For the second consecutive year, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main cut-offs saw a dip, the results for which were declared on Wednesday.
From last year’s 105, the cut-off came down to 100 this year for general students. The cut-off for Other Backward Caste (OBC) candidates remained the same at 70. However, for Scheduled Castes (SC) the cut-off increased to 52 from 50 last year and for Scheduled Tribes (ST) it increased to 48 from 44 last year.
The 1,98,228 students who qualified for the JEE Main will now appear in JEE Advanced.
A total of 11,28,636 appeared for JEE (Main) this year conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).