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IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024: Educational Qualification, Age limit, Marks

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024: Educational Qualification, Age limit, Marks

Edited By Anapally Rajesh | Updated on Nov 16, 2023 05:14 PM IST | #JAM

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024 - The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has released the IIT JAM eligibility criteria on its official website. Aspirants must note that there is no IIT JAM eligibility age limit in the IIT JAM examination. Candidates should meet the minimum eligibility criteria for securing admission to IIT JAM. To fill out the IIT JAM application form for 2024, the first step is to check the eligibility criteria for the desired IIT course. Candidates must ensure that they meet the required academic qualifications as specified in the IIT JAM 2024 eligibility criteria. Candidates must also make sure that all the information they provide in the form is accurate and valid. The eligibility for IIT JAM is different for different postgraduate courses.
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IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024

The IIT JAM criteria vary for candidates based on their category. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD, the IIT JAM 2024 eligibility criteria are different. Thus, they must check their eligibility for the entrance exam based on their category and education requirements for their desired IIT JAM courses. IIT JAM 2024 is based on the subjects that candidates studied in their UG courses.

Who are eligible for IIT JAM?

Candidates who have completed their bachelor's degree from a recognised university in courses such as B.Tech/B.Sc/B.E. in a relevant field are eligibile to appear in IIT JAM entrance exam 2024. In terms of minimum age required for IIT JAM 2024, there is no age limit to appear for IIT JAM examination. Moreover, candidates who have have taken a gap after their graduation or those who are working professionals are also eligibile to apply for JAM entrance test 2024.

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It is worth noting that there is no limit on the number of attempts to appear for the IIT JAM entrance examination 2024. Candidates can attempt the IIT JAM test 2024 as many times as they wish, as long as they fulfil the JAM eligibility criteria 2024.

JAM Eligibility Criteria

Categories

Common Eligibility Criteria

General/OBC

  • Candidates should pass the qualifying exam.

  • In case, when a candidate is promoted in the qualifying exam without a marksheet, he/she must have the promotion certificate or another certificate or document as evidence for promotion including the names of the taken subjects and marks scored in the subjects by him/her in the semester/year.

  • The promotion certificate or document should be signed by the head of the institute to provide evidence for the minimum educational requirements (MEQ).

SC/ST/PWD


  • Candidates should pass the qualifying exam.

  • In case, when a candidate is promoted in the qualifying exam without a marksheet, he/she must have the promotion certificate or another certificate or document as evidence for promotion including the names of the taken subjects and marks scored in the subjects by him/her in the semester/year.

  • The promotion certificate or document should be signed by the head of the institute to provide evidence for the minimum educational requirements (MEQ).

JAM Eligibility 2024 Criteria - Course Wise

Course wise JAM 2024 eligibility requirements provide candidates with details about the educational background that they must have to apply for a particular IIT PG course. The educational background related to IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2024 comprises the subjects that should be included in candidates’ undergraduate courses and 10+2 courses. The following table provides detailed information about JAM 2024 eligibility criteria course wise:

IIT JAM 2024 - Course Wise Eligibility

Course

IIT Institution*

Compulsory subjects in bachelor’s degree with the minimum course duration

Compulsory subject at (10+2) level

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IITI, IITB, IITR

Any Branch/ Subject

Biology

M.Sc.- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

IITB

Anyone of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and anyone of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc. Chemistry

IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITISM

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Chemistry

IITBBS, IITKGP

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

Mathematics

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

IITB

Anyone subject out of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and anyone of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters


Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects amongst Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Applied Geology

IITB, IITR

Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects amongst Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics

IITKGP

Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects amongst Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology

IITKGP, IITBBS

Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects amongst Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics, Physics and any one of the following subjects amongst Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geology

IITISM

B.Sc degree (3 years) with Geology as Honours/ Major/ Main/Equivalent subject and any 2 subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mathematics

M.Sc. in Economics

IITR

Mathematics as one of the core subjects

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics

IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics and Computing

IITH

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

IITISM

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IITG

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Mathematics

IITBBS, IITKGP

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

IITB

Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Anyone of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and anyone of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters.

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics

IITB

Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Physics

IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITISM

Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Physics

IITBBS, IITKGP

Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics

IITK

Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IITB

Physics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as a subject for three years/six semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Astronomy

IIT

Physics/ Mathematics / Computer Science Engineering,

Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics

IITKGP

Geology/Physics as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry

Mathematics

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

IITB

Anyone of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and anyone of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geophysics

IITISM

B.Sc Degree (3 yrs.) with Physics as Honours/ Major/ Main/ Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a subsidiary subject for 2 years/4 semesters and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Geology, Electronics, and Statistics for 1 year/ 2 semesters.

