IIT JAM 2020 Exam Date Annnounced- Check Application Form, Eligibility

IIT JAM 2020: JAM is known as Joint Admission Test for (M.Sc.). IIT JAM is an admission entrance exam for Master of Science and Other Post Graduate Science Programs at the Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Science, Indian Institutes of Science Education and Research (IISERs) and other institutes.

IIT Kanpur will publish the notification for JAM Entrance 2020. IIT JAM Examination will conducted on 09 February 2020. IIT JAM entrace exam 2020 will be a computer based an online mode. Candidates can apply for JAM 2020 exam on September 2019. IIT JAM 2020 exam will conduct in seven subjects also referred to as Test Papers, of Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). The candidates can read more details in the given article of IIT JAM 2020.

Short information

IIT JAM Exam 2020

EventStart Date

End Date

Application Form

05 September 201908 October 2019
Admit Card

First week of January 2020

Exam Date

09 February 2020
Exam Response Sheet Send to Candidates

19 February 2020

Answer Key

25 February 2020
Result Announcement

20 March 2020

Rank and Merit List

5 April 2020
Submission of Admission Form

April 2020

First Admission list Announcement

June 2020
Second Admission list Announcement

June 2020

Third & Final  Admission list Announcement

July 2020
Closure of Admission through JAM 2019

July 2020

Important Links

Answer key


Admit Card


Apply Online

Click Here



Official Website

 Click Here

Application Fee of JAM 2020 Exam

Group/ Category

Fee Detalis
One Test Paper

Two Test Paper

Female (All Categories) / SC / ST / PwD

Rs. 750.00Rs. 1050
General and OBCRs. 1500.00

Rs. 2100.00

Additional Fee for Addition or Change of Test Paper (s)

Group/ Category

ExistingWishes to ChangeWishes to Add
CaseAdditional Fee ( Rs.)Case

Additional Fee ( Rs.)

Female (All Categories) / SC / ST / PwD

One Test PaperOne Test PaperRs. 750 /-One Test PaperRs. 300 /-
Two Test PaperAny One Test PaperRs. 300 /-

Not Applicable

Both Papers

Rs. 1050 /-
All OthersOne Test PaperOne Test PaperRs. 1500 /-One Test Paper

Rs. 600 /-

Two Test Paper

Any One Test PaperRs. 600 /-Not Applicable
Both Papers

Rs. 2100 /-

Additional Fee for Changing Category or Gender

Existing Gender /  Category


Additional Fee

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD

(Group – I)

Within Group – 1One or Two Test Paper(s)NIL
To Group-2One Test Paper

Rs. 750 /-

Both Papers

Rs. 1050 /-

All Others (Group – 2)

To Group-1One or Two Test Paper (s)


Eligibility Criteria of JAM 2020 Exam


Indian/ Foreign Nationals candidates are eligible to apply for IIT JAM 2020.

Educational Qualification

The candidates should have Bachelor degree the aggregate marks and CGPA/ CPI without rounding-off with at least 55 % marks 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.

Exam Pattern of IIT JAM 2020

IIT JAM 2020 Exam will be conducted through Online Computer Based Test (CBT) and the questions will be shown in random sequence on computer screen for all seven test papers. This exam will be held into two sessions 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2 PM to 5 PM. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours for all seven test papers of IIT JAM 2020. There will be 60 questions asked in the examination and the maximum marks of paper will be 100. The entire paper will be divided in three sections. There will be a negative marking only section A. All sections are compulsory.

Exam Pattern


Number of Question


Section A

30 Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)50
Section B10 Multiple Select Questions


Section C

20 Numerical Answer Type (NTA)30
Total60 Questions


Syllabus of IIT JAM 2020

The Syllabus of IIT JAM will be divided by the subjects & sections. The Syllabus of IIT JAM 2020 helps the students to crack the examination. IIT JAM 2020 Syllabus contains seven subjects Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) & Physics (PH). The syllabus of IIT JAM 2019 is given below.

Biological Sciences (BL)

  • General Biology
  • Basics of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics
  • Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences

Biotechnology (BT)

  • General Biology
  • Biochemistry and Physiology
  • Basic Biotechnology
  • Chemistry (10+2+3 level)
  • Mathmatics (10+2 level)
  • Physics (10+2 level)

Chemistry (CY)


  • Basic Mathematical Concepts
  • Atomic and Molecular Structure
  • Theory of Gases
  • Solid state
  • Chemical Thermodynamics
  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria
  • Electrochemistry
  • Adsorption
  • Spectroscopy


  • Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications
  • Qualitative Organic Analysis
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry


  • Periodic Table
  • Main Group Elements (s and p blocks)
  • Transition Metals (d block)
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Analytical Chemistry

Geology (GC)

  • The Planet Earth
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Economic Geology

Mathematics (MA)

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
  •  Functions of One Real Variable
  • Functions of Two or Three Real Variables
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Group Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Real Analysis

Mathematical Statistics (MS)


  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Matrices


  • Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Standard Distributions
  • Joint Distributions
  • Sampling distributions
  • Limit Theorems
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypothese

Physics (PH)

  • Mathematical Methods
  • Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
  • Oscillations, Waves and Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics
  • Modern Physics
  • Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics

Admit Card of IIT JAM 2020

The admit card of JAM 2020 will be released through online mode by official. JAM 2020 admit card available for download from JOAPS  Website form January 2020 until the examination date .The candidates who successfully apply for IIT JAM will be eligible to download their admit card by filling the registration number and date of birth respectively. The admit card of JAM will not will be sent by post/ E-mail. In case of any discrepancy, the Candidate should inform the Organizing Chairperson, JAM 20120, IIT Kanpur.

IIT JAM Answer key 2020

The answer key of IIT JAM 2020 will be published by online mode after the examination of JAM. The candidates who appeared in the examination of JAM 2020 will be able to download their answer key by filling the roll number and date of birth. IIT JAM answer key published on 25 February 2020. The answer key of JAM helps the candidates to check their score and performance.

Result of IIT JAM 2020

Indian Institute of technology, Kharagpur release the result of JAM 2020 on 20th March 2020 through online mode. IIT JAM 2020 result will contain the marks secured by the candidates in the examination. JAM 2020 exam result will also contain the rank secured by the candidates along with the qualifying status. The candidates can get their result by entering their roll number and login details.

Cutoff of IIT JAM 2020

The cutoff marks will be declared after declaring the result of IIT JAM 2020 through online mode. The cutoff marks are the minimum marks to qualify for the admissions to any subject they have applied for and that will be required for the candidates. All subjects will have different cutoff marks depending on the number of candidates and reservation of category.

Couselling of IIT JAM 2020

The candidates who qualify the examination  of IIT JAM and whose name will be appear in the merit list will be eligible for counselling process of IIT JAM 2020. The admission of JAM will be based on the merit list published by the conducting board of entrance exam of 2020. The candidates have to fill the admission form in month of April 2020 via online mode from the official website.  The conducting institute will published up to 3 merit list based on the admission process. IIT Kanpur will release in month of June 2020 and two other admission lists will release in the opening and closing rank for the different subjects. The counsellig process of IIT JAM 2020 will complete in month of July 2020.

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