JEE Main 2023 Eligibility Criteria, Qualification, Age (Available) – Check Category wise Eligibility Here

JEE Main Eligibility 2023 – Released Latest

 JEE Main 2023 Eligibility Criteria has been released. Check below for complete eligibility details.

As per the latest changes made in JEE Main Eligibility criteria in the year 2021, candidates can check below complete information. The eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2023 is yet to be announced by NTA. We will make changes and provided details of eligibility for 2023 session will it will be out by NTA.

JEE Main Eligibility Criteria for B.Arch courses has been relaxed for academic session 2021-2023. Requirement of minimum 50% in PCM has been relaxed to only pass in 12th Class with PCM subjects/10+3 Diploma with Mathematics.

Below, we have mentioned complete details about JEE Main 2023 Eligibility Criteria to appear in the examination. Candidates must fullfill the given eligibility before JEE Main Application Form Filling.

Basic Eligibility:

  • Nationality: Candidates must be Indian Citizen.
  • NRIs, PIOs, OCIs & Foreign national candidates can also apply.

Requirement of “Aadhar Card”:

  • Aadhaar Card is not compulsory to apply for this exam.
  • Candidates can use Passport number, Ration Card number, Bank Account number or any other valid Government identity number.

Age Criteria:

  • Age Limit: There is no age limit prescribed to apply for JEE Main 2023.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates must qualify their 10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognized board.
  • Subjects: Candidates must have to take minimum 5 subjects in 12th/ equivalent examination. Candidates appearing for JEE Main must have passed class 12th with Physics & Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/ Biotechnology/ Biology/ Technical Vocational subject.
  • Passing Marks: There is no prescribed percentage to appear in the examination. Candidates will now only need passing certificates in class 12th irrespective of the marks obtained (applicable only for 2021 session).
  • Appearing Candidates: If a candidate appears in 12th or equivalent class in 2023 are also eligible for JEE Main 2023.
  • NIOS candidates can also apply for this exam. Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination students are also eligible.
  • Diploma Holders: To appear in JEE Advanced, a diploma holder can apply in JEE Main 2023. But their rank & score in JEE Main will not be considered for admission in NITs & CFTIs.
  • No board marks will be taken into account for calculating JEE Main score from the year 2018 onwards.
  • For B.Arch (Paper 2): Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics subjects are mandatory in 10+2 exam.

Passing Year Eligibility Criteria:

  • Candidates who have passed 12th class or equivalent exam in 2020 or 2021 (not before 2019) are eligible to apply for this exam.
  • If candidates have appeared in a 12th or equivalent exam in 2019 but did not cleared in 2019, but passed in 2020 are not eligible to apply.
  • Candidates who have passed 12th exams in 2019 or before or appearing in 2023 or later exams are not eligible to apply for JEE Main 2023.
  • If candidates qualify 12th exam in 2021 & appear for improvement in 2023 for one or few subjects, then top 20 percentile cut-off for 2021 will be considered.
  • However, if a candidate write all the subjects in 2023, then the best of the two performances will be considered.
  • Candidates also note down that for the percentile system, total marks obtained in all the five subjects of mark sheet are required for JEE Main and JEE Advanced.

Eligibility for Paper 2 (B.Arch):

As per the notification released by NTA, we have mentioned below the eligibility criteria for paper 2 (B.Arch):

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have passed 12th level from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: Student must have passed 12th level with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as mandatory subjects.
  • Qualifying Subjects: In the 12th level, student must have passed with aggregate of 50% marks and 50% marks in PCM subjects.

Eligibility for (B.Plan):

Check below the eligibility criteria for B.Plan course:

  • Qualifying Exam: Applying candidate must have passed 12th level from a recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying Marks: Student must have passed 12th level with Mathematics as mandatory subject.
  • Qualifying Subjects: In the 12th level, student must have passed with 50% marks in
    Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate of qualifying exam.

Eligibility for Admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs:

The eligibility criteria decided by the Council of Architecture for admission to B.Arch. course other than NITs, IIITs, CFTIs:
“No candidate shall be admitted to Architecture course unless she/he has passed an examination at the end of the qualifying examination with 50% marks in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and also 50% marks in aggregate of the qualifying examination”.
For B. Planning, the candidates should have passed the qualifying examination with 50 % marks in Mathematics and 50% marks in aggregate of the qualifying examination.
Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech, B. Arch, and B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.

Subjects combination required in the qualifying exam for admission in engineering & architecture courses are mentioned below:

Course Criteria Required for Admission
Passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical Vocational
Passed 10+2 examination with PhysicsChemistry and Mathematics subjects.
Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

List of Qualifying Examinations (QE) for JEE Main:

  • The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized central/ State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi; Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi; etc.
  • Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a recognized Board/
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any Public School/ Board/ University examination in India or in any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
  • A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least 3 year duration General Certificate Education (GCE) examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate Diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.

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