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Last Updated - February 28, 2017

IIT JAM Answer Key 2017

IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 can be challenged from 10:00 AM of March 1, 2017 till 10:00 PM of March 3, 2017. A candidate can challenge the JAM official answer key of any question after giving their justification(s) and payment of INR 500 (for each question) through the online payment portal available in the JOAPS.

While challenging the answer keys the candidates should ensure that they quote the proper question number as per the PDF file of the question paper placed on the JAM 2017 Website. Please remember that if the proper question number is not correctly identified then the challenge may not be considered.

Payments for a successful challenge will be refunded. For all challenges on IIT JAM answer key 2017, the decision of the JAM 2017 committee shall be final and binding. No correspondence or telephone calls on this matter will be entertained. 

IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 was made available on the official website of IIT JAM 2017 i.e. They were released by the examination authority, IIT Delhi. Students can check JAM answer key after entering their enrolment ID and Password on the login page. IIT JAM 2017 was successfully conducted on February 12, 2017. 

IIT JAM is organised for candidates who want to take admission in an integrated PhD programme, M.Sc. programme and other two years bachelor degree programme at IITs. IIT JAM 2017 paper comprised of various subjects such as Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Statistics, and Physics. It is an Objective type paper. Total duration to complete IIT JAM is 3 hours. IIT JAM 2017 will observe the below exam pattern:

  • Total questions: 60
  • Numerical Questions: 20
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs): 30
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQs): 10
IIT JAM 2017 Cutoff Career after IIT JAM IIT JAM Result 

IIT JAM 2017 Question Paper and Answer Key

There are a total of 7 papers in IIT JAM. IIT JAM 2017 was held on February 12, 2017. Candidates can check below the IIT JAM 2017 Question Paper as well their answer key. These IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 will help them analyse their performance and expected result.

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IIT JAM 2017 Biological Sciences Answer Key Download hereDownload here
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IIT JAM 2017 Chemistry Answer KeyDownload hereDownload here
iit JAM 2017 Geology Answer KeyDownload hereDownload here
IIT JAM Mathematics Answer Key 2017Download hereDownload here
JAM 2017 Mathematical Statistics Answer KeyDownload hereDownload here
IIT JAM Physics Answer Key 2017Download hereDownlaod here

How to download IIT JAM Answer Key 2017?

By following the below steps, candidates can easily download IIT JAM answer key 2017:

iit jam answer key 2017

  1. Go to the official website of IIT JAM
  2. Click on the link scribed as IIT JAM answer key 2017
  3. Enter your id and password

iit jam answer key 2017

  1. After that, the test paper, question paper, and answer keys for all the 7 papers will be displayed on the screen
  2. Candidates can download the answer key and save it.
  3. Candidates can then compare their answers.
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IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 Highlights

Here are a few points to know relating to the IIT JAM Answer Key 2017:

  • IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 will be published by IIT Delhi in a PDF Format along with M.Sc admission test-takers’ response sheets.
  • Each question paper and test programme will have a separate IIT JAM Answer Key 2017.
  • The official IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 are yet to be declared. The ones given in this article are the unofficial ones.
  • JAM 2017 test takers will need their registered candidature details to check the answer keys.
  • IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 will help candidates match their responses and analyse the possible score.
  • In case of any dubious question(s) or discrepancy in the released JAM 2017 answer key (answer sheet)/ response sheet, candidates are required file objections to the examination authorities within a given time, after which a final answer key may be published.

What is the use of JAM 2017 Answer Key?

  1. Using JAM official answer key, candidates can know correct answers to the questions of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes.

  2. The answer key of JAM 2017 will help in knowing the exact number of correct answers.

  3. Moreover IIT JAM 2017 answer key will also help in analysing their performance by counting the number of incorrect answers.

  4. Further, candidates can also predict their marks of IIT JAM 2017.

IIT JAM Marking Scheme 2017

There are three types of questions in JEE Advanced which are divided into three sections. There are different marking schemes for every section. Following is the marking scheme of IIT JAM 2017.

SectionMarking Scheme
  • There is only one correct answer in the given 4 options.
  • Questions in Section A will have four choices of which only one will be correct.
  • There is a negative marking for every wrong answer.
  • Questions are marked for 1 as well as 2 marks.
  • Question 1 to 10 are marked for 1 marks. While Question 11 to 30 are marked for 2 marks.
  • Questions unanswered in all the sections will be marked 0, that is, no mark will be awarded for questions not attempted. For Section A, there will be negative marking for every question answered wrong. For questions carrying 1 mark, 1/3rd mark will be deducted. For questions carrying 2 marks, 2/3rd marks will be deducted for every question answered wrong.
  • The questions will be numerical based where answer is a signed real number, to be entered using virtual numeric keypad on the monitor. There will be no choices and answer should be typed using virtual numeric keypad.
  • Questions in this section do not have options.
  • There is no negative marking in this section.
  • Questions are for one or two marks.

*There is No Negative Marking in Section B and Section C. For Section B, there will be No Partial Marking for partially correct answer.

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IIT JAM 2017 Important Dates

IIT Delhi will release the official IIT JAM answer keys 2017 after IIT JAM Result is declared. It will help candidates to analyse and calculate their marks as per the questions they attempted. Important dates related to IIT JAM Answer Key 2017 is discussed below:

IIT JAM 2017 examination dateFebruary 12, 2017
Result announcementMarch 27, 2017
Answer key declarationMarch/ April, 2017

IIT JAM 2017 Result

IIT JAM 2017 result will be declared on March 27, 2017 on the official website. The answer keys will be released by examination authority post declaration of result. After securing the JAM answer key 2017, candidates will get a fair idea about the expected marks in IIT JAM 2017.

Candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance in IIT JAM and will be called for the counselling round. For each test, separate merit lists will be prepared for Gen, OBC, SC, ST, and PwD candidates. IIT JAM Score cards will be available from April 7, 2017 to July 31, 2017.

IIT JAM Cutoff 2017

Cut-off marks for IIT JAM 2017 will be released after the release of the answer key and examination result. IIT JAM 2017 Cutoff will depend on some factors such as seat availability, examination difficulty level and a number of candidates. Merit list of the candidates will be prepared according to their cut-off marks.

Following table shows the subject wise and category wise cut-off of IIT JAM 2016. This table will help candidates analyse this year’s IIT JAM Cutoff.

Biological Sciences3228.816
Mathematical Statistics54.52.5



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