IIT JAM 2020: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & Syllabus – IIT JAM is a national level exam conducted for giving admission to various courses which include M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other post-bachelor’s degree courses at IITs. The exam is organized by IIT, Kharagpur. The IIT JAM stands for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.SC. This examination is conducted every year. So many candidates appear for this exam each year. So for all those who are willing to appear for IIT JAM 2020, here we are sharing the complete details of the exam.
IIT JAM 2020 Important Dates
Here we are sharing the important dates of the exam. These dates are important as it is essential for the applicants to know the exact dates. The application form of IIT JAM 2020 will be available online in September 2019. The candidates will have around one month of time to fill the application form. The admit card of IIT JAM 2020 will release in January 2020. The exam will be conducted in the month of February 2020. The results of the exam will be declared in the month of March. The admission procedure based on IIT JAM 2020 merit will begin in April.
IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria
Before applying for the exam, every candidate must check his/her eligibility. Only if the candidate is eligible, they should fill the application form. Check the eligibility criteria set by IIT JAM officials.
- The candidate must be of Indian nationality.
- Foreign Nationals candidates are also eligible to apply for the exam.
- There is no age limit to apply for IIT JAM 2020.
- The candidate appearing for the exam must possess the bachelor degree.
- The candidates must secure a minimum of 55%.
- The appearing candidates also apply for IIT JAM 2020.
IIT JAM 2020 Application Form
The candidates who wish to appear for the IIT JAM 2020 need to fill their exam forms. The application form of IIT JAM 2020 will be available online. The registration of IIT JAM 2020 will start in September 2019. The candidates can fill their application form until October 2019. It is important for all candidates to upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificates (if applicable). It is important for all candidates to fill the form carefully to avoid silly mistakes. If any mistake happens, need not worry as officials have a window for form correction. No hardcopy of the application form needs to be courier to IIT JAM officials. But for your safety we recommend you to take print out of application form and carry them till the admission process is complete.
It is important for every candidate to pay the application fee while form filling procedure. The form is marked incomplete if the fee is not paid. The application fee for female candidates and reserved category candidates is ₹750 for one test paper and ₹1050 for two test papers. While for all others the fee is ₹1000 and ₹2100 for one test paper and two test paper respectively.
|One Test Paper||Two Test Papers|
|Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD||Rs. 750||Rs. 1050|
|All Others||Rs. 1000||Rs. 2100|
IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern
The IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted online in computer-based mode. The IIT JAM exam will be conducted in two sessions. The timings of these two sessions will be 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 5 PM. The duration of exam will be 3 hours. The medium of exam will be English only. Total of 60 questions will be asked in the exam. These 60 questions will be asked in different patterns such as MCQs, Multiple Select Questions and Numerical. These 60 questions will carry 100 marks. The exam will carry negative marking in Section A.
|Section||Type of Questions||Number of Question||Marks|
|Section A||Multiple Choice Question||30||50|
|Section B||Multiple Select Questions||10||20|
IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card
The admit card of IIT JAM will be available online from January 2020. The admit card can be downloaded online by entering their Enrollment ID/Email ID & Password. No admit card will be sent to any candidate via post/courier. It is mandatory for all applicants to carry their admit card on the exam day. The candidates must carry a valid ID Proof along with admit card.
IIT JAM 2020 Result
The result of IIT JAM 2020 will be declared in March 2020. The result will be announced online from the official website of IIT JAM. The candidates can download their IIT JAM 2020 scorecard from the website in April 2020. The authorities will not send any hard copy of the result to any candidate via offline mode.