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IIT JAM 2024: Correction Window (Nov 20), Check Exam Dates, Admit Card, Exam Center, Download Syllabus Pdfs, Question Paper and Cutoff

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Farjana Basir

Content Writer | Updated On - Nov 8, 2023

IIT JAM 2024Form Correction starts from November 20, 2023 at jam.iitm.ac.in. Candidates can modify details like category, gender, test paper, marks, DoB, etc. Fee for change or addition of test papers is INR 900 per paper. The form correction fee varies for all categories of students. Students can change their gdender by paying an amount of INR 300 (Group 1).  

To be eligible for IIT JAM exam, candidates should be a graduate in BSc from a recognized institute or university. Candidates in their final year of graduation are also eligible for the IIT JAM 2024 exam. IIT JAM Eligibility 2024

IIT JAM exam has a total of 7 subjects- Physics, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematical Statistics, and Economics. Students can pick any one subject whichever they like to appear for.

As per IIT JAM exam pattern 2024, each paper will consist of 60 questions for 100 marks. IIT JAM is a computer-based test and the medium of answering the questions is English. Candidates will be given 3 hours to complete the 100 marks test.

The syllabus for IIT JAM Biotechnology is based on the class 12 standard. The syllabus has been released by the IIT Madras, which is the conducting body, on the official website, jam.iitm.ac.in. Check Detailed IIT JAM Syllabus 2024

IIT JAM Full Form

IIT JAM full form is the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test. IIT JAM is a national-level entrance exam conducted by IITs of India alternatively. The exam is held for students interested in pursuing MSc, M.Tech or PhD courses from top IITs, NITs, and IScs of India.

IIT JAM Official Website

IIT JAM 2024 official website is jam.iitm.ac.in. This year IIT JAM 2024 is organized by IIT Madras. All the information related to IIT JAM 2024 will be available on the official website.

IIT JAM Highlights

IIT JAM 2024 Highlights

Exam Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
Conducting Body IIT Madras
Mode of Exam CBT (Computer-Based Test)
Official Website jam.iitm.ac.in
Exam Type National Level
Courses offered M.Sc., M.Sc.+ PhD, M.Sc.+ PhD Dual Degree, M.Sc. + M.Tech and various other integrated post-graduate programs
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Mode of Application Online

IIT JAM Exam Dates

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Dates

Important IIT JAM 2024 exam dates are given below based on the official dates released by the IIT Madras.

Events Dates
Release of Online Application Form September 5, 2023
Deadline for Online Application Submission and Document Upload

October 13, 2023
October 20, 2023

October 25, 2023 (Extended)

Last Date for Application Fee Payment October 20, 2023
Correction Period for Application November 20, 2023
Admit Card January 8, 2024
IIT JAM 2024 Exam Date February 11, 2024
Release of IIT JAM 2024 Answer Key 4th week of February 2024
Declaration of IIT JAM Results March 22, 2024
Score Card Availability 1st week of April, 2024
Application for Admission April 10, 2024
Deadline for Category Change and Document Rectification May 4, 2024

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IIT JAM 2024 Form Correction Fees

Group/ Category Existing Wishes to Change Wishes to Add
Case Additional Fee(₹) Case Additional Fee (₹)
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD One Test Paper One Test Paper ₹ 900/- One Test Paper ₹ 350/-
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper ₹ 300/- Not Applicable
Both Papers ₹ 1250/-
All Others One Test Paper One Test Paper ₹ 1800/- One Test Paper ₹ 700/-
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper ₹ 600/- Not Applicable
Both Papers ₹ 2500/-

Additional Fee for Changing Category or Gender Information:

Existing Group/ Category Change Case Additional Fee
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD (Group - 1) Within Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) ₹ 300/-
To Group-2 One Test Paper ₹ 900/-
Both Papers ₹ 1250/-
All Others (Group - 2) To Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) ₹ 300/-

IIT JAM Admit Card 2024

IIT JAM admit card 2024 release date is January 8, 2024. IIT Madras will release IIT JAM 2024 admit card on the official website, jam.iitm.ac.in. Registered candidates will be able to download their admit card using their login id and password. The direct link to download IIT JAM Admit card 2024 will be updated here after its release.

Direct Lik to Download IIT JAM Admit Card 2024 (To be Updated)

How to download IIT JAM admit card?

  • Visit the IIT JAM 2024 official website- jam.iitm.ac.in
  • Click on IIT JAM 2024 Admit Card download link
  • Log in to your portal using IIT JAM Login details like email address and password
  • Click on the agreement checkbox
  • Now download IIT JAM 2024 admit card in PDF format and verify the mentioned details.

