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IIT JAM 2022: Exam Date, Registration, Admit Card, Pattern, Syllabus, Cutoff

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Shruti Sharma

Content Curator | Updated On - Dec 14, 2021

IIT JAM 2022 is a national-level exam. It is conducted by IITs and IISC. The exam will be held on February 13, 2022. Successfully registered candidates will be able to download their IIT JAM 2022 Admit card on January 4, 2022. IIT JAM 2022 will be conducted for 7 subjects. Out of the seven subjects, Economics was added last year. 

  • Candidates need to secure passing marks in their qualifying examination for becoming eligible for IIT JAM 2022. 
  • IIT JAM 2022 Exam will be held in CBT mode on 13 February 2022.
  • IIT JAM 2022 Question Paper will consist of three types of questions- MCQ, MSQ, and NAT.

IIT JAM 2022 Highlights

Name of Exam Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
Conducting Body IIT Roorkee
Mode of Exam CBT (Computer-Based Test)
Mode of Application Online
Official Website jam.iitr.ac.in
Exam Type National-Level
Duration of Exam 3 hours
Eligibility Criteria General/OBC – Minimum 55% in Bachelor’s Degree SC/ST/PwD – Minimum 50% in Bachelor’s Degree
Number of Exam Center 103
HelpLine (01332) 284531

IIT JAM 2022 Important Dates

Events Dates
JAM Online Application Processing System Website Opens August 25, 2021
Last Date for Online Registration October 14, 2021 (Thursday)
IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction Start Date October 14, 2021
IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction Last Date October 20 to 25, 2021
JAM Admit Cards January 04, 2022 (Tuesday)
Date of Examination February 13, 2022 (Sunday)
Results Release March 22, 2022 (Tuesday)
Submission of Application Form April 11 – 25, 2022
Releasing of First Admission List June 01, 2022 (Wednesday)
Releasing of Second Admission List June 16, 2022 (Thursday)
Releasing of Third Admission List June 25, 2022 (Saturday)
Releasing of Final Admission List July 05, 2022 (Tuesday)
End of Admissions July 11, 2022 (Monday)

IIT JAM Courses Offered

Programs Institute
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
IIT Delhi
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
IIT Gandhinagar
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics and Computing
IIT Guwahati
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in
  • Applied Geology
  • Applied Geophysics
  • Applied Statistics and Informatics
  • Biotechnology
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
  • Chemistry
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Programmes in -
  • Environmental Science and Engineering
  • Operations Research.
IIT Bombay
Integrated Ph.D. Programs in -
  • Biological Sciences
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
IIT Bhubaneswar
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Biotechnology
  • Astronomy (M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Programme from the second semester)
IIT Indore
Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Geology
  • Geophysics
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
  • Medical Physics
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Molecular Medical Microbiology
IIT Kharagpur
Two-year M.Sc. Programs -
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
IIT Palakkad
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing
  • Physics
IIT Hyderabad
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Statistics
  • Physics
  • Mathematics
IIT Kanpur
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Applied Geology
  • Biotechnology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Economics
  • Physics
IIT Roorkee
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
IIT Patna
Two-year M.Sc. Programs in -
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics
IIT Ropar
Two-year M.Sc. Program
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
IIT(BHU) Varanasi
Two-year M.Sc. Program
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics and Computing
  • Physics
IIT Bhilai
Two-year M.Sc. Program
  • Mathematics and Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • Physics
IIT Tirupati
Two-year M.Sc. Program
  • Chemistry
  • Applied Mathematics
IIT Mandi

IIT JAM 2022 Eligibility

The authorities have revised the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM 2022. The candidates are advised to check out the following updated criteria. 

  • The candidates need to possess a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institution. 
  • The candidates need to pass the qualifying examination. 
  • Foreign candidates are eligible to apply for IIT JAM 2022. 
  • The proof for the qualifying degree needs to be submitted by September 30, 2022. 

