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About JAM 2024

IIT JAM 2024 - The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has opened the IIT JAM 2024 admission portal on April 10. Candidates can fill and submit the JAM 2024 admission form till April 24. Students are required to enter their login details such as login ID and password, to fill out the details. The JAM 2024 category change option closed on April 9. Candidates are advised to provide their category certificates before the deadline. The JAM 2024 scorecard was issued on April 2 at the official website. Students can check the JAM 2024 scorecard by visiting the JOAPS portal. The IIT Madras released the IIT JAM toppers list 2024 on March 23. IIT Madras has published the IIT JAM cut off 2024 on March 22 at jam.iitm.ac.in.

Students can check the JAM result 2024 by visiting the JOAPS portal using their login credentials. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has released the IIT JAM 2024 response sheet at jam.iitm.ac.in. Candidates can download and check the JAM response sheet 2024 by using their login credentials. IIT JAM 2024 was conducted in online mode, to offer admissions for candidates in 21 IITs for various programmes including M.Sc. Joint M.Sc - Ph.D, M.Sc Ph.D dual programme, integrated Ph.D, M.Sc - M.Tech and M.Sc and M.S programmes. IIT JAM 2024 was conducted for seven papers. Candidates can check the JAM exam details from the official website of IIT Madras.

  • Mathematical Sciences (MS).
  • Mathematics (MA).
  • Physics (PH).
  • Chemistry (CY).
  • Biotechnology (BT).
  • Economics.
  • Geology (GG).

Candidates could also apply for one or two papers depending on the eligibility criteria of the IIT JAM 2024. IIT Madras will conduct the admission process for various programmes based on the marks secured by the candidates in the JAM exam 2024. Similarly, the participating institutions will conduct the counselling process separately based on their own cut off marks of IIT JAM .

IIT JAM 2024 Latest News and Updates

  • IIT JAM 2024 admission portal has opened on April 10.
  • IIT Madras has published the IIT JAM scorecard 2024 on April 2.
  • JAM 2024 toppers list was released on March 23.
  • IIT JAM cut off released on March 22.
  • IIT Madras announced the JAM 2024 result on March 20.
  • IIT JAM 2024 final answer key along with final marks released on March 20.
  • IIT JAM result 2024 will be announced on March 22, 2024.
  • Qualified candidates can download the score card on April 2, 2024.
  • IIT Madras opened the challenge window on February 26, with a deadline of February 28.
  • The JAM response sheet 2024 was released on the JOAPS portal by IIT Madras.
  • IIT JAM 2024 was held on February 11, in online mode.

IIT JAM Exam Full Form

The full form of JAM 2024 is the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for Masters .  It is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology every year to offer admissions to various M.Sc and PG programmes in IITs and participating institutions.

What is IIT JAM?

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is the conducting body for IIT JAM. It is a national-level online entrance examination conducted by IIT to offer admissions for candidates in various M.Sc and PG programmes in IITs . IIT JAM 2024 will offer admissions to around 3000 seats through CCMN counselling 2024. Every year, along with the IIT JAM participating institutes will also conduct the entrance exams for candidates seeking admission to M.Sc and PG programmes. Thousands of students appear for the JAM entrance exam 2024 which will be held in the IIT JAM exam centres . Candidates are advised to go through the entire article to clear questions such as what is JAM exam etc.

IIT JAM 2024 Admission Process

  • To be eligible for IIT JAM 2024, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field, from a recognized university.
  • Candidates will have to fill out an online application form and submit it along with the requisite application fee. After submission of the application form, candidates must take a printout of the acknowledgement slip for future reference.
  • Admission Process :  Based on the marks secured by the candidates in IIT JAM 2024, a merit list will be prepared. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counseling process. During the counseling process, the candidates will be allotted seats in the IITs based on their rank in the merit list, choice of the course and availability of seats.

IIT JAM Participating Institutes 2024

IIT Madras has released the IIT JAM participating universities list on its official website. Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 examination can check the list of participating universities. Below is the table shows the participating institutes of IIT JAM .

S. No.

Institute

1

Dr. B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar

2

Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur

3

Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal

4

Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology, Allahabad

5

National Institute of Technology, Agartala

6

National Institute of Technology, Calicut

7

National Institute of Technology, Durgapur

8

National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur

9

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

10

National Institute of Technology, Meghalaya

11

National Institute of Technology, Nagaland

12

National Institute of Technology, Sikkim

13

National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur

14

National Institute of Technology, Manipur

15

National Institute of Technology, Rourkela

16

National Institute of Technology, Silchar

17

National Institute of Technology, Srinagar

18

National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli

19

National Institute of Technology, Warangal

20

Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology, Nagpur

21

Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology, Longowal

22

Indian Institute of Engineering Science & Technology Shibpur

IIT JAM Contact Information

Email: jam@iitm.ac.in

Call: (044) 2257 8200

JAM 2024 Highlights

Full Exam NameJoint Admission Test for M.Sc Programmes
Short Exam NameJAM
Conducting BodyIndian Institute of Science Bangalore
Frequency of ConductOnce a year
Exam LevelNational Level Exam
LanguagesEnglish
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Application Fee (General)1800 Rs [Online]
Mode of ExamOnline
Mode of CounsellingOnline
Participating Colleges41
Exam Duration3 Hours
Number of Seats2802 Seats

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JAM 2024 Important Dates

Upcoming Dates and Events

24 Apr, 2024

Application data correction | Mode: Online

10 Apr, 2024 - 24 Apr, 2024

Admission form | Mode: Online Ongoing

31 May, 2024

1st admission list | Mode: Online

04 Jun, 2024

Last date to make fee payment - 1st admission list | Mode: Online

12 Jun, 2024

2nd admission list | Mode: Online

16 Jun, 2024

Last date to make fee payment - 2nd admission list | Mode: Online

21 Jun, 2024

3rd admission list | Mode: Online

25 Jun, 2024

Last date to make fee payment - 3rd admission list | Mode: Online

15 Jun, 2024 - 01 Jul, 2024

Opening and closing of withdrawal option | Mode: Online

05 Jul, 2024

4th admission list | Mode: Online

08 Jul, 2024

Last date to make fee payment - 4th admission list | Mode: Online

12 Jul, 2024

Downloading of offer letters | Mode: Online

Past Dates and Events

10 Apr, 2024

Application for admission | Mode: Online

02 Apr, 2024

Score Card | Mode: Online

22 Mar, 2024

Cut off date - Start Date | Mode: Online

20 Mar, 2024

Result | Mode: Online

20 Mar, 2024

Final answer key - Start Date | Mode: Online

26 Feb, 2024 - 28 Feb, 2024

Objections against JAM answer key | Mode: Online

19 Feb, 2024

Answer Key | Mode: Online

15 Feb, 2024

Response sheet - Start Date | Mode: Online

11 Feb, 2024

Exam | Mode: Online

08 Jan, 2024

Admit Card | Mode: Online

24 Nov, 2023 - 30 Nov, 2023

Application Correction | Mode: Online

27 Oct, 2023

Application fee date | Mode: Online

05 Sep, 2023 - 25 Oct, 2023

Application | Mode: Online

Applications for Admissions are open.

