How to Fill IIT JAM 2021 Application Form, Dates, Step by Step Process

IIT JAM 2021IIT JAM 2021 Application Form is releasing on 10th September 2020 through online mode. The IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc) is a national level examination supervised by the IITs and IISc on rotation basis. It will be organised by IISC, Bangalore this year. Students appear in this examination to get admission in M.Sc and Ph.D courses offered in different streams by IITs and IISc. Here, students can check details regarding How to Fill IIT JAM 2021 Application Form.

IIT JAM Application Form 2021 – On 10th Sept

newiconIIT JAM 2021 Application form is starting from 10th September 2020. Check here for application details. 

Students are informed that IIT JAM 2021 Application Form will be available from 10th September 2020. The application form will be submitted via online mode through the website.

Application form will not be provided through offline method. The last date to submit the application will be 15th October 2020. Fill the application properly, as no changes will be allowed after the form submission.

Application Fee:

The application fee can be paid through online and offline methods, i.e. debit/credit card or net banking (online method) and e-challan of State Bank of India.

Candidates note down that the application fee will be not refundable. Here, we have mentioned the application fee for different categories:

Group/CategoryFee Details
One Test PaperTwo Test Papers
SC/ST/PwD & Female (all categories)Rs.750/-Rs.1050/-
All othersRs.1500/-Rs.2100/-

Also Check:

IIT JAM 2021 Eligibility

IIT JAM 2021 Application Correction

Data Requirement for Filling Application form:

The following data will be required while filling the IIT JAM application form at JOAPS:

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, personal mobile number, etc.).
    • Please note that candidate name in the application form must exactly be same as per qualifying degree certificate.
    • JAM 2021 Score Card will be issued as per the name filled in the application form.
    • Prefix/title such as Mr./Shri/Dr/Mrs./Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code).
  • Eligibility Degree details.
  • College Name & address with PIN code.
  • JAM paper/s.
  • Choice of JAM Examination cities.
  • High-quality image of the candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified.
  • Good-quality image of the candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified.
  • Scanned copy of the Category (SC/ST) Certificate & PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
  • Details of valid Identity Document (ID) (This ID proof, in original, should be carried by the candidate to the examination hall).
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment.

Steps to Fill IIT JAM 2021 Application

Candidates will have to follow these steps to fill the IIT JAM application form:

Step-1: Register Online
Step-2: Log-In & Fill Details in Application
Step-3: Fee Payment
Step-4: Print Application Form

Watch the Complete Video of How to fill IIT JAM Application Form (previous year) :

Step-1: Register Online

Step-1.1: Visit Official Link

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM 2021 (Link will be provided above).
  • Click on that link.
  • A registration window (JOAPS) will appear on the screen.


Step-1.2: Make Registration

  • Enter all the required details in the registration form such as Candidates Name, Email ID, Mobile Number and other details.
  • After filling the details, click on “submit” button
  • After successful registration, students will receive an Enrollment ID sent to the registered email ID and Contact Number.


Step-2: Fill Details in the Application Form

Step-2.1: Login

Candidates are required to use their Enrollment ID and Password to login to the website.


After login, candidates are needed to click on “Edit Application Form” & fill the following details.


Step-2.2: JAM 2021 Exam Details

Enter JAM 2021 exam details like no. of paper, paper subject and exam city preferences.


Step-2.3: Applicant Personal Details

Parent/guardian’s name & mobile number, city preferences, number and choice of test paper(s), date of birth, gender, address for communication, category & PwD status and other required details.


In this step, candidates will have to verify their email id and mobile number by entering the OTPs given to them through their mail and contact sms.


Step-2.4: Communication Details

Enter the proper address with details of valid personal ID information (give ID proof number).


Step-2.5: Qualification Details

Qualifying degree, percentage of marks/CGPA, year of passing, college name and address, etc.


Step-2.6: Upload Scanned Images

  • Go through the upload images option.
  • Choose the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificate (if applicable) one by one and upload them.


Candidates are suggested to prepare the scanned images of photograph, signature and SC/ST/PwD certificate as per the specification given below:

Photograph Specification:

  • The photograph should be colored with White or a very light background.
  • Image should be taken after 1st August 2019.
  • The image should be in JPEG format with 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm dimensions.
  • The size of the JPEG image can be 480 x 640 in pixels (0.3 Mega pixel).
  • Minimum pixel size of the JPEG image can be 240 X 320. File size of the image should be in the range of 5 KB to 200 KB.
  • The face should occupy about 50% of the area.
  • Mobile phone & other self-composed portraits are not accepted.

Signature Specification:

  • The signature should be put in a rectangular box size 7 cm × 2 cm (width x height) on an A4 white paper.
  • Signature must be done with black or dark blue ink.
  • The image should be in JPEG format with 160 x 560(maximum pixel resolution) and 80 x 280 (minimum pixel resolution).
  • File size of the image should be in the range of 5 KB to 100 KB.

