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IIT JAM - CutOff

Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for MSc 2020

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IIT JAM 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 Cutoff: Category and subject-wise

Updated On - January 25 2020 by Aditya Anand

IIT JAM 2020 Cutoff will be released by Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.  The Cutoff for IIT JAM 2020 will release for the different subjects in the second week of March 2020. IIT JAM exam is conducted annually by different IIT’s will be held on 09 February 2020. Candidates who will clear the IIT JAM 2020 Cutoff will be granted admissions in the colleges of their choice through the JAM 2020 counselling procedure.

IIT JAM 2020 Cutoff

Here given below are some important highlights of cutoff for IIT JAM 2020 exam:

  • Separate IIT JAM Cutoff marks will be released for General, OBC and SC/ST test takers.
  • Along with the overall IIT JAM Cutoff, conducting authority will also release the subject-wise cut-offs on the official website.
  • Cut off for the exam is based on the difficulty level of exam, a number of vacant positions, the total number of appearing candidates, last year cut off trend and average marks obtained by candidates in IIT JAM exam.

Given are some statistics regarding IIT JAM 2020 exam and its cutoff

  • Qualifying marks for general category candidates in Physics was 19.51 while for SC/ ST/ PWD, it was 9.76. For Physics exam, approx 11900 candidates appeared in the exam.
  • In Chemistry, cutoff marks for General Category test takers are 14.79 and 7.39 for SC/ST/PWD. For Chemistry Paper of IIT JAM 2020, about 11510 candidates appeared.
  • In Mathematics, cutoff marks for General Category was 23.35 and for SC/ST/PWD candidates was 11.68.

IIT JAM 2020 Expected cutoff

As per previous year trends, Cutoff for IIT JAM seems to be increasing from last few years. Considering all the factors affecting IIT JAM cutoff, JAM exam cutoff is supposed to be according to the following table:

SUBJECT

GENERAL OBC SC/ST
IIT JAM Biological Sciences  31 28 16.5
IIT JAM Biotechnology 35 31 17
IIT JAM Chemistry  28 22 13.5
IIT JAM Geology  42 35 21
IIT JAM Mathematics  12 11 5.25
IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics 7 6 3.5
IIT JAM Physics  15 12 7.5

IIT JAM Previous Year Cutoffs

Candidates applying for the JAM entrance test must check the previous year JAM cutoff to know about JAM 2020 cutoff or the minimum marks required to be eligible for the counselling.

JAM 2019 Cutoff 

Subject

GEN

OBC (NCL)

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

20.31

18.28

10.15

Physics

24.99

22.49

12.49

Mathematics

22.96

20.66

11.48

Mathematical Statistics 16.08 14.47 8.04
Geology 35.07 31.56 17.54
Biotechnology 22.93 20.64 11.46

JAM 2018 Cutoff 

Subject

GEN

OBC

SC/ST/PwD

Chemistry

28.46

25.61

14.23

Biotechnology

27.67

24.9

13.84

Physics

17.05

15.35

8.53

Mathematical statistics

18.97

17.07

9.48

Mathematics

16.84

15.16

8.42

Biological Sciences

21.48

19.33

10.74

Geology

37.47

33.72

18.73

JAM 2017 Cutoff 

Subjects

General

OBC (NCL)

SC

ST

PwD

Biotechnology

26.67

24

13.34

13.34

13.34

Biological Sciences

33.99

30.59

17

17

17

Chemistry

23.35

21.02

11.68

11.68

11.68

Physics

14.79

13.31

7.39

7.39

7.39

Mathematics

19.51

17.56

9.76

9.76

9.76

Mathematical Statistics

19.04

17.14

9.52

9.52

9.52

Geology

33.29

29.96

16.64

16.64

16.64

JAM 2020 Cutoff - Key Points

  • JAM 2020 Result will be released for the qualified candidates on 03 April 2020.

  • Candidates who will clear JAM cut off 2020 can attend the counselling process.

  • The IIT JAM cut off 2020 will be different for different categories of candidates.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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