Apply to Amity University | M.Sc Admissions 2024

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras released the IIT JAM 2024 eligibility criteria on its official website. Candidates should check the JAM eligibility criteria before applying for admissions to M.Sc programmes. JAM 2024 eligibility criteria can help candidates to know the minimum requirements of courses before applying for the admissions. The JAM eligibility criteria might vary for every programme offered by the IITs and the participating universities.

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024

  • Candidates are required to complete their graduation. The proof of graduation should also be submitted within the deadline.

  • Marks must be calculated by taking all the subjects into account, including the languages and subsidiaries of all the years combined.

  • Candidates of General/OBC (NCL) category must have secured a minimum 55% aggregate or 5.5 out of 10 CGPA/CPI in aggregate without rounding off.

  • The candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD category should have scored at least 50% or 5.0 out of 10 in their graduation.

Mode of Application : Online

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

The application correction window for IIT JAM 2024 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, was opened on November 24, 2023. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras released the JAM application form 2024 on September 5 in online mode. Candidates could fill and submit the JAM 2024 application form before the deadline, October 25. Candidates registered for the JAM 2024 could make payment till October 27. IIT Madras has made the JAM application form 2024 available on JOAPS portal, JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The following details are required to be filled in the JAM 2024 application form-

  • Personal Details.
  • Academic Details.
  • Exam Centre Details.

While filling the JAM application form 2024, 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 2024 Application Form Fee

Category

Application fee amount

Application For for two Subjects

General/ OBC

Rs. 1800

Rs.2500

SC/ST/PwD

Rs. 900

Rs. 1250

Female (all categories)

Rs. 900

Rs. 1250

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Application Fees

CategoryQuotaModeGenderAmount
General, OBC, EWSOnlineMale₹ 1800
General, OBC, EWSPWDOnlineMale, Female₹ 900
ST, SCOnlineFemale₹ 900

Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 exam must solve the JAM previous year question papers. Regularly solving question papers for JAM IIT allows the students to get a better understanding of important details such as JAM question pattern, type of questions, marking scheme and most importantly it allows the candidates to learn time management in the actual exam, ultimately improving the preparation for the real IIT JAM entrance exam 2024.

How to download the IIT JAM 2024 Question Paper ?

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM 2024.
  • On the home page, select ‘ Examination ’ from the menu.
  • From the examination tab click ' Test Papers '
  • Candidates can select the prefeered course.
  • Click on the link and the question paper will be downloaded in PDF format.
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JAM Biotechnology Syllabus

Biology-

Biology: Unit 01
General biology
Taxonomy; heredity; genetic variation; conservation; principles of ecology; evolution; techniques in modern biology
Biology: Unit 02
Biochemistry and physiology
Carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; nucleic acids; enzymes; vitamins; hormones; metabolism-glycolysis, TCA cycle, oxidative phosphorylation; photosynthesis
Nitrogen fixation, fertilization and osmoregulation; vertebrates-nervous system; endocrine system; vascular system; immune system; digestive system and reproductive system
Biology: Unit 03
Basic biotechnology
Tissue culture; application of enzymes; antigen-antibody interaction; antibody production; diagnostic aids
Biology: Unit 04
Molecular biology
DNA; RNA; replication; transcription; translation; proteins; lipids and membranes; operon model; gene transfer
Biology: Unit 05
Cell biology
Cell cycle; cytoskeletal elements; mitochondria; endoplasmic reticulum; chloroplast; golgi apparatus; signaling
Biology: Unit 06
Microbiology
Isolation; cultivation; structural features of virus; bacteria; fungi; protozoa; pathogenic micro-organisms

Chemistry+

Chemistry: Unit 01
Atomic structure
Bohr's theory and Schrodinger wave equation
Chemistry: Unit 02
Periodicity in properties
Chemistry: Unit 03
Chemical bonding
Chemistry: Unit 04
Properties of s, p, d, and f block elements
Chemistry: Unit 05
Complex formation
Chemistry: Unit 06
Coordination compounds
Chemistry: Unit 07
Chemical equilibria
Chemistry: Unit 08
Chemical thermodynamics (first and second law)
Chemistry: Unit 09
Chemical kinetics (zero, first, second, and third order reactions)
Chemistry: Unit 10
Photochemistry
Chemistry: Unit 11
Electrochemistry
Chemistry: Unit 12
Acid-base concepts
Chemistry: Unit 13
Stereochemistry of carbon compounds
Chemistry: Unit 14
Inductive, electromeric, conjugative effects and resonance
Chemistry: Unit 15
Chemistry of functional groups
Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines and their derivatives
Chemistry: Unit 16
Aromatic hydrocarbons, halides, nitro and amino compounds, phenols, diazonium salts, carboxylic and sulphonic acids
Chemistry: Unit 17
Mechanism of organic reactions
Chemistry: Unit 18
Soaps and detergents
Chemistry: Unit 19
Synthetic polymers
Chemistry: Unit 20
Biomolecules
Amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates (polysaccharides)
Chemistry: Unit 21
Instrumental techniques
Chromatography (TLC, HPLC), electrophoresis, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry
Chemistry: Unit 22
Sets
Chemistry: Unit 23
Relations and Functions
Chemistry: Unit 24
Mathematical induction

Mathematics+

Mathematics: Unit 01
Logarithms
Mathematics: Unit 02
Complex numbers
Mathematics: Unit 03
Linear and quadratic equations
Mathematics: Unit 04
Sequences and series
Mathematics: Unit 05
Trigonometry
Mathematics: Unit 06
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
Mathematics: Unit 07
Straight lines and family
Mathematics: Unit 08
Circles
Mathematics: Unit 09
Conic sections
Mathematics: Unit 10
Permutations and combinations
Mathematics: Unit 11
Binomial theorem
Mathematics: Unit 12
Exponential and logarithmic series
Mathematics: Unit 13
Mathematical logic
Mathematics: Unit 14
Statistics
Mathematics: Unit 15
Three dimensional geometry
Mathematics: Unit 16
Vectors
Mathematics: Unit 17
Matrices and determinants
Mathematics: Unit 18
Boolean algebra
Mathematics: Unit 19
Probability
Mathematics: Unit 20
Functions
Mathematics: Unit 21
Limits and continuity
Mathematics: Unit 22
Differentiation
Mathematics: Unit 23
Application of derivatives
Mathematics: Unit 24
Definite and indefinite integrals
Mathematics: Unit 25
Differential equations

