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JEE Main Reservation Criteria 2022: National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the JEE Main reservation policy along with its information brochure. The candidates belonging to categories EWS, SC, ST, OBC-NCL, and PwD, can check the JEE Main 2022 reservation criteria on the JEE Main official website. Admission to engineering colleges will begin after the declaration of JEE Main 2022 result and will be permissible based on the set JEE Main reservation criterion governed by NTA and JAB.
Candidates attending the exam must know the reservation criteria of JEE Main to understand the eligibility for lower application fees, category-wise cut-off marks, and admission fees. They must understand the reservation percentage based on their categories. Continue reading to understand the home and other states’ JEE Main reservation policy quotas for different categories, including women’s reservation criteria.
– NTA is likely to tentatively upload the JEE Main 2nd attempt results on its portal in the 2nd week of August 2022. We will attach a direct link to the results once declared officially.
– NTA is conducting JEE Main 2022 July session from July 25 to 30, 2022. Also, those appearing for the test can check JEE Main question paper analysis for Paper 1, 2A, and 2B.
– NTA uploaded the JEE Main hall ticket on its official website on June 21, 2022. Aspirants can download it by clicking the NTA’s web link or Examination Service page.
– The JEE Main 2022 Session 1 dates are revised, and the exams will be held from June 23 to 29, 2022.
– The JEE Main Session 2 registration started on June 1, 2022. Aspirants can register for the same till June 30, 2022.
The category-wise JEE Main reservation criteria for 2022 are as below:
|Categories||JEE Main Reservation Percentage|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer – NCL, where the annual income of the family < Rs. 8 lakh)||27%|
|Scheduled Caste (SC)||15%|
|Economically Weaker Section (EWS)||10%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST)||7.5%|
|A Person With Disabilities (PwD)||5%|
The highlights of JEE Main reservation criteria 2022 are as under:
The JEE Main 2022 reservation criteria for women candidates are as under:
There are two types of reservation policies for the state of residence, and they are listed below:
From the following table, candidates can easily understand the number of seats reserved under each quota.
There is a list of other backward classes on the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) website. This list is known as the Central list, which must be followed under JEE Main reservation criteria 2022. Candidates who fall under this list will be selecting the option of reserved category of OBC while filling the JEE Main 2022 application form. At the same time, candidates who fall under the OBC list as per the list of their respective states will have to choose the General category.
Candidates with more than 40% specified disability as certified by the competent authority can claim for the JEE Main reservation criteria 2022.
Candidates who are suffering from one of the below can be considered to be listed under the PwD category:
|Sl. No.||Category||Type of Disability||Specified Disability|
|Locomotor Disability*||a. Leprosy cured person,
b. cerebral palsy,
d. muscular dystrophy,
e. acid attack victims.
|Visual Impairment*||a. blindness,
b. low vision
|Hearing Impairment*||a. deaf,
b. hard of hearing
|Speech & Language Disability||
Permanent disability arising from conditions such as laryngectomy or aphasia affects one or more components of speech and language due to organic or neurological causes.
a. specific learning Disability (Perceptual Disabilities, Dyslexia, Dyscalculia, Dyspraxia & Development Aphasia)
b. autism spectrum disorder
|a. mental illness|
|4||Disability caused due to||i. Chronic Neurological Conditions||a. multiple sclerosis
|ii. Blood disorder||a. Haemophilia,
C. Sickle cell disease
More than one of the above-specified disabilities, including deaf-blindness
The National Institutes of Technology (NITs) offer admission to 50% of seats on the Home State Quota basis and the remaining 50% on the other state quota basis.
Note: For States and Union Territories without NIT, the following NITs will be considered as their state quota.
|NIT Puducherry||Andaman and Nicobar Islands|
|NIT Goa||Daman and Diu|
|NIT Goa||Dadar and Nagar Haveli|
For NIT Goa and NIT Warangal, the reservation criteria are as under:
The reservation percentage for central-govt run universities is as follows.
|General Economically Weaker Sections (GEN-EWS)||10%|
|Scheduled Castes (SC)||15%|
|Scheduled Tribes (ST)||7.5%|
|Non Creamy Layer of Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)||27%|
|Persons With Disabilities||5% in each category|
Here are the details of the method to claim JEE Main Reservation 2022:
Candidates who apply under reservation criteria must submit the following documents:
There are various institutions recognised at a national level in which candidates aim to get admission after qualifying for the JEE Main examinations. Some of these institutions listed below have their criteria for a reservation:
Check the links below to know the region-wise top colleges that accept JEE Main scores.
|Engineering Colleges in Delhi Accepting JEE Main Score||Engineering Colleges in Chennai Accepting JEE Main Score|
|Engineering Colleges in Mumbai Accepting JEE Main Score||Engineering Colleges in Bangalore Accepting JEE Main Score|
|Engineering Colleges in Nagpur Accepting JEE Main Score||Engineering Colleges in Pune Accepting JEE Main Score|
|Engineering Colleges in Hyderabad Accepting JEE Main Score||Top Engineering Colleges in India Accepting JEE Main Score|
You can also check,
|JEE Main 2022 Percentile vs Rank||JEE Main 2022 Marks vs Rank|
|JEE Main 2022 Question Paper||JEE Main Cut-off 2022|
|JEE Main Normalisation||JEE Main 2022 Paper Analysis|
Below are the frequently asked questions and answers related to JEE Mains reservation criteria 2022. Have a look:
Q.1: Does a candidate require a category certificate for JEE Mains 2022?
Ans: Yes, candidates applying for JEE Main 2022 must produce the certificate issued by concerned authorities mentioning their category.
Q.2: Is 75% criteria necessary for JEE Main reservation 2022 categories as well?
Ans: No, the JEE Main 75% criteria have been relaxed for admissions in NITs, IITs, etc.
Q.3: Is there a reservation for women in JEE Main 2022?
Ans: Most of the engineering colleges in India reserve a minimum of 5% of seats for women candidates. So, to avail of this policy, JEE Main female applicants can apply under the women’s quota system.
Q.4: Who all can avail of JEE Main reservation benefits?
Ans: All those candidates who belong to Gen-EWS/ SC/ ST/ OBC-NCL or PwD categories can avail the JEE Main reservation 2022 benefits.
Q.5: Is there girl reservation in NIT colleges under the JEE quota?
Ans: Yes, there will be a female reservation in NIT 2022.
Q.6: What is the reservation percentage for candidates belonging to the SC category?
Ans: Candidates from the SC category can avail 15% seat reservation.
Q.7: What is the ST Quota reservation in JEE Main exams 2022?
Ans: Candidates from the ST category can avail 7.5% reservation in seats.
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