The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has released the Information Brochure and List of Documents for Joint Entrance Examination or JEE Advanced 2021. The exam was slated to be held on July 3, but has been postponed. Aspirants can check and download the documents from the official website jeeadv.ac.in.
“Due to the prevailing Covid-19 pandemic related circumstances in India, the date of JEE (Advanced) 2021 stated in the Information Brochure, has been postponed. A new date will be announced in due course. As a consequence, the dates for registration, admission, counselling etc., contained in this document may also be revised,” read a notice on the JEE Advanced portal.
Through JEE (Advanced), IITs offer admission into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences or Architecture. Candidates must qualify JEE Main before appearing for the JEE Advanced.
Candidates are advised to read the Information Brochure in detail. They should also keep the list of documents for registration in handy before the process begins.
Age limit: Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1996. Five years of age relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates, i.e., these candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1991.
Educational qualification: Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000 successful candidates (including all categories) in BE/BTech Paper of JEE (Main) 2021. The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 10% for GEN-EWS, 27% for OBC-NCL, 15% for SC, 7.5% for ST and the remaining 40.5% is open for all. Within each of these five categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.
Number Of Attempts: A candidate can attempt JEE Advanced a maximum of two times in two consecutive years.
Appearance in Class 12 exam: A candidate should have appeared for the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination for the first time in either 2020 or 2021 with the subjects Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates who had appeared in the Class 12 (or equivalent) examination, for the first time in 2019 or earlier, are not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2021.
Scheme of JEE Advanced 2021
The examination consists of two papers (Paper 1 and Paper 2) of three hours duration each. Appearing in both the papers is compulsory.
- Female candidates (all categories): Rs 1400
- SC/ST/PwD: Rs 1400
- All other candidates: Rs 2800