults.nic.in.
  • Click on the link “Result of JEE(Main) Session 2_Paper 1”.
  • Enter the application number and date of birth as the password.
  • Click on the “Submit” button.
  • JEE Main scorecard will be shown on the screen.
  • Download the JEE Main 2022 result.
  • Take a printout of the result.

NTA will send a copy of the final scorecard to the candidates at their registered e-mail address too.

JEE Main Result: Details Mentioned on Scorecard

The following details will be mentioned in the JEE Main 2022 scorecard:-

  • Subject-wise NTA scores
  • Aggregate NTA scores
  • Name of the Candidate
  • Category and Nationality
  • Date of Birth
  • Exam Roll Number
  • Names of Parents
  • State Code of Eligibility

JEE Main Result: Important Points

Some important points regarding JEE Main 2022 Result are as follows:-

  • JEE Main Result gets released two times a year for its two sessions.
  • The result will have the qualifying Cutoff, admission cutoff, and Rank list of the candidates.
  • A total of 8.7 lakh aspirants registered for JEE Main 2022, but 7.69 lakh appeared for the test.
  • JEE Main 2022 score of 250 or above will be considered the optimum and safe for students.
  • Around 90th to 95th Percentile is ideal for getting admission to IITs and NITs.
  • JEE Main 2022 exam was conducted in 13 languages, viz. Gujarati, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, English, Kannada, Odia, Punjabi, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu.

JEE Main Result - How is Percentile Score Calculated?

The percentile score of a candidate refers to 100 multiplied by the ratio of the number of candidates who scored equal to or less than the candidate and The total number of candidates who appeared in that session of a particular examination.

“For example, suppose a student has scored 350 out of 360. If the total number of students is 300000, and 290000 students score less than the candidate, then his percentile will be 100 x 290000/300000=96.66666666.”

What is NTA JEE Main Percentile Score?

The percentile of the NTA JEE main score is calculated to find out the relative performance of a candidate. It shows the percentage of candidates who score less than him/her. Here, the crucial thing to note is that the 100th percentile can be obtained without getting a perfect 100% in the exam. For instance, the topper gets 100 percentile as all the other candidates score lower than him/her.

JEE Main Result: Tie-Breaking Process

If two candidates get the same total score. Certain steps are taken for tie-breaking during the preparation of the merit list. These are as follows:-

  1. The score obtained by the two candidates in Mathematics is compared. The one with a higher score gets a better rank.
  2. If they get the same marks in Mathematics, their scores in Physics are compared.
  3. If they happen to get the same marks in Physics too, their scores in Chemistry are compared.
  4. If they also get equal marks in Chemistry, the candidate who has a lesser ratio of negative to positive responses gets a higher rank.
  5. Lastly, the age factor is considered, and the older candidate is given a better rank.

JEE Main Final Result 2022

NTA (National Testing Agency) has announced the final result of JEE Main 2022 Session 2 on August 8th, 2022. The testing agency first released the provisional cutoff and answer keys, and after a few days, the final cutoff and results were released.

For a candidate who sits for both the sessions of JEE Main 2022, the final result will have the scores obtained in the first and second sessions, the best out of two session scores, the All India Rank of the candidate, and the required cutoff score for JEE Advanced 2022.

JEE Main Result - How Merit/Rank list is Prepared?

Ranks will be released once both the sessions of JEE Main 2022 are completed. For the candidates who sit for both sessions, the rank will be decided on the basis of the best of the scores obtained in the two sessions. The percentiles of both sessions will be calculated to the 7th decimal for all the students. It is done to avoid the tie of scores.

For the candidates who sit for only one session, the rank will be decided based on their performances in that session.

JEE Main Cutoff 2022

JEE Main cutoff refers to the minimum score that a candidate must have to qualify for the JEE Advanced exam. NTA has declared the JEE Main 2022 Cutoff for Session 2. However, the speculated cutoff in terms of percentile for various categories is-

  • UR - 88.4121
  • EWS - 63.1114
  • OBC-NCL - 67.0090
  • SC - 43.0820
  • ST - 26.7771
  • UR (PH) - 0.0031

These are the released percentiles for Session 2 of JEE Main 2022.

JEE Main 2022 Marks vs Percentile vs Rank

JEE Main 2022 marks, percentile, and ranks are compared in the table below, as per the previous year's data.

Marks Percentile Rank
300-281 100 - 99.99989145 1 - 20
271 - 280 99.994681 - 99.997394 80 - 24
263 - 270 99.990990 - 99.994029 83 - 55
250 - 262 99.977205 - 99.988819 210 - 85
241 - 250 99.960163 - 99.975034 367 - 215
231 - 240 99.934980 - 99.956364 599 - 375
221 - 230 99.901113 - 99.928901 911 - 610
211 - 220 99.851616 - 99.893732 1367 - 920
201 - 210 99.795063 - 99.845212 1888 - 1375
191 - 200 99.710831 - 99.782472 2664 - 1900
181 - 190 99.597399 - 99.688579 3710 - 2700
171 - 180 99.456939 - 99.573193 5003- 3800
161 - 170 99.272084 - 99.431214 6706 - 5100
151 - 160 99.028614 - 99.239737  
141 - 150 98.732389 - 98.990296 11678 - 9000
131 - 140 98.317414 - 98.666935 15501 - 11800
121 - 130 97.811260 - 98.254132 20164 - 15700
111 - 120 97.142937 - 97.685672 26321 - 20500
101 - 110 96.204550 - 96.978272 34966 - 26500
91 - 100 94.998594 - 96.064850 46076 - 35000
81 - 90 93.471231 - 94.749479 60147 - 46500
71 - 80 91.072128 - 93.152971 82249 - 61000
61 - 70 87.512225 - 90.702200 115045 - 83000
51 - 60 82.016062 - 86.907944 165679 - 117000
41 - 50 73.287808 - 80.982153 246089 - 166000
31 - 40 58.151490 - 71.302052 385534 - 264383

JEE Main Toppers

This year, a total of 14 candidates became toppers in JEE Main with the perfect 100 percentile. The names and states of the toppers are given in the table below.

Name State
Rupesh Biyani Telangana
Jasti Yashwanth VVS Telangana
Dheeraj Kurukunda Telangana
Aniket Chattopadhyay Telangana
Koyyana Suhas Andhra Pradesh
Penikalapati Ravi Kishore Andhra Pradesh
Polisetty Karthikeya Andhra Pradesh
Navya Rajasthan
Boya Haren Sathvik Karnataka
Saumitra Garg Uttar Pradesh
Kushagra Srivastava Jharkhand
Mrinal Garg Punjab
Sneha Pareek Assam

JEE Main Participating Institutes

Here is the list of all the participating institutes in JEE Main 2022 with the number of seats available.

Institutes Total Number of Seats
31 NITs (National Institutes of Technology) 21,133
25 IIITs (Indian Institutes of Information Technology) 4713
28 CFTIs (Centrally-funded Technical Institutes) 5806

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The category-wise cutoff score for admission to NIT is as follows:-
  • General – 180+
  • OBC – 150
  • SC/ST- 100+

As per the previous trends, the approximate rank for a score of 100 in the JEE Main 2022 exam should be within a range of 47,000 to 58,000.

To get 99 percentile in the JEE exam, a minimum of 150 marks is required.

A rank amongst the top 25,000 ensures admission to a good engineering college in India. For this minimum of 80th percentile is needed.

Most probably not because the expected cutoff for the general category is around the 85th percentile.
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