JEE Advanced 2021 will be held on 3rd October. Authorities have released the brochure and the syllabus and activated the mock test link. The top 250000 qualified students of the JEE Main 2021 will be eligible for the JEE Advanced 2021. IIT Kharagpur will conduct the JEE Advanced 2021 exam. The seven Zonal Coordinating IITs under the aegis of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) conducts the exam. As per the rank of the candidates in JEE Advanced 2021, seats will be allotted in all the 23 IITs including the Indian School of Mines (ISM). This year 75% of eligibility criteria for admissions have been scrapped. The JEE Advanced 2021 application process will tentatively start in June 2021. JEE Advanced will take two papers into account i.e Paper 1 & Paper 2 formulated from the syllabus released by the JEE Advanced authorities. The Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) will be held separately
Check Eligibility For Jee Advanced Exam
- JEE Advanced Admit Card 2021 Available form 25th September 2021. Download Here
- JEE Advanced for the session 2021-22 brochure: Download Now
- The JEE Advanced syllabus has been released and the link is active for the JEE Advanced mock test.
- Exam Date Announced, No more 75% eligibility requirement in 10+2.
Delhi High Court Dismisses Plea For JEE (Advanced) Re-Exam For Left Out Candidates. Justice Jayant Nath said it is a settled legal position that normally, it would be wise and safe for the courts to leave the decisions of academic matters to experts who are more familiar with the problems they face than the courts generally. (Source: NDTV Education)
- IIT aspirants who missed their chance of JEE Advanced 2020 because of COVID will get a chance in JEE Advanced 2021 as per JAB. Thus 2020 candidates need not appear in JEE Main 2021. They can register for Advanced through their 2020 registration number.
- The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are not in favor of allowing a third attempt at the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced to students who have exhausted their attempts this year (2020), Source: The Print
- Students are requesting the Education Minister to provide an extra attempt in JEE Advanced 2021, as many students were unable to appear for the exam due to COVID-19.
Note: Currently, IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee provide admissions into B.Arch courses.
A Glance Of JEE Advanced 2021
|Name of the Examination||Joint Entrance Examination Advanced|
|Commonly Known As||JEE Advanced|
|Exam Conducting Authority||IIT Kharagpur|
|Level of Examination||National|
|Category of Examination||Undergraduate|
|Total applicants||Top 2,50,000 JEE main qualified candidates|
|Purpose of Exam||Admissions into any of the 23 IITs|
|Mode of Examination||Computer-Based Test|
|Number of Papers|
|Sections in Papers||3 (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics)In AAT – 3 sections (Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing)|
|Duration of Examination||3 hours for each of the papers|
|Selection Process||Depending upon the rank obtained in the exam through counselling organized by JoSAA.|
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date
Candidates participating in the JEE Advanced 2021, must be aware of the important dates regarding the events. This is so that they don’t miss any updates. Check out the dates for reference until the official notification is not out. We will update the dates once the official statement is out. Look at the table given below.
|Releasing of Application Form/ Starting of Registration||15th September 2021|
|Closing date of Application Form/ Registration||20th September 2021|
|Last Date of Fee Payments||September 22, 2021, 12:00 IST|
|Availability of Admit Card||25th September 2021|
|JEE Advanced 2021 Examination date|| 3rd October 2021|
|Response Sheet||5th October 2021|
|Publishing of Provisional Answer Key||10th October 2021|
|Raising Objections against the published Answer Key||10th to 11th October 2021|
|Final Answer Key||15th October 2021|
|Declaration of Result||15th October 2021|
|Commencing of Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)||15th to 16th October 2021|
|Examination Date of AAT||18th October 2021 09:00 – 12:00 IST|
|Announcement of AAT Result||22nd October 2021|
JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria 2021
In order to participate in the JEE Advanced 2021, candidates need to fulfill certain requirements. No one will be able to participate if they don’t possess the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2021. Make sure that the candidates must have the documents to verify the information entered.
|Nationality||Applicants belonging to India including OCI/ PIO and outside India are eligible to apply.|
|Age Limit||The candidate must be born on or after 1st October 1996. SC, ST, and PwD candidates will be given 5 years of relaxation.|
|Qualifying Exam||The desiring student must have passed class 12th or any equivalent examination with an aggregate of 75% (SC/ ST – 65%) in 2020 and appearing candidates of 2021 will also have to secure the given percentage (75% Eligibility has been scrapped for the session 2021-22)|
|JEE Main||The candidates must be qualified for the JEE Main examination. Candidates have to also meet the cutoff for admissions into IITs.|
|How Many Times One Can Apply for JEE Advanced||Aspirants will be able to apply two times in two consecutive years.|
|Participants of JEE Advanced 2021||Students who have appeared in JEE Main and are among the top 2,50,000 qualifiers will only be eligible to appear in the examination of the Joint Entrance Examination Advanced 2021.|
Who Are Not Eligible For JEE Advanced 2021?
