Who Are Eligible For JEE Advanced?

By Ishika Satwika Singh

17th May, 2023

JEE Advanced is a national-level entrance exam through which students get admission to undergraduate Engineering, Science, and Architecture courses in 23 IITs.


“Here’s the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced”

.– Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) in B.E./B.Tech. paper of JEE (Main) 2023. – 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. – Total No of attempts for JEE Advanced is 2.

Criteria 1 (JEE Performance)

Criteria 2 (Age Limit)

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1998. Five years age relaxation is given to SC, ST, and PwD candidates, i.e. these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1993.

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2022 or 2023 with Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.

Criteria 3 (12th Grades)

Criteria 4 (Earlier Admissions At IIT)

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) 2023.

YCandidates must be among the top 2.5 lakh successful candidates of JEE Main to appear for the JEE Advanced. The NTA has revoked the criteria of the top 75 percent in the board exam or among op 20 percentile candidates in the 10 2 board to appear in the JEE Advanced 2023.