JEE Advanced 2021 counselling process has been started from 16 October 2021. JEE Advanced 2021 Result has been released on 15 October 2021. JEE Advanced 2021 Final Answer Key has been released along with the result. After the JEE Advanced Result, JoSAA will release the cut off.
During registration, students who did not upload a valid category certificate, can upload a self-declaration instead of the same, and upload the valid certificate at the time of reporting during JoSAA.
As per student’s request, 75% eligibility criteria have been waived off for JEE Advanced 2021. Aspirants only required to qualify their class 12th to fulfill JEE Advanced Eligibility Criteria. Candidates who were not able to appear for JEE Advanced 2020, can directly apply for JEE Advanced 2021, with certain eligibility rules.
IIT Kharagpur announced the revised schedule for JEE Advanced 2021 on 27 August. Candidates must keep track of the schedule so that they won’t miss out on any important events of the exam. Given below are the various JEE Advanced 2021 exam dates:-
|JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Starts||15 September 2021|
|JEE Advanced Application Form Last Date||21 September 2021(Extended)|
|Last Date of Fee Payment||22 September 2021 (Extended)|
|Availability of JEE Advanced Admit Card||25 September 2021|
|JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date||3rd October 2021|
|Announcement of JEE Advanced Answer Keys||15 October 2021|
|JEE Advanced 2021 Results||15 October 2021|
|Architecture Aptitude Test Date||18 October 2021|
|Architecture Aptitude Test Results||22 October 2021|
|JEE Advanced Counselling Resgistration||16 October 2021|
|JEE Advanced Registration and Choice Filling Last Date||25 October 2021|
Scheduled Time of examination for Paper 1 and Paper 2.
|Date: October 03, 2021 (Sunday)|
|Paper 1||09:00 – 12:00 IST|
|Paper 2||14:30 – 17:30 IST|
|Exam Name||JEE (Joint Entrance Exam) Advanced|
|Conducting Authority||IIT Kharagpur|
|Examination Language||Hindi & English|
|Registration Fee||Female/ SC/ ST/ PwD Candidates – INR 1400 All Other Candidates – INR 2800|
|Exam Time||Paper 1: 9 am – 12 noon (IST) |
Paper 2: 2:30 pm and 5:30 pm (IST)
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|JEE Advanced Result||15 October 2021|
|JEE Advanced Cut off||A month after the Exam date|
JEE Advanced 2021 Counselling schedule has been released. It will be carried out by the JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority). This will be done for admission of students into ISM Dhanbad and all the IITs. The steps for the JEE Advanced counselling session are as follows-
JEE Advanced was conducted in two shifts. Paper 1 was held from 9 AM to 12 PM and Paper 2 was held from 2:30 PM to 5:30 PM. JEE Advanced paper analysis is based on the student’s and expert’s first reaction. The overall exam was easy to moderate.
|PARTICULARS||PAPER 1||PAPER 2|
|Difficulty Level of Mathematics||Moderate||Easy to Moderate|
|Difficulty Level of Physics||Difficult to Moderate||Difficult|
|Difficulty Level of Chemistry||Easy to Moderate||Moderate|
The JEE Advanced Result will be announced on the JEE Advanced official website on the date which will be notified by IIT Kharagpur. JEE Advanced Result will be available in the form of a scorecard. This can be used to check out the All India Rank (AIR) and category wise AIR of the students. Students can log in using the following to check their JEE Advanced Result:
When two or more candidates score the same aggregate marks in JEE Advanced Result then the following solutions are used to resolve the situation.
Given below is the list of top 10 candidates of JEE Advanced 2021. These toppers have also provided their JEE Preparation Tips to help you sustain exam pressure-
|JEE ADVANCED 2021 ROLL NO.||RANK||CANDIDATES NAME|
|6115012||4||Ramaswamy Santhosh Reddy|
|6103113||5||Polu Lakshmi Sai Lokesh Reddy|
|1004015||6||Soni Naman Nirmal|
|1071755||7||Kartik Sreekumar Nair|
|2063168||9||Arnav Aditya Singh|
|6045193||10||Modulla Hrushikesh Reddy|
After the announcement of JEE Advanced Result, JEE Advanced Rank List is announced. Only those students who are able to score the minimum prescribed marks in each subject and in the aggregate will make it to the JEE Advanced AIR list.
