JEE Advanced 2021 postponed till further notice due to Covid-19 surge

JEE Advanced 2021 postponed till further notice due to Covid-19 surge

The JEE Advanced 2021 entrance has been postponed till further notice in view of the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. Check all details here.

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has recently announced that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 has been postponed due to the rapid surge of Covid-19 cases across the country in the past month.

The JEE Advanced 2021 entrance was scheduled to be conducted on July 3, as per the official exam timetable. The entrance exam now stands postponed till further notice, and the new dates will be announced once the pandemic is under control.

IIT Kharagpur, in a notification, said, “Considering the prevailing pandemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advanced) 2021 which was scheduled to be held on July 03, 2021 (Saturday) stands postponed. The revised date of examination will be announced at an appropriate time.”

Before the JEE Advanced 2021 exam, the JEE Main 2021 April and May sessions have also been postponed by the National Testing Agency (NTA) due to the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. The dates for these exams have not been notified by NTA yet.

JEE Advanced 2021: Other details

As per the official eligibility criteria, the top 2.5 lakh candidates who clear the JEE Main 2021 examination can appear for the JEE Advanced 2021 entrance to seek admission to premium engineering institutes on the basis of their scores.

Students who appear for the JEE Advanced exam have to give two papers, Paper I and Paper-II. While Paper I was scheduled to be held in the morning shift--9 am to 12 noon, Paper-II was scheduled in the afternoon shift-- 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.

Students who clear the JEE Advanced 2021 examination will be able to seek admission to the 23 IITs across the country, in Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s, and Dual Degree courses.




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