JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2022 (Relaxed)

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JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2022 – Check here the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2022.

Latest – JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2022 has been announced. Scroll down to read all the criteria.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2022

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE (Main) 2022: Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) in BE/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 categories, 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 BE/B.Tech. paper of JEE (Main) 2022.

JEE Advanced 2022

Criterion 2 – Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1997. Five years age relaxation is given to SC, ST, and PwD candidates, ie, these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1992.

Criterion 3 – Number of attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

Criterion 4 – 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, and Mathematics. Candidates who had appeared in Class XII (or equivalent) examination, for the first time in 2020 or earlier, are NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022, unless covered by the one-time special measure set out below.

By appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination, it is meant that the board concerned declared the result for that year irrespective of whether or not examination was conducted. It will be considered as an appearance even if the result of a particular candidate got withheld. However, if the examination board of Class XII (or equivalent) declared the 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, provided they meet all the other eligibility criteria. In 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 for those who first appeared in class 12th (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 papers, ie, Paper 1 and Paper 2, of JEE (Advanced) 2021, are eligible to directly appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022 and do not need to fulfill 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 candidates who would qualify from JEE (Main) 2022 for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022.
  • 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) examination in 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 appeared in any paper in both JEE (Advanced) 2020 and JEE (Advanced) 2021. (ii) These candidate(s) should appear/should have appeared in JEE (Main) 2022 and meet the cut-off score of the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) for qualifying for JEE (Advanced) 2022 in their respective category.

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs: 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 canceled (for whatever reason) after joining any IITs are also NOT eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022. Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2021 can appear in JEE (Advanced) 2022.

The candidates who were allocated a seat in an IIT through JoSAA 2021 but (i) did not report “online” / at any “reporting centre” OR, (ii) withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR, (iii) had their seat canceled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2022.

However, in all of the above cases, the candidate is also required to fulfill the conditions mentioned from Criterion 1 to Criterion 4.

These candidates must confirm their eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2022 by visiting the official website (https://jeeadv.ac.in) and filling in the requisite information.

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