Nearly five lakh candidates appeared for the joint entrance exam (JEE) of IITs on Sunday. While many aspirants were relieved that the 'most difficult' of all engineering entrance exams was through now, others seemed anxious about their performance which will make or mar their chances of admission to any of the 15 IITs in the country besides IT-BHU and ISM-Dhanbad . The exam was held in two parts and each paper was three-hour-long .

Though they had a back-breaking time attempting the papers, many candidates felt that the first part was simpler than the second and JEE this year seemed a bit simpler than previous years.

Amongst all the various cut-offs floating on the internet, FaaDoOEngineers.com brings the most authentic cut-offs for IIT-JEE 2012 with detailed analysis and review.

**Expected Cut Offs for IIT JEE 2012**

Marks |
Ranks |

Less than 190 |
> 8500 |

200 210 |
< 8500 |

210 220 |
< 7000 |

220 230 |
< 6200 |

230 240 |
< 5500 |

240 250 |
< 4000 |

250 260 |
< 3000 |

260 270 |
< 2100 |

270 280 |
< 1500 |

280 290 |
< 1200 |

290 300 |
< 700 |

300 310 |
< 500 |

310 320 |
< 350 |

320 330 |
< 200 |

More than 330 |
< 100 |

**Merit List Expected Minimum Qualifying Marks & Ranking**

Category |
Chemistry Cut-off (Subject-wise) |
Physics Cut-off (Subject-wise) |
Mathematics Cut-off (Subject-wise) |
Merit list Expected cut-off marks |

GE | 22 | 20 | 34 | 255 |

OBC | 16 | 15 | 29 | 234 |

SC | 10 | 11 | 18 | 125 |

ST | 9 | 9 | 17 | 119 |

PD | 10 | 11 | 17 | 118 |

IIT JEE 2012 board has announced publicly before the entrance exams of 2012 that the IIT JEE 2012 cutoff will be as per given below-

**IIT JEE 2012 Cut off For General Category of Students**: Overall Cut Off will be 35 % and Subject-wise IIT JEE 2012 cut off will be 10%**IIT JEE 2012 Cut off For OBC category of students**: Overall Cut Off will be 31.5% and subject-wise Cut off will be 9%**IIT JEE 2012 Cut off For SC and ST students**: Overall CutOff will be 17.5% and subjective Cut off 5%

For a better clarity, lets take an example, if you are appearing for IIT JEE 2012 and each subject is of 100 marks then total marks will be 300, out of 300 you have to fight for the cutoff in order to get success in IIT-JEE 2012.

Suppose you are a general category student. To Crack the IIT JEE 2012, you must have to crack the cut offs of IIT JEE 2012 as the overall cutoff is 35% hence you should have to get 35% marks of total marks i.e you will have to get 105 marks out of 300 marks (35% of 300=105 to overcome the

**IIT JEE 2012 cutoff**and also you have to cross the subject-wise

**IIT JEE 2012 cutoff**limit.

So getting more than 105 marks are not enough only. You will have to achieve subjective cut off that is 10% for general category students, that means you have to get 10% of more than 10% marks in each subject i.e you need to get more than 5 marks(10% of 50 marks) in each of three subject if you want to crack IIT JEE 2012.

So as A Conclusion, if you want to crack the cutoff and want to get success in IIT JEE 2012 then you will have to get atleast 5 marks in each subject and also a total of 105 marks as per this example.

**JEE 2012 Paper I Details**

- Paper 1 had 60 questions in total in the order of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
- Each subject had 20 questions and the pattern was exactly the same for all the subjects
- The maximum marks for the paper were 210 i.e. 70 for each subject
- Equal weightage was given to each subject
- Paper was having questions of only three types

- Multiple Choice Questions with Single Correct Option
- Multiple Choice Questions with Multiple Correct Option
- Numeric Response Type of Questions

**JEE 2012 Paper II Details**

- Paper 2 also had 60 questions in total in the order of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
- Each subject had 20 questions and the pattern was exactly the same for all the subjects
- This paper had questions based on comprehensions also
- The maximum marks for the paper were 198 i.e. 66 for each subject
- Equal weightage was given to each subject
- Paper was having questions of only three types

- Multiple Choice Questions with Single Correct Option
- Comprehension Based Questions with Single Correct Option
- Multiple Choice Questions with Multiple Correct Option

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