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IIT JAM Eligibility 2022 - Check Your Eligibility Criteria Here

IIT JAM 2021 Eligiblity

Joint Admission Test is a gateway for your dreams to pursue MSc from IITs, IISc, NITs, etc. To apply for the exam, one must ensure the minimum required criteria set by the IIT Roorkee as the first stage to filter out the suitable candidates.

As per the officials, a candidate will be eligible to appear in IIT JAM Exam if he/she fulfill the required educational qualification and there are no age limit criteria to apply for the exam.

Below in this blog, we have provided the following aspects of IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2022:

 

Eligibility for JAM Exam

Educational Qualification at Graduation and 10+2 Level

Aggregate Percentage Criteria for IITs and IISc 

CCMN Eligibility Criteria for JAM Exam

 

 

Download IIT JAM Sample Study Material Free PDF

 

 

IIT JAM Eligibility 2022 | Are You Eligible?

 

It is recommended to check the jam exam eligibility criteria before filling the form. Following are the general requirements that students are required to fulfill.

 Nationality – Indian/Foreign

Bachelor’s degree in science.

Either appearing or appeared for the final examination of a qualifying degree.

 If the candidate has qualified for the 2022 JAM exam, he/she can apply for provisional admission subject to the following conditions:

 All parts of their final examination shall be completed by 30th September 2022 of the IIT JAM Admitting Institute, and

 Candidates will have to submit a Physical Fitness Certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form.

Candidate must fulfill the required eligibility criteria for the IIT JAM exam, guided as per admitting institute.

Note: At a time of the admission, candidates will have to give Physical Fitness Test constituted by the Medical Board by the Admitting Institute. If the admitted candidates are not found physically fit, their admission is liable to be cancelled.

 

 

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IIT JAM 2022 Eligibility - Criteria for Admissions in IISc and IITs

 

IIT JAM conducting body decides minimum percentage criteria of the qualifying degree to get admission in all participating IITs. Below, you can check the latest eligibility criteria for all categories: -

 You will require a qualifying degree to appear in the 2022 Exam. 

 In case if a candidate is promoted without a marksheet, the promotion certificate or a document accompanying the promotion certificate duly signed by the Head of the Institute must mention the subjects taken in that semester/year to evaluate the MEQ requirements for admission to a specific program.

 

 

IIT JAM Previous Eligibility Criteria

 

 In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL) category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.

 The aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI should be first-class marks or min. 55% aggregate marks or 5.5 out of 10, without rounding off for GENERAL & OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) Candidates in the qualifying degree.​​

 Second class or min. 50% aggregate marks or 5.0 out of 10 without rounding off for SC/ST/PwD Candidates, in qualifying degree.

 

 

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IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2022 - Educational Qualifications

 

To apply for the desired program, a candidate must qualify for the corresponding Test Paper. Every Academic Program has certain Minimum Educational qualifications (MEQ) and Eligibility Requirements (ER). IIT JAM Eligibility 2022 and their courses are given below.

 

Test Paper (code)

Academic Programme

Institute

Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission

Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with the minimum duration

Essential subjects at (10+2) level

Biotechnology (BT)

M.Sc. Biotechnology

IITI, IITB

Any Branch/Subject

No Restrictions

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology

IITKGP

B.Sc./B.S. degree (three years/six semesters) with Biology/Biotechnology/Botany/Life Science/Physiology/Zoology/Microbiology/ Biochemistry/Genetics and Molecular Biology as Honours/Major/Main Subject, and any one of Chemistry/Physics/Mathematics as one of compulsory subsidiary subject for at least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

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

IITB

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

Chemistry (CY)

M.Sc. Chemistry

IIT GN

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

IITBhilai, IITH, IITI, IITR#

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

No Restrictions

IITB, IITBHU, IITD, IITG, IITISM, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITMandi, IITP, IITPKD, IITRPR, IITTP

Mathematics

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Nuclear Medicine

IITKGP

B.Sc./B.S. degree (three years/six semesters) with Chemistry as Honours/Major/Main Subject, Mathematics as compulsory one subsidiary subject and Physics/ Biology as another subsidiary subject for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

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

IITB

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

IITBBS

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

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc. or equivalent) of minimum three years’ duration, 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

Economics (EN)

 M.Sc. in Economics

IITD

Any Bachelor’s degree (B.A. / B. Sc./ B.Com/ B.Stat. / B.Math./ B.Tech/B.E. or equivalent). The bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification obtained by the candidate must entail a minimum of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent.

