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Reservation of Seats - JEE (Advanced) 2018

As per the rules of the Government of India, candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them based on relaxed criteria. These categories are:

Category

Reserved Seats 

Scheduled Castes (SC)

15% in every course

Scheduled Tribes (ST)

 7.5% in every course

Person with Disability (PwD)

3% seats in each Category (OPEN, OBC-NCL, SC, and ST)

Other Backward Classes belonging to the Non-Creamy Layer(OBC- NCL)

27% in every course

 

JEE Mains 2018 Rank - Top 2,20,000

Applicants must be in the top 2,20,000 students which include the students from all categories and must have scored positive marks in JEE Mains 2018. The category-wise distribution of the top 2,20,000 students with their reservation allowance is defined in the table given below. 3% reservation is given directly to the PwD candidates from each of the categories horizontally.

Category/
Reservation

Reservation Distribution Number of eligible candidates
OPEN
50.5%
Open

47.5%

1,07,767 1,11,100
PwD 

3%

3,333
OBC NCL
27%
OBC NCL

24%

57,618 59,400
PwD-NCL

3%

1,782
SC
15% 
SC

12% 

32,010 33,000  
PwD-SC

3%

990
 ST
7.5%
 
ST 

4.5%

16,005  16,500  
PwD-ST

3%

 495
 Total  

2,20,000 

 

Defense Service (DS) Candidates

Two seats are available for preferential allotment in each Institute for Defence service (DS) candidates. DS is the children of defence /parliamentary personnel killed or permanently disabled in action during war or peacetime operations.

SC and ST Candidates

For candidates belonging to SC and ST categories,15% and 7.5% seats, respectively, are reserved in every program in all IITs, and ISM Dhanbad.  Candidates belonging to these categories will be declared qualified on the basis of relaxed criteria. 

Candidates belonging to SC and ST categories will be required to produce the original caste/tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format (APPENDIX–4) during admission.  Seats remaining vacant in these categories shall not be filled by candidates belonging to any other category.

OBC (NCL) Candidates

For candidates belonging to OBC(NonCreamy Layer), 27% of the seats are reserved in all IITs and ISM Dhanbad.  For the purpose of reservation of seats in JEE Advanced 2018, a candidate will be considered as OBC only if he/she belongs to the non-creamy layer of this category.Those belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled to reservation. In case the reserved seats in this category are not filled, they can be filled by GE category candidates.

The soft copy of the category certificate issued after June 01, 2013 by a competent authority in the prescribed format is   required   to   be   uploaded   during   the   online registration for JEE Advanced 2018.Candidates are advised to ensure that the certificate that they are submitting is according to the latest guidelines of the Government of India.Visit  https://www.ncbc.nic.in for latest updates and the Central List of Statewide OBCs.

PERSONS with DISABILITY (PwD)

In each institute, 3% of seats in every category are reserved for Persons with Disability (PwD). For any type of disability (viz.,  locomotor, visual, dyslexia, speech, and/or hearing) benefit would be given to those who have at least 40%physical impairment. Leprosy-cured candidates who are otherwise fit to pursue the course are also included in this sub-category.Candidates belonging to this PwD sub-category are declared qualified on the basis of a relaxed criterion.

Candidates who are Persons with Disability will be required to submit the original certificate issued by a district medical board/competent authority in the prescribed format.

Foreign Candidates

Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course. Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBCNCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as specified herein.

If you have any query regarding JEE Advanced Seat Reservation, write to us in the comment section below.

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