JEE Advanced 2021 exam begins; Check exam pattern, guidelines

IIT Kharagpur has begun the JEE Advanced 2021 exam from today. Check the timing details for JEE Advanced 2021 here.

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New Delhi- The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has started the JEE Advanced 2021 exam at 9 am today, October 3, 2021. The JEE Advanced 2021 is being conducted in two parts as Paper 1 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and Paper 2 from 2:30 to 5:30 PM. It is compulsory to attend both the papers of the JEE Advanced 2021 exam.
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Candidates are required to follow the guidelines released by the conducting authorities at the JEE Advanced 2021 exam center. Candidates were advised to reach the exam center at least 30 minutes before the commencement of the exam.

JEE Advanced 2021 exam pattern



Mode of the examination

Computer-based examination

Medium of the examination

English and Hindi

Number of Papers

The exam will have two compulsory papers- Paper 1 and Paper 2

Total time duration

3 hours for each paper (4 hours for PwD candidates)

Number of sections

Both the papers will have 3 sections-

Paper 1-

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Paper 2-

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

  • Mathematics

Marking Scheme

The exam has a concept of full, partial and zero marks.

JEE Advanced 2021: Important instructions

Candidates are required to follow the exam guidelines, as well as the special COVID-19 related instructions released by the authorities. Here are the JEE Advanced 2021 exam-day guidelines that must be followed by the participants.

  • All the candidates are being thoroughly checked before entering the exam hall.

  • No charms/ jewelry or clothes with big buttons are allowed as per the exam day dress-code.

  • Candidates showing any symptoms of cough, cold, fever are not allowed at the exam center premises.

  • Candidates are only allowed to carry a pen/pencil, transparent water bottle, 50ml hand sanitizer, and mask inside the exam hall.

  • No electronic devices like, mobile phones, calculators, digital watches, etc, are allowed in the examination hall.

  • Candidates are required to maintain social distancing at the JEE Advanced exam center.

  • Sanitizers are provided at all the major points of the exam center.

  • No one is allowed to leave the examination center before the conclusion of the JEE Advanced 2021 exam.

Authorities will release the JEE Advanced 2021 response sheet on October 5, 2021, at 5:00 PM on the official website of JEE Advanced. Candidates will also be able to check the answer key to JEE Advanced 2021 from October 10 (10:00 AM). The JEE Advanced 2021 result is expected to be released on October 15th, 2021.

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