About JEE Main

Eligibility

Age Limit:

For appearing in the JEE (Main) examination there is NO AGE LIMIT for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) Examination – 2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.

Year of Passing Qualifying Examination (QE):

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any other qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any other qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main) - 2019.

Candidates who passed Class 12th/ other Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2019

The eligibility for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2019 as well as the eligibility for admission to various institutes may differ and hence the candidate has to ensure that he/ she adheres to the required criteria put forth.

Number of subjects in Qualifying Examination (QE):

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in Class 12/ any other qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) 2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects only are NOT eligible to write JEE (Main) 2019 and if the candidate is appearing for the exam providing false information, his/ her rank/ result will NOT be declared.

Number of Attempts:

As per the new scheme, the JEE (Main) - 2019 exam would be conducted twice in a year. The Number of attempts for admission in a particular academic session will be treated as One. The age limit as prescribed for JEE (Main) – 2019” allows a candidate to appear in JEE (Main) for three consecutive years.

The number of attempts for appearing in JEE (Advanced) 2018 as well as the number of attempts for admission to various institutes may differ and hence the candidate has to ensure that he/ she adheres to the required criteria put forth.

By being eligible to write JEE (Main) and by obtaining an All India Rank in JEE (Main), a candidate does NOT automatically become eligible for admission.