This time, those whose missed JEE Advanced, will not have to give JEE MAIN next
Delhi. Candidates who had successfully registered to appear in JEE-Advanced 2020, but remained absent for the examination, will be allowed to sit in the exam again in 2021. They will not have to pass JEE-Main 2021 again. They will be allowed to appear directly in the JEE-Advanced exam. This facility will only be a one-time solution due to COVID-19.
Joint Admission Board of IIT decided
According to a statement issued by IIT Delhi, the decision was taken in the emergency meeting of the Joint Admission Board (IITs' Joint Admission Board, JAB) of the IITs. Let me tell you that this year IIT Delhi had conducted this examination.
Relaxation in eligibility criteria
In view of the epidemic, JAB relaxed its eligibility criteria. In view of this, firstly it was decided to allow extra effort for those candidates who could not appear in JEE-Advanced due to being COVID-19 positive.
Decision to allow all candidates
JAB discussed various options for the candidates who were prevented from appearing in the exam due to restrictions imposed due to the epidemic. The board decided to allow all candidates who successfully registered to appear in the JEE (Advance) 2020, but remained absent in the examination.
Ensuring equal opportunity
According to a statement released by IIT Delhi, to ensure equal opportunity for all, those candidates will not have to pass the JEE-Main again, which is the first phase of this exam. This year, they will be allowed to appear directly in JEE-Advanced based on their successful qualifications and registration