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Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test

Counselling: 20 Apr - 20 Jul 2021

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Counselling: 20 Apr - 20 Jul 2021

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form: Correction (Till 10 Nov), Admit Card,

Updated On - April 20 2021 by Anusha Pachauri

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form correction was started on 02 November 2020. IIT JAM 2021 Application form has released on 10 September 2020 on the official website of JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The last date to apply was 15 October 2020. This year IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. is conducted by IIT Bengaluru. Candidates who want to pursue 2 years M.Sc, Joint M.Sc-PhD, M.Sc-PhD Dual degree, integrated Ph.D. program at IITs and IISc can fill the application form. This article contains all the important details regarding IIT JAM Application Form 2021.
Latest Update:
  • IIT JAM 2021 Admission Form has released on 20 April 2021.
  • The last date to fill JAM 2021 Form is 20 May 2021.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form Dates

Candidates must check the important dates regarding the IIT JAM 2021 application form in the given table mentioned below:

IIT JAM Registration Dates 2021
EventsImportant Dates 
Notification releases on12 August 2020
Start date of Online registration at JOAPS 10 September 2020
Last date to submit the application form and upload documents15 October 2020
Form correction window02-10 November 2020 (Re-opened)
JAM 2021 exam date14 February 2021
Submission of admission form20 April- 20 May 2021

The candidates are requested to keep visiting the page for the latest updates, if any.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form Correction

The applied candidates can make the changes in their application form for the specified period only. Candidates can make IIT JAM 2021 Application Form corrections even after successful submission of the form once. The organizing authority opens the form correction window for a limited period of time. Candidates have to pay an extra fee for the correction of the online application form. Correction can be allowed in the given field:

  • Category
  • PwD status
  • Exam city
  • Gender
  • Choice of the paper

Extra charges for Addition or Change of test paper are given below:

Group/CategoryExistingWishes to ChangeWishes to Add
Fee (₹)
Female (All
One Test
One Test
Rs 750/-One Test
Rs 300/-
Two Test
Any One Test
Rs 300/-Not Applicable
 Both PapersRs 1050/-
All OthersOne Test
One Test
Rs 1500/-One Test
PaperOne Test
One Test
Two Test
Any One Test
Rs 600/-Not Applicable
 Both PapersRs 2100/-
Extra fee for changing category or gender are given below:
Existing Group/
ChangeCaseAdditional Fee
Female (All
(Group - 1)
Within Group-1One or Two Test
To Group-2One Test Paper 750/-
Both Papers1050/-
All Others
(Group - 2)
To Group-1One or Two Test
(No fee will be
Important Points related to IIT JAM 2021 Application Form Correction:
  • Candidates can change their examination city/town with valid reason through the JOAPS official website.
  • Candidates have to pay 500/- while changing the examination city/town.
  • Candidates cannot change their center in the same city/town.

How to Do JAM 2021 Application Form Correction?

Candidates can follow the steps below to edit the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc 2021 form.

  • Step 1 – Firstly, click on the link given above.
  • Step 2 – After following the step given above, the JOAPS portal will open, as shown in the image below.
  • Step 3 – Next, enter the enrollment if / e-mail id and password.
  • Step 4 – After entering the details, click on the ‘submit’ button.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form

IIT JAM 2021 Application forms will be available soon on the official website of JOAPS. Candidates must read the detail given below to avoid any mistake while filling the form:

  • Candidate must apply online on the official website " https://jam.iisc.ac.in/."
  • Upload the scanned copy of photographs, signature, and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable).
  • No one should submit multiple forms.
  • The candidate should provide a valid e-mail Id, mobile number, and other details.
  • Candidates have to upload the scanned clear passport photograph & signature in JPG/JPEG format in the prescribed file size.
  • Application fees will be paid through any of the electronic payment modes. The application fee will not be accepted via Money Order, Cheque, Pay Order, IPO, etc.
  • The application form must be complete in all respect to avoid cancellation of the candidate's candidature.
  • Candidates must check the application status continuously whether their online application form is received, under scrutiny, accepted, defective, status after rectification, Rejected with valid reason.
  • Take multiple photocopies of the application form for further process.

