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 2024 Exam will be organized by IIT Madras for all 7 subjects.
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 3000+ seats in pioneer IITs and IISc for Master’s in Science, Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D., M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc.
Let’s look at the details we are going to provide in this article:
Highlights of the IIT JAM Exam
As per the latest update of the IIT JAM Exam 2024, the Application Process has been extended from October 13, 2023 to October 20, 2023.
As per the latest update of IIT JAM Exam 2024, the Application Process will be started from September 5, 2023 to October 13, 2023.
Candidates have to first register on the JOAPS website, by providing their name, a valid e-mail address, an active mobile number, and setting a password.
Upon successful registration, the candidate's Enrollment ID and OTP will be sent to the e-mail address and mobile number provided by the candidate.
The candidate needs to use this Enrollment ID or e-mail address along with the password for submitting the application.
Candidates are advised to keep the Enrollment ID and the password safe and confidential.
Candidates will get the admission letter from their respective institute after PI reporting and completing all the formalities like payment of the balance fee and verification of documents.
Seat allotment for CCMN 2023 National Spot Round (NSR) has been declared on 11 August 2023.
Candidates allotted seats in the National Sports Round must upload their documents by 14th August 2023.
The officials have announced an update for CCMN Counselling Process 2022, that there is a national spot round (final mop-up round) which will start on 08th August and complete on 10th August 2022. The physical reporting will be done from 11th to 18th August 2022.
The CCMN Counselling 2022, the date of Special Round 1 to upload documents, and specify willingness/withdrawal has been extended up to 1 August 2022.
IIT Madras will organize the upcoming IIT JAM exam on 11th February 2024. Candidates aiming to crack the JAM 2024 exam should keep checking this article for any updates.
IIT Madras released the IIT JAM Exam 2024 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:
IIT JAM (Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for MSc)
|Organizing Institute||IIT Madras|
Exam for Course Level
Mode of Exam
Computer Based Test (Online Mode)
Medium of Paper
180 minutes (3 hours)
No. of Test Cities
100+ cities across 8 zones
MSc & Joint MSc PhD
Before you begin your journey, you should have a clear idea of IIT JAM Dates and Notifications for the 2024 exam.
What is the Eligibility for JAM 2024 Exam?
The eligibility criteria are the basic requirements 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.
IIT JAM 2024 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 IIT JAM Exam 2024.
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 2024.
Note: The officials have released the IIT JAM 2024 Application Process dates. It has been started from 5th September 2023 to an extended date of 20th October 2023.
IIT JAM Syllabus for All Subjects
To get the best scores in IIT JAM 2024, you should begin your preparations with a clearly defined syllabus.
The IIT JAM exam syllabus allows you to 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 2024. Check the complete syllabus for your chosen subject here.
IIT JAM Exam Pattern
Before starting your 2024 preparation, it is important to know the IIT JAM Exam Pattern to understand the marks weightage of the topics easily.
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 question is similar to MCQ but with the difference that there may be one or more 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 a numerical value, decimal, or integer value.
You can check the complete IIT JAM Exam Pattern, including section-wise marks, negative markings, and other important details.
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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.
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 2024 Preparation Tips
While preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 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 boost your preparations and add value to the learning process.
Also, Eduncle brings you the interviews of IIT JAM Toppers like Anirban Sarkar (IIT JAM Mathematics AIR-1), Rahul Pandey (IIT JAM Geology Topper AIR-1), Swarnimhi Srke (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.
IIT JAM Results 2023
The result is the outcome of all those activities you’ve made during exam preparation! The JAM 2023 result has been released by IIT Guwahati on 17th March 2023.
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 2023
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 2023 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.
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 Check – List of NIT MSc Courses.
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