About JAM 2019

JAM also known as the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Programmes is an entrance exam conducted for the admission to the postgraduate science programmes offered in 18 IITs and IISc Bangalore. JAM 2019 will be conducted on February 10, 2019. JAM 2019 is the M.Sc. admission test for a number of programmes including M.Sc, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc Ph.D dual programme, integrated PhD, M.Sc-M.Tech and M.Sc-M.S (Research) in as many as 18 IITs and IISc Bangalore. IIT Kharagpur has announced JAM 2019 notification on August 14, 2018. According to the official notification of JAM 2019, the application will begin on September 5, 2018. JAM is a computer-based online examination conducted for a duration of three hours. The candidates appearing JAM 2019 can check their results on March 20, 2019. After the results of JAM 2019 are declared candidates who have qualified will be called for the counselling process after filling the Admission Forms from April 11, 2019, until April 24, 2019. IIT Kharagpur will release three admission lists the first of which will be released on June 3, 2019. 

Exam level: National Level Exam
Frequency: Once a Year
Languages English
Duration 3 Hours

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JAM 2019 Important Dates

01 Sep, 2018 - 01 Oct, 2018 Application | Mode: Online
04 Jan, 2019 - 10 Feb, 2019 Admit Card | Mode: Online
10 Feb, 2019 Exam - Session One 9 AM-12 PM | Mode: Online and Online
10 Feb, 2019 Exam - Session Two 2 PM-5 PM | Mode: Online and Online
20 Mar, 2019 Result | Mode: Online
11 Apr, 2019 - 24 Apr, 2019 Counselling - Admission Form | Mode: Online
03 Jun, 2019 Counselling - First Admission List | Mode: Online
18 Jun, 2019 Counselling - Second Admission List | Mode: Online
01 Jul, 2019 Counselling - Third Admission List | Mode: Online
12 Aug, 2018 Advertisement - Official Notification | Mode: Online

JAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has released the eligibility criteria of JAM 2019 to be conducted. Candidates interested o take admissions to the different M.Sc programmes offered by the participating institutes must make sure to meet the eligibility criteria mentioned by IIT Kharagpur.

As per the eligibility released candidates belonging to the general category must have a minimum of 55 per cent or 5.5 aggregate out of 10 in their qualifying degree examination. Candidates belonging to the reserved category (SC/ST/) must score a minimum of 50 per cent marks or 5.0 out of 10 aggregate in the qualifying examination.

JAM 2019 Application Process

Mode of Application : Online

Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card

Application Fees

Category Quota Mode Gender Amount
General Online Male ₹ 1500
OBC Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 750
SC Online Transgender ₹ 750
ST Online Transgender ₹ 750
General PWD Online Male, Female, Transgender ₹ 750

The application forms for JAM 2019 will be available online from September 5, 2018. Candidates must make sure to fill up and submit the application form on or before October 1, 2018. The following details are to be entered in the application form - 

  • Personal Details
  • Exam Centre Details
  • Academic Details

While filling the application form it is mandatory for the candidates to upload the following documents

  •   Class 10 mark sheet
  •   Class 12 mark sheet
  •   Qualifying degree certificate   
  •    Photograph 
  •    Signature

IIT JAM 2019 Application Form Fee    

            

Category

        
            

Application fee amount

        
            

Application For for two Subjects 

        
  General/ OBC                    

Rs. 1500 

        
            

Rs.2100

        
            

SC/ST/PwD

        
            

Rs. 750 

        
            

Rs. 1050

        
            

Female (all categories)

        
            

Rs. 750 

        
            

Rs. 1050

        



JAM 2019 Exam Pattern

JAM Biotechnology

The exam pattern of JAM 2019 for Biotechnology mentions the total number of questions, the types of questions and the marking scheme for each paper. 

