JAM 2021 Latest Updates

  • JAM 2021 application portal is live on 10 th September 2020
  • Applications should be submitted online between 10 th September to 15 th October 2020
  • A new paper on Economics (EN) is added this year
  • Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) requirements are revised for different programmes
  • IIT Mandi will admit students to their M.Sc. Physics Programme through JAM 2021
  • JAM 2021 Highlights

  • IISc Bangalore is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2021.
  • JAM 2021 Examination will be conducted ONLINE only as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Test Papers.
  • JAM 2021 will have seven Test Papers, namely, (i) Biotechnology (BT), (ii) Chemistry (CY), (iii) Economics (EN), (iv) Geology (GG), (v) Mathematics (MA), (vi) Mathematical Statistics (MS) and (vii) Physics (PH).
    Economics (EN) paper is added newly this year.
  • All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2021 will be of entirely objective type, with three different patterns of questions, namely (i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), (ii) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and (iii) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
  • Applications will be accepted ONLINE only through JAM 2021 website.
  • No hardcopies of documents are to be sent to the Organizing Institute. The applicable documents are to be uploaded online to the application website only.

Important Dates

NOTE: Information regarding JAM 2021 will be sent through SMS also. Hence, you are advised to keep JAM 2021 Sender Id unblocked.


The health and safety of our examination participants is of utmost priority. Due to the current pandemic situation, all dates mentioned in this poster may be subject to changes. At this point of time, we intend to move forward with the JAM-2021. In rare cases, it may be necessary to cancel or postpone the examination because of situations beyond our control. All updates will be notified on JAM 2021 website http://jam.iisc.ac.in