IIT JAM 2023: Admit Card (Available), Exam Dates, Eligibility, Pattern, Syllabus


IIT JAMIIT JAM 2023 Admit Card has been available on 11th January 2023. Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test M.Sc is a National level exam conducted by one of the IITs in the country once a year. IIT JAM 2023 Exam will be conducted on 12th February 2023

IIT JAM 2023 exam recruits candidates for the courses like M.Sc- Ph.D. Dual Degree, Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programs at IISC, Joint M.Sc- Ph.D., M.Sc-M.Tech and more. It is Conducted by IIT Guwahati. Registration for IIT JAM 2023 would be conducted online. 

All the information for IIT JAM 2023 would be released on the official website only and all the other information is given below. 

IIT JAM 2023 Notification – Admit Card Available 

New IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card has been available on 11th January 2023. Click Here to Check the Admit Card Details.

New IIT JAM 2023 Exam Dates has been Announced now, the Examination will be held on 12th February 2023. Click Here to Check Exam Dates Details.

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IIT JAM 2023 Highlights

Exam Name IIT JAM
Full-Form Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test
Exam Types PG Degree Level
Exam Level National
Courses Offered Post-Bachelor’s Degree Courses
Conducting Body IIT Guwahati
Eligibility Admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree
Foreign nationals with Indian degrees are eligible to apply.
Application Mode Online
Exam Mode Online (Computer Based Test)
Exam Date
12th February 2023 
I Session – (Morning) Biotechnology (BT), Mathematical Statistics (MS), and Physics (PH)
II Session – (Evening) Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), Geology (GG), and Mathematics (MA)
Exam Duration 3 Hours
Paper Pattern
Divided into three sections (A, B & C Section).
A Section (30 MCQ), B Section (10 MCQ), C Section (20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT))
Negative Marks Available, But No negative marking in Section-C (NAT).
Official website https://jam.iitr.ac.in/
Helpline 0512-259 0151
Email   [email protected]

IIT JAM 2023 Important Dates 

Dates are very important for an exam and it is also the most anticipated information candidates wait for. Knowing the dates on time helps the candidates to plan and prepare for the exam. IIT JAM 2023 would be online from September 2022. All the other dates for IIT JAM 2023 are given below:-

Events Dates (Announced)
IIT JAM 2023 Release of online application 7th September 2022
Deadline for submission of application form 14th October 2022
Application Correction Dates 10th – 30th November 2022
IIT JAM 2023 Release of admit card 11th January 2023
IIT JAM Exam date 2023 12th February 2023
Announcement of Result 22nd March 2023
Deadline for submission of application form 11th – 25th April 2023
Last date for recovery or rectification of defective documents 1st week of May 2023
Release of 1st admission list 3rd week of May 2023
Release of 2nd admission list 2nd week of May 2023
Release of 3rd admission list and final admission June 2023
Closure of admissions 1st week of July 2023

IIT JAM 2023 Application Form 

The Application Form is the first official step toward the exam. It is a very crucial step and all the candidates have to fill in the application form to get access to the exam and also get an admit card. 

All the candidates are advised to fill in the application form with utmost care to avoid cancellations. All the information about the IIT JAM 2023 application form is given below:-

  • The application form will be available on the official website only. 
  • The start date to submit the application form online is from 7th September 2022
  • The last date to submit the application form will be 14th October 2022
  • One applicant is not allowed to fill out more than one application form in any case.  
  • Candidates have to upload all the mentioned documents in the application form. 
  • Fill in your information very carefully to avoid cancellations. 
  • Fill in your details such as Name, Date of birth, and Address very carefully to avoid application form rejection. 
  • Upload all your documents which are required very carefully and they should be in the format prescribed only. 
  • Do not forget to note down your registration number, User ID, and Password. 
  • Candidates should take the printout of the application form after completion.
  • Candidates will not have to send any hard copies. 

IIT JAM 2023 Application Fees 

After filling out the application every candidate has to pay some application fees. Application fees are set by the conducting authorities and every candidate has to pay the required application fees for IIT JAM 2023. 

If the candidate has not submitted the application fees, their application form would be canceled. You can see the application fees for different categories in the table below:

Category Application Fees For two test papers
Female/SC/ST INR 750/- INR 1050/-
Other Category INT 1500/- INR 2100/-

There are some documents to be uploaded with the application form and the guidelines for them are given in the table below:-

Particulars File Size Dimension Minimum Size Maximum Size
Photograph 5KB-200KB 3.5 * 4.5 cm 240 * 230 480 * 640 pixels
Signature 5KB-100KB 2 * 7cm 80 * 120 160 * 560 pixels

The conducting authority body also has allowed changing the gender in the application form. But to make the changes you will need to pay some extra fees given in the table below:

Category Change Case Fee
Female (all categories) / ST / SC / PwD (Group 1) Within Group 1 One or two test papers NIL
All Other (Group 2) To Group 1 One or Two test papers NIL
Female (all categories) / ST / SC / PwD (Group 1) To Group 2 One test paper Two test papers INR 750, INR 1050

IIT JAM 2023 Application Form Correction 

IIT JAM 2023 application forms would be released in September 2022 and they would only be available on the official website online. If the candidates want to make changes and do corrections in the IIT JAM 2023 application forms they can do that online on the official website only. 

