Tomorrow is the last day to register for JEE Advanced 2021. Students can apply for the same on the official website jeeadv.ac.in. Moreover, they can submit the fee by 21st September. The admit cards are going to release after September 25 and the regulating body will conduct the exam on October 3. Every year around 2.5 lakh students apply for entrance to get admission into IIT.
The percentile for general category students is 87.89. For the OBC category, it is 68.02. Moreover, for SC and ST is 46.88 and 34.67 respectively. JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted online more and the question paper would be in both English and Hindi language.
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MODIFICATIONS IN JEE ADVANCED 2021
Here is a list of some of the modifications done in JEE Advanced entrance exam
This year for JEE Advanced, IITs will make sure that at least 20 percent of females apply for the entrance exam. Last year the female quota was set to 20 percent. This year, every branch of IIT as an individual will decide the female quota.
SEATS UNDER FEMALE QUOTA IN JEE ADVANCED 2021
However, the seats offered are supernumerary. This means that IIT provides an additional number of seats. On the other hand, the institution set 15 percent seat reservations for SC, 7.5 for ST, and 5 percent for PwD.
Seats of EWS and foreign quota are supernumerary. Students who were absent during JEE advanced exam and wish to appear again can appear in October. They will be under the category of additional students under this batch.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR JEE ADVANCED 2021
Till last year, they must have obtained at least 75 percent in class 12th to appear for the entrance exam. Now, this rule is violated. Now passed students can appear for JEE Advanced exam.
WHO WILL HOLD THE ENTRANCE EXAM?
IIT Delhi used to conduct the exam. But this is IIT Kharagpur is going to hold it. The exam would not be overseas this year because of the COVID 19 pandemic.
So, these were some of the changes that students must know before they appear for JEE Advanced exam.