Amid lockdown, let’s learn JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result, and JEE Main vs JEE Advanced Rank calculation

JEE Main Result

Amidst the lockdown, most exams are rescheduled until further notice. Well, the same story follows for JEE Main and Advanced aspirants. JEE Main exam for April session is postponed till the last week of May, while JEE Advanced is postponed till JEE Mains. With the postponement of the April session exams, JEE Main Result, as well as JEE Advanced Result, are delayed.  JEE Main exam for 2020 is now scheduled from 18th July – 23rd July & JEE Advanced to be held on 23rd August. Results for JEE Main will be released on 2nd week of August whereas, for JEE Advanced, it is yet to be notified.

Latest Updates – From now on, the top 2,50,000 applicants of JEE Main can appear for JEE Advanced 2020. This number is an increase from 2,40,000 students last year. For JEE Advanced exams, the reservation for PwD candidates is now increased from 3 to 5 per cent.

For JEE Main Result, you will require the application number, date of birth, and security pin. For JEE Advanced, you will need application number, date of birth, contact number, and email address. Let’s take some time amid this lockdown in analyzing the basic difference between JEE Main Result and JEE Advanced Result. 

Steps to check JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result for 2020

Steps to check JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result for 2020

Steps to check JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result for 2020

JEE Main Results: Steps

  • Visit the official website i.e.
  • Click on JEE Main Result link (the same link will be there after April Exam)
  • You must provide your Registration Number and Date of Birth along with the security pin
  • Your JEE Main Result will appear on the screen. You can download and print your scorecard for further reference.

JEE Advanced Results

  • Visit the portal
  • Just login to your account with Application Number, Date of Birth, Mobile Number, and Email Address
  • After login, you can see your result displayed
  • Same, here, just download and print your scorecard

JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result: Particulars mentioned on Score Card

A JEE Main Score Card will have the following particulars mentioned over it, please check them below to avoid any future confusion:

  • Candidate Roll number
  • Candidate Name
  • Mother’s name
  • Father’s name
  • Candidate Category
  • Subcategory
  • State code of eligibility
  • Candidate Nationality
  • Marks obtained in JEE Main 2020 paper (Subject-wise and total)
  • Rank all over India
  • Category rank
  • Cut off score in JEE Advanced 2020
  • Few Instructions

JEE Advanced scorecard will have the following details mentioned:

  • JEE Advanced 2020 Application Number
  • Candidate’s Roll Number
  • Candidate Name and Date of Birth 
  • CRL List (Common Rank List), Status of Qualifying
  • Candidate’s score in all 3 sections
  • The total score obtained in JEE Advanced

JEE Main Result vs JEE Advanced Result: Steps to calculate the score

Please note the steps to calculate the score for preparing the rank list of JEE Main and Advanced below:

JEE Main Score JEE Advanced Score
JEE Main Raw Score = 4 marks x correct answers – number of wrong answers x 1 Marks of both paper 1 & paper 2 are considered to calculate the score and the rank

JEE Advanced Score = 4 marks x correct answers – number of wrong answers x 1

Total Marks = Marks obtained in (Paper 1 + Paper 2)

After obtaining the scores of all the papers from the above formula, a percentile is calculated.  The aggregate marks obtained is found out by the following formula: 

Aggregate scores in JEE Advanced = Aggregate of all marks in Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry

The formula is: Total percentile = 100 x No. of applicants applied this year with raw score Equal to or less than Total Score / Total number of students appeared in this session

Same formula for subject wise percentile.

Based on the total percentile scores NTA will use it to compile the Merit List / Ranking. 

The rank list is prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained in all the papers of each subject.

Tie-Breaking Criteria: JEE Advanced vs JEE Main Result

In case of equal marks obtained by 2 or more students, both NTA and IIT, Delhi employs tie-breaking methods to separate such applicants. The criteria are mentioned below:

Tie-Breaking Criteria: JEE Advanced vs JEE Main Result

For both JEE Main and JEE Advanced, the same ranks will be given to applicants if the tie still continues.

JEE Main Result and JEE Advanced, 2020: Rank Predictor

Check out our JEE Main Rank Predictor to get an idea about your rank range based on your score. Through this tool, you can find out JEE Main ranks for different courses, and cut-offs of various colleges. There is also a JEE Advanced Rank predictor for 2020, through which students can find out a rough estimate of their ranks.

For the time being, both JEE Main and JEE Advanced exams for April session stands postponed. As per norms, without JEE Main Result, JEE Advanced can not proceed. So, students are eagerly waiting for the JEE Mains to start. Though NTA, IIT, Delhi, and the Indian Government are doing its best to organize these exams safely amid the lockdown. But they now should try to ensure not to postpone the exam any further, as this will surely add worry and agony on applicants only.