IIT Kharagpur declares results of JAM for MSc Programs

IIT Kharagpur has declared results of the Joint Admission Test for MSc programmes for the examinations held on February 10, 2019, as per NDTV report. The exam is held annually for selecting candidates for admission to MSc, Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD dual degree and other post Bachelor degree programmes at the IITs. The exam is also a qualifying exam for admission to integrated PhD programmes at the Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. The IIT JAM scores will be used by NITs and Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs), as well. Candidates can go through the guidelines of the Counselling Body for Admission to NITs and CFTIs or CCMN for details in this regard.

The scorecards of individual candidates, who have qualified the examination, will be available online from April 5 to July 31. Candidates can download the same from the official website, noted the report.

Admission Process

  • Only those candidates who qualify the exam will be eligible to apply at the IITs
  • After JAM 2019 results are announced, a qualified candidate should have to apply online only using the prescribed Admission Form available at JAM 2019 website irrespective of IITs where the admission is sought, reads the official notification. The admission process will be open from April 11-24, 2019
  • IIT Kharagpur had conducted the examination in collaboration with eight zones: IISc Bangalore, IIT Bombay, IIT Delhi, IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Madras and IIT Roorkee
  • Last year IIT Bombay had organised the examination
  • The examination began from academic session 2004-2005 and is held annually for admission to MSc programs in Biological Sciences, Mathematics, Physics, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Geology and Mathematical Statistics


  • 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 a 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 September 30, 2019
  • At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form
  • At the time of admission, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute
  • In case a candidate is not found physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled
  • It will entirely be the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission
  • The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force

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