What is IIT JAM?

IIT JAM 2018

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (IIT JAM) is an admission test for the Engineering aspirants to Master of Science (M.Sc.) and other post-graduate science programs.

IIT JAM 2018 aspirants can either opt for M.Sc.or Phd or M.Sc. Phd Dual degree professional courses from any of the IIT’s in India or IISc in Bangalore.

IITs started conducting the JAM in the 2004 – 2005 academic session.

IIT JAM 2018 registration will start from the month of September as every year and examination will be conducted in the month of February.



Notification for IIT JAM 2018:

If you are waiting for the IIT JAM this year, you can get ready. Because JAM 2017 application form will be available from 5th September 2016 on the official website. Then you may apply for the Exam on the website.

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Eligibility for IIT JAM 2018:

IIT JAM 2017 has some eligibility criteria.

A General or OBC category candidates should have at least 55% aggregate marks in Bsc from a reputed university.

SC, ST and PD category candidates should have at least 50% aggregate marks in Bsc from a well-known university.

Candidates graduating via distance education can also apply for IIT JAM 2017.

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Exam Pattern for IIT JAM 2018:

In this year, JAM 2017 will be conducted on online mode. Candidates should answer their questions on a computer. Computer Based Test (CBT) will be conducted for all the seven (07) test papers.

These test papers of JAM 2017 will be objective type in three different patterns –

Pattern I – 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Pattern II – 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

Pattern III –  20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)


Syllabus for IIT JAM 2018:

As we mentioned above, IIT JAM is generally conducted for seven test papers. You can prepare the following subjects for this exam-

  1. Biological Sciences (BL)
  2. Biotechnology (BT)
  3. Chemistry (CY)
  4. Geology (GG)
  5. Mathematics (MA) Books
  6. Mathematical Statistics (MS)
  7. Physics (PH)



Important Dates for IIT JAM 2018:

The beginning of online registration date for IIT JAM 2018 is 5th September 2017

JAM Closing date for online application is 6th October 2017

Exam Date of JAM 2017 is 12th February 2018

Announcement of Result of JAM 2017 is March 2018

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Best Books for IIT JAM 2018:

As this exam is held in all India basis, Exam will be tough enough. To get the Cut-Off marks you should study hard with the proper knowledge of syllabus.

You should study the best books for IIT JAM. Buy the books from the best books stores. Studying previous years papers will also help you to challenge the exam pattern. Check the below books –

  1. IIT-JAM: M.Sc. (Biotechnology) Previous Papers (Solved)
  2. Jam Chemistry (solved previous Year Test Paper)
  3. Geology (GG) Books 
  4. Mathematics – A Complete Guide: M.Sc Entrance Examination
  5. Introduction to Mathematical Statistics
  6. A Comprehensive Book In IIT JAM M.Sc. Physics


Conclusion :

If you are dreaming for IIT JAM 2018, your time starts now. You should crack the Exam with the best effort and proper knowledge of exam process and syllabus.

Don’t wait for the proper time to start your preparation. Buy the best books, download previous years question papers, study the test papers.