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IIT JAM 2022 Reservation Criteria, Income Based, Quota & List of Reserved Categories

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IIT JAM 2022 Reservation Criteria: A certain number of seats are reserved by different colleges for candidates belonging to various categories. For example, IIT Bhilai has reserved a total of 12 seats for various categories for admission in M.Sc. Chemistry programs. Candidates can take the benefits of IIT JAM Reservation during the time of counselling process. Check IIT JAM Counselling.

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If a candidate comes under SC/ST/OBC-NCL/EWS category then he/she must submit the proof during the time of the application process. The category-wise list is prepared on the basis of the category selected at the time of registration. OBC-NCL/EWS Category and PwD candidates with at least 40% permanent physical impairment are also required to mention the category along with a certificate in the prescribed format only.

Candidates claiming Reservation in IIT JAM must submit required documents supporting their claim. Failing to do so can lead to the candidature for admission under the reserved category. Candidates who will have valid IIT JAM 2022 score only they will be eligible for admissions in respective institutes. IIT JAM participating institutes to increase seats for various programmes.

IIT JAM 2022 Reservation Guidelines

There are certain reservation guidelines candidates are required to follow. They have been listed below:

  • SC/ST/PwD candidates: Must upload their category certificate during the registration process. The same should be brought in original when candidates will come for the counselling of IIT JAM.
  • OBC-NCL (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates: Must mention their category during application form filling process. They are not required to submit any documents supporting their category claim. But, they must present and submit their category document at the time of counselling. No exemption in Application fee is provided to OBC-NCL.
  • The disabilities based on which a candidate can be defined as PwD candidate for IIT JAM are:
    • Poor Vision/Blindness
    • Loss of limb
    • Locomotor disability
    • Cerebral palsy
    • Hearing Problem

Seat Reservation 2022

IIT JAM 2022 Seat Reservation

Number of Seats in various courses in institutes are reserved for candidates falling under different categories. The number of seats reserved for each category in all the programs and colleges is listed below. Candidates can also go through the reservation policy by clicking on the link. Check Here

IIT Bhilai Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Bhilai M.Sc. Chemistry (2801) 5 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 12
M.Sc. Mathematics & Computing (2802) 4 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 12

IIT Bhubaneswar Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Bhubaneswar Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhDChemistry (1901) 9 1 2 1 7 0 4 0 2 0 26
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD* Mathematics (1902) 10 0 2 0 6 1 3 0 2 0 24
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD* Physics (1903) 9 1 3 0 7 0 4 0 2 0 26
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD* Geology (1904) 10 0 2 0 7 0 4 0 1 1 25
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD* Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences (1905) 9 1 2 0 6 0 4 0 2 0 24

IIT Bombay Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Bombay M.Sc. Applied Geology (1201) 15 0 3 1 9 1 6 0 3 0 38
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics (1202) 7 1 2 0 5 0 3 0 2 0 20
M.Sc. Applied Statistics & Informatics (1203) 18 1 5 0 13 0 7 0 3 1 48
M.Sc. Biotechnology (1204) 13 1 4 0 9 0 4 1 3 0 35
M.Sc. Chemistry (1205) 22 1 6 0 14 1 9 0 3 1 57
M.Sc. Mathematics (1206) 14 1 4 0 9 1 6 0 3 0 38
M.Sc. Physics (1207) 23 1 6 0 15 1 9 0 4 1 60
M.Sc.‐Ph.D. Dual Degree Environmental Science and Engineering (1213) 5 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 1 0 13

 IIT Delhi Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Delhi M.Sc. Chemistry (1301) 27 1 6 1 17 1 10 0 5 0 68
M.Sc. Mathematics (1302) 27 1 7 0 17 1 9 1 5 0 68
M.Sc. Physics (1303) 26 2 7 0 17 1 10 0 4 1 68
M.Sc. Economics (1304) 9 1 2 0 7 0 4 0 2 0 25

IIT (ISM) Dhanbad Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad M.Sc. Chemistry (2601) 26 1 6 0 17 1 10 0 5 0 66
M.Sc. Mathematics & Computing (2602) 21 1 6 0 15 0 7 1 4 0 55
M.Sc. Physics (2603) 21 1 6 0 15 0 8 0 3 1 55
M.Sc.(Tech) Applied Geology (2604) 26 1 6 0 17 1 10 0 5 0 66
M.Sc.(Tech) Applied Geophysics (2605) 22 0 6 0 15 0 7 1 4 0 55

IIT Gandhinagar Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Gandhinagar M.Sc. Chemistry (2001) 9 1 3 0 6 1 4 0 2 0 26
M.Sc. Mathematics (2002) 14 1 4 0 10 0 6 0 2 1 38
M.Sc. Physics (2003) 13 1 4 0 11 0 6 0 2 1 38

IIT Guwahati Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Guwahati M.Sc. Chemistry (1401) 23 2 6 0 16 0 9 0 3 1 60
M.Sc. Mathematics & Computing (1402) 23 1 5 1 15 1 9 0 5 0 60
M.Sc. Physics (1403) 23 1 6 0 15 1 8 1 5 0 60

IIT Hyderabad Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Hyderabad M.Sc. Chemistry (2101) 21 0 4 1 13 0 7 0 3 1 50
M.Sc. Mathematics & Computing (2102) 8 0 2 0 5 0 3 0 0 1 19
M.Sc. Physics (2103) 10 0 1 1 7 0 4 0 1 1 25

IIT Indore Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Indore M.Sc. Chemistry (2201) 11 1 3 0 8 0 4 1 2 0 30
M.Sc. Physics (2202) 12 0 3 0 8 0 5 0 1 1 30
M.Sc. Mathematics (2203) 8 0 2 0 4 1 3 0 2 0 20
M.Sc. Biotechnology (2204) 6 0 2 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 15
M.Sc. Astronomy (2205) 5 1 2 0 4 0 2 0 1 0 15