Candidates would be informed of all the details about the correction of the application form on the official website. Applicants would have to give some required documents for correction too. But it is advised not to make any mistakes in application forms.

IIT JAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria 

Eligibility Criteria are set by the conducting body for all the candidates appearing for the exam. All the candidates should check the eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. 

Eligibility criteria are the same for every candidate and every candidate has to follow them. The eligibility criteria for IIT JAM 2023 are given below:-

Nationality 

Candidates should be Indian citizens and candidates from foreign countries can also apply for IIT JAM 2023. 

Educational Criteria

The applying applicants must have a Bachelor’s degree in any subject with a minimum of 55% marks or 5.5 CGPA, for General /OBC-NCL candidates and 50% marks or 5.0 CGPA for ST/SC/PWD.

Appearing 

Applicants who are taking their qualifying degree’s final year exam are also eligible

All the candidates will be required to present a physical fitness certificate and that should be from a qualified medical practitioner. The certificate should be in the appropriate format when applying for admission.

There is a potential that candidates would be subjected to a physical fitness exam which is administered by a medical board that is formed by the admitting institute. If a candidate is determined to be physically unfit, his/her admission may be canceled. 

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern 

Exam Pattern is very important information and every candidate preparing for IIT JAM 2023 exam should read and consider the exam pattern before starting the preparation for the exam. Follow the exam pattern for IIT JAM 2023 below:-

  • Mode of Examination: Online
  • Duration of Exam: 3 hours 
  • Negative marking: No mark will be deducted for a wrong answer in sections B and C and there would be negative marking in other sections. 
  • Question types: MCQs
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks 
  • Language: English 
Sections  Section A Section B Section C
Section A 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) 10 *1 + 20*2= 50
Section B 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) 10*2=20
Section C 20 Numerical Answer Type 10*1+10*2=30

IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus 

The syllabus is very important information about the exam. The candidates are evaluated based on their performance. All the candidates are advised to start preparing for the exam the moment they get the syllabus. The syllabus for IIT JAM 2023 is given below:-

IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus: Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry;

IIT JAM Mathematics Syllabus: Functions of One, Two, and Three Real Variables, Sequence and Series of Real Numbers, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, etc.

IIT JAM Physics Syllabus Sequence and Series, Mathematical Methods, Oscillations, Electricity and Magnetism, Kinetic theory, Waves and Optics, Devices and Electronics, Thermodynamics, Calculus, Matrices, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Probability, etc.

IIT JAM Geology Syllabus: Geomorphology, Palaeontology, Petrology, Mineralogy, The Planet Earth, Structural Geology, etc.;

IIT JAM Biological Sciences Syllabus: Basics of Biochemistry, Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology, General Biology, Biophysics; Chemistry & Biology (10+2+3 level), Physics& Mathematics (10+2).

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Tips 

Preparation Tips are a very important part of exam preparation. All the candidates are advised to read the preparation tips before preparing for the exam. The IIS JAM 2023 preparation tips are given below:

  • Prepare the moment you get the syllabus and dates for the exam to not waste any time.
  • Plan out your time accordingly so that you do not miss out on any important topics from the syllabus as every point is important. 
  • Make sure to start preparing on time so that you do not feel burdened before the exam. 
  • Revision is the key to acing the exam, so revise the topics as you cover them.
  • Revise thoroughly before exams at least once as it will help you brush up on what you have learned in the syllabus.
  • You can also make your notes while you study for the exam for a better understanding of the topics. 
  • Read the syllabus carefully to get the idea and do not miss any important points. 
  • Give your best and be confident in yourself. 

IIT JAM 2023 Books 

Preparing for exams is a very important thing and the sources from which we prepare are also very important. There are a lot of sources available from which you can prepare for exams. But books are the most easily available sources for preparing for the exam.

