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Joint Entrance Examination (Mains) Eligibility

Eligibility

Age: Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1990 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1985 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main). The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

 

Educational Qualification & Marks- 12th or its equivalent examination from a recognized board with PCM group with minimum 50% in core subjects.

Age- Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1990 are eligible.

Reservation Policy

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

I. Other Backward Classes (OBC)- Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website : www.ncbc.nic.in.

II. Scheduled Castes (SC)

III. Scheduled Tribes (ST)

IV. Persons with Disability (PwD)

Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main), the reservation rules of that state shall apply

Education Qualification

12th or its equivalent examination from a recognized board with PCM group with minimum 50% in core subjects.

Extra Eligibility Criteria

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are: I. Other Backward Classes (OBC)- Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website : www.ncbc.nic.in. II. Scheduled Castes (SC) III. Scheduled Tribes (ST) IV. Persons with Disability (PwD) Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main)-2016, the reservation rules of that state shall apply

Application Process

Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)-2015 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programmes and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website http://jeemain.nic.in for latest information. The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/admission. In cases where the rank is revised due to rechecking/revaluation/re-totalling of board marks, the revised board mark sheet will also be verified at the time of seat allocation. The purpose would be to verify different records regarding identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility, category and disability (if any) of the candidate. On failing to produce any of the authentic documents, the candidate will not be considered for admission. SC, ST, OBC and PwD candidates will be required to produce original certificate issued by the competent authority at the time of Seat Allocation Process as well as at the time of admission, failing which they will not be considered for admission. APPLICATION FEE: The application fee criterion is as the following as per the last year: papers Offline mode Online mode Appearing General/OBCs SC/ST/PWD/Girls General/OBCs SC/ST/PWD/Girls For examination centres opted in India Paper 1 or 2 1000 500 500 250 Paper 1 and 2 both 1800 900 1300 650 For examination centres opted in foreign country Paper 1 or 2 2500 1250 2500 1250 Paper 1 and 2 both 3800 1900 3800 1900 Application Process 5.1 Applying Online and Submission of Application The online submission of particulars, uploading of scanned photograph, signature and thumb impression may be made at JEE (Main) website. The candidates should supply all the required details while filling up the online form. On submission of details, a Confirmation Page with Application No. shall be generated. Candidates are required to take printout of Confirmation Page and keep it for reference. The Confirmation Page is not required to be sent to JEE (Main) Secretariat. The application fee payment can be made: (a) by credit/debit card, or (b) by depositing fee in cash in the Syndicate/Canara/ICICI/HDFC bank through e-challan generated during the online filling of application form. 5.2 Instructions for Applying Online Before filling up the application form the candidate should have a scanned image of his/her photograph, signature and thumb impression (left hand thumb for boys and right hand thumb for girls). These scanned images are to be uploaded during the submission of application form. The photograph should be colour or b/w (but clear contrast) with name of the candidate and date of taking the photograph printed on it asshown below. It should be without cap or goggles. Spectacles are allowed. Polaroid photos are not acceptable. Candidates with unclear photograph are liable to be rejected. Candidates may keep 6-8 identical photographs in reserve for use at the time of entrance examination, Seat Allocation Process and Admission. The information given in the first column of the following table will be asked in the Online Application form. The instructions to fill up the form have been given in the second column. Reservation Policy As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are: I. Other Backward Classes (OBC)- Non Creamy Layer as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website : www.ncbc.nic.in. II. Scheduled Castes (SC) III. Scheduled Tribes (ST) IV. Persons with Disability (PwD) Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India. For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main)-2016, the reservation rules of that state shall apply

Total Marks 360
Max Age 26 Years
Application Fees Rs. 1000
Payment URL http://jeemain.nic.in/webinfo/welcome.aspx

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