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July 1, 2022 • 12:43 pm

IIT JAM 2023 Exam - How to get Admission in IITs for Masters?

 IIT JAM 2022 Exam

IIT JAM Syllabus

What is IIT JAM Exam?

The full form of IIT JAM is Joint Admission Test for Masters, which is conducted by one of the participating IITs (Indian Institute of Technology). The aspirants interested in pursuing a Master's Programme from renowned Indian colleges like IITs, NITs, and IISc can apply for this exam.

The IIT JAM 2022 Exam was organized by IIT Roorkee for all 7 subjects, while it is expected that IIT Guwahati will be the conducting authority for JAM 2023.

Every year more than 55,000 candidates aim for admission to IITs, NITs, IISERs by appearing in the country’s top M.Sc. Entrance Exam.

If you are willing to pursue a career in research and frontier areas of science, then IIT JAM Exam (Joint Admission Test for Masters) is the perfect M.Sc. Entrance Test for you. It offers 2000+ seats in pioneer IITs and IISc for Master’s in Science, Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D., M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc.



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Let’s look at the details we are going to provide in this article:



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Highlights of IIT JAM Exam


As per the latest update, the last date of CCMN Counselling Round - 2 for payment of seat acceptance fee, documents submission, willingness (Freeze/Float/Slide) and withdrawal has been extended uptill 1st July 2022.

As per recent notification, 3rd admission list of IIT JAM Counselling 2022 has been finalized. Candidate appearing for this round, can check their opening and closing rank from the official website.

The last date for payment of seat acceptance fee (SAF), submission of documents (candidates allotted seat for the first time in round-2), updating willingness (Freeze/Float/Slide) and withdrawal is 29th June 2022.

As per the latest update of CCMN counseling 2022, seat allotment for round 2 has been released.

There is a latest update in CCMN Counselling 2022. The last date of payment of seat acceptance fee, documents submission, willingness (Freeze/Float/Slide) and withdrawal in Round-1 is extended to 21st June 2022.

As per the latest update, Seat Allotment for Round I of CCMN Counselling 2022 has been released on 16th June. You can submit the seat acceptance fees, willingness and upload documents for verification by 20th June.

As per recent notification of IIT JAM Counselling, 2nd admission list has been finalized. Candidate can check their opening and closing rank from official website.

As per latest update of CCMN counselling, some institutes have made changes in seat matrix, and fees, & added some new programmes. If you have filled out the counselling form on or before 6th June 2022, you can re-check it and make changes as per your preferences from additional choices.

You can book your seat in the first round till 6th June 2022 (5:00 PM) through the Online Candidate Portal.

As per latest update, IIT JAM opening and closing ranks for 1st admission list have been released on the official website on 1st June 2022.

CCMN Seat Matix and Special Eligibility for NITs has been released on the official webportal of CCMN.

As per the official notification, CCMN Counselling for admission in NITs has been started on 23rd May 2022. The complete Information Brochure and Counselling Schedule have been released on the official website.

As per latest update, the schedule of CCMN 2022 has been released for JAM 2022 Admission. Online Registration has been started from 23rd May - 13th June.

Registration for the IIT JAM 2022 Admission Process has been started from 11th April 2022. Candidates can apply for the JAM Counselling till 11th May 2022 from the official JOAPS website.

IIT JAM 2022 Scorecard is available for download on the official website from 21st March.

IIT Roorkee released the IIT JAM 2022 Result along with the Final Answer Keys on 17th March 2022 on the official web portal.

IIT Roorkee has issued a letter which is required to be carried by aspirants along with the JAM admit card. You can download the letter from the official website.

 It is expected that IIT Guwahati will organize the upcoming IIT JAM exam on 12th February 2023. Candidates aiming to crack JAM 2023 exam should keep checking this article for any updates about the exam.

 IIT Roorkee made some changes in IIT JAM Eligibility last year. Now, there are no percentage criteria to apply for the exam.

 The officials made significant changes to the IIT JAM 2022 syllabus this year.

  IIT Roorkee released the IIT JAM 2022 important dates along with the updated syllabus, pattern, application procedure, test schedule, and exam cities.

