• 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.
  • No hardcopy of the JAM 2021 scorecard will be sent to the JAM 2021 qualified candidates by the Organizing Institute. It can only be downloaded from JAM 2021 website within a specified period.
  • NO additional requirements, such as suitability test or interview, are needed for admission to the Masters programmes under JAM.
  • Integrated Ph.D. programmes in Physical Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences and Biological Sciences at IISc Bangalore will use the JAM results to shortlist candidates for the final selection.


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