JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted and governed by the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. The governing body released JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria on 6th March 2020 along with the detailed information brochure. Aspiring candidates must satisfy all the prescribed eligibility criteria to appear for the JEE Advanced 2020. JEE Advanced eligibility criteria is based on the following parameters –
It is crucial for the candidates to read all these guidelines in the article below, before filling the JEE Advanced application form.
1. HRD minister Ramesh Pokhriyal recently announced that the JEE Advanced would now be conducted on 27th September 2020.
2. JEE Main 2020 exam would be conducted between 1st to 6th September 2020.
3. JEE Advanced registration commences from 12th September 2020. The deadline for the registration process is 17th September 2020.
3. JEE Advanced 2020 admit cards were recently released on 21st September 2020.
3. HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal recently made an announcement regarding the relaxation in the eligibility criteria for the year 2020. He announced that the JEE Advanced qualifying candidates for the session 2020 will be granted admission irrespective of the marks obtained in 10+2. Previously, the minimum eligibility score for the students was 75% in boards (10+2) and they must secure a place in top 20 percentile of successful candidates in order to stay eligible for admission.
|Important Events||Previously Scheduled Dates||Revised Dates|
|Application forms available from||1st May 2020||12th September 2020|
|Application deadline||6th May 2020||17th September 2020|
|Last day for payment of registration fee||7th May 2020||17th September 2020|
|Admit Cards available from||12th May 2020||21st September 2020|
|JEE Advanced exam||17th May 2020||27th September 2020|
Along with securing an eligible rank in JEE Main 2020, candidates have to satisfy all the 5 JEE advanced eligibility criteria implemented by the governing body of the exam. Inability to do so would lead to a cancellation of the candidature.
The 6 major JEE Advanced eligibility criteria are:
1. Secure eligible rank in JEE Main – It is mandatory for the candidates to secure a rank amongst top 2,50,000 in the Paper-1 (B.E/B.Tech) of the JEE Main 2020. This is applicable for all the candidates irrespective of their categories. Qualified candidates will be categorized in the following manner-
|Category||Number of Candidates|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer)||64125|
|OBC (Non-creamy layer)-PwD||3375|
|Scheduled Caste- PwD||1875|
|Scheduled Tribe- PwD||938|
2. Age Limit – Aspiring candidates should have been born on or after October 1995 to be eligible to appear for the JEE Main. This age limit is for the general category aspirants. A relaxation of 5 years is granted to the aspirants belonging to the SC, ST and PWD categories. These candidates should not have been born before the 1st October 1990.
3. Number of Attempts – Any candidate, irrespective of the category that he/she belongs to, can apply for JEE Advanced for maximum of two consecutive years.
4. Appearing year for the Qualifying exam (class 12th or equivalent) – Aspiring candidates should have appeared for their qualifying exam in the academic session of 2019 or 2020 to stay eligible for appearing in the JEE Advanced. Applicants must have passed the exam with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as main subjects.
5. Minimum marks required in Qualifying exam (class 12th or equivalent) – Candidates belonging to the general category must score a minimum aggregate of 75% marks in qualifying exam (class 12th or equivalent) with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as main subjects. Aspiring candidates belonging to the SC and ST category must score a minimum aggregate of 65% to stay eligible for JEE Advanced.
6. Previously admitted in any IIT – Any candidate who has previously been enrolled in any IIT branch and has dropped out of the college, will not be eligible for appearing in the JEE Main. Also, candidates who have previously accepted a seat by reporting at the centre and then have withdrawn from the seat will not be considered eligible to appear for the examination.
Given below is the list of qualifying exams which are accepted by the governing body of JEE Advanced. You must have cleared the qualifying exam from any of the following, to stay eligible for the JEE Advanced 2020:
It is crucial to know for the candidates that the governing body of the JEE Advanced has implemented two criterias concerned with class 12th performance of the candidates. Candidates must fulfill at least one of the two criteria to stay eligible for the JEE Advanced-
Following are the subjects which are considered for evaluation of aggregate marks-
Governing body of the JEE Advanced has set eligibility criteria for the foreign nationals as well. Candidates belonging to the below-mentioned categories will be considered as Foreign Nationals-
The governing body of JEE Advanced has allotted 10% of total number of seats to the foreign nationals.
Before filling the application form, candidates belonging to the “foreign nationals” category must fulfill the below given eligibility criteria.
These candidates are not required to qualify JEE Main 2020 and are eligible to register for JEE Advanced 2020 directly, subject to fulfilment of other eligibility criteria.
Yes, you are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced 2020, provided that you also satisfy other JEE Advanced eligibility criteria. Read all the guidelines mentioned in this article carefully.
The basic JEE Advanced eligibility criteria for the year 2020 was previously stated as- that candidates must secure a place in top 2,50,000 candidates of JEE Main 2020. He/she must have scored at least 75% marks (OPEN category) in class 12th or equivalent, with Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry as main subjects. For SC, ST and OBC (NCL) candidates, the minimum marks required in class 12th or equivalent is 65%. However, HRD Minister Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal recently announced that the qualifying JEE Advanced candidates for the year 2020 will be granted admission irrespective of the marks obtained in 10+2 or equivalent.
The JEE Advanced eligibility criteria for age limit is given below-
1. Candidates belonging to the OPEN category must be born on or after 1st October 1995.
2. Candidates belonging to SC, ST and OBC (NCL) categories must be born after 1st October 1990 (5 Year relaxation).
3. Candidates belonging to Foreign Nationals category, must be born on or after 1st October 1995.
Yes, foreign nationals can appear for the JEE Advanced without appearing for the JEE Main provided that they fulfill all the prescribed eligibility criteria implemented by the governing body of JEE Advanced. Read the article above for all the essential information regarding ‘JEE Advanced eligibility criteria’ for foreign nationals.
You may give as many as two attempts of JEE Advanced in consecutive years.
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