JEE Advance Eligibility Criteria 2018 Updated

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Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria is mandatory to be fulfilled by the aspirants. Candidates who will fail to fulfill the eligibility criteria of JEE Advance will not be allowed to write the exam. JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria is determined by Joint Apex Board (JAB). Candidates are advised to read each and every detail of the eligibility norms carefully before giving the exam.

They should sit for the exam only if they have all the required proof stating them to be JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria. If at any round candidate will be found ineligible they will be dismissed, at once, from the admission process. To know more about JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria, read the article below.

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    • There shall be no watage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in JEE main Exam.
    • For the candidates to qualify the admission in IIT/NITs and such CFTis whose admission are baed on JEE ranks, they should have secured atleast 75% marks in 12th OR be the top 20 percentile in respective State board exams.  

    JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria

    It is mandatory for candidates to qualify JEE Main 2018

    • All the candidates must fulfil each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018. 
      Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2018: Candidates should be among the top 2,24,000* (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.
    • The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
    • The following table show the order to be followed while choosing top 2,24,000* candidates in various categories based on the performance in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2018.

    ORDER

    CATEGORY

    Number of “Top” candidates

    1 OPEN

    1,07,464

    Total 1,13,120

    2 OPEN-PwD

    5,656

    3 OBC-NCL

    57,456

    Total 60,480

    4 OBC-NCL-PwD

    3,024

    5 SC

    31,920

    Total 33,600

    6 SC-PwD

    1,680

    7 ST

    15,960

    Total 16,800

    8 ST-PwD

    840

    The total number of candidates can be slightly greater than 2,24,000 in the presence of “tied” ranks/scores in any category.

    • Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1988.

    • Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

    • Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination: A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either  2017 or 2018.

    • However, if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year  2015-16 after June  2016, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their class XII exam in 2016 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.  In case, the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2015-16 before June 2016 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

    • Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs: A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

    • Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2017 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

    • The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2017 but (i) did not report at any reporting centre OR, (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR, (iii) had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

    • However, in any of the above cases, the candidate is required to fulfil the conditions mentioned from criterion 1 to criterion 4.

     

     

    • The number of attempts :-
      A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2017 for the first time are also eligible.
    • Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination :-
      A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2017 or 2018. 
      However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2015-16 were declared after June 2016 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
    • Earlier admission at IITs :- 
      A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.

      Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2017 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2017) are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
    • If a candidate fails to produce the certificate, CBSE percentile will be considered.

    Also See:-

    JEE Main 2018 CAT 2018 NEET 2018 GATE 2018 AP EAMCET 2018
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