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

IIT JEE Advanced is a national level engineering entrance examination organized once annually by seven zonal IITs under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). If you aspire to get an admission in top engineering colleges of India. This exam is your gateway to bachelor’s programmes and integrated master’s programmes as well, offered at 23 IITs and Indian School of Mines (ISM) Dhanbad. JEE Advanced can also be called as the next phase of JEE Main as the top 2.4 Lakh holders in JEE Main will be eligible to take up the JEE Advanced 2021 exam. 

This year, the Advanced, i.e. JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur tentatively in the last week of May 2021 in CBT (Computer based test) mode. 


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 2021 Important Dates


Dates (Tentative)

Application form release

1st week of August 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 online form last date

2nd week of August 2021

Last date of Fee payment 

2nd week of August 2021

Admit card release

3rd week of August 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 Examination Date

03 October 2021 (Paper I and II)

Response sheet to send to candidates

4th week of October 2021

Provisional answer key release date

4th week of October 2021

Objective Receive

4th week of October 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 Result

1st week of November 2021


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


JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility


Rank of JEE Advanced 2021

Candidates who are among the top 2.5 lakh rank holders in JEE Main 2021 from all categories will be eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2021. However, there are certain percentages of candidates eligible for admissions belonging to different categories. 

The respective percentage are given below:

  • Candidates from General Category (common merit list) – 50.5%

  • OBC-NCL Candidates – 27%

  • Scheduled Caste Candidates – 15%

  • Scheduled Tribe Candidates – 7.5%

  • PwD Candidates – 5% of Horizontal Reservation in all the above categories

Age Limit

A candidate must have been born on or after 1st October 1994. There is an age relaxation of 5 years for SC/ST/PwD candidates i.e., they must have been born on or after 1st October 1989.


How Many Times Can You Attempt?

Two attempts in two consecutive years


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 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 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.


JEE Main Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

There will be two papers of JEE Advanced 2021 – Paper I and Paper II containing questions from 3 different sections - Physics, Chemistry and Maths. Each paper will be of 3 hours and are compulsory for all the candidates. The JEE Advanced 2021 question paper will be available in English and Hindi language. The marking scheme of JEE Advanced will be available to candidates in “Instructions to candidates” section, at the time of examination.


The JEE Advanced 2021 pattern entails an interesting concept of marking scheme in the form of full, partial and zero marks. Wondering how it works? The concept of full and partial marks is given in the table below:



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


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