What is the marking scheme in the JEE Advanced 2023?

The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced is a competitive engineering entrance examination conducted annually in India. It is the second stage of the two-tier JEE examination, and it is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for admission to their undergraduate engineering programs.

The JEE Advanced marking scheme consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Each paper is three hours duration and consists of multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions.

The marking scheme for the JEE Advanced examination is as follows:

  • For each correct MCQ, a candidate will be awarded 4 marks.
  • For each incorrect MCQ, 1 mark will be deducted.
  • For each correct NAT, a candidate will be awarded 4 marks.
  • There is no negative marking for incorrect NAT questions.

The total marks for each paper are thus, a maximum of 372 marks (186 questions x 4 marks each). The total marks for the JEE Advanced examination is therefore 744 marks (372 marks x 2 papers).

JEE Advanced 2023 Marking Scheme

  • The number of questions in JEE Advanced is not fixed. Therefore the maximum marks in JEE Advanced 2023 cannot be defined.
  • Based on the previous years’ analysis, here we have inferred JEE Advanced 2023 Marking Scheme for the candidates.
Type of QuestionMaximum MarksPartial MarkingUnanswered MarkingNegative Marking
MCQs+3No 0-1
Stem Questions+2No0No
MSQs+4+3 if all options are correct but candidate has chosen only 3 correct options
+2 if 2 or more options are correct but candidate has chosen only 2 correct options
+1 if 2 or more options are correct but candidate has chosen only 1 correct option
Non-negative Integer Questions+4No0No
Paragraph Questions+3No0-1

JEE Advanced 2023 Question Paper: Type of Questions

Question TypePaper 1Paper 2TotalPercentage (%)
Single Correct363610.00%
Multiple Correct727214440.00%
Integer Type727220.00%
Numerical Based7207220.00%
Matrix (ABCD Type)363610.00%
Grand Total180180360100.00%

It is important to note that the JEE Advanced marking scheme is subject to change from year to year, so it is advisable to check the latest marking scheme on the official JEE Advanced website or with the conducting IIT.

JEE Advanced Question Papers

2021 JEE Advanced PYQ with Answer Key

JEE Advanced PaperJEE Advanced Question Paper PDFJEE Advanced Answer Key PDF
Paper 1- ChemistryDownload PDFDownload PDF
Paper 1- MathematicsDownload PDFDownload PDF
Paper 2- PhysicsDownload PDFDownload PDF
Paper 2- Chemistry Download PDFDownload PDF
Paper 2- MathematicsDownload PDFDownload PDF

2020 JEE Advanced PYQ with Answer Key

Paper 1Download PDFDownload PDF
Paper 2Download PDFDownload PDF

FAQ’s on JEE Advanced Marking Scheme

Is negative marking also applicable to Numerical Answer Value Based Questions in JEE Advanced 2023?

No, Numerical value answer-based questions are free of negative marking. 3 marks each are added if one answers the numerical value answer-based questions correctly. 

Is there any partial marking in JEE Advanced?

Ans. The questions with one or more correct answers have partial marking. 4 marks are added for a perfect answer, for partially correct responses the criteria is as follows:
+3 – If all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen
+2 – If three or more options are correct but only two options are chosen, both of which are correct options.
+1 – If two or more options are correct but only one option is chosen and it is a correct option
There is negative marking for incorrect responses. 

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