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JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria - Check Age, Qualification & Documents

Updated By Puja Ravi on 16 Apr, 2022 11:09

Registration Starts On August 07, 2022

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JEE Advanced 2022 New Eligibility Criteria (Announced)

Candidates who successfully pass the JEE Main 2022exam and secure a position among the top 2,50,000 candidates, will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2022. The 75% eligibility criterion was scrapped last year by the then Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal "Nishank". The exam conducting authority is responsible for furnishing the JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria. The eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2022 for various undergraduate programmes is given below.  All candidates will have to fulfil the following criteria to appear for the JEE Advanced 2022 exam.

IIT Bombay will conduct JEE Advanced 2022 on August 28, 2022. The complete schedule for this year's JEE Advanced examination is available on the official website of the institute. 

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Category Wise Percentage of Candidates to be Shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2022

The percentage of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted for JEE Advanced 2022 is as follows -

Name of the Category% of Candidates to be Shortlisted for JEE Advanced
OBC-NCL27%
SC15%
ST7.5%
Open (General)40.5%
General EWS10%

In each of these 4 categories (OBC, SC, ST & Open), 5% reservation is applicable for Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates (including Dyslexia).

Category Wise Distribution of JEE Main Candidates for JEE Advanced 2022

 Here is the category-wise distribution of top 2,50,000 JEE Main rank holders for JEE Advanced 2022 -

Category-wise No. of Top candidatesTotal no. of top candidates
OBC-NCL64,125

67,500

OBC-NCL-PwD3375
SC35,62537,500
SC - PwD1,875
ST17,81218,750
ST - PWD938
Open96,187

1,01,250

Open - PwD5,063
General EWS + General EWS PWD23,750+1,25025,000
Total

2,50,000

JEE Advanced Age Criteria 2022

The age criteria for JEE Advanced 2022 is as follows -

  • Open category candidates whose date of birth is on or after 1st Oct. 1997, will be eligible to appear for the examination.

  • For the Reserved category, candidates have been exempted by 5 years i.e., Scheduled Tribe (ST) Scheduled Caste (SC) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD). These candidates have to be born on or after 1st October 1991.

JEE Advanced 2022 Rule on Number of Attempts

  • Candidates get 2 attempts for JEE Advanced exam.
  • Candidates who appeared for the first time in JEE Advanced 2021 exam will also be eligible to take JEE Advanced 2022.

Additional Details Regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2022

Appearance in Class 12th Exam or Equivalent Examination Criteria for JEE Advanced 2022:

  • A candidate should have appeared for the first time in class 12 exam or equivalent examination either in 2020 or 2022.

  • Candidates will also be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2022 if their Class 12 result or equivalent examination board result is announced after June 2022.

Previous Admission at Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs):

  • The candidate will not get admission if he/she had been admitted in any IIT regardless of whether he/she continued in the course or not.

  • Candidate should not have accepted any of the IIT seats by reporting at a reporting centre in the past.

  • A candidate whose admission was cancelled by IIT in the past will not be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2022.

    Examination Equivalent to Class 12th Examination for JEE Advanced 2022

    • General Certificate Education (GCE)

    • Central/ State Board

    • National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS)

    • Certificate from Association of Indian (AIU)

    • National Defence Academy (NDA)

    • Diploma from the State Board of Technical Education

    • Higher Secondary Vocational Examination

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    FAQs about JEE Advanced Eligibility

    Can I appear for JEE Advanced if my admission to IIT was cancelled in the past?

    A candidate whose admission was cancelled by IIT in the past will not be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020.

    What is the percentage of marks required to apply for JEE Advanced?

    You require to obtain at least 60% in graduation to get eligible for JEE Advanced.

    Can a final exam appearing student apply for JEE Advanced?

    The final year student whose Class 12 result or equivalent examination board result is announced after June can also apply for JEE Advanced.

    How many attempts can I give for JEE Advanced?

    Candidates can give 2 attempts for JEE Advanced exam.

    Is there an upper age limit for JEE Advanced?

    The lower age to limit to apply for JEE Advanced is 25 years for General candidates and 30 years for the reserved candidate.

