JEE Advanced 2021: Registration, Eligibility, Exam Dates & Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 paves way for getting into the most prestigious institutes to study courses such as B.Tech, Integrated M.Tech or B.Tech-M.Tech Dual Degree in Engineering, Architecture, and Science & Pharmacy engineering and is therefore conducted by the seven zonal Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB). However every year one of the IIT’s conducts this exam and in 2021 it was conducted by IIT, Kharagpur.

This examination is held four times at a national level and provides admission to IIT’s and ISM. There are two stages of Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) where JEE Main is the first stage and JEE Advanced is the second stage. Candidates belonging to Indian as well as foreign nationality can sit for this examination.

Latest Updates

  • JEE Advanced Application form has been released by NTA on the official website. To download application form Click Here
  • JEE Advanced 2021 for February session will be conducted in second week of 2021.

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Performance in JEE Main 2020Candidates must be among the top 2,24,000 (inclusive of all the categories)in JEE Main 2020. The percentage required for each category is different.
Age LimitCandidates born on or after October 1, 1994, are eligible to appear for the examination. Five years relaxation is given to SC, ST and PwD candidates.
No. of AttemptsA maximum of 2 consecutive attempts can be availed by a candidate for JEE Advanced.
AcademicCandidates should have appeared for class 12 boards or equivalent exam with all the subjects, for the first time in either 2017 or 2020. Candidates, who wish to re appear for improvement or for failing in one or more subjects, will have to re appear in all the subjects in 2021.
Earlier admissions in IITs/ISMCandidates who have paid seat acceptance fee but did not report at the reporting centre during the seat allocation process in 2019 can apply for JEE Advanced 2021.

Candidates who have been admitted to a preparatory course in any of the IITs for the first time in 2019 are also eligible. Candidates who have been admitted in an IIT/ISM in the past are not eligible to apply for JEE Advanced 2021. Also, candidates who have accepted the IIT/ISM seat by reporting at a reporting centre in the past or whose admission at IITs or ISM was cancelled are not eligible.


JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form

The first step for filling up the application form for JEE Advanced 2021 is to register online on the official website by creating a user name and a password to login. Registration process will be started soon and the last date to complete the application process will be declared. Following are the steps to fill in the application form for JEE Advanced 2020.

  •  Online registration by the candidates first by creating a username and password to log in.
  • After logging in, candidates need to fill in their basic details and choose their medium of paper, examination city etc.
  • Uploading of the scanned copies of all the required documents by the candidates.
  • Payment of the registration fees.

The application fee for JEE Advanced 2021 is given in the table below:

Centres Opted in IndiaApplication Fee
Female CandidatesINR 1300 +GST
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1300 +GST
All other CandidatesINR 2600 +GST
Late FeeINR 500 +GST
Centres Outside India (SAARC Countries
All CandidatesUSD 160 +GST
Centres Outside India (Non- SAARC Countries)
All CandidatesUSD 300 +GST

Following are the Documents required for JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form

  • Class X certificate or birth certificate.
  • Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate.
  • Categorical Certificates for candidates belonging to the reserved categories.

Note: The application fee mentioned in the table is exclusive of the service charges, processing fees and any other charges that the banks may charge.

JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus

The syllabus for JEE Advanced 2021 comprises of three subjects i.e. Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics. Candidates who wish to study architecture appear offered by IITs, have to appear in the AAT exam which stands for Architecture Aptitude Test. and they have to study some extra syllabus for this exam. Subjects wish topics for the exam are given below:


  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry


  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Vectors


  • General
  • Mechanics
  • Thermal Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Optics
  • Modern Physics

 AAT (Architecture Aptitude Test)

  • Freehand drawing
  • Geometrical Drawing
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
  • Architectural awareness

JEE Advanced 2021 Important Dates

It is important for the aspirants to keep track of all the important dates to know about the order of events and to avoid missing any important event. Here, we have provided with all the important dates of the major events so that aspirants are well prepared. Check all the major dates in the table given below:

S no. EventImportant Dates
1RegistrationTo be announced
2Registration with late feeTo be announced
3Admit card available for downloadingTo be announced
4JEE Advanced 2020

Paper 1:
Paper 2:

To be announced
5(A) Online display of ORS and scanned responses
(B) Request from candidates for review of scanned responses
To be announced
6Online display of answer keysTo be announced
7Feedback and comments on answer keys from the candidatesTo be announced
8Online declaration of resultsTo be announced
9Online registration for Architecture Aptitude TestTo be announced
10Architecture Aptitude TestTo be announced
11Declaration of results of AATTo be announced
12Seat Allotment (Tentative)To be announced


The registration fee for JEE Advanced 2021 is given in the table below:

