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JAM 2022 – IIT Roorkee has released the JAM 2022 answer key at Next, JAM 2022 result will release on March 22, 2022. Whereas, IIT JAM 2022 was held on February 13, 2022 (Sunday). JAM 2022 is a computer-based test held for admission into M.Sc (2 years), Masters in Economics (2 years), Joint M.Sc – Ph.D, M.Sc – Ph.D Dual Degree, and other Post-Bachelor degree programmes. The admission in various institutes will be made on the rank obtained in JAM 2022. Those candidates who qualify in the entrance test are then required to take part in other admission processes. Get here the complete details about JAM 2022 from this page.

Latest – JAM 2022 answer key is out. Click here to check it.

JAM 2022

Every year Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) is being organized by different IIT institutes. Since the IITs organize JAM exam, hence it is also referred to as IIT JAM. JAM is a national level entrance exam for admission to M.Sc, Joint M.Sc PhD, M.Sc PhD Dual Degree, and similar programs. Know here all about IIT JAM such as syllabus, application form, dates, exam pattern, eligibility, JOAPS.

IIT JAM 2022 Important Dates 
JAM Online Application Processing System Website Opens 25 Aug 2021
Last date to submit application form and upload documents 11 Oct 2021
14 Oct 2021
Last date for Application fee payments 17 Oct 2021 (11:59 PM)
Application Form Correction 20-25 Oct 2021
Download JAM admit card from 16 Jan 2022
JAM 2022 exam date 13 Feb 2022
Release of candidates response sheet 16 Feb 2022
JAM Answer Key  releases on 21 Feb 2022
Challenge answer key between 21 – 25 Feb 2022
Announcement of the Results 22 Mar 2022
Submission of Application Form for Admission 11 – 25 Apr 2022
Declaration of First Admission List 01 Jun 2022
Declaration of Second Admission List 16 Jun 2022
Declaration of Third Admission List 25 Jun 2022
Declaration of Fourth and Final Admission List 05 Jul 2022
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2022 11 Jul 2022

Latest News Update on JAM 2022

16 February 2022: IIT releases JAM 2022 Question Papers, Check how to download – Expect GATE 2022 PDFs Soon. Read More.

13 February 2022: IIT JAM 2022 Exam Held – Check Official Answer Key Release Date, Result Date. Read More.

16 October 2021 – JAM 2022 Online Application Processing System is CLOSED now for registration. The registered candidates whose payment is not reflecting in the application are advised to make the payment by October 17, 2021 (11:59 PM).

14 October 2021 – IIT JAM 2022 Online Application Form Closes Today at 11.59 PM; Apply at Read More.

Candidates can access the login portal to edit form, download admit card and check result.

JAM 2022 Travel Pass Notice

IIT Roorkee has released the notice to request all concerned to help and ensure a smooth movement of candidates to JAM 2022 examination centre. Check the complete notice from below image or Download notice PDF.

Notice In English

Notice In Hindi

JAM 2022 Admit Card

IIT Roorkee is responsible to release the admit card for JAM 2022. Candidates can download the admit card from iunder candidates login at Enrolment id /email id and password are required to download JAM 2022 admit card. Candidates must bring the printout of the admit card to the test centre along with a valid and original photo id. It contains information like exam date, exam timings, name and codes of the test papers applied, address of the exam centre etc.

JAM 2022 Application Form Correction Fee

Some changes in JAM 2022 submitted application form requires an additional fee to be paid. This fee paid is non – refundable. Check the amount given below:

Click here to check the correction fee

JAM 2022 Exam Pattern

  • Examination Type – Objective type test
  • Number of questions – 60
  • Time Duration – 3 hours
  • Marking Scheme – 60 questions carrying 100 marks
  • Mode – Computer Based Test
  • Language of Exam – Candidates may note that all questions will be in English language only.
Section Type of questions Number of Questions Time allotted
Section -A Multiple Choice Questions 30 3 hours
Section -B Multiple Select Questions 10
Section -C Numerical Answer Type 20
Total 60

After the exam, IIT Roorkee releases JAM 2022 answer key in PDF format.

IIT JAM Syllabus

The syllabus consists of subjects taught at graduation level such as- Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS), Physics (PH). Candidates should have complete knowledge about the officially prescribed syllabus. The JAM 2022 Syllabus for the seven Papers specified as follows:

JAM 2022 Aplication Form

Eligible applicants can apply for JAM 2022 online mode only by logging into the application portal for which link is available at The candidate has to first register on JAM 2022 application portal, by providing his/her name, a valid E-mail address, a working mobile number and a password. The candidate must give an E-mail address that he/she uses and checks frequently, as all communication to the candidate from JAM 2022 will be sent to this E-mail address. The candidate must not use somebody else’s E-mail address and only one candidate can be registered with one E-mail address.

