IIT JAM 2021: Hall Ticket (Released) | Exam Day Schedule | Eligibility

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IIT JAM 2021

Latest Update: IIT JAM 2021 is scheduled to take place on 14 February 2021, and the hall ticket has been issued on 11 January.

IIT JAM 2021: Hall Ticket (Released)  | Exam Day Schedule | Eligibility 

Exam Date


Exam Papers

February 14, 2021 (Sunday)

Session-I 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

Biotechnology (BT)

Physics (PH)

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

February 14, 2021 (Sunday)

Session-II 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM           

Chemistry (CY)

Mathematics (MA)

Geology (GG)

Economics (EN)

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is conducted annually in Feb for admissions into various postgraduate programmes such as M.Sc., integrated M.Sc. + Ph.D. in IIT and Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Bangalore. IIT Kharagpur is holding IIT JAM 2021 on 14 February 2021. It is going to be an online examination (computer based paper).

IIT JAM 2021 Exam Schedule has been published and IISC Bangalore will organize a National Science Entrance Exam. 

IIT JAM 2021 will be conducted for seven subjects, namely Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). Economics is the new subject paper added for admissions into JAM 2021 this year. . Last year, the IIT JAM examination was conducted for six science subjects.

IIT JAM 2021: Highlights

Exam Name

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam Mode


Exam Duration

3 hours

Official Website


Conducting Body

IISC, Bangalore

Mode of Exam

CBT (Computer-Based Test)/ Online

Exam Type

National Level

Courses offered

M.Sc., M.Sc.+ PhD, M.Sc.+ Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc. + M.Tech and various other integrated post-graduate programs

IIT JAM 2021: Eligibility Criteria

  • General/OBC – Minimum 55% in Bachelor’s Degree
  • SC/ST/PwD – Minimum 50% in Bachelor’s Degree       

IIT JAM 2021: Important dates

IIT JAM 2021 Events


IIT JAM 2021 Application form Starting Date

September 10, 2020

IIT JAM 2021 Online Application form Ending Date

October 15, 2020

IIT JAM 2021 Form Correction

November 02 to 10, 2020

IIT JAM 2021 Admit Card Download Date

January 11, 2021

IIT JAM Mock Test link

Available on the website

IIT JAM 2021 Examination Date

February 14, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Result Date

March 20, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form for Admission

April 15 to 28, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 First Admission List Release Date

June 16, 2021

 IIT JAM 2021: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern differs depending on the course selected by the candidate, the basic outline of the exam and the form of questions asked in the IIT JAM is as follows:

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Test




Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) and Numerical Answer Type Questions (NAT)

No. of Papers

6 papers


3 hours (180 minutes)

No. of Questions

60 questions

Maximum Marks


Negative Marking

Only In Section A

IIT JAM 2021: Marks Distribution


No. of Questions


Section A

30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)


Section B

10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)


Section C

20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)





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