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IIT Bombay conducts Joint Admission Test - JAM for admissions to M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc. Programmes at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc.
 
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JAM 2020 examination will be conducted for six subjects only. BL (Biological Sciences) paper has been discontinued.
 
 
IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility:-
 
All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.
 
In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.
If CGPA/CPI is on a different scale, it would be linearly mapped to a scale on 10.
 
 

 

IIT JAM Registration / Application Form

IIT JAM 2020 Application Form  / Registration Procedure:-
 
Apply online at website - http://jam.iitk.ac.in from 05th September 2019 to 08th October 2019 
 
Fee - 
 
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD -
 
One Test Paper - Rs. 750.00
Two Test Papers - Rs. 1050.00
 
All Others -
 
One Test Paper - Rs. 1500.00
Two Test Papers - Rs. 2100.00
 
Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
 
Upload - 
 
Photograph - 
 
he photograph must be in COLOR and taken after 01 August 2019 in a professional studio. Photographs taken using a mobile phone and other self-composed portraits may result in the rejection of the application.
 
Request photo studio to provide the image of your photo in a JPEG format and also on a standard 3.5 cm × 4.5 cm (Width × Height) print.
 
Maximum size of the JPEG image can be 480×640 in pixels (0.3 Mega pixel) (Request photo studio to reduce it to this size if it is larger). The minimum pixel size of the JPEG image should be 240×320. The file size of the image should be in the range of 5KB to 200KB.
 
Signature - 
 
Draw a rectangular box of size 2 cm × 7 cm (Height × Width) on a white paper. Sign with black or dark blue ink pen completely within this box horizontally.
 
Only JPEG image format will be accepted.
 
The maximum image size of the signature should be 160×560 in pixels.
 
The minimum image size of the signature should be 80×280 in pixels.
 
The file size of the image should be in the range of 5KB to 100KB.
 

 

IIT JAM Exam Dates

IIT JAM 2020 Date:-   09th February 2020, Sunday

Session
 
Time - 9:30 AM TO 12:30 PM
 
Test Papers and Codes -
 
Biotechnology (BT),
Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics(PH)
 
Session II
 
Time - 2:30 PM TO 5:30 PM
 
Test Papers and Codes -
 
Chemistry (CY),
Geology (GG) and
Mathematics (MA)


Paper Pattern

IIT JAM 2020 Pattern:-

Mode - Computer Based Test (CBT)

Duration - 3 hours
 
Medium for all the test - English only
 
There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire paper will be divided into three sections, A, B and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section will be of different types as given below:
 
Section–A contains a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) involving 10 questions of one mark each and 20 questions of two marks each. Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. Candidates can mark the answer by clicking the choice.
 
Section–B contains a total of 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) carrying two marks each. Each MSQ is similar to MCQ but with the difference that MSQ may have one or more than one correct choice(s) out of the four given choices. The candidate gets full credit only if he/she selects all the correct answer(s) only and no wrong answers. Candidates can mark the answer(s) by clicking the choice(s).
 
Section–C contains a total of 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions involving 10 questions of one mark each and 10 questions of two marks each. For these NAT type questions, the answer is a signed real number, which needs to be entered using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for NAT questions.
 
In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero mark. In Section-A (MCQ), wrong answer will result in negative marks. For each wrong answer to 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted and similarly for each wrong answer to 2 marks questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted. In Section-B (MSQ), there are no negative and no partial marking provisions. There is no negative marking in Section-C (NAT) as well.
 
There is provision of using online virtual calculator. The candidates, therefore, should not bring any calculator with them.
 

 

 

 

IIT JAM Preparation

 

As far as preparation for papers like Maths and Physics are concerned, stick to basic high school textbooks. Learning formulae and theorems will assist in comprehensive understanding of the sections.  Solving sample papers will be a great help for aspirants as it will also be conducive in time management programme. You can do online surfing to get previous years’ papers of the mentioned subjects. There are many links that provide free PDF versions of the previous years’ questions papers. 

 

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IIT JAM Notification

IIT JAM 2020 Notification:-

 

Apply online at website - http://jam.iitk.ac.in from 05th September 2019 to 08th October 2019 

Download Admit Card from - 07th January 2020
 
IIT JAM 2020 Date - 09th February 2020, Sunday
 
Session
 
Time - 9:30 AM TO 12:30 PM
 
Test Papers and Codes -
 
Biotechnology (BT),
Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics(PH)
 
Session II
 
Time - 2:30 PM TO 5:30 PM
 
Test Papers and Codes -
 
Chemistry (CY),
Geology (GG) and
Mathematics (MA)
 
Announcement of the Results - 20th March 2020
 
Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2020 Website - April 09 - 22, 2020
 
Last Date for Receipt of Request for Change of Category in Proper Format/Rectification of Defective Documents - 04th May 2020
 
Declaration of First Admission List - 01st June 2020
 
Declaration of Second Admission List - 16th June 2020
 
Declaration of Third and Final Admission List - 29th June 2020
 
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020 - 03rd July 2020
 
 
 

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