IIT Madras has finally released the IIT JAM 2024 notification revealing important dates, exam pattern, eligibility criteria and more. So if you’re an IIT JAM 2024 aspirant, then this blog is all you need to know everything about the notification. There are significant changes in the pattern and other criteria which we’ll be breaking down for you.
So, let’s dive right into it!
IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern
|Number Of Questions||60 Questions (100 Marks)|
|Duration of Exam||3 Hours – Computer Based Test (CBT)|
Conducted for admission in
M.Sc. M.Tech, MS (Research), Joint M.Sc + PhD Program, M.Sc-M.Tech Dual Degree
|Section A: 30 MCQs – 10 Questions of 1 Mark each and 20 Questions of 2 Marks each|
Section B: 10 MSQs of 2 marks each
Section C: 20 NATs- 10 questions of 1 mark each and 10 questions of 2 marks each
|Negative Marking||No negative marking for section B and C|
However, there will be a -0.33 marks for every wrong 1 mark question and -0.66 marks for every wrong 2 marks question in Section A
IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria for the IIT JAM 2024 is not very different than the criteria for IIT JAM 2023. However there are some minute changes. Here’s the complete eligibility criteria for IIT JAM 2024:
- Candidates who have completed their graduation or are in the final year of graduation can appear for IIT JAM 2024.
- General/ OBC/ EWS candidates must have scored a minimum of 55% in their graduation program. Meanwhile, SC/ ST candidates and other reserved candidates need a minimum of 50% in their graduation program.
- Foreign Nationals with Indian degrees are also eligible for IIT JAM 2024 examination.
- There is no upper age limit for candidates to appear in the examination.
- There’s no limit on number of attempts for IIT JAM examination as its scorecard is valid for just 1 year. So, you can appear for IIT JAM every year if you want to improve your score.
IIT JAM 2024 Application Dates
The IIT JAM 2024 notification featured all the important dates regarding the examination. The online application dates for the exam are as follows:
|Registration Opening Date||5th September 2023|
|Registration Closing Date||13th October 2023|
Most students tend to wait until the very end to fill out the application form. But we’d suggest you to fill out the forms as soon as possible to avoid site crashes.
IIT JAM 2024 Application Form Fees
|Gender/Category||Fee Amount||Fee Amount|
|One Test Paper||Two Test Paper|
IIT JAM 2024 Exam Date and Result
|Exam Date||11th February 2024|
|Forenoon Shift (FN)||Chemistry(CY), Geology(GG), Mathematics(MA)|
|Afternoon Shift (AN)||Biotechnology(BT), Economics(EN), Mathematical Statistics(MS), Physics(PH)|
|Result Declaration Date||24th March 2024|
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If you want to learn more about IIT JAM then you can check out this blog👉 What is IIT JAM?
Frequently Asked Questions
Ques: When will IIT JAM 2024 registration start?
Ans: IIT JAM 2024 registration will start on 5th September 2023 and the registration window will close on 13th October 2024.
Ques: What is the IIT JAM 2024 exam date?
Ans: IIT JAM will be conducted on 11 February 2024 in 2 shifts.
Ques: What is IIT JAM 2024 result declaration date?
Ans: IIT JAM 2024 results will be declared on 24 March 2024.
Ques: What are registration fees of IIT JAM 2024?
Ans: The registration fees of IIT JAM 2024 is ₹900 for Female, SC, ST, and PwD candidates for one test paper. However, for two test papers, these candidates will have to pay ₹1250. On the other hand, all other candidates will have to pay ₹1800 for one test paper and ₹2500 for two test papers.