IIT JAM Answer Key 2021

Updated By Sakunth Kumar on 27 Jan, 2021 08:37

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IIT JAM 2021 Official Answer Key & Question Paper

IISc Bangalore will release the answer keys along with question papers. The answer keys for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) 2021 will be released for all the papers separately along with question papers. Candidates can access the IIT JAM Question Papers and Answer Keys through the direct link mentioned on this page. Candidates will also have the option to raise the objections in online mode. IIT Kanpur will conduct the JAM 2021 in a Computer-Based Test (CBT) in two sessions.

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

IIT JAM 2021 Subject Wise Answer Keys & Question Papers

The official answer keys of IIT JAM (subject wise) will be updated here soon.

Subject Answer KeyQuestion Paper
BiotechnologyTo be UpdatedTo be Updated
PhysicsTo be UpdatedTo be Updated
ChemistryTo be UpdatedTo be Updated
Mathematics To be UpdatedTo be Updated
Mathematical StatisticsTo be UpdatedTo be Updated
GeologyTo be UpdatedTo be Updated

IIT JAM 2021 Answer Key Dates

The important dates pertaining to IIT JAM 2021 answer key are as follows -



JAM 2021 Exam Date

February 14, 2021

Release of JAM 2021 Response Sheets

To be Notified

Release of IIT JAM 2021 Answer Key

To be Notified

Declaration of JAM 2021 Result

March 20, 2021

Steps to Download JAM 2021 Answer Key

The IIT JAM 2021 answer keys for all the papers will be 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 2021 from the official website of the exam.

  • Click on the Answer Key link available on the official exam website to download JAM 2021 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 2021 Answer Key

After the release of the IIT JAM 2021 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 2021

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

  • The IIT JAM 2021 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 2021 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 2021 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 2021 answer key released by the conducting IIT before the result declaration is deemed final.

Marking Scheme of IIT JAM 2021 Answer Key

While evaluating their performance, test takers must keep the following IIT JAM 2021 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

IIT JAM 2020 Stream-wise Question Papers & Answer Keys

Biotechnology (BT)Question PaperAnswer Key
Chemistry (CY)Question PaperAnswer Key
Geology (GG)Question PaperAnswer Key
Mathematics (MA)Question PaperAnswer Key
Mathematical Statistics (MS)Question PaperAnswer Key
Physics (PH)Question PaperAnswer Key

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FAQs about IIT JAM Answer Key

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IIT JAM answer key is expected to be released at least a week after the exam.

Can I get IIT JAM response sheet along with answer key?

Yes. The candidates can get response sheet along with the answer key.

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