IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2021 – Marking Scheme, No of Questions

By | May 14, 2020

The paper pattern gives you insights into various details about the question paper such as marking scheme, a total number of questions asked in the examination, marks distribution to each section, the medium of the examination mode of the examination, etc. The  IIT JAM paper consists of three sections of 30, 10 and 20 questions respectively. Through this article, you will get complete information about IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2021.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2021

Here you will get complete information about the exam pattern of IIT JAM 2021.

  • Mode of Examination: Online Mode (Computer Based Test)
  • The medium of the Examination: English Language
  • Time Duration: 180 Minutes
  • Total Available Section: 3 (Section A, Section B, and Section C)
  • Total Number of Question: 60 Questions
  • Question Types: Multiple Choice Questions (Objective Type Questions)
  • Maximum Marks: 100 Marks
  • Marking Scheme: Marking scheme is different for each section. Check from the below-given table.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking applicable for Section B and Section C. However for section A, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer of a question of 1 marks, and 2/3 marks will be deducted for questions of 2 marks.

Section Wise Marking Scheme:

Section A Section B Section C
Total Number of Questions: 30 Questions 10 Questions 20 Questions
Time Duration: 180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Marks Distribution

10 questions 1 mark

20 questions 2 marks

2 marks 10 questions 1 mark

10 questions 2 marks

Negative Marking

1/3 of marks will be deducted

2/3 marks will be deducted from 2 Marks question

No negative marking No negative marking
Types of Question: MCQs MCQs NA
Mode of Exam: Online Mode Online mode Online
Total number of Question: 60
Total Marks: 100

IIT JAM Examination Timing

Papers Session Timings
Biotechnology (BT) Session II 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Biological Sciences (BL) Session I 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chemistry (CY) Session II 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Geology (GG) Session II 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mathematical Statistics (MS) Session II 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mathematics (MA) Session I 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Physics (PH) Session I 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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