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JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test to M.Sc)

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 2017 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 2017 will be administered by IIT Delhi. On the basis of performance in IIT JAM 2017, 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)

 

JAM 2017 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 2017 important dates

JAM 2017 will be conducted on 12 February, 2017. For details about other important dates, visit the exam dates page.

What is new in JAM 2017

  • Only online applications; application forms will NOT be sold through banks.
  • JAM 2017 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.
  • 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 2017 score cards need to be downloaded from official website. No hard copies will be mailed to qualified candidates.

JAM 2017 exam pattern

JAM 2017 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 2017 Syllabus

Check out these pages for more information on the syllabus.

IIT JAM 2017 application fee

Payment of fee can be made through challan (accepted only at State Bank of India (SBI) branches) or through net banking. The fee is non refundable and must be paid online before 13 October, 2016

Female candidates (all categories): Rs. 600
Male candidates (general & OBC): Rs. 600
Male candidates (SC/ ST/ PD): Rs. 600

IIT JAM Exam Centres

JAM 2017 shall be administered at the test centres given below:

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

 

JAM 2017 application procedure

Candidates may register online only for JAM 2017 from 2 September till 13 October, 2016.

Apply online through JAPS (JAM online Application Processing System). On JAPS you can register and apply for JAM 2016, check your application, download your admit card, know your JAM 2017 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 or through challan (SBI).

JAM 2017 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 Contact Details

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

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