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IIT JAM 2022

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 11 Oct, 2021 20:57

Registration Starts On August 30, 2021

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About IIT JAM 2022 (Registration Date Extended)

IIT Roorkee will conduct IIT JAM 2022 on February 13, and the online application form will be closing on October 14. 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. 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. The examination will be conducted for 7 subjects offered by the Participating IITs. The Biological Science paper has been discontinued from 2020, and Economics was the newly introduced subject from 2020. 

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IIT JAM 2022 Latest Updates

  • Oct 11, 2021 09:00 PM: The last date to register for IIT JAM 2022 has been extended till October 14.

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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 2022 will be conducted by IIT Roorkee. 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 2022 Important Dates

Check the important dates of IIT JAM 2022 here such as registration dates, admit card date and entrance test date.  


Commencement of IIT JAM 2022 Online Registration and Application form

August 30, 2021

Last Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2022 Online Application form and Documents Uploading 

October 14, 2021

Form CorrectionTo be Notified

IIT JAM 2022 Admit Card Download Date

January 04, 2022

IIT JAM Mock Test link

To be Notified

IIT JAM 2022 Examination Date

February 13, 2022

IIT JAM 2022 Result Date

March 22, 2022

Date of Submission of IIT JAM 2022 Application Form for Admission 

To be Notified

IIT JAM 2022 First Admission List Release Date

To be Notified

Highlights of IIT JAM Exam 2022

From the table given below, candidates who will be appearing for the entrance examination can check out the exam highlights of IIT JAM 2022:

Conducting Body (2022)IIT Roorkee
Name of ExamIndian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test
Exam DateFebruary 13, 2022
Duration of Exam3 hours
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Exam TypeNational Level
Courses of AdmissionM.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 ExaminationOnline
Total Number of Questions60 Questions

IIT JAM 2022 Exam Centers

The list of IIT JAM 2022 exam centres can be checked below - 

AllahabadJalandharNew Delhi
Greater NoidaMaduraiVaranasi

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 2021 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.

Important Dates

IIT JAM 2022 Important EventsDates
Registration Date 30 Aug to 14 Oct, 2021
Admit Card Date 04 Jan, 2022
Exam Date 13 Feb, 2022
Declaration of Result Date 22 Mar, 2022

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FAQs about IIT JAM

When will IIT JAM 2022 be conducted?

IIT JAM 2022 will be conducted on February 13. 

Is a mock test available for IIT JAM?

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

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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