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JEE ADVANCED

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced 2021

Form Date: 04 May - 31 May 2021 (Tentative)

Computer Based Test

Form Date: 04 May - 31 May 2021

JEE ADVANCED Basic Information

  • Application Fee:₹ 2,800
  • Examination Modes:Computer Based Test
  • Exam Conducting Body:Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (IIT Delhi)
  • Courses:B.Tech
  • Streams:Engineering

JEE Advanced 2021: Exam Date(Out), Application Form, Admit Card

Updated On - March 15 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

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.

JEE Advanced 2021 Important Dates

The candidates can check JEE Advanced 2021 Dates below in the table:

JEE Advanced 2021 Tentative Dates
EventsDates
Start date of Online registrationFirst week of May 2021
Last date to applySecond week of May 2021
Last date for fee payment for registered candidatesSecond week of May 2021
Date of downloading of admit cardThird week of May 2021
Jee Advanced 2021 exam date (CBT mode)03 July 2021
Copy of candidate responses to be available July 2021
Date of display of provisional answer keyJuly 2021
Receiving feedback from candidates on provisional answer keys through candidate portalJuly 2021
Final answer keyJuly 2021
Date of declaration of ResultJuly 2021

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. 

Application 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
Categories
Fee

General/OBC category

Rs. 2800/-

Female candidates (All Categories)

Rs. 1400/-

Reserved category (SC/ST/PwD)

Rs. 1400/-

Foreign Nationals

SAARC countries- USD 75

Non-SAARC countries- USD 150 

JEE Advanced Application Fee for Examination centres outside India
JEE Advanced Registration Fee 2021
Categories
Fee
All Indian Nationals

USD 75

All applicants (SAARC Countries)

USD 75

All applicants (Non-SAARC Countries)

USD 150

Note: The registration fee shown above does not include service charges/ processing fees as charged by the bank.

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates need to fulfil the given JEE Advanced 2021 eligibility criteria to appear in the exam. Check details below:

Performance in JEE Main 2021

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
CategoriesPercentage of candidates
GEN-EWS4%
OBC-NCL27%
SC15%
ST7.5%
OPEN46.5%
PwD5%
Age Limit
  • 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 ExamCBT mode( Computer Based Test)
Type of QuestionsObjective type( Multiple Choice Questions)
Sections
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)
Marking SchemeThere will be negative marking in the paper and will vary for different papers
Medium of LanguageEnglish 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.

JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for JEE Advanced 2021 is given below for the candidates to get an idea about the various topics under each subject.

Syllabus for Physics:
  1. General Physics
  2. Mechanics
  3. Thermal Physics
  4. Electricity and Magnetism
  5. Optics
  6. Modern Physics
Syllabus for Chemistry:

Chemistry syllabus will include various topics from Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Organic Chemistry.

1.Physical Chemistry

  • General Topics
  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Energetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Thermodynamics
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Solid-state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Nuclear Chemistry
2. Inorganic Chemistry
  • Isolation/preparation and properties of non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of compounds
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Ores and Minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Principles of qualitative analysis
 3.Organic Chemistry
  • Concepts
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes
  • Reactions of benzene
  • Phenols
  • Characteristic reactions
  • Carbohydrates
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Practical organic chemistry
Syllabus for Mathematics:
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical geometry
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Vectors
JEE Advanced AAT Syllabus:
  • Freehand drawing
  • Geometrical drawing
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
  • Architectural awareness

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:
    • Candidate’s Name
    • Roll Number
    • Date of Birth
    • Category
    • Signature
    • Exam Date
    • Exam Centre
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 2021Time
Paper 19:00 am to 12:00 noon
Paper 22:30 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.

JEE Advanced 2021 Result 

JEE Advanced 2021 Results will be announced by the authorised zonal centre.
  • 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:

CategoryMinimum % of marks in each subjectMinimum % of aggregate marks
Common rank list (CRL)10.035.0
GEN-EWS rank list9.031.5
OBC-NCL rank list9.031.5
SC rank list5.017.5
ST rank list5.017.5
Common-PwD rank list (CRL- PwD)5.017.5
GEN-EWS-PwD rank list5.017.5
OBC-NCL-PwD rank list5.017.5
SC-PwD rank list5.017.5
ST-PwD rank list5.017.5
Preparatory course rank lists2.58.75

Previous Year Statistics for JEE Advanced Exam

Check the previous year analysis for JEE Advanced examination:

Examination YearEligible CandidatesRegistered CandidatesAppeared CandidatesQualified Candidates
20182.24 Lakh1.6 Lakh1.57 Lakh31,988
20172.20 Lakh1.72 Lakh1.59 Lakh50,455
20162 Lakh1.55 Lakh1.47 Lakh36,566

JEE Advanced 2021 Counselling

The counselling process for JEE Advanced examination for the academic year 2021 will take place after the result is declared.

  • The seats in IITs, NITs, IIITs and other Govt. Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) will be allocated by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority(JoSAA)
  • All the candidates who have qualified in the exam are eligible for admission and will have to participate in the joint seat allocation process by filling their choices of courses.
  • The procedure to fill the choices will be made available by JoSAA through Seat Allotment Brochure.
  • 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*

ProgramsExtended formDuration
B.TechBachelor of Technology4 years
B.S.Bachelor of Science4 years
B.Arch.Bachelor of Architecture5 years
Dual Degree B.Tech-M.tech.Dual Degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology5 years
Dual Degree B.S.- M.S.Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science5 years
Integrated M.tech.Integrated Master of Technology5 years
Integrated M.Sc.Integrated Master of Science5 years

*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.

