IIT JAM 2019: Admission Procedure, Counselling, Document Verification

IIT JAM 2019IIT JAM 2019 Final Offer Letter has been released on 6th July 2019. Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) is a national level examination. This exam is conducted for providing admission to the M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other post-bachelor’s degree courses at IITs. Through this exam, candidates can also get admission into the Ph.D. programme at IISc. It is managed by IIT, Kharagpur. In this article, we are providing complete information about IIT JAM 2019.

Admission FAQs Result Exam Dates

IIT JAM 2019 Notification

newiconComplete notification has been released for IIT JAM 2020 on 11th July 2019. The application form has been started from 5th September 2019.

newiconIIT JAM 2019 Final Offer Letter has been released on 6th July 2019. Check here all details about the IIT JAM 2019 seat allotment & further admission process.Check here for admission & other details.

newiconIIT JAM 2019 Admission Form is available from 12th April 2019.

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IIT JAM 2019 Exam Dates

Check here official JAM dates for the JAM examination.

EventsDates (Announced)
Availability of Online Application5th September 2018
Last date to submit application12th October 2018
Admit Card Release8th January 2019
Mock Test Available10th January 2019
IIT JAM Exam Date10th February 2019
Candidates Response19th February 2019
Answer Key Release25th February 2019
Result Declaration19th March 2019
Score Card2nd April to 31st July 2019
Admission Form Availability12th April to 25th April 2019
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category29th April 2019
Declaration of First Admission List8th June 2019
Declaration of Second Admission List19th June 2019
Declaration of Third Admission List30th June 2019

IIT JAM Admission Procedure

Candidates, those qualify the examination (whose names appear in the merit list), they will be eligible to appear in the counselling procedure.

Candidates have to fill the IIT JAM admission form available from 12th April 2019 through online mode.

On the basis of qualified test papers, candidates should apply for one or more academic courses.

In the admission form, candidates have to fill a choice of courses in order of preference, educational qualifications, the percentage of marks/CGPA, category, PwD status, etc.

Candidates have to pay Rs. 600 as an admission fee. The first admission list has been released on 8th June 2019.

Also Check:

IIT JAM Answer Key


IIT JAM Result 2019

Candidates can check their results only through online mode from the official website. The IIT JAM result has been declared on 19th March 2019.

For each test paper, the institutions will be made separate merit lists as per the categories.

Candidates should download their IIT JAM 2019 scorecard from 2nd April to 31st July 2019. The organizing Institution will not send any hard copy of the score card through offline mode.

IIT JAM 2020

IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted by the IIT Kanpur on behalf of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD). IIT JAM is one of the national level examination organized to offer admission into M.Sc.(four semesters), M.Sc. Ph.D., and M.Sc. Ph.D. dual degree etc. programmes at various IITs. The admission is offered to the Indian nationals as well as foreign national candidates. The application from filling process will get started from 5th September 2019.

FAQs (Most Asked Questions)

Answer: You can apply for either one or two out of the seven test papers.
Answer: No. You not need to upload your OBC-NCL certificate at the time of form filling.
Answer: No. Correction not allowed after form submission.
Answer: No. You are not required to send any printout.
Answer: Yes. The dimension and size of the omages /should be under the given specification.

Click here to view IIT JAM 2019 FAQs.

IIT JAM 2019 Application Form

  • Candidates are now able to fill & submit the application only through online mode.
  • The IIT JAM Registration has been started from the 5th September 2018.
  • Candidates can fill the IIT JAM 2019 application form till the 10th October 2018.
  • Candidates should upload their scanned images of photograph, signature & SC/ST/PwD certificates (if applicable).
  • The authority has been provide the JAM Application Correction facility.
  • Take a printout copy of the application for further references.
  • No hard copy of application & documents will be sent through offline mode to the organizing Institution.
Check Here – How to Fill IIT JAM 2019 Application Form

Application Fee:

The fee can be paid through Net-banking/debit card/credit card. The application fee details are given here:

One Test PaperTwo Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwDRs. 750Rs. 1050
All OthersRs. 1000Rs. 2100

Note: Candidates can appear in either one or two Test Paper(s).

