JEE Advanced Eligibility 2022 (Relaxed) – Check Attempts, Qualification

JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria has been relaxed. Candidates must check the complete eligibility before filling the application form. JEE Advance is a national level entrance test organized by IITs under the supervision of the Joint Admission Board. Last year, it was organized by IIT, Kharagpur. 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 2022. 

JEE Advanced Eligibility 2022 – Relaxed

newiconJEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria has been relaxed due to Covid 19 pandemic. Click here to view eligibility.

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Candidates always check the eligibility first before filling the JEE Advanced 2022 application form, as only eligible candidates will allow to set in examination.

New Changes in Eligibility due to Covid 19 pandemic:

  • Candidates who appeared in class 12th (or equivalent) examination for the first time in 2020 OR 2021 AND successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but were absent in BOTH the papers, i.e., Paper 1 and Paper 2, of JEE (Advanced) 2021, are eligible to directly appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.
  • candidates who appeared in class 12th (or equivalent) examination in 2020 for the first time are also eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022. Such candidate(s) should appear/should have appeared in JEE (Main) 2022 and meet the cut-off score of the top 2,50,000 successful candidates.
  • This one-time measure is applicable to ONLY those candidates for whom the appearance in JEE (Advanced) 2022 will be their first or second attempt.
  • These candidates must confirm their eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022 by visiting the official website and filling in the requisite information during the registration.


  • 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 Criteria:

  • Age Limit: Students should have born on or after 1st October 1997 (for general candidates) and 1st October 1991 (for SC/ST & PwD candidates).

JEE Main 2022 Performance Eligibility:

  • Candidate should be among the top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2021 to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2022.
  • The percentages of various categories are: 10% for GEN- EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 40.5% 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:

OrderCategoryNumber of “Top” CandidatesTotal

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 2021 or 2022 for the first time in all subjects are eligible to apply.

newiconAs per the new changes and relaxation introduced in eligibility of JEE Advanced 2021, students will not be required to fullfill minimum eligibility marks of 75% (65% for ST/ SC) in 12th level to get admission in IIT. Students passing 12th level & JEE Main will be eligible for JEE Advanced.

  • Candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2021-22 were declared after June 2022 will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022.
  • The following 5 subjects will be considered:
    (a) Physics
    (b) Chemistry
    (c) Mathematics
    (d) A Language
    (e) Any subject (other than four above mentioned subject).

Earlier Admission at IITs: 

  • Candidates who have 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 2021 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2022.
  • Those candidates who have paid the seat acceptance fee in 2021 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 2022:

  • 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.

Click here to view JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility (Official)

If you have any other queries regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2022, you may leave your queries below in the comment box.

Displaying 161 Comments
  1. Swamy says:

    sir I have scored 40% of jee mains and I’m st categore any chances to get nit, iiit, gftis seat, kindly sort clarification and thanku sir

  2. Aisha says:

    Sir my percentile is 83 and my ews rank is 26k whether i am eligible for advance or not

  3. Sanskriti Srivastava says:

    Sir,This year i attempted JEE mains september 2020 and got eligible for JEE advanced .Now i am worried that if i will not get good ranks in advanced,so i won’t get admission in IITD,so being a general candidate how many attempt i have to give this advanced paper again

  4. Sanyam says:

    Sir, I got 97 percentile in JEE Main and qualified. Now I am skipping JEE Advance this year. Can I appear in JEE Advance next year?

  5. Drisya S says:

    I had passed my 12 th board in 2019.I repeated for jee main and advanced in 2020.Unfortunately I was unable to clear jee advanced 2020. I wish to repeat again in 2021. Am I eligible to appear for JEE advanced 2021. Please reply fast I want to take a decision.

  6. Devil says:

    With 55.5percentile of ST category can I appear for JEE Advanced

  7. sanajy says:


  8. Lakshya says:

    Sir I got 80.094 percentile in jee mains. Am I eligible for jee advance 2020? I belong to GEN-EWS category…

    Recently I received a message from NICSMS stating you are eligible for jee advanced. Please help in this regard.

  9. Vanshika says:

    My rank is 95731.
    I’m I eligible to write jee adv


    Sir, I am a SC category student. My rank is 35882 and percentile is 56.587. Am I eligible to write JEE ADV ?

  11. Hitesh kumar says:

    I appear in main 2019 but not in jee advance
    Next year
    2020 i also appear in jee main or jee advance also
    Next year 2021 i am eligible for jee main but can i eligible for jee advance also?

  12. Raj shekhar verma says:

    I was passout in 2019
    And give my 1st jee mains but not get enough marks for jee adv and now i have taken drop for jee 2020 and now i am enough marks for jee adv my rank in 1k crl
    Can i gave jee adv exam next year2021 too
    Becoz only two times for jee adv and 3 times for jee mains but in 2019 i not given becoz of my less marks in jee mains that means i can give jee adv in 2020 and 2021?

