IIT JAM Exam 2024: Answer Key (Released), Result, Counselling & Cutoff Dates Here

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for MSc 2024 ( IIT JAM )

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Updated on Feb 20, 2024 11:35 IST

IIT JAM 2024 answer key and JAM 2024 master question paper released on February 19, 2024. The exam officials have also given candidates the opportunity to raise objections against the IIT JAM answer key 2024. The answer keys are open to challenges by candidates from February 26, 2024, to February 28, 2024. 

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IIT JAM 2024 exam conducted successfully for both shifts on February 11, 2024 at around 100 exam centres across the nation. The overall exam difficulty level of the exam was moderate. Topics in IIT JAM exam were uniformly distributed from the syllabus.

 IIT JAM 2024 Results will be  declared by IIT Madras on   March 22, 2024. Candidates could check their results and download IIT JAM 2024 scorecards by logging in using their enrolment ID or email ID.

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Aspirants preparing for IIT JAM 2024 can go through the important dates related to the online application form, registration dates, exam dates, results, and other exam-related dates here on this page. IIT JAM is a national-level postgraduate Science entrance exam that is conducted on a rotational basis, every year, to shortlist aspirants for admission in MSc and other post-bachelor courses offered at IITs and integrated PhD courses offered at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore. IIT JAM 2023 application process was conducted from September 7 to October 14. Go through the complete IIT JAM 2023 exam schedule below.

Q:   When is IIT JAM 2024 provisional answer key releasing?

A:

IIT Madras has released the IIT JAM 2024 answer key on February 19, 2024. JAM 2024 test takers can visit the official website to download the JAM 2024 master question paper and JAM answer key 2024. 

The examination authority will also open the Answer key challenge IIT JAM 2024 portal. Candidates will be able to raise objections against the answer provided by the authority at the official website. Candidates will be able to submit challenges against the provisional answer keys within the stipulated deadline by paying a fee of INR 500 per question.

 

Q:   When is IIT JAM 2024 application correction window opening?

A:

IIT Madras, the exam authorities, opened the IIT JAM 2024 application modification window on November 24, 2023. IIT JAM 2024 applicants who committed any mistakes while filling out the application form will get the chance to edit the incorrect details and submit the correct ones.

IIT JAM 2024 application correction portal will be open for a few days, and the last date for doing the modifications is November 30, 2023. To edit the incorrect details, applicants need to login to their JOAPS portal or directly click on the link mentioned on the official website web page. After logging into their accounts, candidates will be able to edit the details.

 

Q:   Did IIT Madras extended the JAM 2024 registration dates?

A:

IIT Madras, the examination conducting body of IIT JAM 2024 has extended the deadline of JAM 2024 registration to October 25, 2023. Earlier the last date for filling up the JAM 2024 application form was October 13, 2023, which was later extended to October 20. Interested applicants can visit the official website of IIT JAM 2024 to register themselves first. After the basic regisatrion is done, then only candidates can move to other steps of JAM 2024 Application Form. 

 It is advised that the interested applicants should fill the form before the deadline or well in advance in order to not face any technical glitches.

IIT JAM Registration form fill up is divided into 5 steps namely filling the exam details, personal details, address details, educational details, uploading documents and fee submission.

 

Q:   What is the objective of IIT JAM 2024 Examination?

A:

Joint Admission test for Masters (JAM) has been established as a benchmark for the undergraduate level Science education in the country from last two decades. The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to Post- graduate Degree Programmes and to consolidate Science as a career option for the students across the country. These programmes offer high-quality education in
their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide the students with opportunities to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life. The interdisciplinary content of the curricula enable the students with the ability to utilize scientific knowledge for practical applications. These programmes are open to all eligible students irrespective of their nationality. The medium of instruction is English for all the programmes.

 

Q:   When will IIT JAM 2024 examination will be conducted?

A:

Joint Admission test for Masters (JAM) has been established as a benchmark for the undergraduate level Science education in the country from last two decades. The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to Post- graduate Degree Programmes and to consolidate Science as a career option for the students across the country.

IIT JAM 2024 examination for the academic session 2024-2025 will be conducted by IIT Madras, the examination conducting body. Aspirants who had earlier filled the JAM 2024 application form with the required eligibility will be able to give the JAM 2024 examination. IIT JAM 2024 examination is scheduled to be held on February 11, 2024. JAM 2024 is a Computer Based Test (CBT) to be conducted in SEVEN Test Papers at the undergraduate level.

