# How to know your JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility?

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JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility – All aspirants appearing for the JEE Main exam will be required to enter their State Code of Eligibility in the JEE Main registration and the application form. CBSE has made available the State Codes for each state for the candidates appearing for the exam along with the information brochure. What is the state code of eligibility and how to know which one is the correct one? What if I have appeared from a state that is not my home state? What if I have appeared for the Class XII from another state? These are many questions arising in the mind of the candidates who have to fill the JEE Main 2017 Application Form. We decode all the mystery associated with the JEE Main 2017 State Code Of Eligibility in this article.

### What is the State Code of eligibility in the JEE Main 2017 Application Form?

The JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility are the CBSE given Codes to all states and candidates have to choose the state where they have passed their Class 10+2 examination or equivalent exam. It need not be the home state. Candidates just have to enter the state where their school is from which they have appeared for or are appearing for their Class XII or equivalent exam. For candidates who are pursuing their Class XII through NIOS also known as the National Institute of Open Schooling must enter the state where their NIOS Centres are located.

### How to check for the JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility?

 Rule for JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility Examples to understand The state where the school is located and where the candidates will be appearing for their Class XII will be deemed as the State for entering the State Code of Eligibility If a candidate is studying in a school in Delhi and he/she appears for the Class XII exam in Delhi, then they must enter 10 which is the State Code of Eligibility for Delhi in their JEE Main 2017 application Form. Now if a candidate has passed his/her Standard XII /equivalent qualifying examination from one state but appeared for improvement another state then the JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility will be their original state from where they have passed their class 12th examination/equivalent and not the state from which they have appeared for improvement If a candidate has originally passed the Class XII exam from Hyderabad but has appeared for the improvement exam from Mumbai, then the candidate has to enter 36 as the state code of eligibility which is the code for Telangana where Hyderabad is located In case, any Indian Nationals who are appearing for JEE Main 2017 have passed their Class 12th examination from abroad, their JEE main 2017 State Code of Eligibility will be considered on the basis of their permanent address in India as given in their Passport If a candidate has appeared for the Class XII exam from Dubai and their permanent address is mentioned as Mumbai in their passport, then the JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility will be 21 as Mumbai is located in Maharashtra Candidates who are appearing/passed their Class 10+2 from any NIOS should choose the JEE Main 2017 State Code of Eligibility according to the state in which the study centre is located If a candidate is appearing for NIOS Class XII exam from Allahabad centre then the State Code of Eligibility will 33 which is the code for UP where Allahabad is located It must be noted that State Code of Eligibility of JEE Main 2017 is not applicable to Nepal/Bhutan/Foreign/PIO/OCI. There is no state code of eligibility for candidates who are from Nepal, Bhutan. Persons of Indian Origin, as well as Overseas Citizens of India or Foreign Nationals, are also exempt from the State Code Of Eligibility.

### List of State Codes of Eligibility

Below is the complete list of JEE Main 2017 State Codes of Eligibility

 Name of the State /Union Territory (UT) State Code State /Union Territory (UT) State Code Andaman and Nicobar Island (UT) 1 Madhya Pradesh 20 Andhra Pradesh 2 Maharashtra 21 Arunachal Pradesh 3 Manipur 22 Assam 4 Meghalaya 23 Bihar 5 Mizoram 24 Chandigarh (UT) 6 Nagaland 25 Chhattisgarh 7 Odisha 26 Dadra & Nagar Haveli (UT) 8 Puducherry 27 Daman & Diu (UT) 9 Punjab 28 Delhi 10 Rajasthan 29 Goa 11 Sikkim 30 Gujarat 12 Tamil Nadu 31 Haryana 13 Tripura 32 Himachal Pradesh 14 Uttar Pradesh 33 Jammu & Kashmir 15 Uttarakhand 34 Jharkhand 16 West Bengal 35 Karnataka 17 Telangana 36 Kerala 18 Foreign/OCI/PIO/Nepal/Bhutan 98 Lakshadweep (UT) 19 - -