IIT Jodhpur Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Jodhpur M.Sc. Chemistry (2401) 14 1 4 0 10 0 6 0 3 0 38
M.Sc. Mathematics (2402) 6 1 2 0 6 0 4 0 1 0 20
M.Sc. Physics (2403) 14 1 4 0 10 0 6 0 3 0 38
M.Sc.‐ M.Tech Dual Degree Mathematics‐ Data & Computational Sciences (2404) 4 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 10
M.Sc.‐ M.Tech Dual Degree Physics and Materials Engineering (2405) 8 0 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 13

IIT Kanpur Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Kanpur M.Sc. Chemistry (1501) 19 1 5 0 13 0 7 0 3 1 49
M.Sc. Mathematics (1502) 18 2 5 0 12 1 7 0 4 0 49
M.Sc. Physics (1503) 14 1 4 0 10 0 6 0 2 1 38
M.Sc. Statistics (1504) 24 1 5 1 16 1 9 0 5 0 62
M.Sc.‐Ph.D. Dual Degree Physics (1505) 8 0 2 0 5 0 2 1 2 0 20

IIT Kharagpur Reservation

Institute Programme With Code GEN (non‐ PwD) GEN (PwD) EWS (non‐ PwD) EWS (PwD) OBC (non‐ PwD) OBC (PwD) SC (non‐ PwD) SC (PwD) ST (non‐ PwD) ST (PwD) Total Seats
IIT Kharagpur Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Chemistry (1601) 22 1 6 0 14 1 8 1 4 0 57
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Geology (1602) 14 1 4 0 9 1 6 0 3 0 38
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Mathematics (1603) 15 0 4 0 9 1 5 1 3 0 38
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Physics (1604) 23 1 6 0 15 1 9 0 3 1 59
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Medical Physics (1606) 3 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 11
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Nuclear Medicine (1607) 3 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 11
Joint M.Sc. ‐ PhD Molecular Medical Microbiology (1608) 4 1 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 0 12

PwD Candidates Assistance

IIT JAM Assistance to PwD Candidates

PwD candidates are allowed to use assistive devices like Abacus, Braille Slate, Hearing Aid, Wheelchair, Magnifier etc. However, the coordinating body will not arrange the assistive devices, they must make their own arrangements of such devices at test centres on their own. Candidates with disability can avail compensatory time of 20 minutes per hour of the examination. One hour of compensatory time is availed to the PwD candidates.

A scribe (reader) is also provided to candidates if needed. Candidates can take assistance from the same. Following instructions should be followed while providing Scribe to candidates.

  1. Assistance that the scribe can render consists of ONLY reading the instructions, test player displayed on the computer screen and in mouse clicks if candidate is not able to do so.
  2. Scribe cannot translate/interpret/emphasize the test player contents to the candidate.
  3. Scribe can either be arranged by the candidate or provided by IIT JAM 2022.
  4. Scribe and the candidate need to sign a declaration form acknowledging their presence during the test.
  5. Scribe should not be a candidate in JAM 2022.

Documents for Claiming Reservation

IIT JAM 2022 Document Necessary for Claiming Reservation

Documents supporting the candidates’ claim towards applied categories is mandatory to present whenever required by the authorities. Candidates without valid documents will be considered as general candidates. Mandatory Documents to be kept at all

IIT JAM 2022 Institutes and Seats

Participating Institutes Seats 2021 Seats 2020
IIT Bombay 343 342
IIT BHU 50 40
IIT Bhubaneswar 125 103
IIT Delhi 229 167
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad 297 240
IIT Gandhinagar 102 82
IIT Guwahati 180 149
IIT Hyderabad 94 75
IIT Indore 110 82
IIT Jodhpur 119 60
IIT Palakkad 78 40
IIT Kanpur 218 179
IIT Kharagpur 256 181
IIT Madras 149 157
IIT Patna 75 60
IIT Roorkee 164 168
IIT Ropar 75 73
Indian Institute of Science Bangalore NA 20
IIT Bhilai 36 30
IIT Mandi 99 40
IIT Tirupati 45 12

Frequently Asked Questions

IIT JAM 2022 Reservation FAQs

Question: How many seats will be offered by IIT Bombay after IIT JAM 2022?

Answer: A total of 343 seats are offered by IIT Bombay. The seats are offered for various programs and depending on your paper code and eligibility you can get admission in IIT Bombay. The highest number of seats are offered by IIT Bombay only.  The institute will release an official notice in case of any updates.

Question: What is the reservation criteria for candidates with PWD in IIT JAM 2022?

Answer: PwD candidates with at least 40% permanent physical impairment are eligible for this reservation. Candidates require to mention their category along with a certificate in the prescribed format.

Question: Is it necessary to upload the category certification during the time of the online application process of IIT JAM 2022?

Answer: Candidates claiming Reservation in IIT JAM must submit required documents supporting their claim. Failing to do so can lead to the candidature for admission under the reserved category.

Question: I am a PWD candidate and I have uploaded my certificate also while filling the online form. Will authorities provide me with the service of the scribe?

Answer: No. Authorities do no provide the service of the scribe. Candidates need to arrange their own scribe during the time of examination. 

*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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Anonymous
can we avail ews quots in iit jaam exam
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Anonymous
Hi Vridho, yes, EWS quota will be applicable in the exam from 2020.
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Anonymous
Can I do msc in math after passing 4 year of my bachelor degree.
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Anonymous
Hi MD Akram, Yes, you can take admission in the M.Sc program after completing your B.Tech program.

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