IIT JAM 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2018 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, 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 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 the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th September, 2018.

At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his / her chosen course of study, his / her admission is liable to be cancelled.

Note :

(a) 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.

119 thoughts on “IIT JAM Eligibility 2018

  1. Sir my honours paper is mathematics and physics,chemistry as subsidiary subjects am i eligible for biotechnology… Please suggest…

  2. Sir ..
    I am a student of Nalbari college Nalbari (Assam)department of Zoology(M) (5th sem).I want to be appears IIT jam exam ..pls inform me ..Thanks

  3. I am studying Bsc in environmental science can I apply for jam exam for MSc in environmental science?

  4. hi, i am in b.sc sem 3, i had biology group in 12th science, i would like to give IIT JAM. am i eligible?

  5. Hai sir iam mithradevi second year b.sc physics what is the eligible for JAM EXAM?

  6. I m a student pass out 12th in 2014 can I eligible for iit jam threw distance learning process. Plz suggest me ….

  7. Sir am first year bsc student I want to write to write jam after bsc BT I don’t know he to prepare fr that exam so pls explain

  8. hello my name is vivek kumar and want to know that i am in 4th semester of bca so i want to take to addmition in mca iit roorki how to i preparation for mca

  9. Sir i m doing bca and this is my last year but my aggregate percentage is reach at 56 and i had elementry mathmatices in 3rd semester so am i eligible for IIT JAM

  10. Good evening
    I am in 4th semester of bsc computer science.Is I m eligible to get m.sc degree in computer science by cracking IIT jam exam.?Is there any degree of getting msc in csc except mca?

  11. I am study in second years b.sc I topper ,my one years due to family problems can I eligible for IIT jam when I score more than 55% marks through the degree yearl


  13. Sir, now I’m studying Bsc 5th sem how can i apply for Msc biotechnology entrance for jam exam can i elegible for this exam, can I apply for biotechnology or zoology botany or biochemistry sir how can I apply for this please reply sir.

  14. Sir, i am studying final year Bsc in cbz combination i can apply to biotechnology(Msc).will i eligible for jam please sir reply…….

  15. i m pursuing BCA from sikkim manipal university distancr educatipn. sir am i eligible to give exam in 2016 as this is last year

  16. Am a 1st year student studying Bsc clinical nutrition n dietetics in Kerala..I would like to pursue integrated PhD in biological science in iisc..am I eligible? Which exam should I write in JAM?pls contact ppjoee@gmail.com

  17. Sir, I am a second year B.Sc Student and will complete my Final Year B.Sc in year 2017. Can I appear in the JAM 2016 Entrance/Written Examination. Please let me know at the earliest so that I will fill the application.

  18. I am in Second Year B.Sc Chemistry. am I eligible to sit in the entrance exam of Jam 2016 scheduled in Feb 2016

  19. i am student of B.SC-III biotechnology. Am i eligible for IIT-JAM 2016??
    please let us know..

  20. sir i m in bsc 3rd year nd in 1st year I scored 54% and in 2 year I scored 62% am I eligible for IIT jam now or after completing my 3rd year plzz reply fast…..

  21. sir i have passed my b.sc honours in botany with a percentage of 57 in honours and with a pwrcentage of 47 in pass subjects which contain zoology and chemistry,can i apply in next iit jam biology exam 2016?

  22. I am a Biochemistry graduate(Hons.), can I apply for m.sc in biological science at IIT? Please inform me. Thank you.

  23. Sir I have biotechnology in 12 class instead of mathematics.please tell me sir that I am eligible for not for IIT jam.for m.sc. biotechnology

  24. I am currently pursuing my B.Tech in chemical engineering and I am in my final year.. I want to appear in IIT JAM for applied physics and mathematics.Is it needed to submit my B.Tech certificate for applying in JAM? Can i apply for JAM before completion of my B.Tech degree? Because presently I am having marksheets of my 6 semesters only as I am in my 7th semester? please reply

  25. Can I apply for the jam exam bcz I have bag in first semester but I passed it now in next sitting

  26. Sir, i also want to knw that if there is no hnrs paper in BSc then is this possible to get the jam exam and do the msc-phd Course in IIT

  27. Hello sir i m studying bsc in chemistry botany zoology its a general course if i want to get biological sc as my subjct in msc in IIT so can u plz tell me that is it possible to get this?

