IIT JAM 2022 First Admission List has been released on the official website for postgraduate programs mainly including MSc two years, Joint MSc-Ph.D, M.Sc (Research), and others. Candidates can check their selection status for IIT JAM Admission 2022 online by logging into the candidateâ€™s portal. The last date to pay the seat booking fee is June 6, 2022. As per the schedule, the second, third and fourth admission lists will be released on June 16, 2022, June 25, 2022, and July 6, 2022, respectively.
IIT JAM 2022 exam has been successfully conducted online for 7 papers on Feb 13, 2022, in 2 shifts- Biotechnology, Mathematical Statistics, and Physics from 9 am to 12 noon, and Mathematics, Chemistry, Economics, and Geology from 3 pm to 6 pm. Check IIT JAM 2022 Paper Analysis. Based on the previous yearâ€™s cut-offs, IIT JAM 2022 Cut off is expected to be 35-39 for biotechnology, 30+ for mathematics, 20+ for physics, and 15-20 for chemistry. Candidates who clear the minimum cut-offs will be eligible for IIT JAM counselling.
What is IIT JAM Exam? IIT JAM is a national-level entrance test conducted for admission in MSc and other PG courses at IITs and integrated Ph.D. courses at IISc, Bangalore along with other government-funded institutes. IIT JAM is conducted every year in the month of February and based on IIT JAM scores candidates can get admission to various courses.
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|Exam||Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.|
|Conducting Body||IIT Roorkee|
|Mode of Exam||CBT (Computer-Based Test)|
|Exam Type||National Level|
|Courses offered||M.Sc., M.Sc.+ PhD, M.Sc.+ PhD Dual Degree, M.Sc. + M.Tech and various other integrated post-graduate programs|
|Duration of Exam||3 hours|
|Eligibility Criteria|| |
General/OBC â€“ Minimum 55% in Bachelorâ€™s Degree
SC/ST/PwD â€“ Minimum 50% in Bachelorâ€™s Degree
|Mode of Application||Online|
|JAM 2022 Activity||Date (Day)|
|JAM Online Application Processing System Website Opens|
|Last Date for Online Registration/Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website|
|IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction Start Date|
|IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction Last Date|
|Availability of JAM Admit Cards on the Online Application Portal (for Download and Printing)|
|Date of Examination|
|Release of Response Sheet||February 16, 2022|
|Release of IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key (Out)||February 21, 2022|
|Challenge IIT JAM Answer Key||February 21 to February 25, 2022|
|Release of Final Answer Key||March 17, 2022|
|Announcement of the Results||March 17, 2022|
|Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2022 Website||April 9 â€“ May 11, 2022|
|Declaration of First Admission List||June 01, 2022|
|Declaration of Second Admission List||June 16, 2022 (Thursday)|
|Declaration of Third Admission List||June 25, 2022 (Saturday)|
|Declaration of Fourth Admission List||July 6, 2022|
|Closure of Admissions through JAM 2022||July 11, 2022|
IIT JAM 2022 has been conducted on Feb 13 for all 7 papers in 2 sessions- BT, PH, MS in session 1 (9 am to 12 pm) and CY, EN, GG, MA in session 2 (3 pm to 6 pm). The paper-wise analysis of IIT JAM 2022 is given below:
|IIT JAM Section||Difficulty Level||Maximum Weightage Topics|
|Physics (PH)||Moderate-High||Electro Dynamics, Quantum Mechanics, Nuclear Physics, and Optics|
|Biotechnology (BT)||Moderate||Microbial cultivation, Microscopy, Chromosomal basis of inheritance, Biogenetics|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)||Moderate-High||Monotony, Testing of Aptitude, Sequence and Mass Functions|
|Chemistry (CY)||Moderate||Co-ordination Chemistry, MOT, Solid State, Organometallic Chemistry|
|Economics (EN)||Easy-Moderate||Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistical analysis, Numerical|
|Mathematics (MA)||Moderate-High||Linear Algebra, Partial Differential Equation, Variables, Calculus|
|Geology (GG)||Moderate||Paleontology, Planet Earth, Structural Geology|
Check detailed IIT JAM 2022 Exam Analysis
IIT JAM 2022 Response Sheets have been released on the login portals of the candidates. Candidates who have appeared for the exam can download their IIT JAM response by login into their accounts.
|IIT JAM 2022 Papers||IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key & Question Papers|
|Biotechnology (BT)||Check Here|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)|
IIT JAM Result 2022 will be released on March 17, 2022.
