Candidates who have cleared JEE Mains are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. After clearing the JEE Mains, every candidate must fulfill the following eligibility criteria to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.

Five criterion for JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria:

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE Main 2018

Criterion 2 – Performance in class XII.

Criterion 3 – Number of Attempts

Criterion 4 – Appearance in 10+2 (or equivalent) Examination

Criterion 5 – Earlier admission at IITs leads to ineligibility

Details information about all the five Criterion for JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria:-

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria 1: Performance in JEE Mains.

  • The candidate should be among the top 2,24,000 (in all categories) to have cleared the JEE Main.
  • The candidate must also have a positive score on paper 1 of JEE Main 2018 for being eligible to JEE Advanced.

Note: The percentages of various categories are:

  • 27% for OBC‐NCL
  • 15% for SC
  • 7.5% for ST
  • Remaining 50.5% is OPEN for all.
  • Within each of these four categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD (including Dyslexia) candidates.

here is a table showing the order which will be followed while selecting the top 2,24,000 candidates in various categories.

Category-Wise Distribution of Top 2,24,000 Candidates

SL.NOCategoryNumber of “Top” CandidatesTotal
2.Open PwD5,656
4.OBC-NCL PwD3,024
6.SC PwD1680
8.ST PwD840

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria 2: Performance in class XII.

  • Candidates who have appeared for 12th class for the first time in 2017 or 2018 are also eligible.
  • The candidate must secure a minimum of 75% if General/OBC and 65% if SC/ST/PwD in 12th or equivalent class.
  • The candidate must be in the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective class 12 board exams.
  • If the candidate passes class 12 in 2017 and is rewriting one/all of the required subjects in 2018 for improvement or any other reason, then the aggregate percentage is calculated using the maximum marks in the required subjects.
  • Competitors, those 10+2 or equal examination result for the year 2015-2016 were declared after June 2016, they are likewise qualified to show up for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria 3: Number of attempts.

  • A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced for a maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • Those candidates who appeared for JEE Advanced 2017 will also be eligible to write JEE Advanced 2018.
  • Candidates whose results for the academic year 2015 – 2016 were declared after June 2016 will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2018.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria 4: Age Limit

  • Candidates born on or after 1st October 1993 are eligible.
  • Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST & PWD Candidates i.e., these candidates should be born on or after 1st October 1988.

JEE Advanced 2018 Eligibility Criteria 5: Earlier admission at IITs leads to ineligibility

  • A hopeful ought NOT have been admitted to an IIT/ISM or even acknowledged the IIT/ISM affirmation by detailing at an establishment announcing focus previously.
  • Applicants are not qualified regardless of whether their admission to IITs or ISM was wiped out.
  • Hopefuls who have been conceded for a preliminary in any of the IITs without precedent for the year 2017 can show up in JEE (Advanced) 2018.
  • Competitors, those have paid the seat acknowledgment expense however not acknowledged the seat are qualified to show up in the JEE Advanced 2018.

Note: The Eligibility criteria given above for JEE Advanced must be entirely clung to. Any infringement of the qualification criteria will bring about the cancelation of the Admit Card and the exclusion of the applicant from composing JEE Advanced.

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