IIT JAM 2020 Application Form Correction, Dates, Fee and Process

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    IIT, Kanpur has open the application form correction window on October 18, 2019. Candidates who wish to make changes in JAM 2020 application form can do the same by visiting the official website. Last date to correct the application form is May 25, 2020. Candidates can make changes in category, test centres, and PwD status by paying a nominal fee of INR 500. 

    • The exam conducting body released IIT JAM 2020 Application Form on September 4, 2019. Candidates were allowed to fill the application form till May 24, 2020. 
    • IIT Kanpur has scheduled JAM 2020 for February 9, 2020.
    • The examination will be conducted in two sessions in a computer-based mode.
    • Admit cards will be available from January 7, 2020 at the official portal. 
    • Candidates can attempt the test paper in English medium only.

    Direct link to IIT JAM 2020 Application Form Correction 

    IIT JAM Registration Facts

    • Applications can be submitted on JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) only.
    • Official Website: jam.iitk.ac.in
    • Application Fee: The fee varies as per candidate’s category and no. of papers opted.
    • Multiple applications submitted are liable for rejection.

    Highlights of IIT JAM Application Form

    Official Websitejam.iitk.ac.in
    Minimum qualification RequirementBachelor’s degree with 55% aggregate marks
    Mode of ApplicationOnline
    Documents to be uploadedPassport size photo, signature, and left-hand thumb impression
    IIT JAM Application Fee INR 1500 for 1 paper; INR 2100 for 2 papers (General/OBC)
    INR 750 for 1 paper; INR 1050 for 2 papers (SC/ST/PWD)

    IIT JAM 2020 Application Dates

    Candidates will have to keep a constant check on the dates related to the application form so as to not miss out any event:

    Release of IIT JAM Online Form September 4 – May 24, 2020
    IIT JAM Form Correction FacilityMay 25, 2020
    Release of Admit CardJanuary 7, 2020
    IIT JAM Exam Date 2020February 9, 2020 – Check JAM Exam Pattern

    IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility

    To apply for IIT JAM 2020, candidates will have to satisfy the basic IIT JAM Eligibility requirements as per the program one chooses. The basic requirements are:

    • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with minimum required marks.
    • The minimum aggregate marks required for graduation is 55% for general category candidates.
    • 5% relaxation is given to reserved category candidates in the marks required in the qualifying exam.
    • For candidates acquiring letter grades/CGPA, the equivalent marks will be decided by the admitting institute.
    • There will be no age criteria/restrictions to apply.
    • Final year studying candidates are eligible to apply.

    Download Free IIT JAM Sample Papers

    How to fill IIT JAM 2020 Application Form?

    Candidates have to follow these steps to fill the IIT JAM application form:

    Step 1: Register Online

    • Visit the official website of IIT JAM i.e. jam.iitkgp.ac.in
    • Click on ‘Application Login (JOAPS )’ link.
    • A registration window will appear on the screen.
    IIT JAM Registration, IIT JAM Application Form

    Step 2: Make Registration

    • Enter all the required details in the form such as Candidates Name, Email ID, Mobile Number and other details.
    • Click on “Submit” button
    • After successful registration, students will receive an Enrollment ID sent to the registered email ID and Contact Number.

    Step 3: Fill Details in the Application Form

    • Candidates are required to use their Enrollment ID and Password to login to the website.

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    • After login, candidates are needed to click on “Edit Application Form” & fill the following details.

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    Step 4: JAM 2020 Exam Details

    • Enter JAM 2020 exam details like no. of paper, paper subject and exam city preferences.

    iit jam application form 2019

    Step 5: Applicant Personal Details

    • Parent/guardian’s name & mobile number, city preferences, number and choice of test paper(s), date of birth, gender, address for communication, category & PwD status and other required details.

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    • In this step, candidates will have to verify their email id and mobile number by entering the OTPs given to them through their mail and contact sms.

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    Step 6: Communication Details

    • Enter the proper address with details of valid personal ID information (give ID proof number).

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    Step 7: Qualification Details

    • Qualifying degree, percentage of marks/CGPA, year of passing, college name and address, etc.

