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

Sunday, February 11, 2024

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern


IIT JAM Exam Pattern

IIT JAM 2024 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 2024. IIT JAM 2024 exam is scheduled to be conducted on 11th February 2024 in two sessions.

 IIT JAM 2024 Syllabus


IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern

Exam Mode: Online

Exam Duration: 2.30 hours

No.of Questions: 60 Questions

Total Score: 100 Marks 


Type of Question

No. of Questions



Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)



1 or 2 Marks each


Multiple Select Question (MSQ)



2 Marks each


Numerical Answer Type (NAT)


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 to 1 mark question, 1/3 mark will be deducted and similarly, for each wrong answer to 2 mark questions, 2/3 mark 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 for 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, and tables are also NOT allowed inside the examination hall.
  • A scribble pad will be provided for rough work and this has to be returned 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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