A candidate should have qualified class 12th, in 2017 or 2018. Students who are appearing for the 12th class exam in 2019 are also eligible. Diploma students who have completed their degree can appear for JEE Main but they should have passed class 12 exams. JEE Main 2019 will be the last attempt for a candidate who has completed 12th in 2017. For candidates who have done their 12th in 2018 will have 2019 and 2020 to appear for JEE Main and candidates appearing for qualifying 12th exam in 2019 will have 2020 and 2021 to appear again for JEE main.