Mathematics

IIT JAM Biotechnology Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at(10+2) level

Biotechnology (BT)

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IITB, IITI

Any Branch/Subject

No Restrictions

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

IITKgp

Bachelor's degree with major in any of the following discipline of Biological Science with Chemistry as ancillary subject. (Biology/Biotechnology/Botany/Life Science/Physiology/Zoology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry/Genetics/Molecular Biology)

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

IIT JAM Chemistry Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at(10+2) level

Chemistry (CY)

M.Sc. Chemistry

IITGN

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

IITR

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc./B.S. degrees, Chemistry for three years/six semesters.

No Restrictions

IIT Bhilai, IITH, IITI, IITP

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

No Restrictions

IITB, IITBHU, IITD, IITG, IITISM, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IIT Mandi, IITPKD, IITRPR, IITTP

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry

IITBBS

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

Mathematics

IIT Kgp

In B.Sc./B.S., at least six Chemistry subjects for six semesters / three years. In addition, one Mathematics and one Physics subject during bachelor’s programme.

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Nuclear Medicine

IIT Kgp

A basic degree in science with Chemistry as one of the major subjects along with Mathematics/Physics/Biology as ancillary subject.

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology, and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy

IITB

Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc. or equivalent) of minimum three years’ duration, with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. & MS (R)Chemistry

IIT Jammu

Chemistry for three years/six semesters.

Mathematics

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IIT JAM Economics Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

Economics (EN)

M.Sc. in Economics

IITD

B.A./B.Sc./B.Com./ B.Stat./B.Math. /B. Tech /B.E. or equivalent with minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

No Restrictions

IITR

B.Tech./B.E./ B.Sc. (Economics)/B.A.(Economics) / B.Sc. (Statistics)/BCA and B.Sc./B.A./ B.Com. with Mathematics as one of the subjects.

No Restrictions

IIT JAM Geology Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission

Essential subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with the minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

Geology (GG)

M.Sc. Applied Geology

IITB

Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics,

Physics, Chemistry, and Biological Science

Mathematics

IITR

Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics,

Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics

IITKGP

Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among

Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology

IITKGP, IITBBS

Geology as a subject for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among

Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry,

Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology, and Statistics

No Restrictions

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geology

IITISM

B.Sc. degree (3 year) with Geology as Honours/ Major/ Main/Equivalent

subject and any two subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mathematics

IIT JAM Mathematics Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper (Test paper code)Academic Programme(s)Institute(s)Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission
Essential subjects in Bachelor’s


Degree along with the minimum duration

Essential subjects


at (10+2) level

Mathematics(MA)M.Sc. MathematicsIITGNNo RestrictionsNo Restrictions
IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI,


IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters
IITPKDMathematics of a minimum of 12 credits
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and ComputingIITHMathematics for at least two years/four semesters
M.Sc.-M.Tech. Dual Degree in Mathematics-Data and Computational SciencesIITJMathematics for at least two years/four semesters
M.Sc. Mathematics and ComputingIITBhilai, IITGMathematics for at least two years/four semestersNo Restrictions
IITISMMathematics
M.Sc. Mathematics and StatisticsIITTPMathematics for at least two years/four semestersNo Restrictions
M.Sc. Applied MathematicsIITMandiMathematics for at least two years/four semestersMathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in MathematicsIITBBS, IITKGPMathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two


years/ four semesters.

No Restrictions
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IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme


Institute


Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics and Statistics

IITTP

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics

IITB

Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

IITB

Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology, and Statistics

No Restrictions

IIT JAM Physics Eligibility Criteria

Test Paper code

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at(10+2) level

Physics (PH)

M.Sc. Physics

IITGN

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

IITB, IIT Bhilai, IITBHU, IITD, IITG, IITH, IITI, IITISM, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IIT Mandi, IITP, IITPKD, IITR, IITRPR, IITTP

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc./B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics

IITBBS

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc./B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

No Restrictions

IIT Kgp

At least 4 Physics or equivalent subjects and 2 Mathematics or equivalent subjects in bachelor’s degree

No Restrictions

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics

IITK

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc./B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IITB

Physics and Mathematics/ Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/six semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Medical Physics

IIT Kgp

A basic degree in science with Physics as one of the major subjects.

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Astronomy

IITI

Bachelor of Science in Physics/Mathematics/ Statistics/Electronics/Computer Science OR Bachelor of Engineering/Technology in any branch AND Courses in Physics for at least 6 credits or 2 semesters and Mathematics for at least 6 credits or two semesters.

