JEE Advanced Exam

Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) Exam

What is JEE Advanced Exam?

The Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India and the Central Board of Secondary education (CBSE), New Delhi introduced the national level common entrance exam called Joint Entrance Examination (JEE). JEE will be conducted by the JEE Apex Board for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Programmes in NITs, IIITs and other Centrally Funded Technical Institutions.

The Joint Entrance Exam will be conducted in two parts, JEE Mains and JEE Advanced. JEE (Main) replaces the AIEEE entrance exam and JEE (Advanced) replaced the IIT-JEE entrance exam from 2017. The aim of the common entrance test has been mooted to reduce stress on students., who have to appear for multiple entrance examinations and to give greater relevance to the school education, especially the class 12 board examinations.

JEE Advanced Exam Details 

JEE Advanced will be jointly conducted by IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee. These institutes are henceforth referred to as the zonal IITs.

Only 2,24,000 of the top rankers in JEE (Main), which includes students from all categories (GE, OBC (NCL), SC and ST) will be eligible to appear in JEE Advanced (hitherto known as IIT-JEE) for admission to IITs, IIT BHU and ISM Dhanbad.

Notice in this regard has been issued by the IIT system separately. In JEE Advanced, there will be two question papers, each of three hours duration. The question papers will be bilingual (in English and Hindi). Each of the question papers will consist of three separate sections on Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

The questions will be of objective type, designed to test comprehension, reasoning and analytical ability of candidates. In some sections, incorrect answers will be awarded negative marks. The answers for each of the questions are to be marked on a separate, 2-sheet carbonless paper. Candidates are advised to click the below link to get the more details about JEE Advanced.

Exam name Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced
Conducted by  IIT Kharagpur 
Exam mode  Computer-based (Online) 
Language  English & Hindi 
Phone number  +91 11 26591785

JEE Advanced 2021

IIT Kharagpur is the organising institute of JEE Advanced 2021. The exam will be conducted by the IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) 2021. Therefore the performance of a candidate in this examination will form the basis for admission to the Bachelors, Integrated Masters and Dual level degree programmes (entry at the 10+2 level) in all the IITs. The decisions of the JAB 2021 will be final in all matters related to JEE (Advanced) 2021 and admission to IITs.

JEE (Advanced) 2021 will have two papers. Both the papers are compulsory. Each paper is of 3 hours duration and will have questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The complete examination will be conducted in the Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. The questions will be in both English and Hindi languages. The candidates will have the option to choose their preferred language during the examination.

JEE Advanced Brochure 2021 

The organising institute has released the JEE Advanced 2021 information brochure on June 25. Aspirants can download the JEE Advanced information brochure (English) 2021 pdf on the official portal. JEE Advanced brochure is very important for students to get familiar with the exam details. 

Download JEE Advanced Information Brochure 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 Important Dates 

The organising institute, IIT Kharagpur, has released the official notice regarding the exam date. The revised exam date for JEE Advanced 2021 is October 3, 2021.  

Event Date
JEE Advanced official brochure release June 25, 2021
Application process September 11 to 16, 2021 
JEE Advanced admit card  September 25, 2021 
JEE Advanced exam date  October 3, 2021 
JEE Advanced answer key October 10, 2021
JEE Advanced result October 15, 2021 
Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Exam October 18, 2021
AAT result declaration   October 22, 2021
Seat allotment process begins  October 16, 2021

Difference Between JEE Main And JEE Advanced

  • In order to appear for the JEE Advanced, JEE Main is the eligibility test. 
  • The National Testing Agency (NTA) vested with the authority to conduct the JEE Main from 2019 onwards. 
  • IITs under the guidance of Joint Admission Board (JAB) on rational basis will conduct the JEE Advanced. 
  • Only top 2,24,000 students in JEE Main including reserved categories are eligible to appear for JEE Advanced. 
  • Candidates can appear JEE Advanced only for two consecutive times. Students can appear for three times consecutively years for JEE Main. 
  • There is no fixed exam pattern for JEE Advanced. For JEE Main, NTA defines the clear exam pattern. 

JEE Advanced Participating Institutes 

Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are believed to be the pioneer institutes in India for engineering and technology.  Candidates who qualify in JEE Advanced will get admission in the below institutes.

  1. Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University) Varanasi – IIT(BHU)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Bhilai – IITBhilai
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar – IITBBS
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay – IITB
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi – IITD
  6. Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) – IIT (ISM)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Dharwad – IITDharwad
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar – IITGN
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Goa – IITGoa
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati – IITG
  11. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad – IITH
  12. Indian Institute of Technology Indore – IITI
  13. Indian Institute of Technology Jammu – IITJammu
  14. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur – IITJ
  15. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur – IITK
  16. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur – IITKgp
  17. Indian Institute of Technology Madras – IITM
  18. Indian Institute of Technology Mandi – IITMandi
  19. Indian Institute of Technology Palakkad – IITPKD
  20. Indian Institute of Technology Patna – IITP
  21. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee – IITR
  22. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar – IITRPR
  23. Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati – IITTP

JEE Advanced Academic Programmes 

IITs across the country offer a range of undergraduate courses for admission to a Bachelor’s, Integrated Master’s or Bachelor-Master Dual Degree in Engineering, Sciences, or Architecture. Candidates can also convert the 4-year Bachelor’s program to B.Tech (Honors) and/or B.Tech. with Minors in a few IITs. Candidates should note that all the programs and courses are not available in all the institutes. The medium of instruction for the programmes will be in English only. 