IIT JAM 2022 Application Form

IIT Roorkee opened the registrations for IIT JAM 2022 on August 25, 2022. The registration process concluded on October 14, 2021. The following steps were undertaken by the candidates to fill the application form. 

How to Fill the Application Form?

Step-1: Register Online

  • Open official website of IIT JAM 2022

  • A registration window (JOAPS) will be visible.
  • Enter all mentioned details for registration
  • Then click on the “submit” button
  • After successful registration, an Enrollment ID will be sent to the registered email ID and Contact Number.

Step-2: Fill Details in the Application Form

  • Candidates need to use their Enrollment ID and Password to log in to the website.

  • Fill JAM 2022 exam details such as no. of paper, exam city preferences, etc.
  • Fill in all the Personal details mentioned.
  • Verify your email id and mobile number by entering the OTPs received. 
  • Candidates need to submit their scanned images of photograph, signature, and SC/ST/PwD certificate.

Step-3: Fee Payment

  • After uploading the images, candidates need to pay the application fees.

  • In online mode, payment can be done through a debit/credit card or net banking account.
  • In offline mode, students need to carry the printout of the e-challan form and submit the application fee to SBI Bank

Step-4: Print Application Form

After completing all steps of the application form, the candidate needs to take the printout of the application form for further use.

IIT JAM 2022 Application Fee

The application fee for IIT JAM 2022 is not refundable. The application fee for different categories is tabulated below:

Group/Category Number of paper
One Test Paper Two Test Papers
SC/ST/PwD & Female (all categories) Rs.750/- Rs.1050/-
All others Rs.1500/- Rs.2100/-

IIT JAM 2022 Form Correction

The authorities provided opportunities for minor modification/correction in the IIT JAM 2022 Application Form. Only the sections like gender, category, PwD status, and exam center were allowed to be edited. The corrections were allowed through online mode. Additional fees were required to be submitted by the candidates after they were done making the changes in their IIT JAM 2022 Application Form. 

How to make Correction in IIT JAM 2022 Application Form

  • Open the official website of JOAPS.
  • Then enter login details like Enrolment ID/Registration No. and Password.
  • Then click on Submit button.
  • Make changes through “Change Personal Data” category
  • There you can make corrections wherever required.
  • Then finally submit the modified details, and take printout of the application form.

IIT JAM 2022 Exam Centers

IIT JAM exam centers are divided as per these eight IIT zones which are mentioned below.

Institute Cities
IISc Bangalore Mangalore, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Hubli, Kannur, Kozhikode, Palakkad, Thrissur,
IIT Delhi Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Greater Noida, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi, Ghaziabad
IIT Guwahati Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
IIT Kanpur Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Bareilly, Bhopal,
IIT Kharagpur Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Bhubaneswar, Visakhapatnam, Kharagpur, Vijayawada,
IIT Madras Madurai, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal, Coimbatore, , Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thiruvananthapuram, Chennai, Kollam,
IIT Roorkee Kurukshetra, Dehradun, NOIDA, Mohali, Jalandhar, Moradabad, Roorkee
IIT Bombay Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Vadodara, Nanded, Nasik, Ahmedabad,

IIT JAM 2022 Admit Card

IIT Roorkee will release IIT JAM 2022 Admit Card on January 4, 2022. The candidates need to carry them to their exam centers. 

How to Download JAM Admit Card 2022?

  • Step 1 – First visit the official JOAPS portal.
  • Step 2 – Enter the enrolment ID/email ID and Password in the mentioned space.
  • Step 4 – Then submit it.
  • Step 5 - The admit card of JAM will appear on the screen.
  • Step 6 – Thus you can download the admit card.

