JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, had released the JAM 2020 eligibility criteria in on July 11, 2019. The JAM eligibility criteria 2020 include the minimum scores and/or degree that the aspirants are expected to score/acquire. The eligibility criteria of JAM 2020 will help the candidates to know if they are eligible to sit for JAM 2020 which will be conducted by IIT Kanpur on February 9, 2020. With the help of JAM 2020 eligibility criteria, the candidates will be able to know about the minimum criteria to sit for JAM 2020. The JAM is conducted every year for candidates who wish to seek 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.
It is very important that the candidates go through the JAM eligibility criteria 2020 before registering for JAM 2020 and filling the JAM application form 2020.
Before going through the course-wise eligibility, the candidates must check the common eligibility required for IIT JAM 2020. This eligibility has been set up by IIT Kanpur on the basis of the candidate's category which must be fulfilled even before the JAM eligibility criteria of the courses. The category-wise eligibility criteria of JAM 2020 is given below.
Given below is a list of the courses/programmes offered by the different participating IIT’s along with the essential subjects in the bachelor's degree and essential subjects in the 10+2 level that the candidates need to pass.
Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration
Essential subjects at (10+2) level
IITI, IITB, IITR
Any Branch/ Subject
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
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
IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITISM
Chemistry for three years/six semesters
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Chemistry
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
M.Sc. Applied Geology
Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics
Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geology
B.Sc degree (3 year) with Geology as Honours/ Major/ Main/Equivalent subject and any 2 subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.
M.Sc. in Economics
Mathematics as one of the core subjects
IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR
Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics and Computing
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing
M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Mathematics
Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research
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.
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics
Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters
Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters
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
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Physics
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics
Physics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/six semesters
Physics/ Mathematics / Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering
Geology/Physics as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geophysics
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.
Institution* IITB-IIT Bombay, IITBBS-IIT Bhubaneswar, IITD-IIT Delhi, IITG-IIT Guwahati, IITGN-IIT Gandhinagar, IITH-IIT Hyderabad, IITI-IIT Indore, IITK-IIT Kanpur, IITKGP-IIT Kharagpur, IITM-IIT Madras, IITP–IIT Patna, IITR-IIT Roorkee, IITRPR-IIT Ropar
The candidates who are Foreign nationals are also eligible to apply for JAM, along with the Indian nationals.
The candidates who wish to apply for different JAM 2020 programmes must make sure that they check the IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2020 before applying for admission. Different courses and programmes will have different JAM eligibility criteria 2020.
If the candidates’ qualifying marks are in the grade/GDPA system, then the percentage of marks will be calculated by the institute itself.
The candidates who will be appearing for JAM 2020 must make sure to have a Bachelor’s degree with themselves.
The candidates who are pursuing qualifying examination must make sure to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination/s to the institute by the last date.
In order to sit for IIT JAM exam 2020 for M. Sc. Biotechnology, a candidate must have Biology as one of the subjects in their 10+2 level and UG degree.
A candidate should have passed their 10+2 level with passing marks. However, one should have a UG degree with 55% per cent in order to sit for the JAM 2020 entrance exam.
Yes, you can get through JAM exam 2020 for Biotechnology with PCB combination since the eligibility criteria for M. sc. Biotechnology requires Biology as one of the mandatory subjects.
One should have a UG degree with a minimum of 55% as passing percentage in their Bachelor's degree. However, there are a lot of subjects which come under M. Sc. stream, the eligibility specifications of which differ from subject-to-subject.
No, you are not eligible for M. Sc. Applied Geology if you do not have Mathematics as one of your subjects in UG level. Mathematics is one of the subjects which is mandatory to apply for M. Sc. Applied Geology.
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IIT JAM 2019 cutoff is 22.96 for Mathematics as General category. You can check the cutoff of other courses to go through with the given below link.
As per the eligibility of IIT JAM, The candidates who are pursuing qualifying examination must make sure to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination to the institute by the last date.
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