IIT JAM 2021: Admission List (Out), Merit List, Cut Off (Out), Counselling

IIT JAM 2021IIT JAM 2021 Offer Letter for admission has been released through login. Fourth Admission List has been released 22nd July 2021. Cut Off list has been released for round 2nd. The exam is conducted by one of the IIT’s on a rotation basis 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., M.Sc. Ph.D., and M.Sc. Ph.D. dual degree etc. programmes. For the year 2021, IIT JAM is conducted by IISc, Bangalore. Candidates can get admission in various universities through entrance exam. Candidates can go through this article to know complete information about IIT JAM 2021 including important dates, cut off, counselling etc.

Counselling Dates Result

FAQS Cut Off

IIT JAM 2021 Notifications

newiconIIT JAM 2022 Exam Date has been released. Get all exam details and latest updates about IIT JAM 2022 from here.

newiconGet complete updates of IIT JAM 2021 Admission & counselling Procedure from here. Click here to view details.

newiconIIT JAM 2021 Offer Letter has been made available for download through login. Check here for admission details. 

newiconIIT JAM 2021 Fourth Admission List has been released on 22nd July 2021. Check here for admission details. 

newiconIIT JAM 2021 Cut Off has been released through online mode for 2nd round. Check here for cut off details. 

newiconIIT JAM 2021 Eligibility has been relaxed on aggregate marks. Candidates have to pass the qualifying exam only (for 2021 session only). Check here for eligibility details. 

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IIT JAM 2021 Third Admission List has been released on 16th July 2021. Check here for admission details. 

IIT JAM 2021 Highlights

When will the IIT JAM second admission list release ? Released, 1st July 2021, Check admission details

Is there any changes in IIT JAM eligibility made related to qualifying marks ? Yes, Check eligibility details

When will be IIT JAM 2021 scorecard available for download ? Out, On 27th March 2021

What are the new changes introduced in IIT JAM 2021 ? – A new paper of Economics (EN) has been added this year

For how many papers will IIT JAM 2021 has been conducted ? 7 subjects (Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Geology, Mathematical Statistics & Economics)

IIT JAM 2021 Important Dates

Candidates can check here the complete official exam schedule of IIT JAM 2021:

EventsDates 2021 
Starting of online application form10th September 2020
Last date of online application submission & uploading of documents17th October 2020
Commencement of correction2nd to 10th November 2020
Admit card release11th January 2021
IIT JAM 2021 exam date14th February 2021
Announcement of result20th March 2021
Score Card27th March to 31st July 2021
Submission of application for admission20th April to 31st May 2021
Last Date for Receipt of Request for making Changes of Category in Proper Format & Rectification of Defective DocumentsBy 4th May 2021
Declaration of first admission list16th June 2021
Declaration for 2nd admission list1st July 2021
Declaration of 3rd admission list16th July 2021
Declaration of 4th admission list22nd July 2021
Closure of admission through JAM 202120th July 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Counselling

The candidates those name are listed in the merit list are called for the counselling. Candidates are able to attend the IIT JAM counselling through online mode.

Qualified candidates have to fill the admission form after releasing of the result. The first admission list has been made available on 16th June 2021.

The admission form is available in online mode through the website.

The candidates have to pay Rs. 600/- as admission fee. Candidates can choose the courses in order of preference, percentage, category, qualification etc.

4th admission list has been released on 22nd July 2021. The admission form has been released on 20th April 2021 and will be continued till 31st May 2021. Second admission list has been released on 1st July 2021. Candidates are advised to carry their original documents during the admission.

IIT JAM 2021 Result

Result has been made available for download from 20th March 2021. Candidates can download their score cards from  27th March to 31st July 2021. Candidates are able to download their IIT JAM result through online mode.

For each test paper, an All India Rank (AIR) can be assigned to the candidates based on the performance in the test paper.

The tie-breaking criterion is adopted for assigning the rank to the candidates scoring the same aggregate marks in a test paper.

The candidate with a higher ratio of positive marks to negative marks can be given a higher rank. If this criterion fails to break ties, the concerned candidates will be awarded the same rank.

IIT JAM 2021 Merit List

The IIT JAM merit list 2021 has been released with the result. For each test paper, an All India Merit list is prepared based on AIR. The number of candidates included in the All India Merit List will depend on the total number of seats available in each category (OBC-NCL, EWS, SC, ST, and PwD) in a given subject.

These candidates will be eligible to apply for admission to any of the corresponding at IITs and IISc. Candidates included in the All India Merit List will be based on the category declared by the candidates in their application.

IIT JAM 2021 Cut Off

Candidates are selected for the counselling on the basis of cut off marks released by the official authority. Candidates should be required IIT JAM cut off marks in each subject for the admission procedure.

