IIT JAM 2020 Notification | Organizing Institute: IIT Kanpur
The official notification for IIT JAM 2020 has been released by IIT Kanpur. Interested candidates can check out the details on the exam, schedule, important dates, eligibility, application procedure on IIT JAM 2020.
About IIT JAM
National test for admission to MSc (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-PhD, MSc-PhD Dual Degree, MSc-MS (Research)/PhD Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor Degree programmes at IITs (Bhilai, Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, (ISM) Dhanbad, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee, Tirupati, Ropar and (BHU) Varanasi for the academic session 2020-2021.
JAM score will be used by IISc Bangalore for admission to the Integrated Ph.D. programmes. JAM score will also be used by other centrally funded technical institutions like NITs, IIEST Shibpur, SLIET Punjab and IISERs for admission to their programmes.
Structure and Mode of IIT JAM 2020
JAM 2020 Examination will be conducted online only. A candidate can appear in either one test paper or two test papers by paying an additional fee for the second test paper. Candidates opting to appear in two test papers must ensure that the opted test papers are not scheduled in the same session.
JAM 2020 Schedule
Exam Date 09 February 2020 (Sunday)
|Session and Time|
|Session I (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)||Biotechnology (BT), Physics (PH) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)|
|Session II (9:30 am to 12:30 pm)||Mathematics (MA), Chemistry (CY) and Geology (GG)|
Patterns of Test Papers
JAM 2020 Test papers will be fully objective type with three patterns of questions: (1) Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ), (2) Multiple Select Questions (MSQ), and (3) Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions.
IIT JAM Admission Procedure:
Admission to various academic programmes at IIT for Academic Session 2020-2021 shall be made based on the All India merit list of JAM 2020. Candidates who qualify in any test paper of JAM 2020 will be eligible to apply for admission to all the academic programmes corresponding to that test paper, provided they also satisfy the minimum educational qualifications and the eligibility requirements as specified by the institute(s) in which admission is sought.
Admission shall be given in the order of merit depending on the number of seats available at the admitting institute(s). After the declaration of JAM 2020 results, qualified candidates should apply online at common admission portal (JOAPS) through the Organizing Institute (IIT Kanpur) specifying preferences for the programmes of their interest. Further details regarding admission, prescribed fees, etc. Reservation policy is applicable as per the Government of India norms.
Fees Details for IIT JAM 2020
|Group / Category||Fee Details for One Test Paper|
|Female (All Categories) / SC / ST / PwD||INR 750/-|
|All Others||INR 1500/-|
|Group / Category||Fee Details for Two Test Papers|
|Female (All Categories) / SC / ST / PwD||INR 1050/-|
|All Others||INR 2100/-|
Eligibility Criteria and Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) for Admission
In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/ CPI without rounding-off should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/ OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates (if CGPA/CPI is on a different scale, would be linearly mapped to a scale on 10).
Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with the required eligibility and specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by September 30, 2020.
Important Dates for JAM 2020
- Start of online registration and application process: 05 September 2019
- Closure of the online application process: 08 October 2019
- JAM 2020 Examination: 09 February 2020
- Announcement of JAM 2020 results: 20 March 2020
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