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IIT JAM 2019: Exam date, eligibility criteria, syllabus, other details

IIT JAM 2019: The online registration for the Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2019 will commence from September 1, 2018. The examination will be conducted on February 10 at various centres across the country.

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IIT JAM 2019: The examination will be conducted on February 10 at various centres across the country (Image source: unsplash.com)

IIT JAM 2019: The online registration for the Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2019 will commence from September 1, 2018 and will continue till October 10, 2018. The examination is scheduled to be conducted on February 10, 2019 (Sunday) in two sessions as Computer Based Test (CBT). The exam is conducted for admissions to M.Sc (four semesters), joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree, etc. programmes at the IITs and integrated Ph.D degree programmes at IISc.

Those who wish to apply may apply online through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS), via www.jam.iitkgp.ac.in

Eligibility Criteria

Educational qualification: The aspirant should hold a bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognised college or university. They must have scored a minimum 55 per cent marks for general and OBC-NCL candidates. For SC, ST and PwD categories, it is 50 per cent. Those students who are in the final year of their qualifying exam can also apply.

Age limit: There is no age restriction and the candidate can be an Indian national or a foreigner.

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Examination schedule

Session I: 9 am to 12 pm — Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA), Physics (PH)

Session II: 2 pm to 5 pm — Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematical Statistics (MS).

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IIT JAM 2019: Syllabus

It is divided into three sections — Section A, B and C. The syllabus will comprise of various topics such as BL (Biological Sciences), BT (Biotechnology), GC (Geology), MS (Mathematical Statistics), CY (Chemistry), PH (Physics) and MA (Mathematics).

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How to register for IIT JAM 2019

Step 1: Get registered on JOAPS website by providing your name, a valid e-mail address, a working mobile number and a password.

Step 2: All communications will be made through the same address.

Step 3: An E-mail will be sent that will have candidate’s enrolment ID.

Step 4: Keep your ID along with the password information safe, and confidential.

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IIT JAM 2019: Important dates

Online registration begins: September 1

Online registration ends: October 10

Admit card availability: January 4, 2019

Mock test link availability: January 10, 2019

JAM 2019: February 10, 2019

Result announcement: March 20, 2019

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