IIT JAM 2018: Answer Key, Result, Score Card, Admission List, Counselling


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IIT JAM 2018 Candidates response has been released. The Answer Key is releasing soon in the month of February 2018.IIT JAM stands for Joint Admission Test, it is conducted by IIT Delhi, and it is the national level entrance exam.This exam is conducted by IISC or IIT rotationally for the students who want admission in It was held for providing admission in M.Sc (Two years), M.Sc. PhD, Joint M.Sc. PhD, M.Sc.-M.Tech and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes at IITs and Integrated PhD degree programmes at IISc.This examination application is available in the online mode online, So candidates are requested to fill the application form online only.

Bachelor degree completion is the compulsion to students who want admission through IITJAM. For online application, the student has to visit the official site for filling the form.IIT JAM examination 2018 related Updates, Procedure, Information Term as Exams Date, Application Releasing Date, Application Fee, Eligibility Criteria, Syllabus, related information are provided on the page.

Moreover, admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) are offered through centralized counselling to M.Sc / M.Tech programmes (CCMN).

For more information, /suggestion students can visit other sites. IIT JAM 2018 second admission list will be released on 112th June 2018.

IIT JAM 2018 Notifications – Candidate Response Released

newicon IIT JAM 2018 candidates responses have been released now. Check here for details.

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IIT JAM 2018 Answer Key along with question papers is releasing soon in the month of February 2018. Check here for answer key details.

IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card will be released on 9th January 2018. Check here for admit card Details.

IIT JAM 2018 Mock Tests for various courses have been released now. Click here for mock test & preparation tips.

IIT JAM 2018 Duplicate Rejected Application List has been released now. Click here to view the list.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Correction in gender, category, PwD status and exam city has been over by 5th November 2017 via GOAPS login. Click here to make a correction.

List of IIT JAM 2018 Defective Applications has been released now. Click here to view the list.

Candidates can check here the Previous Years Question Papers of IIT JAM examinations. Click here

IIT JAM Exam Dates

Examination dates of IIT JAM are declared by the authority every year and hence students are requested that they should keep themselves updated for the entrance examinations.

IIT, DELHI has officially declared exams dates of IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.). The IIT JAM is conducted into two sessions I and II, Biological science(BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH) it is a Session I from morning 9:00 clock till 12:0 a clock noon.

Session II is Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) this is scheduled of Session II from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 a clock.

From 5th September 2017 online registration for IIT JAM Admission will be started.


Application form release5th September 2017
Last date to submit the online application & uploading documents17th October 2017 (Extended)
Last date for application fee payment (online)17th October 2017 (Extended)
Correction in gender, category & PwD status30th October to 5th November 2017
Admit card available9th January 2018
Mock test linkFebruary 2018
Exam date11th February 2018
Result announcement20th March 2018
Submission of admission form3rd – 17th April 2018
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category17th April 2018
First admission list released22nd May 2018
Second admission list released12th June 2018
Third & final admission list release29th June 2018
Closure of Admissions through JAM 20185th July 2018

IIT JAM Answer Key

IIT JAM 2018 Answer Key is releasing soon in the month of February 2018. A student can give the answer of any question after giving justification and giving payment Rs 500/- for each question, through the online portal which is available in JOABS.

In the online portal, answer key will be given from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm of 1st or 2nd week of March 2018. Mid or last week of March 2018 final answer key will be declaring.


IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

Candidate are requested to read full eligibility criteria of IIT JAM. Sometimes student fails to know the proper eligibility criteria of IIT JAM, which affect them afterwards so, the candidate must know the eligibility criteria of IIT JAM.

A candidate who belongs to India or foreign both can apply for admission. Students who want to apply for IIT JAM 2018 must have bachelor’ degree. Students who are appearing in the final examination of qualifying degree are also eligible for this entrance exams.

Marks are fixed for the particular category like the candidate who belong to General/OBC-NCL. They should get at least 55% marks in qualifying degree. A candidate who belongs to SC/ST AND PWD category should get around 50% marks in degree.

Here we have given complete Eligibility criteria of IIT JAM. For more information, please check out other links and official site.


  • Both Indian and Foreign Candidates can apply.
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates belonging to the General/OBC-NCL Category, have to get at least 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying degree, without rounding off (50% aggregate for candidates who belong to the SC/ST and PWD Category Candidates).
  • Candidates appearing in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2018 are also eligible for this entrance exam.


Here is a table which is showing the minimum marks required to fill the IIT JAM examination form

S.No.CategoryMinimum marks required in aggregate of subjects

IIT JAM Application Form

Students who are interested and eligible can apply through online mode from official website. The Candidates who are interested to fill the application form of IIT JAM are informed that the application will be available in online mode only.

Students those are eligible can fill the IIT JAM application form 2018 through online mode. The details of the application form are mentioned below:

  • Application form can be submitted via online mode through the website.
  • The application forms will be released on 5th September 2017.
  • The last date to fill the application form along with uploading the documents will be 10th October 2017.
  • Candidates have to fill their personal, qualification & other details in the application form.
  • After making fee payment, submit the application form before checking all entries carefully.

