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Explore detailed Procedure for filling JAM Joint Admission Test Application Form here. Get new updates on JAM Application Form here. Direct link for JAM Application Form is available now. Details of all stages involved in JAM Application Form filling is clearly provided in this page. Know the exact fee for JAM Application Form.

IIT JAM Result 2018:

IIT Bombay has declared the result of Joint Admission Test for MSc courses (JAM) 2018 at at the official website jam.iitb.ac.in. Candidates who had appeared for the exam can check IIT JAM result 2018 online from the below provided direct link of  JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) i.e., joaps.iitb.ac.in. IIT JAM 2018 Examination was held on 11 February in two shifts.

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JAM 2018 Admit Card:

Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) issued IIT JAM Admit Card 2018 on January 9, 2018. JAM 2018 Admit Card contains the Candidate's Name, Registration Number, Photograph, Signature and Name(s) and Code(s) of the Test Paper(s) applied. Candidates can download the JAM 2018 Admit Card from the below provided official link:-

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JAM - Joint Admission Test Application Form:

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (shortly, JAM) will be conducted by IIT Bombay on February 11, 2018 for 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. IIT Bombay released the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc ie., JAM Application Form on September 5, 2017. Candidates who wish to appear for JAM, will have to first register themselves for the admission test. JAM Application Form is available in online mode only. Candidates will also need to pay the application fees for JAM test in the prescribed mode within stipulated time. JAM Application Form filling procedure involves many stages viz registration, application form filling, uploading essentially required documents, fee payment and final form submission. Read this article fully to know entire procedure on JAM Application Form, clearly. Make use of it to the fullest.
New User first Register on JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS).
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JAM - Joint Admission Test Application Form - Important Dates:

JAM Application Form will be made available online from September 05, 2017 (Tuesday) by exam conducting authority IIT Bombay. Last Date to submit JAM Application Form is October 10, 2017 (Tuesday). Check the important dates of all events of JAM ie., Joint Admission Test for M.Sc for the current Year.
Events involved in JAM Application Form Official Dates
Commencement of ONLINE Registration and Application on JAM September 05, 2017 (Tuesday)
Last Date for Online Application Submission and Uploading of Documents October 10, 2017 (Tuesday)
Date of JAM 2018 Examination February 11, 2018 (Sunday)
Announcement of the Results of JAM 2018 March 20, 2018 (Tuesday)
Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2018 Website April 03 - 17, 2018
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category in proper format/
rectification of defective documents at IIT Bombay
April 17, 2018 (Tuesday)
Declaration of First Admission List May 22, 2018 (Tuesday)
Declaration of Second Admission List June 12, 2018 (Tuesday)
Declaration of Third and Final Admission List June 29, 2018 (Friday)
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2018 July 05, 2018 (Thursday)

Data required for JAM - Joint Admission Test Application Form:

Before filling JAM Application Form at JOAPS (JAM Online Application Processing System), Candidates should make ready of the following essential documents:
  • Personal information (Name, Date of birth, Personal mobile number, Parent’s name, Parent’s mobile number, etc.).
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with PIN code
  • JAM paper/s with code - [Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)]
  • Choice of JAM examination cities
  • High quality image of candidate's photograph as per the guidelines mentioned below
  • Good quality image of candidate's signature as per the guidelines mentioned below
  • Scanned copy of Category (SC/ST) certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Details of the valid Identity Document (ID)s (This ID proof, in original, should be carried by the candidate to the examination hall)
  • Net-banking/ debit card/ credit card details for fee payment

How to Fill JAM - Joint Admission Test Application Form?

Candidates who wish to attend JAM examination need to register and fill Application Form through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The entire procedure involves the following steps:
  • Step 1:- Registration (Enrollment) on JOAPS website
  • Step 2:- JAM Application Form - Filling process
  • Step 3:- Uploading of Required Documents
  • Step 4:- Preview of Filled Application Form
  • Step 5:- Application Fees Payment
  • Step 6:- Final Submission of Filled Application Form

Step 1:- Registration on JOAPS website:

First step the Candidates need to do is enrolling themselves on JOAPS portal, which is mentioned below:
  • Click Here to register on JOAPS
  • Enter your Name, Email Address, Mobile Number in the appropriate boxes in that link.
  • Create the JOAPS Password as per given specification
The email address and mobile number provided by the candidate must be valid and active, because all communication regarding JAM examination will be sent through them via SMS and Email. On successful registration, an email containing the unique JOAPS Enrollment ID will be sent to the registered Email address of the candidate. This JOAPS Enrollment ID is used for further login, so candidates need to keep their ID along with the password information safe, secure and confidential.

Step 2:- JAM Application Form - Filling process:

Only registered candidates (i.e., candidates who have valid JOAPS Enrollment ID) can be able to fill the JAM Application Form. The following details need to be compulsorily filled by the candidate in JAM Application Form.
  • Parent/ Guardian's name and Mobile number
  • City choices
  • The number and choice of test paper(s) that he/she wishes to appear
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Address for communication
  • Category and PwD status
  • Information on qualifying degree
  • Percentage of marks/ CGPA
  • Details of valid personal ID information
Candidate can specify any one of the following photo ID card for the personal ID information:
  • Aadhaar ID,
  • College ID,
  • Driving License,
  • Employee ID,
  • PAN Card,
  • Passport,
  • Voter ID.

