- 1 IIT JAM 2018
- 1.1 JAM 2018 Courses offered – M.Sc in IIT
- 1.2 MSc IIT JAM Notification 2018
- 1.3 JAM 2018 Eligibility – IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria
- 1.4 IIT JAM 2018 Application Form
- 1.5 IIT JAM Exam Dates 2018 – www.jam.iitd.ac.in
- 1.6 JAM IIT 2018 Exam Centers
- 1.7 IIT JAM Syllabus 2018
- 1.8 JAM IIT Exam 2018 Pattern
- 1.9 IIT JAM Previous Papers
- 1.10 JAM Admit Card 2018
- 1.11 IIT JAM Answer Key 2018
- 1.12 JAM 2018 Cut Off Marks
- 1.13 IIT JAM Result 2018
- 1.14 IIT JAM 2018 Score Card
- 1.15 JAM Counselling 2018
- 1.16 IIT JAM 2018 Participating Institutions
IIT JAM stands for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. JAM is the national level entrance exam conducted by IISc or IIT periodically. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi is the organising institution of the JAM IIT Entrance Exam.
IIT Delhi conducts the JAM Exam to provide the admissions into M.Sc (2 years), M.Sc, M.Sc-M.Tech, Dual degree, and other post-bachelor degree programs at IISc & IITs. JAM IIT is a gateway for the admissions into Integrated PhD programs offered by IISc Banglore.
IIT JAM 2018
|Name of the Conducting Body||IIT Delhi|
|Exam Name||Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Programme|
|Level of Exam||National level|
|Date of Exam||12th February 2018|
JAM 2018 Courses offered – M.Sc in IIT
The courses offered through Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Program by various IITs for the following test papers are as follows.
- M.Sc (2 years)
- Integrated PhD
- Joint M.Sc-PhD
- M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree
MSc IIT JAM Notification 2018
The IIT JAM 2018 organising institute is Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. IIT, Delhi has released IIT JAM 2018 Notification in the month of September 2017. Candidates who are willing to apply for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc have to first of all check the eligibility criteria. Then next, read all the notification details carefully. After that, start applying for IIT JAM Entrance Exam 2018 through online mode.
The IIT JAM Exam Details such as application form, eligibility, courses offered, participating institutions, previous papers, IIT syllabus 2018, etc are provided through this page. Candidates can go through the entire article without missing a word to know the complete details of IIT Exam 2018.
JAM 2018 Eligibility – IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria
Candidates who are willing to apply for JAM Exam 2018 have to satisfy the following eligibility conditions.
- Indian and foreign candidates are eligible to apply for IIT MSc Exam.
- Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree.
- Aspirants who are appearing for the final year examinations are also eligible to appear for the JAM 2018 Test.
- Contenders must secure 55% of marks in the qualifying exam for general/OBC candidates.
- SC/ST candidates should have at least 50% of total marks in the qualifying degree.
IIT JAM 2018 Minimum Qualification
|Test Paper||Courses Offered||Institutes||Minimum Educational Qualification/Essential subjects in Graduation|
|Biological Sciences (BL)||M.Sc- Biotechnology||IISc||Biology/Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics|
|Biotechnology (BT)||M.Sc. Biotechnology||IITB, IITR||Any Branch/subject|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science in Engg.||IITB||Any one of Biology/Biotechnology/Physics /Chemistry/Mathematics for 2 years & any one of other 4 subjects for at least 1 year|
|Integrated PhD in Biological Sciences||IISc||Biology/Physics/Chemistry/Mathematics|
|Chemistry (CY)||M.Sc Chemistry||IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR||Chemistry for 3 years|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Chemistry||IITBBS, IITKGP||Chemistry for 3 years|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engg.||IITB||Any one of Biology/Biotechnology/Physics /Chemistry/Mathematics for 2 years & any one of other 4 subjects for at least 1 year|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences||IITBBS||Mathematics & Physics with any one of Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer application/Geology/Statistics|
|Geology (GG)||M.Sc Applied Geology||IITB, IITR||Geology for 3 years & any two subjects of Mathematics/Physics/Chemistry/Biological Science|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Geophysics||IITKGP||Geology as a subject for 3 years & any two subjects from Mathematics/Physics/ Chemistry|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Geology||IITKGP, IITBBS||Any two subjects from Mathematics /Physics/ Chemistry & Geology as a subject for 3 years|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences||IITBBS||Mathematics & Physics with any one of Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer application/Geology/Statistics|
|Mathematics (MA)||M.Sc in Economics||IITR||Mathematics as a subject|
