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September 1, 2021 • 4:11 pm

IIT JAM Counselling 2021 - Complete Admission Process

IIT JAM Admission Procedure


After the declaration of IIT JAM Result, the IISc Bangalore will start the admission process for IITs and IISc. Candidates who will qualify for the exam can get admission to these institutes through IIT JAM Counselling 2021. 

According to the official notification, there will be an additional Fourth Round of counselling for JAM 2021. However, IIT Bombay and IIT Gandhinagar will not be a part of the process.

If you are going to appear in the IIT JAM 2021 Counselling Process, then you should check the complete details like important dates, procedures, instructions, etc.

In this blog, we have provided you the following details about IIT JAM 2021 Admission Procedure. 

IIT JAM Counselling Dates 2021

How to fill IIT JAM Admission Form 2021

List of Required Documents

Important points regarding IIT JAM Counselling 2021

IIT JAM Admission List 2021

How IIT JAM Counselling Procedure 2021 is Done?

Things you must know after filling IIT JAM Counselling Form

IIT JAM Admission Process for Other Institutes



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IIT JAM Counselling Dates 2021


IISc Bangalore has released all the IIT JAM 2021 Counselling Dates. Candidates who have successfully qualified for the Joint Admission Test can take part in the counselling process. 

Here, you can check the important dates of the IIT JAM Admission Procedure 2021. 



 IIT JAM 2021 Counselling Dates

Submission of IIT JAM Admission form 2021 Started

20th April 2021

Last Date of Submission of IIT JAM Admission form 2021 31st May 2021 (Extended)

Round 1 Admission List for JAM 2021

16th June 2021

Last Date to Pay the Seat Booking Fee for Round 1 21st June 2021

Round 2 IIT JAM Admission List 2021

1st July 2021

Last Date to Pay the Seat Booking Fee for Round 2 6th July 2021
Last Date for seat withdrawal 9th July 2021

Round 3 Admission List  for IIT JAM 2021

16th July 2021

Round 4 & Final IIT JAM Admission List 2021 22nd July 2021

Closure of Admissions through JAM 2021

24th July 2021


If you wish to apply for the admission procedure, then stay updated with all the latest news about Joint Admission Test through IIT JAM Notification



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How to fill IIT JAM Admission Form 2021? Procedure to Take Admission in IITs, IISc


The admission in IISc Bangalore and IITs will be given on the basis of all India merit list of the JAM Exam. You can check the IIT JAM Counselling 2021 procedure to get admission in IITs & IISc below.

Step 1 – Visit the official website and log in through enrollment ID and password.

Step 2 – Enter the required details such as choice of programs, the order of preferences, education qualification, aggregate CGPA, category, etc.

Step 3 – After filling all the details, you have to pay the IIT JAM admission fee of INR 600. 



IIT JAM Admission fees will be paid through online mode (credit/debit card or net banking).

You can also pay fees through e-challan of the state bank of India.

The fee is non-refundable.

You need to keep a PDF copy of the following documents handy while filling the IIT JAM 2021 application form for admission.



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List of Documents Required for IIT JAM Counselling 2021


To fill the IIT JAM Counselling form 2021, you will require some important documents with their photocopy. Below, we have mentioned the list of documents that are required while filling the form.

Documents Required for IIT JAM Admission Process 2021 – All Category

Class 10th, 12th Mark Sheet

Mark sheets of all semesters/ years

Documents Required for IIT JAM Admission Process 2021 - General Category

Nationality Certificate: Birth Certificate/ Voter ID/ Passport/ School Transfer Certificate (TC), etc.

Documents such as Aadhar Card, Ration Card, Driving License, College/ Institute/ School ID, Bank Passbook, PAN card, Mark sheets are not considered as Nationality Certificate.

Other Documents Required for IIT JAM Admission Process 2021

Category Certificate for OBC(NCL), SC, ST Applicants

PwD Certificate for PWD Applicants


Important Details About the Required Document: -

Candidates who got promoted without a marksheet can submit the promotion certificate in place of the marksheet. However, the promotion certificate or a document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/year, to evaluate the MEQ requirements for admission to a specific program.

Due to the current covid situation, the official has decided to relax the eligibility requirement to pass in the qualifying degree for all categories. Candidates can submit their required document to the admitting Institute before 30 Sept 2021.

If you have already submitted all the required documents, then there is no need to upload anything again.

You need to submit all the documents together (including the documents you submitted earlier). The only exception is for the students in the Final year/semester of their program.

If you don't have the final year/semester's document, then you can submit an undertaking in the specified format.

You can also update your academic records if you filled them incorrectly or incompletely earlier.

If you do not submit all the required documents (including final year/semester's document or equivalent undertaking) by the last date, then your application will be considered incomplete.



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Some important points regarding IIT JAM Counselling 2021


If you haven’t uploaded a valid category certificate till the last date declared by the official website, then your application status will be shown as "defect".

No submissions will be accepted after the last date.

If you fail to submit a valid category certificate then you will be considered in the General category for the admission process. 

At the time of joining, a valid nationality certificate must also be submitted to the respective institute.

All the information regarding the admission procedure is sent to your registered email address and mobile number.

A fixed number of seats in the institutions will be reserved for applicants belonging to various categories.