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Centers

IIT JAM exam centers are spread across the nation and divided as per these eight IIT zones where the exams are held each year –

Institute Cities
IISc Bangalore Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
IIT Bombay Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT Delhi Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
IIT Guwahati Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
IIT Kanpur Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT Kharagpur Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
IIT Madras Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
IIT Roorkee Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

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IIT JAM Answer Key 2024

IIT Madras will release IIT JAM 2024 Answer Keys on its official website. Students can raise objections, if any, against the answer key within the stipulated time from the official website.

IIT JAM Result 2024

IIT JAM Result will be out on 22nd March 2024. The scorecard contains AIR and marks obtained in the particular subject. All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned as per the marks obtained in the examination. IIT JAM result 2024 link will be updated here after its release on the official website.

Direct Link to IIT JAM 2024 Result (To be Updated)

IIT JAM Eligibility

IIT JAM Eligibility 2024

IIT Madras has laid down the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM exam this year. Detailed IIT JAM eligibility criteria have been discussed below:

Nationality: Both Indian and Foreign nationals are eligible to take the exam. However, students must meet other eligibility requirements like age limit, and qualification to appear for the test.

Age Limit: There is no age limit laid down for IIT JAM 2024.

Educational Qualifications: Must have a degree in Bachelor’s in Science in any one of the following subjects – Geology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Physics, Chemistry. Final year candidates are also eligible to apply.

Minimum Marks: No minimum marks requirement to apply for IIT JAM 2024. Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by September 2024. Check IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility

IIT JAM Registration

IIT JAM 2024 Registration

IIT JAM 2024 registration involves the following steps.

  • Firstly, visit the official website, jam.iitm.ac.in.
  • Go to the ‘Application Login (JOAPS)’ link and click on it.
  • Register by providing all the asked information like the Candidates Name, Email ID, Mobile Number and other details.
  • Before final submission, review all the mentioned details. After IIT JAM 2024 registration, details like phone number, email address cannot be changed.

IIT JAM Application Form 2024

IIT JAM application process is an online process and the fee is payable only through online mode. After successful registration, students must follow the following steps to complete IIT JAM 2024 application form:

  • Go to the IIT JAM 2024 official website at www.jam.iitm.ac.in.
  • Complete the application form;
  • Upload the most recent passport photo with signature and SC/ST/PwD category.
  • Finish by paying the application cost.
  • Fill out the application form and submit it.

Documents Required for IIT JAM 2024

  • Class 10 Mark sheet and certificate.
  • Class 12 Mark sheet and passing certificate. If only CGPA is mentioned in class 10 and class 12 mark sheets, enter the CGPA in aggregate marks field after converting in the percentile form.
  • Qualifying degree Mark-Sheets and certificate (Graduation).
  • Nationality Certificate.
  • Caste or Category certificate.
  • PWD Certificate.

IIT JAM 2024 Document Upload Guidelines

The documents to be uploaded for IIT JAM 2024 application form should be in the format mentioned in the official notification. The file size of the photograph and signature of the candidates should be in the following format.

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

IIT JAM 2024 Application Form Fees

Check out the category-wise application fee shown below

Category Application fee (for one test paper For two test papers
Female/SC/ST INR 900 INR 1250
Other Category INT 1800 INR 2500

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2024

IIT Madras has also released the exam pattern on its official website. A brief overview of IIT JAM 2024 exam pattern is tabulated below.

Particulars Details
IIT JAM subjects Mathematics, Physics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Economics, Statistics
Exam Mode Online
Exam Duration 3 hours
Exam Medium English
IIT JAM Total Marks 100 each subject
Negative Marking No negative marking

IIT JAM Syllabus

Syllabus for IIT JAM 2024

IIT JAM 2024 syllabus has remained unchanged. Here is the subject-wise syllabus as mentioned by IIT Madras.

Subject Topics
Biotechnology (BT) Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
Chemistry (CY) Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry
Geology (GG) Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology
Mathematics (MA) Sequences and Series of Real Numbers, Functions of Two Real Variables, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis
Mathematical Statistics (MS) Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrices, Differential Equations, Statistics, Probability, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Joint Distributions, Sampling distributions, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses
Physics (PH) 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, Simple Oscillators

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IIT JAM 2024 books listed below are based on recommendations by IIT JAM Toppers.

