IIT JAM 2023

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test

IIT JAM Latest Updates


The initial list of admissions for IIT JAM 2023 has been published on the official website jam.iitg.ac.in. Aspiring candidates can secure their positions by paying the required fee before June 7, 2023. The second admission list will be made available on June 15. The registration process for IIT JAM 2023 CCMN Counselling has commenced on June 5 at ccmn.admissions.nic.in. Candidates who have successfully cleared IIT JAM 2023 are eligible to participate in the counselling procedure until June 22. The outcome of seat allotment for the first round will be announced on June 29.

What is IIT JAM : Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test IIT JAM exam is conducted every year in Feb for admissions in various Postgraduate programmes like M.sc, Integrated M.sc+P.hd in IIT's and Indian Institute of science (ISC), Bangalore. IIT Guwahati is conducting IIT JAM 2023 on 12 Feb 2023. It will be an online examination (computer based paper). The eligibility criteria for writing IIT JAM is a candidate should be a graduate in any stream with 55% marks in aggregate for students belonging to General Category and there is the relaxation of 5% i.e 50% marks in aggregate for SC/ST/OBC candidates. Candidates with foreign nationality can also apply to this exam. Final year students can also apply for IIT JAM (Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test 2023) provided they submit the required documents at the time of admission and there is no upper age limit for applying to this exam.

Candidates would be appearing for IIT JAM exam on 12 Feb 2023. The exam pattern details include examination type, duration of exam, no. of questions, mode of exam etc. IIT JAM 2023 will be a Computer Based Test conducted in an online mode. There are 3 sections in the exam consist of total 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. There will be no negative marking in Section B and Section C.

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IIT JAM 2023 Highlights

Exam Name

IIT JAM 2023

Conducting Body

IIT Guwahati

Level of Exam

National Level Exam

Admission Level

PG courses

Courses Offered

M.Sc (2 year), Masters in Economics (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other Post-Bachelor's Degree & Integrated Ph.D

No of Session per year

Once in a year

Application Mode

Online mode

Exam mode

Online CBT mode


IIT JAM 2023 Dates



IIT JAM 2023 Release of online application

September 7, 2022 

Deadline for submission of application form 

October 14, 2022

IIT JAM Exam date 2023

February 12, 2023

IIT JAM Response Sheet

Feb 20, 2023

IIT JAM Provisonal Answer Key

Feb 22, 2023

IIT JAM Provisional Answer Key Challenge Window

Feb 24 to 26, 2023

IIT JAM Final Answer Key 

March 16, 2023

Announcement of IIT JAM 2023 Result 

March 21, 2023

Availability of IIT JAM Scorecard 

April 3, 2023

IIT JAM Counselling Registration 2023 

April 11 to 25, 2023

Release of 1st admission list

June 1, 2023

Last date for paying seat booking fee for 1st admission list

June 7, 2023

Release of 2nd admission list

June 15, 2023

Last date for paying seat booking fee for 2nd admission list

June 21, 2023

Release of 3rd admission list

June 26, 2023

Last date for paying seat booking fee for 3rd admission list

June 29, 2023

Release of 4th admission list

July 7, 2023

Last date for paying seat booking fee for 4th admission list

July 10, 2023

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IIT JAM 2023 Application Form

  • IIT JAM 2023 application form will be made available online.
  • Starting on September 7, 2022, applicants can complete the application.
  • Registration will be accepted till October 14, 2022.
  • Candidates must ensure they meet all eligibility requirements before submitting an application because only those who are eligible will have their forms accepted.
  • Candidates must upload a passport-size photo and their signature in the required format during registration.
  • Candidates will also have a limited window of time to make changes to their application.
  • Candidates must print the completed form once all the necessary information has been entered and store it safely for further use.

IIT JAM 2023 Application Fee

  • You can pay the application fee for IIT JAM 2023 online.
  • Credit cards, debit cards, and online banking are all acceptable forms of payment.
  • Anyhow, the application money will not be refunded.

The application fee will be as follows for each category:


One Test

Two Test

Female (SC/ ST/ PWD)

Rs. 900/-

Rs. 1250/-

All others

Rs. 1800/-

Rs. 2500/-

Following are the steps below to fill out an application of IIT JAM 2023

  • Go to the official website 
  • On the home page of the official IIT JAM JOAP website, select "Register Link".
  • Complete the application form by entering the candidate's name, phone number, email address, etc.
  • After obtaining the OTP, complete the form with further personal and academic information.
  • Once the details have been fully filled out, double-check the information provided.
  • Now upload your photo, signature, mark sheet, and other required papers in the format.
  • Next, pay the application fee according to the number of courses and category.
  • Once the payment has been received successfully, a confirmation page will show up on your screen.
  • The confirmation document is now available for download and printing.
  • Keep it safe until you need it.

IIT JAM Application Process

Also Read: IIT JAM 2023 Registration

How to Make Corrections in IIT JAM Application Form Form?

