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IIT JAM Counselling 2024: Dates, Process, Seat Allotment

Updated By Lam Vijaykanth on 26 Jul, 2023 15:51

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IIT JAM 2024 Counselling Process

IIT JAM 2024 Counselling Process will be organised by the conducting authority of the exam. The counselling for IIT JAM 2024 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 JAM 2024 merit lists and scores, candidates will be offered admission in IITs, NITs, and CFTIs.

After the declaration of IIT JAM 2024 result, candidates will have to fill the admission form for the IIT JAM 2024 counselling process. Candidates need to submit all the required documents during the IIT JAM Counselling 2024. After the submission of the documents, IIT, Roorkee will release the first admission List in the month of June 2024.

The counselling of IIT JAM is conducted to allot seats to the candidates in various courses. A candidate can apply to one or more programmes that are covered under the test papers qualified by the candidate, subject to fulfilment of the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) and the Eligibility Criteria of the Admitting Institutes.

Note: The organising authority releases the second or third admission list if the seats remain vacant.

Schedule of IIT JAM Counselling 2024

From the table given below, candidates can take a look at the detailed counselling schedule for IIT JAM counselling process 2024:



IIT JAM Result 2024

To be Notified

Availability of IIT JAM Scorecard

To be Notified

Starting date of IIT JAM 2024 Application Form for Admission 

To be Notified
Last day to apply

To be Notified

Final date for rectification of defective documents/ receipt of requests
for Change of Category with valid documents

To be Notified

First Admission List Declaration

To be Notified

Deadline to Pay Seat Booking Fee

To be Notified

Second Admission List Declaration

To be Notified

Deadline to Pay Seat Booking Fee

To be Notified
Opening and Closing of Withdrawal Option

To be Notified

Third IIT JAM Admission List Declaration

To be Notified

Deadline to Pay Seat Booking Fee

To be Notified

Fourth Admission List Declaration

To be Notified

Deadline to Pay Seat Booking Fee

To be Notified

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IIT JAM 2024 Counselling Procedure

Step – 1: Filling of Admission Application Form

Candidates applying for admission in various courses first have to fill an application form to participate in IIIT JAM counselling 2024. Candidates have to fill the form with accurate details and verify the details before submitting the application form. For admission application form filling, candidates will have to visit the official website of IIT JAM, click on the appropriate link and enter the login credentials, irrespective of the IISc and IITs where the admission is sought, to fill the admission form. After that, candidates will have to provide the requisite details such as choice of programmes in order of preference, academic qualification, aggregate/CGPA, category, etc. After filling the programme preference and proceeding to payment. The application fee for the JAM 2024 admission form has to be paid online only through using Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking. The application fee will be non-refundable. After making the payment and upload the scanned image on the admission website in the prescribed format.


  • Only one admission form can be filled, therefore candidates must be careful while they fill the admission form.
  • Candidates belonging to the OBC-NCL category have to submit a valid certificate along with the admission form after the declaration of IIT JAM 2024 Result.
  • If found incomplete the admission form of JAM 2024 will not be considered.

Step – 2: Accept or Reject Choices

  • In this step of IIT JAM counselling 2024, candidates have to log in to the official website and make choices from any of the options appearing on the screen. They can opt “Accept and Upgrade”, “Accept and Freeze” or “Reject and Quit” option.
  • After choosing the option and booking the seat, candidates have to pay “Seat Booking Fee” through online payment modes using Credit Card/ Debit Card/Net Banking.
  • If a candidate chooses to withdraw, then an amount of INR1000/- will be deducted from their Seat Booking Fee and the final amount will be refunded.

Step – 3: Reporting to the Allotted Centre

  • After seat allotment, candidates have to report at the allotted IITs, NITs, and CFTIs along with all the documents required to be submitted at the time of admission.
  • Candidates who fail to accept the admission offer are not considered for the further admission process for IIT JAM counselling process 2024.


  • IIT JAM 2024 Third and final admission list will be prepared if seats still remain vacant.
  • Qualified candidates who are not allotted a seat in the 1st and 2nd admission round will remain on the waiting list.
  • Anyone who does not accept the acceptance offer from the institute will be removed from the IIT JAM counselling 2024. 

Important Pointers Regarding IIT JAM 2024 Admission Procedure

 The verification of Eligibility Requirements (ERs) and Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) is the mandatory steps to move for IIT JAM 2024 admission.

  • The admission will be offered only to those candidates who fulfill all eligibility criteria of IIT JAM 2024.
  • Apart from this, the admission will depend on the availability of seats in the admitting institutions.
  • Without all the documents mentioned below, no candidate will be allowed to participate in IIT JAM Counselling 2024.
  • The admission in IISc Banglore, IISER Bhopal, IISER Pune, and CCMN Institutes will not be done through common JAM admission process. The candidate must apply for these institutes directly to their undergraduate programmes.

