JEE Advanced 2024: How many will be selected for IIT JoSAA admission? Category-wise numbers

For IIT, NIT, IIIT admission 2024, candidates who qualified JEE Main should have secured 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the Class 12 board exam.

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IIT Madras will start the JEE Advanced 2024 registration on April 21. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)IIT Madras will start the JEE Advanced 2024 registration on April 21. (Image: Wikimedia Commons)

Anu Parthiban | February 24, 2024 | 04:07 PM IST

NEW DELHI: The Joint Entrance Examination - Main (JEE Main 2024), the national-level engineering examination, is underway. Class 12 students who wish to pursue BTech programmes in Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), National Institutes of Technology (NITs), and government engineering colleges will have to obtain a valid JEE score and participate in the JoSAA counselling to be considered.

Admission to IITs will be granted based on the merit list and JEE Advanced 2024 counselling for the top 2,50,000 candidates of JEE Main 2024, however, the numbers may slightly increase in case two or more candidates score the same marks and percentile.

The JEE Main 2024 session 2 application process is ongoing at jeemain.nta.ac.in and the exams will be conducted between April 4 to 15. The final merit list and JEE Main cut-offs 2024 will be announced after the completion of the April session, the NTA said.

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JEE Advanced 2024: Top 2.5 lakh rank holders

Candidates who qualify for admission in the NITs, IIITs and centrally-funded technical institutes (CFTIs) based on the JEE Main 2024 ranks, should also fulfil the JEE Main 75% criterion. IIT Madras, the conducting body of JEE Adv 2024 this year, has announced the category-wise distribution of top 2,50,000 candidates.

Category

Number of top candidates

Open

96,187

1,01,250

Open-PwD

5,063

General-EWS

23,750

25,000

General-EWS-PwD

1,250

OBC-NCL

64,125

67,500

OBC-NCL-PwD

3,375

SC

35,625

37,500

SC-PwD

1,875

ST

17,812

18,750

ST-PwD

938

Also read JEE Main 2024: NTA says candidates evenly distributed in session 1; no data on absentees, transgender

JEE Advanced 2024: 75% criteria

Students should have scored 75% marks in Class 12 board exam or be in the top 20 percentile in the final board exam. Those belonging to SC, ST category should have obtained a minimum qualifying marks of 65% in Class 12 exams 2024. Take a look at last year’s top 20 percentile scores of each board for IIT admission for general category.

Board

IIT admission cut-off 2023 (out of 500)

Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education

460

Assam Higher Secondary Education Council

370

Bihar School Examination Board

341

Board of School Education Haryana

421

Board of Secondary Education, Madhya Pradesh

NR

Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi

436

Chhattisgarh Board of Secondary Education

368

Chhattisgarh State Open School

NR

Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi

452

Council of Higher Secondary Education, Manipur

325

Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Uttar Pradesh

NR

Goa Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

366

Gujarat Secondary and Higher Secondary Education Board

NR

Himachal Pradesh Board of School Education

421

Jharkhand Academic Council

392

Karnataka School Examination and Assessment Board

NR

Maharashtra State Board Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

391

Meghalaya Board of School Education

324

Nagaland Board of School Education

401

Punjab School Education Board

442

Tripura Board of Secondary Education

NR

Uttar Pradesh Board

361

Uttarakhand Board of School Education

NR

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