IIT Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2023
IIT Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2023

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • I am a foreign national. Am I eligible to apply for JAM 2023 ?

    Yes, JAM 2023 is open to foreign nationals.

    Do I need to have a minimum percentage to be eligible to appear for JAM 2023 Examination ?

    No. Please refer the Eligibility Requirements.

    Is there any age limit to appear for JAM 2023 ?

    No. There is NO age limit to appear for JAM 2023.

    Are there any restrictions on the number of times one can appear for JAM ?

    No. One can appear for the JAM examination any number of times.

    I have made mistake in filling my Category OR Date of Birth OR Name OR Parent's/Gauardian's Name OR College Name OR Degree OR Year of Graduation OR ... (some other field). How do I fix it?

    JAM 2023 application portal will allow editing of data after scrutiny. Wait for the announcement of defective applications. Some changes may require you to pay additional fees. Refer Section of the Information Brochure.

    Do I have to pay some fees to rectify defects?

    There is No fee for fixing the defects identified during scrutiny.

    Is filling an Indian mobile number mandatory for JAM application?

    Yes, candidates need to fill a 10-digit mobile number while filling the application form. If you don’t have an Indian mobile number, fill an Indian number of a friend or relative. All information and updates will be sent by SMS to this number and also to the registered e-mail.

    Is it possible to submit the application without verifying the mobile number?

    Yes. But you must verify the mobile number after submitting the application. However, you will have to verify the registered email id with the OTP. Verification of either mobile number or email id is mandatory to submit the application. Note that no communication would be sent to unverified email or unverified mobile number.

    I have already paid my application fee. However, the JAM 2023 application portal shows that the payment is not done.

    Please logout of the JAM 2023 application portal and login after some time to check if the payment is reflected. If not, email the JAM Helpdesk at jam2023@iitg.ac.in.

    I have successfully submitted my application for a JAM paper. I want to appear for one more JAM paper. How do I make this change?

    Login to JAM 2023 application portal and click on “Add Paper” and choose from the list and pay the applicable fee. A candidate can appear for a maximum of two papers in JAM 2023.

    I belong to OBC(NCL)/EWS category. Where should I upload my category certificate?

    Only SC/ST/PwD candidates, who are eligible for concession in the application fee are required to upload the category certificate during the submission of application for JAM examination.