JEE Advanced: Candidates Missing 2020 and 2021 Attempts Can Directly Appear This Year

    JEE Advanced: Candidates Missing 2020 and 2021 Attempts Can Directly Appear This Year

    In a move that will be beneficial to many IIT aspirants, the Joint Admissions Board of the JEE Advanced has officially announced that candidates who had missed their JEE Advanced attempts in 2020 or 2021 due to Covid-19 related reasons will be allowed to directly appear for the 2022 exam. This includes those who had given their Class XII (or equivalent) exams in 2020 for the first time.

    As mentioned in the meeting held by the JAB meeting on December 14, 2021, these are just special one-time measures specifically for this year. All these candidates reappearing this year will be considered in addition to the total number of candidates qualifying this year from the JEE Main Exam 2022.

    For Candidates Who Appeared for Their Class 12 (or equivalent) exam for the First Time in 2020/2021 and Then Registered for JEE (Advanced) 2021 but Did NOT Appear

    There are many who gave their Class 12th exams for the first time in 2020/2021, and went on to successfully register for the JEE Advanced Exam 2021 as well, but failed to appear for both the papers.

    It’s these candidates who can successfully appear for the JEE (Advanced) 2022. They’re exempt from the Eligibility Criteria #1-4 and only have to register on the online portal and pay the fees for the same.

    For Students Got Their Class 12 Result in 2020 For the First Time

    Though the official notification of the JAB mentions them as “students who appeared for their Class 12th”, it refers to those who got their class 12 results in 2020. The board concerned shall have declared these results, regardless of whether the exam will be conducted or not. Even those candidates whose results got withheld are eligible.

    The other criteria that these candidates need to fulfill include: -

    1. 1- The candidate either should have appeared only once for this exam (for the JEE Advanced 2020 OR JEE Advanced 2021) or should not have appeared for either of the Exams.
    2. 2- Only those candidates are eligible who have qualified the JEE (Main) Exam 2022 and have met the cut-off score of the top 2,50,000 in their category, to qualify for JEE Advanced 2022.
    3. 3- Those who’ve appeared for their class 12th for the 1st time before 2020 are NOT eligible.

    To check their eligibility further in detail, candidates can visit the official website

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