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IIT JAM 2018 Application Form

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form is available on September 05, 2017. All registrations will have to be made through JOAPS (JAM Online Application Processing System) link provided at the official website.

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  • Candidates will have to first register by providing name, email ID, mobile number and password.
  • A unique enrollment ID will be given to every candidate for further login.
  • The eligibility requirement (ER) and minimum educational qualification (MEQ) are different which must be satisfied by every candidate.
  • Candidates in the final year of the appearing degree exam can also apply provided they complete it by the date given by the admitting institute.
  • Application Fee is INR 1500 for one paper and INR 2100 for two papers for general and OBC-NCL candidates.
  • Application fee can be paid both online and offline.
  • Applicants must upload photograph, signature and left-hand thumb impression in the prescribed format.
  • The number of test paper and choice can be changed by paying an additional fee of INR 500.

IIT JAM 2018 (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc) is a national level examination organized by the IITs and IISc on a rotation basis. IIT JAM 2018 examination will be held on February 11, 2018.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form Highlights

IIT JAM 2018 Registration September 05, 2017
Last date to fill Application FormOctober 10, 2017
Minimum qualification to fill IIT JAM 2018 Application FormMust have Bachelor’s degree with 55% aggregate marks
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Documents to be uploadedPassport size photograph, 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 2018 Application Form Dates

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

EventDate (tentative)
IIT JAM 2018 Registration September 05, 2017
Last date to fill Application FormOctober 10, 2017
Last date to make test paper, category and gender changeOctober 28, 2017
Release of Admit CardJanuary 10, 2018
Exam DateFebruary 11, 2018
ResultMarch 20, 2018
Admission Form submissionApril 12-25, 2018

IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility

To apply for IIT JAM 2018, candidates will have to satisfy the basic 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.
  • Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility specified by the institute must be submitted by September 30, 2018.
  • There are no age criteria for appearing in IIT JAM. However, the minimum age required to apply for the exam is 21 years.
  • Reservation as per the norms set by the government. Read More IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility

How to Fill IIT JAM 2018 Application Form?

Applicants must register themselves to be able to fill IIT JAM 2018 Application Form. Candidates must log into the official website to find a link for ‘New Candidate Registration’. Already registered candidates can simply log in. The step-wise guide to fill IIT JAM 2018 Application Form has been mentioned below:

Step 1 – Registration

  • Register online through JOAPS on the website of IIT JAM 2018.

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Step 2 – Filling in the Details

  • Enter all the required details in the registration form such as candidate’s name, E-mail ID, mobile number and other details and submit it.
  • After successful registration candidates will get an enrollment ID on their registered email and contact number.
  • Candidates are required to use the enrollment ID and password to login to the website.
  • After login, they are needed to fill the required details in the application form. After verifying the filled entries, click on the “Submit” button.

Step 3 – Uploading Images and Supporting Certificates/Documents

  • After completing IIT JAM 2018 Application Form filling, next step includes uploading of images i.e., of signature, photograph, educational documents and scanned copy of SC/ST and/or PWD Certificates (if applicable)
  • The photograph should be colored with white or a very light background.
  • The image should be in JPEG format with 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm dimensions.
  • The photograph must be taken after July 01, 2017. The size should not exceed 0.3 MP.
  • The face should occupy about 50% of the area
  • Mobile phone & other self-composed portraits are not accepted
  • The signature should be put in a rectangular box size, 7 cm × 2 cm (width x height) on an A4 white paper.
  • The signature must be done with black or dark blue ink.
  • The image should be in JPEG format with 560 x 160 (maximum pixel resolution) and 280 x 80 (minimum pixel resolution).

Step 4 – Fee Payment

  • 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.

Step 5 – 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.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Fee

Fee for ONE Test paper

  • Female candidates – INR 750
  • Male & Others candidates from General /OBC category – INR 1500
  • Male candidates from SC/ST/PD category – INR 750

Fee for TWO Test Papers

  • Female candidates – INR 1050
  • Male & Others candidates from General /OBC category – INR 2100
  • Male candidates from SC/ST/PD category – INR 1050

Details Required on IIT JAM 2018 Application Form

IIT JAM 2018 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 2018 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 2018 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:

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

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form Correction

IIT JAM candidatesare also allowed to make minor and important corrections in their online application forms for IIT JAM 2018 after the application filling process is over. You are required to send an email to the authority within the given time limit from your IIT JAM 2018 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)

Note: The dates for correction in IIT JAM 2018 Application Form will be 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 2018 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.

*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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