IIT JAM 2018: Counselling, Result, Scorecard, Rank List, Cutoff, Admission

IIT JAM 2018IIT JAM 2018 Third Admission List has been released on 29th June 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 is 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 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 result, score card & counselling, etc.

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IIT JAM Notifications – Application Form Released

newiconIIT JAM 2019 Application Form has been released from 5th September 2018. Check here for IIT JAM 2019.

IIT JAM 2019 Full Notification, Eligibility, Syllabus & other details have been released. The examination will be conducted on 10th February 2019.  Check here IIT AM 2019 details.

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IIT JAM 2018 Third Admission List has been released on 29th June 2018. Check here for admission details.

IIT JAM 2018 Second Admission List has been released on 13th June 2018. Check here for admission details.

IIT JAM 2018 First Admission List has been released on 30th May 2018.Check here for admission details.

IIT JAM 2018 Defective Application List has been released now. Candidates can rectify their defective application till 27th April 2018 (5:30 PM).Click here to view list.

IIT JAM 2018 Admission Form Submission (Counselling) has been started from 3rd April 2018.Check here for counselling details.

IIT JAM 2018 Score Card has been released on 27th March 2018.Check here for score card details.

IIT JAM 2018 Result has been declared on 20th March 2018.Check here for result details.

IIT JAM 2018 Final Answer Keys have been released on 14th March 2018. Check here for answer key details.

IIT JAM 2018 Answer Keys along with Question Papers have been released on 27th February 2018. Check here for answer key details.

Candidates can challenge against the IIT JAM 2018 Answer Keys from 28th February to 3rd March 2018 (5:30 PM). Check here for answer key details.

IIT JAM 2018 candidates responses have been released now. Check here for details.

IIT JAM 2018 Mock Tests for various courses have been released now. Click here for mock test & preparation tips.

IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card has been released on 9th January 2018. Check here for admit card Details.

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.

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

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
Answer key release27th February 2018
Answer key challenge window28th February to 3rd March 2018
Final answer key release14th March 2018
Result announcement20th March 2018
Score Card available27th March to 31st July 2018
Submission of admission form3rd – 17th April 2018
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category17th April 2018
First admission list released30th 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 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 was started from 3rd April 2018. In the application form candidates have to fill their preferences, education details, marks obtained, etc. Seats are allotted to students as per the preferences filled, rank and availability of seats. An admission list has been published through the website for admission on 30th May 2018 (1st Admission List). After seat allotment, candidates have to visit the allotted college to complete admission.

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IIT JAM 2018 Cut Off

JAM Result 2018

The IIT JAM Result 2018 has been released on 20th March 2018. The result has been 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. The score card has been released from 27th march to 31st July 2018.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: A Candidate can modify his/ her “Programme Choices” after submitting the choices, but before the last date of submission i.e. 17 April 2018. They cannot change any other information in the application after submitting their application.
Answer: First set of offers are likely to be made by 25 May, 2018. Information will be sent by Email/SMS and will be displayed on the online portal. Second and subsequent offers may be made depending on the availability of the seats.
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 was released from 5th September 2017.
Answer: You can choose only three exam centres for this exam.
Answer: The fee payment was done through online mode, i.e. debit/credit card & net banking.
Answer: No, there was no need to send the printed application to the authority.
Answer: No, a virtual calculator was available on the computer screen for calculations.
Answer: The duration was three hours for the examination.

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

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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 was 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 was 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.

IIT JAM 2019

IIT JAM 2019 is a national level examination organized by the IITs and IISc on the rotation basis. Through IIT JAM exam, students will get admission in M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other post-bachelor’s degree courses. It will be organized in the month of February 2019.

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.

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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.

IIT JAM Admit Card 2018

JAM 2018 Admit Card was 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 was 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 Answer Key 2018

Candidates can check the JAM 2018 answer key from 27th February 2018. The answer key along with question paper was released through online mode. The answer key was released for various papers of IIT JAM 2018 examination. However, the candidates responses in the examination were released on 19th February. Candidates can submit their objections against answer key from 28th February to 3rd March 2018.

If you have any other queries related to IIT JAM 2018, you may leave your queries below.

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  1. Budhachandra thokchom says:

    Sir, i am a third year student and my pc is less then 50 till now but i am sure that i will be more than 50 after my graduation. Am i qualify for appearing the exam

  2. summer singh says:

    12 class mathes &(chemistry botany microbiology )bsc student is eligible?

  3. Jyoti gulia says:

    Sir I am in bsc final can I apply for iit jam 2018

    • Gagan Gupta says:

      yes mam, you can apply but it is only possible when you are acquiring your essential qualification till 2018… A releasing time interval for 3-4 months will be given to the candidates to submit their mark-sheet because it takes a longer time to get the final year mark-sheet from the university of graduation…

    • swarnali says:

      yes, u can definately apply… m too a bsc final yr student..

