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JEE Advanced 2022 Eligibility Criteria

 

Students who fulfil the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced can appear in the examination. If any student provides any false information about themselves and gets selected for admission on the basis of JEE Advanced might face serious consequences such as cancellation of admission at any time during the verification process. Therefore, it is advised that students must understand the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2022 before applying for it. 

 

JEE 2022 Highlights 

Particulars 

Details 

Exam Name

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced) 2022

Date of Exam 

28 August 2022

Registration

7 August 2022 - 11 August 2022

Declaration of Results 

11 September 2022

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Languages

English, Hindi

Application Mode

Online

Mode of Exam

Online

No. of Papers

2 (PCM in both papers )

Exam Duration

3 hours (Each paper)

Available Seats

16,000 Seats (approx.)

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Technology, Bachelor of Science, Bachelor of Architecture, Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology, Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science, Integrated Master of Technology, Integrated Master of Science 

Conducted/ Coordinated By 

Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay under the guidance of JAB (Joint Admission Board)

Organised by 

IIT Bombay 

 

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2022 

 

The JEE Advanced eligibility criteria is divided into 5 categories. All candidates appearing in JEE Advanced 2022 must fulfil all the five eligibility criteria simultaneously:

 

Criteria 1: Performance in JEE Main 2022

 

The candidate must be among the top 2,50,000 candidates (for all categories) in B.E./B.Tech. Paper of JEE (Main) 2022. 

 

Order

Category

% of Candidates 

Number of "Top" candidates

1

OPEN

40.5%

96187

101250

2

OPEN-PwD

 

5063

3

GEN-EWS

10%

23750

25000

4

GEN-EWS-PwD

 

1250

5

OBC-NCL

27%

64125

67500

6

OBC-NCL-PwD

 

3375

7

SC

15%

35625

37500

8

SC-PwD

 

1875

9

ST

7.5%

17812

18750

10

ST-PwD

 

938

Note: 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates in each category. 

 

Criteria 2: Age Limit 

The candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1997.  SC, ST, and PwD candidates are given five years age relaxation. 

 

Criteria 3: Number of attempts

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum of two times in two consecutive years. 

 

Criterion 4 - Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2021 or 2022 with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. 

 

Candidates who have appeared in the Class 12 examination for the first time in 2020 or earlier can also apply for JEE Advanced based on the special relaxation criteria. 

 

  • One-time measure for those who first appeared in class 12th (or equivalent) examination in 2020/2021 AND successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but did NOT appear
  • Candidates who appeared in Class 12 examination for the first time in 2020 or 2021 and also registered for JEE Advanced but were absent in both the JEE Advanced papers are now eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced in 2022. 
  • Candidates have to confirm their eligibility while filling the JEE Advanced application form. 
  • This is a one-time measure due to the pandemic and is not for students who appeared in Class 12 for the first time before 2020. 
  • One-time measure for those who first appeared in class 12th in 2020
  • Candidates who appeared in their Class 12 examination for the first time in 2020 and,
    1. have appeared ONLY ONCE for JEE (Advanced), either in the year 2020 or 2021, or, 
    2. have NOT appeared in any paper in both JEE (Advanced) 2020 and JEE (Advanced) 2021.
    3. have appeared in JEE (Main) 2022 and meet the cut-off score of the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) for qualifying for JEE (Advanced) 2022 in their respective category.
  • This is a one-time measure due to the pandemic and is not for students who appeared in Class 12 for the first time before 2020. 
  • Candidates have to confirm their eligibility while filling the JEE Advanced application form. 

 

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs

A candidate should NOT have been admitted to an IIT irrespective of whether or not the candidate continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting “online” / at a “reporting centre” in the past. Candidates whose admission to IITs was cancelled (for whatever reason) after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

 

However, candidates who were allocated a seat in an IIT through JoSAA 2021 but 

(i) did not report “online” / 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, 

are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

 

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Candidates

 

Foreign candidates who have studied abroad or are currently studying abroad at 10+2 level at the time of registration for JEE Advanced 2022 do not need to apply for or appear in JEE Main. They can register for JEE Advanced 2022 directly given that they fulfil the following eligibility criteria: 

 

Criteria A: Age Limit 

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1997. In countries where a certain period is mandatory before/after Class XII (or equivalent) examination in the armed forces or allied, those candidates can be given age relaxation provided that they submit a testimony or certificate issued by the competent authority. They have to submit this certificate or testimony at the time of registration. 

 

Criteria B: Number of Attempts 

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

 

Criteria C: Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination

Firstly, candidates must PASS class XII (or equivalent) examination with the following subjects to be eligible for JEE Advanced: 

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • A language
  • Any subject other than the above four

Next, candidates must fulfil the following criteria: 

 

  • Candidates should have appeared in Class 12 examination or equivalent for the first time in either 2021 or 2022 with the subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • Candidates who have appeared in Class 12 examination for the first time in 2022 and are covered by the one-time measure as given below are also eligible for JEE Advanced 2022.
    • One-time measure for JEE Advanced 2022: Your class 12 examination results are declared after 15 October 2020. 

 

Criteria D: Earlier admission at IITs

A candidate should NOT have been admitted to an IIT irrespective of whether or not the candidate continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting “online” / at a “reporting centre” in the past. Candidates whose admission to IITs was cancelled (for whatever reason) after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

 

However, candidates who were allocated a seat in an IIT through JoSAA 2021 but 

(i) did not report “online” / 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,

 are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

 

Frequently Asked Questions 

 

 

  • What is the age limit for JEE Advanced 2022? 

The candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1997.  SC, ST, and PwD candidates are given five years age relaxation. In case of foreign candidates, students who have to serve time in the army or allied forces also get relaxation in age criteria. 

 

  • Do we need to score at least 75% marks in Class 12 to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2022? 

No, this is not the case anymore. The criteria of 75% marks in Class 12 has now been removed from JEE Advanced 2022 eligibility criteria. 

 

  • I appeared in Class 12 examination in 2019. Can I appear for JEE Advanced in 2022? 

No, you cannot. Only students who appeared in Class 12 examination in 2020 or 2021 or 2022 for the first time can appear in JEE Advanced 2022. 

 

  • What should be my JEE Main score to become eligible for JEE Advanced 2022? 

You need to be amongst the top 2,50,000 candidates who cleared JEE Main 2022 in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2022. 


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