No Restrictions

IITR#

B B.Tech/B.E./ B.Sc. (PCM)/ B.Stat. and B.A./ B.Com. (with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the whole programme)

Geology (GG)

M.Sc. Applied Geology

IITB

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

Mathematics

IITR#

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

No Restrictions

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

IITKGP

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

Mathematics

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

IITKGP, IITBBS

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

IITBBS

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

No Restrictions

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geology*

IITISM

B.Sc. degree (3 years) with Geology as Honours/ Major/ Main/Equivalent subject and any two subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry.

Mathematics

Mathematics (MA)

M.Sc. Mathematics

IIT GN

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

IITB, IITD# , IITI, IITJ, IITM, IITP, IITPKD, IITR# , IITRPR

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

IITK

Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or at least 30% of total courses in bachelor’s degree should be in Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

IITH#

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

M.Sc.-M.Tech. Dual Degree in Mathematics-Data and Computational Sciences

IITJ

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IITG, IITBhilai

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

IITISM

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc. Mathematics and Statistics

IITTP

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

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

No Restrictions

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

IITB

M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

IITMandi

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

Mathematics

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

IITB

Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc. or equivalent) of minimum three years’ duration, 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

No Restrictions

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

IITB

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

IITBBS

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. Applied Statistics and Informatics

IITB

Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

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

IITB

M.Sc. Statistics

IITK

Bachelor’s degree in Statistics or at least 30% of total courses in bachelor’s degree should be in Statistics

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

IITBBS

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

Physics (PH)

M.Sc. Physics

IITGN

No Restrictions

No Restrictions

IITB, IITBhilai, IITBHU, IITD, IITG, IITH, IITI, IITISM, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITMandi, IITP, IITPKD, IITR, IITRPR

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc. / B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

IITTP

1. For B.Sc./B.S. students, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters. 2. For B.Tech./B.E. students, four core courses in Physics including Quantum Mechanics, Classical Mechanics, and Electrodynamics are required.

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc. / B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

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

IITK

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc. / B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IITB

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

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

IITKGP

B.Sc./B.S. degree (3yrs/6 semesters) with Physics as Honours/Major/Main Subject, Mathematics as compulsory one subsidiary subject and Chemistry/Biology as another subsidiary subject for at least two years/four semesters

M.Sc. Astronomy

IITI

Bachelor's of Science in Physics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Electronics/ Computer Science OR Bachelor's of Engineering/Technology in any branch AND Courses in Physics for at least 6 credits or 2 semesters and Mathematics for at least 6 credits or two semesters.

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

IITBBS

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

IITKGP

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

Mathematics

M.Sc.-M.Tech Dual Degree in Physics and Materials Engineering

IITJ

No restrictions for engineering degrees. For B.Sc. / B.S. degree, Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters.

No Restrictions

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

IITB

Bachelor’s degree in Science (B.Sc. or equivalent) of minimum three years’ duration, 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

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

IITB

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

 

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geophysics

IITISM

B.Sc. degree with Physics for three years/six semesters. Mathematics with 12 credits/one year and any one subject among Chemistry, Electronics, Statistics, Geology and Computer Science with 12 credit points/one year.

