Data Requirement for Filling the Application Form

The following data will be required while filling the form at JOAPS:

  • Personal information (name, date of birth, personal mobile number, parents’ name, parents’ mobile number, etc.). Please note that the name of the candidate in the application form must exactly be the same as per the qualifying degree certificate. JAM 2020 Score Card will be issued as per the name entered in the application form. Prefix/title such as Mr/Shri/Dr/Mrs/Smt, etc. should NOT be used before name.
  • Address for communication (including PIN code).
  • Eligibility degree details.
  • College name and address with PIN code.
  • JAM paper(s).
  • Choice of JAM examination cities.
  • High-quality image of the candidate’s photograph conforming to the requirements specified.
  • High-quality image of the candidate's signature confirming to the requirements specified.
  • Scanned copy of the Category (SC/ST) Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
  • Scanned copy of PwD Certificate (if applicable) in pdf format.
  • Details of the valid Identity Document (ID) (This ID proof, in original, should be carried by the candidate to the examination hall).
  • Net-banking/debit card/credit card details for fee payment.

The JOAPS allows the candidate to “Enter” the data, “Save” a partially filled form, “Logout”, and “Resume Filling” by logging in again. The JOAPS portal is self-explanatory and user-friendly. Additional help information required in filling various fields in the JOAPS portal will be made available.

Upon logging into the JAM 2020 application processing website, the candidate needs to fill in information, such as parent/guardian's name and mobile number, city choices, the number and choice of test paper(s) that he/she wishes to appear, date of birth, gender, address for communication, category and PwD status. The candidate's application fee will get determined based on this information. The candidate should also fill his/her other details, such as information on qualifying degree, percentage of marks/CGPA, details of valid personal ID information, etc. It may be noted that the candidate can specify any one of the following photo ID cards for the personal ID information: Aadhaar ID, College ID, Driving License, Employee ID, PAN Card, Passport, or Voter ID. The JAM 2020 application requires that your photograph and signature are uploaded electronically at JOAPS. Uploading photograph and signature that does not meet the specifications can result in disqualification of the application without any refund of the application fee.

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