Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. ( JAM ) 2018

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) 2018 will be held on 11th February, 2018 ( Sunday ) for admission to Integrated Ph.D. degree programmes at MSc Bangalore (HSc) and M.Sc. (TwoYears), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.- M.S.(Research)/Ph.D. dual degree and other post-Bachelor degree programmes at NTs (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 2018-19.

However, JAM score may also be used by other Institutions for admission to their programmes. JAM 2018 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.

JAM 2018 is being organized by IIT Delhi. All correspondence related to JAM 2018 must be addressed to

Organizing Chairman,
JAM 2018,
GATE-JAM Office,
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas,
New Delhi-110016.

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JAM Eligibility for Admission

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2018 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ER) for admissions in 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, ail 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.

For candidates with grades in letter/ 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 the Minimum Educational Qualifications ( MEQ ) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by 30th September, 2018.

Reservation policy is as per Government of India norms.

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JAM Exam Pattern

JAM Test Papers and Mode of Examination : JAM 2018 will have seven test papers, namely, Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH), each of three hours duration.

For all the papers, JAM 2018 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.

Session I ( 11th February, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM )

  • Test Paper Codes : BT, CY, GG, MS

Session II  ( 11th February, 2018 from 02:00 PM to 05:00 PM )

  • Test Paper Codes : BL, MA, PH

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JAM Syllabus

JAM 2018 contains the following syllabus.

  • Biotechnology
  • Computer Applications
  • Geophysics
  • Mathematical Statistics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Geology
  • Physics

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JAM Exam Centers 2018

IISc BangaloreBengaluru, Hubli, Hyderabad, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Trissur
IIT BombayAhmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Vadodara
IIT DelhiFaridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
IIT GuwahatiAsansol- Durgapur, Dhanbad, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
IIT KanpurAgra, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
IIT KharagpurBhubaneswar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijaywada, Visakhapatnam
IIT MadrasChennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Warangal,
IIT RoorkeeDehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, NOIDA, Mohali, Moradabad, Roorkee

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JOINT Admission Procedure 2018

Admission to the above mentioned academic programmes in HSc Bangalore and NTs for the academic session 2018-19 will be made on the basis of all India merit list of JAM 2018. Candidates who qualify in any test paper of JAM 2018 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 2018results, qualified candidates shall be required to apply to the Organizing 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. Further details regarding admissions, prescribed fees, etc.will be updated on the JAM 2018 website.

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JAM Application Form 2018

The JAM information brochure and all other information related to JAM 2018 will be updated time to time on the website A candidate can register and apply ONLINE only for JAM 2018 from 05th September, 2017 to 10th October, 2017. The JAM application fee can be paid online. The JAM application fee is non refundable.

Application Fee

  • Female ( All Categories ) / SC / ST / PwD Candidate – Rupee750/- ( for ONE Test Paper ) & Rupee1050/- ( for TWO Test Papers )
  • All Others –  Rupee1500/- ( for ONE Test Paper ) & Rupee2100/ ( for TWO Test Papers )

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JAM Results

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JAM Counselling

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JAM Preparation Tips

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JAM Important Dates

1Commencement of ONLINE Registration and Application
on JAM 2018 Website
05th September, 2017 ( Tuesday )
2Last Date for Online Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website17th October, 2017 ( Tuesday )
3Last Date for Payment of Application Fee through
Online process
17th October, 2017 ( Tuesday )
4Date of JAM 2018 Examination 11th February, 2018 ( Sunday )
5Announcement of the Results of JAM 201820th March, 2018 ( Tuesday )
6Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2018 Website03rd - 17th April, 2018
7Last Date for receipt of request for change of category in
proper format/ rectification of defective documents at IIT
07th May, 2018 ( Monday )
8Declaration of First Admission List 22th May, 2018 ( Tuesday )
9Declaration of Second Admission List12th June, 2018 ( Tuesday )
10Declaration of Third and Final Admission List 29th June, 2018 ( Friday )
11Closure of Admissions through JAM 201805th July, 2018 ( Thursday )

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JAM Contact Address

Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi,
Hauz Khas, New Delhi 110 016.
Phone : 011-2659 1749,
Fax : 011-2658 1579,
Email :,
Website :

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