JAM 2017: IIT Jodhpur joins participating institutes list
With Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur (IIT Jodhpur) being included as the 15th institute in JAM admission committee, this year, IIT Delhi is scheduled to conduct the joint admission test for M.Sc. programmes (JAM) on February 12, 2017. Candidates will now be appearing for IIT JAM 2017 for post graduate admissions in around 1700 seats in the 15 participating institutes including Indian Institute of Science (IISc) Bangalore.
Last year, the joint admission test was conducted by IIT Madras for admissions to the PG programmes for a total of 1634 seats across 14 institutes.
The JAM 2017 admission committee has not released seat matrix yet. JAM 2017 was announced on 23rd of June, 2016 with the official notification mentioning the dates for examination and application form.
Candidates can fill JAM 2017 application form through online registration window which opens from September 1, 2016 and closes on October 6, 2016. Check here to know more on JAM 2017 Important Dates.
The candidates will have to pay an application fee of Rs. 1500 (Rs. 750 for Female/SC/ST/PwD), if appearing in one test and Rs. 2100 (Rs. 750 for Female/SC/ST/PwD) for two test papers.
As per the eligibility criteria of JAM 2017, candidates belonging to general category need to secure at least 55% marks (50% marks for SC/ST/PwD category) in aggregate of the subjects qualified in bachelor’s degree examination.
IIT Delhi will be conducting JAM 2017 on the scheduled date of 12th February, 2017 in online mode where a total of seven papers will be tested including Biological Sciences, Biotechnology, Geology and Mathematical Statistics. The exam will be held in two sessions, each of three hours.
The organising committee has provided as many as 64 test centres across eight zones for conducting JAM 2017.
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