Admission to M.Sc. (Two Year), Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other Post-Bachelor's Degree Programmes

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Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is being conducted from 2004 to provide 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 for consolidating Science as a career option for bright students. These postgraduate programmes at IITs and IISc offer high quality education in their respective disciplines, comparable to the best in the world. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide opportunities to the students to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life.

  Important Updates

  • NEWJAM 2020 Third and Final Round Released.

    (August 04, 2020) JAM 2020 admissions committee has released the third and final round of JAM2020 admissions. Applicants can check their status on the JOAPS Portal. The deadline for taking the necessary action by the successful applicants is 07th August 2020, 5:00 PM IST.


  • JAM 2020 Second Round Opening-Closing

    (July 24, 2020) JAM 2020 Second Round Opening-Closing Ranks uploaded HERE.


  • JAM 2020 Schedule Updated Again.

    (July 20, 2020) Due to operational reasons, some major changes in JAM 2020 admission process are being announced. This supersedes the previous updates.
    Visit HERE for the details. The schedule below is also updated.


  • (April 08, 2020) Information Brochure for JAM 2020 Admission can be downloaded here.

  • Older updates can be found HERE.



Important Dates
The dates have been extended in the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown. The extended dates are tentative and could be modified in the future as per the prevailing situation and Government directives.

Events Date(s) Extended
Date(s)
Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2020 Website April 09 - 22, 2020 April 20 - May 24, 2020
Last Date for Receipt of Request for Change of Category in Proper Format
and Rectification of Defective Documents
May 04, 2020 May 25, 2020
Declaration of First Admission List June 01, 2020 June 29, 2020
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fees
(for First Admission List Candidates)
June 05, 2020 July 03, 2020, 5:00 PM
Declaration of Second Admission List
(UPDATED)
June 16, 2020 July 14, 2020
July 17, 2020
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fees
(for Second Admission List Candidates)
June 22, 2020 July 23, 2020, 5:00 PM
Declaration of Third and Final Admission List June 29, 2020 August 04, 2020
Last Date for Payment of Admission Fees
(for Third Admission List Candidates)
July 03, 2020 August 07, 2020, 5:00 PM
Deadline to Upload Missing Documents Against Undertaking (OPTIONAL) August 07, 2020, 5:00 PM
Opening and Closing of Withdrawal Option August 04 - August 07, 2020
5:00 PM
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020 July 03, 2020 August 07, 2020, 5:00 PM

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