JEE Advanced Cut-Off

JoSAA has released the JEE Advanced 2022 Cut-off along with the JEE Advanced 2022 Results declared on 11 September as per the schedule. All those candidates who clear the qualifying cut-off will be listed in the common rank list. If a candidate wants to qualify for the exam they will have to clear the qualifying cut-off individually in all three subjects and in aggregate also. Every year, the JEE Advanced cut-off is released by IITs in the form of opening or closing ranks. The JEE advanced cut-off is the minimum marks that are required in the JEE Advanced to get the chance for admission to an IIT. If a candidate scores greater than the JEE Advanced Cutoff then they are further considered for counselling at an IIT. 

The Cut-off for JEE Advanced 2022 is different for various categories, i.e. for General, OBC, SC or ST, and PwD. 

Table of Contents:

·         JEE Advanced 2022 Expected Cut-Off – Category Wise

·         JEE Advanced Cut Off 2020 – Category Wise

·         What Are The Various Factors That Affect The JEE Advanced Cut-Off Scores?


·         FAQs of JEE Advanced 2022 Cut-off Marks

JEE Advanced 2022 Cut-Off - Category Wise

Given below are the qualifying marks for JEE Advanced in various rank lists in 2022:


Rank list

Minimum percentage of marks in each subject

Minimum percentage of aggregate marks

Common rank list (CRL)



GEN-EWS rank list



OBC-NCL rank list



SC rank list



ST rank list



Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)



GEN-EWS-PwD rank list



OBC-NCL-PwD rank list



SC-PwD rank list



ST-PwD rank list



Preparatory course rank lists



What Are the Various Factors That Affect the JEE Advanced Cut-off Scores?

The cut-off of the exam is calculated based on some of the valuable points. Here are some of the factors affecting the Cut-off for the exam:

·         Difficulty level of the paper

·         Availability of seats in various institutes

·         The number of students appearing for the exam

·         Candidate’s performance in the JEE Advanced exam

·         Previous year JEE Advanced Cut-off trend


A JEE aspirant can get a rough idea about the cut off by considering the previous years’ cut off marks. Therefore, it is a must for candidates to keep checking their JEE Advanced cut-off 2022 for a rough idea about what they must score. 

FAQs of JEE Advanced 2022 Cut-off Marks

Q 1. In JEE Advanced Exam, what is the meaning of cut-off?
Answer: Cut-off marks are the minimum qualifying score that the JEE Advanced candidates must obtain to be eligible for admission.

Q 2. Are the JEE Advanced Cut-offs based on different categories?
Answer: The JEE Advanced cut-offs are based on various different categories for different programs. There are different cutoffs for the general category, SC, ST, and OBC. The cut-off for admission is also based on the course and college selected by the candidates. 

Q 3. Based on what factors the JEE Advanced cut-off is finalised?
Answer: Here are some of the factors affecting the Cut-off for the exam:

·          Previous year’s cut-off trends.

·         The total number of students who appeared for the exam.

·         The difficulty level of the JEE Main 2022 exam.

·         Previous year’s JEE Main cut-off scores.

·         The total number of seats available in the colleges

Q 4. What is the Cutoff for foreign students?
Answer: Normally the exam authorities have not released any cutoff for foreign candidates as such. They will be granted admission to IITs solely based on the scores they obtain in JEE Advanced exam. However, foreign candidates don’t need to clear the JEE Main and they can directly register for JEE Advanced. 

Q 5. Is it mandatory to meet the JEE Advanced cutoff 2022 percentile?
Answer: Yes, it is mandatory for candidates to secure a qualifying cutoff in JEE Advanced 2022 in all three subjects in addition to the aggregate scores.