IIT JAM 2020: Application Form, Dates, Pattern, Eligibility, Syllabus

IIT JAMThis year, IIT JAM 2020 will be organized by IIT Kanpur. For exploring M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech. And many other courses, aspirants come across one of the most prominent national-level Joint Admission Test which is conducted in sequence. It is held on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India.

The IIT JAM 2020 examination is decided to be organized in the second week of February 2020. IIT JAM is a national level examination organized to offer admission into M.Sc. (four semesters), M.Sc. Ph.D., and M.Sc. Ph.D. dual degree etc. programs at IITs. The candidates are offered admission in courses such as M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes by their IIT JAM 2020 score.

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Application/Registration FormClick Here
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Application CorrectionClick Here
Admit CardClick Here
Answer KeyClick Here
ResultClick Here
Cut offClick Here
CounsellingClick Here
EligibilityClick Here
Exam PatternClick Here
SyllabusClick Here
Preparation & Mock TestClick Here
Rank PredictorClick Here

IIT JAM 2020 Important Dates

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Candidates can check the IIT JAM 2020 important dates regarding the exam in the below-given table:

Availability of the Application formthe 1st week of September 2019
Deadline to submit the online application & uploading documents2nd week of October 2019
Deadline for the application fee payment2nd week of October 2019
Availability of the Admit card2nd week of January 2020
Mock test linkFebruary 2020
IIT JAM 2020 Exam Date2nd week of February 2020
Result DeclarationLast week of March 2020
Submission of admission form2nd to 4th week of April 2020
Last Date for receipt of a request for change of category2nd week of May 2020
First admission list released1st week of June 2020
Second admission list released3rd week of June 2020
Third & final admission list release1st week of July 2020
Closure of Admissions through JAM 20202nd week of July 2020

IIT JAM 2020 Application Form

Candidates will be able to fill & submit the application only through online mode. There is the only mode by which the aspirants can complete The aspirants who are willing to get into IIT JAM 2020 have to fill the Application Form only after satisfying the eligibility norms which will be submitted prior the specified deadline otherwise the form will be discarded by those in authority.

  • Candidates will be able to fill IIT JAM 2020 Application Form from the first week of September 2019.
  • The IIT JAM 2020 Application Form can be filled by candidates the second week of October 2019.
  • Before proceeding with the filling of the Online Application Form, it will be required to read all the instructions for filling it as it will help you to avoid any flaws.
  • Hence, it must be completed before the last date as once the last date has passed, all the links for form filling will expire.
  • You must attach an image of passport size photo and signature after the scrutinizing them.
  • After successful registration, the candidate’s user id and password will be sent to the email address provided by the candidate.
  • After having completed the application, they will have to take the printed copy of the form, but the most important thing that makes a mandate mention is that verify the details.

After furnishing all details, there will be the submission of the fee which is as follows-

IIT JAM 2020 Application fee

CategoryApplication Fee
For one PaperFor two papers
Female (A Category) /SC/ ST/ PWDRs. 750.00Rs. 1050.00
General/ OBC-NCLRs.1500.00Rs. 2100.00

Charges for Addition/ Change of Exam Paper (s)

Category of the CandidateExisting


For Change of PapersFor Addition of Papers
CaseAdditional Fee will beCaseAdditional Fee will be
Girls/ SC/ ST/ PWDFor One PaperOne Paper onlyINR 750/-For One Test PaperINR 300
For Two PapersAny One PaperINR 300/--NA-
Both the Paper

G cvbnm,./s

INR 1050/-
For OthersFor One PaperOne Test PaperINR 1500/-For One PaperINR 600/-
Foe Two PapersAny One Test PaperINR 600/-

This test is administered by many top colleges and intuitions namely IITs and IISc.The admission will be provided into various IITs and IIsc such as Indian Institutes Of Technology

  • Bhubaneswar
  • Bombay
  • Delhi
  • Dhanbad
  • Gandhinagar
  • Guwahati
  • Hyderabad
  • Indore
  • Jodhpur
  • Kanpur
  • Kharagpur
  • Madras
  • Patna
  • Roorkee
  • Ropar
  • Varanasi
  • Bhilai
  • Palakkad
  • Tirupati
  • Mandi

& Integrated Ph.D. Programmes at Indian Institute Of Science, Bangalore

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria

To apply candidates have to check full  IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility criteria. Most of the candidates ignore to know the criteria which affect them at admission procedure.