IIT JAM 2022 Toppers list will be provided after the declaration of IIT JAM 2022 Result. Given below is the list of IIT JAM toppers for 2021.
|IIT JAM Subject||Topper Name||Scores Out of 100|
|Biotechnology (BT)||Sudarshan Bandyopadhyay||77|
|Chemistry (CY)||Prince Sethi||83.33|
|Economics (EN)||Chandrika Chatterjee||61.33|
|Geology (GG)||Shubham Banik||90|
|Mathematics (MA)||Gaurav Aggarwal||86|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)||Abhradipta Ghosh||83|
|Physics (PY)||Prince Vibek Baruah||86.33|
IIT JAM 2022 Cut off will be released separately for all the courses and categories depending on the choices filled by the candidates.
|Paper Code||Respective Course||List of IITs Accepting Score|
|Biotechnology(BT)||MSC Biotechnology||IIT Indore, IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee|
|MSc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Engg||IIT Bombay|
|Chemistry (CY)||MSc Chemistry||IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Dhanbad, Madras, Bhilai, Plakad, Varanasi|
|MSc-PhD in Chemistry||IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur|
|MSc-PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences||IIT Bhubaneshwar|
|Geology (GG)||MSc Applied Geology||IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee|
|MSc-PhD Geophysics||IIT Kharagpur|
|MSc-PhD Geology||IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bhubaneshwar|
|MSc Tech in Applied Geology||IIT (ISM) Dhanbad|
|Mathematics (MA)||MSc Mathematics||IIT Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar|
|MSc Economics||IIT Roorkee|
|MSc Applied Mathematics and Computing||IIT Hyderabad, IIT-ISM Dhanbad, IIT Guwahati, IIT Bhilai|
|MSc-PhD in Mathematics||IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur|
|MSc-PhD in Operation Research||IIT Bombay|
|Mathematics Statistics (MS)||MSc Applied Statistics and Informatics||IIT Bombay|
|MSc Statistics||IIT Kanpur|
|Physics (PH)||MSc Physics||IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Dhanbad, Madras, Bhilai, Plakad, Varanasi|
|MSc-PhD Physics||IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur|
|MSc Astronomy||IIT Indore|
Below mentioned steps are to be followed in order to gain admission in IITs and make it through the stringent selection process.
|Category||Seat Booking Fee|
|General OBC-NCL||INR 10,000|
Ques. Will IIT JAM Cut off 2022 be released in the form of opening and closing ranks?
Ans. IIT JAM Cut off marks will be announced with the declaration of results. Candidates who meet these minimum cut off marks can fill the admission forms. However, IIT JAM opening and closing ranks will be released later. Based on these ranks the admissions will be granted. IIT JAM 2022 first round opening and closing ranks will be released on June 1, 2022, while the 2nd and 3rd lists will be released on June 16 and June 25 respectively.
Ques. When will IIT JAM 2022 Result be announced? Will the scorecard be sent via email?
Ans. IIT JAM 2022 Result will be announced on March 22, 2022, on the official website- jam.iitr.ac.in. IIT JAM scorecard will be released a few days after the declaration of result only on the officil website. It will not be sent via email to any candidate.
Ques. What is the fee to challenge IIT JAM Provisional Answer Key?