After releasing of the cut off marks, candidates are called for the counselling. Participating institutes will give the admission to the candidates on the basis of cut off marks. All the IITs and IISc will release the separate merit list for providing admission in their campus.

IIT JAM 2021 Answer Key

The IIT JAM answer key has been released by the authority through online mode. Candidates can get the answer key on 26th February 2021. 

Through the answer key candidates can calculate their marks which they will be going to score in the exam.

Candidates can also submit challenges against the answer key with the valid proof. After provisional answer key, the final answer key has been released by the authority.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: The change of exam center may be permitted, if a request with a valid reason for the same is submitted through the JOAPS website along with an online payment of Rs. 500/-.

Answer: Scrutiny and verification of documents is a manual process, so it takes time due to a large number of applications.

Answer: Candidates can fill the application form through online mode by JOAPS website.

Answer: Candidates have to upload Class X Certificate as a single pdf file within file size.

Answer: You can upload one of the following

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter ID
  • First page of Passport
  • Birth Certificate
  • School Transfer Certificate (TC) showing Nationality
  • Nationality Certificate issued by the authorized government agency.

Answer: If there are two semesters in a year, then the documents of the two semesters have to be uploaded together as a single pdf. In this section, you have to upload marksheets and degree/provisional certificate (if applicable).

Answer: You can add as many number of preferences as possible based on your qualified JAM Test Paper(s).

Answer: No, do not send any hard/ printed copy of the documents.

Answer: Candidates can modify the “Programme Choices” after submitting the choices, but before the last date of submission. They cannot change any other information in the application after submitting their application.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form

  • The IIT JAM 2021 application form can be submitted through online mode.
  • Candidates are able to fill the application form from 10th September 2020 through JOAPS.
  • Multiple application submitted by the candidates will be liable to be rejected.
  • Candidates have to upload necessary documents such as photograph, signature and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.
  • Last date to register is till 17th October 2020.
  • Candidates care allowed to make any correction in the application form from 2nd to 10th November 2020.
  • Candidates are required to fill all the details carefully and submit it on time.
  • Keep the printout of the application form till the admission process gets over.

Application Fee:

  • Once the fee submitted, it cannot be changed/rectified.
  • Candidates can make payment using net banking, debit or credit card.
Group/ CategoryApplication Fee
One test paperTwo test paper
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwDRs.750/-Rs.1050/-
All OthersRs.1500/-Rs.2100/-
Check Here – How to Fill IIT JAM Application Form

IIT JAM 2021 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who wants to appear in JAM 2021 exam should fulfill the following Eligibility Criteria for admissions to IITs:

  • Nationality: The candidates of Indian/Foreign nationals are eligible to apply.
  • Qualifying Exam: Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree or appearing in last year of bachelor’s degree.
  • Required Marks: In the qualifying degree, the candidate should have aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) of at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.
  • Age Limit: There is no age limit to apply.

Note: Eligibility has been relaxed (for 2021 session only), candidates must have to pass qualifying exam only.

IIT JAM 2021 Quick Links

What should I Study for IIT JAM 2021? Check Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Important Links

IIT JAM Exam DatesApplication Form
Eligibility CriteriaPreparation Tips

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IIT JAM 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates must check the IIT JAM exam pattern in order to appear in the entrance exam.

  • Mode: The exam has been organised through online CBT mode. 
  • Duration of Exam: The total of 3 hours is provided to complete the exam.
  • No. of Questions: 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
  • Type of Questions: Questions will be in Multiple choice (MCQ), Multiple Select question (MSQ) and Numerical answer type (NAT).
  • Language: It will be asked in English language only.
  • Papers: 7 papers will be asked in the exam. A new paper of Economics has been added this year.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: Negative marking will be only for section I.
 No. of questionsType of questionsTotal marks
Section 130Multiple choice questions50
Section 210Multiple choice questions20
Section 320Numerical answer type questions30

IIT JAM 2021 Syllabus

The IIT JAM syllabus will be comprised of various topics and chapters including biological science, biotechnology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and geology etc. Some of the topics of syllabus are given below:


This section will include geomorphology, the planet earth, structural geology, paleontology, stratigraphy, petrology, economic geology, applied geology and mineralogy, etc.

Mathematics Statics:

It include differential calculus, integral calculus, matrix, sequence and series, probability, random variables, joint distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, limit theorem, testing of hypothesis, etc.


This section will contain the topics such as mathematical concepts, theory of gases, solid state, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, adsorption, organic reaction mechanism, basic concept of organic chemistry, natural products chemistry, aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry periodic table, main group elements, chemical bonding and shapes, bio inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry, etc.


