IIT JAM 2022 Application Form: IIT JAM stands for Joint Admission Test for Masters conducted by one of the participating IITs. Candidates who are interested in pursuing a Master’s programme from top college like IITs, NITs and IISc apply for this exam. IIT JAM is a national level exam that will be organized for offering admission into courses such as M.Sc. PhD, and M.Sc. PhD dual degree programmes at IIT institutions. Only the merit list candidates can attend the counselling process and get admission. For the entire exam related details like eligibility criteria, application fee, syllabus and exam pattern, IIT JAM 2022 Exam Dates and others from the below section of this article.
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IIT JAM 2022 Application Form: Short Details
Admitting Institute of IIT JAM  IISc Bangalore, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Roorkee, IIT Ropar.

Exam Name  IIT JAM 2022 Exam 
IIT JAM Exam Date  2nd week of February 2022 
Exam Category  Engineering Exam 
Exam Location  Across India 
Mode of Exam  Online 
Official Site  https://jam.iisc.ac.in/ 
IIT JAM 2022 Important Dates
Online Application form Available Date  1st week of September 2021 
Last Date to submit the online application & uploading documents  2nd week of October 2021 
Last Date for the application fee payment  2nd week of October 2021 
Admit card Available Date  2nd week of January 2022 
IIT JAM Mock test link  February 2022 
Exam Date  2nd week of February 2022 
Result Declaration Date  Last week of March 2022 
Submission of admission form  2nd to 4th week of April 2022 
Last Date for receipt of the request for change of category  2nd week of May 2022 
First admission list released  1st week of June 2022 
Second admission list released  3rd week of June 2022 
Third & final admission list release  1st week of July 2022 
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2021  2nd week of July 2022 
IIT JAM 2022: Eligibility Criteria
Both Indian and Foreign Candidates can apply.
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
The General/OBCNCL Category candidates, have to get at least 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying degree, without rounding off (50% aggregate for candidates who belong to the SC/ST and PWD Category Candidates).
Candidates appearing in the final examination of their qualifying degree are also eligible for this entrance exam.
IIT JAM Detailed Eligibility Criteria
Biotechnology (BT)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. Biotechnology  Any Branch/ Subject  IITI 
M.Sc. Biotechnology  Any Branch/ Subject with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB, IITR 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering  Anyone of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB 
Chemistry (CY)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. Chemistry  Chemistry for three years/six semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Chemistry  Chemistry for three years/six semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITBBS, IITKGP 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering  Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences  Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics  IITBBS 
Geology (GG)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. Applied Geology  Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB, IITR 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geophysics  Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITKGP 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geology  Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITKGP, IITBBS 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences  Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics  IITBBS 
Mathematics (MA)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. in Economics  Mathematics as one of the core subjects  IITR 
M.Sc. Mathematics  Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters  IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing  Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters  IITH 
M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing  Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters  IITG 
Joint M.Sc. PhD in Mathematics  Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.  IITBBS, IITKGP 
M.Sc. PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research  Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.  IITB 
M.Sc. PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering  Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB 
Joint M.Sc. PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences  Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics  IITBBS 
Mathematical Statistics (MS)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. in Economics  Mathematics as one of the core subjects  IITR 
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics  Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters  IITB 
M.Sc. PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research  IITB  
M.Sc. Statistics  Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters  IITK 
Joint M.Sc. PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences  Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics  IITBBS 
Physics (PH)
Academic Programme(s)  Required subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum duration  Institute(s) 
M.Sc. Physics  Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters  IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI,IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Physics  Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters  IITBBS, IITKGP 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics  Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters  IITK 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering  Anyone of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITB 
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics  Physics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/six semesters  IITB 
M.Sc. Astronomy  Physics and Mathematics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as a subject for three years/six semesters / Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering  IITI 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geophysics  Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry with Mathematics at (10+2) level  IITKGP 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences  Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics  IITBBS 
IIT JAM 2022 Application fee
For General or OBC category – Rs. 1500/.
For SC or ST or PWD (male) and Female – Rs. 750/
For both papers and belong to General or OBC category then you need to pay the payment of Rs. 2100/ and all the candidates from SC or ST or PWD and Female need to pay Rs. 1050/
Group/Category  One Test Paper  Two Test Paper 
General/OBC  750/  1050/ 
Female (All category) / SC / ST/ PWD  1000/  2100/ 
IIT JAM Exam Pattern
The paper pattern will be different as per the courses opted by the students.
The Exam Mode will be Online i.e. computerbased mode
A total of seven papers will be organized for the JAM exam.
The duration of the exam will be Three hours
The exam will be in English only
A total of 60 questions will be asked in the examination.
The question paper will be of 100 marks.
There will be negative marking only in Section A.
Sections  No. of Questions  Type of Question  Marks 
Section A  30  Multiple Choice Questions  50 
Section B  10  Multiple Select Questions  20 
Section C  20  Numerical Answer Type  30 
Total  60  –  100 
IIT JAM Exam Centers
IISc Bangalore: Bengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur
Kharagpur: Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam
Bombay: Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
Guwahati: AsansolDurgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
Madras: Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal
Delhi: Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurugram, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
Roorkee: Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee
Kanpur: Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT JAM Counselling Schedule
IIT JAM counseling schedule will be organized after the result announcement of the IIT JAM examination. The candidate who falls in the category of merit list will be only applicable to participate in the counselling session of IIT JAM 2022. The counselling session will be conducted within the second or third week of April 2022
IIT JAM Syllabus
The appearing candidates for JAM 2022 should check the syllabus thoroughly to get well prepared for the examination. There will be 7 papers in the JAM 2022 for numerous M.Sc, Dual Degree courses and Ph.D. in Science.
Geology (GG): Applied Geology, Economic Geology, Petrology, Mineralogy, Stratigraphy, Palaeontology, Structural Geology, Geomorphology, The Planet Earth
Biological Sciences (BL): Mathematical Sciences, General Biology, Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology, Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology
Mathematics (MA): Real Analysis, Linear Algebra, Group Theory, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Functions of Two Real Variables, Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
Biotechnology (BT): This paper consists of Physics (18% weightage), Mathematics (18% weightage), Chemistry (20% weightage) and Biology (44% weightage), The syllabus for BT will be of 10+2+3 level.
Mathematical Statistics (MS): This paper consists of Statistics (60% weightage) and Mathematics (40% weightage), Statistics Testing of Hypotheses, Estimation, Sampling distribution, Joint distribution, Standard distributions, Random variables, Probability., Mathematics Differential Equations, Matrices, Integral Calculus, Differential Calculus, Sequences, and Series.
Chemistry (CY): Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry
Physics (PH): Simple Oscillators, Solid state physics, devices, and electronics, Modern physics, Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism, Oscillations, Waves, and Optics, Mechanics and General Properties of Matter, Mathematical Methods
For more details about IIT JAM 2022, visit the Official Site.