JEE Advanced 2021: IIT releases eligibility and registration details for foreign nationals

IIT, Kharagpur has released the official notification of JEE Advanced 2021 for foreign candidates on the official website- jeeadv.ac.in.

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Prabakaran K | Sep 4, 2021 - 12:55 p.m. IST
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New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur has released a JEE Advanced 2021 notification for foreign nationals. The official JEE Advanced exam notice includes registration details, eligibility criteria and exam centres. Foreign candidates can register for JEE Advanced 2021 exam online on the official website only - jeeadv.ac.in.

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The authorities have decided that they will not conduct the exam in any of the exam centres in foreign countries due to the COVID-19 pandemic situation. The foreign candidates may take the JEE Advanced 2021 exam at any of the exam centres in India as per their choice, They have to travel at their own expense.

All foreign national candidates will be considered in addition to and not as a part of 2,50,000 Indian national candidates who qualify for appearing in JEE Advanced 2021 exam. All the seats allotted to the foreign national candidates will be supernumerary with a cap of 10% of the total number of seats in each course.

JEE Advanced 2021 eligibility criteria - Foreign candidates
Students who are not citizens of India and are OCI/PIO card holders are considered foreign national candidates. They have to satisfy the eligibility criteria given below to apply for JEE Advanced exam 2021.

  • The candidate should have appeared for the 12th class or equivalent exam for the first time in either 2020 or 2021 are eligible to appear in JEE Advanced exam 2021.

  • Candidates who had appeared in the 12th class or equivalent exam for the first time in 2019 or earlier, are not eligible.

  • He/She should have passed class 12 or equivalent exam with Physics, Chemistry Mathematics, a language and any subject other than the above four.

  • Candidates should have been born on or after October 1, 1996. (Age relaxations available for countries where a minimum stint in the armed forces)

  • They can attempt the JEE Advanced exam a maximum of two times in consecutive years.

Note: Foreign national candidates who have pursued or studying abroad at 12th class or equivalent during JEE Advanced 2021 registration are not needed to appear for JEE Main 2021 exam.

JEE Advanced 2021 registration - Documents need for foreign candidates

Following are the documents required by the foreign candidates to apply for JEE Advanced exam 2021.

  • Birth certificate (age proof)

  • Class 12 passing certificate

  • Valid id proof

  • Citizenship certificate/Foreign Passport/ OCI/PIO card (where applicable)

  • Testimonials (if required)

JEE Advanced registration fee 2021 - Foreign candidates

Country

Registration fee

Candidates from SAARC countries

USD 75

Candidates from Non-SAARC countries

USD 150

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