JEE – Advanced: Registrations open on September 11

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The applications for the Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) for the admission to 23 Indian Institute of Technology campuses in the country, including the centre in Palakkad, could be submitted from September 11. The online applications can be submitted until 5 pm on September 16. Visit for more details. IIT Kharagpur will organize the JEE – Advanced exam that has been scheduled for October.3 Email - The application fee is Rs 2800. Meanwhile, Scheduled Caste/Tribe, people with disability and women candidates of all categories need to pay Rs 1400 as application fee. There would be service and additional charges. The applicants can download the admit cards from September 25.

Candidates can apply to various programs like BTech/ BS (4 years), B Arc (4 years), Dual BTech – Mtech/ Dual BS – MS (5 years) and integrated MTech/ MSc (5 years).

In some IITs, there is a dual system where the students can pursue a master’s program in a different department alongside BTech. Besides the IITs, the students can take the JEE – Advanced for admission to the Indian Institute of Science in Bengaluru, 7 campuses of Indian Institute of Science Education and Research including the one in Thiruvananthapuram, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology in Thirvananthapuram and the Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy in Visakhapatnam and Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology in Raebareili. Visit the websites of each institute for more information.

The candidate should be among the top 2.5 lakh successful candidates in the BE/BTech papers in this year’s JEE – Main exam (40.5/10/27/15/7.5% seats are allotted for general, economically weaker, other backward castes, Scheduled Caste/Tribe categories respectively. 5% among each category has been reserved for people with disabilities). There are provisions to allow more seats in each institute so that 20% of the seats would be occupied by women. Reservations are applicable to these seats too.

The candidates should be born on or after October 1, 1996. A relaxation of up to 5 years is available for Scheduled Caste/Tribe and people with disabilities.

Candidates can attempt JEE – Advanced exam maximum of two times in two consecutive years.

The applicants should have appeared for plus two exam for the first time in either 2020 or 2021 with Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry as electives. The applications of students whose plus two results were published after June, in 2020 and 2021, too would be considered. The board concerned should have declared the result of a particular candidate irrespective of whether or not an examination was conducted.

The candidate should not have been admitted to an IIT earlier . The students who have done three year engineering diploma courses instead of plus two would be considered. The candidates who apply for mining and geology programs should not have color blindness. Even though Person of Indian Origin and Overseas Citizens of India are eligible, they would be considered as foreign students.

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A new criterion has been added which permits the students who have registered for JEE Mains in 2019, but could not sit for any papers, to apply this year.

There is no exam centres in foreign countries this year. Candidates who had applied for architecture aptitude exam in 2019 at the 23 IITs but could not write the exam would get a chance this year.

Seat distribution
To be included in the general rank list, the candidates must have score 10% marks for each subject and a total of 35% marks. Meanwhile, students of Scheduled Caste/ Tribes require 5% and 17.5% respectively. The Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) would allot the seats from October 16.

Architecture aptitude test
B.Arch programs are offered at the Kharagpur, Rourkee and Varanasi campuses of the IIT. Those who qualify the JEE Advanced exam should write the National Aptitude Test in Architecture that is scheduled for 18 October. The candidates could register for this test on October 15 and 16. The test includes a singer paper of 3 hour duration that would be conducted at the 23 IITs. The results would be published on October.22. Minimum qualification is required to pass the test. The rank list would be prepared based on the scores of JEE – Advanced.

Examination centres
The exams are scheduled for 3 October from 9 am to 12 pm and from 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm. The candidates have to sit for two papers in the computer based tests. There would be Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry sections in each paper. The objective type questions, including multiple choice ones, would test the reasoning and analyzing abilities and the aptitude of the students. There would be negative marking for wrong answers for some questions.

An additional hour would be allowed for people with disability if they apply during the time of registration.

In Kerala, exam centres are at Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Alappuzha, Kottayam, Kochi, Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod. There are no exam centres in foreign countries this year. 

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