JAM 2016 Online Registration Starts from September 2!

The online Registration for JAM 2016 will be available from September 2, 2016. Candidates who wish to apply for admissions to the M.Sc and other PG Programmes in Science at the IITs and the IISc Bangalore must qualify in JAM 2016. The JAM 2016 Online Registration and Application are online and will be available till October 14, 2016. Check the details below.

Examination: Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM 2016)


Organizing Institute: IIT Madras


Salient Features in JAM 2016:

  • The JAM 2016 exam will be conducted online for all the seven papers.

  • Questions will be a mix of multiple choice, multiple select and numerical questions

  • The Application Process is also completely online and candidates need not send any documents to IIT Madras.

  • JAM 2016 Score Card will have to be downloaded and will not be sent to the candidates by any other means.

JAM 2016 Eligibility Criteria:

  • Only candidates who possess the specified Academic qualifications can apply for JAM 2016

  • Candidates may note that JAM 2016 qualified candidates must apply separately for admissions after the JAM 2016 Result is declared. Admissions will also be through the JOAPs.

  • Candidates may have to apply directly to the JAM 2016 participating Institutes for some of the programmes if they qualify in JAM 2016.

JAM 2016 Application Form:

  • Candidates have to register first and fill the JAM 2016 Online Application Form.

  • They will have to log in through the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) and fill the requisite information. To log in they must use the Enrolment ID generated during Registration along with the chosen password.

  • They have to upload the photograph, signature and the specified documents along with the Application Form.

  • Candidates must pay the Application fee of Rs 1500 (Rs 750 for SC/ST/Pwd/Female Candidates) if applying for one Paper.

  • Candidates have to pay Application Fees of Rs 2100 (Rs 1050 for SC/ST/Pwd/Female Candidates) if applying for two Papers.

  • Payment has to be online through net banking account, debit or credit cards OR through EChallan of SBI

  • Candidates must remember that NO hardcopies of any documents are to be sent to the Organizing Institute.

  • For payment made by E-challan – candidates have to upload the scanned copy (PDF file) of the counter-foil (student’s copy) on the JAM online application processing system (JOAPS) by login to your account.

Candidates must keep in mind the JAM 2016 Important Dates while applying to be aware of the crucial dates for JAM 2016. To know the exam better before starting their preparation, candidates must check the JAM 2016 Exam Pattern. For practice on the previous year papers along with the answer keys, candidates must download the JAM 2016 Sample Papers.

Published Date: August 31, 2015

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