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IIT JAM 2017 Date, Registration

IIT JAM Registration 2017 concluded on October 13, 2016. Candidates satisfying IIT JAM Eligibility can register online for IIT JAM. The Application Fee for IIT JAM 2017 is INR 1500 for General male candidates (for one test paper only). The application fee will be NON-REFUNDABLE.

The IIT JAM 2017 is conducted every year by IIT & IISc Bangalore. Other institutes may also consider the IIT JAM 2017 Scores for admissions. Foreign nationals have to satisfy the rules and regulation of admitting institute (s). Candidates must have completed their graduation with at least 55% to be eligible to apply for IIT JAM 2017. JAM 2017 Admit Card can be downloaded from the website from January 10, 2017 onwards. Candidates are required to check for the details on the Admit Card, verify and report in case of any discrepancy. 

JAM 2017 Exam Date

Candidates can refer to the below table for IIT JAM 2017 Exam Dates. The IIT JAM Admit Cards will be out on January 10, 2017.

Commencement of Online ApplicationSeptember 2, 2016
Last Date to Pay the Admission Fee through e-ChallanOctober 6, 2016
Closure of Online IIT JAM 2017 RegistrationOctober 13, 2016
Issue of IIT JAM Admit Card 2017January 10, 2017
IIT JAM 2017 Exam DateFebruary 12, 2017
Announcement of JAM Results 2017March 27, 2017
Submission of the Admission Form for IIT JAM 2017April 12, 2017 – April 25, 2017
Last date of verification of defective documents at IIT, MadrasMay 10, 2017
Declaration of 1st admission ListJune 02, 2017
Declaration of 2nd admission ListJune 20, 2017
Declaration of 3rd admission ListJuly 03, 2017

IIT JAM 2017 Admit Card

JAM 2017 Admit Card will be released at the website from January 10, 2017 till examination date. It will not be sent to candidates through post or email. Candidates are advised to check all the entries in the JAM 2017 Admit Card. In case of any discrepancy, candidates should inform the Organizing Chairman, JAM 2017. Print out of downloaded must be brought to the test centre along with original and valid photo identification. No candidates will be permitted inside the test centre without Admit Card. Steps to download JAM 2017 Admit Card are mentioned below.

  • Go to JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) website.
  • Enter Enrollment ID and password.
  • Enter captcha.
  • Click on View/Download JAM 2017 Admit Card
  • Check the details mentioned on JAM Admit Card 2017
  • Download and save Admit Card.
  • Obtain it in hard copy for future purposes.

IIT JAM Eligibility

Candidates should have secured at least 55 % aggregate marks without rounding off for general/OBC(NCL) Category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks without rounding off for SC/ST and PWD Category candidates in the qualifying degree.

For candidates with letter grades/CGPA, the equivalence of marks will be decided by the admitting institute. Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility specified by the institute must be submitted between April 12, 2017 – April 25, 2017 . There is no age criteria for appearing in IIT JAM Exam. Reservation as per the norms set by Govt.

JAM 2017 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Foreign Nationals however must fulfill the eligibility conditions of admitting institute.

Know More About IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria

IIT JAM 2017 Registration Fee

The JAM 2017 Registration Fee for general male candidates is INR 1500 for one test paper. Females (all categories)/SC/ST/PWD candidates will be charged INR 750 for one test paper. Charges of INR 1050 and INR 2100 will be charged from former and latter respectively. The fees can be paid through Online mode only.

CategoryFee (INR)
 One Test PaperTwo Test Paper
Females (all categories)/SC/ST/PWD7501050
All Others15002100
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How to Apply for IIT JAM 2017

Registration for IIT JAM 2017 can be done at the official JAM website. Follow the steps given below to register and apply for IIT JAM 2017 before the last date of application submission.

Step 1: Registration

  • Visit JAM Online Application Processing Systems (JOAPS)
  • Register by entering name, E-mail ID, mobile number and password
  • After successful registration, the candidate will receive an E-mail and an SMS from JOAPS containing the enrollment ID

Note: Mobile number once provided can’t be changed later so before submitting check the phone number as it will be used for future communication.

Step 2: Filling JAM 2017 Application form

  • Enter Registration Number and Password
  • Fill in all the details required
  • Candidates will be required to fill their personal details, the choice of paper(s) to appear, exam center, category, correspondence address, educational qualification, CGPA/percentage of marks in graduation, etc.