- Applicants who have rejected the allotted seat in the earlier admission at IITs cannot apply for the exam. On the other hand, applicants who have taken the preparatory classes from any of the IITs or who have paid for the allotted seat and not accepted are eligible to apply.
- Candidates whose admission at IITs was canceled after joining any IIT are NOT eligible to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2021.
What Are The Documents Required To Fill JEE Advanced Form?
In order to fill the JEE Advanced 2021 application form, candidates need to have the documents ready. Make sure that the documents must have the correct information. This is important because of the verification process that will take place at the time of admission.
- Class 12th mark sheet
- Birth Certificate
- Identity Proof
- Citizenship certificate/ Passport
How To Fill JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form?
The candidates who will qualify for the JEE Main 2021, will have to follow certain steps in order to fill the form. The application process of JEE Advanced 2021 will take place in an online mode. Candidates have to visit the official link (at the time of the event) in order to apply. Thus look at the procedure to apply for JEE Advanced 2021.
Step 1 – Registration
In order to register for JEE Advanced 2021, candidates have to visit the official website and log in using their application number and date of birth. Enter the correct credentials if required. Upon successful registration, candidates will receive a message containing login credentials like email id and password.
Step 2 – Fill The Details
After the registration process, candidates need to fill the details asked such as personal, qualification and communication details. Candidates must be attentive while filling the form and enter the correct details. Enter the JEE Advanced exam centre from the list mention as per the preference.
Step 3 – Upload The Documents
Students also have to upload scanned documents with the specification as prescribed by the exam conducting body after filling the details. These documents comprise of scanned images of the following:
- Class 10th and 12th Certificate
- Birth Certificate
- Category Certificate
- PwD Certificate
- OCI or PIO Card
Step 5 – Payment Of Application Fee
The application form is incomplete without the application fee. The fee will vary as per the category of an individual. One can pay the fee online through Net Banking, Credit Card or Debit Card while the offline payment can be done through E-Challan at SBI.
Step 6 – Submit The Application Form & Print The Confirmation Page
After the payment is done, candidates have to submit the application form. But before that, they need to check that the details entered in the application form are correct. After confirming, submit the online application form. Make sure to submit the application form before the due date & avoid the last-minute rush. Thus at the end of the process, candidates are advised to print the confirmation page for future reference.
JEE Advanced 2021 Application Fee
The application fee differs depending upon whether the exam centres selected by an individual is situated in India or Abroad. The table below displays the fee required to be paid according to it:
|Registration Fee for Exam Centres in India|
|Indian Nationals||Female Candidates||Rs. 1400|
|SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates||Rs. 1400|
|All Other Candidates||Rs. 2800|
|Foreign Nationals||Candidates from SAARC Countries||USD 75|
|Candidates from NON- SAARC Countries||USD 150|
|Registration Fee for Exam Centres in Foreign|
|Indian Nationals||All Indian Nationals||USD 75|
|Foreign Nationals||Candidates from SAARC Countries||USD 75|
|Candidates from NON- SAARC Countries||USD 150|
JEE Advanced Exam Centres
JEE Advanced is going to conduct in India & Abroad. There will be 161 centers across the nation and abroad. The exam centres allotted for the exam depend on the choice of the JEE Advanced exam centre while filling the application form. The allotment of the exam centres will get to know through JEE Advanced Admit Card. Candidates need to select 5 JEE Advanced 2021 exam centres from IIT Zone according to their convenience. As per the preference, the exam centres will be allotted to the candidates. Applicants will not be allowed to change the selected centres at the later stage.
