JAM 2018 - IIT-Joint admission test for M.Sc programme

JAMIIT JAM 2018 - Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) is administering Joint admission test for M.Sc programme, commonly known as JAM for the year 2018. IIT Bombay is conducting JAM 2018 on February 11. The JAM will be held online for admission to various post graduate (PG) science programmes including integrated Ph.D, M.Sc, 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 degree programmes offered at IISc Bangalore and other Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), respectively. Further, admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) is offered through centralized counselling to M.Sc / M.Tech programmes (CCMN). Every year, the joint admission test is conducted by an institute among the 16 participating including Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Guwahati, IIT Madras, IIT Patna and IIT Ropar. Candidates who wish to appear for JAM 2018 can check here details of the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programme including important dates, eligibility criteria, application form, admit card, exam pattern, exam centres and results.

LATEST - IIT Bombay has begun registration process of JAM 2018 from September 5, 2017

 

Before proceeding to the details of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM), let us have a brief of the PG science examination–

Exam name –
Joint admission test for M.Sc programmes

 

Commonly known – JAM

 

Exam type – Post graduate

 

Exam level – University

 

Number of institutes participating – 16

 

Total number of offered programmes – 20

 

Total of seats – 1800 (approx.)

 

JAM Important Dates 2018 


Indian Institute of Bombay has announced important dates of IIT JAM 2018 on August 11, 2017. JAM 2018 events and important dates are listed in the table below and candidates can check here JAM calendar events 2018.

 

JAM 2018 Exam Events

Events

Important dates

Application forms begin

September 5, 2017

Application forms close

October 10, 2017

Last date of submission of application form including necessary documents

October 10, 2017

Last date of remitting application fee

October 10, 2017

Download of JAM 2018 e-admit card begins

January 9, 2018

JAM 2018 online paper

February 11, 2018

Announcement of result

March 20, 2018

JAM 2018 admission form begins

April 3, 2018

Last date of submitting JAM 2018 admission forms

April 17, 2018

Last date of submitting request for change of category in defective documents at IIT Bombay

April 17, 2018

Announcement of First Admission List 

May 22, 2018

Announcement of Second Admission List 

June 12, 2018

Announcement of Third and Final Admission List 

June 29, 2018

Admisson Closes for JAM 2018

July 5, 2018

JAM Admission Procedure 2018

 

Candidates will be admitted in various M.Sc programmes at the participating institutes on the basis of All-India merit list of JAM 2018. The JAM 2018 admission list will be announced as per qualifying scores in the admission test. Candidates who qualify in the joint admission test (JAM) can apply for admission to all academic programmes subjected to fulfilment of minimum educational qualification and eligibility conditions.

 

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2018


Candidates applying for IIT JAM 2018 can check here eligibility conditions for the joint admission test (JAM). Candidates can check minimum marks required for applying for JAM 2018 in the table below–

 

Minimum Marks Percentage for JAM 2018

S.No.

Category

Minimum marks required in aggregate of subjects

1

General

55 per cent

2

Othe Backward Classes

55 per cent

3

SC

50 per cent

4

ST

50 per cent

5

PwD

50 per cent

The equivalent percentage marks in case of grade and CGPA scores will be determined by the participating institutes.

JAM Application Form 2018


The application form of joint admission test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) 2018 has been available from September 5, 2017 in online mode. Candidates will have to register online first and then apply for JAM 2018. The last date to register and fill JAM 2018 application form is October 10. Candidates will also need to remit fee for JAM application form 2018. The fee details of JAM application 2018 is given in the table below-

 

JAM 2018 Registration Fee

S.No.

Category

Application fee amount (in INR)

1

General

Rs. 1500 for one paper
Rs. 2100 for two test papers

2

OBC

Rs. 1500 for one paper
Rs. 2100 for two test papers

3

SC

Rs. 750 for one paper
Rs. 1050 for two test papers

4

ST

Rs. 750 for one paper
Rs. 1050 for two test papers

5

PwD

Rs. 750 for one paper
Rs. 1050 for two test papers

6

Female (all cateogries)

Rs. 750 for one paper
Rs. 1050 for two test papers

JAM Admit Card 2018


The admit card for IIT JAM 2018 will be availble on January 9. JAM 2018 admit card will be available in online mode only. Candidates can download JAM e-admit card/ hall ticket 2018 by providing enrollment id/ registration number and password. The online admit card of IIT JAM 2018 mentions candidature and examination details including name, roll number, exam date and venue of the test centres along with the exam timing and duration.

 

JAM Exam Pattern 2018


IIT Bombay will conduct JAM 2018 on February 11 in online mode for a total of seven papers including Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics and Physics. The admission test will be held in two sessions, each of three hours duration. The first session will be a test for papers- Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) and the second session will have test papers of Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH).

