IIT JAM 2023: Admit Card (Released), Mock Test (Out), Pattern

IIT JAM 2023IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card has been released on 11th January 2023. The exam is being organised on 12th February 2023. IIT JAM (Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test) is a national level exam which is organized for providing admission in M.Sc. IIT JAM 2023 is being conducted by IIT, Guwahati. Admission is offered to the qualifying candidates in M.Sc (2 year), Masters in Economics (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other Post-Bachelor’s Degree & Integrated Ph.D courses. The entrance exam of IIT JAM is conducted by various IITs on rotational basis.

Besides IITs, the scores of IIT JAM 2023 can be also used in various renowned institutions like NITs, IISc Bangalore, IISERs, etc. for admission into their PG courses. Through this article, we have provided complete details about IIT JAM 2023 application form, exam dates, eligibility, pattern, syllabus, etc.

Admit Card Dates Exam Pattern

  FAQs Syllabus

IIT JAM 2023 Notifications – Admit Card Released

newiconIIT JAM 2023 Admit Card has been released on 11th January 2023. Check here for admit card details. 

newiconIIT JAM 2023 Mock Test has been released. Check here for mock test details. 

newiconIIT JAM 2023 Exam Dates have been announced. The exam will be organised on 12th February 2023. Check here for exam dates details. 

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IIT JAM 2023 Highlights

Who is the conducting authority of IIT JAM 2023 ? – IIT Guwahati

When will IIT JAM 2023 exam organised ? – 12th February 2023, Check exam dates details

When will IIT JAM 2023 admit card available for downloading ? – Released On 11th January 2023, Check admit card details

Is the last date to register for IIT JAM 2023 over ? – Yes, Ended On 14th October 2022, Check application form details

What is the last date to make correction in IIT JAM 2023 application ? – Over On 30th November 2022, Check application correction details

In what mode IIT JAM exam will be held ? – In online CBT mode, Check exam pattern details

When was IIT JAM 2023 notification released ? – Released On 23rd July 2022

For how many papers the IIT JAM 2022 has been conducted ? 7 subjects (Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biotechnology, Geology, Mathematical Statistics & Economics).

IIT JAM Overview:

Exam NameIIT JAM 2023
Conducting BodyIIT Guwahati
Level of ExamNational Level Exam
Admission LevelPG courses
Courses OfferedM.Sc (2 year), Masters in Economics (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other Post-Bachelor’s Degree & Integrated Ph.D
No of Session per yearOnce in a year
Application ModeOnline mode
Exam modeOnline CBT mode

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Dates

Know about various events of IIT JAM Exam Dates 2023 in the below provided table:

IIIT JAM EventsDates 2023 (Announced)
Starting of online application form7th September 2022
Last date of online application submission14th October 2022
Last date to pay application fee for registered candidates18th October 2022
Commencement of correction10th November to 30th November 2022
Admit card release11th January 2023
IIT JAM 2023 exam date12th February 2023
Release of Answer KeyFebruary/ March 2023
Announcement of result22nd March 2023
Score CardApril to July 2023
Submission of application for admission11th April to 25th April 2023
Last Date for Receipt of Request for making Changes of Category in Proper Format & Rectification of Defective Documents
1st Admission List Declaration
Last date for payment of seat booking fee through online process for first admission list
2nd Admission List Declaration
Last date for payment of seat booking fee through online process for second admission list
Opening and closing of withdrawal option
3rd Admission List Declaration
Last date for payment of seat booking fee through online process for third admission list
4th admission list
Last date for payment of seat booking fee through online process for fourth/ final admission list
Closure of admission through JAM 2023

IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card

Candidates can download admit cards from the online website. The link for downloading of IIT JAM admit card has been provided on 11th January 2023. Students must note that if they find any fault in the details of application, they can make corrections by contacting the authority but before the exam date.

No candidate is allowed to enter the exam hall without showing their admit card and Id proof. Admit card mentions details like – name of appearing candidate, exam name, exam date, time, shift, instructions, etc. No admit cards will be sent by offline mode.