The minimum percentage of marks prescribed for inclusion in the JEE Advanced Rank List 2020 is as follows –
|RANK LIST||MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF MARKS IN EACH SUBJECT||MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF AGGREGATE MARKS|
|Common rank list (CRL)||4.50%||15.75%|
|OBC-NCL rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|GEN-EWS rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|SC rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|ST rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)||2.50%||8.75%|
|OBC-NCL-PwD rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|GEN-EWS-PwD rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|SC-PwD rank list||2.50%||8.75%|
|ST-PwD rank list||0.75%||2.625%|
Cut-off marks means the minimum marks to be scored by a candidate in order to qualify in JEE Advanced and to become eligible for the counselling. JEE Advanced cut off will be released after the result announcement. This will vary from institute to institute and on the category of the candidate.
|RANK LIST||MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF MARKS IN EACH SUBJECT||MINIMUM PERCENTAGE OF AGGREGATE MARKS|
|Common rank list (CRL)||6||63|
|OBC-NCL rank list||5||56|
|GEN-EWS rank list||5||56|
|SC rank list||3||31|
|ST rank list||3||31|
|Common-PwD rank list (CRL-PwD)||3||31|
|OBC-NCL-PwD rank list||3||31|
|GEN-EWS-PwD rank list||3||31|
|SC-PwD rank list||3||31|
|ST-PwD rank list||3||31|
|Preparatory course (PC) rank lists||0||9|
Candidates must clear the JEE Advanced Cut Off marks to become eligible–
|Subject||JEE Advanced Cut Off Marks – Paper 1||JEE Advanced Cut Off Marks – Paper 2||Total|
The JEE Advanced Admit Card will be available for download on the online portal – jeeadv.ac.in. The process for downloading it is as follows–
The candidates must carry this JEE Advanced Admit Card to the exam center and also their photo ID proof as without these, they will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
|Name of the Candidate||Parent’s Name/ Guardian’s Name|
|Roll Number||Photograph of the Candidate|
|Signature of the Candidate||Gender of the Candidate|
|Date of Birth||Aadhar Number|
|Candidate’s PwD status||Category|
|Language of the Question Paper||Examination Schedule|
|Exam day Guidelines/||Location of the exam center|
|Exam Center Code||IIT Zone|
The organizing institute has announced a few changes in JEE Advanced 2021. They are listed below:
JEE Advanced 2021 Application Process has been delayed due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Check below all the important JEE Advanced 2021 dates, processes and other crucial information.
There are several criteria based on which the exam authorities determine the JEE Advanced 2021 eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria has been given in the JEE Advanced 2021 brochure. Accordingly, fulfilment of each of these is mandatory for the candidates. We can get an idea of them from the following – Rank in JEE Main Paper – Top 2,50,000 All India Rank (AIR) holders in JEE Main 2021 in Paper 1 will be eligible for JEE Advanced 2021 (including the ones from the reserved categories). Although, the total number of candidates can be greater than 2,50,000 in the presence of “tied” ranks/scores in any category.
|2.||OPEN – PwD||5063|
|3.||GEN – EWS||23750|
|4.||GEN – EWS – PwD||1250|
|5.||OBC – NCL||64125|
|6.||OBC – NCL – PwD||3375|
|8.||SC – PwD||1875|
|10.||ST – PwD||938|
The online JEE Advanced 2021 Application Forms will be released after the final results of the JEE Main 2021 are announced. The exam schedule has been delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic and delay in JEE Main 2021 April and May session. Final dates for the release of JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form will be notified soon. The following are the important, online registration steps –
Passport size photographs and signature will be auto populated from the previous applications, that is, JEE Main 2021 application for the candidates qualifying JEE Main 2021 and JEE Main 2020 application for candidates qualifying JEE Main 2020. However, the following documents are required for all candidates irrespective of them qualifying JEE Main 2020 or 2021. All these documents are required to be uploaded in PDF format.
