JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018 – Seats in JEE Main are reserved after considering factors like the student’s caste, gender and quota based on the Indian Government’s policy on reservation of seats. Candidates belonging to the Other Backward class (Non Creamy Layer), Scheduled Tribes (ST), Scheduled Castes (SC), Person with Disability (PwD) with 40% or more disability and female candidates fall under the reserved category and are alloted seats as per JEE Main reservation of seats 2018. The reservation criteria of JEE Main 2018 also includes criteria related to home state quota and other state quota based on which admission is offered by the participating institutes. To claim seats under the reserved category, candidates have to produce valid documents at the time of JEE Main counselling and seat allotment process. To get complete information about JEE Main reservation of seats 2018 from the article given below on this page.
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018
JEE Main reservation of seats is done for candidates belonging to OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD candidates. The percentage of seats reserved for candidates belonging to each category is given below in the table:
Category Wise JEE Main 2018 Reservation of seats
|S.No.||Category||JEE Main reservation of seats 2018|
|1.||OBC (Non-creamy layer)||27%|
|4.||PwD (40% or more disability)||3%|
JEE Main Reservation Of Seats 2018 in different institutes
Candidates can check JEE Main 2018 reservation criteria for IITs, NITs, CFTIs and state engineering colleges from the table given below:
JEE Main reservation of seats 2018
|S.No.||Institutes||JEE Main reservation of seats|
|1.||IITs, NITs, CFTIs||JEE Main reservation of seats in the institutes like IITs, NITs and CFTIs will be given only to the classes/castes/tribes mentioned in the respective central list published by the Government of India.|
|2.||State engineering colleges||There are numerous state engineering colleges who fill their B.Tech/ B.E. seats based on JEE Main 2018 score/rank. In this case, the reservation criteria of the respective state will be applied.|
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- For female candidates
In every engineering colleges participating for admission through JEE Main, 5% seats are reservation for women.
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- Home state and other state quota
In addition to JEE Main reservation of seats mentioned above, seats for academic programmes offered by NITs, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur are divided into the following two quotas:
- Home State (HS) quota– Home State quota will be applicable for candidates who have passed class 12 or equivalent examination from the state in which the institute allottd to students for admission is situated.
- Other States (OS) quota– It includes all the states and union territories except the home state/ home union territory.
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- HS/OS
|S.No.||Quota||JEE Main Reservation of Seats|
|1.||Home State (HS) Quota||50%|
|2.||Other State (OS) Quota||50%|
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- For states/UT without NIT
In states and Union Territories where no NIT has been established, the home state quota for such states will be applicable in the NITs given below in the table:
JEE Main Reservation of Seats- HS quota in NITs
|1.||Andaman and Nicobar Islands||NIT Puducherry|
|3.||Daman and Diu||NIT Goa|
|4.||Dadra and Nagar Haveli||NIT Goa|
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- Eligibility for different seat quotas
Eligibility of candidates for different state quotas in NITs, IIEST and two of the Other-GFTIs are provided in the table given below:
JEE Main 2018 eligibility criteria for seat quotas
|All NITs except NIT Warangal, Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur||Home state quota||Candidates whose home state is same as the state in which the institute is located|
|Other state quota||Candidates whose home state is different from the state in which the institute is located|
|Assam University, Silchar||Home State Quota||Candidates whose home state is Assam|
|All India Quota||All candidates (including home state candidates)|
|NIT Warangal||Home State Quota||Candidates whose home state is Telangana|
|Other States Quota||Other States candidates (including Andhra Pradesh)|
|Andhra Pradesh Quota||Candidates whose home state is Andhra Pradesh|
|NIT Goa||Home State Quota||40% for candidates whose home state is Goa and vacant seats, if any, from the 10% quota of UTs of Daman & Diu, Dadar & Nagar Haveli and Lakshadweep.|
|Other States Quota||Candidates belonging to other states.|
Instructions to claim JEE Main 2018 Reservation of Seats
- Mention category details– Candidates must mention the details of their categories in the JEE Main 2018 Application form.
- Submission of documents– At the time of JEE Main counselling 2018, candidates have to submit valid category certificates for verification.
- Failure in producing category certificates– In case, candidates fail to produce the required documents they will be allocated seats under General category.
JEE Main Reservation of Seats 2018- Documents required
During the seat allocation process as well as at the time of admission, the following certificates need to be produced by candidates claiming seats under reserved category:
Documents required to claim JEE Main 2018 seat reservation
|1.||OBC-NCL, SC, ST||Category certificate|
About JEE Main 2018
The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is conducted by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Based on JEE Main 2018, NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs will fill approximately 24,000 seats. The top 2, 20,000 (approx) JEE Main rank holders will be shortlisted for JEE Advanced. JEE Main consist two papers- Paper 1 (B.E./B.Tech) and paper 2 (B.Arch./B.Plan.). Candidates can appear for either or both papers as per their preferences. In 2017, JEE Main was held in nearly 1800 exam centres in the country and foreign cities. Out of 12 lakh candidates, 8 lakh qualified for admission into 31 NITs, 23 IIITs, 20 GFTIs.
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