JAM Exam Pattern 2018

JAM exam patternJAM Exam Pattern 2018 – Candidates who will be appearing for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. programme (JAM) on February 11, 2018 need to check exam pattern of JAM 2018. The candidates with help of JAM 2018 exam pattern can prepare for the M.Sc entrance test. The JAM exam pattern details structure of the M.Sc admission test. With exam pattern of JAM 2018, the candidates can get a brief idea of paper including subjects, marks, time and duration of the test. JAM exam pattern 2018 will also specify the marking scheme of the IIT Bombay administered PG science exam. Knowing JAM exam pattern 2018 is also important for the point that it will also give you an overview of the syllabus of JAM. The M.Sc joint admission test aspirants through JAM 2018 exam pattern may get the number of papers that can be chosen in each test sessions. In case a candidate is not aware of the exam pattern (test pattern) of JAM 2018, he may mistakes while appearing in the test. Candidates can check JAM 2018 exam pattern and syllabus 2018 as detailed below.

 

Important: Candidates need to download JAM admit card 2018 at the earliest by February 11, after which no facilities will be provided to get an access for the same.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Dates and Events

Events

Dates

Download of JAM admit card begins

January 9, 2018

Last date to download JAM admit card

February 11, 2018

JAM online exam

February 11, 2018

Declaration of JAM result

March 20, 2018 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Mode of JAM

 

JAM 2018 will be an online test. Candidates will be required to answer the questions by using a computer system.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Timings of JAM

 

IIT Bombay will conduct the online admission test for M.Sc programmes for a total of 180 minutes. Candidates will be required to answer the questions of JAM 2018 online paper in 2-hour time limit only. No extra timings will be provided as the computer machines will automatically shut down in the given time as the test ends. However, candidates will be required to enter their respective examination halls at least 30 minute prior to the beginning of the admission test so bio-metric and attendance processes can be done in time.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Session of JAM

 

There will be two sessions of JAM 2018. The first session of JAM 2018 will begin at 9:00 am and the second session from 2:00 pm. Each of these sessions will be held for three hours and different sets of JAM papers will be conducted in each of these sessions.

Session

Papers

Timings

Session I

Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Session II

Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH)

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Papers of JAM

 

Candidates can appear for any one of the seven test papers. Moreover, the candidates may choose one paper from each section, and thereby appear for two papers in total. Find JAM test papers in the table below.

 

JAM 2018 Session and Timing

Papers

Session

Timings

Biological Sciences (BL)

Session II

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Biotechnology (BT)

Session I

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Chemistry (CY)

Session I

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Geology (GG)

Session I

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Session I

9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Mathematics (MA)

Session II

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Physics (PH)

Session II

2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Question Numbers of JAM

 

Candidates will be required to answer as many as 60 questions for the online test. The questions will be divided into different sections, as per the JAM 2018 exam pattern.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Question Types of JAM

 

The 60 questions in the online admission test of JAM 2018 will be divided into two types, namely objective and short-answer type questions. Further each of these questions will have multiple-choice options and can be of multiple selective types.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Marks of JAM

 

The total marks allotted to JAM 2018 are 100 against the 60 questions.

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018: Marking Scheme of JAM

 

As per JAM 2018 exam pattern, candidates responding question with the correct answer options will be awarded their respective marks. Further, in case of any wrong answer, no marks will be deducted for any wrong answer.

 

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