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JEE Advanced registration process is likely to start by the last week of April,2021. The last date to apply for the examination will be in the second week of May,2021. The registration and application form shall be filled online on the official website. Candidates who wish to apply for the examination must have appeared in JEE Main. Candidates with rank less than 250000 are eligible to apply for JEE Advanced. Any candidate who is not having such rank shall not apply as the candidature will be cancelled at further stage. 

  • The registration fee for the exam is 2800.00 INR and 1400.00 INR for male and female candidates respectively.

  • Candidates shall keep at hand the prescribed documents like marksheet of class 10 and class12 and caste certificate(if applicable) while filling the application form.

  • If a candidate has appeared in both the sessions of JEE Main then the higher score shall be mentioned while applying for JEE Advanced.

  • JEE Advanced is one of the few examinations that does not follow a given pattern of questions every year. It keeps changing to qualify only the best and accommodate the growing number of students trying to crack the test.

JEE Advanced 2021 Highlights

Type of Exam Undergraduate Entrance Test
Conducting body  IIT Kharagpur 
Registration fees 2800.00 INR (male candidates), 1400.00 (female and candidates from reserved category)
Eligibility  Candidates with rank below 2,50,000 in JEE Main
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Online application starts Last week of April, 2021
Online application closes Second week of May, 2021
Admit cards are available from Third week of May, 2021
Date of exam  Fourth week of May 2021
Declaration of Results First week of June, 2021

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility

Every year around 10 lakh Indian students take JEE Main exam out of which only about a quarter of the total are qualified for JEE advance. Renamed in 2013 JEE Advanced from IITJEE, this exam can be taken by students fulfilling the following conditions:

  • Age criteria must be met for all general students. Candidates whose date of birth in official documents is on or after the first of October, 1996 may not sit for the exam. 

  • Those belonging to the reserved category such as SC, ST, and PwD will get a relaxation of 5 years for the upper age limit. 

  • If a candidate has accepted admission in any one of the IITs, they will be disqualified even if they did not continue with any program. If their admission was cancelled after joining the program is also not eligible. 

  • Candidates must have either of the following subjects as compulsory in their 10 + 2 level: mathematics, chemistry or physics along with a language and have at least 75% marks in aggregate. 

  • They should have appeared for class 12 exam in the year 2020 or 2021 for the first time from a recognised board.

  • Candidates must secure a rank below top 2,50,000 in JEE Main examination paper 1 held before JEE advanced is held that year. 

Read More: Difference Between JEE Main and JEE Advanced

Documents Needed for Application

JEE Advanced 2021 Documents Needed for Application 

While filling up the data, certain documents are needed. Keep these handy to avoid making factual errors. We have listed everything you need for completing the application process online according to candidature type. A copy of the following are required:

Documents Requirement for General Category Candidates

  • If your name has been changed, a gazette notification to verify the same is required if it has been changed after class 10.

  • Birth certificate is needed if the class 10 certificate does not mention date of birth.

  • Certificate of class 12 or an equivalent examination for those appeared for the board finals in the year 2021. If your result of this examination was declared after June 2017, that too can be used.

Document Requirement for Candidates from Reserved Category

  • OBC-NCL Certificate if applicable as per the latest 2020 guidelines. Click to know the format.

  • Caste certificate for candidates belonging to SC/ST category if applicable as per the latest government guidelines. Click to know the format.

  • Candidates who require scribe services must request for the arrangement by writing a letter to the chairman of IIT Roorkee.

  • Physical Disability Certificate for PwD candidates issued by an authorised medical body as per required format. Please mention “severe” in case of Dyslexia to avail benefit of this category. Click to know the format.

Note: IIT authorities might test the disability level of the candidate with the help of a medical board at the time of admission. 
  • Candidates belonging to the DS category must upload the certificate issued by Directorate of Resettlement and Rehabilitation in New Delhi. Click to know the format

  • PIO/OCI certificate for PIO/OCI card holders.

Document Requirements for Foreign Nationals

  • Birth certificate or any document with verification of age proof

  • Mark sheet or pass certificate of class 12

  • Document for identification proof

  • Citizenship document and passport of parents

Registration Process Details

JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Process Details

Online registration process for JEE advanced 2021 is to start from the last week of April, 2021 tentatively. Caution must be practised while providing information as once the form is filled and submitted, no corrections will be allowed. The final date for submission of your application is to end by the first week of May, 2021. If any mismatch is found in your application, it will be rejected by the officials.

