IIT JAM 2019 Exam- Application Form, Exam Date

26 Oct, 2018

IIT JAM 2019 is a national level entrance examination conducted by IIT Kharagpur for providing admission to the M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree & other post-bachelor’s degree courses at IITs. Through IIT JAM exam, the candidates can also get admission to IISc. program. The examination conducting body has announced the official notification and dates of events related to IIT JAM exam to be held in 2019. Online mode application process has already been closed on 12 October 2018. IIT JAM 2019 exam is scheduled to be held on 10 February 2019. The candidates who have successfully submitted the online application form will be able to take up IIT JAM 2019 exam. The answer key of exam will be issued by the IIT-Joint Admission test as soon as the exam is conducted. The candidates can avail the IIT JAM Mock test facility on the official website. On this page, the candidates can read details of admission such as eligibility criteria, application process, selection process, important dates, answer key and more. The candidates are suggested to visit our website on regular basis to know the latest updates related to IIT JAM 2019 exam.

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The exam is organized by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) in order to present admission to aspirants in MSc and other post-BSc courses. JAM is organized by participating colleges on a rotational basis. IIT JAM 2019 is being conducted under control of IIT Kharagpur. Go through the whole article to know IIT JAM 2019 procedure in detail.

IIT JAM 2019 Important Dates

    As the examination conducting body has announced dates of events related to IIT JAM 2019 on its website, the candidates can check the same in the table below:

    IIT JAM 2019 Events

    Important Dates

    IIT JAM Application form release

    5th September 2018

    Last date to submit the online application for of IIT JAM

    12 October 2018

    Last date for IIT JAM application fee payment

    12 October 2018

    IIT JAM Admit card availability

    4 January 2019

    IIT JAM Mock Test link availability

    10 January 2019

    IIT JAM 2019 exam date

    10 February 2019

    Candidates response releases

    19 February 2019

    IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key Release

    25 February 2019

    IIT JAM Result 2019 announcement

    20 March 2019

    IIT JAM Rank & Merit List 2019 release

    5 April 2019

    IIT JAM Score Card 2019 release

    5 April 2019

    IIT JAM 2019 admission form availability

    11 to 24 April 2019

    Last Date for receipt of request for change of category

    Till 7 May 2019

    Declaration of First Admission List of IIT JAM 2019

    3 June 2019

    IIT JAM 2019 Eligibility criteria

    The candidates, who want to take up IIT JAM 2019 exam and apply for the same, need to fulfill the eligibility criteria as prescribed by the conducting body. IIT Kharagpur has determined the eligibility criteria and posted the same on its website. The candidates can check the eligibility criteria below:

    • Nationality: Both Indian and Foreign Nationals candidates are eligible to apply for IIT JAM 2019.
    • Age Criteria: IIT Kharagpur has not prescribed minimum age to be eligible for IIT JAM 2019.
    • Qualifying Exam Criteria: The candidates should be passed in bachelor degree program from any recognized institute. The candidates appearing in the final semester/ year exam of their bachelor degree program can also apply.
    • Minimum Marks: The candidates should have secured at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD category) to be eligible for IIT JAM 2019 exam.

    IIT JAM 2019 Application Form

    In order to appear in IIT JAM 2019 exam, the candidates have to first fill and submit the application which was available in online mode on the official website of conducting body. Online mode application form of IIT JAM 2019 exam was made available from 5 September to 12 October 2018. To fill and submit the online form, the candidates had to follow the guideline mentioned below:

    • Visit, the official website directly or by clicking on the link given below.
    • Now, click on relevant link given there for filling the online application form of IIT JAM 2019.
    • Fill the online application form by providing personal details, education qualification details, communication detail.
    • Now, upload the scanned copy of your recent passport size photograph by clicking the option given there.
    • After filling the application form and uploading photograph, you need to make payment of the application fee (as prescribed) using online mode of payment.
    • Thereafter, you have to recheck the information provided in the application form and have to click on submit button.
    • You are suggested to take a print out of filled application form for future references.

    The candidates are suggested to provide correct information in the application form because those candidates who have provided wrong or incorrect information in the application form will lose their candidates at any point of time.

    IIT JAM Application Fee

    The candidates wad to make payment of the application fee of IIT JAM 2019 exam as per the fee details given in the table below:

    Categories

    Fee for One Test Paper

    Fee for Two Test Papers

    Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD

    Rs. 750

    Rs. 1050

    All Others

    Rs. 1000

    Rs. 2100

    IIT JAM 2019 Exam pattern

    In IIT JAM 2019 exam, the candidates will have to follow the exam pattern as mentioned below:

    • Exam Mode:The examination will be conducted in computer-based (CBT) mode only.
    • Type of Questions:In the IIT JAM exam, the questions will be asked in three different patterns such as Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
    • Total Marks:The question paper will be of 100 marks.
    • Session:The exam will be conducted in 2 sessions, fist will be held from 9 AM to 12 Noon & 2nd will be held from 2 PM to 5 PM.
    • of Papers:Total 7 papers will be organized for JAM exam.
    • Duration:Total duration of IIT JAM 2019 exam will be 3 hours.
    • Medium of Exam:The medium of exam will be English only.
    • Number of Questions:Total 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
    • Negative Marking:Negative marking scheme will be applied only in Section A.
    • Marks Distribution: In IIT JAM 2019 exam, marks will be distributed as under:

