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IIT JAM 2019 Entrance Exam

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test IIT JAM 2019 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 2019 JAM Entrance Test.

IIT JAM 2019 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 2019.

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 2019 Admission Details

i. JAM 2019 is open to all nationals ( Indian / Foreign ). Candidates seeking admission to the academic programs covered under JAM 2019 need to appear in JAM 2019. There is no age restriction.

ii. JAM 2019 examination will be held on 10th February, 2019 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 2019, candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that

  • All parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and
  • Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, will be submitted by 30th September, 2019.

vi. IIT JAM Admission to most of the Academic Programs at various institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM 2019.

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 May, 2019. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

x. Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM 2019 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 2019, the decision of the Organizing Institute or the Organizing Chairperson, JAM 2019 will be final and binding on all the applicants.

xv. Although JAM 2019 is held at different centres across country, Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati is the Organizing Institute, and has the overall responsibility of conducting JAM 2019. In case of any claims or disputes arising in respect of JAM 2019, 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.