|M.Sc Mathematics||IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITH||Mathematics as a subject for at least two years|
|M.Sc Mathematics & Computing||IITH, IITG|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Mathematics||IITBBS, IITKGP||Statistics/Mathematics as a subject for at least 2 years|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research||IITB|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engg.||Indian Institute of Technology (IITB)||Any one of Biology/Biotechnology/Physics /Chemistry/Mathematics for 2 years & any one of the other 4 subjects for at least 1 year|
|Joint M.Sc – PhD in Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences||IITBBS||Mathematics & Physics with any one of Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer application/Geology/Statistics|
JAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria
|Test Paper||Courses||Institutions||Educational Qualification|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)||M.Sc in Economics||IITR||Mathematics as one of the core subjects|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Operations Research||IITB||Statistics/Mathematics for at least two years|
|M.Sc Applied Statistics and Informatics||IITB|
|M.Sc Statistics||IITK||Statistics for at least two years|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Atmosphere & Ocean sciences||IITBBS||Mathematics & Physics with any one of the Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer application/Geology/Statistics|
|Physics (PH)||M.Sc Physics||IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR||Physics as a subject for two years and Mathematics for at least 1 year|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Physics||IITBBS, IITKGP|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Physics||IITK|
|M.Sc (Physics)-M.Tech (Material Sciences with specialisation in Nano-Science & Technology)||IITB|
|M.Sc Applied Geophysics||IITB||Physics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for 2 years& at least one of them as a subject for 3 years|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences||IITBBS||Mathematics & Physics with any one of the Chemistry/Computer Science/Computer application/Geology/Statistics|
|Joint M.Sc-PhD in Geophysics||IITKGP||Geology as a subject for 3 years & any two subjects from Mathematics/Physics/ Chemistry|
|M.Sc-PhD Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engg.||IITB||Any one of Biology/Biotechnology/Physics /Chemistry/Mathematics for 2 years & any one of the other 4 subjects for at least 1 year|
IIT JAM 2018 Application Form
Candidates have to submit the IIT JAM Online Application 2018 through online mode only. So, interested candidates have to check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. Also, candidates have to apply through online as soon as possible to avoid the last minute rush.
How to fill the JAM Application form 2018
- Online Registration
- Filling the Details
- Upload the scanned images
- Take the printout of the Application form
The registration fee for the candidates of different categories is as follows.
|For Single Paper||For Two papers|
|Female(all categories)/SC/ST/PWD||Rs. 750/-||Rs. 1050/-|
|Gen/OBC||Rs. 1500/-||Rs. 2100/-|
The Application fee can be paid through online mode only. Candidates can pay the fee through online by using the credit/debit card/net banking.
IIT JAM Exam Dates 2018 – www.jam.iitd.ac.in
|Starting Date of the Online Application||2nd September 2017|
|Last Date to submit the Application form & upload the documents through online||13th October 2017|
|Closing Date for the payment of the Application Fee||13th October 2017|
|Admit Card Download Date||10th January 2018|
|JAM 2018 Exam Date||12th February 2018|
|Answer Key Release Date||28th February 2018|
|Result Announcement||24th March 2018|
|Download Score Card||31st March to 31st July 2018|
|Submission of the Admission application form||12th April to 25th April 2018|
|Declaration of the First Admission List||29th May 2018|
|Release of Second Admission List||16th June 2018|
|Declaration of the Third and Final Admission List||30th June 2018|
|Closing Date of Admissions||5th July 2018|
JAM IIT 2018 Exam Centers
Candidates must specify the three centres at the time of filling the choices of exam centres. The officials will allocate the centres to the applicants on the basis of First-Come-First-Serve Basis.
|IIT Zones||JAM Exam Centres|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati||7|
|Indian Institute of Technology, Madras||10|
|8 Zones||63 Test Centres|
IIT JAM Syllabus 2018
The IIT JAM Exam Syllabus for the different test papers consists of the following subjects. They are Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics & Physics.
Also, download IIT JAM 2018 Syllabus here
JAM IIT Exam 2018 Pattern
The IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2018 is as follows. JAM 2018 Exam is conducted in two sessions -I & II (Morning & Evening).
- The exam is the online (Computer based) test.
