JEE Advanced to be held on 3 October, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says

Students coming outside after giving the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2020, in Kolkata on 1 September 2020 | ANI

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New Delhi: The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE)-Advanced will be conducted on October 3, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced on Monday.

The exam, earlier scheduled on July 3, was postponed in view of the COVID-19 situation.

“JEE (Advanced) 2021 examination for admission in #IITs will be held on the 3rd October, 2021. The examination will be conducted adhering to all Covid-protocols,” Pradhan tweeted.

This year, IIT-Kharagpur is conducting the exam, which is the qualifying test for admission to the prestigious Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

While the JEE-Mains is conducted for admission to engineering colleges across the country, it is considered as a qualifying test for the JEE-Advanced.

Also read: JEE-Main 4th edition postponed, to be held from 26 Aug-2 Sep, says Dharmendra Pradhan


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