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics

IIT Kgp

Bachelor’s degree together with either of the following, with minimum number of subjects in respective domains as specified below: (a) Geology subjects for 6 semesters or 3 years, and 02 Physics (or equivalent) subjects + 02 Mathematics (or equivalent) subjects. (ii) Physics subjects for 6 semesters or 3 years, and 02 Mathematics (at least 2 subjects).

Mathematics

M.Sc.-MTech Dual Degree in Physics and Materials Engineering

IITJ

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc./B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

No Restrictions

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy

IITB

Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc. or equivalent) of minimum three years’ duration, with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc. (Tech.) in Applied Geophysics

IITISM

B.Sc. degree with Physics for three years/six semesters. Mathematics with 12 credits/one year and any one subject among Chemistry, Electronics, Statistics, Geology and Computer Science with 12 credits/one year.

No Restrictions

MS (R) Physics

IIT Jammu

1. For B.Sc./B.S. students, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters 2. For B.Tech./B.E. students, four core courses in Physics including Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, and Electrodynamics are required.

No Restrictions

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IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) do not have any IIT JAM age limit for appearing in the Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2024. All interested candidates, regardless of their age, are eligible to apply for the JAM exam.

IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria: Subject Requirement

Test Code

Course

Subjects required

Biotechnology (BT)

MSc Biotechnology

No Restrictions

Joint MSc- PhD in Molecular Medical Microbiology

No Restrictions

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Mathematics


Chemistry (CY)

MSc Chemistry

No Restrictions/ Mathematics required in some colleges

Joint MSc- PhD in Chemistry

Mathematics

Joint MSc- PhD in Nuclear Medicine

No Restrictions

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Mathematics

Joint MSc- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

No Restrictions

Economics (EN)

MSc in Economics

No Restrictions

Geology (GG)

MSc Applied Geology

Mathematics

Joint MSc- PhD in Geophysics

Joint MSc- PhD in Geology

Joint MSc- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

No Restrictions

MSc(Tech) in Applied Geology*

Mathematics

Mathematics (MA)

MSc in Economics

No Restrictions

MSc Mathematics

MSc Mathematics / Applied Mathematics and Computing

MSc-MTech Dual Degree in Mathematics-Data and Computational Sciences

MSc Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

MSc Mathematics and Computing

Joint MSc- PhD in Mathematics

MSc Applied Mathematics

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Mathematics

MSc Applied Mathematics

Mathematics

Joint MSc- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

No Restrictions

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

MSc Applied Statistics and Informatics

No Restrictions

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research

MSc Statistics

Joint MSc- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

Physics (PH)

MSc Physics

No Restrictions

Joint MSc- PhD in Physics

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Physics

MSc Applied Geophysics

MSc Astronomy

Joint MSc- PhD in Medical Physics

Joint MSc- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

Joint MSc- PhD in Geophysics

Mathematics

MSc- PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

MSc (Tech) in Applied Geophysics

No Restrictions

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024 - Main Points to Remember

  • Aspirants should fill out IIT JAM 2024 application forms according to relevant eligibility criteria.

  • Candidates should be graduated to appear in the JAM 2024.

  • Candidates studying in the last year of their graduation can also apply for the IIT JAM 2024. Aspirants should submit their mark sheet for the qualifying exam to appear in the entrance test.

  • The IIT JAM 2024 eligibility criteria is different for different postgraduate courses.

  • In the JAM eligibility criteria 2024, candidates should pay attention to the eligibility based on mandatory subjects in graduation and 10+2.

  • The JAM committee can cancel the candidature of any applicant anytime if he/she does not comply with the JAM rules and regulations.

Benefits of knowing the IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Knowing IIT JAM eligibility criteria can help candidates to select the right PG courses for themselves based on their educational qualifications.

  • JAM exam eligibility can also help them to stop their IIT JAM 2024 application form from being rejected.

  • An understanding of the JAM 2024 eligibility requirements can help candidates to find excellent educational and career opportunities.

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024: Age Limit

There are no age limit criteria that candidates need to fulfill in order to appear for IIT JAM 2024.

JAM Application Form 2024

The IIT, Madras, has released the application forms for the entrance test through the JOAPS portal online on September 5, 2023. Candidates are required to submit their JAM application form from September 5 to October 13, 2023, to ensure their candidature. They should register themselves to the portal by using their name, phone number, enrollment ID or email address and password to fill up the IIT JAM 2024 application form. After the registration, candidates should fill in all important details, including their names, educational qualifications, contact details, address and other details to complete the JAM application form 2024. They can make payments for the application form through credit and debit cards, net banking and UPI or online payment applications. Any of the payment applications will be suitable for the exam fee payment.


