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March 19, 2021 • 11:31 am

IIT JAM Application Form 2021 - Check the Registration Process

IIT JAM 2021 Application form

The IISc Bangalore is going to organize upcoming Joint Admission Test for Masters on 14th February 2021 and the online form registration process was conducted from 10th September to 17th October 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 2021 Application Form. It will help you fill the form without any mistake.

The aspirants will get a chance to make changes in their JAM registration form through the JOAPS portal from 2nd to 10th November .

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

Online Registration Opening Date

10th September 2020 (closed)

Last Date to Apply

15th October 2020

(Extended till 17th October 2020)

Correction in Application Form

2nd to 10th November 2020

IIT JAM Exam Date

14th February 2021


Check IIT JAM Notification for the complete schedule.



Information Required to Fill the IIT JAM Application Form 2021


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

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

Complete address with PIN code.

JAM Papers(s)

Choice of JAM Exam Cities

10th, 12th and qualifying degree mark sheet/ College name

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.


Important Note

1. The name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as per the qualifying degree certificate. Do not use Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. before the name.

2.The candidates need not send hard copies of documents to the Organizing Institute. The applicable documents are to be uploaded online to the application website only.

3.OBC-NCL/EWS candidates are NOT required to upload any category certificate along with the filled IIT JAM online application form. However, they are required to submit this certificate issued ONLY by authorized officials at a later date.

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


The registration for the JAM 2021 exam is allowed though online mode at JOPAS portal. JOAPS stands for 'JAM Online Application Processing System'. Check the complete step by step procedure to fill the form from JOAPS portal online as given below.



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


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


Click on the “Submit” button.

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. 

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. One email ID can be used by one candidate for registration.


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 2021 Application Form


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

A welcome screen will open showing application status. Click on the “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 50 KB to 200 KB (3.5 cm width and 4.5 cm hight).

Signature must be in the range of 50 KB to 100 KB (2 cm height and 7 cm width)


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



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Step 3 - Submit IIT JAM 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.

 Choose the mode of payment from the avialable option like net banking, card payment, UPI payment etc. 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 has  re-opened the IIT JAM Correction window till 10th November 2020. Students can make changes in the information they have filled through the JOPAS portal in online mode. Make sure that you have filled the correct information, as this will be the last chance for the correction.

Correction in IIT JAM Online Application form will be allowed as following-

Change in Personal Information like Candidate’s Name, Date of Birth, Parent/Guardian’s Name etc.

Change in Gender, Category, PwD Status inormation 

Change of examination city/town preference

Add Second Test Papers

Note- Changes in mobile number and email address are not allowed in the form.


Fee Structure for the Correction in IIT JAM Registration Form


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

If a candidate wants to change or add another test subject, he/she can add an additional test paper or change the test paper by paying some additional fees as mentioned in the table ahead.

Below, you can check the fee structure for IIT JAM Test Paper Correction.



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

Candidates will have to pay some fees in order to change their gender and category information in the form as following- 

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)



Points to Remember:

There are no charges for correction in personal information and examination city preference.

The additional fee for making changes in gender/ category or addition of second test paper can be submitted in online payment mode through NET Banking, Debit/ Credit card/ UPI.

Be careful while changing all the details in the IIT JAM 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 2021 Application


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

Ans.) Candidates will be allowed to change wrongly entered category and gender with an additional fee. If you have entered the wrong information, you can change it through the application form correction process before 10th Novemner 2020.


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


Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Physics (PH)

Biotechnology (BT)


Chemistry (CY)

Economics (EN)

Geology (GG)

Mathematics (MA)



Q.4) Can a BTech student apply for IIT JAM?

Ans.) Yes, a BTech graduate can apply for the IIT JAM exam. Any student who has completed B.Tech degree with at least 55% can apply for the exam. To apply for this exam, checkout the complete IIT JAM 2021 application process above.


Q.5) How to get admission in IIT for MSc?

Ans.) If you want to pursue MSc from IITs than the IIT JAM exam is the best option for you. A student having a bachelor's qualification degree is eligible to get admission to IIT. If you want to know all other options go through IIT JAM Admission Procedure.


Q.6) What is the process for IIT JAM 2021 registration?

Ans.) IIT JAM 2021 registration process is to start from 10th September 2020. Above we have provided you the complete step by step IIT JAM 2021 Application Procedure for the 2021 exam.


Q.7) How many times can I apply for the IIT JAM?

Ans.) There are no restrictions for the number of attempts in IIT JAM Exam. You just have to qualify the eligibility criteria to appear for the IIT JAM 2021 exam.

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Follow these guidelines while filling the IIT JAM 2021 registration form. We hope, now you can apply for the 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 18 comments out of 35
  • Suman nayak
    when JAOPS portal shows your apppliction is in under the security checking ,what does mean?
  • Priyanka priyadarsini
    i am studing now 3rd year.. can i apply for iit jam
    Hello Priyanka,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Sumaya nasrin
    can i apply for IIT JAM in 6th semester of graduation?
    Hello Sumaya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Akshata
    im bsc final year student im studying geology can i apply this form
    Hello Akshata,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Tanu tiwari
    I am bsc computer Science student,can I apply for IITJAM for MSc mathematics
    Hello Tanu,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You can apply for your major subject of graduation which you have read for atleast 2 years of your graduation.
    Thanks for asking y...
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  • Vijeta
    i am studying bsc radiotherapy technology.. am i eligible for iit jam / JEST/NEST.
    Hello Vijeta,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You will be eligible to apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation degree. Please check complete
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  • Niharika kalita Kalita
    I am a 5th sem student now. So what would be my passing year and qualifying degree because I havenot completed my BSc.
    Hello Niharika,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    The candidates in their final year of graduation degree are allowed to apply for IIT JAM Exam.
    For more details also vidit - ...
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  • Priyanka
    I have just now entered 3rd year bsc. Can i apply for 2021 jam? I have not done mathematics in intermediate . Which subjects can i apply for in jam?
    Hello Priyanka,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, in final year of graduation, you will be able to apply for IIT JAM Mathematics subject. The subject you are going to apply, m...
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  • Susmita nayak
    what is joaps password?
    Hello Susmita,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You have to register at JOAPS, and enter password by yourself. Keep the password saved for the future reference.
    You may also c...
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  • Unni
    jam score se TIFR msc chem par selection hota hai?
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