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IIT JAM 2020

Level National
For M.Sc, Ph.D

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IIT JAM 2020

Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Entrance Examination

 

Joint Entrance Examination (JAM) for M.Sc. Has been organized since 2004 to provide admission to. (Four semesters), combined M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual degree etc. programs in IITs and integrated Ph.D. Degree program at IISc to strengthen science as a career option for bright students. These postgraduate programs at IITs and IISc provide high quality education in their respective disciplines, which is the best in the world. The curriculum for these programs is designed to provide students with opportunities to develop educational talent to challenge and reward academic life.

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) will conduct a computer-based Joint Entrance Examination 2020 (JAM 2020) on Sunday, February 09, 2020. The Joint Entrance Examination 2020 (JAM 2020) will be conducted by IIT as a pre-requisite for admission to various Science programs of IIT.

 

IIT JAM 2020 Highlights:

 

Exam Name

Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test

Conducted Body

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

Official Website

http://jam.iitk.ac.in/

Exam Type

National Level

Corses Under IIT JAM

M.Sc. (Two Years)

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree

M.Sc.-M.Tech

Integrated Ph.D. at IISc

Post-Graduate Degree at IITs

Exam Duration

3 hours

Mode of Application

Online

 

 

IIT JAM 2020 Important Dates:

 

 

Events

Dates

JAM 2020 Application Start

September 05, 2019

JAM 2020 Application End

October 08, 2019 

Mock Test Link

To be announced later

Admit Card Issue

January 07, 2020

JAM 2020 Examination Date

February 09, 2020

JAM 2020 Results

March 20, 2020

Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2020

April 09 - 22, 2020

Declaration of First Admission List

June 01, 2020

Declaration of Second Admission List

June 16, 2020

Declaration of Third and Final Admission List

June 29, 2020

Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020

July 03, 2020

 

 

Application Timeline

ONLINE Registration and Application Process

September 05, 2019

Closure of ONLINE Application Process

October 08, 2019

Announcement of JAM 2020 Result

March 20, 2020 

                   

 

Examination Schedule: February 09, 2020 (Sunday)


Session


Time


Test Papers and Codes

 
I
 

9:30 AM 
TO
12:30 PM

Biotechnology (BT),
Mathematical Statistics (MS) and
Physics(PH)

 
II
 

2:30 PM 
TO
5:30 PM

Chemistry (CY),
Geology (GG) and
Mathematics (MA)

 

 

 

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility:

 

Candidates who qualify in JAM 2020 must fulfill the following eligibility requirements (ER) for admission to IIT.

 

·         All candidates recruited through JAM should have a bachelor's degree.

 

·         In qualifying degree, at least 55% out of 10 for general / OBC (NCL) with total marks or CGPA / CPI without round-off (taking into account all subjects, all languages ​​and adjuncts, combined in all years) Should be 5.5. 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for EWS category candidates and SC / ST and PwD category candidates.

 

If the CGPA / CPI is on a different scale, it will be graphed at 10 on a larger scale.

 

At the time of admission, all the admitted candidates have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered doctor in the prescribed form. At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may have to undergo a physical proficiency test by the Medical Board constituted by the Admission Institute. If a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his chosen course of study, his admission is liable to be canceled.

 

 

IIT JAM 2020 Application Process:

JOAPS website provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the JAM Administration. With this interface, a candidate can:

  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.
  • Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  • Check the status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit card ready for download, etc.
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View answers, marks and JAM score.
  • Download JAM scorecard.
  • Submission of application for Admission.

 

Application Fee:

 

Category/Group

Fee

One Test Paper

Two Test Papers

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD

750/-

1050/-

All Others

1500/-

2100/-

 

 


Mode of Payment :

 

The application fee can be paid online mode through:

1.           Debit Card

2.          Credit Card

3.          Net Banking etc.

In case of fees amount has been debited from your account, but JOAPS does not acknowledge any fee payment, then the money will be credited back to your account.

Min criteria

 

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility:

 

Candidates who qualify in JAM 2020 must fulfill the following eligibility requirements (ER) for admission to IIT.

 

·         All candidates recruited through JAM should have a bachelor's degree.

·         In qualifying degree, at least 55% out of 10 for general / OBC (NCL) with total marks or CGPA / CPI without round-off (taking into account all subjects, all languages ​​and adjuncts, combined in all years) Should be 5.5. 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for EWS category candidates and SC / ST and PwD category candidates.