    Sections

    Number of Questions

    Marks

    Section A

    30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

    50

    Section B

    10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

    20

    Section C

    20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

    30

    Total

    60

    100

    IIT JAM 2019 Syllabus

    The candidates, who have made up their mind to appear in IIT JAM exam to be held in 2019, need to prepare for the test in a proper way. For better preparation of exam, firstly the candidates have to cover the topics of syllabus as determined by the conducting body.IIT JAM 2019 Syllabus will be divided as per the subjects & sections. It will be comprised of following subject’s topics & chapters, i.e. Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) & Physics (PH). For detailed syllabus, the candidates are suggested to visit the official website.

    IIT JAM 2019 Preparation Tips

    The candidates who have applied for IIT JAM 2019 exam must be seeking admission into the offered program. Such candidates have to prepare for the exam in a particular way. Here, we have provided a few important tips which might help the candidates:

    • For better preparation of exam, analyzing the syllabus & exam pattern (as prescribed by conducting body) is basic requirements.
    • The candidates are suggested to prepare from the previous year’s question papers & sample papers and also make short notes for revision.
    • Select the best study material and also prepare the best books for IIT JAM 2019 exam.
    • To check you preparation of exam, solve online mock test papers for practice. Online mock test facility will be made available for the candidates from 10 January 2019 on the official website of IIT JAM 2019.
    • Get proper sleep every day, maintain health and keep healthy both physically & mentally.

    IIT JAM 2019 Admit Card

    The candidates who have successfully submitted the online application form of IIT JAM 2019 exam will only be able to download IIT JAM 2019 admit card/ hall ticket. The candidates can download the admit card from 4th January 2019 through online mode on the official website of conducting authority. The candidates should note that no admit card will be sent through post. To download the IIT JAM 2019 Admit Card, the candidates have to enter their Enrolment ID/Email ID & Password. After downloading the admit card, the candidates have to keep it safe as it must be brought to the exam centre on the day of exam. No candidates would be allowed to enter the exam hall without carrying the admit card. AT exam centre, the biometric system will be used for verification. Candidate’s fingerprint will be captured before they take the IIT JAM 2019 exam.

    IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key

    After successfully conduction of IIT JAM 2019 exam, the examination conducting body that is IIT Kharagpur will soon release the official IIT JAM 2019 answer keys on its official website. According to announced schedule, the answer key will be released on 25 February 2019. The candidates can check the same on the official website or by clicking a link posted below. The candidates can view IIT JAM answer key 2019 of their respective test paper to check answers for all the questions asked in the IIT JAM exam for the year 2019. Students can also get an approx idea of estimated of their marks that they can score in exam by going through the answer key.

    Process to download the IIT JAM 2019 Answer Key

    In order to download the IIT JAM answer key, the candidates are required to follow the instuction given below:

    • Go to the official Website of IIT JAM 2019 directly or by clicking the link give below.
    • Check out the link named “IIT JAM 2019 Answer key/Solutions Corner” and click it to proceed.
    • Click on the PDF link to download the solutions of IIT JAM Exam.
    • The answer key will be displayed on the scree and the candidates have to save the solution on their Phone/PC.
    • Now, the candidates have to click the PDF link.
    • Scroll down for your JAM 2019 cutoff marks.

    Click here to check IIT JAM answer key 2019
    (link would be activated once available)

    Based on final answer key, the examination conducting body will prepare result of the candidates. The candidates who will secure minimum required marks in the entrance exam will be clear the merit list and will be eligible to get admission into the program they have applied for.

    IIT JAM 2019 Result

    After releasing the final answer key, IIT Kharagpur will prepare result for IIT JAM 2019 exam. The result would be published completely on the basis of IIT JAM answer key. The candidates who are going to take up IIT JAM exam in 2019 will be able to check their result on the official website. We will provide a link below to check the result once it gets published finally. IIT JAM 2018 Result will be announced on 20 March 2019 and will be provided via online mode. Students can check the result by entering required details to view their results. AIR (All India Rank) rank list will be prepared for each paper of IIT JAM 2019 exam. The merit list of the selected candidates will be prepared as per the marks obtained in the examination.

    Click here to check IIT JAM Result 2019
    (link would be activated once available)

    IIT JAM 2019 Counselling

    After releasing the IIT JAM result, the candidates who have their names appear in the IIT JAM merit list will be eligible to apply for admission. The selected candidates would be called for admission through IIT JAM 2019 counselling process which will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur itself from 11 April 2019. The candidates have to apply for admission by filling the application form through the website. Submission of admission form will be started from 11 April and will end on 24 April 2019. In the application form, the candidates have to fill their preferences, education details, marks obtained, etc. Seats will be allotted to students as per the preferences filled, rank and availability of seats. A admission list will be published through the website for admission. After seat allotment, candidates have to visit to the allotted college to complete admission.

    We have provided vital information on IIT JAM 2019, if you still have query regarding the same, you can ask to us by making comment in the box given below.

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