JEE Main Minimum Age Limit Criteria for 2017 Examination (Age Eligibility): Joint Entrance Exam Main known as JEE Main, is among the popular engineering competitive exam in India. Joint Entrance Exam Main is an all India common entrance exam which is conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admission in various engineering colleges and courses all over the India.
Latest Update (31st December 2016): The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is no chenges in Age Limit Criteria. Only the Last date has been extended up to January 16, 2017, (11.59 PM) in view of requests from Students, parents as well as schools.
JEE Main Minimum Age Limit Criteria
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is a Board of Education for public and private schools, under the Union Government of India.
Through JEE Main The Student can take admission in various IITs (Indian Institute of Technology), NITs (National Institutes of Technology), CFTIs (Central Funded Technical Institute) and IIEST Shibpur through Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main 2017).
Age Limitation for Joint Entrance Exam Main 2017
Applicants who want to get admission into engineering courses like IITs, NITs, CFTIs and IIEST by JEE Main 2017, they will be secure about to age criteria.
Eligibility for appearing in JEE (Main)–2017
JEE Main 2017 Date of Birth
Only those candidates whose date of birth falls on or after 1st October 1992 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 1 October 1987 are eligible.
Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/University certificate will only be considered.
JEE Main 2017 Year of Appearance in Qualifying Examination (QE)
Only those candidates who have passed their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2015 or 2016; or those who are appearing in their Class 12th Exam or any equivalent qualifying examination in 2017 are eligible to appear in JEE (Main)-2017.
Joint Entrance Exam Main 2017
Candidates who passed Class 12th/Qualifying examination in 2014 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2017or later are not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017.
Candidates who appeared in class 12th/equivalent qualifying Examinations in 2014, did not pass in 2014, but passed in 2015 are also not eligible to appear in JEE (Main) 2017.
Number of subjects in the Qualifying Examination (QE)
Candidates must have taken at least five subjects in class 12 th/qualifying examination in order to be eligible for writing JEE (Main)-2017.
The candidates who have taken four subjects are not permitted to write JEE (Main) 2017 and if such candidates appear in JEE (Main) 2017 by furnishing wrong information, their rank/result will not be declared.
Number of Attempts
The number of attempts which a candidate can avail at JEE (Main) shall be limited to 3 (three) and according to the rules and regulations a student can appear for JEE Advanced to a maximum of two times consecutively.
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.
The candidates must have aged born on after 1st October 1993 for General Candidates (for reserved categories it is 1st October 1988).