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JEE Advanced 2021: Education Minister Announces Official Date And Other Details

27 July, 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 Official Exam Date

By Asmita Kundu

Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on July 26, 2021, that the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 will be held on October 3, 2021. The exam will be held in accordance with all COVID-19 standards, according to the education minister.

JEE Advanced 2021: Education Minister Announces Official Date And Other Details

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Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan took to Twitter on Monday to inform about the revised official dates for the JEE Advanced 2021 exam. He tweeted, “JEE (Advanced) 2021 examination for admission in #IITs will be held on the 3rd October 2021. The examination will be conducted adhering to all Covid-protocols.”

The JEE Advanced 2021 Exam will be held on Sunday, October 3, 2021. Paper 1 of the JEE Advanced will commence from 9 am to 12 pm, and Paper 2 will take place from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm on the same day. The rest of the relevant information will be available on the official website of JEE exam.

This year, JEE Advanced is being held under the supervision of IIT-Kharagpur, which is the qualifying test for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The JEE-Mains is a qualifying test for the JEE-Advanced, and it is held for admission to engineering institutes across the country.

Meanwhile, JEE Mains exams 2021 candidates will be eligible to appear in the JEE Advanced examinations. However, in order to qualify for JEE Advanced 2021, international applicants, who have or have already finished Class 12 or equivalent level, must take the JEE Mains 2021.

Due to the second wave of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country, the National Testing Agency (NTA) has postponed the third and fourth sessions of the JEE Main 2021 exams. The subsequent JEE Main 2021 sessions, however, have commenced, and the JEE Main 2021 April session (session 3) has been held already. The JEE Main 2021 May session (session 4) will begin on August 26, 2021, and end on September 2, 2021.

The JEE Advanced 2021 Exam is held by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur to give admission to undergraduate programmes leading to a Bachelor's, Integrated Master's, or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Sciences, Engineering, and Architecture.