No Restrictions

 

 

IIT JAM Youtube Channel

 

 

The full form of all the participating institutes are - 

IIT ISM- IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, 

IIT Bhilai -  IIT Bhilai,

IITB- IIT Bombay,

IITBBS- IIT Bhubaneswar,

IITBHU- IIT (BHU) Varanasi, 

IITD- IIT Delhi, 

IITGN- IIT Gandhinagar, 

IITG- IIT Guwahati, 

IITH- IIT Hyderabad, 

​IITI- IIT Indore, 

​​​​​​IITJ- IIT Jodhpur, 

IITK- IIT Kanpur, ​​​​​​

IITKGP- IIT Kharagpur, ​​

IITM- IIT Madras, ​​​

IIT Mandi – IIT Mandi

IITPKD - IIT Palakkad

IITP- IIT Patna,

IITR- IIT Roorkee, 

IITRPR- IIT Ropar,

IITTP  - IIT Tirupati

 

Note -

# Minimum Educational Qualification for engineering graduates/students should be treated as removed for this program and these candidates will be admitted based on their JAM rank only

* Medical Criteria for IIT JAM:

a) Applicants with color blindness and/or Uni-ocularity are not eligible.

b) To do fieldwork, persons with disability (PwD) category candidates should be able to walk in the field without assistance/escort (on-road and/or off-road conditions).

 

 

Download Free IIT JAM Model Papers PDF

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for IIT JAM - CCMN Counselling

 

Candidates can also get admission in NITs after qualifying the JAM Exam. But, they must satisfy the CCMN Eligibility Criteria for admission in the admitting Institutes.

Candidates must have at least 60% aggregate marks (Gen/EWS/OBC) or 55% aggregate marks (SC, ST, PwD) in the qualifying degree for CCMN Counseling Process.

There are some other subject-wise eligibility criteria available on CCMN official website. You can check those NITs MSc Admission Eligibility Criteria here.

 

 

Download IIT JAM Syllabus Free PDF for All Subjects - Download Here

 

 

If you satisfy the above-mentioned IIT JAM 2022 eligibility requirements, then you can fill the IIT JAM Online Application Form.

We hope that the above information will help you. If you have any queries regarding the blog, then share through the comment box below.

We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

 

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  • Sachin khandelwal Khandelwal
    How many attempts in iit jam after graduation
  • Prasoon tripathi
    How many attempt are allowed for iit jam
    Eduncle
    Hello Prasoon,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    There is no such limit for the number of times you can appear in IIT JAM. And there is no age limit as well, so you can appear in ...
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  • Utpal boro
    Is physics compulsory for JAM Biotechnology
    Eduncle
    Hello Utpal
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    If you are applying for courses like Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. or M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree from IITB, IITKGP, you must have physics, as one ...
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  • Nandik das
    I'm a 1st ME Student. Am i eligible for IIT Jam physics...?
    Eduncle
    Hello Nandik,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can appear for the IIT JAM Physics exam after completing your master's degree in ME.
    Thank You!!
  • Priyanshi yadav
    I am pursuing BA in economics honours with maths as subsidary subject .. Am I eligible for iit jam mathematics
    Eduncle
    Hello Priyanshi,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to pursue the IIT JAM exam. You can check our blog of
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  • Manpreetpt
    Bsc agriculture ke students iit jam ka exam de sakte ?
    Eduncle
    Hello Manpreet,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can appear in the JAM exam with a minimum of 55% marks in BSc Agriculture.
    Thank You!!
  • Atul kumar gupta
    Kya iit jam se m.sc in electronics kar sakte hai
    Eduncle
    Hello Atul,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, You can pursue MSc in Electronics through the IIT JAM exam, because many universities accept JAM scores for this course.
    T...
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  • Riya
    Is maths required in 10+2 for admission in geology in iit Roorkee?
    Eduncle
    Hello Riya,
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    Having maths in 10+2 is not an essential requirement to take admission in Geology in IIT Roorkee.
    Thank You!!
  • Aishwarya m gowda
    can backlogs apppear for iit jam mathematics?
    Eduncle
    Hello Aishwarya,
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    If you want to appear for IIT JAM mathematics, You have to clear your backlogs. No matter how many attempts you need to give. A...
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  • Monika gupta
    I have secured 55% in first year of bsc chemistry Hons can I apply for iitjam ,I belongs to BC1 category
    Eduncle
    Hello Monika,
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    You can apply for the IIT JAM exam, after completing your bachelor's degree in science. So, you have to clear your BSC first, to ap...
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