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Tuesday, January 5, 2010

JAM 2010

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. - JAM 2010
Date of Examination: 02-05-2010 (Sunday)

Organising Institute: Indian Institute of Technology, Madras


For Admission to M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other Post-B.Sc. programmes at IITs


Minimum Educational Qualification for admission:

M.Sc. Applied Geology (IITB, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geology (IITKgp)/ M.Tech. Geological Technology (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science. The candidate must have Mathematics at (10+2) level.

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics (IITB): Bachelor's degree with both Mathematics and Physics as subjects for two years and at least one of them as a subject for three years.

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics (IITB)/ M.Sc. Statistics (IITK): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters.

M.Sc. Biotechnology (IITB, IITR): M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology (IITB): Bachelor's degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS).

M.Sc. Chemistry (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Chemistry as a subject for three years/six semesters and Mathematics at (10+2) level.

M.Sc. Mathematics (IITB, IITD, IITK, IITM)/ M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing (IITG)/ M.Sc. Applied Mathematics (IITR)/ M.Sc. Industrial Mathematics and Informatics (IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Mathematics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.

M.Sc. Physics (IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM, IITR)/ Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics (IITKgp)/ M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics (IITB, IITK):
Bachelor's degree with Physics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/ two semesters.

Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Geophysics (IITKgp): Bachelor's degree with any two subjects among Physics, Mathematics and Geology for three years/ six semesters.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy (IITB): Bachelor's degree with any one of Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/ two semesters.
Eligibility:

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering, (IITB):
Bachelor's degree with any one of Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four Semesters, and any one of the remaining two subjects for at least one year/two Semesters.

M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research (IITB): Bachelor's degree with either Mathematics or Statistics as a subject for at least two years or four semesters.

M.Tech. Geophysical Technology (IITR):
Bachelor's degree with Mathematics and Physics as subjects and anyone of the following subjects: Chemistry, Geology, Statistics, Electronics and Computer Science.

Master of Computer Applications [MCA] (IITR): Bachelor's degree with Mathematics as a subject for at least one year for annual system candidates/ at least two papers of Mathematics for semester system candidates.

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2010 shall have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for admissions in IITs.

* At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD 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 qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th September 2010.

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 registration, 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 to be physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.

How To Apply: The "OMR Application Form" and the "Information Brochure" can also be obtained by Post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras by making a written request along with a Demand Draft of Rs.1000/- for General category male candidates, Rs.900/- for General category female candidates and Rs.500/- for SC/ST and PD candidates, drawn in favour of "JAM 2010", on any Nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai and a self-addressed slip (11.0 cm x 6.0 cm). Such requests must reach the JAM office, IIT Madras, latest by 18th January, 2010. The application material shall be dispatched by registered post. JAM Office, IIT Madras, however, does not take any responsibility for the late delivery of application material, due to postal delay or loss of documents in transit. Once an Application Form has been purchased either from the Bank or by post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras, any claim for refund of the fees, for any reason whatsoever, will not be entertained nor can this fees be held in reserve for future.

Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of requests at IIT Madras for issue of application material by post 18th January 2010 (Monday)

Last date for issue of application forms and information brochures at Bank counters 22nd January 2010 (Friday)

Last date for Online Registration on the website 25th January 2010 (Monday)
[Upto 18:00 Hrs]

Date of JAM 2010 Test 2nd May 2010 (Sunday)

For more details, visit: jam.iitm.ac.in

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