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

IITs and IISc are institutions of national importance and are well known, the world over, for quality education in engineering, science & technology and research in frontier areas. The aim of IITs and IISc is to build a sound foundation of knowledge, pursue excellence and enhance creativity in an intellectually stimulating environment. The vibrant academic ambiance and well-equipped research infrastructure of IITs and IISc motivate the students to pursue Research and Development careers in frontier areas of basic sciences as well as interdisciplinary areas of science and technology.

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

  • NEW JAM 2020 Second Round of Admissions Delayed

    (July 14, 2020) Due to operational reasons, the declaration of Second Round of Admissions is delayed. Now it will be released on July 17th, 2020.

  • JAM 2020 First Round Opening-Closing

    (July 06, 2020) JAM 2020 First Round Opening-Closing Ranks uploaded HERE.

  • JAM 2020 First Round of Admissions Released.

    (June 29, 2020) JAM 2020 admissions committee has released the first round of JAM2020 admissions. Applicants can check their status by logging into the JOAPS Portal. The deadline for taking the necessary action by the successful applicants is 3rd July 2020, 5:00 PM IST.

  • NEWSubmission of Missing Document Started.

    (June 15, 2020) JOAPS portal is now ready to accept missing documents for which an undertaking was submitted earlier. For details, please visit HERE.

  • JAM 2020 Admission Dates.

    (May 11, 2020) The updated schedule is below. The extended dates are tentative and could be modified in the future as per the prevailing situation and the Government directives.

  • (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
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
Declaration of Second Admission List
June 16, 2020 July 14, 2020
July 17, 2020
Declaration of Third and Final Admission List June 29, 2020 July 29, 2020
Closure of Admissions through JAM 2020 July 03, 2020 August 03, 2020

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