IIT JAM 2019: Application Form, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus

IIT JAM 2019: IIT and IISc are well known as they are most Prestigious Institute in the field of Science & Technology, Engineering and Research Frontier Areas. IIT Jam Is a national level exam conducted by the IITs to shortlist candidates for admission in the MSc (Four Semesters), Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD Dual Degree, etc. The aim of this programs is to build a sound knowledge, pursue excellence and enhance creativity in an intellectually stimulating environment. It helps to get admission after the Entrance exam called IIT JAM into IIT & IISC. The IIT JAM Registration will start in the month of September and the examination is organized in February respectively.

Latest Update 24 October: IIT JAM 2019 Correction has been started. Last Date for correction is 30th October 2018 Check Procedure and other details below !! 

Latest Update 1 Sept.: IIT JAM 2019 Registration Started from September 01, Check Procedure and other details below !! 

IIT JAM Application

IIT JAM 2019 Dates

The IIT JAM 2019 Schedule is provided below.

EventsDates Expected
Online Registration And Application (Start Date)1st September 2018
Online upload of documents And Application Submission (Last Date)10th of October 2018
Online Fee Submission (Last Date)10th October 2018
Application Form Correction24-30th October 2018
IIT Jam Admit Card4th of January 2019
IIT JAM Mock Test10th of January 2019
Date of  IIT Jam 2019 Examination10th of February 2019
Result Declaration20th March 2019
Merit ListLast week of March 2019
Counseling Date and registration formthe First week of April 2019
Admission List (1st)May Last Week

IIT JAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates can only apply for the IIT JAM Examination if they are eligible for it. So candidates have to full fill all the eligibility criteria, which are given below. Take a look at the small list of eligibility criteria and decide you are eligible or not.

  • All candidates must have the subject Mathematics In 10+2 qualifying exam.
  • All Candidates must have the valid Bachelor Degree.
  • The Minimum marks required in the Bachelor degree for Gen, OBC, UPS is 55% whereas for ST/SC/PWD required percentage is 50%.
  • Applicants must pass the Minimum Qualification Criteria.
  • Applicant should submit the Physical fitness Certificate stating they are physically fit.

IIT JAM 2019 Application Form

The Application form is expected to be available from the month of September 2018. It will be available through online mode on the official website. Candidates need to register them on the official website to fill the IIT JAM Application Form.

How to Apply for IIT JAM Application Form:

  • The applicant can visit the Official website of IIT JAM 2019.
  • Click on the Admission link.
  • Once you click on it, it will redirect to the page where the link for IIT JAM Registration Form or Application Form is available.
  • Click on that link and start your Registration for the same.
  • Once the Registration is done, You will get Unique Id and Password.
  • Log in to your account start Filling your Personal Details, Education Qualification, Upload recent size passport Photo, signature, and thumb impression.
  • Once you fill the details then switch to payment i.e. online mode.
  • You can pay the fees through NetBanking/Cards.
  • Once you paid the fees to cross verify each and every detail carefully.
  • Then Click on Submit button. The application form is successfully done.
  • Now take out the print of the Application Form and fees Receipt.

IIT JAM Application Fee

  • The payment (Online) can be paid through Net Banking/ Credit Card/ Debit Card.
  • The details for IIT JAM Application Fee are given below:
CategoryPaper -1 (Fee)Paper-2 (Fee)
Female/ST/SC/PWDRs. 750/-Rs. 1050/-
Gen/OBC/UPCRs. 1000/-Rs. 2100/-

IIT JAM 2019 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern helps candidates to understand the paper better, So here we are providing Exam Pattern of IIT JAM 2019. It will be in the English Language, And it will be conducted through computer-based online mode.

  • Language for IIT JAM Exam Pattern is English.
  • Exam Mode is Online (Computer Based Test).
  • No of Questions asked in the Exam is 60.
  • Duration of the Paper is Three (3) Hours.
  • Total Marks in the Question Paper is 100.
  • There are three sections i.e. A,B,C.
  • Negative Marking only for section A not for B and C.
SectionsMarksNo. Of Questions

IIT JAM Syllabus 2019

The syllabus of IIT JAM will be also uploaded on the official website; Candidates need to download IIT JAM Syllabus.pdf from the official website. The syllabus will contain some details which are already provided here.

Biotechnology IIT JAM Syllabus 2019:

  • General Biology, Biochemistry, and Physiology, Basic Biotechnology, Micro Biology, Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics.

Biological Sciences:

  • General Biology, Mathematical Science, Biophysics, Basic of Chemistry, Molecular Biology, Immunology, Cell Biology, Microbiology.


  • Organic Chemistry, General Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry.


  • The Plant Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Strati Graphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology.


  • Mathematics (10+2+3 level), Mathematical statistics.


  • Mathematical Methods, Mechanics and General properties of matter, Oscillations, waves and optics, Electricity and Magnetism, Kinetic Theory and Thermodynamics, Modern Physics.

IIT JAM 2019 Preparation Tips

  • Once you start preparing, the most important thing is to cover the entire syllabus before the exam.
  • Divide the syllabus properly in small Topics, then cover the Topics day by day.
  • Make your own notes.
  • Make strategy over Time Management, Do not waste time.
  • Practice makes a Man Perfect, I would like to suggest you to practice online Mock test.
  • Speed and accuracy are the big game changer in the getting high scores.
  • Keep Your Calm, Don’t stress yourself out follow IIT JAM  Preparation Tips.
  • Be confident, be positive and believe in yourself.

IIT JAM Sample Papers

If you have filled the form, then the next thing is how to prepare for the IIT JAM 2019. All the previous Sample papers are very important as they help you to improve your skills like Concepts, Time Management, etc for the Examination Process. These IIT JAM Sample Papers have questions related to every topic and cover almost all the syllabus and prepare you well for the exam. Interested candidate has to find and download available sample papers from many sites using search engines.

IIT JAM Admit Card 2019

The admit card for IIT JAM 2019 will be available on the official website. Once you download the Admit card through your login details just print it out, Because you will need it at the examination center, Candidates also have to carry a Valid Photo ID card along with the IIT JAM Hall Ticket.

IIT JAM Result

The IIT JAM Result will be available on the official website in the month of March 2019. Candidates have to obtain more than cut-off marks to qualify in the examination. On the basis of the result, IIT JAM Rank List / Merit list will be prepared. On the basis of rank list candidates will be called for the counseling procedure.

IIT JAM 2019 Counselling

Candidates will be informed of the counseling procedure with the release of Rank List. Candidates have to fill the Registration form online and submit their choice of course and institute. After it, IIT JAM Seat Allotment procedure will be conducted to allot seats in the institute. When the seat will be allotted to all the candidates, they have to report to the allotted college for the further Admission procedure.

Official Website: IIT JAM 2019

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