- The candidates should have passed the Final Examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education CBSE, New Delhi, Council for Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi etc.
- The candidates should have passed 3 or 4-year Diploma recognized by AICTE or a State Board of Technical Education.
- The candidates, who qualify Screening Test of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), are qualified to appear in the Main Examination.
IIT JEE Eligibility Criteria 2012 for appearing in IIT JEE 2012 and admission into 1st semester, 1st year degree program of IITs, IT-BHU and ISM Dhanbad is described below.
Candidates whose Date of Birth falls on or after October 1, 1986 are eligible to appear in IIT JEE 2012.There is 5 year relaxation available for reserved category candidates i.e. SC, ST and PD category candidates.
Candidates who have passed qualifying examination on or after October 1, 2009 are eligible to appear for IIT JEE 2012. Candidates appearing in qualifying exam in 2012 are also eligible to apply.