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IIT JAM 2023 Admission Form (Out), Merit List, Counselling, Cut off, Scorecard

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IIT JAM 2023 admission form fee is INR 750. Through IIT JAM 2023 JOAPS counselling conducted by IIT Guwahati, admissions are granted to 2800+ seats across 90 PG programmes at 21 IITs for the academic year 2023-24. Check IIT JAM 2023 Counselling Process

The subject-wise cut off score for JAM 2023 are announced in the result login. JAM 2023 Cut off marks for MA are 24.56 for GN category, 22.10 for EWS/ OBC-NCL, and 12.28 for ST/SC/PwD categories. Check IIT JAM 2023 Cut off 

Based on IIT JAM 2023 scores, candidates can predict their colleges using IIT JAM 2023 College Predictor.

IIT Guwahati released IIT JAM 2023 Result on March 21 and JAM 2023 scorecard on April 3. Candidates can download the scorecard, question paper, final answer key by logging in on JOAPS 2023 Candidate Portal at jam.iitg.ac.in. 

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. 

IIT JAM 2023 Highlights

Exam Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
Conducting Body IIT Guwahati
Mode of Exam CBT (Computer-Based Test)
Official Website jam.iitg.ac.in
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
Mode of Application Online

IIT JAM Exam Dates

IIT JAM 2023 Important Dates

Events Dates
IIT JAM 2023 Release of online application September 7, 2022 
Deadline for submission of application form 

October 14, 2022

IIT JAM Exam date 2023 February 12, 2023
IIT JAM Response Sheet Feb 20, 2023
IIT JAM Provisonal Answer Key Feb 22, 2023
IIT JAM Provisional Answer Key Challenge Window Feb 24 to 26, 2023
IIT JAM Final Answer Key  March 16, 2023
Announcement of IIT JAM 2023 Result  March 21, 2023
Availability of IIT JAM Scorecard (Out) April 3, 2023
IIT JAM Counselling Registration 2023 (Started) April 11 to 25, 2023
Release of 1st admission list June 1, 2023

Last date for paying seat booking fee for 1st admission list

June 7, 2023
Release of 2nd admission list June 15, 2023
Last date for paying seat booking fee for 2nd admission list June 21, 2023
Release of 3rd admission list June 26, 2023
Last date for paying seat booking fee for 3rd admission list June 29, 2023
Release of 4th admission list July 7, 2023
Last date for paying seat booking fee for 4th admission list July 10, 2023

Check IIT JAM Exam Dates

IIT JAM 2023 Paper Analysis

IIT JAM 2023 Paper Analysis is updated subject-wise after each exam shift concludes.

IIT JAM Section Difficulty Level Maximum Weightage Topics
Chemistry (CY) Moderate Chemical Kinetics, Molecular Orbital Theory, Coordination, Bragg’s Law
Mathematics (MA) Easy to Moderate Sequence and Series, Cauchy Criteria, Order, Rieman Integral, Calculus
Geology (GG) Moderate to Difficult Structural Geology, Applied Geology
Physics (PH)  Moderate to Difficult EMT, Current, Flux, Electricity
Biotechnology (BT) Moderate Molecular Biology, Cellular Biology, Pedigree Analysis
Mathematical Statistics (MS) Moderate Estimates, Standard Distribution, Aptitude Test
Economics (EN) Easy to Moderate Macro and Micro Economics, Statistical Methoda and Analysis

IIT JAM 2023 Question Paper

Candidates can download the subject-wise IIT JAM 2023 question paper using the link provided below:

Subject-wise IIT JAM 2023 Question Paper PDF Check Here

IIT JAM 2023 Response Sheet

IIT JAM 2023 Response Sheets have been released on the login portals of the candidates. Candidates who appear for the exam can download their IIT JAM response by login into their accounts. 

  • Go to the official website of IIT JAM i.e jam.iitg.ac.in
  • Login to your account. 
  • The code of the test paper, question paper, and the response for the paper for which you have appeared will appear on your screen. 
  • Check carefully and download the same in PDF format. 

IIT JAM 2023 Answer Key

IIT Guwahati has released the final IIT JAM 2023 Answer Keys on March 16, 2023, based on the objections received against the provisional answer key from Feb 24 to 26, 2023.