The list of IIT JAM 2023 books is given below:

Author/ Publication Book’s Name
RPH Editorial Board IIT-JAM MSc (Physics) Previous Papers & Practice Test Papers (Solved)
Samvedna Publication IIT-Jam Physics (Solved Previous Year Test Paper & Mock Tests for all M.Sc. Entrance Examination)
Pearson Elementary Solid-State Physics
Pearson Classical Mechanics
S. Chand Nuclear Physics
David J. Griffiths Introduction to Electrodynamics
F.W. Sears, G.L. Salinger Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, Statistical Thermodynamics
Arihant Solved Papers and Practice Sets IIT-JAM Physics
Author/ Publication Book’s Name
OXFORD Atomic & Molecular Structure: Physical chemistry
McGraw Hill Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics
Wiley Analytical Chemistry
New Age Basic Concept in Organic Chemistry & Stereochemistry
IFAS Inorganic Chemistry
New Age International Publishers Heterocyclic Chemistry
Author/ Publication Book’s Name
Dr Gorakh Prasad Integral Calculus
Pearson Real Analysis
Krishna’s Modern Algebra
New Age International Publishers Principal of Real Analysis
S. Chand Ordinary & Partial Differential Equations
New Age International Publishers University Algebra Through 600 Solved Problems
Schum’s Outlines Vector Analysis
Author/ Publication Book’s Name
Apurva S Sastry & Sandhya Bhatt Microbiology
Satyanarayana Biochemistry
Pearson Molecular Biology
Bruce Alberts / Lodish Cell Biology
OXFORD Development Biology
Author/ Publication Book’s Name
S. Chand Principles Microeconomics
S. Chand Macroeconomics
B.C. Mehta, G.M.K. Madani Mathematics for Economists
Mishra and Puri Indian Economy
B.L. Agarwal Programmed Statistics
Author/ Publication Book’s Name
New Age International Publishers Fundamentals of Historical Geology, Stratigraphy of India
Mead L. Jensen & A.M. Bateman Economic Mineral Deposits
G.S. Roonwal Iron Ore Deposits and Banded Iron Formations of India
John D. Winter Principles of Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology
Wiley Groundwater Hydrogeology
K.S. Vaidya Geodynamic Evolution of India
Arthur Morley Davies Introduction to Palaeontology
P.K. Verma Optical Mineralogy
Professor Haakon Fossen Structural Geology
Kale, V.S. Gupta,

Ravi P. Gupta

Introduction to Geomorphology

Remote Sensing Geology

Author/ Publication Book’s Name
S.C. Gupta, V.K. Kapoor Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics
Wiley An Introduction to Probability & Statistics
McGraw Hill Introduction to the Theory of Statistics
JBC Press IIT-JAM Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics 15 Years Solved Papers
Robert V. Hogg and Craig McKean Hogg Introduction to Mathematical Statistics

IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card 

The Admit Card for IIT JAM 2023 will be made available in January 2023. The admit card will only be available on the official website. All the candidates should make sure they download their admit cards. 

Candidates will have to enter their information like Enrolment ID, Password, and Email ID to get access to their to admit card. All the candidates will have to take a print of their to admit cards and carry it with them to the exam hall. The candidates who will not have their admit cards with them would not be allowed to take the exam. 

IIT JAM 2023 Answer Key 

Answer Key for IIT JAM 2023 would be made available online in March 2023. The answer key will be released online on the official website only. The candidates would be able to match their answers with the answer key to get an estimation. 

The steps to download the answer key:

  • The first step is to go to the official website of IIT JAM 2023
  • Then click on the ‘ANSWER KEY’ link on the website
  • Then the candidate will be redirected to the display on the login page
  • After login, the screen will display the answer key for each paper separately
  • The same will be in the PDF form and candidates can download and save it for future reference.

IIT JAM 2023 Cut Off

Cut-offs are the minimum marks that are set by the conducting body and the candidates giving the exam should score more than those minimum marks to pass the exam. The cut-off for IIT JAM’s previous year is given below and you can take a look to get an idea. 

Subject General Category  SC/SC Category  OBC Category 
Biotechnology 35 17.5 31.5
Biological Sciences 32 16 28.8
Geology 40 20 36
Chemistry 26 13 23.5
Mathematics 12.5 6.25 11.25
Physics 13 6.5 11.5
Mathematical Statistics 5 2.5 4.5

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Question:- IIT JAM 2023 exam will be conducted in offline mode or Online?

Ans- The IIT JAM 2023 exam will be an online Exam. 

Question:- In which language will IIT JAM 2023 be conducted?

Ans- IIT JAM 2023 exam would be in the English language. 

Question: What the IIT JAM 2023 exam would be held?

Ans- The IIT JAM 2023 exam will be held in February 2023. 

Question:- Is IIT JAM 2023 a National or State level exam?

Ans- IIT JAM 2023 is a National level Exam. 

Question:- IIT JAM 2023 exam will be for how many hours?

Ans- IIT JAM 2023 exam will be for 3 hours. 

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