Physics+

Physics: Unit 01
Physical world and measurement
Physics: Unit 02
Elementary statics and dynamics
Physics: Unit 03
Kinematics
Physics: Unit 04
Laws of motion
Physics: Unit 05
Work
Physics: Unit 06
Energy, and power
Physics: Unit 07
Electrostatics
Physics: Unit 08
Current electricity
Physics: Unit 09
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Physics: Unit 10
Electromagnetic induction and alternating current
Physics: Unit 11
Electromagnetic waves
Physics: Unit 12
Optics
Physics: Unit 13
Dual nature of matter and radiation
Physics: Unit 14
Atomic nucleus
Physics: Unit 15
Solids and semiconductor devices
Physics: Unit 16
Principles of communication
Physics: Unit 17
Motion of system of particles and rigid body
Physics: Unit 18
Gravitation
Physics: Unit 19
Mechanics of solids and fluids
Physics: Unit 20
Heat and thermodynamics
Physics: Unit 21
Oscillations
Physics: Unit 22
Waves

JAM Chemistry Syllabus

Chemistry-Physical chemistry+

Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 01
Basic mathematical concepts
Functions; maxima and minima; integrals; ordinary differential equations; vectors and matrices; determinants; elementary statistics and probability theory
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 02
Atomic and molecular structure
Fundamental particles; Bohr's theory of hydrogen-like atom; wave-particle duality; uncertainty principle; Schrödinger's wave equation; quantum 'numbers; shapes of orbitals; Hund’s rule and Pauli’s exclusion principle
Electronic configuration of simple homonuclear diatomic molecules
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 03
Theory of gases
Equation of state for ideal and non-ideal (Van der Waals) gases; kinetic theory of gases; Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law; equipartition of energy
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 04
Solid state
Crystals and crystal systems; X-rays; NaCl and KCl structures; close packing; atomic and ionic radii; radius ratio rules; lattice energy; Born-Haber cycle; isomorphism; heat capacity of solids
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 05
Chemical thermodynamics
Reversible and irreversible processes; first law and its application to ideal and non-ideal gases; thermochemistry; second law; entropy and free energy; criteria for spontaneity
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 06
Chemical and phase equilibria
Law of mass action; Kp, Kc, Kx and Kn; effect of temperature on K; ionic equilibria in solutions; pH and buffer solutions; hydrolysis; solubility product; phase equilibria-phase rule and its application to one-component and two-component systems
Colligative properties
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 07
Electrochemistry
Conductance and its applications; transport number; galvanic cells; EMF and free energy; concentration cells with and without transport; polarography; concentration cells with and without transport; Debey-Huckel-Onsager theory of strong electrolytes
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 08
Chemical kinetics
Reactions of various order; Arrhenius equation; collision theory; transition state theory; chain reactions-normal and branched; enzyme kinetics; photochemical processes; catalysis
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 09
Adsorption
Gibbs adsorption equation; adsorption isotherm; types of adsorption; surface area of adsorbents; surface films on liquids
Chemistry-Physical chemistry: Unit 10
Spectroscopy
Beer-Lambert law; fundamental concepts of rotational, vibrational, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy

Chemistry-Organic chemistry+

Chemistry-Organic chemistry: Unit 01
Basic concepts in organic chemistry and stereochemistry
Electronic effects (resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation) and steric effects and its applications (acid/ base property); optical isomerism in compounds with and without any stereocenters (allenes, biphenyls)
Conformation of acyclic systems (substituted ethane/ n-propane/ n-butane) and cyclic systems (mono- and di-substituted cyclohexanes)
Chemistry-Organic chemistry: Unit 02
Organic reaction mechanism and synthetic applications
Chemistry of reactive intermediates (carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, nitrenes, benzynes, etc); Hofmann-Curtius-Lossen rearrangement, Wolff rearrangement, Simmons-Smith reaction, Reimer-Tiemann reaction, Michael reaction
Darzens reaction, Wittig reaction and McMurry reaction; Pinacol-pinacolone, Favorskii, benzilic acid rearrangement, dienone-phenol rearrangement, Baeyer-Villeger reaction; oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry
Organometallic reagents in organic synthesis (Grignard, organolithium, and organocopper); Diels-Alder, electrocyclic and sigmatropic reactions; functional group inter-conversions and structural problems using chemical reactions
Chemistry-Organic chemistry: Unit 03
Qualitative organic analysis
Identification of functional groups by chemical tests; elementary UV, IR and 1H NMR spectroscopic techniques as tools for structural elucidation.
Chemistry-Organic chemistry: Unit 04
Natural products chemistry
Chemistry of alkaloids, steroids, terpenes, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides and nucleic acids
Chemistry-Organic chemistry: Unit 05
Aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry
Monocyclic, bicyclic, and tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and monocyclic compounds with one hetero atom: Synthesis, reactivity, and properties

Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry+

Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 01
Periodic table
Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties; general methods of isolation and purification of elements
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 02
Chemical bonding and shapes of compounds
Types of bonding; VSEPR theory and shapes of molecules; hybridization; dipole moment; ionic solids; structure of NaCl, CsCl, diamond and graphite; lattice energy
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 03
Main group elements (s and p blocks)
General concepts on group relationships and gradation in properties; structure of electron deficient compounds involving main group elements
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 04
Transition metals (d block)
Characteristics of 3d elements; oxide, hydroxide and salts of first row metals; coordination complexes: Structure, isomerism, reaction mechanism and electronic spectra; VB, MO and Crystal Field theoretical approaches for structure
Colour and magnetic properties of metal complexes; organometallic compounds having ligands with back bonding capabilities such as metal carbonyls, carbenes, nitrosyls and metallocenes; homogenous catalysis
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 05
Bioinorganic chemistry
Essentials and trace elements of life; basic reactions in the biological systems and the role of metal ions, especially Fe2+, Fe3+, Cu2+ and Zn2+; structure and function of hemoglobin and myoglobin and carbonic anhydrase
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 06
Instrumental methods of analysis
Basic principles; instrumentations and simple applications of conductometry, potentiometry and UV-vis spectrophotometry; analysis of water, air and soil samples
Chemistry-Inorganic chemistry: Unit 07
Analytical chemistry
Principles of qualitative and quantitative analysis; acid-base, oxidation-reduction and complexometric titrations using EDTA; precipitation reactions; use of indicators; use of organic reagents in inorganic analysis; radioactivity; nuclear reactions
Applications of isotopes

