The IIT Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2016 is conducted for admission to M.Sc, Joint M.Sc Ph.D, Dual Degree and other postgraduate degree programmes at IITs and IISc.
The online registration for Joint Admission Test (JAM) for the year 2016 had started on September 02, 2015.
IIT JAM 2016 entrance exam will be held on February 07, 2016. Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras is the conducting body for IIT JAM 2016.
Eligibility Criteria for IIT JAM 2016
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2016 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirement (ER) for admissions in IISc and IITs.
- All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor's degree.
- At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC-NCL Category Candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST and PwD 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 Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by September 30, 2016.
NOTE: 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 admission, 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 physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.