|Certificate to be uploaded||Remarks||Permitted file size|
|Class-X Certificate/Birth Certificate||Required for all candidates||50 – 300 KB|
|Class-XII (or equivalent) Certificate||Required only for those who have passed in the years 2020 and 2019 (only in cases where the examination Board of Class XII declares results for the academic year 2018-19 after June 2019.||50 – 300 KB|
|Category Certificate||Required only for SC /ST /OBC-NCL candidates||50 – 300 KB|
|An additional category Certificate (Optional)||Required only for SC/ST/OBC candidates||50 – 300 KB|
|PwD Certificate||Only for those who have opted for PwD as “Yes”||50 – 300 KB|
|Scribe Request Letter||Only for those who have opted PwD as “Yes” and Scribe Request Letter as “Yes”||50 – 300 KB|
|DS Certificate||Only for those who have opted DS as “Yes”||50 – 300 KB|
|OCI Card / PIO Card||For those whose nationality is OCI or PIO||50 – 300 KB|
Candidates who qualified for JEE Advanced 2020 and successfully registered for the same but were absent from both Paper 1 and 2 will be given a one time opportunity to directly appear for JEE Advanced 2021. They will be required to register for JEE Advanced 2021 by uploading all the required documents. They will also be required to enter the Unique Reference Code that can be obtained from the official website- jeeadv.ac.in. Candidates who have also appeared for JEE Main 2021 will be required to enter their JEE Main 2021 application number along with JEE Main 2020 application number.
This is the step where the candidates need to pay the JEE Advanced registration fee. This is explained in detail through the following tables. For Examination Centers in India:
|Indian Nationals (Including PIO/OCI)||INR 1400|
|Female Candidates (all categories)||INR 1400|
|SC/ST/PwD Candidates||INR 1400|
|All Other Candidates||INR 2800|
For Examination Centers outside India:
|Indian Nationals (Including PIO/OCI)||USD 75|
|Candidates from SAARC countries||USD 75|
|Candidates from non-SAARC Countries||USD 150|
Only PwD candidates who are visually impaired, or severely dyslexic, or have lost the function of their upper limbs, or who have lost fingers or hands, may use a scribe for giving JEE Advanced 2021 exam.
A PwD candidate is required to choose the option for a scribe, at the time of JEE Advanced online registration. The format in which the candidate must request the Chairman of JEE Advanced for a scribe is given in Annexure-II: CERTIFICATE FORMATS. This request letter must be completed and uploaded along with a copy of the candidate’s PwD certificate, at the time of online registration.
Yes. The Zonal coordinating IITs will arrange for a panel of scribes, in consultation with the Presiding Officer of the JEE Advanced examination center. The panel will be formed of class XI Science students who have Mathematics as a subject. The candidate can meet this panel, one day before the scheduled day for JEE Advanced and choose a scribe from this panel. However, he is not allowed to bring his/her own scribe.
There is provision of JEE Advanced 2021 reservation for candidates belonging to the – SC /ST /OBC-NCL /PwD / Defence Personnel categories, for this exam. The break-up of the reservation is as follows –
There are JEE Advanced 2021 exam centres spread across 161 towns and cities in 2021. There are a total of 631 centres throughout the country. It has been decided that JEE Advanced 2021 will not be conducted at any of the foreign centres.
JEE Advanced will be held across the 16 cities at –
Highlights of the JEE Advanced exam pattern 2021 are given below:
The JEE Advanced Exam Pattern is tabulated in brief below.
|Question Type||1 or more correct options||Single-digit integer||A single option is correct|
|No. of Questions||7||5||6|
|Partial Marks (if the only correct answer is marked and no incorrect answer)||+1||No partial marking||No partial marking|
|Negative Marking||-2||No negative marking||-1|
|JEE Advanced Pattern||Section-1||Section-2||Section-3|
|Question Type||1 or more correct options||Single correct option||Single correct option|
|Number of Questions||7||7||4|
|Partial Marks (if the only correct answer is marked and no incorrect answer)||+1||No partial marking||No partial marking|
|Negative Marking||-2||-1||No negative marking|
The JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus has been released by the Exam authority, conducting the examination this year. The syllabus can be derived from the class XI and XII, NCERT textbooks. It is tabulated below for your reference.
|Physics||Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, Modern Physics.|
|Chemistry||Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Energetics, Chemical equilibrium¸ Electrochemistry¸ Chemical kinetics, Solid-state, Solutions, Surface Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, Transition elements, Ores and minerals¸ Extractive metallurgy, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes, alkenes & alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Carbohydrates, Amino acids and peptides.|
|Mathematics||Algebra, Trigonometry, Analytical Geometry, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Vectors.|
|AAT||Freehand drawing, Geometrical drawing, Three-dimensional perception, Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity, Architectural awareness.|
The level of difficulty of the JEE Advanced 2021 is greater than that of the JEE Main as it is the second phase of the dual-stage, JEE exam. It is a test of how strong the candidates are in their fundamental concepts of the subject and how they apply this knowledge.
