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August 5, 2020 • 7:15 pm

IIT JAM Application Form 2021 - Check the Registration Process


The upcoming Joint Admission Test will be organized on 14th February 2021 and the online form registration will be started from 10th September 2020. So, students who want to appear for the examination can apply through JOAPS website.

But before applying, candidates must know the step by step procedure to fill the IIT JAM Application Form 2021. It will help you fill the form without any mistake.

Here in this blog, we have provided the following details of IIT JAM to apply online. Read the instructions & fill the form correctly.

Important Dates for IIT JAM 2021 Exam

Information Required to Fill the Form

Registration Process - Step by Step Guide!

Step 1 – Register through JOAPS

Step 2 – Fill the details

Step 3 – Pay the application fees

Correction Process in JAM Application Form

Fees Structure for Correction in the Form

Frequently Asked Questions



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Important Dates for IIT JAM 2021 Exam


The conducting institute IISc Bangalore has release the official notification of 2021 exam on 5th August 2020. Following are the tentative dates of filling the IIT JAM Application form:


Online Registration Started

10th September 2020

Last date to Apply

15th October 2020

Correction in Application Form

Last week of October 2020

IIT JAM Exam Date

14th February 2021


Check IIT JAM Notification for complete schedule.



Information Required to Fill the IIT JAM Application Form


The aspirants are advised to keep all the documents and information ready before applying for IIT JAM Exam:

Personal details like name, mobile number, e-mail address, date of birth, parent’s name etc.

Complete address with PIN code.

10th, 12th and qualifying degree mark sheet.

Scanned photograph and signature.

Scanned copy of caste certificates (if any) in pdf format.

Valid government identity proof like Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ College ID/ Employee ID/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Passport, etc.

Details of the mode of payments like Net Banking / Credit or Debit Card details.


Along with these, you must fulfil the IIT JAM Eligibility criteria before filling the registration form.



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IIT JAM 2021 Application Form - Registration Process!


Check the complete step by step procedure to fill the form below.



Step 1 - Register through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS)


Go to the JOAPS Website and log in by using Enrolment ID and password.


If you are a new user, then click on “New User? Register Here” and fill all the details asked such as name, mobile number, email and password, etc.

Click on the “Submit” button.


Note - The mobile number and e-mail id will be used for further communication by the authority, so make sure they are valid and not used by anyone else.


After submitting the required details, you will get a confirmation message and a unique Enrolment ID through e-mail or SMS.

Save it for further use such as fill the application form, download IIT JAM Admit Card, check result, etc.



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Step 2 - Fill the Complete Details Asked in IIT JAM Application Form 2021


Now, log in to the website by using this Enrolment ID to complete the form filling process.

A welcome screen will open showing application status. Click on “Edit Application Form” button.

After clicking on it, you will be redirected to on the following page. Fill all the required details (personal, communication, qualifying degree details, etc.) and upload your scanned photograph and signature.

There are 4 more exam cities included this year. Now you can choose IIT JAM Exam Centers among total 70 cities. 


Note - You should upload the high-quality scanned photograph and signature as per the prescribed format -

Photograph must be in the range of 5 KB to 200 KB.

Signature must be in the range of 5 KB to 150 KB.


Now, mark the checkbox to accept the declaration and click on “Proceed to Payment” button.



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Step 3 - Submit Online Application Fee Payment


Choose the appropriate mode of payment to submit the fee from available options such as Net Banking, Card Payment, or Other Payment Modes.

Type the captcha and click on the "Proceed to Payment" button.

Fill all the required details for payment and click on “Make Payment” button.


You will get a confirmation message “Online Payment made successfully” after paying the fee. You should save the form or download the PDF for further use.


Important Note-

If you are not sure about your fee payment status because of any specific reason (weak internet connection or power failure) kindly login again with the help of login credentials and look for your payment status.

If the status shown is “Fee Pending or Not paid”, please go for a new payment at the JOAPS fee payment portal and follow the complete payment procedure again.


