Due to the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic related circumstances in India, the JEE (Advanced) 2021 was postponed along with several other exams.
Although the National Testing Agency (NTA) has not declared any date for the exam, the Information Brochure (English) and the list of documents that are required during JEE (Advanced) 2021 registration are now available on the website.
As per the update on the NTA's website, a new date will be announced in due course. As a consequence, the dates for registration, admission, counselling etc., contained in the information brochure will also be revised.
The dates for various activities regarding JEE (Advanced) 2021 and AAT are presented in Annexure – IV of the Information Brochure; which shall be updated subsequently and the modified list of dates shall also be displayed on the website.
This year, along with JEE Main 2021 qualifying candidates, those who were eligible to appear for JEE Advanced 2020 but were absent in the exam will also be given a chance to appear for the test.
Documents required for the registration:
Given below is a list of documents/certificates whose scanned copies are to be uploaded at the time of online registration for JEE (Advanced) 2021. The formats of the certificates, which are indicated in the brackets, are given in Annexure-II:
(1) Class X certificate if the date of birth is mentioned in it OR birth certificate.
(2) Class XII (or equivalent examination) certificate [for those who appeared for this examination in 2020 or whose Board declared the Class XII (or equivalent examination) result after June 2019]. If the mark sheet/pass certificate of Class-XII (or Equivalent examination) for 2021 is available then it must be uploaded.
(3) If the name is not the same as in the Class X / birth certificate, gazette notification showing the change of name.
For Candidates seeking admission under the GEN-EWS category
GEN-EWS certificate (FORM-GEN-EWS) should have been issued on or after April 01, 2021, in consonance with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If any GEN-EWS candidate fails to submit the GEN-EWS certificate (issued on or after April 01, 2021) at the time of online registration, the candidate has to upload a declaration (Declaration in Lieu of GEN-EWS Certificate) to that effect.
For Candidates seeking admission under the OBC-NCL category
OBC-NCL certificate (FORM-OBC-NCL) should have been issued on or after April 01, 2021, in consonance with the latest guidelines of the Government of India. If any OBC-NCL candidate fails to submit the OBC-NCL certificate (issued on or after April 01, 2021) at the time of online registration, the candidate has to upload a declaration (Declaration in Lieu of OBC-NCL Certificate) to that effect. Visit http://www.ncbc.nic.in for the latest guidelines and updates on the Central List of State-wise OBCs.
For Candidates seeking admission under the SC or ST category
Caste (for SC) or tribe (for ST) certificate (FORM-SC/ST), as per the latest guidelines of the Government of India.
For Candidates seeking admission under the PwD category
Physical Disability certificate (FORM-PwD [II/III/IV, whichever is applicable]) issued by the notified medical authority.
Dyslexic candidate needs to submit FORM-DYSLEXIC 1 and 2 instead of FORM-PwD. The certificate must mention "SEVERE‟ under the Dyslexia category to enable the candidate to get the benefit of the PwD category.
Individual IITs constitute medical boards at the time of admission to test the candidate‟s level of disability. The opinion of such medical board shall be final and on this basis, the benefit of PwD category may be allowed or withheld. If the benefit is withheld, the admission to the concerned IIT may be cancelled.
For candidates opting for compensatory time
Letter to the Chairman of the nearest Zonal Coordinating IIT by filling FORM-COMPENSATORY TIME (see ANNEXURE II: CERTIFICATE FORMAT) along with the copy of the Disability Certificate. If it is found at any stage that a candidate has availed of compensatory time, but does not possess the extent of disability that warrants the same, the candidate will be excluded from the process of evaluation, ranking and admission. In case such a candidate has already been admitted to any IIT, the admission of the candidate will be cancelled.
For Candidates needing the services of a scribe
Request letter to the Chairman of the nearest Zonal coordinating IIT by
For Candidates seeking admission under the DS category
(As per letter No. 321/Adm/Misc/Vol-I, dated 22 October 2020)
Certificate (FORM-DS) issued by respective record offices of Armed Forces Personnel. Foreign national candidates should visit the link: https://jeeadv.ac.in/foreign.php
For candidates whose Class XII Examination Board is outside India or not listed in Clause 25
[EXAMINATIONS CONSIDERED EQUIVALENT TO CLASS XII]:
A certificate from the Association of Indian Universities to the effect that the examination qualified by the candidates is equivalent to the Class XII examination.