JAM Exam Pattern 2017

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM)

JAM Exam Pattern 2017

JAM 2017 Exam PatternJAM Exam Pattern 2017 - Candidates who wished to appear for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. programme on February 12, 2017 could check here exam pattern of JAM 2017 which may help them in preparing for the postgraduate science exam. JAM Exam Pattern 2017 here mentions pattern of the question paper including subjects, total marks, time and duration of the exam and marking scheme for the M.Sc joint admission test.

JAM 2017 was held on February 12, 2017 in as many as 63 JAM 2017 exam centres.


IIT Delhi had notified that candidates can appear for maximum of two papers, one from each session in JAM 2017 exam.

Paper pattern of JAM 2017

Exam Mode – JAM 2017 was a computer based test (online mode) exam.

Exam Timings – The total duration of the M.Sc. admission test for IITs was 2 hours and 30 minutes (180 minutes).

Number of Questions – The question paper of JAM 2017 comprised of as many as 60 questions.

Total Marks – JAM 2017 was a paper of 100 marks.

Type of Questions – There question comprised questions of objective type and short answer type besides that of multiple selective types.

JAM 2017 PapersCandidates could choose to appear in one of the seven test papers for JAM 2017 as mentioned below –

  1. Biological Sciences

  2. Biotechnology

  3. Chemistry

  4. Geology

  5. Mathematics

  6. Mathematical Statistics

  7. Physics

Modalities of JAM 2017 Exam PatternCandidates can check here the exam modalities of JAM 2017–


I. JAM 2017 was conducted in online mode only.

II. JAM 2017 was conducted for a total of seven test papers divided into 2 sessions, where the first session was held for subjects– Mathematics, Biological Science, Physics and the second Session for Mathematical Statistics, Geology, Biotechnology and Chemistry papers.

III. JAM 2017 was of 2 hours and 30 minutes duration

IV. The question paper of JAM 2017 had as many as 60 questions of 100 marks.

V. Each test paper of JAM 2017 was divided into 3 sections– Section A, B and C.

VI. While there was negative marking for multiple choice questions, no marks would be deducted as per the marking scheme for short answer and multiple selective-type questions.

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