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IIT JAM 2021 Eligibility

By: Archana on February 05, 2019

IIT Kharagpur has recently released the eligibility criteria of IIT JAM exam, given below is the eligibility criteria of IIT JAM:

1.Bachelor's degree in any stream 

Candidates appearing for IIT JAM exam must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline.

2. At least 55% aggregate marks and 5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC students 

The minimum percentage required for the exam is 55% for general category although there is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST/PWD candidates, they need to have at least 50% marks in graduation.

3. Foreign National and Indian national both are eligible to apply. 

All the candidate's whether a foreign nationality or Indian nationality can apply for this exam. 

4.No restriction in the upper age limit for IIT JAM. 

There is no age limit for JAM exam, as per the rules stated by conducting body, there is no restriction in the upper age limit for IIT JAM exam.

5. Final year students can also apply

All the students who are currently in final year of graduation are also eligible to apply for this exam provided they submit the proof of passing with the required document by the time counseling process starts.

Check out the eligibility criteria for the various courses offered under IIT JAM:

Test Paper (Test paper code)

Academic Programme

Name of the Institute

Minimum Educational Qualification for Admission

Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with the minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

Biotechnology

(BT)

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IIT Indore

Any Branch/ Subject

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee

Any Branch/ Subject

Mathematics

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

IIT Bombay

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

 
Chemistry
(CY)

M.Sc. Chemistry

IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Gandhi Nagar, IIT Hyderabad, IIT Indore, IIT Jodhpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Roorkee, IIT Ropar

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

Mathematics

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Chemistry

IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Kharagpur

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

IIT Bombay

Any of the subject from Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

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

IIT Bhubaneswar

Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

Geology
(GG)

 

M.Sc. Applied Geology

IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee

Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biological Science

Mathematics

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

IIT Kharagpur

Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology

IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Kharagpur

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

IIT Bhubaneswar

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

Mathematics(MA)

M.Sc. in Economics

IIT Roorkee

Mathematics as one of the core subjects

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics

IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhi Nagar, IIT Indore, IITJodhpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Roorkee, IIT Ropar

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

IIT Hyderabad

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IIT Guwahati

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Mathematics

IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Kharagpur

Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

IIT Bombay

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

IIT Bombay

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters.

Mathematics

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

IIT Bhubaneswar

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

No Restrictions

Mathematical Statistics

(MS)

M.Sc. in Economics

IIT Roorkee

Mathematics as one of the core subjects

 

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics

IIT Bombay

Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research

IIT Bombay

M.Sc. Statistics

IIT Kanpur

Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters

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

IIT Bhubaneswar

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

Physics

(PH)

M.Sc. Physics

IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Gandhi Nagar, IIT Indore, IITJodhpur, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Patna, IIT Roorkee, IIT Ropar

Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Physics

IIT Bhubaneswar, IIT Kharagpur

M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics

IIT Kanpur

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IIT Bombay

Physics and Mathematics/Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as a subject for three years/six semesters

M.Sc. Astronomy

IIT Indore

Physics and Mathematics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as a subject for three years/six semesters / Degree in Computer Science, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering

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

IIT Bhubaneswar

Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics

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

IIT Kharagpur

Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry

Mathematics

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

IIT Bombay

Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

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