IIT JAM Paper Pattern | How marking is done in IIT JAM Exam?

IIT Jam Paper Pattern and Marking Scheme

 
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Are you seeking for IIT JAM Exam 2018 Pattern?

 

JAM (Joint Admission Test) 2018 is scheduled to be held in the third week of February.

 

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Here in this blog, you can also check the marking scheme for IIT JAM 2018 along with the paper pattern.

 

 

IIT JAM Paper Pattern [Updated]

 

The candidates hereby are provided the complete paper pattern of IIT JAM Exam 2018. Please have a look below! 

 

 

For all each test papers, the duration of the examination will be 3 hours. The medium for all the test papers will be English only. IIT JAM Paper pattern consist of three type of questions.

 

The JAM 2018 examination for each test papers will be carried out as ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT). All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2018 will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:

 

 

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.

 

 

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ): Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices. The candidate gets full credit if he/she selects all the correct answers only and no wrong answers. Candidates can mark the answer(s) by clicking the choice(s).

 

 

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions: For each NAT type question, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions.

 

 

 

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There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire paper will be divided into three sections, A, B and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types as given below:

 

 

Section-A contains a total of 30 MCQ carrying one or two marks each.

 

Section-B contains a total of 10 MSQ carrying two marks each.

 

Section-C contains a total of 20 NAT questions carrying one or two marks each.

 

 

 

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IIT JAM 2018 Marking Pattern & Negative Marking

 

 

The candidates can check the marking scheme below-

 

 

In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero mark.

 

 

In Section-A (MCQ), incorrect answer will result in negative marks. For all 1 mark questions, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. For all 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

 

 

In Section-B (MSQ), there is no negative and no partial marking provisions.

 

 

There is no negative marking in Section-C (NAT) as well.

 

 

 

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6 thoughts on “IIT JAM Paper Pattern | How marking is done in IIT JAM Exam?

  1. priy

    How many papers are there???? Plz tell me? Only 100 marks?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello, Priyanala, Greetings from Eduncle! JAM exam in a Computer Based Test (CBT) consisting of all objective type of questions, with each question having 4 options, out of which you have to select the correct answer. For all the 7 subjects for which JAM is conducted, each subject question paper consists of a total of 60 questions of 100 Marks (in Total). I hope you have found a justified answer to your query. Thanks and Good Luck for your learning endeavours.

  2. dhruv

    what are the cutoff marks for various programs in IIT for JAM?

  3. Rosalina

    Sweet site, super design and style, really clean and utilize friendly.

  4. Niharika

    As iam a mathematic statistical student.. Can I apply for both mathematics (MA) and mathematical statistics (MS) papers?? Is this possible ?? Can I attend the both subject papers in same year? Plzzz…reply me as soon as possible….

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Niharika,

      Greetings from Eduncle!

      Thanks for sharing your query with us!

      Yes, you are eligible to take Mathematics and Mathematical Statistics Papers together in IIT JAM Exam. Just make sure at the time of applying online that both these papers fall under different Test Schedule, so that you can attempt them differently.

      Kindly call on our toll-free number – 1800-120-1021 for expert guidance and IIT JAM Study Material.

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