From 2013 onwards there will be a common entrance examination for getting admissions in Engineering Undergraduate Courses instead of AIEEE, JEE MAIN (Joint Entrance Examination Main). On the basis of the performance of JEE MAIN 150,000 candidates will be selected for JEE-ADVANCED Examination (Earlier IIT-JEE)
Admission to IITs are going to be primarily based solely on category-wise All India Rank (AIR) in JEE ADVANCED, subject to the terms that such candidates are within the topmost 20 percentile categories. Admission to NITs is going to be based on forty percent weightage for performance of 12th board marks (normalized) and also the remaining Sixty Percent weightage would tend to the performance in JEE Main and a combined All India Rank (AIR) would be determined consequently. The policy may be adopted by other centrally funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) and establishments which take part.
In case any State opts to admit students within the engineering institutions attached to state Universities wherever States need separate merit list to be provided based on relative weightages adopted by the states, then the list shall be ready with such relative weightages as could also be indicated by States. The examination is going to be conducted within the Regional Languages of the State(s) on the requests of such State(s).
Eligibility Norms and Qualifying Examinations for JEE (Main) examination 2013
The minimum educational qualification for writing in JEE(MAIN) 2013 is that the candidate should have passed in final of 10+2 (Class XII) or its equivalent noted because the qualifying examination. Those appearing in 10+2 (Class XII) final or equivalent examination in 2013 can also try in JEE (MAIN) 2013 provisionally.
However, admission criteria within the stipulated institution/university are going to be followed as prescribed by the university/institution and as per the rules & criteria prescribed by AICTE.
The candidates seeking admission in NITs, IIITs or CFTIs should acquire their eligibility for the admission in NITs, IIITs and CFTIs. Aspirant’s candidates just for IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad should assure their eligibility for admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad. The Aspirants Candidates for NITs, IIITs, CFTIs, IITs and ISM Dhanbad should assure their eligibility for admission in these institutions.
Note – For eligibility of admission in IITs and ISM Dhanbad please refer JEE(Advanced) web site