Along with the NCERT books, students must use the following preparation books to make their preparation more solid and efficient.
|Sl. No.||Book Name||Author|
|1.||Concept of Physics (Part 1 & Part 2)||H C Verma|
|2.||IIT JEE Physics||D C Pandey|
|3.||Problems in General Physics||I E Irodov|
|1.||Organic Chemistry||Morrison Boyd|
|2.||Organic Chemistry||O P Tandon|
|3.||Inorganic Chemistry||O P Tandon|
|4.||Numerical Chemistry||P Bahadur|
|1.||IIT Mathematics||M L Khanna|
|2.||Differential Calculus||A Das Gupta|
|3||Higher Algebra||Hall and Knight|
|4.||Class XI and XII||RD Sharma|
JEE Advanced 2021 Sample papers, practice papers and mock tests is quite an effective way of preparing for the examination. This will not help you understand the exam pattern, the type of questions, marking schemes but also imbibes confidence and helps you track your progress. Direct link to JEE Advanced 2021 Mock Tests As JEE Advanced is similar to JEE Main, JEE Main Sample papers can also be used to practice the questions.
IIT Kharagpur will release the JEE Advanced 2021 Mock Test in online mode. Candidates can understand the pattern and difficulty level of the exam, trace their progress and increase their productivity level by taking these mock tests. The test will be available for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 soon. Candidates can access the mock test using their login credentials. Steps to access the Mock Test are as follows:
There are certain documents that the students are required to carry to the JEE Advanced exam centers. These documents are absolutely mandatory and under no circumstances will the student be allowed to enter the examination hall without it.
The minimum 75% criteria or the top 20 percentile rule has been scrapped for JEE Advanced 2021. Candidates are just required to pass Class 12th or equivalent from Science stream with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics as compulsory subjects.
Note – Candidates who have completed Class XII (or equivalent) examination outside India or from a Board not specified above should produce a certificate from the AIU to the effect that the examination they have passed is equivalent to the Class XII examination. In case the Class XII examination is not a public examination, the candidate must have passed at least one public (Board or Pre-University) examination earlier.
The B.Arch course is offered only by IIT Kharagpur, IIT Roorkee and IIT (BHU) Varanasi. Those who wish to take up this course must clear the AAT entrance examination and for that, one must clear the JEE Advanced exam first.
The syllabus for Architecture Aptitude test is as follows
|Freehand Drawing||A simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts on an appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.|
|Geometrical Drawing||Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, cylinders, cubes, splayed surface holders, etc.|
|Three-dimensional perception||Understanding and appreciation of three-dimensional forms with building elements, colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.|
|Imagination and Aesthetic sensitivity||Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity checks through innovative uncommon tests with familiar objects. Sense of colour grouping or application.|
|Architectural Awareness||General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain.|
The allocation of seats in the IITs is under the ambit of Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).
|Serial No.||Institute||Total Seats|
|1||Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar||350|
|2||Indian Institute of Technology Bombay||929|
|3||Indian Institute of Technology Mandi||150|
|4||Indian Institute of Technology Delhi||851|
|5||Indian Institute of Technology Indore||260|
|6||Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur||1341|
|7||Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad||285|
|8||Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur||180|
|9||Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur||827|
|10||Indian Institute of Technology Madras||838|
|11||Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar||180|
|12||Indian Institute of Technology Patna||225|
|13||Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee||975|
|14||Indian Institute of Technology (ISM) Dhanbad||912|
|15||Indian Institute of Technology Ropar||260|
|16||Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi||1090|
|17||Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati||645|
|18||Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai||120|
|19||Indian Institute of Technology Goa||90|
|20||Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad||120|
|21||Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati||120|
|22||Indian Institute of Technology Jammu||120|
|23||Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad||120|
|Total = 23||Total Seats||10988|
Based on the performance of the candidates in JEE Advanced, admission takes place to the following undergraduate courses offered by the IITs. Although, it is important to note that each IIT does not offer the same courses as the others. They all offer different courses.
