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JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test) by IIT

JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test) by IIT Candidates are selected on the basis of their marks obtained in the entrance test, for admission into Indian Institutes of Technology in Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee. Various test centers across the country have been allocated for the convenience of the aspirants.

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IIT JAM 2017 Exam

JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test) by IIT

JAM 2017

  • JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test to M.Sc 2017.) is the admission test conducted by IITs or Indian Institute of Technology’s in Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee for admission to their high quality Master of Science and other post-B.Sc. programmes in respective disciplines.
  • The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Programmes at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students from across the country

JAM Exam Date 2017:

  • Test conducted by IITs or Indian Institute of Technology’s in Bombay, Delhi, Guwahati, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras and Roorkee.
  • JAM 2017 examination will be held on February 2017 as Computer Based ONLINE Examination.

JAM Online Application 2017:

  • Applications will be accepted ONLINE only through JAM 2017 website.
  • JAM 2017 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to the academic programmes covered under JAM 2017 need to appear in JAM 2017. There is no age restriction.
  • Candidates can apply for JAM 2017 only through an online application process at JAM 2017 website http://www.iitg.ernet.in or http://www.iitg.ac.in/
  • The facility for Online Registration and Application will be available through the website from September.

JAM 2017 Eligibility

Qualification for appearing for JAM 2017:



  • M.Sc. Biotechnology– IIT Bombay: A Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Biological/Chemical Sciences OR Pharmaceutical/Veterinary/Medical/Agricultural Sciences OR Engineering subjects/Physical Sciences with adequate exposure to Chemical/ Biological Sciences. IIT Roorkee: A Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture/Pharmacy/Medicine/ Engineering and related disciplines.
  • M.Sc.Chemistry – IIT Bombay : B.Sc. with Chemistry as major subject and should have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level. IIT Delhi : B.Sc.(Hons.)/B.Sc. with Chemistry. Mathematics at B.Sc./B.Sc. (Hons.) level is necessary. IIT Guwahati: B.Sc.(10+2+3) degree (Major/Hons.) in Chemistry with Mathematics and Physics. IIT Kanpur : B.Sc.(Hons.)/B.Sc. with Chemistry and should have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level. IIT Kharagpur: Three-year course at Bachelor’s level with Chemistry and Mathematics. IIT Madras , IIT Roorkee: B.Sc.(Hons.)/ B.Sc. with Chemistry as a main subject and should have passed Mathematics at 10+2 level.
  • M.Sc. Applied Geology- IIT Bombay: Bachelor’s (B.Sc.) level course with Geology as the principal subject and any two of Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry or Biological Sciences as subsidiaries; should have passed Mathematics at the Higher Secondary (10+2) level. IIT Roorkee: Inter Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and B.Sc.(Hons.) in Geology/B.Sc. with Geology Major/B. Sc. with Geology,and any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • M.Sc. Geological Sciences – IIT Kharagpur: Three-year course at Bachelor’s level with Geology and any two of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects.
  • M.Tech. Applied Geology: IIT Roorkee: Inter Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and B.Sc.(Hons.) in Geology/B.Sc. with Geology major/B.Sc. with Geology, and any two of the following subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.
  • M.Sc. Geophysics: IIT Kharagpur: Three-year course at Bachelor’s level withGeology and any two of Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry subjects.
  • M.Tech. Applied Geophysics: IIT Roorkee: Inter Science with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics and B.Sc. (Hons.) in Physics or Mathematics with Mathematics or Physics, respectively as one of the subsidiaries/B.Sc. with Physics and Mathematics, and any one of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics and Computer Science.
  • M.Sc. Mathematics:IIT Bombay: A Bachelor’s degree in Arts/Science/Statistics/Computer Science/Engineering with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects for at least two years (or at least three semesters in programmes with semester system) of the Bachelor’s programme. IIT Delhi: B.Sc. (Hons)/B.Sc./B.A. (Hons.)/B.A. with Mathematics. IIT Kanpur : B.A./B.Sc. degree (or its equivalent as recognised by the Institute) with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects. IIT Kharagpur: Three-year course at Bachelor’s level with Mathematics or Statistics.IIT Madras: Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics for at least two years or four semesters.
  • M.Sc. Applied Mathematics / M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics & Informatics: IIT Roorkee: B.A./B.Sc. (Hons) in Mathematics or B.A./B.Sc.with Mathematics as a main subject.
  • Applied Statistics & Informatics: IIT Bombay : Bachelor’s degree in Arts/Science/Statistics/ Computer Science/Engineering with Mathematics or Statistics as one of the subjects for at least two years (or at least three semesters in programmes with semester system) of t he Bachelor’s programme.
  • M.Sc. Statistics & Informatics: IIT Kharagpur B.A./ B.Sc.(Hons.) in Mathematics or statistics or B.A./B.Sc. with Mathematics and Statistics as subjects
  • M.Sc. Physics: IIT Bombay: Three-year B.Sc. course or equivalent (including four-year courses such as B.Sc.(Ed.) etc.) with Physics and Mathematics as subjects.IIT Delhi: B.Sc.(Hons.)/B.Sc. with Physics.IIT Kanpur/ IIT Kharagpur / IIT Madras: Three-year B.Sc. course with Physics and Mathematics as subjects.IIT Roorkee : B.Sc.(Hons) in Physics/B.Sc. with Physics Mathematics and any one of following subjects: Chemistry, Statistics, Geology, Electronics and Computer Science.
  • M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree programme in Physics : IIT Kanpur: Three-year B.Sc. course with Physics and Mathematics as subjects.
  • Master of Computer Application (MCA): IIT Roorkee : Bachelor’s degree with Mathematics or BCA.
  • M.Sc. Statistics: IITKanpur: B.A./B.Sc. degree (or its equivalent as recognised by the Institute) with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects.

