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JEE Main 2016 Answer Key with Solutions, Exam Dates and Eligibility

The Junior Entrance Examination 2016, conducted on 3rd April is an examination for entrance in undergraduate engineering colleges namely IITs, NITs, ISMs and many other technological institutes. There is a long race between students every year appearing in these examinations, students have to score really well to hold a position amongst lakhs of students sitting in their competition. This year the total students that had appeared were comparatively lower as were in 2014 and 2015 but that does not bring down the challenges and competitions for the students appearing. The JEE Main 2016 Answer Key is going to be published by the organisation which conducts JEE, very soon.

JEE Main 2016 Answer Key

JEE is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE) every year and CBSE does release the Answer Key to the JEE mains, before the declaration of the results, so that the students know where they stand and can feel a little relaxed and do not carry their worries till the results are announced. CBSE just not give away the answer key but it also gives it’s students the chance to give their reviews on the answer key presented. So if you students are not satisfied with any of the answer of the JEE Main Answer Key 2016, you can definitely drop your challenge to the answer you think is wrong and claim to recheck for it. It can be done by simply filling up an online form at CBSE’s official website, along with an amount that is asked for by CBSE.

Challenges To The CBSE Answer Key

  • The answers can only be challenged online and in no other form or way.
  • The amount that has to be paid per question is going to be Rs.1000 only.
  • It is also declared along with the release date of answer key that the challenges against the answer key will only be taken on the 22nd of April’2016, 5:00 pm onwards.
  • Payment of Rs. 1000 can be done in any way as mentioned, that is through a debit or a credit card or through e-challan.
  • This fees paid is totally non-refundable once paid.
  • The decision regarding the student’s challenge will only be taken by the Joint Admission Board (JAB).
  • The decision taken by JEE will be fine and no further questions or queries related to it will be taken into account.

JEE mains fee structure

Central Board is likely to release it’s official JEE main 2016 Answer Key by 18th of April, but before that there are Answer Keys given out by several institutes so that students can know what they had given in the examination right away. The answer keys given out by leading institutes are for the Codes Or Sets E, F, G and H. And for the subjects namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Which was in paper number 1 given by the student aspiring to get an entry in colleges . Answers key is also available for the paper number 2 for answers of mathematics and aptitude test, which is given by the students wanting to get an entry in the B.Arch and B.Plan colleges. Before entering in IIT you must fill jee main advanced application form and then proceed.

JEE Main 2016 Cutoffs

CBSE set some cutoff standards for students for college entrances. This year’s cutoffs are going to be very similar to the last two year’s cutoffs, but any changes will be further edited.

JEE exams have always been in the Multiple Choice Questions Format. Multiple Choice answer marking is a little time consuming and if one marks it untidily or without following proper instructions can lose a mark and get negatively marked for the same question even though the student knew the right answer to the question. So students must know that they have properly darkened the circle to the right answer, neatly with a pencil or they might have to suffer the consequences to it. This is really unnoticed and a very casually taken mistake that students do every year but somehow fail to learn from it again and again. The exams conducted in the institutions are not given much thought about when it comes to marking as the marking is done manually. But In Junior Entrance Examination, the parers are not marked manually but by some gadgets that have no sense to read anything else but as instructed.

2015 Cutoff Marks were:

  • For General category : 105
  • For OBCs                       :  70
  • For SCs                           : 53
  • For STs                            :47

2014 Cutoff Marks were:

  • For General Category :  115
  • For OBCs                        :  74
  • For SCs                           :  54
  • For STs                            :  47

JEE Mains Exam Pattern and Important Dates

I do not mean to scare you guys by telling this all to you after you have already appeared in the JEE Main 2016 but my motive is to warn you that you might figure the right answers you have written ‘wrongly’. So be prepared for that but if you are so sure that you have marked every right answer properly and neatly as per the instructions then go ahead and tell it to your friends and family that how you have done in this year’s junior entrance examination.

I hope you guys make it through the JEE Main 2016, all the best for that and congratulations to those who think they have already made it there. So do check what you have made out of 2016 JEE and where you stand, for now amongst your friends but hope you set a position all over India. Go on and analyse your performance for 3rd April by going through the JEE Main 2016 Answer Sheet.

If you have any queries related to the answer sheets provided here by the very known and leading institutions then feel free to drop your queries down in the comments and ask people and institutes to join the discussions and they can help you there and then. I would say need not to worry because what has happened has happened you might want to know how you have performed, which is fair but to sit back and worry about it for all day long will not take any student anywhere. You might feel you have done very poorly but don’t let it sit in your head and wait for the results. That is what can exactly tell you about your performance.


Students, thank you all a lot for sitting in such examinations and taking our nation to a brighter future. All the best for the rest of your efforts for the same and for now, I hope these JEE Main 2016 Answer keys help you as you have thought they will.

Suumit Shah
Suumit Shah
Suumit is the serial entrepreneur, a digital marketing expert with more than 8 years of experience in running a successful digital marketing agency by the name of Risemetric. To know more about him, you can follow him on Twitter


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