The 2017 JEE Main Answer Key for both Paper 1 and 2 would be available soon after the examination concludes on the 2nd of April, 2017. The answer key would be published by the leading Kota coaching institutes.
The answer key would include the correct answers to all the questions that were asked during the 2nd April exams and would be a vital reference for all appearing candidates. All question sets (A/B/C/D/E/F/G/H and P/Q/R/S) would be included in the answer key. The key is also vital to anyone looking to estimate his/her score in the JEE Main written exams. This probable score can be further used to check their eligibility to enter premium engineering institutions including IIFTs, NITs and GFTIs, depending on the cutoff, each institute is entertaining. Candidates may even look for admissions into further courses according to their chance of getting into an NIT.
Officially, however, the answer keys to the exams would be available at the CBSE website (idioms website) on the 18th of April, 2017. This will also include an IRS (Image Response Sheet). All candidates would get a window till the 22nd of April to check their responses. The official answer key would also be vital for candidates seeking to post an objection or disagreement for the same. Candidates can choose to challenge the answers between 18th April and 22nd April (5 PM) at a fee of INR 1000 for each question. The only mode of payment is online. A detailed procedure for challenging questions would be provided along with the answer key.
The JEE Main Paper answer key is offered unofficially by leading Kota coaching institutes to better prepare candidates with a review and make sure that they are rightly awarded. It takes time (race against time phrase meaning) for understanding and the preparation for further enrollment into NIT & coaching institutes. While the official answer key publication is marked for 18th April, candidates would be able to save a lot of time and also start their preparations from the unofficial answer key sets.