(Notification) Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. - 2016

(Notification) Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. - 2016

The Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) 2016 is the national Entrance Exam conducted in 2016 by IIT Madras for admissions to the Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore and M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S. (Research)/Ph.D. Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Programmes at IITs.

Eligibility Criteria:

IISc Bangalore: 60% or more in qualifying degree (50% for Sc/ST)

IIT Guwahati: (a) 55% marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in Major/Honors and Pass in all other subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries or
(b) 60% 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 Un-Reserved/OBC(NCL) Category Candidates; and at least (a) 50% 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% 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.

IIT Indore: A minimum of 60% marks for GEN/OBC (55% 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 (for example 4.8 for GEN/OBC category (4.4 for SC/ST) on a scale of 8) OR (iii) A first class as specified by the university/institute.

IIT Jodhpur: A minimum of 60% marks for GEN/OBC (55% for SC/ST) category in aggregate or as specified by the university/institute OR (ii) A minimum CGPA of 6.5 for GEN/OBC (6.0 for SC/ST) category on the scale of 10; with corresponding proportional requirements when the scales are other than on 10 (for example 5.2 for GEN/OBC category (4.8 for SC/ST) on a scale of 8) OR (iii) A first class as specified by the university/institute

For all other IITs:

At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for Un-Reserved/OBC Category Candidates 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 Candidates in the qualifying degree

Application Fees:

Gender Category One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female Candidates All Rs 750/- Rs 1050/-
Male & Others General/OBC Rs 1500 Rs 2100
SC/ST/PwD Rs 750 Rs 1050

Exam Pattern:

  • The JAM 2016 exam will be held for 7 papers namelyBiological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA) , Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH)

  • Duration of the exam will be 3 hours and the exam will be held in English only

  • There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks

  • The Question Paper will be divided into three sections, A, B and C and all sections are compulsory.

  • Section A will contain a total of 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) carrying one or two marks each.

  • Section B contains a total of 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) carrying two marks each. Section C contains a total of 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions carrying one or two marks

  • Negative marking is existent

Application Procedure:

  • Candidates have to first register by providing their name, a valid E-mail address, a working mobile number and a password

  • Upon successful registration, an E-mail containing the enrolment ID will be sent to the candidate’s registered Email ID and Mobile No.

  • Candidates must then log in to the JAM 2016 application processing website and fill in information personal details, Exam Centres, Test Papers.

  • Candidates must also fill their Academic details.

  • Candidates must also specify details of some valid personal ID like Aadhar ID, College ID, Driving License, Employee ID, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID

  • Candidates must upload the requisite documents, Signature, photograph as specified before submitting the JAM 2016 Application Form

Important Dates:

  • Online Application Availability from: September 2, 2015
  • Last date for Payment of Fees through Challan: October 14, 2015
  • Last Date to Register: October 14, 2015
  • Last Date of Submission of Online Application for Registered candidates: October 16, 2015
  • JAM 2015 Examination: February 7, 2015
  • Download of Admit Card From: December 31, 2015 onwards till February 7, 2016
  • Announcement of JAM 2015 Results: March 23, 2015

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