Application Fees for Joint Admission Test


Fees Details

One Test Paper

Two Test Papers

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 750/-

Rs. 1050/-

General and OBC

Rs. 1500/-

Rs. 2100/-


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Correction in IIT JAM Application Form 2021


The conducting IIT will open the IIT JAM Correction window in October 2020. Using this, students can make minor changes in the information they have filled. Make sure that you have filled the correct information, as this will be the last chance for the correction.

Following are the details that you can correct in the application form as per the official notification.

Candidate’s Name (only minor spelling Change with document proof)

Date of Birth (minor change in date/ month/ year with document proof)

Parent/Guardian’s Name (only minor spelling changes with document proof)

Gender, Category, PwD Status (with document proof)

Change of examination city/town (only in exceptional circumstances)

Change of Test Paper (Subjects)



Fee Structure for the Correction in IIT JAM Online Application Form


Candidates will have to pay some fees in order to change their information in the form. Below, you can check the fee structure for IIT JAM Correction.


Additional Fee for Addition or Change of Test Paper(s)



Wishes to Change

Wishes to Add


Additional Fee (INR)


Additional Fee (INR)

Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD

One Test Paper

One Test Paper


One Test Paper


Two Test Papers

Any One Test Paper


Not Applicable


Both Papers


All Others

One Test Paper

One Test Paper


One Test Paper


Two Test Papers

Any One Test Paper


Not Applicable


Both Papers




Additional Fee for Changing Category or Gender

Existing Group/Category



Additional Fee (INR)

Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD (Group-1)

Within Group-1

One or Two Test Paper(s)


To Group-2

One Test Paper


Both Papers


All Others (Group-2)

To Group-1

One or Two Test Paper(s)

NIL (No fee will be refunded)


Points to Remember:

Be careful while changing all the details in the application form and before submitting the correction form verify the data you modified.

Fees paid earlier will not be refundable in any case. For example, a general applicant changing gender from male to female and category from General to SC/ST/PwD, the fees paid earlier will not be refunded.



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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for IIT JAM Application


Q.1) Can I make changes in my IIT JAM application form after submitting it?

Ans.) If you have entered the wrong information, you can change it through the application form correction process. The form correction will start after the completion of the registration process.


Q.2) Which semester marks will be uploaded by the candidate who is in final year BSc. during the registration?

Ans.) You will not require to fill the marks of your BSc degree in the form. The conducting authority will ask to fill the following details related to education qualification:

Qualifying degree

Discipline of qualifying degree

Have you graduated in the above degree?

Year of Passing

Address of college/ university

College/ University Name


Q.3) How many subjects can I choose in IIT JAM registration?

Ans.) You can choose two subjects during the registration, but the subjects must be in different sessions. The two sessions are as following-



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)

Economics (EN)

Geology (GG)

Mathematics (MA)



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These were the complete guidelines for filling the IIT JAM 2021 Application form. We hope, now you can apply for upcoming Joint Admission Test easily without any mistake.

If you have any doubts or queries, feel free to ask in the comment box provided below.

Thank You!!




Showing 11 comments out of 11
  • Sasi
    i am studying physics.can i apply for chemistry too if i took it allied chemistry
    Bhanupriya sahu
    Sandeep gupta
    if chemistry is your second subject
  • Mangesh
    I am in bsc fy in which year I can apply this form
    Hello Mangesh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You will be able to apply for IIT JAM exam after completing the graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Biplab Gope
    In IIT jam brochure it is said that the photo must be uploaded at the date of click after 1st August.But i know that after submitting the application form for my mistake i uploaded...
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  • Monika was really helpful.
  • Isha jha
    yes you can
  • Smriti tiwari
    I'm in final year Starting soi have not found to degree then i can apply this form
    Hello Smriti,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes you are eligible to apply after graduation or in final year. Kinldy check out the
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