The National Testing Agency (NTA) on Sunday, March 7, released the final answer key of the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main February 2021 exam. The candidates who had appeared for the exam can check the final answer key on JEE’s official website, www.jeemain.nta.nic.in. Result is based on the final answer key.
The preliminary answer key of the exam was given on March 1 and the candidates were given time till March 3 to raise objections, if any. The cost of raising an objection for one question was fixed at Rs 200. The queries and objections that were raised by the aspirants were then evaluated by experts, after which a final answer key was released.
In order to calculate your score based on the answer key, follow these steps:
Students can easily calculate their score based on the answer key. As per the JEE Main marking scheme, students can give themselves four marks for every right answer and deduct one mark for every wrong one. In the numerical section, however, there will be no negative marking.
What is percentile calculation formulae:
Step 1: Calculate the number of candidates who appeared in the same session as you and have got a raw score that is equal to or less than you.
Step 2: Multiply the number achieved in Step 1 with 100.
Step 3: Divide the number of Step 2 by the number of candidates that appeared in the session in which you appeared.
Step 4: You will get your percentile score
JEE uses the percentile score to prepare the merit list. As a matter of practice the score is calculated up to 7 decimal places in order to avoid tie.
If you are yet to download the final answer key of JEE Main 2021 exam, follow these steps:
Step 1: Search for www.jeemain.nta.nic.in., through any browser.
Step 2: On the homepage, click on the link that reads, ‘JEE (Main) FEB – 2021 FINAL ANSWER KEY’.
Step 3: You will be directed to a new window, where you will have to login using your username and password.
Step 4: Final Answer Key of JEE Main Exam 2021 will open on a new page.
Step 5: Download and take a print of it for your future reference.
The JEE Main 2021 exam was held from February 23 to February 26. A total of 6,61,776 candidates registered to appear for JEE Main February 2021 session. Out of this, 652627 candidates registered to appear for paper 1 (BE/BTech) and 63,065 candidates registered for paper 2A and paper 2B (BArch and BPlanning).