IIT JAM 2018: Admit Card, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2018IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card has been released on 9th January 2018. 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. IIT JAM 2018 Mock Tests for various courses have been released now. Here we are providing details about IIT JAM 2018 exam, including admit card, syllabus, exam date, exam pattern, etc.

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IIT JAM 2018 Notifications – Admit Card Released

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IIT JAM 2018 Duplicate Rejected Application List has been released now. Click here to view the list.

List of IIT JAM 2018 Defective Applications has been released now. Check here for Correction Details.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Correction in gender, category, PwD status and exam city has been over by 5th November 2017. Check here for Correction Details.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form Last Date has been over by 17th October 2017. Check here for application details.

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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)
Correction in gender, category & PwD status30th October to 5th November 2017
Mock test release21st December 2017
Admit card available9th January 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 Admit Card 2018

JAM 2018 Admit Card is available via online mode on 9th January 2018. Admit card 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.

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.

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IIT JAM 2018 Books

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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JAM Result 2018

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.

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 over by 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 has opened the correction facility from 30th October.
  • 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:
CategoryFee Details
One Test PaperTwo Test Papers
Female (All Categories), SC, ST, PwDRs. 750/-Rs. 1050/-
General & OBCRs. 1500/-Rs. 2100/-

Click here 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.

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  1. sastry says:

    sir in my intermediate iam not M bipc student..am i elgible for iit exam

  2. Hemant singh says:

    Bhai may yah kahna chahata hu Ki Maine apna out form online nhi Kara paye to Islam you solution ho to batao Bhai please.

  3. Ajay kumawat says:

    IIT jam ki exam kab lagegi.

  4. wongtoalen says:

    Do all the admitted students get hostel seat?

  5. Hemant Gangad says:

    I am in mca first year
    .but i want do mca in iit college can i apply for this exam…

  6. Prasad baali says:

    Sir,I am doing bsc.with non maths combination but I love to study chemistry in post graduation
    Can I have any preference for I IT or any other institutions which allows me to have msc chemistry for non maths combination

  7. Kirti says:

    How many attempts are for jam examination?

  8. Utpal Chamuah says:

    Have any study materials for Mathematical Statistics?

  9. sana khan says:

    i have PCB in +2, mathematics was not my subject and b.sc biotechnology honors, am i eligible for msc biotechnology?

  10. prashant gaikwad says:

    i want to apply…but date is gone…can i apply in december…

  11. Sharon k joseph says:

    I am doing BSc Botany.Need I study +1,+2 science along with the given syllabus of biological science for JAM. What is the percentage of questions from +1,+2 phy,chem,math ?

  12. Abhishek Rathod says:

    Sir, my form isbrejected due to poor photo quality. What can I do now so that my form gets accepted?

  13. Gyandeep Kalita says:

    Sir, my form was rejected due to the bad quality of photo.. I changed it yesterday. But the problem was that i had uploaded the same photo for which my form was rejected.. Will i be given a second chance sir??

  14. Eshita Panda says:

    Sir I am a student of bsc computer science hons part 1 . Can I participate in iit jam exam after completing my bsc course?

  15. shivkant says:

    how can we know that our application has been accepted.

  16. sandeep says:

    can I apply IIT jam form now?

  17. abinash acharya says:

    i am a student of bsc bioinformatics . can i give iit jam ? if yes , then on which subject i will give examination ?

  18. sachin says:

    required documents forapplying iit jam

  19. Raman kumar says:

    PCB group candidate can apply for this exam but he was not taken mathmatics in +2level

  20. Shaheen Ahmed says:

    Hello, unfortunately, I have missed filling this form. Is there any scope that I can fill it now? plz help

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