JAM Geology Syllabus

Geology+

Geology: Unit 01
The planet earth
Origin of the solar system and the Earth; geosphere and the composition of the Earth; shape and size of the earth; Earth-moon system; formation of continents and oceans; dating rocks and age of the Earth; volcanism and volcanic landforms
Interior of earth; Earthquakes; Earth's magnetism and gravity, isostasy; elements of plate tectonics; orogenic cycles
Geology: Unit 02
Geomorphology
Weathering and erosion; transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms, structurally controlled landforms
Geology: Unit 03
Structural geology
Concept of stratum; contour; outcrop patterns; maps and cross sections; dip and strike; classification and origin of folds, faults, joints, unconformities, foliations and lineations,; shear zones
Stereographic and equal area projections of planes and lines; computation of true thickness of beds from outcrops and bore-holes
Geology: Unit 04
Palaeontology
Major steps in the evolution of life forms; fossils; their mode of preservation and utility; morphological characters, major evolutionary trends and ages of important groups of animals
Brachiopoda, mollusca, trilobita, graptolitoidea, anthozoa, echinodermata; Gondwana plant fossils; elementary idea of verterbrate fossils in India
Geology: Unit 05
Stratigraphy
Principles of stratigraphy; litho-, chrono-, and biostratigraphic classification; distribution and classification of the stratigraphic horizons of India from Archaean to recent
Geology: Unit 06
Mineralogy
Symmetry and forms in common crystal classes; physical properties of minerals; isomorphism and polymorphism, classification of minerals; structure of silicates; mineralogy of common rock-forming minerals; mode of occurrence of minerals in rocks
Transmitted polarised light microscopy and optical properties of uniaxial and biaxial minerals
Geology: Unit 07
Petrology
Definition and classification of rocks; igneous rocks-forms of igneous bodies; crystallization from magma; classification, association and genesis of igneous rocks; sedimentary rocks-classification, texture and structure
Size and shape of sedimentary bodies
Metamorphic rocks-classification, facies, zones and texture
Characteristic mineral assemblages of pelites in the barrovian zones and mafic rocks in common facies
Geology: Unit 08
Economic geology
Properties of common economic minerals; general processes of formation of mineral deposits; physical characters; mode of occurrence and distribution in India both of metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits; coal and petroleum occurrences in India
Geology: Unit 09
Applied geology
Ground water; principles of engineering geology

JAM Mathematics Syllabus

Mathematics+

Mathematics: Unit 01
Sequences and series of real numbers
Sequence of real numbers, convergence of sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, subsequences, Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem
Series of real numbers, absolute convergence, tests of convergence for series of positive terms-comparison test, ratio test, root test; Leibniz test for convergence of alternating series
Mathematics: Unit 02
Functions of one real variable
Limit, continuity, intermediate value property, differentiation, Rolle's theorem, mean value theorem, L' Hospital rule, Taylor's theorem, maxima and minima
Mathematics: Unit 03
Functions of two or three real variables
Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima
Mathematics: Unit 04
Integral calculus
Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of calculus
Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration, calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals, calculating volumes using triple integrals
Mathematics: Unit 05
Differential equations
Ordinary differential equations of the first order of the form y'=f(x,y), Bernoulli's equation, exact differential equations, integrating factor, orthogonal trajectories, homogeneous differential equations, variable separable equations
Linear differential equations of second order with constant coefficients, method of variation of parameters, Cauchy-Euler equation
Mathematics: Unit 06
Vector calculus
Scalar and vector fields, gradient, divergence, curl, line integrals, surface integrals, Green, Stokes and Gauss theorems
Mathematics: Unit 07
Group theory
Groups, subgroups, Abelian groups, non-Abelian groups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, normal subgroups, Lagrange's Theorem for finite groups, group homomorphisms and basic concepts of quotient groups
Mathematics: Unit 08
Linear algebra
Finite dimensional vector spaces, linear independence of vectors, basis, dimension, linear transformations, matrix representation, range space, null space, rank-nullity theorem
Rank and inverse of a matrix, determinant, solutions of systems of linear equations, consistency conditions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors for matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem
Mathematics: Unit 09
Real analysis
Interior points, limit points, open sets, closed sets, bounded sets, connected sets, compact sets, completeness of R. Power series (of real variable), Taylor’s series, radius and interval of convergence
Term-wise differentiation and integration of power series

JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus

Mathematics+

Mathematics: Unit 01
Sequences and series
Convergence of sequences of real numbers, comparison, root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers
Mathematics: Unit 02
Differential calculus
Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions of one and two variables
Rolle's theorem, mean value theorems, Taylor's theorem, indeterminate forms, maxima and minima of functions of one and two variables
Mathematics: Unit 03
Integral calculus
Fundamental theorems of integral calculus
Double and triple integrals, applications of definite integrals, arc lengths, areas and volumes.
Mathematics: Unit 04
Matrices
Rank, inverse of a matrix
Systems of linear equations
Linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors
Cayley-Hamilton theorem, symmetric, skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices

Statistics+

Statistics: Unit 01
Probability
Axiomatic definition of probability and properties, conditional probability, multiplication rule
Theorem of total probability
Baye's theorem and independence of events
Statistics: Unit 02
Random variables
Probability mass function, probability density function and cumulative distribution functions, distribution of a function of a random variable
Mathematical expectation, moments and moment generating function
Chebyshev's inequality
Statistics: Unit 03
Standard distributions
Binomial, negative binomial, geometric, Poisson, hypergeometric, uniform, exponential, gamma, beta and normal distributions
Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution
Statistics: Unit 04
Joint distributions
Joint, marginal and conditional distributions
Distribution of functions of random variables
Joint moment generating function
Product moments, correlation, simple linear regression
Independence of random variables
Statistics: Unit 05
Sampling distributions
Chi-square, T and F distributions, and their properties
Statistics: Unit 06
Limit theorems
Weak law of large numbers
Central limit theorem (i.i.d. with finite variance case only)
Statistics: Unit 07
Estimation
Unbiasedness, consistency and efficiency of estimators, method of moments and method of maximum likelihood
Sufficiency, factorization theorem
Completeness, Rao-Blackwell and Lehmann-Scheffe theorems, uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators
Rao-Cramer inequality
Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal, two independent normal, and one parameter exponential distributions
Statistics: Unit 08
Testing of hypotheses
Basic concepts, applications of Neyman-Pearson Lemma for testing simple and composite hypotheses
Likelihood ratio tests for parameters of univariate normal distribution