Session: Session 2

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm

JAM Exam Pattern 2019 (Biotechnology) – Section-wise division

Sections/Types

Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions

30

10

20

Duration

 3 hours

  

Marks

 1 mark 10 questions

 2 marks 20 questions

Each question carries 2 marks 

 1 marks 10 questions

2 marks 10 questions

Negative Marking

1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted

No negative marking

No negative marking

Types of Question

Multiple Choice questions

Multiple Choice questions

No options will be displayed

Mode of Exam

Online

Online

Online

Total number of Question

60

Total Marks

100

JAM Biological Sciences

The exam pattern of JAM 2019 for Biological Sciences mentions the total number of questions, the types of questions and the marking scheme for each paper. As per the exam pattern, negative marking will be applicable only for section A only. 

Session: Session 1

Time: 9 am to 12 noon

JAM Paper Pattern 2019 – Section-wise division

Sections/Types

Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions

30

10

20

Duration

 3 hours

  

Marks

 1 mark 10 questions

 2 marks 20 questions

Each question carries 2 marks 

10 questions for 1 marks each

10 questions for 2 marks each

Negative Marking

1/3 of marks will be deducted for 1 mark questions and 2/3 marks will be deducted for 2 marks questions, 

Negative marking will not be applicable 

Negative marking will not be applicable

Types of Question

Multiple Choice questions

Multiple Choice questions

No options will be displayed

Mode of Exam

Online

Online

Online

Total number of Question

60

Total Marks

100

JAM Chemistry

Session: Session 2

Time: 2 pm to 5 pm

JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Chemistry – Section-wise division  

            

Sections/Types

            

Section   A

            

Section B

            

Section C

        
Number  of Questions                    

30

            

10 

            

20

            

Duration

            

Three hours            

Mode of Exam        Online        Online        Online        
Types  of Question        Multiple Choice        Multiple Choice       No options will be displayed        
Negative             Marking        1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks             will be deducted        No             negative marking        No             negative marking        
Marks        10 questions 1 mark           

20 questions 2 marks

        
2 marks for each question        10 questions 1 marks           

10             questions 2 marks

        
Total             number of Question        60
Total             Marks        100        


JAM Geology

Session: Session 2

Time: 2 Pm to 5 PM

JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Geology                                                                                                                    

      Sections/Types                    

Section A

        
Section B        Section C        
Number of Questions        30        10        20        
Mode of Exam        Online        
Duration        Three hours         
Types of QuestionMultiple Choice Multiple Choice        No             options will be displayed        
Negative             Marking        For 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks     will be deducted  1/3 of marks will be deducted and       No             negative marking        No             negative marking        
Marks        20 questions 2 marks
10 questions 1 mark           


        
2 marks for each question        10 questions 2 marks
10 questions 1 marks
Total             number of Question        60
Total Marks        100        

JAM Mathematics

Session: Session 1

Time: 9 AM to 12 Noon

JAM 2019 Exam Pattern for Mathematics

            

Sections/Types        

            

Section  A        

            

Section  B

            

Section  C     

Number  of Questions        3010        20
Duration        Three hours                 
Mode of Exam Online
Types  of Question        Multiple Choice QuestionMultiple Choice Question        No             options will be displayed        
Negative             Marking        1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks             will be deducted        No             negative marking        No             negative marking        
Marks        10 questions 1 marks    

20 questions 2 marks

2             marks for each question        10             questions 1 marks           

10             questions 2 marks 

Total             number of Question                    

60

        
Total             Marks        100        

JAM Mathematical Statistics

Session: Session 2

Time: 2 PM to 5 PM

JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Mathematical Statistics

Sections/Types

Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions

30

10

20

Duration

 Three hours

Marks

10 questions 1 mark

20 questions 2 marks

2 marks for each question

10 questions 2 marks

10 questions 1 marks

Negative Marking

1/3 deduction for 1 mark questions and  2/3 marks deduction for 2 marks questions

No negative marking

No negative marking

Types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Selection Questions

No options will be displayed

Mode of Exam

Online

Online

Online

Total number of Question

60

Total Marks

100

JAM Physics

Session: Session 1

Time: 9 AM to 12 Noon        

JAM 2019 Exam Pattern for Physics                          

Sections/Types        Section  A        Section B        Section C        
Number of Questions        301020
DurationThree hours     
Mode of Exam Online
Types of Question        Multiple Choice        Multiple         Choice        No             options will be displayed        
Negative Marking        1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks             will be deducted        No negative marking        No             negative marking        
Marks10 questions 1 mark           

20 questions 2 marks

        
2 marks for each question        10 questions 1 marks           

10 questions 2 marks    

Total             number of Question60
Total Marks        100        

JAM 2019 Admit Card

The Indian Institute of Kharagpur will release the JAM 2019 admit card online on January 4, 2019. The admit card will be available for download until February 10, 2019. 

