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Admission to Institutes through JEE Main 2020

Eligibility through Central Seat Allocation Board - JEE Main

Based on your ALL INDIA RANK in the JEE Main, you are entitled to admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating through Central Seat Allocation Board. You also need to meet the following criteria of subject combination in the qualifying examination;

  1. You should have scored at least 75% marks in your class 12th Board examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by your Board. However, if you are a candidate belonging to SC/ST category, you should have scored only 65% in your 12th Board examination.
  2. You should also meet the following subject combination criteria in your 12th Board qualifying examination: 
Course Required Criteria Based on Class 12th/Equivalent qualifying examination
B.E./B.Tech.

You should have passed 10+2 examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with one of the Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/Technical Vocational subject.

B.Arch./B.Planning         You should have passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

Eligibility to other Institutions - JEE Main

Other participating institutions and State Engineering colleges affiliated to State university may either adopt the rank list prepared by JEE Main Secretariat or  prepare their own rank list based on criteria decided by them. However, many of them consider the All India Ranking of JEE Main for admission to their courses. You must check with such other participating institutions and State engineering colleges for their admission criteria. 

Number of Seats in various Institutions - JEE Main

You must note that JEE main is an examination and after declaration, you need to check with Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB), Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) or the concerned State Government/institutes for ascertaining your eligibility, number of seats and admission process.

Reservation of Seats - JEE Main

 If you belong to certain reserved catogories, you eligible for a relaxed criteria for reservation of seats. Following are the reserved categories;

  1. Other Backward Classes (OBC) - Non Creamy Layer (NCL), as per the central list of Other Backward Classes available on National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC), Government of India website
  2. Scheduled Castes (SC)
  3. Scheduled Tribes (ST)
  4. Persons with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability

Please note that the above reservation is available to only those classes/caste/tribes, as are in the Central list published by Government of India. You need to refer to the reservation rules of the respective State Government, if you are seeking admission to State engineering college. 

Seat Allocation process and Admission process - JEE Main

Your admission would be based on your choices for branches/programs and institutes and ALL INDIA RANKS in JEE Main 2020. You need to regularly visit JEE Main website for latest information.

Verification of documents regarding your identification, age, qualifying examination, state of eligibility, category and disability (if any) shall be done at the time of seat allocation process/admission. If you fail to produced any of the authentic documents, your candidature will not be considered for admission. If your rank is revised due to rechecking or revaluation or retotalling of board marks, you need to produce the revised board marksheet for verification at the time of seat allocation.

If you a candidate belonging to any of the reserved category, i.e. SC/ST/OBC/PwD, you would be required to produce original certificate, issued by a competent authority in support of your reserved category.