Joint Entrance Examination Advanced [JEE Advanced]

JEE ADVANCED 2018 Eligibility

Exam Date : 20th May 2018 To 20th May 2018
Result Date : 23rd April 2018

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 Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2018

  • Only the candidate who has cleared the JEE Mains are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced.
  • In addition to clearing the JEE Mains, every candidate must fulfill the following eligibility criteria:
 
Eligibility Criteria 1: Performance in JEE Main.
  • The candidate should be among the top 2,24,000 (in all categories) to have cleared the JEE Main.
  • The candidate must also have a positive score in paper 1 of JEE (Mains ) 2018 for being eligible to JEE Advanced.
  • There are different percentages for candidates belongs to various categories.
  • The percentages of various categories 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, 3% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexia) candidates. 
 
Eligibility Criteria 2: Performance in class XII.
  • The candidate must secure a minimum of 75% if General/OBC and 65% if SC/ST/PwD in 12th or equivalent class.
  • Candidates should pass his/her 12th with physics, chemistry, mathematics as compulsory subjects. 
  • The candidate must be in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 board exams. 
  • If the candidate passes class 12 in 2017 and is rewriting one/all of the required subjects in 2018 for improvement or any other reason, then the aggregate percentage is calculated using the maximum marks in the required subjects.
  • Candidate should either pass his/her 12th in 2017 or in 2018, to become eligible to write JEE Advance paper.
  • Those candidates whose class 12th board result declare after June 2016 for the academic session 2015-16 are also eligible to write JEE Advance 2018.
Eligibility Criteria 3: Number of attempts for Eligibility.
  • The candidate can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • Those candidates who appeared for JEE Advanced 2017 will also be eligible to write JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Those candidates whose results for the academic year 2015 - 2016 were declared after June 2016 will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2018.
  • The candidate must've appeared for the 12th class for the first time in 2017 or 2018.
Eligibility Criteria 4: Age Limit for eligibility.
  • Candidates must have been born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible.
    Five years relaxation is given to SC and ST candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after 1st October 1988.
Eligibility Criteria 5: Earlier admission at IITs leading to ineligibility.
  • A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a institutes reporting center in the past.
  • The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was canceled are also NOT eligible.
  • The candidate who has been admitted to a preparatory in any of the IITs for the first time in the year 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 center during joint seat allocation in 2016) are eligible to appear in JEE(Advanced) 2018.
Note: The Eligibility criteria given above for JEE Advanced must be strictly adhered to. Any violation of the eligibility criteria will result in the cancellation of the Admit Card and the disqualification of the candidate from writing JEE Advanced.

 JEE Mains 2017 Cut-off for JEE Advanced 2017:

Category

Cutoff Score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2017

General 100
Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) 70
Scheduled Caste (SC) 52
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 48
 

 Architecture Eligibility

 

S.No Name of the Institute Category Opening Ranks Closing Ranks
1 Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur General 165 2475
General_PWD 38 38
OBC-NCL 419 1731
SC 164 573
ST 40 495
2 Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal General 875 3734
General_PWD 41 71
OBC-NCL 512 1546
SC 234 444
ST 96 451
3 National Institute of Technology, Calicut General 203 2136
General_PWD 77 77
OBC-NCL 390 835
OBC-NCL_PWD 11 32
SC 73 670
ST 48 1051
4 National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur General 1271 7485
General_PWD 74 74
OBC-NCL 681 12086
SC 208 996
ST 54 1163
5 National Institute of Technology, Patna General 2054 5569
General_PWD 11 11
OBC-NCL 785 2038
SC 327 893
ST 92 932
6 National Institute of Technology, Raipur General 1707 7321
OBC-NCL 644 4459
OBC-NCL_PWD 26 26
SC 269 2451
ST 179 503
7 National Institute of Technology, Rourkela General 858 2943
General_PWD 59 59
OBC-NCL 517 1571
SC 99 401
ST 57 566
8 National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli General 426 3286
General_PWD 23 23
OBC-NCL 291 1525
SC 44 319
ST 20 901
9 Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur General 575 2377
General_PWD 70 70
OBC-NCL 426 1173
SC 121 403
SC_PWD 14 14
ST 50 218
 
 
 Planning Engineering

 

S.No

Name of the Institute

Category

Opening Ranks

Closing Ranks

1

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

General

314

5493

OBC-NCL

629

1963

SC

93

1103

ST

120

530

2

School of Planning and Architecture, Delhi

General

434

2292

OBC

450

1174

OBC-NCL

450

1175

SC

182

354

SC_PWD

23

23

ST

87

541

3

School of Planning and Architecture, Vijayawada

General

1528

4369

General_PWD

85

213

OBC

1106

1607

OBC-NCL

744

1667

SC

280

786

ST

248

455

Age
You born on or after 1 October 1993. Relaxation of 5 years in age is provided if you belongs reserved category.
Educational Qualification
You should pass your 10+2 with a minimum 75% aggregate. If you belongs to reserved categories, you should pass your 12th with a minimum 65%. You must be among the top 2,24,000 candidates who scored positive in JEE Mains.
Domicile / Reservation
The percentages of seat reserved for reserved category are as follow: 27% for OBC‐NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all.

