Aspirants of JEE Advanced 2023 await the release of category-wise cut-off marks by IIT Guwahati on June 18, signalling the threshold for coveted IIT admissions.
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, is set to release the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2023 cut-off marks for various categories on June 18, 2023. This crucial piece of information will be available on the official JEE Advanced website — jeeadv.ac.in. These cut-off marks will act as the deciding factor for General, OBC, EWS, SC, and ST category students vying for admission into IITs across the country.
Understanding the Cut-off Marks for JEE Advanced
The cut-off marks for JEE Advanced serve as the minimum score required for a candidate to qualify for admission into an IIT. According to the previous year’s cut-off, the minimum aggregate marks for General category candidates was 50, while for SC/ST candidates, it stood at 28.
To further illustrate the complexity of the cut-off, to secure a place on the rank list, a General category candidate needed to score at least 13.89% of the aggregate marks, while SC/ST applicants had to score a minimum of 7.78%.
The Crucial Role of Cut-off Marks in IIT Admissions
The cut-off marks don’t just determine who qualifies for the exam, but also play a pivotal role in the preparation of the rank list. The rank list, in turn, dictates admission to the esteemed Indian Institutes of Technology.
Determining the Ideal Cut-off
As stated in the official information brochure, General category candidates need to achieve 31.5% of the total score, while SC/ST category candidates must score at least 17.5% to secure a place on the rank list.
Paper I and Paper II – Their Significance
Only candidates who appear for both papers — Paper I and Paper II — are considered for the ranking. The total score in any subject is the sum of the scores in both papers. The aggregate scores of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics constitute the overall score for JEE (Advanced) 2023.
Criteria to Clear the Exam
For a candidate to clear the exam, they must achieve the required percentage of marks in each subject and overall. Only qualified students will be included in the rank list. The exam, which is marked out of a total of 360, includes three subjects — Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics — with each subject carrying a maximum score of 120.
As the JEE Advanced 2023 exam looms closer, these cut-off marks will help aspirants understand the benchmark they need to meet or exceed to secure a spot in India’s premier engineering institutes. The release of the category-wise cut-off marks by IIT Guwahati is not just a vital update but also a source of motivation for the aspirants, pushing them to strive for excellence.