IIT JAM 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2020: Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur will soon going to organize of IIT JAM 2020 notification for those who are willing to make to get admission in M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree programs at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D. degree programs at IISc. IIT JAM Application Form will be available from the first week of September 2019. You need to fill IIT JAM 2020 with all important details.

Indian Institute of Technology – Joint Admission Test exam notification… You need to register themselves through JOAPS to appear in the exam. IIT JAM is a computer-based exam. The exam will be conducted for twenty subjects offered by the participating IITs. Check Indian Institute of Technology Exam advertisement eligibility criteria, syllabus, paper pattern, and other essential details of IIT JAM 2020.

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Highlights of IIT JAM

Exam Name Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test
Conducting Body Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Official Website iitk.ac.in
Exam Type National Level
Purpose Admission to M.Sc. (Two Years)
Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree
Other PG Degree Programs at IITs
Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programs at IISc
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Eligibility Criteria Minimum 55% in Bachelor’s Degree
Mode of Application Online


IIT JAM 2020 Exam Dates

Event Date 
Release of IIT JAM Application Form 2020 First week of September  2019
Last date to submit the form First week of October 2019
Availability of Mock Test 1st week of January 2020
Issue of IIT JAM Admit card 1st week of January 2020
IIT JAM 2020 Exam Date Second week of February  2020
Result Declaration Third week of March  2020
Score Card Release March 2020
Admission Form Availability 1st week of April 2020
Last date of verification of defective documents May 2020
1st admission list released May 2020
2nd admission list released June 2020
Declaration of First Admission List June 2020
Admission process will close on July 2020


IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

Those wish to appear in Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test they have to fulfill JAM Eligibility Criteria given below.


Those belong to Indian nationals and foreign nationals are eligible to apply for the exam.

Age Limit: 

There is no age restriction.

Qualifying Exam: 

Bachelor’s degree in any discipline

Appearing Candidates: 

Final year candidates are eligible to apply.

Complete process to fill IIT JAM 2020 Application Form

  • Those who are willing to appear in Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test can fill the online application form through the official website.
  • IIT JAM 2020 Application Form can be filled from first week of September 2019 and the last date to fill the same is second week of October 2019.
  • To fill the online application form of iit JAM , you need to register themselves through the official site
  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photo, signature and other documents.
  • Pay fee through any of the electronic payment modes

Application Fee:

Fee can be paid through Net-banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee details are given here:

Category/Group Fee
One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD INR 750 INR 1050
All Others INR 1500 INR 2100


IIT JAM Exam Pattern

Exam pattern will be different as per the courses opted by the students. Below given are the highlights of IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern.

  • Exam Mode: Online i.e. computer-based mode
  • Session: Two sessions, i.e. 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 5 PM.
  • Sections: Questions will be asked in three diverse patterns such as (MCQ), (MSQ), and (NAT)
  • of Papers: Total of seven papers will be organized for JAM exam.
  • Duration: Three hours
  • Medium: English only
  • of Questions: Total of 60 questions will be asked in the exam.
  • Marks: Question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: Negative marking only in Section A.
Sections No. of Questions Marks
Section A 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 50
Section B 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) 20
Section C 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) 30
Total 60 100

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IIT JAM Syllabus 2020

Syllabus of the exam will be divided as per the subjects & sections. IIT JAM 2020 Syllabus will be prepared by the Institution from 10+2+3 level.

IIT JAM Admit Card 2020

Hall ticket will be issued their IIT JAM Admit Card 2020 from the first week of January.  Applicants need to visit the official website/ JOAPS portal to check and download the document. You will get the admit card through online mode only. It will not be sent by post/email. For downloading IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card…Enter the issued Enrollment ID/Email ID, password, security code, etc.

Details on IIT JAM Admit Card

Admit card consists of details such as:

  • Name of Candidate’s
  • Registration Number
  • Photograph
  • Signature
  • Name(s) & Code(s) of Test paper(s)
  • Name & Address of Test Center

IIT JAM Exam Centers

  • Exam centers of iit JAM  mentioned in the options are divided as per the eight IIT Zones where the exams will be conducted
  • You will get a chance to choose a maximum of three preferences

List of exam centres for IIT JAM:

Institute Cities
IISc Bangalore Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
IIT Bombay Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT Delhi Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
IIT Guwahati Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
IIT Kanpur Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT Kharagpur Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
IIT Madras Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
IIT Roorkee Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

IIT JAM 2020 Result

Students will be able to check their IIT JAM  only through online mode from the official website.  IIT Joint Admission Test Result will be declared on the second week of March 2020. You need to download their IIT JAM 2020 scorecard in the last week of March 2020.

No scorecard will be sent to students through offline mode. Based on the student’s performance in IIT JAM exam, for each test paper, a separate merit list will be prepared for GEN/ OBC/ SC/ ST/ PWD candidates. Merit list will be based on the number of seats available in each subject and AIR of every candidate.


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