JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit, Minimum Marks for IIT

JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2024 – NTA will be releasing JEE Advanced 2024 eligibility criteria on its official website. To be eligible for JEE Advanced, candidates have to fulfill the requirements related to age limit, nationality, academic qualification, subjects & number of attempts.

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Along with this, they need to clear or get a good rank in JEE Main exam. Only those candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria, can fill the JEE Main online form 2024.

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JEE Advanced 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Indian Candidates

Given below are the JEE Advanced 2024 Eligibility Criteria for Indian candidates which must be fulfilled before filling the application form.

JEE Advanced Age Limit

A candidate must be 18 years old to get eligible in JEE Advanced Exam 2024. Those candidates who are from the General and OBC categories must be born on or after October 1, 1999. Candidates who are from SC/ST/PWD category, must have been born on or after October 1, 1994.

JEE Advanced Nationality

All the Indian national candidates are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2024. But Foreign candidates will only be eligible for 10% seat quota.

JEE Advanced Eligibility Minimum Marks

Candidates who are appearing for JEE Advanced 2024, must have passed class 12th or its equivalent examination for the first time.
The candidates should be within top 20 category percentile of the qualifying examination in aggregate in the Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Language and any one other subject.

Class 12 Exam Year Appearance

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII examination for the first time in either 2023 or 2024.

JEE Advanced Subjects

Candidates must have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as the mandatory subjects in class 12th  for appearing in JEE Advanced 2024 exam date.

JEE Advanced Number of Attempts

To appear in the JEE Advanced exam, a candidate can give only two times in two consecutive years.

JEE Main Performance

To be eligible in JEE Advanced 2024, they must be among the top 2.5 lakh in JEE Main qualified candidates.
The categories will be divided as the following:

  • GEN-EWS – 10%
  • OBC-NCL – 27%
  • SC – 15%
  • ST – 7.5%
  • OPEN – 40.5%
  • PwD – 5% horizontal reservation in all of the above.

Category-wise distribution of top 2,50,000* candidates (Criterion 1)



Number of “Top” candidates









































*Total number of candidates can go above 2,50,000 with “tied” ranks/scores in any category.

Eligibility Criteria of JEE Advanced 2024 for Foreign Candidates

Given below are the JEE Advanced 2024 Eligibility criteria for foreign candidates which candidates must before filling the application form.

  • JEE Advanced Age Limit: Foreign candidates must be born on or after October 1, 1999 to be eligible for the JEE Advanced exam 2024. In some countries, a minimum stent is required in the armed forces before/after Class 12. In that case, candidates get relaxation for the required number of years. Candidates will have to upload the required testimonial or certificate in such a case.
  • JEE Advanced Number of Attempts: Both foreign as well as Indian candidates, can attempt JEE Advanced 2024 maximum of two times in consecutive years.
  • JEE Advanced Performance in Class 12th: Candidates must pass class 12th examination with the subjects i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, English or any subject which is given.
  • JEE Advanced Earlier Admissions at IIT: If a candidate got selected in any of the IITs, then they cannot take JEE Advanced 2024 irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program. Candidates whose admission at IITs was canceled after joining any IIT are also not able to appear in JEE Advanced 2024 Exam.
  • JEE Advanced Eligible Foreign Centres: Foreign JEE Advanced 2024 exam centre are eligible for are Dhaka(Bangladesh), Dubai(UAE), Kathmandu(Nepal), Singapore. 

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FAQs Related to JEE Advanced 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  1. Can I give JEE Advanced in the year 2024 if I passed in class 12th in the year 2023?

    No, you cannot appear for JEE Advanced in the year 2024 but you can appear for JEE Main exam in the year 2024 and as you have passed the class 12th in the year 2023, then you are eligible for JEE Main and JEE Advance also in the year 2024.

  2. Is 12th marks important for JEE Advanced 2024?

    No, your 12th class examination marks are not important to check your eligibility for JEE Main examination.

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