JEE Advanced 2021: Exam Date, Registration, Candidate Portal, Official Website, Latest News

Exam Date : May 30, 2021
Result Date : June 16, 2021

For IIT Aspirants, cracking JEE Advanced is crucial. Around 1,60,000 students attempt JEE Advanced every year. JEE Advanced 2021 is tentatively set to be held on May 30, 2021. One must clear JEE Main 2021 to qualify for JEE Advanced 2021. JEE Advanced scores are accepted by top NITs and IIITs as well but it is not mandatory. IIT Delhi, the conducting body of JEE Advanced 2021 recently announced that the exam will be held in the United States in San Francisco. The JEE Advanced exam will be conducted in a total of 5 countries outside India.

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What is JEE Advanced 2021?

JEE Advanced, formerly known as Indian Institutes of Technology-Joint Entrance Examination is an entrance examination conducted across India for admission to a wide number of educational institutions and colleges for engineering and architecture programs. JEE Advanced is one of the toughest exams to crack. Top institutes like IITs, NITs, IIITs, etc provide admissions to students on the basis of their performance in JEE Advanced 2021

The key pointers of JEE Advanced 2021 are as mentioned below:

JEE 2021 Advanced Introduction
Exam Full-Form Joint Entrance Exam [JEE] Advanced
Level of Examination National
Conducted Body this year IIT Delhi
Mode of Application Online & Offline
Language English & Hindi
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Mode Online
JEE Advanced 2021 Duration 3 Hours per Two Sections
JEE Advanced 2021 Website jeeadv.ac.in
Helpdesk 91-1332-284272

JEE Advanced

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date

JEE Advanced notification for Exam Date has been released by IIT Delhi. The form filling will start after the result for JEE Main will be released. The Admit card for JEE Advanced 2021 will be available on the website on a date that is yet to be released by the conducting body. All the important dates are mentioned below:

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Dates
Event Date (Tentative)
Start Date to fill the JEE Advanced Application Form May 5, 2021
Application Form availability for Foreign Candidates May 5, 2021
Last Date to fill the JEE Advanced Application Form May 18, 2021
Availability of Admit Card May 22, 2021
JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date Paper - 1 and Paper - 2 May 30, 2021
Copy of Response Sheet Sent to Candidates --
Release of Provisional Answer key Second Week of June 2021
Declaration of Final Answer Key and JEE Advanced Results June 16, 2021
Online Registration for Architecture Aptitude Test --
Architecture Aptitude Test Date --
Online declaration of Results of Architecture Aptitude Test --
Commencement of Counselling July 16, 2021

After checking out the exam date of JEE Advanced, the candidates can proceed to plan and prepare for JEE Advanced 2021 Exam.

JEE Advanced 2021 Time Slots

The JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted in two sessions on the exam date as mentioned below. Details of the session and timings will be available on the JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card.

Paper Session
Paper 1 9 AM to 12 PM
Paper 2 2 PM to 5 PM

Note: The dates and timings provided here are tentative, and the correct dates will be updated as soon as the notification for JEE Advanced 2021 is released. Please do not assume these dates are official and cause discrepancies for yourself.

Courses Offered through JEE Advanced 2021 at IITs

Courses offered through JEE Advanced 2021
Degree Name Duration
B.Tech. Bachelor of Technology 4 Years
B.Sc Bachelor of Science 4 Years
B.Arch. Bachelor of Architecture 5 Years
Dual Degree B.Tech.-M.Tech. Dual degree Bachelor of Technology and Master of Technology 5 Years
Dual Degree B.Sc - M.Sc Dual Degree Bachelor of Science and Master of Science 5 Years
Integrated M.Tech. Integrated Master of Technology 5 Years
Integrated M.Sc. Integrated Master of Science 5 Years

JEE Advanced 2021 Registration

The JEE Advanced Registration Fee has been revised for 2021. Earlier the registration fee for General and OBC category was INR 2600 and for females and other reserved categories was INR 1300. The current JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Fee is INR 2800 for General and OBC category and INR 1400 for females and other reserved categories.

