Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test [IIT JAM]

IIT JAM 2018

Exam Date : 12th February 2018 To 12th February 2018
Result Date : 24th March 2018

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Application form, Dates, Syllabus, Pattern for IIT JAM 2018

  • Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is conducted on 12th February 2018  to allow admissions to candidates into Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech. at IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore.
  • The registration for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) starts in the month of September every year.
  • It is a national level test that is conducted once in a year.
  • Candidates who crack the examination are enrolled into M.SC courses in reputed universities and colleges of India.
  • The Application process for IIT JAM 2018 is given below.
  • Admit Card for IIT JAM 2018 will be available from completion of application form.
  • The counseling procedure will clear candidate doubts.
  • A lot of students appear for the exam and only those who fulfill the eligibility criteria, qualify the test and other procedures, are given admission into the reputed institution.

Important Details regarding IIT JAM 2018:

Name of the Examination

IIT JAM 2018 (Joint Admission Test for MSc.)

IIT JAM 2018 Organizing Institute

IIT Bombay

Exam Level

All India Level Examination

Exam Type

Postgraduate Examination

Exam Date

12th February 2018

 Related NEWS:

  • JAM (Joint Admission Test) Application is out on 5th September 2017. Interested candidate can apply for IIT Bombay on or before 10 October 2017.
  • Visit the official website to fill the application form jam.iitb.ac.in. Click here to know more about IIT JAM Application process.
  • IIT JAM 2018 will be organized by IIT Bombay.

IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidates are suggested to check the eligibility criteria before applying.
  • Candidates should be Indian National or Foreign candidates can also apply.
  • Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in the specified stream from any recognized college or university.
  • Candidates must have obtained minimum 55% marks for general & OBC-NCL candidates and 50% marks for SC, ST and PwD categories.
  • Candidates appearing in the final year of the qualifying exam are also eligible to apply.

IIT JAM 2018 Application Process

  • The interested and eligible applicants have to apply only online for IIT JAM 2018 from the official website.
  • The candidates are advised to go through eligibility criteria before they start application procedure.
  • The candidates should be ready with scanned photograph and signature of the specified format.
  • There is an only online mode for an application form.

IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card

  • Candidates can download their IIT JAM 2018 admit card on the official site.
  • The candidates appearing for the examination can download the admit cards for IIT JAM 2018 after the availability of the official notice.
  • JAM admit cards will only be available online.
  • The candidates can log on to the JOAPs (JAM Online Application Portals) to download the admit cards- Check Here

IIT JAM 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Candidates must have knowledge about the exam pattern of IIT JAM 2018.
  • The IIT JAM exam will be organized through online mode (Computer Based Test).
  • The question paper will be in English language only.
  • There will be total 60 questions asked in the examination which is divided into A, B, C sections.
  • There will be no negative marking in Section B and Section C.

IIT JAM 2018 Syllabus

  • The full syllabus for IIT JAM has been listed on the official website or can be checked here.
  • The UGC NET Syllabus PDF is included for the comfort of the candidates.
  • The syllabus will comprise in various subjects such as Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), and Physics (PH).

IIT JAM 2018 Results

  • The admit cards are available online from December 2018.
  • The candidates appearing for the examination can download the results for JAM 2018 after the availability of the official notice.
  • An AIR (All India Rank) rank list will be prepared for each paper.
  • The merit list will be prepared as per the marks obtained in the examination.

IIT JAM 2018 Syllabus

  • The IIT JAM syllabus has been divided into three sections, i.e. Section A, B & C.
  • The syllabus will comprise of various topics such as BL (Biological Sciences), BT (Biotechnology), GC (Geology), MS (Mathematical Statistics), CY (Chemistry), PH (Physics) and MA (Mathematics).
  • Candidates can prepare for the above-mentioned topics from the examination.

