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May 19, 2020 • 11:54 am

IIT JAM Admission Procedure 2020 for IITs and IISc (All Rounds)

IIT JAM Admission 2020

IIT JAM 2020 Result Delared

In 2020, IIT Kanpur has started the IIT JAM Counselling from 20th April 2020. Aspirants who qualified the cut-off marks in IIT JAM Exam and featured in merit list can apply till 24th May 2020 to take admission in various MSc programmes.

To get the admission in IITs and IISc, you have to fill the IIT JAM Admission form with required documents. After completing the form filling process.

The IIT JAM Admission list 2020 will show the opening and closing rank for all subjects. Below, we have mentioned the IIT JAM Counselling scheduled with the procedure. So, stay tuned with us and read further.




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IIT JAM Counselling Dates 2020


The admission form of IIT JAM Exam must be filled by candidates after the declaration of result. Let’s have a look at the tentative JAM Admission Important Date Sheet given below!


Important Note: Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the admission dates have been extended. These dates are tentative and can be revised based on the situation and Government directives.



 Extended Dates

Submission of IIT JAM admission form 2020

20th April 2020 to 24th May 2020

Last date for receipt of the request for a change in the category in proper format/ rectification of defective documents at IIT Kharagpur

25th May 2020

Round 1 IIT JAM Admission List 2020

29th June 2020

Round 2 JAM Admission List 2020

14th July 2020

Round 3 Admission List 2020 for IIT JAM

29th July 2020

Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020

3rd August 2020


Note - Read all the Latest News about JAM Exam through IIT JAM Latest Updates.

Those who wish to apply for the admissions must keep visiting the blog for regular updates!



IIT JAM Admission Procedure 2020 - How to Take Admission in IITs, IISc?


Admission will be given in IISc Bangalore and IITs on the basis of all India merit list of JAM. From below you can check the IIT JAM Counselling 2020 procedure to get the admission in IITs and IISc.

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 the details, candidates have to pay the IIT JAM admission fee which is INR 600 . The fee is non-refundable and has to be paid through online mode (credit/debit card or net banking).

Note:- You can also pay IIT JAM Admission fees through e-challan of state bank of India.

Candidates also need to keep a PDF copy of the following documents handy, while filling the application form for admission.



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List of Documents Required for IIT JAM Counselling


Candidates who want to appear in IIT JAM Counselling procedure must require some important documents with xerox. Below, we have mentioned the list of documents which are required while filling the form.


Document Required for IIT JAM Admission – All Category

 Class 10th, 12th Mark Sheet.

 Qualifying degree: Mark sheets of all semesters/ years


Document Required for IIT JAM Admission - General Category

Nationality Certificate: Birth Certificate or Voter ID or First page of Passport or School Transfer Certificate (TC) showing Nationality or Nationality Certificate issued by the authorized government agency.

(Please note that 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 Document Required for IIT JAM Admission

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

 PwD Certificate for PWD Applicants



Some important points regarding IIT JAM Counselling 2020


 Candidates who have not uploaded a valid category certificate of their respective category (SC/ ST/ OBC (NCL)/ PWD) are getting a “defect” status at their application, must upload their category certificate till the last date declared by the official website.

 No submissions will be accepted after the last date.

 If an applicant fails to submit a valid certificate of their category before given date, will be considered in General category for the admission process. Given that the candidates meet the General category’s cut off.

 A valid nationality certificate must also be submitted to the respective institute at the time of joining.

 All the information regarding admission procedure is sent to your registered email address and the OTPs (One Time Passwords) are sent to the registered mobile number.

Note: For any updates in your current registered mobile number or email address kindly send your request by email with all the appropriate details.



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 Only one application form has to be filled irrespective of the number of papers qualified.

 Also, the application form must be completed. Incomplete applications will be rejected. Hence, candidates must take care of uploading documents and filling in information carefully on time.

 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 if someone is unable to provide the certificate their admission will not be considered under the respective reserved category. However, candidates can change their category at the time of filling admission application form.



IIT JAM 2020 Admission List


Every year, the organizing institute release three IIT JAM Admission list during the counselling process. The admission list will be made according to the JAM Score and total IIT JAM Seats.


First IIT JAM Admission List 2020

After successfully filling the IIT JAM Admission form 2020, conducting IIT will release the admission list. If candidates find their name in the Admission list, then they have to pay seat booking fees.


Second IIT JAM 2020 Admission List

After releasing the first list, conducting IIT will release the second admission list. If you are not accepted the college allotted in the first counselling, then you can also fill the second counselling form. If you want to take the admission in allotted college then you have to pay the fees and submit the acceptance letter.


Third IIT JAM Admission List 2020

This is the last process of IIT JAM Counselling. After this IIT JAM 2020 Admission List, you can’t get the admission in IITs and IISc. 



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How IIT JAM Counselling Procedure is Done?


To make you aware of the detailed procedure for taking admission in IITs through JAM Score, we are sharing a few important points that you must keep in mind while applying.


 Once a candidate is offered a seat, he/ she can choose from the following actions –

Accept and freeze: The candidate who wish to keep the seat offered to him/ her and do not wish to update any further.

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

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

 After selecting Accept and freeze or Accept and upgrade. the options that reserve the seat, the candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs 10000/- (General /OBC-NCL) or Rs 5000/- (SC/ST/PwD category Applicants) to reserve the respective seat. And if one chooses to Reject and Quit an OTP will be sent to the registered mobile number to confirm the action.


IIT JAM Counselling 2020 - Seat booking fees


Seat Booking fee amount

General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

INR 10,000


INR 5000


INR 5000


INR 5000

Applicants who receive the seat from their higher preference list don’t need to pay again to reserve the seat. And if someone cancels the seat during the second round, can choose to withdraw and the fee will be refunded to their account after deducting Rs 1000/- processing fee.

 If there’s still any seats remaining vacant they will be allotted to the candidates through third admission list by June 2020This will be the final list, after this list, the admission process will stop for the 2020-2021 session.

 Also, all the documents that prove the eligibility must be submitted to the respective institute before the admission.

 Check IIT JAM Fee Structure for all the IITs here.



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Things you must know after filling IIT JAM Counselling Form!


 Your earlier offer is cancelled automatically if you get UPGRADED-OFFER.

 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 2020 should read the instructions about the options carefully and choose. Once an option is chosen and confirmed, a request for change of option will not be accepted.

 The last date for taking the decision with the successful payment of the Seat Booking Fee will be declared soon. Applicants with Upgraded-Offer NEED NOT have to pay the Seat Booking Fee.

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

 The admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute.

 In case a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.



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IIT JAM Admission Procedure for Other Institutes


The admission in CCMN Institutes (NITs & CFTIs) will NOT be done through the common JAM admission process. After qualifying the IIT JAM exam, candidates have to apply for the admission through CCMN website. No candidate will be automatically considered for the admission.


Also, the offer to the seat will be provisional. If the candidate fails to fulfill all the requirements for the specified date the admission will be cancelled.


 No. of other institutes: 21 (19 NITs and 2 CFTIs)

 No. of seats: 1849


The Centralised Counselling for MSc admissions to NITs and CFTIs also called CCMN 2020 has started the application process from 18th May 2020.


 Also check CCMN Cut-off Marks here.



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  • Luke
    sir, I got 2650 rank general in physics . is there any chance to get admission in nit
  • 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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    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.