March 25, 2017

JEE Eligibility

Use of Calculator and Communication Aids

Use of electronic devices like mobile phone, calculator etc. is NOT PERMITTED in JEE (Main) – 2017 Materials like log table, book, notebook, etc. should NOT be brought into the examination hall.

Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main) – 2017

Date of Birth :

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1992 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1987 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE) :

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 or2016; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE(Main)- 2017. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2014 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2018 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2017. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2014, did not pass in 2014, but passed in 2015 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)

for writing JEE (Main) – 2017. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)2017and if such candidates appear in JEE(Main) 2017 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three). CANDIDATES ARE ALSO ADVISED TO NOTE AND VERIFY FOR THEMSELVES THE ELIGIBILITY FOR APPEARING IN JEE(ADVANCED) – 2017 AS WELL AS ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO VARIOUS INSTITUTES. BEING ELIGIBLE TO WRITE JEE (Main) AND BY OBTAINING AN ALL INDIA RANK IN JEE (Main), A CANDIDATE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION. CANDIDATES SEEKING ADMISSION TO THE INSTITUTIONS IN THE STATES OF GUJARAT MADHYA PRADESHNAGALAND AND ODISHA, WHICH WERE EARLIER ADMITTING BASED ON THEIR STATE LEVEL EXAMINATION, ARE ALSO ADVISED TO VERIFY THEIR ELIGIBILITY AS PER CRITERIA LAID DOWN BY THESE STATE GOVERMENTS.

No. of Attempts and Age limit for the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha:

Since the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system from 2014. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remainsame as per their past practice. This will however be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs

Score and Result for JEE (Main) – 2017

I. The score of Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2015 for all candidates will be declared by 27th April 2015. This score shall comprise the actual marks obtained in Paper-I of JEE (Main) – 2015 along with the status of those who qualify for appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2015 provided and subject to other conditions of eligibility being met.

II. Separately, on the basis of score in JEE (Main)-2015 and normalized score in Class 12th or equivalent qualifying exam (60% & 40% weightage respectively), separate rank lists will be prepared for admission to B.E./B. Tech. and B. Arch/ B. Planning (in institutions other than IITs). This will be declared by 7th of July 2015. JEE (Main)-2015 Rank Card indicating All India Rank, State Rank and Category Rank with total marks and marks in each paper will be available on JEE (Main) website after the declaration of result.

Only the All India Rank (AIR) is used for admissions through Central Seat Allocation Board to NITs/IIITs/CFTIs/SFIs/Others, while other ranks are for information purposes.

No score/rank card will be dispatched to the candidates and the candidates are advised to download their score/rank cards from the JEE (Main) website http://jeemain.nic.in only.

Rank list for admission to B. Arch/B.Planning (in institutions other than IITs)

  • Resolution By Marks Obtained In Aptitude Test In Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B. Planning.) In JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate Obtaining Higher Marks Will Be Given Better Rank.
  • Resolution by marks obtained in Drawing Test in Paper-2 (B. Arch. /B. Planning.) in JEE (Main) – 2015. Candidate obtaining higher marks will be given better rank.
  • Resolution by total normalized qualifying exam marks. Candidates obtaining higher normalized marks will be given better rank.
  • Resolution by finding the ratio of positive marks and negative marks. Candidate having higher absolute value of the ratio will be given better rank.
  • If the resolution is not possible after this criterion, candidates will be given the same rank.

The answer keys and images of response sheets (OMR sheets) of Pen & Paper Based examination and Computer based examination will be displayed on the website www.jeemain.nic.in during 18-22 April 2015. The candidates, who are not satisfied with the captured response, may challenge by filling online application form and paying a sum of Rs.1000/- per question The challenge of answer keys will also be accepted online only through the link available on the website www.jeemain.nic.in up to 5.00 PM on 22/04/2015 on payment of Rs.1000/- per question. The fee can be paid by credit/debit card or e – challan. The fee once paid is non-refundable. The JAB’s/CBSE’s decision on the challenges shall be final and no further communication will be entertained.

All participating institutes that do not use the centralized Seat Allocation Process will prepare their own ranking based on the performance in JEE (Main)-2015 and other criteria as decided by them.