Note: For any questions or clarifications, you can contact the authorities at

How to Register Online?

Follow the given instructions to register for JEE Advanced:

  • Visit the official website of JEE Advanced

  • Enter your JEE Main credentials like application number and password and enter the captcha/security pin as shown in the image. 

  • Click on ‘log in’

  • Read the instructions carefully and proceed

  • A new window will open that shows details such as your photo, signature, information related to JEE Main and other details. 

  • Enter the details like name of parents, number of attempts etc

  • Select your preferred choice of city in the order of most preferred to least. You cannot choose the same city twice. 

  • Click on the ‘next’ button to proceed to document verification.

JEE Advanced Registration Fee 

Candidates are required to pay the registration fee online to complete the process of submitting their application. Payment can be via credit/debit card, internet banking etc. You can also pay offline via cash by selecting the SBI branch option. The revised fee for each category of student is as the following:

  • Female candidates of all categories in India - INR 1400

  • SC, ST, PwD Candidates in India - INR 1400

  • Male candidates of general category in India - INR 2800

  • Candidates from SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) countries - USD 75. Member countries in this category are India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka

  • Candidates from Non-SAARC countries - USD 150

  • Indian nationals in examination centres outside India - USD 75

Note: Application fee once paid online cannot be refunded under any circumstances.

Document Uploading Practices to Follow

While uploading the required documents, remember to follow the instructions given below. 

  • All your documents like marksheets and applicable certificates should be between 50 - 300 KB.

  • Size of the scanned signature image should be between 1kb to 30kb.

  • Size of the scanned photo should be between 4 kb to 40 kb.

  • The uploaded files should be of good quality and look professional.

Architecture Aptitude Test Registration

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) Registration

Registration for Architecture courses are to start after JEE Advanced results are out. Candidates interested in studying B.Arch programs can apply online if they are eligible. The participating institutions are IIT Kharagpur and IIT Roorkee. The exam mode is offline and held only in the seven zonal IITs. 

Follow the steps below to apply for this program:

  • Enter the official website 

  • Select the link of your application form

  • Enter the required credentials (registration number, date of birth, phone number, email address)

  • You will find an option “Are you interested in AAT 2020?”. Select the option “Yes”.

  • Select your preferred exam centre from the given list

  • Fill in other information as required

  • Check once before final submission and click submit

Note: Candidates are required to carry their art and drawing supply with them on the day of the examination.

JEE Advanced - Exam Day Instructions

JEE Advanced - Exam Day Instructions

Candidates are advised to follow certain instructions in the examination centre, as failure to comply might result in cancellation of the examination. Keep these guidelines in mind:

  • Carry a hardcopy of your admit card, id card, black pen or pencil and eraser with you.

  • Do not carry electronic devices such as calculators, smartphones, smartwatches, or other electronic and bluetooth devices. Only simple analog watches will be allowed.

  • Do not wear any jewellery or clothing with large buttons.

  • Candidates should make arrangements for reaching the examination centre by themselves if the location is far away.

  • Report to the examination centre at least an hour and half before the examination.

  • Stay in the examination room till time is over even if you are done with the test.

  • Do not try to answer by unfair means such as cheating or impersonation which will lead to cancellation.

  • Cooperate with the invigilators and other examinees. Do not get into a quarrel with them.

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Question: When can I register for JEE Advanced 2021?

Ans. The registration form for JEE Advanced 2021 will be available online by the fourth week of April, 2021. Candidates are required to fill the application form on the official website only. 

Question: Can I fill and submit the application form offline?

Ans. JEE Advanced Application form can be filled and submitted only through online mode. No offline mode is available for any candidate.

Question: I forgot my login password. How can I recover the same?

Ans. If any candidate forgot the login password then it can be recovered easily. On the official website click on ‘forgot password’ that will appear on the candidate login page. Enter the details and submit. The link to reset password will be sent to the registered email address.

Question: Can I make the payment offline?

Ans. Candidates can make the payment offline by the e-challan. The e-challan is required to be submitted in any branch of SBI with the prescribed application fee. The transaction number should be entered online after submitting the challan to complete the payment process.

Question: Can I change or modify application details after submission?

Ans. Application once submitted cannot be edited or modified at any further stages. Candidates are advised to fill each and every details carefully.