Below I have provided the difference between IIT JAM and GATE Exam. So, candidates get to know about the best entrance exams to pursue Master's degree: GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is an all India entrance exam conducted every year to get admitted in IITs and IISc for candidates who want to pursue pursue post-graduate programs (M.E., M.Tech, direct Ph.D.). GATE exam is conducted every year in the month of January/February. IIT JAM Exam is an online entrance test conducted every year in the month of February. JAM Exam is conducted for the candidates who want to get admitted in IITs and IISc to pursue M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree & other courses. GATE exam can only be given by the candidates with applied science degrees like B.E and B.Tech, to pursue M.Tech and M.Sc by research, integrated PhD, direct PhD programs. IIT JAM exam can be given by the candidates with both basic sciences and applied sciences degrees to pursue pursue M.Sc (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree & other courses. IIT JAM syllabus mainly includes topics that candidates usually study in their bachelor’s degree programs. GATE syllabus has slightly advanced topics in syllabus. GATE syllabus includes some part of the JAM syllabus in addition to some extra advanced topics.