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NTA JEE Main Eligibility 2019 (April), Attempts, Qualification & Age Eligibility Criteria

NTA JEE Main Eligibility 2019 (April) will be same as JEE Main 2019 (April) except the age factor. However JEE Mains Eligibility conditions and other requirements like minimum qualification and age will be confirmed once the JEE Main 2019 (April) Notification is published by the National Testing Agency (NTA). National Testing Agency (NTA) has recently been set up by the Union HRD Ministry with a prime focus to conduct entrance exams for admission to Higher Education Institutes in India.As you are aware the JEE Main is an All India Entrance Exam for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Courses (B.E./BTech and BArch/B.Planning Courses) in National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTI) and other Engineering Colleges which accept JEE main Scores for admission to Engineering Courses in their college.IITs will continue to to organise . See complete info on  JEE Main 2019 (April) Eligibility.


JEE main 2019 (April) Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

  • For appearing in the JEE (Main) Examination there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII Examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination - 2019
  • The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.


Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE):

  • Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying exam in 2019 are eligible to appear in April 2019 JEE(Main)-2019 Exam.
  • Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying Exam 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2019.
  • Those candidates who have appeared in JEE (Main) - January 2019 Examination, are also eligible to appear in JEE(Main) - April 2019.


No. of Subjects in the Qualifying Exam (QE):

  • Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not eligible to write JEE (Main)-2019 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main)-2019.
  • Only for B.Arch., the candidate must have studied Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in Qualifying Examination.


JEE MAIN DATES 2019 (April)







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JEE (Main) NTA Score for Paper-1 and Paper-2:

  • NTA Score for Paper-1 and Paper-2: Following shall be applicable for both the attempts.
  • After the JEE (Main)-April 2019 examinations, the NTA will display Answer Keys & recorded responses of multiple choice questions of Paper-1 and Paper-2 on the NTA‟s website www.jeemain.nic.in.
  • The result will be compiled on the basis of final answer keys. No grievance with regard to answer key(s) after declaration of result of JEE (Main)-April 2019 will be entertained.


Eligibility for NITs, IIITs & CFTIs participating through Seat Allocation Board:

  • Admission to NITs, IIITs & CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10 subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class exam or be in the top 20% in the 12th class exam conducted by the respective Boards.
  • For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class exam


Subjects /Courses

  • Subject combinations required in the qualifying exam for admission to B.E./B. Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.
  • For B.E. /B Tech. - Required Criteria based on Class 12th/Equivalent qualifying Exam; passed 10+2 Exam with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subjects.
  • B.Arch./B. Planning - Passed 10+2 Examination with Mathematics.


Number of Seats in various Institutions:

  • For all admission related procedures/queries, the candidates are advised to refer the website of JoSAA, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) or the concerned State Govt. /Institute after declaration of ranks of JEE (Main) - 2019.

Reservation of Seats

  • As per Govt. of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:
  • OBC if they belong to Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) - 27%
  • SC - 15%
  • ST - 7.5%
  • PwD with 40% or more disability - 03% Horizontal
  • 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
  • For admission to State Engineering colleges who have opted for admission through JEE (Main) -April 2019, the reservation rules of that state shall apply.


Also See :

JEE Main 2019 (April) Notification

JEE Main 2019(April) Exam Pattern

JEE Main Application Dates 2019 (April)

State Wise list of JEE Main 2019 (April) Exam Centers

JEE Mains 2019 (April) Participating Engineering Colleges