JAM 2021 Application Form – Candidates can fill JAM application form at the JOAPS portal. The application form for JAM releases in the online mode only. Only those candidates can apply who have completed their Graduation with minimum 50% marks. For the submission of JAM application form, the candidates need to first register, then fill the necessary details in the form, upload the images and certificates and pay the application fee. After the submission of JAM application form, the official exam conducting body verifies all the documents submitted along with the form and uploads the status of rejection or acceptance or if there is any defect in the form. Scroll down to know more about JAM 2021 application form here such as its image specifications, process to apply, application fee etc.
JAM 2021 Application Form
It must be noted that the multiple application submitted by a single candidate will be rejected. Also, if the candidates forget to submit any of the required documents with the JAM 2021 application form, then, they are required to submit an undertaking in a PDF format or Docx. Check the important dates regarding JAM 2021 application form from the table given below.
|JAM 2021 Application Form||Important Dates|
|Availability of application form||1st week of Sep 2020|
|Last date to fill the form||2nd week of Oct 2020|
|Application re-opens for J&K candidates||Nov 2020|
Apply Online: The candidates can apply for JAM 2021 application form as per the schedule.
JAM 2021 Application Fee
All the applicants need to pay the application fee in order to submit JAM 2021 application form. The application fee is kept keeping in mind the number of papers a candidate may select. Check the application fee given below for JAM 2021.
Application fee given below is according to last year’s information
|Category||One Paper||Two papers|
|Female (all categories) / |
ST / SC / PwD
|Rs 750||Rs 1050|
|Others||Rs 1500||Rs 2100|
Mode of Payment: The application fee can be submitted using debit card / credit card / net banking.
Image Specifications for JAM 2021 Application Form
For the submission of JAM 2021 application form, all the applicants need to upload the images of the photograph and signature in JPEG format. Check the detailed information regarding the uploading of images in JAM 2021 application form given below.
|Particulars||File Size||Dimensions||Minimum size||Maximum size|
|Photograph||5 KB – 200 KB||3.5 cm x 4.5 cm||240 x 230||480 x 640 pixels|
|Signature||5 KB – 100 KB||2 cm x 7 cm||80 x 120||160 x 560 pixels|
Other Details Regarding Photograph and Signature
- The photograph must be colored.
- The background of the photograph must be white or very light in color.
- The face of the applicants must occupy 50% area of the photograph with a full-face view looking into camera directly.
- The main features of the face must not be covered with shadow or hair or any cloth. In other words, eyes, forehead, nose, chin must be clearly visible.
- Do not wear spectacles with dark or tinted glasses. The glasses must be clear.
- Photographs taken from a mobile phone camera or other self self-composed portraits are not allowed.
- The signature must be done with blue or black ink pen only. For the signature, draw a rectangular box of 2 cm x 7 cm.
- The signature must be done in CAPITAL letters.
- Get the image of the rectangular box with the signature scanned and then upload it in the form.
- Ensure that the signature is done horizontally in the box.
Documents Required to Fill JAM 2021 Application Form
While filling the application form, the candidates must keep the following document beside them in order to check the details from them. Check the list of the documents that have to be referred for filling JAM 2021 application form given below.
- Scanned image of the photograph
- Scanned image of signature
- Qualifying degree certificate
- Scanned copy of category certificate (if applicable)
- Scanned image of PwD certificate (if applicable)
- Aadhar Card / College Id / Driver’s License / PAN card / Passport etc
- Valid E-mail id
- Active mobile number
Details to be Entered in JAM 2021 Application Form
The details that have to be entered in JAM 2021 application form are given below.
- Date of birth
- Personal mobile number
- Parent’s name
- Parent’s mobile number
- Address for communication
- Eligibility criteria details
- College name and address with PIN code
- Choice of JAM examination cities
- Details of valid id
- Net banking / credit card / debit card details
How to Fill JAM Application Form 2021?
Application form for IIT JAM releases in the online mode only. Check the step-by-step process to fill JAM 2021 application form given below.
Step 1: Firstly, click on the link given above on this page.
Step 2: Then, register by entering the details like name, date of birth, mobile number, e-mail id etc.
Step 3: Next, click on the ‘submit’ button after entering all the details needed for registration.
Step 4: Once the registration is done, login at JOAPS by entering the enrollment id / e-mail id and password.
