IIT JAM 2019: Application Form Correction, Exam Dates, Eligibility, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2019IIT JAM 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.

Application Form Exam Dates Eligibility Criteria

Exam PatternSyllabus FAQs

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IIT JAM 2019 Application Form last date was 12th October 2018. Check here for application form details.

Note: Those candidates who have already enrolled may complete the submission of application form until 15-10-2018, 5:00 PM.

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

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 Release4th January 2019
Mock Test Available10th January 2019
IIT JAM Exam Date10th February 2019
Candidates Response19th February 2019
Answer Key Release25th February 2019
Result Declaration20th March 2019
Rank & Merit List5th April 2019
Score Card Release5th April to 31st July 2019
Admission Form Availability11th April to 24th April 2019
Last Date for receipt of request for change of categoryTill 7th May 2019
Declaration of First Admission List3rd June 2019

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.

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.

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 Admit Card 2019

The admit card will be announced by the Institution on 4th January 2019 through online mode.

Candidates will get the admit card by entering their Enrolment 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.

IIT JAM Result 2019

Candidates will check their results only through online mode from the official website. The IIT JAM result will be declared on 20th 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 5th April to 31st July 2019. The organizing Institution will not send any hard copy of the score card through offline mode.

Also Check:

IIT JAM Answer Key


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 11th 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 will be released in the fourth week of May 2019.

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

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  1. Komal Kumar sahu says:

    Sir good evening. I am student of BSc 3rd year. Sir can I fill this form?

  2. Eswar says:

    I am also telugu medium, I will got a msc in IIT Kharagpur admission , what will be prepared by a book or materials.

  3. Mohd Ahsan says:

    I belong to obc ncl category but I don’t have any certificate regarding OBC NCL only I have caste certificate which is under the obc …..tell me the procedure of obc ncl candidate

  4. Bishal Biswas says:

    How to check my application is success or not?

  5. Nivedita says:

    Sir ,I m persuing honours in geology.I am from biology background. Is it necessary to have mathematics in 10+2 for admission in iits?

  6. manivannan says:

    sir, suppose i got arrear in 4 th semester but i cleared in 5 th semester and finally my round off percentage is 72% then i am eligible after qualifying jam

  7. Jeni says:

    Sir will the date extend… somehow I couldn’t manage to apply. Pls sir reply

    • Mohit Negi says:

      Those candidates who have already enrolled may complete the submission of application form until 15-10-2018, 5:00 PM.

  8. Jenifa nasrin akhtar says:

    Sir is there any chance of extending last date of application JAM one more time.. sir pls reply

  9. P.Thamayanthi says:

    I am in B.Sc Maths final year. So my syllabus is based on only maths or in all sujects

  10. nisha says:

    please give a link for candidate fill the application form.

  11. Ranjana says:

    Application form is not available

  12. Aishwarya jadhav says:

    I am doing bsc final year in physics as my principle subjct.i had zoo chem and phy group so am i eligible for JAM

  13. Suresh.k says:

    I am studying degree final year iam eligible from iit jam

  14. AKSHAY Katore says:

    Sir I done my graduation in BSc chemistry. How many papers will be there for msc admission.
    THERE is need to attend two papers or one will be fine

  15. Prakash says:

    How many times a student can appear iit jam?

  16. Mini says:

    Iam a bsc graduate of pure life science(zoo,bot, Che). Which are all those papers that I can apply in iit jam exam?

  17. Pranjali Gaonkar says:

    I am doing TY BSC botany(hons) . M I eligible to answer IITJAM

  18. Kanchana Dassanayake says:

    I’m pursuing B.Sc Microbiology last year. I would like to do M.Sc in Industrial or general Microbiology. Which papers I should appear?

  19. Abhishek Kumar says:

    I am pursuing my graduation in Mathematics. Want to complete my PG in Mathematics through IIT or NIT. Can you please send me the link of Exam Syllabus for Mathematics(MA)?

  20. Pranjali says:

    I am doing bsc botany(hons) M i eligible for IIT JAM

  21. Aayushi miglani says:

    Sir ,i have filled the form of iit jam but didn’t verify the mobile no. And email address . And. Form has been submitted and payment is even done.will there be any kind of problem regarding this??

