The Joint Admission Test for M.Sc - JAM is an entrance gateway exam for students aspiring to pursue their master studies or post-graduation and/or doctoral studies in the field of Science. India’s premier institutes in Science & Technology - The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT’s) and the Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc) organize and conduct the JAM every year with an aim to build the quest for science and related fields in students and help them attain their masters in their fields and further pursue Research and Development.
The JAM enables students to pursue studies at the IIT’s and IISc for the following courses -
♦ M.Sc. (Four Semesters)
♦ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D
♦ M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree
The JAM – 2017 is scheduled to be held on Sunday, 12th February, 2017.
♦ Bachelor’s degree (in science field) from a recognised university.
♦ Bachelor’s degree via distance studies also permitted.
♦ General or OBC category candidates must have at least 55% of marks however candidates from the reserved category need to be passed via 50% of marks.
♦ Indian as well as Foreign candidates may apply for JAM 2017.
♦ Final year students can also apply.
Exam Pattern & Duration:
The JAM 2017 will be conducted in two sessions I & II. The papers – Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH) will be scheduled in Session I (9:00 a.m. -12:00 noon) while the papers – Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS) will be scheduled for Session II (2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.).
The papers shall consist of 60 MCQ’s carrying 100 marks (total) divided in 3 sections. Section B and C shall not have any negative marking. The medium of Language is English ONLY.
|Section A||30 Multiple Choice Questions|
|Section B||10 Multiple Select Questions|
|Section C||20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)|
Interested candidates must apply online on JAM official website.
|One Test Paper||Two Test Papers|
| Females (All Categories) &
Candidates from SC/ST/PwD
|Rs. 750/-||Rs. 1050/-|
|General and OBC||Rs. 1500/-||Rs. 2100/-|
Test centers across the country.
|Last date for online application||6th October 2016|
|Download Admit Card||January 2017|
|Date of JAM 2017 Examination||12th February 2017|
|Announcement of Result of JAM 2017||27th March 2017|