  • Aspirants must have a bachelor degree in science stream from a reputed intuition.
  • Aspirants who have completed graduation with science in distance mode will also be taken into consideration for the exam.
  • The aspirants who are from General and other OBC division will require achieving 55% and 50% marks for getting through IIT JAM 2020.
  • Nationality: Candidates should be an Indian or foreign citizen.
  • Qualification: Candidates must have done Bachelor’s degree from any recognized board or university.
  • Qualifying marks: Candidates must have obtained a minimum of 55% marks in the qualifying exam. For SC/ST/PWD candidates 50% marks must be obtained.
  • Age Criteria: There will be no age limit to apply for this exam.
  • Appearing: Candidates who are appearing in the last year of their degree program can also apply provided they have to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination during document verification.

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern

The preparation of the student with the help of syllabus is expected to be better along with IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern.

  • The exam will be comprised of seven tests in IIT JAM.
  • The exam will be held in an online way; in other words, it will be a Computer Based Test (CBT).
  • There is only a single language in the exam that is English
  • The IIT JAM 2020 will be lasting three hours.
  • Mode of Exam: The exam will be conducted in online mode.
  • Time Duration: The time duration for the exam will be 3 hours.
  • Total Questions: There will be 60 questions asked in the exam.
  • Type of Questions: Questions will be in multiple-choice and Numerical answer type.
  • Total Papers: 7 papers will be organized for the exam.
  • Total Marks: The question paper will be of 100 marks.
  • Negative Marking: In the negative exam marking will be only for section A.

The exam paper of IIT JAM 2020 will be distributed into three parts.

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 2020

The program will be divided according to themes and sections. It will include the subjects and chapters of the following subjects: Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). The IIT JAM 2020 program will be prepared by the institution of level 10 + 2 + 3.

Syllabus for Geology:

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

Syllabus of Mathematics Statics:

This section will include topics from differential calculus, integral calculus, matrix, sequence and series, probability, random variables, joint distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, limit theorem, testing of hypothesis, etc.

Syllabus of Chemistry:

This section will depends on mathematical concepts, theory of gases, solid state, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, adsorption, organic reaction mechanism, basic idea of biological chemistry, natural products chemistry, aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry periodic table, main group elements, chemical bonding and shapes, bioinorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry etc.

Syllabus for Biotechnology:

The questions will be asked from General biology, biochemistry, and physiology, basic biotechnology, etc.This section will include the topics function and one variable, integral calculation, differential calculus, vector calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, group theory and sequence and series, and real number tec.

Syllabus of Physics:

This section will be based on the topics, i.e., oscillation waves and optics, mechanics and general properties of matter, mathematical methods, kinetic theory, thermodynamics, modern physics, electricity and mechanism, solid state physics, devices and electronics, and modern physics, etc.

Preparation Tips

IIT JAM Preparation Tips can help you to crack an Exam.

  • Analyze the curriculum and the exam pattern before beginning the preparation.
  • Prepare with questionnaires and sample documents from the previous year.
  • Try to solve simulated test documents online to practice.
  • Make short notes for your review.
  • Choose the best study material and books for exam preparation.
  • Keep your health and stay in good physical and mental health.

IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card

IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card will only be provided the online way. Aspirants will download the Admit card after logging registration no and password.  The exam officials have made it mandatory to bring IIT JAM Admit card while taking the exam as no student will have permission to give the exam. The Admit card will be accessible to those who have registered themselves and submitted the fee.

They need to carry legible photo id together with Admit card on the exam time. Candidates must check complete information given on the Admit card like exam date and time, exam center, name, and address, etc.

No candidate will be allowed to enter the examination hall showing the Admit card. To download the Admit card, students have to enter their login credentials.

