What is IIT-JAM ?

JAM 2018 (Joint Admission Test for M.Sc) is a Gate to various professional courses such as M.Sc (2 years), M.Sc-PhD, M.Sc-M.Tech, Joint M.Sc-PhD, and many other Bachelor degree courses. Various IITs &IISc conduct this national level examination of JAM in the ro-tation. JAM is held in the month of February every year. IIT JAM 2018 will be orga-nized by IIT Bombay. The interested applicants can check out the important details of JAM 2018 from this article given below.

What is Special about IIT-JAM Coaching in Venper Academy ?

  • Subject wise unit expert faculty.
  • Combination of eminent professors, IIT-JAM and IIT.
  • Comprehensive study material developed by experienced R & D team of Venper Academy.
  • Thoroughly revised, updated, focused and relevant to exam.
  • Well equipped classroom, clean & inspiring environment.
  • Comprehensive coverage of syllabus
    • a) Basic level to advanced level
    • b) Fresher’s can easily understand
    • c) Emphasis on fundamental concepts
    • d) More than 500 teaching hours
  • Regular Assessment of performance
    • a) a) Unit wise classroom tests followed discussion
    • b) IIT JAM classroom series
    • c) Examination environment exactly similar to IIT-JAM & M.Sc En-trance
  • Timely completion of syllabus
    • Well designed course curriculum
    • Syllabus completion much before the examination date.


  • Both Indian and Foreign Candidates can apply.
  • Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Candidates belong to the General/OBC-NCL Category, have to get at least 55% aggregate marks in the qualifying degree, without rounding off (50% aggregate for candidates who belong to the SC/ST and PwD Cate-gory Candidates)
  • Candidates appearing in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2018 are also eligible for this entrance exam.

Course Details Duration
IIT-JAM- M.Sc Physics-PH 5 Months
IIT-JAM-M.Sc. Chemistry-CY 5 Months
IIT-JAM- M.Sc Mathematics-MA 5 Months
IIT-JAM-M.Sc. Biotechnology-BT 5 Months
IIT-JAM-M.Sc. Biological Science-BL 5 Months

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria:

For M.Sc. – Candidate must have Bachelor’s degree (Geology) and any two subjects among Chemistry, Mathematics, and Biological Science Physics. Also the candidate must have passed 12th with Math as a mandatory subject.

M.Sc. in IITB – Candidate must have passed graduation with both Mathemat-ics and Physics for two years and at least one out of these two for three years.

M.Sc. Biotechnology in IITB and IITR – Candidates must have done gradua-tion degree in any of these (Science, Agriculture, Pharmacy, Veterinary, Engi-neering, and Medicine) branches.

M.Sc. Chemistry in IITG, IITK, IITB, IITD, IITM and IITR) – Candidate must have done a graduate degree with chemistry and also candidate must have passed 12th with mathematics.

M.Sc. Mathematics in IITB, IITD, IITK and IITM – Candidate must have done graduation with Math as a subject for minimum two years or four semes-ters. M.Sc. Physics in IITB, IITD, IITG, IITK, IITM and IITR) or Joint M.Sc. /Ph.D. (Physics) in IITK –Candidate must have done graduation with Physics for minimum two years/ four semesters and also must have done grad-uation with math for at least one year or two semesters.

Joint M.Sc. or Ph.D. in Geophysics at IITK – Candidate must have done graduation with any two subjects from Physics, Mathematics and Geology minimum 3 years and 6 semesters.

M.Sc or Ph.D. (Dual Degree) in IITB – Candidate must be a graduate in any one of these subjects Physics, Chemistry and Math for minimum two years and four semesters.

IIT JAM 2018 Important Dates

Online registration and Application will be available from 1st week of September 2017
Closing of payment in SBI branches using E-challan & Generating E-challan 2nd week of October 2017
Closing of registration on JOAPS and online application submission & doc-uments uploading 2nd week of October 2017
Closing date for change in examination city Last week of October 2017
Downloading of admit cards Last Week of December
Examination date for JAM 2018 1st week of February 2018
Results declaration Last week of March 2018
Submission of application form for admission 2nd week of April 2018 to Last week of April 2018
Closing date for receipt for change in category 2nd week of May 2018
Declaration of 1st admission list 1st week of June 2018
Declaration of 2nd admission list 3rd week of June 2018
Declaration of final admission list 1st week of July 2018