IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2019: Marking Scheme, No of Questions

IIT JAM

Indian Institutes of Technology Kharagpur will conduct IIT JAM 2019 on 10th February 2019. IIT Kharagpur release IIT JAM 2019 Notification, Along with the notification IIT JAM Exam pattern has been also released. The national level entrance examination derived from the three section which consists of 30, 10 and 20 questions respectively. It also conducts two sessions. Through this article, you will get complete information about IIT JAM Exam Pattern which contains 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 and etc.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2019

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

  • 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)
  • Total Marks: 100 Marks

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  • Marking Scheme: Marking scheme is different for each section. Check from the below-given table.
  • Negative Marking: There is no negative marking scheme for Section B and Section C but For section, it will be like For 1 mark question, for each incorrect answer 1/3 of marks will be deducted for2 mark question, for each incorrect answer, 2/3 marks will be deducted

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 via Session

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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