Important instructions to fill the IIT JAM 2021 Application Form

Candidates must have to follow the given instruction while filling the IIT JAM 2021 Application Form online:

  • Applicants can apply for the JAM 201 only through the JAM Online Application Processing System(JOAPS) on their official website https://joaps.iisc.ac.in/.
  • Candidates have to first register on the JOAPS website by entering their name, valid email, a working mobile number, and a password.
  • Candidates must not use anybody else email.
  • Only one candidate can be registered with one email address.
  • Candidates must give their mobile number because all the information will also be sent via SMS.
  • Enrollment ID of candidates is sent on email as well as on the mobile number given.
  • Candidates must use their enrollment id along with the password for all JAM 2021 related pieces of information.
  • Candidates must keep their enrollment id along with password safe and confidential.

Details to be filled in IIT JAM Application form 2021

Below mentioned is the data or documents list candidates must keep in mind while filling IIT JAM 2021 Application Form:

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the candidate's name in the online 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 PIN code.
  • JAM paper(s).
  • Choice of JAM examination cities.
  • 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.

Documents required during IIT JAM 2021 Online Application Process

Below mentioned are the documents candidates must keep ready while IIT JAM 2020 Application Form filling:

Mandatory Documents for All Applicants:
  • Class X Certificate
  • Class XII Mark sheet
  • Qualifying Degree: Mark sheets of all semesters/ years
Document for General Category:
  • Nationality Certificate: Birth Certificate or Voter ID or First page of Passport or School Transfer Certificate (TC) showing nationality issued by the authorized government agency or Aadhaar Card.
  • Please note that any other documents, Ration Card, Driving License, College/ Institute/ School ID, Bank Passbook, PAN Card, Mark sheets are not considered.
Other Documents:
  • Category Certificate for OBC (NCL)/SC/ST Candidates
  • PwD Certificate for PwD Category Candidates
  • The photograph and signature uploaded during the time of applying for the JAM 2020 Examination will be used for the admission process.
Image to be uploadedDimensionFormatFile Size
PhotographWidth 3.5cm x Height 4.5cmJPEG5KB-200KB
SignatureHeight 2cm x Width 7cmJPEG5KB-100KB
Category Certificate-PDF-
  • Any application which is incomplete in any respect and does not have the required valid documents will be summarily rejected.

IIT JAM 2021 Application Fees

Joint Admission Test Application fee 2021 are given below category wise:

IIT JAM 2021 Registration Fees
Category of Candidates
See Details
One Test Paper
Two Test Papers

SC/ST/PwD/Female(all categories)

Rs 750/-

Rs 1050/-

All Other Categories 

Rs 1500/-

Rs 2100/-

Mode of Payment
Candidates need to make the fee payment for their application form online only via Net Banking/ Credit card/ Debit card.

How to fill the IIT JAM 2021 Application form?

IIT JAM 2021 Application Form can be filled through online mode only. Applications sent through any other mode would be rejected straight away. Candidates need to check the below steps for filling the online application form:

Step 1: Registration on JOAPS (JAM Online Application Processing System).
    • Click on the official link of JOAPS " https://joaps.iisc.ac.in/
    • Candidates need to fill the personal details like Name, Date of Birth, Personal Mobile Number, Name of the parents, etc., for the registration.
    • After filling in all the details candidate needs to submit it. On submitting, he/she will get an email and SMS on the mobile number given.
Step 2: Login into JOAPS
    • Candidate needs to login into the JOAPS system by using their enrollment id/ email id along with the password created.
    • Now proceed to the next step by clicking the submit button.
Step 3: Filling in the Application Form
    • Now click on the edit application form button to fill up further details.
    • The candidate needs to select the number of test papers from the drop-down menu in which he/she wants to appear.
After this, the applicant needs to fill in the personal, educational, and communication details. Step 4: Image uploading
    • Upload the images of the photograph as well as the signature in the specification mentioned above.
    • Tick on the declaration box after successful uploading of the images.
Step 5: Paying Application Fee
    • The candidate needs to submit the application fee through Debit/ Credit/ Net Banking.

IIT JAM 2021 Admit Card

The authority will release the admit card for IIT JAM 2021 online on its official website. Candidates must have to carry the hall ticket to the exam center. Otherwise, no entry will be given. 

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Form Start Date:

10 Sep 2020

Form End Date:

17 Oct 2020

The last date to submit the form was on 17 Oct 2020
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