JAM Physics Syllabus

Physics+

Physics: Unit 01
Mathematical methods
Calculus of single and multiple variables, partial derivatives, Jacobian, imperfect and perfect differentials, Taylor expansion, Fourier series
Vector algebra, vector calculus, multiple integrals, divergence theorem, Green's theorem, Stokes' theorem
First order equations and linear second order differential equations with constant coefficients
Matrices and determinants, algebra of complex numbers
Physics: Unit 02
Mechanics and general properties of matter
Newton's laws of motion and applications, velocity and acceleration in Cartesian, polar and cylindrical coordinate systems, uniformly rotating frame, centrifugal and Coriolis forces, motion under a central force, Kepler's laws, gravitational law and field
Conservative and non-conservative forces
System of particles, center of mass, equation of motion of the CM, conservation of linear and angular momentum, conservation of energy, variable mass systems
Elastic and inelastic collisions
Rigid body motion, fixed axis rotations, rotation and translation, moments of inertia and products of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem
Principal moments and axes
Kinematics of moving fluids, equation of continuity, Euler's equation, Bernoulli's theorem
Physics: Unit 03
Oscillations, waves and optics
Differential equation for simple harmonic oscillator and its general solution
Superposition of two or more simple harmonic oscillators
Lissajous figures
Damped and forced oscillators, resonance
Wave equation, traveling and standing waves in one-dimension
Energy density and energy transmission in waves
Group velocity and phase velocity
Sound waves in media
Doppler effect
Fermat's principle
General theory of image formation
Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations
Interference of light, optical path retardation
Fraunhofer diffraction
Rayleigh criterion and resolving power
Diffraction gratings
Polarization: Linear, circular and elliptic polarization
Double refraction and optical rotation
Physics: Unit 04
Electricity and magnetism
Coulomb's law, Gauss's law
Electric field and potential
Electrostatic boundary conditions, solution of Laplace's equation for simple cases
Conductors, capacitors, dielectrics, dielectric polarization, volume and surface charges, electrostatic energy
Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, self and mutual inductance
Alternating currents
Simple DC and AC circuits with R, L, and C components
Displacement current, Maxwell's equations and plane electromagnetic waves, Poynting's theorem, reflection and refraction at a dielectric interface, transmission and reflection coefficients (normal incidence only)
Lorentz Force and motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields
Physics: Unit 05
Kinetic theory, thermodynamics
Elements of kinetic theory of gases
Velocity distribution and equipartition of energy
Specific heat of mono-, di-, and tri-atomic gases
Ideal gas, Van-der-Waals gas and equation of state
Mean free path
Laws of thermodynamics
Zeroth law and concept of thermal equilibrium
First law and its consequences
Isothermal and adiabatic processes
Reversible, irreversible and quasi-static processes
Second law and entropy
Carnot cycle
Maxwell's thermodynamic relations and simple applications
Thermodynamic potentials and their applications
Phase transitions and Clausius-Clapeyron equation
Ideas of ensembles, Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions
Physics: Unit 06
Modern physics
Inertial frames and galilean invariance
Postulates of special relativity
Lorentz transformations
Length contraction, time dilation
Relativistic velocity addition theorem, mass energy equivalence
Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Bohr's atomic model, X-rays
Wave-particle duality, uncertainty principle, the superposition principle, calculation of expectation values, Schrödinger equation and its solution for one, two, and three-dimensional boxes
Solution of Schrödinger equation for the one-dimensional harmonic oscillator
Reflection and transmission at a step potential, Pauli exclusion principle
Structure of atomic nucleus, mass and binding energy
Radioactivity and its applications
Laws of radioactive decay
Physics: Unit 07
Solid state physics, devices and electronics
Crystal structure, Bravais lattices and basis
Miller indices
X-ray diffraction and Bragg's law; intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, variation of resistivity with temperature
Fermi level
p-n junction diode, I-V characteristics, Zener diode and its applications, BJT: Characteristics in CB, CE, CC modes
Single stage amplifier, two stage R-C coupled amplifiers
Simple oscillators: Barkhausen condition, sinusoidal oscillators
OPAMP and applications: Inverting and non-inverting amplifier
Boolean algebra: Binary number systems; conversion from one system to another system; binary addition and subtraction
Logic gates AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR exclusive OR; truth tables; combination of gates; De Morgan's theorem

JAM Economics Syllabus

Economics+

Economics: Unit 01
Microeconomics
Consumer theory: Preference, utility and representation theorem, budget constraint, choice, demand (ordinary and compensated), Slutsky equations, choice under risk and uncertainty, revealed preference axioms
Production, costs with perfectly competitive markets: Technology, isoquants, production with one and more variable inputs, returns to scale, short run and long run costs, cost curves in the short run and long run, perfect competition in markets
General equilibrium and welfare: Equilibrium and efficiency under pure exchange and production, welfare economics, theorems of welfare economics
Market structure: Monopoly, pricing with market power, price discrimination (first, second, and third), monopolistic competition and oligopoly
Game theory: Strategic form games, Nash equilibrium, mixed extension and mixed strategy Nash equilibrium, iterated elimination of dominated strategies, examples: Cournot, Bertrand duopolies, Prisoner's dilemma
Game theory: Cooperative game theory-Shapley value, Nash bargaining
Public goods and market failure: Externalities, public goods and markets with asymmetric information (adverse selection and moral hazard), VCG mechanism and transfer rules
Economics: Unit 02
Macroeconomics
National income accounting: Structure, key concepts, measurements, and circular flow of income-for closed and open economy, money, fiscal and foreign sector variables-concepts and measurements
Behavioural and technological functions: Consumption functions-absolute income hypothesis, life-cycle and permanent income hypothesis, investment functions-Keynesian, money demand and supply functions, production function
Business cycles and economic models: Business cycles-facts and features, the classical model of the business cycle. The Keynesian model of the business cycle,
Business cycles and economic models: Simple Keynesian cross model of income and employment determination and the multiplier (in a closed economy), IS-LM Model, Hicks' S-LM synthesis, role of monetary and fiscal policy
Business cycles and economic models (open economy): Open economy, Mundell-Fleming model, Keynesian flexible price (aggregate demand and aggregate supply) model, role of monetary and fiscal policy
Inflation and unemployment: Inflation-theories, measurement, causes, and effects, unemployment-types, measurement, causes, and effects
Growth models: Harrod-Domar, Solow and neo-classical growth models
Economics: Unit 03
Statistics for economics
Probability theory, sample spaces and events, axioms of probability and their properties, conditional probability and Bayes' rule, independent events
Random variables and probability distributions, probability distributions, expected values and functions of random variables, properties of commonly used discrete and continuous distributions
Random sampling, density and distribution functions for jointly distributed random variables, computing expected values of jointly distributed random variables, covariance and correlation coefficients
Point and interval estimation, estimation of population parameters using methods of moments and maximum likelihood procedures, properties of estimators, confidence intervals
Hypothesis testing, distributions of test statistics, testing hypotheses related to population parameters, type I and type II errors, the power of a test, tests for comparing parameters from two samples
Economics: Unit 04
Indian economy
Indian economy before 1950: Transfer of tribute, deindustrialization of India
Planning and Indian development: Planning models, relation between agricultural and industrial growth, challenges faced by Indian planning
Indian economy after 1991: Balance of payments crisis in 1991, major aspects of economic reforms in India after 1991, reforms in trade and foreign investment
Banking, finance, and macroeconomic policies: Aspects of banking in India, CRR and SLR, financial sector reforms in India, fiscal deficit, savings and investment rates in India
Inequalities in social development: India's achievements in health, education and other social sectors, disparities between Indian states in human development
Poverty: Methodology of poverty estimation, issues in poverty estimation in India
India's labour market: Unemployment, labour force participation rates
Economics: Unit 05
Mathematics for economics
Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: a) Set theory and number theory, graphs, elementary types of functions: Quadratic, polynomial, power, exponential, logarithmic, sequences and series: Convergence, algebraic properties and applications
Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: b) Continuous functions-characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications
Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: c) Differentiable functions: Characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications, d) second and higher order derivatives: Properties and applications
Single-variable optimization: Geometric properties of functions-convex functions, their characterisations and applications, local and global optima: Geometric and calculus-based characterisations, and applications
Linear algebra: Vector spaces-algebraic and geometric properties, scalar products, norms, orthogonality, linear transformations: Properties, matrix representations and elementary operations, systems of linear equations: Properties of their solution sets
Linear algebra: Determinants-characterisation, properties and applications
Functions of several real variables: Geometric representations-graphs and level curves, differentiable functions: Characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications
Functions of several real variables: Second order derivatives-properties and applications, the implicit function theorem, and application to comparative statics problems, homogeneous and homothetic functions: Characterisations and applications
Multivariate optimization: Convex sets, geometric properties of functions: Convex functions, their characterisations, properties and applications
Multivariate optimization: Further geometric properties of functions-quasi-convex functions, their characterisations, properties and applications, unconstrained optimisation: Geometric characterisations, characterisations using calculus and applications
Multivariate optimization: Constrained optimisation with equality constraints-geometric characterisations, Lagrange characterisation using calculus and applications, properties of value function: Envelope theorem and applications
Linear programming: Graphical solution, matrix formulation, duality, economic interpretation
Integration, differential equations, and difference equations: Definite integrals, indefinite integrals and economic applications, first order difference equations, equilibrium and its stability, first order differential equations
Integration, differential equations, and difference equations: Phase diagrams and stability
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IIT JAM 2024 Preparation Tips