To make adjustments or edits to the IIT JAM 2023 application form, candidates must follow the steps given below:


  • Visit the official IIT JAM 2023 website at jam.iitg.ac.in.
  • Click on 'JOAPS 2023: Candidate Portal' or go straight to joaps.iitg.ac.in.
  • Enter your email ID/Enrollment ID and Password to log in.
  • Enter the Arithmetic Expression and hit the Submit button.
  • Examine the application form and decide which field has to be changed.
  • Edit the changes by clicking on the field.
  • After reviewing the information, click Save.
  • Complete the final submission.

IIT JAM 2023 Eligibility Criteria

  • Before applying for IIT JAM 2023, candidates must make sure they meet the following eligibility requirements:
  • Indian nationals and foreigners with degrees from Indian universities are both eligible to apply.
  • Candidates must hold a bachelor's degree from a university or board that is recognised.
  • No minimum % will be required to be eligible for the exam. A qualifying degree examination must be passed.
  • Candidates who will be taking the qualifying exam in 2023 are also eligible to apply for the IIT JAM 2023.

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IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus

IIT JAM 2023 syllabus has been released by the conducting body. There are seven papers of JAM i.e:

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Chemistry
  4. Geology
  5. Mathematics
  6. Mathematical Statistics
  7. Physics

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IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern

The table below shows the IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern.

Mode of Examination


Duration oF exam

3 Hours

Negative Marking

No Negative Marking 

Types of Question

Multiple Type Questions

Total Marks

100 Marks



There are 3 sections in the question paper, A, B, C. Check out the details of three sections :

Section A

  • Total Question: Total 30 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions).
  • Marking scheme: Question will carry one or two marks.
  • Each question will contain four optional answers; students have to choose the right answer only. Candidates can answer by clicking the given choices.

Section B

  • Total Question: Total 10 MSQ (Multiple Choice Questions). 
  • Marking scheme: Question carries two marks.
  • Each question will contain four given choices out of which more than one choice(s) can be correct. Candidates will get full marks if all the correct answers are selected. Two marks will be given for each correct answer.

Section C

  • Total Question: Total 20 NAT (Numerical Answer Type). 
  • Marking scheme: Question carries two marks.
  • No options will be displayed for these types of questions. Candidates have to answer by pressing the number through the virtual numeric keypad.

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IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card

  • IIT JAM 2023 admit card can be downloaded by candidates through the internet website.
  • In the third week of January 2023, a link to the admission card download will be made available.
  • Students should be aware that they can contact the authority to fix any errors in their application details up until the exam date.
  • No applicant will be permitted to enter the examination room without presenting their admission card and identification.
  • The name of the candidate who will be taking the exam, its title, date, time, location, instructions, etc., will all be listed on the admit card.
  • No admissions cards will be distributed offline.

Check More About: IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card

Below are the steps to download of IIT JAM Admit Card:

  • Visit the link to the official website.

  • You will be taken to the IIT JAM login page after clicking the link.
  • Log in with your password and enrollment ID (or email ID).
  • Click the submit button when you have solved the provided mathematical expression.
  • In the event that you forget your login information, you can also click on "Forget Enrolment ID and Password."
  • Your admission card will appear in PDF format after you have submitted the required information.
  • It is advisable that candidates print an extra copy of their admit card for future reference.

Check More About: IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus

IIT JAM 2023 - Exam Centres

Mentioned below is the complete list of exam centers for JAM exam:



IISc Bangalore

Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur

IIT Bombay

Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara

IIT Delhi

Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi

IIT Guwahati

Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri

IIT Kanpur

Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

IIT Kharagpur

Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam

IIT Madras

Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal

IIT Roorkee

Dehradun, Jalandhar, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee, Kurukshetra, Noida

IIT JAM 2023 Preaparation Tips

Check out some steps to prepare for JAM 2023:

  1. Check IIT JAM Syllabus & Exam pattern
  2. Go through the marking scheme and negative marking
  3. Diligent study
  4. Prioritize syllabus and study accordingly
  5. Solve mock test paper & previous papers.
  6. Check reference books carefully.
  7. Sleep for at least 6-7 hours

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Books

Below are the subject-wise table for preparation books of IIT JAM 2023.

