JEE Advanced 2021 Postponed Due to COVID-19 | StepInCollege
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JEE Advanced 2021 Postponed
Due to COVID19, JEE Advanced 2021 has been postponed. The official notice can be found at jeeadv.ac.in, the official site of JEE Advanced. The JEE Advanced 2021 examination has been postponed by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. The examination has been rescheduled to take into account the COVID19 scenario. The Advanced Joint Entrance Examination was set to take place on July 3, 2021. Candidates can find the official notice on the JEE Advanced website, jeeadv.ac.in. The new dates will be communicated as soon as possible. “Considering the current pandemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advanced) 2021, which was scheduled to be held on July 03, 2021 (Saturday), has been postponed,” according to the official announcement. “As soon as possible, the new examination date will be announced.”
There will be two parts to the exam: Paper I and Paper II. Paper I was slated to run from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. and Paper II was set to run from 2.30 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. For the computer-based entrance exam, candidates must first register online. Candidates who pass the JEE Main examination are eligible to sit for the JEE Advanced test. Only the top 2.5 lakh JEE Main qualifiers will be able to apply for the JEE Advanced examination. Due to 'tied' ranks/scores in each category, the total number of candidates may be somewhat greater than 2.5. Candidates can visit the official JEE Advanced website for further information.
Even if a student scoring 75 percent and performing well in the JEE Advanced exam is considered for admission to the 23 IITs and several other top central technical and scientific institutions such as Indian Institutes of Science and Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research, this does not mean that a student scoring 35 percent and performing well in the JEE Advanced exam will be considered for admission to the 23 IITs and several other top central technical and science institutions.
“We are lowering the 75% threshold this year to assist students who have had a difficult academic year owing to Covid-19. This will benefit students." Chakravarty went on to explain that all of the details will be available soon on their official website. JEE Advanced 2021 will be held at IIT Kharagpur and will be a computer-based exam. “The JAB (joint admission board of IITs) has decided to hold the exam in dual language (Hindi and English) in 2021, as it did previously,” says the statement "Debashish Chakravarty, the organising chairperson of JEE Advanced 2021 and an IIT Kharagpur professor, said.
JEE Advanced test centres are expected to open in Dubai (UAE), Dhaka (Bangladesh), Kathmandu (Nepal), and Singapore, in addition to India. According to Chakravarty. The ultimate decision on whether or not to conduct tests in overseas centres will be based on the current pandemic situation at the time of JEE Advanced 2021.