List of Qualifying Exams for JEE Main

list of qualifying exams for jee main


List of Qualifying Exams for JEE Main 2021

The NTA conducts JEE Main exam twice a year and those who want to get admission to Engineering Degree courses, sit for the entrance exam. A new Exam Pattern has been introduced for JEE Main 2021. JEE Main is a highly competitive exam and the most prestigious engineering entrance exam in India. Students from different backgrounds are eligible for appearing in the JEE Main exam. As per the eligibility criteria for JEE Main exam, here is a list of the Qualifying Exams to be eligible for attempting the JEE Main exam.


List of Qualifying Exams for JEE Main 2020 for admission to NITs, DTU, IITs and CFTIs.

  • The final examination of 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration. [Only for Admission to IITs]
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level. [Only for Admission to IITs]
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva. [Only for Admission to IITs]

See: Engineering Entrance Exams 2021

Also see: JEE Main 2021 guidelines, here

JEE Main Exam centres, here

Preparation tips for JEE Main, here

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