IIT JAM 2024 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Pattern, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2024IIT JAM 2024: Are you willing to appear in IIT JAM 2024 entrance test? If this is so, then JAM registration will start in September and the examination will take place in February 2024. The examination aims to give admission to the students in the courses such as M.Sc. which is offered via IISc and IIT Bangalore. After the entrance gets over, candidates who clear the examination will get admission for the PG programme. But before that, ensure checking the details like educational qualification, selection process, age limit, number of seats, exam pattern, syllabus, and lots more.

IIT JAM 2024 Notification:

  • IIT JAM 2024 Application Form not released. 

JAM Short Details:

Exam Name JAM – Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
Level of Examination All India Level Examination
Type of Exam Postgraduate Examination
Courses Offered Post-Bachelor’s Degree Courses
Application Mode Online Mode
Exam Conducting By IISc, Bangalore
Exam Mode Online (CBT)
Exam Date February 2024
Official website http://jam.iitk.ac.in/
Contact Number 0512-259 0151
Email Address [email protected]

Institutes for JAM: IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, IIT Guwahati, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Delhi, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Roorkee, and IIT Ropar.

IIT JAM 2024Exam Date:

Events Exam Dates
The online registration process will start September
Last date of the Application process (Extended) October
Application Correction November
Last Date for Exam City Correction December
Mock Test Available January 2024
The release date of Admit Card January 2024
IIT JAM 2024 Exam Date February 2024 
Answer Key date Release February 2024
Result date Declaration March 2024
Admission Form Availability April 2024
First List of Admission Declaration June 2024
Second List of Admission Declaration July 2024
Third & Final List of Admission Declaration July 2024
Admission closed July 2024

JAM 2024 Application Form:

Those who are interested in applying for IIT JAM examination need to fill the application form available from 10th September 2020. Once the release of the application form date appears closer get it soon and fill in all the details soon. Use the official website for filling the form and fill in the details carefully. Ensure for uploading the latest photo and signature.

The process to apply for IIT JAM:

  • First of all, move to the official website.
  • Hit the Apply Online Link
  • Then fill in the important details in the application form and submit
  • Once the form is filled, move to the payment section
  • Then take a printout of the application form after everything is done. This will help later
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IIT JAM 2024 Admission:

  • First, check the name in the JAM merit list.
  • Then apply online only using the prescribed Admission Form available at the JOAPS website, irrespective of IITs where the admission is sought.
  • Enter login credentials obtained at the time of JAM registration to access the JOAPS admission form.
  • In the admission form, qualified candidates will have to enter all the programs at IITs, in order of preferences, where the candidate is seeking admission.
  • Now, submit the form the candidates are then needed to make the payment of Rs. 600/-
  • Review the Admission Lists, which are prepared by the Organizing Institute and announced on the JAM website.
  • The admission lists are released before the seats in the respective courses in the IITs are filled in. Three admission lists have been issued.
  • If the name of a candidate appears on any of the admission lists, the candidate is told by an offer letter of the same.

Admission Fee:

  • Rs. 10000/- for General/OBC-NCL/EWS category candidates
  • Rs. 5000/- for SC/ST/PwD category candidates

IIT JAM Admission Application: Click here

JAM Eligibility Criteria:

  • Those who have done their graduation in Science from some known university can apply for IIT JAM entrance test.
  • The candidate who has done graduation via distant studies is also eligible for applying for the examination.
  • Those who belong to categories such as OBC and General and must have completed graduation with 55% marks can apply for IIT JAM. Besides this, those who have to belong to the reserved category need to attain at least 50% marks then only he/ she can apply.
  • Foreign as well as Indian candidates can apply for the examination.

