Joint Admission Test (JAM) is an all India admission test conducted jointly
by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISC) since 2004 to
provide admissions to M.Sc. (Four Semesters), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree.
To apply for the topmost IIT MSc entrance exam, an aspirant must fulfill the following requirements
All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor's degree.
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 medium of instruction is English.
IISc Bangalore, IISER Bhopal, IISER Pune, IISER Tirupati and Centralized Counselling for M.Sc./M.Sc.(Tech) for NITs (CCMN) Institutes (Table 2) may be using the JAM 2019 results for admission to their postgraduate programmes.