JAM 2018

IIT JAM 2018

Last Date to Apply

10 October 2017

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About JAM 2018

JAM 2018 - Joint Admission Test for MSc 2018 is an online entrance exam conducted by Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) on behalf of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. The main objective of JAM is to provide admissions to various MSc, MSc PhD Dual-degree and other post-graduate programs based on the performance in a single test.

Latest Update: Candidates are informed that the JAM Admit Card 2018 is released on 9 January 2018, candidates can click on the following link to download the JAM Admit Card.

JAM 2018 Dates




JAM 2018 Online Registration begins

5 September 2017

JAM 2018 Online Registration ends

10 October 2017

Last Date for Payment of Application Fee 
through Online process

10 October 2017

Date of JAM 2018 Examination

11 February 2018

JAM 2018 Admit Card

9 January 2018

Results of JAM 2018

20 March 2018

Submission of Application Form for Admission 
on the JAM 2018 Website

3 to 17 April 2018

Last Date for receipt of request for change 
of the category

17 April 2018

Declaration of First Admission List

22 May 2018

Declaration of Second Admission List

12 June 2018

Declaration of Third and Final Admission List

29 June 2018

Closure of Admissions through JAM 2018

5 July 2018

IIT JAM Colleges

The admission to the given below colleges and courses are offered on the basis of the JAM 2018

Courses Institutes
  • M.Sc. (Two Years)
  • Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.
  • M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree
  • Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes

Indian Institutes of Technology

  • Bhubaneswar
  • IIT Bombay
  • IIT Delhi
  • ISM Dhanbad
  • IIT Gandhinagar
  • IIT Guwahati
  • IIT Hyderabad
  • IIT Indore
  • IIT Jodhpur
  • IIT Kanpur
  • IIT Kharagpur
  • IIT Madras
  • IIT Patna
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Ropar
Integrated PhD Programmes Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

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JAM 2018 Eligibility criteria

Nationality - JAM 2018 is open to all Nationals (Indian as well as Foreign).

Age - There is no Age Bar 

Educational Qualification - The candidates who have appeared in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2018 are eligible to appear in the JAM Test.

  • The candidates who are appearing in the final examination of their qualifying degree are also eligible to appear in the JAM Test.

JAM 2018 Application form and Admit Card

The candidates who are seeking admissions to various MSc, MSc PhD Dual-degree and other post-graduate programs are required to fill the JAM Application form 2018 through online mode. The application process will start from 5 September 2017 and the link to apply online will be available from the same date. Meanwhile, the candidates can go through the steps mentioned below on this page.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form

Steps to fill the IIT JAM 2018 Application Form 2018

  • STEP 1: The steps are given below to fill the JAM Application Form which will help the candidates in guiding them while filling the form
  • STEP 2: The candidates first need to visit the official website by the link given on this page.
  • STEP 3: The candidates would need to upload the photograph, signature and other relevant documents
  • STEP 4: After that, the payment of the application fee would be made by any of the electronic payment modes.
  • STEP 5: Post making the payment of the application fee, the candidates should check the status of the JAM Application Form.
  • STEP 6: The candidates filled the application form should download the admit card.
  • STEP 7: Download JAM scorecard and finally, the candidates have to submit the application form for the admission to the MSc course.

JAM 2018 Admit Card

The admit card will be available from 9 January 2018. The admit card will bear the Candidate's Name, Registration Number, Photograph etc. The admit card will only be available on the official website only for those eligible candidates who have submitted their duly filled application forms before the due date.

The candidates should know that an admit card is an important document to be carried at the exam centre else, the candidates will not be allowed to appear in the examination.

JAM Admit Card - Download Here

JAM 2018 Result and Counselling

The results for the JAM 2018 will be released on 20 March 2018.  The admission of the candidates will be done based on the JAM merit.

The candidates should know that the merit lists will be prepared separately for each category i.e. the merit list will be prepared for the General, OBC Non-Creamy Layer, SC, ST and PwD category candidates.

IIT JAM Result 2018 - Check Result Here

JAM 2018 Tie Breaking

The tie-breaking criterion for awarding the ranks to candidates scoring the same aggregate marks in a test paper will be as follows:

  • The candidate with a higher ratio of positive marks to negative marks will be given a higher rank.
  • If this criterion fails to break ties, the candidates concerned will be awarded the same rank.

JAM 2018 Exam pattern

JAM 2018 Test Schedule

The JAM 2018 is a Computer Based online examination which will be held on 11 February 2018 (Sunday) in two sessions. The schedule for different Test Papers of JAM 2018 is given below.

Exam Date



Test Papers and Codes

11 February 2018


9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon

Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY),
Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)


2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Biological Sciences (BL),
Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH)

Question Paper for visually challenged PwD candidates- There will be a 'magnified question paper' for visually challenged PwD candidates. Such candidates have to contact the JAM Institute Representative through the invigilator present at the examination hall. 

Scribe facility- The facility of the scribe is meant for only those PwD candidates who have physical limitation to write including that of speed. The additional time would be applicable only to such candidates

JAM 2018 Syllabus

JAM 2018 Important details

There are total 8 institutes in which the JAM Test will be conducted. The distribution of the cities for the JAM Test is done on the basis of Institute. The candidates will be allowed to choose three examination cities. The name of all the test centres and the institutes are given in the table below:

JAM 2018 Test Centres



IISc Bangalore

Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur

IIT Bombay

Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara

IIT Delhi

Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi

IIT Guwahati

Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri

IIT Kanpur

Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

IIT Kharagpur

Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam

IIT Madras

Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal

IIT Roorkee

Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

JAM 2018 Contact

Organizing Chairperson JAM-2018
GATE-JAM Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Bombay,
P.O. IIT Powai, MUMBAI - 400076, Maharashtra

Phone No. : 022-2576 7022
E-Mail: jam@iitb.ac.in

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