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March 22, 2019 • 10:10 am

IIT JAM Eligibility 2020 - Check Your Eligibility Criteria Here

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You all must be willing to appear in IIT JAM 2020 to actualize your dreams of pursuing M.Sc. from IITs or IISc. But before setting up your study goals for Joint Admission Test, you all should be well aware of the essential criteria to appear in exam i.e. IIT JAM Eligibility.

 

In this blog, we have listed following aspects of IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria:

 

Eligibility Requirement for IIT JAM

 

Educational Qualification at Graduation and 10+2 Level

 

Aggregate Percentage for Various Courses

 

 

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IIT JAM Eligibility | Are You Eligible?

 

 

IIT JAM (Joint Admission Test) Exam will be conducted in February 2020. To remove your anxiety regarding JAM Exam Eligibility, Eduncle has come with the detailed IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria in this blog.

 

Here, we have mentioned all the requisite conditions on which candidates have to be applicable.

 

 

Please check the detailed JAM 2020 Eligibility below–

 

 IIT JAM 2020 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign).

 

 There is no age restriction. i.e. there is no IIT JAM Age Eligibility, regardless of your current age you can apply for JAM.

 

 To apply for admission to a desired program, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding Test Paper and also satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) of the respective Academic Program. IIT JAM Courses and Eligibility is given below in the table.

 

 The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2020 are also eligible to appear in the test.

 

 By qualifying JAM 2020, candidates can apply for provisional admission subjected to the condition that:

 

(a) All parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and

 

(b) Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, will be submitted by September 2020. The admission for a few programs at IISc, IITB, and IITK will additionally depend on interviews that will be held during the time window given in the brochure.

 

 The candidates who have obtained B.Sc. degree through Distance Education/Correspondence Mode and are desirous of admission to M.Sc. Mathematics or M.Sc. Physics programmes of IIT Madras will have to appear for an additional interview.

 

 

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IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Educational Qualifications at Graduation and 10+2 Level

 

 

S.No. Test Paper (Test Paper Code) Academic Programme (s) Institutes Essential subjects in bachelor’s degree along with minimum duration Essential subjects at (10+2) level
1. Biological Sciences (BL) Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences IISc Bangalore Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics Biology
2. Biotechnology (BT) M.Sc. Biotechnology IITB, IITR Any branch / subjects Mathematics
IITI Any branch / subjects No Restrictions
3. Biotechnology (BT) 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
4. Chemistry (CY) M.Sc. Chemistry IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IITISM, IITBHU, IIT Bhilai Chemistry for three years/six semesters Mathematics
5. Chemistry (CY) Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Chemistry IIT BBS, IIT KGP Chemistry for three years/six semesters Mathematics
6. Chemistry (CY) 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
7. Chemistry (CY) 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
8. Geology (GG) M.Sc. Applied Geology IITB, IITR Geology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science Mathematics
9. Geology (GG) 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
10. Geology (GG) Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Geology IITKGP, IITBBS Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry Mathematics
11. Geology (GG) 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
12. Geology (GG) M.Sc. (Tech) in Applied Geology** IITISM B.Sc. degree (3 Years) with Geology as Honours/Major/Main/Equivalent subject and 2 subsidiary subjects from Maths, Physics and Chemistry Mathematics
13. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc. in Economics IITR Mathematics as one of the core subjects No Restrictions
14. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc. Mathematics IITB, IITRPR, IITGN, IITM, IITD, IITI, IITR, IITJ, IITP, IITK Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
15. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc. Mathematics/Applied Mathematics and Computing IITH Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
16. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing IITG, IIT Bhilai Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
17. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing IIT ISM Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
18. Mathematics (MA) Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Mathematics IITBBS, IITKGP Mathematics/Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
19. Mathematics (MA) M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research IITB Mathematics/Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
20. Mathematics (MA) 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
21. Mathematics (MA) 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
22. Mathematical Statistics (MS) M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics IITB Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
23. Mathematical Statistics (MS) M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations research IITB Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
24. Mathematical Statistics (MS) M.Sc. Statistics IITK Statistics for at least two years/four semesters No Restrictions
25. Mathematical Statistics (MS) 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
26. Physics (PH) M.Sc. Physics IITB, IITD, IITH, IITGN, IITP, IITR, IITRPR, IIT ISM, IITI, IITK, IITJ, IITG, IITM, IITBHU, IIT Bhilai Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for a least one year/two semesters No Restrictions
27. Physics (PH) Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. in Physics IITBBS, IITKGP Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for a least one year/two semesters No Restrictions
28. Physics (PH) M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics IITK Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for a least one year/two semesters No Restrictions
29. Physics (PH) 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 No Restrictions
30. Physics (PH) M.Sc. Astronomy IITI Physics/ Mathematics / Computer Science Engineering, Electrical Engineering / Mechanical Engineering No Restrictions
31. Physics (PH) 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
32. Physics (PH) 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
33. Physics (PH) 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
34. Physics (PH) M.Sc. (Tech) in Applied Geophysics IIT ISM B.Sc. Degree (3 Year) with Physics as Honours/Major/Main/Equivalent subject, Mathematics as a subsidiary subject for 2 years/4 semesters and another subsidiary subject from Chemistry, Geology, Electronics and Statistics for 1 year/2 semesters No Restrictions

 

  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).