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern

Here in below section, we have provided details about the IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2023:

  • Exam Mode: The IIT JAM paper will be held in online CBT mode.
  • Paper Language: The test paper medium will be English.
  • Paper subjects: There will be 7 paper subjects in IIT JAM.
  • Time: The time provided to the candidates to solve the paper will be 3 hours.
  • Total Questions: There will be 60 questions in the exam carrying total of 100 marks.
  • Type of Questions: The paper will have – MCQs (multiple choice), MSQs (multiple select) & NATs (numerical answer) type of questions.
  • Exam Sections: The paper will be divided in three section – A, B & C. All sections will be compulsory.
  • Marking of Paper: Some of the questions in each section be of 1 mark & some will be of 2 marks.
  • Negative Marking: For the wrong answers, 1/3 mark will be deducted for 1-mark questions. For 2 marks questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted. There will be no negative marking in Section B & C.

Distribution of Questions & marks can be checked in below table –

SectionsNo. of questionsType of questionsTotal marks
Section 130Multiple choice questions50
Section 210Multiple choice questions20
Section 320Numerical answer type questions30

IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus

IIT JAM Syllabus 2023 comprises of all relevant science subjects. The questions will be asked from various subjects mentioned below:


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


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


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

Mathematics Statics:

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


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

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Tips

Know various IIT JAM preparation tips so as to score well and qualify the exam:

  • Go through the pattern of IIT JAM & its complete syllabus.
  • Analyze all the topics and make strategy for preparation of exam.
  • Note your weak points and work on it for better performance in exam.
  • Attempt mock test and solve previous year papers.
  • Study materials are available online /offline, make use of it for your better preparation.

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Answer: Registrations for IIT JAM 2023 has been started from 7th September 2022.

Answer: Yes, changes can be done through login during application correction period from 10th November to 30th November 2022 through login
Answer: A candidates can appear for maximum two papers. If candidate want to appear for one more paper, he/she have to login and “Add Paper” and choose from list and pay application fee.
Answer: No, application forms can be filled only through online mode.
Answer: Yes, reserved category candidates will have to submit their cast certificate.
Answer: IIT JAM 2023 exam will be conducted on 12th February 2023.
Answer: No, application fee is non-refundable in nature.  
Answer: Yes, if the candidate is passed without a marksheet, the promotion certificate or document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/ year for evaluation of MEQ requirements for admission to specific program.
Answer: The admission forms will be released on 11th April 2023.

IIT JAM 2023 Answer Key

IIT JAM Answer key 2023 will be made available for downloading from March 2023. Students will be able to download it set wise through the website. After release of provisional answer key, students can also submit their objections (if any) before the last date of submission with proof.

After receiving the objections/ suggestions, the authority will release the final answer key through which evaluation of results will be done.

IIT JAM 2023 Cut Off

The cut off of IIT JAM 2023 will be announced by the authority on the website. The cut off will be released one by one for each admission rounds. The list will mention cut off marks’ category wise for various subjects as per their subject codes.

Only the students meeting the IIT JAM cut off standards declared separately by IITs/ IIsc and other participating institutes, will be offered admission into these institutions. The criteria of tie breaking scheme will be followed in case candidates secure same aggregate marks in the exam.

IIT JAM 2023 Result

The result of IIT JAM 2023 will be released on 22nd March 2023. Candidates can check their results by online mode through the website. IIT JAM results can be accessed by the candidates by entering their login details.

After few days the scorecard will be made available for the candidates to download from 1st week of April to last week of July 2023. No result details or scorecards will be sent to the candidates through post or offline mode.

IIT JAM 2023 Merit List

Merit lists will be published by the authority few days after result declaration. IIT JAM Merit list 2023 can be downloaded by the students from the month of March 2023. The rank list or merit list will be prepared by the authority keeping in view various factors.

Top Rank holders will be given priority for providing admission in top known colleges. For every paper, ranks will be assigned to the candidates. After the candidate’s name appear on the merit list, they will be considered eligible for participation in further admission procedure.

IIT JAM 2023 Counselling

IIT JAM Counselling process will start from 11th April 2023. Candidates will be able to fill the admission forms through online mode. Students who will qualify the exam can submit their admission forms with payment of admission application fee.

