JAM 2019 for dual degree and other post bachelor degree programs at IITs announced

Are you looking for JAM 2019 Notification details? JAM 2019 notification has been released and last date for the application is 10th October 2018. Check out more details like notification, eligibility criteria, application process, application fee, syllabus, important dates etc.

JAM 2019

JAM (Joint Admission Test) is conducted to provide admissions to M.Sc, Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D, M.Sc.-Ph.D Dual Degree and other post bachelor degree programs at IITs which were located at Bhubaneshwar, Bhilai, Bombay, Dhanbad, Delhi, Guwahati, Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Jodhpur, Indore, Kanpur, Madras, Kharagpur, Patna. Palakkad, Roorkee, Varanasi and Ropar. JAM score can also be used for admissions to the integrated Ph.D programmes at Indian Institute of Science IISc, Bangalore. JAM Score is also used for admissions to programmes at Centrally funded technical institutions like IIEST Shibpur, NITs, IISERs and SLIET Punjab.

JAM 2019 Pattern

JAM 2019 is held in computer based mode in two sessions i.e 9 AM to 12 Noon and 2 PM to 5 PM. Questions in the test are divided to following 3 sections:

  • Section A : 30 Multiple choice questions MCQ (50 marks)
  • Section B : 10 Multiple select questions MSQ (20 marks)
  • Section C: 20 Numerical Answer type NAT questions (30 marks)

JAM Syllabus 2019

JAM test consists of questions related to the following subjects from 10+2+3 level i.e. Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA), Physics (PH), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS).

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have completed their Bachelor's Degree with at least 55% (for General/ OBC (NCL)) and 50% (SC/ST, PwD) marks.

Application Process

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for JAM 2019 through JOAPS (JAM Online Application Processing System) link which is available at the website: http://jam.iitkgp.ac.in. Application process starts from 5th September 2018. At the time of application candidates need to upload category certificate/ PwD certificate if applicable. Candidates need to pay the application fee in online mode only. Last date for online application is 10th October 2018. Candidates can download admit card from website from 4th January 2019.

Application fee details

  • Female (all categories)/ SC/ ST/ PwD : Rs. 750/- (for one test paper), Rs. 1050/- (for two test paper)
  • General, OBC : Rs. 1500/- (for one test paper), Rs. 2100/- (for two test paper)

Examination cities

JAM 2019 Exam is conducted in 8 zones. The names of 8 zones and examination cities are listed below. Candidates can select the examination city during application process.

  1. IISc Bangalore Zone - Bangalore, Hubbali, Hyderabad, Kannur, Kzhikode, Mangalore, Palakkad, Thrissur
  2. IIT Bombay Zone - Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Vadodara
  3. IIT Delhi Zone - Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Gretar Noida, Gurgaon, Hisar, Indore, Jaipiur, Jammu, Jodhpur, New Delhi
  4. IIT Guwahati Zone - Asansol - Durgapur, Dhanbad, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kalyani, Patna, Siliguri
  5. IIT Kanpur Zone - AGRA, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bhopal, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi
  6. IIT Kharagpur Zone - Bhubaneshwar, Kharagpur, Kolkata, Raipur, Ranchi, Vijayawada, Vishakapatnam
  7. Madras Zone - Chennai, Coimbatore, Ernakulam, Kollam, Kottayam, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirichapalli, Tirunelveli, Tirupati, Warangal
  8. IIT Roorkee Zone - Dehradun, Jalandhar, Kurukshetra, Mohali, Noida, Moradabad, Roorkee

Important dates to remember

  • Start date of online registration and application : 5th September 2018
  • Last date for application process : 10th October 2018
  • Admit Card Download : 4th January 2019
  • Mock Test Link : 10th January 2019
  • JAM Test date : 10th February 2019 (Session I 9 AM to 12 Noon, Session II 2 PM to 5 PM)
  • Date of announcement of JAM 2019 result : 20th March 2019
  • Submission of Application form for admission : 11th April to 24th April 2019


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