IIT JAM 2018 Important Dates

Important Dates Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

  • IIT JAM application form availability: The ITT JAM online application form will be available from 5th September 2017 to 13th October 2017 
  • ITT JAM application form fee payment: The IIT JAM application fees should be paid by October 13th, 2018.
  • IIT JAM application form submission for admission: The IIT JAM application form should be submitted for admission on the IIT JAM 2018 website from 13th October 2017.
  • IIT JAM Admit Card: The IIT JAM admit card can be downloaded from the official website 10th January 2018 
  • IIT JAM exam date: The IIT JAM exam will be held on 12th February 2018.
  • IIT JAM result: The IIT JAM results will be declared on 24th March 2018.
  • IIT JAM Change of category or rectification of defective documents: The last date for receipt of a request for change of category in proper format/ rectification of defective documents at IIT Delhi is May 10th, 2018.
  • IIT JAM First admission list publication: The first IIT JAM admission list will be published on June 2nd 2018.
  • IIT JAM Second admission list publication: The second IIT JAM admission list will be published on June 20th 2018.
  • IIT JAM Third and final admission list publication: The third and final admission list will be published on July 3rd, 2018.
  • IIT JAM Closure of admission: The IIT JAM admissions will be closed on July 7th, 2018.

IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree from a recognized institution.
  • Candidates who have a degree from distance learning courses are also eligible.
  • Candidates who are appearing for their final year examination can apply as well.
  • 50% of the seats under the exam are reserved for category candidates.
  • The General and OBC category candidates must have at least 55% marks in their graduation to be eligible. 
  • Indian and foreign nationals are eligible for the IIT JAM exam.

 

 

IIT JAM 2018 Application Process

Application Process Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

Application Process:

  • The IIT JAM online application process will begin on 5th September 2017  and end on 13th October 2017.
  • The application form will be available on the official website.

Registration: Candidates have to register themselves on the official website by providing their personal details and contact details.

Enrollment Number: Once the registration process is complete an email which contains the candidate's enrollment number will be sent to the registered email id.

Details:  The candidate is required to login and fills in information about his/her parents, exam center, test paper and educational qualifications.

Scanned documents: The candidate has to upload a scanned copy of their photograph, signature, and SC/ST/PWD certificate (if applicable). Once the above details have been filled and the form can be reviewed and submitted. 

Application fee: 

  • The payment of application fee is the last step in the application process after which the form has to be submitted.
  • General and OBC candidates (Male) for One Test Paper INR 1500/- and Two Test Paper INR 2100/-
  • Female (All Categories, SC, ST, PwD for One Test Paper INR 750/- and Two Test Paper INR 1050/-

 

 

IIT JAM 2018 Application Form Details

Application Form Details Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

  • Application form availability: The IIT JAM online application forms will be available from 5th September 2017 to 13th October 2017.
  • Application Procedure and details: The IIT JAM application form will be available on the official website.
  • The candidates can apply for the exam through the IIT JAM Apply Online Link.
  • The application form requires the candidates to fill personal and academic details and pay the fee as per the category and the subjects they opt to answer.
  • The printout of the form and the payment receipt can be kept for future reference.
  • Application fees: The IIT JAM application fee is INR 1500 for the General and OBC category candidates for one paper and INR 2100 for two papers.
  • For the reserved category candidates, there is a concession in the application fee to be paid.
  • The fee is INR 750 for one paper and INR 1050 for two papers.

IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card

Admit Card Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

  • Date: The IIT JAM admit card will be available from 10th January 2018 
  • Admit Card download: The candidate has to visit the official website and click on the admit card portal.
  • Candidates have to enter the details asked for and the admit card is then accessible.The candidates are required to download the admit card and retain it until the end of the counseling round. 
  • Admit Card Details: The admit card contains details such as the candidate's name, roll number, date, time and venue of the exam.
  • Admit card will not be sent via post by the examination authority and has to be availed from the official website.
  • It is a mandatory document for answering the exam and should not be tampered with or plagiarized.

IIT JAM 2018 Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

The IIT JAM 2018 exam paper consists of three sections of questions.

Section A:

  • Section A contains 30 multiple choice questions out of which there are 10 questions carrying one mark each and 20 questions carrying two marks each.
  • There will be negative marking and for each wrong answer to the questions carrying one mark, 1/3 marks will be deducted
  • Similarly, in this section for a wrong answer to the questions carrying 2 marks, 2/3 marks will be deducted.

Section B:

  • Section B contains 10 multiple select questions carrying two marks each.
  • There may be more than one correct option out of the four options.
  • There are no negative or partial marking provisions.

