IIT JAM Answer Key 2020

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 15 Jul, 2019 15:17 IST

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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.iitkgp.ac.in. Candidates will also have the option to raise the objections in online mode. IIT Kanpur will conduct the JAM 2020 in the month of February 2020 in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) in two sessions.

Using the official IIT JAM Answer Key 2020, candidates can analyze how many questions they've answered correctly and how many are incorrect. They can compare their responses with the ones given in the answer key, and predict their probable scores. 

IIT JAM 2020 Stream-wise Question Papers & Answer Keys

Biological Sciences (BL) Question Paper Answer Key
Biotechnology (BT) Question Paper Answer Key
Chemistry (CY) Question Paper Answer Key
Geology (GG) Question Paper Answer Key
Mathematics (MA) Question Paper Answer Key
Mathematical Statistics (MS) Question Paper Answer Key
Physics (PH) Question Paper Answer Key

Candidates also had the option to visit JOAPS website and login with the required credentials to check their respective response sheets.

IIT JAM 2020 Answer Key Dates



JAM 2020 Exam Date

To be announced

Release of JAM 2020 Response Sheets

To be announced

Release of IIT JAM 2020 Answer Key

To be announced

Declaration of JAM 2020 Result

To be announced

Steps to Download JAM 2020 Answer Key

The IIT JAM 2020 answer keys for all the papers have been released in online mode in a PDF format. Here’s a list of few steps candidates can follow to download the answer key of JAM 2020 from the official website of the exam.

  • Click on the Answer Key link available on the official exam website to download JAM 2020 answer key.
  • Once you click on that link, you will be directed to a page where the Questions Papers and their Answer Keys are available stream-wise.
  • Download the question papers along with answer keys and save the PDFs.

How to Challenge the IIT JAM 2020 Answer Key

After the release of the IIT JAM 2020 provisional answer key, candidates are given an opportunity to challenge the answers they think are wrong. It can be done only in a time period specified by the conducting body. Candidates who wish to raise an objection regarding the answers can do so by following the given below:

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM (jam.iitkgp.ac.in).

  • Click on the link available to contest the answer keys.

  • As you click, you will be taken to the JOAPS portal (joaps.iitkgp.ac.in) where you will be required to enter your enrollment ID and password.

  • Once you 'Submit' the required details, you will be able to raise objections regarding the answers.

Important Instructions Related to JAM Answer Key 2020

Following are some important pointers that IIT JAM takers should keep in mind in relation to the release of answer key.

  • The IIT JAM 2020 official answer key will be made available online in a PDF format along with the question papers.
  • Candidates may find the answer keys released by some other online sources as well. However, it is recommended that the test takers wait for the official answer key released by conducting IIT before taking any decision.
  • Once released, IIT JAM 2020 test takers can cross-check the answers as well as questions from the given answer key and response-sheets to know how they performed in the examination.
  • Those who find discrepancies in the released JAM 2020 answer key, contact the examination authorities within a given time to file objections, after which the conducting IIT will release the final answer key.
  • The official JAM 2020 answer key released by the conducting IIT before the result declaration is deemed final.

Marking Scheme of IIT JAM 2020 Answer Key

While evaluating their performance, test takers must keep the following IIT JAM 2020 marking scheme in mind.


Marking Scheme


In 1 mark questions, there is a penalty of 1/3rd marks for every incorrect answer.

In 2 marks question, there is a penalty of 2/3rd marks for every incorrect response.


No Negative Marking


No Negative Marking

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