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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
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About IIT JAM Exam
  • IIT JAM is Joint Admission test for MSc. It is an
    entrance test to get admitted in IITs, NITs, or
    IISc to pursue M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint
    M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree
    other courses.
  • IIT JAM exam is conducted every year in the month
    of February. IIT JAM exam 2017 was conducted on
    12th February and it was organized by IIT Delhi.
    Result for IIT JAM exam 2017 has already been
    declared. In 2018, JAM exam will be conducted on
    11th February.
  • IIT JAM is conducted in seven subjects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Geology
  • Mathematical Statistics

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 1. What are the advantages of IIT JAM Exam?
  • IIT JAM (Joint Admission test for M.Sc.) is an
    all India entrance exam which allows candidates
    to apply for IITs, IISERs, IISc, and NITs.
    Selection will be done through All India Merit
    Rank System.
  • IIT JAM exam can be given by the candidates with
    both basic sciences and applied sciences degrees
    to pursue M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint
    M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree
    other courses.
  • IIT JAM syllabus mainly includes topics that
    candidates usually study in their bachelors
    degree programs.

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 2. What are the preparation tips to crack
    IIT JAM Exam?
  • Follow the below preparation tips to crack IIT
    JAM Exam
  • Start your preparation 67 months before the
    exam. As you will get enough time for the
    revision.
  • You must know the syllabus, exam pattern and
    marking schemes for IIT JAM Examination.
  • You must be aware of the latest news,
    notifications and important dates for IIT JAM
    Exam.
  • Create a timetable with the distribution of
    subjects. It will help you to study the different
    subjects according to the marks.
  • Try to solve as many as IIT JAM Previous Years
    Papers and Mock Test Papers as it will give you a
    clear idea about the difficulty level, pattern,
    how to allot minimum time to solve particular
    type of questions. This will help you know
    yourself, your capabilities the field in which
    you are lagging.

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 3. What is the eligibility criteria for JAM
    exam? Can engineering students write IIT JAM
    exam?
  • Candidates must satisfy these common eligibility
    criteria in order to write IIT JAM exam
  • Candidates must have a Bachelors degree from
    Science stream from any recognized university.
  • Both Indian as well as Foreign candidates are
    eligible.
  • There is no age limit for IIT-JAM exam.
  • Candidates appearing for their final year exams
    are also eligible.
  • Candidates must have minimum of 55 marks for
    General OBC and 50 marks for SC, ST categories
    in their Bachelors degree.
  • Candidates also need to submit a physical fitness
    certificate at the time of admissions. If any
    candidate found unfit to pursue his/her Science
    course, will not be admitted to the institutes.
  • Yes, engineering students can write IIT JAM exam.
    Candidates who have bachelors Degree of 3 or 4
    years in science stream, can apply for JAM exam.

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ques 4. What is the exam pattern for JAM
Exam? The exam is divided into three
sections Section A- 30 MCQs (Multiple Choice
Questions) of 50 marks Out of a total of 30
questions, 10 questions are of one mark each and
20 questions are of two marks each. There is
negative marking of 1/3 mark for each question
answered incorrectly out of the one mark question
and 2/3 marks are deducted for each incorrect
question which is of two marks each. There is no
negative marking for any question left
unanswered. Section B- 10 MSQs (Multiple Select
Questions) of 20 marks Each correct answer in
this section is awarded two marks. There is no
negative marking in this section. Section C- 20
NAT (Numerical Answer Type) of 30 marks Out of
the total 20 questions, first 10 questions are of
one mark each and other 10 questions are of two
marks each. There is no negative marking in this
section as well. Duration for the exam will be 3
hours.
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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 5. For how many subjects a candidate can
    appear for IIT JAM Examination?
  • IIT JAM Exam is conducted in seven subjects
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematical Science
  • Biological Science
  • Biotechnology
  • Geology
  • Candidates can appear for maximum of two subject
    papers, but the subjects for JAM exam a candidate
    choose, must be conducted in different sessions.

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 6. How many institutes accept IIT JAM
    scores?
  • There are total of 31 IIT JAM participating
    institutes which include 13 IITs, 1 IISc, 15 NITs
    and 2 CFTIs.
  • NIT AGARTALA
  • MNNIT ALLAHABAD
  • NIT ARUNACHAL PRADESH
  • NIT CALICUT
  • NIT DURGAPUR
  • MNIT JAIPUR
  • NIT JALANDHAR
  • NIT JAMSHEDPUR
  • NIT MANIPUR
  • NIT NAGALAND
  • VNIT NAGPUR
  • NIT ROURKELA
  • NIT SILCHAR
  • NIT SRINAGAR, JK
  • NIT WARANGAL

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 6. How many institutes accept IIT JAM
    scores?
  • SLIET PUNJAB
  • IIEST Shibpur.
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Bhubaneswar
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Indore
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Patna
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Ropar

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
  • Ques 7. What is the difference between IIT JAM
    and JEST Exam?
  • IIT JAM is Joint Admission test for MSc. It is an
    entrance exam for the candidates who want to get
    admitted in IITs, NITs, or IISc to pursue
  • M.Sc (Four Semesters)
  • Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D
  • M.Sc.-M.Tech.
  • M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree
  • JEST is Joint Entrance Screening Test. It is a
    screening test conducted for the candidates who
    want to pursue MSc, Integrated PhD and PhD
    programmes in Physics, Theoretical Computer
    Science, Neuroscience and Computational Biology.
  • Checkout more for the difference between IIT JAM
    and JEST Examination.

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Ques 4. Can I bring a calculator during JAM
examination? No, candidates are not allowed to
bring the calculator with them. They will be
provided with the Online virtual calculator for
the calculations. Virtual calculators were
first introduced in the year 2016. Many
candidates are not aware of the Virtual
Calculator. So, you must also practice for the
IIT JAM Virtual calculator.
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