The questions will be asked from General biology, biochemistry and physiology, basic biotechnology, etc.


This section will include function and one variable, integral calculation, differential calculus, vector calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, group theory and sequence and series and real number etc.


It has the topics such as oscillation waves and optics, mechanics and general properties of matter, mathematical methods, kinetics theory, thermodynamics, modern physics, electricity and mechanism, solid state physics, devices and electronics and modern physics, etc.

IIT JAM 2021 Preparation Tips

Candidates can check below some preparation tips for IIT JAM 2021 exam:

  • Candidates must go through the complete exam pattern and syllabus.
  • Must solve the previous year question papers.
  • Make a proper study time table and follow it on a regular basis.
  • Solve the online or offline mock test to score good marks and to be aware with the exam pattern.
  • Eat healthy food and maintain your health to stay fit.

Also Check:

IIT JAM 2021 Books 

IIT JAM 2021 Admit Card

Candidates can download the admit card through online mode from 11th January 2021. Candidates have to bring printout of the downloaded admit card to the test centre along with the original and valid photo identification.

No candidate will be permitted to appear in JAM 2021 examination without a valid admit card and original ID. The IIT JAM 2021 admit card must be kept by the candidate and produced at the time of admission.

If you have any other query regarding IIT JAM 2021, you can ask us by leaving your comment below.

Displaying 79 Comments
  1. Ashok Meena says:

    Hello sir
    Course ki fees ek saal ki kitni he or ye college kha he

  2. Manasa says:

    Sir I make my payment double time and amount was debited double time from my account so please help me how can I refund my amount

  3. Md Danish Ansari says:

    Please my language in hidi

  4. Shivam Kumar says:

    BHU entrance exam date

  5. Bharat Chauhan says:

    Iti in administration me

  6. Fulendra kumar says:

    Sir hum first year hai kiya isme addmission kar sakte hai

  7. Gufran Khan says:

    Sir mujhe bca karne hai

  8. Rehan khan says:

    Amu farm kab ayega hame farm bharna hai

  9. Rehan khan says:

    Amu exam classes 6 form

  10. MD Fazil says:

    Sir agar me bsc Hons chemistry karu to IIT jam ke through IIT methamatics kar sakta hu kia.

  11. Akshat kumar says:


  12. Ashwini says:

    Hi sir mujhe exam application date malum nhi hai sir 2021 ka plzz sir information do

  13. Payal kenwat says:

    Excellent ?

  14. Sakshi says:

    My application status showing that my signature are blurred and I tried again to upload that , I tried three times but it still showing blurred .. please help what to do now

  15. Piku Das says:

    My Application Status You have taken to rectify the defect. Your application is under process. What to do now

  16. Girase Hritik says:

    How to check my jam application status

  17. Yashi says:

    Im now in 5th sem bsc,can I apply for the exam ths year or for next year.Im quite confused to take the exam ….please help me out.

  18. Siddik ali khan says:

    Sir if a student clear his graduate in 4th or 5th years which is maximum time for graduate clear. Then after crack the jam (physics). Will he admits/alow any iit institute for MSc study plz reply

  19. Siddik ali khan says:

    Sir/madam I made my payment by upi and my money has been debited from my bank account but still there is no message of confirmation. This time what I do plz reply sir I fill up my form 15th October 5.10pm????????if the payment has been received plz send a massage mail or message. Sir I sent my application form and paid challan form through mail ([email protected])on 5.10pm now what to do plz tell me?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      You can use your login credentials to check if your form has been successfully filled or not. For payment, you will have to contact officials or bank authority.

  20. Harshal says:

    I submitted the JAM form successfully and made payment successfully but in downloaded application form, it is showing “null” in “amount” and “payment for” fields.


  21. Jignesh patil says:

    I have problem in verifying email what can I do, I can’t get otp on my mail

  22. K. Sindhu says:

    Jam apply 2021

  23. Shuvra Mandal says:

    Last time of online application is 15 oct 12 noon or upto 11:59pm?

  24. Krishna Bera says:

    Sir today I made payment through debit card. My money is deducted but there are showing the payment section form null…
    If the payment received after 15th October, then are they accept the payment or is the form successful???
    Sir please give reply…

  25. Gayatri Khadatkar says:

    Sir i can fill form i pay payment but my form still shows that we didn’t received you payment but i received debited msg from bank and if it not submitted then when my money will refunded answer pls

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      It is happening because of Heavy traffic in website so, you should contact to the official help desk of IIT JAM.

  26. Tannu says:

    If i apply for two subjects of same schedule then ,what will happen? Can i have a choice to give any one of them?

