Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM 2010)
Name of Institute / University
M.Sc. Applied Geology (IITB, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geology (IITKgp)/ M.Tech. Geological Technology (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science. The candidate must have Mathematics at (10+2) level.
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics (IITB): Bachelor's degree with both Mathematics and Physics as subjects for two years and at least one of them as a subject for three years.
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M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics (IITB)/ M.Sc. Statistics (IITK): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters.
M.Sc. Biotechnology (IITB, IITR): M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology (IITB): Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS).
M.Sc. Chemistry (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Chemistry as a subject for three years/six semesters and Mathematics at (10+2) level.
M.Sc. Mathematics (IITB, IITD, IITK, IITM)/ M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing (IITG)/ M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (IITR)/ M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics and Informatics (IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Mathematics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.
M.Sc. Physics (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics (IITKgp)/ M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics (IITB, IITK): Bachelor's degree with Physics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/ two semesters.
Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with any two subjects among Physics, Mathematics and Geology for three years/ six semesters.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy (IITB): Bachelor's degree with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/ two semesters.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering, (IITB): Bachelor's degree with any one of Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four Semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/two Semesters.
M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research (IITB): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years or four semesters.
M.Tech. Geophysical Technology (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics and Physics as subjects and anyone of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics and Computer Science.
Master of Computer Applications [MCA] (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least one year for annual system candidates/ at least two papers of Mathematics for semester system candidates.
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2010 shall have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for admissions in IITs.
At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account allsubjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree.
For candidates with letter grades/CGPA (instead of percentage of marks), the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute(s).
Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with the minimum educational qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th September 2010.
At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. At the time of registration, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case a candidate is not found to be physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/heradmission is liable to be cancelled.
(i) It will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the minimum educational qualifications and eligibility requirements for admissions.
(ii) The admitting institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.
How To Apply
Issue of application forms and information brochures at Canara Bank counters or by post only from IIT Madras
22nd December 2009 (Tuesday)
Commencement of Online Registration
22nd December 2009 (Tuesday) [From 10:00 Hrs onwards]
Last date for receipt of requests at IIT Madras for issue of application material by post
18th January 2010 (Monday)
Last date for issue of application forms and information brochures at Bank counters
22nd January 2010 (Friday)
Last date for Online Registration on the website
25th January 2010 (Monday) [Upto 18:00 Hrs]
Last date for receipt of completed OMR application form along with Pay-in-slip and Demand Draft (if any) / Online Registration Form along with Demand Draft at the Organizing Institute (IIT Madras)
1st February 2010 (Monday)
Date of JAM 2010 Test
2nd May 2010 (Sunday)
Announcement of the result of JAM 2010
At 17:00 hrs on 24th May 2010 (Monday)
Issue of application form(s) for admission by JAM Office of the Organizing Institute / downloading from the website of Organizing Institute starts
26th May 2010 (Wednesday)
Last date for receipt of completed application forms for admission along with Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- only by Organizing Institute
7th June 2010 (Monday)
The JAM 2010 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to academic programmes covered under JAM 2010 need to appear in JAM 2010. There is no age restriction.
For admission, foreign nationals will be required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the admitting Institute(s) pertaining to foreign students. For further details, they are advised to contact the Admitting Institute(s) concerned.
To apply for admission to a desired programme, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding test paper and also satisfy the minimum educational qualifications andeligibility criteria of the academic programme.
The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2010 are also eligible to appear in the test. On qualifying JAM 2010, such candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that: (i) all parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and (ii) proof of having passed the qualifying degree with requiredeligibility, as specified by the admitting institute will be submitted by 30th September 2010.
Admissions to various academic programmes at different institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM 2010. On the basis of performance in the test, for each test paper, separate merit lists will be prepared for General, OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST and Persons with Disability (PD) category candidates.
Request for the change of category, if any, with proper documentation, should reach the Organizing Institute by 20th February 2010. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.
Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM 2010 or being in the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement foradmission. Qualified candidates will have to apply for admission as per the prescribed procedure. Admissions shall be made in the order of merit and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute(s).
With regard to the interpretation of the provisions of any matter not covered in this Information Brochure, the decision of the Organizing Institute shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.