How to Download JAM Admit Card 2019

  • Click on the link given 
  • Enter the login credentials (enrollment ID and Password/ JOAPS password)
  • Evaluate the arithmetic expression or enter the captcha given.
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button
  • A window displaying admit card will appear. 

While downloading the admit card of JAM 2019 candidates must make sure to check for the following details -

  • Name and D.O.B
  • Photograph and signature uploaded
  • Exam centre details
  • Duration and session of examination

Candidates must make sure to follow the instructions mentioned in the IIT JAM admit card regarding the examination.

JAM 2019 Exam Centers

State City
Karnataka Bengaluru
Hubli
Mangalore
Telangana Hyderabad
Warangal
Kerala Kannur
Kozhikode
Palakkad
Thrissur
Ernakulam
Kollam
Kottayam
Thiruvananthapuram
Gujarat Ahmedabad
Vadodara
Maharashtra Mumbai
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
Goa Panjim
Haryana Faridabad
Gurugram
Hisar
Kurukshetra
Uttar Pradesh Ghaziabad
Greater Noida
Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Kanpur
Lucknow
Varanasi
Noida
Moradabad
Madhya Pradesh Indore
Rajasthan Jaipur
Jodhpur
Jammu and Kashmir Jammu
Delhi New Delhi
West Bengal Asansol
Kalyani
Siliguri
Kharagpur
Kolkata
Jharkhand Dhanbad
Ranchi
Assam Dibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
Bihar Patna
Odisha Bhubaneshwar
Chhattisgarh Raipur
Andhra Pradesh Vijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Tamil Nadu Chennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli
Uttarakhand Dehradun
Roorkee
Punjab Jalandhar
Mohali

Documents Required at Exam

  • JAM 2019 Admit Card
  • Valid ID

JAM 2019 Result

JAM 2019 result will be released online on March 20, 2019. Candidates can check their JAM 2019 result by entering their login details. The result of JAM 2019 will be available in the form of a pdf.

How to check JAM Result 2019

  • Click on the link given
  • Enter your Login details (login ID and password)
  • Click on the ‘Download Result’ tab.

A window displaying the result of Jam 2019 which includes the qualifying status, marks and rank obtained will be displayed.

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JAM 2019 Counselling

IIT JAM 2019 counselling procedure will start with the release of the admission forms which will be released online on April 11, 2019. Candidates who qualify the JAM 2019 exams can apply for the counselling process by filling the admission forms.

Documents to be submitted

  •  Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate
  •  Degree Marksheet (If completed)
  •  Qualifying Degree Certificate
  •  Marksheet  until last semester attempted (If in Final Year)
  •  ID  Proof (Passport/ Voters ID/ PAN/ Aadhaar Card)
  •  College Transfer Certificate
  •  Caste and reservation certificate (OBC (Non Creamy Layer)), SC, ST
  •  Valid Certificate for PwD candidates
  •  Birth Certificate
  •  Nationality Certificate (General Category)

JAM  2019 Counselling - Seat booking fees

            

Category

        
            

Seat booking fee amount 

        
            

General/ OBC (Non Creamy Layer)

        
            

Rs. 10,000

        
            

SC

        
            

Rs. 5,000

        
            

ST

        
            

Rs. 5,000

        
            

PH

        
            

Rs. 5,000

        

Documents Required at Counselling

  • Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate
  • Qualifying Degree Certificate
  • Marksheet until last semester attempted (If in Final Year)
  • Degree Marksheet (If completed)
  • Nationality Certificate (General Category)
  • ID Proof (Passport/Voters ID/PAN/Aadhar)
  • Birth Certificate
  • College Transfer Certificate
  • Caste and reservation certificate (OBC (Non Creamy Layer)), SC, ST
  • Valid Certificate for PwD candidates

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