JEE Advanced 2018 Reservation Categories

JEE Advanced 2018 Reservation Criteria

Indian nationals belonging to certain categories are admitted under the seats reserved for them in accordance with the rules of the Government of India. Candidates wanting to claim benefits under reservation based on caste and tribe must note that their castes and tribes must be mentioned in the respective central list of of corresponding states published by the Government of India

Reservation list for various categories:

Category Reservation of Seats
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%
Person with Disabilities (PWD) 5% (horizontal reservation)
Defense Service 2 seats are available for preferential allotment
Foreign Nationals 10%
Supernumerary Seats for Female Candidates 14%


  • Rest 50.5% seats are Open for all and within each of the four categories i.e., Open (General), SC, ST and OBC-NCL, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
  • Candidates must submit required certificates/documents to support their claim for reservation.