IIT, Madras has announced the exam dates for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM-2016), which will be conducted in February 2016. The JAM online exam will be held on Sunday, February 07, 2016. JAM is conducted for taking admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc), joint M.Sc-Doctor f Philosophy (Ph.D), M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree M.Sc-Master of Technology (M.Tech), M.Sc-MS (by research), other post-bachelor’s degree and Ph.D dual degree programs at the IITs in Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi, Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Indore, Kanpur, Jodhpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and Ropar and integrated Ph.D programs at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students from across the country for the academic session 2016. However, JAM score may also be used by other Institutions for admission to their programs.
Admit Card for IIT JAM 2016:
- An admit card, bearing the candidate’s name, registration number, photograph, signature and name(s) and code(s) of the test paper(s) applied along with the name and address of the test centre allotted, will be available for download from JAM 2016 website from December 31, 2015 till examination date. Admit cards will not be sent by post/email.
- The candidate should carefully examine the Admit Card for all the entries made therein. In case of any discrepancy, the Candidate should inform the Organizing Chairman, JAM 2016, IIT Madras immediately. If a candidate is not able to download the Admit Card, then the Chairman JAM of the respective IISc/IITs (See Appendix III), under which the first choice Test City/Town of the candidate falls, may be contacted through Phone/Fax/E-mail, giving the Online Enrolment ID, Name, E-mail ID, Mobile Number, Mailing Address and City Code of the desired Test Centre (first choice) to get information about the Registration Number and the Name of the Test Centre allotted.
- A printout of the downloaded admit card must be brought to the test centre along with the original and valid photo identification. Please note that you have to give the details of this ID proof while filling the online application. No candidate will be permitted to appear in JAM 2016 examination without a valid Admit Card, and a valid and original ID. The Admit Card should be presented to the invigilators/JAM officials for verification.
- The admit card of JAM 2016 must be carefully preserved by the Candidate and produced at the time of admission, if required by the admitting institute.