IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern can be checked for various courses opted by the students. The IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) is a national level entrance test conducted by the IISc and IITs on rotation basis. In year 2024, it will be conducted by the IIT, Madras.
Candidates seeking for admissions in PG and Ph.D courses offered by IITs and IISc will be required to clear the IIT JAM examination. From this content, students are able to get the detailed information of IIT JAM 2024 during which includes the IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern.
IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern:
IIT JAM examination is conducted for seven test papers. This examination will be organised through online mode (computer based test) on 11th February 2024. The paper will be in English language. The exam duration will be total 3 hours. The question paper will be divided into total three sections, A, B and C. The details of three sections are mentioned below:
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Section – A:
This section will have total 30 MCQ (Multiple Choice Questions). Each question will carry one or two marks. Each question will contain four optional answers, students will have to choose the right answer only. Candidates will have to answer by clicking the given choices.
Section – B:
It will contain total 10 MCQ (Multiple Select Questions). Each question will carry two marks. Each question will contain four given choices out of which more than one choice(s) can be correct. Candidates will get full marks if all the correct answers are selected. Two marks will be given for each correct answer.
Candidates can check the exam pattern below in the table:
|No. of questions||Type of questions|
|Section I||30||Multiple choice questions||50|
|Section II||10||Multiple select questions||20|
|Section III||20||Numerical answer type questions||30|
This section will consist of 20 NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions. Each question will carry one or two marks. No options will be displayed for these types of questions. Candidates will have to answer by pressing the number through the virtual numeric keypad.
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IIT JAM 2024 Marking Scheme
Each section will contain total 60 questions which will carry 100 marks. There will be no negative marking in the Section B & C but negative marking will be done for Section A. In section A, for the 1 mark question, 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each incorrect response. No marks will be deducted for un-attempted questions.