The answer key of the Joint Entrance Main (JEE Main) examinations 2019 is expected to be released on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, according to reports. The National Testing Agency (NTA) started the JEE Main 2019 on January 6. This is the first time that JEE Main, the national level online competitive examination has been conducted entirely in the computer-based (online) mode. Over 9 lakh candidates have registered for the same. JEE Main 2019 examination carries 360 marks and took place for a duration of 3 hours. The result of JEE Main exam will be announced on January 31, 2019.
Speaking to Indian Express on JEE Main 2019 answer key, DG NTA Vineet Joshi said that the agency will take four to five days to release the answer key of the JEE Main examinations 2019. The NTA is expected to release the answer key of the JEE Main examinations on Wednesday, January 16, 2019, he added.
However, students will be allowed to challenge the JEE Main 2019 answer key through the official website, which is jeemain.nic.in. The online window to raise objections will be available for a week. After successful verification of the provisional answer key the NTA will release the final answer key later in the month.
Going by the experts' opinion, the expected cut-off for JEE Main 2019 will be around 80 to 85. This is the first time that the examination has been conducted by the NTA. Prior to this, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) conducted the prestigious national-level competitive exam.
Candidates who have appeared for the JEE Main 2019 examinations may go through the following steps to check the answer key once it is available on the website.
Here are the steps to download the JEE Main 2019 answer key:
Step 1: Visit the official website, nta.ac.in
Step 2: Click on ‘download answer key’ link
Step 3: Enter registration number, roll number
Step 4: Answer key will be appeared on the screen
Step 5: Download it, and take a print out for further reference.
About JEE Main Examination:
Joint Entrance Examination – Main (JEE-Main), formerly All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE), is an examination organised by the National Testing Agency (NTA) in India. It is a gateway to various undergraduate engineering and architecture institutions which accept the AIEEE score. Introduced in 2002, the prestigious national level examination takes place for admission to 31 National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and 23 Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIITs) across the country.