IIT JAM 2017 Application Form, Exam Date, Eligibility, Syllabus, Pattern

JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test) is a national level test that is held by IITs and IISC in a rotational manner. It is conducted to provide admission in various post-graduation programmes like M.Sc. (Two years), Joint M.Sc. Phd, M.Sc. M.tech. etc. at the prominent IITs and Joint Ph.D degree programmes at IISc. IIT-JAM will be held on  12th February 2017. Here we are giving the information in detail about JAM 2017 regarding application form, important dates, Eligibility Criteria, exam pattern and admit card.

IIT-JAM 2017 Application Form

Exam NameJAM 2017
Organizing InstituteIIT-Delhi
Applying ProcessOnline Mode
Application Form FeeFor Females: Rs.750 for one test paper and Rs.1050 for two paper ( All Category)

General and OBC: Rs.1500 for test paper and Rs.2100 for two test paper


IIT-JAM 2017 Important Dates – Announced


JAM 2017 IMPORTANT DATES has been announced. IIT-JAM 2017 important dates was declared by the IIT, Delhi. Examination is going to be held on February 12, 2017 (Sunday). Check below to get more details.

S.No.EventsImportant Dates (Announced)
1.Online Registration Process of JAM 2017 begin on2nd September 2016
2.Last date for submitting Online Application Form13th October 2016 ( 5 pm )
3.Last date for Payment of application fee6th October 2016
4.Admit Card will be available from10th January 2017
5.Mock Test links will openFebruary 2017
6.Exam date12th February 2017
7.Result Announcement  date27th March 2017
8.Submission of Online Application Form12TH to 25th April 2017
9.Last date for making changes in application form10th May 2017
10.Announcement of First Admission List2nd June 2017
11.Announcement of Second Admission List20th June 2017
12.Announcement of Third Admission List3rd July 2017
13.Admission closure date7th July 2017


JAM 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Applicant qualifying in JAM 2017 should fulfil the given Eligibility Requirement (ER) to get an admission in IISc and IITs.

  • Candidates getting admission through JAM must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 55% total marks for General/OBC-NCL Category Candidates. Minimum 50% total mark for SC/ST and PWD  Category.
  • Indian Nationality and Foreign Candidates can apply for JAM 2017.

JAM 2017 Test Pattern

JAM test pattern is given below:

Exam time Duration3 hours
Medium for test PaperEnglish
Total Number of Questions60
Maximum Marks100


JAM 2017 Syllabus

Biological Sciences1.       General Biology

2.       Basics of Biochemistry

3.       Biophysics

4.       Molecular Biology

5.       Microbiology

6.       Cell Biology and Immunology

7.       Mathematical Sciences


Biotechnology1.       Biology

2.       Chemistry

3.       Mathematics

4.       Physics

Chemistry1.       Physical Chemistry

2.       Organic Chemistry

3.       Inorganic Chemistry

  1. The Planet Earth
  2. Geomorphology
  3. Structural Geology
  4. Palaeontology
  5. Stratigraphy
  6. Mineralogy
  7. Petrology
  8. Economic Geology
  9. Applied Geology


  1. Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
  2. Functions of Two Real Variables
  3. Differential Equations
  4. Vector Calculus
  5. Group Theory
  6. Linear Algebra
  7. Real Analysis



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