Ans. For every answer that you want to challenge, a fee of INR 500 has to be paid. This fee is refunded only if the objection raised against IIT JAM Answer Key is accepted by the authorities to be correct.
Ques. What is the expected cut off for IIT JAM 2022 Biotechnology (BT)?
Ans. Based on previous year trends, IIT JAM 2022 Cut off for Biotechnology (BT) is expected to be between 35 to 40 for the general category, 30-35 for OBC, and 18-20 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.
Ques. Why is Biological Science Paper scrapped for IIT JAM? Is the change permanent or temporary?
Ans. As per experts, with the introduction of the MSc Biotechnology course at several lITs, seats were divided between Biotechnology and Biology. Only IISc and IIT Indore used to accept BL scores. Moreover BL and BT both papers were conducted on the same day serving no purpose to the candidates. Biotechnology courses encompass more subject domains compared to Biology.
In order to download their IIT JAM 2022 Admit Card, candidates need to enter all the mandatory details such as:
In case any candidate has forgotten their enrollment ID or password, they can recover it through the â€œForget Enrollment ID or Passwordâ€ option.
Note: Check the details given on the admit card properly. In case there is any discrepancy on the admit card, contact the concerned authorities immediately.
IIT JAM exam centers are spread across the nation and divided as per these eight IIT zones where the exams are held each year â€“
|IISc Bangalore||Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur|
|IIT Bombay||Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara|
|IIT Delhi||Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi|
|IIT Guwahati||Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri|
|IIT Kanpur||Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|IIT Kharagpur||Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam|
|IIT Madras||Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal|
|IIT Roorkee||Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee|
Read IIT JAM 2022 Exam Day Guidelines
Although the exam pattern vary as per the course opted by the candidate, here is a basic outline of the exam and type of questions asked in IIT JAM:
|Sections||No. of Questions||Marks|
|Section A||30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)||50|
|Section B||10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)||20|
|Section C||20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)||30|
JAM 2022 will be conducted for seven subjects, which are Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), and Physics (PH). Earlier only Biotechnology and Computer Application papers consisted of Objective Type Questions but the IIT JAM exam pattern has changed throughout the years and the exam is now known to be an amalgam of MCQs, MSQs and NAT Questions.
No new additions have been made to IIT JAM paper pattern and syllabus in the past years. IIT JAM is set on a 10+2+3 level and comprises the following subjectâ€™s topics & chapters:
|Biotechnology (BT)||Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics|
|Chemistry (CY)||Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry|
|Geology (GG)||Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology|
|Mathematics (MA)||Sequences and Series of Real Numbers, Functions of Two Real Variables, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)||Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrices, Differential Equations, Statistics, Probability, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Joint Distributions, Sampling distributions, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses|
|Physics (PH)||Mathematical Methods, Mechanics and General Properties of Matter, Oscillations, Waves and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, kinetic theory, Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics, Simple Oscillators|
Check the detailed subject-wise syllabus here, in order to get familiar with IIT JAM exam pattern.
IIT Roorkee has released IIT JAM 2022 mock test window for all 7 subjects. Candidates can very easily access the mock tests as no login credentials are required to take the test. With the help of IIT JAM 2022 Mock Test applicants can get familiar with the online exam pattern and prepare for the actual exam.
|IIT JAM Question Papers||IIT JAM Answer Keys|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)||Download|
Year Wise IIT JAM Question Paper Links:
Those wishing to appear in IIT JAM will have to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below:
IIT JAM 2022 Registration window has been closed on October 14, 2021. However, candidates can pay the online application fees till October 17, 2021. Important details to fill the online application form are mentioned below.
IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction window is available till Oct 25, 2021. The important details regarding the particulars that can be edited during the IIT JAM form correction window are mentioned below:
Changes for the following do not require Additional Fee:
Additional Fee for Addition or Change of Test Papers:
|Group/ Category||Existing||Wishes to Change||Wishes to Add|
|Case||Additional Fee(â‚¹)||Case||Additional Fee (â‚¹)|
|Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD||One Test Paper||One Test Paper||â‚¹ 750/-||One Test Paper||â‚¹ 300/-|
|Two Test Papers||Any One Test Paper||â‚¹ 300/-||Not Applicable|
|Both Papers||â‚¹ 1050/-|
|All Others||One Test Paper||One Test Paper||â‚¹ 1500/-||One Test Paper||â‚¹ 600/-|
|Two Test Papers||Any One Test Paper||â‚¹ 600/-||Not Applicable|
|Both Papers||â‚¹ 2100/-|
Additional Fee for Changing Category or Gender Information:
|Existing Group/ Category||Change||Case||Additional Fee|
|Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD (Group - 1)||Within Group-1||One or Two Test Paper(s)||NIL|
|To Group-2||One Test Paper||â‚¹ 750/-|
|Both Papers||â‚¹ 1050/-|
|All Others (Group - 2)||To Group-1||One or Two Test Paper(s)||NIL (No fee will be refunded)|
Additional Fee for Change in Choice of Examination Cities:
|Group/ Category||Case||Additional Fees|
|All Categories||Change in choice of examination cities||â‚¹ 300|
Ques: What is the start date of IIT JAM 2022 Application process?
Ans: IIT JAM 2021 Application Form was released online on August 25, 2021 and the last date to fill the form was October 14, 2021.
Ques: When will IIT JAM 2022 Admit Cards be released by IIT Roorkee?
Ans: Candidates can download their admit cards from the official website from January 16, 2022.
Ques: For how many subjects is IIT JAM conducted?
Ans: JAM 2022 will be conducted for seven subjects, which are Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), and Physics (PH).
Ques: What is the eligibility criteria to appear in IIT JAM?
Ans: Candidates having a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 55% marks belonging to the General Category can apply for the exam. Aspirants from reserved SC/ST/PwD categories have a relaxation of 5% marks. Candidates appearing in their final year examination are also eligible to apply.
Ques: Can I apply to more than one test paper in IIT JAM?
Ans: Yes at the time of the Application form filling candidates can select up to 2 test papers to appear for. It should be kept in mind that there is no clash in time slots of both the papers. However, at the time of filling admission/counselling form candidates have to select one subject to fill their choice.
Ques: Do i need Maths as a subject in class 12th to appear for IIT JAM?
Ans: In most of the test papers out of 6, Mathematics is required as a compulsory subject to be eligible. Though candidates should make sure they fulfill the respective eligibility criteria of papers before applying.
Ques: Is there any benefit of appearing in IIT JAM?
Ans: IIT JAM is one of a kind science entrance test in India for admission to MSc courses in IITs and integrated MSc-PhD course in IISc Bangalore. Future prospects are also high in the field of specialization and research. Plus, there is cut-throat competition for PG courses in such prestigious institutes of national importance.
Ques: Can I get admission in IISER Bhopal through IIT JAM?
Ans: Yes, candidates whose name appears in the merit list of IIT JAM are eligible to get admission in IISER Bhopal. Though a common counselling process is conducted by IISER Bhopal and IISER Pune to final admissions.
Ques: Is class 12th Syllabus also incorporated in IIT JAM Syllabus?
Ans: Generally syllabus of IIT JAM is that of graduation level of the subject concerned. As mentioned in the official brochure Biotechnology syllabus covers up 10+2+3 level Physics, Chemistry and Biology. It is advised to brush up basics of intermediate as well for all 6 subjects to score well in IIT JAM.
Ques: In how many test centers is IIT JAM conducted?
Ans: On a rotational basis anyone IIT is responsible to conduct IIT JAM. It is conducted in over 65 cities across India. Candidates can select 2 exam center as their preference while filling the application form.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.
Hi Vaibhav, you can check the eligibility criteria and Admission Procedure of the concerned course in IIT Bombay from here.
Hi Vasundhara, You may please check this link for getting the IIT JAM Entrance exam Eligibility.