Comprehensive Guide for NTA JEE Mains 2024 Registration: Eligibility Criteria and Qualifying Exams

Published on : November 20, 2023 Published by : admin
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Comprehensive Guide for NTA JEE Mains 2024 Registration: Eligibility Criteria and Qualifying Exams

With the registration deadline for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main 2024 fast approaching on November 30, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has issued crucial guidelines for prospective candidates and parents. This comprehensive guide aims to provide detailed information, ensuring that eligible candidates seeking admission to engineering courses across the country can make well-informed decisions during the application process on the official website, jeemain

Eligibility Criteria for JEE Main 2024

To be eligible for JEE Main 2024, candidates must fulfill the following criteria:  
  1. Qualifying Exams: Candidates should have successfully passed at least one of the following qualifying exams:
  • The final examination of Class 12 is conducted by recognized central or state boards, including but not limited to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi, and the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations, New Delhi.
  • Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination conducted by a recognized board or university.
  • Final examination of the two-year course of the joint services wing of the National Defense Academy.
  • Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.
  • Any public school, board, or university exam in India or any foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
  • Higher secondary certificate vocational exam.
  • A diploma recognized by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) or a state board of technical education of at least 3 years duration.
  • General Certificate Education (GCE) exam (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
  • High school certificate exam of Cambridge University or International Baccalaureate diploma of the International Baccalaureate Office, Geneva.
  • Candidates who have completed the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) confirming the equivalence of the examination to the Class 12 exam.
  Additionally, if the Class 12 exam is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (board or pre-university) exam earlier.  

Application Process

For a smooth application process, candidates are advised to refer to the detailed information bulletin available on the official website. The bulletin includes step-by-step instructions, important dates, and other essential details.  


This comprehensive guide serves as a valuable resource for students and parents navigating the JEE Main 2024 registration process. By understanding the eligibility criteria and qualifying exams, candidates can ensure a successful application and take a significant step toward their engineering aspirations.