Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Kharagpur has postponed JEE Advanced 2021 examination. The examination has been postponed keeping the COVID19 situation under consideration. The Joint Entrance Examination Advanced was scheduled to be conducted on July 3, 2021. Candidates can check the official notice on official site of JEE Advanced on http://jeeadv.ac.in
The revised dates will be announced in due course of time. The official notice reads, “Considering the prevailing pandemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advanced) 2021 which was scheduled to be held on July 03, 2021 (Saturday) stands postponed. The revised date of examination will be announced at an appropriate time.”
The examination will comprise of two papers- Paper I and Paper II. Paper I was scheduled to be conducted from 9 am to 12 noon and Paper II was scheduled to be conducted from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. Candidates have to register themselves online for the computer-based entrance test.
Those candidates who qualify the JEE Main examination are eligible to apply for JEE advanced examination. Top 2.5 lakh JEE Main qualifiers will only be eligible to apply for the JEE Advanced. However, the total number of candidates may be a bit higher than 2.5 because of ‘tied’ ranks/scores in each category. For more related details candidates can check the official site of JEE Advanced
JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria
IIT Kharagpur had earlier released the subject-wise syllabus for the IIT admission test on the official website, jeeadv.ac.in . Mock tests for JEE Advanced 2021 are also available on the official website.
The eligibility criteria for admission to IITs will be securing pass marks in Class 12 or equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, a language, and any other subject. The 75% eligibility criteria have been removed this year in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
JEE Advanced: Second Chance For Candidates
Candidates who had successfully registered to appear in JEE Advanced in 2020 but were absent for the examination due to COVID-19, will be allowed to directly reappear in 2021. They have been exempted to re-qualify by writing JEE Main 2021 .
All the candidates getting a second chance to write JEE Advanced will be considered in addition to and not as part of the total number of those who will clear JEE Main 2021 in order not to affect this year’s candidates.