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State Code of Eligibility For JEE Main 2018 Examination

Posted By Admin on December 01, 2017

 

State Code of Eligibility For JEE Main 2018 Exam

CBSE has released JEE Admission forms for Joint Entrance Examinations for 2018. Filling of online forms for JEE Main 2018 Exam has started from today. Some of the candidates might have confusion regarding State Code of Eligibility and Other Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2018 Entrance Exam. Following article is designed to help JEE Main 2018 aspirants during form filling for JEE Entrance Test. All information given here has been taken from Official Website of CBSE but illustrations have been added to help students about State Code of Eligibility and Other Eligibility Criteria for JEE Exam 2018.

 

What is State Code of eligibility for candidates who have passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination?

State Code of eligibility means the Code of the State from where the candidate has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination by virtue of which he/she becomes eligible to appear in the JEE (Main) for admission to B.E / B. Tech. and B. Arch. / B. Planning Courses of the institutions / Colleges of the States / UT.

Illustration 1:

Sohan Gupta has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from Rajasthan but his home state is Punjab. His State Code of eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Exam will be Rajasthan (29) and not Punjab (28).

 

What is State Code of eligibility for a candidate who has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but has applied for improvement from another state?

State Code of eligibility for a candidate who has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but has applied for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she is appearing for improvement.

Illustration 2:

Manavi Tanwar has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from Uttar Pradesh in 2017 but has applied for improvement from Rajasthan. Her State Code of eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Exam will be Uttar Pradesh (33) and not Rajasthan (29).

 

What is State Code of eligibility for a candidate who has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state?

State Code of eligibility for a candidate who has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement from another state, his/her state code of eligibility will be from where he/she has originally passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination and not the state from where he/she has appeared for improvement.

Illustration 3:

Raunak Panwar has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from Haryana in 2016 but has appeared for improvement from Punjab in 2017. His State Code of eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Exam will be Haryana (13) and not Punjab (28).

 

What is State Code of eligibility for Indian Nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad?

For Indian nationals passing the equivalent qualifying examination from an institution abroad, the State of Eligibility will be determined on the basis of permanent address in India as given in the Passport of the candidate.

Illustration 4:

Salim Ahmed is an Indian National and has passed Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from Srilanka in 2016/2017. His permanent address as mentioned in Passport is 298, Near HP Petrol Pump, Sadiq Nagar, Gujarat. His State Code of eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Exam will be Gujarat (12).

 

What is State Code of eligibility for Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS?

Candidate passed/appearing class 12th from NIOS should select the State of Eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located.

Illustration 5:

Ramesh Tiwari passed/appearing Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying examination from NIOS at a center situated in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh. His State Code of eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Exam will be Himachal Pradesh (14).

 

What is State Code of eligibility for the candidates belonging to Nepal / Bhutan / Foreign / OCI / PIO?

The State of Eligibility is not applicable for the candidates belonging to Nepal / Bhutan / Foreign / OCI / PIO. State of Eligibility for all such candidates is fixed as 98, irrespective of the country.

 

The following table provides all State codes of Eligibility for JEE Main 2018 Examinations:

 

NAME OF THE STATE /UT

STATE / UT CODE

Andaman & Nicobar Islands (UT)

01

Andhra Pradesh

02

Arunachal Pradesh

03

Assam

04

Bihar

05

Chandigarh (UT)

06

Chhattisgarh

07

Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT)

08

Daman & Diu (UT)

09

Delhi

10

Goa

11

Gujarat

12

Haryana

13

Himachal Pradesh

14

Jammu & Kashmir

15

Jharkhand

16

Karnataka

17

Kerala

18

Lakshadweep (UT)

19

Madhya Pradesh

20

Maharashtra

21

Manipur

22

Meghalaya

23

Mizoram

24

Nagaland

25

Odisha

26

Puducherry (UT)

27

Punjab

28

Rajasthan

29

Sikkim

30

Tamil Nadu

31

Tripura

32

Uttar Pradesh

33

Uttarakhand

34

West Bengal

35

Telangana

36

Foreign/OCI/PIO/ Nepal / Bhutan

98

 

Other Eligibility Condition for appearing in JEE (Main) – 2018

 

1. Date of Birth

Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after October 01, 1993 are eligible. However, in the case of Scheduled Caste (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) candidates, upper age limit is relaxed by 5 years, i.e. SC, ST and PwD candidates who are born on or after October 01, 1988 are eligible. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.

 

2. Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)

Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2016 or 2017; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2018 are eligible to appear in JEE(Main)- 2018. Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2015 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2019 or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) – 2018. Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2015, did not pass in 2015, but passed in 2016 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2018.

 

3. 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) - 2018. The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE Main 2018 and if such candidates appear in JEE(Main) 2018 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.

 

4. Number of Attempts

The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 03 (three).

Candidates are also advised to note and verify for themselves the eligibility for appearing in JEE (advanced) – 2018 as well as eligibility for admission to various institutes. Being eligible to write JEE (main) and by obtaining an All India Rank in JEE (main), a candidate does not automatically become eligible for admission.

Candidates seeking admission to the institutions in the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha, which were earlier admitting based on their state level examination, are also advised to verify their eligibility as per criteria laid down by these state governments.

 

5. No. of Attempts and Age limit for the states of Madhya Pradesh and Odisha:

Since the states of Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland and Odisha have joined JEE (Main) system from 2014. The age limit, for admission to institutions in these states which were earlier admitting candidates based on their state level examinations, will be as per their past practice only. The number of attempts in such cases will also remain same as per their past practice. This will however be obviously not applicable for admission to IITs/NITs/IIITs/CFTIs

 

6. Eligibility for Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating through SEAT ALLOCATION BOARD

Admission to NITs, IIITs and CFTIs participating though Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank as explained above in section 2.10 subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12thclass examination, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12thclass examination.

Subject combinations required in the qualifying examination for admission to B.E./B.Tech. & B. Arch./B. Planning Courses in NITs, IIITs, and other CFTIs shall be as under.

 

Course

Required Criteria based on Class 12th / Equivalent qualifying Examination

B.E/B.TECH

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

Passed 10+2 examination with Mathematics.

 

7. Eligibility for Admission to Other Institutions

The above mentioned policy could also be adopted by other Technical Institutions participating in counselling through JoSAA/CSAB. In case a State opts to admit students in the engineering Colleges affiliated to state Universities, the State may prepare separate rank list based on criteria decided by them.

 

8. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA FOR APPEARING IN JEE (Advanced) –2018

The minimum academic qualification for appearing in JEE (Advanced) -2018 is that the candidate must have passed in final examination of Class 12th or equivalent qualifying examination (Appendix– 3). Those appearing in these examinations in 2018 can also appear in JEE (Advanced)- 2018 provisionally.

All the candidates aspiring to take admission in the undergraduate programmes at IITs and ISM Dhanbad for the year 2018 will have to appear in the Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2018 Based on the performance in Paper 1 (B. E./B. Tech.) of JEE (Main)-2018, top 2,20,000 candidates (including all categories) will be eligible to appear in JEE(Advanced)-2018.

Admissions to IITs/ISM Dhanbad will be based only on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE (Advanced), subject to conditions as defined in JEE (Advanced)–2018 website.

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the Qualifying Examination. The candidates, who have attempted JEE (Main) /JEE (Advanced) in 2016 or earlier, are NOT ELIGIBLE to appear in JEE(Advanced)–2018.

The candidate who had taken admission in any institute other than IITs & ISM Dhanbad in 2017 is eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced)–2018 provided that the candidate satisfies other eligibility criteria.

 

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