Good News For Aspirants!! JEE Advanced, JEE Main 75% Eligibility Criteria Relaxed By Education Ministry
JEE Advanced, JEE Main 75% Eligibility Criteria: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2023 eligibility criteria has been relaxed by the government. As per a TOI Report, the Ministry of Education (MoE) relaxed the eligibility for both — JEE Main and JEE Advanced examinations. Apart from those scoring 75 per cent and above in aggregate in the Class 12th board, the top 20 percentile of each education board will also be eligible to take the exams as well as seek admissions in the IITs and NITs, reported TOI. Earlier today, the Bombay High Court (HC) refused to postpone the JEE Main 2023 January session exam
JEE Main 75% Eligibility Criteria Relaxed
Given the difficulties candidates faced during the JEE Main, Member of Parliament for Sivaganga Karti P Chidambaram had urged Union Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan to intervene and order a one-time exemption to relax the eligibility criteria for all students appearing for JEE Main and advanced exams in 2023. The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has also urged the National Testing Agency to revise the JEE Main 2023 dates.
What Does JEE (Main) 2023 Information Bulletin Says?
As per the JEE (Main) 2023 information bulletin, admission to B.E. / B.Tech / B.Arch / B.Planning. Courses in NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs participating through Central Seat Allocation Board will be based on All India Rank subject to the condition that the candidate should have secured at least 75% marks in the Class 12 examination conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates the qualifying marks would be 65% in Class 12/qualifying examination. The candidate is also required to pass in each of the subjects of Class 12/qualifying examination. The NTA had last year announced to withdraw 75% criterion as a one-time measure due to the academic loss caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.