IIT JAM 2016 - Joint Admission Test for M.Sc

IIT JAM 2016 - Joint Admission Test for M.Sc

IIT JAM 2016 - Joint Admission Test for M.Sc
Applications are invited for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. - JAM 2016. The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to various M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other post-bachelor degree programmes at the IITs based on the performance in a single test and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students from across the country. In due course, JAM is also expected to become a benchmark for normalizing undergraduate level science education in the country.


General Information on JAM 2016
• The JAM 2016 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to academic programmes covered under JAM 2016 need to appear in JAM 2016. There is no age restriction.

• For admission, foreign nationals will be required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the admitting Institute(s) pertaining to foreign students. For further details, they are advised to contact the Admitting Institute(s) concerned.

• To apply for admission to a desired programme, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding test paper and also satisfy the minimum educational qualifications and eligibility criteria of the academic programme.

• The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2016 are also eligible to appear in the test. On qualifying JAM 2016, such candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that: (i) all parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and (ii) proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the admitting institute will be submitted by 30th September 2016.

• Admissions to various academic programmes at different institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM 2016. On the basis of performance in the test, for each test paper, separate merit lists will be prepared for General, OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST and Persons with Disability (PD) category candidates.

• Request for the change of category, if any, with proper documentation, should reach the Organizing Institute by 20th February 2016. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

• Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM 2016 or being in the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement for admission. Qualified candidates will have to apply for admission as per the prescribed procedure. Admissions shall be made in the order of merit and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute(s).

• With regard to the interpretation of the provisions of any matter not covered in this Information Brochure, the decision of the Organizing Institute shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.

Academic Programmes
IIT JAM 2016 conducted for selecting candidates for full-time M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other post-bachelor's degree programmes at different IITs .
For a complete list of programmes click here.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS FOR ADMISSION for JAM 2016

M.Sc. Applied Geology (IITB, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geology (IITKgp)/ M.Tech. Geological Technology (IITR ): Bachelor's degree with Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science. The candidate must have Mathematics at (10+2) level.

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics (IITB): Bachelor's degree with both Mathematics and Physics as subjects for two years and at least one of them as a subject for three years.

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics (IITB)/ M.Sc. Statistics (IITK): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters.

M.Sc. Biotechnology (IITB, IITR): M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology (IITB): Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS).

M.Sc. Chemistry (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Chemistry as a subject for three years/six semesters and Mathematics at (10+2) level.

M.Sc. Mathematics (IITB, IITD, IITK, IITM)/ M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing (IITG)/ M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (IITR)/ M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics and Informatics (IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Mathematics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.

M.Sc. Physics (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics (IITKgp)/ M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics (IITB, IITK): Bachelor's degree with Physics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/ two semesters.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with any two subjects among Physics, Mathematics and Geology for three years/ six semesters.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy (IITB): Bachelor's degree with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/ two semesters.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering, (IITB): Bachelor's degree with any one of Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four Semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/two Semesters.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research (IITB): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years or four semesters.

M.Tech. Geophysical Technology (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics and Physics as subjects and anyone of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics and Computer Science.

Master of Computer Applications [MCA] (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least one year for annual system candidates/ at least two papers of Mathematics for semester system candidates

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION for on JAM 2016
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2016 shall have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for admissions in IITs.
• At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree.

For candidates with letter grades/CGPA (instead of percentage of marks), the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute(s).
• Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with the minimum educational qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th September 2016.

At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. At the time of registration, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case a candidate is not found to be physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.

Note:
(i) It will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the minimum educational qualifications and eligibility requirements for admissions.
(ii) The admitting institute 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.

OFFLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR JAM 2016
Candidates may apply for JAM 2016 through one of the two different procedures, namely "offline" and "online". The application fees for different categories are given below in Table 4. The procedure for 'offline' application is explained in this web page.

