Eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2023
- All the candidates, including foreign nationals, must fulfill each and every one of the following five criteria to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023
- Eligibility Criteria for Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI for Appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2023
Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2023:
- Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) in B.E./B.Tech. paper of JEE (Main) 2023.
- The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 10% for GEN-EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST, and the remaining 40.5% is OPEN for all. Within each of these five categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
- The following table shows the order to be followed while choosing the top 2,50,000 candidates in various categories based on the performance in B.E./B.Tech. paper of JEE (Main) 2023.
Criterion 2 – Age Limit:
- Candidates should have been born on or after 01st October 1998. 5 years relaxation is given to SC/ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after 01st October 1993.
Criterion 3 – Number of Attempts:
- A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years
Criterion 4 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) Exam:
- A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2020 or 2021
- However, if the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2020-21 on or after October 25, 2021, then the candidates of that Board who appeared for their Class XII (or equivalent) examination in 2021 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023, provided they meet all the other eligibility criteria. In case the examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2020-21 before October 25, 2021 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023.
Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs:
- A candidate should NOT have been admitted in an IIT irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past. Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023
- Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2022 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023.
- The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2022 but (i) did not report at any reporting centre OR, (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR, (iii) had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2022 are eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2023
- However, in any of the above cases, the candidate is required to fulfil the conditions mentioned from criterion 1 to criterion 4
- Eligibility criteria for foreign national candidates can be found at https://jeeadv.ac.in/foreign.html
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