JEE MAIN 2019 Eligibility

Exam Date : 7th April 2019 To 12th April 2019
Result Date : 30th April 2019

JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Overview

Age
General Category: Born on or after 1st October 1993. Reservation Category: Born on or after 1st October 1987.
Qualification
Pursuing Class 12th or qualifying exam in 2019. Completed Class 12th or qualifying exam in 2017 or 201.
Reservation
Seats Reserved: General - 47.5%, OBC - 27%, SC - 15%, ST - 7.5%, PwD - 3%.
Exceptions
Completed Class 12th or qualifying exam in 2017 or before.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2019 

  • JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria is declared and conducted by the National Testing Agency(NTA) for the exam to be conducted between 7th April 2019 and 12th April 2019.

  • Eligibility Criteria used to be declared by Central Board Of Secondary Education(CBSE) till 2018.

  • To avoid the rejection of application form, the students are advised to have enough knowledge of JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria.

  • The JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria differs for candidates from General/OBC category to SC/ST candidates.

  • Candidates should make sure they're eligible to take the exam before filling the JEE Main 2019 application form.

  • After verifying their eligibility, the candidates must also get familiar with the JEE Main 2019 Syllabus and the JEE Main Exam Pattern before the Exam date.

  •  The information filled by the candidates in the JEE Main 2019 application form and certificate of category/educational qualification is verified by JEE (Main) secretariat/ for deciding the eligibility of candidates.

  • JEE Main 2019 Admit Card will be issued only to those candidates who satisfy the eligibility Criteria.

  •  JEE Main eligibility 2019 include age criteria, total attempts, JEE Main eligibility marks, pass percentage, selection criteria for IIITs, NITs, and GFTIs, subjects pursued in the qualifying exam and the year of passing or appearance in the qualifying exam. 


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria Highlights

Criteria

Eligibility for General and OBC

Eligibility for Reserved Categories

Minimum qualifying marks (for admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs, and CFTIs) 

75% marks in aggregate

65% marks in aggregate

Age limit

Must have been born on or after 1st October 1994

5 Years relaxation for SC, ST, and PWD

Maximum number of attempts

3

3

Year of passing class 12

Passing after 2016 or 2017 or appearing in 2019 

Passing after 2016 or 2017 or appearing in 2019 

  • JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Improvement: If candidates pass Class XII (or equivalent) in 2017 but write any of the required subjects in 2018 for the purpose of improvement or any other reason, then the maximum marks obtained in the required subjects will be considered for calculating the aggregate percentage.

  • Note: If a candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement. 


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Based on Age

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria for Age: All candidates (General Category) born on or after 1st of October 1994 are eligible for JEE Mains 2019. For SC, ST and PWD(Persons with Disabilities) candidates, the age limit has been relaxed and should have born on or after 1st of October 1989 for being eligible.

Criteria

Description

Date of Birth

Only the date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will be considered for JEE Main Eligibility 2019.

Age

Candidates who wish to apply for JEE Main 2019 should be born on or after October 01, 1994.

Relaxation of 5 years on the Upper age limit is granted for candidates belonging to the categories of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD). 


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Based on Nationality

  • Indian candidates: Indian citizens can apply for JEE Main 2019.

  • Foreign candidates: NRIs, PIOs, OCIs and Foreign Nationals candidates can apply for the examination. 


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Based on Educational Qualification

Criteria

Description

10+2 qualification

Candidates must have passed Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018. Candidates appearing in Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are also eligible to appear in JEE Main 2019.

Candidates who have passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to write JEE Main 2019.

Ineligible Candidates

Candidates who had appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examination in 2016-17, did not pass in 2016-17, but passed in 2017-18 are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2019. 


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Based on Subject Combination

JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria for Subjects in the Qualifying Exam: It is mandatory for all students appearing for JEE Mains that they must have pursued at least 5 subjects with Physics and Maths as their core subjects in their qualifying examinations. Students who have studied less than 5 subjects in their qualifying exam are not eligible for JEE Main.

Criteria Description

Permitted

Candidates must have passed class 12th/qualifying examination with at least five subjects in order to be eligible for writing JEE Main 2019.

Not Permitted

Candidates with four subjects are not permitted to write the exam and if such candidates appear by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

5 Subjects for BE/B.Tech

  • Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Anyone of these subjects- Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or Technical Vocational
  • Any other subjects

5 Subjects for B.Arch/B.Planning

  • Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Anyone of these subjects- Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology or Technical Vocational
  • Any other subjects 

JEE Main 2019 Eligibility for Candidates from the Certain States

  • Eligibility based on Number of Attempts: The number of attempts in such cases will also remain as per their past practice.
  • Eligibility based on Age Limit: The age limit, for admission to institutions in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, and Odisha who were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will remain as per their past practice.

  • Not Eligible: However, candidates from Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha are not eligible for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs.


Provisions for Person with Disabilities (PWD) In JEE Main 2019

  • Criteria: The candidates with a disability should fill in the type and percentage of disability correctly in the online application form for JEE Main 2019.

  • Scribe/Reader: The candidate will have the discretion of opting his/her own scribe/reader or may submit the request to the centre superintendent for the same. Only the candidates, who have 40% or more disability, will be provided with a Scribe/Reader on the request.

  • Essentials for Reader/Scribe: The centre superintendent will identify the scribe/ reader when a request is received from the candidate, he/she would be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the examination to verify the suitability of the scribe.