 

JAM Exam Centres 2018


Candidates can appear for the joint admission test at various exam centres of 65 cities across India. The exam cities had been selected as per the IIT zones. As per IIT JAM 2018 organising committee, a total of 8 IIT zones have been selected. They are as follows–

 

JAM 2018 Test Centers

S.No.

IIT Zone

JAM exam centres/ cities

1

IISc Bangalore

8

2

IIT Bombay

8

3

IIT Delhi

10

4

IIT Guwahati

8

5

IIT Kanpur

7

6

IIT Kharagpur

7

7

IIT Madras

10

8

IIT Roorkee

7

Total

8 Zones

65

JAM Results 2018


IIT Bombay will declare results of the joint admission test for M.Sc progammes on March 20, 2018. The Joint Admission Test (JAM) takers can download their IIT JAM 2018 result by accessing their registered login accounts from the official link. The JAM result 2018 will specify scores of candidates secured in the joint admission test of M.Sc programmes in the form of JAM score card. Any test taker  will not be receiving hard copy of JAM 2018 score card, under any circumstances.

 

JAM Cut off 2018


IIT Bombay, the exam conducting authority will determine JAM 2018 cutoff after announcement of JAM results. The cutoff of JAM 2018 mentions minimum qualifying marks required by candidates to qualify for M.Sc admissions. The JAM cutoff will be different for different categories i.e., General, OBC, SC and ST. The participating institutes of JAM 2018 will offer admissions to only those candidates who fulfill minimum criteria as per JAM Cutoff.  

 

JAM Counselling 2018


IIT Bombay will organise online counselling for JAM 2018 on April 3 along with beginning of online admission form for IIT JAM counselling. As per the JAM counselling procedure, qualifying candidates can also apply for admissions to M.Sc programmes in National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) through common counselling portal of IIT JAM 2018, also called CCMN 2018. The admissions in IITs, NITs and CFTIs will be offered on the basis of merit lists of candidates and JAM 2017 scores.

 

JAM Programmes 2018


The joint admission test for post graduate degree in science programmes will be administered by IIT Bombay this year for admissions to as many as 20 post graduate science and applied science programmes. The offered degrees and programmes are listed in the table below–

 

List of offered programmes through JAM

S.No.

Offered degrees and programmes

1

Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences

2

M.Sc in Applied Geology

3

M.Sc in Applied Geophysics

4

M.Sc in Applied Statistics and Informatics

5

M.Sc in Biotechnology

6

M.Sc in Mathematics

7

M.Sc in Chemistry

8

M.Sc in Physics

9

M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

10

M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Operations Research

11

M.Sc-M.Tech. in Materials Science with specialization in Nano Science and Technology

12

M.Sc in Mathematics and Computing

13

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Geology

14

M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree in Physics

15

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Physics

16

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Geophysics

17

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Chemistry

18

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Mathematics

19

M.Sc in Economics

20

Joint M.Sc-Ph.D in Atmosphere & Operations Sciences

JAM Seats 2018


Admissions to around 1800 seats are offered through JAM 2018 in a total of 16 institutes including IISc Bangalore and the IITs. Candidates can find the institute-wise seat-matrix of IIT JAM 2018 from the table below–

 

Seats offered through JAM

S.No.

Institutes

Seats

1

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

20

2

IIT Bombay

264

3

IIT Delhi

162

4

IIT Guwahati

144

5

IIT Kanpur

175

6

IIT Kharagpur

176

7

IIT Madras

152

8

IIT Roorkee

162

9

IIT Bhubaneswar

100

10

IIT Gandhinagar

80

11

IIT Hyderabad

65

12

IIT Indore

60

13

IIT Ropar

32

14

IIT Patna

42

15

IIT Jodhpur

30

16

ISM Dhanbad (IIT Dhanbad)

128*

Total

16 Institutes

1792

*Seats may vary

 

JAM Participating Institutes 2018


IIT JAM 2018 is admission test conducted for admissions to a number of post graduate programmes in as many as 16 institutes including IISc Bangalore and IITs. These participating institutes of IIT JAM 2018 accept scores of the joint-admission test for offering admissions in the PG programmes. Check the list of JAM 2018 participating institutes below–

 

List of IITs offering admission through JAM

Besides these 16 institutes, there are some others institutes too which accept JAM 2018 scores for the PG admissions. The list of institutes is as follows–

  1. Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad (MNNIT Allahabad)

  2. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Pune

  3. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Bhopal

  4. Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) Kolkata

Candidates can check below the official JAM 2018 Brochure

 

 

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