IIT JAM 2022 Exam Pattern

Section and type-wise questions of IIT JAM 2022 are mentioned in the following table:

Sections/Types Section A Section B Section C
Number of Questions 30 10 20
Marks 10 questions - 1 mark 20 questions - 2 marks 2 marks for each question 10 questions - 1 mark 10 questions - 2 marks
Negative Marking ⅓ marks will be deducted for each one mark question. ⅔ marks will be deducted for each two marks question No negative marking No negative marking
Question Types M. C. Q M. C. Q No options will be displayed
Mode of Exam Online Online Online

IIT JAM 2022 Syllabus

IIT JAM Syllabus for Biotechnology

IIT JAM Biotechnology Syllabus is divided into subjects like Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry, and Physics. Here important chapters and important books are mentioned in the table:

Topics

Chapters

Biology

  • General Biology
  • Basic Biotechnology
  • Cell Biology
  • Biochemistry and Physiology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology

Chemistry

  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemistry of Functional Groups
  • Synthetic polymers

Mathematics

  • Sets
  • Relations and Functions
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Logarithms
  • Complex numbers
  • Linear and Quadratic equations
  • Sequences and Series
  • Trigonometry
  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  • Straight lines and Family
  • Circles
  • Conic Sections
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Series
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Statistics
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vectors
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Probability
  • Functions, Limits, and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Derivatives
  • Definite and Indefinite Integrals
  • Differential Equations

Physics

  • Elementary Statics and Dynamics
  • Kinematics
  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Current electricity
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work, Energy and Power
  • Electrostatics
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
  • Solids and Semiconductor Devices
  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Principles of Communication
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Oscillations
  • Waves
  • Motion of Particles and Rigid Body

IIT JAM 2022 Recommended Books

IIT JAM offers a variety of courses. In the following table, the recommended books for Biotechnology have been mentioned. 

Book Name Author/ Publisher
Biochemistry Lehninger
Molecular Biology Watson
Cell Biology Bruce Alberts or Lodish 
Development Biology Gilbert
Microbiology Prescott, Pelczar

IIT JAM 2022 Preparation Tips

Candidate must go through the preparation process of IIT JAM 2022.

  • Step 1: The candidate needs to go through the IIT JAM syllabus

Candidates can prepare better for the exam by knowing which topics are important for the exam. 

  • Step 2: Go Through Good Prep Books

Next, the candidate must make a list of books for JAM 2022. Two to three good preparation books are good for IIT JAM 2022 Exam.

  • Step 3: Prepare a Time-Table

A very important part of the IIT JAM preparation is to make a timetable. While preparing a timetable, attention must be given to the syllabus and all the important topics.

  • Step 4: Refer to Past Years’ Question Papers

Candidates should solve the last 10 years IIT JAM question papers to understand the exam pattern and format of questions asked in the entrance exam. Also, solving past years’ question papers will help candidates evaluate important topics to score better in the exam.

  • Step 5: Solve Sample Papers and Mock Tests

Once candidates complete a particular topic they need to attempt a good number of mock tests and sample papers. These will help candidates to find their strengths and weaknesses.

IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key

IIT, Roorkee will release answer key 2022 for all 7 papers separately on March 2022.

How to Download the Answer Key?

The steps for downloading the IIT JAM answer key 2021 are mentioned below:

  • Go to the official website.
  • Click on that link at which test paper (test paper code), question paper, and answer keys for all the 7 papers will be visible.
  • Then download the answer key.

How to Challenge IIT JAM 2022 Answer Key?

Candidates can challenge the answer key from March 2022 if they have any doubts about the answer. 

  • Candidates can challenge by logging into the JOAPS website using enrolment ID and password for a limited time period.
  • For challenging the answer key of IIT JAM, candidates must pay Rs. 500 per question.
  • If the challenges are proved correct, then the fee will be refunded.

IIT JAM 2022 Result

Candidates can check their IIT JAM 2022 result through the steps mentioned below:

  • Step 1: Go to the official website of IIT JAM.
  • Step 2: Click on the IIT JAM results link which will be found on the Home page 
  • Step 3: Then enter enrollment/ email ID and JOAPS password in the required place.
  • Step 4: Evaluate the arithmetic expression given and mention it in the given space.
  • Step 5: Click on the Submit button.

IIT JAM 2022 Scorecard

Candidates can download their scorecard for IIT JAM 2022 by the steps mentioned below.