 

IIT JAM 2024 Events

Candidates can go through step by step process for JAM 2024 admissions below:

Step 1: Fill IIT JAM 2024 Application Form

For IIT JAM 2024 registrations, candidates have to apply for the exam in online mode. Candidates need to visit the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) link present on the official website of the exam and fill the IIT JAM 2024 application form there. IIT JAM 2024 online registration process started from September 5, 2023 and last date for filling up the online registration form was October 25, 2023.

IIT JAM 2024 application fee also has to be paid in online mode only via net banking/debit card/credit card. It may be noted that candidates could apply for a maximum of two test papers at a time. But for appearing for the second test paper, candidates had to pay an additional application fee.

Step 2: Download IIT JAM Admit Card

Candidates could download their IIT JAM 2024 admit cards from the official website of the exam from January 8, 2024 onwards. After downloading the admit card, candidates has to take a print of it and carry it to the allotted exam centre along with valid ID proof (original). Candidates not carrying the admit card and ID proof were not allowed to appear for the IIT JAM 2024 exam.

Step 3: Appear for IIT JAM

Next, candidates has to appear for IIT JAM 2024 exam at the allotted exam centre. Candidates can take one or two IIT JAM test papers. However, candidates appearing for two test papers must ensure that both exams are scheduled in different sessions.

IIT JAM Exam Day

Session & Time

JAM Test Papers

11-Feb-2024

Session-I

9.30 AM to 12.30 PM

Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematics (MA)

Session-II

2.30 PM to 5.30 PM

Economics (EN), Biotechnology (BT), Physics (PH) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) 

Click here to view the IIT JAM exam pattern 2024.

Step 4: Check IIT JAM Result

IIT JAM 2024 result will be declared on the official website of the exam. For each test paper in IIT JAM 2024, candidates are given an All India Rank (AIR). Based on AIR, an All India Merit List has been prepared. Candidates whose names/ roll numbers appear in the merit list are considered eligible for admission in MSc courses offered at IITs and integrated PhD programmes offered at IISc.

Step 5: Fill Admission Form for IIT JAM Counselling

Qualifying candidates will have to fill the admission form available on the official website of JAM 2024 from the second week of April 2024. Note that irrespective of whether a candidate qualifies for one or two test papers, they will have to fill and submit only one admission form. After filling the admission form, candidates will have to pay a processing fee of INR 750 in online mode through JOAPS. Qualifying candidates will be eligible to apply for the admission process.

Step 6: Check Admission List

After the submission of the admission form along with the processing fee, admission lists will be released on the official website of JAM 2024. After the declaration of the list, offer letters are sent by the respective admitting college/ institute(s) to candidates. After receiving the offer letter, candidates need to submit an acceptance form along with an advance seat booking fee in online mode through JOAPS.

Category

Acceptance Fee (in INR)

General/ OBC – Non-Creamy Layer

10,000

SC/ ST/ PwD

5,000

After this, candidates will be allotted seats and their IIT JAM 2024 admission process will be complete. If seats remain vacant after the first admission list, two more admission lists will be declared for candidates.

Note: “Being on the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement for admission. Admissions shall be made in order of merit and depending on the number of seats available at the admitting institute(s),” states the official website.

It may also be noted that admission in IISER Bhopal, IISER Pune and Centralised Counselling for MSc/ MSc (Tech) for NITs (CCMN) will not be done through the common JAM admission process, informs the official website.

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Q:   When will IIT JAM 2024 online registration process starting?

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Candidates seeking admission to select postgraduate programmes for the academic year 2024-25 must appear in JAM 2024 Examination. IIT JAM 2024 for the academic session 2024-2025 will be conducted by IIT Madras, the examination conducting body on February 11,  2024

Instrested applicants of IIT JAM 2024 examination can visit the official website of IIT JAM 2024 and fill up the IIT JAM 2024 application form. The online application portal opened from September 5, 2023 and can be applied for a period of around a month. The last date for filling up the online application form for MSc courses will be October 13, 2023.

 

Q:   Are IIT JAM 2024 Exam dates confirmed?

A:

As per the official information, it is confirmed that JAM 2024 examination is scheduled to be held on February 11, 2024. Depeneding upon any technical issue and crisis from the examaintion conducting body, the examination might schedule to other dates, but the probability of that is very negligible. 

