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JEE (Main) cut-off sees dip for second consecutive year

education Updated: Apr 27, 2016 21:05 IST
Shradha Chettri
Shradha Chettri
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
JEE (Main) cut-off

Students celebrating success after declaration of JEE (Main) results in Patna on Wednesday. (A P Dube/ Hindustan Time)

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.

Read more: JEE (Main) 2016 results declared, check it here

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).

Read more: JEE (Main) 2016 results: All Super30 students clear first hurdle