IIT JAM 2023 Papers IIT JAM 2023 Answer Key
Biotechnology (BT) Check Here
Chemistry (CY)
Economics (EN)
Geology (GG)
Mathematics (MA)
Mathematical Statistics (MS)
Physics (PH)

IIT JAM 2023 Result

IIT JAM Result 2023 has been released on March 21, 2023. No scorecard will be sent to candidates through offline mode. The scorecard contains AIR and marks obtained in the particular subject. All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned as per the marks obtained in the examination.

Based on the candidate’s performance in IIT JAM 2023 for each test paper, a separate merit list will be prepared for GEN/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD candidates. Merit list is based on the number of seats available in each subject and AIR of every candidate.

Check IIT JAM 2023 Result

IIT JAM Cut off

IIT JAM Cut off 2023

IIT JAM 2023 Cut off is released separately for all the courses and categories depending on the choices filled by the candidates. Only the candidates can check IIT JAM Cut off via JOAPS login for JAM Result 2023. The cut off is updated here based on the result details received from the test-takers. 

Subject Gen EWS/OBC SC/ST/PwD
Physics - - -
Chemistry 20.51 18.46 10.26
Mathematics 24.56 22.10 12.28
Mathematical Statistics 14.61 13.51 7.30
Biotechnology - - -
Economics - - -
Geology - - -

IIT JAM 2023: List of Courses and Colleges Accepting Score

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

Check Top IIT JAM Score Accepting Colleges

IIT JAM Admission Process

IIT JAM 2023 Counselling

Below mentioned steps are to be followed in order to gain admission in IITs and make it through the stringent selection process.

  • Fill Admission Form for IIT JAM Counselling – In case candidates qualify in more than one test paper, they have to fill only one admission form as stated by the conducting authorities. After filling out the duly filled admission form for counselling, a processing charge of INR 750 needs to be submitted.  
  • Admission List Announcement – An admission list is declared by the conducting body IIT Roorkee when the admission form submission process gets over. The admission offer letter is sent to candidates by respective colleges.
  • Acceptance form needs to be submitted with an advance seat booking fee:
Category Seat Booking Fee
General OBC-NCL INR 10,000
SC/ST/PwD INR 5,000

IIT JAM 2023: CCMN Counselling

IIT JAM Counselling for admission to NITs, IIEST Shibpur, and GFTIs is conducted through the CCMN common admission platform. CCMN 2023 Counselling will start in May 2023 and the seat allotment results will be released after every round of counselling. Candidates can check the seat allotment result by logging in with their JAM registration number and password on the official website- ccmn.admissions.nic.in.

Read More IIT JAM Counselling

IIT JAM 2023 Toppers

IIT JAM 2023 Toppers list will be provided soon as IIT JAM 2023 Result has been declared.

Given below is the list of JAM Toppers 2022

Name of the Toppers Scores Out of 100 IIT JAM Paper Subject
Souvik Mondal - Physics
Joyeeta Purkayastha 72.66 Biotechnology
Aviral Agarwal 72.33 Mathematics
- 91 Chemistry
Ankit Mondal 88.33 Chemistry
Gourav 64.00 Biotechnology

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 Eligibility

IIT JAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Those wishing to appear in IIT JAM will have to fulfill the eligibility criteria given below:

  • Nationality: Citizens from Indian states and foreign nationals are eligible.
  • Age Limit: There is no age restriction. 
  • Educational Qualifications: Must have a degree in Bachelor’s in Science in any one of the following subjects – Geology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, PhysicsChemistry. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply.
  • Minimum Marks: No minimum marks requirement to apply for IIT JAM 2023.
  • Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by September 30, 2023.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IIT JAM 2023 has been given below:

  • Test papers- Mathematical Statistics, Biotechnology, Geology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
  • Mode of exam- Online;
  • Duration of Exam- 3 hours;
  • No. of questions- 60- 30 in section A, 10 in section B, and 20 in section C
  • Medium of IIT JAM Paper- English;
  • Total Marks-The question paper will be for 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: IIT JAM will have negative marking for section A.
    • For Section A- 1/3 of marks will be deducted for each wrong 1 mark answer and ⅔ of marks for 2 mark questions;
    • For Section B- no negative and no partial marking;
    • For Section C- no negative marking
Sections No of Questions Type of questions Total marks
Section A 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 10 *1 + 20*2= 50
Section B 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) 10*2=20
Section C 20 Numerical Answer Type 10*1+10*2=30

Check Paper-wise IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM Syllabus

IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus

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 subject’s topics & chapters: 

Subject Topics
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 JAM 2023 Mock Tests

IIT Roorkee has released IIT JAM 2023 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 2023 Mock Test applicants can get familiar with the online exam pattern and prepare for the actual exam. 