Step-3: Fee Payment

  • After uploading the images, candidates can proceed to make the fee payment. The application fee can be paid through online and offline mode.
  • In online mode, the fee payment can be done through debit/credit card or net banking account. Candidates are required to enter the payment details and pay the application fee.


  • In offline mode, students are required to take printout of the e-challan form and submit the application fee to the nearest branch of SBI Bank.


Step-4: Print Application Form

  • After completing all steps of the application form, students can take the printout of the filled application form.
  • Students are suggested to keep safe the printed application form for further use.
  • There is no need to send the printed application form to the authority.

Application Scrutiny and Rectification:

All the applications submitted by the candidates will be scrutinized to verify the accuracy of the data which are filled by the candidates. It will be scrutinized with submitted supporting documents and clarity of the photograph, signature, and other relevant supporting documents

If everything will be found OK, the application will be accepted by the authority. Otherwise, defects in the application will be marked and intimated to the candidate for rectification within a stipulated time period.

The application status & defect marked in the application will be informed to the candidates via email or SMS in a registered email ID & mobile number.

The latest application status will be uploaded after receipt and scrutiny of the application. The status of application can be checked anytime by logging into JOAPS.

For any other queries regarding How to Fill IIT JAM 2021 Application Form, you can ask us by leaving your comments below.

Displaying 93 Comments
  1. Anumaya says:

    Sir,I am recently in 3rd bsc student due to covid19 no exam was conducted they promoted me in 3rd year from 2nd year

    So, I don’t have marksheet of 2nd year. am I eligible for IIT JAM exam , can I still fill JAM Form

    Help me out…..

  2. Yojana ghugare says:

    Sir is NOC certificate is required for this.. jam 2021 as due to covid-19. Yet we haven’t completed our 5th sem exm…

  3. AISHWARYA says:

    Sir is it enough to write only University name instead of college name?

  4. Nethravathi KR says:

    How to fill the jam application form sir

  5. Umang Jaiswal says:

    Is this compulsory to upload Bsc 1 and 2 year marksheet in jam application ? and what is the other option if College hasn’t provide the marksheet of 1 and 2 year .

  6. mehrunnisa says:

    Now I`m in final BSc. I would like to appear for iit jam 2021 for chemistry. I have a small doubt that in the JOAPS application form it is asking the qualifying degree status. So how to fill the blanks which are asking “have you graduated in the above degree or not” and “year of passing”. Please clarify my doubt as early as possible.

    for which I`m very thankfull to you.

  7. Himanshu says:

    Sir I am in final year like 5th sem. Can I fill the jam form 2021.

  8. Azaman says:

    My daughter’s name has only one word and no surname/title. Is there will be any problem to appear in the coming JAM exams

  9. Bhanu chauhan says:

    Sir, how many times we can rectify same thing in our jam application form?

  10. Parmod beniwal says:

    Sir mera signature nhi dikh rha h or village name me mistake ho gai h to kya usko correct krne ka option milega

  11. Manzoora says:

    After giving a valid Email ID why is it showing invalid.

  12. Sumit says:

    I am in last year of bsc what documents i need from my college to fill iit jam form

  13. Prachi says:

    Application is still not submitting.
    When will the problem solved?

  14. Dpnbok says:

    What is the discipline of qualifying degree mean?

  15. Donbok says:

    Do I have to upload my class X and class XII certificate/marksheet?

  16. Prachi says:

    The form is not submitting
    What’s the problem?
    I have entered every detail correctly…
    Is the server down?

  17. Kanika says:

    If the images uploaded are not correct, then is there option to correct it.

  18. Annah says:

    Is it necessary to attach name and date at the bottom of the passport size photo that we upload for registering JAM?

  19. Kumar pranay says:

    I am student of 5 semister of chemistry now how I fill up qualification details .please advise as early soon

  20. Saurabh says:

    Will the form filling process require to upload degree qualifying certificates? Other than signature and photographs?

  21. Ramya paladi says:

    Is biometry is needed while applying for iitjam…scanning of fingerprints are necessary?

  22. Sarita Kumari oraon.. says:

    I want to know category wise merit
    list of iit jam 2019,from where I can get

  23. Sarita kumari oraon . says:

    Sir ,my air is 4770 in mathematics (MA) ,in which college can I apply admission form.

  24. ajay sharma says:

    Sir I have secured iit jam rank 651 in physics .any chance to get new iits .
    Please reply sir

  25. stephen says:

    I am having intial at front of my name in 12th certificate and in my college and 10th certificate it is in the back of my name.Is thereis any problem in taking admissions through IIT jam or nimcet and other exams.

  26. Mohd imran says:

    Sir iam 12 class student IIT application form date 2019 please btaye

  27. Nirmala M says:

    If any editing options are available in JAM2019 application form

  28. Asfiya sultana says:

    What should be the specification of pwd certificate?

