About IIT JEE
Joint Entrance Examination or JEE is a national level (All-India) Engineering Entrance Examination. It qualifies candidates for IIIT, NIT, IIT, and Government aided engineering colleges across the country. Two different examinations make up the test-
according to the latest information, JEE is conducted twice a year in two parts:
JEE Mains: January and April
JEE Advanced: May
A candidate can appear twice for JEE Mains and at the most can take 3 attempts in each.
From 2019 onward, there will be a total of six attempts.
JEE Eligibility Criteria 2021
75 % eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2021 has been removed. According to this criteria, students should have obtained a minimum of 75 per cent marks in the Class 12 examination or have the top 20 percentile in Class 12/qualifying examination held by the respective Boards to be eligible to apply for admission.
- Age Limit Criteria: There is no upper age limit for appearing in JEE Main 2021. Candidates who have passed class 12th or equivalent in 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE Main 2021.
- Maximum number of Attempts: Candidates can take the exam maximum for 3 years consecutively. Candidates can sit for all four sessions- February, March, April and May sessions. All of these will be counted as a single attempt.
- Educational Qualification: Candidates who have qualified their XII or equivalent exam in 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 are eligible to sit for JEE Main 2021. Candidates must have passed qualifying examination with 50% marks in Mathematics and 50% in aggregate of the QE to sit for B. Planning Paper. B.E/ B. Tech applicants must have passed the qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational Subject. For B. Arch, candidates must have passed the Qualifying Examination with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
- Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination: Candidates must have passed their XII or equivalent exam in 2019, 2020 or appearing in 2021 can sit for JEE Main 2021. Candidates who passed class XII or QE in 2018 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2022 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE Main 2021.