JEE Advanced 2020: Eligibility Criteria

JEE Advanced 2020: Eligibility Criteria

JEE Advanced 2020

Eligibility Criteria

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There are a no. of courses offered by IITs however, courses offered by IITs for which admissions are based on JEE Advanced 2020 are given below:
There are a no. of courses offered by IITs however, courses offered by IITs for which admissions are based on JEE Advanced 2020 are given below:
Academic Courses Duration
B.Tech Bachelors of Technology 4 years
B.S Bachelors of Science 4 years
B.Arch Bachelors of Architecture 5 years
Dual Degree B.Tech. – M.Tech. Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 years
Dual Degree B.S. – M.S. Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 years
Integrated M.Tech Integrated Master of Technology 5 years
Integrated M.Sc. Integrated Master of Science 5 years
Academic Courses Duration
B.Tech Bachelors of Technology 4 years
B.S Bachelors of Science 4 years
B.Arch Bachelors of Architecture 5 years
Dual Degree B.Tech. – M.Tech. Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 years
Dual Degree B.S. – M.S. Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 years
Integrated M.Tech Integrated Master of Technology 5 years
Integrated M.Sc. Integrated Master of Science 5 years

1) Performance in JEE Mains

1) Performance in JEE Mains

Candidates should be among the Top 2,50,000 successful candidates in JEE Mains 2020.
The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are:
Candidates should be among the Top 2,50,000 successful candidates in JEE Mains 2020.
The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are:
Category-wise distribution of Top 2,50,000 Candidates on the basis of their Performance in JEE Mains 2020-
Order Category No. of “Top” Candidates
1 OPEN 96187 101250
2 OPEN- PwD 5063
3 GEN-EWS 23750 25000
4 GEN-EWS-PwD 1250
5 OBC-NCL 64125 67500
6 OBC-NCL-PwD 3375
7 SC 35625 37500
8 SC-PwD 1875
9 ST 17812 18750
10 ST-PwD 938
Category-wise distribution of Top 2,50,000 Candidates on the basis of their Performance in JEE Mains 2020-
Order Category No. of “Top” Candidates
1 OPEN 96187 101250
2 OPEN- PwD 5063
3 GEN-EWS 23750 25000
4 GEN-EWS-PwD 1250
5 OBC-NCL 64125 67500
6 OBC-NCL-PwD 3375
7 SC 35625 37500
8 SC-PwD 1875
9 ST 17812 18750
10 ST-PwD 938

2) Age Limit

2) Age Limit

General or OBC-NCL category candidates born on or after October 1, 1995, can apply for the exam. SC, ST or PwD candidates born on or after October 1, 1990, will be eligible for the exam.
General or OBC-NCL category candidates born on or after October 1, 1995, can apply for the exam. SC, ST or PwD candidates born on or after October 1, 1990, will be eligible for the exam.

3) Number of Attempts

3) Number of Attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced for a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced for a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

4) Appearance in Class 12th

4) Appearance in Class 12th

Candidates can appear for the exam if they have appeared for their Class XII or equivalent exam for the first time in 2019 or 2020. The minimum requirement for general and OBC is 75%, and 65% for SC, ST &PwD in 12th or equivalent with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects. Or the students must be within the Top 20 percentile with Physics, Maths and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.
Candidates can appear for the exam if they have appeared for their Class XII or equivalent exam for the first time in 2019 or 2020. The minimum requirement for general and OBC is 75%, and 65% for SC, ST &PwD in 12th or equivalent with Maths, Physics and Chemistry as compulsory subjects. Or the students must be within the Top 20 percentile with Physics, Maths and Chemistry as compulsory subjects.

5) Earlier Admissions at IITs:

5) Earlier Admissions at IITs:

If your admission at IIT was cancelled after joining any IIT, you are not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 can appear in JEE Advanced 2020. Candidates who have paid the seat acceptance fees but –
  1. did not report at any reporting centre OR,
  2. withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR,
  3. had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2019
are also eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020.
If your admission at IIT was cancelled after joining any IIT, you are not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2020. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 can appear in JEE Advanced 2020. Candidates who have paid the seat acceptance fees but –
  1. did not report at any reporting centre OR,
  2. withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR,
  3. had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2019
are also eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2020.

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch:

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch:

Application Fees:

Category Amount
Female Candidates (all Categories) Rs. 1400
SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates Rs. 1400
General/ GEN-EWS/ OBC-NCL and Others Rs. 2800

Who are Foreign Nationals ?

Who are Foreign Nationals ?

Candidates who are NOT citizens of India (by birth or naturalized) and have studied (are studying) abroad at (10+2) level or equivalent at the time of registering for JEE(Advanced) 2020, are treated as foreign nationals. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course.
Candidates who are NOT citizens of India (by birth or naturalized) and have studied (are studying) abroad at (10+2) level or equivalent at the time of registering for JEE(Advanced) 2020, are treated as foreign nationals. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course.

Age Limit :

Age Limit :

General or OBC-NCL category candidates born on or after October 1, 1995, can apply for the exam. Relaxation of required number of years shall be given to the candidates of few countries where there is a minimum quota in armed forces(or allied) for a certain period is mandatory before/ after Class 12th.
General or OBC-NCL category candidates born on or after October 1, 1995, can apply for the exam. Relaxation of required number of years shall be given to the candidates of few countries where there is a minimum quota in armed forces(or allied) for a certain period is mandatory before/ after Class 12th.

Other all criteria shall be same as the Indian Candidates. Click here to know

Other all criteria shall be same as the Indian Candidates. Click here to know

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch:

Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch:

Application Fees:

Application Fees:

For Examination Centres in India
Candidates from SAARC countries USD 75
Candidates from Non-SAAR countries USD 150
For Examination Centres outside India
Candidates from SAAR Countries USD 75
Candidates from Non-SAAR countries USD 150
For Examination Centres in India
Candidates from SAARC countries USD 75
Candidates from Non-SAAR countries USD 150
For Examination Centres outside India
Candidates from SAAR Countries USD 75
Candidates from Non-SAAR countries USD 150

Examination Centres outside India:

Examination Centres outside India:

Architecture aptitude test for B.Arch. Program:

Architecture aptitude test for B.Arch. Program:

Candidates who are planning to pursue B.Arch program are required to report to the respective Zonal IITs to write their Aptitude Test for B.Arch Program.
Candidates who are planning to pursue B.Arch program are required to report to the respective Zonal IITs to write their Aptitude Test for B.Arch Program.

Criterion for the calculation of aggregate marks and cut off marks for fulfillment of Top 20 Percentile

Criterion for the calculation of aggregate marks and cut off marks for fulfillment of Top 20 Percentile

Criterion for the calculation of aggregate marks and cut off marks for fulfillment of Top 20 Percentile

Calculation of Top 20 Percentile -

Calculation of Top 20 Percentile -

  1. Maths
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered).
  5. Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered).
  1. Maths
  2. Physics
  3. Chemistry
  4. A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered).
  5. Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered).

Regarding cut off of marks Top 20 percentile

Regarding cut off of marks Top 20 percentile

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