Students who registered for the Joint Entrance Examination -Advanced (JEE Advanced) exam this year but neglected which potential that of the COVID-19 pandemic will secure a gigantic gamble to reappear straight for the exam subsequent year, the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) talked about in a joint show Tuesday.
“To address the concerns of the affected candidates, whereas avoiding prejudice to diversified candidates, it has been determined to enable the total candidates, who had efficiently registered to seem in JEE Advanced 2020 but were absent in the exam, to seem in JEE (Advanced) 2021, as a one-time measure,” IIT Delhi talked about after a gathering of the Joint Admission Board (JAB) of the IITs.
To seem for JEE Advanced, it is valuable for candidates to definite JEE Critical.
Nevertheless, the IITs possess determined that these candidates will now not possess to qualify for JEE Critical 2021, and have to still be allowed to straight seem in JEE Advanced 2021 on the root of their successful registration to seem in 2020.
It used to be additional determined that this rest of the present eligibility requirements will be as well to to proportionate rest of the age bar. These candidates would be thought to be as well to to and now not as fragment of the total preference of candidates who would qualify from JEE Critical in 2021 for displaying in JEE Advanced.
Currently, a candidate is allowed most effective two makes an are attempting at the IIT entrance exam but the put an say to for extending the preference of makes an are attempting has been raised by students and academicians loads of times.
Whereas Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Critical is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country, JEE Advanced is conducted for admission to 23 IITs in the country.
JEE Critical for admission to engineering colleges used to be conducted from September 1 to 6 and JEE Advanced on September 27 amid strict precautions in compare of the COVID-19 pandemic.
The preference of scholars displaying for JEE Advanced 2020 used to be moreover a file low. Of the two.5 lakh students who were eligible to seem for JEE Advanced, most effective 1.5 lakh had regarded for the exam.
Over 43,000 candidates, including 6,707 ladies, possess cleared the exam.
Staggered entry and exit of candidates, exhaust of sanitisers at gates, distribution of masks and social distancing as candidates queued up, were followed at examinations centres across the country.