Application Form can be submitted online from 05 September 2019 to 09 October 2019 through official website http://jam.iitk.ac.in/. As Application Form is submitted online, no hard-copies of documents are to be sent to the Organizing Institute. The documents (if applicable) are to be uploaded to the online application website only.
Admission to most of the Academic Programmes at various institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM 2020. No additional requirements, like suitability test or interview, are needed for the programmes. Exam is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign).
This year Examination Date is: February 10, 2020 and Organizing Institute is Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
Application Form fee for Admission is to be paid ONLINE only using credit card/ debit card/ net banking. No challan payment is accepted. Offer of seats would be intimated by Email/ SMS/ Web portal. Acceptance or Rejection of offer to be done ONLINE only. Admit Card must be produced at the time of reporting for admission, if demanded by Admitting Institutes. Seat Booking Fee also has to be paid ONLINE only using credit card/ debit card/ net banking.
Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is an entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes at Indian Institutes of Technology BHUBANESWAR, BOMBAY, DELHI, GANDHINAGAR, GUWAHATI, HYDERABAD, INDORE, KANPUR, KHARAGPUR, MADRAS, PATNA, ROORKEE, ROPAR And Integrated Ph.D. Programmes at Indian Institute of Science, BANGLORE
PAPERS FOR ADMISSION
JAM 2019 examination will be conducted in seven subjects, called as Test Papers:
Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH).
MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS (MEQs)
The Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) for admissions to various Academic Programmes covered under JAM are given in http://jam.iitkgp.ac.in/, along with the names of the Test Papers with their Codes and the Institute offering the Academic Programmes. Admission to each of the Academic Programmes shall be offered on the basis of merit in the corresponding Test Paper(s).
Application Form Fee
Candidates shall pay the application form fee through online mode only using their net banking account, debit or credit cards.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (ERs) FOR ADMISSION
The Applicants who qualify in JAM 2020 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirement (ER) for admissions in IISc and IITs.
• All Applicants admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.
• At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC-NCL Category Applicants and at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST and PwD Category Applicants in the qualifying degree.
In every programme, a certain number of seats are reserved for Applicants belonging to various categories. The number of seats reserved under various categories in each of the programmes is given in http://jam.iitk.ac.in/
Start of Online Registration and Application Form:05th September 2019
Last Date for Registration:09th October 2019
JAM Entrance Exam: 10th February 2020
Candidates must CHOOSE their first, second and third choice of exam centers.
Examination will be conducted for the seven test papers, namely: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). All seven test papers will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) : Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. (30 questions)
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ): Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a differencethat there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices. (10 questions)
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions:For each NAT type question, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions. (20 questions)
Total 60 questions will be asked for 100 marks. There will be 1/3 negative marking for MCQ section.
There will be 7 test papers as Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). Please visit official website for getting prescribed syllabus.
IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card
Candidates should download the admit card on http://jam.iitk.ac.in. Admit Card must be produced at the time of reporting for admission, if demanded by Admitting Institutes.. The candidates should note that admit card will not be sent via post or E-mail.
RESULTS : RANK AND MERIT LIST
For each test paper an All India Rank (AIR) will be assigned to all the appeared candidates based on the performance of the candidates in the test paper.
The results (merit lists) will be declared on 20 March, 2020. The results will be available on the website: http://jam.iitk.ac.in.
For each test paper, an All India Merit list will be prepared based on AIR. The number of candidates included in the All India Merit List will depend on the total number of seats available in each category (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD) in a given subject. These candidates (henceforth called Qualified Candidates) are eligible to apply for admission to any of the corresponding academic programmes available (see Appendix-I) at IISc and IITs. Please note that the number of category-wise (OBC-NCL, SC, ST, and PwD) candidates included in the All India Merit List will be based on the category declared by the candidates in their application.
The Score Card (indicating the All India Rank(s) and the mark(s) obtained by the candidate) will be available for download in the official website to qualified candidates.