Joint Admission Test (JAM) Exam 2016 for M.Sc. Ph.D. Notification at jam.iitm.ac.in:
Joint Admission Test-2016 for admission in to M.Sc, Ph.D. programmes notification is released by IIT Madras. JAM 2016 will be held on 7th February, 2016 for admission in to Integrated Ph.D. degree programmes at IISc Bangalore, 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 programmes at IITs for the academic year 2016-17. Interested and Eligible Candidates have to apply online mode only from 2nd September 2015 to 14th October, 2015.
M.Sc/Ph.D Courses Offered IITs : The M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses offered at Indian Institute of Technology(IIT) located at Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Patna, Roorkee and Ropar.
Eligibility Criteria: Applicants should have passed Bachelor’s degree from recognized University or Institute. At least 55% aggregate marks without rounding off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/ OBC (NCL) category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks without rounding off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ ST and PwD category candidates in the qualifying degree.
Application Fee: Candidates should pay the application fee through either online(Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking) or through e-challan. In case, a candidate chooses to pay through e-challan, then the payment should be made in cash at any branch of the bank mentioned in the e-challan latest by October 10, 2015 (Saturday).
For SC/ST/Women/PWD – Rs.750/-(one paper) or Rs.1050/-(two test papers)
For all other candidates – Rs.1500/-(one paper) or Rs.2100/-(two test papers)
How to Apply: Candidates can apply through IIT Madras website, jam.iitm.ac.in. Online Application will be starts from 2nd September 2015. Candidates can submit their application form and upload the necessary files before the last date 14th October 2015.
Test Papers of JAM 2016 Examination: JAM 2016 will have seven test papers, namely, Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology(BT), Chemistry(CY), Geology(GG), Mathematics(MA), Mathematical Statistics(MS) and Physics (PH), each of three hours duration.
Starting date of Online Registration and Application: 02/09/2015
Last Date for Payment of Application Fee through e-Challan: 10/10/2015
Last Date for Online Application Submission: 14/10/2015
Last date for changing exam center: 31/10/2015
Download of Admit Card from JAM 2016: 31/12/2015 till exam date
Date of JAM 2016 Examination: 07/02/2016