    What is the lower age limit for JEE Advanced?

    The lower age to limit to apply for JEE Advanced is 17 years for General candidates and 30 years for the reserved candidate.

    Is there any reservation applicable for Physically disabled candidates in JEE Advanced?

    Yes, there will be 5% reservation applicable for Physically disabled candidates in JEE Advanced.

    Is the qualifying percentage same for JEE Advanced for all category candidates?

    No, the qualifying percentage for different candidates of JEE Advanced is different. 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, 40.5% for General and 10% for EWS.

    Who circulates the eligibility required for the JEE Advanced?

    The exam conducting authority is responsible for furnishing the JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria.

    Who will be eligible for JEE Advanced exam?

    Candidates who successfully pass the JEE Main exam and secure a position among the top 2,50,000 candidates, will be eligible to apply for the JEE Advanced exam.

    Can PIO and OCI card holders apply for JEE Advanced or not?

    Yes, all foreign nationals are eligible to appear for the exam, unless there is a change in the rule.

    I got admission in NIT in 2019. Am I eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020?

    Yes, candidates who got admission to any NITs in 2019 can appear in JEE Advanced 2020 if they fulfill all other criteria.

    Who is not eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced or joining IITs-ISM?

    The candidate should not have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted admission by paying the admission fee at any of the IITs or ISM in the past; even candidates whose admission was cancelled are not eligible. A candidate who has not qualified in JEE Main will not be considered for JEE Advanced irrespective.

    I have taken admission in one of the IITs for preparatory course. Am I eligible for JEE Advanced?

    Yes, you are eligible for JEE Advanced provided you fulfill other eligibility criteria.

    How many attempts candidates have for appearing in JEE Advanced exam?

    Candidates can appear for the JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

    What is the age limit to appear in JEE Advanced exam?

    The maximum age limit permissible to appear in JEE Advanced exam varies according to the catrgory of the candidates. The maximum age limit for General candidates is 25, for reserved category candidates it is 30 years.

    What is the eligibility of OBC category for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam?

    Candidates should rank within top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in JEE Main in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced. General category candidates have to secure a minimum of 75% of marks whereas SC, ST and PWD candidates must obtain a minimum of 65% marks in Class 12 board exams. Those who feature in the list of category wise top 20 percentile in their respective class 12 board exams are also eligible.

    What is the eligibility of ST category for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam?

    Candidates should rank within top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in JEE Main in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced. General category candidates have to secure a minimum of 75% of marks whereas SC, ST and PWD candidates must obtain a minimum of 65% marks in Class 12 board exams. Those who feature in the list of category wise top 20 percentile in their respective class 12 board exams are also eligible.

    What is the eligibility of SC category for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam?

    Candidates should rank within top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in JEE Main in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced. General category candidates have to secure a minimum of 75% of marks whereas SC, ST and PWD candidates must obtain a minimum of 65% marks in Class 12 board exams. Those who feature in the list of category wise top 20 percentile in their respective class 12 board exams are also eligible.

    What is the eligibility of General EWS category for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam?

    There will not be much difference between the cutoff for General Category and EWS. The candidates will have to score a minimum of 120 marks to be eligible for the inclusion in the CRL.

    What is the eligibility of General category for appearing in JEE Advanced Exam?

    The expected cutoff for General Category candidates as per the CRL, i.e., Common Rank List is 120. Candidates attaining this college will be included in the CRL and are eligible for the JoSAA admission process.

    What is the last date for registration of JEE Advanced 2020?

    The registration for JEE Advanced closes in the second week of May

    When is registration opening for JEE Advanced 2020?

    The registration for JEE Advanced usually opens after the announcement of JEE Main April session results. The registration for the exam opens in the first week of May

    Can PIO and OCI card holders apply for JEE Advanced 2020 or not?

    Yes, all foreign nationals are eligible to appear for the exam, unless there is a change in the rule.

    I got admission in NIT in 2018. Am I eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020?

    Yes, candidates who got admission to any NITs in 2019 can appear in JEE Advanced 2020 if they fulfill all other criteria.

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