JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020
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JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020 - IIT Delhi will be releasing the eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2020 along with the official notification. JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria consists of the conditions and requirements that has to be met by the candidates to appear for the entrance examination. Candidates who fail to satisfy JEE Advanced eligibility criteria 2020 will not be allowed to attempt the examination. Factors such as performance in JEE Main, qualifying marks and more will constitute the eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2020. The authorities will be shortlisting top 250,000 JEE Main candidates to appear for JEE Advanced 2020. Only those candidates who qualify JEE Main will be eligible for JEE Advanced. Candidates can read the full article to know more about JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020.

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JEE Advanced 2020 will be conducted on May 17. The application form of JEE Advanced 2020 will be released in online mode tentatively in the first week of May.

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates are expected to meet all of the five criteria mentioned by the authorities under JEE Advanced eligibility criteria 2020. If the candidates are not able to meet the criteria, then they may be disqualified from the admission procedure.

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Criterion 1 - Performance in JEE Main 2020

It is essential for the candidates to have qualified JEE Main 2020 (Paper 1) and be among the top 250,000 (including all categories) candidates. The number of candidates has been increased by the authorities for the new session. Among the top 250,000 JEE Main qualified candidates, the categories will be divided as follows:

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  • GEN-EWS - 4%

  • OBC-NCL - 27%

  • SC - 15%

  • ST - 7.5%

  • OPEN - 46.5%

Previous Year’s Category-wise Distribution of Top 245,000 Candidates

Order

Category

Number of “Top” Candidates

1

OPEN

108229

113925

2

OPEN-PwD

5696

3

GEN-EWS

9310

9800

4

GEN-EWS-PwD

490

5

OBC-NCL

62843

66150

6

OBC-NCL-PwD

3307

7

SC

34913

36750

8

SC-PwD

1837

9

ST

17456

18375

10

ST-PwD

919

Criterion 2 - Age Limit

There may not be any age limit for JEE Advanced 2020 since in the previous session, the Supreme Court had ordered that candidates who are 25 years and older will also be eligible for the examination. However, the admission would be provisional.

Criterion 3 - Number of Attempts

JEE Advanced can be attempted a maximum of two times in two consecutive years by the candidates.

Criterion 4 - Appearance in 12th (or equivalent) Examination

The candidates should have appeared for 12th standard (or equivalent) qualifying examination in 2019 or 2020, for the first time. However, if the result is declared for the academic year 2017-18 after June 2018, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their 12th standard qualifying exam in 2018 will also be termed eligible for JEE Advanced 2020, if they also meet the other eligibility criteria.

Criterion 5 - Earlier Admissions at IITs

Candidates who have been admitted in an IIT will not be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020, irrespective of whether he/she continued in the programme or not. Those candidates who accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past will also not be eligible. Along with the above mentioned criteria, those candidates whose admissions at IITs was cancelled after joining will also not be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.

As per the eligibility criteria, those candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 will be able to appear for JEE Advanced 2020. Similarly, those candidates who paid the seat acceptance fee in 2019 will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020 if the meet the following conditions:

  • Did not report at any reporting centres OR

  • Withdrew before the last round of seat allotment OR

  • Had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the final round of seat allotment

Qualifying Examinations Considered as Equivalent to 12th Standard

  • Final examination of 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

  • Final examination of the two year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

  • Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the AIU.

  • H.S.C. vocational examination.

  • Diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or a State Board of Technical Education of at least 3 years duration.

  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.

  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

Performance in 12th Standard (or Equivalent) Board Examination

At least one of the following two criteria has to be met by the candidates to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020:

  • Should have scored at least 75% aggregate marks in 12th standard (or equivalent) examination. For SC/ST/PwD, the aggregate marks should be at least 65%.

  • Candidates should be within the top 20 percentile (category-wise) of successful candidates in their respective 12th standard (or equivalent) board examination.

It should be noted that the marks secured in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks and cutoff marks for fulfilling the top 20 percentile criterion:

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

  • Language (if the candidates have taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered)

  • Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest mark will be considered)

Calculation Process of Total Marks for 12th (or equivalent) Examination

  • For calculation of the total marks for five subjects, if the marks given in a subject is not out of 100, then the marks will be scaled (up or down) to 100 so that the total aggregate marks becomes out of 500.

  • If a Board awards only letter grades without providing an equivalent percentage of marks on the grade sheet, then the candidate will have to obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the equivalent marks and submit it at the time of acceptance if the allocated seat. If the candidate fails to provide the certificate, then the final decision will be taken by the Joint Implementation Committee.

  • In case any of the subjects Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Language are not evaluated in the final year, then the marks for the same subject from the previous year/s will be used for calculating percentage of aggregate marks.

