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List of Documents Required to Fill IIT JAM Application Form 2023

Diksha Sharma
Diksha SharmaUpdated On: August 24, 2022 09:09 am IST | IIT JAM

IIT Guwahati will conduct the IIT JAM 2023 and the application form will be released on September 7, 2022. The following article will overview the list of documents required to fill the IIT JAM application form 2023.

IIT JAM Application Form 2021

IIT Guwahati is going to release the IIT JAM application form 2023 on September 7, 2022, on the official website. The exam notification has been released on the official website of the Indian Institute of Technology, Guhawati.  The candidates who wish to apply for the test can visit the IIT JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) portal and fill out the application form in online mode. The last date to apply for IIT JAM 2023 is October 11, 2022. IIT JAM 2023 will be conducted on February 12, 2023. The IIT JAM 2023 results will be declared on March 2023. And admission for top institutes will start in April next year. 

IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test) is a national-level entrance test that is conducted to shortlist candidates for admission to M.Sc programs. Around 3000 postgraduate seats in different IITs are filled up by this exam This exam is conducted in CBT (Computer Based Test ) mode. Physics, Chemistry, Economics, Biotechnology, Mathematics, Geology, and Mathematical Statistics are the 7 main subjects on which the exam is based upon. The questions will be objective type and will include Numerical Answer Type Questions, Multiple Choice Questions, and Multiple Select Questions. The candidates who are interested have to visit the portal, register themselves, fill out the application form, upload the documents and pay the application fee. The following article will overview the list of documents required to fill the IIT JAM application form 2023 along with the instructions. 

Documents to be Ready before Filling IIT JAM Application Form

The candidates must keep the following documents ready before filling the IIT JAM Application Form 2023:

Photo Identity Proof

Caste Certificate (If Applicable)

Class 10th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate

Class 12th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate

Graduation Marksheet

Recent coloured passport size photograph and signature

Active Email ID

Active Contact Number



Do all candidates need to upload a caste certificate for the IIT JAM application form?

No, only the candidates who are eligible for caste-based reservation (SC/ ST/ Others) need to upload a caste certificate for the IIT JAM application form.

Can I upload my signature through my mobile phone for the IIT JAM application form?

Yes, you can upload your signature through mobile phone for IIT JAM application form using scanning applications.

Photograph and Signature Specifications for IIT JAM Registration

It is required for the candidates to upload the signature and photographs in the specified dimensions and size or else the application won’t be submitted. The photograph and signature specification for IIT JAM registration is mentioned in the table below:


Maximum Size Limit


File Size

Required Format


480 x 640 pixels

3.5 cm x 4.5 cm

5 KB – 200 KB



160 x 560 pixels

2 cm x 7 cm

5 KB – 150 KB




What are some important instructions for uploading photographs for the IIT JAM application form?

The photograph for IIT JAM application form must be coloured, the background must be white, the face should be clearly visible and no spectacles other than glasses will be allowed.

What are some important instructions for uploading signatures for the IIT JAM application form?

The signature for the IIT JAM application form must be with a dark back/ blue pen, in CAPITAL letter and must be done horizontally in the given box.

Instructions to Change Photograph and Signature

If by any chance, you have made some incorrections while uploading the documents for the IIT JAM application form, you can make the correction into the form through the correction window. The IIT JAM application correction window will be made available and the direct link for the same will be updated below:

IIT JAM Application Correction: Direct Link: To be Updated

IIT JAM Registration-based Articles

The candidates can also check other articles related to IIT JAM by clicking on the links given below:

IIT JAM Exam Day Guidelines, Important Points, Last Minute Tips

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