IIT JAM 2019 Registration & Eligibility Criteria

Deepika Narwal Updated On: 11 Oct, 2018 12:15 IST

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IIT JAM 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the eligibility criteria for IIT JAM 2019 before filling their respective application forms. 

  • A candidate who wishes to apply for IIT JAM 2019, must be a graduate of a recognised university.
  • A candidate belonging to General/OBC-NCL category and Foreign Nationals category must have 55% marks in his/her bachelor's degree.

  • For a candidate from SC/ST and PwD category, 50% marks in graduation is the requirement.

  • The proportion of marks in percentage will be adjusted by admitting colleges for those candidates having CGPA/ Letter Grades.

  • All the documents like qualifying bachelor's degree, Matriculation and 10+2 qualifying document should be submitted by candidates by the last date of application which will be in the third week of October 2018.

Minimum Educational Qualification:

Test Paper group: Biotechnology (BT)

M.Sc. Biotechnology at IITB, IITR, IITI:

  • Candidate should be a Graduate in any Branch/Subject.
  • Mathematics is mandatory in 10+2 standard.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering at IITB:

  • The student should have any one of the given subjects i.e Biotechnology, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology at the undergraduate level for four semester/two years and any one from the other subjects for at least two semester/one year.
  • He/She should have studied Mathematics in 12th standard.

Test Paper group: Chemistry (CY)

M.Sc. Chemistry in IITG, IITGN, IITB, IITD, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITP, IITR, IITK, IITM, IITRPR, IITISM and Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry in IITKGP, IITBBS:

  • The student should have studied Chemistry at the undergraduate level for six semesters/three years.
  • Mathematics is compulsory in 10+2 standard.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering in IIT-B:

  • Candidate should have any one of Biotechnology, Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics at the undergraduate level for four semesters/two years and any one from the other four subjects for at least two semesters/one year.
  • Mathematics is mandatory in 10+2 standard.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere & Ocean Sciences in IITBBS:

  • It is mandatory for a candidate to have Mathematics and Physics at the UG level with any one of these subjects among Computer Science, Chemistry, Computer Application, Statistics and Geology.

Test Paper group: Geology (GG)

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics in IITKGP, M.Sc. Applied Geology in IITB and IITR and Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geology in IITKGP and IITBBS:

  • The student should have a degree in Geology for six semesters/three years and any two subjects among Chemistry, Mathematics, Physics and Biological Science.
  • Mathematics is mandatory in 12th standard.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences in IITBBS:

  • It is a must for the candidate to any one of the subjects Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Computer Science, Chemistry, Computer Application, Statistics and Geology at the UG level.

M.Sc. (Tech) in Applied Geology* in IIT-ISM:

  • The student should have a B.Sc degree (3 year) with Geology as Main/Honours/ Major/ Equivalent subject and any 2 subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics.
  • Mathematics is compulsory at 10+2 level.

Test Paper group: Mathematics (MA)

M.Sc. in Economics in IITR:

  • Mathematics is one of the main subjects at graduation level.

M.Sc. Mathematics in IITD, IITB, IITJ, IITGN, IITM, IITK, IITP, M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing/Mathematics in IITH and IIT-ISM and M.Sc. Computing and Mathematics in IITG:

  • The student should have Mathematics at least for four semesters/two years at the UG level.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Mathematics in IITKGP and IITBBS and M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research in IITB:

  • Statistics/Mathematics as a subject for at least four semesters/two years at the UG level is mandatory.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering Programme at IITB:

  • The student should have any one of Biotechnology, Biology, Mathematics, Chemistry and Physics for four semesters/two years at the UG level and any one of the other four subjects for at least two semesters/one year/two semesters.
  • Mathematics is the main subject in graduation.

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences in IITBBS:

  • Mathematics as well as Physics and any one of these subjects among Computer Science, Chemistry, Computer Application, Statistics and Geology at the undergraduate level.

Test Paper group: Mathematical Statistics (MS)

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics and M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research course at IITB:

  • The student should have either Statistics or Mathematics for at least four semesters/two years at the undergraduate level.

M.Sc. Statistics in IITK:

  • The student should have Statistics for at least four semesters/two years at the UG level.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences in IITBBS:

  • Mathematics and Physics are compulsory subjects apart from any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Application, Computer Science, Geology and Statistics at the undergraduate level.

Test Paper group: Physics (PH)

M.Sc. Physics in IITB, IITH, IITI, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITISM, Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics in IITBBS, IITKGP and M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics in IITK:

  • The student should have Physics for at least four semesters/two years and Mathematics for at least two semesters/one year at the undergraduate level.

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics in IITB:

  • At the UG level, Mathematical Physics/Physics and Mathematics for four semesters and at least one of them as subject for six semesters/three years.

M.Sc. Astronomy in IITI:

  • The student should have a degree in Mathematics/ Physics/ Computer Science Engineering, Mechanical Engineering/ Electrical Engineering.

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences programme at IITBBS:

  • Candidate should have Physics and Mathematics and any one of these subjects among Computer Science, Chemistry, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics at the UG level.

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geophysics in IITKGP:

  • The student should have studied Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics.
  • Mathematics in Class 12th is mandatory.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering offered at IITB:

  • Any one of Biotechnology, Biology, Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry for two years and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year.
  • Mathematics is mandatory in Class 12.

M.Sc. (Tech) in Applied Geophysics in IIT-ISM:

  • Student should have B.Sc Degree (3 yr.) with Physics as Honours/ Main/ Major/ Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a subsidiary subject for four semesters/two years and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Electronics, Statistics and Geology for two semesters/one year.

Medical Criteria:

  • Candidates with or Uni-ocularity and color blindness are not eligible to apply.
  • For doing fieldwork, candidates in the PwD category should be able to walk without any assistance.

Note: If a candidate is found to have furnished wrong details, the admitting institute has the authority to cancel the admission, at any time.

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