IIT JAM IIT JAM Preparation Books Author/Publisher
Biotechnology Biotechnology Lehninger
Microbiology Michael Pelczar Jr.
Molecular Cell Biology Harvey Lodish
Geology Structural Geology
Prof. Haakon Fossen
Physical Geology Mukherjee
Geodynamic Evolution of India Valdiya
Chemistry Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry H. J Arnikar
Physical Chemistry Levine
Chemistry of Organic Natural Products O. P. Agarwal
Physics Mathematical Methods for Physicists Arfken
Introduction to Solid State Physics Charles Kittel
Heat and Thermodynamics Mark Zemansky
Mathematics Integral Calculus Gorakh Prasad
Mathematical Analysis S.C. Malik
Geometry & Vectors Vasishtha
Mathematical Statistics Introduction to Mathematical statistics Hogg & Craig
Mathematical Analysis S.C. Malik
Introduction to the Theory of Statistics Mod & Graybill

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IIT JAM Preparation Tips

IIT JAM 2024 Preparation Tips

To prepare for IIT JAM 2024, candidates are advised to make a strategic plan and execute it diligently. A few suggested tips are discussed below. However, students can modify the following as per their need:

  • Initially, applicants must go through IIT JAM syllabus released by the IIT Madras on its official website. Certainly, a syllabus helps one cover all the important topics. Mark the topics that you find difficult and need more time.
  • Having a good understanding of the exam pattern and marking scheme is crucial to know the overall structure of the question paper.
  • Get yourself IIT JAM 2024 preparation books for the subject that you will be appearing for. Reference books are prepared based on the topics included in the syllabus and the questions asked in the exam.
  • Now chalk out the study routine that suits you the best. Follow the study routine religiously. Following the timetable would surely help you cover the entire syllabus on time.
  • Make notes of the important topics and revise them. Don’t forget to reserve time for revision. Revising notes brushes up your knowledge of the subject very well.
  • In addition to these, take IIT JAM mock tests. Mock tests include questions based on the exam pattern and previous years' question papers.
  • Solve IIT JAM question papers and sample papers for better clarity of the types of questions asked in the exam.

IIT JAM Cut off

IIT JAM Cut off

IIT JAM 2024 cut off will be out after the release of the result. Meanwhile, candidates must check the previous year’s cut offs mentioned in the following table.

Physics - - -
Chemistry 20.51 22.10 10.26
Mathematics 24.56 22.10 12.28
Mathematical Statistics 14.61 13.15 7.30
Biotechnology - - -
Economics - - -
Geology - - -

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IIT JAM 2024: List of Courses and Colleges Accepting Score

Paper Code Respective Course List of IITs Accepting Score
Biotechnology(BT) MSC Biotechnology IIT Indore, IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee
MSc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Engg IIT Bombay
Chemistry (CY) MSc Chemistry IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Dhanbad, Madras, Bhilai, Plakad, Varanasi
MSc-PhD in Chemistry IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur
MSc-PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences IIT Bhubaneshwar
Geology (GG) MSc Applied Geology IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee
MSc-PhD Geophysics IIT Kharagpur
MSc-PhD Geology IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bhubaneshwar
MSc Tech in Applied Geology IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
Mathematics (MA) MSc Mathematics IIT Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar
MSc Economics IIT Roorkee
MSc Applied Mathematics and Computing IIT Hyderabad, IIT-ISM Dhanbad, IIT Guwahati, IIT Bhilai
MSc-PhD in Mathematics IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur
MSc-PhD in Operation Research IIT Bombay
Mathematics Statistics (MS) MSc Applied Statistics and Informatics IIT Bombay
MSc Statistics IIT Kanpur
Physics (PH) MSc Physics IIT Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Dhanbad, Madras, Bhilai, Plakad, Varanasi
MSc-PhD Physics IIT Bhubaneshwar, IIT Kharagpur
MSc Astronomy IIT Indore

Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. What is the IIT JAM exam for?

Ans. IIT JAM is a national-level entrance test conducted for admission to MSc and other PG courses at IITs and integrated Ph.D. courses at IISc, Bangalore along with other government-funded institutes.

Ques. Which IIT will conduct IIT JAM 2024?

Ans. IIT Madras is conducting IIT JAM 2024. Candidates seeking admission to MSc courses at IITs, need to visit the IIT JAM official website to apply for it.

Ques. Who is eligible for IIT JAM?

