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July 8, 2020 • 5:16 pm

IIT JAM 2020-21 Latest Notification & Updates You Must Know

JAM Notifications


IIT Kanpur has organized the Joint Admission Test 2020 on 9th Feb 2020. So, it is the time for the students to stay updated about the further procedure.


And the candidates who missed the opportunity of appearing in the exam can try their luck in IIT JAM 2021. The exam authority will release the official notification for 2021 session in September 2020 as expected. The upcoming exam will be held in the 2nd Sunday of February 2021.


In 2020, many changes have been done by conducting authority in terms of number of exam papers, seats, schedule etc. So, candidates must know all the important dates and latest events. It will help you to plan your preparation accordingly.


Hence, here we are providing the IIT JAM 2020-21 Latest Updates released by official.




Download Free IIT JAM 2021 Model Paper & Solutions



IIT JAM Exam Date 2020


Below, we are providing the complete calendar for 2020 Exam. Please note down all the important dates and be aware with exam activities!


Exam Activities

Important Dates

Start of Online Application form Process

4th September 2019

Last Date of Online Submission

9th October 2019

Closing Date of Online Application Fee Payment

13th October 2019

Correction Process for Application Form

18th to 28th October 2019

Admit Card Release Date

7th January 2020

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Date

9th February 2020

Answer keys Releasing Date

20th February 2020

Declaration of Result

16th March 2020

Online Registration for Admission Process

20th April to 24th May 2020

Last Date for receipt of request for change of category in proper format/ rectification of defective documents at IIT Kanpur

25th May 2020

First Admission List Declaration Date

29th June 2020

Date of 2nd Admission List Declaration

14th July 2020

3rd & Final Admission List Declaration Date

29th July 2020

Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020

 03rd August 2020

Important Note: Due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the admission dates have been extended. These dates are tentative and can be revised based on the situation and Government directives.


IIT JAM 2021 Important Dates


Below, we are providing the tentative calendar for 2021 Exam. Please note down all the important dates and plan your preparation, accordingly!


Exam Activities

Important Dates (Tentative)

Start of Online Application for IIT JAM 2021

1st week of September 2020

Last Date of Online Submission

1st week of October 2020

The closing of Online Application Fee Payment for JAM Exam

1st week of October 2020

Corrections in Online Application

2nd week of October 2020

Admit Card Release Date

1st week of January 2021

JAM 2021 Exam Date

2nd Sunday of February 2021

Releasing Date of Answer Key

2nd week of March 2021

Declaration of Result

Last week of March 2021

Online Registration for Admission Process

2nd week of April 2021



Download Free List of Important Topics Along with Their Marking Weightage and plan Your Preparations accordingly!



IIT JAM Notification 2020-21: Check Out the Latest Exam Updates Here!


Please have a look at IIT JAM latest news and upcoming events:

CCMN has released the first round of Seat Allotment Result on 7th July based on IIT JAM 2020 Score.

The selected students can check their result by entering the JAM registration ID-password and complete further admission procedure paying the institution fees. 

Check out the complete information regarding the CCMN Counseling Procedure 2020.

IIT JAM Opening & Closing Rank Released!

IIT Kanpur has released the IIT JAM Round 1 opening & closing ranks on 6th July 2020. 

IIT Kanpur had released the 1st admission list on 29th June 2020 for JAM 2020 students. 

As per the latest notification of IIT Kanpur, the JOAPS website is now accepting the missing document for which an undertaking was submitted earlier by the students. You can log in the website and submit the document till 20th July 2020.

IIT Kanpur has extended the date of admission form submission for JAM 2020. Now, the qualified candidates can fill the form till 24th May 2020.

Exam Conducting Authority has released the final IIT JAM Answer Key on 16th March 2020.

As per the official update of IIT Kanpur, the Ghaziabad city has been transferred from IIT Delhi Zone to IIT Roorkee Zone due to operational reasons.

The exam authority has removed the Biological Science. From 2020, the Joint Admission Test will be conducted for six subjects only.

IIT Kanpur has released the seat matrix of various admitting institutes for JAM 2020 qualified candidates. Aspirants can check the complete IIT JAM Seat Matrix here.

The JAM exam is administered in two sessions-




Test Papers and Codes


9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Physics (PH)

Biotechnology (BT)


2:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Chemistry (CY)

Geology (GG)

Mathematics (MA)



Download Free PDF of IIT JAM 2021 Syllabus



Quick Guide for Joint Admission Test


Here Eduncle has come to help you by providing a complete guide of JAM Exam. It contains all the important information that you must know while doing exam preparation.


Eligibility Criteria - Before applying for the exam, it’s very important to get knowledge about education qualification & age limit. Check the IIT JAM Eligibility here.

Syllabus – To start the preparation for the exam, the syllabus is the most essential thing. Download IIT JAM 2021 Syllabus for Free!

Exam Pattern - You should know the pattern of the questions asked in the examination and the marking scheme when you are preparing for the exam. This will help you improve the streamline your planning. You can get the JAM Exam Pattern here.

Question Papers – The best strategy to boost performance in the examination is by solving previous years papers and model test papers. You can find the IIT JAM Question Papers here.

Preparation Tips - Aspirants need guidance to achieve good scores in the exam. Here are some tips for JAM Preparation by the Eduncle experts that will help you prepare smartly and effectively.



Download Free PDF of Joint Admission Test Last Years’ Question Papers with Solutions & Boost Up Your Preparation



Hope you find this article about IIT JAM Notifications helpful. Still, if you have any query then you can share with us in the comments section below.


We will try to solve your queries as soon as possible.


All the Best Aspirants!  




Showing 22 comments out of 28
  • Mahesh Saini
    i am in 3 rd year in biology so i can doing in from iit
    Hello Mahesh, You can apply for IIT JAM.
    yes! i want you suggestions
    Vijay nagar
    you can apply but you are eligible for counseling when you must be maths subject in 10+2 ,,if you have no maths subject then you can give nios exam
    Abhijeet Gaurav
    No eligibility for maths in 10+2 has been scrapped.
  • Shreya
    im in 2nd year bsc ..with botany zoology and chemistry combination.. can i take biological science paper in iit jam???
    Hello Shreya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are eligible to apply for IIT JAM Bio technology subject after completing the graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your quer...
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  • Rajkumar Yadav
    Thanks for all your information..
    Hello Rajkumar, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Yash prajapati
    I am doing with biology Can I apply for M. Sc chemistry in IIT/ JAM
    you can apply for biotechnology in iit jam
  • Sheetal shekhar
    I also like it & thanks a lot !
    Hello Sheetal,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Edun...
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  • Sradhanjali Behera
    Sir plz mention syllabus for computer science ,IIT JAM
    Hello Sradhanjali, Greetings from Eduncle! IIT JAM is not conducted in computer science but you are eligible for joint MSc-PhD course. If you want to appear in JAM, then You have t...
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  • Piyush verma Verma
    Thanx for the info
    Hello Piyush,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Edunc...
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  • Jane
    I like it when folks get together and share views. Great website, keep it up!
  • Aykku mithun
    I'm not even able to apply foe IIT JAM. I know Oct 8 is the last date to apply. What is the exact timing that online application process ending?
    Hello Aykku,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    As per the official update, you can apply for the IIT JAM 2020 till 8th October 2019 upto 17:30 hours.
    Thank You!!
  • Priyanka
    hi can i get provisional answer key from your Institute
    Hello Priyanka,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can get the IIT JAM 2020 answer key from here
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