Step 3: Uploading the Images and Supporting Certificates/Documents

  • After completing the JAM Application form 2017, next step include uploading the images of signature, photograph, educational documents and scanned copy of SC/ST and/or PWD Certificates (if applicable)

Photograph Requirements

  1. Should be in JPG/JPEG format
  2. Dimension: 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm
  3. Minimum resolution: 240 X 320
  4. Maximum Resolution: 480 X 640 (0.3 Mega pixel)
  5. Photograph should be taken against white colored background and in studio. Photograph taken from mobile phones will not be accepted
  6. Photograph must be taken after July 1, 2016
  7. The face should be clear in the photograph. Eye wears, Hats or any other material should not be worn.
  8. Religious clothing can be worn but it should not cover the face.
  9. Face should occupy about 50% area of the photograph.

Signature Requirements

  1. Put the signature with Black/Dark Blue ink within the rectangular block of 7 cm X 2 cm on A4 size white paper
  2. Signature image must be Digitally Scanned
  3. Format: JPEG
  4. Minimum Resolution: 280 X 80
  5. Maximum Resolution: 560 X 160

Note: Uploading the signature and photograph not up to the standards mentioned above will result in rejection of JAM 2017 application form

Step 4: Payment of JAM 2017 Application fee

Payment is required to be made after completing the application form and uploading the photograph, signature & scanned certificates (if any). Application fee for various categories is given below:

Application Fee for JAM can be paid through ONLINE MODE (Debit/Credit Card, Net Banking).

For candidates paying through ONLINE MODE, they can make payment from September 2, 2016 to October 6, 2016 using Debit card/Credit/Card/Net Banking.

Important Points

  • Candidate must ensure that the information provided by him/her is correct before they submit the online application form. Once the application form is submitted, no changes can be made.
  • If the information in the application filled is incomplete or incorrect, the application form will be rejected
  • After completing the application form and submitting it, candidate can download the dully filled application form

How To Retrieve Lost Enrollment ID/Password

  • Click on ‘Forgot Enrollment ID or Password? on Login Page If candidate forgets the Enrollment ID or didn’t receive at his/her eMailID,’
  • Click on ‘Forgot Enrollment ID’. Provide mobile number and E-mail ID. The Enrollment ID will be sent via SMS/Email.
  • If candidate forgets the Password, Click on ‘Forgot Enrollment ID or Password?’
  • Click on ‘Request for an OTP’
  • Provide mobile number, E-mail ID and Enrollment ID.
  • Candidate can reset the password with the help of OTP received via SMS.
  • If candidate forgets Enrollment ID and Email ID/Mobile number and payment has not been made, he/she must re-register

If candidate has made payment, Contact the IIT JAM office

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IIT JAM 2017 Important Documents

The following documents have to be uploaded on the official website while filling the application form. No Hard copiesof the following documents is to be sent to organizing institute.

  • Class 10 Mark sheet and Certificate
  • Class 12 Mark sheet and Certificate
  • Mark sheet of all the years
  • Degree/Provisional Degree, if any

IIT JAM 2017 Uploading the Required Documents

The documents mentioned above should be uploaded in the correct field in application form. Also the documents have to be uploaded according to the format and document size mentioned below.

Class 10 and 12 Documents

  • Class 10 mark sheet and certificate should be uploaded as a single file in PDF format. Size should be within 1 MB
  • Similarly, class 12 mark sheet and certificate should be uploaded in a single PDF with size less than 1 MB

Graduation Documents

  • Click on “Add Record”
  • Add all the papers you appeared in a semester one by one in the pop up window
  • Repeat the same steps for all the semesters

If the Bachelor Degree didn’t have semester scheme, select ‘NA’ in semester field and add all the subjects you appeared for year wise. For each semester, add the marks separately for each subject

Qualifying Degree Certificate

Upload the mark sheet of both the semesters as a single PDF. The size of PDF file should not be less than 2 MB. Also upload degree/provisional Certificate, if available. While adding the records add all the papers (including honors, subsidiaries and other additional subjects).

Institute’s Copy of E-Challan

After paying the JAM 2017 Application fee, scan the institute’s copy of E-Challan and upload the same before the last date of application form submission on the official website.

If only CGPA is mentioned in class 10 and class 12 mark sheet, enter the CGPA in aggregate marks field.



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