  29. Aparna says:

    Sir I’m bsc(mpcs) student can I apply for jam mathematical statistics…

  30. Shreya says:

    Is this site closed on Sundays????
    I can’t login today

  31. Amar Kumar says:

    What is test paper 1 and test paper 2.

  32. Kelzyang Tamang says:

    Sir,Yet I haven’t made that new addhar card with DOB. So, will it be possible to use my voter card as identity proof.

  33. Dharmesh Vaniya says:

    Which option select in form
    Paper one or two?

  34. Patul aakanksha prabhakarbhai says:

    Sir i m sy student can i apply for jam

  35. Bhargavi says:

    Pls show how to do offline mode of payment

  36. prakash says:

    sir I fill wrong discipline of qualifing degree.
    what can I do for correct application?

  37. Tejshree bhise says:

    Sir i mistakenly put general category will i able to chnge in obc ?? …wht should i do now to edit?

  38. M Nitheeshpraba says:

    Respected sir
    This year my final year of BSc. How can I fill my qualification.

  39. Saurabh sharma says:

    Sir, this year my final year of BSc .
    So how can I fill my degree details? ( %, passing year etc. )


  40. jai kishor says:

    I am pursuing B.ED my result will come in August 2019 . Migration will come after some time.can I take admission in iit JAM??

  41. Anil kumar says:

    Sir me p.hd zology se karna chata hu

  42. Bipin Mehta says:

    In one of the screenshots it is given: selsct number of test papers you want to appear: options are One Two

    What does One or Two test papers mean? What should be the criteria for selecting one or two?

    Awaiting response. Regards

  43. neha dubey says:

    I am third year student of bsc (microbiology) 2018 can I eligibal for iit jam 2019 ? How to fill the form as my degree is not complete ?

  44. neha dubey says:

    I am student of bsc third year 2018 can I eligibal for iit jam feb 2019 ? How to fill the form as My degree is not complete ?

  45. sachin says:

    topicke short notes kese banaye jaye

  46. zahir says:

    Sir i am final year student can I apply for IIT-JAM 2018

  47. Your Name...riya singh says:

    sir, I have made a mistake by uploading picture on rectification link. Will I be given another rectify link to upload correct document?

  48. Ok says:

    Is there electronics grp to apply

  49. Anonymous says:

    What is paper 1 and paper 2 ?

  50. anil kumar says:

    sir what is difference in joint msc-phd and msc-phd dual degree. plz sir reply fast

  51. anil kumar says:

    sir is it compulsory for white background of photograph

  52. Mahesh saini says:

    Mere 2 paper back Hai b.Sc 2nd Me kya m ye from bar skta hu kya

  53. Deepak says:

    Kay iit jam physics ,mathematics dono sa apply kar sakta ha

  54. Rahul Mishra says:

    mathematical science & mathematics me .me konsa paper du maine bsc maths kiya h please reply fast.

  55. Abinaya says:

    When we were filling the form there was no option for EChallan

  56. Deependra kumar says:

    hello sir mai iit jam ka form fill kr chuka hu bt usme graduated me select option no ho gya h aur wo final print nikl chuka h kya usme correction ho jayega bcz mai graduate hu aur wo no ho gya h

  57. T.Abhilasha says:

    What do you mean by one test paper and two test paper?

  58. Kamran says:

    Sir by mistake I have uploaded a wrong photo and paid the fee so I there any correction possible??

  59. sahil says:

    not getting option to generate challan

  60. yash p says:

    what is meaning by discipline of qualifying degree.
    i am doing B.Sc. with PCM
    what is my discipline of qualifying degree

  61. Srilatha says:

    Sir,I have finished my bsc ,but I left with one subject ,I have that exam next month , I will clear that subject ,, so , should I apply for JAM……Iam trying for Msc

  62. Manish kumar says:

    Hello sir
    I have passed bsc with 51% in 2012 i am able tofillthe form

  63. Simpal Singh says:

    Sir tell me mean of test one and test two???

  64. Amrit says:

    What is one test paper and two test paper please explain it

  65. Anonymous says:

    How is one paper and two paper for iit jam exam..????

  66. Ramesan.k says:

    sir,I am complete my Bsc degree But i missed 5th semeter one paper due to personal problem,exam will come Nove 2017,may i apply for IITJam exam?

  67. Bhabani says:


  68. princi gupta says:

    What is test paper 1 and test paper 2.plz tell me

  69. chahat singh says:

    sir i am in 2nd year in delhi university so, i am eligible or not in jam exam. please reply sir ………

  70. Shubham kumar singh says:

    I am in apearing (bsc 3rd),but i have 54% in 2nd year, but after improvement paper it will near about 60%, then can we elligible to apply the jam 2018 in cy? Sir please give responce very fast please.

  71. kavya d c says:

    I have get 21.42 in jam2017 I’m able to get a seat in any one of the iit?

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