What is IIT JAM?

Joint Admission Test (JAM) is an all India Admission Test conducted jointly by the Indian Institute of Technology (ITS) and Indian Institute of Science (ISC), Bangalore on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resources Development. This test enables a candidate to get admission into M.Sc. Program, Joint Ph.D Dual degree and other post B.Sc. Programmes at various lITs. The first JAM was conducted in 2004. The seven IITs and IISc conduct the exam on a rotational basis. Theinstitute that conducts the exam in a particular year is termed as organising institute.

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    JAM – Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.


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    Available Institute are:
    • 1 IISc
    • 19 IITs
    • 3 IISERs
    • 18 NITs


    Available Programs are:
    • M.Sc. (Tow Years)
    • Joint M.Sc., Ph. D.
    • M.Sc., Ph. D Dual Degree

    Available seats in differents Institutes









    When to apply for JAM

    One can apply for IlT-JAM during their final year of graduation. Online registration for the same starts in September and ends in October. One should read information brochure before online registration to minimize the error. Here is some important points for IIl-JAM (CY)-

    Eligibility Criteria

    1. All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.
    2. In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL category candidates, and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates 3. Chemistry must be a main subject in B.Sc. for three years/six semesters.

    Why JAM?

    There is always a confusion after completing graduation that which career option will fit them. Higher education is the best to choose to expand the knowledge in the field and opening new ways to track the future in right direc tion. IIT JAM examination is for those who are interested in science and want to study further after their graduation. Here is some career opportunites after Post Graduation

    Available seats in differents Institutes

    Government Sector

    • Organization (ISRO) Indian Space & Research Geo Scientist Patent Officer Defence Research &Development Organization (DRD0)
    • Babha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)
    • National Thermal Power
    • Corporation (NTPC)
    • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC)
    • Coal India Limited (CIL)
    • Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL)
    • Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL
    • Steel Authority of India Limited (SAlL Airport Authority of India (AAI)
    • Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited (BHEL) Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL)
    • Union Public Service Commission (UPSC)
    • State Public Service Commission (SPSC)


    • Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR) Indian Institute of Science
    • Education & Research (IISER) Indian Institute of Science, Bangaluru (IISC)
    • Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for
    • Advanced Scientfic Research
    • Raman Research Institute (RRI)
    • Indian Institute of Astro Physics (IIAP) Indian
    • Institute of Technology (IIT)

    Private Sector

    • Private Institutees
    • Pharma Companies
    • Research & Development Labs

    Pattern of Exam

    JAM exam paper will be fully objective type, with 3 patterns of questions:
    • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
    • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
    • Numerical Answer Type (NAT)

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