Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is a national-level qualifying examination for admission to Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc Bangalore and MSc (two years), Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD Dual Degree, MSc MTech, and other Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes at IITs.
JAM 2016 is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT Madras) on behalf of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.
The exam will be conducted Online-Only as a Computer Based Test for all the test papers.
How to Apply for JAM 2016
Candidates can apply for JAM 2016 only through JOAPS (JAM Online Application Process System) interface provided on official JAM website.
In order to apply for JAM exam, you have to submit application forms via the online application website. Before submitting applications, you can clarify your doubts by checking out the JAM Information Brochure.
JAM 2016 Eligibility
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2016 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirement (ER) for admissions in IISc and IITs.
- All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor's degree.
- 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.
[NOTE: It will entirely be the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admissions. (b) The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.]
Important Dates to Remember
|Online Registration & Application||From 2 September 2015|
|Availability of Admit Cards||31 December 2015 - 6 February 2016|
|Last Date to Change Exam Centres||31 October 2015|
|Exam date (JAM 2016)||7 February 2016|
|Result Announcement||23 March 2016|
JAM 2016 Question Pattern, Syllabus, Sample Question Papers
JAM 2016 Examination Centres
|IISc Bangalore||Benagaluru, Hubli, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur|
|IIT Bombay||Ahmedabad, Goa, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara|
|IIT Delhi||Delhi-NCR, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi|
|IIT Guwahati||Asansol-Durgapur, Dhanbad, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri|
|IIT Kanpur||Agra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi|
|IIT Kharagpur||Bhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam|
|IIT Madras||Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli,Tirunelveli ,Warangal|
|IIT Roorkee||Dehradun, Jalandhar-Phagwara, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali-Rupnagar-Fatehgarh Sahib, Moradabad, Roorkee-Muzaffarnagar|
JAM 2016 Contact Details
To contact IITs for JAM 2016 exam-related queries, click HERE.