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JAM 2022: Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Admission Process, Exam Preparation Tips and More

JAM 2022

JAM is the Joint Admission Test for Masters. IIT Roorkee is the conducting body for JAM 2022. As per the updates, the JAM 2022 will be organized as a CBT( Computer Based Test) for all the test papers. There are seven test papers of JAM 2022, and all will be prepared as objective type, with three varied patterns, named Multiple Select Questions ( MSQs), Numerical Answer Type ( NAT), and Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs). The candidates who want to enroll for a seat in IITs, have to clear JAM 2022 exam. JAM 2022 is an open exam for all Indian and Foreign students and there is no age restriction to appear for the exam. The IITs are known for doing Full-time MSc, MSc-PhD, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D Dual degree, and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree programs.

The Applications for JAM 2022 exam will be accepted via an Online mode. The candidates can check out the link given on the JAM 2022 site and can apply for the exam.

Important Dates for JAM 2022 Exam

The online registration will start fromAugust 30, 2021
Last date to apply for the online application submissionOctober 11, 2021
Release of admit card January 04, 2022
Date of JAM 2022 ExamFebruary 13, 2022
Result dateMarch 22, 2022

List of IIT institutes

S. NoName of the Institute
1IISc Bangalore
2IIT Bhilai
3IIT Bhubaneswar
4IIT Bombay
5IIT Delhi
6)IIT (ISM) Dhanbad
7IIT Gandhinagar
8IIT Guwahati
9IIT Hyderabad
10IIT Indore
11IIT Jodhpur
12IIT Kanpur
13IIT Kharagpur
14IIT Madras
15IIT Mandi
16IIT Palakkad
17IIT Patna
18IIT Roorkee
19IIT Ropar
20IIT Tirupati
21IIT ( BHU) Varanasi

Eligibility Criteria for Admission

  • The candidates who will fulfill the below eligibility criteria can appear for the JAM 2022.
  • All the candidates applying for JAM 2022 must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • In the qualifying degree, the candidate from the General/OBC/EWS category must score at least 55% or 5.5 CGPA. And a 50% score or 5 CGPA is compulsory for ST/SC and PWD candidates.
  • At the time of admission in a particular course, the students have to undergo a medical fitness test organized by a Medical board. In case, the candidates fail to pass the fitness test, their admission will be canceled.

Test Schedule And Application Fees

Exam DateSessions of the examTest Papers and codes
February 13, 2022Forenoon ( FN)Biotechnology ( BT), Mathematical Statistics(MS), and Physics (PH)
Afternoon (AN)Chemistry (CY), Economics (EN). Geology ( GG) and Mathematics (MA)

The candidate is allowed to appear for 1 or 2 test papers

Application Fees for JAM 2022

Group/ CategoryExistingWishes to ChangeWishes to Add
CaseAdditional
Fee(₹)
CaseAdditional
Fee (₹)
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PWDOne Test
Paper
One Test Paper₹ 750/-
One Test Paper₹ 300/-
Two Test PapersAny One Test
Paper
₹ 300/-Not Applicable
 Both Papers₹ 1050/-  
All OthersOne Test
Paper
One Test Paper₹ 1500/-One Test Paper₹ 600/-
Two Test PapersAny One Test
Paper
₹ 600/-Not Applicable
 Both Papers

₹ 2100/-

Rules and Regulations for JAM 2022

  1. The candidate must bring their valid admit card and original valid photo identity proof to enter the examination hall.
  2. The candidate photograph or fingerprint will be captured.
  3. The candidates are not allowed to take mobile phones/calculators, smartwatches, and any other electronic gadget inside the exam hall.
  4. Those candidates who will not follow the ethics and code of the exam, will not be allowed to appear for JAM 2022.

How To Apply for JAM 2022?

The candidates have a golden opportunity to apply for JAM 2022 at the JAM Online Application Processing System ( JOAPS) link available on the JAM official website.

Follow the following steps:

  • Apply for the exam via online mode
  • Upload your documents, signature, and photographs or category certificate.
  • Pay the fees via electronic payment gateways.
  • Check out the status of your application form.
  • If your application form is selected, download the admit card.

Documents/Data required for filling the JAM application form

  • Address for communication
  • The candidate’s eligibility degree specifications and details.
  • College name
  • Choice of JAM paper(s).
  • Select the JAM city.
  • Scanned copy of the signature, Photograph.
  • Details of the Identity Documents.

IIT JAM 2022 Syllabus

SubjectTopics
ChemistrySolid-state, Spectroscopy, adsorption, organic reaction, mathematical concepts, natural products chemistry, aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry periodic table, theory of gases, bioinorganic chemistry, chemical bonding and shapes, chemical thermodynamics, etc.
MathematicsOne variable, integral calculation, differential calculus, vector calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, group theory, and sequence, etc.
PhysicsKinetics theory, modern physics, oscillation waves and optics, electricity and mechanism, mechanics and general properties of matter, devices and electronics, and modern physics, etc.
GeologyGeomorphology, structural geology, planet earth, paleontology, petrology, stratigraphy, economic geology, etc.

IIT JAM 2022 Preparation Tips

  • The candidates must focus on their studies and avoid distractions.
  • Make your study plan and follow it.
  • Check out the Exam Pattern and Syllabus.
  • You must take mock tests and previous years’ question papers.

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