Joint Entrance Examination (Main) - 2019
JEE (Main) 2019 - Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria :
Age Limit -
For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination - 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)-
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE (Main)-2019 Examination.
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)– 2019.
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)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
NTA Score and Compilation of Result of Paper-1 and Paper-2 for JEE (Main)-2019
NTA Score for Paper-1 and Paper-2:
Following shall be applicable for both the attempts
Compilation and display of Result of Paper-1
Compilation and display of Result of Paper-2
Admission to Nits, Iiits, Cftis, Sfis, State Engineering Colleges for Participating States and other Participating Institutions
Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating through Central Seat Allocation Board
Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10 subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination.
Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B.Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.
Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions
The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to State Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.
Number of seats in various institutions
For all admission related procedures/queries, the candidates are advised to refer the website of JoSAA, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) or the concerned State Government/Institute after declaration of ranks of JEE (Main)-2019. The letter/e-mails/grievances/RTI cases/Court cases regarding admission related procedures/queries will not be entertained by NTA.
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:
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)- 2019, the reservation rules of that State shall apply. The letter/e-mails/grievances/RTI cases/ Court cases regarding reservation criteria will not be entertained by NTA
Seat Allocation Process and Admission Procedure
Candidates shall be offered admission based on their choices and All India Ranks of JEE (Main)- 2019 through a Seat Allocation Process to be announced later. The candidates will be able to make their choices online for branches/programs and institutes at appropriate time. Candidates are advised to regularly visit the JEE (Main) website: www.jeemain.nic.in for latest information.
The verification of documents would be done at the time of Seat Allocation Process/admission. 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 as per prescribed formats given in Appendix -7, 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.
Eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE (Advanced) - 2019
(Please refer to JEE (Advanced) website for the latest information)
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2019 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination (Appendix-3). Those appearing in these examinations in 2019 can also appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2019 provisionally.
All the candidates aspiring to take admission to the undergraduate programs at IITs for the year 2019 will have to appear in the Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019. Based on the performance in Paper-1 (B. E. /B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2019, number of top candidates as per the requirement of JEE (Advanced) (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019.
Admissions to IITs will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced)-2019 website.
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in 2017 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019.
The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs in 2018 is eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)-2019 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria.