SC/ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/EWS candidates should submit a certificate issued by any of the following authorities:

  • District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Additional' Deputy Commissioner/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Taluka Magistrate/Executive Magistrate/Extra Assistant Commissioner (not below the rank of 1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate)
  • Chief Presidency Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/Presidency Magistrate
  • Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar
  • Sub-Divisional Officer or the area where the candidate and/or his family normally resides
  • The prescribed format for OBC (NON-CREAMY LAYER) and for EWS
  • Certificate issued by any other authority will be rejected

Guidelines for PwD Candidates:

  • For PwD candidates with any category of disability (viz., blindness or low vision, hearing impairment, loco-motor disability, and/or cerebral palsy), the benefit will be given in accordance with the Government of India guidelines to only those who have at least 40% permanent physical impairment with respect to a body part/system/extremity/whole body, etc. Such candidates must submit, along with the filled-in Application Form, the Certificate of Disability from a Government Medical Board and should be fit to pursue the Programme. The disability percentage of candidates selected for admission under PwD category may also be required to be certified by a Medical Board, duly constituted by the Admitting Institute. The JAM Organizing Institute will not be responsible for any incorrect declaration of the PwD status of candidates. JAM 2021 will follow the guidelines as mentioned in government regulations. Refer to the guidelines given by the Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
  • The facility of a scribe is meant for only those PwD candidates who have physical limitations to write including the speed of writing (Refer to the guidelines). The additional time would be applicable only to such candidates
  • Furthermore, visually challenged PwD candidates may contact the Institute Representative of JAM 2021 through the Invigilator in the examination hall for a magnified/large font question paper on the computer screen


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