Application fees can be paid by the candidates through many mediums like online payment, Debit card, and Etc.

There will be no offline mode of payment for the application fees of IIT JAM.

Candidates who are applying for IIT JAM 2018 should know about when to apply how to apply, what need in filling forms etc. related information is provided to students.

students are requested to read all detail carefully for filling application form IIT JAM.


  • Candidates can apply for the IIT JAM Application Form only through online process.
  • The application form was provided through the official site from 2nd September 2016.
  • The application form was filled and submitted through online mode. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to keep ready their scanned photographs, signature and caste certificate (SC/ST/PwD).
  • The last date to submit the application form was extended till October 2017. There is no need to send the application form or any other documents through offline mode.

Application Form Fee:

Candidates who are appearing for the IIT JAM Entrance Exam have to pay the Application fees through online mode only.

Candidate/ Category Fees
                       Female750/- (for one paper)
(All Cat.)/SC/ST/PWD. 1050/- (for two paper)
 For Gen. and OBC c1500/- (for one paper) or 2100/- (for two paper).

Candidates who are paying the fees online mode, they can use their debit card, Credit card, and net banking.

Choice of Examination Cities:

When students applying for IIT JAM EXAMINATION, students have to specify their first, second and thirds choice of their city. When candidate choice first city automatically it will show the second city to choice in the same zone. Candidate can choice third cite anywhere from India, or from the same zone. The exam cities had been selected as per the IIT zones.


JAM Test Centers


S.No.IIT ZoneJAM exam centres
1IISc Bangalore7
2IIT Bombay8
3IIT Delhi10
4IIT Guwahati7
5IIT Kanpur7
6IIT Kharagpur7
7IIT Madras10
8IIT Roorkee7
Total8 Zones63


Offered Courses through IIT JAM

Courses offered by various IITs across the country are as follows:

·         Integrated PhD (at IISc Bangalore)
·         M.Sc (Two years)
·         Joint M.Sc-Ph.D
·         M.Sc-Ph.D Dual Degree
·         M.Sc-M.Tech


IIT JAM Admit Card

Students can download rank card admit card through official portal. From January 2018 admit cards are available for students till the examination date. The admit card contains all information related to students such as students Roll No, Examination Centre, Candidates Name, Timing and other related information of candidate.

Admit card/Hall Ticket/Rank card will not be set by Authority to the candidates who have applied for the IIT JAM Examination via any medium like India post, Courier or Email. Hence Candidates are requested to download the Hall ticket from the Official web portal of IIT JAM.

Students who are applied or appeared for IIT JAM exams can download their rank cards from the official website www.jam.iitd.ac.in, All Information Related To Result, Cut Off Marks, Rank Card etc. easily will get in above mention site.

The score will be declared online, no offline score cards personally sent to candidates. If students want any information from the website, they can easily find out by the following step which is given below.


The result can be accessed by following these few easy steps:

  • Log on to the official website of IIT JAM at www.jam.iitd.ac.in
  • Click on the option of Result of JAM 2018 and you will be redirected to the page ‘ JAM Online Application Processing System’ (JOAPS)
  • Enter your Enrolment ID sent during registration or Email ID used for registering.
  • Enter your JOAPS password
  • Evaluate the arithmetic expression given and place the value provided in the space provided
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button to view IIT JAM 2018 Result
  • Verify all the details mentioned on the score card.
  • Download and save IIT JAM 2018 Result score card and print it out. Save the hard copy of the score card for future reference.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018

According to exams pattern question paper are set in the examinationcentere. Students are given suggestion to go through your syllabus according to the paper pattern, which will help them for scoring good marks in IIT JAM examination.

Students will get only 3 hours to complete their paper. Number of question, time duration, mode related al detail are given below:

JAM Examination will have seven test papers namely


1.      Biological Sciences (BL)
2.      Biotechnology (BT)
3.      Chemistry (CY)
4.      Geology (GG)
5.      Mathematics (MA)
6.      Mathematical Statistics (MS)
7.       Physics (PH)


  • Examination Type: Objective type test
  • A number of questions:60 divided into three sections viz. A, B, C
  • Time Duration:3 hours
  • Marking Scheme:60 questions carrying 100 marks
  • Mode: Computer Based Test
  • Negative Marking: There will be no negative marking in Section B and Section C.
Section-A30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Section-B10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
Section-C20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)


IIT JAM Result

The result of IIT JAM 2018 will be declaring in official site on mid or last week of March 2018.Ranks and Marks of candidates which he obtained on exams will be available from last March of 2018 to 1st or 2nd week of July 2018.

Students have to go through online and check their ranks no personally offline score card will be sent to the candidates. How candidate performed in their test paper of IIT JAM according to that, the Separate list will be preparers for GEN OBC-NCL, SC, AND PWD class candidates.

IIT JAM Cut Off Marks

After realising marks of IIT JAM cut off marks will be declaring to students, category and of each subject. Going through previous year marks will help students for the rough idea about how much more needed for qualifying.