Centres Opted in IndiaApplication Fee
Female CandidatesINR 1300 + GST
SC, ST, PwD CandidatesINR 1300 + GST
All other CandidatesINR 2600 + GST
Centres Outside India (SAARC Countries
All CandidatesUSD 160 + GST
Centres Outside India (Non- SAARC Countries)
All CandidatesUSD 300 + GST


JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern

  • Papers: Examination consists of two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2.
  • Attempt: both paper 1 and paper 2 are to be attempted by the candidates.
  • Duration: The duration of both the exams is of three hours.
  • Question Type: The question paper will consist of objective as well as numerical ability type (multiple choice and numerical answer type) questions.
  • Mode of Language: question paper is designed in both English and Hindi language.
  • Subjects: Both paper 1 and paper 2 will contain the three separate sections i.e., Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry.
  • Paper I of JEE Advanced will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks
  •  Paper II of JEE Advanced will also have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks

JEE Advanced 2021 Admit card

Admit cards for JEE Advanced 2021 will be available only in the online mode starting particularly. Candidates who have successfully registered and filled in the application form will have the access to download the admit card. Login details of the candidate provided at the time of registration will be required to download the admit card. Candidates are required to verify all the details mentioned in the admit card before the date of the examination to avoid any discrepancies at a later stage. The particulars mentioned in the admit card include name & roll number of the candidate, address, photograph, signature, date of birth, category, language opted and details/address of the exam centre allotted.

 Details Printed in the Admit Card:

  • Candidate’s name.
  • Roll no.
  • Date of Birth.
  • Address for Correspondence.
  • Category
  • Centre of Examination
  • Medium of language of the question paper
  • Photograph and signature of the candidate.
  • Important guidelines.

JEE Advanced 2021 Result

Results of JEE Advanced 2021 will be announced after one week of examination on the official website. Hence the candidates can check their respective results logging into the website using their roll number and other details. Once the results are announced, category wise All India Ranks (AIR) of the candidates who qualify the examination will be published on the official website. Individual rank cards of the candidates will not be sent by the authorities.

Steps to check the result:

  1. Visit the official website, go to the results page and click on the link which says check results.
  2. Enter the details about the roll number, date of the birth and the security verification text which gets displayed on the screen.
  3. Click in the Submit button.
  4. Result will get displayed on the screen.

However the result of AAT i.e. Architecture Aptitude Test is declared few days after the result of other courses of JEE Advanced are declared.


JEE Advanced 2021 Counseling

Counseling for JEE Advanced 2021 is conducted after the declaration of the results. The entire process of counseling is conducted by the JoSSA which stands for Joint Seat Allocation Authority and hence it facilitates the process of admission to seats offered by the IITs, ISM, NITs, other Govt. Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs). The candidates who successfully qualify the JEE Advanced 2021 examination are will be deemed to be eligible to sit for the counseling process. JoSAA counseling 2021 will be started after the result declaration. The JEE Advanced Counselling and Seat Allotment 2021 for admissions to B.Tech programmes available across the 23 IITs.

The counseling and seat allotment process of JEE Advanced 2021 involves the following steps:

  • JEE Advanced 2021 Online registration
  • JEE Advanced 2021 Online choice filling
  • JEE Advanced 2021 Online seat allotment
  • JEE Advanced 2021 Online seat acceptance
  • Online Payment to book their provisional seat allocation
  • Physically appearing at the Reporting Centers with the required document.

Eligibility for JEE Advanced Counseling

Following is the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2021 and hence the candidates should check that they fulfill the following points.

  1. A good rank must have been secured by the candidate in JEE Advanced examination.
  2.  The aggregate marks required in the qualifying examination should not be less than 75% for candidates belonging to general category and 70% for SC/ST/PwD for the candidates. In case of percentile, the candidate should fall among the 20 successful toppers.
  3. The aggregate marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Language (Language paper in which candidates have scored higher marks will be taken into consideration) will be calculating the aggregate in qualifying examination. If any of these are not evaluated during the final year, (for eg. Three year diploma course) the marks of previous year will be taken into consideration.
  4. In cases where the qualifying board offers only letter grades and the marks are not awarded, the candidates are required to procure a letter from the board indicating the mentioning the marks of the candidate. Otherwise, the decision in such matter will be taken by the Joint Implementation Committee of JEE Advanced 2016. The decision of committee would be final and no request for any review would be entertained.
  5. The marks of Class 12th would be considered only, in case, the board provides the marks for both Class 11th and 12th in the qualifying examination. If the board provides only the aggregate marks for qualifying examination, then the aggregate marks will be considered for evaluation.

Note: Candidates belonging to foreign nationality will have to abide by the above mentioned criterion.


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