IIT JAM Exam 2017 Reviews by Experts! [Complete Paper Analysis]


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IIT JAM Exam 2017 was successfully conducted on the scheduled date, Sunday 11th Feb, 2017. The aspirants who gave their best for preparing for this tough exam finally felt the relief after they had appeared for their chosen subjects.


JAM is surely considered as one of the toughest entrance exams to scrutinize the eligibility for taking the M.Sc. and PhD programs at the 15 Indian Institute of Technology including the Indian Institute of Science (IISC B’lore).


Scores for JAM 2017 will also be accepted by 17 Other Institutes.



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Reviews & Analysis of the IIT JAM Exam


As declared by many students who attempted the JAM exam, found the exam relatively tough this time. All the 7 subjects question papers had relatively tough questions when compared to their future counterparts.


The past JAM exam papers for Physics and Mathematics have been easy but, this time candidates found the Physics question paper, more tough as compared to its last appearances.


As per the Expert’s IIT JAM Reviews, the MSQs were easier than the MCQs in the IIT JAM 2017 Question Paper.



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IIT JAM 2017 Question Papers



For the aspirants who wish to take this tough nut next year, grab a look at the complete questions papers for all the subjects. You can download the IIT JAM 2017 Question Papers conveniently here.



Biological Sciences (BL)

Biotechnology (BT)

Chemistry (CY)

Geology (GG)

Mathematics (MA)

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Physics (PH)




IIT JAM 2017 Expected Cut-offs

Although the authorized sources have not yet released any information regarding the expected cut-offs, as it would be too early to release the cut-offs, but still based on the cutoffs released in previous years, Eduncle has tried to collate data and derive out the expected cutoffs for IIT JAM 2017. Below we have detailed out the expected cutoffs for all the 7 subjects for the General, OBC and SC/ST category.



Note: The official cut-offs will be released once the JAM 2017 Results are declared by IIT Delhi who is the conveyor for JAM 2017 Exam. The cutoff list shared below is just on estimates which are derived through the previous year cutoffs.



Expected Cutoff Marks for Biological Sciences:



Category Cutoff Marks
General 32.50
OBC 28.69
SC/ST 15.60




Expected Cutoff Marks for Bio Technology:




Category Cutoff Marks
General 35.40
OBC 29.10
SC/ST 17.35




Expected Cutoff Marks for Chemistry:



Category Cutoff Marks
General 27.46
OBC 24.30
SC/ST 14



Expected Cutoff Marks for Geology:



Category Cutoff Marks
General 41
OBC 36.80
SC/ST 21



Expected Cutoff Marks for Mathematics:



Category Cutoff Marks
General 13
OBC 12.50



Expected Cutoff Marks for Mathematical Statistics:


Category Cutoff Marks
General 7
OBC 5.70



Expected Cutoff Marks for Physics:



Category Cutoff Marks
General 14
OBC 12
SC/ST 7.50




IIT JAM Results 2017


As per the schedule, the IIT JAM 2017 Exam aspirants would be able to check their results on the official website through the JOAPS login credentials once the administering body for the JAM 2017 i.e. IIT Delhi declares the results. The scheduled date for the results to be out is 27th March 2016 (Monday).


Stay tuned with Eduncle for the latest news and updates on the IIT JAM 2017 Results!


Wishing all JAM  aspirants loads of Good Luck 


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30 thoughts on “IIT JAM Exam 2017 Reviews by Experts! [Complete Paper Analysis]

  1. Mubashir

    trajectory education wale to keh rahe hai physics cutoff
    32-38 jayega……
    eduncle wale keh rahe 13 jayega……
    kaun sahi hai sir…….??but i think 15 jayega….

    • Mandeep Sahni Post author

      Hello Mubashir, I appreciate your curiosity to know the closest and the accurate expected cut-offs, as you have made your self-analysis by now for the JAM 2016 Exam and you surely to want to attain the best scores. But, as it is clearly mentioned in the blog that the cut-offs which are there are just based on predictions. Their validity depends upon the final cut-offs which are released after the results are out. Wishing you Good Luck for your JAM 2016 Results! All the Best!

  2. younis

    how much cut abt to get iit mumbai or iit delhi in chemistry

    • Ashu Pareek

      Hello Younis,
      Eduncle can not provide exact cutoff marks for individual IIT’s until results will not be out, admitting institutes release their respective cut off marks at their own. Here We just Provide Expected cutoff marks for all the subjects these are based on previous year exam results.
      Wishing you Good Luck for your JAM 2016 Results! All the Best!



    SIR I got 42.3 in iit jam biology 2016.What AIR i can expect?

