JEE Advanced 2017: Important Details

Since the JEE Mains registrations are scheduled to commence from 1st December 2017, the countdown is nearing its end. You must have a lot of ifs and buts in your mind that may not let you prepare. Well, herewith this article, we will tell you what is required for appearing in JEE Advanced. Also, we will clarify all your doubts about the reservations in JEE Advanced.

Criteria for JEE Advanced

  1. Candidate should be among top 220,000 rank holders in JEE Mains.
    1. Open: 1,10,000 with 3,333 seats for PwD
    2. OBC – Non Creamy Layer: 59,400 with 1,782 for PwD
    3. SC: 33,000 with 990 for PwD
    4. ST: 16,500 with 495 for PwD
  2. Age limit: Candidate should be born on or after 1st October 1992. For SC/ST/PwD: born on or after 1st October 1987
  3. A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2016 for the first time are also eligible.
  4. The candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2016 or 2017. Candidates whose results for the academic year 2014-15 were declared after June 2015 are eligible for JEE Advanced 2017.
  5. He/she should NOThave been admitted in an IIT OR accepted the IIT seat in the past. The candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2016 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2017.

Reservations in JEE Advanced

  1. Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer: 27% seats in every course
  2. Scheduled Caste: 15% seats in every course
  3. Scheduled Tribes: 5% seats in every course
  4. Persons with Disability: 3% seats in Open, OBC-NCL, SC and ST
  5. De-Reservation:
    1. Unfilled OBC-NCL seats get converted into General
    2. Unfilled SC/ST seats DO NOT get converted into General
    3. Unfilled PwD seat gets converted into general seats of the category i.e. Unfilled PwD seats in OBC-NCL will get converted into General seat for OBC-NCL and likewise for General, SC and ST quota.

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