New IIT JEE Advanced 2016 Eligibility


Candidates who wish to write JEE (Advanced) - 2016 must write Paper - I of JEE (Main) - 2016 in the month of May 2016.

Only top 2,00,000 candidates (including all  categories) who qualify in Paper - I of JEE (Main) – 2016 will be eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) - 2016.

The following procedure will be used for selecting the 2,00,000 candidates

Category [Reservation] GEN [50.5%] OBC NCL [27%] SC [15%] ST [7.5%] PWD
Candidates 97,970 52,380 29,100 14,550 6,000

JEE Main to JEE Advanced 2013, 2014, 2015,2016

Category Min. Marks / 360
2013 2014 2015 2016
CML 113 115 105 100
OBC NCL 70 74 70 72
SC 50 53 50 52
ST 45 47 44 48

OBC NCL / SC / ST : Candidates belonging to OBC NCL/SC/ST categories will be required to produce the original caste/tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format during admission. Seats remaining vacant in these categories shall not be filled by candidates belonging to any other category.

Number of Attempt:

A candidate can attempt JEE (Advanced) a maximum of two times in consecutive years. Therefore, candidates who appeared in JEE (Advanced) 2015 for the first time are also eligible.

Age Limit

Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1991. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1986.

Requirements for Mining Courses

Those who opt for Mining Engineering and Mining Machinery courses should make sure that they do not have any form of colour blindness. They will be required to submit a certificate from a registered medical practitioner to this effect at the time of counselling/ admission. The standards of visual acuity with or without glasses will be adhered to strictly for candidates seeking admission to Mining Engineering as per DGMS Circular 14 of 1972. Persons with one-eyed vision are not permitted to work underground. Candidates with the above limitations are not allowed to opt for admission to Mining Engineering or Mining Machinery Engineering.

Female candidates are not admitted to Mining Engineering and Mining Machinery Engineering at ISM Dhanbad, whereas the corresponding programmes at IIT Kharagpur and IIT (BHU) Varanasi have no such restriction.


Non-Resident Indian NRIs and Foreign National FN and Person of Indian Origin PIOs Can apply for JEE. They must score 60% aggregate marks in their qualifying examination.

State Code of Eligibility

State Code of eligibility means the Code of the State from where a candidate has passed +2 examination by virtue of which he/she becomes eligible to appear in the JEE Main. Visit List of State Codes of Eligibility of JEE Exam.


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