JEE ADVANCED 2020 RESERVATION
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
IIT Delhi has released the reservation criteria for GEN-EWS, SC, ST, OBC (NCL), PwD and Female category candidates, along with the official brochure. The valid proof of JEE Advanced Eligibility must be submitted in order to avail of the reservation. The category once submitted in IIT records, cannot be changed under any circumstances.
After the declaration of JEE Main result, top 2,50,000 candidates can apply for JEE Advanced. Candidates must note that if it is discovered at any stage that a candidate has used a false or incorrect document or information in order to avail the benefit of the reservation, then such a candidate will be excluded from the admission process.
Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced 2020 must take note of the following points:
Candidates should be among 2,50,000 in JEE Main Paper 1 to be eligible for JEE Advanced. The following table shows the order to be followed while choosing top 2,50,000* candidates in various categories:
|Category||Number of “Top” Candidates|
Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories. Check JEE Advanced Eligibility and Reservation for Foreign Nationals
Indian nationals belonging to SC/ST/OBC-NCL are admitted under the seats reserved for them under the rules and guidelines laid down by Government of India. The category wise reservation matrix of seats (in percentage) is provided in the following table:
|Category||Reservation of Seats|
|General – Economically Weaker Section (GEN-EWS)||10%|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||27%|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
Note: Within each of the categories – OPEN, GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC and ST category seats, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
Defence Service candidates are defined as children of defence/paramilitary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action at war front or peacetime operations. 2 seats are reserved for allotment in each institute under JEE Advanced for DS candidates. However, in order to avail this preferential allotment, a DS candidate must qualify the JEE Advanced and hence, be in the Common Rank List of JEE.
Persons with Disability (PwD)- 5% seats (horizontally) are reserved in each of the following categories:
Candidates with 40% or more disability irrespective of the type- locomotive, visual or dyslexic are given higher priority. Preference to Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit enough to take up the course.
The following Report is required to be submitted by Dyslexic candidates:
A scribe is an individual who writes the examination for a person with a physical or learning disability and which restrains him from writing the examination. Typically, the scribe reads out the question and writes the response/marks the response in OMR sheet after the candidate says the final answer. For IIT JEE Advanced, scribe is a class 11 student from science stream having Mathematics as one of the subjects
Essential Documents for All Candidates
Essential Documents for GEN-EWS category candidates
Essential Documents for OBC-NCL category candidates
Essential Documents for SC or ST category candidates
Caste certificate for SC candidates and Tribe certificate for ST candidates, as per the latest guidelines of GOI.
Essential Documents for PwD category candidates
For Candidates Needing the Services of Scribe
Request letter to the Chairman of the respective zonal coordinating IIT (FORM-SCRIBE).
For Candidates Seeking Admission under the DS category
Certificate (FORM-DS) issued by a competent authority in the Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation, New Delhi under the Ministry of Defence or the Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India.
Persons who are not covered under the scheme of reservation for SCs, STs, and OBCs and whose family has a gross annual income below Rs 8 lakh are only identified as EWS for benefit of reservation. The benefit of reservation under EWS can be availed upon production of an Income and Asset Certificate issued by a Competent Authority.
Regardless of what the family income is, if the candidates fall under any of the following, they can’t avail the benefits of EWS quota:
Following is the list of the competent authorities who can issue an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’:
Ques. Can I change my category in JEE Advanced Registration form?
Ans. The category of a candidate as entered in the database, which will be made available by the JEE Apex Board, will be final and shall remain the same in JEE Advanced 2020. Any requests for change of category will not be entertained.
Ques. Is there sports quota at the IIT?
Ans. No. There is no sports quota for admission in IITs.
Ques. What is the JEE Advanced reservation criteria for students applying from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh? Is there any reservation or specific quota for them?
Ans.Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course. Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as defined by Government of India.
Ques. How many seats are reserved for candidates belonging to Defence Service?
Ans.2 seats are reserved for preferential allotment at all the IITs for candidates belonging to Defence Service. To avail the benefit, the candidate needs to be listed in the Common Merit List released after the announcement of JEE Advanced Result.
Ques. What are the documents required in order to apply under GEN-EWS category?
Ans. Documents required for GEN-EWS category candidates are as follows:
*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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