The National Testing Agency (NTA) has withdrawn the eligibility criteria of students securing at least 75 per cent marks in their board exams even after qualifying the JEE Main entrance test for admission to engineering colleges. This rule was canceled during the Kovid era. The eligibility criteria for appearing in JEE Main 2023 will remain the same as last year, while the criteria for admission to IIITs, NITs and GFTIs have been updated.
“Admission in BE/ B.Tech/ B.Arch/ B.Planning. Courses in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs attended through the Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank, provided the candidate must have secured at least 75% marks in class 12 examination conducted by the respective board. The qualifying marks for SC/ST candidates will be 65% in class 12th/qualifying exam. The candidate is also required to have passed in each subject of class 12/qualifying examination,” reads the official statement.
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The 75 per cent marks criteria was scrapped in 2020 as a measure to relax norms for admission to centrally funded institutions amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, which has resulted in closure of schools and colleges and nearly All education related activities were disrupted. country.
The 75 percentile criterion is not necessarily applicable to states or private institutions using JEE Main scores as they are free to set their own conditions for admitting students.
NTA started the JEE Main 2023 registration process on December 15 at the official website jeemain.nta.nic.in. JEE Main 2023 Session 1 exam is scheduled to be held on January 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31. JEE Main Session 2 will be held on 06, 07, 08, 09, 10 April. 11 and 12 2023.