IIT JAM 2024 registration last date is now 20 Oct 23, link to submit appln here

IIT JAM 2024 registration last date is extended to 20 October 2023. Candidates can apply at ‘https://jam.iitm.ac.in/’. It is about admissions into post graduate courses in IITs.

Application submission for the exam started on 5 September and the last date as per the schedule earlier was 13 October 2023. Now candidates have the opportunity till 20 October 2023 to take up IIT JAM 2024 registration.

IIT JAM 2024 registrationStudents willing to pursue postgraduation in science subjects in IITs can take up JAM 2024 registration. There are about 3000 seats in postgraduate courses in 21 IITs.

The exam will be conducted to admit students into IITs for science programs for the academic year 2024-25. Candidates can apply for MSc, MSc Tech, MS (Research), MSc-MTech Dual Degree, Joint MSc-PhD and MSc-PhD dual degree in various science subjects in IITs located across India.


IIT JAM 2024 registration began on 5 September 2023 and the last date now has been extended till 20 October from its earlier 13 October 2023.

Candidates who have taken up IIT JAM 2024 registration successfully alone will be able to download the hall tickets and attend the exam on 11 February 2024.

Results of IIT JAM 2024 will be declared on 22 March 2024. The score cards can be downloaded from 2 April 2024 onwards.

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The admission portal in connection with IIT JAM 2024 will be open from 10 April 2024. Candidates can refer to the table below in connection with the schedule of IIT JAM 2024 registration:

JAM 2024 Schedule Date (Day)*
JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) Website Opens September 05, 2023 (Tuesday)
Last Date for Online Registration/Application Submission October 20, 2023 (Friday)
Availability of JAM Admit Cards on the Online Application Portal
(for Download and Printing)
January 08, 2024 (Monday)
Date of Examination February 11, 2024 (Sunday)
Announcement of the Results March 22, 2024 (Friday)
Availability of Scorecards for download April 02, 2024 (Tuesday)
Portal for Admission Opens April 10, 2024 (Wednesday)

Note: Applicants are requested to periodically check the website for the status of the application or/and information. They should also check the messages sent to their registered email id and mobile number.

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About the exam

The full name of the exam is Joint Admission Test for Masters and is popular as JAM. This is conducted once a year and is a national level test for admission into postgraduate courses in IITs across India.

Candidates have to pass this exam with required qualifying marks to be eligible for the admission into IITs.

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They can also try for admission in non IIT institutions (NITs, IIEST Shibpur, SLIET and DIAT) with help of this score. They have to approach these institutions separately.

JAM 2024 will be a computer based test and will be conducted in seven test papers – Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, and Physics.

Candidates can either choose to appear in one paper or two test papers. This exam is conducted by one of IITs located in India by taking turns. JAM 2024 is being conducted by IIT Madras.

Information brochure with regards to JAM 2024 registration is available here

Admitting institutes

Candidates who have completed their IIT JAM 2024 registration can appear for the exam. After passing the exam with required qualifying marks, they can apply for admission. The list of admitting institutions are provided below for the sake of the candidates:

Admitting Institutes Website E-mail ID Phone
IIT Bhilai https://www.iitbhilai.ac.in academics@iitbhilai.ac.in (0771) 2973624
IIT Bhubaneswar https://www.iitbbs.ac.in chairman.jam@iitbbs.ac.in
(0674) 7134462
(0674) 7135136
IIT Bombay https://www.iitb.ac.in jam@iitb.ac.in (022) 25767068
IIT Delhi https://home.iitd.ac.in/ jam@admin.iitd.ac.in (011) 26591749
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad http://www.iitism.ac.in chairman_gatejam@iitism.ac.in (0326) 2235265
(0326) 2235266
(0326) 2235662
IIT Gandhinagar https://www.iitgn.ac.in academics@iitgn.ac.in (079) 23952532
IIT Guwahati https://www.iitg.ac.in jam@iitg.ac.in (0361) 2582751
IIT Hyderabad https://www.iith.ac.in dean_academics@iith.ac.in (040) 23016082
IIT Indore https://www.iiti.ac.in jamchairman@iiti.ac.in
(0731) 6603598
(0731) 6603150
IIT Jammu https://www.iitjammu.ac.in ar.acad@iitjammu.ac.in (0191) 2570633
IIT Jodhpur https://www.iitj.ac.in chair_admissions@iitj.ac.in (0291) 2801141
IIT Kanpur https://iitk.ac.in jam@iitk.ac.in (0512) 6797412
IIT Kharagpur https://www.iitkgp.ac.in jam@adm.iitkgp.ac.in (03222) 282091/95
IIT Madras https://www.iitm.ac.in jam@iitm.ac.in (044) 22578200
IIT Mandi https://www.iitmandi.ac.in jamchair@iitmandi.ac.in
(01905) 267828
(01905) 267058
IIT Palakkad https://iitpkd.ac.in deanadmn@iitpkd.ac.in (04923) 226567
IIT Patna https://www.iitp.ac.in pic_jam@iitp.ac.in (06115) 233028
(06115) 233697
(06115) 233773
IIT Roorkee https://www.iitr.ac.in jam@iitr.ac.in (01332) 284531
IIT Ropar https://www.iitrpr.ac.in jamchair@iitrpr.ac.in (01881) 231111
(01881) 231114
(01881) 231110
IIT Tirupati https://iittp.ac.in academics@iittp.ac.in (0877) 2503531
IIT (BHU) Varanasi https://www.iitbhu.ac.in office.academics@iitbhu.ac.in 09454820126

