IIT JAM Eligibility 2020 - Marks, Age Limit and Educational

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    IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria mandates candidates to hold a Bachelor’s Degree. Candidates belonging to General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category must have at least 55% aggregate in Bachelor’s. The marks secured include all the subjects studied at the graduation level, without rounding off the marks.

    Reservationpolicy will be as per government norms. Indian national, as well as foreign nationals, are eligible to appear for IIT JAM 2020. The examination is scheduled for February 10, 2020. Candidates who have registered can make corrections in the exam center, category and gender only. Visit the official website i.e. jam.iitkgp.ac.in to access the activated link. Know more

    • Candidates belonging from SC/ST category are required to obtain at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off.
    • In case of grading system/CGPA, the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute.
    • Candidates who are pursuing the qualifying examination have to submit the proof of passing the qualifying examination to the admitted institute by September 30, 2020. Check IIT JAM Exam Pattern
    • There is no restriction in the upper age limit for JAM.

    IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility: Category-Wise

    • For General/OBC (NCL) category the minimum marks will be 55 percent marks or 5.5 out of 10 aggregate in languages and subsidiaries of all the years combined.
    • Candidates belonging to the SC/ST and PwD categories must have secured 50 percent or 5.0 out of 10 aggregate.

    Check IIT JAM Reservation Criteria

    IIT JAM Test Papers & Codes & Eligibility for Admission

    Here we are providing the eligibility criteria of various courses offered under IIT JAM exam 2020:

    Test Paper (Test paper code)Academic Programme(s)Institute(s)Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission
    Essential subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with minimum durationEssential subjects at (10+2) level
    Biotechnology

    (BT)

    M.Sc. BiotechnologyIITIAny Branch/ SubjectNo Restrictions
    M.Sc. BiotechnologyIITB, IITRAny Branch/ SubjectMathematics
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAny one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters
     
    Chemistry
    (CY)
    M.Sc. ChemistryIITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPRChemistry for three years/six semestersMathematics
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in ChemistryIITBBS, IITKGP
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAny one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semestersMathematics
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
    Geology
    (GG)
     
    M.Sc. Applied GeologyIITB, IITRGeology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological ScienceMathematics
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in GeophysicsIITKGPGeology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in GeologyIITKGP, IITBBS
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
    Mathematics(MA)M.Sc. in EconomicsIITRMathematics as one of the core subjectsNo Restrictions
    M.Sc. MathematicsIITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPRMathematics for at least two years/four semesters
    M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and ComputingIITH
    M.Sc. Mathematics and ComputingIITG
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in MathematicsIITBBS, IITKGPMathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations ResearchIITB
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAny one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters.Mathematics
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
    Mathematical Statistics

    (MS)

    M.Sc. in EconomicsIITRMathematics as one of the core subjects
    M.Sc. Applied Statistics and InformaticsIITBMathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semestersNo Restrictions
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations ResearchIITB
    M.Sc. StatisticsIITKStatistics for at least two years/ four semesters
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
    Physics

    (PH)

    M.Sc. PhysicsIITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI,IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPRPhysics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semestersNo Restrictions
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in PhysicsIITBBS, IITKGP
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in PhysicsIITK
    M.Sc. Applied GeophysicsIITBPhysics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/six semesters
    M.Sc. AstronomyIITIPhysics and Mathematics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/six semesters / Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
    Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in GeophysicsIITKGPGeology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and ChemistryMathematics
    M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAny one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

    CheckIIT JAM Syllabus

    Important Note:

    1. It will entirely be the responsibility of candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission.
    2. Institute offering the admission 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.

    *The article might have information for the previous academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification issued by the University/College

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    rajankan ozah

    actually i am from geology department so i want to pursue msc in iit so what are the generic courses i should select to get admitted to iit.

    05 Apr, 2020 00:20
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    Meenakshi Joshi

    Am i eligible for msc mathematics and computing after doing bca ??

    19 Feb, 2020 16:37
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Meenakshi, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in this course.

    19 Feb, 2020 17:14
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    awsome knowledge and facts

    I am a student of open university vmou. Can i eligible for this course. Pls guide me.

    18 Feb, 2020 13:13
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi, yes, students from open university can also apply for this exam.

    18 Feb, 2020 14:54
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    Anil Mohan Kukarati

    Hi, I have done B.E in Computer science and I am 22 year old. Worked in a IT company for 1 year. Am I Eligible for IIT Jam Mathematics

    08 Dec, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Anil, candidates applying for this course must have studied Mathematics in two years/four semesters in graduation. Thus, if you satisfy this criteria, then, you are eligible for IIT Jam Mathematics.

    09 Dec, 2019 15:58
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    Rajnish Singh

    I am doing MSc in Physics , After completing my MSc can I apply for JAM to do MSc from IIT?

    29 Oct, 2019 15:56
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Rajnish, yes, you will be eligible to apply for admission in that course.

    30 Oct, 2019 00:45
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    Grandi Madhav

    I have done b.tech in ece . Can i do msc.physocs in iisc?

    11 Oct, 2019 11:14
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Madhav, yes, you are eligible to apply for admission in IISC.

    11 Oct, 2019 11:57
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    abhay kumar singh

    minimum eligibility for technical candidates for IIT-JAM.

    04 Oct, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Abhay, eligibility criteria is same as mentioned above for all the candidates applying in IIT JAM.

    04 Oct, 2019 11:19
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    Vaishnavi naik

    I hve done Bsc in life science ie. CBZ Am I eligible for biotechnology

    27 Sep, 2019 16:45
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Vaishnavi, yes, you are eligible for this course.

    27 Sep, 2019 17:52
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    Akash saxena

    can i do msc (physics) after btech (mechanical engg)

    23 Sep, 2019 00:20
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Akash, yes, you are eligible to apply for this course.

    23 Sep, 2019 11:51
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    Parvathy T M

    i have done B.com .am i eligible for msc statistics / applied statistics and informatics .

    16 Sep, 2019 16:58
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    Shobhna Chaturvedi

    Hi Parvathy, sorry but you are not eligible for this course.

    16 Sep, 2019 17:06

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