JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility, Marks, Attempts, Age & Qualification

Welcome JEE Aspirants,

Your search for ‘IIT JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria’ ends here! To provide you with the best experience of staying updated with the latest changes made in the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2020 Exam, we have come up with this blog containing the detailed information & guidelines of eligibility conditions.

You all must be already known with the fact that the JEE Advanced is the next step of JEE Mains. Only, those candidates who qualify the Mains are eligible to appear in the Advanced Exam.

Well, this is not only the criteria to appear in the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam! There are lot many other factors also that are being considered while choosing up the most deserving candidates for the next & final selection round of IIT JEE. These factors are called – ‘Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2020’.

Let’s go through the entire blog to check out which factors should be kept in mind while planning to appear in the JEE Advanced.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2020 | No. of Attempts, Qualifying Marks & Age Limit

The Online Application Process for JEE Advanced 2020 is expected to start in the first week of May 2020. Before applying online, you all must be very well aware of the Eligibility for JEE Advanced 2020. Read out the blog to take an eligibility test for you!

Below we have summed up all the essential criteria & conditions like –

 Qualifying Marks for JEE Advanced 2020

 No. of Attempts for IIT JEE Advanced and

 Required Qualification for JEE Advanced 2020 etc.

Please read down the points & check out whether you fulfil the criteria or not!

1. JEE Advanced Qualification Marks [Required Mains Score]

As per the JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria, only the Top 2,50,000 qualified (including all categories) candidates of Mains Exam will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced 2020 Exam.

The Qualifying Marks of JEE Advanced 2020 are listed below –

 For GEN-EWS Category – 4%

 For OBC Category – 27%

 For SC Category – 15%

 For ST Category – 7.5%

 For General Category – 46.5% (OPEN for all others)

 For PWD – 5% of each of these 4 Categories

You also check the – Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains 2020. This percentage criterion will also remain applicable for the Advanced Exam.

Check out the previous years’ cutoffs and toppers’ marks by following the respective links here –

IIT JEE Cutoff Marks & Result 2019List of Students Qualified for JEE Advanced

2. Age Criteria for IIT JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020

To fulfil the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2020, the candidates belonging to General/OBC Categories, must not age more than 24 Years that means, they must have born on or after 1st October 1995.

Similarly, in case of ST/SC/PWD candidates, the upper age limit is mentioned as 29 Years which means that they must have born on or after 1st October 1990.

3. Number of Attempts for JEE Advanced 2020

If you’re curious to know how many attempts for JEE Advanced can be availed, then the answer is Maximum 2 Attempts and that too in the consecutive years only.

Like, if you have appeared in 2019 Exam for the 1st time, then only in 2020 you can avail your remaining JEE Advanced attempts.

4. Required JEE Advanced Qualification

The Candidates must have appeared for the 12th Class or equivalent examination for the 1st time in either 2019 or 2020.

However, candidates whose Class XII (or equivalent) examination results for the academic year 2016-17 were declared after June 2017 were eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2019 but there is no confirmation for JEE Advanced 2020 for the same.

5. JEE Advanced 2020 Eligibility Criteria for IITs Admissions

There are three conditions in the case of Not Eligibility for JEE Advanced –

(i). The candidates who have been admitted in any IITs.

(ii). The candidates who have accepted the IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past.

(iii). The candidates whose admissions at IITs were cancelled.

Check out the conditions for eligible candidates –

(i). Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 are eligible.

(ii). The candidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but not accepted the seat (by not reporting at any reporting centre during joint seat allocation in 2019) are also eligible.

Check Out – Which qualifying exams are considered for JEE 2020?

Dear Aspirants, above you, might have seen all the required information regarding JEE Advanced Eligibility 2020. If we missed any points, you can ask them in the comments section provided below. Please let us know about your queries & feedback!

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