JEE Advanced 2021 postponed due to COVID-19 pandemic
Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kharagpur has postponed the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 due to the rapid surge of Covid-19.
The exam was earlier scheduled to be held on July 3.
The official notification read, “Considering the prevailing pandemic situation due to COVID-19, JEE (Advanced) 2021 which was scheduled to be held on July 03, 2021 (Saturday) stands postponed. The revised date of examination will be announced at an appropriate time.”
For more details, candidates are advised to visit the official website of JEE Advanced on jeeadv.ac.in. Earlier, two sessions of JEE Main were held, while the remaining two sessions scheduled to be held in April and May respectively were postponed till further notice due to the worsening COVID-19 situation across the country.
Meanwhile, there is no final announcement for the JEE Main exam dates. Students who appear for the JEE Advanced exam have to give two papers, Paper I and Paper-II. While Paper I was scheduled to be held in the morning shift – 9 am to 12 noon, Paper-II was scheduled in the afternoon shift – 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm.
JEE Advanced exam is jointly conducted by the seven Zonal Coordinating IITs- IIT Kharagpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Delhi, IIT Bombay, IIT Guwahati, and IIT Roorkee, every year.