Who can Appear in IIT JEE Exam

Rahul Sharma
Dec 23, 2017 · 3 min read

Hello Aspirants,

Are you a techno savvy? Do machines attracts you? Do you think to discover something different that can help mankind in daily work?

If Yes! Engineering is the best field to fulfill your dreams.

There is always a demand of skilled Engineers in many different fields that can discover, maintain and fulfill the demands of new projects for Country Economy.

Many of you might have interest in Science and Technology and aspire to make career in the Engineering Field. But do you know how you can do this?

Well! We have answer for your query, go through the article given below.

What is IIT JEE Exam?

IIT JEE Exam is the perfect gateway for the aspirants who want to make career in the Engineering field.

The exam is conducted in two phases-

JEE Main and JEE Advanced

JEE Main is a exam of high difficulty level If you qualify this exam you can get admission in Various Best Engineering Colleges like NIT, IIIT’s and GFTI’s and other Popular Private Engineering Colleges.

JEE Advanced is one of the most popular & toughest exams in India.

The Exam is conducted as second phase for students who get qualify in JEE Main Exam and get chance for taking admission in IITs and IISc colleges.

Here in this blog, we have provided sure short information related to Joint Entrance Exam. Now let’s explore more about the exam.

IIT JEE 2018 Eligibility, No. of Attempts, age & Qualification Criteria.

Well! Before planning to appear in JEE Exams, it’s very essential to check the eligibility criteria as many students skip this important step. All your doubts are going to be cleared now. Let’s check out one by one.

Ø Age limit to appear in IIT JEE Exam- Candidates must have been born on or after October 1, 1993.That means the age should not be above 25 Years for Unreserved and OBC candidates.

There is a relaxation of 5 Years for SC/ST and PWD candidates.

Note: The Date of Birth will be considered as mentioned in the Secondary Education Board/University Certificate.

Ø No of Attempts- A candidate can appear for JEE Main 3 times whereas the limit is 2 times for JEE Advanced Exam.

While candidates appearing from Nagaland, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha States are not considered for these criteria as, these states were added in JEE Main Exam in 2014.The no of attempts and age limit will be as per past practice.

Ø Qualifying Subjects- Candidates appearing in IIT JEE Exam must pass in at least 5 Subjects from recognized Board/University with Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics as compulsory and other vocational subjects.

Ø Passing Marks-There are no specific passing percentage criteria for candidates appearing in JEE Main Exam 2018.While, to appear in JEE Advanced, candidate must have scored aggregate 75 % in 12th for General and min 65 % for SC/ST, PWD candidates

Candidate could also be within top 20 percentile in their respective Reservation categories.

Ø Qualifying Exams- To be Eligible for JEE Exams a candidate should qualify in any of the following exams

ü Senior Secondary exam conducted by CBSE, ICSE, NIOS, state boards or any other recognized Intermediate Board.

ü Any public school, University or Board Examination in India or Foreign country that is recognized equivalent to Association of Indian Universities.

ü Candidate in Final Year of 2-year course of Joint Service Wing of National Defense Academy (NDA).

ü General Certificate Examination (London/Cambridge/ Sri Lanka) at the Advanced(A) Level.

ü Candidates whose admission was cancelled by IITs or ISM is not eligible to appear in the exam.

ü High-school Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva could appear in the JEE Examination

These were the important points to be noted while appearing in JEE Examination, I hope the above article helped you a lot to gather all the relevant information and clear all your doubts related to appear in the exam.