  • Step 1: Open official website of IIT JAM 2022
  • Step 2: Click on JOAPS portal link
  • Step 3: Enter Enrolment ID/ Email ID and Password
  • Step 4: Then submit it
  • Step 5: Click on the ‘Scorecard’ tab to download it

IIT JAM 2022 Counselling

  • The counselling of IIT JAM 2022 is organized for admission to MSc programs at IITs and IISc Bangalore.
  • IIT JAM counseling will be started with the release of the counseling form. Candidates need to fill the form according to their preferences and choices during IIT JAM counselling 2022.
  • Candidates belonging to OBC-NCL and EWS categories need to upload their valid certificates during counseling.
  • IIT JAM counseling fee is Rs 600 which is non-refundable.
  • Candidates can select as many JAM programs as they want in the counseling process.
  • Candidates have to log in by entering their registered ID by selecting three options such as Accept and Freeze, Accept with Upgrade and Reject and Quit.
  1. Accept and Freeze – The option is chosen when candidates want to accept the admission offer and freeze the seats based on their categories. Candidate can make their payment by debit card, credit card, or net banking.
  2. Accept with Upgrade – The option is chosen when candidates want to accept the seat offered but wish to upgrade the seat in the next round. They need to pay the seat booking fee. In the next round candidates will be offered a seat depending upon the higher preference.
  3. Reject and Quit - If a candidate chooses this option he or she will be charged Rs. 1000/- on Seat Booking Fee and the final amount will be refunded to the candidate’s account. Candidates have to confirm seat cancellation by confirming the OTP.
  • Candidates who will be qualified and accept the seats need to report at the allotted IIT with their official documents.

Documents Required for IIT JAM Counselling 2022

  • Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate
  • IIT JAM 2021 Scorecard
  • Birth Certificate
  • ID Proof (Passport/Voters ID/PAN/Aadhar)
  • College Transfer Certificate
  • Qualifying Degree Certificate
  • Degree Marksheet
  • Marksheet till the last semester
  • Nationality Certificate (General Category)
  • Caste and reservation certificate of reserve category like OBC (Non-Creamy Layer), SC, ST
  • Valid Certificate for PwD candidates

IIT JAM Counselling Seat Booking Fee

Category Seat Booking Fee
General/OBC (NCL) Rs 10, 000
SC Rs 5, 000
ST Rs 5, 000
PH Rs 5, 000

IIT JAM Seats 2022 Allotment of Seats

IIT JAM Seats allotment 2022 are mentioned below:

