Please pay attention to upload only a good quality photograph. The JAM Score Card will be printed with the photograph you submit.

  • The photograph must match with your appearance on the day of the examination.
  • A passport size (3.5 cm Width × 4.5 cm Height) photograph of the face of the candidate in JPEG format is required for the application form.
  • The photograph must be recent and in COLOR.
  • Maximum size of the JPEG image can be 480×640 in pixels. The minimum pixel size of the JPEG image should be 240×320. The file size of the image should be in the range of 50KB to 200KB.
  • Background of the photograph must be white or a light colour.
  • The face should occupy at least 50% of the area of the photograph with a full-face view looking into the camera directly.
  • The main features of the face must not be covered by hair of the head, any cloth or any shadow. Forehead, eyes, nose and chin should be clearly visible.
  • If you normally wear spectacles, a photograph with glare on glasses is not acceptable in your photo. While you may wear spectacles for the photo shoot, if glare cannot be avoided, then remove the spectacles.

You must not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses, only clear glasses are permitted.

  • Poor quality of the photograph submitted will lead to rejection of your JAM application, without any refund of the application fee.

A. Sample Photographs -- Accepted

B. Sample Photographs -- Rejected

Not looking into camera Improper Background Wearing Colour glasses
Smaller in Size (Standard size is 3.5 cm X 4.5 cm) Face not covering 50% area Cropped from other Photo
Shadow on the face Face covered with cloth Facial features are partially visible
Glare on spectacles Improper Background Photo taken from a mobile Blurred Image
Disclaimer
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