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IIT Kharagpur announces JAM 2019 schedule: Find key dates

Kharagpur: Indian Institute of technology (IIT) Kharagpur has announced the schedule of Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) 2019. IIT Kharagpur is the organizing institute for JAM 2019. JAM 2019 will be held on 10 February 2019 (Sunday) in two sessions.

Key Dates: The commencement of online registration and application on JAM 2019 Website is 01 September 2018. The last date for Online Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website is 01 October 2018. The date of JAM 2019 Examination is 10 February 2019. The announcement of the results of JAM 2019 is 20 March 2019.

Exam Day:

February 10, 2019 : Session I - 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon- Biological Sciences (BL); Mathematics (MA); Physics (PH)

Session II: 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM - Biotechnology (BT); Chemistry (CY); Geology (GG); Mathematical Statistics (MS).

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.

Eligibility Conditions:

The candidates who qualify in JAM 2019 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ER) for admissions in IITs.

All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor's degree.

In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) 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.

For Candidates with letter grades/CGPA (instead of percentage of marks), the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the Admitting Institute(s).

Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by 30 September 2019.

For more details about eligibility, qualifications and exam pattern, the interested candidates should visit official website of JAM 2019:

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