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Number of students eligible for JEE Advanced 2022 from different categories

Each year lakhs of students appear in the JEE main exam but only a few of them get a chance to appear for the JEE advanced exam. And if we consider JEE main 2022 then you will find that a total of 10 lakh 26 thousand and 799 students had registered for the exam and out of which 9 lakh 5 thousand and 590 people appeared in both the sessions of the exam. We know that JEE main 2022 was held in two attempts. For every aspirant, the best score out of both sessions will be considered for the final merit list. So as per that list, only 2 lakh and 50 thousand people will be eligible to appear for the JEE advanced exam. If two aspirants score the same rank then this number may vary and go a little up from 2.5 lakh. That means even more than 2.5 lakh students can appear but it will happen only if some students secure the same rank. So, we can say that in the merit list first 2,50,000 students will be eligible for the JEE advanced 2022 exam.

Now let’s discuss, how many students from each category will be eligible to appear for the JEE advanced exam 2022. Let’s have a look at the data given in the table below:

CategoryNumber of students
General PWD5063
General EWS23,750
General EWS PWD1250
OBC NCL64,125
SC PWD1875

This is the accumulated data for the number of students eligible for JEE advanced 2022 from different categories. And if we discuss particularly about JEE advanced 2022 then let us tell you that the exam will be held on 28 Aug 2022. And registration for the exam has already started from Aug 7, 2022. You can go to the official website and there you can register yourself. For registration, one has to pay a minimal amount as an examination fee. For general category candidates, the fee is Rs 2800 and for SC, ST, PWD, and girls candidates, the fee is Rs 1400. So, being a JEE advanced 2022 aspirant you should also register yourself for the exam. The admit card for the exam will be released on 23 Aug 2022. So, get yourself prepared for the exam. All the best.

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