The table below contains the JEE Advanced Exam Centres 2021:
|IIT Bombay Zone||Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra|
|IIT Delhi Zone||Delhi-NCR, Jammu and Kashmir, Rajasthan, Nepal (Outside India)|
|IIT Guwahati Zone||Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, West Bengal, Sikkim, Tripura, Singapore (Outside India)|
|IIT Kanpur Zone||Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh|
|IIT Kharagpur Zone||Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Odisha, West Bengal, Bangladesh (Outside India)|
|IIT Madras Zone||Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, United Arab Emirates (Outside India)|
|IIT Roorkee Zone||Chandigarh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh|
Foreign JEE Advanced Exam Centres 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus
The conducting authority will release the JEE Advanced Syllabus. Candidates are advised to download the syllabus for the preparation of the JEE Advanced exam. This is very important as the questions will be asked from the syllabus prescribed. Look at the topics as per the subjects. The Syllabus of JEE Advanced 2021 will cover the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The important topics of each of the subjects are listed below:
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern
Conducting body will release the JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021. To start off with the preparation of JEE Advanced, the candidate must know its correct exam pattern and strategize the preparation accordingly. With the help of the test pattern, candidates get information such as type of questions, distribution of marks, number of sections, etc. Check the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2021 as described below.
|Mode of Exam||Online i.e computer-based test|
|Type Of Question||Multiple Choice Questions|
|No. of Paper in the Exam||2 (mandatory for candidates)|
Paper 1 and Paper 2
|Exam Duration||Each paper is of 3 hours (180 minutes)|
|Language of the Paper||English and Hindi|
|Division of Question Paper||3 sections: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics|
|No. of Questions||54|
Exam Pattern of Architecture Aptitude Test
|Mode of Exam||Offline|
|Type Of Question||Multiple Choice Questions|
|Exam Duration||3 hours (180 minutes)|
|No. of Paper||1|
|Language of the Paper||English|
|Division of Question Paper||3 sections: Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing|
The table below shows the number of questions from each section and distribution of marks:
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Total no. of marks|
JEE Advanced 2021 Marking Scheme
Look at the marking pattern of the JEE Advanced.
JEE Advanced Paper 1
|Sections of Paper 1||No. of Questions||Total no. of Marks||Marking (per question)||Negative Marking|
|Sections of Paper 2||No. of Questions||Total no. of Marks||Marking (per question)||Negative Marking|
JEE Advanced Admit Card 2021
Candidates can download the JEE Advanced admit card by entering the login details. No one will be allowed to enter the examination hall without the hall ticket of JEE Advanced. A list of essential information is present in the JEE Advanced 2021 hall ticket. Information such as candidate’s name, exam center name, and address, exam timing, photograph and signature of the candidate, etc. Check the details mentioned is correct or not. If at any point candidates find any discrepancy then they must inform the authority immediately.
Steps To Download The JEE advanced Admit Card 2021:
- Visit jeeadv.ac.in
- Click on the “Admit Card” link.
- Now, enter the login id such as registration number, date of birth.
- Click on ‘Login”.
- Admit card 2021 will be displayed on the screen.
- Download it and take a print out for future reference.
JEE Advanced 2021 Contact Information
Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) 2018
JEE Office, Academic Affairs Building
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
Fax. +91 512 259 0103
Email: [email protected]
JEE Advanced Question Paper 2021
After the conclusion of the exam, the authority will release the JEE Advanced 2021 uestion paper. However the candidates appearing for the 2021 session, can look into the JEE Advanced Previous Year’s Question Paper in order to practice for the exam. Solving the previous year paper is very helpful as it indicates the preparation level of the candidate. Thus it boost the preparation and helps the candidates to understand the real situation of the exam.
JEE Advanced Mock Test 2021
The exam conducting authority has released the JEE Advanced Mock Test 2021. This is done so that candidates get familiar with the types of questions asked in the exam. JEE Advanced mock test helps the candidates in their preparation level. Taking the JEE Advanced Mock test will prove beneficial for all those candidates who are going to take the computer-based test for the first time. Therefore candidates must know about the exam structure of the JEE Advanced 2021 through the mock test available. It is suggested that candidates must take as many as mock tests and accordingly work on their weaker sections.
JEE Main Sample Paper 2021
Candidates preparing for the JEE Advanced 2021, need to solve the JEE Advanced Sample Paper. This is important because candidates get information about the types of questions asked in the exam. After completing each chapter, they must solve the sample paper of JEE Advanced and analyze the performance. Check the weightage of the chapters as per the topics. Put more concentration in the weaker zone if time is there otherwise hold the stronger section.
