JEE MAIN 2017 ELIGIBILITY
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JEE Main Eligibility Criteria is defined by CBSE for the students who are willing to give JEE Main exam. For JEE Main, Class 12th science stream students can apply. They must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as main subjects in class 12. CBSE has made many changes in JEE Main Eligibility Criteria. This year Aadhaar card is now mandatory for appearing in JEE Main 2017.
Candidates can go through the following article to know about the eligibility criteria. They are set on the factors such as - academic qualification, age criteria, number of attempts, Aadhaar Card and other standards.
For the academic session of 2017-18, CBSE has introduced an Aadhar Card criteria. All the Indian Citizens candidates should possess Aadhaar Card issued by UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India). While filling the online JEE Main Application Form 2017, they are required to enter the following details on the document:
For the candidates who are yet to enrol for Aadhaar, have to make application for Aadhaar enrolment in case he/she is entitled to obtain Aadhaar as per ‘Section 3’ of Aadhaar Act. Such applicant may visit any Aadhaar enrolment facilitation centres set up in JEE Main exam cities.
Aadhaar Card Enrolment Centres - CBSE has created various centers for the candidates who are not having Aadhaar. These facilitation centres are in each city where the JEE Main examination will be held. These centers provide free of cost service i.e. no price has to be paid for Aadhaar enrolment. For the ones who have enrolled for Aadhaar and are yet to recieve their Aadhaar should enter 28 digit Aadhaar Enrolment ID printed on the Aadhaar enrolment slip at the time of filling online application form for JEE Main 2017.
Note: The details on Aadhaar Card should match with the ones mentioned on their school records. In case of any discrepency, candidates should immediately get it rectified.
Note: The DOB (Date Of Birth) on the Secondary Education Board Certificate will be considered as the original date of birth.
Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
Note: The students passing their class 12th or equivalent in 2014 and before or are going to pass in 2017 and after are not eligible for JEE Main 2017.
Qualifying Exam for IITs
GCE (General Certificate Education) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced level.
JEE Main offers admissions into various programmes and each of the programme offered has its own criteria. Candidates need to satisfy the same in order to fill the JEE Main Application Form.
For Paper 1 (Engineering programme- B.E/B.Tech): Candidate should have Physics and Mathematics as their main subjects along with any of the subjects- Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocationalsubject in class 12 with atleast 45% marks in each subject.
For Paper 2 (Architecture Programme- B.Arch/ B. Planning): Candidate should have studied Mathematics as compulsory subjects and attaining 50% marks in total aggregate of all the subjects.
A JEE Main aspirant can appear for upto 3 times for the national level undergraduate engineering entrance exam. There is no relaxation for SC/ST category students in how many times they can appear for JEE Main entrance i.e. they are also offered only 3 attempts for the JEE Main.
As the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha are new in the league of JEE Main and have joined in 2015, the number of attempts and age limit will remain same as per the past practice for taking admissions in colleges in these states.
However, this is not applicable to IITs, NITs, IIITS and CFITs. For taking admissions in these institutions, one has to fulfill the basic eligibility i.e. for general category, there DOB should be on or afterOctober 1, 1992 and for SC/ST category, there is relaxation of 5 years.
CBSE has made provisions for the candidates from J&K, Meghalaya and Assam. This new change has raised a lot of hopes for the candidates belonging from these states. Also, for the candidates from Person with Disability (PwD) category will be offered various facility in order to make their whole exam process easy.
Candidates appearing or graduating class 12 from the states of J&K, Assam & Meghalaya have to enter any of the following number in the application form:
This is applicable only for those candidates who will appear for the exam from these states only.
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The JEE Main State Code of Eligibility is defined as state from which the candidate has passed his/ her qualifying examination, so that he could be eligible for the JEE Main. In case,
The candidate appearing for JEE Advanced 2017 must have cleared the JEE Main exam. For JEE Advanced, top 2,00,000 candidates of JEE Main will be considered. Candidate must have secured 75%(for GEN/OBC) or 70% (for SC/ST/PwD) of aggregate marks in Class 12th board exam. A candidate must have passed 12th class in 2016 or 2017. All the documents related to academic qualification would be only verified at time of JEE Main Counselling.
So, the basic eligibility for JEE Main is class 12th pass along with the date of Birth criteria , now the question arises that what all the Qualifications will be considered equivalent to the qualifying examination i.e. class 12th. As per CBSE, the qualifications equivalent class 12th are:-
In case the relevant Qualifying Examination is not a public examination, the student must have cleared at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination at an earlier level. [Only for Admission to IITs.
Ans. Candidates who born on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible to appear in JEE Main 2017 whereas for SC/ST/PwD candidates there is 5 years relaxation in upper age limit.Candidates who have passed there qualifying examination in 2015 or 2016 or if they are appearing for examination in 2017 are eligible for to How Apply for JEE Main 2017. Candidate must have at least 5 main subjects.
Ans: Candidate with diploma can apply to appear in JEE Advanced however his JEE Main Score and Rank will not be consider for the admission in NITs and CFTIs through JEE Main.
Ans. Students from different states will have to verify their HSC Vocational courses from their particular state as different states have different HSC vocational courses.
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