IIT JAM 2021 Application Released, Check now Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date, Exam Pattern.

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The IISC Bengaluru has finally released the official schedule, application process, and official handout for the IIT JAM examination. The IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc is held annually for the students who wish to pursue post-graduation in different subjects and streams. The students have to appear for the examination conducted by IISC Bengaluru, the admission is provided on the basis of the marks obtained in the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. The schedule is officially released and the application process is from 10 September 2020 to 15 October 2020. The examination date is 14 February 2021.

Summary of IIT JAM

Conducting UniversityIISC Bengaluru
College nameIIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc
Notification Date10 September 2020
Online Registration10 September 2020 to 15 October 2020
Application ProcessOnline
Course offeredPost-graduate Course and PhD course
QualificationThe candidate needs to have completed his graduation in any of the disciplines as notified in the notification.
The candidate needs to possess an aggregate percentage of 50% in the degree programme.
Selection processEntrance Test
Counselling Process
Official Application LinkClick here
Official WebsiteClick Here

Eligibility Criteria for IIT JAM

The eligibility criteria for the students who wish to apply for the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc examination is as follows:

  • The candidate must be an Indian/Foreign National.
  • The candidate must have a Bachelor degree in Science,
  • The aggregate percentage of the Bachelor programme will be 50%.
  • The student will be given admission on the basis of IIT JAM rank in different IIT and IIIT colleges,

IIT JAM Exam Dates

The concerned authorities of IIT JAM have released the final application schedule for the year 2020. The schedule contains all the important dates related to the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc examination:

Important EventsDates
Application Form starting date10-09-2020
Application Form closed date15-10-2020
Release Date for Admit Card05-01-2021
Examination Date14-02-2021
Final Result20-03-2021

How to apply for IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc?

The students who are intrested in filling the application form of IIT Joint Admission Test will have to follow certain guidelines for filling the form of IIT JAM. I have mentioned the application process for the IIT JAM steps below, follow them to fill the application form:

  1. Go to the official website of IISC Bengaluru,
  2. Click on the Application link of IIT JAM form,
  3. Click on the “Apply” tab on the home page.
  4. Click on JAM e-brochure released on the website and read it carefully.
  5. After reading the admission notice, click on the proceed button.
  6. Enter your details to complete the registration process.
  7. After that login again using your Registration ID and Password.
  8. Now upload required scanned documents and make a payment of application fees.
  9. Post this, upload the scanned coloured photograph and signature of the candidate,
  10. The application fee for the general candidate is Rs 2100 while it is Rs 1500 for SC/ST/PWD.
  11. After paying your application fees click on the submit button and take a print out of your application form.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

The examination will be held online and the question will be asked in the MCQ form. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours. The student will get 1 mark for the correct answer. There will be negative marks for 1/3rd for each wrong answer.

Section  Type of QuestionsNo of QuestionMaximum Number
Multiple-Choice Questions (MCQs)3030
Multiple Select Questions (MSQs1010
Numerical Answer Type (NAT)2020

IIT JAM Exam Syllabus

ChemistryPhysical chemistry Organic chemistry Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry, Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications, Qualitative Organic Analysis, Natural Products Chemistry, Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry); Inorganic chemistry (Periodic Table, Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds, Main Group Elements (s and p blocks), Transition Metals (d block), Bioinorganic Chemistry, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Analytical Chemistry).
MathematicsFunctions of One Real Variable, Functions of Two or Three Real Variables, Sequences and Series of Real Numbers, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis.
Physics 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.
GeologyGeomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology and Applied GeologyThe Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology.
Biological SciencesGeneral Biology; Basics of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics; Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology; Mathematical Sciences.

Colleges accepting IIT JAM scores

There are a lot of IIT and IIIT colleges which accept the IIT JAM scores for giving admission in different post-graduation courses. The top colleges accepting IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc scores are as follows:

  • IIT Ropar
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Dhanbad
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Patna
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Bhubaneswar
  • IIT (BHU) Varanasi
  • IIT Bhilai

What is the application date for IIT JAM exam?

The application date for IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc exam is 10 September 2020 to 15 October 2020.

When will be the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc exam conducted?

The IIT JAM exam will be conducted on 14 February 2021.

Has the schedule officially released by the organisation?

Yes, the schedule officially released by the organisation.

Where can I apply for the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc examination?

You can apply for the IIT JAM examination from the official website.

Which organisation conducts the IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc exam?

IISC Bengaluru conducts the IIT JAM exam annually for the students.

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