Section C:

  • Section C contains 20 Numerical answer type questions which consist of 10 questions carrying one mark each and 10 questions carrying two marks each.
  • The answer is a signed real number. Candidates have to enter the answer using a virtual numeric keypad.
  • Questions which are unanswered will be awarded zero marks.
  • Candidates will be provided with an online virtual calculator.

Duration: The exam will be for a duration of 3 hours.

IIT JAM 2018 Syllabus

Syllabus Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

The topics to be studied under the following seven subjects are as follows:

  • Geology: The main topics are as follows Applied Geology, Economic Geology, Petrology, Mineralogy, Stratigraphy, etc.
  • Biological Sciences (BL): The main topics are as follows Mathematical Sciences, General Biology, etc.
  • Mathematics (MA): The main topics are as follows Real Analysis, Linear Algebra, Group Theory, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, etc.
  • Biotechnology (BT): This paper has questions from Physics (18% weightage), Mathematics (18% weightage), Chemistry (18% weightage) and Biology (44% weightage). The syllabus is 10+2+3 level.
  • Mathematical Statistics (MS): The paper has two parts. The mathematics syllabus is as follows Differential Equations, Matrices, etc. The statistics syllabus is as follows Testing of Hypotheses, Estimation, Sampling distribution, Joint distribution, etc. Statistics carries 60% weightage and mathematics carries 40% weightage.
  • Chemistry (CY): The main topics are as follows Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, etc.
  • Physics (PH): Simple Oscillators, Solid state physics devices, and electronics, Modern physics, Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics, etc.

IIT JAM 2018 Results

Results Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

Date: 

  • The IIT JAM results will be published on March 27th, 2018.
  • The results will be declared online on the official website and can be accessed by the candidates.

Merit list: Merit lists will be prepared for the General, SC/ST, and PWD category candidates.

Procedure to access Result:

  • Candidates have to visit the results portal on the official website.
  • The results can be downloaded from the portal and can be retained by the candidates until the end of the counseling session.

Scorecard:

  • The IIT JAM scorecards will be available from April 9th, 2018 to July 31st, 2018.
  • The scorecard will show the marks obtained and the candidate's All India rank.

IIT JAM 2018 Counselling

Counselling Summary for IIT JAM 2018 

  • The counseling session will begin after the announcement of the results on the official portal of IIT JAM.
  • Candidates who are included in the merit list published by the examination authority are eligible for counseling round.
  • These shortlisted candidates are required to register for the counseling session through the official website.  
  • Candidates can submit their application form for admission on the IIT JAM 2018 website from April 12th, 2018 to April 15th, 2018.

Counselling Fee:

  • Candidates have to pay a counseling fee of Rs. 600 via E-Challan through State Bank of India. 
  • The counseling session fee is nonrefundable.

 

 

Discussion Forum View all 105 Questions

When will the Counselling Session for admissions to IIT JAM 2017 begin? Do I have to apply for that separately?

Asked By: Jain Mathews,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The Counselling session to IIT JAM will begin from the 12th to the 25th of April.

Candidates should give in a separate Application Form to IIT JAM along with a non-refundable Counselling fee of Rs. 600, which has to be paid via E-Challan through State bank of India.

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I've challenged an Answer Key for IIT JAM and filled in the Challenge Fee as well. What happens now?

Asked By: Hemanth Vaishnav,
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The result to all Answer Key challenges will be published in a few days by IIT JAM conducting body, IIT, Delhi.

Payments for a successful challenge of IIT JAM Answer Keys will be refunded.

For all challenges on Answer Keys, the decision of the JAM 2017 committee shall be final and binding.

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How many times is the IIT JAM exam conducted?

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The IIT JAM exam is conducted once in a year.

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QIIT JAM 2017 Exam summary

Can you give me a summary of the IITM JAM exam?

Asked By: Suchith Parekh,
A Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The IIT JAM exam is conducted by IIT Delhi. It is an All India Level examination. It is a Postgraduate examination. The courses offered are Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech. at IITs and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore.

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QIIT JAM 2017 Exam date

When is the IIT JAM exam conducted?

Asked By: Sanjay Verma,
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The IIT JAM exam will be conducted in the month of February.

