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IIT JAM Exam Centres 2021 – Complete List of Cities and Centre Codes

IIT JAM 2021 Exam centres list

Hello Aspirants!


IIT JAM 2021 Exam is conducted by the IISC Banglore on 14th February 2021. The registration process for JAM Exam will start from 10th September 2020.


JAM exam is conducted by one of the eight IITs & IISc zones on the rotational basis. Candidates are required to follow some basic guidelines to select the IIT JAM Exam Centre.

From below context you can check what we have covered in the blog.


IIT JAM Exam Centres - Important Points

List of Exam Centres

How to Change Exam Centre Under Exceptional Circumstances

General Instructions for the IIT JAM Exam




IIT JAM Exam Centres 2021 – Important Points to Keep in Mind!


 Candidates have three choices to select the Exam Cities for JAM at the time of application form submission. Then the council allots the IIT JAM Exam Centre according to candidate’s preferences for cities.

 When you choose the first city, the zone gets determined and you have to choose 2 other cities from that zone only.

 The exam city has one or more exam centres of IIT JAM Exam.

 Once the centre is allotted, the request to change the city or town will be accepted only for exceptional circumstances.

Note - As per the notification, there are 4 more cities participating in the 2021 IIT JAM exam. So now there are total 70 cities to choose as your exam center.


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List of IIT JAM Exam Centres 2021


Below we have provided the complete list of IIT JAM Exam Cities with their codes to help you in the JAM Online Application Form 2021 procedure.


All the JAM Exam Centres are divided into 7 IIT Zones and IISc, which are given below:


 IISc Bangalore

IIT Bombay

 IIT Delhi

 IIT Guwahati

 IIT Kanpur

 IIT Kharagpur

 IIT Madras

 IIT Roorkee



Check the complete updated zone wise list below


S. No.

Zone IIT JAM Exam Cities


1. IISc Banglore Bengaluru, Karnataka 101
Hubballi, Karnataka 102
Hyderabad, Telangana 103
Kannur, Kerala 104
Kozhikode, Kerala 105
Mangaluru, Karnataka 106
Palakkad, Kerala 107
Thrissur, Kerala 108
2. IIT Bombay Ahmedabad, Gujrat 201
Goa, Goa 202
Mumbai, Maharashtra 203
Nagpur, Maharashtra 204
Nanded, Maharashtra 205
Nasik, Maharashtra 206
Pune, Maharashtra 207
Vadodara, Gujrat 208
3. IIT Delhi Faridabad, Haryana 301
Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh 302
Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh 303
Gurugram, Haryana 304
Hisar, Haryana 305
Indore, Madhya Pradesh 306
Jaipur, Rajasthan 307
Jammu, J&K 308
Jind, Haryana 309
Jodhpur, Rajasthan 310
New Delhi, Delhi 311
4. IIT Guwahati Agartala, Tripura 401
Asansol – Durgapur, West Bengal  
Dhanbad, Jharkhand 402
Dibrugarh, Assam 403
Guwahati, Assam 404
Jorhat, Assam 405
Imphal, Manipur  
Kalyani, West Bengal 406
Patna, Bihar 407
Shillong, Meghalaya  
Siliguri, West Bengal 408
5. IIT Kanpur Agra, Uttar Pradesh 501
Prayagraj (Allahabad), Uttar Pradesh 502
Bareilly, Uttar Pradesh 503
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh 504
Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh 505
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 506
Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh 507
6. IIT Kharagpur Bhubaneswar, Odisha 601
Kharagpur, West Bengal 602
Kolkata, West Bengal 603
Raipur, Chhattisgarh 604
Ranchi, Jharkhand 605
Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 606
Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh 607
7. IIT Madras Chennai, Tamil Nadu 701
Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu 702
Ernakulam, Kerala 703
Kollam, Kerala 704
Kottayam, Kerala 705
Madurai, Tamil Nadu 706
Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 707
Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu 708
Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 709
Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 709
Warangal, Telangana 710
8. IIT Roorkee Dehradun, Uttarakhand 801
Jalandhar, Punjab 802
Kurukshetra, Haryana 803
Mohali, Punjab 804
Noida, Uttar Pradesh 805
Moradabad, Uttar Pradesh 806
Roorkee, Uttarakhand 807


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How to Change Exam Centre Under Exceptional Circumstances?


While filling up the application form, the students have to fill three cities based on their priority. The JAM 2021 Organizing Committee reserves the right to add a new city or remove an existing one and allot a city that may not be any one of the choices stated by the candidate. Refer to the below points for the key information about changing IIT JAM Exam Centre.


 You can’t change an exam centre within a same city/or town you opted earlier.

 You have to send a request throug JOAPS portal along with Online Payment of INR 500 .

 The final decision to change the exam centre will be taken by the organizing institute only.




General Instructions for the IIT JAM Exam


Exam will be held in two sessions –

  For Physics (PH), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Biotechnology (BT) subjects JAM exam will be held in session -1.

 In session -2, Exam will be organized for Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA) and Economics (EN) subjects.

 Candidates must report at the JAM Exam Centre before 35 minutes of the exam.

 Candidates should carry the original photo ID Proof along with the JAM Admit Card, without these candidates will not be allowed in the examination centre.

 Mobile Phones, Calculators or any other Electronic Devices are not allowed in the JAM Exam Centre.

 Candidates need not carry their own rough sheet in the exam hall. Scribble Pads are provided to the candidates for the rough work. The applicants have to write their registration number and name on the pads.


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  • Sri harshini Chappidi
    I am interested in doing Mac chemistry at IIT so I should prepare only for chemistry or the subjects like mathematics ,physics ,biology?
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