JAM Counselling 2020
JAM Counselling 2020 - IIT Kanpur has released the revised schedule of JAM 2020 counselling on May 11. The process of IIT JAM 2020 counselling is conducted after candidates have filled the JAM admission form 2020. Joint Admission Test (JAM) is an annual examination held for various PG courses offered by twenty IITs and IISc. Before starting the IIT JAM 2020 counselling, IIT Kanpur releases the admission form which should be filled by the candidates as per their preferences and choices. IIT JAM Counselling is held by the conducting body of JAM for candidates to get admission in their preferred courses. After the IIT JAM counselling procedure and submission of the required official documents, IIT Kanpur will release three admission lists which will mention opening and closing rank as per the subjects. The process of IIT JAM online counselling will be concluded by August 3, 2020.
LATEST: First JAM admission list 2020 has been released on June 29
Undertaking Against Lost/Missing Documents
Applicants who are not able to find/collect their JAM 2020 admission relevant documents due to nationwide COVID-19 lockdown, can fill an undertaking on the JOAPS portal. They need to submit any missing documents before a later deadline. The undertaking has to be filled in CAPITAL LETTERS, except for the signature. A filled signed and scanned copy of the undertaking or a scan of the handwritten copy of the undertaking has to be submitted ice the admission process starts. Any admission offer to such candidates, if made, will be strictly provisional.
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JAM Counselling 2020 - Schedule
|JAM Final Answer Key 2020||March 16, 2020 (Released)|
Announcement of JAM result 2020
March 16, 2020 (Released)
Release of IIT JAM Scorecard
March 31, 2020 (Released)
Release of JAM admission form 2020
April 20, 2020
JAM 2020 admission form ends
May 24, 2020
Last date for receipt of the request for a change in the category in proper format/rectification of defective documents at IIT Bombay
May 25, 2020
JAM 1st admission list
June 29, 2020 (Released)
IIT JAM 2020 counselling date for payment of seat booking fee through an online process for first admission list
July 3, 2020 (till 5 pm)
JAM 2nd admission list
July 14, 2020
|Last date of submitting documents|
July 20, 2020
Last date for payment of seat booking fee through an online process for the second admission list
To be notified
Opening and Closing of withdrawal option
To be notified
JAM 3rd and final Admission list
July 29, 2020
Last day for payment of seat booking fee through an online process for final admission list
August 3, 2020
JAM Counselling Procedure 2020
After the IIT JAM result is declared, the candidates have to fill an admission form based on which IIT JAM 2020 counselling will be done.
Candidates have to fill the admission form as per their preferences and choices according to which they will be offered seats during JAM counselling 2020.
IIT Kanpur will release three admission lists as part of the IIT JAM 2020 counselling procedure.
After the release of the admission lists, the candidates will be given admission according to their preferences.
Candidates who have been offered seats during the counselling of JAM 2020 will have to log in through their registered ID and select from three options - Accept and Freeze, Accept with Upgrade and Reject and Quit.
The ones who choose Accept and Freeze or Freeze with Upgrade have to pay the ‘Seat Booking Fee’ in online mode via Debit Card/Credit Card/Netbanking.
If a candidate chooses to draw/cancel their seats, they will be charged Rs. 1000/- out of the Seat Booking Fee and the final amount will be refunded.
If a candidate fails to register or lock their seats during IIT JAM counselling 2020 they will not be considered for the admission process.
Candidates who will be qualified and offered the seats must report at the allotted IIT along with their official documents that are required to be submitted at the time of admission.
Documents Required for JAM Counselling 2020
Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate
ID Proof (Passport/Voters ID/PAN/Aadhar)
College Transfer Certificate
Qualifying Degree Certificate
Degree Marksheet (If completed)
Marksheet until last semester attempted (If in Final Year)
Nationality Certificate (General Category)
Caste and reservation certificate (OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)), SC, ST
Valid Certificate for PwD candidates
JAM Counselling 2020 - Seat Booking fees
Candidates who will be allotted seats in twenty IITs have to freeze their seats in order to get admission. The IIT JAM counselling fees need to be paid in online mode via Debit Card/Credit Card/Net Banking. A secured gateway will be provided by IIT Kanpur during IIT JAM 2020 counselling through which the candidates can remit the fee for their admission. Candidates can check a total breakdown of IIT JAM counselling fee given below in the table.
JAM Counselling Seat Booking fees
Seat booking fee amount (in INR)
General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JAM Counselling 2020
Question: Are marks of all papers of 12th checked during IIT jam counseling?
No, the seats are allotted only on the basis of the scores acquired in JAM 2020.
Question: Does 10/12 percentage matter during the IIT JAM counselling?
No, scores obtained in 10/12th does not matter in IIT JAM counselling procedure. Although, a candidate must have passing marks in their 12th class to be eligible for JAM counselling.
Question: How many times does counselling take place in the IIT JAM?
IIT Kanpur will release three admission lists for IIT JAM counselling 2020.
Question: What is the counseling process for IIT JAM?
Candidates will be allotted the seats in one of the twenty IITs or IISc based on the preferences filled by them in the JAM admission form. After seats getting allotted, they have to freeze their seats by remitting Seat Booking Fee. If they do not take part in the counselling procedure, they will not be considered for IIT JAM counselling procedure.
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Questions related to JAM
For IIT JAM examination percentage of only final year is considered or percentage of 3 years of graduation?
For IIT JAM examination, the minimum eligibility for general and OBC candidates is to have a minimum of 55% aggregate and for others it is 50%. The score is the final percentage of all three years of the graduation. You can visit https://university.careers360.com/articles/jam/amp
can we alter the options in the second round of iit jam counselling in the place of existing options filled in the first round?
No you can't change options after counseling form is submitted once. Due to this, it is important to be cautious and choose college options which will be more suitable as per the merit and entrance score.
In 2ns round, they will consider college options as per 2nd phase cutoff. If any of the given options satisfies the cutoff then a college option will be assigned.
There can't be any change now.
Hope it helps!
round 1 for m.sc in iit, through iit jam exam date notifications 2020
IIT JAM 2020 first round seat allotment is released today and you can check the allotment details in JOAPS portal online and the link is here https://joaps.iitk.ac.in/
You need to login with your credentials to know the seat allotment details and the necessary action must be taken July 3, 2020 until 5pm.
Sir I am pursuing bsc program from IGNOU am I eligable to apply iit jam in math department.
IIT JAM test is conducted for admission to PG and Joint PG degree courses in various disciplines in various IITs.
For M.Sc. in Mathematics, the eligibility is to have a minimum of 55% aggregate scored in the last qualifying degree or 5.5 CGPA scored out of 10 and the candidate must have studied mathematics for at least two years/four semesters during the Bachelor’s degree.
Yes, you'll be able to apply if you score above the minimum eligibility criteria.
Check other details at https://www.google.com/amp/s/university.careers360.com/articles/jam-eligibility-criteria/amp
as we know that iit bombay requires maths in 12th compulsory to get admission for Msc biotechnology even if your iit jam rank is eligible ..so my question is i have cleared my 12th with PCB ..so if i clear 12th maths exam after that then will i be able to get admission in iit bombay???
The eligibility to get admission in IIT, Bombay in M.Sc Biotechnology through IIT JAM is that you must have passed bachelor's degree in any discipline and there is no essential subject requirement for M.Sc Biotechnology. Mathematics is essential subject to get admission in M.Sc-P.hD integrated degree in environmental Science and Engineering in IIT, Bombay. I request you to go through the JAM brochure and check the minimum education qualification requirement https://jam.iitk.ac.in/doc/JAM-2020_Admission_Brochure.pdf