JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2021: Hello aspirants, as we all know that the JEE Mains examination authority has released the official notification for JEE MAIN 2021 exam. The Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has published the relaxation of B.Arch 2021 admission criteria and NTA JEE Main 2021 eligibility criteria. As per the updated JEE Main eligibility criteria 2021, 75% of the qualifications is removed for NIT and IIIT admissions. Throughout this article, we will help you know about the Eligibility Criteria for JEE Mains 2021 like qualification required, Age limit and Nationality required for the JEE Mains 2021 Examination.
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1 Quick Fact
2 Important Dates
3 Eligibility Criteria
4 Qualification Examination
5 Eligibility Criteria of State Code
6 JEE Main 2021 Eligibility for Dropper Students
7. Frequently Asked Questions
BArch 2021 admission criteria relaxed
JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria Relaxed
The JEE Mains 2021 entrance exam will be conducted in Online mode (Computer-Based Test). The duration of this entrance exam is 3 hours in the examination. The multiple-choice questions asked will be asked in the examination of JEE Mains 2021 exam.
|Exam Name||Joint Entrance Examination (Main)|
|Short Name||JEE Main|
|Exam Duration||3 hours|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Language||Assamese, Bengali, English, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi Tamil, Telugu, Urdu|
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JEE Main Exam Dates 2021 (3rd Session)
|Starting of JEE Main application form||July 6 to 8, 2021|
|Last date to pay the application fee||July 8, 2021 (Up to 11.50 pm)|
|Correction dates||July 6 to 8, 2021|
|Admit card of JEE Main release date||July 13, 2021|
|Exam date of for 3rd session||July 20, 22, 25 and 27, 2021|
JEE Main Exam Date 2021 (4th Session)
|Starting of JEE Main application form||July 9 to 20, 2021 (Up to 5 PM)|
|Last date to pay an application fee||July 20, 2021 (Up to 9 pm)|
|Correction dates||July 9 to 20, 2021|
|JEE Main exam date for 4th session||August 26, 27 & 31, 2021 and September 1 & 2, 2021|
Before filling out the JEE Main 2021 application form, applicants can check the examination conducted by authorities eligibility criteria. One thing that you keep in mind is the ineligible students will not be offer admission.
NTA JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria
|Qualifying exam||Applicants must have passed class 12 or qualifying the exam in 2019 or 2020. Applicants appearing in class 12 or equivalent qualifying exam in 2021 can also apply for JEE Main 2021.|
|Number of attempts||Applicants can participate in the JEE Main for 3 consecutive years. The JEE Main 2021 exam will be conducted 4 times in February, March, April and May.|
|Age Limit||There is no age limit for the candidates.|
|Admissions to IITs, NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, SFIs and participating State Engineering College||75% marks criteria have been waived off for the academic year 2021-22.|
|Eligibility for admissions to other engineering colleges||The engineering colleges other than IITs, NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs have the same eligibility criteria for B.E. / BTech courses. However, states prepare their JEE Main 2021 rank list based on their eligibility criteria.|
The policy mentioned above might also be adopted by other tech institutes participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. If the state has options to admit students to engineering colleges affiliated with State Universities, the state may prepare a separate rank list based on the criteria decided by them.
- 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.
- The candidate has passed Class XII (or equivalent) qualifying examination under which the candidate becomes eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2021. It is important to note that the State code of eligibility does NOT depend upon the native place or residence of the candidate. For example, if a candidate appears for the Class XII examination in New Delhi and is a resident of Noida, Uttar Pradesh, the candidate’s State code of eligibility will be Delhi and NOT that of Uttar Pradesh.
- Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the State where the study centre is located.
- A Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State board of technical education of at least three years duration.
- Higher Secondary Certificate Vocational Examination.
- 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.
Documents required for JEE Main 2021:
|Identity Card||Any Identity Proof including Voter ID, Drivers Licence, PAN Card, Aadhaar Card (not mandatory)|
|Photograph and Signature||Scanned copies Signature and Photograph Both documents should be min 10 KB size and max 100 KB size Ideal dimensions should be 3.5cmX4.5cm JPEG/JPG format only.|
|Educational Documents||10th certificate 10th Marksheet 12th Marksheet|
Subject/subjects combination for admission into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs
Should have passed the qualifying examination with
|B.Tech/ B.E||Physics, Mathematics|
Any one of (Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject),
|B.Arch||Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry|
State Code of Eligibility
State Code of eligibility is the State Code from which the applicant passed Class 12th /Equivalent qualifying exam. Thereby, the applicant is eligible to appear in JEE Main for seeking admission to BE/BTech and BArch/BPlan courses offered by Colleges/Institutions of the State/UT.
Eligibility Criteria of State Code
Here in this section, we are providing the List of States/ Union Territories and their Codes for State Codes of Eligibility:
|Name of State||Code||Name of State||Code|
|Himachal Pradesh||HP||Tamil Nadu||TN|
|Jammu & Kashmir||JK||Telangana||TL|
|Madhya Pradesh||MP||West Bengal||WB|
|Name of Union Territory||Code||Name of Union Territory||Code|
|Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)||AN||Daman & Diu (UT)||DD|
|Chandigarh (UT)||CH||Lakshadweep (UT)||LD|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)||DN||Puducherry (UT)||PO|
JEE Main 2021 Eligibility Criteria for Droppers Students
- There is no age limit.
- They should have passed their class 12 examination in 2019/2020 or appearing in 2021. Only three consecutive attempts are allowed for JEE Main.
- You should have obtained a minimum qualifying score.
- They should have taken at least five subjects for the 12th and qualifying exams (PCM compulsory).
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JEE Main 2021 Useful Resources
Here in this section, we have provided some important links related to JEE Main Exam.
|JEE Mains 2021 Major Notification||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Eligibility Criteria||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Exam Pattern||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Syllabus||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Books||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Previous Year Paper||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Sample Paper||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Admit Card||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Cutoff||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Counseling||Click Here|
|JEE Mains 2021 Seat Matrix||Click Here|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
A. 75% Criteria was NOT Applicable last year and will not be applicable in JEE Main 2021, that is in the 2021-22 session: Due to the unique predicament of students in the pandemic, the Education Minister (then HRD Minister) announced concession in the 75% criteria last year and this year too.
A. The Joint Admission Board (JAB) had also relaxed the admission criteria for students appearing for the IIT JEE Advanced 2021 exam by scrapping the 75 per cent marks quota. Candidates appearing in the exam will now seek admissions in IITs irrespective of their scores in class 12.
A. No, the authorities have relaxed 75% criteria for admissions through JEE Mains for the current year.
A. State of eligibility is the state’s code from where a candidate has completed class 12th, Haryana.
A. The criteria of obtaining a minimum of 75% marks (65% for SC/ST category) or be in the top 20 percentile in class 12 or equivalent for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs has been waived off for the year 2021.
A. JEE Main college predictor tool has been prepared based on previous years’ closing ranks of IITs, NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. The same may slightly vary for the upcoming academic session. However, this tool gives 80-90% accurate results.