JEE Main Eligibility 2018
JEE Main Eligibility 2018 has been published by the CBSE Board. It is the main exam conducting authority which organizes Joint Entrance Examination (JEE Main). This exam is national level examination conducts to provide admissions in undergraduate engineering courses in IITs, NITs and IIITs. It is conducted in two modes which are online (computer based mode) and offline (pen and paper based mode). Before filling the application form candidates must have satisfied themselves with the eligibility criteria that they are eligible for the paper which they are applying for. Here in this article, we have provided the information about officially announced JEE Mains 2018 Eligibility.
- Candidates must be Indian Citizen.
- NRIs, PIOs, OCIs & Foreign national candidates can also apply.
- Aadhaar card is compulsory to apply this exam.
Date of Birth:
Only those candidates, whose date of birth fall on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PWD) candidates, the upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PWD candidates, who are born on or after 1st October 1988 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE):
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2016 or2017; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 are eligible to appear in JEE(Main)- 2018. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2015 are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2018. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2015, did not pass in 2015, but passed in 2016 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2018.
Diploma holder can apply in JEE Main 2018. But their rank & score in JEE Main will not be considered for admission in NITs & CFTIs.
|S. No.||Course||Subject Combination|
|1.||B.E./ B.Tech.||Admission will be offered to only those candidates who have passed the qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with any of the optional subjects namely, Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.|
|2.||B.Arch./B.Planning||Candidates must qualify class XII exam with Mathematics as a mandatory subject|
A number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE):
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) – 2018. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2018 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2018 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
Number of Attempts:
The number of attempts which a candidate can able at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).
CANDIDATES ARE ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION TO VARIOUS INSTITUTES. BEING ELIGIBLE TO WRITE JEE (Main) AND BY OBTAINING AN ALL INDIA RANK IN JEE (Main), A CANDIDATE DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY BECOME ELIGIBLE FOR ADMISSION.
of Attempts and Age limit for the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha:
Since the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system from 2014. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will, however, be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs.