JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria changed – IITs have decided to relax admission criteria for 2020 students because of partial cancellation of class 12 exams by various boards.Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announced this news on 17 July 2020 . For admission in the IITs, JEE Advanced exam are held and candidates who qualify the engineering entrance exam JEE Main and are ranked within the the top 2,50,000 rank holders are eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced exam this year 2020 .This news is only for the 2020 candidates .There is no news for 2021 candidates till now .
Previous Criteria :For admissions in IITs, apart from qualifying the JEE (Advanced), the eligibility was to score either minimum of 75 per cent marks in class 12 board exams or rank among the top 20 percentile in their qualifying examinations and for JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria check below.
Current criteria for 2020 candidates :Due to the partial cancellation of class XII exams by several Boards, Joint Admission Board (JAB) has decided to relax the eligibility criteria for JEE (Advanced) 2020 qualified candidates. Qualified candidates who have passed class XII examinations will now be eligible for admissions irrespective of marks obtained.
The JEE Mains examination, which has been postponed twice, will now be held from September 1-6, while JEE Advanced, the entrance exam for IITs, is scheduled to be held on September 27.
The boards had to release the result on the basis of a new assessment scheme. The final results have been based on the average marks secured by the students in the papers for which the exam was held. Students who wish to improve their scores will be given a chance later, the boards have said and also don’t forget to check it out the JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria changed only for 2020 JEE candidates.
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