Institute Programme Discipline (Code) GEN EWS OBC- NCL SC ST Total
IIT Bhilai M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2801) 4 1 3 + 1* 2 1 12
Mathematics & Computing (2802) 5 2 3 1 1 12
Physics (2803) 5 + 1* 1 3 2 0 12
IIT Bhubaneswar Joint M.Sc.‐Ph.D.‡ Chemistry (1901) 10 2 7 3 + 1* 2 25
Mathematics (1902) 9 + 1* 2 + 1* 6 3 2 24
Physics (1903) 10 3 7 + 1* 4 2 27
Geology (1904) 9 + 1* 2 7 4 2 25
Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences (1905) 9 + 1* 2 6 4 2 24
IIT Bombay M.Sc. (4 semesters) Applied Geology (1201) 14 + 1* 4 10 5 + 1* 3 38
Applied Geophysics (1202) 8 2 5 3 1 + 1* 20
Applied Statistics & Informatics (1203) 18 + 1* 5 12 + 1* 7 4 48
Biotechnology (1204) 14 4 8 + 1* 5 2 + 1* 35
Chemistry (1205) 21 + 2* 6 15 8 + 1* 4 57
Mathematics (1206) 14 + 1* 3 + 1* 10 6 3 38
Physics (1207) 23 + 1* 5 + 1* 15 + 1* 9 5 60
M.Sc.‐Ph.D. Dual Degree Energy (1212) 9 2 6 2 + 1* 2 22
Environmental Science (1213) 4 + 1* 1 3 2 1 12
Operations Research (1214) 5 + 1* 2 4 2 1 15
IIT Delhi M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (1301) 26 + 2* 7 17 + 1* 9 + 1* 5 68
Mathematics (1302) 27 + 1* 7 17 + 1* 10 4 + 1* 68
Physics (1303) 27 + 1* 6 + 1* 17 + 1* 10 5 68
Economics (1304) 9 + 1* 2 7 4 2 25
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2601) 26 + 1* 6 17 + 1* 10 5 66
Mathematics & Computing (2602) 21 + 1* 6 15 7 + 1* 4 55
Physics (2603) 21 + 1* 6 15 8 3 + 1* 55
M.Sc. (Tech) (6 semesters) Applied Geology (2604) 26 + 1* 6 17 + 1* 10 5 66
Applied Geophysics (2605) 22 6 15 7 + 1* 4 55
IIT Gandhinagar M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2001) 11 2 7 4 1 + 1* 26
Mathematics (2002) 14 + 1* 4 10 + 1* 5 3 38
Physics (2003) 15 4 9 + 1* 5 + 1* 3 38
IIT Guwahati M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (1401) 24 + 1* 5 + 1* 15 + 1* 9 4 60
Mathematics & Computing (1402) 22 + 2* 6 16 9 4 + 1* 60
Physics (1403) 23 + 1* 6 15 + 1* 8 + 1* 5 60
IIT Hyderabad M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2101) 15 + 1* 4 11 5 + 1* 3 40
Mathematics/ Mathematics & Computing (2102) 11 2 5 + 1* 4 2 25
Physics (2103) 16 3 + 1* 11 6 2 + 1* 40
IIT Indore M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2201) 11 + 1* 3 8 4 + 1* 2 30
Physics (2202) 12 3 8 5 1 + 1* 30
Mathematics (2203) 8 2 4 + 1* 3 2 20
Biotechnology (2204) 6 2 4 2 1 15
Astronomy (2205) 5 + 1* 2 4 2 1 15
IIT Jodhpur M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2401) 13 + 1* 4 11 6 3 38
Mathematics (2402) 7 + 1* 2 5 4 1 20
Physics (2403) 13 + 1* 4 11 6 3 38
M.Sc.-M.Tech. Dual Degree Mathematics-Data & Computational Sciences (2404) 3 1 3 2 1 10
Physics and Materials Engineering (2405) 6 1 3 2 1 13
IIT Kanpur M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (1501) 19 + 1* 4 + 1* 13 7 3 + 1* 49
Mathematics (1502) 19 + 1* 5 13 6 + 1* 4 49
Physics (1503) 14 + 1* 4 9 + 1* 6 3 38
Statistics (1504) 24 + 1* 5 + 1* 16 + 1* 9 5 62
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Physics (1505) 8 2 4 + 1* 3 2 20
IIT Kharagpur Joint M.Sc.‐Ph.D. Chemistry (1601) 22 + 1* 6 14 + 1* 8 + 1* 4 57
Geology (1602) 14 + 1* 4 9 + 1* 6 3 38
Mathematics (1603) 15 4 9 + 1* 5 + 1* 3 38
Physics (1604) 23 + 1* 6 15 + 1* 9 3 + 1* 59
Geophysics (1605) 6 2 4 2 0 + 1* 15
6 2 4 1 + 1* 1 15
Medical Physics (1606) 2 + 1* 0 1 1 1 6
Nuclear Medicine (1607) 2 1 2 1 0 6
Molecular Medical Microbiology (1608) 2 1 1 1 0 5
IIT Madras M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (1701) 26 + 1* 6 + 1* 17 + 1* 10 5 67
Mathematics (1702) 19 + 1* 5 12 + 1* 6 + 1* 4 49
Physics (1703) 21 + 1* 5 14 + 1* 8 4 54
IIT Mandi M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (3101) 19 + 1* 4 + 1* 14 7 4 50
Applied Mathematics (3102) 19 + 1* 5 13 + 1* 7 4 50
Physics (3103) 16 4 11 5 + 1* 2 + 1* 40
IIT Palakkad M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2901) 8 3 5 2 + 1* 2 21
Mathematics (2902) 8 2 6 3 1 + 1* 21
Physics (2903) 8 3 5 2 + 1* 2 21
IIT Patna M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2501) 11 + 1* 3 8 5 2 30
Mathematics (2502) 12 + 1* 3 7 + 1* 4 2 30
Physics (2503) 12 + 1* 3 8 4 2 30
IIT Roorkee M.Sc. (4 semesters) Applied Geology (1801) 8 2 4 + 1* 3 1 19
Chemistry (1802) 17 + 1* 4 11 + 1* 7 3 44
Economics (1803) 13 3 9 4 + 1* 2 + 1* 33
Mathematics (1804) 15 4 10 5 + 1* 2 + 1* 38
Physics (1805) 11 + 1* 3 8 + 1* 4 2 30
IIT Ropar M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2302) 9 + 1* 2 7 3 + 1* 2 25
Mathematics (2301) 10 3 6 + 1* 3 2 25
Physics (2303) 10 3 6 4 1 + 1* 25
IIT Tirupati M.Sc. (4 semesters) Mathematics & Statistics (3001) 6 2 4 2 1 15
Chemistry (3002) 6 2 3 + 1* 2 1 15
Physics (3003) 5 + 1* 1 4 3 1 15
IIT (BHU) Varanasi M.Sc. (4 semesters) Chemistry (2701) 9 + 1* 2 6 + 1* 4 2 25
Physics (2702) 10 3 7 3 1 + 1* 25
Note: If a PwD candidate is not available till the final round, the seat will be allotted to the candidate in the respective category. *indicates seats reserved for PwD candidates.

