JAM 2016
Prabha Dhavala, 03 Jun 2016, #JAM

JAM 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.

JAM has been instituted with the aim of consolidating Science as a career option for interested and bright students of the country. The IISc which is world famous for its science programmes as well as the IITs which are institutes of national importance and repute offer admissions to their various PG Programmes in science for JAM qualified candidates.

LatestJAM 2017 Application Form is available now from September 2, three days prior to it's official schedule. Apply Now!!

 

Candidates can know the complete details of the Joint Admission Test 2016 like the Eligibility Criteria, Application Procedure, Important Dates, Counselling and more below on this page. It is to be noted that the Counselling for the IITs and the IISc Bangalore will be common while the admissions to the PG Science Programmes at the NITs and some other Centrally funded Institutes will be through CCMN 2016 based on JAM 2016 scores.

 

Examination Name: Joint Admission Test for M.Sc

Commonly called as JAM

Level: National

 

Stream:  Science

 

Admissions to Courses:  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

Organizing Institute: Indian Institute of Technology Madras

JAM 2016 Zonal Centres: The IITs and IISc have been segregated as zonal centres for the ease of students. The list and websites of the zonal centres are as follows:

Salient Features of JAM 2016:

  • JAM 2016 Examination will be conducted ONLINE only as a Computer Based Test (CBT)

  • There will be Seven Test Papers with objective questions – Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), Numerical Answer Type (NAT).

  • The Application Form will be Online Only

  • Candidates do not need to send any hardcopies of supporting documents to the Organizing Institute. Documents have to be uploaded along with the Application Form.

  • The JAM 2016 Score Card will have to be downloaded. Candidates will not be sent the score card by any other means. 

  • JAM 2016 Result will be shared with IISER,Pune and MNNIT, Allahabad

 

JAM 2016 Eligibility Criteria: JAM 2016 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign)

Institute

Basic 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

JAM 2016 Exam Mode: Online

 

JAM 2016 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

JAM 2016 Exam Centres: Click here for the list of exam centres

 

JAM 2016 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 Application Form

 JAM 2016 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

JAM 2016 Application Fee Payment:Online through netbanking account, debit or credit cards OR downloading EChallan of SBI

 

JAM 2016 Important Dates:

Event

Dates

Online Application Availability from

September 2, 2016

Last date for Payment of Fees through Challan

October 14, 2016

Last Date to Register

October 14, 2017

Last Date of Submission of Online Application for Registered candidates

October 16, 2016

JAM 2015 Examination

February 7, 2016

Download of Admit Card

From December 31, 2016 onwards till February 7, 2016

Announcement of JAM 2015 Results

March 23, 2016

Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2015 Website

April 15 to 27, 2016

JAM 2016 Result: The Result has been declared on March 23, 2016. Candidates will have to download their score Card by logging in. The score Cards will not be dispatched by any other means.

 

JAM 2016 Main Website: https://jam.iitm.ac.in/

 

JAM 2016 Counselling:

  • Qualified Candidates must apply only for the admissions to the IISc and IITs through the JAM Application Portal (JAPS).

  • Candidates must fill in the requisite information like personal details, academic qualifications.

  • They must also enter their choices for programmes and courses as per their preference.

  • They must make the payment of Rs 600 through SBI Echallan towards processing fee for the Counselling

  • They must submit the form and take a printout of the same for their reference.

  • Admission Lists will be announced as per the merit lists.

  • Candidates must pay the part admission fee as required to secure their admission

CCMN 2016: Common Counselling for M.Sc for NITs and CFTIs will be based on the JAM 2016 scores

Other Institutes that accept JAM 2016 Scores for admission:

Related Links:

Jam 2016 Important Dates

JAM 2016 Eligibility Criteria

JAM 2016 Application Form

JAM 2016 Sample Paper

JAM 2016 Participating Institutes and Programmes

JAM 2016 Exam Pattern

JAM 2016 Syllabus



 

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