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Jee Mains 2021- 17th March Shift 1 Analysis , Cutoffs & Answer Key

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JEE Main 2021 (March) Live Updates: The Joint Entrance Examination Main (JEE Main) March 2021 exams for the BE and BTech aspirants started on Tuesday, March 16. The first shift of JEE Main Session 2 got over at 12 noon. The exam will be held in two shifts. The JEE Main second shift has started from 3 pm and will end at 6 pm.

This is the second session of the engineering entrance examination and it is being conducted at 792 centres. According to data shared by the National Testing Agency (NTA), a total number of 6,19,638 candidates have registered for the examination. The JEE Main March session will continue till March 18.

JEE Main March 2021 session is being held as an online Computer Based Test (CBT) at 852 examination centres located in 331 cities throughout the country and abroad.

To gain entry to the exam venue, candidates must carry their JEE Main entry card along with a valid photo identity card. They are allowed to carry only a limited number of items, which include water in transparent bottles, personal hand sanitizer, etc.

Candidates need to bring extra passport size photographs that they will have to paste on the attendance sheet. They must bring the duly filled unsigned self-declaration form which is a part of the admit card document.

JEE Main is the entrance exam for admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) and other government-funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). It is also the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced, which is the admission test for the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), which will be conducted later by IIT Kharagpur.

JEE Main 2021 Exam Timings

Here is the exam timing for the JEE Main 2021 exam for the 2nd session, i.e. from 16th March to 18th March 2021. JEE Main 2021 is being conducted in two shifts, i.e. morning and afternoon shifts as given below.

Exam ScheduleMorning shift timingsAfternoon shift timings
Reporting time8 AM2 PM
Entry timing8 to 8:30 AM2 to 2:30 PM
JEE Main 2021 Exam timing9 AM to 12 PM3 to 6 PM
Exit from exam centre12 PM6 PM

JEE Mains 2021 Difficulty Level

Here is the subject wise difficulty level for JEE Mains 2021 Exam for the 1st shift of 17th March 2021.

ParticularsDifficulty Level
PhysicsModerate Tricky
MathsModerate & Lengthy


CategoryCutoff Score
Common Rank List (CRL)around 88 marks
GEN-EWS69 marks
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)68 marks
Scheduled Caste (SC)49 marks
Scheduled Tribe (ST)42-46 marks

Answer Key

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