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May 12, 2023 • 19:07 pm

IIT JAM 2024 Exam - How to get Admission in IITs for Masters?

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 2023 Exam was organized by IIT Guwahati 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.



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Highlights of IIT JAM Exam


As per the latest update of IIT JAM 2024, the link to apply online has been activated. Candidates can fill out the application form by 14th October 2022 (extended).

Candidates will get the admission letter from their respective institute after PI reporting and after completing all the formalities like payment of balance fee and verification of documents.

Seat allotment for CCMN 2022 National Spot Round (NSR) has been declared on 11 August 2022.

Candidates allotted seats in National Sports Round must upload their documents by 14th August 2022.

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 1st August 2022.

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

 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 2024 exam.





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 fulfil 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: The officials have released the IIT JAM 2023 Application Process dates. It has been started from 7th September till 14th October 2022 (Extended).



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.

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 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 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 a 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 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 include 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 greatly impacts 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 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 been 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 Check – List of NIT MSc Courses.


We hope the above information will help you. If you have any queries regarding the above information, please feel free to ask in the comments below.

We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

You can also join India’s No.1 Learning Community for IIT JAM, where you will get doubt solutions for all your exam-related queries with the help of experts from all over India. To join the community, you can download the Eduncle App now.


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  • Prerna chaudhary

    Sir I am undergoing B.Sc Biotech 3rd year and i didn't have maths in my 12th class. Am i eligible for IIT Jam 2023 Biotechnology.

  • Rudraprasad pramanik

    can I get iit jam chemistry chapter wise practice set and mock test pdf


    Hello Rudraprasad,
    Welcome to Eduncle!
    We will be glad to help you for the IIT JAM Exam preparation.
    Kindly share your queries here. Our support team will reach out to you and share free IIT JAM sample study material and course features with you.
    Thank You!!

  • 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 iit jam eligibility and i have still confused please clear my doubt to give answer yes or no


    Hello Alok,
    Welcome to Eduncle!
    Thanks for showing your interest.
    Kindly share your queries here . We would be happy to help you.
    Thank You!!


    yes ...if in 12th you have PCM you are eligible

  • 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? Thanks in advance


    Hello Ishika,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of IIT JAM Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!


    Yes new sub add that is commerce

  • 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 also enough.
    Thank You!!

  • 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!!


    Yes Tanya you are eligible


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