JEE Advanced 2021 on July 3
New Delhi: Union Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced that JEE Advanced exam will be conducted on July 3, 2021. Addressing a virtual press conference, Nishank said that the JEE Advanced 2021, for admission into Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur.
He also said that the condition of minimum 75 percent marks in the class 12 board exams as eligibility for JEE Advanced has been relaxed in view of the pandemic situation.
The education ministry has also decided to allow the qualifying candidates of JEE Main 2020 who were unable to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic to directly appear for JEE Advanced 2021 without appearing for JEE Main 2021. In 2020, JEE Advanced 2020 was held on September 27 after being rescheduled due to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Joint Entrance Exam (Main) 2021 will be conducted in four sessions in February, March, April and May starting from February 23 to 26, 2021. The next sessions of the exam will take place between March 15-18, April 27-30 and May 24-28.
Earlier, Union Education Minister announced that the CBSE class 10th and 12th board exams 2021 will be conducted from May 4 to June 10 and the results will be declared by July 15.