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IIT JAM 2018: Registration, Application, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2018IIT JAM 2018 Application Form Last Date has been extended till 17th October 2017. IIT JAM 2018 (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc) is a national level examination organized by the IITs and IISc on rotation basis. IIT-JAM 2018 will be conducted by IIT, Bombay. Through this exam, students can get admission in M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other courses. Top reputed colleges & institutions like IITs & IISc will offer admissions into these courses on the basis of IIT JAM 2018 exam. This exam came into existence from the year 2014. Here we are providing details about IIT JAM 2018 exam, including application form, eligibility, exam date, exam pattern, etc.

Application Form Eligibility Exam Dates

Exam Pattern Syllabus FAQs

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IIT JAM 2018 Notifications – Application Extended till 17th October

newiconIIT JAM 2018 Application Form Last Date has been extended till 17th October 2017. Check here for application details.

Candidates can check here the Previous Years Question Papers of IIT JAM examinations.

IIT JAM 2018 Exam Date

Here we have mentioned the official exam dates of IIT JAM 2018:

Application form release5th September 2017
Last date to submit the online application & uploading documents17th October 2017 (Extended)
Last date for application fee payment (online)17th October 2017 (Extended)
Admit card available9th January 2018
Mock test linkFebruary 2018
Exam date11th February 2018
Result announcement20th March 2018
Submission of admission form3rd – 17th April 2018
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category17th April 2018
First admission list released22nd May 2018
Second admission list released12th June 2018
Third & final admission list release29th June 2018
Closure of Admissions through JAM 20185th July 2018

IIT JAM Application Form 2018

  • Students can fill and submit the IIT JAM 2018 application form through online mode.
  • Candidates have to register by entering their name, Email, Mobile Number and Password on the website.
  • After successful registration, candidates will receive an Email containing their enrollment ID.
  • The last date to submit the application has been extended till 17th October 2017.
  • After login through the ID & Password, candidates have to fill their personal, academic, qualification & other details in the application form.
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificates (if applicable).
  • Make the application fee payment via online mode.
  • The authority may also provide the correction facility.
  • Make sure to check all the entries before the final submission.
  • Candidates are advised to take printout of the application form for future references.

Application Fee:

  • Candidates have to make the fee payment through online mode only.
  • The fee payment will be made through debit/credit card or net banking.
  • The detailed application fee is given below:

Fee Details

One Test PaperTwo Test Papers
Female (All Categories), SC, ST, PwDRs. 750/-Rs. 1050/-
General & OBCRs. 1500/-Rs. 2100/-
for How to Fill IIT JAM 2018 Application Form

Eligibility Criteria

Students are suggested to check the eligibility criteria before applying. The detailed eligibility criteria is mentioned below:

  • Nationality: Indian & Foreign candidates are eligible to apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in specified stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Percentage Criteria: Students must have obtained minimum 55% marks for general & OBC-NCL candidates and 50% marks for SC, ST and PwD categories.
  • Appearing Candidates: Students appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

Candidates can check here IIT JAM 2018 Exam Pattern:

  • Exam Mode: The exam will be organized through online mode (Computer Based Test).
  • Duration: The total exam duration will be three hours.
  • Language: Question paper will be asked in English language only.
  • No. of Question: There will be total 60 questions asked in the examination.
  • Sections: The exam has been divided into three sections.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will have 60 questions of 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking for Section B & C.
SectionNo. of Question
Section-A30 MCQs (Multiple Choice Question)
Section-B10 MSQs (Multiple Select Question)
Section-C20 NAT (Numerical Answer Type)
Total60 Questions

IIT JAM Syllabus

  • The IIT JAM syllabus has been divided into three sections, i.e. Section A, B & C.
  • The syllabus will comprise of various topics such as BL (Biological Sciences), BT (Biotechnology), GC (Geology), MS (Mathematical Statistics), CY (Chemistry), PH (Physics) and MA (Mathematics).
  • Students can prepare from the above mentioned topics from the examination.