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    Step 8: Upload Scanned Images

    • Go through the upload images option.
    • Choose the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificate (if applicable) one by one and upload them.

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    • Candidates are suggested to prepare the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificate as per the specification given below:

    Photograph Specification:

    Candidates must upload only good quality color photograph. JAM Score Card will be printed with the photograph you submit. The photograph must match with your appearance on the day of the examination.

    • Background Color: White or a very light color.
    • Format: JPEG/ JPG format
    • Dimension: 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm dimensions (Width × Height).
    • Size: 480×640 in pixels (0.3 Mega pixel).
    • File size: 5 KB to 200 KB.

    Other Facts:

    • Image should be taken after 1st August 2018 in a professional studio. 
    • The face should occupy about 50% of the area.
    • The main features of the face must not be covered by hair, any cloth or any shadow.
    • Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.
    • Mobile phone & other self-composed portraits are not accepted.

    Signature Specification:

    • Background Color: A4 White paper
    • Format: JPEG/ JPG format
    • Dimension: 2 cm × 7 cm (Height × Width).
    • Size: 160×560 in pixels.
    • File size: 5 KB to 100 KB.

    Other Facts:

    • Signature must be done with black or dark blue ink.
    • Signature with all CAPITAL LETTERS, Initials or in any other color (other than black and blue) shall NOT be accepted.
    • Get the digital image of the rectangular box (with your signature inside) scanned by using a professional scanner. Crop it to the border of the box.

    Step 9: Fee Payment

    • After uploading the images, candidates can proceed to make the fee payment. The application fee can be paid through online and offline mode.

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    • In online mode, the fee payment can be done through debit/credit card or net banking account. Candidates are required to enter the payment details and pay the application fee.
    • In offline mode, students are required to take printout of the e-challan form and submit the application fee to the nearest branch of SBI Bank.

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    Step 10: Print Application Form

    • After completing all steps of the application form, students can take the printout of the filled application form.
    • Students are suggested to keep safe the printed application form for further use.
    • There is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.

    Application Fee

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

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

    Details Required For IIT JAM 2020 Application Form

    IIT JAM 2020 Application Form requires important details of the applicant which should be filled accurately. The information provided will be used in the future admission proceedings. The documents that should be kept ready for applying for IIT JAM 2020 are:

    • Class 10 Mark sheet and certificate.
    • Class 12 Mark sheet and passing certificate. If only CGPA is mentioned in class 10 and class 12 mark sheets, enter the CGPA in aggregate marks field after converting in the percentile form.
    • Qualifying degree Mark-Sheets and certificate (Graduation).
    • Nationality Certificate.
    • Caste or Category certificate.
    • PWD Certificate.
    • After paying the JAM 2020 Application fee, scan the Institute's copy of E-Challan and upload the same before the last date of application form submission on the official website.
    IIT JAM Details

    How to Retrieve Lost Enrolment ID/Password?

    Candidates can retrieve their IIT JAM enrollment ID or password if they happen to lose/forget it by following the simple steps mentioned below:

    1. Go to the official website of IIT JAM.
    2. In the Home page, click on candidate portal.
    3. You will find a tab ‘Forgot Enrolment ID’ or ‘Password’.
    4. If you remember the Enrolment ID and have forgotten the password "Request for an OTP" to get One Time Password.
    5. If you already have an OTP, click on "Already have an OTP?" to reset the password.
    6. If you do not remember the Enrolment ID, click on "Forgot Enrolment ID" to get Enrolment ID via SMS.

    IIT JAM Application Form Correction

    Applicants will be provided with a one-time facility to make changes or correct errors in their online forms for IIT JAM 2020. The correction window opens after the registration concludes. You are required to send an email to the authority within the given time limit from your IIT JAM 2020 registered email id along with the relevant documents. The email should be subjected to “Correction in data (enrollment number)”.

    The corrections in the Application form are permitted for the following details:

    • Candidate’s Name (only minor spelling with document proof)
    • Date of Birth (minor change in date/ month/ year with document proof)
    • Parent/Guardian’s Name (only minor spelling with document proof)
    • Category (with document proof)
    • Exam Center – Check Now
    Note: The dates for correction in IIT JAM 2020 Application Form are announced by the officials on their website after the application process is over.

