Education Minister announced the exam dates for JEE Advanced 2021 in a webinar that took place on Jan 7th 2021. JEE Advanced is a common eligibility test to get admissions for undergraduate Engineering courses in amongst 23 IITS that are located across the country. According to the latest update made by the Education-Minister, the JEE Advanced exam is to be conducted on July 3rd 2021. This year the conducting institute of JEE Advanced is IIT Kharagpur.
The conducting authority had already decided to allow the candidates to take to JEE Advanced without having to clear JEE Main exam. Along with this, to consider the students’ demands, the authority has decided to scrape off the 75 per cent eligibility criteria. IIT Kharagpur, which is one amongst the seven zonal IITs, is answerable for organizing JEE Advanced 2021 under the guidance of the Joint examination board (JAB). All the details and instructions about the exam will be made accessible soon on their official exam website.
JEE Advanced is the opening window for providing admissions to Undergraduate Engineering aspirants at the IIT’s. JAB has given out some relaxations for JEE Advanced, where the equal opportunity to all the candidates and will not have to clear JEE (Main) 2021 and will be permitted to directly appear for JEE (Advanced) 2021 based on the how successfully the registration in order to take part in JEE (Advanced) 2020 has been made. All these relaxations along with the present eligibility criteria will be viable in addition to proportionate liberation of age limit.
Previously, majority of the state and central examination board had decided to reduce their syllabus because of the pandemic and not so efficiency of online classes. To collide with students request on reducing the syllabus for JEE Advanced, the authority has set a new question paper pattern wherein, there will be 5 additional questions in each section and the candidates will have to answer 5 out of 10 questions. This has no negative marking and making the performance of the candidates better off.