To keep you updated with the latest information, we have provided the highlights of JAM 2023 exam below:

Exam Name

IIT JAM (Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for MSc)

Organizing Institute IIT Guwahati

Exam for Course Level

PG level

Mode of Exam

Computer Based Test (Online Mode)

Medium of Paper

English only

Test Duration

180 minutes (3 hours)

Total Questions


Total Marks


No. of Test Cities

100+ cities across 8 zones

Courses Offered

MSc & Joint MSc PhD

Official Website


Before you begin your journey, you should have a clear idea of IIT JAM Dates and Notifications for the 2023 exam.



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What is the Eligibility for JAM 2023 Exam?


The eligibility criteria are the basic requirement that one must follow to appear in the exam. To apply for this IIT Masters entrance exam, an aspirant must fulfill all the requirements as mentioned in the official notification, such as-

All candidates admitted through JAM Exam should have a Bachelor’s degree.

There are other subject-wise eligibility criteria for the JAM Exam as per the official website.

Also, the minimum educational qualifications are revised for some courses this year. You should check the detailed information about IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria here.



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IIT JAM 2023 Application Form


Filling the online application form is the first step to appearing in the IIT JAM exam for IITs, so keep yourself aware of the dates to fill the online application form for JAM Exam 2023.

The conducting body allows candidates to appear in the exam by applying online. Eduncle provides complete details about How to Fill out the Online Application Form.

To know the do’s and don’ts of the IIT JAM application form and its guidelines, candidates can follow Eduncle’s blog for IIT JAM Application Form 2023.

Note: It is expected that officials will announce the registration and application process for the upcoming JAM exam by August 2023.



IIT JAM Syllabus for All Subjects


To get the best scores in IIT JAM 2023, you should begin your preparations with a clearly defined syllabus.

With the IIT JAM exam syllabus, you can prioritize your preparation for important topics. Make sure you choose the study material covering major topics from the syllabus.

At Eduncle, you can enjoy the benefits of having a distinctly and intelligibly described updated IIT JAM Syllabus 2023. Check the complete syllabus for your opted subject here.



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IIT JAM Exam Pattern


Before starting your 2023 preparation, it is important to know the IIT JAM Exam Pattern to easily understand the marks weightage of the topics.

The IIT JAM Exam is divided into three sections with three different patterns of questions as follows:


Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Each MCQ type question has four choices, out of which only one choice is the correct answer.


Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Each MSQ type of question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) correct out of the four given choices.


Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

These types of questions do not have any choice. The answer can be either numerical value, decimal, or integer value.

You can check the complete IIT JAM Exam Pattern, including section-wise marks, negative marking, and other important details.



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Eduncle's IIT JAM Study Material for All Subjects


Your IIT JAM Preparation Strategy should be a mix of online study materials, tips, guidance, and practice papers for the Joint Admission Test.

IITians and qualified faculty members exclusively design Eduncle's IIT JAM Study Material. This integrates online learning with test-taking and makes a great impact on students' performance.

We have compiled the courses that live up to the expectations of each JAM aspirant. Our online study materials are available for all subjects.




IIT JAM Question Papers & Answer Key


Your chances of qualifying for the exam increase when you solve JAM Previous Years’ Question Papers. It will help you boost your confidence, understand the difficulty level of the exam, topic-wise marking weightage, etc.

At Eduncle, we have provided you the last 5 years IIT JAM Question Papers Free PDF.

IIT JAM Answer keys help you know your accuracy level to analyze your exam preparation easily. After checking your answers with the answer key, you will have an exact idea of your result.

You can download the year-wise and subject-wise IIT JAM Answer Key here.



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IIT JAM Admit Card


IIT JAM Admit Card is compulsory for each aspirant to carry in the examination hall; otherwise, they won’t be allowed to appear in the exam.

As soon as the online application form submission is closed, the official website releases IIT JAM Admit Card for those candidates who have successfully applied for the exam.

Eduncle provides every single detail about the admit card release. So, aspirants, please stay in touch with Eduncle to get the latest updates about IIT JAM Admit Card.



IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Tips


While preparing for the IIT JAM 2023 Exam, one should have some tips, tricks, and quick notes to aim better for the exam.

Eduncle experts and toppers have developed a few result-oriented IIT JAM Tips. They will help you boost your preparations and add 'value' to the learning process.

Also, Eduncle brings you the interviews of IIT JAM Toppers like Rahul Pandey (IIT JAM Geology Topper AIR-1), Swarnim Shirke (IIT JAM Physics Topper AIR-1), Amardeep Kumar (IIT JAM Chemistry Topper AIR-1), Arpan Pariccha (IIT JAM Biotech Topper AIR-3) and many more.



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IIT JAM Results 2022


The result is the outcome of all those activities you’ve made during exam preparation! The JAM 2022 result has bee released by IIT Roorkee on 17th march 2022.

The candidates who appear in the IIT JAM Exam may check the step-by-step procedure to download their results and cut-offs at Eduncle.

Please, visit the following link for more details - IIT JAM Results.



List of Admitting Institutes for IIT JAM 2022


There are 20 IITs and an IISc that offer admission to various PG courses (like MSc, Join MSc PhD, MSc PhD Dual Degree, Integrated PhD, etc.) based on the IIT JAM 2022 Scores. You can check the list of IIT JAM Participating Institutes here.

Apart from these IITs, 20 National Institute of Technology (NITs) and 2 Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTIs) accept the JAM Scores.

The IIT JAM Admission Procedure for IITs and NITs are different. Every year, after declaring the result, the conducting IIT starts the admission procedure for all IITs, while for NITs, you can get admission through CCMN Counselling.



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IIT JAM Seat Matrix & Courses Offered by IITs and IISC


JAM aspirants can either opt for M.Sc. or PhD or MSc- PhD Dual degree professional courses offered by the IIT's and IISc. Although each IIT institute offers specialized courses in its respective manner, check out the IIT JAM Seat Matrix and a list of the courses provided by each IIT and the IISc.

Also, visit – List of NIT MSc Courses.

These are the sum-up of important details related to the IIT JAM  exam.


Hope the above information will help you. 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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  • Padmanabh das
    Hello Sir/Madam please provide the method for calculating aggregate percentage /Aggreagate C.G.P.A for B.Sc student to know whether he/she qualifies for JAM or not?
  • Thanu dharshani 1
    I've got 1572 rank in iit jam ma and I'm ews category.. do I have possibility to get seat in nit??
  • Alok kumar singh
    sir, i am a bsc student with subject chemistry physics and English so am i eligible for iit jam without having maths in bsc . please clear my doubt and i already check your blog of...
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    Hello Alok,
    Welcome to Eduncle!
    Thanks for showing your interest.
    Kindly share your queries
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  • Ishika tyagi
    Sir , actually I had Commerce with maths in class 11th and 12th and now I'm pursuing B.A hons in Economics, so am I eligible for M.Sc economics from IIT DELHI and IIT ROORKEE? Tha...
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    Hello Ishika,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of IIT JAM Eligibility to know the complete crit...
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  • Nandini karmakar
    Thank you for the information
    Hello Nandini,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.
  • K.siva reddy
    is one subject enough for writing the iit-jam exam?
    Hello K. Siva reddy Null,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As per the officials, you can choose one or two subjects for the JAM examination, so yes, appearing for one subject is ...
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  • Tanya tripathi
    sir i completed my intermediate from bio so im eligible for iit jam chemistry or not plzz tell meeeeee
    Hello Tanya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can appear for the IIT JAM exam after completing your bachelor's degree.
    Thank You!!
  • Yogendra maurya
    what is the%% required in bachelor degree
    Hello Yogendra,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for Genera...
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  • Santosh behera
    sir, How many members r qualify the iit jam examination...2021?
    Hello Santosh,
    The official has not yet released the no. of qualified candidates. But almost 2000+ students will get the admission in IITs.
    Thank You!!
  • Niharika kalita Kalita
    Sir what will be my rank with a score of 28.68 in JAM chemistry? Are there any chance of getting admission in any institute? Will I qualify?
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