Preparation Tips

  • Candidates have to prepare as early as possible so that they will get enough time for IIT JAM exam preparations.
  • Understand and analyze the syllabus before preparing.
  • Study from the best study materials and also practice previous year question paper & sample papers.
  • Make short notes of the topics and revise them in the end of preparation.
  • Take care of your health, do exercise and yoga it will help you concentrate in your studies.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You can apply through online mode for this exam.
Answer: No, only one Email ID can be used for one application form.
Answer: Candidates can apply for maximum two papers in this exam.
Answer: The application form has been released from 5th September 2017.
Answer: You can choose only three exam centres for this exam.
Answer: The fee payment will be done through online mode, i.e. debit/credit card & net banking.
Answer: No, there is no need to send the printed application to the authority.
Answer: No, a virtual calculator will be available on the computer screen for calculations.
Answer: The duration will be three hours for the examination.

Answer: Yes, foreign candidates are also eligible to apply.

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IIT JAM Admit Card 2018

JAM 2018 Admit Card will be available via online mode on 9th January 2018. Admit card will bear details like Candidate’s Name, Photograph, Registration Number, Signature, Code of Test Pater, Exam Center, etc. Admit card will not sent by post or Email. Candidates have to bring the downloaded admit card along with the original & valid photo identification at the examination centre. Candidates are not permitted to sit in the exam without valid admit card.

JAM Result

The IIT JAM Result 2018 will be released on 20th March 2018. The result will be provided to students via online mode through the website. Students can check the result by entering required details to view their results. An AIR (All India Rank) rank list will be prepared for each paper. The merit list will be prepared as per the marks obtained in the examination.

IIT JAM 2018 Counselling

Candidates who have their names appear in the IIT JAM merit list are eligible to apply for admission. Students have to apply for admission by filling the application form through the website. Submission of admission form will be started from 3rd April 2018. In the application form candidates have to fill their preferences, education details, marks obtained, etc. Seats will be allotted to students as per the preferences filled, rank and availability of seats. A admission list will be published through the website for admission. After seat allotment, candidates have to visit to the allotted college to complete admission.

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  1. Thanushree says:

    Sir I have registered on the website but still didn’t get any enrolment id or message so what can be done??

  2. Ganesh Kumar Nayak says:

    How to get admission in iisc bangalore through iit jam for Msc lifescience??

  3. Rahulrao says:

    Sir I want to msc

  4. Archana ks says:

    I didn’t receive my Otp message for the verification of mail.. Please do send it.. So that I can pay the fee and complete my application.. Kindly see to this problem

  5. Abhishek rawat says:

    How can I see my complete application form?

  6. amandeep says:

    sir , i am studying in B.Sc with PCM subject ,can i apply for exam in M.Sc physics

  7. Priya says:

    I have selected only one paper while applying for jaam 2018. I want 2 change it to 2 papers. How? I haven’t given final submission

  8. SRIRAM says:

    Sir.. I applied for chemistry as my first paper but lately found that I. Not eligible for that as I am a Life sciences student with chemistry as one of the subject in ug… Is there any way I can cancel the paper and get my money refunded??

  9. Ayesha kalam says:

    Sir I am Ayesha kalam I passed graduate with zoology (H) marks 483 in 3rd year can I choose biotechnology and biological science both.

  10. Aashish says:

    Sir , I am from Chittorgarh Rajasthan ….where would I get centre

  11. kumar says:

    how many marks qualify in this exam (PHY,CHE)

  12. Sameera says:

    Hello sir..iam pursuing Bsc clinical nutrition 3rd year-i have physics, chemistry & botony as main subjects..Iam from Bipc stream, i don’t have mathematics in intermediate level.I want to do MSc analytical I eligible for JAM 2018 ?
    Please respond..

  13. Rishi Ranjan says:

    Hello sir, I am graduate with industrial chemistry can i eligible for apply in IIT JAM with chemistry (CY) subject.