Candidates seeking admission under categories like SC/ST/OBC-NCL/PWD will have to provide the certificate issued by the proficient authority. 



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IIT JAM Admission List 2021 


Every year, the organizing institute releases three IIT JAM Admission lists during the counselling process. The admission list will be made according to the IIT JAM merit list and total seats. 



IIT JAM 2021 First Admission List


After successfully filling the JAM admission form, IISc Bangalore has released the IIT JAM Counselling Result for first admission list. If you find your name on the list and want to take admission to the allotted college, then you have to pay the fees and submit the acceptance letter.



Second IIT JAM Admission List 2021


After releasing the IIT JAM 2021 First Admission List, IISc Bangalore has declared the second admission list. If you have not accepted the college allotted in the first list, then you can fill the second counselling form. 


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Third IIT JAM Admission List 2021


The Third admission list for IIT JAM Counselling 2021 has been released on 16th July 2021. If seats remain vacant even after third round of the admission process, then a fourth-round will be conducted for seat allotment.



Fourth IIT JAM Admission List 2021


This is the last process of IIT JAM Counselling. The admission process for IIT JAM 2021 will close with the Fourth and Final Admission List. As per the latest notification, the IIT Bombay and IIT Gandhinager will not participate in the last round of counselling. 



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How IIT JAM Counselling Procedure 2021 is Done?


Here, we are sharing a few points to make you aware of the IIT JAM Counselling procedure.

Once you offer a seat, you can choose from the following actions –

Accept and Freeze: You want to keep the seat offered and do not wish to update any further.

Accept with the Upgrade: Choosing this action will reserve the seat and enable the candidate to upgrade the seat in further rounds.

Reject with Quit: Choosing this option will reject the offered seat and not considered for admission in further rounds.

After selecting first two options, it means you want to reserve the seat. You will have to pay a fee of Rs 10000/- (General /OBC-NCL) or Rs 5000/- (SC/ST/PwD category Applicants) to confirm the seat booking.

If you choose to "Reject and Quit", an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number to confirm the action.


IIT JAM Admission fees 2021


Seat Booking fee amount

General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

INR 10,000


INR 5000


INR 5000


INR 5000


Important Note- 

Applicants who receive the seat from their higher preference list don’t need to pay again to reserve the seat. 

If you cancel the seat during the second round, then you can choose the withdrawal option. The IIT JAM Admission Fees will be refunded to your account after deducting Rs 1000/- processing fee.

Check IIT JAM Fee Structure for all the IITs here.



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Things you must know after filling the IIT JAM Admission Form 2021 


All applicants who got an offer in Round 2 (either Upgraded-Offer or New/Fresh offer) should exercise one of the three options available when they log into JOAPS.

All applicants who got the fresh/ new offer in the second IIT JAM Admission List 2021 should read the instructions about the option carefully. After choosing the option, it will not be changed.

At the time of admission, all candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from the medical practitioner/ medical board constituted in the prescribed form.



IIT JAM Admission Procedure 2021 for Other Institutes


Other than IITs and IISc, there are many institutes (NITs and CFTIs) that offer MSc courses through IIT JAM. If you have a low JAM Rank, then you can apply for these institutes through CCMN Counselling 2021

No. of other institutes: 22 (20 NITs and 2 CFTIs)

No. of seats: 1922


Note –

The eligibility criteria are different to get admission in NITs.

No candidate will be automatically considered for admission.



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Hope the above information will help you to know the IIT JAM Admission procedure 2021. If you have any queries regarding the above information, please feel free to ask in the below comments box. We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

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Showing 13 comments out of 13
  • Neeraj
    sir can you please tell does a person need to re register for round 2 councelling if not got seat in 1 st round
    Hello Neeraj,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    If you have not accepted the college allotted in the first list, then you can fill the second counseling form.
    Thank You!!
  • Gourab sarangi
    I completed the payment for JAM counselling and filled out the admission form. However I didn't get any email after making the payment. In the JAM portal it's showing that my appli...
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    Hello Gourab,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Scrutiny and verification of documents is a manual process, so it takes time due to a large number of applications. You will get a...
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  • Ashutosh Kumar behera
    Arindam paul
    Ashutosh, you selected?
  • Malothvamshikrishna
    Sir l hava got air 5484 in chemistry 2020 jam can i get set in iit? 10+2 is not mathematics sir
    Hello Malothvamshikrishna,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The admission in IIT JAM institutes will be through counselling procedure. You should check the
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    Sir,I got an all India rank of 2467 in general for physics.Is it possible to get an admission in anywhere like iisc/NIT/niser etc.. Please say admission is possible in any where.
  • Tushar
    Sir I have got AIR 500 in mathematics JAM 2018 Can I get any IITs ? Also if NITs which can I get and what are the preferred ones I should opt for .Sir please tell me the sequenc...
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    In general category you will get iits except top 7 like you will get iit indore ,patna ,jodhpur etc but if you are under obc you will get iits like iit roorkee,iit kgp but if you a...
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    For NIT's you will get all the NITS which are the best like nits in south and if you belong to north side you can prefer nit jaipur,jalandher etc but south nits are the best nits
  • Luke
    sir, I got 2650 rank general in physics . is there any chance to get admission in nit
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