What's New in JAM 2015?

Published On: 12 Sep 2013

 | Last Updated On: 09 Sep 2014

The aim of the IISc Bangalore and IITs is to build a sound foundation of knowledge, pursue excellence and enhance creativity in an intellectually stimulating environment. The current pace of advancement of technology needs a coherent back-up of basic science education and research.

The vibrant academic ambience and research infrastructure of IISc and IITs motivate the students to pursue careers in research and development in frontier areas of basic sciences as well as interdisciplinary areas of science and technology.

Further, IISc and IITs have well equipped modern laboratories, efficient computer networks and state-of-the-art libraries. The teaching process is structured to promote close and continuous contact between the faculty and the students.

What is new in JAM 2015?

  • Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Guwahati is the organizing institute for JAM 2015.
  • JAM 2015 examination will be conducted online only as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all test papers.
  • All the seven test papers of JAM 2015 will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:
    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.
    • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ): Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices.
    • Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions: For each NAT type question, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions.
  • All candidates have to apply only online.
  • No hardcopies of documents (except challan) are to be sent to the organizing institute. The documents (if applicable) are to be uploaded to the online application website only.

For more details and information about JAM, please visit here.

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