Step 3:- Uploading of Required Documents:

Candidates have to upload their scanned photograph, signature and required documents as per the specifications mentioned in the following table.
S.No Documents Details Dimensions Format of Image
1 Photograph The photograph must be in COLOR and taken after 01 August 2017 in a professional studio
Background of the photograph must be white or a very light colour.
Image Dimensions: 3.5 cm Width x 4.5 cm Height.
Maximum size: 480 X 640 in pixels
2 Signature The signature should be done in a rectangular box of size 2 cm x 7 cm on an A4 white paper.
Candidates should have signed with a black or dark blue ink.
The signature should not be in capital letters.
The signature has to be digitally scanned by a professional using a scanner and cropped to the box professionally.
Maximum image size: 160 X 560 in pixels
Minimum image size: 80 X 280 in pixels
File size: 5KB to 100KB
3 Category and/or PwD Certificate In order to avail application fee concession under the SC/ ST/ Person with Disability (PwD) category,
the candidates should attach a recently obtained and proper certificate issued by the competent authority.
Not specified PDF
4 OBC-NCL Candidates OBC-NCL candidates are NOT required to submit/upload any category certificate along with the filled JAM online application form. ------ ------

Step 4:- Preview of Filled JAM Application Form:

After filling all essential details in JAM Online Application Form, candidate need to preview the entered details before making fee payment. On clicking “Preview” option, candidates can view the entire details given by them. If any mistakes made while filling the application form, candidates can edit it. After making all essential changes, candidates have to select “Confirm and Final Submit” option. After this confirmation process, candidates cannot edit the entered details further.

Step 5:- Application Fees Payment:

After confirming details provided in JAM Application Form, Candidates should pay the fees through online (using net banking or debit/ credit card) only. SC/ST/PwD category candidates will have to upload a valid Category certificate for concession in fees.
Category of the Candidate One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD Rs. 750/- Rs. 1050/-
All Others Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2100/-
Once the payment is made successful, a unique “Fee Payment Number” will be generated, which has to be kept safely by the candidates. During the last stage of the application process, Candidate has to submit this unique number. In case the fee amount has been debited from candidate’s bank account and JOAPS does not acknowledge any fee payment, then the money will be credited back to the candidate’s account within seven working days.

Additional Fee for Addition or Change of Test Paper(s):

After submitting the filled JAM application form, if a candidate decided to appear in other test paper or to change test paper(s), he/she can ADD THE ADDITIONAL TEST PAPER or can change the TEST PAPER(S) before the closing date in the previously submitted JAM application form. In such cases the candidate has to pay an additional fee online before closing date as per the following table.
Existing Wishes to Change Wishes to Add
Case Additional Fee (Rs.) Case Additional Fee (Rs.)
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD One Test Paper One Test Paper Rs. 750/- One Test Paper Rs. 300/-
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper Rs. 300/- Not Applicable
Both Papers Rs. 1050/-
All Others One Test Paper One Test Paper Rs. 1500/- One Test Paper Rs. 600/-
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper Rs. 600/- Not Applicable
Both Papers Rs. 2100/-

Additional Fee for Changing Category or Gender:

Candidates, who have wrongly entered the Category or Gender in JAM Application Form, will be allowed to change the Category or Gender with an additional fee as per the following Table:
Existing Gender/ Category Changes Case Additional Fee
Female (All Categories)/ SC/
(Group - 1)
Within Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) NIL
To Group-2 One Test Paper Rs. 750/-
Both Papers Rs. 1050/-
All Others
(Group - 2)
To Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) NIL*
* No fee will be refunded in this case

Candidate who change the Category or Gender have to pay the above mentioned additional fee by Demand Draft (DD) drawn in favour of "The Registrar IIT Bombay", on any nationalized bank, payable at Mumbai. The DD must be sent along with a request letter to "The Chairperson, JAM-2018, GATE - JAM Office, IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai 400076", on or before October 30, 2017.

Step 6:- Final Submission of Filled JAM Application Form:

Before submitting the JAM Application Form, candidate must ensure that all the details are filled and all the necessary supporting documents are uploaded and there is NO ERROR. An application form once submitted CANNOT be changed after paying the fee.

Procedure to Check JAM Application Status:

The current status of filled JAM application form will be updated after the receipt and scrutiny of the application. This status can be checked anytime by logging into JOAPS using unique Enrollment ID and JOAPS Password.
The defects in the JAM application will be marked and intimated to the candidate by email and/or SMS for rectification within a stipulated time period. Candidates should respond quickly in rectifying the marked defects in the JAM application at the earliest and definitely before the stipulated deadline. Application will be rejected for the candidates who failed to rectify the defects within the stipulated time and no further intimation will be sent in this regard.
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