  27. Ganesh says:

    Now iam studying 3rd yr bsc (msc’s) but due to covid-19. 2nd yr (4th semester) exams are not completed.can i apply for IITJAM 2021.

  28. rushkesh salunkhe says:

    sir i made my payment by upi but and money has been debited from my bank account but still there is no message of conformation. now what to do please tell me?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      This often happens when you apply at last moments due to heavy traffic so now either you can wait or contact to the official help desk.

  29. Anchal says:

    Sir I have tried so many times but my signature does not uploaded yet. It shown that size must in perfect size but I upload it in perfect size and ratio. So will you help me out how can I uploaded my signature

  30. Amit Kumar Dhawan says:

    My UG course is four year integrated b.sc b.ed
    Present time I’m in 3rd year
    So I can eligible for iit jam ???

  31. Kartik Saini says:

    Sir I am a student of B.Sc physics. My year of passing is 2020. But due to covid 19 situation our university exam is starting now.so I have not marksheet or pass certificate. In this situation what should I do for applying iit-jam 2021?
    Kindly solved my query.

  32. Aditya says:

    I had a rectification mail of defect in sign background. By mistakely I submitted the same picture of sign. How can I rectify this mistake.

  33. Aditya says:

    How many times the rectification mail will come?

  34. Jyoti says:

    Sir, I am now in 2nd year of my college preparing for 3rd semester in B.sc(Math). My last semester (6th) will take place in 2022. May I take part in Jam Exam (math)-2021 to gather experience ?

  35. Veeresh S V says:

    Is the document should be b/w 50kb – 200kb ?, Is below 50kb is possible ?

  36. Veeresh S V says:

    Is it required to upload any document for Category 3B

  37. Susmita Sen says:

    Sir somedays ago I complete the formfillup of iit jam 2021 but 5 days ago I got a mail that my photo which I upload is not in order so I rectify it but when I check the status of the form there shown that you rectify your from so I want to know that when it accepted .

  38. Bhavna says:

    How can I change my category by mistake I click on general category but my category is OBC (NCL)?


    I have 3B caste&income certificate.so during filling my application form which category I should choose sir

  40. SUNILKUMAR says:

    In state government my category comes OBC (3B)
    In central government my category comes GENERAL
    which one can I choose during my iit jam application

  41. Anisha says:

    Hai can I change my signature after applying for the exam

  42. Shreyashree Prusty says:

    Sir,now I am studying Bsc final year .can I appear IIT exam this year.

  43. Pavan Kumar G says:

    Sir now I am studying final year bsc …next I will take one year gap of studyy … The geology syllabus be changed or not changed in next year sirr
    …pls reply sirr

  44. Lavkush Kumar Namdev says:

    Iti new admission for machinary

  45. Bineeta Pramanik says:

    Sir, I am now in 2nd year of my college preparing for 3rd semester in B.sc(Math). My last semester (6th) will take place in 2022. May I take part in Jam Exam (math)-2021 to gather experience ?

  46. Rasagna says:

    I completed second year of bsc but exams are not conducted due to covid ..I may complete final year by 2021.but I couldn’t get certificate by June..am I eligible to write exam

  47. Priyal Bhargava says:

    Can I fill in my application in 2 subjects

  48. Raihan says:

    I’m state base OBC not all india base …in this case during the application from fill up of IIT JAM 2021 should I mentioned myself as a reserved category or as general ?

  49. Aditi says:

    Is 12th maths is compulsory for taking admission in msc chemistry through iit jam?????plz reply soon

  50. kuhu says:

    sir, I am student of 5th semester and I don’t have 55% in semester exams but will clear the arrears… can I apply for jam2021?

  51. Chauhan mittal says:

    can i appear for iit jam in my second year (BA atrs)…and 3 year complete in diploma in Agroprocessing

  52. Ankita Routray says:

    If there is any possibility of change of exam date due to covid-19?

  53. KAMATCHI S says:

    Whether BSC biochemistry is eligible to write IIT JAM

  54. Neetu Yadav says:

    I don’t have mathamatics in 12 but i have pursued passing certificate of mathamatics throw nios(National institute of open schooling) can I eligible for jam throw biological sciences?
    Pls reply your answer can help me to solve this problem

  55. Neetu। Yadav says:

    Sir is jam exam will be conducted for biological sciences this year?

  56. Thoriya akshay says:

    Due to covid-19 exam postponed or not ???

  57. Deenbandhu Kumar says:

    I have completed my bachelor degree B.E. in chemical engineering. Can I apply for JAM 2021 for Mathematics.

  58. Babi Mondal says:

    Sir,Is 12th class math compulsory for jam on biotechnology ?

  59. Aboli says:

    What will be the structure of exam in this year due to the affect of covid-19

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