JEE Mains 2021: Eligibility Criteria

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Courses offered through JEE Mains 2021 by all the prestigious Institutes across India are as follows:
Courses offered through JEE Mains 2020 by all the prestigious Institutes across India are as follows:
Academic Courses Duration
B.Tech Bachelors of Technology 4 years
B.S Bachelors of Science 4 years
B.Arch Bachelors of Architecture 5 years
B.Planning Bachelors of Planning 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
B. Planning Bachelors of Planning 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
NTA has released the JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria for B.Tech, B.E, B.Arch and B Plan papers. Following are the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2021 –
NTA has released the JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria for B.Tech, B.E, B.Arch and B Plan papers. Following are the eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2021 –

New guidelines for JEE Mains 2021:

New guidelines for JEE Mains 2021:

1) Age Limit :

There is no age limit for appearing in JEE Mains Exam.

1) Age Limit :

There is no age limit for appearing in JEE Mains Exam

2) Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)-

2) Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)-

3) Qualifying Subjects:

3) Qualifying Subjects:

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be eligible.
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th /qualifying examination to be eligible.

4) Qualifying Marks:

4) Qualifying Marks:

5) Total Attempts :

5) Total Attempts :

6) Reservations :

6) Reservations :

For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In case of institutes run by the Central Government then :
For admission to a participating institute, please see the reservations applicable in that particular institute. In case of institutes run by the Central Government then :

State Code of Eligibility:

State Code of Eligibility:

State code of eligibility means the state from where the candidate has passed Class 12th Examination.
It is important to note that the State code of eligibility does NOT depend upon the native place or the place of residence of the candidate. It depends only from where the candidate have passed Class 12th Examination. If a candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying examination from one State but appeared for improvement from another State, the candidate’s State code of eligibility will be from where the candidate first passed the Class XII (or equivalent) examination and NOT the State from where the candidate has appeared for improvement.
State code of eligibility means the state from where the candidate has passed Class 12th Examination.
It is important to note that the State code of eligibility does NOT depend upon the native place or the place of residence of the candidate. It depends only from where the candidate have passed Class 12th Examination. If a candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying examination from one State but appeared for improvement from another State, the candidate’s State code of eligibility will be from where the candidate first passed the Class XII (or equivalent) examination and NOT the State from where the candidate has appeared for improvement.

Number of Attempts a Candidate have

Number of Attempts a Candidate have

Candidates can apply four times in a year for JEE Mains 2021.
Candidates can apply four times in a year for JEE Mains 2021.
For JEE (Advanced):
For JEE (Advanced):
Course Category India Outside India
 
  • *Single Paper
  • B.Tech/ B.E or
  • B.Arch or
  • B Planning
 
General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)
  • Girls -Rs 325/-
  • Boys- Rs. 650/-
  • Girls -Rs 1500/-
  • Boys- Rs. 3000/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender
  • Girls -Rs 325/-
  • Boys- Rs. 325/-
  • Girls -Rs 1500/-
  • Boys- Rs. 1500/-
  • B.E/ B.Tech & B.Arch or
  • B.E/ B.Tech & B. Planning or
  • B.E/ B.Tech, B.Arch & B. Planning or
  • B.Arch & B Planning
General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)
  • Girls -Rs 650/-
  • Boys- Rs. 1300/-
  • Girls -Rs 3000/-
  • Boys- Rs. 6000/-
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender
  • Girls -Rs 650/-
  • Boys- Rs. 650/-
  • Girls -Rs 3000/-
  • Boys- Rs. 3000/-
Course Category India Outside India
 
  • *Single Paper
  • B.Tech/ B.E or
  • B.Arch or
  • B Planning
 
General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)  
  • Girls -Rs 325/-
  • Boys- Rs. 650/-
 
 
  • Girls -Rs 1500/-
  • Boys- Rs. 3000/-
 
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender  
  • Girls -Rs 325/-
  • Boys- Rs. 325/-
 
 
  • Girls -Rs 1500/-
  • Boys- Rs. 1500/-
 
 
  • B.E/ B.Tech & B.Arch or
  • B.E/ B.Tech & B. Planning or
  • B.E/ B.Tech, B.Arch & B. Planning or
  • B.Arch & B Planning
 
General/ Gen-EWS/ OBC(NCL)  
  • Girls -Rs 650/-
  • Boys- Rs. 1300/-
 
 
  • Girls -Rs 3000/-
  • Boys- Rs. 6000/-
 
SC/ ST/ PwD/ Transgender  
  • Girls -Rs 650/-
  • Boys- Rs. 650/-
 
 
  • Girls -Rs 3000/-
  • Boys- Rs. 3000/-
 
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