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IIT - JAM 2018

The Joint Admission Test (JAM) to Master of Science (M.Sc.) is conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology ( IITs) for admission to Integrated Ph.D degree programs at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc) and M.Sc (2 year), Joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc-Ph.D Dual Degree, M.Sc-M.Tech and other Post-Bachelor's degree programs at the 13 IITs.

In a given academic year, any one of the IITs take the responsibility for conducting the JAM test. IITs offer post graduate education in different disciplines of basic and applied sciences. These institutes have been administering JAM since 2004 for admission to M.Sc. and other Post B.Sc. courses. The main objective of the JAM test is to encourage science as a career option.

JAM 2018 qualified students will also have to appear for an interview for admission to the following programs:

  • Integrated Ph.D. Degree at IISc Bangalore
  • M.Sc. - Ph.D. Dual Degree at IIT Bombay
  • M.Sc. - Ph.D. Dual Degree (in Physics) at IIT Kanpur

IIT JAM 2018 will be administered by IIT Bombay. On the basis of performance in IIT JAM 2018, candidates shall be admitted to postgraduate programs of the following IISc &  IITs:

  1. Indian Insitute of Science Bangalore(IISc)
  2. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)
  3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)
  4. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)
  5. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)
  6. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKgp)
  7. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)
  8. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)
  9. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubhaneswar (IITBBS)
  10. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)
  11. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)
  12. Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI)
  13. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IITRPR)
  14. Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ)
  15. Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP)

IIT-JAM 2018: Programs

Biological Sciences (BL)

Academic Programs

Institute

Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

IISc Bangalore

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology

IITB

Biotechnology (BT)

Academic Programs

Institute

Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

IISc Bangalore

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IITB, IITR

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering

IITB

Chemistry (CY)

Academic Programs

Institute

Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

IISc Bangalore

M.Sc. Chemistry

IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITR, IITP

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Chemistry

IITBBS, IITKgp

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Chemistry

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology

IITB

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/Ph.D Dual Degree in Chemistry

IITRPR

Geology (GG)

Academic Programs

Institute

M.Sc. Applied Geology

IITB, IITR

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology

IITKgp, IITBBS

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Applied Geology

IITB

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics

IITKgp

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematics (MA)

Academic Programs

Institute

Integrated Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences

IISc Bangalore

Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

IISc Bangalore

M.Sc. Mathematics

IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITR, IITRPR, IITP

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics & Computing

IITH

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IITG

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. Program in Mathematics

IITBBS, IITKgp

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Program  in Energy

IITB

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Academic Programs

Institute

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in  Operations Research

IITB

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

Physics (PH)

Academic Programs

Institute

Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences

IISc Bangalore

M.Sc. Physics

IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITR, IITP

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. Program in Physics

IITBBS, IITKgp

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics

IITB, IITK

M.Sc.(Physics)-M.Tech (Materials Sciences with specialization in Nano-Science & Tech.)

IITB

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics

IITKgp

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in Applied Geophysics

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in Energy

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering

IITB

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology

IITB

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences

IITBBS

M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/Ph.D Dual Degree in Physics

IITRPR

IIT-JAM 2018: Important Dates

JAM 2018 will be conducted on 11 February, 2018. For details about other important dates, visit the exam dates page.

Event Date
Online Registration Begins 5 September 2017
Online Registration Ends 10 October 2017
Online Payment Last Date 10 October 2017
Admit Card Availability 11 January 2018
IIT - JAM 2018 Exam 11 February 2018
IIT - JAM 2018 Results 20 March 2018
Form Submission 3 - 17 April 2018
Rectification Requests Last Date 17 April 2018
First Admission List Declaration 22 May 2018
Second Admission List Declaration 12 June 2018
Third & Final Admission List Declaration 29 June 2018
Admission Process Ends July 2018

What is new in JAM 2018?

  • ONLY Online Applications accepted.
  • JAM 2018 is going to be a computer based test (CBT) for all the 7 test papers.
  • All the test papers of JAM 2017 will be fully objective, i.e. MCQs, MSQs and NATs.
  • You don't need to send hard copies of any documents to the organising institute; required documents need to be uploaded to the online application website.
  • JAM 2018 score cards need to be downloaded from official website. No hard copies will be mailed to qualified candidates.

IIT-JAM 2018: Exam Pattern

JAM 2018 has seven test papers out of which a candidate can appear for either one or a maximum of two test papers. There is an additional fee for taking the second test paper. Candidates planning to take two test papers must ensure that the tests' dates don't clash. Get complete details on the exam pattern page.

IIT-JAM 2018: Syllabus

Check out these pages for more information on the syllabus.

IIT-JAM 2018: Application Fee

The application fee for IIT-JAM 2018 will be accepted only through online mode.

Category Fee Details
One Test Paper Two Test Papers
Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD Rs. 750/- Rs. 1050/-
General and OBC Rs. 1500/- Rs. 2100/-

IIT-JAM 2018: Exam Centres

JAM 2018 shall be administered at the test centres given below:

Agra Kolkata
Ahmadabad Kottayam
Allahabad Kozhikode
Asansol-Durgapur Kurukshetra
Bareilly Mohali-Rupnagar-Fatehgarh Sahib
Bengaluru Lucknow
Bhopal Madurai
Bhubaneswar Mangalore
Chennai Moradabad
Coimbatore Mumbai
Dehradun  Nagpur
Delhi-NCR Nanded
Dhanbad Nasik
Ernakulam New Delhi
Faridabad Noida
Goa Palakkad
Ghaziabad Patna
Gurgaon Pune
Guwahati Raipur
Hisar Ranchi
Hubli Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar
Hyderabad Siliguri
Indore Thiruvananthapuram
Jaipur Tiruchirapalli
Jalandhar-Phagwara Thrissur
Jammu Tirunelveli
Jodhpur Vadodara
Jorhat Varanasi
Kalyani Vijayawada
Kanpur Vishakapatnam
Kharagpur  Warangal
Kollam  -

 

IIT-JAM 2018: Application Procedure

Candidates may register online only for JAM 2018 from 5 September till 10 October, 2017.

Apply online through JAPS (JAM online Application Processing System). On JAPS you can register and apply for JAM 2018, check your application, download your admit card, know your JAM 2018 result and download your score card, etc.

The online application form can be filled out or modified till you pay the application fee. Fee can be paid online ONLY.

IIT-JAM 2018: Eligibility Criteria

Interested candidates must have scored at least 55% (general & OBC) or 50% (SC/ ST and PD) in their qualifying degree. Detailed eligibility criteria for various M.Sc programmes can be accessed on the eligibility criteria page.

IIT-JAM 2018: Contact Details

The Chairperson
JAM 2016, GATE-JAM Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati
Kanpur - 781039

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