Candidate can check minimum and maximum marks required for eligible for the IIT JAM 2018 counselling. A candidate who scores secure marks or higher marks from the given cut-off marks on the website can fill admission form.

JAM Counselling

The counselling will be done after result announced of IIT JAM examination.  Students will be invited for counselling according to their marks in exams. A Candidate who fits in the merit list of IIT JAM can only participate in counselling session of IIT JAM.

Second or third week of April 2018 counselling will be conducted for IIT JAM students. Students who are attending counselling are kindly requested to bring all required document for verification with them.

Students who show interested in counselling will give the serial number with the password so, that students can roughly get an idea of choosing their favourites college according to their marks.

As per the JAM Counselling procedure, The candidates who are qualifying the IIT JAM Entrance examinations can also apply for the admission in M.Sc. programmes in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) through common counselling portal of IIT JAM, also called CCMN.

Preparation Tips for IIT JAM

  • Applicants should prepare as soon as possible so they will be given sufficient time to prepare for the IAM JAM exam.
  • Understand and analyze the curriculum before preparing.
  • Study the best study materials and also practice the questions and sampling documents from the previous year.
  • Make brief notes on the topics and review them at the end of the preparation.
  • Take care of your health, exercise, and yoga, this will help you focus on your studies.

List of offered programmes through JAM


S.No.Offered degrees and programmes
1Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences
2M.Sc in Applied Geology
3M.Sc in Applied Geophysics
4M.Sc in Applied Statistics and Informatics
5M.Sc in Biotechnology
6M.Sc in Mathematics
7M.Sc in Chemistry
8M.Sc in Physics
9M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
10M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Operations Research
11M.Sc-M.Tech. in Materials Science with specialization in Nano Science and Technology
12M.Sc in Mathematics and Computing
13Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Geology
14M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Physics
15Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Physics
16Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Geophysics
17Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Chemistry
18Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Mathematics
19M.Sc in Economics
20Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Atmosphere & Operations Sciences


Seats offered through JAM


S.No.InstitutesSeats1Indian Institute of Science Bangalore202IIT Bombay2643IIT Delhi1624IIT Guwahati1445IIT Kanpur1756IIT Kharagpur1767IIT Madras1528IIT Roorkee1629IIT Bhubaneswar10010IIT Gandhinagar8011IIT Hyderabad6512IIT Indore6013IIT Ropar3214IIT Patna4215IIT JodhpurWill notify laterTotal15 Institutes1634 + IIT Jodhpur seats

JAM Syllabus

Check out new changes in syllabus of IIT JAM 2018. New syllabus of IIT JAM is given below.

Syllabus of IIT JAM test paper will comprise in various subjects which are: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH).

Students preparing for exams are requested to read all information related to changes in the prescribed syllabus. Syllabus of IIT JAM 2018: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH) seven paper is given below;

Biological Sciences (BL)

  • General Biology
  • Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences

Biotechnology (BT): The Biotechnology test paper comprises of Biology (44% weightage), Chemistry (20% weightage), Mathematics (18% weightage) and Physics (18% weightage). The syllabus will be of the 10+2+3 level.

Chemistry (CY)

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Geology (GG)

  • The Planet Earth
  • Geomorphology
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Economic Geology
  • Applied Geology

Mathematics (MA)

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
  • Functions of Two Real Variables
  • Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Group Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Real Analysis

Mathematical Statistics (MS): The Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper comprises of Mathematics (40% weightage) and Statistics (60% weightage).

  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Matrices
  • Differential Equations
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Standard Distributions
  • Joint Distributions
  • Sampling distributions
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypotheses

Physics (PH)

  • Mathematical Methods
  • Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
  • Oscillations, Waves and Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics
  • Modern Physics
  • Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics
  • Simple Oscillators

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  1. Akshay Kothari says

    Sir, can you please provide me the subject-wise eligibility criteria for IIT JAM exam.

  2. Kadamb Sachdeva says

    Hello Akshay,
    Before you get to know subject-wise eligibility, you must know that:
    At the time of admission, you will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form.

    At the time of admission, you may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case you found physically unfit to pursue your chosen course of study, your admission is liable to be cancelled.

    You can get the subject-wise eligibility criteria from here- IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

  3. Samuel. g says

    Sir, I have some arrears in final year in physics, b. Sc of course ,the course completed in 2017.am I eligible for writing 2018 jam with uncleared arrears which I am going to write in May 2018.waiting for ur reply thank u

    1. Sandeep says

      Yes You Can

  4. Shalini says

    Thanks for sharing complete details of IIT JAM 2018 Examination. Aspirants who were preparing for IIT JAM are thankful to you for sharing this useful information. As there are only few days left for the exam, it’s essential for us to make some strategies and plans to qualify the exam. It would be helpful if you can share some important preparation tips and strategies that how to crack the exam with proper study. i am preparing with Eduncle Study Material. It is good in quality and easy to learn.

    1. Sandeep says

      Thanks Shalini for your appreciation towards our work.

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