The "OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) Application Form" along with the "Information Brochure" and "Acknowledgement Card" will be available from 22nd December 2016 to 22nd January 2016 on cash payment of application fee of Rs. 1000/- for General/OBC category male candidates, Rs. 900/- for General/OBC category female candidates and Rs. 500/- for SC/ST and PD candidates from the designated branches of Canara Bank

The "OMR Application Form" and the "Information Brochure" can also be obtained by Post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras by making a written request along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- for General category male candidates, Rs.900/- for General category female candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST and PD candidates, drawn in favour of "JAM 2016", on any Nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai and a self-addressed slip (11.0 cm x 6.0 cm). Such requests must reach the JAM office, IIT Madras, latest by 18th January, 2016. The application material shall be dispatched by registered post. JAM Office, IIT Madras, however, does not take any responsibility for the late delivery of application material, due to postal delay or loss of documents in transit. Once an Application Form has been purchased either from the Bank or by post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras, any claim for refund of the fees, for any reason whatsoever, will not be entertained nor can this fees be held in reserve for future.

The OMR Application Form enclosed in the envelope provided with the Information Brochure is to be completed by the candidate in all respects. After reading the instructions given in Section 13, carefully fill in all the items of the form. Fold the form only where it was originally folded. Also write the code(s) of the test paper(s) applied, and the first choice of city/town of test on the top-left portion of the envelope.

The candidates desiring to appear for a second test paper must clearly mention their option in the OMR Application Form. Such candidates are required to pay an additional fee of Rs.300/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST and PD candidates) through a demand draft in favour of "JAM 2016", on any Nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai. This demand draft is to be sent along with the OMR Application Form.

Acknowledgement Card: A printed acknowledgement card is enclosed with the OMR Application Form. The candidate has to write his/her name and mailing address in the space provided and enclose this card with the OMR Application Form after affixing postage stamp of Rs.6/-. The Organizing Institute will post the card immediately on receipt of the OMR Application Form. The acknowledgement card must not be stapled with the OMR Application Form.

List of Enclosures and the Address for Sending the Completed OMR Application Form: (i) Bank/JAM Office Pay-in-slip, (ii) Stamped Acknowledgement Card, (iii) Demand Draft for the second test paper, if applicable, (iv) SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) Certificate (copy), if applicable, and (v) Disability Certificate (copy), if applicable.
Irrespective of the choice of the test centres, candidate must send the duly filled in OMR Application Form along with all necessary enclosures indicated above, to the following address:
Organizing Chairman, JAM 2016
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036

The candidates are advised to send their completed OMR Application Forms by Speed Post/Registered Post only and retain the receipt of posting. The completed OMR Application Form can also be submitted in person at the JAM office, IIT Madras, during office hours on working days.

Last Date for Receipt of the Completed OMR Application Form: Last date for receipt of the duly completed OMR Application Form at the JAM Office, IIT Madras, is 1st February 2016. Any OMR Application Form received after this date will not be accepted. Any delay in receiving the application material by the candidate will not be considered as a valid reason for the late submission of the completed OMR Application Form after the deadline. The institute will not be responsible for any postal delay or irregularity or loss in postal transit.

ONLINE APPLICATION PROCEDURE FOR JAM 2016
Candidates may apply for JAM 2016 through one of the two different procedures, namely "offline" and "online". The application fees for different categories are given below in Table 4. The procedure for 'online' application is expalined in this web page.

The facility for Online Registration will be available through the website http://jam.iitm.ac.in from 22nd December 2016. The last date for submission of Online Application Forms on website is 25th January 2016 . A candidate can fill-in electronically his/her personal data and the appropriate application fee can be paid by a Demand Draft drawn in favour of "JAM 2016", on any nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai.

After electronically filling his/her personal data and information pertaining to the Demand Draft in the Online Application Form on the website, the candidate can download this form and take a print out of the same. The photograph, declaration and signature will have to be provided by the candidate on the printed Online Registration Form. The photograph should be glued at the appropriate place provided in the form and must not be stapled and not be signed/attested. The candidate is also advised to keep a photocopy of the completed Online Registration Form for his/her record.