JAM 2022 Application portal provides an online interface is given below point wise.

  •  Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature, and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.
  • Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  • Check the status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit Card ready for download, etc.
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View answers, marks, and JAM Score.
  • Download JAM Score Card.
  • Download JAM Score Card.

Application fee for JAM 2022:

Category Fee for 1 Paper Fee for 2 Paper
Females / SC / ST / PwD Rs. 750 Rs. 1050
Other Category Rs. 1500 Rs. 2100

Mode of payment of the application fee: Applicants can pay the application fee in online mode only. You can use either of the below-given forms of online payments:

  • Net -banking account
  • Debit
  • Credit card

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria Relaxed

Candidates must fulfil the eligibility requirement of IIT JAM. Only then they will be considered for admission. Requirements are as follows.

  • Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) is open for Indians, Foreigners both.
  • Candidate should have a Bachelors degree.
  • General / OBC candidate should have scored at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 in aggregate marks or CGPA / CPI without rounding off (all subjects including language and subsidiaries of all years combined). SC / ST / PwD candidates should have a minimum score of 50% or 5.0 out of 10.
  • Candidates must PASS the qualifying degree examination. In case if a candidate is promoted without a marksheet, the promotion certificate or a document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/year to evaluate the MEQ requirements for admission to a specific program.
  • Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to the admitting institute’s policy.
  • If CGPA / CPI is on a different scale, then qualifying exam marks will be calculated by mapping it linearly on a scale of 10.
  • Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by September 30, 2022.


  • It is entirely the responsibility of the Candidates to prove that they satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admission.
  • The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of candidates who are found to have been admitted to a Programme to which they are not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in effect.

JAM 2022 Result 

JAM 2022 result is released by the IIT Roorkee. It is announced under candidates login at JOAPS, at In order to view the JAM 2022 result, the candidates need to enter enrollment id / email address and password. In the JAM 2022 scorecard, subject paper, total marks secured, All India Rank are provided. In case of candidates who has same score in the JAM 2022 exam, they need to follow the below mentioned criteria to solve the tie breaker:

  • First of all, the scores of NAT section will be considered
  • Then, the marks in MSQ section will be considered
  • The candidate with a higher ratio of positive marks to negative marks will be given a higher rank
  • Finally, the date of birth of the candidates is taken into account.

Participating Institutes and Courses

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. has a new participating Institute this year. IIT Dhanbad, earlier called as ISM Dhanbad, will also be grant admission in M.Sc. courses through JAM. Check all the JAM Participating Institutes and Courses Offered by it, from the table below:

Participating Institute Courses Offered
IIT Ropar Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Roorkee Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Applied Geology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics,
IIT Patna Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Madras Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Kharagpur Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Geology, Geophysics, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Kanpur Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics
IIT Jodhpur Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Indore Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics, Astronomy, Botechnology
IIT Hyderabad Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing, Physics
IIT Guwahati Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics and Computing, Physics
IIT Gandhinagar Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Dhanbad Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics and computing, Physics

Six-semesters M.Sc (Tech) programmes in:

  • Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics
IIT Delhi Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics
IIT Bombay Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Applied Statistics and Informatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Programmes in:

  • Environmental Science and Engineering, Operations Research,
IIT Bhubaneswar Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
IIT (BHU) Varanasi Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


IIT Bhilai Two-year Master of Science (M.Sc.) Programmes in: 


  • Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics and Computing

Note: Apart from these, various Institutes like IISc Bangalore will also provide admission through JAM Examination.

JAM 2022 Conducting Body

This year, Although JAM 2022 is held at different centres across the country, the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee is the Organizing Institute and has the overall responsibility of conducting JAM 2022. Below is the year-wise conducting bodies of JAM:

Year Organising body
2022 IIT Roorkee
2021 IISc Bengaluru
2020 IIT, Kanpur
2019 IIT Kharagpur
2018 IIT Bombay
2017 IIT Delhi
2016 IIT Madras
2015 IIT Guwahati
2014 IIT Kanpur
2013 IIT Delhi
2012 IIT Bombay
2011 IIT Delhi

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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 at IISc for consolidating Science as a career option for bright students. These postgraduate programmes at IITs and IISc offer high-quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide opportunities to the students to develop academic talent leading to a challenging and rewarding professional life. JAM is a Computer Based Online Examination. Admission to most of the Academic Programmes at various institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM.

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