JEE Mains Eligibility Criteria & Exam Dates

Again with the arrival of a fresh year, many of the youngsters have started dreaming of participating in one of the esteemed JEE Mains 2021 entrance tests. The reputed examination commenced by NTA and now every year it will be conducted 4 times a year. The Main paper will take place by both online & offline mode means using pen and paper. Thus to become part of this examination one needs to do basic formalities which include filling up the application form. Are you eligible to give the entrance test? Don’t you know the criteria? Are you eager to know the eligibility criteria? In this scenario, where you are little known or clueless, you need to read the below mentioned info:

General Eligibility:


  • Nationality: Indian nationals as well as international candidates are eligible to apply.
  • International Applicants: Applicants from foreign countries are required to obtain the necessary marks /percentage from the board recognized by AIU to be eligible for JEE Main.
  • Attempt Limit: There will be no attempt to limit.
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JEE Mains Age Eligibility:

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Those who have born before Oct 01, 1992, can appear in the JEE Mains 2021. There is age relaxation for SC, ST, and PwD applicants i.e. those who have born before 1 October 1987 can appear in the test. It is important to note that the date will be considered valid which is mentioned on the secondary school certificate only

Educational Qualification:

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Those are looking for B.E/B.Tech needs to have passed class 12 with one language subject/ Physics/ Mathematics/ anyone from Chemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Technical Vocational Subject/any other subject. The minimum percentage should be 75% marks for general category candidates and 65% for those who belong to SC/ST.

However, Criteria is somewhat different for those who are looking to appear for the courses like B.Planning/ B.Arch. Candidate need to have passed class 12th with the minimum 75% only and 65% is fixed for SC and ST category candidates. The Year of appearing in the test also matters as those who have completed 12th in 2015 or 2016 can be part of the test and those who are appearing in 2021 are also welcome to the part of this entrance test.

JEE Mains 2021 Examination Schedule:

JEE Main 2021: Exam Dates of January Session:

Events Exam Dates
Notification Released 16th December 2020 
Submit the Online Application Form 16th December 2020
Last date to submit the Application Form 23rd January 2021
Last Date to submit Application fee 24th January 2021
correction of Application form 27th to 30th January 2021
Allotted exam JEE Main Exam center January 2021
Admit card Downloading Date 2nd week of February 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam date (February Session) 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th February 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam date (March Session) 15th, 16th, 17th & 18th March 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam date (April Session) 27th, 28th, 29th & 30th April 2021
JEE Main 2021 Exam date (May Session)  24th, 25th, 26th, 27th & 28th May 2021
Result date announcement March 2021
Counseling Started June/July 2021

1 thought on “JEE Mains Eligibility Criteria & Exam Dates”

  1. I have completed my B.E . Yet I want to pursue another UG course now. Am I eligible to write JEE main this year? By the way am 2012(12th standard) passed out. DOB 1994 november


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