IIT JAM 2017 | IIT Joint Admission Test for MSc Admission 2017
IIT JAM 2017 - Notification and Dates - Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test MSc
Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) 2017 will be held on 12th February 2017 (Sunday) for admission to Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore and M.Sc. (2 years), Joint M.Sc.-PhD, M.Sc.-PhD Dual Degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S. (Research)/PhD Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes at IITs [Bhubaneswar (IITBBS), Bombay (IITB), Delhi (IITD), Gandhinagar (IITGN), Guwahati (IITG), Hyderabad (IITH), Indore (IITI), Jodhpur (IITJ), Kanpur (IITK), Kharagpur (IITKgp), Madras (IITM), Patna (IITP), Roorkee (IITR) and Ropar (IITRPR) for the academic session 2017-18
However, JAM score may also be used by other Institutions for admission to their programmes. JAM 2017 is open to all nationals. But foreign nationals will be required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the admitting Institute(s) pertaining to foreign students for admission.
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What is the IIT JAM 2017… ?
Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test - IIT JAM 2017 invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore and M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-PhD, M.Sc.- PhD Dual Degree, M.Sc.- M.Tech. M.Sc.-M.S. (Research)/PhD Dual Degree and Other Post - Bachelor's Degree Programmes for the academic year 2017-18
The main objective of JAM is to revive and consolidate ‘Science’ as a career option for bright students from across the country and provide them a single step opportunity for admission to some of the postgraduate programmes offered at the IITs. In due course, JAM is also expected to become a benchmark for normalizsing undergraduate level science education in the country.
IIT JAM 2017 Participation Institutes
 Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc);  Indian Institute of Technology Bhubaneswar (IITBBS);  Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB);  Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IITD);  Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (IITGN);  Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati (IITG);  Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad (IITH);  Indian Institute of Technology Indore (IITI);  Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IITJ);  Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IITK);  Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur (IITKgp);  Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM);  Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP);  Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee (IITR) and;  Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (IITPR)
Important Dates for IIT JAM 2017
A candidate can register and apply online only for JAM 2017 from 5th September to 06th October 2016
Date of JAM 2017 Exam: 12th February 2017 (Sunday)
Session-I: 09.00 am to 12.00 noon [Test Paper - BL, MA, PH]
Session-II: 02.00 pm to 05.00 pm [Test Paper - BT, CY, GG, MS]
Eligibility Criteria for IIT JAM 2017
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2017 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirement (ER) for admission in IISc and IITs.
Candidates should have at least 55% aggregate marks without rounding off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC (NCL) 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.
IIT JAM 2017 Minimum Educational Qualification
Please refer to the JAM 2017 website http://jam.iitd.ac.in/ and/or the JAM websites of the respective institutes.
Admission to the above mentioned academic programmes in IISc Bangalore and IITs for the academic session 2017-18 will be made on the basis of all India merit list of JAM 2017.
Candidates who qualify in any test paper of JAM 2017 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 2017 results, qualified candidates shall be required to apply to the Organizsing Institute (IIT Delhi) 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.
Exam Pattern for IIT Joint Admission Test 2017
JAM 2017 Examination will be conducted for the seven test papers, namely: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH)
All seven test papers will be of fully objective type, with three different patterns of questions as follows:
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ): Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer
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
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. A virtual calculator will also be available on the computer monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions
Date of JAM 2017 Exam: 12th February 2017 (Sunday)
Session-I: 09.00 am to 12.00 noon, Test Papers - Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH)]
Session-II: 02.00 pm to 5.00 pm, Test Papers - Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)
IIT JAM 2017 Exam Centres
Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Asansol-Durgapur, Bareilly, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Delhi- NCR, Dhanbad, 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, Palakkad, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Ranchi, Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar, Siliguri, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam and Warangal.
Note: JAM 2017 Committee may add /or drop any city as a test centre its discretion
How to Apply
The Information Brochure and all other Information related to JAM 2017 will be updated time to time on the website http://jam.iitd.ac.in/
A candidate can register and apply online only for JAM 2017 from 01st September 2016 to 04th October 2016. The application fee can be paid online; the application fee is non-refundable.
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/-
Further details regarding admissions, prescribed fees, etc. will be updated on the JAM 2017 website http://jam.iitd.ac.in/
Indian Institutes of Technology
(Bhubaneswar, Bombay, New, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Ropar & IISc Bangalore)