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IIT JAM 2019 Dates, Admit Card, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

Updated On - November 27th 2018 by KRITIKA GUPTA

IIT Kharagpur has scheduled IIT JAM 2019 for February 10 in two sessions. The computer-based exam is conducted for admission to MSc, Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD dual degree programs at the IITs and integrated PhD degree programs at IISc. 

  • IIT JAM Session 1 – 9:30 am to 12:30 pm
  • IIT JAM Session 2 – 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Check detailed IIT JAM Syllabus

The form correction window for the Joint Admission Test closed on November 10 (extended). Candidates from India and abroad were eligible to apply for the examination. Registrants can download their IIT JAM Admit Card from January 4.

IIT JAM 2019 #Quick Facts

  • IIT Kharagpur released the official notification on August 27.
  • The exam will be conducted for 20 subjects offered by the participating IITs.
  • The syllabus is divided into three sections- Section A, B and C. CheckIIT JAM Exam Pattern
  • JAM Exam City change Fee is INR 500, facility available from Nov. 1 – Nov. 10, 2018. Know aboutIIT JAM Registration

Highlights of IIT JAM 2019

Exam NameIndian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
Official Websitewww.jam.iitkgp.ac.in
Exam TypeNational Level
PurposeAdmission to M.Sc. (Two Years)
Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree
M.Sc.-M.Tech
Other Post-Graduate Degree Programs at IITs
Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programs at IISc
Duration of Exam3 hours
Exam DateFebruary 10, 2019
Eligibility CriteriaMinimum 55% in Bachelor’s Degree – Know more
Mode of ApplicationOnline
IIT JAM Helpdesk 03222-282091/282095 jam@adm.iitkgp.ac.in

IIT JAM 2019 Exam Dates

Given below is the updated schedule for the examination:

EventDate 
Release of IIT JAM Application Form 2019September 5, 2018
Last date to submit formOctober 12, 2018
Release of IIT JAM Mock TestJanuary 10, 2019
Issue of IIT JAM Admit cardJanuary 4, 2019
IIT JAM 2019 Exam DateFebruary 10, 2019
Result DeclarationMarch 20, 2019
Score Card ReleaseMarch 2019 – CheckJAM Cutoff
Admission Form Availability1st week of April 2019
Last date of verification of defective documentsMay 8, 2019
1st admission list releasedMay 31, 2019
2nd admission list releasedJune 16, 2019
Declaration of First Admission ListJune 30, 2019
Admission process will close onJuly 5, 2019

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

The candidates those wish to appear in IIT JAM 2019 entrance exam should fulfill JAM Eligibility Criteria given below.

  • Nationality: Candidates belongs to Indian national and foreign nationals are eligible to apply.
  • Age Limit: No age restriction to apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidate passed the qualifying exam with aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI (without rounding-off) with at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL) category candidates (50% or 5.0 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates).
  • Appearing Candidates: Final year studying candidates are eligible to apply.

IIT JAM 2019 Application Form

The registration window closed on October 12. Currently, applicants can make corrections in their form till October 30. Both the facilities can be accessed via online mode only at JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). Check the steps to apply online for IIT JAM 2019:

      IIT JAM Application Form, IIT JAM Registration

      JOAPS provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the JAM Administration. With this interface, a candidate can:

      • Apply for the examination online
      • Upload photograph, signature and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.
      • Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes
      • Check the Status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit card ready for download, etc.
      • Download Admit Card
      • View your answers, marks and JAM score
      • Download JAM scorecard
      • Submission of application for Admission

      Know about IIT JAM 2019 Registration

      Application Fee:

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

      Category/GroupFee
      One Test PaperTwo Test Papers
      Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwDINR 750INR 1050
      All OthersINR 1000INR 2100

      IIT JAM 2019 Admit Card

      • Applicants will be issued their IIT JAM Admit Card 2019 from January 4, 2019.
      • Visit the official website/ JOAPS portal to check and download the document.
      • Aspirants will get the admit card through online mode only. It will not be sent by post/email.
      • For downloading IIT JAM 2019 Admit Card, enter the issued Enrollment ID/Email ID, password, security code, etc.
      • If candidates have forgotten their enrollment ID or password, they can recover it through “Forget Enrollment ID or Password” option.
      • Keep the hall ticket safe until the admissions are confirmed.
      • Admit card will contain candidate’s & exam relate details such as:
      1. Name of Candidate’s
      2. Registration Number
      3. Photograph
      4. Signature
      5. Name(s) & Code(s) of Test paper(s)
      6. Name & Address of Test Center

      Note: In case there is any discrepancy on the admit card, contact the concerned authorities immediately.

      IIT JAM Exam Centers

      • The exam centers of JAM 2019 mentioned in the options are divided as per the eight IIT Zones where the exams will be conducted.
      IIT JAM Zones
      • Candidates are given a chance to choose a maximum three preferences.
      • Here we are providing a list of exam centers for IIT JAM:
      InstituteCities
      IISc BangaloreBengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
      IIT BombayAhmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
      IIT DelhiFaridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
      IIT GuwahatiAsansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
      IIT KanpurAgra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
      IIT KharagpurBhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
      IIT MadrasChennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
      IIT RoorkeeDehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee
      • After the choice of exam centre is given the system will automatically detect the IIT Zone.
      • The same has to be followed for the second and third preference.
      • IIT JAM Exam Centres 2019 once allotted will not be changed.


