IIT JAM 2018 Entrance Exam

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test IIT JAM 2018 invites applications from eligible candidates for admission to M.Sc. ( Two Years ), 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’s Degree Programs.

IIT JAM 2018 Admissions for the following IISc Bangalore ( IISc ) and M.Sc. ( Two Years ), 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’s 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 ), Roorkee ( IITR ), Ropar ( IITRPR ) ] for the Session 2018 – 2019 JAM Entrance Test.

IIT JAM 2018 Academic Programs

The following are the full – time M.Sc. ( Two Years ), 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’s Degree Programs at different IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Programs at IISc to which admissions shall be made on the basis of JAM 2018.

Indian Institute of Science Bangalore ( IISc ) 

  • Integrated Ph.D. Programmes in Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences.

IIT Bhubaneswar ( IITBBS ) 

Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D. Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Earth Science, (iii) Mathematics, (iv) Physics, and (v) Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences.

The modalities for selection to the Ph. D. program in the joint M. Sc. – Ph. D. program are as follows.
After completing the third semester of the M. Sc. Program :

  • Those students securing CGPA > 8.5 and having expressed their desire to continue in writing are eligible to opt for the Ph. D. program. Final selection will be based on written test, interview and other shortlisting criteria set by the School. Those not selected and those who do not opt for the Ph.D. program will exit with an M.Sc. degree.
  • Those with CGPA < 8.5 are not allowed to opt for the Ph. D. program and shall exit with the M.Sc. degree.

IIT Bombay ( IITB ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Applied Geology, (ii) Applied Geophysics, (iii) Applied Statistics and Informatics, (iv) Biotechnology, (v) Chemistry, (vi) Mathematics, and (vii) Physics.
  • Four – year Dual Degree Program in M.Sc. ( Physics ) – M.Tech. ( Materials Science ) with specialization in Nano -Science and Technology.
  • M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Programs in (i) Environmental Science and Engineering, (ii) Operations Research, Both the degrees will be awarded together after the successful completion of the Programs.

IIT Delhi ( IITD ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics.

IIT Gandhinagar ( IITGN ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics.

IIT Guwahati ( IITG ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics and Computing, and (iii) Physics.

IIT Hyderabad ( IITH ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing, and (iii) Physics

IIT Indore ( IITI ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programmes in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics, with an option to convert it to M.Sc. – Ph.D. dual degree program during second semester. Program conversion of the eligible students is confirmed at the end of the third semester subjected to them qualifying the CSIR / UGC – NET, GATE or any equivalent and meeting the short-listing criteria of the concerned discipline. Students continuing M.Sc. – Ph.D. dual degree program are awarded M.Sc. degree after successful completion of all its prescribed requirements with recognition that it also partially fulfills the requirements of M.Sc. and PhD Dual Degree Program.

IIT Kanpur ( IITK ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, (iii) Physics, and (iv) Statistics.
  • M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in Physics ( Transfer from M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree Program to M.Sc. Physics Program is not permitted. However, for the students admitted to the M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degree Program, the M.Sc. degree will be given after successful completion of all academic requirements of the first six semesters while working towards Ph.D. degree ).

IIT Kharagpur ( IITKgp ) :

  • Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D. Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Geology, (iii) Mathematics, (iv) Physics, and (v) Geophysics.

IIT Madras ( IITM ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics.

IIT Patna :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics

IIT Roorkee ( IITR ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Applied Geology, (ii) Biotechnology, (iii) Chemistry, (iv) Mathematics, and (v) Physics.

IIT Ropar ( IITRPR ) :

  • Two – year Master of Science ( M.Sc. ) Programs in (i) Chemistry, (ii) Mathematics, and (iii) Physics.

The academic programs, their durations and number of seats available in various institutes with program.

IIT JAM 2018 Admission Details

i. JAM 2018 is open to all nationals ( Indian / Foreign ). Candidates seeking admission to the academic programs covered under JAM 2018 need to appear in JAM 2018. There is no age restriction.

ii. JAM 2018 examination will be held on 11th February, 2018 ( Sunday ) as Computer Based ONLINE Examination.

iii. For admission, foreign nationals are required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the admitting Institute (s) pertaining to foreign students. For further details, they are advised to contact the concerned Admitting Institute (s).

iv. To apply for admission to a desired program, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding Test Paper and also satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications ( MEQs ) and Eligibility Requirements ( ERs ) of the respective Academic Program.

v. The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2018 are also eligible to appear in the test. By qualifying in JAM 2018, candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that

  1. All parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and
  2. Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, will be submitted by 30th September, 2018.

vi. IIT JAM Admission to most of the Academic Programs at various institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM 2018.

vii. On the basis of performance in JAM 2018, for each test paper, separate merit lists will be prepared for General ( GEN ), OBC Non – Creamy Layer ( OBC – NCL ), SC, ST, and Persons with Disability ( PwD ) category candidates.

vii. Requests for the change of category, if any, with proper documentation, should reach the Organizing Institute latest by 07th May, 2018. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

x. Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM 2018 or being in the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement to admission. Qualified candidates will have to apply for admission as per the prescribed procedure. Admissions shall be made in order of merit in each category and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute(s).

