JEE Advanced 2021 Latest Update: Referring to a one-time relaxation given to 2020 candidates (by allowing them a third attempt) in the JEE Advanced 2022 exam, Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced 2021 candidates are demanding a compensatory (extra) chance in JEE Advanced 2023 exam. At present, 2021 candidates are not qualified for JEE Advanced 2023 as they were unable to appear for the exam this year due to Covid-19 pandemic despite being eligible. The JEE aspirants have also submitted a representation to the concerned authorities regarding the issue to intensify their demand.
“As per the eligibility criteria for JEE Advanced 2023, 12th Board Graduates of the year 2021 are not eligible to appear for the esteemed examination as per CRITERION 03 and CRITERION 04. It is our most humbled request that the eligibility criteria is put under review and thus reconsidered so that we students get an extra third attempt for JEE advanced”, the letter read.
ELIGIBLE STUDENTS MISSED EXAM DUE TO LOCKDOWN, TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS
Furthermore, the students argued that they couldn’t appear for the JEE Advanced 2022 exam due to travel restrictions. “2021 was a fatal year for the whole country. There were lockdowns, travel restrictions, while some places did not feel the brunt of the pandemic during this time, many others in South India and North East India were under severe regulations. The third wave of COVID-19 lasted till February, 2022, till which many aspirants faced difficulties. This led to many number of students to miss their JEE Advanced Examination despite being qualified and registering for the same”, the letter read.
Read Full Letter By JEE Advanced Students Here
Besides, JEE aspirants have also filed representations with IIT Guwahati for an extra attempt in 2023. For the unversed, IIT Guwahati is the organising institution for JEE Advanced 2023.
Responding to the students’ demand, IIT Guwahati officials while speaking to a leading portal said,”We have received between 25-30 representations from students regarding this matter. The letters have been handed over to the Chairman of the organising committee. IIT Guwahati will not be making this decision alone. A meeting will be called with all concerned IITs and these issues will be discussed. In the meantime, we cannot comment on the same. The decision should be reflected in the information brochure for JEE Advanced 2023.”
‘WE NEED ONE FAIR CHANCE’
Students are also narrating their ordeal on Twitter. “There were many glitches in JEE 2022, which ruined the exam for many 2021 passout droppers. Extra attempt for JEE Advanced in 2023 will be big relief for all aspirants”, said one of the students. Check some other tweets here:-
We need one Fair chance to Reach their Dream IIT #JEEAdvExtraAttempt2021 2021 covid batch students request to @gaurav5pandey @KediaRiddhima @HimaanshuS @himanshulive07 @imansimishra @ButaniAshna @itssheena07 @vani_mehrotra @Architguptajii @MauryaSaurabh3 pic.twitter.com/FqbV12hpDh
— Rakesh Ranjan (@Rakesh43106675) September 23, 2022
— Vinay Shandilya (@DriveVinay) September 21, 2022
JEE Advanced 2023
Joint Entrance Examination – Advanced, is an academic examination held annually. It is organised by one of the seven zonal IITs under the guidance of the Joint Admission Board on a round-robin rotation pattern for the qualifying candidates of the JEE-Main.
The JEE Advanced 2023 exam date has not been announced yet; however, it is expected to be conducted in the third week of June 2023.