JEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of Seats

Oct. 14, 2016 Plabita

JEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of SeatsJEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of Seats: Candidates qualifying in JEE Advanced 2017 will get admission to degree level engineering programs in IITs and ISM. Candidates will be selected based on the scores obtained in the national level examination. Ranks obtained by the qualified candidates will be taken into account for the selection process. In addition to the ranks, candidates also have to fulfill the eligibility criteria of JEE Advanced 2017. As per the norms introduced by Government of India, certain no. of seats is reserved for candidates belonging to certain categories. Aspirants, who are entitled to the reservation of seat must be well informed it. Detailed information about JEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of Seats can be checked in the article given below on this page.

JEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of Seats- Category Wise

The reservation of seats for different categories in every undergraduate course is given below:

Category Seats Reservation
OBC- NCL 27%
SC 15%
ST 7.5%
PwD (in each of OPEN, OBC- NCL, SC, ST) 3%


Note: For PwD candidates, benefit will be provided only to those candidates who have disability of at least 40%, irrespective of the type of disability.

Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories will be declared qualified on the basis of relaxed criteria of JEE Advanced 2017.

The category of candidates as entered in the database, which will be made available by the Apex Board of JEE Main 2017, will be final. Requests for change of category will not be entertained under any circumstances.

Others Applicable for JEE Advanced 2017 Reservation of Seats

Apart from the categories mentioned above, Defence Service (DS) candidates and foreign nationals also have the benefit of seat reservation. Details are as follows:

1. Defence Service Candidates

Candidates who are children of defence/ paramilitary personnel killed or disabled permanently at the time of war or peacetime operations comes under DS category. In every Participating Institute of JEE Advanced 2017; two seats are available for DS candidates. To avail this preferential allotment, candidates must be in the Rank list of JEE Advanced 2017.

DS candidates have to declare this information at the time of online registration for JEE Advanced 2017.

2. Foreign Nationals

Candidates who are not Indian citizens (by birth or naturalized), who does not belong to PIO/ OCI category, and whose parents are not citizen of India comes under the category of foreign nationals. Also, the candidates’ parents should not belong to PIO/ OCI category at the time of registering for JEE Advanced 2017.

Foreign nationals are allotted seats under supernumerary category with a cap of 10% of total no. of seats in every course. However, seats allotted to candidates who are OCI/PIO card holders will not be supernumerary. It will be under OPEN category.

There is no reservation of seats under OBC- NCL, ST, SC and PwD categories for candidates of foreign nationals.

De- Reservation of Seats under each Category

OBC- NCL Category

Vacant seats reserved under OBC- NCL category will be de- reserved to general category seats.

SC/ ST category

Unfilled seats reserved for SC/ ST category will not be de- reserved to any other category.

PwD Category

As the reservation of seats for PwD candidates is horizontal, vacant seats will be de- reserved to the respective categories.

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