JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021 - The conducting body will release the IIT JAM 2021 eligibility criteria in the second week of July 2021 at the official website. It is very essential to match the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM before filling the application form, otherwise, the student application will get rejected. IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2021 is the minimum marks/aggregate which must be scored by the candidate in the last qualifying degree (UG) to be able to appear for the Joint Admission Test. The eligibility criteria for IIT JAM differs with respect to the course that the student wants to pursue. It is crucial for the candidates to invest proper time to check out the IIT JAM 2021 eligibility criteria laid down for all the M.Sc programmes offered which includes M.Sc. (Two Years), M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., and other Post-UG Degrees Programmes at the different IITs and Integrated PhD degree programmes at the IISc, Bangalore.
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JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021

Candidates can go through the JAM eligibility criteria 2021 to know more on the category-wise eligibility criteria, course-wise eligibility criteria, important points to keep in mind, and JAM application form.

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021

It is important for the test takers to know that the JAM committee has laid down the IIT JAM 2021 eligibility criteria for students who belong to all the categories. The IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2021 is different for the candidates belonging to the general/OBC and the SC/ST/PWD category with respect to the minimum aggregate scored in the previous qualifying degree (UG).

JAM Eligibility Criteria

Categories

Common Eligibility Requirement

General/OBC

Minimum of 55% aggregate scored in the last qualifying degree or 5.5 CGPA scored out of 10

SC/ST/PWD

Minimum of 50% aggregate scored in the last qualifying degree or 5.0 CGPA scored out of 10

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021 - Course Wise

Candidates who want to enroll for admissions must know the IIT JAM eligibility criteria with respect to the course. The table for reference is given below for students to get a better understanding of the subjects which serves as an eligibility criteria for IIT JAM for every course. Candidates also need to thoroughly refer to the essential subjects which are required at 10+2 level to be able to match the IIT JAM eligibility criteria for the respective programme offered by the participating Institutes of JAM. Thereby, the course-wise eligibility criteria for IIT JAM is below for your easy reference.

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JAM Course Wise Eligibility Criteria

Course



Institution*

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

Essential subjects 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.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

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

Institution* IITB-IIT Bombay, IIT BBS-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 2021 - Important Points to Remember

  • The candidates have to make sure that they refer to the IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2021 before filling up the application form.

  • The eligibility criteria for IIT JAM will differ with respect to the courses offered by the participating institutes of JAM.

  • The aspiring candidates who wish to appear for the JAM 2021 entrance test must ensure that they hold a bachelor’s degree in the respective field.

  • The aspirants who are still pursuing their graduation must make sure that they submit the marksheet of the qualifying examination to the institute before the last date of submission.

  • The JAM committee has the right to cancel the candidature for admissions at any stage if they find that the candidates are not complying with the rules and regulations laid down by them.

JAM Application Form 2021

The conducting body will release the IIT JAM 2021 application form in the first week of September 2020 through JOAPS portal. The last date to fill and submit the IIT JAM application form 2021 will be the second week of October 2020. Candidates first need to register themselves at the JOAPS portal by submitting their important details such as name, mobile no, email ID, and password. After which the candidate has to login in to their account and submit contact, educational, and personal details in the JAM 2021 application form. After the details have been submitted successfully then the candidates have to pay the IIT JAM application fee in online mode via net banking/credit/debit card/UPI. Candidates must ensure that they submit their details accurately in the IIT JAM 2021 application form as most of the notifications regarding the admission process will be sent via SMS on the mobile phone.

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021

Question: What is the JAM eligibility criteria for students belonging to the General and SC/ST category?

Answer:

JAM 2021 eligibility criteria states that candidates belonging to the general category should have scored at least 55% aggregate whereas the SC/ST candidates should have scored at least 50% aggregate in the last qualifying exam.

Question: What if I don’t match the JAM eligibility criteria 2021?

Answer:

If you don’t match the JAM 2021 criteria criteria, then your application will be rejected by the JAM committee.

Question: What is the JAM eligibility criteria for M.Sc Chemistry?

Answer:

Students who want to enroll for admission in the M.Sc Chemistry programme offered through IIT JAM should have done their Bachelors degree with Chemistry as a subject for over 3 years or six semesters.

Question: Is Mathematics mandatory as eligibility criteria for programmes offered through IIT JAM?

Answer:

Mathematics subject in grade 10+2 is required as an eligibility criterion for some of the programmes offered through IIT JAM but not all. Candidates can check out the JAM eligibility criteria table above.

Question: What is the JAM eligibility criteria for M.Sc. Statistics?

Answer:

Aspirants who want to pursue admission in M.Sc Statistics offered through IIT JAM should have chosen statistics as a subject in the bachelor's degree for over 2 years/four semesters.  

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Can i apply for IIt Jam mathematics as i am pursuing my b.tech from electronics and communication engineering

Sharon K Rose Student Expert 26th May, 2020

Hello,

To be eligible for M.Sc Mathematics through IIT JAM you must have studied Mathematics for minimum two years or four semesters in your Engineering irrespective of your discipline to be eligible.If you have studied Mathematics as mentioned above you can apply for it.

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Can Btech Mechanical student is eligible in giving IIT JAM exam for doing MSC in Physics?

Ayush 26th May, 2020

Hello ,

It doesn't depends upon your branch it depends upon the subject you studied and your privious degree score .

For MSc in physics eligibility criteria is if you have scored more than 55% or 5.5 CGPA and 50%  or 5 CGPA (for SC/ST category) in your privious degree and have studied physics for 2 years or 4 semester and maths for 1 year or 2 semester then you are eligible if not then not .

Check the eligibility criteria in details here :-

https://www.google.com/amp/s/university.careers360.com/articles/jam-eligibility-criteria/amp

Hope this will help you .

Thanks.

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what are some best iit jam coaching centers in delhi for iit jam physics??

Shivang Dubey 25th May, 2020

Hey

IIT-JAM is examination through which one can get admission into Masters program of Sciences and Economics in IITs' and NITs'.

The choice of coaching solely depends on you, you need to see which suits you according to distance, locality, and fees. And you can also consider the results these coaching centers produce every year. But you should focus on self study more, coaching are just for guiding you. Here's the list of IIT-JAM coaching in Delhi, based on result:

  • Career Endevour, GTB Nagar
  • DIPS Academy, GTB Nagar
  • Path Finder Classes, Vijay Nagar
  • Alpha Plus, Punjabi Bagh

All the best

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Can Btech Mechanical Engineering graduates(studied Engineering Mathematics upto 3rd semester in graduation) give IIT Jam Exam for doing Msc. in Mathematics?

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 25th May, 2020

According to the eligibility criteria, for a Candidate to appear for M.Sc Mathematics for IIT JAM, he/she should have completed Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject atleast for 2 years or 4 semesters. But if you have studied only 3 Semesters, unfortunately, you might not be qualified for IIT JAM. Please read our article for more information: https://university.careers360.com/articles/jam-eligibility-criteria

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what is the syllabus of iit jam

Aditya Kumar Student Expert 24th May, 2020

Hi

Through  IIT JAM , admission  in following  courses is provided :-

  • M.Sc. (Two Years),
  • Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.,
  • M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree,
  • Integrated PhD Degree Programmes etc.

Syllabus  of IIT JAM is different for different courses

You can get the complete syllabus of IIT JAM for different courses by going to our page the link for the same is provided below

https://university.careers360.com/articles/jam

Thank you


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