  28. sir,i’m a BSc zoology student belonging to MG University,Kerala.Am i elligible for appearing IIT JAM 2016 Entrance exam organised by IIT Madras on Feb 7,2016?
    Thank You

  29. Hello , sir i got 53% in graduation .but a
    i am in open category .their is another process to get the admition in iit colg

  30. Hi sir I am studying b.sc chemistry I have Arrrar and clear the Arrrar exam I would like To joining iit

  31. hello sir….im vishal zille bidar karnataka im studying BSC in cbz i.e is chemistry, botany,and zoology…i want to know that wther i can get biological science as my optional MSC in IITs…..so kindly help me out

  32. Hello sir, I am mitesh sakariya frome rajkot. i want to know about Eligibility of T.Y. B.sc. Chemistry students.

  33. sir in languages i got only 54% but in other subject i got 80% aggregate ,pleas tell i am eligible for JAM exam

  34. Dear sir,
    My daughter is in BSC (CBZ) final year, Please tell me that she is eligible for JAM 2016.

  35. Dear Sir,

    Whether my daugher can take admission for Msc Microbiology in IIT-2016

    Thanks & Regards,

    Shinde Sanjay

  36. deaar sir,

    i had just finish my graduation in information and technology ….plz tell me i am eligible for jam 2016

  37. Hi sir,
    I am Raghavi from pollachi and doing b.sc. physics final year. Please say me whether iam eligibile to attend IIT-JAM 2016 organising by IIT Madras and what does paper-2 mean in IIJ JAM 2016? Please anwer me to raghaviphysics95@gmail.com

  38. sir i am studing now b.sc physics 3rd year. in 1st year 65%. but, 2nd year i have 1 subject arrear (confidently i said clear that paper). am i eligible for IIT-JAM? PLEASE REPLY

  39. Hi, i am studying bsc (pcm) i got 60% marks in 1st year but unfortunately in 2nd year only 45% .so sir please instruct me.Can i eligible to apply iit jams?

  40. I am pursuing BSC(H) and last semester will be completed in May2016. Shall I be eligible for 2016 IIT-JAM Exam.

  41. sir i am doing 3rd yr and aggregate marks of 1and yr is 54% … so can i give the entrance exam for jam .. plzz.. respond for this

  42. i have mathematics honours withe combination subjects are physics and computer science . can i appear for iitjam? please reply.

  43. Sir I doing bsc now please tell me am I eligible for jam exam right nowor after complete the bsc

  44. Sir I have passed maths in class 12 in complementary exam,am I eligible for IIT jam

  45. 1) jam entrance exam available for mca course?
    2) in which iits are mca course available?
    3) aimcet entrance is eligible to join in any iit?

  46. Sir I am a student of electronics honours in burdwan university sir can I appear exam for jaam iit for physics honours ??

  47. I’am now studying 2nd year B.Sc in biochemistry
    Can i know eligibility criteria and syllabus for IIT entrance please

  48. Am an BCA graduate do am eligible for JAM please tell me a solution my dream is to get into IIT ….

  49. I am bsc(biotechnology)2nd yr students,i want to know about eligibility criteria ,syllabus regarding the exam

  50. i am now studying b.sc computer science 2nd year with7 75% can i apply for jam and i can pursuit m.sc in iits

  51. Hi, i am 2nd UG electronic & physics student can i want to apply for IIT.plz reply me to my mail. I Have secured 40% in 12th,64% in 1st year and 70 in 2nd year
    is there any other exam for electronic

  52. Sir, I am 2nd UG mathematics student,can I apply for IIT next year. Please reply me to my mail. I have secured 80% in 12th & 81.5% in overall 3 semesters.

  53. Sir, i am studing Bsc(honours) in applied chemistry including maths and physics subsidiaries, but i completed my 12th with bio stream. May i apply IIT JAM for Msc.pls reply me.

  54. hi i am jeevan.i am bsc student of mathematics in last year…can i apply for jam exam 2015……..plz reply

  55. is environmental science marks treated as aggregate???? if not, then what is meant by aggregate? AGREGATE MEANS????


  57. I am studying B.Sc(honours) in applied chemistry .I have failed in third and fourth semisters. I have already cleared 3rd sem with 63% and I am yet to clear 4th sem exams in the upcoming 5th sem exams. Am I eligible to take IIT JAM for M.Sc. in IISC Bangalore?

