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JEE Main 2019 Eligibility

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Students whose date of birth falls on or after 1 October 1994 (for general and OBC candidates) are eligible to apply for JEE Main 2019. Students belonging to SC, ST and PWD are allowed a 5-year relaxation in the upper age limit. So, students who are born on or after 1 October 1989 can also appear for JEE Main 2019 if they have the reservation benefit. To see that the age criterion is met with, the council will only and only consider the date of birth provided in the secondary education board certificate.

Eligibility Criteria for Person with Disabilities

Students who fall under this category are required to fill in the type and percentage of disability correctly in the JEE Main 2019 Application Form. Students who suffer from visual impairment with a disability of 40% or more can choose to opt for a scribe/reader. Students who fall under this category will have to submit a request to the Centre Superintendent for the same at least two days before the examination. These students will be allowed to meet the scribe a day before the exam to verify suitability. But under no circumstances will students be allowed to bring their own scribe. Also, such students will be given one hour compensatory exam time whether or not they avail the scribe.

Qualification Required for JEE Main 2019

To apply for JEE Main 2019, students must come under one of the following categories:

  • Passed the Class 12 board examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 or 2018
  • Attempting the Class 12 board examination or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2019

Note: Students who have passed the Class 12 board examination/qualifying examination in 2016 or before will not be qualified to apply for JEE Main 2019. The same holds true for students who will be appearing for the Class 12 board exam/qualifying exam in 2020 and beyond.

Also, students who have appeared in the Class 12 board examination/qualifying examination in 2016 and did not pass in 2016, but passed in 2017, will also be ineligible for JEE Main 2019.

JEE Main 2019 Subject Combination

To qualify for JEE Main 2019, students must study at least five subjects in Class 12/qualifying examination. The 5-subject combination required for the BTech/BE courses is as follows:

  • Language
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical Vocational Subject (any one of them)
  • Any other subject

Note: Students who have taken only four subjects in the +2 board exam will not be allowed to write JEE Main 2019.

For more information about JEE Main 2019, get in touch with us at [1800-212-7858].

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