Who can take up IIT JAM 2024 registration?

Individuals who have passed graduation in the relevant discipline from a recognized educational institution can take up IIT JAM 2024 registration.

The graduation must be in the same discipline in which the candidates desire to pursue postgraduation.

Even those who have appeared for the final exams of their qualifying degree and are waiting for results or those who are about to appear for the final exams can also take up JAM 2024 registration.

However, these people have to pass the exam and provide a proof for it by the time the admission process begins. If they do not produce the proof, admission may be cancelled.

Foreign nationals

Even foreign nationals can take up IIT JAM 2024 registration. For admission, foreign nationals are required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the Admitting Institute pertaining to foreign students. For further details, they are advised to contact the concerned Admitting Institute.

IIT JAM 2024 registrationHow to take up IIT JAM 2024 registration?

The process to take up IIT JAM 2024 registration is online and official website has to be approached to register for the exam. The official website is accessible at ‘https://jam.iitm.ac.in/’

1. The URL mentioned above must be typed into the browser and submitted to allow the website to download.

2. Once the website is ready, candidates have to click the link for registration to create an account with a username and password.

3. After the account is created, candidates can login and start applying for the exam.

4. They can provide the required data, choose the exam center, upload the documents.

5. Applicants can check for any errors in the information provided and correct them if any.

6. After rectification of errors if any, candidates can submit the application.

Link to access website for IIT JAM 2024 registration is here


Candidates have to upload, their photograph, image of their signature, Community certificate (if applicable) and PwD certificate (if applicable) while taking up IIT JAM 2024 registration.

Registration fee

IIT JAM 2024 registration fee is Rs 900 for a single paper for Female applicants and SC/ST/PwD category candidates. For all others, JAM 2024 registration fee is Rs 1800 per paper.

The same is Rs 1250 for women applicants and SC/ST/PwD category candidates if applying for two test papers. For all others JAM 2024 registration fee is Rs 2500 if applying for two test papers. Details are present in tabular format below:

Gender / Category Fees Amount**
One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female / SC / ST / PwD* ₹ 900 ₹ 1250
All others ₹ 1800 ₹ 2500
**Fee Amount – Fee for Changing Examination Cities /Test Papers /Category /Gender is ₹300 apart from the applicable difference in Application fee.

*PwD: Person with benchmark Disability

IIT JAM 2024 registrationHow to download admit card?

Candidates who have completed their IIT JAM 2024 registration can alone download the hall ticket. The admit card will be available for download from 8 January 2024 onwards.

Admit card can be downloaded from the official website which is accessible at ‘https://jam.iitm.ac.in/’ The process to obtain the admit card is mentioned below:

1. The URL mentioned above must be typed into the browser and submitted to allow it to download.

2. Once the website is ready, candidates have to click the link for the hall ticket.

3. Clicking the link may open another webpage and the candidates have to enter their application number, date of birth and other required information.

4. The above details must be submitted to obtain the hall ticket.

5. After the hall ticket is visible, the candidates can download it and take a printout of it.

Exam pattern

The questions have to be answered in a duration of three hours. Medium of the exam will be english. There will be a total of 60 questions which are framed in three sections – Section A, Section B and Section C.

Section – A contains a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) involving 10 questions of one mark each and 20 questions of two marks each.

Each MCQ has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. Candidates can mark their answer by clicking one of the choices.

A wrong answer will result in negative marks. For each wrong answer to 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted and similarly for each wrong answer to 2 marks questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted.

Section – B contains a total of 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) carrying two marks each. Each MSQ is similar to MCQ but with the difference that MSQ may have one or more than one correct choice(s) out of the four given choices.

The candidate is awarded full credit only if all the correct answer(s) and no wrong answers are selected. Candidates can mark the answer(s) by clicking the choice(s).

There is no negative marking or partial marking for MSQ. Section – C contains a total of 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions involving 10 questions of one mark each and 10 questions of two marks each.

For NAT questions, the answer is a signed real number, which needs to be entered using the virtual numeric keypad displayed on the monitor.

