JEE Advanced 2019: Top 2,24,000 candidates of JEE Main Paper 1 to be eligible for exam

Samiksha Jain | Feb 21, 2019 - 12:20 p.m. IST
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New Delhi, February 21: As per the official notice on the official website of JEE Advanced 2019, top 2,24,000 candidates would be shortlisted on the basis of the JEE Main 2019 Rank for the examination. However, the total number of candidates may be slightly higher than 2,24,000 in the presence of ‘tied’ ranks/scores in each category.

Earlier on January 22, 2019, Supreme Court gave interim orders to remove the age barrier in order to be eligible for JEE Advanced 2019. According to the orders candidates who are 25 years of age or older are eligible to apply for both the exams, JEE Main and advanced.

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2019

According to the official poster available on the website of JEE Advanced 2019, candidates should meet the following eligibility criteria to appear for the entrance examination:

  • Should be among the top 2,24,000 candidates in Paper-1 of JEE Main 2019.
  • Should be born on or after October 1, 1994. Five years relaxation is given to SC/ST and PwD category candidates.
  • Should not have appeared in JEE Advanced in 2017 or earlier.
  • Should have appeared in class XII examination for the first time in 2018 or 2018.
  • Should not have accepted admission at any of the IITs earlier.

This is how the JEE Advanced 2019 English poster looks like:

JEE Advanced

This year, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Roorkee will be conducting JEE Advanced 2019 on May on May 19 in two shifts: Paper 1: 9:00 am to 12:00 pm and Paper 2: 2:00 to 5:00 pm. However, till now authorities have not yet disclosed other dates related to the examination. Authorities will likely to commences the applications process in the first week of May after the announcement of JEE Main 2019 final result.


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