  • Candidates who appeared in 12th standard (or equivalent) board examination for the first time in 2019 and reappeared in all subjects in 2020 will have to note that the best of the two performances will be considered.

  • If a Board gives aggregate marks considering both 11th and 12th standard examinations, then only 12th standard marks will be considered. If a Board gives aggregate marks considering the results of all three years of a 3 year diploma or courses of equivalent duration, then only the marks scored in the final year will be considered. Similarly, for Boards which follow a semester system, the marks scored in the final two semesters will be considered.

  • If a Board does not release marks scored in individual subjects but gives only the aggregate marks, then the aggregate marks given by the Board will be considered.

JEE Advanced 2020 Additional Requirements for Certain Courses

  • Candidates opting for Mining Engineering, Mining Machinery Engineering, Integrated M.Sc program in Geology or Geophysics, or Petroleum Engineering should not have any form of blindness. At the time of seat acceptance, a certificate from a govt. registered medical practitioner has to be produced.

  • For Mining Engineering, the standards of visual acuity with or without glasses will be strictly adhered as per DGMS Circular 14 of 1972. Candidates with one-eyed vision will not be permitted to work underground.

  • Female candidates will not be allowed to work underground and in mines as per Section 45 (1) of the Mines Act, 1952. However, female candidates will be admitted to Mining Engineering or Mining Machinery Engineering related courses at IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, IIT Kharagpur and IIT (BHU) Varanasi.

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Cutoff for Top 20 Percentile

  • Category wise cutoff marks for the top 20 percentile are calculated based on the marks scored by the candidates who pass in their respective boards in the particular year.

  • Cutoff marks for PwD candidates will be the same as the lowest of the cutoff marks for other categories.

  • Top 20 percentile cutoff for the academic year 2020 will be considered for those candidates who passed the 12th standard (or equivalent) examination in the same year. Similarly cutoff of 2019 will be taken for candidates who qualified the exam in the academic year 2019.

  • Candidates who appeared for the qualifying exam for the first time in 2019 and wish to reappear in 2020 for the sole objective of qualifying for the top 20 percentile cutoff will have to reattempt all of the subjects. The top 20 percentile cutoff of 2019 will be considered for such candidates.

  • In case a Board does not provide information about the top 20 percentile cutoff, the candidates will have to produce a certificate from the respective board stating that he/she falls within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates.

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Aggregate Marks of 75% (65% for SC/ST/PwD)

  • 12th standard (or equivalent) Board examination aggregate marks secured in 2020 will be considered for those candidates who pass the 12th standard in 2020.

  • The aggregate marks scored by the candidates in the 12th standard (or equivalent) Board examination of 2019 will be considered provided the candidates do not reappear for the examination in 2020 in any of the subjects.

  • If a candidate has passed 12th standard (or equivalent) examination in 2019 and wishes to improve his/her aggregate marks to satisfy the criterion of 75% aggregate marks (65% for SC/ST/PwD), then he/she can reappear for any number of subjects for improvement. The percentage marks in this situation will be calculated by considering the marks obtained in 2019 or 2020, whichever is higher, in the respective subjects, in his/her two attempts in 2019 and 2020.

This article has been written as per last year’s information. Updated details will be available here as soon as it is released by the authorities.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: I appeared in Class XII examination for the first time in 2018. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced)-2019?

Answer:

Yes. You are eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced)-2019, provided you also satisfy all other eligibility criteria.

Question: I appeared in Class XII examination for the first time in 2017 and my Class XII examination board declared the results by June 2017. I neither appeared in JEE (Advanced)-2017 nor in JEE (Advanced)-2018. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced)-2019?

Answer:

NO. You are NOT eligible for JEE (Advanced)-2019.

Question: During JEE (Main)-2019 registration I have declared my category wrongly. Can I correct it during JEE (Advanced)-2019 registration?

Answer:

No. Category declared during JEE (Main) 2019 registration cannot be changed during JEE (Advanced)-2019 registration.

Question: I have appeared in JEE (Main) Paper II. Am I eligible for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) without writing JEE (Advanced)-2019?

Answer:

No. Only the candidates who qualify JEE (Advanced)-2019 are eligible for AAT 2019. There is no relation between JEE (Main) Paper II and AAT.

Question: I had taken admission in one of the NITs in 2018. Am I eligible for JEE (Advanced)-2019?

Answer:

Yes. Candidates who had taken admissions in NITs in 2018 are also eligible for appearing in JEE (Advanced)-2019, provided they satisfy all other eligibility criteria.

Question: I took admission in an IIT program on the basis of JEE (Advanced) 2018. However, I did not continue with the program and left the program. Am I eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019?

Answer:

No. You are not eligible to write JEE (Advanced)-2019.

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Hello dear student,

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