JAM Important Dates 2020
Updated on Jun 10, 2019 - 4:15 p.m. IST by Parul Thapa

JAM Important Dates 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, had released the admission notifications which included the JAM 2020 important dates on July 11, 2019. The important dates of JAM 2020 include the important schedules for IIT JAM 2020 which was held on February 9, 2020. It is very important for the candidates to pen-down all the important dates of JAM 2020 in order to stay updated about all the events that will be happening in JAM 2020. The JAM 2020 mentions the dates and schedule of the registration process, application form, admit card, result, counselling session etc.

JAM, also known as, Joint Admission Test (JAM), is held annually for the candidates who wish to seek admission in postgraduate programmes offered by different IITs in India. This year the JAM 2020 was held by IIT Kanpur on February 9, 2020, in online mode. It is suggested for the candidates to go through this article thoroughly to know all the details about JAM 2020 important dates and schedule in order to stay updated with the whole admission process of JAM 2020.

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JAM Important Dates 2020



Application forms begin

September 4, 2019 (Closed)

Application forms close

October 9, 2019 (5.30 pm)

Last date of application submission including documents

October 9, 2019 (5.30 pm) - Closed

Last date of remitting application fee

October 13, 2019

Application correction window opensOctober 18, 2019
Correction Window closes
October 28, 2019

The download of JAM 2020 e-admit card begins

January 7, 2020 (released)

JAM 2020 Mock Test

November 21, 2019

JAM 2020 online paper

February 9, 2020

Session I (9. 30 am to 12. 30 pm) - Biotechnology, (BT), Physics (PH) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Session II (2. 30 pm to 5. 30 pm) - Mathematics (MA), Chemistry (CY) and Geology (GG)

JAM response sheetFebruary 12, 2020 (Released)

JAM Answer Key

February 20, 2020

JAM answer key objection window opens

February 21, 2020 (10 am)

Last date to raise objection on JAM answer key

February 24, 2020 (5 pm)

Final answer keyTo be notified soon

Announcement of result

March 20, 2020

Scorecard release

April 3, 2020 - July 31, 2020

JAM 2020 admission form begins

April 22, 2020

Last date for receipt of the request for a change in the category in proper format/rectification of defective documents
May 04, 2020

Announcement of First Admission List

June 01, 2020

Announcement of Second Admission List

June 16, 2020

Announcement of the Third and Final Admission List

June 29, 2020

Admission Closes for JAM 2020

July 03, 2020

JAM Application Form 2020 Dates

IIT Kanpur had opened the correction window of JAM application form 2020 on October 18, 2019, for candidates who wish to make changes in their filled entries. Applicants could make the correction in their category, test centre and PwD status until October 28, 2019. The application window of JAM 2020 was closed on October 9, 2019 (5:30 pm). Candidates who had submitted the application form of JAM 2020 but not paid the application fee could make their payment until October 13, 2019.

JAM Admit Card 2020 Dates

The admit card of JAM 2020 has been released on January 7 in online mode. The candidates will be required to log in to their student portals to download the e-admit card of JAM 2020. To download the JAM Admit card 2020, the candidates will need to fill in their application number/registration number ID and password.

JAM 2020 Exam Dates

IIT Kanpur conducted JAM 2020 for the candidates who wish to seek admission to various postgraduate programmes offered by the institute. The JAM 2020 was held on February 9, 2020. The JAM 2020 was held in online mode in eight different IIT zones all over India.

JAM Answer Key 2020 Dates

The provisional answer key of JAM 2020 has been released in online mode on February 20, along with the release of the question papers. IIT JAM final answer key 2020 will be released anytime soon. The candidates who had appeared in the JAM 2020 exam can see the correct answer keys and compare their answers from it.

JAM 2020 Result Dates

IIT Kanpur will release the result of JAM 2020 on March 20 in online mode. The institute will also release the response sheet later on.

JAM Counselling 2020 Dates

The counselling of JAM 2020 will be held with the release of the first admission list which will release on June 1. The whole process of JAM 2020 will end by July 3.

About JAM 2020

IIT Kanpur had conducted JAM 2020 for the academic year 2020-2021 for the candidates who are seeking admission in various postgraduate programmes offered by the IITs all over India. JAM 2020 is a PG entrance exam for the programmes like Masters in Science (M.Sc.) programme including M.Sc., joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, M.Sc.- M. Tech, M.Sc.-M.S (Research), Ph.D. dual degree, integrated Ph.D. and other post-graduation programme offered at IISc Bangalore and other Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

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Iit jam maths ka syllabus kya hai?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 27th Feb, 2020

IIT JAM Syllabus for Mathematics is as follows;

Sequences and Series of Real Numbersincludes topic such asSequences and series of real numbers, Convergent and divergent sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, Convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, absolute and conditional convergence; Tests of convergence for series of positive terms comparison test, ratio test, root test; Leibnitz test for convergence of alternating series

Functions of One Variableincludes topic such asLimit, continuity, differentiation, Rolles Theorem, Mean value theorem. Taylor's theorem. Maxima and minima.

Functions of Two Real Variablesincludes topic such as Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima. Method of Lagrange multipliers, Homogeneous functions including Eulers theorem

Integral Calculus includes topic such asIntegration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, Fundamental theorem of integral calculus. Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration. Calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals and applications. Calculating volumes using triple integrals and applications.


what is complete booklist for iit jam mathematics?

Nikki Nair 26th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant

For IIT jam you can refer some of the following books listed below

1.Linear algebra Sheldon Axler

2.Linear algebra samvedna publications

3.calculus Gorakh Prasad

4.vector calculus by Murray

5.Mathematical analysis by Binmore

6.Real analysis HL Royden

7.Differential equation GF Simmons

8.A textbook on statistics  C A  Weatherban

9.Solved paper by arihant publicantions

I hope this helps



If my final year exams will be after some days of iit jam exams can i give iit jam or not?

Smrity 26th Feb, 2020

Yes, you can give the IIT JAM even if your final year exams are days after IIt jam exam.

It has the provision for students who are studying in the final year to apply for the exam and take it.

To check out other eligibilty criteria for taking the iit jam you can check out this link:


All the best!


what is opening and closing ranks and on what basis the candidates will be selected in a particular range of opening and closing ranks in IIT JAM ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 25th Feb, 2020

Hi Sudheer,

The criteria through which the opening and closing ranks of IIT JAM Examination are decided is as follows:-

  • Number of seats.
  • Number of students appearing in the exam
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Previous year cutoff trends

You should refer to this article for opening and closing ranks in IIT JAM of every single IIT.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!


I am reading in BSc 2nd semester department of Mathematics in Vidyasagar University. I prepare for JAM exam. please suggest book least for this exam.....

Sarthak Dhiman 25th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant.

You currently have a lot of time to prepare well for your JAM examination. Some of the books best for this examination are.

1. Integral Calculus by F. Ayres

2. Linear algebra by Seymour Lipschitz

3. Real Analysis by HL Roden

You can also buy for revision mathematics book by Arihant publication. It'll help you a lot.

Best of luck !

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