The statistics for JEE Advanced 2021 will be updated as soon as the application process ends. Till then, students can check the JEE Advanced 2020 statistics:
|Zone||No. of students who have applied||No. of students who haven’t applied (vacant seats)|
|–||Paper 1||Paper 2|
Exam authorities conduct the JEE exam in two phases – JEE Main and JEE Advanced. So now, let’s understand the difference between the two–
|Factors||JEE Main||JEE Advanced|
|Nature||Precursor of JEE Advanced||Successor of JEE Main|
|Conducting Body||National Testing Agency (NTA)||Zonal Coordinating IITs under the supervision of Joint Admission Board|
|Number of Attempts||3 Successive Years||2 Successive Years|
|Exam Pattern||NTA formulates the exam pattern||No specific exam pattern|
Ques. JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted by which IIT?
Ans. IIT Kharagpur will be conducting JEE Advanced 2021 on 3 October 2021.
Ques. Is it True that who missed JEE Advanced 2020 can appear for JEE Advanced 2021?
Ans. Yes, Candidates who missed JEE Advanced 2020 due to covid reasons can directly apply for JEE Advanced 2021.
Ques. Do i appear for Both JEE Advanced exam?
Ans. To qualify for JEE Advanced 2021, candidates need to appear for both exams Paper 1 and Paper 2.
Ques. I passed my class 12th in 2018, can i apply for JEE Advanced 2021?
Ans. No, Candidates who have qualified class 12th in 2020 or are appearing in 2021 can apply for JEE Advanced 2021.
Ques. I am 25 years old can i apply for JEE Advanced 2021?
Ans. No, To fulfil the JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility Criteria candidates must born on or after 1st October 1997.
Ques. Do i need to apply separately for JEE Advanced?
Ans. Yes, JEE Advanced Registration process started on 15 September 2021. Top 2.5 lakh candidates of JEE Main will be eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
Ques. Who will qualify for JEE Advanced 2021?
Ans. Top 2.5 lakh students giving JEE Main will qualify for JEE Advanced 2021.
Ques. What will be the difficulty level of JEE Advanced 2021?
Ans. There is no specific criteria for determining the difficulty level of JEE Advanced 2021. The paper can be easier or tougher than JEE Advanced 2020
Ques: I am an OBC-NCL candidate and my caste is mentioned only in the state list of OBCs but not in the central list of OBCs at www.ncbc.nic.in. Am I eligible for reservation?
Ans: No. In order to get this benefit, the concerned OBC caste name should be mentioned in the current updated central list of OBCs at the NCBC website.
Ques: What is the Non-Creamy Layer (NCL) criteria for availing benefits of reservation under OBC NCL category?
Ans: The criteria shall be as laid down, under the latest notifications of the Government of India, for the same.
Ques. Why does JEE Advanced Pattern change every year?
Ans. The papers are set by expert IIT professors from a team formed by all the IITs. The pattern changes each year, in order to judge who the most meritorious candidates are.
Ques. What are the things that I can carry in the JEE Advanced 2021 examination hall?
Ans. Things that are allowed in the JEE Advanced examination hall are – pens, pencils, drinking water in transparent bottles, Admit card and Photo Identity card.
Ques. What are the things that are prohibited from JEE Advanced examination hall?
Ans. Things that are not allowed inside the JEE Advanced examination hall are – Any electronic devices namely, mobile phones, smart phones, calculators, iPads, tabs, digital watches, USB drives, etc, abacus, slide rule, log books, study material of any type, geometry box, written or white (blank) paper/piece of paper, wallets, etc. to the examination hall.
Ques. What are the important documents that a candidate needs to carry to the JEE Advanced Examination hall?
Ans. There are certain documents that the students are required to carry to the JEE Advanced examination centers. These documents are absolutely mandatory and under no circumstances will the student be allowed to enter the examination hall without it.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.