JEE Advanced Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) Exam

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria

The IIT Council has released the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2022 examination. Candidates who are aspiring for JEE Advanced have to know the latest information regarding the JEE Advanced educational qualifications. 

Eligibility Criteria for INA for JEE Advanced 2022:

All the candidates must simultaneously fulfil each one of the following five criteria to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

Performance in JEE (Advanced) 2022:

a. Should be among the top 2,50,000 (including all categories) in Paper of JEE (Main) 2022.
b. Candidates Should have been born on or after October 1, 1997. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates. i.e., these candidates should have been bornon or after October 1, 1992.
c. Should not have appeared in JEE (Advanced) in 2021 or earlier
d. Should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) board examination for the first time in 2020 or 2021 AND successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but were absent in BOTH the papers, I.e., Paper 1 & Paper 2, of JEE (Advanced) 2021, are eligible for directly appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022 and do not fulfil Criteria, 1 to 4.
However, they must successfully register for the JEE (Advanced) 2022 in the online registration portal and pay the registration fee. Further, these candidates would be considered in addition to and not as part of the total number of the candidates who would qualify from JEE (Main) 2022 for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022.
e. Should not have accepted admission at any of the IITs earlier.

Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000* successful candidates (Including all categories) in B.E./B.Tech. Paper of JEE (Main) 2022.

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are : 10% for GEN-EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 40.5% is open for all. Within each of these five catgories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

The following table shows the order to be followed while choosing the top 2,50,000 candidates in various categories based on the performance in B.E./B.Tech. Paper for JEE (Main) 2022.

The category-wise distribution of the number of "top" candidates is shown in the following table:

Order Category Number of "Top" Candidates Total
1 OPEN 96187  
2 OPEN-PwD 5063 101250
3 GEN-EWS 23750  
4 GEN-EWS-PwD 1250 25000
5 OBC-NCL 64125  
6 OBC-NCL-PwD 3375 67500
7 SC 35625  
8 SC-PwD 1875 37500
9 ST 17812  
10 ST-PwD 938 18750

 * The total number of candidates may be slightly greater than 2,50,000 in the presence of "tied" ranks / scores in any category.

Age limit: The candidate should have been born on or after October 1, 1997. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.

Number of Attempts:

A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced exam a maximum of two times and that too in consecutive years. Therefore, JEE Advanced 2022 should be either the candidate's first attempt or the 2nd consecutive attempt.

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 & Mathematics.
  • Candidates who had appeared in Class XII (or equivalent) examination, for the first time in 2020 or earilier, are NOT Eligible to appear in JEE (Adanced) 2022, unless covered by the one-time special measure set out below.
  • However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination Board results for the academic year 2019-20 on or after October 15, 2020 then the candidates of that board who appeared for their Class XII exam in 2020 are also eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022, Provide they meet all the other eligibiltiy criteria.
  • In the case the Examination Board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2019 - 20 before October 15, 2020 but the result of a Particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022.

Relaxation in Criteria as a Special case for JEE Advanced 2022:

One-time measure fo those who first appeared in class 12 (or equivalent) examination in 2020/2021 AND Successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but did NOT Appear.

Candidates who appeared in class 12th (or equivalent) examination for the first time in 2020 OR 2021 AND successfully registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but were absent in Both the paoers, Ie., Paper 1 & Paper 2, of JEE (Advanced) 2021, are eligible ro directly appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022 and do not need to fulful Criteria 1 to 4. However, they must successfully register fr the JEE (Adanced) 2022 in the online registration portal and pay the registration fee. Further, these candidates would be considered in addition to and not as part of the total number of candidates who would qualify from JEE (Main) 2022 for appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022.

This is one-time measure valid only for JEE (Advanced) 2022 due to the ongoing pandemic.

These candidates must confirm their eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022 by visiting the JEE (Advanced) website and filling in the requisite information during registration.

This on-time measure is NOT applicable to candidates who appeared for thier class 12th exam for the first time before 2020.

One-time measure for those who first appeared in class 12th in 2020.

As a one-time special measure due to the ongoing pandemic. Candidates who appeared in class 12th (or equivalent) examinationin 2020 for the first time are also eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022 PROVIDED they satisfy the following two criteria simultaneously : (i) The candidate should have appeared ONLY ONCE for JEE (Advanced), either in the year 2020 or 2021; OR have NOT appeated in any Paper in both JEE (Advanced) 2020 & JEE (Advanced) 2021. (ii) These candidate (s) should appear / should have appeared in JEE (Main) 2022 & meet the cut-off score of the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all catefories) for qualifying for JEE (Advanced) 2022 in their respective cagtegory.

This one-time measure in applicable to ONLY those candidates for whom the appearance in JEE (Advanced) 2022 will be their first or second attempt and is NOT applicable to candidates who appeared for thier class 12th exam for the first time before 2020. No candidate will be allowed to appear in JEE (Advanced) more than two times. Further, these candidates would be considered in addition to and not as part of the total number of candidates who would qualify from JEE (Main) 2022 for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022. Criteria 5 would be applicable to these candidates(s).

This is one-time measure valid only for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

These candidates must confirm their eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022 by visiting the JEE (Advanced) website and filling in the requisite information during registration.

Earlier admission at IITs/ISM:

The candidate should not have been admitted to an IIT irrespective of whether or not the candidate continued in the program OR accepted an IIT Seatby reporting "ONLINE" / at a "reported 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.

Candidates who have been admitted a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2021 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022.

The candidates who have allocated a seat in an IIT through JoSAA 2021 but

(i) did not report "online" / at any "reporting centre" OR,

(ii) Withdraw before the last round of seat allotment, OR,

(iii) Had their sear cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of sear allotment for IITs, are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.


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