IIT JAM 2020 Exam

Nupur Kaushik Updated On: 10 Oct, 2019 11:45 IST

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About IIT JAM 2020

The Biological Science paper has been discontinued for IIT JAM 2020. From now onwards, IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted for six subjects.

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 2020. Through this exam, candidates can get admission in 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 Ph.D. 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 7 subjects offered by the Participating IITs

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IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria

IIT Kanpur will set the IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria for all candidates who wish to apply for M.Sc. (two-year), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelor's Degree programmes. The eligibility criteria of IIT JAM 2020 will be different for the different programmes offered by ...

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How to Prepare for IIT JAM 2020

Usually, entrance exams such as IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test) need extensive preparation. IIT JAM often tends to take a toll on candidates, and it is regarded as one of the toughest entrance exams for PG admissions in pure Science fields. Premier institutes in India such as IITs (Indian Institutes ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern

Having a complete understanding of IIT JAM Exam Pattern and IIT JAM Syllabus is the first step to kickstart your preparation for the exam. IIT JAM is one of the most popular and premier entrance exams conducted in India for admission to M.Sc programme. Desirous candidates can also take admission in Integrated M ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Syllabus

If you're preparing for IIT JAM, it is important for you to be well aware of the detailed syllabus of the exam, which is a gateway to admissions in the M.Sc or Integrated Ph.D. courses. IIT JAM comprises of a total of seven test papers. A detailed account of ...

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Best Books for IIT JAM 2020

IIT JAM is scheduled to take place in February 2020 for those who are interested in pursuing post-graduate degree programmes such as M.Sc. (Two Year), Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and others. In order to secure well in the entrance exam and land a ...

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Best Coaching Institutes for IIT JAM 2020

Need expert guidance to crack  IIT JAM? CollegeDekho has compiled a list of some of the best coaching institutes for IIT JAM 2020. The level of competition for IIT JAM is too high. Therefore, it is very important for all the candidates to start serious preparation for the examination.

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IIT JAM 2020 Application Form (Closed)

The IIT JAM 2020 online application process has begun from 4th September 2019 and the last date to submit the application form is October 8, 2019. Before filling the application form, candidates are advised to check the eligibility criteria of IIT JAM and all the requirements related to the application procedure of IIT JAM. All ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Mock Test

IIT JAM 2020 Mock Tests will be released by IIT Kanpur in January 2020 on its official website. IIT Kanpur will organise the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Programmes (IIT JAM) in the month of February 2020, for admission in various postgraduate science programmes offered by participating IITs and IISc. IIT JAM ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card (Released)

The IIT JAM 2020 admit card is issued by IIT Kanpur 7th January 2020. It is only through JAM 2020 admit card that the candidates will be considered eligible for appearing in the IIT administered entrance test for M.Sc programmes. To download the JAM admit card online, aspirants have to enter ...

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IIT JAM 2019 Exam Analysis

We are here to give you a detailed version of the IIT JAM 2019 Exam Analysis. IIT JAM 2019 was conducted by IIT Kharagpur across 65 cities in India on 10th February 2019. The exam was conducted in 2 sessions. The first session was conducted from 9:30 AM to 12 ...

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IIT JAM 2019 Question Paper and Answer Keys Released

IIT Kanpur will release the answer keys along with question papers. The answer keys for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) 2020 will be released for all the papers separately along with question papers. Candidates can access the IIT JAM Question Papers and Answer Keys on the exam's official website at jam ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Result

IIT JAM 2020 result will be announced for the candidates who have appeared for the examination this year. Test takers will be able to view their results online on the official website of IIT JAM 2020 (joaps.iitkgp.ac.in). Candidates must note that IIT Kanpur will also release the first admission list for M ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Cut-off

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will release the IIT JAM 2020 Cut-off for different subjects in the month of March 2020.The IIT JAM cut-off is the minimum marks required to qualify the exam. Candidates can check the cut-off for different subjects on the official website of the Joint Admission Test ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Participating Colleges

Every year, the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is organised by one of these Institutes – Indian Institute of Science (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Bhubaneswar, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Patna, Ropar, Varanasi, Bhilai, Dhanbad, Palakkad or Roorkee). It may be ...

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IIT JAM Merit List 2020

The IIT JAM 2020 merit list is expected to be released during the third week of March 2020 (tentative date) on the official website of Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. The 2020 IIT JAM merit list will be released along with the IIT JAM 2020 result. Both the IIT JAM ...

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IIT JAM 2020 Counselling Process

IIT JAM 2020 Counselling Process will be organised by IIT Kanpur in the month of April to June 2020 in online mode. The counselling of IIT JAM 2020 will be organized only for those candidates who will complete the admission form after the IIT JAM result has been declared. On the basis of the IIT ...

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IIT JAM Conducting Body

IITs conducts the popular IIT JAM exam on a rotational basis along with IISc Bangalore. IIT JAM 2019 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur. Last time, IIT Bombay conducted the IIT JAM 2018 exam. 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 ambiance 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.

What are the New Changes Introduced in IIT JAM 2020?

From 2020 year onwards, IIT JAM examination will be conducted for six subjects only. Biological Sciences (BL) paper has been discontinued.

IIT JAM 2020 Important Dates

IIT JAM 2020 Events

Commencement of IIT JAM 2020 Online Registration and Application form

4th September 2019

Last Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2020 Online Application form and Documents Uploading (extended date) 

8th October 2019

IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card Download Date

7th January 2020

IIT JAM Mock Test link

To be announced

IIT JAM 2020 Examination Date

9th February 2019

IIT JAM 2020 Result Date

To be announced

Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2020 Application Form for Admission 

To be announced

IIT JAM 2020 First Admission List Release Date

To be announced

IIT JAM 2020 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 2020?

IIT JAM is a national level entrance examination that is conducted in online mode on 9th February 2020. 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 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 2020

From the table given below, candidates who will be appearing for the entrance examination can check out the exam highlights of IIT JAM 2020:



Conducting Body

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

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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IIT JAM 2020 Important Events Dates
Registration Date 04 Sep to 08 Oct, 2019
Exam Date 09 Feb, 2020

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