 

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 Kharagour, IITM- IIT Madras, IITP- IIT Patna, IITR- IIT Roorkee, IITRPR- IIT Ropar.

 

 

 

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IIT JAM Medical Eligibility Criteria 2020 for IIT ISM Dhanbad

 

 

Candidates with color blindness or Uni-ocularity are not eligible.

PwD Candidates should be able to walk in the field without assistance /escort (on-road or off-road conditions.)

 

 

 

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

 

 

Please check the JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria for various JAM Participating Organizations. There are different IIT JAM Exam Eligibility Criteria for various programs.

 

 

 

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria for IISc Bangalore

 

 

For GENERAL & OBC (Non Creamy Layer) Candidates:

 

First class marks or min. 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, in qualifying degree.

 

 

For SC/ST/PwD Candidates:

 

Second class or min. 50% aggregate marks without rounding off, in qualifying degree.

 

 

 

IIT JAM Exam Eligibility Criteria for IIT Guwahati

 

 

For GENERAL & OBC (Non Creamy Layer) Candidates

 

At least (a) 55% marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in Major/Honors and Pass in all other subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries or (b) 60% aggregate marks or 6.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined.

 

 

For SC/ST/PwD Candidates

 

At least (a) 50% marks or 5.5 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, in Major/Honors and pass in all other subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, or (b) 55% aggregate marks or 6.0 CPI in a scale of 10, without rounding off, taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined.

 

 

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Eligibility Criteria for All Other IITs

 

 

For GENERAL & OBC (Non Creamy Layer) Candidates

 

At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) in the qualifying degree.

 

 

For SC/ST/PwD Candidates

 

At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) in the qualifying degree.

 

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for CCMN

 

 

At least 60% aggregate marks are required in the qualifying degree for CCMN Counseling Process. The admission process to NIT and IISER M.Sc. seats is done through Centralized Counseling process.

 

 

 

Eligible for JAM Exam! How to Apply for IIT JAM Exam 2020?

 

 

Eligible JAM candidates can apply for the exam as soon as the online application forms are released. To make the registration process hassle-free for the candidates, we have made a step by step guide, which will help them to fill the form without any error. Read - IIT JAM Online Application Instructions!

 

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  • Anudeepan
    I am studying bsc chemistry without maths. Can I eligible to apply iit jam without mathematics
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Anudeepan,
    Greeting From Edunlcle!
    Candidates who have mathematics as an essential subject in 10+2 can apply for IIT JAM Chemistry.
    Thank You!!
  • Mayuri
    IS THER NEEd of 10+2+3 mathematics for biological science paper ?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Mayuri,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, 10+2+3 is needed to apply for IIT JAM Biological Science.
    Thank You!!
  • Nikhil
    Hello sir, i have completed bvoc degree in horticulture food processing am i eligible for iitjam 2020 in biological science
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  • Shubham
    Sir.... i'm in bsc 3rd year and i saw the syllabus of JAM biotech exam .... which also include 12th class maths... and as i'm a bio student and didn't have maths in my intermediate ... so i'm asking u that can i give IIT JAM Biotech exam and if can ....then how i solve the issue of maths for Biotech JAM exam preparation ??.... please tell me ... Please.
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  • Shubham
    Sir , do i eligible for jam 2020 biotechnology exam that also include maths, as i didn't had maths in my 12th and i am in 3rd year and doing my b.sc with (CBZ) .sir if i am eligible then how solve the maths issue for my preparation.
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  • Hadiya
    Hello sir I'm in bsc 2nd year now (11_05 19) can I apply for jam 2020 without mathematics
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Hadiya
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Candidates who have a bachelor's degree or appearing in 3rd year of bachelor's degree can apply for IIT JAM 2020.
    Thank You!!
  • Hemant Singh
    Sir can I appear In jam exam after 3 years gap in B.Sc??
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Hemant
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM 2020 Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Amritanshu
    Hello sir.. I'm in bsc lllyear now.. In 1/8/19 so can I apply for this form in 2020
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Amritanshu
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM 2020 Exam.
    Thank You!!
  • Pramod
    Sir I get 50% mark in BSc can l attend IIT JAM
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Pramod, Greetings from Eduncle! The minimum score for IIT JAM should be 55% for GEN & OBC and 50% for SC, ST, PwD candidates in the qualifying degree. Thanks for asking your query with us! Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Garry B
    Hi Sir, myself Garry. I am pursuing BCA right now. I shall complete it in 2020. I want to pursue MSc in Astrophysics. I am already learning graduation level mathematics and physics side by side. Can I appear for JAM 2020? Thanks, Garry.
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