IIT Delhi JAM Exam: 2020 Application, Eligibility, Syllabus & Pattern

IIT Joint Admission Test [IIT Delhi JAM]

IIT DELHI JAM - IIT Joint Admission Test

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc(JAM) is been organized by  Indrapastha Institute of Information Technology(IIT) Delhi and it is being conducted to provide admissions to M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., etc. Programmes at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc for consolidating Science as a career option for bright students. These postgraduate programmes at IITs and IISc offer high quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world.

IIT Delhi JAM Exam Date

The important dates are given below:

Events

Dates (announced)

Online Registration and Application Form

2nd September 

Last Date for Registration

6th October

Last Date for  Application Fee through Online process

6th October

Admit Card Download Date

10th January

JAM 2018 Entrance Exam

12th February

Result announcement

27th March

IIT Delhi JAM Eligibility criteria

Candidates applying for JAM entrance exam shall have to fulfil the following eligibility requirement for admission in IITs and IISc.

  • Indian national as well as foreign national are eligible for JAM.
  • Candidates applying for JAM should have bachelor’s degree as a qualifying examination degree.
  • The qualifying examination must be passed with minimum 55% aggregate marks (in all subjects including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) without rounding off.
  • Candidates belonging from SC/ST categories are required to obtain at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off.
  • If in case of grading system/CGPA, the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute.
  • Candidates who are pursuing the qualifying examination have to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination to the admitted institute by 30th September.
  • There is no restriction in the upper age limit for JAM.

IIT Delhi JAM Application Form & fees

  • Candidates can apply only through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) link available at website http://jam.iitd.ac.in
  • The application form will be provided through the official site from 2nd September.
  • The application form will be filled and submitted through online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to keep ready their scanned photographs, signature and caste certificate (SC/ST/PwD).

IIT Delhi JAM Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IIT JAM examination has seven test papers. The seven papers of JAM are Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics and Physics.The Exam pattern as follows:-

  • This examination will be organized through online mode (computer based test). The question paper will be asked in English language.
  • The exam duration will be total three hours. The question paper has been divided into total three sections, A, B and C.  
  • Each section will contain total 60 questions which carry 100 marks.
  • There is no negative marking in the Section B & C but negative marking will be done for Section A.
  • In section A, for the 1 mark question, 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
  • No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

IIT Delhi JAM Admit Card

The admit card will be available from the 10th January till Examination date. The admit card will not be sent via post or e-mail. In case of any discrepancy, the Candidate should inform the Organizing Chairman, JAM  IIT Delhi immediately. A printout of the downloaded Admit Card must be brought to the test centre along with the original and valid photo identification.

IIT Delhi JAM Results & Score Card

  • The results will be declared on March 27 (Monday). The results will be available on the website: http://jam.iitd.ac.in.
  • For each test paper, an All India Merit list will be prepared based on AIR (All India Rank).
  • The number of candidates included in the All India Merit List will depend on the total number of seats available in each category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD) in a given subject.
  • The Score Card (indicating the All India Rank(s) and the mark(s) obtained by the candidate) will be available for download in the JAM website from April 07 to July 31 to qualified candidates.

IIT Delhi JAM Counselling & Admission

JAM examination is conducted through collaboration of eight zones. A centre once allotted will not normally be changed. A request for change of a centre within the same City/Town will not be permitted in any circumstances. In exceptional circumstances, a change of examination City/Town may be permitted, if a request with a valid reason for the same is received in the office of the Organizing Chairman, JAM  IIT Delhi, New Delhi- 110016, on or before October 28, along with a Demand Draft of Rs.500/- drawn in favour of “Chairman JAM IIT Delhi”, on any Nationalized Bank, payable at New Delhi.

List of IIT Delhi JAM examination centres

The Eight Zones of the Examination centres are:-

IISc Bangalore Zone:-

Bengaluru ,Hubli, Hyderabad ,Kozhikode ,Mangalore ,Palakkad ,Thrissur

 IIT Bombay Zone:-

Ahmedabad ,Goa, Mumbai ,Nagpur , Nanded ,Nasik ,Pune ,Vadodara

 IIT Delhi Zone:-

Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Hisar ,Indore ,Jaipur ,Jammu ,Jodhpur ,New Delhi

IIT Delhi JAM Contact Information

IIIT-Delhi
Okhla Industrial Estate,Phase III
(Near Govind Puri Metro Station)
New Delhi, India – 110020
Phone: 011-25099214
 Website: http://www.iiitd.ac.in