JEE Mains 2020: Students don’t need 75% marks in class 12th for admissions in NITs, and CFTIs

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  • Students qualifying JEE Mains 2020 will now require only a passing cerficate in class XII examination to get admission to NITs or CFTIs.
  • The admission process will not require their marks obtained, Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development said.
  • For admissions in NITs and other centrally funded technical institutions, apart from qualifying the JEE-Main, the eligibility was to secure a minimum of 75 per cent marks in Class 12 board exams or rank among the top 20 percentile in their qualifying examinations.


Students qualifying JEE Mains 2020 will now require only a passing cerficate in class XII examination to get admission to NITs or CFTIs. The admission process will not require their marks obtained, Union Cabinet Minister for Human Resource Development said.

"Due to prevailing circumstances, Central Seat Allocation Board (CSAB) has decided to relax the eligibility criterion for admissions to NITs and other centrally funded technical institutions," Union HRD Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' tweeted.


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"JEE Main 2020 qualified candidates will now only need to obtain a passing certificate in class XII examination irrespective of the marks obtained," he further said.

For admissions in NITs and other centrally funded technical institutions, apart from qualifying the JEE-Main, the eligibility was to secure a minimum of 75 per cent marks in Class 12 board exams or rank among the top 20 percentile in their qualifying examinations.

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The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Mains, which has been postponed twice, will now be held from September 1-6.

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