Frequently Asked Question (FAQs)

1. How can I check my eligibility for a course related to IIT JAM?

You can check your eligibility for IIT JAM courses by visiting the JOAPS portal or in the information bulletin.

2. Can a BSC general student appear in IIT JAM?

Yes, B.Sc students are eligible for IIT JAM .The Joint Admission Test  is an entrance exam for those who want to pursue master’s degree in Science or a related field.

3. What is the maximum age limit to appear in the exam as per IIT JAM eligibility?

There is no specific age limit to appear in the IIT JAM.

4. What percentage of marks do I need to get in my graduation to appear in IIT JAM if I belong to the OBC category?

The minimum qualifying percentage for IIT JAM varies depending on category. For OBC category candidates, the minimum qualifying percentage will be 55%.

5. What is the age limit to appear in the IIT JAM?

There is no age limit to appear in the IIT JAM.

6. What is the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM?

For General/OBC-NCL/EWS categories, the minimum percentage required is 55%, and for SC/ST/PwD categories, the minimum percentage required is 50%.

7. What is the qualification for MSc applied Geology IIT?

Candidates must possess a  Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Bachelor's Degree with Geology from a recognised institute/university, with a minimum of three years/six semesters of study. At least two of the following subjects must have been taken and passed: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science.

8. What is the qualification for IIT JAM math 2024?

In order to be eligible to take the IIT JAM Mathematics 2024 exam, applicants must possess a Bachelor's degree in Mathematics or a related field, with a minimum of 55% marks from a recognised university. Those who are currently in the process of completing their final year of study towards a qualifying degree are also eligible to apply.

9. Who is eligible for JAM 2024?

Applicants for a bachelor's degree in a related field from an accredited university must have achieved a minimum of 55% aggregate marks or a CGPA/CPI of 5.5 out of 10 to be eligible for the JAM 2024 examination.

10. Does 12th marks matter in IIT JAM?

No, admission to IITs/NITs through JAM will not be affected by the Class 12 percentage.

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No, based on the eligibility criteria, you wouldn't be eligible to apply for the IIT JAM program in Geology with a graduation degree in Geography from the University of Calcutta.

The minimum qualification for the JAM Geology (GG) program typically requires a Bachelor's degree in Geology or a related field for three years/six semesters. While Geography is a related field in terms of studying the Earth, it focuses more on human-environment interactions and social aspects, differing from the focus of Geology on the Earth's physical structure and processes.

The JAM Geology program delves into subjects like Petrology, Mineralogy, Paleontology, which require a strong foundation in the core principles of Geology. A Geography degree might not have covered these specific areas in sufficient depth

Several universities offer Master's programs in Geography with specializations like Environmental Geography, Resource Management, etc. These programs might be a good fit considering your background. Some universities offer integrated M.Sc. programs in Geology or Earth Sciences. These five-year programs are designed for students who haven't studied Geology at the undergraduate level.

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Based on the information available for IIT JAM 2024, applying for Geology with a Geography degree from Calcutta University might be difficult.  IIT JAM requires candidates to have a Bachelor's degree in Geology or a related field for three years/six semesters. This could include subjects like Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biological Sciences alongside Geology courses.

Your graduation is in Geography, a distinct field from Geology. While there might be some overlap, it likely wouldn't fulfill the specific Geology course requirement for JAM.


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No, your B.A. Geography and current M.A. in Geography likely wouldn't make you eligible for the IIT JAM Geology or BHU M.Sc. Geology entrance exam.

IIT JAM typically requires a Bachelor's degree in a relevant science field like Geology, Geophysics, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, or Environmental Sciences. While Geography might touch on some related topics, it wouldn't be considered a direct equivalent for the Geology program. Similar to IIT JAM, BHU M.Sc. Geology entrance exams often require a Bachelor's degree in Geology, Geophysics, or other allied earth science subjects.

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If you are aiming for job-oriented courses after completing the JAM in Mathematics and computing from IITs, you have several options to consider.

Here are some:

  1. Data science and analytics
  2. Computer science and information Technology
  3. Quantitative Finance
  4. Operations Research
  5. Software development and engineering

To know more about IIT JAM course list 2024, click on the below link.

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The cutoff for IIT JAM 2024 will be unveiled by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras on March 22, 2024, through the official JOAPS portal 2024. To view the JAM 2024 cutoff, candidates can log in to the JOAPS 2024 portal using their credentials. The IIT JAM 2024 cutoff signifies the minimum marks needed for admission to prestigious IITs in India.

To check previous year cutoff, you can visit our website by clicking on the link given below.

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