The important point students should remember is the courses displayed below are only those academic programs for which admission is based on JEE Advanced examination. The Institutes also offer other academic programs such as B.Des., M.Tech., M.Sc., M.Des., Ph.D., etc. with different eligibility and admission criteria. Here is the list of courses offered. 

Degree Name Duration
B.Tech. Bachelor of Technology 4 years
B.S. Bachelor of Science 4 years
B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture 5 years
Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech. Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 years
Dual Degree B.S. – M.S. Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 years
Integrated M.Tech. Integrated Master of Technology 5 years
Integrated M.Sc. Integrated Master of Science 5 years

JEE Advanced Exam Analysis 2020

The JEE Advanced 2020 examination on September 27 in two shifts. The first paper held between 9 AM to 12 noon and the second paper between 2 PM and 5 PM. Around 1.8 lakh candidates appeared for the entrance exam though 2.5 lakh aspirants are eligible for the exam. The JEE Advanced is a computer-based test (CBT) and the total number of questions is 54. However, the total number of marks for Paper-II was increased from 180 to 186. The total number of questions is 186 which is divided into two parts.

Compared to the previous year, many test-takers believe that the question paper is moderate. Students also felt that paper-I was tougher than paper-II. The chemistry and mathematics were moderately difficult. Explore the JEE Advanced exam analysis. 

JEE Advanced 2020 Paper-I Analysis

  • Paper-I is tougher compared to paper-II. 
  • The questions in mathematics range between moderate to tough. 
  • The questions in chemistry were relatively easier. 
  • The question in physics was from Class 12 and moderate. 
  • Many questions were tricky in paper-I. 

JEE Advanced 2020 Paper 2 Analysis

  • The mathematics part was the toughest in the paper.
  • The questions from matrices and differential equations tricky in the mathematics section.
  • The chemistry was easy but the physics was moderate. 
  • A few questions were asked from the physical chemistry. 
  • There is a balance between organic and inorganic chemistry. 

JEE Advanced Result 2021

The organising institute, IIT Delhi, is responsible for releasing the JEE Advanced result 2020. Candidates who qualify and obtain the minimum cut-off score are only eligible to appear for the JEE Advanced examination. The institute has released the answer key for JEE Advanced and accepts the objections prior to the release of JEE Advanced results. 

This year, around 1.73 lakh candidates have appeared for the JEE Advanced 2019 examination though over 2.4 lakh students are qualified to take the entrance exam. The JEE Advanced exam held on September 27, 2020. Aspirants have to note that the ranking may vary depending upon the courses and personal choices. One can check the opening and closing ranks of the top courses in the IITs. 

How To Check JEE Advanced Result 2021

  • Visit the official website of JEE Advanced - 
  • Click on the JEE Advanced result link on the homepage. 
  • Enter the login details such as registration number, date of birth, mobile number and email. 
  • Submit the details to access the result. 
  • Download the JEE Advanced result 2020 and take a printout of the same for future reference. 
JEE Advanced 2021 Response Sheet Released

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has released the JEE Advanced response sheet 2021 on October 5. Candidates can download the JEE Advanced 2021 response sheet with their login credentials such as registration number, date of birth and mobile number. 

The answer key will be released on October 10. The result will be released on October 15.


5 October 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Question Papers Released

IIT Kharagpur has released JEE Advanced 2021 question papers, which was held on October 3. Candidates can visit the official website to download the question paper -

The JEE Advanced entrance exam was conducted in two shifts and in both shifts. One should answer the questions from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. The result will be released in this month.

4 October 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card Released

IIT Kharagpur has released the JEE Advanced 2021 admit card. Candidates can download the JEE Advanced admit card 2021 from the official website -

Candidates can use the login details such as registration number and date of birth to download the admit card of JEE Advanced 2021. The JEE Advanced 2021 exam date is October 3. 

27 September 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card Tomorrow

IIT Kharagpur is likely to release the JEE Advanced 2021 admit card tomorrow. i.e., September 25 on the official website at

Candidates need to download the JEE Advanced admit card 2021 with the registration number, date of birth and mobile number. 

24 September 2021
JEE Advanced 2021: Last 10 Days Preparation Strategy

IIT Kharagpur will conduct the JEE Advanced 2021 exam on October 3 as a computer-based test. With less than 2 weeks left, aspirants are advised to go through the JEE Advanced 2021 preparation meticulously to ace the examination. One should familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern as well. 

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