  4. shinja

    i got 34.05 in biotechnology, 2016..Can I expect to get a chance in IIT???

  5. Tanmoy Chakraborty

    Sir,I have obtained 43 marks in physics.What rank should I expect?

  6. Deeba

    Sir mjhe JAM BL ka syllabus smjh ni aa rha hai q ki usme physiology hai par mentioned ni hai plant ya animal,aur energy transformation chapter v ab tak to pdha ni,usme kya hona chahye.

  7. Deeba

    Sir mjhe JAM BL ka syllabus smjh ni aa rha hai q ki usme physiology hai par mentioned ni hai plant ya animal,aur energy transformation chapter v ab tak to pdha ni,usme kya hona chahye.
    Plz help me to make me understand…

  8. Smile


  9. shyam

    sir I completed my graduation this year. but I was not prefer math subject in my 12th. if I take exam of math of 12th from open school Nios system. so may I eligible for IIT jam in chemistry?


    I am calculating a marks of 68.66 in mathematics in the 2017 paper based on the answer keys available till now. Could you provide an estimate of the expected rank based on the paper level and previous year ranks?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Abhirakshit,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      The experts at Eduncle have figured out the Unofficial Answer Keys for JAM Mathematics Exam. Kindly verify your answers! Good luck! Regarding the rank it is taken calculated after taking into consideration the correct answers marked by the candidate, the wrong answers and the final cut-offs which again depends upon few crucial deciding factors.

      We wish you Good Luck for your hard efforts!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  11. Amit Kumar

    Sir, can you say, please, that where I can get the answer key of IIT JAM BT? I was also enrolled in DLP program at Eduncle.

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Amit,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      As, the official cut-offs are yet not released by the official sources, to provide some relief to the candidates high anxiety levels, Eduncle has come up with the unofficial answer keys for all the 7 JAM subjects.

      Eduncle is still in the process of figuring out the unofficial answer keys for IIT JAM Exam 2017. Unofficial answer keys for Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics are available along with the JAM 2017 question papers. Kindly stay tuned @Eduncle, we will soon be releasing the answer keys for BT paper.

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  12. Suman das

    Hello sir… I got 30.10 marks (mathematics) and air is 858 for SC category of iit jam 2017…. But my BSc is pass course not major so….. Can I get any IIT ??????? Pls help me sir

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Suman,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      You have chances for getting admissions in IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, and IIT Patna.

      And pursuing a B.Sc. Pass Degree is also considerable. Need not to worry on this aspect.

      All the Best!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

      • Suman das

        Thank u sir

  13. Ayushi

    Are the NITs good enough for perusing msc in chemistry… sir do they have international connections as the IITs have. And can students go for the internships at the best institutes in India and abroad? Sir kindly clear my queries… thankyou sir…

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Ayushi,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      National Institute of Technology are of national importance and have standard in providing quality education to students in engineering and science fields. You can try for scholarships and internships abroad with the degrees earned from NITs.

      All the Best and strive hard and keep your learning quotient high!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

      • Ayushi

        Thankyou so much Sir, and what kind of exams do we need to take for getting scholarships in order to persue the next higher studies in abroad? Kindly if you suggest some…
        Thankyou Sir…

        • Eduncle Team

          Hello Ayushi,

          Greetings from Eduncle!

          Thanks for sharing your query with us!

          Kindly find the complete details regarding the scholarships available for studying abroad. Kindly visit the blog – Scholarships available to Indian Students for studying abroad.

          Apart from these scholarships you can also go for the Commonwealth Scholarships for Masters and PhD.

          All the best for your future learning endeavours! Keep visiting Eduncle!

          Kind Regards,
          Eduncle Team

          • Ayushi

            Thankyou so so much Sir…..

  14. Jatin

    I got 37.68 marks and AIR 374 in BT in IIT JAM 2017. I belong to the OBC category. Is there chance to get IIT ???
    Please help…

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Jatin,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      You have little to no chances for getting a seat at the IITs. You can try at the NITs and participate in the CCMN Counselling 2017.

      All the Best for your future learning endeavours!

      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  15. Arkajyoti

    Are the NITs good for pursuing master degree in Geological Science?

  16. Sudhir Gholap

    Sir,about how much marks and rank is needed for admission at IISERs?

  17. Ankita Mohanty

    Hello sir…
    I am ankita
    I follow your study materials.
    But I have some few doubts in my chapter.
    So what should I do ?
    Please sir…tell me.

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Ankita,
      Greetings from Eduncle!
      Please call our experts on Toll free number – 1800-120-1021. They’ll guide with perfect assistance regarding your preparations.
      Thanks for asking your query with us!
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

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