JAM Syllabus | Exam Pattern:

There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire paper will be divided into three sections, A, B and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types as given below:

  • Section – A contains a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying one or two marks each. Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.Candidates can mark the answer by clicking the choice.
  • Section – B contains a total of 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) carrying two marks each . Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices. The candidate gets full credit if he/she selects a ll the correct answers only and no wrong answers. Candidates can mark the answer(s) by clicking the choice(s).
  • Section – C contains a total of 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions carrying one or two marks each. For these NAT type questions, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keyboard on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions. Candidates have to enter the answer by using a virtual numeric keypad.
  • In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero mark. In Section – A (MCQ), wrong answer will result in negative marks. For all 1 mark questions, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. For all 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. In Section – B (MSQ), there is no negative and no partial marking provisions. There is no negative marking in Section – C (NAT) as well.

Question Papers

IIT JAM Previous Year Question Papers with answer keys

  • Here you can find all of the IIT JAM previous year question papers answers are free of cost students can download these papers for Science Entrance preparation. This Year on 2017 IIT JAM written test was conducted , the paper is available with us. Any Candidates who has Last IIT JAM 10 to 20 Years previous question paper solution can share with us.

IIT JAM Model Papers 2017:

  • JbigDeaL provides Sample Question Papers with answers for 2017 for IIT JAM Test Exam 2017 along with a question bank. Some of the question may be from out of syllabus. This sample papers doesn’t means to actual paper. Its just for better preparation and test you knowledge in IIT JAM related exams.

IIT JAM Online Practice Test:

  • IIT JAM MCQ Questions Answers for Science Test. This mock test having 25 question each, with four choices. On each click on answers system will tell you where the answers is correct or incorrect. There many online practice set of IIT JAM question answers quiz.

IIT JAM 2017 Books

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JAM Admit Card 2017:

  • An Admit Card will be available for download from JAM 2017 website from December 31, 2017 to January 31, 2017. Admit Cards will not be sent by post/E-mail.
  • A printout of the downloaded Admit Card must be brought to the test centre along with the original and valid photo identification.
  • A printout of the downloaded Admit Card must be brought to the test centre along with the original and valid photo identification.

JAM Score Card / Rank List:

  • No hardcopy of JAM 2017 score card will be sent to the JAM 2017 qualified candidates by the Organizing Institute. It can only be downloaded from JAM 2017 website.
  • For each test paper in JAM 2017, an All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned to all the appeared candidates based on the performance of the candidates in the test paper.
  • All India Merit list will be prepared based on AIR. The number of candidates included in the All India Merit List will depend on the total number of seats available in each category in a given subject.
  • The Score Card (indicating the All India Rank(s) and the mark(s) obtained by the candidate) will be available for download in the JAM 2017 website from March 26, 2017 to July 31, 2017 to qualified candidates.

IIT JAM Answer Keys 2017

  • JAM 2017 Question Papers and the corresponding Answer Keys will be available for download. Please note that in JAM 2017, the examination for all the papers will conducted online (computer based test). It may be noted that numerous random combinations of the shuffled sequence of questions will display on the candidate console during the examination.

Website Addresses:

S.No.Name of InstituteWebsite
1IISc Bangalorewww.iisc.ernet.in
2IIT Bhubaneswarwww.iitbbs.ac.in
3IIT Bombaywww.iitb.ac.in
4IIT Delhiwww.iitd.ac.in
5IIT Gandhinagarwww.iitgn.ac.in
6IIT Guwahatiwww.iitg.ac.in
7IIT Hyderabadwww.iith.ac.in
8IIT Indorewww.iiti.ac.in
9IIT Jodhpurwww.iitj.ac.in
10IIT Kanpurwww.iitk.ac.in
11IIT Kharagpurwww.iitkgp.ac.in
12IIT Madraswww.iitm.ac.in
13IIT Roorkeewww.iitr.ac.in
14IIT Roparwww.iitrpr.ac.in

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