  • Start Early: Begin your IIT JAM preparation well in advance to allow ample time for comprehensive study.
  • Understand the Syllabus: Familiarize yourself with the exam syllabus to identify key topics and prioritize your study plan.
  • Quality Study Material: Use recommended textbooks and study materials for in-depth understanding.
  • Time Management: Create a study schedule to cover all subjects and allocate more time to challenging topics.
  • Mock Tests: Take regular mock tests to assess your progress and improve time management skills.
  • Previous Papers: Solve past years' question papers to understand the exam pattern and question types.
  • Concept Clarity: Focus on building a strong foundation in core concepts for each subject.
  • Revision Strategy : Set aside time for periodic revision of all subjects to reinforce your knowledge.
  • Stay Healthy: Maintain a balanced diet, exercise, and get enough rest to stay physically and mentally fit.
  • Seek Guidance: If needed, consider enrolling in coaching classes or seeking guidance from experienced mentors or teachers.

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The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM Exam) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by IITs for admission into their M.Sc., M.Sc.-Ph.D., and other post-graduate science programmes. Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 exam should be aware of the exam pattern. The exam pattern for IIT JAM 2024 will include multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. The IIT JAM exam duration will be 3 hours and will be conducted in an online mode. The JAM 2024 exam consists of negative marking for wrong answers.

JAM Paper Pattern 2024 – Section-wise division

Sections/Types

Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions

30

10

20

Mode of ExamOnlineOnlineOnline

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

Total number of Question

60

Total Marks

100

Candidates appearing for the IIT JAM test 2024 must solve the JAM mock tests 2024. Regularly practising mock tests for JAM 2024 allows the students to get an in-depth understanding of the JAM exam pattern, as well as the question pattern, question types etc. These practice exams of IIT JAM replicate the actual test scenarios, allowing students to assess their preparation, identify weak areas, and improve their IIT JAM exam strategies. IIT JAM mock exams are essential for achieving success in the IIT JAM examination 2024.

How To Take IIT JAM 2024 Mock Test

  • Go to the IIT JAM official website.

  • On the header of the homepage, select the third tab “ Examination .”

  • From the drop-down menu, select the sixth option “ Mock Test Links .”

  • On the next page, select the subject for which you want to take the JAM 2024 mock test.

  • Do not change the auto-generated or pre-generated login credentials.

  • Click on the “ Sign In ” option to begin the mock test.

  • Read the general instructions and click on the “ Next ” button.

  • After reading all the instructions, check the instruction box and click on the “ I am ready to Begin ” button.

  • The mock test IIT JAM will begin.

IIT Madras conducting body issued the JAM admit card 2024 on January 8, 2024, in online mode. Candidates who have submitted their application form could download the JAM 2024 admit card by visiting the JOAPS portal. The admit card can be downloaded from the JOAPS portal by using the JAM credentials. Follow the steps given below to check the JAM admit card 2024.

How to Download JAM Admit Card 2024

  • Visit the official website - jam.iitm.ac.in.

  • Click on the ' Download JAM Admit card ' tab.
  • Enter the required login credentials, like the enrollment ID and Password/ JOAPS password.

  • Solve the given arithmetic expression.
  • Press the ‘ Submit ’ tab.
  • A new window will appear, displaying the admit card.
  • Download the admit card.

