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September 19, 2019 • 16:11 pm

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility, Marks, Attempts, Age & Qualification

JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility


Welcome JEE Aspirants,


Your search for ‘IIT JEE Advanced 2020 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 2020 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 2020 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 2020’.


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 2020 | No. of Attempts, Qualifying Marks & Age Limit


The Online Application Process for JEE Advanced 2020 is expected to start in the first week of May 2020. Before applying online, you all must be very well aware of the Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020. 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 2020

 No. of Attempts for IIT JEE Advanced and

 Required Qualification for JEE Advanced 2020 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 2020 Eligibility Criteria, only the Top 2,50,000 qualified (including all categories) candidates of Mains Exam will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam.


The Qualifying Marks of JEE Advanced 2020 are listed below –


 For GEN-EWS Category – 4%

 For OBC Category – 27%

 For SC Category – 15%

 For ST Category – 7.5%

 For General Category – 46.5% (OPEN for all others)

 For PWD – 5% of each of these 4 Categories


You also check the – Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains 2020. This percentage criterion will also remain applicable for the Advanced Exam.



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Check out the previous years’ cutoffs and toppers’ marks by following the respective links here – 


IIT JEE Cutoff Marks & Result 2019

List of Students Qualified for JEE Advanced




2. Age Criteria for IIT JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020


To fulfill the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2020, 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 1995.


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 1990.



3. Number of Attempts for JEE Advanced 2020


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 2019 Exam for the 1st time, then only in 2020 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 2019 or 2020.


However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2016-17 were declared after June 2017 were eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2019 but there is no conformation for JEE Advanced 2020 for the same.



5. JEE Advanced 2020 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 2019 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 2019) are also eligible.



Check Out – Which qualifying exams are considered for JEE 2020?



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Dear Aspirants, above you, might have seen all the required information regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020. 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 10 comments out of 37
  • Abhishek sah

    I am clear class 10th in 2020 and my admission is 2021 in class 11th then how much attempt in Jee advanced

  • Utkarshkumar

    I am utkarshkumar I have given my 12th exam in 2020 and didn't given jee mains and advanced how many attempts left for me for jee advanced, can I give jee advanced in 2022

  • Priyanshu

    I am a 12th repeater does I attend jee advance exam if I qualified from jee mains

  • Ajmal

    Sir previous year I have given jeemain but cannot qualify then how many attemts are left for me for jee advanced


    Hello Ajmal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are allowed to apply two time in JEE advanced exam.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Sapinder singh

    I am EWS Student . I score 72.6% in 12th class in 2019 If I clear jee main 2020 ,can I apply for jee advanced2020

  • Shyam sunder

    sir i passed my 12th in 2018 but i was failed in mains and than in 2019 cleared my mains but not cleared advanced now i want to give advanced 2020 if i cleared my mains than i am eligible or not


    Hello Shyam,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You have to clear the JEE Main 2020 exam then you can apply for JEE Advanced exam in 2020.
    Thank You.

  • Navneet sagar

    sir if i want to do b.arch and qualified the jee mains for b.arch then i have to give advanced or aat or advanced of i am confused about this that what i actually give after qualifying jee mains for b.arch..


    Hello Navneet,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can take direct admission in CFTIs or in NITs through JEE Main for B.Arch. But for getting admission in the IITs you will have to qualify JEE Mains, JEE advanced and AAT Exam.
    Thank You!

  • Sandhya

    I have attempt jee mains 2 times but in class 12th I score 70% then that time I had cleared my mains but becs of class 12 % I didn't gave the jee advance ,then I applied for class 12 th improvement exm and I scored 75+ but I was unable to clear my mains in 2019,then am I eligible for 2020 jee advance or not?

  • Kishan kumar

    Sir i cleared my class 12 in 2017 then again i appeared 12 for improvement in 2018 and i have not qualified jee mains in two attempts but this year i qualified jee mains am i eligible for jee advanced 2019


    Hello Kishan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Only if your academic result was declared after June 2017 then only you are eligible for JEE advanced 2019.
    Thank You

  • Abhay ranjan

    Sir due to some medical reasons I was unable to give my Language Paper but will score a good percentage in other Papers. Will they accept my admission on providing them my medical?


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