IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for Masters)

Course Offered: MSc Economics

Syllabus: https://jam.iitr.ac.in/assets/syllabi/EN_Syllabi.pdf

Eligibility:

  • All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to the admitting institute’s policy.

Pattern of Test Papers:

Section

Type of Questions

Total Number of Questions

Marks Allotted

Marks deducted for wrong answers

 

 

A

 

 

Multiple
Choice Questions (MCQs)

 

 

30

10
questions of one mark each

For
each wrong answer to 1-mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted

20
questions of two marks each

For
each wrong answer to 2-mark questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted

B

Multiple
Select Questions (MSQs)

10

Two
marks each

No
negative and no partial marking provisions

 

       C

 

Numerical
Answer Type (NAT) questions

              

               20

10
questions of one mark each

 

No
negative marking

10
questions of two marks each

Official Website: https://jam.iitr.ac.in/