JEE Advanced 2021 exam for admission in IITs will be held on October 3, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced today. This year the JEE Advanced 2021 exam has been delayed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan also said that the exam will be conducted adhering to all Covid-related protocols.
Candidates can check all the details related to the exam including registration, application, eligibility, and exam pattern can visit jeeadv.ac.in. JEE exams information brochure has been released by IIT Kharagpur.
While releasing the JEE information brochure earlier, IIT Kharagpur said: “Due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic-related circumstances in India, the date of JEE (Advanced) 2021 had earlier been postponed. A new date will be announced in due course.”
This year, candidates have been given leniency to attend JEE Main exam twice. In short, those who could not appear in JEE Advanced last year due to Covid-19 can directly appear in the exam this year.
About JEE exams:
JEE Advanced exam is conducted every year for the admissions to Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s, and Dual Degree programs in 23 IITs across the country. The exam is jointly conducted by seven IITs. Shortlisted candidates through JEE Advanced exam will be eligible to appear for admissions counselling conducted by JoSAA.
JEE is being conducted four times a year for the first time to provide flexibility to students. The JEE Main April and May exams for 2021 had also been postponed back in April due to the surge in Covid-19 cases.