Step 5: Next, enter all the details in the application form such as course details, preference of exam cities, personal details, communication details, academic details etc.
Step 6: Later, upload the documents and images in the application form such as photograph, signature, category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable).
Step 7: Next, pay the application fee using any of the online payment methods.
Step 8: Lastly, take the printout of the confirmation page.
What to do if Facing while Making Payment for JAM 2021 Application Form?
If any candidate is facing any diffiuculty while making the payment due to poor internet connection or power failure etc and he/ she is not sure whether his / her payment has been processed or not, then, login to the JOAPS website after one hour and check the payment status.
If the status shows Fee Pending or Not Paid, then fresh online payment has to be done. In case, the fee amount has been debited but JOAPS does not show any status, then, the money will be credited to your account within seven working days.
JAM 2021 Scrutiny of Application Form
All the applications submitted for JAM 2021 is first verified. All the documents like photograph, signature, other certificates. If everything is correct and in order then, the applications get accepted. However, if there is any defect in the application form, it is marked in the form and the information regarding the same is sent to the applicants at their e-mail id or through SMS.
For this, candidates can even check the status of JAM 2021 application form by logging in at JOAPS. The candidates are given a limited period of time and within this, the candidates have to rectify all their defects in the application form.
JAM 2021 Application Form Correction
Candidates must note that the application form once submitted cannot be rectified after its submission. However, if after the submission of JAM 2021 application form, the candidates want to change the number of test papers or gender, then, they can do so by paying the additional application fee. Make sure all this process is done before the closing date of the availability of JAM application form. The additional amount according to different test papers and categories can be checked from below.
Amount as per last year’s information
Additional fee for Changing Gender
|Existing Category||Change Within Group – 1||Case||Additional Fee|
|Female (all categories) /|
ST / SC / PwD (Group 1)
|Within Group 1||One or Two test papers||NIL|
|Female (all categories) /|
ST / SC / PwD (Group 1)
|To Group 2||One test paper|
Two test papers
|All Other (Group 2)||To Group 1||One or Two test papers||NIL|
Additional Fee for Changing Test Papers
JAM 2021 Admit Card
Candidates can download their JAM 2021 admit card from the JOAPS website. For downloading the admit card, the candidates need to enter the enrollment number / e-mail id and password. It is necessary to carry the printed copy of the admit card to the exam centre. Admit card for JAM is only released online. It is not sent via post or e-mail.
Details mentioned in JAM Admit Card
- Candidate’s name
- Registration number
- Names and codes of the test paper
- Name and address of the test centre
About JAM 2021
Joint Admission Test for M.Sc is an All India entrance examination conducted in the online mode. JAM is conducted to offer admission in different courses like Biotechnology, Mathematical Statistics, Physics, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. There are total 60 questions in all the 6 papers. The maximum marks is 100. There are Multiple-choice questions (MCQ), Multiple-select questions (MSQ), and Numerical answer type questions (NATs) in the exam.
FAQs for JAM 2021 Application Form
Ques. How to fill JAM 2021 application form?
Ans. The candidates can fill JAM 2020 application form at JOAPS portal.
Ques. I have made mistake while filling my category / date of birth / name / parent’s name. How do I fix it?
Ans. For editing JAM 2021 application form, the announcement will be done at the JOAPS portal.
Ques. How can I change my preference for JAM 2021 exam cities?
Ans. The change in the preferences of the exam cities will be allowed in exceptional cases. The candidates can change their preferences of the exam cities at JOAPS website before the deadlines.
Ques. I have received an e-mail regarding the dect in my JAM 2021 application form. How to rectify the defect?
Ans. In order to correct the defect in JAM 2021 application form, you need to login at JOAPS website by entering your enrollment id / user id and password.
Ques. Do I have to pay additional fee to rectify defects in JAM application form?
Ans. No, there is no additional fee for fixing the defects identified by scrutiny. However, additional amount has to be given if you change the number of papers or your gender for JAM 2021.
Ques. Why does my JAM 2021 application form status shows “under scrutiny” or “under process”?
Ans. This means that your JAM application form is getting verified. All the documents and details are checked properly and its is done manually, so sometimes it takes more than the usual time to change the status to accepted.
Ques. How can I pay JAM 2021 application fee?
Ans. JAM 2021 application fee can be submit through online payment gateways like debit card / credit card / net banking.
To get fastest exam alerts and government job alerts in India, join our Telegram channel.