After examining the report of Ashok Misra Committee and considering the public feedback, Ministry of Human Resource Development has notified the following changes in the JEE pattern for 2017 :
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. The present system of giving 40% weightage for the 12th Class marks in calculating the ranks in the JEE Main shall be dispensed with.
4. All other JEE Examination systems shall remain unchanged.