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JEE Advanced Eligibility

All the candidates, including foreign nationals, must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016.

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2016.

Candidates should be among the top 2,00,000 (including all categories) by scoring positive marks in Paper-1 of JEE (Main) 2016.

Criterion 2 – Age limit.

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts.

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2015 for the first time are also eligible.

Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination.

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in all the subjects in either 2015 or 2016. 
Those appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2015 and wish to re-appear in the same in 2016 (either for improvement or because they failed in one or more subjects), must re-appear in all the subjects in 2016. 

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs/ISM.

A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT/ISM (irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program) OR even accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are also NOT eligible. 

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2015 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2016. The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat by reporting at the reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2015 are also eligible.

Total Marks 528
Max Age 24 Years
Application Fees Rs. 2000
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