After examining the report of Ashok Misra Committee and considering the public feedback, Ministry of Human Resource Development India has notified the following changes in the Joint Entrance Exam(JEE) pattern for 2017 :
- The performance of the students in the 12th Class Examination shall be a crucial parameter for determining the eligibility of the student for the JEE examination.
- For the candidates to qualify in the JEE Examination, they shall have secured at least 75% marks or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th Class Examination conducted by respective Boards. For SC/ST students this condition shall be relaxed to 65% marks.
- The present system of giving 40% weightage for the 12th Class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE Main shall be dispensed with.
- All other JEE Examination systems shall remain unchanged.