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About JAM

Joint Admission test for Masters (JAM) has been established as a benchmark for the undergraduate level science education in the country from last two decades. The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to postgraduate Degree Programmes and to consolidate Science as a career option for the students across the country. These programmes offer high-quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide the students with opportunities to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life. The interdisciplinary content of the curricula enable the students with the ability to utilize scientific knowledge for practical applications. These programmes are open to all eligible students irrespective of their nationality. The medium of instruction is English for all the programmes.

Admission Programmes:

JAM Score is used for admission to various postgraduate programmes such as (i) M.Sc., (ii) M.Sc. (Tech.), (iii) MS (Research), (iv) M.Sc. - M.Tech. Dual Degree, (v) Joint M.Sc. - Ph.D., and (vi) M.Sc. - Ph.D. Dual Degree, across multiple disciplines by premier institutes across the country. Admissions to various programmes using JAM 2024 Score can be divided into two categories:

JAM 2024 Organizing Institute will coordinate the admission process of only the Admitting Institutes and the qualifying candidates can apply for Admission after the JAM 2024 examination through https://jam.iitm.ac.in For admissions to Result Sharing Institutes, candidates have to directly approach the respective Institute / admission body.

General Information
  • Candidates seeking admission to select postgraduate programmes for the academic year 2024-25 must appear in JAM 2024 Examination. There is no age restriction.
  • JAM 2024 Examination will be held on February 11, 2024 (Sunday).
  • JAM 2024 Examination will be conducted as a Computer Based Test in SEVEN Test Papers, namely, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics, Geology, Mathematics, Mathematical Statistics, and Physics.
  • JAM 2024 Examination will be conducted in around 100 Cities in India.
  • Admission shall be given as per All India Rank (AIR) in each Test Paper of JAM 2024, reservation policy of Government of India, and the availability of seats.
  • The list of academic programmes, number of seats, eligibility requirements and minimum educational qualifications of each of the programmes mentioned in the Information Brochure are subject to change, as per the policy of Admitting Institutes.
  • JAM 2024 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). For admission, foreign nationals are required to satisfy the rules and regulations of the Admitting Institute pertaining to foreign students. For further details, they are advised to contact the concerned Admitting Institutes.
  • The candidates who have either completed or will be appearing in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2024 are eligible to appear in JAM 2024. By qualifying in JAM 2024, candidates can apply for admission subject to the conditions that (a) all parts of their undergraduate programme shall be completed before the date of admission of the respective Admitting Institute, and (b) proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted within the timeline provided by respective admitting institute.
  • In all matters concerning JAM 2024, the decision of the Organizing Institute, JAM 2024 will be final and binding on all the applicants.

Test Papers:

  1. Biotechnology (BT)
  2. Chemistry (CY)
  3. Economics (EN)
  4. Geology (GG)
  5. Mathematical Statistics (MS)
  6. Mathematics (MA)
  7. Physics (PH)

IITs Admitting Institutes

IIT Bhilai, IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, IIT Gandhinagar, IIT Guwahati, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, IIT Jammu, IIT Jodhpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras, IIT Mandi, IIT Palakkad, IIT Patna, IIT Roorkee, IIT Ropar, IIT Tirupati, IIT (BHU) Varanasi

Seats DIRECT admission to around 3000 seats in various postgraduate programmes at IITs.

Result Sharing Institutes: JAM 2024 Scores to be used for admissions to over 2000 seats by IISc and various CFTIs including NITs, DIAT, IIEST, IISER Pune, IISER Bhopal, IIPE, JNCASR, SLIET, through CCMN.