Seat Booking Fee in IIT JAM Counselling 2024

  • In order to get admission into IITs through IIT JAM counselling 2024, candidates who have been allotted seats will have to freeze their seats.
  • Candidates will be required to pay the IIT JAM counselling fees in online mode via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking.
  • IIT Kanpur will provide a secured gateway for the IIT JAM counselling process 2024 by which the candidates can remit the fee for their admission.


Seat Booking Fee Amount (in INR)





General/ OBC (Non Creamy Layer)




List of Documents Required in IIT JAM 2024 Counselling

The candidates are required to carry the following documents in original along with Xerox copies at the time of IIT JAM counselling 2024:

  • 10th class mark sheet and passing certificate
  • 12th or HSC mark sheet
  • Qualifying degree certificate (mark sheets of all semesters)
  • National certificate for candidates belonging to general category
  • Category certificate (if applicable)
  • PwD certificate (if applicable)
  • JAM Scorecard and admit card

IIT JAM Counselling 2024 - Opening and Closing Ranks

IISc Bangalore will also release the JAM opening and closing ranks for IIT JAM 2024. The opening and closing ranks are released online on the official website in four different rounds. The IIT JAM rank includes category-wise ranks for admissions in various participating institutions.

Participating Colleges in JAM Admission Process

The candidates who qualify IIT JAM 2024 exam are eligible to take admission in different courses offered by all the IIT JAM participating institutes. The exam conducting authority conducts the common admission process for admissions to MSc and integrated MSc-PhD courses offered at the different IITs and IISc Bangalore. The candidates can check the list of different courses offered by individual colleges as mentioned below:


College Name 

Courses offered through IIT JAM


Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 

Integrated PhD in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences


IIT Bombay 

MSc in Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Applied Statistics and Informatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics

Joint MSc- PhD in Environmental Science and Engineering, Operations Research, and Energy


IIT Kanpur

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics

MSc-PhD dual degree in Physics


IIT Jodhpur 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics

MSc-MTech in Mathematics - Date and Computational Sciences, and Physics - Materials Engineering


IIT Madras 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics


IIT Mandi

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, Physics, and three year Master in Science 

MSc Tech in Applied Geology, and Applied Geophysics.


IIT Guwahati 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, and Physics


IIT Palakkad

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


IIT Roorkee

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics, Applied Geology, Biotechnology, Economics and Physics


IIT Tirupati

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Statistics, and Physics


IIT Bhubaneswar

Joint MSc- PhD in Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, and, Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences.


IIT Delhi 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


IIT Indore

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, Biotechnology, Astronomy and Physics

For Astronomy, the degree can be converted into a dual MSc-PhD degree in the second year if the students qualify CSIR/ UGC-NET/ GATE


IIT (BHU) Varanasi

MSc in Chemistry and Physics


IIT Kharagpur

MSc-PhD in Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology, Geophysics, Medical Physics, Nuclear Medicine, Molecular Medical Microbiology, and Physics


IIT Bhilai

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, and Physics


IIT Gandhinagar

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


IIT Hyderabad 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing/ Mathematics, and Physics


IIT Patna 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics


IIT Ropar 

MSc in Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics

22IIT JammuMSc in Chemistry and Physics

Note: The candidates must note that there are other colleges including National Institutes of Technology (NITs), IISERs, etc. besides IITs and IISc that also accept IIT JAM scores. However, the counselling process of the colleges other than IITs and IISc will be held separately. 

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FAQs about IIT JAM Counselling Process

Where can I register for IIT JAM counselling process?

The candidates will have to register for the counselling process on JOAPS portal.

How can I check my IIT JAM admission status?

The exam authority will release IIT JAM admission list on the specified dates, and the candidates will have to check the same through the JOAPS portal.

How many IIT JAM admission lists are released by the exam authority?

Usually, the exam authority releases three admission lists of IIT JAM.

What should I do after checking the IIT JAM admission list?

You will have to pay the seat booking fee after checking the IIT JAM admission list.

Can I wait for second admission list if I am not satisfied with the IIT JAM first admission list?

If you are not satisfied with the first allotment, you will have to enter your preference on JOAPS portal. You can select Retain and Wait for the IIT JAM second admission list.

Do I have to report immediately after paying the IIT JAM seat booking fee?

The candidates will be given time to report to the allocated institutes.

What is the general category seat booking fee for IIT JAM counselling?

The IIT JAM seat booking fee for General Category is Rs. 10,000.

Will I get the refund of IIT JAM seat booking fee if I choose to withdraw from the counselling process?

The candidates who wish to withdraw from IIT JAM counselling process will get the refund of seat booking fee. However, Rs. 1,000 shall be deducted.

What is the IIT JAM seat booking fee for SC category?

The IIT JAM seat booking fee for SC category is Rs. 5,000.

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