The scheduled date for JEE Advanced 2021 is 3 July 2021 (Saturday). The Relaxation in the 75% requirement of class 12th has been removed this year as well. JEE Advanced 2021 or Joint Entrance Examination Advanced is a National level entrance exam conducted by IITs. Aspirants can pursue Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Dual Degree programs in Engineering, Pharmaceutics, Sciences or Architecture through the JEE Advanced 2021 in all 23 IITs. Also, the exam is likely to be held in the US for the first time as decided in JAB meeting. The candidates who wish to appear in JEE Advanced 2021 must qualify in JEE Main as to secure a seat in one of the IITs. The number of students taking the examination increased substantially each year. IIT Kharagpur is the organizing IIT this year (2021) and JAB is the apex body of IITs that takes calls on policy, rules and regulations related to admissions and selections at IITs. Read the article JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility, Application forms and other important details.
JEE Advanced 2021 News
IIT Kharagpur has released the JEE Advanced 2021 examination Syllabus and Mock Test.
Minister of Education Ramesh Pokhriyal announced the JEE Advanced 2021 Date, the exam will be held on 03 July 2021.
The Relaxation in the 75% requirement of class 12th has been removed this year as well.
The Exam organising body IIT Kharagpur (on behalf of IIT apex body) is yet to announce any notification regarding JEE Advanced 2021.
As per the sources, JAB has decided to give one more chance to students who could not take JEE Advanced 2020 due to Covid-19. Such students will not have to re-qualify by writing JEE Main 2021 and will be allowed to directly appear in the JEE Advanced 2021 exam.
Director IIT Delhi, Mr Venugopal Rao mentioned this in a tweet on JEE Advanced exam in September 2020 that Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will conduct the JEE Advanced 2021 exam
Candidates who were not able to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 due to COVID can appear in 2021. Such candidates do not need to apply again or re-appear for JEE Main 2021.
Last date for fee payment for registered candidates
Second week of May 2021
Date of downloading of admit card
Third week of May 2021
Jee Advanced 2021 exam date (CBT mode)
03 July 2021
Copy of candidate responses to be available
Date of display of provisional answer key
Receiving feedback from candidates on provisional answer keys through candidate portal
Final answer key
Date of declaration of Result
JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form
JEE Advanced 2021 Application form will be available online. Candidates must visit the official website to download the information brochure/bulletin for all the essential information related to the Application form. Candidates should consider the following steps while filling the JEE Advanced 2021 Registration form:
Step 1: Visit the JEE Advanced 2021 official website and log in with the Registration credentials of JEE Mains.
Step 2: After login, provide the basic data such as Personal, educational qualifications and the choices of cities for the examination. The candidate will also get an option of adding a mobile number and email id, in addition to the credentials provided during JEE Main 2021 registration.
Step 3: Candidates need to upload the scanned copies of all the required documents listed below:
1.For all candidates
Class X certificate( as per date of birth) or birth certificate.
Class XII or equivalent certificate.
If the name is not matching with Class X certificate, a gazette notification showing the change of name is to be provided.
2.For candidates under the GEN-EWS category
GEN-EWS certificate issued by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.
3.For candidates under the OBC-NCL category
OBC-NCL certificate issued by Government of India in confirmation with the latest guidelines and updates on the Central List of State-wise OBCs.
4.For candidates under the SC or ST category
Caste certificate for SC or ST in confirmation with the latest guidelines of the Government of India.
5.For candidates under the PwD category
Physical Disability certificate issued by the notified medical authority.
6.DS Category certificate
7.PIO/OCI certificate( as applicable)
Step 4: Lastly, the candidates need to pay the registration fee.
Mode of Payment: The registration fee can be submitted via online mode through payment gateways/Banks. The Registration/Application fee for JEE Advanced 2021 is given below:
JEE Advanced Application Fee 2021
Female candidates (All Categories)
Reserved category (SC/ST/PwD)
SAARC countries- USD 75
Non-SAARC countries- USD 150
JEE Advanced Application Fee for Examination centres outside India
JEE Advanced Registration Fee 2021
All Indian Nationals
All applicants (SAARC Countries)
All applicants (Non-SAARC Countries)
Note: The registration fee shown above does not include service charges/ processing fees as charged by the bank.
To be eligible to give JEE Advanced 2021, the candidate must be among the top 2,24,000 students (including all categories) in Paper-1 of JEE Main 2021. Given below is information regarding the percentage of various categories of candidates :
JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility
Percentage of candidates
Candidates should have been born on or after 01 October 1994.
Five-year relaxation is given to SC, ST and PWD candidates.
Number of Attempts
Candidates are permitted to attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
Earlier Admission at IITs
Candidates are not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2021, if
They took admission at any of the IITs in the past (whether or not they continued in the course); OR
They accepted admission by reporting at a reporting centre in the past; OR
If their admission to any IITs was cancelled in the past.
