JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet – February Release Date, Download Link


JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet – NTA releases the JEE Main response sheet after the exam online at The response sheet is the replica of the answers marked by the candidates on the day of the exam. To maintain total transparency in the marks evaluation process, NTA releases the answer key and response sheet of the JEE Main, so that the candidates themselves evaluate their marks in the exam. To know all about JEE Main 2021 response sheet, read below.

Last time, the JEE Main response sheet was declared with the question paper and answer keys. 2 links were made available to the candidates, first to view the question paper and responses and the second to challenge the answer keys. The facility to check the questions and responses was available for 2 days, same was the case with the answer key challenge facility.

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

NTA displays the recorded responses of the exam for two to three days. Therefore the candidates must login into their respective dashboards as soon the response sheets are upload using their application number and date of birth / password. Check important dates below:

JEE Main 2021 SessionExam dateResponse sheet release date
February23, 24, 25, 26 Feb 2021to be announced
March15, 16, 17, 18 Mar 2021to be announced
April27, 28, 29, 30 Apr 2021to be announced
May24, 25, 26, 27, 28 May 2021to be announced

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet Download Link

Candidates can download the response sheet of JEE Main 2021 as per the schedule above at

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet Release Date

The JEE Main 2021 response sheet will be available a few days after the exam. Usually, the response sheet, question paper, and answer keys are released together, 2 – 5 days after the exam is over for all days and shifts.

Following the past year trends, as shown in the table below, it is expected that the JEE Main 2021 response sheet for 23, 24, 25, 26 Feb 2021 can be available by February 28 – March 03, 2021.

JEE Main Exam DateResponse sheet release dateGap days between exam and response sheet release
1 to 6 Sep 20208 Sep 20202 days
6 – 9 Jan 202013 Jan 20215 days
7 – 12 Apr 201914 Apr 20192 days
8 – 12 Jan 201914 Jan 20192 days

How to Download JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

The response sheets of the candidates are uploaded with the question papers. The steps to check the response sheet is given below:

Step 1 -Visit the official website i.e., or click on the direct link above.

Step 2 – On clicking the direct link above the login portal as shown below opens:

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

Step 3 – Now, to access the login, the candidates need to enter application number and password, as generated at the time of filling the application form.

Step 4 – When the details have been entered, click on the blue ‘Sign In’ button.

Step 5 – After the step above, the candidates need to click on the ‘View question paper’ link.

Step 6 – Through the link, the candidates can download their JEE Main 2020 response sheet.

How To Use The JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet to Check Answers?

Candidates can use the response sheet with the JEE Main 2021 answer key to calculate score. To do so, the candidates need to follow the steps below:

  • Open response sheet and answer key of JEE Main 2021.
  • First, match the question Id and then match the answer id in the answer key with that given in the response sheet.
  • If the id matches then add 4 marks. However, if the ids do not match then deduct marks as per the marking scheme, which is:
Type of questionsMarks for correct answerNegative Marking
MCQ+04 marks-01 marks
Numerical value+04 marks00 marks

JEE Main 2021 Score vs Percentile

For this year’s exam in February, experts have prepared a JEE Main 2021 marks v/s percentile, as given in the table below:

260 – 280 / 300100 percentile
210 – 220 / 30099.5 percentile
180 -190 / 30099 percentile
140 – 150 / 30098 percentile
120 – 30 / 30097 percentile
110 – 120 / 30096 percentile
100 – 110 / 30095 percentile
90 – 100 / 30094 percentile
80 – 90 / 30093 percentile
75 – 85 / 30092 percentile
70 – 80 / 30091 percentile

Check the video below for more details:

Details on JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

On the response sheet of JEE Main 2021, candidates can check the below given details:

  1. Question ID
  2. Option Ids
  3. The selected option ID by the candidates -> this is the response
JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

Importance of JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet

NTA releases the response of the candidates to maintain transparency in the exam. It enables a fair and transparent way for the calculation of the JEE Main 2020 result. Through it, candidates can do the following:

  • Can check all the answers marked in the exam.
  • Questions and correct answer is also mentioned in it.
  • Candidates can use it to predict scores in JEE Main 2021.

JEE Main 2021 Question Paper

NTA releases the question papers of JEE Main 2021 that have the questions asked in the exam, the options of the questions, and the selected option by the candidates (response). To download it, candidates require application number and password / date of birth. The question paper consists of two types of questions – MCQ and Numerical value type questions.

The response sheet and the question paper are the same thing. NTA releases a PDF that has the questions asked in the exam and the response of the candidate to those questions. Hence there is no separate PDFs for question paper and response sheet.

JEE Main 2021 Answer Key

The answer key of JEE Main is also released online, on the official website It is available in answer id format. NTA releases answers for each candidate individually. It should also be noted that from the answer key candidates can only predict raw score in JEE Main 2020. NTA scores / percentile are only announced with the result of JEE Main 2021. 

Candidates are allowed to challenge the answer key of JEE Main. To do so, the candidates need to submit objections from the login and pay a fee of Rs. 200 per challenge. The valid objections are implemented in the final answer key of JEE Main 2021.

JEE Main 2021

The NTA conducts Joint Entrance Examination Main in computer based mode. It is held for admission of candidates B.E / B.Tech, B.Arch, and B.Plan courses, offered by NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, etc. The exam is being held 4 times a year, in February, March, April, and May. The rank of JEE Main is used for admission, which is grated in Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).

JEE Main 2021 Response Sheet FAQs

What is JEE Main response sheet?

The response sheet contains all the answers that candidates have marked in the exam. t is the replica of their online answer sheet.

What details are available in the response sheet?

The candidates can check their application number, roll number, Name, Test date, Test time, Subject – Paper 1 / Paper 2a, Paper 2b, Questions, Question Type, Options, Question ID, Option IDs, The selected option by the candidate, and Status.

Where is the response sheet available?

The response sheet is uploaded under the respective logins of the candidates over the official website,

Until when is the response sheet of JEE Main available online?

The recorded responses are likely to be displayed for two to three days.


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