Qualified JEE Main
Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced must qualify JEE Main and secure a position
among the top 2,24,000 candidates (including all categories). The percentages of
various categories are:
- Open Category - 50.5%
- OBC-NCL - 27%
- SC - 15%
- ST - 7.5%
Candidates of 25 years or older can apply for JEE Advanced. For candidates belonging
to SC, ST, and PwD categories, the age limit will have a relaxation of 5 years.
Number of Attempts
The aspirants can appear for the exam only twice in consecutive years.
Appearance in Class XII Examination
Candidates must have appeared for their 12th class board exam or equivalent first
time with all the subjects either in the respective year. Candidates who appeared
for JEE Advanced in present year are eligible for next year as well.