CategoriesPercentage of reservation
GEN – EWS10%
OBC – NCL27%
SC15%
ST7.5%
PwD5%
Defence quota2 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)
Sl. No.StateCities
1

GoaMadgaon
Panaji
2

GujaratAhmedabad
Bhavnagar
Bhuj
Gandhinagar
Rajkot
Surat
Vadodara
3

KarnatakaBengaluru
Dharwad
Gulbarga
Mangaluru
Mysuru
4

MaharashtraAmravati
Aurangabad
Kolhapur
Mumbai
Nagpur
Nanded
Nashik
Navi Mumbai
Pune
Thane
Vasai
5EthiopiaAddis Ababa
IIT DELHI ZONE (II)
Sl. No.StateCity/Town
1

Delhi NCRDelhi (East)
Delhi (North)
Delhi (South)
Delhi (West)
Faridabad
Greater Noida
Gurugram
Noida
2Jammu & KashmirJammu
3


RajasthanAjmer
Alwar
Bikaner
Jaipur
Jodhpur
Sikar
Udaipur
4NepalKathmandu
IIT GUWAHATI ZONE (III)
Sl. No.StateCity/Town   
1Arunachal PradeshNaharlagun
2

AssamDibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Silchar
Tezpur
3

BiharArrah
Aurangabad
Bhagalpur
Bihar Sharif
Chhapra
Darbhanga
Gaya
Muzaffarpur
Patna
Purnea
Samastipur
4ManipurImphal
5Meghalaya-
6TripuraAgartala
7SingaporeSingapore
IIT KANPUR ZONE (IV)
 Sl.No.StateCities
 1Madhya PradeshBhopal
Indore
Jabalpur
2
 
Uttar PradeshAllahabad
Faizabad
Gorakhpur
Jhansi
Kanpur
Lucknow
Varanasi
3Sri LankaColombo
IIT KHARAGPUR ZONE (V)
Sl. No.StateCity
1Andaman & Nicobar IslandPort Blair
2

JharkhandBokaro
Dhanbad
Jamshedpur
Ranchi
3

OdishaBerhampur
Bhubaneshwar
Cuttack
Rourkela
4

West BengalAsansol
Baharampur
Durgapur
Kalyani
Kharagpur
Kolkata
5BangladeshDhaka
IIT HYDERABAD ZONE(VI)
Sl. No.StateCities
1Andhra PradeshGuntur
Kakinada
Kurnool
Nellore
Ongole
Rajahmundry
Tirupati
Eluru
2KeralaAlappuzha
Kannur
Kasaragod
Kochi
Kollam
Kottayam
Kozhikode
Malappuram
Palakkad
Thiruvananthapuram
Thrissur
3PuducherryPuducherry
4Tamil NaduChennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Salem
Tiruchirapalli
Tirunelveli
Hyderabad
Karimnagar
Khammam
Mahabubnagar
Nizamabad
Warangal
5United Arab EmiratesDubai
IIT ROORKEE ZONE (VII)
Sl. No.StateCity/Town
1ChandigarhChandigarh
2

HaryanaAmbala
Bahadurgarh
Hisar
Kurukshetra
Panipat
3

Himachal PradeshHamirpur
Kangra
Shimla
4Madhya PradeshGwalior
5

PunjabAmritsar
Bathinda
Jalandhar
Ludhiana
Mohali
Patiala
6UttarakhandDehradun
Haldwani
Haridwar
Roorkee
7

Uttar PradeshAgra
Aligarh
Bareilly
Ghaziabad
Mathura
Meerut
Moradabad
Note: The final list will be notified before the start of JEE Advanced 2021 Online registration.

Candidates can download JEE Advanced 2020 Information brochure Pdf here.

JEE Advanced 2021 Highlights

In the below table check JEE Advanced 2021 highlights:

Exam Name:

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced (JEE Advanced)

Exam Level:

National Level

Conducting Authority:

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur

Language:

English and Hindi

JEE Advanced Official Website:

Exam Mode:

CBT - Computer Based Test

Year started:

2012 (8 years ago)

Restrictions on attempts: 

Maximum two attempts in consecutive years

An annual number of test-takers:

1,50,838 (2020)

Qualified the entrance examination:

43,204 (2020)

Knowledge/skills tested

Paper 1: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics Paper 2: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

Purpose

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. 

 

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JEE ADVANCED Important Dates

TitleDates
JEE ADVANCED 2021 Exam Date03 Jul 2021
Admit card10 Jun - 15 Jun 2021 (Tentative)
JEE ADVANCED 2021 Form Date04 May - 31 May 2021 (Tentative)

Joint Entrance Exam Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern

Paper 1
Exam Duration:

3 hours

Total Marks:

62

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

Yes

NOTE:There is a provision of negative marking which depends from paper to paper.

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Physics5315
2Chemistry8432
3Mathematics5315
Paper 2
Exam Duration:

---

Total Marks:

62

Question Paper Type :

Multiple Choice Questions

Negative Marking:

No

S.No
Subjects
Questions
Marks
Total
1Physics6318
2Chemistry8432
3Mathematics4312

Frequently Asked Questions

Comments

Form Start Date:

04 May 2021

Form End Date:

31 May 2021

The forms will open on 04 May 2021

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DAYS

Examination Date (Online):

03 Jul 2021

Application Fees:

₹ 2,800

Admissions open for

IIAD

01 Feb 2021-20 Mar 2021

KIIT University Admission 2021

10 Dec 2020-31 May 2021

JET

01 Apr 2021-31 May 2021

Amrita University

01 Feb 2021-08 Apr 2021

Chandigarh University

14 Dec 2020-29 May 2021