1, 20,000 general category candidates to qualify for JEE advanced

1, 20,000 general category candidates
1, 20,000 general category candidates to qualify for JEE advanced

1, 20,000 general category candidates to qualify for JEE advanced

After the successful conduct of the JEE Main 2019 April examination as well, the National testing Agency (NTA) has put the number of general category candidates for the JEE Advanced at 1, 20,000.  As many as 9.45 lakh students had registered for the April examination. Overall in January and April combines, about 12 lakh students have appeared for the JEE Main 2019. Out of these, only about 2.45 lakh would be shortlisted for the JEE Advanced 2019. Check out the expected cut off for each category here.

The NTS has come out with the criteria on how the candidates would be selected. For JEE Advanced 2019, the top 2, 45,000 candidates (based on their JEE Main 2019 Rank) would be picked. This would be further divided on the basis of different categories. Expected maximum and minimum marks that would, in turn, constitute for those ranks are given below.

Category Tentative number of candidates to be qualified for JEE Advanced* Maximum Raw Score Minimum Raw Score NTA Score/ Percentile range
General 120000 346 70 87
OBC – NCL 70000 70 44 73
SC 36500 70 26 60
ST 18500 70 22 50

 

These expected cut off shared are based on the calculations made by experts. These include the feedback received from students regarding the April examination, January percentile or NTA scores. Marks mentioned in the above chart relate to the Raw scores of candidates who scored the relevant percentile.

The exact number of candidates to be shortlisted in a category may vary from the number mentioned above. This is a tentative break up of the candidates based on the reservation policy.

JEE Main 2019 April examination answer keys may be released by April 14 or 15 on the official website jeemain.nic.in. NTA is scheduled to release the JEE Main 2019 April result and JEE Main 2019 rank latest by April 30, 2019. However, based on the timeline followed by NTA for JEE Main 2019 January examination, it is expected that the JEE Main 2019 Result for Paper 1 and ranks would be released in the last week of April.

– PTC NEWS