Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is conducted by the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore (IISc) and Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) for candidates seeking admissions to Integrated PhD degree programmes at IISc Bangalore and MSc (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-PhD dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.-M.S.(Research)/ PhD dual degree and other post-Bachelor's degree programmes at IITs.
The application process for JAM is a four step process:
Step 1: Registration at JAPS;
Step 2: Filling in the application forms;
Step 3: Payment of application fee
Online Payment Mode
Challan Payment Mode
Step 4: Downloading the application form
Only online applications will be accepted.
JAM 2015 examination will be conducted for the seven test papers, namely: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). The seven test papers will be objective in nature with three different patterns of questions:
Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ's);
Multiple Select Questions (MSQ's);
Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions
JAM is open to all nationals. Besides, there is no age restriction. Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM 2015 or being in the merit list of any test paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement to admission. Qualified candidates will have to apply for admission as per the prescribed procedure. Admissions shall be made in order of merit in each category and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute.
Important dates (JAM 2015):
Commencement of registration and application process: September 3, 2014
Last date for payment of fee through challan: September 30, 2014
Closure of online application process: October 9, 2014
JAM 2015: February 8, 2015
Results: March 19, 2015