According to the sources, from this year, there will be no percentage criteria and no weightage of percentage for the candidates to appear in JEE Main 2018 examination.
JEE Main exam is every year conducted to help students to take admissions in B.Tech, B.Arch and B.E courses in various engineering and architecture institutes of the country India.
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is the authoritative department to organize JEE Main examination across the country.
The All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE) which was former common entrance examination was replaced by Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) in 2013.
JEE Main 2018 Exam Structure:
JEE Main examination consists two papers, Paper-1 and Paper-2. Paper 1 is conducted for the candidates seeking admissions in B.E./B.Tech courses. And Paper-2 is conducted for students seeking admissions in B.Arch and B.Planning courses across the country.
While Paper-1 (B.Tech & B.E.) is conducted through both online and offline modes, Paper-2 (B.Arch.) is conducted through only offline mode.
Candidates may opt for either or both of them. Both papers contain 90 multiple choice questions with four choices each. In which 4 marks are awarded for each correct answer and 1 mark is deducted for each wrong answer.
From 2013 to 2016, the marks obtained in the Class XII school board examination were used to give a 40% weightage in deciding the JEE Mains all India ranks. But from 2017, a big decision was made and the examining authority decided to remove the intermediate class weightage in JEE Main rankings.