The JAM 2017 examination for all the seven test papers will be carried out as ONLINE Computer Based Test (CBT) where the candidates will be shown the questions in a random sequence on a computer screen. For all the seven test papers, the duration of the examination will be 3 hours. The medium for all the test papers will be English only. There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire paper will be divided into three sections, A, B and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types as given below:
Use of unfair means by a candidate in JAM 2017, whether detected at the time of examination, or at any other stage, will lead to cancellation of his/her candidature as well as disqualification of the candidate from appearing in JAM in future.
The candidates are advised to visit the JAM 2017 website for more details on the patterns of questions for JAM 2017, including examples of the questions. Candidates will also be able to take a mock examination through a 'Mock Test' link that will be made available on the website closer to the examination date.