JEE Advanced 2019 For Foreign Students

What is different in JEE Advanced 2019 For Foreign Students and how does it affect the Indian Students? Now, the seats in JEE Advanced 2019 for foreign students will be supernumerary, with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course. In addition to that, it does not reduce the total number of seats for the Indian candidates. Foreign nationals are not required to write JEE Main to appear in JEE Advanced. They can register for JEE Advanced 2019 directly subject to fulfilment of other eligibility criteria. Qualifying JEE Main Advanced 2019 will open the doors of the IITs for admission in various Under Graduate B.Tech/B.arch/B.Plan courses. Keep reading to know more about JEE Advanced 2019 eligibility criteria, application fee and registration process for the Foreign nationals.


JEE Advanced 2019 For Foreign Students

The major difference that comes is in the fact that Foreign nationals are not required to write JEE Main to appear in JEE Advanced. Although they need to fulfil other major eligibility criteria. The JEE Advanced 2019 Exam Dates will remain the same for the foreign nationals and in the foreign centres. Thus candidates, both foreign and Indian will have to appear for JEE Main 2019 on the same day and time. The tentative schedule of JEE Advanced 2019 is given below.

JEE Advanced 2019 Important Dates
Online Registration Starts 1st week of May 2019
Online Registration Closes 1st week of May 2019
Last date for fee payment for registered candidates 1st week of May 2019
Admit Card 2nd week of May 2019
JEE Advanced 2019 Examination 2nd week of May 2019
Copy of candidate responses to be sent to the candidates 2nd week of May 2019
Online display of answer keys Last week of May 2019
Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidates Last week of May 2019
Results 1st week of Jun 2019
Seat Allotment (JoSAA Counselling) 2nd week of Jun 2019 to 2nd week of Jul

Who is a Foreign National?

Candidates who are NOT citizens of India (by birth or naturalised), do not belong to OCI/PIO category, and whose parents are not citizens of India and do not come under OCI/PIO category at the time of registering for JEE Advanced 2019 come under foreign nationals category. Seats allotted to foreign nationals are supernumerary with a cap of 10% of a total number of seats in every course.

Foreign nationals are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD(Persons with Disability) categories as mandated by Govt. of India.

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JEE Advanced 2019 For Foreign Students –  Eligibility Criteria

Now, first of all, it is important to know that being a foreign national what are the eligibility norms to appear in JEE Advanced 2019. Thus here are the important points that one needs to understand before applying for the examination.

Now the Foreign nationals need to fit into each of the following eligibility criteria, there are no exceptions. Click on the buttons below to know whether or not you fit into these criteria.

Age Limit Number of Attempts Qualifying Examination Earlier Admission to IITs

Let us discuss each of these criteria one by one in the heads below in details. Remeber understand the eligibility criteria is important if any candidates do not comply with these criteria their candidature will stand cancelled at any point of time. In addition to that, no examination fee will be refunded.

#1 Age Limit in JEE Advanced 2019 for foreign students

  • Candidates should be born on or after October 01, 1994.
  • In certain countries where a minimum stint in the armed forces (or allied) for a certain period is mandatory before/after Class XII (or equivalent) exam, candidates will get a relaxation of the required number of years. However, in such cases, candidates need to upload the certificate/testimonial issued by the competent authority at the time of registration.

#2 Number of Attempts in JEE Advanced 2019 for foreign students

You can attempt JEE Advanced twice in consecutive years. That means, if you attempted JEE Advanced in 2017 and then in 2018, you cannot attempt JEE Advanced in 2019.

Also, if you have attempted JEE Advanced in 2017, and not in 2018, then you can not attempt the exam in 2019. You only get two consecutive attempts.

#3 Qualifying examination in JEE Advanced 2019 for foreign students

  • A candidate should have appeared in class 12 examination or any equivalent examination in 2018 or 2019.

However, if the examination Board of Class 12 (or equivalent) declares the results for the academic year 2016-17 after June 2017, then the candidates of that board who appeared for their class 12 exam in 2017 are also eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2018, provided they meet the other eligibility criteria. In case, the Examination Board of Class 12 (or equivalent) declared the results for the academic year 2016-17 before June 2017 but the result of a particular candidate was withheld, then the candidate will not be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2019.

  • The aggregate marks must be 75% or Must be within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective Class 12 boards.
  • Combination of subjects mandatory in class 12 are:
    • Physics
    • Chemistry
    • Mathematics
    • A language (if the candidate has taken more than one language, then the language with the higher marks will be considered)
    • Any subject other than the above four (the subject with the highest marks will be considered).

#4 Earlier Admission to IITs

A candidate should not have been admitted to any of the IITs. This criteria remains intact irrespective of whether or not he/she continued in the program OR accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past.

Candidates whose admission at IITs was cancelled after joining any IIT are also NOT eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2019.

The candidates who paid seat acceptance fee in 2018 but –

  • did not report at any reporting centre OR
  • withdrew before the last round of seat allotment, OR
  • had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs,

during the joint seat allocation in 2018, are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2018.

Application Fee For Foreign Nationals In JEE Advanced 2019

The application process remains the same for foreign nationals. They have to apply online and upload documents as usual. However, the application fee is different. Check the table below to know the expected JEE Advanced 2019 application fee for foreign nationals.

Registration Fee for Examination Centres  in India
 Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC   countries USD 160
Candidates from Non-SAARC  countries USD 300

 

Registration Fee for Examination Centres in Foreign countries
 Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC   countries USD 160
Candidates from Non-SAARC  countries USD 300
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Documents needed at the time of registration:

  • Birth certificate for age proof
  • Class 12 marks sheet/certificate for 75% cut-off (if available at the time of registration)
  • Identity proof of the candidate
  • Citizenship certificate/Passport of both the parents
  • Testimonial (if required)

JEE Advanced 2019 Admit Card, Answer Key, And Result For Foreign Candidates

The foreign nationals will be able to download their admit cards from the official website only by logging into their registered accounts. In addition to that, no different or separate method will be available, and no one will be sent their admit card or result via post.

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Preparation Resources

Thus, except for the Application fees and eligibility criteria, everything else in JEE Advanced 2019 remains the same for the Foreign nationals.

Seats in JEE Advanced 2019 For Foreign Students

The seats in JEE Advanced 2019 for foreign students are supernumerary, with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in every course. What does this mean?

Supernumerary means that as per the foreign candidates qualifying JEE Advanced 2019 and appearing for admission, the extra seats will be made available for them.

JEE Advanced 2019 Exam Centres In Foreign Nations

In 2018, JEE Advanced 2019 was conducted across the following centres outside India:

  1. Addis Ababa (Ethiopia)
  2. Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  3. Dhaka (Bangladesh)
  4. Dubai (UAE)
  5. Kathmandu (Nepal)
  6. Singapore

In 2017, JEE Advanced was conducted at the same centres outside India.

How Many Foreign Candidates Appear In JEE Advanced?

This question was raised to the MHRD and in 2017, the then Minister Of State In The Ministry Of Human Resource Development Dr Satya Pal Singh has answered by quoting the following:

The Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2017 was conducted at six centres abroad, namely Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Kathmandu (Nepal), Singapore, Dubai (United Arab Emirates), Dhaka (Bangladesh), and Colombo (Sri Lanka).

Each of these centres received 2, 33, 12, 153, 13 and 9 applications respectively. However, any candidate of any nationality is allowed to write the test in any of the centres located in India and abroad.

You can read the entire answer here:

Official Website: www.jeeadv.ac.in

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