JEE 2021 Advanced Registration
Mode Online & Offline
Registration Fee General/OBC - INR 2800
Female/Reserve Category - INR 1400
Photograph Size 10 KB to 100 KB
Signature Size 4 KB to 30 KB

JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Fee (Revised):

The below table has details regarding the registration fee for examination centres in India:

Indian Nationals (including PIO/OCI) Female Candidates (all categories) INR 1400
SC, ST, PwD Candidates INR 1400
All Other Candidates INR 2800
Foreign Nationals Candidates from SAARC countries USD 75
Candidates from Non-SAARC countries USD 150

JEE Advanced 2021 Registration Dates

The dates for JEE Advanced 2021 Registration are as follows:

Events Dates (Tentative)
JEE Advanced Registration Start Date May 5, 2021
JEE Advanced Application Form Last Date May 18, 2021
JEE Advanced Registration Fee Last Date May 18, 2021
JEE Advanced Admit Card Date May 22, 2021

How to apply for JEE Advanced 2021?

The candidate should first go to the JEE Advanced 2021 official website to register. On the page, there will be a link for registration. The candidate has to click on that link given for registration. After that, he/she has to enter the details like JEE Main 2021 roll number, password, and security pin. Finally, the candidate would be able to log in. Then the candidate has to enter the details like personal, academic, communication, and other details. Also, the selection of the JEE Advanced Exam centre has to be done at this stage. The fee payment is the next step after which the candidate has to submit the application and take a print out of the application form.

JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form

The fee applicable for JEE Advanced 2021 Application Form is INR 1300/- for female and reserved category candidates, whereas for all other categories it is INR 2600/-. The fee structure for foreign candidates varies. The candidates are required to fill in all the details, select preferred exam centre, choose question paper medium, and fill in all the other details.

Documents required to apply for JEE Advanced 2021

All the documents are required to be uploaded on the website and no document should be sent through post or any other offline method. Candidates should upload images of the following:

  • Class 10th marks card or Birth certificate.
  • Class 12th (or equivalent) certificate (For those who have appeared for this exam in 2018 or before)
  • If the name is not the same as in class 10th, A Gazette notification is required depicting the change of name.
  • Recent Photograph
  • ID proof of candidates
  • Thumb impression

JEE Advanced 2021 Eligibility

JEE Advanced 2021 eligibility depends mainly on the fact that whether the candidate has cleared the JEE Main exam or not. Last year 2,40,000 students have qualified to attempt JEE Advanced but from the year 2021, the number of eligible candidates has increased by 10,000 for JEE Advanced i.e. 2,50,000. Besides that, there are a few other criteria which are as follows:

  • Nationality: Both Indian and Foreign students are eligible to apply for the examination. But unlike Indian students, foreign aspirants can directly apply to JEE Advanced.
  • Age: Candidates should be born on or after 1st October 1994 i.e. be 25 years old or less. The candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ PwD categories will have a relaxation of 5 years.
  • No: of Attempts: Candidates can attempt only two consecutive times.
  • Appearance in class 12th(or equivalent) Exam: Candidate must have appeared for class 12th (or equivalent) exam for the first time in 2019 or 2021. For JEE Advanced 2021, Class 12 board exam marks are not criteria because many board examinations were canceled. Thus, candidates will be considered for JEE Advanced irrespective of their Class 12 marks.
  • Foreign Nationals: As for foreign nationals, the eligibility criteria remain the same. Students who apply as foreign nationals must produce the necessary documents at the time of application.
  • Previous admissions at IIT's: Candidates who have rejected the seat at IIT's earlier are not eligible to apply. Candidates who had enrolled for preparatory courses at IIT's in the previous academic sessions are eligible. Candidates who have paid the seat acceptance fee but haven't joined are also eligible.

JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus

Students appearing in JEE Advanced 2021 are advised to refer NCERT 11th & 12th textbooks. These books help in the conceptual foundation, which is of utmost importance in JEE Advanced as no direct questions are asked and all questions are mainly based on concepts. The conducting body decides the syllabus for the exam every year. The following is the JEE Advanced 2021 syllabus to be covered by the aspirants:

  • Physics - Thermal Physics, Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, and Modern Physics
  • Chemistry - Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Chemical equilibrium, Gaseous, and liquid states, Energetics, Chemical kinetics, Electrochemistry, Solid-state, Solutions, Nuclear Chemistry, Transition elements, Extractive metallurgy, Preparation, Surface Chemistry, Properties and Reactions of alkanes, alkenes & alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Carbohydrates, Ores and Minerals, Amino Acids and Peptides.
  • Mathematics - Trigonometry, Algebra, Differential Calculus, Vectors, Integral Calculus, and Analytical Geometry

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced is one of the toughest exams to crack in India. The weightage, marking schemes, marking format, and question patterns vary each year. Given below is a glimpse of the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Pattern.

Papers JEE Advanced exam has two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates must appear for both the papers. Both papers are divided into 3 sections (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics).
Duration Time Duration of JEE Advanced Paper 1 & JEE Advanced Paper 2 is of 3 hours each.
Session 1: 09:00 to 12:00 IST
Session 2: 14:00 to 17:00 IST
Type of questions The question paper consists of objective type questions which include MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) and Numerical type questions.
Language The question papers will be set in English and Hindi only.
B.Arch aspirants Students seeking admission in Architecture programmes offered by the IITs must be eligible for the Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) 2021.
Mode Of Exam Online (Computer-Based Test)

According to past data, Paper-II is considered tougher than Paper I. Paper 1 will be conducted for 2 hours, and Paper 2 for 3 hours. Paper 1 will have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks and Paper 2 will also have a total of 54 questions for 186 marks. These marks vary each year although the number of questions remains uniform.

JEE Advanced 2021 Admit Card

JEE Advanced Admit card will be available online. The date will be soon released for the same. Also, note that there is no separate admit card for Architecture Aptitude Test [AAT]. The Admit Cards for all the courses coming under the ambit of JEE Advanced is the same and will be issued on the same day. The candidates who have submitted the JEE Advanced 2021 registration form can successfully download the Admit Card. Candidates can avail the Admit Card from the official website by entering the registration number, date of birth, email id, and phone number. The JEE Advanced admit card will contain the below details:

Candidate’s Name, Roll Number, Date of Birth, Signature, Exam Date, Exam Centre and other general instructions.

Discrepancies: If the candidate is unable to download their admit card, they are advised to contact the helpdesk number/ concerned address on the official website. Candidates are required to carry a valid identity proof along with the JEE Advanced 2021 admit card during the time of the examination.

How to Download JEE Advanced Admit Card?

Candidates can follow the steps given below to download the JEE Advanced 2021 admit card.

Step 1: Visit the official website 

Step 2: In the notification section click on the 'Admit card' link.

Step 3: Login by entering the application number and password.

Step 4: View and download the admit card.

Step 5: Take a print out of the same.

JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Centres

JEE Advanced 2021 is tentatively scheduled on May 30, 2021. It will be conducted in selected cities and towns in India and abroad. The IIT Joint Admission Board (JAB) has decided to conduct JEE Advanced in the US as well. San Francisco has been selected as the test center for JEE Advanced. The exam is conducted in 161 cities this year. Candidates can select the preferred exam center according to their convenience.

The Candidates can provide the alternate choices for the exam center while filling the JEE Advanced 2021 application form. Aspirants are required to choose 5 exam centers from an IIT zone during JEE Advanced registration. Any request for the change of exam center after the submission of the form will not be entertained for any candidate. The conducting body has provided the candidates with a correction window to make changes in the choice of exam centers. The correction will be open from September 16, 2021, to September 17, 2021 (5 pm).

The admit card contains the complete venue of the exam center. Get more information about the JEE Advanced Exam center and map navigation JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Centres.

Documents Required: JEE Advanced 2021 Admit card, original photo ID card

JEE Advanced 2021 Result

JEE Advanced 2021 results will be announced by IIT Delhi. JEE Advanced 2021 results will be declared on their official website. The candidates can access their JEE Advanced 2021 results with the help of their registration number and date of birth. All India Rank(AIR) and Category Rank(CR) of qualified candidates will be available on the online portal after the results are declared and the JEE Advanced 2021 counselling dates will be announced shortly after. The candidates who appeared for both paper I and Paper II will only be considered for Common Rank List(CRL). If the scores of two candidates are the same, then the higher rank will be given to the candidate who scored higher in the Mathematics Section of JEE Advanced 2021.

