IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2024, Sectional Marking Scheme – Get Here

IIT JAM 2024 Exam PatternIIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern can be checked for various courses opted by the students. The IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) is a national level entrance test conducted by the IISc and IITs on rotation basis. In year 2024, it will be conducted by the IIT, Madras. Candidates seeking for admissions in PG and Ph.D courses offered by IITs and IISc will be required to clear the IIT JAM examination. Here in this article, we are providing details about IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2024.

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IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern 

IIT JAM examination is conducted for seven test papers. This examination will be organised through online mode (computer based test) on 11th February 2024. The paper will be in English language. The exam duration will be total 3 hours. The question paper will be divided into total three sections, A, B and C. The details of three sections are mentioned below:

Section – A:

This section will have total 30 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). Each question will carry one or two marks. Each question will contain four optional answers, students will have to choose the right answer only. Candidates will have to answer by clicking the given choices.

Section – B:

It will contain total 10 MCQ (Multiple Select Questions). Each question will carry two marks. Each question will contain four given choices out of which more than one choice(s) can be correct. Candidates will get full marks if all the correct answers are selected. Two marks will be given for each correct answer.

Candidates can check the exam pattern below in the table:

Sections QuestionsTotal marks
No. of questions Type of questions
Section I30Multiple choice questions50
Section II10Multiple select questions20
Section III20Numerical answer type questions30

Also Check:

IIT JAM 2024 Syllabus

IIT JAM 2024 Preparation Tips

IIT JAM 2024 Books

IIT JAM 2024 Admit Card

Section- C:

This section will consist of 20 NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions. Each question will carry one or two marks. No options will be displayed for these types of questions. Candidates will have to answer by pressing the number through the virtual numeric keypad.

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IIT JAM 2024 Marking Scheme

Each section will contain total 60 questions which will carry 100 marks. There will be no negative marking in the Section B & C but negative marking will be done for Section A. In section A, for the 1 mark question, 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response. No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Centers

Here we are providing a list of exam centres for IIT JAM 2024:

IISc BangaloreBengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
IIT BombayAhmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT DelhiFaridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
IIT GuwahatiAsansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
IIT KanpurAgra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT KharagpurBhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
IIT MadrasChennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal, Tirupati
IIT RoorkeeDehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

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  1. If I want to get into MSc physics do I need to prepare for all subjects or will there be a separate paper for each subject??

  2. Sir,,,,I filled up the form of IIT jam examination…. No notification come about accept of the form or any kind of defect of the form…time also running…. My friends who filled up it with me…their accepted or defect mail came….now what should I do???….plz tell ,,, mee kya exam nehi de saktiii?????

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