IIT JAM 2022 Cut-off

The qualifying marks for the IIT JAM 2021 session are stated below. Candidates can get an idea for the 2022 session from the following table.

Subjects Number of Appeared Candidates IIT JAM 2021 Cut Off Marks
GEN OBC (NCL), EWS SC/ST/PwD
Mathematics (MA) 13186 24.69 22.22 12.35
Chemistry (CY) 14473 19.52 17.57 9.76
Physics (PH) 14298 19.91 17.92 9.96
Mathematical Statistics (MS) 3535 22.08 19.87 11.04
Biotechnology (BT) 8806 34.13 30.72 17.07
Geology (GG) 2788 34.65 31.18 17.32

IIT JAM 2022 FAQs

Ques. Which organization conducts IIT JAM 2022?

Ans. IIT Roorkee is responsible to conduct IIT JAM 2022. IIT JAM 2022 Examination will be organized in an online mode on February 13, 2022 (Sunday).

Ques. Is IIT JAM tougher than IIT JEE?

Ans. Though IIT JAM and IIT JEE both are important exams to enter in IIT, there are certain key differences between these two exams. IIT JEE is tougher than IIT JAM because it is conducted in two stages such as JEE Mains and JEE Advanced.

Ques. Is there any negative marking in IIT JAM?

Ans. In section A, For every wrong answer of 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted. For 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted. There will be no negative and no partial marking for Section B and Section C.

Ques. Which candidates are eligible for IIT jAM 2022?

Ans. For IIT JAM 2022 candidates belonging to the general category should score at least 55% aggregate and the SC/ST candidates must score at least 50% aggregate in the last qualifying exam.

Ques. Does IIT JAM syllabus change every year?

Ans. IIT JAM authority does not change their syllabus every year. JAM syllabus remains the same all over the year. However, mild changes may be found out.

Ques. Can final year students be eligible to apply for IIT JAM?

Ans. Yes, Final year students can appear for IIT JAM. Candidates who have graduated and who are going to appear in the final year examination can apply for IIT JAM.

Ques. How many papers on different subjects are found in the IIT JAM?

Ans. Seven test papers of different subjects appear in IIT JAM. These exams are conducted in Online Computer Based Test (CBT) mode. For all the seven test papers the candidates will be given 3 hours.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

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