  22. Sachin yogi says:

    Sir papper 1 or papper 2 ka matlab kya hai

  23. Sai Das says:

    Sir meine is year apna graduation complete kiya. mei
    Jam k form bhi apply kiya but I hv a problem meine qualification details m-
    B. Sc
    Grauduated:No;year of Graduation :2018

    Meine jo no dala h uska kya mtlb h sir? Please tell me sir

  24. Rupitajuyal says:

    Can we apply for jam from chemistry,f we do not have a maths in 12th class

  25. kunepraveenkumar says:

    sir ..,what is the minimum marks required to enter brank list.?

    and minimum marks to qualify the jam 2019.?plzz rpy sir

  26. ashok p says:

    Suggest book for paper physics

  27. Rishabh patel says:

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

  28. Dinesh Kumar Pradhan says:

    Sir, Unfortunately I didn’t verify email and phone number before IIT jam form submission.Then what should I do? Is there any problem?

  29. Rakesh bhur says:

    Recent cast certificate is necessary or previous year certificate is also applicable?

  30. Mythily says:

    I didnt understand what is this two paper option. Could you please explain?

  31. Vijay Kumar Sharma says:

    Can a person having two year pass course B.sc degree can also apply for the JAM entrance exam for M.sc ?

  32. Ashok pudo says:

    In examination city2 should i choose nagpur if yes then how ? If no then what can i do? Plz suggest me sr/mam

  33. Radadiya madhavi says:

    I am ‘b’ group student I appalled iit jam in physics

  34. Lone Rahi says:

    Hii,Sarvgyan Team, I am currently studying in 4th sem(B.Sc Non-Medical under CBCS).My draduation will be completed in july 2019,can i apply for IIT JAM 2019(Mathematics).Thnx for

  35. Vikram says:

    I want to do msc in biological scienece…so how many iit offers this course?

  36. T Bhattacharya says:

    Sir, I am BTECH in Electronics & Communication, am I eligible with 59.17%

  37. Sawroop kumawat says:

    Sir I’m student of b.sc final year in this year.can I eligible for IIT jam

  38. preetha says:

    i am doing bsc microbiology..and now i want to do msc microbiology..can i apply…but the syllabus doesn’t include microbiology..??

  39. Suryamohan Choudhary says:

    Sir i am a second year student doing my bsc physics and i want to appear during my second year just for an experience…… Can i appear sir ??

  40. Ravish Gurjar says:

    Sir I’m students of B.A.and also mathmatics students . Am I eligible for MSc in mathematics?

  41. Your Name... says:

    iam doing corres msc maths bsc 49% can i appear iit jam 2019

  42. Ratnakar Das says:

    Sir I am continuing +3 in last year. can I apply this form.

  43. Vivek pattnaik says:

    I have a back in honors paper
    in 3rd sem can i eligible ?

  44. william says:

    Tell me the criteria for applying M.SC GEOLOGY . And the elective papers that i took upto 4th semester is chemistry,zoology(twice),physical education . Am i eligible regarding to my elective papers???

  45. Mahesh R says:

    Sir I want IIT jam physics full preparation CDs(compact discs)including 2005 -2018 QP solving in details.Where I can get CD for that.

  46. Bhupendra modi says:

    But here mentioned that maths for atleast 4 semester and Maths in engineering can be up to 3 sem

  47. Sonika jangid says:

    I belong to OBC NCL. Do I have to upload caste cirtificate at the time of form filling.

  48. sarada vadiyanathan says:


    jam is only for IIT or it also for NIT
    At now i’m bsc3rd year
    can i apply

  49. Ritesh sonar says:

    I made a mistake in the name of subject, in which I am graduating,if there is any chance to correct this mistake?

  50. Akshay Suthar says:

    Sir last date exam form submitt?

  51. vinay patil says:

    I B.sc second year student,can I eligible for the exam

  52. Ramakrishna says:

    Sir, gate exam on Feb 10. how so

  53. Sagar kumar says:

    I has completed our msc.degree but marks is not more that I fillup the net exam form.can i fill up the jam form to complete again msc.

  54. Deepak says:

    I ask one question sir I am doing bsc session 2015-2018 but one paper not clear so I am applying as a appearing candidate …. please tell me

  55. pavan gollu says:

    Sir iam studying 3rd bsc chemistry

  56. Seeta says:

    What is the meaning of one paper and second paper ?? It is important to choose two subjects?

  57. prangya says:

    Sir,i hv no math at +2 level,bt I hv math as a major subject in b.sc with chem honour,can I eligible for jam

  58. Vishal katariya says:

    Sir I am continue study in S. Y chemistry in spu university but my 12science group is B.finally I give exam for IIT jam entrance

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