JEE Advanced 2021 to be held on July 3; 75% eligibility criteria scrapped — check details

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Updated: January 07, 2021 7:20 PM

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date: To be eligible for JEE Advanced, one has to clear JEE Main and score at least 75% marks in Class 12 exams. Education Minister announced that for JEE Advanced 2021 this criteria has been relaxed as not all examinations were held due to the coronavirtus outbreak and most boards had awarded marks on the basis of average of best scores.

Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank announces JEE Advanced 2021 dateEducation Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced that JEE Advanced 2021 will be held on July 03, 2021. The JEE Advanced exam will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. (Image Courtesy: Twitter/DrRPNishank)

JEE Advanced 2021: The Union Education Minister announced the JEE Advanced 2021 date on Thursday. Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ announced that JEE Advanced 2021 exam will be held on July 03, 2021. The JEE Advanced exam will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.

To be eligible for JEE Advanced, one has to clear JEE Main and score at least 75% marks in Class 12 exams. However, the education minister announced that for JEE Advanced 2021 this criteria has been relaxed as not all examinations were held due to the coronavirus outbreak and most boards had awarded marks on the basis of average of best scores.

The Ministry of Education had earlier confirmed that JEE Advanced 2021 date will be announced on January 7 in a tweet.

Earlier, JEE Main 2021 dates had also been announced by the education minister in a series of tweets. He had announced that JEE Main 2021 exams will be held in four separate phases:
a) JEE Main 2021 phase 1: February 23 to February 26, 2021.
b) JEE Main 2021 phase 2: March 15 to March 18, 2021.
c) JEE Main 2021 phase 3: April 27 to April 30, 2021.
d) JEE Main 2021 phase 4: May 24 to May 28, 2021.

As per the new JEE Main pattern, students will be asked to attempt 75 out of the 90 questions — or 25 to 30 questions each in the subjects of physics, chemistry and mathematics.

IE reports that only those holding the top 2.5 lakh ranks in JEE Main are allowed to appear in the JEE Advanced.

 

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