JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020 – Check Attempts, Qualification, Age Limit
JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria must be checked by the applicants before filling the application form. JEE Advance is a national level entrance test organized by IITs under the supervision of the Joint Admission Board. It will be organized by IIT, Delhi. This exam is conducted for providing admission to students in UG, PG and other courses in engineering, architecture, science or pharmaceutical offered by IITs and ISM. Students are suggested to check the eligibility criteria before applying. Through this article, students can check detailed information about JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020.
JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020
Candidates always check the eligibility first before filling the JEE Advanced 2020 application form. The complete eligibility criteria are given below:
- Indian citizen and OCI & PIO candidates are eligible to apply.
Number of Attempts:
- Students can attempt JEE Advanced exam for maximum two times in consecutive years.
- Age Limit: Students should have born on or after 1st October 1995 (for general candidates) and 1st October 1990 (for SC/ST & PwD candidates).
JEE Main 2020 Performance Eligibility:
- Candidate should be among the top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2020 to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2020.
- 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, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexic) candidates.
The authority will follow the following order for selecting top 2,50,000 candidates in various categories:
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Note: The total number of candidates can be slightly greater than 2,50,000 in the presence of “tied” ranks/scores in any category.
Performance in Class 12th (or Equivalent):
- Candidates appeared in the 12th or equivalent exam in the year 2019 or 2020 for the first time in all subjects are eligible to apply.
- Candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2017-18 were declared after June 2018 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2020.
- In the 12th or equivalent exam, candidates should have obtained 75% aggregate for general students and 65% aggregate for SC/ST and PwD candidates. OR
- Students should be within the category-wise top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective 12th or equivalent board exam.
- For calculating the aggregate marks and cut-off marks for fulfilling the top 20 percentile criterion, the following 5 subjects will be considered:
(d) A Language
(e) Any subject (other than four above mentioned subject).
- The aggregate marks must be calculated out of 100. If the marks of any subject are not out of 100 then the marks will be scaled (up or down) to 100.
- If marks in the qualifying examination are provided in a grading format, then the candidate should obtain a certificate from the Board specifying the equivalent marks and submit it at the time of acceptance of the allocated seat. If certificate is not provided, then the decision taken by the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE (Advanced) 2020 will be final.
- If Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Language are not evaluated in the final year (e.g., in a 3-year diploma course), then the marks for the same subject from the previous year/s will be used for calculating percentage of aggregate marks
- Candidates who have appeared the class 12th examination in 2019 and re-appearing in 2020 then the best performance out of both these will be considered.
- In case of 3-year diploma or equivalent courses, 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.
- Candidates who have passed the 12th or its equivalent examination in 2019 but appearing one of the subject in 2020 improvement then, aggregate percentage will be evaluated by considering the maximum marks obtained in the required subjects.
Earlier Admission at IITs:
- Candidates who have been admitted in an IIT/ISM in the past are not eligible to appear the JEE Advanced or candidates who have accepted any seat in IIT/ISM by reporting at the reporting centre. Students whose admissions were cancelled at IITs or ISM are not eligible to apply.
- Students who have been admitted first time in a preparatory course in any IITs in the year 2019 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020.
- Those candidates who have paid the seat acceptance fee in 2019 but not accepted the seat are also eligible to apply.
Examinations Considered As Equivalent to Class 12th
Here, candidates can check the list of examination that will be considered equal to class 12th examination for JEE Advanced 2020:
- The final examination of the 10+2 system which is conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
- Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination which is conducted by a Board or University recognized by the AIUs.
- Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.
- Higher Secondary School Examination conducted by NIOS (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
- 3-year diploma course recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or a State Board of Technical Education.
- General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
- HSC examination of Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
- In case of candidates who have passed the qualifying examination from outside India or from a Board which is not mentioned above then, such candidates are required to produce the certificate from the AIU subjecting that the examination they have passed is equivalent to class 12th examination.
- If Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.
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