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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Updates: JEE Main exam to be held in four phases from February, says Centre

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Live Updates: In a webinar in December 2020, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had said that JEE Main 2021 will be held in February, March, April, May

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JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Updates: JEE Main exam to be held in four phases from February, says Centre

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Jan 07, 2021 - 18:59 (IST)

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No information on whether more attempts will be allowed

While students who have used up all the attempts to crack the JEE Advance exam were asking for the chance to attempt the exam again, Union minister Ramesh Pokhriyal didn't provide any information on the issue.

Jan 07, 2021 - 18:14 (IST)

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Criteria of minimum 75% marks waived off in view of COVID-19

The Centre has decided to do away with the criteria of a minimum of 75 percent marks in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Thursday.

Jan 07, 2021 - 18:03 (IST)

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JEE Advanced 2021 to be held on 3 July, says Ramesh Pokhriyal

Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the JEE Advanced 2021 exam will be held on 3 July, and that it will be conducted by the IIT Kharagpur. "I wish all the students the very best, all candidates have enough time to prepare for the exam," he added.

Jan 07, 2021 - 18:01 (IST)

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Ramesh Pokhriyal's announcement on JEE Advanced 2021 begins

Union education  minister Ramesh Pokhriyal's press release on the announcement of the JEE Advanced 2021 exam has begun.

Jan 07, 2021 - 17:58 (IST)

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Ramesh Pokhriyal to announce JEE Advance 2021 shortly

Jan 07, 2021 - 17:54 (IST)

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JEE Main 2021 to be offered in these languages:

The JEE (Main) is offered in English, Hindi and Gujarat. The Times of India reported that "candidates can now also opt to take the test in 10 other vernacular languages – Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Odia, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu."

Jan 07, 2021 - 17:44 (IST)

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Ramesh Pokhriyal to also address questions on number of attempts for JEE exams

Other than announcing dates for the JEE Advanced 2021 exam, Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal is also likely to "speak on issues raised by students like an increase in the number of attempts for those who appeared for JEE Advanced 2020 amid COVID-19 restrictions, and syllabus cut," News18 reported.

Jan 07, 2021 - 17:26 (IST)

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Candidates to note whether an age limit is imposed in JEE Advanced exam

"Until last year, there was age limit in JEE Advanced exam. If the same is applicable this year as well then candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1996. The criteria for SC, ST, PWD candidates shall be relaxed," Aglasem reported.

Jan 07, 2021 - 17:15 (IST)

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Who will be allowed to apply for JEE Advanced 2021?

Around 2.5 lakh qualifiers of the JEE Main 2021 will be allowed to apply for the JEE Advanced 2021. However, these candidates will need to meet the eligibility of the JEE Advanced exam.

Jan 07, 2021 - 16:52 (IST)

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RECAP: JEE Main 2021 registration to end on 16 January

The online application process for the JEE Main 2021 exam began on 16 December, 2020. It is set to end on 16 January, 2021. Candidates can make application fee payment till 17 January.

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates Live Updates: In a webinar in December 2020, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal had said that JEE Main 2021 will be held in February, March, April, May.

The first session of JEE Main 2021 will be held between 23 February and 26 February in multiple shifts.

The Centre has decided to do away with the criteria of a minimum of 75 percent marks in view of the COVID-19 pandemic, Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said on Thursday.

Union education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal said that the JEE Advanced 2021 exam will be held on 3 July, and that it will be conducted by the IIT Kharagpur. "I wish all the students the very best, all candidates have enough time to prepare for the exam," he added.

Other than announcing dates for the JEE Advanced 2021 exam, Union Education minister Ramesh Pokhriyal is also likely to "speak on issues raised by students like an increase in the number of attempts for those who appeared for JEE Advanced 2020 amid COVID-19 restrictions, and syllabus cut," News18 reported.

For admission to IITs, a candidate has to qualify for JEE Advanced. He/she should have obtained at least 75 percent marks in the Class 12 board exam. For reserved category candidates, the aggregate marks required is 65 percent.

JEE Main is the entrance exam conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes offered in the country, while JEE Advanced is held for admission to IITs. To appear for JEE Advanced, candidates should have qualified JEE Main.

Students who missed the JEE Advanced 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic will be allowed to reappear for the Advanced exam directly, without writing the JEE Main 2021 exam, reports said.

The Centre is also likely to announce the IIT JEE eligibility criteria for the 2021 exam on Thursday.

Reports said that students seeking admission to IITs and appearing for JEE 2021 have been requesting the education minister for relaxation in the entrance exam. A number of aspirants have urged for a reduction in the IIT JEE Advanced syllabus, while some have even asked for multiple attempts in the admission test.

IIT JEE Advanced 2021 dates will be announced by Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' on Thursday (7 January) at 6 pm. The announcement of the dates will be made by the Union minister on his Twitter and Facebook page.

Students across the nation have been demanding the postponement of examination. While some were of the opinion to defer the examination till May or June, other cited issues relating to online classes. "I am sure students who are giving 12th this year, you will remove 75% criteria because not even single day schools were open. It will help them," a student was quoted as saying by NDTV.

Along with IIT JEE Advanced 2021 dates, Pokhriyal will also announce the eligibility criteria for the entrance test this year.

As per a report by Zee Business, the exam dates for IIT JEE Advanced is usually announced in September and the entrance test is conducted in the month of May. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the announcement of dates has been delayed.

A report by NDTV said that students seeking admission to IITs and appearing for JEE 2021 have been requesting the education minister for relaxation in the entrance exam. A number of aspirants have urged for a reduction in the IIT JEE Advanced syllabus, while some have even asked for multiple attempts in the admission test.

For admission to IITs, a candidate has to qualify for JEE Advanced. He/she should have obtained at least 75 percent marks in the Class 12 board exam. For reserved category candidates, the aggregate marks required is 65 percent.

JEE Main is the entrance exam conducted for admission to undergraduate engineering programmes offered in the country, while JEE Advanced is held for admission to IITs. To appear for JEE Advanced, candidates should have qualified JEE Main.

Last week, the Union Education Minister announced the dates for CBSE class 10 and 12 board examination 2021. The exams will commence from 4 May and the results will be declared on 15 July.

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