IIT Joint Admission Test for Masters
IIT Joint Admission Test for Masters

IIT JAM 2024: Counselling, Answer Key, Results, Participating Institutes

IIT JAM 2024 exam was concluded on February 11, 2024. The result for the same was released on March 20, 2024 at the official website. Also, check information including scorecard, result, and counselling process.
IIT JAM Exam 2024

IIT JAM Exam 2024

IIT JAM 2024: IIT Madras has successfully conducted the IIT JAM exam on February 11, 2024. JAM, or Joint Admission Test for Masters, is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology for candidates looking for admission to master’s programs in science. 21 IITs are participating in the JAM 2024 examination. The commonly offered master’s programs through IIT JAM include MSc., MSc. Tech, MS Research, MSc. - M.Tech. (Dual degree), Joint MSc. - Ph.D, and MSc. - Ph.D. 

The official IIT JAM admit card 2024 was made available on January 8, 2024 at jam.iitm.ac.in. Those who will successfully clear the exam will then go ahead for the IIT JAM counselling 2024. The admission process will begin once the counselling sessions are concluded. The JAM exam is open for all applicants, irrespective of their nationality. The exam offers around 3000 seats to candidates, based on their All India Ranks. 

Latest Updates:

  • IIT JAM counselling process is currently underway. IIT JAM third admission list is now available at the official website. Last date to pay the seat booking fees is June 23, 2024. 
  • The scorecard for IIT JAM exam 2024 was made available on April 2, 2024 at the official portal - joaps.iitm.ac.in.
  • The IIT JAM result 2024 and final answer key are released at the official website on March 20, 2024.
  • IIT JAM 2024 was successfully conducted on February 11, 2024. 

IIT JAM consists of seven test papers; Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, and Physics. Students have to choose at least 1 or 2 test papers. For further important updates about the exam, candidates may log on to the official website jam.iitm.ac.in for all the important notifications. Given below are the important admission and test details for IIT JAM 2024.

IIT JAM 2024: Important Dates

IIT JAM 2024 has been conducted on February 11, 2024. While the examination has now concluded, students can have a look at the other important dates for IIT JAM 2024:



Last date for application submission

September 5, 2023 (closed)

Availability of admit cards

January 8, 2024

Date of examination

February 11, 2024

Result declaration

March 20, 2024

IIT JAM 2024 Highlights

IIT JAM is a computer-based test, designed for students wishing to apply for PG science courses at IITs across the country. Have a look at the basic highlights for the test:



Name of the test

IIT JAM 2024


180 minutes 

Date of the test

February 11, 2024



Test type

Computer based

Result declaration

March 20, 2024

Conducted by 

IIT Madras

Number of specialisations 


Mandatory tests to appear in

Maximum 2

IIT JAM 2024: Application Fees

The application fees for IIT JAM 2024 vary as per the number of test papers and the category of candidates:


Fees for 1 test paper

Fees for 2 test papers


₹ 900


All others



IIT JAM 2024: Eligibility

IIT JAM eligibility criteria must be fulfilled by candidates who wish to secure admission to master’s program in IITs. Interested students can check the eligibility requirements for IIT JAM below:

  • Candidates must have completed their undergraduate degree or must be appearing for their final examination in 2024
  • They must have completed all the parts of their undergraduate degree before applying
  • They also must share the proof of completion of their undergraduate degree while applying for the test

Admission is offered on the basis of All India Rank (AIR) assigned to candidates as per the merit list. The final merit list is released after the conclusion of the IIT JAM Counselling process. Read here: IIT JAM Eligibility 2024

IIT JAM 2024: Exam Pattern

IIT JAM 2024 will be a computer based test (CBT), conducted in 100 cities all over the country. The test covers seven subjects of science, divided into seven test papers including:

  1. Biotechnology
  2. Chemistry
  3. Economics
  4. Geology
  5. Mathematics
  6. Mathematical Statistics
  7. Physics

Candidates can appear in maximum two tests out of the seven. IIT JAM exam pattern includes objective-type questions. These questions are further divided into three types: multiple choice questions (MCQs), multiple select questions (MSQs), and numerical answer type questions (NATs).

