IIT JAM 2015 Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test MSc

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Admission 2015

JAM Exam is conducted for Admission to M.Sc (Two-Year), Joint M.Sc - PhD, M.Sc - PhD Dual Degree, M.Sc - M.Tech and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programs at Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) & IISc

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About The JAM

The Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) conduct the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) for admission to Integrated Ph.D Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore and M.Sc (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree, M.Sc - M.Tech., M.Sc -M.S. (Research)/PhD Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Programmes at IITs

The main objective of JAM is to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students across the country

It is expected that the research infrastructure, the inter-disciplinary interaction and the vibrant academic environment of IISc Bangalore and IITs will motivate these students to pursue R&D careers in frontier areas of basic sciences as well as inter-disciplinary areas of science and technology

JAM 2015 qualified students will also have to appear for an interview for admission to the following programs:

i) Integrated Ph.D Degree at IISc Bangalore

ii) M.Sc (Two Years), Joint M.Sc -Ph.D, M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree, M.Sc - M.Tech., M.Sc -M.S. (Research)/PhD Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor’s Degree Programmes at IITs

IIT JAM 2015 will be administered by IIT Guwahati. On the basis of performance in IIT JAM 2015, candidates shall be admitted to postgraduate programs of the following IITs:

1. Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (IITBBS)

2. Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

3. Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD)

4. Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN)

5. Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG)

6. Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH)

7. Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI)

8. Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK)

9. Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKgp)

10. Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM)

11. Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR)

12. Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IITPR)

JAM 2015 Important Dates

Commencement of Online Registration and Application Process: 03rd Sept 2014

Last Date for Payment of Fee through Challan: 30th Sept 2014

Closure of Online Application Procedure: 09th October 2014

JAM 2015 Examination: 08th February 2015

Announcement of JAM 2015 Results: 19th March 2015

JAM 2015 Exam Pattern

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JAM 2015 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

PAPERS IN JAM 2015

1) Biological Sciences (BL), 2) Biotechnology (BT), 3) Chemistry (CY), 4) Geology (GG), 5) Mathematics (MA), 6) Mathematical Statistics (MS) and 7) Physics (PH)

Each of these papers would be of three hours duration

For all the papers, JAM 2015 examination will be conducted in ONLINE mode ONLY
A candidate can appear in either one or two test papers subject to the restrictions of test schedule given below and by paying an additional fee for the second test paper

WHAT IS NEW?

IIT Guwahati is the Organizing Institute for JAM 2015

JAM 2015 Examination will be conducted ONLINE only as a Computer Based Test (CBT) for all Test Papers
All the seven Test Papers of JAM 2015 will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:

i) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer       

ii) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ): Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices

iii) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions: For each NAT type question, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these types of questions

All candidates have to apply only ONLINE

No hardcopies of documents (except challan) are to be sent to the Organizing Institute. The documents (if applicable) are to be uploaded to the online application website only

JAM 2015 Exam Centres

JAM 2015 shall be administered at the test centres given below: Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Asansol, Bareilly, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi‐NCR, Dhanbad, Durgapur, Ernakulam, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Goa, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hisar, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jaipur, Jalandhar‐Phagwara, Jammu, Jodhpur, Jorhat, Kalyani, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Madurai, Mangalore, Mohali‐Rupnagar‐Fatehgarh Sahib, Moradabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, New Delhi, NOIDA, Ongole, Palakkad, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Roorkee‐Muzaffarnagar, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam, Warangal

Note: JAM 2015 Committee may add and/or drop any city as a test centre at its discretion

JAM 2015 Application Fee

The details of application fees are given below:

Fee for ONE Test paper

i) Female candidates (all categories): Rs.750/-. ii) Male & Others candidates (General /OBC): Rs.1500/-. iii) Male candidates (SC/ST/PD): Rs.750/-

Fee for TWO Test Papers

i) Female candidates (all categories): Rs.1050/-. ii) Male & Others candidates (General /OBC): Rs.2100/-. iii) Male candidates (SC/ST/PD): Rs.1050/-

Appliction Procedure

The information brochure and all other information related to JAM 2015 will be available on the website: http://www.iitg.ernet.in/jam2015 (or) http://www.iitg.ac.in/jam2015

A candidate can register and apply ONLINE only for JAM 2015 from 03rd September 2014 to 09th October 2014

The application fee can be paid either online or through challan via State Bank of India

Additional bank charges may apply for the above transactions

In case a candidate chooses to pay through challan, then the challan payment should be made in cash at any SBI branch latest by 30th September 2014 (Tuesday)

The application fee is non refundable

The candidates are advised to visit the JAM 2015 website regularly for any updates