  14. Jitendra meena says:

    Sir.. This question paper medium only English

  15. Rahul Kataria says:

    Sir I have reappear in back sem 6th bt I m sure that it will be clear at May exam session bt their result will be late … They de cleared result at the last month of May so if I select in jam then how can I admissioned in IIT…. Plz tell

  16. Naman Barik says:

    Is digital fingerprint really needed while applying online for jam ???

  17. gajendra nishad says:

    if Candidate selected at the JAM but Result is agree get below 55% then what happens.


    signature was not uplode sir

  19. Karunyaa says:

    I registered by giving my name.. phone no. And email id..
    But still I dint get my enrolment I’d.. can I please know why??

  20. Jenifer James says:

    Sir i have completed in the year 2014 in computer science is it possible for me to apply JAM exam for MA Maths

  21. venky says:

    what about computer application

  22. lavanya says:

    Exams will be held in which state

    • Your Name...Rahul says:

      It held in all state via division …. Like our Delhi held near to Delhi state like Haryana up and Punjab bug cities like kurukshetra hissar rohtak etc of Haryana so like this all India state …..

  23. Subhakar says:

    Sir iam preparing bsc final year examinations and I will write exams in the month of October 2017 but academic year is 2012 to 2015 at that time I didn’t write exams due to health upset can I apply for jam entrance exam?

  24. Abhinav Keshari says:

    Sir ,This is my B.sc2(in 2017-18) .Am I eligible to give IIT JAM 2018 exam?



  26. Sagar poddar says:

    What is papr1 and papr2 in form u am doing bsc maths from ignou

  27. Sudhanshu says:

    I can apply for maximum two papers in this exam.
    But I can’t understand what is the real mean of one paper and two paper?

  28. Aaditya says:

    Sir I’m graduation final year student , so can I got admission in iit college

  29. Jyoti sharma says:

    Sir, M doing graduation in life sciences so is I am eligible for admission in BL

  30. Bhagyashree says:

    I am doing BSc with Bontny major,which course should it apply for?Do I need to prepare mathematics for it as well?

  31. priyanka nayak says:

    Sir life science me pg karne ke liye biological science jam entrance dena padega usme physics,chemistry and mathematics jaruri he ki?

  32. priyanka nayak says:

    Candidate should have bachelor’s degree of all 3 years

  33. banoth babu says:

    sir mathematic subject is neccesary to apply for chemistry????

  34. G. Thanigai Selvan says:

    Sir, please suggest Good IIT JAM coaching centre for Chemistry in Chennai.

  35. Jagannadha raju says:

    Sir I would like to apply for geology&chemistry, but I found that the exam timing is same for both exams. I would like to know that will be there any opportunity to write both exams.

  36. Lalit verma says:

    Sir kya msc chemistry se karne ke liye inter me mathematics hona jaruri hai ?
    Mere paas bsc me final tak chemistry sub hai but inter me mathematics nhi hai ky a mai jam me form apply kar sakta hu sir

  37. Naveen goyal says:

    Sir I have filled guardian name as my brother in exam form so in during exam I have to fill the same guardian name as in the form or my father name ?? If I fill guardian name in exam will there be any problem ??

  38. sahaj sharma says:

    Sir my aadharcard address (pin code) is not matching with the i given I the form so I am able to appear in the exam?

  39. nikhil says:

    Sir can u tell me about Gen candidate how many minimum no to qualify in IIt Jam exm

  40. I have done my bsc in zoology m i eligible for JAM says:

    I have done my bsv in zoology nd my percentage is 62 m i eligible for JAM

  41. Jitendra Raut says:

    Sir , what is the selection mode of IIT JAM , ?

  42. parul tiwari says:

    I am preparing bsc 2nd year. Can I get admission in IIT jam

  43. Shouvik sadhukhan says:

    Here in fees structure it is said that for one test paper we have to pay 1500 and for two test paper it is 2100…what is two test paper?????

  44. sunanda mitra says:

    What to fill in the section discpline of qualifying degree ??what will be the discipline

  45. Harsha Sharma says:

    I have difficulty in logging in while solving arithmetic expression

  46. Sravan kumar says:

    Sir i want to MSc in computer science
    So which subject do i choose to write jam exam

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