IIT JAM stands for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. It will be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur on February 9, 2020. It is organised annually for admission to Master of Science and other post-graduate programmes. The authority has a certain predefined set of rules for the aspirants of IIT JAM 2020. One needs to make sure that he/she fulfils the IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020. Therefore, it is highly advised that one should go through the criteria thoroughly before registration of IIT JAM. It’s important to realize that scrutiny will not be entertained by the authority. Immediate cancellation of candidature is done in case of any misinformation. With this in mind, we have provided you with the detailed eligibility criteria of IIT JAM in this article. Read further for the details.
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TheApplication Form of IIT JAMhas been released on the 5th of September 2019. The candidates will be able to apply through JOAPS Portal.
IIT JAM 2020 Overview
Henceforth, let’s look at some important information regarding the IIT JAM.
IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.)
Frequency of Exam
Mode of Application
Take a look at some important dates you shouldn’t miss. Additionally, these are provided by the authority on its official website as well.
Date of JAM 2020 online registration
September 5, 2019
Last Date of Application Submission
October 8, 2019 (upto 05:30 pm)
IIT JAM Admit card 2020 download
January 7, 2020
Date of JAM 2020 Examination
February 9, 2020
IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020
IITs are well-known institutions of National importance and so are there rules. To put it differently, there is a predefined criterion set by the institution. To clarify, the candidate willing to take the JAM 2020 Exam must fulfil those conditions. The applicant has to fulfil the below given JAM 2020 Eligibility Requirements.
The candidate should have a Bachelor’s degree. The qualifying degree must be with at least 55% aggregate marks without rounding-off (for General/OBC). (50% for SC/ST and PwD category candidates).
The qualifying degree must be with at least 5.5 out of 10 CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (for General/OBC). (5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates).
The candidate should also be physically fit to pursue the course. In other words, the candidate has to submit a physical fitness certificate. It should be from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. A physical fitness test may be conducted by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. The admission is liable to be cancelled if the candidate found unfit for the course chosen.
Given below is the list of various courses offered at different institutes under IIT JAM 2020 Exam. Test paper along with the test paper code specified below as well.
Mandatory subjects in degree programme
Mandatory subjects in 10+2
M.Sc.- Ph.D Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for 2 years/ 4 semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least 1 year/ 2 semesters
Keeping in mind, if any discrepancy is found in the information provided by the candidate regarding the IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria. The institute has the authority to cancel the candidature of the candidate with immediate effect.
In addition, it is entirely the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs). Along with Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission set by the institution.
If any candidate is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible. The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel the admission of that candidate. Thereafter, it can be done at any stage during the IIT JAM counselling or later in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.