Answering IIT JEE Questions of NRI Students - Eligibility, Admission, NRI Quota, Preparation

Answering IIT JEE Questions of NRI Students

There are many NRI students studying outside India who like to prepare for IIT JEE to get admission in prestigious institutes like IITs and NITs. Here we are answering frequently asked questions of NRI students and parents regarding JEE eligibility, admission process and exam preparation.

Can NRI students write the IIT JEE entrance exam?

Yes, NRI students can write IIT JEE entrance exam, provided they fulfill all the eligibility criteria like age limit, appearance and performance in Grade XII (or equivalent) examination, etc. for JEE Main and JEE Advanced.

Is there any NRI quota in IIT?

No, there is no NRI quota in IITs. NRI students, just like Indian Nationals, have to clear the cut-off for JEE Advanced and admission will happen on the basis of their ranks. Students need to first qualify JEE Main and then clear JEE Advanced for admission in IITs.

Can NRI students write JEE Main?

Yes, NRI students can write JEE Main exam which is the qualifying exam for JEE Advanced. Students can give JEE Main exam 2 times in a year.

How do NRI students get admission in NITs?

NRI students can get admission in NITs in two ways : 1) By giving JEE Main and clearing the exam, 2) By applying through DASA scheme (admissions on the basis of JEE Main from 2021).

Is there an NRI quota in NITs?

Not exactly an NRI quota, NITs have some reserved seats for NRI students under the DASA scheme. The number of seats in DASA quota is 15% of the total seats in the institute. Admissions in DASA/ CIWG seats will happen on the basis of JEE Main rank.

What is the Gulf quota in engineering colleges in India?

Gulf quota in engineering colleges in India is a special quota provided by MHRD, Government of India, under DASA scheme for the children of gulf workers in countries like UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Oman, Kuwait and Bahrain. 1/3rd seats from DASA scheme in NITs, IIITs and other premier technical institutions is reserved for gulf quota.

How can NRI students prepare for the JEE exam?

NRI students can join online coaching for JEE preparation where they will get live classes, hard copy study material, DPPs and online test series. Check out IIT JEE Preparation Strategy.

Can NRI students get admission in NITs through JEE Main or only DASA?

Yes, NRI students can get admission in NITs by directly applying for JEE Main and clearing the exam, and not just through DASA scheme. From 2021-22 onwards, DASA admissions are on the basis of JEE Main ranks instead of SAT scores.

Is there an NRI quota in BITS?

No, there is no NRI quota in BITS. The admission to BTech/ BE engineering courses in BITS-Pilani is on the basis of BITSAT online test. See all details about the BITSAT exam.

What is the fee for NRI students in NITs?

The fee for NRI students in NITs is the same as for students in India if you got admission through JEE Main. However, if selected under the DASA scheme, the fee would be higher than the normal fee. CIWG candidates will have to pay the same fee prescribed for Indian nationals.

What is the procedure for an NRI student to get into an IIT?

The procedure for NRI students to get admission in IIT.

  • Apply for JEE Main exam at NTA JEE Main website.
  • Write JEE Main and qualify for JEE Advanced.
  • Register for JEE Advanced exam on IIT portal.
  • Clear JEE Advanced with a good rank.
  • Attend the JEE counselling (JOSAA) and choose the best IIT as per your rank.

How can NRI students apply for JEE exam?

NRI students can apply for JEE Main twice in a year. Students have to fill the JEE Main online application form at NTA JEE Main website. JEE Advanced registration starts after the JEE Main final results.

How can an NRI student crack the JEE exam?

An NRI student can crack JEE exam by studying hard with consistency and smart work. For proper guidance and resolving all the doubts in JEE, students can join online coaching platforms like Mystudycart.

What are the documents required for JEE examination from an NRI student?

While applying for JEE, the documents required from NRI students are scanned clear passport photograph and signature, Grade 10 and 12 or equivalent qualifying exam mark-sheet and one ID proof. At the time of JEE exam, students need to bring Admit Card and ID proof only.

Can an NRI student give the JEE exam abroad (outside India)?

Yes, an NRI student can give the JEE exam abroad, outside India. NTA has provided JEE exam centres in these cities outside India - Manama (Bahrain), Colombo (Sri Lanka), Doha (Qatar), Dubai (UAE), Kathmandu (Nepal), Jakarta (Indonesia), Kuwait City (Kuwait), Muscat (Oman), Riyadh (Saudi Arabia), Sharjah (UAE), Singapore, Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Abuja/Lagos (Nigeria), Canberra (Australia), Vienna (Austria), Brasilia (Brazil), Ottawa (Canada), Beijing (China), Hong Kong, Port Luis (Mauritius), Moscow (Russia), Cape Town (South Africa), Bangkok (Thailand), Washington D.C. (USA), Hanoi (Vietnam).

As an NRI student in the Gulf country, how do I prepare for IIT-JEE?

NRI students in the Gulf region can prepare for IIT JEE in online mode through live classes. There are many students from gulf countries who are preparing for IIT-JEE through online coaching. You can see the review of one such student in the below section.

Should an NRI student come to India for IIT-JEE preparation?

An NRI student is not required to come to India for JEE preparation as there are online coaching platforms like Mystudycart which provides live online classes from the best IIT JEE faculty at student's home through computer/ laptop and internet connection. It's a convenient, cost-effective and affordable option for JEE preparation.

Student Review of Mystudycart IIT JEE Online Coaching

Abrar Syed (student of Indian School Al Ghubra, Oman) enrolled with Mystudycart for JEE 2 Year Course in class 11.

In this video, Abrar talks about Mystudycart online classes, student understanding, the faculty, study material and online test series.

Abrar is fully satisfied with Mystudycart Online Coaching.

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