Abhilasha G @Eduncle posted an Article
November 22, 2019 • 11:11 am

IIT JAM Application Form 2020 - Check the Registration Process


Dear IIT JAM Aspirants!!


A challenging and gratifying professional life is a common desire amongst our youth. And it is an acclaimed truth that being a part of programmes at IITs and IISc can easily fulfill those dreams.


The IITs and IISc undoubtedly have greater significance all over the world for maintaining the degree of excellence in education in the fields of engineering, science & technology, and research.


In the direction of providing prospects to the engineering bachelors to develop academic flair at various IITs and IISc, Joint Admission Test for MSc is led by IITs rotationally.


Filling IIT JAM Application Form 2020 is the initial phase to enter the admission procedure of IITs (Indian Institutes of Technology) and IISc (Indian Institute of Science).


Note - IIT JAM application form has been released only for J&K candidates who have not been able to register for exam due to unavailability of net connectivity. .



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The aspirants for IIT Jam exam can select among the following academic programmes: -


 Programmes at the IITs

 M.Sc. (Four Semesters)

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.

 MSc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree



Programmes at the IISc

Integrated Ph.D. Degree


To appear for the IIT JAM Exam 2020, aspirants need to complete the initial formalities of applying for the exam. The mode of applying and submitting your educational, age and other requisite details is ONLINE.


The complete process of login, applying, and submitting the duly filled in application with the valid details, is called JOAPS - Joint Online Application Processing System.



The process of IIT JAM Application Form 2020 is accomplished through the following steps: -


Step-1: Know the Important Data Needed While Applying

Step-2: Register Online

Step-3: Fill Details in the Application Form

Step-4: Upload Scanned Images

Step-5: Fee Payment

Step-6: Print Application Form


Stay updated with the help of important IIT JAM Notification and Official Notices!!



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IIT Kanpur has released the official notification regarding the important dates of IIT JAM 2020. Before moving towards knowing the IIT JAM online application process in detail, let’s look on to the important dates which you must know:


IIT JAM EXAM 2020 Important Dates

Online registration and application

4th September 2019

Registration and documents uploading

8th October 2019

IIT JAM Exam Date

9th February 2020



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Now let’s come back to the process of filling IIT JAM Application Form 2020. Read the by step procedure cautiously as explained below: -



IIT JAM Application Form 2020 - Step by Step Guide!


Candidates who want to apply for the IIT JAM Exam 2020, should now focus on preparing for the exam. Know the complete registration process from the following steps.



STEP 1 - Know the Important Data Needed While Applying


You should be aware regarding the documents to be kept ready before applying for IIT JAM Online. It will help you in avoiding mistakes while filling important details in application form. See the list of important documents below:


Your complete personal details like Name, Mobile Number, E-mail Address, Date of Birth, Parent’s Name.

Your complete address with PIN code.

Details of your educational qualification including Name, Percentage, College, or University etc.

JAM Test Papers you wish to appear for.

Alternatives of IIT JAM 2020 Exam Centres (Minimum Three).

Your Photograph and Signature bearing the definite format.

Scanned copy of your SC/ST/PwD certificates (if any) in pdf format.

Your photo identity proofe. Aadhar Card/ Driving License/ College ID/ Employee ID/ PAN Card/ Voter ID/ Passport etc.

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


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STEP 2 - Register through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS)



After clicking on "Login Portal (JOAPS)", the following page will open.




You have to start your JAM 2020 registration as a new user by clicking on New User? Register Here. The registration page will open.






You should enter your correct name, e-mail address and mobile number as per the instructions provided there.

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

One e-mail id will be used only for one registration.

You will be asked to generate a password. Enter a good password that you can remember easily and submit the form. (You will need the password for further processing, so kindly keep it safe by noting down.)




Now you will get a confirmation message and your Enrolment ID will be sent to you as an e-mail and an SMS. You must keep this Enrolment ID for every important communication related to IIT JAM 2020 Exam.



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STEP 3 - Fill the Detailed IIT JAM Application Form


As you are registered on the JOAPS now, you should log in for completing the IIT JAM Application Form 2020 process. Follow the guidelines below:


Enter your IIT JAM login credentials (Enrolment ID and Password) and submit the form. Enter the password carefully as it is case sensitive.

A welcome screen will open showing Application Status. Click on “Edit Application Form” and start filling the following: -




After clicking on the "Edit Application Form", following registration page will open:



  Fill Your IIT JAM 2020 Exam Details





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The number of test papers you want to appear in JAM 2020.

The subject name of the paper you wish to appear in JAM 2020.

Choice of Examination City 1, Examination City 2, and Examination City 3.

Fill Your Personal Details



 Make sure to verify your registered mobile number and email id.