The counselling process will be held in various rounds according to seats availability in each round. On the basis of candidate’s rank, the admission will be offered to the students. Students must bring their complete documents as informed by the authority for the document verification process.

Some of the documents are mentioned below which will be required during counselling –

  • 10th & 12th Marksheet
  • 10th & 12th Pass Certificate
  • Qualifying degree certificate
  • Marksheets of all semesters
  • Category certificate
  • id proof, etc.

IIT JAM 2023 Application Form

Students who are interested to apply for IIT JAM 2023 must check the details about the application form in below given section:

  • IIT JAM 2023 Registration has started from 7th September 2022.
  • The application form has been made available to the applicants through online mode on the website.
  • Students before the registration, must go through complete eligibility and registration instructions.
  • Last date to submit application will be till 11th October 2022.
  • The documents must be ready with the candidates for uploading as per the prescribed format and size discussed in the applying procedure.
  • In case students have submitted their form filling incorrect details, then they have to wait for the correction facility to open to make modifications. Correction facility will open from 3rd to 4th week of October 2022 by online mode.

Application Fee:

  • Students must note that the application fee is non-refundable in nature.
  • Candidates can pay fee through online mode only. Category wise fee is mentioned below –
CategoryOne Test paperTwo test papers
ST/ SC/ PWD & Female (all categories)Rs.900/-Rs.1250/-
All other candidatesRs.1800/-Rs.2500/-

How to Fill IIT JAM 2023 Application:

The applying procedure will follow various steps –

  • Register online with the link provided above. Enter details – Name, Email id, mobile number, etc. details & submit it.
  • Login by entering enrollment id & password generated during registration and fill the application form.
  • Fill in details of paper no personal, communication details, exam center, etc. & submit it.
  • Next step will be uploading of photograph/ signature/ thumb impression & other documents confirmation.
  • Make payment of application fee in the next step using the provided payment gateways.
  • After successful fee payment, print the fee receipt and application form.
Check Here – How to Fill IIT JAM Application

IIT JAM 2023 Application Correction

Students in the application form details can make corrections if they have made mistakes while filling their application form. IIT JAM application correction facility has been started from 10th November 2022. Last date to make correction is till 30th November 2022.

Corrections are allowed only through online mode by login on the website. Students must note corrections are possible only in some of the fields so students must make changes before the last date. Additional fee is charged for making corrections in the Category and gender details.

IIT JAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

Check about IIT JAM Eligibility 2023 in the below given area for admission into IITs:

  • Qualifying degree: Candidates must possess bachelor’s degree. If the candidates have passed without a marksheet, the promotion certificate or document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/ year for evaluation of MEQ requirements for admission to specific program.
  • Minimum Qualifying marks: There are no minimum marks set for students to obtain the qualifying exam to be eligible to apply. Students must PASS the qualifying degree.
  • Passing Proof: Candidates must have proof of passing the qualifying degree with minimum educational qualifications as discussed by the admitting institute. It must be submitted before the last date prescribed.
  • Physical Fitness: Candidates are required to submit a Physical Fitness certificate at the time of admission, from a registered medical practitioner in prescribed form. During admission candidates may also have to undergo Physical Fitness Test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. If candidates are not found physically fit to pursue their chosen course of study, their admission is liable to get cancelled.
  • Nationality: Indians as well as foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply.

If you have any query regarding IIT JAM 2023, you can ask your query in the comments section given below.

Displaying 10 Comments
  1. Divya shree says:

    By mistake my category is changed in jam application can I rectify it ..suggest me a solution

  2. Nivedita says:

    when the correction window will open

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      There is no fix date for the correction, we will update in article whenever it will be started. You must be with us for the latest updates.

  3. Aisha Rawat says:

    Can b.sc.2nd year student are eligible for this exam?

  4. Yamini Bhandari says:

    Can bsc last year appearing student also apply for entrance exam of IIT jam ?

  5. Ayan Mitra says:

    I have completed my Degree course 2022 in the field of Chemistry(Hons). Can I apply IIT JAM 2023?

    • Sarvgyan Team says:

      Candidates must possess bachelor’s degree. If the candidates have passed without a marksheet, the promotion certificate or document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/ year for evaluation of MEQ requirements for admission to specific program.

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