Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM) is an all-India examination administered and conducted across the country jointly by the seven Indian Institutes of Technology on behalf of Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India. The objective of JAM is to provide admissions to various M.Sc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other post-bachelor degree programmes at the IITs based on the performance in a single test and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students from across the country. The curricula for these programmes are designed to provide the students with opportunities to develop academic talent leading to challenging and rewarding professional life.
The M.Sc. programme in Chemistry is provided by:
IIT-Bombay, IIT-Delhi, IIT-Guwhati, IIT-Hydrabad, IIT-Kanpur, IIT-Madras, IIT-Roorkee.
(Total seats are 270 approx.)
Various other programmes in Chemistry are:
1.Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. Programme in Chemistry - IITK
2.M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Programme in Chemistry- IITB
3.M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree Programme in Energy-IITB
4.M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science & Engineering-IITB
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION
(i) At least 55% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBC category candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC, ST and PD category candidates in the qualifying degree.
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).
(ii) Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with the minimum educational qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30 September.