New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has postponed the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance 2021 in view of the deteriorating COVID-19 situation across the country. The exam was scheduled for July 3, 2021.
IIT Kharagpur said in the official notification, “In view of the prevailing epidemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advance) 2021 which was scheduled to be held on 03 July 2021 (Saturday) has been postponed. The revised date of the examination will be announced later. “
Top 2.5 Lakh Candidates Eligible for Passing JEE Main Examination
Let us know that the top 2.5 lakh candidates who have passed the JEE Main exam are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced.
JEE Main is organized for admission in engineering colleges across India, while JEE Advanced is organized for admission to 23 Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) in the country.
JEE Advanced, Second Chance
Candidates who successfully registered for the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advance in 2020, but were absent for the examination due to Kovid-19, will be allowed to appear again in 2021 directly. That is, such candidates will not be required to sit again in JEE Main 2021. Such students will not be placed on the list of students who have passed the main examination this year. They will be kept as additional so that the candidates are not affected this year.
This year Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has taken the responsibility of conducting the examination. Only the top 2.5 lakh students are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced every year. However, in 2020, only 1.5 lakh took the exam.
The examination for the April session of JEE Main-2021 has already been postponed due to Corona. This examination was to be held from 27 to 30 April. The National Testing Agency, or NTA, had said that new dates will be announced after the situation is corrected. The new date of the examination will be announced at least 15 days before the event.
Explain that due to the epidemic, many national examinations like UGC NET, NEET PG 2021, UPSC EPFO, UPCET 2021 and IAS STAR-2021 have to be postponed. Apart from this, the board examinations have been postponed and canceled. It also includes CBSE and CISCE boards.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) organized the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) mains in four sessions this year. The NTA had canceled the sessions of April and May in view of the growing transition of Corona. Two sessions have been completed in February and March.