IIT JAM Answer Key 2019

Shreya Sareen Updated On: 12 Feb, 2019 13:06 IST

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IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key

IIT Kharagpur, which is the conducting body of IIT JAM 2019, is expected to release its official answer key on 25th February 2019. All the details regarding the IIT JAM 2019 answer key are elaborated on this page. After appearing for the test, candidates wait for the answer key to be published. Using the official IIT JAM Answer Key 2019, candidates can analyse how many questions they've answered correctly and how many are incorrect. They can compare their responses with the one given in the Answer Key, and predict their probable scores. 

To download the IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key candidates must login through the link outlined below. The IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key will help candidates judge their answers and also check if there are any mistakes in the provided answer key of IIT JAM 2019. IIT Kharagpur will release the IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key twice. The first will be in the form of the provisional answer key whereas the second one will be the final answer key.  The answer key will be released for all the 7 papers separately along with question paper.

Important Dates of JAM 2019 Answer Key



JAM 2018 Exam Date

10th February 2019

Release of JAM 2019 Response Sheets

25th February 2019 (Tentative)

Release of IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key

25th February 2019 (Tentative)

Declaration of JAM 2018 Result

20th March 2019

Steps to Download JAM 2019 Answer Key

The conducting IIT will release the JAM 2019 official answer key in online mode in a PDF format. Here’s a list of few steps candidates can follow to download the answer key of JAM 2019 from the official website of the exam.

  • Click on the Answer Key link available on the official exam website (jam.iitb.ac) to download JAM 2019 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 2019 Answer Key

After releasement of the IIT JAM 2019 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 following steps

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM.

  • Login to the JOAPS portal and click on the appropriate link.

  • Provide the enrollment ID and Password.

  • Click on the 'Raise an objection regarding the answers' tab.

  • Submit the justification for the answer.

  • Pay the requisite fee.

Important Instructions Related to JAM Answer Key 2019

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

  • The IIT JAM 2019 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 2019 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 2019 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 2019 answer key released by the conducting IIT before the result declaration is deemed final.

Marking Scheme of IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key

While evaluating their performance, test takers must keep the following IIT JAM 2019 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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