Discussion Forum View all 103 Questions

I have scored 73% in my 12th standard examination. Am I eligible to write the JEE Advanced exam?

Asked By: Anmol Jha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

If the candidate belongs to the General/OBC category then the candidate should have scored minimum 75% and if the candidate belongs to the SC/ST/PwD category then the candidate should have scored minimum 65% in their 12th standard examination or the candidate must be in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 board exams. 
If the candidate passes class 12 in 2016 and is rewriting one/all of the required subjects in 2017 for improvement or any other reason, then the aggregate percentage is calculated using the maximum marks in the required subjects.

Here in this case the candidate is eligible if he/she satisfies the other criteria.

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QCut-off

What was the cut-off for the Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) category in JEE Advanced 2016?

Asked By: Priyanka Francis,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The cut-off score for the Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL) category in JEE Advanced 2016 is 70.
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QQuery regarding cut-off

What was the cut-off for JEE Advanced 2016?

Asked By: Chandan S,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The cut-off percentage category wise is as below: -

 JEE Mains 2016 Cut-off for JEE Advanced 2016:

Category

Cutoff Score for appearing in JEE Advanced 2016

General

100

Other Backward Class (OBC-NCL)

70

Scheduled Caste (SC)

52

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

48

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For those candidates who are attempting their 10+2 (or equivalent) examinations in 2016(or have passed QE in 2015) and after if the percentile score is not available for their board then what would be the admission eligibility criteria?

Asked By: Priyanka Chauhan,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • In case the percentile score of QE is not made available by the Board, the CBSE score for ‘top 20 percentile of the successful candidates’ from the lot of students of the corresponding year will be used for determining the eligibility for admission.
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If a candidate has accepted a seat through JoSAA 2016. Would he/she be eligible for JEE Advanced 2017?

Asked By: Levita Mathews,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • If the candidate has accepted a seat in any of the IITs/ISM, he/she is not eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2017 but if they have accepted a seat in NITs/IIITs/Other GFTIs through JoSAA 2016, then you are considered eligible for JEE Advanced 2017.
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Do we have any special provisions or schemes for admission for NRI, PIO, OCI or foreign national students in IITs?

Asked By: Neha Neharika,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • No, we don't. All candidates, irrespective of their origin and country of residence, will have to meet the same eligibility criteria as specified for General category students. They have to clear Paper 1 of  JEE Main exam and qualify for the JEE Advanced exam.
    Foreign candidates may try the Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA) scheme for admission to NITs if interested.
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I have written my class 12 board exams last year, but could not get the required marks to fulfill the Top 20 percentile norm for JEE. Hence, I did not write JEE Advanced last year. I will be appearing again for board exams this year to improve my percentage. Would I be eligible to write JEE Advanced?

Asked By: Suraj D\'souza,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes, you may sit for the exam if you are appearing for all the subjects in your re-exam and also, fulfill other specified eligibility criteria.
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I have qualified for the JEE Advanced 2016 exam. I was allotted a seat and I have paid the admission fee. However, I was unable to join the program. Can I appear for JEE Advanced this year?

Asked By: Dhanya Nair,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • If a student has accepted a seat in any IIT or ISM, Dhanbad and paid the admission fee, he or she is not eligible to sit for JEE Advanced again. However, if you file a withdrawal form within the stipulated deadline and revoke your seat, you may sit for the exam.
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I have been admitted in one of the IITs for a preparatory course. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017?

Asked By: Rithika Hegde,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes, you are eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017 provided that you fulfil all the other eligibility criteria.
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I have accepted a seat through JoSAA 2016. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017?

Asked By: Swati Ganesh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • No, it is not possible. If you have accepted a seat in any of the IITs then you are not eligible for JEE (Advanced) 2017.
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QEligibility for AAT

I have already appeared for JEE (Main) Paper II. Am I eligible for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) without attempting JEE (Advanced) 2017?

Asked By: Aastha Lodha,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • No, you are not eligible to write that exam. Only the candidates who qualify in JEE (Advanced) 2017 are eligible for AAT 2017. There is no relation between JEE (Main) Paper II and AAT.
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I have appeared for the class XII examination in 2017. Will I be able to register for JEE (Advanced) 2017 without uploading Class XII certificate?

Asked By: Abhineeti N,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • Yes. The candidates who appeared in Class XII examination in 2017 do not have to upload any document with respect to Class XII Examination.  
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