JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2021 (Available) – Check Category Wise Eligibility Here

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility Criteria has been Released. The Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2021 has been officially launched. JEE Advanced is a national entrance test organized by the IIT under the supervision of the Joint Admission Board. This exam is carried out to provide admission to UG engineering, architecture, science courses offered by IIT and ISM.

The JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria is very important to make sure that you are eligible for the JEE Advanced 2021.

Candidates always check the eligibility first before filling the application form. The complete eligibility criteria are given below:-

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility Criteria – Announced by Education Minister

New In JEE Advanced 2021 those candidates can apply Application Form, have found 75% marks in the 12th board examination.  

Eligibility Criteria for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) – 2021

The most important part of applying in JEE Advance is that the candidate must have passed the examination of Class 12th (Science – PCM). The candidate must have passed the 12th Standard with any Board or Equivalent examination.

Note- Candidates who have already appeared for the 12th examinations can also apply for JEE Advanced 2021 Provisionally.

JEE Main 2021 – Candidates who are appearing for the undergraduate courses from IITs for the academic year 2021 must have to appear in the JEE Main 2021 Paper 1 (B.E, B.Tech). Based on the marks secured by the Candidates in the JEE Main 2021, Top candidates will be eligible for the JEE Advance 2021.

Candidates appearing for JEE Advanced 2021 must qualify for JEE Main 2021 and secure a position among the top 2,24,000 candidates (including all categories).

Category-wise distribution of top 2, 24,000 candidates

Category Number of “Top” Candidates
OPEN 1,07,464 Total: 1,13,120
OPEN-PWD 5,656
OBC-NCL 57,456 Total: 60,480
SC 31,920 Total: 33,600
SC-PWD 1,680
ST 15,960 Total: 16,800
ST-PWD 840

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2021

Nationality Indian
Age Limit Gen– Born on or after October 1, 1996

SC/ ST/ PwD – Born on or after October 1, 1991

Number of Attempts Two Times ( Consecutive Year)
JEE Main Performance Top Marks was securing 2,24,000 candidates (including all categories).
  • OBC-NCL (27%)
  • SC (15%)
  • ST (7.5%) 
  • Open Category (50.5%). 
  • 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
Admission is taken not in IITs Taken Admission in any other institutes (Previously) are also eligible
Foreign Nationals Only OCI & PIO
Percentage in 12th
  • Gen- 75% Aggregate
  • SC/ST/PwD – 65% Aggregate

A short description of the IIT Advance Eligibility is given in the above section. Here below this, We will give you a deep understanding of the IIT Advance Eligibility Criteria.

Performance in Class 12th

12th Class Appearing Year 2019 or 2021 (First Time)
12th Board Result in 2021 after June Eligible (Only Particular Board)
Board Maximum Percentage Students should be within the category-wise top 20 percentile
Aggregate & Cut off Marks Top 20 Percentile criterion

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • A Language
  • Any subject (other than four above-mentioned subjects).
Aggregate Marks Scale Out of 100

If Not, Than

(up or down) to 100.

Grading Board System Obtain a certificate from the Board specifying equivalent marks
Diploma (3 Years Course) If PCM is not there in last year, Than marks of PCM from the previous year will be counted
Reappearing in 12th From both successive years, the Best scores will be counted.

Earlier Admission to IITs

Already into IITs/ISM Not Eligible
Admission Cancelled by IITs/ISM Not Eligible
Admitted first time in a preparatory course in any IITs in 2019 Eligible
Accepted Seat in IITs in 2019 Eligible

Examinations Considered As Equivalent to Class 12th

Here we are giving the correct picture which clearly indicates the consideration of class 12th equivalent eligibility.

Final Exam (10+2) Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
Intermediate or Two-year Pre-University examination Conducted by Board or University recognized by the AIUs.
NDA Two Year Course of Joint Service Wing
NIOS HSC (Min 5 Subjects)
AIU. H.S.C. Vocational Examination 10+2 system Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country
Diploma/ Polytechnic 3 Year Course Approved by All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or a State Board of Technical Education.
GCE  (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka) Examination at the Advanced (A) level
HSC – Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
Class XII Examination is not a public Examination The candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.

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  1. Sarat kumar Das says:

    How to know eligible percentile for general category students mark in JEE Main examination .

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