IIT JAM Application Form 2021: Last Date, Fees, Corrections, Documents Required

Exam Date : February 14, 2021
Result Date : March 20, 2021

Latest Update:

  • The JOAPS Portal will remain open until December 16, 2020, for candidates who want to make changes in their exam centre preferences in the IIT JAM 2021 Application Form.

IISc has released the IIT JAM 2021 Application Form on September 10, 2020. Candidates should also make sure to read and go through the instructions that are given carefully before applying for the IIT JAM #year Exam. This section contains all the details regarding IIT JAM 2021 application process such as registration dates, requirements for documents uploading, registration fee, the registration fee for adding a test paper and change in category and gender and details required to fill the application form. Aspirants need to check IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria before proceeding with the application process of IITJAM 2021 exam.

Candidates should have scanned photograph and signature in a specified format. Candidates can apply through only online mode for IIT JAM 2021. After filling Application Form all candidates have to pay a registration fee online (Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking).

Note: Candidates have to visit the exam hall at least a day before the IIT JAM Exam Date to get familiar with the route.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form Date

The table below represents the official dates for the IIT JAM Application Form 2021. Candidates must ensure that they are eligible for the IIT JAM 2021 Exam prior to filling up the application form. Failing to do so will result in the candidates to be deemed ineligible for the exam, and the application form will be considered invalid.

IIT JAM Application Form 2021 Dates
Events Dates
Start date of JAM 2021 application form September 10, 2020
IIT JAM application form last date October 17, 2020 (Closed)
JAM 2021 application form correction November 2
Last date of JAM application form correction November 10
JAM Admit Card release January 11, 2020
JAM 2021 Entrance Exam February 14, 2021

How to apply for IIT JAM Online?

Candidates will be able to apply online for IIT JAM by following the steps given below:

  • Step 1: Registration
    • Visit the official website of IIT JAM. Enter the details which are asked like name of the candidate, date of birth, email-id, mobile number and password.
  • Step 2: Fill the IIT JAM Online Application
    • Once the registration is completed, candidates have to login at JOAPS by entering the email id or enrollment id and password.
    • Edit the IIM JAM application form using login credentials.
    • Click on the link which says 'Edit Application Form'.
    • Enter the details- name, date of birth & address.
    • Select the JAM Papers for which the candidates want to appear for.
    • Select the JAM exam centres 
    • Fill the educational details
  • Step 3: Upload Photograph & Signature
    • Candidates will have to upload their scanned photograph & signature as per the specifications provided.
    • Cross-verify the details in the application form.
  • Step 4: Pay the Application Fee
    • Pay the JAM application fee in online mode through debit/credit card/net banking.
    • Once the payment is done, candidates will get the confirmation regarding the payment is completed.
  • Step 5: Take the printout of the Form
    • Candidates are advised to take 2-3 copies of the form for future references.

Registration Fee

The registration fee for candidates varies depending on the category of a candidate and the number of tests he/she is gonna attend (There is a maximum of 2 test papers a candidate can take). The fee structure for various category and test papers is given below:

IIT JAM Registration Fee 2021 
General/ OBC INR 750 INR 1050
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD INR 1500 INR 2100
Category Fee Details
Test Paper I Test Paper I & II

Registration Fee for Adding a Test Paper

If a student wants to attend an additional test or wishes to change a current paper then a candidate has to pay extra money. Additional amount that candidates have to pay varies based on category and an action aspirant wants to take. Details regarding adding or changing a paper are given below.

IIT JAM Fee Structure
Group/ Category Existing Wishes to Change Wishes to Add
Case Additional Fee(INR) Case Additional Fee(INR)
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD One Test Paper One Test Paper INR 750 One Test Paper INR 300
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper INR 300 Not Applicable
  Both Papers INR 1050
All Others One Test Paper One Test Paper INR 1500 One Test Paper INR 600
Two Test Papers Any One Test Paper INR 600 Not Applicable
  Both Papers INR 2100

Registration Fee for Change in Category and Gender

If and when a candidate makes a mistake while entering category and gender, he/she will be given a chance to correct the mistake by paying an additional amount of money. Details that a candidate should know is given below:

Registration Fee for Various Category
Existing Gender/ Category Changes Case Additional Fee
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PWD(Group - 1) Within Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) NIL
To Group-2 One Test Paper INR 750
Both Papers INR 1050
All Others (Group - 2) To Group-1 One or Two Test Paper(s) NIL*

Documents required for IIT JAM Application Form 2021

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that name of a candidate in an application form must exactly be the same as per the qualifying degree certificate. JAM 2021 Score Card will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before a name.
  • Address for Communication (including PIN code)
  • Eligibility degree details
  • College name and address with the PIN code
  • JAM paper/s
  • Choice of JAM Examination cities
  • A high-quality image of the candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified
  • Good-quality image of the candidate’s signature conforming to the requirements specified
  • Scanned copy of the Category (SC/ST) Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format
  • Details of the valid Identity Document (ID) (This ID proof, in original, should be carried by the candidate to the examination hall)
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment


Document Specification for IIT JAM Online Application

The following documents should be uploaded while filling the application, the specified format is given below:


  • Resolution: 3.5 cm width * 4.5 cm height
  • Size: 5 KB to 200 KB
  • Format: jpg/ jpeg


  • Resolution: 2 cm height * 7 cm width
  • Size: 5 KB to 100 KB
  • Format: jpg/ jpeg

Discussion Forum



No, one E-mail address can be used to submit only one application form for IIT JAM 2017.

Answer By: Getmyuni

25 Jan 2017



Yes, enter your latest Percentage of Marks/CGPA in the field where required.

Answer By: Getmyuni

01 Feb 2017



The IIT JAM application fees for the SC/ST category candidates is Rs. 750 for one paper and Rs. 1050 for two papers.


Answer By: Getmyuni

07 Feb 2017



Yes, the candidates can download the IIT JAM application form from the official website (http://jam.iitd.ac.in/).

Answer By: Getmyuni

14 Feb 2017



Yes, candidates have to take a printout of the IIT JAM application form for future references.

Answer By: Getmyuni

18 Feb 2017

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