JEE Advanced 2021 Important Books
While preparing for the JEE Advanced, the selection of books is very important. Candidates need to have a good set of books. This is necessary because the reference to too many books leads to confusion and time-consuming. Hence before starting the preparation candidates are advised to talk to experts, teachers or seniors regarding the books.
Some of the JEE Advanced important books to which candidates can refer and prepare from for the exam:
JEE Advanced 2021 Preparation Tips
In this section, candidates will find some beneficial JEE Advanced 2021 preparation tips which will help them to prepare well for the entrance exam without. Applicants appearing in the exam must focus on a number of specific things which will help them in reducing their tension and anxiety and will result in scoring a good rank and these include the following:
- Have a good collection of books
- Practice from suitable study material
- Solve most of the previous year’s question papers and sample papers
- Make a time table and devote equal time to each subject.
- Have proper knowledge of exam pattern and syllabus
- Take proper rest
- Eat healthy and nutritious food
- Attempt mock tests to become familiar with the JEE Advanced 2021 exam
- Have the confidence to qualify an exam
JEE Advanced 2021 Answer Key
After the conclusion of the exam, the conducting body will release the Provisional & FInal JEE Advanced Answer Key 2021 on the official site. Thus the answer key will be out in an online mode. JEE Advanced Answer Key 2021 will contain the correction responses of the questions asked in the exam. Along with an answer key, the authority will also release the response sheet of students. Thus by looking at the marking pattern, candidates can estimate their scores in the exam.
The facility will be provided for challenging the answer key after the provisional answer key is released. This facility is for a short time. After the challenging process ends, the final answer key will be released and there will be no further modifications in the answer key.
JEE Advanced 2021 Result
The result of the JEE Advanced 2021 will be released by conducting IIT in an online mode. The JEE Advanced result will contain the score secured by the candidates in the exam. It will reflect the candidate’s rank as per the category and All India Ranking. The result will be declared for those applicants who will appear in both the papers. One will be able to download the JEE Advanced 2021 result by using their application number and date of birth.
JEE Advanced 2021 Rank List
After the declaration of the result, the authority will release the JEE Advanced Rank List 2021 separately. The rank of the students is as per the category. The rank is based on the marks secured in the exam by combining the marks secured by an individual in Paper 1 and Paper 2. Thus on the basis of the rank of the candidates, seats are allotted to the candidates.
What If There Is A Tie – Breaking Situation In JEE Advanced 2021?
Many times candidates secure the same marks which lead to a tie-breaking section in the ranking system. In order to solve the situation, there is some tie-breaking policy.
- Candidates having a higher number of positive marks will be allotted a higher rank
- If the tie still continues then the candidate having higher marks in Mathematics will be given a higher rank.
- If the tie still persists, then the candidate having higher marks in Physics will be assigned a higher rank.
- If the case is not resolved then candidates will be given the same ranks.
JEE Advanced Cutoff 2021
Cut off is the minimum marks which the candidates need to have in order to participate in the admission process. The JEE Advanced 2021 cut off will be out in an online mode. Category wise qualifying cut off will be released. Candidates who will score equal to or more than the cut-off will be eligible for admissions. The category-wise cut-off marks will be calculated for the top 20 percentile depending upon marks of the candidates who will pass their respective boards in the year 2021. A separate cut off marks will also be released by various participating institutes for granting admission to aspirants.
The table below highlights the category-wise rank list prepared based on the minimum percentage of marks and in each subject and aggregate marks.
|Category-wise Rank List||Minimum Percentage of Marks in each Subject|
Minimum Percentage of Aggregate Marks
|Common Rank List (CRL)||5%||10.0||17.50%||25.0|
|GEN EWS Rank List||4.50%||9.0||15.75%||22.50|
|OBC-NCL Rank List||4.50%||9.0||15.75%||22.50|
|SC Rank List||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|ST Rank List||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|Common-PwD Rank List (CRL-PwD)||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|OBC-NCL-PwD Rank List||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|SC-PwD Rank List||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|ST-PwD Rank List||2.50%||5.0||8.75%||12.5|
|Preparatory Course Rank List||0.75%||2.5||2.625%||6.25|
NOTE – The Joint Implementation Committee (JIC) will decide the cutoff marks for Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT).
