IIT JAM Cutoff 2021 (Released): Check Category/Paper Wise Cutoff

The IIT JAM Cutoff was declared immediately after the announcement of the results on March 21, 2021. The cut-off is the minimum score requirement for the candidate to qualify for the examination. The candidates who score more than the cut-off marks are then called for the counseling process. In this article, you will get complete information regarding the IIT JAM Cutoff 2021.

IIT JAM Cutoff

The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, in collaboration with the other IITs and IISc Bangalore, has announced the cut-off for JAM 2021, which will be released on March 21, 2022, along with the results. The cut-off is the minimum number of points needed to pass the exam.

Candidates who obtain marks equal to or higher than the cut-off marks will be eligible for the subsequent rounds of counseling. The JAM 2021 cut-off score is determined by a number of factors, including the number of test-takers, the maximum and minimum marks scored by candidates, the difficulty level of the test paper, and the previous year’s cut-offs. The following is the paper-by-paper cutoff for IIT JAM 2021:

Name of Paper along with official code Cutoff 2021
Gen/ Gen-EWS Category OBC-NCL SC/ST/PwD
Biotechnology (BT) 39.86 35.87 19.93
Chemistry (CY) 19.52 17.92 9.96
Geology (GG) 34.65 31.18 17.32
Mathematics (MA) 24.69 22.22 12.35
Mathematical Statistics (MS) 22.08 19.87 11.04
Physics (PH) 19.91 17.92 9.96
    • Through a cut-off, candidates will be shortlisted for admission to the M.Sc courses.
    • Admission to the participating institutions will be offered on the basis of a cut-off.
    • Candidates will be invited for admission according to their preference of courses and cut-off.
    • The cut-off will be released subject-wise for all PG offered courses.
    • All IITS and IISC will declare a separate cut-off for admitting candidates to their campuses.

IIT JAM Previous Years Subject-Wise Cutoff 

S.No. Programme Code 2017* 2016* 2015* 2014*
1. BL 33.99 9 44 32
2. BT 26.67 77 52 35
3. CY 23.35 360 258 26
4. GG 33.29 130 97 40
5. MA 19.51 334 288 12.50
6. MS 19.04 81 56 5
7. PH 14.79 347 335 13


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