Acknowledgement Card: In the case of Online Registration, on receipt of duly completed Online Registration Form along with requisite Demand Draft for application fee (as applicable) and a self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) of Rs.6/-, an acknowledgement will be sent by the JAM Office, IIT Madras, at the address given by the candidate.

List of Enclosures and the Address for Sending the Completed Online Registration Form: The following documents should be enclosed along with the completed Online Registration Form: (i) Demand Draft for the appropriate Application fee, (ii) A self-addressed envelope with stamp(s) of Rs.6/-, (iii) SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer) Certificate (copy), if applicable, and (iv) Disability Certificate (copy), if applicable.

Irrespective of the choice of the test centres, candidate must send the completed Online Registration Form along with all necessary enclosures indicated above, to the following address:

Organizing Chairman, JAM 2016
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600 036
The candidates are advised to send their completed Online Registration Forms by Speed Post/Registered Post only and retain the receipt of posting. The completed Online Registration Form can also be submitted in person at the JAM office, IIT Madras, during office hours on working days.

Last Date for Receipt of the Completed Online Registration Form: Last date for receipt of the duly completed Online Registration Form at the JAM Office, IIT Madras, is 1st February 2016. Any Online Registration Form received after this date will not be accepted. Any delay in receiving the application material by the candidate will not be considered as a valid reason for the late submission of the completed Online Registration Form after the deadline. The institute will not be responsible for any postal delay or irregularity or loss in postal transit.

Important Dates
Issue of application forms and information brochures at Canara Bank counters or by post only from IIT Madras 22nd December 2016 (Tuesday)

Commencement of Online Registration 22nd December 2016 (Tuesday)[From 10:00 Hrs onwards]

Last date for receipt of requests at IIT Madras for issue of application material by post 18th January 2016 (Monday)

Last date for issue of application forms and information brochures at Bank counters 22nd January 2016 (Friday)

Last date for Online Registration on the website 25th January 2016 (Monday) [Upto 18:00 Hrs]

Last date for receipt of completed OMR application form along with Pay-in-slip and Demand Draft (if any) / Online Registration Form along with Demand Draft at the Organizing Institute (IIT Madras) 1st February 2016 (Monday)

Date of JAM 2016 Test 2nd May 2016 (Sunday)

Announcement of the result of JAM 2016 At 17:00 hrs on 24th May 2016 (Monday)

Issue of application form(s) for admission by JAM Office of the Organizing Institute / downloading from the website of Organizing Institute starts 26th May 2016 (Wednesday)

Last date for receipt of completed application forms for admission along with Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- only by Organizing Institute 7th June 2016 (Monday)

CONTACT ADDRESSES OF CHAIRMEN, JAM 2016

IIT Bombay, Powai, Mumbai - 400 076 (022) 25767022 / 25722674
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi - 110 016 (011) 26591749 / 26581579
IIT Guwahati, Guwahati - 781 039 (0361) 2582751 / 2582755
IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208 016 (0512) 2597412 / 2590932
IIT Kharagpur, Kharagpur - 721 302 (03222) 282096 / 282097
IIT Madras, Chennai - 600 036 (044) 22578200 / 22578204
IIT Roorkee, Roorkee - 247 667 (01332) 284531 / 285707

Institute Website and E-Mail Addresses
IIT Bombay www.iitb.ac.in/jam jam@iitb.ac.in
IIT Delhi www.iitd.ac.in/jam jam@admin.iitd.ac.in
IIT Guwahati www.iitg.ernet.in/gate/jam jamoff@iitg.ernet.in
IIT Kanpur www.iitk.ac.in/jam jam@iitk.ac.in
IIT Kharagpur jam.iitkgp.ac.in chair_jam@adm.iitkgp.ernet.in
IIT Madras jam.iitm.ac.in jam@iitm.ac.in
IIT Roorkee www.iitr.ac.in/jam jam@iitr.ernet.in

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