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Application Procedure

Candidates can apply for JAM 2024 only through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) available through "Candidate Portal" button on the website https://jam.iitm.ac.in from September 5, 2023 to October 25, 2023. Candidates have to first register on JOAPS website, by providing their name, a valid e-mail address, an active mobile number and setting a password. Upon successful registration, candidate's Enrolment ID and OTP will be sent to the e-mail address and mobile number provided by the candidate. The candidate needs to use this Enrolment ID or e-mail address along with the password for submitting the application. Candidates are advised to keep the Enrolment ID and the password safe and confidential.

JOAPS portal provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the JAM 2024 Administration. With this interface, a candidate can:

  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature, and other documents like certificate (for OBC-NCL / EWS / SC / ST / PwD)
  • Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  • Check the status of the application form such as Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, and Admit card ready for download.

The following information will be required while filling the form at JOAPS portal:
  • Personal information (name, e-mail id, date of birth, mobile number, parent’s/guardian’s name, parent’s/ guardian’s mobile number, etc.)
  • Name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as per Qualifying degree.
  • JAM 2024 Admit Card and Scorecard will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Ms/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used.
  • Address for communication including PIN code
  • Details of Eligibility degree
  • Name and address with PIN code of the College/Institute/University
  • Choice of JAM Test Paper(s)
  • Choice of JAM Examination Cities
  • Details of the Photo Identity Document (ID). Any one of the following Photo ID: Aadhaar ID, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, or Voter ID. The specified Photo Id, in original, should be carried by the candidate to the examination centre.
  • Document to be Upload:
  • Scanned copy of High-quality image of the candidate’s photograph and signature
  • Scanned copy of 10th standard (SSC) Marksheet.
  • Scanned copy of the Category (OBC-NCL/EWS/SC/ST) Certificate (if applicable) as per guidelines Click here
  • Scanned copy of Physical Disability Certificate (if applicable) or Unique Disability Identification (UDID) certificate Click here
  • Mode of Payment – Net banking / Debit card / Credit card / UPI details for fee payment. The application fee will be automatically determined based on the category, gender, and number of Test Paper(s) that have been opted by the candidate.refer Fees Details
  • JOAPS allows the candidate to enter the data, save a partially filled form, log out and resume filling by logging in again. The JOAPS portal is self-explanatory and user-friendly.

Note:
  1. Candidates are strongly advised to fill the application form on their own. If someone else is filling the application on behalf of the candidate, the candidate must ensure that the data submitted are correct.
  2. Candidates must give an e-mail address that they use frequently, as all communication to the candidate for JAM 2024 will be sent to this e-mail address.
  3. The candidate must not use somebody else's e-mail address and only one candidate can be registered with one E-mail address.
  4. Similarly, candidates should provide their personal mobile number and are advised to use the same number until the admission is completed because most of the communication may also be sent via SMS.
  5. A candidate should submit only one application form even if the candidate wants to appear for two Test Papers. Multiple applications submitted by a candidate are liable for rejection. Hence, DO NOT submit multiple application forms.
  6. Applicants are requested to periodically check the website for the status of the application or/and information. They should also check the messages sent to their registered email id and mobile number.