Sunday, August 27, 2017

JAM 2018 Application Process

JAM 2018 Application Process

JAM 2018 will be held on February 11, 2018 (Sunday)

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is being conducted from 2004 to provide admissions to M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc. Programmes at the IITs and Integrated Ph.D. Degree Programmes at IISc for consolidating Science as a career option for bright students. These postgraduate programmes at IITs and IISc offer high quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide opportunities to the students to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life.


In order to fulfill IIT JAM 2018 eligibility criteria, candidates should hold a bachelor’s degree with at least 55% aggregate marks (50% for SC/ ST/ PwD category candidates). It may be noted that the aggregate marks should be without rounding off and take into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined, informs the official website.

Candidates who have appeared or will appear for their graduation exams in 2018 are also eligible to apply.

For candidates who have been given letter grades/ CGPA as a substitute for percentage of marks, the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the admitting college/ institute. Proof of passing graduation exam with minimum educational qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by September 30, 2018, states the official website.

Besides the proof for minimum educational qualification, candidates also need to submit a physical fitness certificate at the time of admissions. Candidates found unfit to pursue his/her Science course can be denied admission by the admitting institute.

Age criteria: There is no age limit to appear for IIT JAM 2018 exam.

To Apply :

For IIT JAM 2018 registrations, candidates need to apply for the exam in the online mode. Candidates need to visit the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) link present on the official website of the exam and fill the IIT JAM 2018 application form there.

IIT JAM 2018 application fee also needs to be paid in the online mode only via net banking/ debit card/ credit card. It may be noted that candidates can apply for maximum two test papers at a time. But for appearing for the second test paper, candidates need to pay an additional application fee.

Important Dates :

Commencement of ONLINE Registration and Application on JAM 2018 Website : September 05, 2017

Last Date for Online application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website : October 10, 2017

Date of JAM 2018 Examination : February 11, 2018

Announcement of the Results of JAM 2018 : March 20, 2018

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