  • With the help of IIT JAM Mock Tests candidates can also calculate their scores and get an idea about the level of their performance 
  • After analyzing the performance, they can work on the areas which require improvement in terms of preparation and revision. 
  • Use all the tricks or shortcut methods that you have learned during the of preparation. 
Subjects Direct Link
Chemistry Click Here
Geology Click Here
Mathematics Click Here
Biotechnology Click Here
Mathematical Statistics Click Here
Economics Click Here
Physics Click Here

IIT JAM Question Paper with Answer Key PDFs: Subject Wise

Year Wise IIT JAM Question Paper Links:

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation

In order to prepare thoroughly for IIT JAM 2023, candidates are requested to go through and implement the following preparation tips:

  • While studying for an exam like IIT JAM 2023 wherein the syllabus is exhaustive, candidates are requested to make a timetable in order to be able to manage their time effectively.
  • It is advised not to rush through the syllabus. Focus on understanding the fundamentals first as you will be able to handle further complex problems if you have a strong foundation.
  • Candidates must not skip on revision. It is important to go through the previously done topics on a daily basis and not to leave all revision till the last minute.
  • Post mastering the topics, you are advised to practice sample papers, take mocks and also previous years papers as they will help you with time management while taking the exam.

Read more IIT JAM Preparation Tips

IIT JAM 2023: Best Books for Preparation

  • Biotechnology: Biochemistry-Lehninger, Microbiology-Michael Pelczar Jr., Molecular Cell Biology-Harvey Lodish
  • Geology: Structural Geology by Prof. Haakon Fossen, Physical Geology by Mukherjee, Geodynamic Evolution of India by KS Valdiya
  • Chemistry: Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry-H. J Arnikar, Physical Chemistry-Levine, Chemistry of Organic Natural Products-O. P. Agarwal
  • Mathematical Statistics: Introduction to Mathematical statistics-Hogg & Craig, Mathematical Analysis-S.C. Malik, Introduction to the Theory of Statistics-Mod & Graybill.
  • Physics: Mathematical Methods for Physicists-Arfken, Introduction to Solid State Physics-Charles Kittel, Heat and Thermodynamics-Mark Zemansky
  • Mathematics: Integral Calculus-Gorakh Prasad, Mathematical Analysis-S.C. Malik, Geometry & Vectors – Vasishtha

IIT JAM Previous Year Exam Analysis

Given below is previous year’s paper-wise analysis of IIT JAM for your reference:

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 Exam Analysis

IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card

In order to download their IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card, candidates need to enter all the mandatory details- issued Enrollment ID/Email ID, password, security code and other credentials. In case any candidate has forgotten their enrollment ID or password, they can recover it through the “Forget Enrollment ID or Password” option.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 2023 Exam Centers

IIT JAM exam centers are spread across the nation and divided as per these eight IIT zones where the exams are held each year – 

Institute Cities
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

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Day Guidelines

  • Carrying IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card along with a valid ID proof to the exam center is mandatory. 
  • Candidates reaching late at the exam center will not be allowed to enter the exam center. 
  • No need to carry any notepads or rough sheets to the exam center. Candidates will be given a scribble pad for rough work.
  • Communication devices like Mobile Phones, Bluetooth, microphones, etc are not allowed. 
  • Items like Wallet, Goggles, Handbags, Belt, Cap, etc are also not allowed. 
  • Food items opened or packed, water bottles, etc are not allowed inside the exam center. 

Read IIT JAM 2023 Exam Day Guidelines 

IIT JAM 2023 Application Form 

IIT JAM 2023 application form have to be submitted using JAM Online Application Processing System on the official website.

  • Personal information, IIT JAM 2023 exam paper choice, exam cities choices, details of the valid identity document, eligibility degree and so on need to be entered in the application form.
  • Also, scanned copies of photographs, signatures, category certificates etc. need to be uploaded while filling IIT JAM application form as well.
  • After entering all of the necessary information into the application form, pay the application fee for IIT JAM 2023. Fees will only be accepted online, using net banking, credit/debit card.

Steps to fill IIT JAM Application Form are given below:

  1. Navigate to the official website of IIT JAM 2023- www.jam.iitg.ac.in.
  2. Fill in the application form;
  3. Upload the latest passport photo with signature, and category SC/ST/PwD;
  4. Conclude by paying the application fee;
  5. Submit the application form.

