IIT JAM 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 03 Nov, 2020 15:46

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About IIT JAM 2021 (Admit Card on Jan 05)

IIT JAM 2021 application form has been closed, and the admit card for the entrance exam will be released on January 05. IIT JAM 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on February 14, 2021. This year, a new subject Economics has been added to the IIT JAM syllabus 2021.

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is an all-India examination conducted across the country by the IITs and IISc on a rotational basis. One of the IIT's or the IISc will be the organizing institute for JAM 2021. Through this exam, candidates can get admission to M.Sc. (two-year), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor's Degree programmes at the IITs and the Integrated PhD programmes at IISc. For 2020, IIT Kanpur will organize the IIT JAM in the month of February 2020 in computer-based mode. The examination will be conducted for 6 subjects offered by the Participating IITs. The Biological Science paper has been discontinued from 2020. 

IIT JAM 2021 Eligibility Criteria

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IIT JAM 2021 Result

IIT JAM 2021 result will be out on March 20, 2021


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IIT JAM Conducting Body

IITs conduct the popular IIT JAM exam on a rotational basis along with IISc Bangalore. IIT JAM 2021 will be conducted by IIT Bombay. The institutes are quite popular in India for providing quality education in the fields of engineering, science & technology and research. IITs as well as IISc's vibrant academic ambience and well-equipped research infrastructure, encourage students to pursue Research and Development careers in areas of basic sciences as well as interdisciplinary areas of Science and Technology.

IIT JAM 2021 Important Dates

Check the important dates of IIT JAM 2021 here such as registration dates, admit card date and entrance test date.  

IIT JAM 2021 Events

Commencement of IIT JAM 2021 Online Registration and Application form

September 10, 2020

Last Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2021 Online Application form and Documents Uploading 

October 15, 2020

Form CorrectionNovember 02 to 10, 2020

IIT JAM 2021 Admit Card Download Date

January 05, 2021

IIT JAM Mock Test link

To be announced

IIT JAM 2021 Examination Date

February 14, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Result Date

March 20, 2021

Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2021 Application Form for Admission 

April 15 to 28, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 First Admission List Release Date

June 16, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Exam Centers

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What are the Options to Explore other than IIT JAM Exam?

IIT JAM or the Joint Admission Test is a national level entrance examination which is a gateway for the aspirants seeking admission into courses such as M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree etc offered by various participating institutes of IITJAM 2020 such as, IIT Indore, IIT Delhi, IIT Patna, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Roorkee, IIT Kanpur etc. Since IIT JAM is surely considered as one of the toughest entrance exams to crack, there are various other sought after entrance exams which are conducted on a national level such as, NEST, JEST, GSAT, AIEEA etc. Candidates may also consider registering for these examinations and pursue M.Sc course to delve deep into their respective science subject areas. Pursuing an M.Sc course will also help the candidates can find a job in both the private and government sectors. One can take up jobs such as lab work, or teaching as a career after completing their M.Sc programme.

What are the Stages Involved in IIT JAM 2021?

IIT JAM is a national level entrance examination that is conducted in February every year. By taking this entrance examination, admission is offered to the Indian nationals as well as foreign national candidates. Candidates planning to take IIT JAM 2020 must know about the various stages that are involved in the entrance examination including important dates, application form, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, result and much more.

From the table given below, candidates can have a look at the stages that are being involved in the Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM):

Filling and Submission of IIT JAM Application Form 2020

Declaration of IIT JAM 2020 Result

Issue of IIT JAM 2020 Admit card/Hall ticket

Beginning of IIT JAM 2020 Counselling process

Appearing for the IIT JAM 2020 to be conducted on 9th February 2020

Submission of Counselling Fee

Release of IIT JAM Question Paper and Answer Keys

Commencement of IIT JAM 2020 Admission Procedure

Highlights of IIT JAM Exam 2021

From the table given below, candidates who will be appearing for the entrance examination can check out the exam highlights of IIT JAM 2021:



Conducting Body

IIT Bombay

Name of Exam

Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test

Duration of Exam

3 hours

Mode of Application


Exam Type

National Level

Courses of Admission

M.Sc. (Two Years), M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-M.Tech, Other Post-Graduate Degree Programmes at IITs, Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc

Mode of Examination


Total Number of Questions

60 Questions

Contact Details

Address: Organizing Chairperson JAM-2019
GATE-JAM Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur,
Kharagpur - 721302, West Bengal

Phone No. : 03222-282091/282095
E-Mail: jam@adm.iitkgp.ac.in

Help Desk Timings: Monday to Friday (Govt. working days only)
10.00 am to 12.00 noon, 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm

Important Dates

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FAQs about IIT JAM

Is a mock test available for IIT JAM?

The IIT JAM mock test link can be accessed from the official website of IIT JAM.

What is the duration of the IIT JAM entrance exam?

The duration of the IIT JAM entrance exam is 3 years.

How many questions are asked in IIT JAM?

IIT JAM comprises 60 questions.

What is the mode of IIT JAM?

IIT JAM entrance exam is conducted in online mode.

Is a biological science subject included in IIT JAM?

The Biological Science paper has been discontinued from 2020 in IIT JAM.

How many papers are there in the IIT JAM entrance exam?

IIT JAM is conducted for biotechnology, chemistry, geology, mathematics, mathematical statistics and physics.

Who conducts the IIT JAM entrance exam?

IIT JAM entrance exam is conducted by one of the IIT’s on a rotational basis along with IISc Bangalore.

What is IIT JAM?

IIT JAM is a national level entrance exam conducted for admission in M.Sc, Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor's Degree programmes in IITs and Integrated PhD programmes at IISc.

When is IIT JAM conducted?

IIT JAM is conducted in the month of February.

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