  4. Deepanshu says:

    I am in bsc3 year student
    Can I apply for Iit jam 2018 exam

  5. priya says:

    I’m appearing in final year,with 46% marks,can I apply for IIT JAM 2018?

  6. rimi biswas... says:

    I’m appearing in final year,with 46% marks,can I apply for IIT JAM 2018?

  7. Pratibha says:

    I’m studying in b.voc(polymer science ) ….can i apply for iit jam(chemistry)

  8. sanyukta yadav says:

    is this exam only held online ?

  9. Satya Dev Bagri says:

    I want to study in MSc+PhD in mathematics. So examination paper is come only in mathematics. Or physics and chemistry are also in paper

  10. Satya Dev Bagri says:

    How many subject in the examination paper

  11. Anil Kumar Sharma says:

    Sir this is my goal in selection in iit jam ma

  12. amarnath says:

    can i do msc with biotechnology or chemistry .i completed b.sc with bio.and can i get phd degree with this …. how can i aplly and exam will be held….

  13. Omkar Wadkar says:

    I don’t understand about two test papers. For physics how many test papers are there?

    • garima mishra says:

      two papers means if you wish to give exams for two subjects you will have to pay 2100 (for general) but it must be noticed that both must be in different time schedules i.e. one in morning and other in afternoon.

  14. alekhya says:

    completed my graduation in mechanical stream but the paper consists of biology,mathematics ,zoolohy and all…..
    and you have mentioned that it is applicable to mtech also but the colleges participating in this are allowing only for msc

  15. Subrat says:

    I have backlogs in b.sc zoology honours can i apply jAm

  16. ARKO MAJUMDAR says:

    i am b.sc in computer science, may I give jam exam?

  17. Anup Kumar says:

    I am graduated from bsc from chemistry honour is I am eligible for this exam or not

  18. atul sachan says:

    B.Tech student is eligible ?

  19. Kalyankumar says:

    I am completed BSC MPC so interested at integrated mathematics in ph.d so I want to apply that

  20. Tanveer Ahmed says:

    I am doing B.E in Mechanical Engg now I am in final year 1 st sem can I am eligible to apply and I want to do masters in Mechanical Engg.After qualifying the exam is their any fee reimbursement structure ….Plz reply

  21. Bhagyashree Marathe says:

    Dear sir,recently I am in B. Sc Comp.sci.and I want to do Msc IIT can I do it please ur suggestion

  22. Kulkarni s says:

    What will be the extendable age limit for this to female candidate

  23. Kulkarni s says:

    age limit for this to female candidate

  24. Akash says:

    does Any notable institute accepts a mech. engg. for msc physics programme after clearing jam??????

  25. Girish H N says:

    Which are the exam center ?

  26. Rajesh says:

    Sir I am Rajesh Kumar
    Bsc academic year complete in 2017 but not passed 2 back logs. and next supplementary exams are held in march 2018. Sir I am apply in jam 2018. Pls proper response sir……

  27. pankaj says:


  28. Sushma singh says:

    Sir, pls provide me the eligibility criteria for biological science. I have passed Bsc this year with 55% in botany ( hons). My subject combination in Bsc was botany chemistry and zoology. Sir whether I am able to apply for biological science next year. Pls reply

  29. suparna chakraborty says:

    i get 55% marks in mathematics honours,but i get 50% marks in applied subjects like phisics and chemistry.can i eligible for jam 2018.

  30. Samuel. g says:

    Sir, I have some arrears in final year in physics, b. Sc of course ,the course completed in 2017.am I eligible for 2018 jam with uncleared arrears which I am going to write in May 2018

  31. Umesh yadav says:

    Sir I have 12th class 50% and b.sc in 59% 2017 so eligible to iitjam 2018 yes or no

  32. Hitesh says:

    Sir wht type of documents required for IIT JAM exam. (my some documents in Gujarati )

  33. Hitesh says:

    Sir can you give name of best chemistry reference books for the preparation for iit jam. Exam .

  34. samruddhi denge says:

    Now I m in bsc (biotechnology) 2 and year …I want to do MSC (biotechnology) after graduation ..so plzz tell me when I should attempt entrance exam ..n should I attempt 2018 jam ..

  35. Yaseen says:

    I am Yaseen from Vellore, Tamil Nadu. I want to know about the best coaching center in Vellore for JAM maths 2018

  36. Ashok kumar yadav says:

    Sir b.tech student can apply for iit jam

  37. vishal patil says:

    Sir I have completed Bsc I have scored 54% marks whether I am eligible to write iit jam 2018 replay fast

  38. vishal patil says:

    Sir I hv completed BSc in may 2017 I have scored 54% marks whether I ama eligible to write iit jam 2108 plz replay fast or else I will continue to any other university

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Students must have obtained minimum 55% marks for general & OBC-NCL candidates and 50% marks for SC, ST and PwD categories.

