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JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria – Age Limit, Attempts, Percentage, Subjects

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) main will be conducted by the NTA from 2019 onwards. JEE Main 2019 is held for admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board.  Students need to score minimum 75% marks in the 12th class examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination to get admission in these institutes. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th class examination. On this page we will discus about all JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria for admission to engineering / architecture courses.

JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria

You should check eligibility criteria before applying for the examination. If not eligible candidate appear in JEE (Main)-2019 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared or admission will not be granted.

Below you can read about JEE Main 2019 Eligibility Criteria topice wise.

Age Limit

For appearing in the JEE Main 2019 there is no age limit for the candidates. The candidates who have passed XII examination in 2017, 2018 or appearing in 2019 irrespective of their age can appear in JEE (Main) examination  2019. The candidates should satisfy themselves about the eligibility of age limit requirements of the Institutes in which he/she is desirous of taking admission.


There is no attempts limit in JEE Main 2019, However, only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019 are eligible to appear in both January, 2019 and April, 2019 JEE (Main) 2019 Examination.

Candidates who passed Class 12th / Qualifying examinationin 2016 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2020 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main)–2019.

Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE):

Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12th / qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main) 2019. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main)-2019

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  1. I passed 12th in 2017 , is i am eligible for both exams ( january and april)??

  2. Sir if we give both exams of jee in one year . It will be my 2 or 1 attempt plzz tell me….?

  3. I’m a student appearing in the board exam in 2019. Am I eligible for appearing in the exam

  4. 72.6% h mere inter me kya me nta jee me application form apply kar sakta hu

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