Ans. Candidates having a bachelor's degree with a minimum of 55% marks belonging to the General Category can apply for the exam. Aspirants from reserved SC/ST/PwD categories have a relaxation of 5% marks. Candidates appearing in their final year examination are also eligible to apply.

Ques. Can a BSc student apply for IIT JAM 2024?

Ans. Yes, a BSc student is eligible to take IIT JAM 2024 entrance test.

Ques. What is the age limit for IIT JAM 2024?

Ans. There is no age limit for IIT JAM 2024. Candidates must have passed the graduation

Ques. What is the fee for JAM 2024?

Ans. Category-wise IIT JAM 2024 fees are tabulated below


Application fee (for one test paper)

For two test papers


INR 900

INR 1250

Other Category

INT 1800

INR 2500

Ques. What are IIT JAM subjects?

Ans. IIT JAM includes 7 subjects for admission to MSc programmes at various IITs of India. The seven subjects are as follows:

  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Statistics
  • Economics

Ques. Which colleges accept JAM scores?

Ans. All the IITsof India, including IISc Banalore, accept IIT JAM scores.

Ques. What is the IIT JAM qualification?

Ans. Candidates applying for IIT JAM 2024 must be a graduate from a recognized university. There is no age limit and no minimum qualification determined by the conducting body which is IIT Madras.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College.


I want maths question paper iit jam
sinbad chongtham

You can download the IIT JAM Mathematics question papers for previous years from Collegedunia. The paper code for Mathematics is MA. To download the question papers, please visit to IIT JAM Question Papers.

Eligibility for IIT JAM 2024
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If you have completed your undegraduate degree in  any one Geology, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, you are eligible to register and take IIT JAM 2024. Students who are in the final year of the undergraduate degree are also eligible to apply.

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I come under the caste bc-d. So what should I select in the application of IIT jam? either obc-ncl or general?
sinbad chongtham

Students belonging to any backward categories can select OBC as their category. Students belonging to the reserved categories will be asked to submit their respective category certificates.

misha bharti
What is the syllabus of MSc genetics and MSc wildlife biology ??
sinbad chongtham

IIT JAM is not conducted for the said subjects. But IIT JAM is conducted for Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Mathematical Statistics, Economics and Physics. 

sakshi thakur

When can I fill the form

sinbad chongtham

The registration process for IIT JAM 2023 has started on 7 September 2022. You can submit your application form online. The last date to submit application forms is 11 October 2022. 

sarvesh sd
Is iit jam enough for iiser integrated phd entrance?preparation books for iit jam biotechnology
sinbad chongtham

IISER Pune accepts IIT JAM, JEST, NBHM for admission to its integrated M.Sc + Ph.D programs. If you have meet the required IIT JAM cut-off you will be able to get admission. However, the institute does not offer integrated Ph.D in Biotechnology. Some of the best IIT JAM Biotechnology preparation books are mentioned below.

  • Essentials: Biology Standard by Randy Mcgonegal & Alan Damon
  • Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine by John James Rickard MacLeod
  • Molecular Biology of the Gene by James D.Watson
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Will I get all the notification related to it or I need to use some other websites. Is this site is enough for appearing JAM exam or I need to do another one registeration
sinbad chongtham

IIT JAM 2023 is going to be conducted by IIT Guwahati. To register for this examination you have to register and submit your application form through the registration portal that will be released on the official website of IIT Guwahati.

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Jam iit exam have any cut off marks
sinbad chongtham

Yes, IIT JAM cut-offs will be released by the respective IITs for each course. Students seeking admission in the M.Sc programs must meet the respective cut-offs to be eligible for admission.

aruhi rawat

I want to download previous year question papers for iit jam

sinbad chongtham

You can download IIT JAM previous year question papers from Collegedunia. To download the question papers, please visit to IIT JAM Question Papers. Please sign to your CD profile to download the papers.

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Which books and sample papers could be helpful in preparing for IIT-JAM.
sinbad chongtham

There are several books by various authors for IIT JAM preparation. But you can check the list of the books that are recommended by experts and toppers from IIT JAM Preparation Books. You can also download sample/practice papers from IIT JAM Practice Papers.

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What is the difficulty level of IIT JAM 2022 question papers?
sinbad chongtham

The overall difficulty level of IIT JAM 2022 paper is moderate to high. You can read the IIT JAM 2022 Paper Analysis to know about the difficulty level of each section.

When are the IIT JAM 2022 results going to be released?
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IIT JAM 2022 results have been declared on 17th March 2022. IIT JAM participating colleges have released their respective cut offs and started the counseling process.

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