JEE ADVANCED 2020 ELIGIBILITY
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Along with the official notification, JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria has been released by IIT Delhi, the organizing institute of JEE Advanced 2020. As basic eligibility, applicants must have a rank within the top 2,50,000 in JEE Main 2020 across all categories in order to apply for JEE Advanced 2020
The exam is conducted by one of the seven zonal coordinating IITs under JAB for admission to Bachelor, Integrated Master, and Dual Degree programs in all the IITs. JEE Advanced 2020 was scheduled for May 17, 2020 in computer-based mode. However, due to the JEE Main postponement, it has been postponed. JEE Advanced 2020 is now scheduled for August 23, 2020. Detailed eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2020 such as age limit, the percentage required, passing year, qualification and nationality are mentioned in the following article. Check JEE Advanced Reservation
There are five criteria that a candidate must fulfill to appear in JEE Advanced 2020. JEE Advanced eligibility for engineering aspirants is as follows:
For the convenience of candidates, the category-wise distribution of candidates for the previous year is tabulated below:
|Category||Number of “Top” Candidates|
Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1995. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e. these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1990.
A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
Candidates should have appeared for the class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2019 or 2020 with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
However, if the examination Board of Class 12 declares the results for the academic year 2017-18 after June 2018, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their class XII exam in 2018 are also eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria.
In case, the Examination Board of Class 12 declared the results for the academic year 2017-18 before June 2018 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020.
Candidates must qualify one of the following criteria for admission to IITs:
Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in class 12 (or equivalent) Board examination. The aggregate marks for SC, ST and PwD candidates should be at least 65% with Physics, chemistry maths as compulsory subjects in the Class XII Board examination in 2019 or 2020.
Must be within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 (or equivalent) board examination in 2019 or 2020 with physics, chemistry, and mathematics as compulsory subjects.
If a Board gives letter grades without the equivalent percentage, the candidate should present a certificate from the Board specifying the equivalent marks against the grades. The marks scored in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks and the cut-off marks for fulfilling the top 20 percentile criterion:
Candidates falling under the following category will be considered as Foreign Nationals for JEE Advanced:
These candidates are not required to write JEE Main and may register for JEE Advanced 2020 directly subject to fulfilment of other eligibility criteria.
The candidate should satisfy at least one of the following two criteria for admission to IITs:
Must have secured at least 75% aggregate marks in class 12 (or equivalent) Board examination.
Must be within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 (or equivalent) board examination.
The marks scored in the following five subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate marks and the cut-off marks for fulfilling the top 20 percentile criterion:
Foreign centres where JEE Advanced 2020 will be held are as follows:
Ques. How much marks should I score in JEE Main to be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced?
Ans. Eligibility for JEE Advanced depends upon the JEE Main Cut off. Students who clear the cut off and be in the top 2.5 lakh AIR holders of JEE Main will be considered eligible for JEE Advanced.
Ques. I have entered a wrong category during my JEE Main Registration, can I correct it during JEE Advanced Registration?
Ans. No, Category entered during JEE Main Registration can’t be changed under JEE Advanced Registration.
Ques. I have wrongly entered my category as GEN-EWS during JEE Main Registration. But I don’t belong to GEN-EWS category, can I still register for JEE Advanced?
Ans. Yes, you can register for JEE Advanced 2020 by declaring that you do not belong to GEN EWS category provided your JEE Main score is above the general category cut off.
Ques. I have appeared for class XII exam in 2020, can I register for JEE Advanced 2020 without uploading a certificate?
Ans. Yes, the candidates who appeared in class XII exam in 2020 do not have to upload any document regarding their class XII examination at the time of registration.
Ques. What are all the subjects that are considered for JEE Advanced eligibility?
Ans. The minimum qualifying marks to be eligible for JEE Advanced eligibility is 75% in class 12. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English/Hindi and any other subject apart from these 4.
Ques. I appeared in Class XII for the first time in 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
Ans. Yes. You are eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced, provided you also satisfy all other eligibility criteria.
Ques. I appeared in Class XII examination for the first time in 2018 and my Class XII examination board declared the results by June 2018. I neither appeared in JEE Advanced 2018 nor in JEE Advanced 2019. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced 2020?
Ans. No. You’re not eligible for the exam.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College
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