ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN JEE (Advanced) –2018
The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2018 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination . Those appearing in these examinations in 2018 can also appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2018 provisionally.
All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and I SM Dhanbad for the year 2018 will have to appear in the Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2018 Based on the performance in Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2018, top 2,20,000 candidates (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE(Advanced) -2018.
Admissions to IITs/ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced) – 2018 website.
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in 2016 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE(Advanced) –2018.
The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs & I SM Dhanbad in 2017 is eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)–2018 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria.