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JEE Main 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Updated On - January 3rd 2018 by SHIVANI TIWARI

JEE Main Eligibility has seen some changes in the recent years. Candidates must pass class 12 with minimum 75% marks. JEE Main is conducted for engineering aspirants seeking admission to institutes across the country.

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The eligibility norms include:

  • Maximum age to apply for JEE Main 201824 years.
  • Aadhar card details have been mandated while filling the application form.
  • Other eligibility conditions relate to- Year of Passing Qualifying Exam, Total Number of subjects and number of attempts.
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Eligibility Norms for JEE Main 2018 in Detail

The basic requirement to take JEE Main 2018 exam is to pass 10+2 examination. Apart from this, Aadhar card is a mandatory document without which, candidates will not be considered eligible for the exam. The detailed eligibility is as follows:

Date of Birth

  • For General Category- On or after October 1, 1993 
  • For  SC/ST, PwD category- relaxation of 5 years

Year of Passing Qualifying Exam

  • Candidates who appeared for the exam on or before 2015 will not be considered eligible.
  • Those appearing after 2019 will not be eligible as well.
  • Candidates passing after 2015 or appearing in the year 2018 can appear for JEE Main 2018.

Number of Subjects in Qualifying Exam

It is mandatory for a candidate aspiring to take JEE Main 2018 to pass the qualifying exam with 5 subjects in total. If 4 subjects are taken in the exam, candidature will not be considered valid.

Score Required in Qualifying Exam

  • For general category candidates- minimum  75% marks in aggregate.
  • For SC/ST/PwD candidates-  65% marks in aggregate. Know More About Reservation

Total Number of Attempts- Maximum 3 times

Eligibility for Class 12 Droppers

The eligibility conditions for year droppers does not vary, however, they must fall under age category of 24 years.

There is no relaxation in terms of marks required in class 12 exams. Candidates must have obtained 75% marks in 5 subjects.

Those who fulfil the eligibility criteria will sit for JEE Main Paper 1 and Paper 2 exam in the first week of April 2018. Click Here for Exam dates


Ques 1: I passed class 12 in 2016-2017 and appeared for improvement in 2018, am I eligible for JEE Main?

Ans: Yes, just select the year of passing 10+2 as 2016-2017 in the application form. Thereafter, select ‘yes’ in the column – appearing for improvement examination. The roll number of improvement examination 2018 can also be filled at the time of downloading admit cards of JEE Main.

Ques 2: I recently applied for Aadhaar card. I don’t have the details now. What should I do?

Ans: No worries! Just use the 14-digit enrollment number printed on the slip issued to you at the time of submitting the request.

Ques 3: I am confused regarding the state code of conduct?

Ans. Basically, state code of conduct is for candidates who have passed class 12 exam from a particular state. It is just the code which has been given to particular state.

Ques 4: Is there any separate eligibility requirement for international applicants?

Ans. No, there is no such requirement. Eligibility criteria is same for both Indian and International applicants. However, it is important to have scored marks/grade equivalent to the required percentage from a board recognized by AIU.

Ques 5. Being an International citizen, I do not have Aadhar card, what should I do now?

Ans. Worry not, you will have to submit your passport details.   



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1 Comment
mohit babu

sir, what expected cut off of jee man 2017.

06 Mar, 2017 11:59

Hi Mohit, to have an idea on JEE Main cut off, please find the link

27 Apr, 2017 18:04

Hi Mohit, to get details on JEE Main cut off, please find the link

27 Apr, 2017 18:22

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