IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2024: Marking Scheme, No of Questions

The paper pattern gives you insights into various details about the question paper such as the marking scheme, 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 2024.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2024

Here you will get complete information about the exam pattern of IIT JAM 2024.

Subjects Mathematical Statistics, Biotechnology, Geology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics.
Mode of exam Online
Exam duration 3 hours
Total number of questions 60 questions (Section A- 30 questions, Section B- 10 questions, and Section C- 20 questions)
Total marks 100 marks
Negative Markeing
  • Section A- 1/3 of marks will be deducted for each wrong 1 mark answer and ⅔ of marks for 2 mark questions;
  • Section B- no negative and no partial marking;
  • Section C- no negative marking

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 Questions: 60
Total Marks: 100


Students appearing for the IIT JAM exam must know the exam pattern in detail. The paper pattern includes marking scheme, number of questions, type of questions, total time, and more in detail.

Here is the complete IIT JAM exam pattern in detail.

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