Before the board declares the JEE Main 2017 result, it will first publish the official answer key along with images of OMR sheet for candidates who appeared in the pen-paper based exam and answer keys for computer-based exam on the official website. The answer key would be published during April 18-22. Candidates who appeared for the exam can check their responses and match it with the official answer key to estimate their score.
Such candidates who are not satisfied with the captured responses may challenge it by filling online application form. The fee per question is Rs. 1000. The link to challenge responses would be available on the JEE Main website till April 22, 2017.
The final result will be prepared after resolution of the challenges received. Candidates who are in the top 2,20,000 by scoring positive marks in paper I of JEE Main 2017 will be considered qualified for JEE Advanced 2017. Such candidates can then register on the JEE Advanced website. For candidates who qualify JEE Main (including those who choose to appear in JEE Advanced) a centralized counselling process will be conducted based on their All India Rank.