JEE Advanced 2021 admit card released: 5 changes introduced by JoSAA this year

September 28, 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 admit card released: 5 changes introduced by JoSAA this year

JEE Advanced, will be conducted on October 3. JEE Advanced 2021 admit cards have been released by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur at their official website i.e. The engineering entrance exam is scheduled for October 3. It is the qualifying test for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). The exam will be held in two shifts 9 am to 12 noon (Paper-1) and 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm (Paper-2). Approx 2.5 lakh candidates who have cleared  JEE Main 2021 will be eligible to sit for JEE Advanced 2021.


 Few changes have been introduced by the JoSAA this year. Below are the five important changes made in the entrance exam.

Reserved seats (20 per cent) for women candidates have been removed:

This year, the reserved quota of 20 per cent for women candidates has been removed. Now, the seats reserved for women will be decided individually by each IIT. However, the IITs have to ensure that the enrollment of the number of women candidates is at least 20 per cent.


Last year’s candidates are allowed to appear:

Candidates who were registered for JEE (Advanced) 2020 but were absent in both papers are eligible to appear for JEE (Advanced) 2021.


Board exam marks eligibility criteria changed:

  No minimum qualifying percentage this year onwards is required for appearing in the JEE Advanced examination.


No exam centre abroad:

 Due to COVID-19, in India and abroad, IITs has decided not to conduct the JEE (Advanced) 2021 in any of the foreign centres/countries.

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