IIT JAM 2020 registration: The registration process for the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur Joint Admissions test for Masters’s programmes (JAM) will begin from Thursday, September 5, 2019. The candidates can apply through the official website of, jam.iitk.ac.in.
The registration process will be closed on October 8 at 5:30 pm.
The exam will be held on February 9 and the result is scheduled to be announced on March 20. The application forms of selected candidates for admission will be accepted from April 9 to 22, as per the latest schedule.
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The exam will be conducted in two sessions. Session one will be held from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and will be conducted for the subjects including biotechnology, physics, and mathematical statistics (MS). The second session will be held from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm for mathematics, chemistry, and geology.
IIT JAM 2020: Exam pattern
In a major change, the JAM 2020 will be conducted for six subjects and the biological science paper has been discontinued. The exam will be held objective type but will have further three types – multiple-choice questions (MCQ), numerical answer type (NAT) and multiple selection questions (MSQ).
JAM 2020: Fee
Candidates will have to pay a fee of Rs 1500 for one test paper and Rs 2100 for both the test papers. For female candidates and for those belonging to the reserved category, the fee is Rs 750 and Rs 1050, respectively
Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is being conducted from 2004 to provide admissions to M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc. Programmes at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D Degree Programmes
JAM score is also used for admission to other centrally-funded technical institutions including NITs, IIEST Shibpur, SLIET Punjab and IISERs.