1.The cut-off for the aggregate marks in Class 12 for SC and ST candidates will be reduced from 70 per cent to 65 per cent.
2.As per the new guideline from the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions, OBC-NCL certificates issued after April 1, 2017 will be considered valid for JEE (Advanced) 2017.
3.From 2017, as many as 20,000 more candidates will be eligible to write the JEE (Advanced) after clearing JEE (Main) thus taking the total number of such candidates to 2.2 lakh.
4. IIT MADRAS will be conducting the examination this year.