JEE Main Answer Key 2021: Release Date, Challenge Procedure, Pdf Download link

Exam Date : February 23, 2021 To February 26, 2021
Result Date : March 10, 2021

JEE Main 2021 will be conducted between February 23, 2021 and February 26, 2021. The provisional answer key for JEE Main 2021 will be released on the official website, a few days after the exam. Right after the exam, several tuition institutes release their own answer keys for the JEE Main exam. Candidates must note that they cannot raise any objections against those unofficial answer keys. NTA will only accept challenges against the provisional answer key for JEE Main, 2021, which has been released on the official website. To raise a challenge against a question a candidate is required to pay an amount of INR 1000. This is the processing fee and if the challenge is found correct then the money will be refunded to the candidate.

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All the details related to the JEE Main 2021 answer keys, both provisional and final, are discussed on this page. 

How to Download the JEE Main 2020 Answer Key

Candidates can follow the steps mentioned below to download the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key:

  • Visit the official JEE Main website; jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Click on “JEE Main 2021 Answer Key”.
  • Login using your credentials and click on “Submit”.
  • The JEE Main Answer Key will appear.
  • Download the JEE Main 2021 Answer Key.
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Steps to Challenge the JEE Main Answer Key

Candidates can raise objections against the official, provisional JEE Main 2021 answer key within the stipulated dates if they aren’t satisfied with it. Candidates are required to submit valid proof to back their objections, and pay an amount of INR 1000 for each objection. The officials will release the final answer after evaluating all the objections raised by the candidates. Candidates will be refunded their fees if their objections are found to be correct.

Candidates should follow the steps mentioned below if they want to raised objections to the provisional JEE Main Answer Key:

  • Visit the official JEE Main website; jeemain.nta.nic.in
  • Click on “Challenge Answer Key - JEE Main”.
  • Log in using your application number and password + your security pin, OR your application number and date of birth + security pin.
  • Once signed in, click on “Challenge(s) regarding Answer Key”.
  • The answers for each question will be displayed. Click on the checkbox(es) next to the Option IDs in the next 4 columns.
  • Click on “Save your Claim”. You will be redirected to another page displaying all the Option IDs that have been challenged.
  • Click on “Choose File” to upload the supporting documents. Upload all documents in a single PDF file.
  • Click on “Save your Claim Finally”. All the challenges raised by you will be displayed.
  • Pay the processing fee of INR 1000 for each challenge raised by clicking on “Click here to pay the fee”. Payment can only be made online via debit/ credit card and net banking.

Score Calculation through JEE Main 2021 Answer Key

It is indeed possible to derive an estimated score using the JEE Main Answer Key 2021. First, the candidates must go through the marking scheme given below:

  • Correct Response: 4 marks will be awarded to the candidate. 
  • Incorrect Response: An incorrect response shall lead to a deduction of 1 mark from the candidate's total score. 

Keeping the above-mentioned marking scheme in mind, candidates shall calculate the number of correct and incorrect responses and apply the following formula on the derived numbers:

(Total no. of correct answers x 4) - (Total no. of incorrect answers x 1) = Candidate's probable JEE Main 2021 score 

JEE Main Previous Years' Answer Keys

The candidates can take a look at the provisional and final NTA JEE Main answer keys for previous years in the table given below: 

The answer key for the JEE Main April Paper CBT mode was released on the official website on . Candidates can log in to see their responses. Below here we have provided the information about the previous year question papers and their answer keys.

JEE Main Answer Keys for 2019
Date Exam Session Question Papers Answer Keys
7th April 2019 Morning Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Click Here Click Here
8th April 2019 Morning Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Click Here Click Here
9th April 2019 Morning Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Click Here Click Here
10th April 2019 Morning Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Click Here Click Here
12th April 2019 Morning Click Here Click Here
Afternoon Click Here Click Here
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JEE Main 2016 Answer Key CBT Set 1.pdf
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JEE Main 2016 Answer Key CBT Set 2.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key CBT Set 1.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Code A.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Code B.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Code C.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Code D.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Code W.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper 2 Code X.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper 2 Code Y.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper 2 Code Z.pdf
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JEE Main 2017 Answer Key Paper CBT Set 2.pdf
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Jee Main 2016 Answer Key with Solutions.pdf

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