IIT JAM 2023 Application Fee

Category Application fee (for one test paper) For two test papers
Female/SC/ST INR 900 INR 1250
Other Category INT 1800 INR 2500

IIT JAM 2023 Document Upload Guidelines

Particulars File Size Dimension Minimum Size Maximum Size
Photograph 5KB-200KB 3.5 * 4.5 cm 240 * 230 480 * 640 pixels
Signature 5KB-100KB 2 * 7cm 80 * 120 160 * 560 pixels

IIT JAM 2023 Form Correction

IIT JAM 2023 Form Correction window was open till Nov 30, 2022. The important details regarding the particulars that can be edited during the IIT JAM form correction window are mentioned below: 

  • Add/change Test Papers
  • Change of data related to Exam City
  • Gender
  • Category
  • PwD/Dyslexic status
  • Candidate’s Name
  • DOB
  • Parent’s/Guardian’s Name
  • University/College Name
  • Year of Graduation
  • Marks/CGPA.

Changes for the following do not require Additional Fee:

  • Candidate’s Name
  • DOB and Parent’s/Guardian’s Name
  • University/College Name
  • Year of Graduation and Marks/CGPA.

IIT JAM 2023 Additional Application fee for Changing Gender

Applicants should be aware that after an application form has been submitted, it cannot be amended. If candidates choose to modify the amount of exam papers, or gender after submitting JAM 2023 application form, they need to pay an extra application fee.

Category Change Case Fee
Female (all categories) / ST / SC / PwD (Group 1) Within Group 1 One or two test papers INR 300
All Other (Group 2) To Group 1 One or Two test papers INR 300
Female (all categories) / ST / SC / PwD (Group 1) To Group 2 One test paper

INR 900

Two test papers INR 1250

Additional Fee for Addition or Change of Test Papers

Group/ Category Existing Wishes to Change Wishes to Add
Case Additional Fee(₹) Case Additional Fee (₹)
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD One Test Paper One Test Paper INR 900 One Test Paper INR 350
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper INR 300 Not Applicable
Both Papers INR 1250
All Others One Test Paper One Test Paper INR 1800 One Test Paper INR 700
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper INR 600 Not Applicable
Both Papers INR 2500


Ques. Will IIT JAM Cut off 2023 be released in the form of opening and closing ranks?

Ans. IIT JAM Cut off marks have been announced with the declaration of results. Candidates who meet these minimum cut off marks can fill the admission forms. IIT JAM opening and closing ranks are released before announcing the admission lists. Based on these ranks, the admissions are granted. 

Ques. When will IIT JAM 2023 Result be announced? Will the scorecard be sent via email?

Ans. IIT JAM 2022 Result has been announced on March 21, 2023, on the official website- jam.iitg.ac.in. IIT JAM scorecard will also be available only on the official website from April 1 onwards. It is not sent via email to any candidate.

Ques: For how many subjects is IIT JAM conducted?

Ans: IIT JAM 2023 is 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 cut off for IIT JAM Biotechnology (BT)?

Ans. Last year, IIT JAM Cut off for Biotechnology (BT) is 35.25 for the general category, 31.73 for OBC/ EWS, and 17.62 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates.

Ques. When will IIT JAM 2023 exam be held?

Ans. IIT JAM 2023 exam has been held in 2 sessions on February 12, 2023. 

Ques. Will IIT JAM 2023 exam be in offline /online mode?

Ans. IIT JAM 2023 exam has been conducted by IIT Guwahati in online computer-based mode only

Ques. How will I pay the admission fee for IIT JAM 2023?

Ans. IIT JAM 2023 application fee can be paid via the online mode through net banking, credit/debit card, mobile wallets, and UPI.

Ques. While filling the application form, what do I need to upload in the class X certificate field?

Ans. You need to upload a scanned copy of your Class X certificate of size less than 4MB.

Ques. Where can I find the past years’ question papers of IIT JAM?

Ans. You can access the past years’ papers of IIT JAM from the links provided in this article. Candidates can download the question papers along with the answer keys to prepare for IIT JAM exam.

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.

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. 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. 

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: What is the start date of IIT JAM 2023 Application process?

Ans: IIT JAM 2023 Application Form was released online on September 7, 2022 and the last date to fill the form was October 14, 2022. 

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


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