IIT JAM Admit Card 2024: Details mentioned

  • Name of the subject

  • Test paper code

  • Duration of the examination

  • Exam schedule and session

  • Exam centre

  • Exam centre code

  • Exam centre address

  • Name of the candidate

  • Registration number

  • Photograph and Signature

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

JAM 2024 Exam Centers

StateCity
KarnatakaBangalore
Hubli
Mangalore
TelanganaHyderabad
Warangal
KeralaKannur
Kozhikode
Palakkad
Thrissur
Ernakulam
Kollam
Kottayam
Thiruvananthapuram
GujaratAhmedabad
Vadodara
MaharashtraMumbai
Nanded
Nashik
Pune
GoaPanjim
HaryanaFaridabad
Gurugram
Hisar
Kurukshetra
Uttar PradeshGhaziabad
Greater Noida
Agra
Allahabad
Bareilly
Kanpur
Lucknow
Varanasi
Noida
Moradabad
Madhya PradeshIndore
RajasthanJaipur
Jodhpur
Jammu and KashmirJammu
DelhiNew Delhi
West BengalAsansol
Kalyani
Siliguri
Kharagpur
Kolkata
JharkhandDhanbad
Ranchi
AssamDibrugarh
Guwahati
Jorhat
BiharPatna
OdishaBhubaneshwar
ChhattisgarhRaipur
Andhra PradeshVijayawada
Visakhapatnam
Tamil NaduChennai
Coimbatore
Madurai
Tiruchirappalli
Tirunelveli
UttarakhandDehradun
Roorkee
PunjabJalandhar
Mohali

Documents Required at Exam

  • JAM 2024 admit card
  • Govt issued photo ID proof

The IIT JAM 2024 final answer key has been released on March 20 on its official website. Candidates can check the JAM final answer key 2024 by visiting the official website of IIT Madras. IIT Madras has closed JAM 2024 answer key challenge window on February 28. Candidates were able to challenge the IIT JAM 2024 answer key till the deadline. The conducting body released the IIT JAM answer key 2024 on February 19.  The Indian Institute of Technology Madras has released the response sheet of IIT JAM on its official website. The IIT JAM 2024 answer key must be thoroughly checked by the candidates to get an estimation of their JAM scores.

How to download IIT JAM 2024 Answer Key

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM
  • Look for the ‘ Answer Keys ’ tab and click on it.
  • Download the IIT JAM answer key in PDF format.
  • Carefully go through the answer key and calculate your expected score.

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The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is an important exam for students aspiring to pursue a higher degree in the field of science and technology. Every year, thousands of students appear for this competitive exam, with hopes of getting into one of the prestigious IITs.  Analysing IIT JAM exams can equip students with extensive knowledge of the exam, including patterns, questions, and other relevant details. This can help them adequately prepare for the rigours of the IIT JAM exam in 2024. Those seeking analysis of the exam can refer to the analysis provided by educational institutions and test organisers.

JAM 2024 Exam Analysis

Analyzing previous year IIT JAM exam questions is an important aspect of preparation for aspiring candidates. It offers insights into IIT JAM Exam pattern, topic weightage and the difficulty level of JAM exam. By studying these JAM analyses, candidates can strategise their study plans, focus on key areas, and develop effective strategies to tackle the JAM 2024 exam. This valuable information enhances their chances of securing admission to prestigious IITs and other top institutions such as NITs , offering postgraduate programmes in various streams.

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras has declared the JAM 2024 result on its official website. Candidates can check the JAM result 2024 by logging in to the JOAPS portal using the login credentials. IIT Madras announced the results for the IIT MSc entrance exam in the form of scorecard.

How to check IIT JAM Result 2024?

  • Visit the official website - jam.iitm.ac.in.
  • Click on the ' IIT JAM Results 2024 ' tab.
  • Enter the required login credentials - enrolment ID or email ID and password.
  • Enter the captcha given  below and complete the arithmetic expression.
  • Click on the " Submit " button.
  • The result will be displayed on the screen.

IIT JAM 2024 Results- Details Mentioned

  • Candidate's name
  • Candidate's category
  • Qualifying status
  • Cut off marks
  • Total marks scored out of 100
  • All India Rank
  • Candidate's application number
  • Subject name

The Indian Institute of Technology Madras published the IIT JAM cutoff 2024 in online mode. Candidates can check the IIT JAM 2024 cutoff by visiting the official website. Candidates are required to login to the IIT JAM JOAPS portal and login by entering the login credentials in order to check the IIT JAM 2024 cutoff. The IIT Madras will publish the JAM 2024 cutoff in the form of opening and closing rank. The JAM cutoff may vary depending upon the courses and the institutions.

IIT JAM Cut Off 2023

Subject

GEN

OBC (NCL)/EWS

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

20.51

18.46

10.26

Physics

18.44

16.60

9.22

Mathematics

24.56

22.10

12.38

Mathematical Statistics

14.61

13.15

7.30

Geology




Biotechnology

33.06

29.75

16.53

Economics

23.06

20.75

11.53

IIT JAM Cut off 2022

Subject

GEN

EWS/ OBC (NCL )

SC/ST/PwD

Mathematical Statistics

16.39

14.75

8.2

Economics

-

-

-

Physics

26.05

23.45

13.03

Geology

53.01

47.71

25.26

Chemistry

27.81

25.03

13.5

Biotechnology

35.25

31.73

17.62

Mathematics

22.91

20.62

11.46

IIT JAM Cut Off 2021

Subject

GEN

EWS/ OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Mathematical Statistics

22.08

19.87

11.04

Economics20.7718.6910.39

Physics

19.91

17.92

9.96

Geology34.6531.1917.33

Chemistry

19.52

17.57

9.76

Biotechnology

34.13

30.72

17.07

Mathematics

24.69

22.22

12.35

IIT JAM Cutoff 2020

Subject

GEN

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

16.96

15.26

8.48

Physics

21.70

19.53

10.85

Mathematics

33.65

30.29

16.82

Mathematical Statistics

19.96

17.96

9.98

Geology

53.01

47.71

26.50

Biotechnology

39.86

35.87

19.93

JAM Previous Year Cut off (2019)

Subject

GEN

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

20.31

18.28

10.15

Physics

24.99

22.49

12.49

Mathematics

22.96

20.66

11.48

Mathematical Statistics

16.08

14.47

8.04

Geology

35.07

31.56

17.54

Biotechnology

22.93

20.64

11.46

IIT JAM Cut Off (2018)

Subject

GEN

OBC

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

28.46

25.61

14.23

Biotechnology

27.67

24.9

13.84

Physics

17.05

15.35

8.53

Mathematical statistics

18.97

17.07

9.48

Mathematics

16.84

15.16

8.42

Biological Sciences

21.48

19.33

10.74

Geology

37.47

33.72

18.73

JAM Cutoff Trends for General Category Students - (2016-2021)

Programmes

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2016

Biological Sciences

-

--

-

21.48

33.99

9

Biotechnology

34.13

39.86

-

27.67

26.67

77

Economics20.77-----

Chemistry

19.52

16.96

20.31

28.46

23.35

360

Physics

19.91

21.70

24.99

17.05

14.79

347

Geology

34.65

53.01

-

37.47

33.29

130

Mathematics

24.69

33.65

22.96

16.84

19.51

334

Mathematical Statistics

22.08

19.96

--

18.97

19.04

81

Mode of Counselling: Online

Candidates who are qualified in the joint admission test for masters will be eligible for the IIT JAM counselling 2024. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will start the JAM 2024 counselling process in online mode. Candidates can go through the documents mentioned below to carry all the required documents for JAM counselling 2024.

