JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2019 – The candidates who wish to apply for JEE Main 2019 must ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria. Though the eligibility criteria for JEE Main is not verified at the time of filling the Application Form, but, it will be verified if a candidate qualifies the entrance test. Hence, it is best to check the eligibility conditions before only to avoid any blunders later. The JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria includes the age limit, educational qualification, subject combination, etc.
The candidates should note that the eligibility for appearing in JEE Main and admission in IIITs, NITs, and other engineering colleges are different. Check complete information on JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria from this page.
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2019
The registration process for JEE Main 2019 has been started from September 01, 2018 onwards and the last date to submit the application form is September 30, 2018. Hence, to apply for JEE Main 2019 you must fulfill the following eligibility conditions:
Age Limit Criteria for JEE Main 2019
The exam conducting body, which is, National Testing Agency (NTA) has confirmed that there is no age limit criteria to apply for JEE Main 2019. Those aspirants who have passed Class 12th examination in 2017, 2018 or will be appearing in 2019, irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2019.
Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination for JEE Main 2019
To be eligible for JEE Main 2019, the candidates must have passed their Class 12th examination or its equivalent from a recognized board in 2017 or 2018.
Those who will be appearing for the Class 12th exam in the year 2019 are also eligible to apply for JEE Main 2019. Such candidates are eligible for both January and April 2019 examination,
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination
The aspirants must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th/ qualifying examination in order to be eligible for JEE Main 2019.
Who Are Not Eligible for JEE Main 2019 Exam?
Those candidates who fall under the following category are not eligible to appear for the entrance examination. Such candidates if appear in JEE Main 2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
- Those candidates who passed Class 12th/ Qualifying examination in 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible
- The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to appear for JEE Main 2019.
Frequently Asked Questions on JEE Main Eligibility Criteria
Q. If I pass the Class 12th exam in 2018 but will be appearing for the improvement exam in 2019. Will I be eligible to appear for JEE Main 2019?
A. Yes, you are eligible to appear for the test.
Q. Are the students with Diploma eligible to appear for JEE Main 2019?
A. Yes, you can apply for JEE Main 2019 and you will be considered to appear in JEE (Advanced). However, your rank and NTA score for JEE Main will not be considered for admission to NITs and CFTIs.
Q. What is State Code of Eligibility and is it relevant to the eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main 2019?
A. The State Code of Eligibility is basically the Code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination.
However, in another case scenario, if a candidate has passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th/ Equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement.
Q. If I have passed Class 12th from NIOS, what will be my State code of Eligibility?
A. In such a case, you need to select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study center is located.
These were some of the questions which students have been generally asking us. If you any doubt in the JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria, then let us know in the comment section below.