    Candidates can check the status of their application form by logging in to the official site. Any discrepancy in the application will not be entertained after the issue of IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card. When a form is successfully submitted, one can view their application form status and check for errors. Any mistake can be corrected by contacting the authority immediately.

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    M Anitha

    Sir if I get a seat IIT jam after shall I pay fee for this course

    11 Dec, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anitha, of course, fee shall be paid by the candidate. However, candidates who have qualified IIT JAM may get concession in the fee as per the policies of the university/college they have applied for.

    11 Dec, 2019 10:51

    I filled bsc degree in qualifiy details.but in the option discipline of degree I don't filled anything but I have degree with bsc mathematics honors there be any problem.can my form reject? Plz help me.

    18 Oct, 2019 19:52
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vishal, if the form was incomplete, it would not have been submitted. Thus, no need to worry, there will not be any consequences of the same at first place.

    13 Nov, 2019 16:01
    Bhagyshree Pramod Neve

    what is last date of registration?

    15 Oct, 2019 20:44
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Pramod, Oct 9, 2019 was the last date to apply for this exam.

    16 Oct, 2019 13:04
    Tirupathi Rao Sunkari


    10 Oct, 2019 06:42
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Tirupathi, you may fill the application form for IIT JAM, and in the space provided for percentage, you will write your aggregate till seventh/fifth semester whichever applicable.

    10 Oct, 2019 10:22

    I have completed b.sc but my % is less than 50 can me eligible for jam

    09 Oct, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Nitesh, even if you are from reserved category, then too you will not be eligible to appear in this exam as for reserved categories, minimum percentage to be scored is 50%. You can check other Eligibility Criteria in detail from here.

    09 Oct, 2019 10:35
    Ipsita Pujari

    Can I upload aanother photo after once i uploaded everything?

    05 Oct, 2019 07:42
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Ipsita, yes, students can change the pic uploaded once the form correction window gets functional. The form correction process is likely to start from Oct 8, 2019.

    05 Oct, 2019 10:49
    Chinnababu Neelayyadora

    How to download application status

    02 Oct, 2019 13:53
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Chinnababu, application status cannot be downloaded. However, on successful submission of the application form, you will be notified on the email address that you have registered.

    03 Oct, 2019 14:35

    Plz help me... Can i correction in my qualifying details if no then what to do. Plz help ???????????????????????? mere career ka sawal hai

    01 Oct, 2019 14:59
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Form correction window will get enabled from Oct 8, 2019. You can try doing corrections using it. If this also does not works, then, you can contact the exam authorities for most suitable guidelines.

    01 Oct, 2019 15:05

    Thnks mam

    01 Oct, 2019 15:06

    can i change my qualifying degree details? plz help me

    29 Sep, 2019 22:29
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vishal, no, qualifying degree details cannot be edited using form correction facility.

    30 Sep, 2019 12:32
    Deepti Gupta

    I want to know that main BSc maths honours sar value for IIT JAM form fill kar sakte hain ya nahin

    21 Sep, 2019 00:20
    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Deepti, kindly check the Eligibility Criteria for the exam from here to know whether you are eligible or not.

    21 Sep, 2019 13:01
    Likhit Bujji

    Good evening. It is compulsory to upload the caste certificate while applying for the examination in application form

    09 Oct, 2018 20:23
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Likhit, It is not at all to mandatory while if you have you can otherwise you don't need of that.

    10 Oct, 2018 15:20

    Can I verify my email and phone no after submission of form in correction window

    04 Oct, 2018 19:34
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Neeraj, Requests for change of category, if any, with proper documentation, should reach the Organizing Institute latest by 7th May 2019. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances. After the scrutiny of applications, a list of defective applications has been released now. The list contains the Application ID, Candidate’s Name and Defects in the application. Candidates should check the list and if any correction required then do it immediately.

    06 Oct, 2018 12:22
    Likhitha S

    Is that compulsory for all categories to bring caste certificate for verification.....

    13 Sep, 2018 18:09
    Akansha Expert

    Hi Likhitha, Yes it is Mandatory to carry all the document while the verification.

    13 Sep, 2018 18:28

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