Candidates who wish to write JEE (Advanced) - must write Paper - I of JEE (Main) - in the month of April . For eligibility conditions to appear in JEE (Main) - , please refer http://www.jeemain.nic.in.
Only top 1,50,000 candidates (including all categories) who qualify in Paper - I of JEE (Main) - will be eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced).
For candidates who passed their Board examination for the first time in 2012, the eligibility criteria for admission to any of the IITs or ISM Dhanbad is 60% marks (55% marks for SC/ST/PD) in their 12 th Standard or equivalent qualifying examination.
Candidates who have taken admission (irrespective of whether or not they continued in any of the programmes) or accepted the admission by paying the registration fee at any of the IITs, IT-BHU Varanasi or ISM Dhanbad, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced).
Distribution of top 1,50,000 candidates across various categories is as follows:
3/4 Top 75750 (50.5 %) Common Merit List
3/4 Top 40500 (27%) Other Backward ClassesNon creamy layer OBC (NCL)
3/4 Top 22500 (15 %) Scheduled Caste (SC)
3/4 Top 11250 (7.5 %) Scheduled Tribe (ST)
3% of the total candidates in each category are reserved for PD candidates as per GoI norms.
A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) maximum two times in consecutive years. Candidates who had attempted IIT JEE 2012 for the first time (having passed QE in 2012) can appear in JEE (Advanced) - , by qualifying in Paper - I of JEE (Main) - . Those who attempted IIT-JEE in 2011 or earlier are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE (Advanced).