IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2023, IIT JAM Marking Scheme for Sections

IIT JAM EXAM PATTERN 2023: Every year IIT and IISC together organize the JAM examination in a cyclic manner for MSC and PhD. The exam is scheduled for Feb 12, 2022 as Computer Based Online Test. IIT JAM Admit card will release soon. Previously, the exam is based on six subjects, but from 2021 one subject is added i.e. Economics. These Seven subjects of the exam module were divided into two shifts;

  1. The first half generally starts at 9.30 AM and contains Mathematical Science, Bio-technology, and Physics.
  2. The second half starts after 2 PM, shift consists of four subjects Math, Geophysics & Geology, Economics, and Chemistry.
IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM EXAM PATTERN 2023

  • There are three sections in a question paper
    • Section-A
    • Section-B
    • Section-C
SECTIONTYPE OF QUESTIONSNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
A30MCQTen questions-1 marks each
twenty questions- 2marks each
B10MSQ20 MARKS- two for each
C20NAT10 OF 1 MARKS
AND REST 10 IS OF 2 MARKS EACH
Table showing IIT JAM EXAM PATTERN

**NOTE:-

  • MCQ– Multiple Choice Questions
  • MSQ– Multiple Select Questions, quite similar to MCQ, as MCQ has only one option is right but in MSQ more than one can be corrected.
  • NAT:- Numerical Answer Type

IIT JAM Exam Important Dates

ParticularsDates
Exam Date 12th February 2023
Result Publication22 March 2023
Submission of Online Admission Application formBetween 11-25 April 2023
First Admission list declarationTBA
Second Admission merit listTBA
third admission ListTBA
Fourth and Final admission listTBA
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IIT JAM 2023 Exam Maring Pattern

  • Incorrect answers lead to mark deduction/ negative marking
  • Zero for not attempted questions.
  • For one mark question – wrong answer- deduction of one-third marks
  • There is no negative for sections B& C
  • For every two marks, wrong question-answer 1+1/3 will be deducted on Section A

Section A:- There are a total of 30 MCQ-type questions, which divided into a ratio of 1:2 parts, the starting ten questions are one mark each, and the rest twenty questions is are two marks each. There will be negative marks in this section two-thirds marks will be deducted for each wrong answer and one mark will be awarded for each correct answer.

Section B:- In section B, the total 20 MSQ questions are two marks each, and in this section, there will be no negative marking.

Section C:– it is based on numerical type 20 questions which are divided into 1:1 ratio, first 10 questions are are are of one mark each, and the remaining 10 questions are of two marks each. In this section also there will be no negative marking.

FAQs:

How many exams will be conducted by IIT JAM 2023?

Till 2021 IIT JAM organized exams which includes six subjects, but from 2021, IIT JAM includes one more subject in the examination list i.e Economics.

What is the division of Mathematics Statistics in IIT JAM?

40 per cent includes Mathematics and 60 per cent includes Statistics.

How IIT JAM organized an exam schedule of seven subjects?

The exam will be conducted in two shifts: the first half will start at 9:30 am and the nd half starts at 2:00 pm, each shift is for three hours.

How many attempts are there for IIT JAM?

There is no such restriction, you can attempt multiple times.

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