If you pay the fee through challan, then you should take its print out to any branch of SBI for fee payment

The details of this payment will automatically get updated in your JAM 2015 account

JAM 2015 Programs

Biological Sciences (BL)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated PhD in Biological Sciences /Chemical Sciences - [IISc Bangalore]

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree in Biotechnology - [IITB]

Biotechnology (BT)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences – [IISc Bangalore]

M.Sc Biotechnology – [IITB, IITR]

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree in Biotechnology / Environmental Science & Engineering - [IITB]

Chemistry (CY)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated Ph.D in Chemical Sciences / Integrated Ph.D in Biological Sciences [IISc Bangalore}

M.Sc Chemistry - [Institutes - IITB, IITG, IITD, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITR]

Joint M.Sc - Ph.D in Chemistry - (IITBBS, IITKgp)

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree in Chemistry / Energy /Environmental Science & Engineering / Biotechnology – [IITB]

Geology (GG)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

M.Sc Applied Geology - [IITB, IITR]

Joint M.Sc - Ph.D in Geology - [IITKgp]

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree in Applied Geology - [IITB]

Joint M.Sc - Ph.D in Earth Science - [IITBBS]

Mathematics (MA)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated Ph.D in Mathematical Sciences /Biological Sciences - [IISc Bangalore]

M.Sc Mathematics - [Institutes: IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITH IITK, IITM]

M.Sc Mathematics & Computing - [IITG]

M.Sc Applied Mathematics / Industrial Mathematics and Informatics - [IITR]

Joint M.Sc - Ph.D Program in Mathematics - [IITBBS, IITKgp]

M.Sc - Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research / Environmental Science & Engineering /Energy - [IITB]

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated Ph.D in Mathematical Sciences - [IISc Bangalore]

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics - [IITB]

M.Sc- Ph.D Dual Degree in Operations Research - [IITB]

M.Sc Statistics - [IITK]

Physics (PH)

[Academic Programs / (Institutes]

Integrated Ph.D in Physical Sciences / Biological Sciences / Chemical Sciences - [IISc Bangalore]

M.Sc Physics - [Institutes: IITB, IITH, IITG, IITD, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITR]

Joint M.Sc - Ph.D Program in Physics - [IITBBS, IITKgp]

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree Program in Physics - [IITB, IITK]

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

M.Sc Applied Geophysics - [IITB]

M.Sc - Ph.D Dual Degree Program in Applied Geophysics / Energy / Environmental Science & Engineering/ 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]

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Please refer to the JAM 2015 website: http://www.iitg.ernet.in/jam2015 and/or the JAM websites of the respective institutes

Eligibility Requirements for Admission

For IISc Bangalore: First class (as declared by the university) for Un‐Reserved/OBC category candidates and second class (as declared by the University) or 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, for SC/ST and PwD category candidates in the qualifying degree

For IIT Guwahati: At least (a) 55% marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in Major /Honors and Pass in all other subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries or (b) 60% aggregate marks or 6.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined, for Un‐Reserved/OBC(NCL) Category Candidates; and at least (a) 50% marks or 5.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in Major/Honors and pass in all other subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, or (b) 55% aggregate marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined, for SC/ST and PwD Category Candidates, in the qualifying degree

For all other IITs: At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for Un‐Reserved/OBC Category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST and PwD 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)

Note: Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th Sept 2015

Reservation Policy is as per Government of India norms

JOINT ADMISSION PROCEDURE

Admission to the above mentioned academic programmes in IISc Bangalore and IITs for the academic session 2015‐16 will be made on the basis of all India merit list of JAM 2015

For some of the programmes at IISc, IITB, IITK and IITM, the short listed candidates will additionally have to appear for an interview

Candidates who qualify in any test paper of JAM 2015 shall be eligible to apply for admission to all the academic programmes corresponding to that test paper, provided they also satisfy the minimum educational qualifications and the eligibility requirements, as specified by the Institute(s) in which the admission is sought

After the declaration of JAM 2015 results, qualified candidates shall be required to apply to the Organizing Institute (IIT Guwahati) specifying their preferences for the programmes for which the admission is sought

Candidates should note that being in the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement for admission

Further details regarding admissions, prescribed fees, etc., shall be available on the JAM 2015 website

 

Indian Institute of Technology

[Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee & Ropar]
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Indian Institute of Science Bangalore

Organizing Chairperson, JAM 2015, GATE-JAM Office, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, Guwahati-781039, Tel: 0361-2582751, Email: [email protected], Website http://www.iitg.ernet.in/jam2015 (or) http://www.iitg.ac.in/jam2015

 

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