Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Joint Admission test to provide admissions to various masters programme courses on the basis of performance in a single test. It is a benchmark examination for normalising undergraduate level science education in the country.
JAM provides admission to institutes of IITs Bhubaneswar (IITBBS), Bombay (IITB), Delhi (IITD), Gandhinagar (IITGN), Guwahati (IITG), Hyderabad (IITH), Indore (IITI), Kanpur (IITK), Kharagpur (IITKgp), Madras (IITM), Roorkee (IITR) and Ropar (IITRPR) for the academic session 2017-17.
IIT Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2017 to be helped on February 7, 2015. JAM 2015 Examination will be conducted ONLINE only as a Computer Based Test (CBT).
1) M.Sc. (Two Year)
2) Joint M.Sc. - Ph.D.
3) M.Sc. - Ph.D. Dual Degree
4) M.Sc. - M.Tech
5) Post - Bachelor Degree Courses at different IITs
6) Integrated Ph.D. Courses at IISC
Selection will be done through All India Merit Rank System.
|Commencement of ONLINE Registration and Application on JAM 2017 Website|
|Last Date for generation of E-Challan|
|Last Date for payment in SBI branches using E-Challan|
|Last Date for Registration on JOAPS|
|Last Date for Online Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website|
|Last Date for Change of examination City/Town maybe permitted,if request with a valid reason for the same is received in the office of the Chairman, JAM 2017, IIT Madras along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 500/- drawn in favour of Chairman JAM-2017, IIT Madras|
|Download of Admit Card from JAM 2017 website|
till Examination Date
|Date of JAM 2017 Examination|
|Announcement of the Results of JAM 2017|
|Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2017 Website|
|Last Date for receipt of request for change of category in proper format/rectification of defective documents at IIT Madras|
|Declaration of First Admission List|
|Declaration of Second Admission List|
|Declaration of Third and Final Admission List and the Closure of Admissions through JAM 2017|
First class marks (as declared by the university) for unreserved/Other Backward Classes (OBC) category candidates and second class (as declared by the university) or 50 per cent aggregate marks, without rounding off, for Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) and Persons with Disabilities (PwD) category candidates in the qualifying degree.
At least (a) 55 per cent marks or 6.0 Cumulative Performance Index (CPI) in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in major/honours and pass in all other subjects, including languages and subsidiaries or (b) 60 per cent aggregate marks or 6.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined, for unreserved/OBC-Non Creamy Layer (OBC-NCL) category candidates; and at least
(a) 50 per cent marks or 5.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in major/honors and pass in all other subjects, including languages and subsidiaries or
(b) 55 per cent aggregate marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined, for SC/ST and PwD category candidates, in the qualifying degree.
A first class in the qualifying degree. At IIT Indore, the first class is defined as: (i) A minimum of 60 per cent marks for GEN/OBC (55 per cent for SC/ST) category in aggregate or as specified by the university/institute OR (ii) A minimum CPI of 6.0 for GEN/OBC (5.5 for SC/ST) category on the scale of 10; with corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than on 10 OR (iii) A first class as specified by the university/institute.
At least 55 per cent aggregate marks, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined, for unreserved/OBC category candidates and at least 50 per cent aggregate marks, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined, for SC/ST and PwD category candidates in the qualifying degree
All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2015 will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:
1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) paper: Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.
2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) paper: Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices.
3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Question paper: 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.
As per the advertisement released on the IITJAM official website, the examination will be conducted in cities; Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Asansol, Bareilly, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi?NCR, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Ernakulam, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hisar, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Jammu, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kalyani, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mohali, Rupnagar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Moradabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, NewDelhi, NOIDA, Ongole, Palakkad, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Roorkee? Muzaffarnagar, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, Warangal.