How to download the JEE Advanced 2021 result?

  • Go to the official website for results of JEE Advanced 2021.
  • Enter your details such as Registration number, Date of Birth, mobile number, and Email-ID.
  • Download your result from the website.

JEE Advanced 2021 Reservations

The Government of India has specified guidelines regarding the provisions of reservation of seats for candidates belonging to certain categories. The reservations of seats are as follows

Category Reservation of seats
General -Economically weaker section (Gen-EWS) 10%
Other backward classes (OBC-NCL) 27%
Scheduled Caste (SC) 15%
Scheduled Tribe (ST) 7.5%

JEE Advanced 2021 Rank List

The following is the Expected Rank list for the JEE Advanced 2021. You can see the minimum marks required for clearing the JEE Advanced Cut-Off for 2021.

Jee Advanced 2021 Rank List (Expected)
Rank List Min. percentage of marks required in each subject Min. percentage of aggregate marks required
Common Rank List (CRL) 10 35
ST Rank list 5 17.5
SC Rank list 5 17.5
OBC-NCL Rank list 9 31.5
Differently-abled Rank list (CRL-PWD) 5 17.5
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) - Differently-abled Rank list 5 17.5
SC (Differently-abled) Rank list 5 17.5
ST (Differently-abled) Rank list 5 17.5
Preparatory course rank list 2.5 8.75

JEE Advanced 2021 Cut Off

JEE Advanced 2021 cut off is the minimum marks the aspirants need to score to clear the admission process. There are two types of cut off: (1) Qualifying cut off - the criteria to qualify the examination (2) Admission cut off - the criteria to have higher chances to get the preferred course. JEE Advanced 2021 cut off details would be made available on the official website. The cut-off is also decided based on the number of candidates who appeared for the JEE Advanced 2021, candidates' performance, the difficulty of the exam, etc. Simply clearing the cut-off would not be enough for the candidate. The candidate has to get the highest possible marks to get admission into his/ her desired college/ institution.

JEE Advanced 2021 Selection Process

A total of the 50.5% candidates of the Common merit list(CML) will be selected and eligible for admission after JEE advanced 2021. 27%(40500), 15% (22,500) and 7.5% (11,250) of the OBC-NCL, SC, and ST candidates will be selected for JEE advanced 2021 respectively. A total of 3% of the candidates within these categories will be those belonging to the PwD category.

JEE Advanced 2021 Counselling

Selection of candidates into IITs and other affiliated institutes are done through the counseling process carried out by JoSAA. The JEE Advanced 2021 counseling process begins just after the results are released. Given below are pointers that one must go through to understand the counseling process.

  • The main authority that organizes the centralized JEE Advanced 2021 counseling for the admission into IITs, NITs, ISM & other Government Funded Technical Institutes (GFTIs) after JEE Advanced 2021 is Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA).
  • The counseling will be conducted online only.
  • The candidates who make it to JEE Advanced 2021 Merit List are eligible to participate in JoSAA (Joint Seat Allocation Authority) Counselling.
  • JEE Advanced 2021 counseling schedule will be based on the candidate's rank in the rank list. It is the minimum score that candidates should secure to be eligible for taking admission in various IITs, IISc, and ISM participating in JEE Advanced 2021.
  • If 2 candidates obtain the same score, then the candidate scoring higher in the Mathematics section of JEE Advanced 2021 will be given a higher rank.
  • There will be six phases in JEE Advanced counseling which include registering for JEE Advanced counseling, filling up choices and locking them, seat allotment, reporting to allotted colleges, and provisional admission of students.
  • A demand draft of INR 60,000 for General and DD of INR 20,000 for SC/ST must be carried along with the documents required during JEE Advanced 2021 Counselling Procedure.
  • Candidates should necessarily carry credentials and important documents required for the counseling process.
  • Attested copy of Passport or any other equivalent Identity Proof must be carried by the candidates.

