The Government has decided that the following would be the broad guidelines for the JEE exam. 2017:-
There shall be no weightage for the 12th class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE Main examination.
For the candidates to qualify for admission in the IITs/NITs/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admissions are based on the JEE ranks, they should have secured at least 75% marks in the 12th class exam, or be in the top 20 percentile in the 12th class exam conducted by the respective Boards. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in the 12th Class exam.