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September 25, 2020 • 4:52 pm

IIT JAM Eligibility 2021 - 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 requisite criteria set by the IISc Banglore 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 education qualification and there is no age limit criteria to apply for the exam.

Below in this blog, we have provided the following aspects of IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2021:

 

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

 

 

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IIT JAM Eligibility 2021 | Are You Eligible?

 

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

 Nationality – Indian/Foreign

Bachelor’s degree in science

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.

Either appearing or appeared for final examination of qualifying degree

If the candidate has qualified the 2021 JAM exam, he/she can apply for provisional admission subjected to the following conditions:

 All parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the IIT JAM Admitting Institute, and

They must submit the proof of passing qualifying degree by 30th sept 2021.

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

 

 

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IIT JAM 2021 Eligibility Criteria- Aggregate Percentage Criteria for Admissions in IISc and IITs

 

IIT Kanpur has decided minimum percentage criteria of the qualifying degree to get the admission in all participating IITs. Below, you can check the aggregate marks for all categories: -

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 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.

 

 

Educational Qualifications at Graduation and 10+2 Level

 

To apply for the desired program, a candidate must qualify the corresponding Test Paper. Every Academic Program has certain Minimum Educational Qualification (MEQ) and Eligibility Requirements (ER). IIT JAM Eligibility 2021 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 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

IITI, IITR#

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

No Restrictions

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

Chemistry for three years/six semesters

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

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

No Restrictions

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

M.Sc. Applied Geology

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 year) with Geology as Honours/ Major/ Main/Equivalent subject and any two subsidiary subjects from Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry.

Mathematics

Mathematics (MA)

M.Sc. Mathematics

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

Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing

IITH, IITISM

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

IITJ

M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing

IITG, IITBhilai

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.

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 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.

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

Statistics for at least two years/four 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

Physics (PH)

M.Sc. Physics

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

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

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

IITBBS, IITKGP

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

IITK

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

IITB

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

Physics/ Mathematics /Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering/Mechanical Engineering

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.- 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 anyone of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters

Mathematics

M.Sc.(Tech) in Applied Geophysics

IITISM

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

No Restrictions

 

The full form of all the participating institutes are - 

 IIT ISM- IIT (ISM) Dhanbad, 

 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, ​​​

 IITP- IIT Patna,

 IITR- IIT Roorkee, 

 IITRPR- IIT Ropar.

 

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:

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.)

 

 

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Eligibility Criteria for CCMN

 

Candidates can also get the admission in NITs after qualifying JAM Exam. But, they must satisfy the CCMN Eligibility Criteria for the 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 mentioned IIT JAM 2021 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 query regarding the blog, then share through the comment box below.

We will solve your queries as soon as possible.

 

Thank You!!

 

 

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  • Souvik chakraborty
    i got 57.5% marks in BSC(General) am i eligible for IIT JAM
    Eduncle
    Hello Souvik,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IIT JAM. You must have the subject in your graduation for 2 year or 4 sem for which you want to ap...
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  • Charishma
    Now i am in the final year (5th semester)b.sc(MSCs). can i eligible to apply iit jam 2021.
    Eduncle
    Hello Charishma,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IIT JAM exam in your final year of graduation.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Ankush
    sir my 12th 63% and bsc66% can i eligible for jam exam
    Eduncle
    Hello Ankush,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible for IIT JAM exam.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Devinder kaur
    Hii, I had PCB group in my +2 ,can i pursue Msc chemistry from IIT?
    Eduncle
    Hello Devinder,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you will be eligible for MSc Chemistry if you fulfill all other criteria. The minimum eligibility for MSC from IITs is graduat...
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  • Ashutosh Verma
    Sir can i apper for this exam on biotechnology...i didnt have mathematics as an additional or main subject in class 12
    Eduncle
    Hello Ashutosh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to apply for IIT JAM Biotechnology. The minimum eligibility is that you must have clear class 12th with math ...
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  • Shashank
    I have done B.E in Computer Science. I had three mathematics subjects in 2nd,3rd & 4th semester only. Will i be eligible for admission in IIT for MSc in mathematics?
    Eduncle
    Hello Shashank,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are eligible to apply for the IIT JAM and take admission in MSC mathematics.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Mohan Krishnan
    i am studying second year bsc . can i eligible for write iit jam on 2021.
    Eduncle
    Hello Mohan,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you will be eligible to apply for IIT JAM exam after completing the graduation degree.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
  • Rajesh kumar
    I completed B-sc in 2017. Can I appear in jam exam in 2020?
    Eduncle
    Hello Rajesh,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM. IIT JAM 2020 is over and you should apply for IIT JAM 2021 exam.
    The application form will be re...
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  • None
    sir can i apply iit jam 2021 my gradulation complete 2021 march month
    Eduncle
    Hello Vasant,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM 2021 exam. You can get the detailed eligibility criteria above in this blog.
    Thank You.
  • Bhairu ram
    Can we do Ph.D with M.Sc. in IIT through IIT-JAM exam.
    Eduncle
    Hello Bhairu,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for MSc-PhD after qualifying the IIT JAM Exam.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!
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