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Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore is going to release the IIT JAM application form 2021 on September 10, 2020, on the official website. The candidates who wish to apply for the test can visit the IIT JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) portal and fill the application form in online mode. The last date to apply for IIT JAM 2021 is October 15, 2020. IIT JAM 2021 is expected to be conducted on February 14, 2021, in the online mode.
IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test) is a national level entrance test which is conducted to shortlist the candidates for admission to M.Sc programs. The candidates who are interested have to visit the portal, register themselves, fill 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 2021 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 2021:
Photo Identity Proof
Caste Certificate (If Applicable)
Class 10th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate
Class 12th Mark Sheet & Passing Certificate
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
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 opened in October 2020 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:
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