JEE Advanced 2021

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JEE Advanced 2021 – Exam Dates, Application form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

JEE Advanced is one of the major competitive exams held in India to get a seat in one of the 23 Indian Institute of Technologies of India and also Indian school of mines in Dhanbad. The exam is conducted by the Joint Admission Board (JAB) and is organized by seven zonal IITs. IIT Kharagpur has taken the responsibility of organising the exam of 2021. This exam opens the door for the much coveted seat in any of the IITs for graduation courses in engineering and integrated postgraduate courses  for core science subjects. The ranking in the exams will decide the IIT you can choose for the programme. The eligibility criteria to sit for the exam is to qualify the JEE Mains exam. Only the selected candidates who have qualified in JEE Mains can appear in JEE Advanced. In 2021 around 2.4 lakh students got qualified in JEE Mains to sit for JEE Advanced. 

Seven new cities have been added and the total number of JEE Advanced 2021 conducting cities have increased to 222. The exam will be conducted in two different sessions for paper 1 and 2. The JEE Advanced counselling process and the allotment of seats will be carried out by JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) All the important details like the JEE Advanced Application form, JEE Advanced exam dates, eligibility, application fee, exam pattern and syllabus are available down the page.


JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021

1) JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus 2021

2) JEE Advanced Chemistry Syllabus 2021

3) JEE Advanced Maths Syllabus 2021


JEE Advanced 2022 Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Application form release

1st week of May2022

JEE Advanced 2021 online form last date

1st week of June 2022

Last date of Fee payment 

2nd week of June 2022

Admit card release

2nd week of June 2022

JEE Advanced 2021 Examination Date

3rd week of June 2022 (Paper I and II)

Response sheet to send to candidates

4th week of June 2022

Provisional answer key release date

4th week of June 2022

Objective Receive

1st week of July 2022

JEE Advanced 2021 Result

1st week of July 2022


JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Shift Timings



Exam Timing

Date of Exam

Paper I


9 AM to 12 PM

03 October 2021

Paper II


2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

03 October 2021


Qualifying Examination

You must have appeared and passed your Class 12 examination (or equivalent) in the year 2019 or 2020.


Admission in IITs

One should not have been admitted into any IIT before, irrespective of whether he/she pursued the program. 


What’s new in the JEE Advanced 2021?

A total of 10,000 candidates who were not able to appear in the JEE Main 2020 can appear for the JEE Advanced 2021.


JEE Advanced Application Form 2021

IIT Kharagpur will be releasing the JEE Advanced Registration Form 2021 in the first week of August 2021 in online mode. As mentioned earlier, the top 2.4 Lakh students will be eligible to fill the application form and appear for JEE Advanced 2021 The JEE Advanced 2021 Registration form requires personal, academic and contact details along with the required JEE Advanced 2021 Application Fee payment. Just make sure you satisfy all the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2021 listed above before filling out the JEE Advanced Application Form 2021.


How to Fill the JEE Advanced Registration Form?

Step 1: Registration

  • First and foremost, you will have to register for JEE Advanced 2021. The registration link will get activated once it is officially released.

  • Read all the instructions carefully before filling out the JEE Advanced Registration Form 2021.

  • Next, log on to the JEE Advanced Registration Website using your JEE Main 2021 Roll number & password.

  • After successfully logging in, fill in your academic, personal and contact details. All the mentioned details should be the same as entered during your JEE Main 2021 registrations.

  • Apart from the above-mentioned details, you will have to fill some additional fields in the form of JEE Advanced 2021

Step 2: Uploading the Documents

After the registration, you need to upload the scanned copies of all the necessary documents required for completing the application process. The list of documents has been shared below:




Scanned image of your latest photograph and signature in JPEG format

Mandatory for all candidates

Class 10th/Birth Certificate

Mandatory for all candidates

Class 12 (or equivalent) certificate

Required only for those candidates who have passed in the year 2017 or 2016

Category Certificate

Only for SC/ST/OBC-NCL Candidates

Additional Category certificate (optional)

Only for SC/ST/OBC Candidates

PwD Certificate

Candidates who have opted the PwD option as “Yes’’

Scribe Request Letter

Only for those candidates who have opted PwD as “Yes” and also the Scribe Letter Request as “Yes”

DS Certificate

For those who have selected DS as “Yes”


For those who nationality is OCI or PIO



JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Fee

For Exam Centres in India



Application Fee

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCIs)

Female candidates (all categories)

INR 1300

SC, ST and PwD candidates

INR 1300

General candidates/ All other

INR 2600

Exam Centres Outside India (SAARC Countries)

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCIs)

All categories

USD 160

Foreign Nationals

SAARC Countries Candidates

USD 75

Non-SAARC Countries

USD 150


The aspirants  must score the All Indian Rank (AIR) below the 245000 in paper 1 of the JEE Main 2021 which is overall of all categories for being eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced 2021.