Author/ Publication

Book's Name

RPH Editorial Board

IIT-JAM MSc (Physics) Previous Papers & Practice Test Papers (Solved)

Samvedna Publication

IIT-Jam Physics (Solved Previous Year Test Paper & Mock Tests for all M.Sc. Entrance Examination)


Elementary Solid-State Physics


Classical Mechanics

S. Chand

Nuclear Physics

David J. Griffiths

Introduction to Electrodynamics

F.W. Sears, G.L. Salinger

Thermodynamics, Kinetic Theory, Statistical Thermodynamics


Solved Papers and Practice Sets IIT-JAM Physics


Author/ Publication

Book's Name


Atomic & Molecular Structure: Physical chemistry

McGraw Hill

Introduction to Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics


Analytical Chemistry

New Age

Basic Concept in Organic Chemistry & Stereochemistry


Inorganic Chemistry

New Age International Publishers

Heterocyclic Chemistry


Author/ Publication

Book's Name

Dr Gorakh Prasad

Integral Calculus


Real Analysis


Modern Algebra

New Age International Publishers

Principal of Real Analysis

S. Chand

Ordinary & Partial Differential Equations

New Age International Publishers

University Algebra Through 600 Solved Problems

Schum's Outlines

Vector Analysis


Author/ Publication

Book's Name

Apurva S Sastry & Sandhya Bhatt





Molecular Biology

Bruce Alberts / Lodish

Cell Biology


Development Biology


Author/ Publication

Book's Name

S. Chand

Principles Microeconomics

S. Chand


B.C. Mehta, G.M.K. Madani

Mathematics for Economists

Mishra and Puri

Indian Economy

B.L. Agarwal

Programmed Statistics


Author/ Publication

Book's Name

New Age International Publishers

Fundamentals of Historical Geology, Stratigraphy of India

Mead L. Jensen & A.M. Bateman

Economic Mineral Deposits

G.S. Roonwal

Iron Ore Deposits and Banded Iron Formations of India

John D. Winter

Principles of Igneous & Metamorphic Petrology


Groundwater Hydrogeology

K.S. Vaidya

Geodynamic Evolution of India

Arthur Morley Davies

Introduction to Palaeontology

P.K. Verma

Optical Mineralogy

Professor Haakon Fossen

Structural Geology

Kale, V.S. Gupta,

Ravi P. Gupta

Introduction to Geomorphology

Remote Sensing Geology


Author/ Publication

Book's Name

S.C. Gupta, V.K. Kapoor

Fundamentals of Mathematical Statistics


An Introduction to Probability & Statistics

McGraw Hill

Introduction to the Theory of Statistics

JBC Press

IIT-JAM Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics 15 Years Solved Papers

Robert V. Hogg and Craig McKean Hogg

Introduction to Mathematical Statistics


IIT JAM 2023 Result

  • On March 22, 2023, IIT JAM 2023 results will be made public.
  • Candidates can access the website to check their results online.
  • The candidates can access the results by providing their login information.
  • From the first week of April to the last week of July 2023, the scorecard will be made accessible for applicants to download after a short while.
  • The candidates will not receive scorecards or results information by mail or offline means.

Following are the steps to check the results of IIT JAM 2023:

  • Use the official website link to navigate 
  • Type your login information, such as your enrollment ID or email address, and your password.
  • Click the submit button after entering the captcha.
  • The outcome will show up on the screen.
  • Save a copy of it as a download till the admissions process.

IIT JAM 2023 Cut Off

  • The authority will publish the IIT JAM 2023 cut off on their website.
  • The cut off will be made public one by one for each round of admittance.
  • The list will provide category-specific cutoff scores for various subjects listed according to their subject codes.
  • Admission to these colleges will only be granted to applicants who match the cutoff criteria set individually by IITs, IISC, and other participating institutes.
  • If applicants receive the same overall exam score, the tie-breaking rules shall be applied.

The IIT JAM 2022 cutoff is presented in the table below for each subject and each category. The qualifying cutoff is determined by the scores shown below.





Mathematical Statistics




























Top colleges accepting IIT JAM Score

Below is the list of top colleges accepting IIT JAM Score.

Indian Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu

 Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Uttarakhand

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Uttar Pradesh

Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, West Bengal

Indian Institute of Technology, Telangana

National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tamil Nadu


Also Read: Top Colleges Accepting IIT JAM Score

IIT JAM 2023 Counselling

Depending on the number of seats available in each round, the counseling procedure will be divided into several rounds.

Students will be offered admission based on their candidate rank.

For the purpose of document verification, students must bring all of their required documentation.

Uttar Prades

FAQs related to IIT JAM

What is IIT JAM?

IIT JAM is a national exam that is given to select candidates for enrollment in MSc and integrated MSc programmes offered by universities that recognise IIT JAM marks for admission. The IITs and Indian Institute of Science together host IIT JAM (IISC). Colleges that take part in the exam alternately administer IIT JAM.

When will the application procedure for IIT JAM 2023 take place?

The application period for IIT JAM 2023 will be open from September 7 to August 19.

Is IIT JAM difficult?

According to experts, passing the IIT JAM exam is challenging. This isn’t due to the extremely difficult questions being presented, but rather to the poor selection rate for the IIT JAM exam. This does not, however, imply that the exam’s questions are simple.

How many exams are there in IIT JAM?

IIT JAM 2023 is being conducted for seven subjects which are listed below: Mathematical Statistics (MS) Mathematics (MA) Physics (PH) Economics (EN) Chemistry (CY) Geology (GG) Biotechnology (BT)

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