  39. shuchi says:

    Sir please tell me the counselling process thoroughly.. And can we get admission into different iits or nits by appearing only this examination..

  40. Akshay Kothari says:

    Sir, I am an engineering student. I have cleared my final semester exams. But I have to give my back exams in November 2017. So, am i eligible for IIT JAM exam?

  41. kanishk says:

    I am a student of class 12(currently studying) and got 76% in class 12th CBSE board. How can I apply for the exam IITJAM ? Please guide me.

  42. yogendra kumar says:

    hellow sir , i have m.sc degree in maths but i want to do phd .can i do this entrance exam for phd admission ?

    pls reply

  43. Mohd Ahsan says:

    If I cleared the iit jam in the month of may so how can I take the admission bcoz my third year result declared in month of August so plz tell me admission process
    Can iit jam without original marksheet will take my admission

  44. mohd ahsan says:

    Sir during the bsc third year I can apply the iit jam but the question is that my third year declared July last weak and my Markship will be provide approximately aug so …..If I clear the exam so how can I take the admission
    Iit jam get select me without original Mark sheet of bsc

  45. Kashyap Patel says:

    I studied biology in 11th and 12th. I have done BSc in chemistry. Can I apply for JAM and get admission if cleared the exam?

  46. M S Zaman says:

    I am btek civil Engg graduate 1999 passout with 14 years of effective experience
    But i dont have any growth in this
    Hence i want to do MSc Maths and Phd after qualifying JAM exam
    My FCPI = 73.50% (Final Cumulative Percentage Index)
    Do I qualify for taking the JAM exam Maths paper?

  47. amrutha says:

    can a btech graduate in ece apply for jam 2018?

  48. nishtha says:

    can a reaapearing candidate apply?

  49. Ankit patel says:

    I am M.Sc final year student. But I interested in second time M.Sc in iit .I am applicable or not.

  50. Shivani says:

    I have done b.sc 51% obc category can I eligble for this exam if I crack this exam then admission possible

  51. om kushwaha says:

    What is the meaning of two tests paper as mentioned in above article regarding to the examination fee???

  52. Manjeet Singh says:

    I want to know who is organizing institute of JAM 2018

  53. Harish B S says:

    If I have due in 5th sem and I am able to clear in Nov/Dec
    Can I a apply for jam where the exam is in Feb and I have completed my degree in 2017
    Waiting for results

  54. Harish B S says:

    If I have due in 5th sem and I am able to clear in Nov/Dec
    Can I a apply for jam where the exam is in Feb and I have completed my degree in 2018

  55. Rahul mali says:

    Sir i have 1 year gap,because i am not qualify jam in 1st attempt,and i repeat one year,will i take exam?

  56. Tejaswini Behera says:

    sir,as am pursuing b.tech aeronautical final year, so can i be eligible to apply for iit-jam?

    And if am eligible ,then from which subject i should opt for?

    • Pal says:

      firstly u go for gate exam ..if u r b tech student… if u r interested in jam then u appear for maths aur physics

  57. jasvinder singh says:

    Sir, I am 2nd year student bsc pcm .I clear iit jee main in 2015 .but I’m not interested NIT college . So I will preparation iit jam in physics . So I Humbble request sir you will provide the important information nad tips.. thanks

  58. maibu nadaf says:

    Hello sir! I applicable to iit jam 2019?
    now i’m in bsc 5th sem! Please reply si!!!!

  59. patel aditi says:

    if i pass IIT JAM then how many year for intergrated m.sc and ph.d?

  60. Neha Joshi says:

    Will I get the same exam centre even if I apply for 2 exam papers? Or will i get different different centres?

  61. priya jaunjal says:

    Question paper of last 2 exams??

  62. krishna tarafder says:

    How will I get my admit card? Or Is there any need of admit card?

  63. Jaideep Jadhav says:

    I am in rural area so how can I get study material for preparation.

  64. Shareefa fafima says:

    Sir I am studing BSc my subjects are botny zoology and chemistry but for jam I have to prepare all subjects which R included above in syllabus plz clear this or I have ask that BSc students can go for MBA like engineering students plz reply sir

  65. jam elibility says:

    I have a backlog in 3rd sem and I’m Persuing 5th sem now so can I apply for jam exam for 2018

  66. SouravMandal says:

    From which iit jam 2018 question will be released???

  67. Chandini.B says:

    Will the marks obtained in Bsc degree be counted along with the marks scored in IIT JAM to allot ranks of IIT JAM?

  68. Aishwarya says:

    Sir, I am a 2nd year plain bsc student, I wants to apply for jam exam 2018 next year for biological science .I had dropped maths in 12th std , am I eligible for jam exam ?

  69. Rajen Datta says:


  70. arun kumar says:

    kya jam ka paper ve bhi de sakte hai jinka bsc me 1 year gap ho gya hai

  71. Mayank says:

    How many time I can apply for iit jam exam?

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