  58. Sir i already attempted two times iit jam entrance exam.and i m sc category.can i give more attempts

  59. hi i am entering my final year in bsc physics i want to write jam in 2015 .. i think by the time i will be in my final semester … will i be able to write it….

  60. i am sayan pass bca in vu my background in arts may i appear in iit jam examination?

  61. sir, i am pursuing final year bca in Mahathma Gandhi university.
    I have 62.45% aggregate in my first year. but due to some reason i failed in 4th semester of 2nd year. I am sure to clear it in oct 2014. Can i apply for IIT JAM 2014 .

  62. i’m currently pursuin my b.sc (electronics & communication) from vvvc.my current score is 80% until 4th sem. plz convey if i could appear for jam 2014?

  63. I will be completing my B.Tech (ECE) in May 2014 and wish to appear in JAM 2014
    entrance test. Am I eligible for getting admission in M.Sc. (Maths)

  64. Sir,i am a btech. Student and my branch is electrical n electronics,,,,i will be graduated in 2014,am i elligible for biotechnology msc. at iitb & iitr through JAM 2014?????

  65. SIR , i have bca (65.2%) degree from U.P. Rajarshi Tandon Open University, Allahabad and me passed my 10+2 with PCM 54.4% .so what sir i am able to face the IIT JAM for MCA … plz give a right suggestion plz help me ..VIVEK

  66. i have a gap of ! year after 12n of 3 year after B.Sc 1st year. may i go for iit-jam? currently i m completing B.Sc 2nd year?

  67. gud mrng sr m H chanra m graguate B.A from mathematics.may i apply IIT JAM FOR M sc. and M.C.A? pls reply me.

  68. hi,
    i am studying final year bsc.i willing to write iit jam in physics. but due to some reason i failed in 4th semester of 2nd year if i manage to pass in supplementary do i eligible to write iit jam exam..

  69. respected sir i want to know that i’m doing bca in sikkim manipal university which is conducting by distance education so can i eligible for iit jam in mca

  70. I am a student of sericulture deprtment,with combination subjects zoology and botany in 3 year degree course. Can I eligible for the IITJAM exam.in biotecnology?

  71. Sir i am pursuing 3rd year in B.Sc(H)in zoology can i apply for M.Sc in Biological science and biotechnology

  72. sir, i am student of bsc geology with combination of geography and chemistry .so can i apply for jam entrance with this combination ? please reply me sir

  73. how many attempts are allowed in appearing for IIT JAM 2012.?? AS I had already give two attempts before..can i give third attempt also? as i m keen to attempt last chance to make it through iit..
    kindly help..

  74. i am in final year of bsc computer science andsecured 54% in 2nd year.am i eligible to appear in iit jam mca entrance?

  75. Sir, i have 60% aggregate in b.sc(march2012) but left out with a backlog(mathematics). I am sure to clear it in oct’2013. Can i apply for iit jam2013?

  76. i am third year bsc physics student. i will complete my degree only by 2013march.so can i apply for jam 2013?

  77. I Have completed my Graduation with Bsc Environment Science. and i want to give jam iit for this for dual programme Msc-Phd Chemistry.But i was not having mathematics at 10+2 level.
    please tell me am i eligible for this programme of iit

  78. sir,
    i have completed B.SC IT with 75% of marks and i dont have maths at 12th. can i apply for mca in IIT

  79. sir,i have no math subject at 12th level but my graduation degree is bca so i am eligible for mca or not.

  80. Hi sir i am completed my 12 with social science but in graduation i have bca so can i fill the iit form

  81. i m completed my graduation in BSc computer so,i have addmission in iit for MSc(computer plse reply me about that totlly

  82. I have completed my Intermediate with commerce and after that BCA. I want to that can i take addmission in any IIT College. Plz reply ASAP

  83. Hi,

    In IIT JAM you have to get atleast 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD 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). YTo know more details, Please refer the following web page (http://www.winentrance.com/mca_entrance_exam/iit_jam/iit-jam-joint-admission-test-eligibility.html).

  84. i’m doing bca(i.t) from sikkim manipal university through distance learning programme. am i eligible to appear for iit-jam mca enterance test -2012 ?

  85. Hi , my sixth semester ( final ) exams are not over yet and i have score till my fifth semester only . so please let me know whether i will round up my percentage till my last semester results.

  86. Hi, To know about the eligibility. iam Bsc food sci & tec (honer). i got a first position from guru nanak dev university amr.plz help me

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