IIT Madras, the examination conductung body for the academic session 2024-2025 has announced the IIT JAM 2024 exam date through an official notification. Hence, it can be said that the JAM 2024 exam date is confirmed. Now that the application process is going to be commenced from September 5, 2023, it is all the more evident that the IIT JAM 2024 exam date is confirmed.

 

Q:   When is the last date for IIT JAM 2024 online registration form?

A:

IIT JAM 2024 for the academic session 2024-2025 will be conducted by IIT Madras, the examination conducting body on February 11,  2024. Aspirants who had already completed an undergraduate degree  (BSc) or are currently studying in the final year of undergraduate programmes are eligible to apply for the exam. The online application portal will be opened for a period of around a month. The last date for filling up the online application form for MSc courses will be October 13, 2023. Candidates qualifying in JAM 2024 are eligible to apply for admission to around 3000 seats in IITs for the academic year 2024-25. No additional evaluation process, such as suitability test or interview is required for admission to the programmes in Admitting Institutes under JAM 2024.

 

Q:   When will IIT JAM 2024 admit cards releasing?

A:

IIT JAM Admit Card 2024 has been released by IIT Madras, the exam conducting body on Januray 8, 2024. Candidates who have successfully filled out and submitted the IIT JAM 2024 application form can download the JAM 2024 admit card by visiting the IIT JAM official website- jam.iitm.ac.in.

IIT JAM 2024 admit card will be available in online mode on the JAM Online Application Processing System  (JOAPS) portal. Candidates who had filled out the IIT JAM 2024 Application Form can download the IIT JAM 2024 Admit Card by using their enrolment ID or email ID and password on the portal to see their respective exam centres. 

 

Q:   When will IIT Madras release JAM 2024 admission form?

A:

Once IIT JAM 2024 result is declared, candidates need to fill and submit an admission form. It is necessary to fill the IIT JAM 2024 admission form to take part in the counselling process. Candidates can fill and submit the application form for the IIT JAM admission process.

The examination conducting authority has not released any official dates for the admission process. However canididates can expect the filling of IIT JAM 2024 admission form in the first week of April 2024.
Aspirants can visit the JAM 2024 JOAPS portal for filling out the admission form. This is a common application form for all participating IITs and candidates need not send any hard copy of the IIT JAM admission form to the respective institutes. 

 

Q:   When will IIT JAM 2024 counselling process starting?

A:

IIT JAM  2024 Counselling process is expected to start from second week of April, 2024. Candidates will be able to fill the admission forms through online mode. Students who will qualify the exam can submit their admission forms with payment of admission application fee. The counselling process will be held in various rounds according to seats availability in each round. On the basis of candidate’s rank, the admission will be offered to the students. Students must bring their complete documents as informed by the authority for the document verification process.

An Applicant was considered for admission only to the programme choices filled in the Admission Form. There were four rounds of admission, in the normal case. If seats remain vacant, additional rounds may be conducted. Applicants receiving an offer in any of the rounds are required to login at the official website within the stipulated time and choose one of the three options viz.  (a) Accept and Freeze (b) Accept with Upgrade (c) Reject and Quit

 

Q:   What are the IIT JAM 2024 Result Sharing Institutes?

A:

IIT JAM scores will be used for admission to over 2000 seats for postgraduate programmes such as MSc and MA at IISc and various NITs, IIEST Shibpur, SLIET, DIAT through Centralized Counselling for MSc / MSc (Tech.) Admission (CCMN). There are no additional written tests or interviews for admission to candidates qualifying JAM and satisfying the eligibility and special
eligibility requirements through CCMN. 
In addition, JAM 2024 scores will be used for admission to the four Integrated Ph D Programmes and two MSc Programmes at Indian Institute of Science (IISc). JAM 2024 scores are likely to be used by various other institutes such as Jawaharlal Nehru
Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal (IISER Bhopal), Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Pune (IISER Pune), and Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE). Additional details can be directly obtained from the respective institute.

 

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Dates & Schedule

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IIT JAM 2024 exam

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IIT JAM 2024 Answer Key Objection Window

22 Mar '24

IIT JAM 2024 Result

DatesPast Exam Dates

19 Feb '24

IIT JAM 2024 Answer Key

15 Feb '24

IIT JAM 2024 Response Sheet

11 Feb '24

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Day

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