IIT JAM 2020 Examination Details Released

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The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur is going to conduct the IIT Joint Admission Test (JAM) for M.Sc programs.

According to the official notification released for IIT JAM 2020, this year the test will be conducted for only six subjects as M.Sc Biological Sciences has been discontinued. The exam will be conducted on February 9, 2020 (Sunday).

In order to proceed further, the candidates first need to register online through the website jam.iitkgp.ac.in. The IIT JAM 2020 Exam Registration is all set to begin from September 5, 2019.  Candidates interested in applying for the programme must submit the application form and upload all the necessary documents online by October 8, 2019 until 5.30 pm IST. The results will be announced on March 20, 2020. 

IIT JAM 2020 Registration Process

The registration of IIT JAM 2020 Exam can only be done online through the Institutes’ online page (website) or can be done directly through the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) official website.

Candidates must fill in their personal details (which consist of candidate’s name, email id, password and valid mobile number) as requested on the form from the website. After the candidate registers successfully, he or she would be provided with the enrolment ID and a password which would later be used by the candidate to access the JOAPS page to continue to the final phase of the application process.

The following documents (current photograph, signature, category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable) etc.) will have to be uploaded by the candidate.

IIT JAM 2020 Application Form Details

The IIT JAM 2020 Application Form should be correctly filled (the details should be accurate and free from any form of forgery) before submitting, candidates should log in with their credentials which were provided, during their registration process, which would enable the candidates to fill the application form.

The steps to complete the IIT JAM 2020 Application form process are as follows

  • Visit the official JAM website and register yourself by filling in your e-mail ID and password
  • Fill in the application form with all the required personal and educational details
  • Upload a scanned copy of your photograph, signature and SC/ST/PWD certificate (if applicable) and click on submit
  • Make the payment online through debit/credit card or net banking
  • Download and print out the acknowledgement receipt for future reference 

IIT JAM 2020 Exam payment is mainly done online by either Net banking, Debit card or the Credit Card mode but, there’s another offline mode where candidates can also make their payments, which is the E-Challan SBI mode which is done via State Bank of India.

Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM)

IIT JAM is conducted for M.Sc and other doctorate programs offered by the IITs and the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) respectively. IIT JAM score can also be used for admission to some centrally-funded institutions such as NITs, IIEST Shibpur, SLIET Punjab and IISERs to name a few.

For more information or queries related to the exam, the candidates are advised to get in touch with the concerned authorities at the following contact information

  • Address: Indian Institute of Technology Kalyanpur, Kanpur – 208 016.
  • Phone No: 0512-259 0151
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Website: jam.iitk.ac.in
  • Help Desk Timing: Monday to Friday (Govt. working days only) 10.00 am to 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm IST.


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