How to prepare for JEE Advanced 2021?

Preparation for JEE Mains and JEE Advanced begins as early as Class 8. It is understood the higher the time spent practicing and learning, the better chances of scoring higher. Thus, an aspirant must plan and prioritize the different topics and subjects, whose efficient implementation can lead to success in the exam.

  • A plethora of books and other study materials are available in the market. The need of the hour is the selection of best-suited study material for the candidate. As everyone has different abilities, a particular book/study material cannot suit everybody, thus personalization in the selection of books is required.
  • Time management is key to getting admission in the IITs. Effective time management not only allows the candidate to complete such a vast syllabus in time but also specifies how much time a particular topic should take depending upon the complexity and importance of it in the exam.
  • A candidate can analyze the strategies adopted by the previous year toppers of JEE Advanced. The adoption of these practices in the overall strategy of the candidate can help him/her strategize a study plan more efficiently.
  • Good health and fitness also go a long way in remaining consistent with preparation. As students are also bogged down by the additional stress of board exams, there is a need to eat healthily, get enough rest, and stay active so that chronic stress does not lead to illness.

JEE Advanced Question paper

Solving JEE Advanced Previous year Question papers would gives a candidate real-time experience of the actual Question paper. Also, it would help the candidate analyze the pattern of the paper and the areas in which the candidate needs to work harder.

JEE Advanced Mock tests

The JEE Advanced Mock test will help the candidate to analyze his/her speed of doing questions in the exam. Moreover, as a result of solving the mock test, the candidate can become aware of the areas that are taking more time and require more practice.

JEE Advanced 2021 Study Material

NCERT books are a must for this exam. These books help in forming the conceptual foundation of the subjects. Other than the NCERT books, Various JEE Advanced 2021 Reference Books are available which will help the candidate understand various types of questions that can be there in the exam.

JEE Advanced 2021 Coaching Centres

Offline Coaching: For offline coaching, listed below are recommended coaching centres:

Nucleus Education Vibrant Academy
Resonance Eduventures Bansal Classes
Allen career institute Motion IIT JEE
CareerPoint  --

Online Coaching: You can purchase crash courses from:

Byjus Unacademy
FIIT JEE Etoos
Various Youtube channels are also there which are providing coaching free of cost.

What After JEE Advanced 2021?

Attempting and clearing JEE Mains followed by JEE Advanced is a long, tedious process requiring dedication and hard work. Preparation for both these exams begins as early as Class 8 as the competition is extremely high. So what happens after clearing JEE Advanced?

Once the JEE Advanced 2021 Results are declared, candidates can choose from around 80 Different courses in the IITs, NITs, IIITs, or GFTIs. Each institute offers different courses. Ultimately, the candidate's JEE Advances scores will determine their admission into the desired college and course. Refer to JEE Advanced 2021 Selection Process to get an idea of how the admission process works.

An aspiring JEE Advanced candidate always aims to get into IIT for a B.Tech/B.E course based on the reputation built around this institution. In terms of quality of education, certification, and future job prospects, IITs have a competitive advantage. While IITs are the most sought after, if not for an IIT, there are numerous other well-reputed institutes like NITs/IIITS and other govt. funded institutes. Besides that, other excellent private institutions offer B.E/B.Tech. in numerous discipline and JEE Advanced scores will suffice the eligibility criteria. Students of engineering at IITs, NITs, IIITs, or GFTIs generally become engineers or scientists.