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Centres

IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted city wise, and according to the zone wise to know more regarding the same, the candidates can scroll down further.

Exam CentreStates
IISc Bangalore
  • Bengaluru
  • Hubl
  • Hyderabad
  • Kannur
  • Kozhikode
  • Mangalore
  • Palakkad
  • Thrissur
IIT Roorkee
  • Dehradun
  • Jalandhar
  • Kurukshetra
  • Mohali
  • Moradabad
  • Roorkee
IIT Bombay
  • Ahmedabad
  • Goa
  • Mumbai
  • Nagpur
  • Nanded
  • Nasik
  • Pune
  • Vadodara
IIT Delhi
  • Faridabad
  • Ghaziabad
  • Greater Noida
  • Gurugram
  • Hisar
  • Indore
  • Jaipur
  • Jammu
  • Jodhpur
  • New Delhi
IIT Madras
  • Chennai
  • Coimbatore
  • Ernakulam
  • Kollam
  • Kottayam
  • Madurai
  • Thiruvananthapuram
  • Tiruchirapalli
  • Tirunelveli
  • Warangal
IIT Guwahati
  • Asansol-Durgapur
  • Dhanbad
  • Dibrugarh
  • Guwahati
  • Jorhat
  • Kalyani
  • Patna
  • Siliguri
IIT Kharagpur
  • Bhubaneswar
  • Kharagpur
  • Kolkata
  • Raipur
  • Ranchi
  • Vijayawada
  • Visakhapatnam
IIT Kanpur
  • Agra
  • Allahabad
  • Bareilly
  • Bhopal
  • Kanpur
  • Lucknow
  • Varanasi

IIT JAM 2020 Answer Key

After a few days of completion of IIT JAM 2020 entrance test, IIT JAM 2020 Answer key will be released by the authority. Candidates will be able to access the answer key in online mode in the last week of February 2020.

Through the answer, key candidates can calculate their marks obtained in the exam. Candidates can also submit challenges against the answer key with the proof. After provisional answer key, the final IIT JAM Answer key will be released by the authority.

IIT JAM 2020 Result

The IIT JAM 2020 Result will come to know to the aspirants after the finish of the exam as getting the result is highly crucial for the students to know whether they have qualified the exam or not. The result will be appeared on the website officially as the link only for a short period. They may access the scorecard after providing the date of birth and roll no in the correct form.

Soon after the result, the aspirants will await the merit list which will furnish the list of students picked out because of scores and ranks and the ones getting high marks will be eligible for attending the IIT JAM 2020 Counselling. The prepared merit list will depend on the total number of seats and availability of seats for students including reservation policy for various categories. Candidates can check their results in the form of the scorecard. The result will represent the merit and rank secured by the students in the exam.

IIT JAM 2020 Cut Off

Candidates will be shortlisted by IIT JAM 2020 Cut off. Cut off will be the minimum marks required in each subject for the admission procedure.

Through the cut-off candidates will be invited based on their preference of course. Participating institutes will give the admission to the candidates by cut off marks. All the IITs and IISc will release the separate merit list for providing admission in the campus.

IIT JAM 2020 Counselling (Selection Procedures)

The students will need to take part in the IIT JAM 2020 counseling which will be held after the appearance of merit list or rank list on the website. The students can’t proceed with further admission or selection procedures without filling the registration form. After filling the way, they need to fill the desired choice respective of course and college.

They will have many options in the choices above and out of which they need to decide on the certain course and once chosen the available classes, it will be locked and can’t be changed or modified. The most significant note is there will be the requirement of paying the counseling fee for IIT JAM 2020 the seat you get while the selection of preference will form the basis for admission into various courses.

If they have been able to find the seat, then this is because of the number of seat for each course at college, merit of the student in the national level exam, selection of choices. It is recommended to appear for counseling with the possession of required credentials which have to be authenticated by the counseling committee.

Documents required for IIT JAM 2020 Counselling

  • 10th Class Marksheet.
  • 12th Class Marksheet.
  • Qualifying Exam Marksheets.
  • Category Certificate (if necessary)
  • IIT JAM Result and Admit Card.

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