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

Before applying for the examination, candidates should check the eligibility criteria:


  • Indian/Foreign Nationals candidates are eligible to apply.

Age Criteria:

  • There will be no age criteria/restrictions to apply.

Qualification Criteria:

  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have a bachelor degree.
  • Minimum Marks: Candidates must secure at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD category).
  • Appearing candidates can also apply.

IIT JAM Admit Card 2019

The admit card has been announced by the Institution on 8th January 2019 through online mode.

Candidates can get the admit card by entering their Enrollment ID/Email ID & Password. No. IIT JAM admit card will be sent by post/email.

Candidates must carry their admit card along with original valid Photo ID proof at the examination hall.

On the day of the exam, the biometric system for verification will be used. Candidate’s fingerprint will be captured before they take the exam.

Exam Pattern

The exam pattern complete details are mentioned here:

  • Exam Mode: The examination will be held in computer-based mode.
  • Session: The exam will be organized into two sessions, i.e. 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 5 PM.
  • Sections: In the examinations, the questions will be asked in three different patterns such as Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
  • No. of Papers: Total seven papers will be organized for JAM exam.
  • Duration: The exam duration will be three hours.
  • Medium: The medium of the exam will be English only.
  • Number of Questions: Total 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: There will be negative marking only in Section A.
SectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Section A30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)50
Section B10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)20
Section C20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)30

IIT JAM Syllabus 2019

The syllabus will be divided as per the subjects & sections. It will be comprised of following subject’s topics & chapters, i.e. Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) & Physics (PH). The IIT JAM syllabus will be prepared by the Institution from 10+2+3 level.

Preparation Tips

  • Analyze the syllabus & exam pattern before start JAM Exam preparation.
  • Prepare from the previous year’s question papers & sample papers.
  • Try to solve online mock test papers for practice.
  • Make short notes for revision.
  • Choose the best study material & JAM Preparation books for exam.
  • Maintain your health and keep healthy physically & mentally.

If you have any queries about IIT JAM 2019, you can ask us by leaving your comments in the comment box below.

Displaying 521 Comments
  1. Porokh moni says:

    I want to pursue M.Sc with Chemistry honours…. Do I have to appear for other papers like physics and mathematics????

  2. Neha Sharma says:

    Sir, I completed B. Sc in Computer application and maths in 2013.. I want do M. Sc in Computer application.. Can I fill this form?

  3. Sarah says:

    I am in Final year B.Sc pure life sciences (Botany, Zoology and Chemistry). Am I eligible to pursue M.Sc Chemistry from IIT with the help of JAM Exam?

  4. Asad Uddin says:

    What is the cutoff mark for a general student to qualify jam?

  5. malvika says:

    my bsc will be completed in march 2019, so can i apply for iit jam exam in feb 2019? or not!!

  6. Pratishtha says:

    Sir,i am pursuing bsc with physics from Alld univ. Our results are announced in the mid or the end of June. But that of IIT Jam is declared in March. What if one qualifies for Jam but could not manage for 55% aggregate in bsc.?

  7. Samrat Ghosh says:

    I pass out bsc Phy(hons) in 2018 with 56.69%(with taking all subjects in accounts language and sub) am i eligibile for jam 2019. . . . Is there any reduction of %(from 56.69%). . . For pass out students. . . Pls answer

  8. Shivani says:

    I’m pursuing bca last year from ignou … Is am eligible for mca iit jam ? Plz reply ….

  9. Snehanjali says:

    I m 2014 admission batch student. I vl reappear for improvement in 2019 bsc mathematics exam
    Am i eligible for jam 2019?

  10. Amrit kumawat says:

    I am b.sc microbiology student . I am eligible for m.sc

  11. Bavani says:

    I am studying bsc biochemistry.am I eligible for jam. Whether IIt offer the course MSC biochemistry

  12. Sanjeevni says:

    I m bsc 3rd year student and have maths, computer application n statistics…I wanna do msc maths through iit jam…just wanna know is there any practical use of maths other than teaching after doing msc ??

