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JEE Main 2023: NTA revises 75 per cent eligibility criteria

The step from NTA has come in the wake of numerous requests from the students for changing the criterion of 75 per cent marks in the Class 12 examination.

Statesman News Service | New Delhi |

Giving relief to students aspiring to appear for Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main, the National Testing Agency (NTA) on Tuesday revised the 75 per cent or above in class 12 exam eligibility criterion for candidates who qualify for admission to NITS, IIITs and CFTIs.

As per the official release, the students who have secured at least 75 per cent marks in the Class 12 examination or from the top 20 percentile of all boards will be eligible to seek admission based on their JEE Main score.  in the NITS, IIITs, and other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Main) ranks.

The step from NTA has come in the wake of numerous requests from the students for changing the criterion  of 75 per cent marks in the Class 12 examination. “For the candidates who qualify for admission in the NITS, IIIT’s and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE (Main) ranks, they should have secured at least 75 percent marks in the Class 12 examination or be in the top 20 percentile in Class 12 examination conducted by respective Boards. For SC/ST candidates, the qualifying marks should be 65 percent in the Class 12 examination,” NTA said in the statement.

Meanwhile, NTA has announced that the registration process for JEE Main January session exam will end on January 12, 2023 (up to 9 pm). The candidates can submit the application fee till 11:50 pm, tomorrow. The January session examination will be held on January 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30 and 31, 2023.