xi. The list of academic programs, number of seats, eligibility requirement and minimum educational qualifications of each of the programs mentioned in this Information Brochure are subject to change, as per the policy of admitting institute(s).

xii. In this document, the phrases ‘Un-Reserved’ and ‘General’ are used interchangeably and they both mean the same.

xiii. With regard to the interpretation of the provisions on any matter not covered in this Information Brochure, the decision of the Organizing Institute shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.

xiv. In all matters concerning JAM 2018, the decision of the Organizing Institute or the Organizing Chairperson, JAM 2018 will be final and binding on all the applicants.

xv. Although JAM 2018 is held at different centres across country, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is the Organizing Institute, and has the overall responsibility of conducting JAM 2018. In case of any claims or disputes arising in respect of JAM 2018, it is hereby made absolutely clear that the Guwahati High Court alone shall have the exclusive jurisdiction to entertain and settle any such disputes and claims.

53 thoughts on “IIT JAM Exam Date 2018

  1. Sir, I have done BCA . Now I wanna do MCA from IIT . So can you please tell me the whole process foe exam and admission.

  2. I got 14.44 number out of 100 ( General Category ) may i get admission in M.sc. physics any institute.

  3. Sir i want to know my iit jam examination center. Can anybody tell me where is my center for iit rurki. Plz tell me

  4. Sir,

    My son is studying in class 12 CBSE. I would like to know about the Joint Admission test for B.Sc., in IIT for the academic year 2016. Please let me know whether the the date for the Test is being announced or not? where can I get application form for to apply this test. kindly send the details.

  5. Sir,

    I am studying in class 12 CBSE. I would like to know about the Joint Admission test for B.Sc., in IIT for the academic year 2016. Please let me know whether the the date for the Test is being announced or not? where can I get application form for to apply this test. kindly send the details.

  6. I STUDY IIEST THIS YEAR2015. NOW PL LET ME KNOW WHEATHER I WILL ELIGIBLE TO APPEAR IIT EXAM 2016 BOTH JEE MAIN & ADVANCE IN 2016 YEAR WITH REGARD

  7. sir i am s.y.b.sc student of microbiology
    please guide me how i will get admission in integrated ph.d program in IIT.

  8. I am a student of 2nd year of graduation(B.Sc.) in session 2015-2016.
    Can I take part in IIT-JAM entrance exam for 2016??

  9. Sir l am a 1st year student of b.sc (biological science) sir please tell me about the iit jam qulifed benifit

  10. Sir Iam Compleated My Graduation in bsc(computers)so I take to admision in
    IIT MSCcomputers please inform the entrancetest and procedure sir .
    Thanking You sir

  11. sir I am appearing for mca final year, after mca so can i take admission in iit kgp for computer science subjects, if yes then send me information about admission procedure

  12. plz give information about CGPA. I am studing BSc final year(2014-15) and want to give jam 2015 exam. am i qualify this jam exam?
    can i give this exam by appearing in BSc.

  13. I want to take admission for MCA .So can you tell me about entrance procedure & schedule in detail….

  14. sir i completed bca corres..from bharti vidyapeeth deemed university,,,can i give enterance of iit for MCA………………reply soon

  15. Hello sir,I am in TY BSc microbiology. I want to know that what paper1 and paper2 exactly are? Are both compulsory? What does it mean that “paper2(if applicable)”? If someone does not get passed in 1st paper then the 2nd paper will be valued or not? The result that will come, will be irrespective of each other or what? Plz reply me on my email id.

  16. sir plz tell me the list of exam centres i am from bidar(karnataka) and wat is this 1st paper and 2nd paper? plz sir

  17. What is the total tenure of integrated msc-phd course in geology in iit kharagpur?
    Is it through JAM? I want to do phd in paleontology. Please guide me. Thanks.

  18. hi sir am completed M.sc physics in nuclear physics as specialization.now i wana do p.hd in iit .what have to do

  19. i have already attempt and was selected in geophysics(mumbai) bt i wana go in physics so i’ll try this year and i trust thati’ll clear and best of luck for the studnts if u have any query then ask me 9837873704 ur most welcum and best of luck for new studnts

  20. please add some jnu and iit jam previos model test papers for prepration

    sunil urf s.k
    khalsa college amritsar

  21. i am doing bsc biotechnology 2nd year, please suggest me some reference books to prepare for iit-jam.

  22. Can a person appear for IIT-JAM Biotechnology after completing b.sc honors in zoology? kindly let me know as soon as possible.

  23. My course of interest is available only in IIT Bombay. Is it needed that i must choose the test center only under the Bombay zone. It is not clearly mentioned in the brochure.

  24. When application form for IIT-JAM for M.Sc. Biotechnology will be given??
    What books I should read for this examination?

  25. sir ,i am student of b.sc mathematics frm jamia n now i want to do m.sc from iit .so plz tell me sme refence book which is make me to qualified enternce test.
    1.what is the difference b/w m.sc n m.sc phd dual degree
    2.is both have same enterence test.

  26. i m completed in BSc computer so i take addmission in iit for MSc computer science
    plse sir totly procdure from entrance test &its procedure plse

  27. indian statistical institute also takes their entrance exam on may 08.A student can not attain both the exams.

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