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March 7, 2019 • 5:55 pm

JEE Advanced 2019 Eligibility, Marks, Attempts, Age & Qualification


JEE Advanced 2019 Eligibility

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Welcome JEE Aspirants,


Your search for ‘IIT JEE Advanced 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019’.


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.




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Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2019 | No. of Attempts, Qualifying Marks & Age Limit


The Online Application Process for JEE Advanced 2019 will start in the last Week of April 2019. Before applying online, you all must be very well aware of the Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2019. 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 2019

 No. of Attempts for IIT JEE Advanced and

 Required Qualification for JEE Advanced 2019 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 2019 Eligibility Criteria, only the Top qualified (including all categories) candidates of Mains Exam will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced 2019 Exam.


The Qualifying Marks of JEE Advanced 2019 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 2019. This percentage criterion will also remain applicable for the Advanced Exam.


Let’s also have a look at the JEE Advanced Eligibility Rank 2019!


To choose the Top 2,24,000 candidates amongst all appearing candidates in Mains, the Qualification Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2019 is classified based on an order decided by the authorities.


Order Category Number of "Top" Candidates Total
1 OPEN 1,07,464 1,13,120
2 OPEN-PWD 5,656
3 OBC-NCL 57,456 60,480
4 OBC-NCL-PWD 3,024
5 SC 31,920 33,600
6 SC-PWD 1,680
7 ST 15,960 16,800
8 ST-PWD 840




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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 2019, 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

List of Students Qualified for JEE Advanced




2. Age Criteria for IIT JEE Advanced Eligibility 2019


To fulfill the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2019, 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 2019


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.




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4. Required JEE Advanced Qualification


The Candidates must have appeared for the 12th Class or equivalent examination for the 1st time in either 2018 or 2019.


However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2016-17 were declared after June 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2019.



5. JEE Advanced 2019 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 2018 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 2018) are also eligible.



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Dear Aspirants, above you, might have seen all the required information regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2019. If we missed any points, you can ask them in the comments section provided below. Please let us know about your queries & feedback!


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Showing 8 comments out of 8
  • Al Ameen
    Sir l have cleared my 12 in 2017.Am l eligible for jee advanced 2019.l sit in jee2018 for first time.
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ahesan,   Greetings from Eduncle!   To appear in JEE Advanced, you must have a valid qualification for JEE Mains. If you're going to appear in JEE Mains this year, then make sure, you qualify this exam to appear in JEE Advanced.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Karthik
    sir for jee advanced exam they consider 75% in 11th class or 12th class only
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Karthik,   Greetings from Eduncle!   To become eligible for JEE Advanced, you should have a valid JEE Main Score. The 12th percentage criteria is applicable for JEE Main only.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Ashok
    Sir i have cleared my 12th with CBSE IN 2016 Am i eligible for jee advanced If m not wat would be the way to be eligible
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Ashok,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes, you're eligible but not for JEE Advanced. You're eligible for JEE Main 2018. If you qualify the JEE Main this year, then you can appear in JEE Advanced.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Gunny
    I gave my 12th with PCB in 2016 from ISC board.. Now I am giving class 12th again with PCMB from NIOS in 2018. I have never attempted jee mains/advanced. Am I eligible to give Jee advanced?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Gunny,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Before aspiring JEE Advanced, you must first check the JEE Mains Eligibility Criteria. As per this criteria, you can be eligible to appear in the exam if you also fulfill other conditions too.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team