However, if they joined a preparatory course in any of the IITs in 2019 for the first time, they would be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2021. If candidates had paid seat acceptance fee in 2019, they would still be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2021 if,
They did not report at any reporting centre. OR
Withdrew before the last round of seat allotment. OR
Had their seat cancelled (for whatever reason) before the last round of seat allotment for IITs, during the joint seat allocation in 2019?
Note: In any of the above cases, the candidate is required to fulfil the Conditions from criterion 1 to criterion 4.
Foreign Candidate Eligibility:Candidates who are NOT citizens of India (by birth or naturalized) and have studied (are studying) abroad at 10+2 level or equivalent at the time of registering for JEE (Advanced) 2021, are treated as foreign nationals.
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern
Exam patterns help candidates to prepare themselves well for the examination. So, candidates can refer to the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern given below:
JEE Advanced Paper Pattern
Mode of Exam
CBT mode( Computer Based Test)
Type of Questions
Objective type( Multiple Choice Questions)
Paper 1: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Paper 2: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
Duration of Examination
Paper 1- 3 hours (180 minutes)
Paper 2- 3 hours (180 minutes)
There will be negative marking in the paper and will vary for different papers
Medium of Language
English and Hindi
Note: Both the papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) are compulsory. The result will be calculated based on marks obtained in both the papers respectively.
Chemistry syllabus will include various topics from Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.
Gaseous and Liquid States
Atomic structure and chemical bonding
2. Inorganic Chemistry
Isolation/preparation and properties of non-metals
Preparation and properties of compounds
Transition elements (3d series)
Ores and Minerals
Principles of qualitative analysis
Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes
Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes
Reactions of benzene
Amino acids and peptides
Properties and uses of some important polymers
Practical organic chemistry
Syllabus for Mathematics:
JEE Advanced AAT Syllabus:
Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card
JEE Advanced Admit card 2021 will be available online. The candidates who have submitted the JEE Advanced 2021 registration form successfully can download the Admit Card for JEE Advanced 2021:
Candidates can avail the Admit Card from the official website by entering the registration credentials.
Candidates should carefully check the entries in the admit card and in case of any issues found they can contact the Chairman, JEE Advanced exam 2021 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.
In case a candidate is facing a problem downloading the admit card, he/she should immediately contact the Chairman, JEE Advanced 2021 of the respective zonal coordinating IIT.
The JEE Advanced 2021 admit card will contain the below details:
Date of Birth
Note: A copy of the Admit card is mandatory to be produced at the time of examination.
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Schedule
The JEE Advanced 2021 entrance exam will be conducted by the IITs under the supervision of the Joint Admission Board (JAB). Based on this exam, candidates can take admission in the Bachelor's, Integrated Masters and Dual Degree programs in all the IITs. JAB will do the final decision regarding the candidate's admission in IITs, and it depends on their JEE (Advanced) 2021 score.
This exam is consists of two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2. For each paper, candidates will be provided with a duration of three hours. Candidate must have to appear in both the papers. The exam will be held in the computer-based test mode.
JEE Advanced 2021
9:00 am to 12:00 noon
2:30 pm to 5:30 pm
JEE Advanced 2021 Answer Key
Candidates must take note of the following important facts about the JEE Advanced 2021 Answer Key:
IIT Kharagpur will release the answer key on its official website.
First, IIT KGP releases a provisional answer key.
Candidates can check and challenge the provisional answer key on paying a requisite processing fee.
After receiving feedback from candidates, IIT KGP publishes the final answer keys.
Compilation of marks for JEE Advanced results is as per the final answer key.
Joint Entrance Exam Advanced 2021 results will be declared on the official website.
The aspirants can assess their JEE Advanced 2021 results with the help of their registration number and date of birth.
All India Rank (AIR) and Category Rank (CR) of qualified aspirants will be available on the online portal after the results are declared and the JEE Advanced 2021 counselling dates will be announced shortly after.
The aspirants who appeared for both paper I and Paper II will only be considered for Common Rank List (CRL).
Individual rank cards will not be sent to the candidates.
JEE Advanced 2021 Rank Lists
The JEE Advanced 2021 Rank List will be decided if the candidates fulfil the below-given Criteria:
Candidates who appear for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be considered for the ranking.
The marks scored in total in the subject Physics in both Paper 1 and Paper 2 will be equal to the marks allotted in Physics for JEE Advanced 2021
In the same waymarks for Chemistry and Mathematics will be calculated.
The rank list is prepared based on the aggregate marks obtained by a candidate in JEE Advanced 2021.
There will be no waiting list for ranking in JEE Advanced 2021.
Only those candidates who score the minimum prescribed marks in each subject and aggregate will be included in the rank list.
JEE Advanced 2021 Tie-Breaking
If the aggregate marks of two or more candidates are the same, then a tie-break policy is used for awarding ranks:
Step 1: Candidates having higher positive marks will be awarded a higher rank. In case if this also fails to break the tie then follow step 2
Step 2: Higher rank is assigned to that candidate who scored higher marks in Mathematics. If this also fails to break the tie, higher rank will be assigned to a candidate scoring high in Physics. If again there is a tie, then the candidates will be assigned the same rank.
