JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria-Part 2: For Foreign Nationals:

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Title: JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria- Part 2

Eligibility on Basis of 12th Class Board Exams or Other Equivalent Exams

The applicants should have cleared class 12th board exams or any other equivalent exam in 2019. Applicants appearing for the 2020 board exams are also eligible.

Students are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced if the results of their class 12th board exams or any other equivalent examination for the academic year 2019 were declared after June 2019.

The following five subjects will be considered to calculate the cut off marks and aggregate marks for fulfilling the JEE Advanced eligibility criteria of top 20 percentile

The students belonging to general category must secure a minimum of of marks and for students belonging to SC, ST and PWD categories must secure a minimum of of marks in their class 12th board examinations or they must be from the list of category wise top 20 percentile in their respective class 12th equivalent board examinations.

Regarding the Aggregate of 75 %

The aggregate marks scored by the candidate in the 2021 Class 12 (or equivalent) Board examination will be considered for candidates who pass the Class 12 examination in 2021.

Marks scored by the candidate in the 2020 Class 12 (or equivalent) Board examination will be considered provided the candidate does not reappear in the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination in 2021 in any of the subjects.

If a candidate has passed his/her Class 12 (or equivalent) in 2020 and wishes to improve his/her aggregate marks to meet the “aggregate marks of 75 % criterion” , he/she can reappear for any number of subjects he/she wishes for improvement.

The percentage marks in this situation will be calculated by considering the marks obtained in 2020 or 2021, whichever is higher, in the respective subjects, in his/her two attempts in 2020 and 2021.

Eligibility Criteria
Eligible for JEE AdvancedNot Eligible for JEE Advanced
If they were admitted in any of the preparatory course offered by IITs in the year 2018 for the first time.

If the seat acceptance fee was paid by them in the year 2019 but the seat was not accepted.

If they are currently pursuing an undergraduate course in IIT or ISM or if any of the IIT or ISM has cancelled their admission before.

If they have booked a seat in any IIT or ISM during the counselling of JEE Advanced 2019 by reporting at the respective centre.

Eligibility Criteria for Foreign Nationals

Those candidates who are foreign nationals have a different set of eligibility criteria laid out for them by the authorities.

As per the details provided in the official document, candidates are treated as foreign nationals if they are not citizens of India or their parents are not Indian origin and that they do not belong to either OCI/PIO category.

Registration Fee for JEE (Advanced) 2021

Registration Fee for JEE (Advanced) 2021
Registration Fee for Examination
Foreign NationalsCandidates from SAARC countriesUSD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countriesUSD 150

The registration fee does not include any processing fees or service charges or any other charges that can be levied by the banks.

Detailed instructions related to the payment of registration fee is normally provided on the online registration portal.

Documents Required for Registration

12th standard marks sheet/certificate for cut-off.

Identity proof.

Birth certificate for verifying the age.

Citizenship certificate/Passport of parents.

Testimonial (if required) .

Foreign Centers Where JEE (Advanced) 2020 Will be Held

Dhaka (Bangladesh) , Dubai (UAE) , Kathmandu (Nepal) , and Singapore.