JEE Main Eligibility criteria is released and students aspiring to take up the examination in the month of January 2020 can read it. Only candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria can start the application process. The exam will be conducted twice – in January and April. Candidates who have passed or are appearing for Class 12 or equivalent board exams can apply for JEE Main 2020. JEE Main is a National level engineering entrance exam conducted for admissions to UG engineering courses offered in 31 NITs, 23 IITs and 23 CFTIs. The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2020 is also the qualifying test for JEE Advanced 2020.
Jee Main 2020 Eligibility Criteria
The 5 subjects for B.Tech/ BE. are:
The 5 subjects for B.Arch/ B. Planning are:
Qualifying Examination for JEE Main 2020
To be eligible for JEE Main 2020, candidates will have to qualify in any of the following exams:
The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi etc.
Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/ University.
Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration.
General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced(A) level.
High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
Who cannot appear in JEE (Main) – 2020
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2017 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2021 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2020.
State Code of Eligibility
State Code of eligibility means the Code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class 12th/Equivalent qualifying examination by virtue of which he/she becomes eligible to appear in the JEE (Main) for admission to B.E/B. Tech. and B. Arch./B. Planning Courses of the institutions/Colleges of the States/UT. Please bear in mind that,
If a candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one State but appeared for improvement from another State, his/her State code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination and not the State from where he/she has appeared for improvement.
For Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate.
Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the State in which the study centre is located. The State of Eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal/Bhutan/Foreign/OCI/PIO
Number of Attempts in NEET
As per the new scheme, the JEE Main - 2020 exam would be conducted twice in a year. So, the Number of attempts for admission in a particular academic session will be treated as One. The age eligibility prescribed by NTA which is mentioned above allows a candidate to appear in JEE Main for three consecutive years.
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