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IIT JAM 2018 Result

Updated On - February 11th 2018

IIT JAM 2018 Result will be declared on March 20, 2018 (tentative). Applicants can download their IIT JAM Result by accessing their registered login accounts from the official website IIT JAM Answer Key, Question Paper, Analysis and Cut off

  • The score cards will be available online only and no hard copy will be sent.
  • Results can be accessed by providing enrollment ID and password at JOAPS website.
  • The result will specify the scores of candidates in the joint entrance exam in the form of score cards.
  • Scorecards will be available from April 07, 2018 to July 31, 2018.
  • IIT JAM 2018 Merit List for qualified candidates will be prepared on the basis of All India Rank (AIR) secured by them.
  • Only those candidates whose name appears in the merit list are eligible for the counselling process.
  • The admission process will start from April 12, 2018 after the announcement of results.

IIT JAM 2018 for M.Sc. is a national level exam that is conducted by IIT or IISc rotationally. It is held for providing admission to programs of M.Sc. and other Post Graduate courses in the participating institutes. Students compete for around 1700 seats for various courses in IITs, IISc and 15 other participating institutes.

IIT JAM 2018 Results Highlights

Result Highlights
Declaration of ResultsMarch 20, 2018 (tentative)
Conducting BodyIIT Bombay
Release of Individual ScorecardApril 07, 2018
Details Required to DownloadEnrollment ID and password
Details on ScorecardAll India Rank and Score
First Round of AdmissionApril 12, 2018

How to Check IIT JAM 2018 Result?

The organizing institute will declare IIT JAM 2018 Result tentatively on March 20, 2018. The results will be announced after making the question paper and answer key of  IIT JAM available online. It will be declared on the official website. Candidates must log on to their accounts and save the score card. The organizing authority is not responsible to send the score card to any individual by post. The result can be accessed by following these few easy steps:

  • Log on to the official website of IIT JAM at
  • Click on the option of Result of JAM 2018 and you will be redirected to the page ‘JAM Online Application Processing System’ (JOAPS)
  • Enter your Enrolment ID sent during registration or Email ID used for registering.
  • Enter your JOAPS password
  • Evaluate the arithmetic expression given and place the value provided in the space provided
  • Click on the ‘Submit’ button to view IIT JAM 2018 Result
  • Verify all the details mentioned on the score card.
  • Download and save IIT JAM 2018 Result and print it out. Save the hard copy of the score card for future reference.

Note: If you forget your enrolment ID or password, click on the link given at the bottom of the JOAPS page. Enter your email ID (used while registration) and date of birth. You will receive a link on the email ID and change your password accordingly.

Details present in IIT JAM Result 2018

The results will be available to candidates in the form of score cards after April 07, 2018. It is the sole responsibility of the candidate to keep a hard copy of the score card required for the admission process. IIT JAM 2018 Scorecard will contain basic information of the candidate and his result. Some important instructions regarding the admission process are also given. The details mentioned in the score card are:

Full name of the candidate
Registration number
Test paper code (according to subject chosen)
Number of candidates that have appeared for the test paper
Marks secured (out of 100)
All India Rank (AIR)
Category wise qualifying marks for the test paper
Photograph and signature of the candidate

IIT JAM 2018 Merit List

After the declaration of the result,IIT JAM Merit List will be prepared based on each candidate’s performance in a particular test paper.

  • The merit list will contain the names of qualified students in order of ranks secured by them.
  • Candidates who have appeared for the exam will be assigned an All India Rank (AIR) for each test paper in JAM 2018.
  • The number of candidates in the merit list will depend on the number of seats available for each category for different courses. The merit list for each category will be prepared separately.
  • Please note that the number of category wise (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD) candidates included in the All India Merit List will be based on the category declared by the candidates in their application.
  • Candidates who secure a position in the merit list can apply for the admission process to various courses in IITs and IISc.
  • The merit list will be put up on the official website of JAM 2018 and the AIRs of each candidate will be given on the score card.

Tie-Breaking Criteria: Tie-breaking criteria is used to assign ranks to candidates scoring the same aggregate marks in a test paper. The criteria are as follows:

  • A candidate with more number of positive answers to negative ones will be given a higher rank.
  • If the tie still persists, candidates will be awarded the same rank.

IIT JAM 2018 Cut Off

IIT JAM 2018 Cut off marks for each subject and all categories will be released after the declaration of results. Candidates are advised to go through the cut off marks of previous year’s JAM for reference. This can help them get a rough idea of the marks needed to qualify the exam. They can check the minimum marks required to be eligible for IIT JAM Admission Process. Candidates can hence fill the admission form if they secure marks equal to or higher than the given cut off.

The expected cut off for IIT JAM 2018 is given below:

IIT JAM Cut off
SubjectGeneral categoryOBC categorySC / ST category
Biological Sciences32.5028.6915.60
Mathematical Statistics75.703

IIT JAM 2018 Admission Process

Candidates who clear the cut off percent and whose name appears on the merit list will be eligible for IIT JAM Admission Process. The admission process will begin with the submission of admission form in the month of April 2018. The process of submission of admission forms by the qualified students is an online process. Candidates must apply within the stipulated time on the official website.

Aspirants must keep some documents given below ready while applying for the admission process:

Documents Required for IIT JAM 2018 Admission Form
IIT JAM 2018 Hall Ticket
IIT JAM 2018 Scorecard
10th and 12th Mark sheet and Passing Certificate
Qualifying Degree mark sheet and certificate (Graduation)
Nationality Certificate
Caste or category certificate
PwD certificate

IIT JAM 2018 Admission Procedure

Step 1:Filling of Admission Application Form

  • Students can fill up the admission form on the official website. They are required to fill in the necessary details and upload the scanned copies of required documents. Verifying the form before submitting it is necessary.

Step 2:Fee Payment

  • Candidates must pay the requisite fees in order to complete their application process. All candidates have to pay INR 600 irrespective of the category they belong to. The fees can be paid online via Net Banking or Credit / Debit Card. Keep a copy of the receipt.

Step 3:Accept or Reject Choices

  • The students will get offers according to their AIR and order of preference of courses in different colleges. After getting the admission offer, they must log on to the official JAM 2018 website. You can choose ‘Accept and Upgrade’, ‘Accept and Freeze’ or ‘Reject and Quit’ options depending on the admission offer. If a candidate accepts the seat offered, he must pay the Seat Booking Fee via online mode. INR 10000 must be paid by General and OBC candidates and INR 5000 by SC/ ST/ PWD candidates as seat acceptance fee.

Step 4: Reporting to the Allotted Centre

  • IIT JAM 2018 Admission Process will be organized in various rounds. Students who are allotted a seat must report to the college allotted to them. In order to proceed with the admission procedure, candidates will be required to pay the balance fee. Officials will not consider those candidates who fail to accept the admission offer for further rounds.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College


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