IIT-JAM, acronym form of Indian Institute of Technology - Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. An engineering aspirant who has completed his bachelors and is willing to pursue Master degree from India's reputed IIT's need to qualify this entrance test. JAM aspirants can either opt for M.Sc. or Phd or M.Sc.-Phd Dual degree professional courses offered by the IIT's and IISc.

IIT-JAM Syllabus


• IIT JAM is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign).
• There is no age restriction.
• To apply for admission to a desired program, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding Test Paper and also satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) of the respective Academic Program.
• The applicants should at least score 55% aggregate marks for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree.
• The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree are also eligible to appear in the test.
• The candidates who have obtained B.Sc. degree through Distance Education/Correspondence Mode and are desirous of admission to M.Sc. Mathematics or M.Sc. Physics programmes of IIT Madras will have to appear for an additional interview.
• By qualifying in JAM, candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that:
(a) All parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and (b) Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, will be submitted by September.