JEE Advanced Exam (2021) on July 3 by IIT Kharagpur; 75% Criteria Removed

CIOL Bureau
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JEE Advanced 2021 rescheduled from July 3; to be held on October 3, 2021

The JEE Advanced 2021 is an eligibility test for admission to UG Engineering programmes to 23 IITs in India. IIT Kharagpur will hold the exam on July 3 Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ said today. IIT Kharagpur is the organising institute this year. Last year it was IIT Delhi. The Joint Admission Board had earlier decided to allow candidates who qualified for the JEE Advanced in 2020 but couldn't appear for JEE Advanced exam in 2021 to take the exam without having to take the JEE Main exam.


The candidates who will appear in JEE Advanced 2021 are going to increase due to this. Thus, the capping of 2.5 lakh deems removed. This is to ensure all the deserving candidates get a chance to secure admissions in IITs. Details regarding the entrance exam will be made available soon at

Tentative dates

Event Date (Tentative)
JEE Advanced 2021 Applications Open First Week of June 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Applications Close Second Week of June 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date July 3
Answer Keys Release Second Week of July 2021
Challenging Answer Keys Third Week of July 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Result Fourth week of July 2021

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The Centre has also removed the criteria of a minimum of 75% marks given the COVID-19 pandemic for JEE advanced exam. Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal has also confirmed the same today.