 The marking system in JEE Advanced 2021.


Marks Awarded


Physics (Section 1)


If correct answer is marked


If an incorrect answer is marked


If the question is left unattempted

Partial Marking

If multiple options provided are correct, but not all the correct options are marked.

Chemistry (Section 2)


If correct answer is marked


Incorrect answer of if a question is left unattempted (no negative marking)

Mathematics (Section 3)


If the correct answer is marked


If an incorrect answer is marked


If a question is left unattempted


Stay tuned for more updates on JEE Advanced 2021 (IIT-JEE) latest news.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

What is the pattern of the JEE Advanced exam?

JEE Advanced is the second toughest exam after UPSC Civil service exam in the Indian education system. The success rate of the exam is below 1%. This exam basically judges the deep concept of a student in Maths, Physics and Chemistry. The exam consists of two papers each with questions from MAths, Physics and Chemistry. Both the papers have a time duration of 3 hours each. Students can find the question only in English and Hindi. The syllabus of the exam is mainly that of Class 11 and 12 but it has questions of much higher standard than the questions of the board exam.  This is a computer based exam.

What is the eligibility criteria for appearing for the IIT JEE Advanced exam?

First of all the candidate has to pass the  Class 12 exam in the year 2019 or 2020 to be eligible for JEE Mains of 2021. Qualifying the JEE Mains exam is the one and only criteria to appear for the JEE advanced exam. The candidates who come within the first top 2.4 lakh students appearing in JEE Mains including both reserved and unreserved categories can usually appear for the exam, but category wise a certain percentage of students get the eligibility to appear for the exam. In 2021 JEE Advanced 50.5% from general category, 27% of OBC, 15% of Scheduled Caste, 7.5% of Scheduled Tribes and 5% of Physically handicapped students have acquired the eligibility to sit for JEE Advanced. To appear for JEE Advanced 2021 a student should have been born on or after 1st October 1994. 5 years of age is relaxed for SC/ST/PwD candidates.The candidates must have not attempted the exam more than twice.

How does Vedantu guide the candidate for the JEE Advanced exam?

Vedantu has always guided and supported the students with all relevant information they need at any stage of the competitive exams starting from preparation to taking admission to a college of choice. For JEE ADvanced they provide all details including the exam pattern, syllabus, important dates for registration, examination, counseling, result, document verification and admission to the allotted seat. They have even provided necessary information like how to fill the registration form, how to sit for the exam,  how to  appear for counseling and what important documents and fees the candidates have to pay. Vedantu in its website has given the details of JEE Main Advanced Exam Pattern 2021.

Why are IITs so popular among the engineering students?

Getting admission in IIT that too in a good stream of engineering is the dream of lakhs of good school students. IIT can give an engineering student the best industrial and knowledge exposure. The technical skill that one student acquires from IIT will not only help the student to apply the knowledge in national technical jobs but also international ones. They will get an idea about the actual application of their knowledge in real life problems. Students get lessons from eminent professors and nobel laureates in IIT only. Good scholarship, secure job for future and substantial financial support for projects are the other things which add to the value of studying in IIT.

How many IITs are there in India rank wise?

IIT is one of the most premier institutes of India. Initially there  were only seven IITs. They are IIT Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee, IIT Guwahati and IIT Delhi. Students usually prefer these IITs than the new ones because of their campus interviews and funds for different projects. Presently, there are altogether 23 IITs. They are listed rank wise as follows:

  • Madras

  • Delhi

  • Bombay

  • Kanpur

  • Kharagpur

  • Roorkee

  • Guwahati

  • Hyderabad

  • Dhanbad

  • Indore 

  • BHU

  • Ropar

  • Patna

  • Gandhinagar

  • Bhubaneswar

  • Mandi

  • Jodhpur

  • Tirupati

  • Bhilai

  • Goa

  • Jammu

  • Dharwad

  • Palakkad.