      IIT JAM 2019 Exam Pattern

      • The paper pattern will be different as per the courses opted by the students.
      • Exam Mode: Online i.e. computer-based mode
      • Session: Two sessions, i.e. 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 5 PM.
      • Sections: the questions will be asked in three different patterns such as Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT)
      • No. of Papers: Total seven papers will be organized for JAM exam.
      • Duration: Three hours
      • Medium: English only
      • No. of Questions: Total 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
      • Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.
      • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking only in Section A.
      SectionsNo. of QuestionsMarks
      Section A30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)50
      Section B10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)20
      Section C20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)30
      Total60100

      IIT JAM 2019 Syllabus

      The syllabus will be divided as per the subjects & sections. It will be comprised of following subject’s topics & chapters, i.e. Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) & Physics (PH). The IIT JAM 2019 Syllabus will be prepared by the Institution from 10+2+3 level.

      • Biological Sciences (BL): General Biology, Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology, Mathematical Sciences.
      • Biotechnology (BT): The Biotechnology test paper comprises of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics. The syllabus will be of graduation level.
      • Chemistry (CY): Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry.
      • Geology (GG): The Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology.
      • Mathematics (MA): Sequences and Series of Real Numbers, Functions of Two Real Variables, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis,
      • Mathematical Statistics (MS): The Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper comprises of Mathematics and Statistics. Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrices, Differential Equations, Statistics, Probability, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Joint Distributions, Sampling distributions, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses.
      • Physics (PH): Mathematical Methods, Mechanics and General Properties of Matter, Oscillations, Waves and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, kinetic theory, Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics, Simple Oscillators.

      Download IIT JAM 2019 Sample Papers

      Candidates can click on any of the links provided below to download free sample papers for IIT JAM 2019:


      IIT JAM 2019 Result

      • Candidates will check their results only through online mode from the official website.  
      • IIT JAM 2019 Result will be declared on March 20, 2019.
      • Candidates should download their IIT JAM 2019 scorecard in the last week of March 2019. The organizing Institution will not send any hard copy of the score card through offline mode.
      • No score card will be sent to candidates through offline mode.
      • All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned as per the marks obtained in the examination.
      • On the basis of performance in IIT JAM 2019, for each test paper, 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.
      • Qualified candidates can download their scorecard from April 07 to July 31, 2019.
      • The scorecard will contain AIR and marks obtained in the particular subject.

      Check IIT JAM Cut off for IISc Bangalore


      IIT JAM 2019 Admission Procedure

      • Candidates, those qualify the examination (whose names appear in the merit list), they will be eligible to appear in IIT JAM Counselling Procedure.
      • Candidates have to fill the admission form available in the first week of April 2019 through online mode.
      • On the basis of qualified test papers, candidates should apply for one or more academic courses.
      • In the admission form, candidates have to fill a choice of courses in order of preference, educational qualifications, the percentage of marks/CGPA, category, PwD status, etc.
      • Candidates have to pay INR 600 as an admission fee. The first admission list will be released in the fourth week of May 2019.
      • Admission offers will be sent to candidates by their respective institutes.
      • Acceptance form must be submitted and advance seat booking fee of INR 10000 (General/OBC-NCL candidates) and INR 5000 (SC/ST/PWD) must be paid thereafter. 
      • Second admission list will be published on the website if seats remain vacant. After seat allotment, candidates have to visit the allotted college to complete admission. The fee paid will be adjusted with the institute fee after admission. 
      • IIT JAM 2019 Third and final admission list will be prepared if seats still remain vacant.
      • Qualified candidates who are not allotted a seat in the 1st and 2nd admission round will remain on the waiting list.
      • Anyone who does not accept the acceptance offer from the institute will be removed from the admission process.

      *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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      Comments

      Comments


      6 Comments
      Alkur Srikanth

      Sir I suddenly added .2 percent to our jam application form is there any problems occurs in this exam

      17 Oct, 2018 16:21
      Akansha Expert

      Hi Alkur, No It does not occur any problem in an application form.

      17 Oct, 2018 17:48
      Punit Vijayvargiya

      Hello Dear,I wanted to do MS in Physics from IIT's. pls guide for the same.

      11 Oct, 2018 00:20
      Akansha Expert

      Hi Punit, You need to appear the entrance exam for the same, as above mentioned the detail of the application form for IIT.

      11 Oct, 2018 11:42
      Vasundhara Avutapalli

      I'm not an inter BiPC student instead I did Agricultural Diploma in Acharya N.G.Ranga Agricultutal University affiliated college and doing my Graduation in BSc Biotechnology. Am I eligible for the examination?

      04 Oct, 2018 00:20
      Akansha Expert

      Hi Vasundhara, You may please check this link for getting the IIT JAM Entrance exam Eligibility.

      04 Oct, 2018 10:51
      Seram Pritika

      When is the jam answer keys releasing

      18 Feb, 2018 18:10
      Bhawna Vedwal

      Hello Seram, IIT Bombay has released the official questions paper and answer key of JAM 2018 on February 27

      22 May, 2018 18:28
      Gunjan Kumar

      Sir iit jam 2018 ki answer key kb ayegi

      18 Feb, 2018 16:20
      Bhawna Vedwal

      Hello Gunjan, IIT Bombay has released the official questions paper and answer key of JAM 2018 on February 27

      22 May, 2018 18:26
      MONALISA DUBEY

      Will today release jam 2018 answer key?

      18 Feb, 2018 08:10
      Bhawna Vedwal

      Hello Monalisa, IIT Bombay has released the official questions paper and answer key of JAM 2018 on February 27

      22 May, 2018 17:57

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