JEE Advanced 2021 Counselling
After qualifying the exam and clearing the cut-off, candidates are invited to take part in JEE Advanced counselling 2021 which will be organized by Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA). Thus all the eligible candidates need to participate in JEE Advanced 2021 counselling process in order to book a seat. Admission is given as per the rank secured by the candidates. In order to participate in the counselling procedure of the JEE Advanced, candidates have to follow certain steps.
The JEE Advanced 2021 counselling will be held in 7 rounds and will include the following steps:
- Online registration
- Online choice – filling
- Online seat allotment
- online Seat acceptance
- Online Fee Payment to book their provisional seat allotment
- Physically appearing at the Reporting Centers with the required documents for document verification
JEE Advanced 2021 Seat Reservation
The exam conducting body distributes a certain percentage of the seat to admit candidates of each category. Aspirants can check the JEE Advanced seat reservation 2021 as encapsulated in the table below:
|Category of Candidates||Reservation|
|OBC-NCL (Other Backward Classes belonging to Non-Creamy Layer) Candidates||27%|
|Scheduled Tribe (ST) Candidates||7.5%|
|Scheduled Castes (SC) Candidates||15%|
|Person with Disability (PWD) Candidates||5%|
JEE Advanced Participating Institutes
All the 23 IITs will accept the qualified candidates of JEE Advanced 2021 and offer a seat to them. Here is the participating institutes of JEE Advanced 2021.
- IIT Madras
- IIT Delhi
- IIT Guwahati
- IIT Roorkee
- IIT Kharagpur
- IIT Bombay
- IIT Ropar
- IIT Bhubaneswar
- IIT Gandhinagar
- IIT Hyderabad
- IIT Kanpur
- IIT Jodhpur
- IIT Patna
- IIT Indore
- IIT Mandi
- IIT Goa
- IIT Jammu
- IIT Dharwad
- IIT (BHU) Varanasi
- IIT Palakkad
- IIT Tirupati
- IIT Dhanbad
- IIT Bhilai
Others Institutes To Get Admission Through JEE Advanced Rank 2021
Apart from the 23 IITs, some other engineering institutions also admits candidates based on the rank secured by them. These institutes include the following:
- Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
- Indian Institute of Space and Technology
- Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology, Rae Bareli
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Bhopal
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Kolkata
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Mohali
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Pune
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Tirupati
- Indian Institute of Science, Education, and Research, Thiruvananthapuram
Check Foreign Nationals Eligibility Criteria for JEE Advanced 2021
Who comes under Foreign Nationals?
Candidates who are not Indian Citizens and are studying (or studied) abroad at 10+2 or equivalent exam at the time of JEE Advanced Registration 2021 are considered as foreign nationals. The foreign nationals are not inside the scope of reservation of seats under the GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories as prescribed by Government of India.
According to the recent update by the JEE Advanced exam conducting authorities, the foreign nationals eligibility criteria are laid down below.
- Age: The candidates should have been born on or after 1st October 1995.
- Number of Attempts: The candidates can attempt a maximum of 2 times in consecutive years.
- Appearing candidates in Class 12th or equivalent exam: The candidate should have appeared for Class 12th in 2019 or 2021. However, in case the Class 12th Exam board announces the result for 2017-18 after June 2018, then the candidates are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2021. But, if the result of the year 2017-2018 is declared before June 2018 but a particular candidate’s result was withheld, then the candidate is not eligible to appear in JEE Advanced 2021.
- Marks secured in the following 5 subjects will be taken into consideration for calculating the aggregate & cutoff marks in order to fulfill the top 20 percentile criteria.
- Language (in case the candidate has taken more than 1 language then the language of higher marks will be considered)
- Any subject other than the 4 (subject with highest marks will be considered)
- Must be within the top 20 percentile of successful candidates in their respective boards.
- The aggregate marks mean total marks in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, a language, and any other subject.
- Admission in IITs: The candidate should have not been admitted to IIT irrespective of whether they continued the course. OR the candidate accepted an IIT seat by reporting at a centre before. Those candidates whose admission at any IIT was cancelled after joining IIT are also not eligible for appearing in JEE Advanced 2021.
Architecture Aptitude Test for B.Arch: Successful foreign students, interested in B.Arch course must come to any IIT Zonal to write the Architecture aptitude test for B.Arch program.