IIT JAM 2021 Registration Deadline Extended till October 17; Apply Now, Details Here

Meghdeepa Mondal Meghdeepa Mondal
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IISc Bangalore has extended the registration process for IIT JAM 2021 until October 17, which was earlier decided to be closed on October 15. Aspiring candidates can apply for the IIT JAM on the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS).

Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore started its application process for IIT JAM 2021 from September 10 in online mode, while the exam is slated for February 14, 2021. In all, this year's vacancy has increased by 399 seats compared to 2019.

As reported, the institutes participating in JAM 2021 have 2844 vacant seats including reservation category. 

IIT JAM 2021: Highlights 

Exam Highlights

Exam Name 

IIT JAM 2021

Conducting Body

IISc. Banglore

Exam Pattern

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) (30 questions)

Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) (10 Q)

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) (20 Q)

Exam Mode

Computer-based test

Maximum Marks


Total Number of Questions







Official Website 


Application Forms Released

September 10

Deadline for filling and submitting application forms

October 17 (Extended)

Release of Admit Cards

January 5, 2021

Date of Exam

February 14

Result Announcement

March 20

Read More: IISc announces the date for JAM 2021; registrations to commence on 10th September

IIT JAM 2020: Steps to apply 

Candidates must follow these steps to register themselves for the IIT JAM 2020:

  • Visit the official website of JOAPS (JAM Online Application Processing System): joaps.iisc.ac.in
  • Enter the details in the application form.
  • Proceed to pay the required application fee.
  • Submit the application.
  • Download it, take printouts for future reference.
Apply Here: IIT JAM 2021

IIT JAM 2021: Application Fee

IIT JAM follows a reservation system through which the application fee for General Category and reserved category are different.

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD (In INR)

General Category (Other than the reserved) (In INR)

IIT JAM Application Fee for One Test Paper



IIT JAM Application Fee for Two Test Papers



About IIT JAM 

JAM (Joint Admission Test) is a National-level entrance test for admission to MSc and various other Science Postgraduate programs. 

It is held once a year jointly by IISc, Bangalore and 7 IITs. Candidates who cleared their Undergraduate course with 55% (General) and 50% (SC/ST/PWD)are eligible to apply for this 3-hour test.

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