JAM Application Fee:

  • If you are looking for applying for only one paper and belong to OBC and General category can apply for the examination by paying the number of Rs.1500/- and if you are a female belonging to SC, ST, and PWD category can apply by paying Rs.750/-
  • If you wish to apply for both the papers and belonging to OBC and General category can apply for the exam by paying Rs.2100/- Candidates from a category such as PWD, ST, SC, and Female need to pay the amount of Rs.1050/-

Exam Pattern:

If you have the complete idea of the IIT JAM Examination Pattern then you are assured able to make better preparation so have complete details here:

  • The IIT JAM exam will be conducted online mode.
  • The duration of the exam will be 3 hours.
  •  The paper will be asked in the English language only.
  • There are 3 sections & the total number of questions will be 60.
  • The question paper will 100 Marks.
  • 7 papers will be asked in the exam.
  • There will be Negative marking only for section I.
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No. of questions Type of questions Total marks
Section 1 30 Multiple-choice questions 50
Section 2 10 Multiple-choice questions 20
Section 3 20 Numerical answer type questions 30
Total 60 60 100

IIT JAM Comprises of 7 Test Papers Which are as follows:

  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Mathematical Statistics (MS)
  • Chemistry (CY)
  • Biological Sciences (BL)
  • Geology (GG)
  • Physics (PH)

IIT JAM Syllabus:

In total, 7 papers will be there for Ph.D. in Science, Dual Degree courses, and M.Sc. Follow are IIT JAM Syllabus:

Geology (GG):

  • Applied Geology
  • Mineralogy
  • Economic Geology
  • Petrology
  • Structural Geology
  • Geomorphology
  • The Planet Earth
  • Stratigraphy
  • Paleontology

Biological Sciences (BL):

  • General Biology
  • Microbiology, Cell Biology, and Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology

Mathematics (MA):

  • Vector Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Real Analysis
  • Linear Algebra
  • Group Theory
  • Functions of Two Real Variables
  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers

Biotechnology (BT):

  • This paper consisted of subjects such as Physics with 18% weightage, Maths with 18% weightage, Biology with 44% weightage, and Chemistry with 20% weightage
  • The syllabus for Bio-Technology will be based on the graduation level.

Mathematical Statistics (MS):

  • The paper comprises of Statistics consisted of 60% of weightage and for Mathematics it is 40% weightage
  • Statistics: Random variables, Testing of Hypotheses, Joint distribution, Estimation, Sampling distribution, Standard distributions, Probability.
  • Mathematics: Matrices, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Sequences, and Series.
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Chemistry (CY):

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Physics (PH):

  • Modern physics
  • Oscillations, Waves & Optics
  • Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
  • Simple Oscillators
  • Solid-state physics, devices & electronics
  • Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mathematical Methods

IIT JAM Syllabus in detail:

Admit Card:

The admit card of JAM has been released on January. In the admit card, candidates get details like exam center, exam date, time, and lots more. Download hall tickets from the official website. Take the printout of the Admit card and bring the printout to the Exam Center with the original ID.

Steps to Download Admit Card:

  • Visit the Official website of IIT JAM.
  • On the homepage, the link of the Admit card will be available there.
  • Then enter the login credentials like Enrolment ID/Email ID and password.
  • After submitting the details, the admit card will be displayed in PDF format.
  • Download the Admit card and take the printout of it.


The IIT JAM Result will be announced on March. Candidates will be able to download their IIT JAM result online mode. The candidates can download their scorecards from July.

Steps To check JAM Entrance Exam Result:

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM 2024 i.e,  jam.iisc.ac.in.
  • On the home page, search for the JAM Result.
  • Then click on the Result link.
  • Enter your Email ID and Password.
  • Then click on the Submit Button.
  • Check the Result.
  • Download and take the printout of the Result.

Counselling Process for IIT JAM:

The counseling process for JAM will take place as soon as the result is announced. Those who get into the category of merit list will be applicable to appear for counseling. The counseling process will commence in April every year.

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  1. Hi…I am a student of B sc 5th sem…my honours is botany.I want to apply for integrated PhD programme in biological science.Am I eligible for applying for this course??


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