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JEE Advanced 2016 Selection Procedure

JEE Advanced 2015 Selection ProcedureJoint Entrance examination, commonly known as JEE is divided into different phases and the planning and preparation for the same starts right from the time when a student in his high school. With the changes in the examination pattern, the board exams have become more crucial and play a very important role in the preparation for JEE Advanced exams.

  • Details of JEE Advanced Selection Procedure 2016

JEE Advanced entrance exams are very fundamental as they are the key to admission in top most prestigious institutes of India, like IITs and NIITs. It is considered to be the second phase of JEE exams and only those students who have appeared for JEE Mains.  And the selection process for students is nothing less tough than the exam itself. Following are the criterions on which the students are selected for JEE Advanced:

  • Only those students are allowed to appear for JEE Advanced exams, those who have given their board exam in 2014- 2015 for the first time and those who have appeared for JEE Mains online or offline 2016 exam.

  • There are two basic conditions, out of which students need to fulfill at least one of them to be allowed to write JEE Advanced 2016 exam.

Students either should score 75% in their board exams. (For general category it is 75% aggregate and for OBC/ SC / ST class, the score is 70%. Or students need to secure a place in the list of top 20 percentile of each category list in their Board exams.

  • When applying for JEE Advanced 2016 exam, students should be born on or after October 1, 1991. For the students those who belong to SC/ ST / OBC classes should be born on or after October 1, 1986.

  • There is a speculation of almost 3-4 lakh students appearing for JEE Mains exam and out of which 150000 students will get selected and will appear for JEE Advanced 2015 exam.

  • These 150000 students are those who have topped the merit list (across all the lists). The further bifurcation of these 150000 students can be stated as: 50.5% candidates from Common Merit List; 27% candidates from OBC list; 15% from SC merit list; 7.5% from ST merit list and almost 3% from PWD (Person with disabilities) merit list.

PS: All the figures provided here are based on the classification of previous year’s results and are approximate values.

  • The candidates, whose names are listed in CML, will not be featured in the other mentioned merit lists.

  • Students can attempt the JEE Advanced exam in two consecutive attempts.

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