IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2020, Paper Pattern, Marking Scheme – Check Here

The IIT JAM is the national level entrance examination, which is organized by the Indian Institute of Science (IISC) and Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) on the rotation basis. The IIT JAM exam will be organized through the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. Applicants should have to fill the application form by 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 2020

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.
  • JAM 2020 Examination will be conducted ONLINE only as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Test Papers.
  • All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2020 will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions, namely (i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), (ii) Multiple Select Questions (MCQs), and (iii) Numerical Answer Type (NATs) questions.
  • Applications will be accepted ONLINE only through JAM 2020 website.
  • No hardcopies of documents are to be sent to the Organizing Institute. The applicable documents are to be uploaded online to the application website only.
  • Biometric system of identity verification (finger-print) will be used for JAM 2020 exam and admission.
  • No hardcopy of JAM 2020 scorecard will be sent to the JAM 2020 qualified candidates by the Organizing Institute. It can only be downloaded from JAM 2020 website within a specified period.
  • No additional requirements, such as suitability test or interview, are needed for admission to the programmes under JAM.
  • The exam duration will be total for three hours.
  • The question paper has been divided into a total of three sections, A, B, and C.
  • The details of three sections are mentioned below

Section A

  • This section will have total of 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.

Out of 30 MCQs – 10 Question for 1 Marks each and 20 Questions for 2 Marks Each.

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.

Out of 20 MCQs – 10 Question for 1 Marks each and 10 Questions for 2 Marks Each.

IIT JAM Marking Scheme 2020

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

  • Each section will contain a total of 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.
  • Negative Markings: In section A, for the one mark question, 1/3 of marks will be deducted, and for two marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response.
  • No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.

IIT JAM Exam Instructions

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  4. Chandigarh University (Punjab), Admissions Open for All Courses 2019. APPLY NOW >
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  • There is a provision for using online virtual calculator hence, the candidates should not bring any calculator with them.
  • Mobile phones or any other electronic devices are strictly prohibited inside the examination hall. Charts, graph sheets, and tables are also NOT allowed inside the examination hall.
  • A scribble pad will be provided for rough work and this has to be returned at the end of the examination.
  • The candidates are required to select the answer for MCQ and MSQ type questions using the mouse. The answer for NAT questions can be entered using a virtual numeric keypad (the keyboard of the computer will be disabled). At the end of 3 hours, the computer will automatically end the examination.

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