The Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur has released the notification for the Joint Admission Test or JAM 2019 examination on their official website gate.iitkgp.ac.in. This test is conducted to provide admission to M.Sc, Joint M.Sc, PhD, M.Sc, PhD. Dual Degree etc. Every year, one IIT conducts this exam. This year, IIT Kharagpur will be the organising institute. The JAM 2018 test will be conducted through the online mode. The JAM 2019 test is open for all nationals (Indian / Foreign). All the candidates who want to enroll for the academic programmes offered under JAM 2019 will have to appear in the test.
As per the notification, there is no bar in age limit. The aspirants who are appearing for the exam have to fill up the JAM 2019 application form online through the official website. The online registration and application of JAM will start from September 1, 2018. The last dates to upload the documents are October 1st, 2018. The examination date for JAM 2019 is February 10th 2019. It will be conducted online, i.e. it’s going to be a computer-based test.
The aspirants who will qualify in JAM 2019 will have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ER) for admissions in any of the 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.
All the students will be allowed to download the admit card for the entrance test on January 04, 2019. It is very important for the aspirants to download the admit cards on time. The mock test link will be available on the website from January 10, 2019. Interested students can take the Mock Test for the revision purpose.