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

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 ASection BSection C
Total Number of Questions: 30 Questions10 Questions20 Questions
Time Duration: 180 Minutes (3 Hours)
Marks Distribution

10 questions 1 mark

20 questions 2 marks

2 marks10 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 markingNo negative marking
Types of Question: MCQsMCQsNA
Mode of Exam: Online ModeOnline modeOnline
Total number of Question: 60
Total Marks: 100

IIT JAM Examination Timing

Biotechnology (BT)Session II2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
 Biological Sciences (BL)Session I9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Chemistry (CY)Session II2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Geology (GG)Session II2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mathematical Statistics (MS)Session II2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Mathematics (MA)Session I9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Physics (PH)Session I9:00 am – 12:00 pm

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