Monday, 29 May 2017

IIT JAM 2018 - Exam Dates, Eligibility, Exam Pattern, Application Procedure!

Indian Institute of Technology conducts IIT JAM, a national level online entrance exam,  known as Indian Institute of Technology - Joint Admission Test for M.Sc for the admission in IITs and IISc.

Through IIT JAM, Candidates get admission in M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc. - M.Tech., and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Program at the IITs and IISc.  Engineering aspirants, who want to get Post-Bachelor’s Degree in Sciences from reputed institution like IITs and IISc need to know detail about academic programs, eligibility criteria, paper pattern and application procedure of IIT JAM 2018.


IIT Joint Admission Test is conducted by different IITs and IISc every year.  We are providing complete information of IIT JAM 2018 eligibility, courses offered, important exam dates, educational qualification and exam pattern and application procedure.

Courses offered (Academic Programs)


IIT JAM will be conducted in seven subjects, also referred to as Test Papers, of Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH).
According to official notification of IIT JAM 2018, Academic Programmes offered by the Admitting Institutes and their Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission are listed below:


Subject
Academic Programme(s)
Institute(s)
Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission

Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration
Essential subjects at (10+2) level
Biological Sciences (BL)
M.Sc. – Biotechnology
IIT Indore
Any Branch/ Subject
Biology






Biotechnology (BT)
M.Sc. Biotechnology
IIT Bombay,
IIT Roorkee
Any Branch/ Subject




Mathematics
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
IIT Bombay
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year
M.Sc. – Biotechnology
IIT Indore
Any Branch/ Subject
Biology












Chemistry (CY)
M.Sc. Chemistry
IT Bombay,
IIT Delhi,
IIT Gandhinagar,
IIT Guwahati,
IIT Hyderabad,
IIT Indore,
IIT Kanpur,
IIT Madras,
IIT Patna,
IIT Roorkee,
IIT Ropar
Chemistry for three years/ six semesters






 Mathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Chemistry
IIT Bhuvneshwar
IIT Kharagpur

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
IT Bombay
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year



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

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics




No Restrictions







Geology (GG)
M.Sc. Applied Geology
IIT Bombay,
IIT Roorkee
Geology for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science






Mathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics
IIT Kharagpur
Geology as a subject for three years  and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology
IIT Kharagpur,
IIT Bhuvneshwar
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences IIT Bhubaneswar
IIT Bhuvneshwar
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics


No Restrictions















Mathematics (MA)
M.Sc. in Economics
IIT Roorkee
Mathematics as one of the core subjects













 No Restrictions
M.Sc. Mathematics
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Gandhinagar
IIT Indore
IIT Kanpur
IIT Madras
IIT Patna
IIT Ropar
IIT Roorkee





Mathematics for at least two years/ four semesters.
M.Sc. Mathematics / Mathematics and Computing

IIT Hyderabad
M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing
IIT Guwahati
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Mathematics
IIT Bhuvneshwar
IIT Kharagpur


Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters.
Mathematics/ Statistics
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in
Operations Research
IIT Bombay
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in
Environmental Science and
Engineering
IIT Bombay
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/ four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters.




Mathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
IIT Bhubaneswar      
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics



No Restrictions







Mathematical Statistics (MS)
M.Sc. in Economics
IIT Roorkee
Mathematics as one of the core subjects







No Restrictions
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics
IIT Bombay
Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research
IIT Bombay
M.Sc. Statistics
IIT Kanpur

Statistics for at least two years
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
IIT Bhubaneswar      
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics













Physics (PH)
M.Sc. Physics
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Guwahati
IIT Gandhinagar
IIT Hyderabad
IIT Indore
IIT Kanpur
IIT Madras
IIT Patna
IIT Roorkee
IIT Ropar







Physics for at least two years/ four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/ two semesters











No Restrictions
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Physics
IIT Bhuwneswar IIT Kharagpur
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics
IIT Kanpur
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics
IIT Bombay
Physics and Mathematics/ Mathematical Physics for two years and at least one of them as subject for three years
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences
IIT Bhubaneswar
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics
IIT Kharagpur
Geology as a subject for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry






Mathematics
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
IIT Bombay
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year


Important Dates for IIT JAM 2018


Exam Date
Feb 2018 (Expected)
Online Registration Date
September 2017
Closing Date for Registration
October 2017

IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility 


Nationality: All nationals (Indian/Foreign)

Age Limit: No age restriction

Educational Qualification:

For IIT JAM examination 2018 Candidates should have a bachelor's degree in any stream  with at least 55% aggregate marks for General/OBC-NCL Category Applicants ( 50% aggregate marks for SC/ST and PwD Category Applicants ) without rounding off in the qualifying degree.

Note: Final year appearing candidates can also apply for IIT jam exam although, Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the minimum Educational Qualifications should be submitted at the time of filling up the application form.

IIT JAM 2018 Exam Pattern

  • The IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. will be conducted through online mode of three hour time duration.
  • Question paper will be in English language only.
  • Time duration will be 3 hours.
  • The question paper comprises total 60 que. of 100 marks, divided into three sections.

section
No. of question
section A
30 MCQs (Multiple Choice Question)
section B
10 MSQs (Multiple Select Question)
section  C
20 NAT (Numerical Answer Type)
Total
60 Question

Negative marking
In Section-A (MCQ), incorrect answer will result in negative marks. For all 1 mark questions, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. For all 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer, there is no negative marking for section B and C.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Procedure


Applicants can apply for IIT JAM 2018 only through online form available at official portal. Candidates should keep following documents ready at the time of filling up the application form:

A. Mandatory Documents for all:

1. Xth Certificate
2. XIIth Marksheet
3. Qualifying degree: Marksheets of all semesters/ years
4. Recent passport size photograph and signature.

B. Document for General Category:

1. Nationality Certificate: Birth Certificate or Voter ID or First page of Passport or School Transfer Certificate (TC) showing 

Nationality or Nationality Certificate issued by the authorized government agency.
(Please note that any other documents viz. Aadhar Card, Ration Card, Driving License, College/ Institute/ School ID, Bank Passbook, PAN card, Mark-sheets are not considered as Nationality Certificate).

C. Other Documents:

1. Category Certificate for OBC (NCL), SC, ST Applicants
2. PwD Certificate for PwD Applicants

Application Fee

Examination fee for IIT Joint Admission Test 2018 will be made through online mode(using credit/Debit card/ATM card or Internet Banking)

Fee for One Test paper:

Male & Others candidates from General /OBC category – Rs.1500/-
Male candidates from SC/ST/PD category and Female candidates from all categary– Rs.750/-

Fee for Two Test Papers:

Male & Others candidates from General /OBC category – Rs.2100/-
Male candidates from SC/ST/PD category and Female candidates from all categary – Rs.1050/-

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