JAM 2017: IIT D to conduct admission test on Feb 12; applications begin from Sep 5, 2016
Updated on Jun 24, 2016 - 2:17 p.m. IST by Apratim Chatterjee
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JAM 2017 –Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT D) will be conducting Joint admission test for M.Sc (JAM) 2017 on February 12, 2017 (Sunday) in online mode for admissions to integrated post graduate programmes in science across Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and IITs, for the academic session 2017-18. Candidates can apply for the joint admission test from September 5, 2016 in online mode. Check below for the official notification of JAM 2017.

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Am I eligible for JAM 2017?

  1. Candidates who have secured minimum marks of 55% in aggregate of the subjects are eligible to apply for JAM 2017. The minimum aggregate marks, however, for SC/ST/PwD category candidates is 50%.

  2. The participating institutes of JAM 2017 will be deciding the equivalent marks at par the percentage for those candidates who have their qualifying marks in grades/CGPA, instead of marks in percentage.

Application forms for JAM 2017

IIT Delhi, the organising committee for JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes) 2017 will be inviting online application forms from September 1, 2016. Candidates will have to fill and submit the application form of JAM 2017 including payment of application fees by October 4, 2016. The application fee of JAM 2017 for General/OBC candidates is Rs. 1500, if applying for one paper and Rs. 2100 for two test papers, while that for Female/SC/ST/PwD categories is Rs. 750 and Rs. 1050, respectively.

Examination pattern of JAM 2017

The joint admission test for M.Sc programmes, this year, will be conducted by IIT Delhi on February 12, 2017 in online mode. The admission test will be conducted for as many as seven papers, namely Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH) in a total of two sessions, each of three hours duration. The first session will begin at 9:00 am and the second session at 2:00 pm. As per the official notification of JAM 2017, a candidate can appear for either one or two test papers, subjected to time schedule restrictions.

 

Examination centres of JAM 2017

JAM 2017 will be held at as many 64 test centres across the country. Zone-wise institutes are the basis for deciding the exam cities of JAM 2017, where IIT Delhi has the right to add or drop any city from the list of JAM 2017 exam centres. Some of the examination centres of JAM 2017 are Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Kozhikode from IISc Bangalore region, Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Pune and Vadodra for IIT Bombay region, IIT Delhi zone includes cities like Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Grater Noida, Hisar, Indore and Jammu, (IIT Guwahati) Asansol, Dhanbad, Jorhat, Patna and Siliguri, (IIT Kanpur) Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Lucknow and Varanasi, (IIT Kharagpur) Bhubaneswar, Kokata, Ranchi and Vijaywada, (IIT Madras) Chennai, Ernakulum, Madurai, Tiruchirapalli and Warangal, and Dehradun, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Moradabad from IIT Roorkee zone.

 

Joint admission test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) offers admissions to integrated Ph.D degree programmes at Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore and M.Sc degree programmes across Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs).

 

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does iit jam biomedical sciences take place?

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 through iit jam iit kharagpur provides the biomedical sciences course which is of integrated nature -

The courses offered in biomedical sciences are-

1)Medical Physics

2) Nuclear Medicine

3)  Molecular Medical Microbiology

All these courses are Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.

Hope this helps.

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what are biology subjects for which iit jam is available to do msc in an iit

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 following courses are available in iit jam to do msc.

1) M.Sc. Biotechnology


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

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

Hope this helps.

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is mathematics mandatory for iit jam entrance exam if I have done my bsc in biology

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

iit jam exam is conducted to take 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.

The eligibility of mathematics at class 10+2 level depend on course in which you want to take admission. For example if you want to take admission to Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology for this courses it is not necessary that  you have math at 10+2 level. However for the course  M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering it is compulsory to have mathematics at 10+2 level.

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can a pure PCB student attempt IIT JAM ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 17th Feb, 2020

Hi Aditi,

Yes, a pure PCB student can attempt IIT JAM Examination.

IIT-JAM is an entrance exam conducted by different IITs every year for admission of students in the M.Sc. program in any of the discipline in which you have pursued Bachelor's of Science.

For a GEN/OBC student 55%, or 5.55 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree are required to attempt IIT JAM.

For a SC/ST/PWD student 50%, or 5.0 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree  are required to attempt IIT JAM.

As mentioned above, if you have done your B.Sc through Biology subjects than also you can attempt IIT JAM and take admission for M.Sc. Biotechnology and Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences and many more.

Moreover, the more M.Sc. courses are available for a Mathematics student.

You may refer to this article for more information about IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020.

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I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!

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how to prepare for iit jam for msc in iit?

Shubhangi sinha 17th Feb, 2020

Hello Aditi,

To prepare for IIT jam, you should be well aware of exam pattern and syllabus.

IIT JAM entrance exam is held in computer-based mode, in two sessions - Session 1 and Session 2. The JAM exam 2020 includes three sections - Section A, Section B, Section C. Total questions that will be asked are 60 for a total of 100 marks. Candidates may note that questions will be of multiple-choice and numerical answer type questions.

Since there are many topics, the candidates will be needed to make a table dividing the topics and subjects and allowing them a specific amount of time to go through.

Prepare notes - Preparing notes, both short and long, will help a lot in revising the topics at the end or whenever it is needed.

Keep exam pattern in mind - The candidates must learn in a smart way by dedicating most of their to the topics which carry more marks. The candidates are suggested to make a priority list, giving those topics the utmost priority which carries more marks than others.

Practicemakes a candidate perfect - Since practising is the most important preparation one can do for their JAM paper, the candidates must focus on practice each and every question available. The sample papers of JAM are available on the website which will help make the candidates acquainted with the actual exam paper and understand the JAM exam 2020 pattern as well.

for more information, you can refer to the link given below-

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Good luck,

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