Guidelines for JEE Advanced 2021

  • Admit Card Details: Candidates need to check their Admit Card carefully for their Name, Paper, Date of Birth, Gender, Exam Centre Name, City, State.
  • Reporting Time: Candidates are advised to reach the venue well before the commencement of the examination to complete the registration formalities before the commencement of the exam. The registration desk will close 5 minutes before the examination.
  • Relaxation under PWD: A copy of PwD certificate in the prescribed format must be carried by the candidates to claim relaxation under PwD category.
  • Question Paper Medium: Candidates should ensure that the question paper available on the computer is as per their choice of language. The concerned invigilator should be notified in case the question paper is in the medium other than their choice.
  • Seat Allotment: Candidates are not allowed to enter the exam centres after the commencement of the examination. A seat indicating roll number will be allocated to each candidate. The candidature will be cancelled if the candidate is found to have changed their room/seat allotted.
  • Prohibited Items: Candidates are not allowed to carry any textual material, calculators, docu pen, slide rules, log tables, electronic watches with facilities of calculator, printed or written material, bits of papers, mobile phone, pager or any other device.
  • No Smoking & Eating: Smoking or eating is strictly prohibited in the JEE Advanced 2021 exam hall. No edible item is not allowed inside the examination hall.
  • No Leaving Before the Allotted Time: Candidates cannot leave their seats or the examination hall until the standard duration of the exam without the permission of the Centre Superintendent or the Invigilator.

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

Architecture Aptitude Test 2021 will be conducted by For admission into B.Arch programs. For Admission into B.Arch, candidates must appear for AAT after qualifying the JEE Advanced 2021 paper. The qualified candidates will get admission into 5-year B.Arch programs.

Difference between JEE Mains and JEE Advanced

  • Firstly, JEE Mains is an eligibility test that is the first step before appearing for JEE Advanced and finally admission in premier institutes like IITs, NITs, etc.
  • JEE Mains is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) whereas JEE Advanced is conducted by an IIT.
  • JEE Mains consists of two papers. Paper-II is optional and aspirants of B.Arch and B.Planning are only required to give this exam whereas JEE Advanced also consists of two papers but in this Paper-II is compulsory.
  • 3 consecutive chances are given in the JEE Mains exam while only 2 consecutive chances are there in JEE Advanced for attempts.
  • In terms of difficulty, JEE Advanced is far more challenging as compared to JEE Main Exam.

Contact Details:

IIT Delhi* (Zonal IIT for JEE Advanced 2021)

Phone: +91 11 26591785

+91 11 26591798
+91 11 26597099

E-mail: [email protected]

Frequently Asked Questions

If you want to join premier institutes like IITs, ISM, IISST etc., then it's compulsory to give JEE Advanced. Otherwise, in other colleges, you can get admission through JEE Mains ranking only. 

Yes, you are eligible for JEE Advanced 2020 provided that the other eligibility conditions are met.

Yes, you will be able to attempt the exam again. However, you will have to reattempt JEE Main and then JEE Advanced by following a similar process as the first time.

You can appear for JEE Advanced consecutively for 2 years.

The fees structure is as follows:

  • For Females(All category)- Rs. 1300 + GST
  • For SC/STs and PwDs - Rs. 1300 + GST
  • All other candidates - Rs. 2600 + GST

No, there's no need to send any document to the authorities as the process is completely online.

Yes, you must secure at least 75% marks or you should be in the top 20% of students in your respective boards.

Yes, both the papers are mandatory. If a candidate is found absent in any one of the paper, he/she will be considered absent in JEE Advanced 2020.

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Discussion Forum

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Hi Sarojini,

No chance, you can't go for JEE Advanced 2018. But you can try to get into another university or colleges.

Good Luck!

Answer By: Getmyuni

08 May 2018

Q.

Can i choose the exam centre in West Bengal?

Asked By: Anonymous 11 May 2018

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Hello Sonali,

No, you cannot choose the exam centre. To know more about the exam centre, Click here

Answer By: Getmyuni

11 May 2018

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Hi Jasti,

For this, you have to maintain your study time properly. To know more, click here.

Good Luck

Answer By: Getmyuni

04 May 2018

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Hi,

To get admission in Top 5 IIT's will depend upon the cutoff criteria implement by those particular IIT's.

Answer By: Getmyuni

08 May 2018

A.

Hello Aamir,
The services of a scribe (amanuensis) are available ONLY to those PwD candidates who are visually impaired OR dyslexic OR have disability in the upper limbs or have lost fingers / hands thereby preventing them to properly operate the Computer Based Test platform. To know more about the eligibility, Click Here.

Answer By: Getmyuni

11 May 2018

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