  13. Mrithu says:

    I have scored 87.6 percentile in JEE 2020 and I belong to SC category. I want to know whether iam selected for JEEADV or not.

  14. Mrithu says:

    I have scored 87.6 percentile in JEE 2020. I want to know whether iam selected for JEE ADV or not.

  15. Nitesh says:

    I got 75.7156 percentile in jee mains 2020 belong to obc but my rank is 260112 I am eligible for jee advanced or not

  16. Khushi says:

    Sir I got 55.5percentile in jee mains 2020 I am from obc category am I eligible for jee advance

  17. Sri says:

    I am appear my board exam in 2019 in that year I can’t appear jee advance I have chance to appear 2020 and 2021 also dir

  18. Srihari says:

    I am appear my board exam in 2019 in that year I can’t appear jee advance I have chance to appear 2020 and 2021

  19. shrutarshee kundu says:

    i got 79 percentile in jee mains 2020 . can i eligible for jee advanced in obc-ncl category

  20. Ayush Yadav says:

    Sir,maine class 12me 94percent marks prapt Kiya hai.Am I aligible

  21. Nitin says:

    Hello sir,
    I am passed 12th in 2020.
    i will appear for jee main 2020 first time but i will not appear advance 2020.
    What Am I eligible for jee main and advanced in 2022 plz reply me….

  22. Jayant bhati says:

    I have given 12th in 2020 am i eligible for jee advanced 2022 ?

  23. aditya says:

    can i give jee advanced if i qualify in mains april

  24. Kaas says:

    Sir if i have failed in 2020 and going to repeat in 2021. Can i give jee advanced in 2022?

  25. dev says:

    hi sir
    i have doubt on writing in jee exam
    i have completed tenth now only can i write jee this year

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      No, it is mandatory to either qualify 12th or must be appearing in 12th in year 2020 to be eligible.

  26. murali kumar says:

    I passed 10th in 2014 and i will appear in 12th board in 2018 for the first time .am i eligible for jee advance

  27. murali kumar says:

    I passed 10th in 2014 and i will appear in 12th board in 2018 .am i eligible for jee advance

  28. murali kumar says:

    I have passed 10th board in 2014 and i will appear for 12th in 2018 for the first time. Am i eligible for jee advance

  29. Rekha says:

    Sir,I passed 12th in 2015.I could not appear for jee advance any time.Am I eligible eligible for taking jee main & advance paper.plz reply

  30. Your Name...Nidhi says:

    sir, I gave mains and advanced paper last year in 2016 and have now taken admission in an nit,now i wanna give advanced 2017 paper retaining my last years mains marks without appearing for mains paper, is it possible 2 do so??

  31. Rajesh Thakur says:

    Sir mere 12th me 60% he.agar mera jee main me acha rank aata he to kya me advance ke liye apply kar sakta hun

  32. rajsagar says:

    sir mere 12th me 70% parcent hai cetigiri sc kya mai avanced eliggibal hu

  33. Viral vasava says:

    I’m belong to st category so What’s the percentage is needed for jee.

  34. kamal says:

    I passed 12 exam in my 2nd attempt with 95% in 2016 . I have never given jee mains + advance . am I eligible to give jee advance exam this year?

  35. dhruval meena says:

    Hello sir,
    My name is dhruval i have scored 68.4 %age and i m in st category will i be eligible for jee advanced

  36. Mukul Atal says:

    Sir,I m a foreign national and have scored 65℅ in my 12 board examination,am I eligible for jee advance 2017?

  37. suroj says:

    I am requesting you to plz info. I am a ST student of Odisha .I have scored in PHY-64,Che-65 ,math-56,Eng-34,odia-80 and bio-78 in CHSE Odisha state board 2016 .total marks 377 .Can I eligibile for jee advance 2017 by top 20 pecentaile category wise .plz give me information

  38. bela shah says:

    My son born in India and having candian citizen ship with Oci card and schooling in india since last 10 years. IS he eligible to appear for JEE mains and Jee advance ?
    we should inform that he is foreigner or he will be getting/ treated as indian for admission critiria or we have to pay in dollars for Nri quota?

  39. Danish Ansari says:

    sir i am danish ansari and my up board prcntg is 74.5℅ am i eligible to give jee main 2017 exam??? plz reply me

  40. Vk says:

    I had got 72% in 2016 board’s exam but acorrding to the list of top 20 percentile given in josaa I’m in top 20 percentile then can I give IIT exam in 2017 ???

  41. khushwant sen says:

    I have 78.3% in boards but I am not having 75% in pcm am I eligible for advance … and also if I appear for improvement exam , so do I need to give exam for all 5 subject for jee advance eligibility or I can give exam of any 2 or 3 exam??

