JEE Main 2024 Results: Cut-off Rises by 2.45%, 56 Candidates Achieve Perfect 100 Percentile

NTA Announces JEE Main 2024 Result: Check Your Scores Now

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has announced the results for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2024 session 2 today. Candidates who took the exam in April can view their scores on the official website,

In the 2024 exams, a total of 9.24 lakh candidates registered, with 8.2 lakh candidates appearing for the JEE Main 2023 exams conducted in January and April.

 JEE Main 2024 Result: Check Your Scores Now
JEE Main 2024 Result: Check Your Scores Now (Representative Images)


JEE Main 2024 Result: Increase in 100 Percentilers

There has been an increase in the number of candidates achieving a perfect 100 percentile compared to 2023. This year, 56 candidates have scored a perfect 100 NTA score in Paper 1 (BE/BTech), including two female candidates – Sanvi Jain from Karnataka and Shayna Sinha from Delhi – with the remainder being male candidates. This figure marks an increase from the 43 candidates who achieved this feat in 2023, where only one female candidate, Ridhi Kamlesh Kumar Maheshwari from Karnataka, secured the 100 percentile.

In the January session, a total of 23 candidates reached the 100 percentile mark. Telangana led with seven students achieving this milestone, followed closely by Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, and Rajasthan, each with three 100 percentile holders. Delhi and Haryana each had two students at the 100 percentile mark, while Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, and Karnataka had one student each with perfect scores.

Telangana continues to hold the top position in the number of 100 percentilers for the JEE Main, as seen last year. In 2023, Telangana had 11 students scoring 100 percentile, which has increased to 15 this year. Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh follow with 7 students each achieving the perfect score, compared to 2 and 5 respectively in 2023.  The number of 100 percentilers from Delhi NCR increased from 2 in 2023 to 6 in 2024, while Rajasthan had 7 toppers. Below is  the list of  the topers from each state in year 2023 & 2024 respectively.

State Name20232024
Andhra Pradesh57
Tamil Nadu12
Uttar Pradesh41


Some states like West Bengal, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh, each had one topper last year but didn’t have any 100 percentilers this time. Similarly, Uttar Pradesh, which had four 100 percentilers this year, only had one such candidate in the current results.

In the JEE Main 2024 examination, there were 924,636 candidates who registered for both the January and April sessions, out of which 822,899 appeared in both sessions. For the January 2024 (session 1) exam, a total of 1,221,624 candidates registered, with 1,170,048 candidates appearing. In the April 2024 (session 2) exam, 1,179,569 candidates registered, out of which 1,067,959 appeared.

The total number of unique candidates registered for both sessions was 1,476,557, with 1,415,110 candidates appearing for the exams. In the session 2 exams, 1,067,959 candidates appeared, including 377,921 general students, 134,465 general EWS, 416,440 OBC-NCL, 103,422 SC, and 35,711 ST candidates.  Last year, there was an increase in the total number of registrations for the JEE Main exam, rising from 10.26 lakh in 2022 to 11.62 lakh in 2023. Out of these, 11.13 lakh candidates appeared in both sessions of the exam, conducted across 13 dates between January 24 and April 15.

JEE Main Result 2024 out: Check the Cut-OFF

Regarding the JEE (Advanced) exam, this year, the cut-off for general category candidates stands at 93.23, marking an increase from 90.77 in 2023, and an upward trend from 88.4 in 2022 and 87.9 in 2021. In previous years, the qualifying scores for general candidates were 90.3 in 2020 and 89.7 in 2019. Below is the list of Cut-off for all the categories.

S. No.Category20232024Difference


The cut-off for SC candidates has seen a significant rise, reaching 60.09 this year compared to 51.97 in 2023, 43.08 in 2022, 46.8 in 2021, 50.1 in 2020, and 54.01 in 2019. Similarly, the cut-off for ST students has increased to 46.69 from 37.23 in 2023, 26.7 in 2022, and 34.6 in 2021. The qualifying scores were higher in 2020 and 2019, with cut-offs at 39.06 and 44.3 respectively.

For OBC (non-creamy layer) candidates, the cut-off has risen to 79.67 this year, up from 73.61 in 2023, 67 in 2022, 68.02 in 2021, and 72.8 in 2020. The cut-off for EWS category candidates this year stands at 75.62, compared to last year’s 63.11.

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