No choices will be shown for NAT questions. There is no negative marking for NAT. In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero mark. There is no provision for
partial marking.

The candidates are required to select the answer(s) for MCQ and MSQ type questions using the mouse. The answer for NAT questions must be entered using a mouse on a virtual numeric keypad. The keyboard of the computer will be disabled.

Exam centres

The exam centres for JAM 2024 will be located across the country. Candidates have to choose them while taking up IIT JAM 2024 registration. Applicants have to exert caution while choosing test centers.

Applicants can choose the test centers keeping in mind factors accessibility, availability of transport, reachability through various modes of transport while taking up JAM 2024 registration.

Details about the exam centres are mentioned below for the sake of the candidates. For any clarifications, they can visit the official website of the exam:

IISc Bengaluru Belagavi/Belgaum [KA], Bengaluru [KA], Bidar [KA], Gulbarga/Kalaburagi [KA], Hassan [KA], Hubbali [KA], Hyderabad [TS], Kannur [KL], Kozhikode [KL], Mangaluru [KA], Mysuru (Mysore) [KA], Palakkad [KL], Port Blair [AN], Shimoga [KA], Thrissur [KL], Vatakara [KL]
IIT Bombay Ahmedabad [GJ], Ahmednagar [MH], Akola [MH], Amravati [MH], Aurangabad [MH], Goa [GA], Jalgaon [MH], Kolhapur [MH], Mumbai-Navi Mumbai-Thane [MH], Nagpur [MH], Nanded [MH], Nashik [MH], Pune [MH], Rajkot [GJ], Sangli [MH], Satara [MH], Solapur [MH], Surat [GJ], Vadodara [GJ]
IIT Delhi Faridabad [HR], Greater NOIDA [OR], Gurugram [HR], Hisar [HR], Indore [MP], Jaipur [RJ], Jammu [JK], Jodhpur [RJ], Mathura [UP], New Delhi [DL], Srinagar [JK]
IIT Guwahati Agartala [TR], Asansol-Durgapur [WB], Dhanbad [JH], Dibrugarh [AS], Dimapur-Kohima [NL], Guwahati [AS], Imphal [MN], Jorhat [AS], Kalyani [WB], Patna [BR], Shillong [ML], Siliguri [WB]
IIT Kanpur Agra [UP], Aligarh [UP], Bareilly [UP], Bhopal [MP], Gorakhpur [UP], Jabalpur [MP], Kanpur [UP], Lucknow [UP], Prayagraj (Allahabad) [GJ], Varanasi [UP]
IIT Kharagpur Bhubaneswar [OR], Bilaspur [CH], Brahmapur (Odisha) [OR], Kolaghat [WB], Kolkata [WB], Kharagpur-Midnapore [WB], Raipur [CH], Ranchi [JH], Vijayawada [AP], Visakhapatnam [AP]
IIT Madras Alappuzha [KL], Chennai [TN], Coimbatore [TN], Ernakulam [KL], Guntur [AP], Karimnagar [TS], Khammam [TS], Kollam [KL], Kottayam [KL], Madurai [TN], Ongole [AP], Puducherry [PY], Salem [TN], Thiruvananthapuram [KL], Tiruchirapalli [TN], Tirunelveli [TN], Tirupati [AP], Warangal [TS]
IIT Roorkee Ambala [HR], Dehradun [UK], Ghaziabad [UP], Haldwani [UK], Jalandhar [PB], Kangra [HP], Kurukshetra [HR], Meerut [UP], Mohali-Chandigarh [PB], Moradabad [UP], NOIDA [UP], Patiala [PB], Roorkee [UK], Shimla-Solan [HP]
Choice of Examination Cities: JAM 2024 Examination will be conducted in eight zones. The names of these eight zones with the list of zone-wise Examination Cities given above. Candidates must specify their first, second and third choice of cities at the time of taking up JAM 2024 registration.

When the choice of first city is made, then the zone gets determined and the candidates will be able to choose the second and third choice city only from the same zone.

Note: There may be an addition or dropping an examination city or town due to operational constraints – a notification will be made on the JAM 2024 website.


IIT JAM 2024 registrationTest schedule

Candidates who have taken up IIT JAM 2024 registration must remember to take note of the exam schedule. The exam schedule is available in the information brochure.

Those who have applied for more than one test paper during IIT JAM 2024 registration have to ensure that the test papers they have opted do not fall on the same day. More details are available in the table below:

Examination date Session Test papers and Codes
February 11, 2024


Forenoon (FN) 9.30 am to 12.30 pm • Chemistry (CY)

• Geology (GG)

• Mathematics (MA)

February 11, 2024


Afternoon (AN) 2.30 pm to 5.30 pm • Biotechnology (BT)

• Economics (EN)

• Mathematical Statistics (MS)

• Physics (PH)


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