JEE Advanced 2021 Cutoff Marks
To be included in the rank list of JEE Advanced, the candidates must secure a minimum score in the exam. The minimum score varies from category to category and the same is given in the table below of JEE Advanced Cut off:
Minimum % of marks in each subject
Minimum % of aggregate marks
Common rank list (CRL)
GEN-EWS rank list
OBC-NCL rank list
SC rank list
ST rank list
Common-PwD rank list (CRL- PwD)
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list
SC-PwD rank list
ST-PwD rank list
Preparatory course rank lists
Previous Year Statistics for JEE Advanced Exam
Check the previous year analysis for JEE Advanced examination:
The schedule for seat allotment will be announced separately by JoSAA.
Courses Offered by IITs
Type of Academic programs offered at IITs with their minimum duration*
Bachelor of Technology
Bachelor of Science
Bachelor of Architecture
Dual Degree B.Tech-M.tech.
Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology
Dual Degree B.S.- M.S.
Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science
Integrated Master of Technology
Integrated Master of Science
*Only those academic programs are mentioned here for which admission is based on JEE Advanced. These institutes also offer other courses which have different admission criteria.
What is New in JEE Advanced 2021?
This year instead of 2.4 lakh, 2.5 lakh JEE Man top qualifiers will be allowed to appear for JEE Advanced 2021. 2nd Paper which usually starts from 2:00 PM will now start at 2:30 PM. Check the complete schedule below:
JEE Advanced exam will be conducted in the United States of America (USA). The centre will be established in San Francisco.
JAB has also decided to remove exam centres from Colombo and Addis Ababa. The decision has been taken due to lower candidate record in previous years.
JEE Advanced Reservation Criteria 2020
Check the reservation criteria prescribed by IIT Delhi given below.
Percentage of reservation
GEN – EWS
OBC – NCL
2 seats in each institute
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Centres
Candidates will have to choose 6 cities/towns from a zone of their choice at the time of online registration.
Though a candidate will be allotted the city/town of his/her preferences a different city/town in the same/other zones may be allowed under exceptional Criteria.
Request for change of city/ town once allotted will not be entertained under any circumstances.
A tentative list of cities/towns under different zone is given below:
IIT BOMBAY ZONE (I)
IIT DELHI ZONE (II)
Jammu & Kashmir
IIT GUWAHATI ZONE (III)
IIT KANPUR ZONE (IV)
IIT KHARAGPUR ZONE (V)
Andaman & Nicobar Island
IIT HYDERABAD ZONE(VI)
United Arab Emirates
IIT ROORKEE ZONE (VII)
Note: The final list will be notified before the start of JEE Advanced 2021 Online registration.
Paper 1: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Paper 2: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
Admission to undergraduate Engineering, Science and Architecture courses in 23 IITs
About Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IIT Kharagpur), The Test organising Body of 2021
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur is a government technical and research autonomous university established by the government of India in 1951. It is the first of the IITs to be established and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance. The first Indian Institute of Technology was born in May 1950 in Hijli, Kharagpur (City in West Bengal). Follow IIT Kharagpur on Twitter - https://twitter.com/IITKgp.
JEE Main 2021
The JEE Main comprises of two papers. The Paper1 is conducted for admission to first year of (B.E/B. Tech) at NITs, IIITs, other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs), Institutions/Universities funded/recognized by participating State Governments, JEE Main is an eligibility test for JEE (Advanced), which is conducted for admission to IITs. The JEE (Main) is being conducted in multiple Sessions (February/March/April/May 2021) for admissions in the next academic session. The best NTA Scores will be considered for preparation of Merit List/ Ranking.
JEE ADVANCED Important Dates
JEE ADVANCED 2021 Exam Date
03 Jul 2021
10 Jun - 15 Jun 2021 (Tentative)
JEE ADVANCED 2021 Form Date
04 May - 31 May 2021 (Tentative)
Joint Entrance Exam Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern
Question Paper Type :
Multiple Choice Questions
NOTE:There is a provision of negative marking which depends from paper to paper.
Question Paper Type :
Multiple Choice Questions
Frequently Asked Questions
Ques 1: What will be the cutoff for appearing in the JEE Advanced 2021?
Ques 2: What will be the official site of the JEE Advanced examination?
Ques 3: What eligibility is required to appear for the JEE Advanced?
Ques 4: Where can I apply for JEE Advanced examination?
Ques 5: Who can apply as foreign nationals?
Ques 6: Who will conduct JEE Advanced Counselling?
Ques 7: How many attempts for JEE Advanced?
Ques 8: Which IIT will conduct JEE Advanced 2021?
Ques 9: How many students appeared for JEE Advanced 2019?
Ques 10: What is the toughest book for the IIT-JEE Advanced?
Ques 11: Which IIT is known to set the easiest paper for the JEE Advanced?
Ques 12: How to prepare for the IIT-JEE?
Ques 13: How many students qualified in JEE Advanced exam in 2020 ?