IIT JAM (Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test M.Sc.)

Sunday, February 14, 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Exam Pattern

 

IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM 2021 Exam Pattern gives you a view of the pattern of the question paper including total marks, subjects, duration of the exam and marking scheme for the M.Sc. Joint Admission Test. IIS Bangalore is the organizing body of IIT JAM 2021. IIT JAM 2021 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 14th February 2021 in two sessions.

 
 IIT JAM 2021 Syllabus

 

IIT JAM 2021 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode: Online

Exam Duration: 2.30 hours

No.of Questions: 60 Questions

Total Score: 100 Marks 

Section

Type of Question

No. of Questions

Marks

A

Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)

 

30

1 or 2 Marks each

B

Multiple Select Question (MSQ)

 

10

2 Marks each

C

Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

20

1 or 2 Marks each

  • In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero marks. In Section – A (MCQ), the wrong answer will result in negative marks.
  • For each wrong answer 1 mark questions 1/3 marks will be deducted and similarly, for each wrong answer of 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted.
  • In Section – B (MSQ), there are no negative and no partial marking provisions.
  • There is no negative marking in Section – C (NAT) as well.
  • There is a provision of using an online virtual calculator and hence, the candidates need not bring any calculator with them.
  • Mobile phones or any other electronic devices are strictly prohibited inside the IIT JAM examination hall.
  • Charts, graph sheets, tables, are also NOT allowed inside the examination hall.
  • A scribble pad will be provided for rough work and this has to be returned back at the end of the IIT JAM examination.
  • The candidates are required to select the answer for MCQ and MSQ type questions, and to enter the answer for NAT questions using only a mouse on a virtual numeric keypad (the physical keyboard of the computer will be disabled).
  • At the end of the 3-hours, the computer will automatically close the examination.

 

 

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