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Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test

What is IIT JAM?

IIT JAM exam is conduct by IIT, Delhi to accept admission in Integrated Ph.D. Programmes at IISc, Banglore and MCA, M.Sc., Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D. and M.Sc. – Ph.D. Dual Degre courses in IITs.

IIT JAM Subjects / Papers:

  • BL – Biological Science
  • CA – Computer Applications
  • CY – Chemistry
  • GP – Geophysics
  • MS – Mathematical Statistics
  • BT – Biotechnology
  • GG – Geology
  • MA – Mathematics
  • PH – Physics

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IIT JAM Eligibility: IIT JAM result declare in Mid of April

  • IISc Eligibility criteria: Minimum 60% is required for General category/OBC candidates and for SC/ST candidates at least 50% is required.
  • IITs Eligibility Criteria: For general/OBC category candidates at least 55% aggregate marks are required and for SC/ST candidates at least 50% marks are required.

To know subjectwise or college wise eligibility for admission go to : IIT JAM Detailed Eligibility Criteria

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IIT JAM Exam Pattern:

BL, BT and CA Exam Pattern: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT) and Computer Applications (CA) question papers are objective type and for each incorrect answer 1/3 mark will be deducted.

All other paper in JAM Exam are objective-cum-descriptive type. These test papers will have multiple choice type questions(MCQ), fill-in-blank type questions, and descriptive type questions, carrying weightages of 20% 30% and 50%, respectively.

Objective type questions carries 02 marks and for each incorrect answer 0.5 mark will be deducted. There will be no negative marking for fill in the blanks and descriptive type questions.

IIT JAM Syllabus:

Click on paper name for detailed IIT JAM syllabus:

  1. Biological Sciences (BL)
  2. Biotechnology (BT)
  3. Chemistry (CY)
  4. Computer Applications (CA)
  5. Geology (GG)
  6. Geophysics (GP)
  7. Mathematics (MA)
  8. Mathematical Statistics (MS)
  9. Physics (PH)

IIT JAM Exam Centres:

Zonewise IIT JAM Exam Centres

IIT JAM Courses:

Courses in IISc and IITs through IIT JAM:


  • Integrated Ph.D: Biological Sciences, Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Physical Sciences.

IIT Bombay:

  • M.Sc.: Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Applied Statistics and Informatics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.
  • M.Sc. – Ph.D. (dual degree): Applied Geology, Applied Geophysics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Energy, Environmental Science & Engineering, Operations Research, Physics.
  • M.Sc.-M.Tech.Programme: M.Sc.(Physics)-M.Tech.(Materials Sciences with specialization in Nano-Science & Tech.).

IIT Delhi:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.

IIT Guwahati:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics & Computing, Physics.

IIT Kanpur:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics,
  • M.Sc.- Ph.D. dual degree: Physics

IIT Kanpur:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Statistics,
  • M.Sc.- Ph.D. dual degree: Physics

IIT Kharagpur:

  • Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology,

IIT Madras:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.

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IIT Roorkee:

  • M.Sc.: Applied Geology, Applied Mathematics, Physics. Biotechnology, Chemistry, Industrial Mathematics and Informatics,.
  • M.Tech.: Geological Technology, Geophysical Technology
  • M.C.A.: Master of Computer Applications

IIT Bhubaneswar:

  • Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D.: Physics. Chemistry, Mathematics, Geology.

IIT Gandhinagar:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics.

IIT Hyderabad:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics.

IIT Indore:

  • M.Sc.: Chemistry, Physics.

IIT JAM Recommended Books:

  • IIT-JAM Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. Physics
  • IIT-JAM Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. Mathematics
  • Physics: A Complete Guide
  • IIT-JAM: M.Sc. Mathematics Joint Admission Test by Anand Kumar
  • IIT JAM physics by Anand Kumar by Unique Publishers books
  • Physics by H.C. Verma
  • IIT JAM Physics and Geo Physics by Vishal Deoarshi
  • Resnick and Halliday Circuits devices and systems by R.J. Smith
  • Problems in physics by I.E. Irodov
  • Mechanics by H.C.Verma
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