IIT JAM 2022 | IIT Joint Admission Test for MSc Admission Dates, Application Form


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Indian Institute of Technology announces Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) 2022 for M.Sc Admission

IIT JAM 2022 – Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee invites online application for Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) 2021 for admission to Master of Science and other Post-Graduate Science Programs at IITs, IISc, NITs and some CFTIs.
A national level Common Admission Test for admission to M.Sc Program is scheduled to be conducted in online mode on 13th February 2022 (Sunday). IIT Roorkee is the organizing institute for JAM 2022
Candidates who want to appear for the IIT JAM 2022 Exam, can go through the article in the post below for  complete information including important dates, application form, Fees, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, Syllabus, etc.


List of Programs Offered through JAM Exam 2022

  • Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences
  • M.Sc in Applied Geology
  • M.Sc in Applied Geophysics
  • Master of Science in Applied Statistics and Informatics
  • MSc in Biotechnology
  • MSc in Mathematics
  • Master of Science in Chemistry
  • MSc in Physics
  • Master of Science – Ph.D. dual degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
  • MSc-Ph.D dual degree in Operations Research
  • Master of Science – M.Tech. in Materials Science with a specialization in Nano Science and Technology
  • MSc in Mathematics and Computing
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Geology
  • Master of Science Ph.D. dual degree in Physics
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Physics
  • MSc-Ph.D in Geophysics
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Chemistry
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Mathematics
  • MSc in Economics
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Atmosphere & Operations Sciences


IIT JAM 2022 Important Dates

  • JAM Online Application Processing System Website Opens: August 30, 2021
  • Last Date for Online Registration/Application Submission and Uploading of Documents: October 11, 2021 extended till October 14, 2022
  • Availability of JAM Admit Cards on the Online Application Portal: January 04, 2022
  • Date of Examination: February 13, 2022 (Sunday)
  • Announcement of the Results: March 22, 2022


 IIT JAM 2022 Participation Institutes

  • IIT Bhilai www.iitbhilai.ac.in
  • IISc Bangalore www.iisc.ernet.in
  • IIT Bhubaneswar www.iitbbs.ac.in
  • IIT Bombay www.iitb.ac.in
  • IIT Delhi www.iitd.ac.in
  • IIT ISM Dhanbad www.iitism.ac.in
  • IIT Gandhinagar www.iitgn.ac.in
  • IIT Guwahati www.iitg.ernet.in
  • IIT Hyderabad www.iith.ac.in
  • IIT Indore www.iiti.ac.in
  • IIT Jodhpur www.iitj.ac.in
  • IIT Kanpur www.iitk.ac.in
  • IIT Kharagpur www.iitkgp.ac.in
  • IIT Madras www.iitm.ac.in
  • IIT Patna www.iitp.ac.in
  • IIT Roorkee www.iitr.ac.in
  • IIT Ropar www.iitrpr.ac.in
  • IIT Varanasi www.iitbhu.ac.in
  • IIT Bhilai www.iitbhilai.ac.in
  • IIT Palakkad www.iitpkd.ac.in


Eligibility Criteria for IIT JAM 2022

  • Candidates who qualify in JAM 2022 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admissions to IITs
  • All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree
  • In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL) category candidates, and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates
  • If CGPA/CPI is on a different scale, it would be linearly mapped to a scale of 10.
  • In case a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled
  • Should posses the minimum qualifying marks in aggregate in UG as given in the table below:

Category Percentage CGPA

  • General / OBC (NCL) / EWS 55% 5.5 / 10
  • SC / ST and PwD 50% 5.0 / 10


IIT JAM 2022 Application Process

  • Information Brochure and all other Information related to JAM 2022 is available on the Website https://jam.iitr.ac.in/
  • Candidates can apply for JAM 2022 only through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) link available at the website  https://jam.iisc.ac.in/ and https://jam.iitk.ac.in
  • The steps to apply for JAM are:
  • Step 1 – A candidate has to first register on JOAPS website, by providing his/her name, a valid E-mail address, a working mobile number and a password.
  • Step 2 – Upon successful registration, an E-mail containing the candidate’s enrolment ID is sent to the E-mail address provided by the candidate
  • Step 3 – Fill the application form.
  • Step 4 – Upload all the scanned images needed.
  • Step 5 – Pay the application fee.
  • Step 6 – Print the application form and keep it safe for reference

Application Fee

  • Application fees specific to Gender/Category are given below. The application fee is non-refundable.

Fee Details

One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD* Rs. 750/- Rs.1050/-
All Others Rs.1500/- Rs.2100/-
  • Mode of Payment – Online through Credit card/Debit/Net -banking


Selection Procedure

  • Only candidates who qualify in JAM 2022 (whose names appear in the Merit List) will be eligible to apply for admission to any of the academic programs available at IITs (refer to Appendices-I & II of this Information Brochure)


IIT JAM 2022 Exam Pattern

  • The exam pattern of JAM is the same for all the 6 subject papers in terms of the following:
  • Mode of Test: JAM 2022 Exam for all the 7 Test Papers will be carried out as ONLINE (CBT)
  • No. of Questions: The total number of questions asked in the exam is 60
  • Time Duration: Candidates are given 3 hours to complete the full test
  • Maximum Marks: The total marks in the exam is 100


Distribution of questions

Sections No. of Questions Type of Question Marks
Section A 30 Multiple Choice Questions 50
Section B 10 Multiple Select Questions 20
Section C 20 Numerical Answer Type 30
Total 60 100


Exam Centers

  • IISc Bangalore: Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur
  • IIT Kharagpur: Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
  • IIT Bombay: Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
  • IIT Guwahati: Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
  • IIT Madras: Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
  • IIT Delhi: Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
  • IIT Roorkee: Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee
  • IIT Kanpur: Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi


IIT JAM 2022 Admit Card

  • Under the respective logins of the registered JAM aspirants, admit card is issued. The admit card can be accessed in the online mode only using JAM email id / enrolment number and password


For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website