JEE Main Eligibility 2020, Qualification, Age – Check Category wise Eligibility Here

JEE Main Eligibility 2020 has been published by the National Testing Agency (NTA). This is the central authority responsible for the exam that organizes the joint Entrance exam (JEE Main).

This exam is a national level exam aimed at providing admissions to undergraduate engineering courses at IIT, NIT, and IIIT. It is done in two modes that are online (computer-based mode) and offline (mode and pencil-based paper).

JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria consist of various essential parameters like Age, Qualification, Attempts, Marks, and various other important factors which must be known to the students before applying for the JEE Main Examination 2020. Previously JEE Main was conducted by CBSE but from the year 2020, JEE Main will be conducted by NTA.

The students must know the complete eligibility criteria to make sure that they satisfy entirely that eligibility for admission to B.Arch. Programs, candidates need to have 50% marks in PCM in aggregate and separately.

JEE Main Eligibility 2020 

Next, we have mentioned all the details about the JEE Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria to appear on the exam. Candidates must fully comply with the given eligibility

Basic Eligibility Criteria

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No. of Attempts3 Consecutive Years
Adhar (UIDAI Letter)Not Compulsory
Identity ProofAny Valid Government-issued ID Proof
Age LimitNo Age Limit
Passed, Appeared in 12thIrrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination
Year of AppearancePassed 10+2 in 2018,19 and Appeared in 2020 Eligible for Both Sessions
Passed 12th in 2016 or BeforeNot Eligible for JEE Main
Subjects in 12thMinimum 5 Subjects
  • Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject),
  • Any other subject

(4 Subjects Not Allowed)

Percentage for For admissions to NITs/ IIITs/ GFTIs
  • Gen- 75% Aggregate
  • SC/ST/PwD – 65% Aggregate
B.Arch. Programs:PCM in 10+2 with Minimum 50% Marks

Qualification Criteria

Qualification10+2 from Central/ State board like CBSE, ICSE, Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi, NIOS, etc.
Intermediate/Pre University/Pre Degree CoursesValid if It is recognized Board/ University
National Defence AcademyFinal Year 2-year course of the Joint Services Wing (JSW)
Vocational ExaminationHSC
NIOSSenior Secondary School Examination with a minimum of 5 subjects.
Diploma3 Years Course from AICTE or State board of technical education
10+2Association of Indian Universities (AIU) recognized school, board, university examination in India or any foreign country
Passing MarksNo prescribed percentage

Note- No boards marks are counted for appearing in JEE Main from the year 2017.

GCE  (London, Cambridge or Sri Lanka)Examination at the Advanced (A) level
HSC – Cambridge University or International BaccalaureateDiploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
Class XII Examination is not a public ExaminationThe candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.

Passing Year Eligibility Criteria

Here we will give you the complete information about the JEE Main 2020 Passing and Appearing Year Eligibility Criteria.

Passed in 2018 and 2019Eligible
Given Before 2018Not Eligible
Appeared in 12th (2016) but Failed & Passed in 2018Not Eligible
Passed 12th Exams in 2015 or before or appearing in 2020 or LaterNot Eligible
Passed in 12th 2020, Appear in 2020 for Improvement The top 20-percentile cut-off for 2018 will be considered. However, if a candidate writes all the subjects in 2020, then the best of the two performances will be found.
5 Subjects MarksCandidates also note down that for the percentile system, total marks obtained in all the five subjects of mark sheet are required for JEE Main and JEE Advanced.

Eligibility for Paper 2 (B.Arch)

As per the notification released by COA, we have mentioned below the eligibility criteria for paper 2 (B.Arch):

Admission into IITs, NITs, CFTIs

Minimum MarksFor access to NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs, candidates should secure minimum 75% marks (65% for SC/ST students)

If Not

Must be in top 20 percentile in class 12th examination conducted by respective boards.

Subject Combination PCM and Other Subjects
BE/ B.Tech.Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational


B.Arch/B.Planning           Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

If you have any queries related to JEE Main Eligibility 2020, you may ask your comments below in the comment box.

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  1. venugopal says:

    I am studying diploma in civil engineer,2nd year.can I eligible for writing jee main enterance exam.and my aim is to get seat in NIT Warangal is possible for diploma studnts.pleae reply

  2. Sandeep Kumar says:

    Sir main 12th appearing me hua can I apply this from

  3. Vivek Rai says:

    55% marks score in 12th can I attend jee mains paper 2 entrance exam ???

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