  13. Ajeet Kumar jha says:

    I passed B.tech in 2016 in Mechanical Engineering. Am I eligible?

  14. Bilal says:

    I’m doing my 3rd year maths.where can I get the correct syllabus of 2019 exam of jam??
    Can you give me proper link??

  15. Indhu says:

    I am a bsc mathematics final year student and I am Indian ARMY man wife.Can I apply jam 2019 in ARMY quota?

  16. Aishwarya says:

    I’m doing bsc 3rd year from chemistry and zoology for how many courses I’m eligible for applying 2019 jam exam?

  17. Rajesh Kannan J says:

    Now, I am studying Bsc Physics..2nd year..How do can prepare for JAM Exam?

  18. Harsh desai says:

    I’m doing B.tech in civil engineering. I want to know that whether I’m eligible for IIT JAM 2020.( THEY ASK FOR TWO YEARS STUDY OF PHYSICS)

  19. Swapnil dilip shelke says:

    I am a BE mechanical engineer and want to apply in JAM 2019, Am I eligible for that?

  20. Lalit kumar says:

    I pass out bscMLT in 2015,am I eligible for iit jam

  21. Shikha shukla says:

    What does mean of two paper ??

  22. Aditya says:

    Iam pursing bsc physics final year for Andhra University isn’t am eglible for msc geophysics in iit jam

  23. Rupal Sharma says:

    I m doing BSC hons microbiology and I want to know tht is dere is any iit which conduct msc microbiology?

  24. Selvi Reddy says:

    I am currently doing third year in bsc in chemistry can I appear in IIT jam for 2019

  25. Madhangi says:

    Sir , I am studying bsc physics and I like to apply for geology. Is there any possibilities to apply physics as a 1st paper and geology as 2 paper?

  26. Divy meena says:

    Hlo sir ..iam studing in bsc. Final year with biology and i am also doing open exam for 12th maths…bcoz i have passed 12th with pcb and i want to do pcm ….can i do iit jam after passing maths open exam for 12th

  27. Kapil paul says:

    Please tell me ..where i will found last 10 year solved IIT jam questions paper of mathematics. ..

  28. Ravindra Chandra says:

    Section C (numerical) is optional or written ?

  29. Nithin says:

    I am studying bsc final year now i can apply IIT jam 2019? But I am not studying the maths in 12 stand

  30. Venkatesh Vispute says:

    I am B.sc student. I prepare for JAM Exam

  31. Iravati Sodal says:

    Please give details about syllabus for biotechnology.

  32. Nikhil says:

    What is the actual eligibility for IIT JAM 2019 ? Their webpage says 55% in aggregate for general bur their brochure says that it is 60% for general ?

  33. Jyoti Vishwakarma says:

    Sir my T.y.Bsc. Maths exam will be in Dec2018. Can i fill IIT JAM form for 2019 exam. (sep-oct2018)

  34. Annadita says:

    Can i give IIT JAM test if i dont have mathemstics in 12 th

  35. Ankush Biswas says:

    Respected sir,
    I am studying B.Sc 1st year.can I able to apply for jam next year?plz rply

  36. Digvijay rana says:

    The minimum percentage criteria of 55%,do one need to score this much marks in all the subjects (PCM) or the subject with which one Will pursue his post graduation???
    One more thing if the candidate has to score 55% in theory alone or collectively in (theory+practical)????

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Minimum Marks: The qualifying examination must be passed with minimum 55% aggregate marks (in all subjects including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) without rounding off.

  37. Priyanshu joshi says:

    IIT JAM coaching in Mumbai or Udaipur….Plzz tell me coaching classes in two states

  38. Manikandan says:

    Which institution is best for distance learning process chem academy or eduncle

  39. shiladitya Roy says:

    Sir, i am a second year student.can i apply this exam?

  40. Sukhasagar rajkumar ambule says:

    Muje physics me m.sc. karna hai minimum kitne mark jam exam me hona chahiye

  41. Subhash jha says:

    Is mock test necessary for iit jam ?

