IIT- JAM 2021: Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore will be going to hold the IIT- Joint Admission Test for Masters (IIT-JAM) this year. IISc has released a poster for IIT-JAM 2021 examination on the official website at jam.iisc.ac.in.
As per the official poster, the online registration will start from September 10 and the last date is October 15. The IIT-JAM 2021 exam will be conducted on February 14, 2021. The results release date is set at March 20.
In the exam paper, questions will be objective in nature that includes three patterns of questions such as: Multiple choice question, multiple select questions and numerical answer type questions.
Section–A consists of a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) involving 10 questions of one mark each and 20 questions of two marks each. Each MCQ has four options out of which only one choice is the correct answer.
Section–B comprises a total of 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) carrying two marks each. Each MSQ is similar to MCQ however, with the difference that MSQ may have one or more than one correct choice(s) out of the four given choices. The candidate gets full credit only if he/she selects all the correct answer(s) only and no wrong answers.
Section–C contains a total of 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions involving 10 questions of one mark each and 10 questions of two marks each. For these NAT type questions, the answer is a signed real number, which needs to be entered using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for NAT questions.
Questions not attempted will result in zero mark.
In Section-A (MCQ), wrong answer will result in negative marks and for each wrong answer to 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted. For each wrong answer to 2 marks questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
In Section-B (MSQ), there are no negative and no partial marking provisions. There is no negative marking in Section-C (NAT) as well.
There is a provision for using online virtual calculator. The candidates must not bring any calculator with them.
- Female/ŚC/ST/PwD — Rs 750 for one test paper and Rs 1050 for two test papers
- All others- Rs 1500 for one paper and Rs 2100 for two papers.