The second phase of the JEE examination is the JEE Advanced. It is conducted after the JEE Main exam. This test is very important for candidates seeking admission to premier institutions like IITs. This is a computer-based online exam. JEE Advanced was formerly known as IIT JEE.
The education minister has announced the exam date for the JEE Advanced. As per the information, IIT JEE 2021 will be conducted on 3rd July 2021. There is a revision in the eligibility criteria. The subjects covered for the exam are Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The exam conducting authority is IIT Kharagpur. The test duration is 3 hours. This exam consists of Paper 1 and Paper 2. It is conducted in two shifts. It is held on the same day.
In order to be eligible for the merit list, it is compulsory for all the students to appear for both papers. According to the ranks scored in JEE Advanced, students can apply to various undergraduate courses as well as masters and dual degree programs offered by IITs. There are 9 other institutions other than IITs, which provide admission for the students based on the JEE Advanced score. They are as follows.
- IISC Bangalore
- IISER Bhopal
- IISER Kolkata
- IISER Mohali
- IISER Thiruvananthapuram
- IISER Pune
- IIST Thiruvananthapuram
- RGIPT Rae Bareli
- IIPE Visakhapatnam.
The eligibility criteria for admission into the Indian Institutes of Technology wherein students should have to score a minimum of 75 percent in their 12th-grade exams, has been removed for 2021.
Candidates who could not attend the exam in 2020 due to the pandemic, can attend the exam in 2021. They need not qualify for the JEE Main 2021 to attend the JEE Advanced. From JEE Advanced 2020, students who qualify the entrance test will be eligible for admissions into IITs and other premier institutions irrespective of the class 12 marks that they score in their class 12 public exams. The admission criteria have been changed due to the class 12 board exams being canceled amid the pandemic.
Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced
Students are required to meet the eligibility criteria given by the exam conducting authority. Those students who do not meet the eligibility criteria will not be allowed to appear for the exam. So students are required to check the criteria before submitting the application form. The date of birth should be on or after October 1st, 1995. Age relaxation is provided for reserved category candidates. The students can attempt the exam twice in 2 consecutive years irrespective of whether or not he/she passed the qualifying exam. The students have to rank among the top 2,50,000 students in JEE Main.
Students are not eligible for JEE Advanced if,
- They have attempted JEE Main or Advanced in 2019 or earlier.
- Any rejection of admission happened in the past.
- Was admitted to any of the existing IITs previously.
- Accepted an IIT seat in the past by reporting at the reporting center.
After the announcement of JEE Mains results, the conducting authority for JEE Advanced 2021 will release the application form. IIT Kharagpur will be in charge of releasing the application forms for 2021. These forms will be available after the completion of the JEE Main exams. Candidates have to register on the official website and fill the application form.
Students have to enter the personal details, JEE Mains Application Number, exam Centre, scanned copy of documents, etc. Students are recommended to check the official website regularly for updates.
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