Welcome JEE Aspirants,
Your search for ‘IIT JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria’ ends here! To provide you the best experience of staying updated with the latest changes made in the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2018 Exam, we have come up with this blog containing the detailed information & guidelines of eligibility conditions.
You all must be already known with the fact that the JEE Advanced is the next step of JEE Mains. Only, those candidates who qualify the Mains are eligible to appear in the Advanced Exam.
Well, this is not only the criteria to appear in the JEE Advanced 2018 Exam! There are lot many other factors also that are being considered while choosing up the most deserving candidates for the next & final selection round of IIT JEE. These factors are called as – ‘Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2018’.
Let’s go through the entire blog to check out which factors should be kept in mind while planning to appear in the JEE Advanced.
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2018 | No. of Attempts, Qualifying Marks & Age Limit
The Online Application Process for JEE Advanced 2018 was started from the 4th Week of April 2018. Before applying online, you all must be very well aware of the Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2018. Read out the blog to take an eligibility test for you!
Below we have summed up all the essential criteria & conditions like –
Qualifying Marks for JEE Advanced 2018
No. of Attempts for IIT JEE Advanced and
Required Qualification for JEE Advanced 2018 etc.
Please read down the points & check out whether you fulfill the criteria or not!
1. JEE Advanced Qualification Marks [Required Mains Score]
As per the JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria, only the Top 2,24,000 (including all categories) qualified candidates of Mains Exam will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced 2018 Exam.
The Qualifying Marks of JEE Advanced 2018 are listed below –
For OBC Category – 27%
For SC Category – 15%
For ST Category – 7.5%
For General Category – 50.5% (OPEN for all others)
For PWD – 5% of each of these 4 Categories
You also check the – Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains 2018. This percentage criterion will also remain applicable for the Advanced Exam.
Let’s also have a look at the JEE Advanced Eligibility Rank 2018!
To choose the Top 2,24,000 candidates amongst all appearing candidates in Mains, the Qualification Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2018 is classified based on an order decided by the authorities.
|Order||Category||Number of “Top” Candidates||Total|
To understand the above-mentioned criteria in an easier way, we have provided the summary below –
1. For OPEN Category, top 50.5% of 2,24,000 scoring candidates will be eligible.
2. For OBC Category, the 27% of 2,24,000 candidates who scored positive marks in Mains will be eligible.
3. For SC Category, Total 15% of 2,24,2000 Candidates who has scored well in Mains are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced.
4. Similarly, in case of ST Category, total 7.5% of 2,24,000 qualifying candidates will be eligible.
As per the Eligibility Criteria of JEE Advanced 2018, the total 5% quota from each category will be given to the PWD Candidates.
Check out the previous years’ cutoffs and toppers’ marks by following the respective links here –
|IIT JEE Cutoff Marks & Result 2018|
2. Age Criteria for IIT JEE Advanced Eligibility 2018
To fulfill the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2018, the candidates belonging to General/OBC Categories, must not age more than 24 Years that means, they must have born on or after 1st October 1993.
Similarly, in case of ST/SC/PWD candidates, the upper age limit is mentioned as 29 Years which means that they must have born on or after 1st October 1988.
3. Number of Attempts for JEE Advanced 2018
If you’re curious to know how many attempts for JEE Advanced can be availed, then the answer is Maximum 2 Attempts and that too in the consecutive years only.
Like, if you have appeared in 2018 Exam for the 1st time, then only in 2019 you can avail your remaining JEE Advanced attempts.
4. Required JEE Advanced Qualification
The Candidates must have appeared for the 12th Class or equivalent examination for the 1st time in either 2017 or 2018.
However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2015-16 were declared after June 2016 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
5. JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria for IITs Admissions
There are three conditions in the case of Not Eligibility for JEE Advanced –
(i). The candidates who have been admitted in any IITs.
(ii). The candidates who have accepted the IIT Seat by reporting at a reporting center in the past.
(iii). The candidates whose admissions at IITs were canceled.
Check out the conditions for eligible candidates –
(i). Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2017 are eligible.
(ii). The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting center during joint seat allocation in 2017) are also eligible.
Dear Aspirants, above you, might have seen all the required information regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2018. If we missed any points, you can ask them in the comments section provided below. Please let us know about your queries & feedback!