- The question paper consists of objective type questions.
- 60 questions asked in the exam paper.
- The exam is conducted for 100 Marks.
- The duration of the exam is 3 hours.
- No negative marking in Section-B &C.
- The exam is conducted for 7 test papers.
IIT JAM 2018 Exam Timings & Test Papers
|I (9.00 AM to 12.00 Noon)||Biological Sciences (BL)|
|II (2.00 PM to 5.00 PM)||BioTechnology (BT)|
|Mathematical Statistics (MS)|
JAM 2018 Exam Pattern
|Section||Type of questions||No. of questions||No. of Marks per each question||Negative Marking|
|A-Section||Multiple Choice questions (MCQ)||30||1 or 2||1/3 for one mark
2/3 for 2 marks
|B||Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)||10||2||Nil|
|C||Numerical Answer type (NAT)||20||2||Nil|
IIT JAM Previous Papers
To crack the exam, one must know how to approach and the right strategy for preparation. Mostly, the aspirants must have a strong will, hard work & dedication towards the preparation. So, we have provided the iit jam paper, iit jam study material, jam exam preparation tips, iit jam question papers.
Therefore, candidates can plan according to the syllabus provided by the officials and stick to the timetable. Also, candidates have to borrow the standard iit jam books for better practice for the exam. Daily practice the iit jam solved question papers with answers, iit jam sample papers through online. In the meanwhile, take iit jam mock tests to know the weak areas, time taking to solve the paper, etc.
JAM Admit Card 2018
The IIT Delhi will release the IIT JAM 2018 Admit Card for the successfully applied candidates. So, candidates have to download the hall ticket by entering the login details. No possibility of sending the admit cards to the candidates via post. So, all the aspirants have to get your hall ticket individually through online to appear for the test.
Details in IIT JAM 2018 Hall Ticket
- Candidate’s Name
- Date & Time of the Exam
- Exam Center
- Address of the Exam Center, etc
IIT JAM Answer Key 2018
The IIT JAM 2018 Answer Key is released by IIT Delhi. Aspirants who are eagerly waiting for results can cross check your answers with the help of the exam key. Also, candidates can also make a challenge the answer for any of the questions by proper justification & payment of Rs. 500/- per each question.
JAM 2018 Cut Off Marks
The JAM Cutoff 2018 is different for different categories. So, applicants have to reach the minimum cut off marks to qualify in the exam. Qualified candidates will get the admissions in the IITs/IISc in the desired courses.
IIT JAM Result 2018
The IIT JAM 2018 Result is declared in the month of March 2018 through online. By entering the login details, candidates can check the IIT Result. After that, download the JAM result & keep the hard copy for further reference.
For each test paper, a separate merit list is prepared by the conducting authority for Gen/OBC-NCL/SC /ST/PWD candidates on the basis of the performance in JAM 2018. So, candidates have to get minimum cut off to qualify the exam.
IIT JAM 2018 Score Card
The JAM Score Card 2018 includes the All India Rank (AIR) and the score obtained by the candidates in the entrance exam. No score card is sent to the candidates individually through post. So, candidates have to download the IIT JAM Rank Card 2018 themselves through online itself.
JAM Counselling 2018
Soon after the announcement of results, candidates who have qualified in the exam can apply for the online admission process. Through the IIT JAM 2018 Counselling, aspirants can get the admissions in IISc and IITs. Based on the qualified test papers, aspirants can apply for one or more courses covered in the test papers.
IIT JAM 2018 Participating Institutions
The institutions accepting the JAM 2018 Score/Rank are as follows.
- Indian Institute of Sciences (IISc), Banglore
- IIT Bhubaneswar (IITBBS)
- IIT Bombay (IITB)
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi (IITD)
- IIT Gandhinagar (IITGN)
- Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IITP)
- IIT Guwahati (IITG)
- Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras (IITM)
- IIT Ropar (IITRPR)
- IIT Kanpur (IITK)
- Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (IITKGP)
- IIT Indore (IITI)
- IIT Roorkee (IITR)
We have covered the complete details of JAM 2018 through this article. If candidates have any doubts, refer the official site for further details of Joint Admission test for M.Sc programs.
Therefore, the information provided is for reference purpose of the candidates on the basis of the previous year brochure. Also, we will update here the further information as soon as possible on this page. so, we advise the candidates to stick on to this page for moe details of IIT JAM Exam 2018.