Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the JEE Advanced 2021 exam will be held on 3 July and that it will be conducted by the IIT Kharagpur. “I wish all the students the very best, all candidates have enough time to prepare for the exam,” he added.

In addition to this, 75 percent of eligibility criteria have also been scrapped. The government has allowed the qualifying candidates of JEE Main 2020 who were unable to appear for the second stage of the examination due to the COVID-19 pandemic to directly appear for JEE Advanced 2021. As a result, the number of candidates for the final stage of the exam is going to increase.

Since 2016 the JEE (Main) has been offered in English, Hindi and Gujarat, candidates can now also opt to take the test in 10 other vernacular languages – Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.JEE Main 2021 to be held in 13 languages.


Around 2.5 lakh qualifiers of the JEE Main 2021 will be allowed to apply for the JEE Advanced 2021. However, these candidates will need to meet the eligibility of the JEE Advanced exam.

National Testing Agency will hold the first session of JEE Main 2021 from February 23 to 26. Each session will have four exam days and each day will have two shifts.

Admission into various undergraduate programs across IITs is being held through the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced). Through this exam, IITs offer admissions into undergraduate courses leading to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s, or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences or Architecture. Both Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees are awarded to candidates enrolled in the dual degree programs upon successful completion of the course curriculum.

At the end of the fourth session in May JEE Main 2021 merit list will be released by the National Testing Agency (NTA).

IITs to relax admission criterion of minimum 75 pc marks in class 12 this year: Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal



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