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JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2023: Age limit, No. Of Attempts & More [Updated]


NTA announces the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2023 with the official notification. Eligibility criteria are the set of rules that governs who can be enrolled in a college or institution. It consists of parameters such as age, qualifications, domicile, marital status, etc. It is always advised that the students check the Eligibility For JEE Mains 2023 before filling the JEE Main Application Form 2023.

This article will give you complete details regarding the JEE Main Eligibility Criteria 2023.

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JEE Main Eligibility Criteria

Only the candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria will be eligible to fill the JEE Main Application Form. The complete eligibility criteria for JEE Main 2023 is given below:

S.No Eligibility Particulars Details
1 Qualifying exam
  • The candidate should have passed class XII or qualifying the exam in 2021 or 2022.
  • Applicants appearing in class XII or equivalent qualifying exams in 2023 are also eligible for JEE Main.
2 Age Limit
  • There is no age limit applicable to be eligible. However, the candidate must pass XII or equivalent exam in 2021 or 2022.
  • Applicants appearing in class XII or equivalent qualifying exams in 2023 are also eligible for JEE Main.
3 Number of attempts
  • The applicants can sit for the entrance exam for three consecutive years.
4 Subject/subjects combination for admission into NITs, IIITs and GFTIs
  • Should have passed the qualifying examination
  • B.Tech/ B.E
    • Physics
    • Mathematics
    • Chemistry/Biology/Biotechnology/Technical/Vocational Subject
  • B.Arch
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
  • B.Plan
    • Mathematics

Age Limit

There is no age limit in JEE Main 2023.

Qualification Criteria

  • The candidate must have passed XII or equivalent exam in 2020, 2021, or appearing in 2022 are eligible for applying in JEE Main 2023.
  • For B.E/ B. Tech, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying examination with Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects along with Chemistry/Biotechnology/Biology/ Technical as a Vocational subject.
  • For B. Arch, it is essential to have passed XII with Physics, Mathematics, and Chemistry.
  • For B. Planning, it is essential to have passed XII/qualifying exam with Mathematics.
  • There are no minimum marks required in the XII. However, the candidates must score 75% or above to get admission into IIITs/ NITs or CFTI.
  • Candidates who passed the Class XII/Qualifying examination in 2020 or before as well as those who will appear in such examination in 2022 or later can not apply for JEE Main 2022.
  • Diploma holders may also apply for JEE Main 2023, but they will only be eligible for admissions into IITs.

Number of Attempts

  • Total of three attempts are given for clearing the JEE Main. JEE Advanced can be attempted a maximum of two times in consecutive years. The attempt limit is the same for all the categories.


JEE Main is one of the most challenging and prestigious exams in the country. Lakhs of students prepare every year for this exam. This article presents you with the description of the JEE Main eligibility criteria 2023 in detail.

The official authorities will release the latest updates regarding the exam schedule soon on the official website.

Good luck with your preparations!

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