IIT JAM 2024: Syllabus

IIT JAM syllabus varies for each subject. Students can download the syllabus PDF from the official website. The same can be downloaded from the link given below:

Download: IIT JAM Syllabus 2024

Candidates preparing for IIT JAM must be aware of the comprehensive syllabus for their respective test. They should also solve IIT JAM practice question papers to get an idea of the types of questions asked in the exam.

IIT JAM 2024: Admit Card

The IIT JAM 2024 admit card was released on January 8, 2024. Students appearing for the exam must keep checking the official website jam.iitm.ac.in for official notifications. The admit card will contain the following credentials:

  • Candidate’s name
  • Photograph
  • Registration number
  • Signature
  • Subjects/test papers along with their codes

Candidates have to carry a hard copy of the admit card along with them to the examination centre on the day of examination.

Also check: IIT JAM Admit Card 2024

IIT JAM 2024: Participating Institutions

In total 21 IITs are offering admission to candidates appearing for JAM 2024. These include IITs in Bhilai, Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Dhanbad, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Mandi, Madras, Palakkad, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar, Tirupati, and Varanasi. 

While the IITs are responsible for offering admission, institutes including IISc Bengaluru, NITs, DIAT, IIEST, IISER Pune, IISER Bhopal, and SLIET are responsible for sharing the results. 

IIT JAM 2024 Results

IIT JAM results are scheduled to be declared on March 22, 2024. However, the dates may change in future depending on the officials. Each candidate will get an All India Rank (AIR), based on which, they will be offered admission. A merit list will be prepared for each of the seven test papers, depending on the number of seats available in each category.

Candidates can go to the official website for IIT JAM to check their results. It is advisable to keep your admit cards with you till the time results are declared, since the card contains all the details about your examination.

IIT JAM 2024 Counselling

The counselling process for IIT JAM will begin in April, 2024. The dates will be announced on the official website, once the candidates have downloaded their score cards. Candidates can apply for the IIT JAM 2024 counselling by following the given steps:

  • Fill in the preference for the institute in the IIT JAM admission form
  • After the declaration of the opening and closing merit lists, the qualified candidates will be invited for IIT JAM 2024 counselling. 
  • Once done, candidates must then upload the required documents for verification process
  • Candidates will then be able to freeze, upgrade, or reject the admission offer

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When will IIT JAM 2024 be held?

The IIT JAM 2024 exam will be held on February 11, 2024. Candidates can check the dates on the official website to confirm.

Which IIT is conducting JAM 2024?

IIT JAM 2024 will be held under IIT Madras, offering around 3000 seats to candidates appearing for the exam.

When will the admit card for IIT JAM 2024 be issued?

The admit card for IIT JAM 2024 is expected to be released on January 8, 2024. Candidates are requested to keep an eye on the official website for any new notifications.

Where can I download the official syllabus for IIT JAM 2024?

The official test-wise syllabus for IIT JAM 2024 is available on the official website jam.iitm.ac.in.

When will the counselling for IIT JAM 2024 start?

The counselling for IIT JAM 2024 is expected to begin in April, 2024. The official dates will be declared after the results come out in March, 2024.

How many IITs are offering admission to IIT JAM 2024?

The IIT JAM 2024 has 21 IITs participating in offering admission to candidates. The admission is offered in major postgraduate programs in the field of science.

How many subjects are there in IIT JAM?

There are seven subjects available to choose from in the IIT JAM exam. Candidates can choose to appear in maximum two out of the seven subjects.

When will the results for IIT JAM 2024 come out?

IIT JAM 2024 results are expected to be declared on March 22, 2024. Students can check their official score cards on the JOAPS portal.

What is the age limit for IIT JAM 2024?

There is no maximum age limit to appear for IIT JAM. The only eligibility criteria includes a completed undergraduate degree in any discipline. 

How many sections will there be in IIT JAM 2024?

IIT JAM 2024 will consist of three sections: section A, section B, and section C. Section A will have 30 MCQs, section B will have 10 MSQs, and section C will have 20 NATs.

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