IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2019, Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

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The IIT JAM is the national level entrance examination, which is organized by the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIST) on the rotation basis. The IIT JAM exam will be organized through Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Applicants should have to fill the application form on the basis of their eligibility criteria.

From this content, students will be able to get the detailed information of IIT JAM in which includes IIT JAM exam pattern.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2019

The IIT JAM exam pattern of seven test papers and the examination will be conducted through online mode.

  • The question paper will be asked in the English language.
  • The exam duration will be total three hours.
  • The question paper has been 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 have to choose the right answer only.
  • Candidates can answer by clicking the given choices.

Section B

  • It will contain total 10 MSQ (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.

Section C

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

IIT JAM Marking Scheme 2019

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Applicants should have to check the marking scheme for the better preparation.

  • Each section will contain total 60 questions which carry 100 marks.
  • There is 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 Exam Centers

There is the exam centers of IIT JAM have mentioned below.

IISc BangaloreBengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
IIT BombayAhmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT DelhiFaridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, 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
IIT RoorkeeDehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

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