 Your accurate date of birth and gender as mentioned in your mark sheets.

Name and mobile number of your parents or guardian.

Your nationality and category (GEN/ OBC-NCL/ SC/ ST).

Fill Your Communication Details


communication details

Your correspondence address with PIN code.

Your ID Proof and ID Proof Number.

Fill Your Qualifying Degree Details


degree details

Your qualifying degree and discipline.

Year of passing.

Name and Address of your college or university.




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STEP 4 - Upload the Scanned Images/ Documents


The JAM 2020 online application process is partial without uploading of scanned images and documents. You should upload the documents as per specifications set by officials.



You should upload your high quality scanned photograph as per the prescribed format.

You should upload the high quality scanned images of your signature as per the prescribed format.

As you have filled all the necessary information in the IIT JAM Online Application form. Kindly check the details you have entered to avoid any mistakes.

If you have checked and verified every information, kindly accept the declaration [tick mark in the check box], and click on Proceed to Payment button as given below there.


Accept the Declaration



A pop-up message will appear on the screen asking you for confirmation to final submission. Click on Continue.


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IIT JAM Answer Keys for Previous Papers

IIT JAM Books and Study Materials

IIT JAM Preparation Tips



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STEP 5 - Making Online Application Fee Payment for IIT JAM 2020 Exam


The IIT JAM Application Form procedure is incomplete if you have not made payment of application fee.


As per the rules set by the organizing body, the payment of fee is acceptable only by online mode. You may use your net banking account, debit, or credit cards for making fee payment. See the payment procedure as below:


Your Name, Enrolment ID and Application Fee Amount will be shown there. The amount of application fee is based on the category you choose while filling out your personal details.



Proceed to Payment



Click on "Proceed to Payment".

Now, you should choose an appropriate payment option under the Multi-Option Payment System (MOPS) i.e. Net Banking, Card Payments, or Other Payment Modes.

You will be shown the modes of payment through which you want to submit the fee.



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Now, make payment of IIT JAM Application fees. You will get a confirmation message on the computer screen.

After successful payment of fees, you will be redirected to the IIT JAM Online Application website and a Fee Payment Number will be generated.

You should save the Fee Payment Number for further official use.



Fee Details

One Test Paper

Two Test Papers

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PWD

Rs. 750/-

Rs. 1050/-

General and OBC

Rs. 1500/-

Rs. 2100/-



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 IIT JAM Candidate Login credentials to JOAPS and look for your payment status.

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



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STEP 6 - Download / Print IIT JAM Application Form 2020


After the successful fee payment, you must download the hard copy of the IIT JAM application form. See below, the procedure to download the application form:


You will see two option there; one is for adding an additional paper and the second one is for Downloading the application form.


download application form


If you want to add more paper, you can click on Add Paper.

To download the IIT JAM Application Form 2020, click on the Download.

Take the hard copy of the downloaded application form.


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Correction in IIT JAM Application Form


IIT Kanpur has opened the IIT JAM Correction window on 18th October 2019. Now, candidates are allowed to make minor changes in their form till 28th October 2019. This is the last chance for the candidates to correct mistakes in your data.

Following are the details that you can correct the application form asper 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 change with document proof)

Gender, Category, PwD status (with document proof)

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

Change of Test Paper (Subjects)



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Fee Structure for the Correction in IIT JAM Online Application Form


Candidates must pay some fee to change their data in the application 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 twice.

  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.





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

Yes, you can make changes in IIT JAM Application Form after submitting it. The organizing IIT releases the IIT JAM Correction form in which you can change Gender, Category, and PwD Status, Exam Centre etc.


Q.2) What will happen to my IIT JAM application form if I add a wrong PIN code? Can I contact them?

You should not worry about it. You can change your IIT JAM Application form Information in the Correction Form.


Q.3) Which semester marks will be uploaded by the candidate who is in her final year BSc. during the application for IIT JAM?

When you fill the application form, they only ask: -

Qualifying Degree

Discipline of Qualifying Degree

Have you Graduated in the above Degree?

Year of Passing

Address of College/ University

College/ University Name

You don’t have to fill the marks of your BSc degree.


Q.4) How many subjects can I choose in IIT JAM Application Form?

You can choose 2 subjects in IIT JAM Application form, but the subjects must be in different sessions. The online examination will be held 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)



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So, here the application procedure is completed. We have mentioned here the complete guidelines to help you filling and downloading the IIT JAM form.


If you still have any doubts or queries, feel free to place them in the comment box provided below. We are always there to solve your doubts.


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Thank You and All the Best!!



Showing 4 comments out of 4
  • Sasi
    i am studying physics.can i apply for chemistry too if i took it allied chemistry
    Bhanupriya sahu
  • Monika was really helpful.
    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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