IIT JAM 2024 Counselling- 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  2024 Counselling - Seat booking fees

Category

Seat booking fee amount

General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

Rs. 10,000

PH

Rs. 5,000

ST

Rs. 5,000

SC

Rs. 5,000

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Documents Required at Counselling

  • Class 10 and Class 12 certificate
  • Qualifying degree certificate
  • Mark sheet until last semester attempted (if in final year)
  • Degree mark sheet (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
  • IIT JAM Scorecard

General Information

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Colleges available: 350
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Colleges available: 308

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Question:How can I raise objection against IIT JAM 2024 answer key?

Answer:

Candidates could raise objections against IIT JAM answer key 2024 between February 26 to February 28, by clicking on the link in this article or by visiitng the official website - jam.iitm.ac.in.

Question:Is IIT JAM answer key challenge window open?

Answer:

Yes, IIT Madras has opened the JAM 2024 answer key challenge window on February 26, with a deadline of February 28.

Question:When will IIT JAM admission portal open?

Answer:

The IIT Madras has opened the JAM admission portal 2024 on April 10, 2024, on the JOAPS portal.

Question:When will the JAM application correction window begin?

Answer:

IIT Madras closed the JAM 2024 correction window on November 30, 2023.

Question:When will the JAM application window begin?

Answer:

IIT Madras opened the JAM 2024 application correction window on November 24 and it was closed on November 30, 2023.

Question:How many times IIT JAM is conducted in a year?

Answer:

IIT JAM entrance exam is held once in every year by the IITs.

Question:When will the IIT JAM scorecard 2024 be out?

Answer:

The IIT JAM 2024 scorecard has been released on April 2, in online mode.

Question:When will the IIT JAM 2024 result be out?

Answer:

The IIT JAM result 2024 has been announced on March 20, in online mode.

Question:When will IIT JAM entrance exam 2024 be conducted?

Answer:

The IIT Madras conducted the JAM entrance exam 2024 on February 11, in online mode.

Question:What is IIT JAM?

Answer:

IIT JAM means Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. programmes for admission into M.Sc. (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, and other post-bachelor's degree programmes at the IITs.

Question:Will the IIT JAM 2024 exam be in offline /online mode?

Answer:

The IIT JAM 2024 entrance was conducted in online mode.

Question:Which IIT is going to conduct JAM 2024?

Answer:

The conducting body of JAM exam 2024 was IIT Madras.

Question:What is the last date to submit IIT JAM application form 2024?

Answer:

Candidates could submit their IIT JAM 2024 application form till the deadline, October 25, 2023.

Question:When will IIT JAM admit card 2024 be out?

Answer:

The IIT Madras released the JAM 2024 admit card on January 8, in online mode.

Question:How many sections will be in IIT JAM papers 2024?

Answer:

The IIT JAM 2024 paper are divided into three sections. These three sections will be section A, section B and section C.

Question:When will the IIT JAM exam 2024 be held?

Answer:

The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras conducted the IIT JAM 2024 on February 11, 2024.

Question:How to clear JAM 2024 in 4 months?

Answer:

Candidates should prepare a timetable and a study plan, to divide the time for practicing mock tests, and revision can help candidates clear IIT JAM 2024 in 4 months.

Question:How many test papers are there for JAM 2024?

Answer:

There were seven test papers for IIT JAM 2024, Physics, Mathematical Statistics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics and Geology.

Question:How many attempts can be allowed for IIT JAM 2024?

Answer:

Candidates can apply for IIT JAM 2024 as many times as they wish because there is no limit for JAM.

Question:How long is IIT JAM rank valid?

Answer:

IIT JAM score card is valid for three years from the declaration of result date. Candidates can apply for admissions with the JAM score card when it is valid.

Question:How many subjects are there in IIT JAM 2024?

Answer:

IIT JAM 2024 contains 7 subjects - Mathematics, Physics, Mathematical Statistics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Geology and Economics.

Question:What is JOAPS?

Answer:

Joint Online Application Processing System is an online system for the applicants of IIT JAM examination. Applicants can get all the information about the JAM admissions from registration to counselling on JOAPS portal, using their login credentials created during registration.

Question:Who can appear for JAM 2024?

Answer:

Candidates who finished their bachelors or pursuing final year in bachelors were eligible for IIT JAM 2024.

Question:When will the IIT JAM 2024 counselling start?

Answer:

The IIT Madras has not announced the IIT JAM counselling date 2024 yet.

Question:In which mode the JAM application form 2024 will be released?

Answer:

The JAM 2024 application form was released on September 5, 2023 in online mode.

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Job oriented course in IIT jam mathematics and computing

Rishitha 13th Mar, 2024

If you are aiming for job-oriented courses after completing the JAM in Mathematics and computing from IITs, you have several options to consider.

Here are some:

  1. Data science and analytics
  2. Computer science and information Technology
  3. Quantitative Finance
  4. Operations Research
  5. Software development and engineering

To know more about IIT JAM course list 2024, click on the below link.

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what will be the expected cut off in iit jam biotechnology

Sajal Trivedi 8th Mar, 2024

Hello aspirant,

The cutoff for IIT JAM 2024 will be unveiled by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras on March 22, 2024, through the official JOAPS portal 2024. To view the JAM 2024 cutoff, candidates can log in to the JOAPS 2024 portal using their credentials. The IIT JAM 2024 cutoff signifies the minimum marks needed for admission to prestigious IITs in India.

To check previous year cutoff, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

https://university.careers360.com/articles/jam-cutoff

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If i do bsc in microbiology,can i sit for iit jam for doing msc biotechnology furthur?

Shivanshu 6th Mar, 2024

Dear aspirant !

Hope you are doing good !

Yes you will be eligible !

In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL) category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.

Hope it helps you !!

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What is IIT JAM exam give me full information

shivamtrivedi0005 5th Mar, 2024

Hii There,

The IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) is an entrance exam conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for admission to various M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, and other post-bachelor degree programs at IITs and integrated Ph.D. degree programs at IISc. The exam is held once a year, usually in February.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • For admission to M.Sc., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, and other post-bachelor degree programs, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) in aggregate.
  • For admission to the integrated Ph.D. programs at IISc, candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree with at least 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PwD candidates) in aggregate.

Exam Pattern

  • The exam is conducted for seven papers: Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS), and Physics (PH).
  • The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
  • The question paper consists of three types of questions: Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
  • The total marks for the exam vary for each paper.
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will i shortlist for interview if i clear cut off in jam

shivamtrivedi0005 5th Mar, 2024

Hii There,

Candidates who meet the cutoff marks will be selected for the interview round. It's advisable for them to review the previous year's IDBI JAM cutoff marks to understand the historical trends and the level of competition.

I hope this answers your question.

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