  42. Kangkana says:

    In Assam where will be the exam center…plz can u inform me sir

  43. Bindiya modh says:

    I have finished bsc. Mathematics in may 2018…
    Can i apply jam for msc. In this year?????

  44. Bindiya modh says:

    I have finished bsc. Mathematics in may 2018..
    Can i apply jam for msc. In during year????
    Reply plssssss

  45. Suraj says:

    Respected sir,
    Iam studying bsc Biotechnology 3rd year of I can apply 2019 iit jam exam and to that iam a bipc student.

  46. NOORUL HUDA KHAN says:

    Right now I am pursuing bsc physics honours
    I have completed my 1st year
    So plzzzzzzz tell some important book name so that I can do better preparation for jest and iit jam

    Any one can tell me I you know better books

  47. Maneesha says:

    I m doing my b.sc with biotechnology, microbiology, chemistry …so now which paper I have to attempt in seven papers…biological sciences or chemical sciences….is that correct??

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You have to select the paper code for which you want to apply and as per your code, the paper will be asked.

  48. aishwarya says:

    I will be completing my final year in the year of 2019 can i also apply for this exams??

  49. Aparna Sharma says:

    Respected Sir,
    Can i apply for IIT JAM 2019 exam for m.sc in biotechnology although i did not have maths in class 12?

  50. Rathi says:

    What is one test paper & two test paper?
    Also,what is seven papers in no.of.papers

  51. Aman sharma says:

    Sir i am pursuing bsc in physics from ignou , but i didnt choose mathmatics in my all years of bsc but acco. To iit jam eligibility criteria one should studied mathmatics also , so ami eligible for it or not .

  52. omprakashpanwar says:

    I am a b.tech student electrical and Want to in jam iit 2019 exam plz reaply and iit jam syllbus

  53. sameer khan says:

    At now I’m in bsc 3rd year…
    Can I apply for jam 2019?

  54. Rashi thakur says:

    What is the curriculum for m.sc chemistry..??

  55. atharv says:

    what is the fee structure for msc after cracking iit jam

  56. Divya says:

    I did +2in pcb(without maths)bsc in microbiology.. In which paper I m eligible for iit jam??? Plz reply

  57. Dinu Tomy says:

    What is the minimum marks required to enter the rank list ?

  58. sai yeshwanth says:

    what is the iit jam 2019 syllabus for mathematics

  59. Riya says:

    I am doing bsc in biotechnology. Should i have to apply only for Biotechnology or all 7 subjects?

  60. Nagarajan says:

    Sir I am studying in chemistry bsc second year. I will join the iit madras. How many marks scored him.how to prepare for jam chemistry exam.

  61. RAVAL JAY says:

    respected sir,

  62. Neeraj vijay says:

    I am physics honours std then can I appear paper mathematical statistics as well as physics as mention above a std appear 2 paper please clarify me

  63. Alfia says:

    Can I appear for the examination in 2nd year BSc (3- year course)?

  64. Tanya says:

    At now I’m in bsc 3rd year…
    Can I apply for jam 2019?

  65. Saddam says:

    How many times someone can appear in JAM?

  66. Swadhin Pradhan says:

    Suppose I passed JAM exam but due to some problem I could not got admitted to counselling process, will i able to appear for 2nd time ???
    plz reply

  67. Rajnish gautam says:

    In chemistry ,, what is d minimum marks required for admission in IIT colleges for general categories…

  68. Lohitha says:

    Im studying BE in electronics am i eligible for jam-physics

  69. Your Name...saurabh shukla says:

    I hv heard that if we fail in the first attempt, we are unable to get admission in iit’s. Is it true ?

    And if we passed in the 2 attempt we have to choose other institutions like iisc, tifr, etc.

    Plz reply

  70. sneh says:

    I am a BE mechanical engineer and want to apply in JAM 2019, Am I eligible for that?
    if yes then what will be syllabus for MA and MS papers.

  71. Dharmraj kumar says:

    I am pursuing in bsc mlt last year.if I will complete iit jam exam which subject will be better for me in msc.please suggest me sir.

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