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JEE Main OMR Sheet & Answer Key 2017 Released

Last Updated - April 18, 2017

The OMR sheet for Paper I of JEE Main has been published on the official website. CBSE which organizes JEE Main 2017 Entrance Test had Facilitated the JEE Main 2017 Applicants to View JEE Main 2017 OMR Answer Sheets and Download JEE Main 2017 OMR Answer Sheets.

OMR sheets of JEE Main pen and paper based exam will last till April 22, 2017. The answer key for both the papers i.e. paper-1 and paper-2 was released along with the OMR sheets. After entering the application number, roll number and password, the candidate can download the OMR sheet. In order to check the OMR sheet, the candidate must follow below given steps:  

  1. Visit the official website.
  2. Click on the tab 'View OMR Sheet' and ‘Answer Key’ on the screen;
  3. Two links will appear on the monitor:
  4. 'View/Challenge – Answer Key of Paper 1'
  5. 'View/Challenge of Recorded Responses of Paper 1’
  6. 'Submission of challenge'

JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet Important Dates

Candidates can check important dates of events related to JEE Main 2017 OMR sheet is as given below in the table:

JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet EventsImportant Dates
Display of JEE Main OMR Sheet 2017 and answer keyApril 18, 2017
Last date to challenge captured responses of OMR sheet/answer keyApril 22, 2017 (11:59 pm)

Reportedly, around 10.2 lakh aspirants have taken the JEE Main exam at 1,781 centers in 109 cities. Aspirants who have taken the exam on April 2nd are eagerly waiting for the Answer key to analyze their performance. The candidates who are not satisfied with the answer keys can submit their challenges.

Steps to Check JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet

CBSE will display  JEE Main OMR Sheet and Answer Key of Paper 1 in the online mode. To get access to OMR sheet of JEE Main 2017, candidates have to follow the given below steps:

1. Visit the official website i.e.

2. Click on the respective link to view answer key and recorded responses of Paper 1.

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3. A new window will open to check recorded responses of Paper 1.

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4. Enter correct JEE Main 2017 application number, date of birth and security pin

5. The scanned images of the JEE Main OMR sheet 2017 and the official answer key will be displayed on the screen.

6. Candidates can now download OMR sheet and the answer key to calculate JEE Main 2017 score.

How to calculate JEE Main 2017 Score

Candidates have to follow the steps given below to calculate the score of JEE Main 2017 by crosschecking the responses marked in the OMR sheet with that of the official answer key of JEE Main 2017:

  • The score should be calculated as per the marking scheme set by CBSE for JEE Main 2017.
  • For every correct response candidates must add 4 marks and deduct 1 mark for every incorrect response.
  • For the unanswered questions candidates do not have to add or deduct any mark.
  • Now, candidates have to multiply the total number of correct answer with 4 and the total number of incorrect answers with 1.
  • To get the final JEE Main score 2017 out of 360, candidates have to subtract the total number of correct answer with the total number of incorrect answers.

Score Normalization Formula: B=0.6A+0.4B final, where A= Marks obtained in JEE 2017 Main and B=0.5(B1 + B2). B1 is the JEE Main Aggregate score corresponding to his/her percentile according to All India Level. B2 is the JEE Main aggregate score corresponding to the percentile at the State board level to which the student belongs.

Challenging JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet displayed

Candidates are further reminded that the correction window would be open only for 4 day, that is till April 22, 2017. Candidates are hence advised to check the OMR sheet and raise objections in time if any. The OMR sheet for both English and Hindi versions have been made available on the official website. Steps to check answer keys, OMR sheet are provided above.

To submit the challenge the aspirants will need to follow the procedure by following due procedure. Here are some steps to challenge the OMR sheets:

  • It is important for the candidates to note that they need to login to the official website.
  • After which the challenge of recorded responses of OMR answer sheets and answer keys will be accepted online only.
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  • The link to challenge will be available on the website of JEE Main i.e.
  • The challenge needs to be fulfilled by April 22, 2017 (up to 11.59 PM). Aspirants are required to note that the challenges submitted by post or in person will not be accepted.
  • Applicants will be required to pay the prescribed fee of INR 1000 per recorded response/per question challenged will be required to be submitted through Credit/Debit Card, Paytm & SBI Buddy by April 22, 2017 (up to 11.59 PM).

Acquire JEE Main 2017 OMR Sheet Photocopy

You can also get a photocopy of your OMR sheet. The last date to apply for photocopy of JEE Main 2017 OMR sheet and calculation sheet is May 27, 2017. Any request after the last date will not be entertained by the board. Candidates who wish to apply for the photocopy of OMR sheet and calculation sheet must also pay a fee of INR 500 along with the application. The fees should be submitted in the form of a Demand Draft (DD). The board will not provide photocopy of OMR sheet to any school or institution for display, commercial use or to print media. Incomplete application or application missing any of the details will be rejected.



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