JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020
Parul Thapa, 22 Jul 2019, #JAM

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.

JAM Eligibility Criteria 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.

JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria - Category Wise

CategoriesCommon Eligibility Requirement
General/OBC55%, or
5.55 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree
SC/ST/PWD50%, or
5.0 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Course Wise

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.

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020

Course

Institution*

Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IITI, IITB, IITR

Any Branch/ Subject

Biology

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. Chemistry

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

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

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

IITB

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. Applied Geology

IITB, IITR

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

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

IITKGP, IITBBS

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 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

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Applied Mathematics and Computing

IITH

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

IITISM

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IITG

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

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

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

IITB

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 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

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

IITB

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

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

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

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

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

IITK

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

M.Sc. Astronomy

IIT

Physics/ Mathematics / Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering

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

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

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.(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.


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

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Things to Remember

  • 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.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020

Question: What are the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM biotechnology?

Answer:

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.

Question: Does class 12 marks matters in the eligibility criteria of IIT JAM?

Answer:

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.

Question: Can I get through IIT JAM Biotechnology with PCB combination?

Answer:

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.

Question: What are the eligibility criteria for the IIT JAM 2020 for M.Sc.?

Answer:

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.

Question: Am I eligible for IIT JAM 2020 exam of Applied Geology if I don't have maths in graduation?

Answer:

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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