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IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 : Check & Download Previous Year Answer Keys with Solutions

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Exams Prep Master | Updated On - Sep 8, 2021

IIT JAM 2022 is scheduled to be held on February 13, 2022 and a few weeks after the conclusion of the exam the authority will release the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key. Before the announcement of IIT JAM Result 2022, candidates will get the opportunity to raise objections against the provisional answer key. IIT JAM 2022 final answer keys will be released along with the declaration of result on March 22, 2022. 

With the release of IIT JAM Answer key, candidates can check and calculate their raw scores to get an idea about the college in which they can get admission. Qualifying IIT JAM Cut off is mandatory to become eligible for the counselling process.

Read the article to know more about how to check and download IIT JAM 2022 answer key, steps to challenge the answer key and much more. 

IIT JAM Answer Key Schedule

IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 Schedule

In the below table, tentative dates for each event regarding IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 are given.

Events Dates (Tentative)
Date to release the Response Sheet  2nd week of February, 2022
Availability of IIT JAM Answer Key 4th week of February, 2022
Date to Raise Objection Against the official Answer Key 1st week of March, 2022
Releasing date of the Final Answer Key March 22, 2022
How to Download IIT JAM Answer Key?

How to Download IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key?

After the official declaration of IIT JAM Answer Key 2022, candidates need to follow some necessary steps for the completion of the download process of the official answer key of IIT JAM 2022. All the steps are mentioned below.

  • 1st Step: Go to the official website of IIT JAM i.e jam.iisc.ac.in
  • 2nd Step: Click on the link “Answer Key” available under the section of “Important Updates” that is displayed on the homepage of the official website
  • 3rd Step:Navigate to the subject tab for both the question paper and the official answer key of each subject 
  • 4th Step: The code of the test paper, question paper and the answer key for 7 papers will be disclosed. 
  • 5th Step: Check carefully the official answer key and download the same in the PDF format. 
How to Calculate Score

How to Calculate Score using IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key?

To calculate the score after checking IIT JAM 2021 Answer Key, candidates must follow some steps. The official answer key can be calculated with the help of the marking scheme set by the concerned authority. It is required for all the candidates to get an idea about the marking scheme before checking the answer key.

  • In the section of “A”, a total 10 MCQ or Multiple-Choice Questions will be there in which +1 will be given for marking a correct answer and 0.33 marks will be removed for marking each wrong answer. On the other hand, for 20 MCQ, there will be 2 marks for marking a correct answer and 0.66 marks will be taken away for marking an incorrect answer.
  • In the section “B”, a total of 10 MSQs or Multiple Select Questions will be there in which 2 marks will be awarded for a correct answer whereas no marks will be deducted for marking any wrong answer.
  • In the section “C”, a total of 10 NAT or Numerical Answer Type questions will be there in which all the candidates will get only 1 mark for marking a correct answer. On the other hand, among 10 NAT questions, 2 marks will be awarded for marking a correct answer. No negative marks will be there in this section. 

In the below table, section wise marking scheme for IIT JAM 2022 is given. 

Section Marks Negative Marking
Section A: 10 MCQs Section A: 20 MCQs 1 mark each 0.33 marks
2 marks each 0.66 marks
Section B: 10 MSQs 2 marks each No
Section C: 10 NAT Questions Section C: 10 NAT Questions 1 mark each 2 marks each No
Steps to Calculate Marks

Steps to Calculate Marks using IIT JAM Answer Key 

Steps to calculate marks using IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 are mentioned below.

At first, all the candidates must download the final answer key. After that they need to start matching all the listed answers one by one that are available in the examination paper against all the answers listed on the answer key.

  • During the checking process of the IIT JAM 2021 with the answer key, candidates need to add up or subtract the score as per IIT JAM Marking Scheme 2021
  • Candidates should know that no marks will be deducted from any wrong answer from both the section of “B” and “C”

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Raise Objection Against IIT JAM Answer Key

What to Follow to Raise Objection Against IIT JAM Answer Key 2022?

To challenge IIT JAM Answer Key 2022, candidates need to know and follow some procedures that are mentioned below. 

  • Before releasing the official IIT JAM Answer Key 2022, candidates are required to check the provisional answer key available via online mode on the official website of IIT JAM. 
  • After releasing and checking carefully the provisional answer key, candidates need to challenge IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 .
  • To raise an objection against the answer key, candidates need to pay INR 500 via online mode and the payment link will be there in JOAPS or Joint Admission Test for M. Sc Online Application Processing System . 
  • Based on the successful completion of the payment process,objections raised against the answer key for IIT JAM 2021 depends. 
  • Candidates can get a refund of the fees for the answer key by the exam conducting body.
How to Check IIT JAM Answer Key

How to Check IIT JAM Answer Key 2022?

The process to check IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 is mentioned below.

  • Stage 1: Visit the official website of JAM or Joint Admission Test for Masters organised by Indian Institute of Science or IISC Bangalore i.e jam.iisc.ac.in
  • Stage 2: Subsequently, must go to the relevant link on the official website
  • Stage 3: After that, login to the website through the login portal using all the credentials such as Registration Number as Username and Password.
  • Stage 4: Following this, pay the required amount of INR 500 as fee for each answer to challenge.

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Subject Wise Previous Year Answer Keys

IIT JAM Answer Key: Subject Wise Previous Year’s Answer Keys & Question Papers

A tabular representation regarding provisional and final IIT JAM Answer Key along with the question paper for each subject of the last year are outlined below. 

Previous Year Question Paper

IIT JAM Previous Year Question Paper & Answer Key

IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 will be released after the completion of the test. In the below table, the previous year’s question paper is listed. 

HP FAQs
IIT JAM Answer Key FAQs

IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 FAQs

Ques. What is the reason behind checking IIT JAM Answer Key 2022?

Ans. By checking IIT JAM Answer Key 2022, you will know the correct and incorrect answers you have marked in the exam. You can calculate your score expected to get in the result. 

Ques. Is it possible to get IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 along with the response sheet?

Ans. Yes, you will get both IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 along with the response sheet through the online mode. Both the sheets will be available on the official website. 

Ques. Can I challenge IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 on the date of releasing the result?

Ans. No, you will not be allowed to check IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 on the date of releasing the result. No candidates will be entertained for that. 

Ques. Can I get the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 via my registered mail ID?

Ans. No, you will not get the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 through any of your mail ID. No candidates will receive the same. 

Ques. How long do I need to wait for the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 after raising objections against the answer key?

Ans. After a few days of releasing the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022, the final answer key will be released. It does not take too much time after releasing the provisional answer key. 

Ques. Do I need to upload any documents on the official website to check the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022?

Ans. No, no candidates are required to upload any documents on the official website to check IIT JAM Answer Key 2022. It will be available on the website for all the candidates without demanding any documents. 

Ques. Shall I get any notification regarding releasing the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 through the mail?

Ans. No, no candidates will get any notification regarding the date of releasing the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022. No prior notification will be sent to any candidates. 

Ques. Can I check the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2021 through the offline mode?

Ans. No, no candidates will be allowed to check the provisional IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 through any offline mode. Even no request from any candidates will be accepted for that. 

Ques. Is it possible to receive the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 by post?

Ans. No, the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 will be available only on the official website. No candidates will receive the final answer key by post or any other offline mode. 

Ques. Do I need to keep the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 until the admission process is over?

Ans. You can keep the final IIT JAM Answer Key 2022 till the admission process. But it is not mandatory for any candidates to keep the same. 

*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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