Reservation of Seats in JEE Main 2019

As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria.

The categories are:

Category

Other Backward Classes (OBC), only those who belong to Non-Creamy Layer(NCL)

Scheduled Castes (SC)

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

Persons with Disability (PWD)


JEE Main 2019 Important Notes

  • Disability benefits: With 40% or more disability Benefit of reservation for admission to NITs/IIITs and CFTIs shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective central list published by the Govt of India.

  • Reservation rules: For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE Main 2019, the reservation rules of the respective state shall apply.

  • No Letters/Emails: Letters/emails to JEE (Main) secretariat/ regarding reservation criteria will not be entertained.


JEE Main 2019 State Code of Eligibility

Criteria

Description

State Code of Eligibility

The state from which the candidate has passed Class 12 / Equivalent qualifying examination through which he/she becomes eligible for admission to courses in colleges of that particular State/ Union Territory, is known as State Code of Eligibility.

Indians Qualified from Abroad

Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate.

State Eligibility

Candidates who have passed or are appearing for class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located.

Exceptions

The State Code of Eligibility is not applicable for the candidates from Nepal /Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO.

Note: If a candidate has passed Class 12/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12 and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement.


JEE Main 2019 Eligibility State Codes

Candidates can refer to the following table for State codes (State name & State code):

Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)

01

Andhra Pradesh

02

Arunachal Pradesh

03

Assam

04

Bihar

05

Chandigarh (UT)

06

Chhattisgarh

07

Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)

08

Daman & Diu (UT)

09

Delhi (NCT)

10

Goa

11

Gujarat

12

Haryana

13

Himachal Pradesh

14

Jammu & Kashmir

15

Jharkhand

16

Karnataka

17

Kerala

18

 Lakshadweep (UT)

 19

Madhya Pradesh

20

Maharashtra

21

Manipur

22

Meghalaya

23

Mizoram

24

Nagaland

25

Odisha

26

Puducherry (UT)

27

Punjab

28

Rajasthan

29

Sikkim

30

Tamil Nadu

31

Tripura

32

Uttar Pradesh

33

Uttarakhand

34

West Bengal

35

Telangana

36

Foreign/ OCI/ PIO/ Nepal / Bhutan

98


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Discussion Forum



Q
I have qualified 4 Examinations in 12th class. Will i be eligible for JEE MAIN 2019?

I have qualified 4 Examinations in 12th class. Will i be eligible for JEE MAIN 2019? I belon to ST category.

Asked By: rajesh meena,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rajesh,

You are not eligible to appear for JEE MAIN 2019 as qualifying 5 Exams is compulsory to fulfil the JEE MAIN 2019 Eligibility.

Good Luck!


Q
How much relaxation is given to SC/ST/Pwd candiadtes on upper age limit for JEE MAIN 2019?

How much relaxation is given to SC/ST/Pwd candiadtes on upper age limit for JEE MAIN 2019?

Asked By: som prakash,

Q
I have Completed class 12 from NIOS. Can I appear for JEE Main?

I have Completed class 12 from NIOS. Can I appear for JEE Main?

Asked By: rajat,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rajat,

You are eligible for JEE Main. To know more about JEE Main eligibility, Click here


Q
I was born in 1991. Am I eligible for Exam?

I was born in 1991. Am I eligible for Exam?

Asked By: amit,

A
Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Amit,

If you belong to Reserved category then you are eligible for JEE Main. For more information about JEE Main eligibility, click here


Q
to get seat in dtu

will i get a seat in dtu where i got 95% in state board ? i belong to oc caste

Asked By: yashaswini.vemuru,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Yashaswini,

As per new rule, JEE Main doesn't consider 12th marks for final evaluation, you have to clear JEE Main with great rank because to get admission in DTU, the candidate should have great AIR in JEE Main.


Q
Number of attempts in JEE main Exam?

Hello I got fail in JEE main in Last year, will I get another chance to appear for JEE Main Examination?

Asked By: Karthik,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Karthik don't worry, Of course, who can register for JEE main exam this year. But keep in mind that every candidate will be having 3 attempts available to write JEE MAIN examination.


Q
Eligibility Criteria of JEE main 2018?

I applied for JEE main exam 3 times but I didn't write the exam last time. So am I eligible to attend one more time?

Asked By: Rakesh,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rakesh, According to the JEE MAIN code of conduct for candidates, one will be having 3 attempts available to clear JEE MAIN exam. Candidates can register only 3 times for JEE main exam. JEE MAIN only consider how many the individual has registered for the exam and if candidates attend the exam or not it will still be considered as one attempt.


Q
12 marks weightage

sir i want know that i opted in 12th 45% what i can appear in this exam

Asked By: Gulshan Pal,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Minimum qualifying marks (for admission in NITs, IIITs, IITs and CFTIs) are:

  • General - 75% marks in aggregate
  • Reserved categories - 65% marks in aggregate

Q
iit jee

Can I give JEE main and advanced in 2019 if I passed 12 exam in 2017 with 84% marks?

Asked By: vinit verma,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi!

Yes, you are eligible to write the JEE Main and JEE Advanced exam in 2019.


Q
74.40 is not enough to take admission in iit

I got 74.40 percentage in 12th class by RBSE. Then I am unable to get admission in iit, nit, iiit etc

Asked By: Dipak patel,

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Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Dipak,

No, unfortunately 74.6% is not enough but 75% is the minimum required percentage


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