  42. Gaurav says:

    As I passed 12th in 2016 with 95 percentage and l have not appeared in jee main and advanced in 2016 .Is i eligible to give jee main and advanced in 2017 and 2018 (two consecutive attempts).

  43. madhu says:

    Sir I have passed 12 in 2015 I gave my jee main exam first time in 2016 can I appear for main and advanced in 2017 as a two year consecutive rule plz reply

  44. madhu says:

    Sir I have passed 12 in 2015 I gave my jee main exam first time in 2016 can I appear for main and advanced in 2017 as a two year consecutive rule

  45. DIWAKAR says:


  46. sadik says:

    Sir just tell me that what is the meaning of “Students should be within the top 20 percentile category wise of successful candidates in their 12th or equivalent exam.”

  47. Aditya Anshu says:

    I scored 64.8% in 12th bseb board.Am I eligible to apply for jee mains as well as jee advanced 2017 as well as can I get admitted to iits and nits after qualifying jee based on this aggregate marks?If not,what is the solution to this problem?

  48. Rajesh says:

    Sir, if I’m not in top 20 percentile n got over 75% am I eligible for jee advanced 2017

  49. shubham vishwakarma says:

    I am passed 12th in 2015. can i eligible in jee advanced

  50. tage gyati says:

    Sir, I got 69% in 2016 & I’m ST I eligible for admission in IIT and NIT if I qualified remaining criteria?

  51. Rohan says:

    Sir , I have got 72% in hsc board exam 2016 and my marks are belong in categoriwise top 20 percentile. Will I am eligible for jee advanced 2017?

  52. Sarvgyan Team says:


  53. Sarvgyan Team says:

    Yes you can.

  54. Sarvgyan Team says:

    Yes you can use OBC for 2017.

  55. Saksham says:

    Sir, i have obc ncl certificate of State government published on 20 april 2016 will it be eligible for obc ncl in jee mains and advance 2017

  56. Vikrant says:

    Sir i have scored 75 % in cbse boards am i eligible for jee advanced 2017

  57. Omprakash says:

    Sir I’m passing we th by state open university 2016&my percentile is 80%
    Can I eligible for jee advanced2017 plz reply

  58. Priyadharshini says:

    Sir I have passed my 12th in 2016 and I have passed jee main 2016 and I failed in jee advanced I want to reappear for both jee main and jee advanced I heard that I have chance to appear in jee adv as I had passed in 2016 my question is can I able to appear in jee advice in 2017 eventhough when I would fail in jee main 2017

  59. Ravi Chaudhary says:

    Sir I have pased clas 12th in 2015 and i have pased improvement in 2016 in all subject and i have not given advanced paper in both year can i give advance paper in 2017..

  60. Your Name...Devjyoti Halder says:

    sir ; I am passed 12th exam with 65% in pcm and allover 73.2% west Bengal board I am really interested to attend this exam can I eligible for this exam if it’s yes so please tell me the date this exam and pattern
    my what’s app number 9593768569 its also my contacting number
    thank you

  61. Rahul Gupta says:

    Sir I am pass out 12 from u.p board and I scored 79.20 percentage. Then my question is I will appear to jee main only or jee advance or both will be. Sir please give me jee criteria 2017 information.

  62. Gulshan says:

    Sir I have 65% in my up board result in the year of 2016 with pcm .I am eligible for the examination of jee mains & advanced.& I am in Sc category


    SIR Iam 12th pass in 2015 .
    can I give JEE Advance exams.


    Sir those student who appeared their 12th board exam in 2015 and appeared jee adv exam only once in 2016 can they apper jee adv 2017 ?

  65. arshad says:

    sir i’m 2016 pass out
    if i give cbse improvement in 1 subj then i m eligible for jee mains and adv

  66. Soumya says:

    Sir,I secured 63%in chse board & I’m in sc category. If I secured 100 marks above in JEE main2017 ,can I elligble to get nit ?
    Plz tell me …..

  67. Satyabrata Dalei says:

    Sir, I have secured 63% in board.but am a sc catagory can I take admission into NIT. If I overcome the cutoff mark of jee main…. ????

  68. Avani meshram says:

    Its been written their that if a students has appeared for 12th equivalent in year 2014 is not applicable,n if students has appeared in 2016 or 2017, he is applicable….what if students has appeared 12th in 2015??? And it is also said that students can give advance 2017 for 2 consecutive years…I have given my 12th and jee mains in 2015.I didn’t appeared for advance .can I give jee advance 2017.

  69. rushikesh chopade says:

    i got 77% in my state boards exams in 2016. but my avg. score in pcm is 67%. i am going to repeat 4 jee advanced in 2017. will i be eligible for exam?

  70. ashish singh says:

    I got 66% in boards can i eligible for jee advance

  71. nitesh Choudhary says:

    Sir I score 65% in 12th so can I eligible for giving jee advance

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