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IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria has been Released now. Candidates should check eligibility for 2024 before applying. The Indian Institute of Technology and the Indian Institute of Science may have conducted the Joint Admission Test for Masters of Science and Technology (IIT JAM).

The IIT JAM 2024 Exam is available for candidate who appeared with a Bachelor’s degree and wants to complete their study after the IIT JAM 2024 professional course. This professional course is counted in the top reputed colleges and institutions like IIT & IISc, which provides the best offer to get admission in this course based on the IIT JAM 2024 Exam.

IIT JAM 2024 is the National Level Entrance Test organized by IITs annually for admission into M.Sc and other post-bachelor degree & dual degree programs at IITs. This article will tell you to complete IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria, which the IIT JAM Conducting Authority describes.

IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria – Released

New IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria has been Released now. Click to View IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Requirements.

IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Requirements and Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) for Admission

In the Qualifying Degree, the Aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding Cut off (Taking into account all subjects, including language and subsidiaries, all years combined should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of of 10 for General/OBC (NCL)/EWS Category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD Candidates (If CGPA/CPI is on a different Scale, it would be linearly mapped to a 10-point scale).

Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission

Candidates who qualify in JAM 2024 must fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admissions to IITs.

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  •  Candidates should have passed an undergraduate degree or should be currently studying in their final year of undergraduate programme. Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute.
  •  Candidates promoted without a mark sheet should produce a certificate stating the subjects studied in that semester/year duly signed by the Head of the Institute.
  •  Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to policy of the Admitting Institute.

At admission, all admitted candidates must submit a Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. The admitted candidates may also have to undergo a Physical Fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. Admission is liable to be cancelled if a candidate is found physically unfit to pursue their chosen course of study.

NOTE:

  •  The candidates must prove that they satisfy the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admission.
  •  The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of candidates who are found to have been admitted to a Programme to which they are not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in effect.

General Eligibility Criteria of IIT JAM

Before filling out the application form, the candidate should check the Eligibility Criteria, which are given below.

  • Before applying, a candidate should complete a Bachelor’s degree in science from a well-known university.
  • Candidates who are graduates via distance studies can also apply for this examination.
  • Candidates in the General or OBC category must have graduated with at least 55% of marks. However, candidates in the reserved category must be passed with 50% of the marks.
  • The Indian candidates and Foreign candidates can both apply for this examination.
  • Those candidates are appeared or are due to appear in the qualifying degree examination in 2024 are also eligible.
NationalityIndian and Foreigners
QualificationGraduate
Minimum Marks (General)55%
Minimum Marks (ST/SC)50%
Minimum Marks (Grading system/CGPA)Decided by Admitting Institutes
Submission of Passing CertificateBy 30th September 2024
Age LimitNo Restrictions

IIT JAM 2024 Exam Pattern

The IIT JAM 2024 exam pattern outlines the structure and format of the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. This competitive examination, conducted by the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), is designed to assess candidates’ aptitude in various science and technology disciplines. Understanding the IIT JAM 2024 exam pattern is crucial for aspirants to prepare effectively and excel in this prestigious entrance test.

Exam DetailsDescription
Exam TypeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration3 hours
Total Questions60 questions
Total Marks100 marks
SectionsA, B, and C
Section A– 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) – 10 questions worth 1 mark each – 20 questions worth 2 marks each – Negative marking: 1/3 mark for wrong answers to 1 mark questions; 2/3 mark for wrong answers to 2 marks questions
Section B– 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQs) – 2 marks each – No negative marking – Full credit awarded only if all correct options are selected without any wrong answers
Section C– 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions – 10 questions worth 1 mark each – 10 questions worth 2 marks each – No negative marking – Answers are signed real numbers entered using a virtual numeric keypad
Marking Scheme– Correct answers are awarded full marks as per question value – No negative marking for Section B and Section C – Negative marking for wrong answers in Section A as described above
Unattempted QuestionsResult in zero marks
Answer Submission– MCQ and MSQ answers selected using the mouse – NAT answers entered using a virtual numeric keypad – Computer keyboard disabled during the exam

Also, Check Below- 

Exam Pattern

Syllabus

Test Papers & Codes & Eligibility for Admission 

Those Aspirants are eligible to be admitted to the IIT JAM 2024, so there are two options: M.Sc. or PhD and M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Professional Courses are offered for them.

Here we are providing the Eligibility Criteria for various courses offered under the IIT JAM Exam 2024:

Test Paper (Test paper Code)
Academic Programme(s)
Institute(s)
Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission
Essential subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with a minimum durationEssential subjects at (10+2) level
Biotechnology (BT)
M.Sc. BiotechnologyIITIAny Branch/ SubjectNo Restrictions
M.Sc. BiotechnologyIITB, IITRAny Branch/ Subject
Mathematics
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAnyone 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. ChemistryIITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR
Chemistry for three years/six semesters
Mathematics
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in ChemistryIITBBS, IITKGP
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAnyone 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 semestersMathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
Geology
(GG)
M.Sc. Applied GeologyIITB, IITRGeology for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, and Biological Science
Mathematics
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in GeophysicsIITKGP
Geology as a subject for three years/six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in GeologyIITKGP, IITBBS
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
Mathematics (MA)
M.Sc. in EconomicsIITRMathematics as one of the core subjects
No Restrictions
M.Sc. MathematicsIITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITJ,IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR
Mathematics for at least two years/four semesters
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and ComputingIITH
M.Sc. Mathematics and ComputingIITG
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in MathematicsIITBBS, IITKGP
Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/four semesters.
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations ResearchIITB
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and EngineeringIITBAnyone 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
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and StatisticsNo Restrictions
Mathematical Statistics(MS)
M.Sc. in EconomicsIITRMathematics as one of the core subjects 
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and InformaticsIITB
Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters
No Restrictions
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations ResearchIITB
M.Sc. StatisticsIITKStatistics for at least two years/ four semesters
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
Physics(PH)
M.Sc. PhysicsIITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITJ, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR
Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/two semesters
No Restrictions
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in PhysicsIITBBS, IITKGP
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in PhysicsIITK
M.Sc. Applied GeophysicsIITBPhysics 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. AstronomyIITIPhysics 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.- PhD in Atmosphere and Ocean SciencesIITBBSMathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics
Joint M.Sc.- PhD in GeophysicsIITKGPGeology 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 EngineeringIITBAnyone 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

 Also, Check Below-

How to Fill IIT JAM 2024 Application Form 

IIT JAM 2024 Admit Card 

IIT JAM 2024 Requirements Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2024 must fulfil the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admission to IITs.

  • All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.
  •  In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for the General/OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates, and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.
  •  Foreign nationals with Indian degrees can apply, subject to the admitting institute’s policy.

If CGPA/CPI is on a different scale, it would be linearly mapped to a scale of 10.

For Candidates with letter grades/CGPA (instead of percentage of marks), the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute(s).

Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by September 2023.

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At admission, all admitted candidates must submit a Physical Fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. At admission, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a Physical Fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. If a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.

Note:

  •  It is entirely the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission.
  •  The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.

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3 thoughts on “IIT JAM 2024 Eligibility Criteria (Available), AGE Limit, Qualification – Check Eligibility Here”

  1. Hi.im doing BA(hons) from Delhi university…n I had statistics in my general elective subject for 4 semester.i want to give jam 2019 for MSc stats…am I eligible to give or not… please help me…thanku

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  2. As I am completed my bsc degree 2016 Willing to apply for IIT JAM 2020 can I apply ? Is there is any age limit for MSC from IIT ?

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