Brief

JEE Advanced is Online Test conducted by the seven zonal IITs with guidance from the Joint Admission Board (JAB). IIT Kharagpur has announced the JEE Advanced 2021 exam date, October 3. A total of 8 cities are added as JEE Advanced exam centres this year while 7 cities have been removed. Only the top 2.5 lakh rank holders in JEE Main are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. It is a national level entrance exam. It will be organized by IIT, Delhi. It is held for providing admissions into various undergraduate programmes across IITs and ISM.

Eligibility Criteria

Criterion 1 – Performance in JEE Mains:

Candidates should be among the top 2,50,000 in Paper-1 of JEE Mains.

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 10% Gen-EWS, 27% OBC, 15% SC, 7.5% ST and remaining OPEN for all. Within each of these categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Criterion 2 – Age limit:

The percentages of various categories of candidates to be shortlisted are: 10% Gen-EWS, 27% OBC, 15% SC, 7.5% ST and remaining OPEN for all. Within each of these categories, 5% horizontal reservation is available for PwD candidates.

Criterion 3 – Appearance in Class XII (or equivalent) examination:

A candidate should have appeared for the Class XII (or equivalent) examination or one year later. Like the previous year, 75% criteria have been dropped this year as well.

Exam Pattern

  • Eligible candidates have to appear for 2 computer based papers and It is mandatory to attempt both the papers.
  • There are 3 separate sections in both the papers, namely Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • The question papers will contain Multiple Choice Questions, Numerical Aptitude Questions and Match the cases types of questions.
  • Total 3 hours will be provided to each paper. Timings for paper-1 will be 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and for paper-2, the timings will be 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • The candidates can avail the question papers in both English and Hindi medium (mention the question paper medium at the time of registration).
  • There is a procedure of negative marking for some of the questions.
  • There is no fixed pattern of the JEE Advance 2021. Here, we have defined the Exam Pattern based on the analysis of previous year question papers.

    JEE Advance Paper 1
    JEE Advance Paper 2
    Pattern Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
    Question Type One or more correct options Single digit integer Single option is correct
    Question Count 7 5 6
    Correct Marks +4 +3 +3
    Partial Marks +1 No No
    Negative Marks -2 No -1
    Total Marks 28 15 18

    Syllabus

    • General Physics
    • Modern Physics
    • Optics
    • Electricity and Magnetism
    • Thermal Physics
    • Mechanics
    • Physical Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Inorganic Chemistry


    JEE Skill Test

    Pattern Section 1 Section 2 Section 3
    Question Type One or more correct options Single digit integer Single option is correct
    Question Count 7 7 4
    Correct Marks +4 +3 +3
    Partial Marks +1 No No
    Negative Marks -2 -1 No
    Total Marks 28 21 12