Odishatv Bureau

Ahead of the JEE Advanced 2021 examination, the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has released a notice for foreign candidates who will appear for the test. Candidates can check details of the release on, jeeadv.ac.in.

Foreign national candidates who have studied or are studying ABROAD at 10+2 level or equivalent at the time of registering for JEE (Advanced) 2021, are not required to write JEE (Main) 2021 and may register for JEE (Advanced) 2021 directly subject to fulfilment of other eligibility criteria.

All foreign national candidates will be considered in addition to and not as a part of 2,50,000 Indian national candidates who qualify for appearing in JEE
(Advanced) 2021.

"All the seats allotted to the foreign national candidates will be supernumerary with a cap of 10% of total number of seats in every course. These candidates are outside the ambit of reservation of seats under the GEN-EWS, OBC-NCL, SC, ST and PwD categories/sub-categories as specified in the Information Brochure of JEE (Advanced) 2021," the notice reads.

All foreign national candidates desirous of appearing for JEE (Advanced) 2021 have to register online through the JEE (Advanced) 2021 website, https://jeeadv.ac.in. The registration fee for JEE (Advanced) 2021 applicable to foreign national candidates is USD 75 (SAARC countries) and USD 150 (Non-SAARC countries).

Meanwhile, identity proof of the candidate is required in the form of Citizenship Certificate/Foreign Passport and/or OCI/PIO Card, where applicable.

Importantly, the exam will not be conducted in any of the foreign centres/countries, in view of the prevailing pandemic situation due to COVID-19. The foreign national candidates may appear for the exam at any of the Indian centres of their choice at their own expenses while adhering to the Covid norms.