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IIT Madras To Conduct JAM 2024 Exam: Registration Ending Today!

October 20, 2023
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The Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) will conduct the Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) 2024 on February 11, 2024. Registration for the same ends today. The exam is for admission to MSc, MSc Tech, MS Research, MSc.-MTech Dual Degree, Joint MSc - PhD, and MSc - PhD Dual Degree Programs in 23 IITs and other participating institutes.

IIT JAM 2024 registration ends today: Get Details Here!

To apply for JAM, candidates must have a bachelor's degree in the relevant discipline. General and OBC (NCL) category candidates must have secured at least 55% aggregate marks or 5.5 out of 10 CGPA or CPI in aggregate without rounding off. However, 5% relaxation in qualifying marks will be granted to candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD categories.

The registration fee for JAM is Rs 1,800 for one paper and Rs 2,500 for two papers. However, the registration fee for candidates belonging to SC, ST and PwD categories and female aspirants is Rs 900 for one paper and Rs 1,250 for two papers.

To apply for JAM, candidates must register online on the official website. The last date to apply is October 20, 2023.

Here’s how to apply:

  1. Visit the JAM 2024 website (

  2. Click on the "Apply for JAM 2024" button.

  3. Create an account or log in to your existing account.

  4. Fill out the online application form.

Make sure to read the instructions carefully before you start filling out the application form.

  1. Upload the required documents.

Keep all of your required documents ready before you start uploading them.

  1. Pay the application fee.

Pay the application fee as soon as possible to avoid any delays.

  1. Submit your application.

Proofread your application before submitting it.

The JAM exam will be conducted in two sessions:

  • Session 1: 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM

  • Session 2: 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM

The exam will be held in over 100 cities across the country.

The JAM score will be used for admission to postgraduate science programs in the participating institutes. The admission process will be coordinated by the Joint Centralized Processing System (CCPN).

For more information about JAM 2024, please visit the official website.

JAM Paper Pattern 2024 – Section-wise Division

Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions




Mode of Exam





3 hours

3 hours

3 hours


1 mark for 10 questions, 2 marks for 20 questions

Each question carries 2 marks

10 questions for 1 mark each, 10 questions for 2 marks each

Negative Marking

1/3 of marks will be deducted for 1 mark questions, and 2/3 marks will be deducted for 2 mark questions

No negative marking

No negative marking

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

No options will be given

Total number of Questions


Total Marks