JEE Advanced 2019 Eligibility Criteria, Marks, Age, No. of Attempts

In this article, you will find detailed information about JEE Advanced 2019 Eligibility Criteria. We are described below in detailed information about the eligibility criteria. As the conducting body, IIT Kanpur recently released their eligibility criteria.

As previously IIT Kanpur announces that from next year 4000 more JEE aspirants will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2019.

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JEE Advanced 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Some of the important parameters which are really important for JEE Advanced 2019 Application form process are listed below:

  1. Qualifying Marks
  2. No of attempts
  3. Qualification

Qualification Marks:

Mains scored is required for JEE Advanced 2019 Application process. It is previously announced that top 2,24,000 aspirants would be eligible for appearing JEE Advanced 2019. The number of aspirants who are eligible for the exam is increased from next year so it is confirmed that the competition goes tougher compared to the previous year.

 Qualifying marks are listed below according to the aspirant’s category.

  1. For OBC Category – 27%
  2. For SC Category – 15%
  3. For ST Category – 7.5%
  4. For General Category – 50.5% (OPEN for all others)
  5. For PWD – 3% of each of these 4 Categories

Category wise distribution for the selection of top 2,24,000 students are as follow which is announced by IIT Kanpur:

JEE Advanced 2018 eligibility criteria

Category Number of “Top” Candidates Total
OPEN 1,07,767 1,11,100
OPEN-PWD 3,333
OBC-NCL 57,618 59,400
SC 32,010 33,000
SC-PWD 990
ST 16,005 16,500
ST-PWD 495


Age Criteria:

  • For General/OBC aspirants must have born on or after 1st October 1994.
  • For SC/ST aspirants must have born on or after 1st October 1989, 5 Years of relaxation will be provided.

The number of attempts:

Only 2 attempts will be given to JEE Aspirants for advanced in the consecutive years.


  • Candidates must have appeared or passed the qualifying examination in 2019/2019.
  • A candidate who appear for the qualifying exam in 2016-17 and their result declared after June 2017 are eligible.
  • For the general who scored 75% marks and for SC/ST who scored 65% are eligible.
  • It is mandatory all the student should be in top 20% of category wise distribution.
  • For this approach a candidate must appear for below five subjects:
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • A Language
    • Any other subject
  • The percentage will be calculated out of 100. If the marks for any subjects will more than 100 then it will be calculated according to them.
  • If there will be a grading system then a candidate should obtain a certificate from the respective boards.
  • If physics, chemistry, and mathematics will be not calculated in the final year subjects then they have 3-year diploma course.
  • If any candidate who has done/appearing their 3-year diploma courses will be also eligible but the marks will be calculated from the final year degree.


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