This year, students who had successfully registered for JEE Advanced Exam 2020 (JEE advanced) and were unable to take the exam due to Kovid-19 epidemic, Indian Institutes of Technology 2021 (IIT) will now get a chance to sit in JEE Advanced Exam 2021 . IIT gave this information on Tuesday.
In an official statement, it said that while resolving the problem of the affected candidates, it was decided that all those candidates who were successfully registered in JEE Advanced 2020 but will be allowed to sit in JEE (Advanced) 2021. Could not be done.
The decision came after the National Testing Agency (NTA) agreed to conduct a NEET exam again on September 13 for absent students. NEET is taking the examination of these students on 14 October, after which NEET results will be released on 16 October. Let us tell you that JEE Mains qualify only after qualifying in JEE Advanced, but no such announcement has been made for students who have been absent in JEE Main Examination.
Let us tell you that this year, 1.5 lakh students participated in the Joint Attraction Exam-Advanced (JEE-Adv) exam. Only 64 percent of the students qualified for the JEE Advanced 2020 exam had registered. Top 2.45 lakh candidates of JEE Main exam are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced exam, but this time only 1.60 lakh students had registered for JEE Advanced.
Let me tell you that IIT Delhi had conducted the JEE examination this year and the Joint Admission Board decides on behalf of the IITs in all policy, rules and all matters related to the admission of IITs.
This relaxation of the existing eligibility criteria will be in addition to the proportional relaxation of the age bar. In addition, it was decided that these candidates would be considered as part of the total number of candidates who passed JEE (Mains) 2021 to appear in JEE (Advanced) 2021.