IIT JAM 2023: Dates, Application Form, Syllabus, Pattern


JAM – Joint Admission Test for Masters

IIT JAM is an exam for the aspirants who are interested in pursuing M.Sc. (Two Years), Masters in Economics (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes & Integrated Ph.D. Programmes from renowned Indian colleges like IISc, IITs, NITs DIAT, IIEST, IISER, IIPE, JNCASR, SLIET for over 2300 seats..

IIT JAM 2023 Exam will be conducted on 12th February 2023.

Highlights of IIT JAM 2023

  • IIT Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2023.
  • JAM 2023 Examination will be in online mode as Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Test Papers.
  • JAM 2023 will have seven Test Papers, namely, (i) Biotechnology (BT),  (ii) Chemistry (CY),  (iii) Economics (EN),  (iv) Geology (GG),  (v) Mathematics (MA),  (vi) Mathematical Sciences (MS) and (vii) Physics (PH) and Economics (EN).
  • All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2023 will be of entirely objective type, with three different patterns of questions, namely  Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
  • Applications will be accepted ONLINE only through JAM 2023 website.
  • No hardcopy of the JAM 2023 scorecard will be sent to the JAM 2023 qualified candidates by the Organizing Institute. It can only be downloaded from JAM 2023 website within a specified period.
  • JAM 2023 scores likely to be used by around 30 CFTIs including NITs, IISc, DIAT, IIEST, IISER, IIPE, JNCASR, SLIET for over 2300 seats.
Exam NameJAM 2023 (Joint Admission Test for Masters 2023)
Exam OrganiserIIT Guwahati
Exam for Course LevelPG level
Mode of ExamComputer Based Test (Online Mode)
Medium of PaperEnglish only
Test Duration180 minutes (3 hours)
Total Questions60
Total Marks100
Courses OfferedM.Sc. (Two-year), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelors Degree Programmes

Important Dates for JAM 2023

JAM 2023 EventDate (Day)
IIT JAM 2023 Notification ReleaseJuly 2022
JAM Online Application Processing System Website Opens07 September 2022
Last Date for Online Registration/Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website11 October 2022
Correction or Change in application formOctober 2022
Availability of JAM Admit Cards on the Online Application Portal (for Download and Printing)January 2023
Date of JAM 2023 Examination12 February 2023
Announcement of the Results22 March 2023

JAM 2023 Exam Schedule

JAM 2023 will be held in two sessions on 12 Feb 2023 as a Computer Based Test (CBT).

Examination DateSessionTest Papers (Paper Code)
February 12, 2023
ForenoonChemistry (CY)
Geology (GG)
Mathematics (MA)
February 12, 2023
AfternoonBiotechnology (BT)
Economics (EN)
Mathematical Statistics (MS)
Physics (PH)

A candidate can appear in either ONE or TWO Test Paper(s). However, a candidate can appear in two Test Papers only if these are not scheduled in the same session.

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2023 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admissions to IITs.

  • Candidates should have passed an undergraduate degree or should be currently studying in their final year of undergraduate programme. Proof of having passed the undergraduate degree should be submitted by September 30, 2023.
  • Candidates promoted without a marksheet should produce a certificate stating the subjects studied in that semester/year duly signed by the Head of the Institute.
  • Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to policy of the Admitting Institute.

Complete details for IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

IIT JAM 2023 Application Form

Every year JAM Exam is generally conducted on second Sunday of February. This year IIT Guwahati is organizing the JAM 2023 exam.

Notification for JAM 2023 released. Check complete details about How to Fill the Online Application Form – IIT JAM Application Form 2023

IIT JAM 2023 Syllabus for All Subjects

Before starting preparation for any exam knowing syllabus is very important. With syllabus of IIT JAM exam, you can prioritize your preparation for important topics. Then choose the study material according to the syllabus.

Check the complete syllabus for your opted subject here – IIT JAM Syllabus 2023.

IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern

Before starting your preparation, it is important to know the IIT JAM Exam Pattern. So that you can easily understand the marks weightage of the topics.

The IIT JAM Exam contains three sections with three different types of questions as follows:

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

These questions have four choices out of which only one choice is correct.

Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

These questions have four choices and there may be one or more than one choice(s) can be correct out of the four given choices.

Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

These types of questions do not have any choices. The answer can be numerical value, decimal, or an integer value.

Check the complete IIT JAM Exam Pattern like section-wise marks, negative marking, and other important details here – IIT JAM 2023 Exam Pattern.

IIT JAM Previous Years Question Papers & Answer Key

You must practice solving JAM Previous Years’ Question Papers. It will help you to understand the difficulty level of exam, topic wise marking weightage, boost up your confidence, etc.

IIT JAM Question Papers

IIT JAM Answer Key

IIT JAM 2023 Admit Card

IIT JAM Admit Card is compulsory for each aspirant to appear in exam. 

IIT JAM Admit Card will be available from January, 2023.

IIT JAM 2023 Preparation Tips

Here we will discuss some tips, tricks and quick notes for preparing for the IIT JAM 2023 Exam – IIT JAM Tips. These will help you in your preparations.

IIT JAM 2023 Results

IIT JAM 2023 result declared on 22 March 2023.

List of Admitting Institutes for IIT JAM 2023

1.IISc Bangalore
2.IIT Bhilai
3.IIT Bhubaneswar
4.IIT Bombay
5.IIT Delhi
6.IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
7.IIT Gandhinagar
8.IIT Guwahati
9.IIT Hyderabad
10.IIT Indore
11.IIT Jodhpur
12.IIT Kanpur
13.IIT Kharagpur
14.IIT Madras
15.IIT Mandi
16.IIT Palakkad
17.IIT Patna
18.IIT Roorkee
19.IIT Ropar
20.IIT Tirupati
21.IIT (BHU) Varanasi

Result Sharing Institutes

For programmes listed below, admissions will not be directly based on the JAM 2023 score. However, to get admitted into these programmes, candidates qualified in JAM 2023 can apply separately to the Institutes concerned.

Result Sharing Institutes and Programmes

InstitutesProgramme JAM Test Papers 
IISc BangaloreIntegrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences BT 
IISc BangaloreIntegrated Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences CY, PH 
IISc BangaloreIntegrated Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences MA, MS 
IISc BangaloreIntegrated Ph.D. in Physical Sciences PH 

CCMN (Counselling Body for Admission to NITs and CFTIs) will admit candidates through qualified JAM 2023 scores. Refer to web page of CCMN for further information about these Institutes.

JAM score will also be used by other centrally funded technical institutions such as IIEST Shibpur, SLIET Punjab, and IISERs for admission to their postgraduate programmes.

JAM 2023 Seat Matrix & Courses

M.Sc. (Two Years), Masters in Economics (Two Years), MSc-PhD Dual Degree, Joint MSc-PhD, and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Programmes at different IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Programmes at the IISc to which admissions shall be made on the basis of JAM 2023. Check out the IIT JAM list of courses and Seat Matrix offered by each IIT and the IISc.

Also, visit – List of NIT MSc Courses

Important Links

JAM 2022 Counseling

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