JAM 2017 - IIT-Joint admission test for M.Sc programme

JAM 2017IIT JAM 2017 - Joint admission test for M.Sc programme, commonly known as JAM had been announced for the year 2017 and this year, IIT Delhi conducted the exam on February 12, 2017 in the online mode 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. Moreover, admission to National Institutes of Technology (NITs) and Centrally Funded Technical Institutions (CFTIs) are offered through centralized counselling to M.Sc / M.Tech programmes (CCMN).

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Every year, the joint admission test is conducted by an institute among the 15 participating ones which include Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Guwahati, IIT Madras, IIT Patna and IIT Ropar.

 

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 – 15

 

Total number of offered programmes – 20

 

Total of seats – 1700 (approx.)

 

JAM Important Dates 2017


Indian Institute of Delhi
had announced the important dates of IIT JAM 2017 on June 23, 2016. Some of the important events of IIT JAM 2017 and dates are in the table below -

 

JAM 2017 Important Dates

Exam Events

Important dates

Application forms begin

September 2, 2016

Application forms close

October 13, 2016

Last date of submission of application form

October 13, 2016

Last date of remitting application fee

October 13, 2016

JAM 2017 e-admit card

January 10, 2017

JAM 2017 online paper

February 12, 2017

Results announcement

March 24, 2017

March 27, 2017

Admission form begins 

April 12, 2017

Last date of submitting admission forms

April 25, 2017

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

May 10, 2017

First Admission List 

June 2, 2017

Second Admission List 

June 20, 2017

Third and Final Admission List 

July 3, 2017

Admisson Closes

July 7, 2017

IIT JAM 2017 Admission Procedure

 

Admissions will be offered on the basis of All-India merit list of JAM 2017 listed as per the qualifying scores of the admission test. Candidates who qualify in the joint admission test can apply for admission to all academic programmes, subjected to minimum educational qualification and eligibility conditions.

 

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2017


Candidates applying for IIT JAM 2017 could check here eligibility conditions for the joint admission test. Candidates can check the minimum marks required for applying for JAM 2017 in the table below–

 

Minimum marks required to apply for JAM

S.No.

Category

Minimum marks required in aggregate of subjects

1

General

55%

2

OBC

55%

3

SC

50%

4

ST

50%

5

PwD

50%

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

JAM Application Form 2017


The application form of joint admission test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) 2017 was available from September 5, 2016 in online mode. Earlier, the applications could be filled and submitted till October 6, 2016 after paying application in online mode. The last date, however, had been extended till October 13, 2016. The application fee of IIT JAM 2017 was as follows -

 

JAM Application 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 cateogris)

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

JAM Admit Card 2017


The admit card for IIT JAM 2017 was available from January 10, 2017 in online mode. The candidates could download JAM admit card/ hall ticket 2017 by providing enrolment id/ registration number and password. The online admit card of IIT JAM 2017 mentions the 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 2017


IIT Delhi had conducted JAM 2017 on February 12 in online mode for a total of seven papers including Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics and Physics. The admission test was conducted in two sessions, each of three hours duration.

 

JAM Exam Centres 2017


Candidates could appear for the joint admission test at various exam centres in as many as 63 exam centres across India. The exam cities had been selected as per the IIT zones. As per IIT JAM 2017 organising committee, a total of 8 IIT zones had been offered. They are as follows–

 

JAM 2017 Test Centers

S.No.

IIT Zone

JAM exam centres

1

IISc Bangalore

7

2

IIT Bombay

8

3

IIT Delhi

10

4

IIT Guwahati

7

5

IIT Kanpur

7

6

IIT Kharagpur

7

7

IIT Madras

10

8

IIT Roorkee

7

Total

8 Zones

63

JAM 2017 Results


IIT Delhi is declaring results of the joint admission test for M.Sc progammes on March 24, 2017, three days prior to the earlier scheduled date. Test takers can download their IIT JAM 2017 results by accessing their registered login accounts from the official link here. The result of JAM 2017 will specify the scores in the joint admission test of M.Sc programmes, in the forms of score card. JAM Score Card 2017 will not be sent to the test takers in hard copy, under any circumstances.

 

JAM 2017 Cutoff


The exam conducting authority will be determining cutoff for JAM 2017 after the announcement of JAM 2017 result. The cutoff of JAM 2017 mentions minimum qualifying marks required by candidates to qualify for admissions. The cutoff of JAM 2017 will be different for various categories i.e General, OBC, SC and ST. The participating institutes of JAM 2017 will be offering admissions to only those candidates who will fulfill minimum criteria as per JAM Cutoff 2017.  

 

JAM 2017 Counselling


IIT Delhi will be organising online counselling for JAM 2017, April 12, 2017, beginning with submission of online applications 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 2017, also called CCMN 2017. The admissions in IITs, NITs and CFTIs will be offered on the basis of merit lists of candidates and JAM 2017 scores.

 

JAM 2017 Programmes


The joint admission test for post graduate degree in science programmes is conducted by IIT Delhi, 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 2017 Seats


Admissions to around 1700 seats are offered through JAM 2017 in a total of 15 institutes including IISc Bangalore and the IITs. Candidates can find the institute-wise seat-matrix of IIT JAM 2017 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

Will notify later

Total

15 Institutes

1634 + IIT Jodhpur seats

JAM 2017 Participating Institutes


IIT JAM 2017 is the admission test conducted for admissions to a number of post graduate programmes in as many as 15 institutes including IISc Bangalore and IITs. These participating institutes of IIT JAM 2017 accept the scores of the joint-admission test for offering admissions in the PG programmes. Check the list of JAM participating institutes 2017 below–

 

List of IITs offering admission through JAM

Besides these 15 institutes, there are some others institutes too which accept JAM 2017 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

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