If the CGPA / CPI is on a different scale, it will be graphed at 10 on a larger scale.

At the time of admission, all the admitted candidates have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered doctor in the prescribed form. At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may have to undergo a physical proficiency test by the Medical Board constituted by the Admission Institute. If a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his chosen course of study, his admission is liable to be canceled.

 

Eligibility

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility:

 

Candidates who qualify in JAM 2020 must fulfill the following eligibility requirements (ER) for admission to IIT.

 

·         All candidates recruited through JAM should have a bachelor's degree.

·         In qualifying degree, at least 55% out of 10 for general / OBC (NCL) with total marks or CGPA / CPI without round-off (taking into account all subjects, all languages ​​and adjuncts, combined in all years) Should be 5.5. 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for EWS category candidates and SC / ST and PwD category candidates.

 

If the CGPA / CPI is on a different scale, it will be graphed at 10 on a larger scale.

At the time of admission, all the admitted candidates have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered doctor in the prescribed form. At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may have to undergo a physical proficiency test by the Medical Board constituted by the Admission Institute. If a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his chosen course of study, his admission is liable to be canceled.

Process

IIT JAM 2020 Application Process:

JOAPS website provides an online interface to the candidate for interacting with the JAM Administration. With this interface, a candidate can:

  • Apply for the examination online.
  • Upload photograph, signature and other documents like category certificate (if applicable), PwD certificate (if applicable), etc.
  • Pay the application fee through any of the electronic payment modes.
  • Check the status of the application form: Received, Under scrutiny, Accepted, Defect status, Status after rectification, Rejected with valid reasons, Admit card ready for download, etc.
  • Download Admit Card.
  • View answers, marks and JAM score.
  • Download JAM scorecard.
  • Submission of application for Admission.

 

Application Fee:

 

Category/Group

Fee

One Test Paper

Two Test Papers

Female (All Categories)/ SC/ST/PwD

750/-

1050/-

All Others

1500/-

2100/-

 

 


Mode of Payment :

 

The application fee can be paid online mode through:

1.           Debit Card

2.          Credit Card

3.          Net Banking etc.

In case of fees amount has been debited from your account, but JOAPS does not acknowledge any fee payment, then the money will be credited back to your account.

Exam pattern

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern :

Mode of Exam

online mode.

Time Duration

3 hours.

Total Questions

60 questions.

Total Papers 

7 papers will be organized for exam.

Total Marks

100 marks.

Negative Marking

Negative marking will be only for section I.

Candidates can check the exam pattern below in the table:

Sections

 Question

Type of questions

Total marks

Section I

30

Multiple choice questions

50

Section II

10

Multiple select questions

20

Section III

20

Numerical answer type questions

30

Total

60

60

100

Syllablus

IIT JAM 2020 Syllabus :

Exam Pattern will be divided in various topics and chapters from the subjects of biological science, biotechnology, chemistry, mathematics, physics and geology etc.

 

The syllabus will be based on studied topics of graduation level.

Some of the topics for each of the subjects are provided below:

Geology:

This section will include questions from the topics i.e. geomorphology, the planet earth, structural geology, paleontology, stratigraphy, petrology, economic geology, applied geology and mineralogy etc.

Mathematics Statics:

This section will include topics from differential calculus, integral calculus, matrix, sequence and series, probability, random variables, joint distributions, sampling distributions, estimation, limit theorem, testing of hypothesis etc.

Chemistry:

This section will depends on mathematical concepts, theory of gases, solid state, chemical thermodynamics, electrochemistry, spectroscopy, adsorption, organic reaction mechanism, basic concept of organic chemistry, natural products chemistry, aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry periodic table, main group elements, chemical bonding and shapes, bio inorganic chemistry, analytical chemistry etc.

Biotechnology:

The questions will be asked from General biology, biochemistry and physiology, basic biotechnology etc.

Mathematics:

This section will include the topics function and one variable, integral calculation, differential calculus, vector calculus, linear algebra, real analysis, group theory and sequence and series and real number tec.

Physics:

This section will be based on the topics i.e. oscillation waves and optics, mechanics and general properties of matter, mathematical methods, kinetics theory, thermodynamics, modern physics, electricity and mechanism, solid state physics, devices and electronics and modern physics etc.

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