JAM 2017: Latest News & Updates on IIT Joint-admission test
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JAM 2017 Latest News & Updates
– Careers360 bring you ‘IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) 2017 Latest News & Updates’ to keep you informed with the latest events of the post graduate admission test that is being organised by Indian Institute of Delhi (IIT Delhi), this year and was held on February 12, 2017.

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Candidates, through this page will be updated with the official announcements and activities taking place for IIT JAM 2017 admissions.

 

Latest News and Updates of IIT-JAM 2017

Date: February 12, 2016

JAM 2017 held

 Indian Institute of Technology Delhi has conducted JAM 2017 on February 12 in as many as 63 cities of India.

 


 

Date: January 11, 2016

JAM 2017 mock test window opens

 


 

 Date: January 10, 2017

JAM 2017 admit card issued

 


 

Date: October 13, 2016

JAM 2017 application window closed

 


 

Date: October 6, 2016

JAM 2017 applications extended

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has extended last date for submission of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. 2017 till October 13, which earlier, was till October 6, 2016.

Read here: How to fill JAM application form 2017 


Date: September 2, 2016

JAM 2017 applications announced

 

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi has begun the online registration (application) window of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. 2017 from September 2, as many as three days prior to official schedule as it was to begin from September 5, 2016. The online applications of JAM 2017 can be filled and submitted till October 6, 2016.


Date: June 23, 2016

JAM 2017 announced


JAM admission committee, this year, headed by IIT Delhi had announced IIT-Joint admission test (JAM) 2017, an entrance test for admissions to M.Sc programmes across various institutes including Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and IITs. IIT JAM 2017 was conducted on February 12, 2017, for which applications had begun from September 1, 2016.

Some basic information about IIT JAM 2017


Total number of institutes participating – 15
Total number of programmes offered – 20
Total number of seats offered – 1700 (approximately)
Total number of test centres - 63

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does iit jam biomedical sciences take place?

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 through iit jam iit kharagpur provides the biomedical sciences course which is of integrated nature -

The courses offered in biomedical sciences are-

1)Medical Physics

2) Nuclear Medicine

3)  Molecular Medical Microbiology

All these courses are Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.

Hope this helps.

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what are biology subjects for which iit jam is available to do msc in an iit

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 following courses are available in iit jam to do msc.

1) M.Sc. Biotechnology


2) Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology

3) M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Hope this helps.

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is mathematics mandatory for iit jam entrance exam if I have done my bsc in biology

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

iit jam exam is conducted to take admission in M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-UG Degrees Programmes at the IITs of India and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc, Bangalore.

The eligibility of mathematics at class 10+2 level depend on course in which you want to take admission. For example if you want to take admission to Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology for this courses it is not necessary that  you have math at 10+2 level. However for the course  M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering it is compulsory to have mathematics at 10+2 level.

Hope this helps.

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can a pure PCB student attempt IIT JAM ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 17th Feb, 2020

Hi Aditi,

Yes, a pure PCB student can attempt IIT JAM Examination.

IIT-JAM is an entrance exam conducted by different IITs every year for admission of students in the M.Sc. program in any of the discipline in which you have pursued Bachelor's of Science.

For a GEN/OBC student 55%, or 5.55 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree are required to attempt IIT JAM.

For a SC/ST/PWD student 50%, or 5.0 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree  are required to attempt IIT JAM.

As mentioned above, if you have done your B.Sc through Biology subjects than also you can attempt IIT JAM and take admission for M.Sc. Biotechnology and Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences and many more.

Moreover, the more M.Sc. courses are available for a Mathematics student.

You may refer to this article for more information about IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020.

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I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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how to prepare for iit jam for msc in iit?

Shubhangi sinha 17th Feb, 2020

Hello Aditi,

To prepare for IIT jam, you should be well aware of exam pattern and syllabus.

IIT JAM entrance exam is held in computer-based mode, in two sessions - Session 1 and Session 2. The JAM exam 2020 includes three sections - Section A, Section B, Section C. Total questions that will be asked are 60 for a total of 100 marks. Candidates may note that questions will be of multiple-choice and numerical answer type questions.

Since there are many topics, the candidates will be needed to make a table dividing the topics and subjects and allowing them a specific amount of time to go through.

Prepare notes - Preparing notes, both short and long, will help a lot in revising the topics at the end or whenever it is needed.

Keep exam pattern in mind - The candidates must learn in a smart way by dedicating most of their to the topics which carry more marks. The candidates are suggested to make a priority list, giving those topics the utmost priority which carries more marks than others.

Practicemakes a candidate perfect - Since practising is the most important preparation one can do for their JAM paper, the candidates must focus on practice each and every question available. The sample papers of JAM are available on the website which will help make the candidates acquainted with the actual exam paper and understand the JAM exam 2020 pattern as well.

for more information, you can refer to the link given below-

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Good luck,

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