Joint Entrance Exam Main [JEE Main]

JEE MAIN 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 3rd April 2018 To 10th April 2018
Result Date : 27th April 2018

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Joint Entrance Examination [JEE Main] 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

The students who are churning themselves out to be good enough for the JEE Main 2018 should fulfill all the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2018 mentioned below. The Eligibility Criteria for attempting JEE Main 2018 for candidates from General/OBC category varies from SC/ST candidates. 

The JEE Main Eligibility Criteria can be divided into 4 sections. These are:

  • Date of Birth of the candidate attempting for JEE Main 2018.
  • Educational Qualification of the candidate attempting for JEE Main 2018.
  • The subject combination of the candidate attempting for JEE Main 2018.
  • The total number of attempts of the candidate attempting for JEE Main 2018.

The candidates should ensure that they have cleared all the mentioned Eligibility Criteria before filling up the Application Form.

Eligibility Criteria regarding the Date of Birth for JEE Main 2018:

The Date of Birth of the candidates will be considered as one of the Eligibility Criteria's set forward for JEE Main 2018 by the Secondary Education Board.

  • The candidates classified under General/OBC Category should be born on or after October 1, 1992.
  • The candidates classified under SC/ST category should be born on or after October 1, 1987.

Eligibility criteria regarding the Qualification for JEE Main 2018:

  • The candidates who passed in their 12th class or qualifying exam in 2015 or 2016 has the eligibility for JEE Main 2018.
  • The candidates who are appearing for their class 12th or qualifying exam in 2017 can also apply for JEE Main 2018.
  • The candidates who appeared for the class 12th or equivalent examination in 2015 but failed to clear are not eligible for JEE Main 2018.

Eligibility criteria regarding the Subject combination for JEE Main 2018:

  • The candidates should get the minimum qualifying marks in class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) as their main subjects for JEE Main 2018.
  • The General/OBC category students should gain a minimum of 40% and the SC/ST category students should gain a minimum of 45% in their class 12/equivalent qualifying exam to be deemed eligible for JEE Main 2018.
  • However, the candidates from General/OBC category must score 75% and the candidates from SC/ST category must score 65% accordingly in their class 12 examination to be eligible for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs & GFTIs.

Eligibility criteria regarding the total number of attempts for JEE Main 2018:

  • Each aspiring candidate is allowed a total number of 3 attempts to JEE Main.
  • The first 2 being the consecutive years of passing their 10+2/equivalent finals and the latter, the 3rd and final attempt provided to candidates who were unable to clear JEE Main in the first 2 attempts.

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Can you tell me about the eligibility criteria regarding the subject combination for JEE Main 2017?

Asked By: Nitya,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The eligibility criteria regarding subject combination for JEE Main are:

  • The candidates should get the minimum qualifying marks in class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics) as their main subjects for JEE Main.
  • The General/OBC category students should gain a minimum of 40% and the SC/ST category students should gain a minimum of 45%in their class 12/equivalent qualifying exam to be deemed eligible for JEE Main.
  • However, the candidates from General/OBC category must score 75% and the candidates from SC/ST category must score 65% accordingly in their class 12 examination to be eligible for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs & GFTIs.
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I wanted to know the number of attempts a candidate is allowed for JEE MAIN.

Asked By: Kunal Tak,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Each aspiring candidate is allowed a total number of 3 attempts to JEE MAIN 2017.

  • The first 2 being the consecutive years of passing their 10+2/equivalent finals and the latter, the 3rd and final attempt provided to candidates who were unable to clear JEE Main in the first 2 attempts.

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What is Eligibility for Diploma Students in JEE Main 2017?

Asked By: Tharun S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, to appear in JEE Advanced 2017 a diploma holder can apply in JEE Main 2017 but his/her rank and score for JEE Main 2017 will not be declared as diploma holders cannot apply for admission in NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main channel.

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What is the State of Eligibility for the Improvement Candidates/Institution Abroad/NIOS for JEE MAIN?

Asked By: Tharan J,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

If a candidate has passed class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility for JEE Main will be from where he/she has originally passed class 12th/equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement.

For Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility for JEE Main will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate.

Candidate passed/appearing in class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located.

The State of Eligibility in the case of JEE Main is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal/Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.

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What is the eligibility criteria regarding the Educational of Qualification for JEE Main 2017?

Asked By: Rahul Jain,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The candidates who passed in their 12th class or qualifying exam in 2015 or 2016 has the eligibility for JEE Main 2017.
  • The candidates who are appearing for their class 12th or qualifying exam in 2017 can also apply for JEE Main.
  • The candidates who appeared for the class 12th or equivalent examination in 2015 but failed to clear are not eligibility for JEE Main 2017.
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What is the eligibility criteria regarding the total number of attempts for JEE Main exam 2017?

Asked By: Rishab R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Each aspiring candidate is allowed a total number of 3 attempts to JEE Main.

The first 2 being the consecutive years of passing their 10+2/equivalent finals and the latter, the 3rd and final attempt provided to candidates who were unable to clear JEE Main in the first 2 attempts.

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What is the eligibility criteria for JEE MAIN regarding the subject combination

Asked By: Mehul R,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The candidates should get the minimum qualifying marks in class 12 with PCM (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) as their main subjects for JEE Main.

The General/OBC category students should gain a minimum of 40% and the SC/ST category students should gain a minimum of 45%in their class 12/equivalent qualifying exam to be deemed eligible for JEE Main.

However, the candidates from General/OBC category must score 75% and the candidates from SC/ST category must score 65% accordingly in their class 12 examination to be eligible for admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs & GFTIs.

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What is the eligibility criteria regarding the date of birth for JEE main 2017

Asked By: Pooja G,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Date of Birth of the candidates will be considered as one of the eligibility criteria's set forward for JEE Main by the Secondary Education Board.

  • The candidates classified under General/OBC category should be born on or after October 1, 1992.
  • The candidates classified under SC/ST category should be born on or after October 1, 1987.
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I am 23 years old. Am I eligible to write the JEE Main exam?

Asked By: Geeta Shekhar,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Yes, you are eligible for the exam. The candidates who belong to General/OBC category should be born on or after October 1st, 1992 to be eligible for the exam while the candidates who belong to SC/ST category should be born on or after October 1st, 1987 to be eligible for the exam.

 

 

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What are the eligibility criteria for Jee main including marks and other details?

Asked By: arvind r,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The JEE Main Eligibility Criteria can be divided into 4 sections. These are:

  • Date of Birth of the candidate attempting for JEE Main.
  • Educational Qualification of the candidate attempting for JEE Main.
  • The subject combination of the candidate attempting for JEE Main.
  • The total number of attempts of the candidate attempting for JEE Main.

The candidates should ensure that they have cleared all the mentioned Eligibility Criteria's before filling up the Application Form.

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