Today, Union Education Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, announced that the JEE Advanced 2021 examinations will be held on July 3, 2021.
Every year JEE Advanced exam used to be conducted in the month of May.
In a Twitter live session, Nishank also clarified the changes in the eligibility criteria for the exams and the selection process. He said that the 75% eligibility criteria for the exam has been scrapped keeping in mind that the COVID situation still prevails in the country.
The exam will be organised by IIT Kharagpur, he added.
This time the ministry has allowed the qualifying candidates of JEE Main 2020 who couldn’t appear for the second stage of the examination due to the pandemic to appear for JEE Advanced directly.
The JEE Advanced 2021 exam will be held in two shifts given the pandemic and post the conclusion the authorities will release the JEE Advanced answer key 2021 on its official website. The JEE Advanced examination is conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode.