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September 26, 2020 • 4:01 pm

IIT JAM 2021 Exam - How to get Admission in IITs for Masters?

IIT JAM Exam

What is IIT JAM?

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 who are interested in pursuing a Masters Programme from renowned Indian colleges like IITs, NITs and IISc can apply for this exam.

This year IISc Bangalore is the organizing institute for IIT JAM 2021 exam for the first time. 

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 (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 give you in this article:

 

 

 

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Highlights of IIT JAM 2021

 

The IIT JAM 2021 Exam will be conducted by IISc Bangalore on 14th February 2021 across 71 Exam Centres across 8 zones.

The IIT JAM 2021 Online Application portal (JOAPS) is live from 10th September 2020.

 From 2021 onwards, the name of the JAM exam is changed to the Joint Admission Test for Masters which was Joint Admission Test for M.Sc earlier.

 IISc Bangalore has added the Economics subject in 2021. Now the JAM 2021 Exam will be conducted for 7 subjects - Physics, Chemistry, Mathematical Statistics, Geology, Mathematics, Biotechnology and Economics.

 

Exam Name

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

Organizing Institute IISc Bangalore

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

60

Total Marks

100

No. of Test Cities

71 cities across 8 zones

Courses Offered

MSc & Joint MSc PhD

Official Website

jam.iisc.ac.in

 

 In the year 2020, 62,654 candidates have appeared for the IIT JAM exam. Out of these students, only 14,623 aspirants were able to qualify for this exam.

Before you begin your journey, you should have a clear idea of IIT JAM Dates and Notifications for the 2021 exam.

 

 

What is the Eligibility for JAM 2021 Exam?

 

The eligibility criteria is the very basic requirement that one must follow to appear in the exam. To apply for the topmost covered IIT M.Sc. 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 some other subject wise eligibility criteria as well for 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 2021 Application Form

 

Filling online application form is the first step towards your goal, so keep yourself aware of the dates to fill the IIT JAM online application form for JAM Exam 2021 mission.

This year the Registration and Application has commenced on 10th September 2020 on the JOAPS portal. The coordinating body allows candidates to appear in the exam by applying online. Eduncle provides complete details about How to Fill the Online Application Form.

To know the do’s and don’ts of IIT JAM form online along with its guidelines, candidates can follow the Eduncle’s blog for IIT JAM Application Form 2021.

 

 

IIT JAM Syllabus for All Subjects

 

To get the best scores in IIT JAM 2021 you should begin your preparations with a clearly defined syllabus.

With syllabus of IIT JAM exam, 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 2021. Check the complete syllabus for your opted subject here.

 

 

Download IIT JAM Last 5 Years Papers to Better Understand the Difficulty Level & Types of Questions. Get Free PDF with Official Answer Keys.

 

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

 

Before starting your 2021 preparation, it is important to know the IIT JAM Exam Pattern. So that you can 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 questions are similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are 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, and an integer value.

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

 

 

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Eduncle's IIT JAM Study Material for All Subjects

 

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

Eduncle's IIT JAM Study Material is exclusively designed by IITians and qualified faculty members. This integrates online learning with test-taking and hence makes a great impact on student's 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 the exam increases when you solve JAM Previous Years’ Question Papers. It will help you to boost up your confidence, understand the difficulty level of 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 key will help you know your accuracy level so that you can easily analyze your exam preparation. After checking your answers with the answer key, you will have an exact idea of your result.

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

 

 

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IIT JAM Admit Card 2021

 

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 each and 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 2021.

 

 

IIT JAM 2021 Preparation Tips

 

While preparing for the IIT JAM 2021 Exam, one should have some tips, tricks and quick notes, using which you can aim better for the exam.

Eduncle experts and toppers have come up with few result-oriented IIT JAM Tips. They will help you fuel up 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.

 

 

Do you need any Experts' Help in IIT JAM 2021 Preparations? Get Free Counselling from Eduncle Experts & Smart Up Your Preparations.

 

 

IIT JAM Results 2020

 

Result is the final outcome of all those activities which you’ve made during exam preparation!

The candidates who appear in IIT JAM Exam may check 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 2020

 

There are a total of 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 2020 Scores. You can check the list of IIT JAM Participating Institutes here.

Apart from these IITs, 19 National Institute of Technology (NITs), and 2 Centrally Funded Technical Institute (CFTIs) also 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 the 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 M.Sc.- 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 list of courses offered 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 2021 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.

Thank You!!

 

Showing 16 comments out of 42
  • Prem
    How many students appeared for Geology (GG) , and how many of them got placed in IITs in 2020?
  • Shib sagar
    sir can u please tell me that if someone is obc and get nit but if that someone doesn't have 60% so is there any nits that give admission to them
    Eduncle
    Hello Shib,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    To get admission in any NIT or IIT Institute through IIT JAM score, you have to appear for a counselling procedure.
    You will get a...
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  • Govind
    how to prepare for msc economics
    Eduncle
    Hello Govind,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You should check the complete syllabus first and make a strategy accordingly. Also check out the
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  • Vijay Singh chauhan
    I am in my 2nd year of BSc Hons degree am I eligible to just appear for the exam as a practice?
    Eduncle
    Hello Vijay,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You will be able to apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation or after completing it.
    Thanks for asking your query ...
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  • Karnika kushwaha
    will there be biological science included in iit jamin 2021 or ahead??
    Eduncle
    Hello Karnika,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As Biological science subject was removed since 2020 exam, you can not apply for Biology in IIT JAM 2021.
    Thanks for asking you...
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  • Aparna ss
    I am a second year BSC Physics student.can I write exam on this year
    Eduncle
    Hello Aparna,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You will be able to apply for IIT JAM in your final year or after completing the graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query...
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  • Anushka gupta Anushkagupta
    is msc phd dual degree in iit bombay?
    Eduncle
    Hello Anushka,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, You may appear in IIT JAM for MSc, MSc-Phd or other integrated courses.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Shamsun
    thanks a lot🙏💕
  • Manash Pratim barghiyary
    thanks for the information
  • Shib sagar
    in every year in each stream how many obc students give iit jam exam do u know??
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