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QIIT JAM 2017 M.Sc seat

Will I get an M.Sc seat if I clear the IIT JAM examination?

Asked By: Elizabeth Joseph,
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Yes, candidates who pass the examination will be enrolled into M.Sc courses in reputed universities and colleges of India.

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QIIT JAM 2017 PhD programs

Does the University offer any PhD programs?

Asked By: Ashwini T,
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Yes, IISc Bangalore offers an Integrated PhD Degree Programme.

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QIIT JAM 2017 admission

Will I get admission in an undergraduate course if I attempt the IIT JAM exam?

Asked By: Latha Shekhar,
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No, The IIT Jam exam is a postgraduate examination and the candidates will get admission in the postgraduate courses.

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What are the important things to know about the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) 2017?

Asked By: Chandra G,
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Every year Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is conducted in the month of February to allow admissions to candidates into Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech. at IITs and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore. It is a national level test that is conducted once in a year. Candidates who crack the examination are enrolled into M.SC courses in reputed universities and colleges of India.

The registration for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) starts in the month of September every year. A lot of students appear for the exam and only those who fulfil the eligibility criteria, qualify the test and other procedures, are given admission into the reputed institution. To know more details about the exam, syllabus application form, eligibility and counselling process of IIT JAM 2017 exam

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QIIT JAM 2017 exam level

Is the IIT-JAM exam a National level exam?

Asked By: Mohammed Jowhar,
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Yes. The IIT JAM exam is a National level exam.

 

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After my IIT JAM 2017 examination, Can I do my course anywhere from South India?

Asked By: Mohak Ali,
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There is a single college participating in IIT JAM in Bangalore i.e, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (IISc).

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Are there any Integrated Courses offered by IIT JAM 2017?

Asked By: Mohak Ali,
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IIT JAM 2017 covers some integrated programs like Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc., Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc., M.Tech., etc.

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Can anyone from All over India who has the eligibility take up IIT JAM 2017?

Asked By: Pyarelaal Chadda,
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Yes, IIT JAM is an All India Level Examination. 

Students from any part of the Country can take up IIT JAM 2017.

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Am I allowed to leave the examination hall during the IIT JAM test?

Asked By: Amith Ved,
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No, candidates will not be allowed to leave the examination hall for any reason during the test.

Candidates are allowed to leave the examination hall only after the closure of the test at the scheduled end of examination in a session.

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I am planning to take up IIT JAM. When can I register myself to the exam?

Asked By: Sagar Sai,
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The registration for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) starts in the month of September every year.

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i wanted to know when the exam would take place on ? Can i still apply?

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The IIT JAM 2017 examination will take place on 12th February 2017. Good Luck !

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Can I details regarding the IIT JAM exam?

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Every year Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is conducted in the month of February to allow admissions to candidates into Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech. at IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore. It is a national level test that is conducted once in a year. Candidates who crack the examination are enrolled into M.SC courses in reputed universities and colleges of India.

The registration for Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (IIT JAM) starts in the month of September every year. A lot of students appear for the exam and only those who fulfill the eligibility criteria, qualify the test and other procedures, are given admission into the  reputed institution. To know more details about the exam, syllabus application form, eligibility and counseling process of IIT JAM 2017 exam, read below.

Exam Summary:

Name of the Examination

JAM 2017 (Joint Admission Test for MSc.)

IIT JAM 2017 Organizing Institute

IIT Delhi

Exam Level

All India Level Examination

Exam Type

Postgraduate Examination

Exam Date

12th February 2017

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QCourses under IIT JAM

What are the courses that come under IIT JAM?

Asked By: Jyoti Munar,
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The candidates interested can apply to either of the courses:

  • M.Sc.-Ph.D.
  • M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree
  • M.Sc.-M.Tech. at IITs
  • Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes
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Are students allowed to leave the exam hall during the test?

Asked By: Yami G,
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Candidates are not allowed to leave the exam hall during the test, whatever the reason.

They can leave the hall only after the closure of the test.

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How many JAM papers can a student apply for?

Asked By: Mukesh A,
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The candidates can apply for either 1 or 2 papers out of the 7 JAM papers.

Candidates are however subject to the restrictions imposed by the test schedule which is hosted on the official website.

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