JAM Scheduled to be Held on 12 February 2012

Joint Admission Test (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. JAM is an all India Entrance examination for admission to M.Sc. (Two Year), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree and other post – bachelor degree programmes at IITs.

General information about JAM

  • Both Indians / Foreign Nationals can apply for JAM 2012
  • There is no age restriction to appear for JAM
  • Final year students can also appear for JAM
  • There will be separate merit lists for General, OBC (non-creamy layer), SC, ST and Persons with Disability (PD) category candidates

Eligibility to apply for JAM 2012

Graduates should have a minimum of 55% aggregate for General / OBC and 50% for SC / ST / PD categories.

JAM 2012 Schedule




Test Papers

12 February 2012



9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon

CA Computer Applications

CY – Chemistry

GG – Geology

MS Mathematical Statistics

PH – Physics


2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.

BT – Biotechnology

GP – Geophysics

MA – Mathematics

Important dates for JAM 2012

Issue of application forms and information brochures at Canara Bank counters or by
post only from IIT Bombay

22 September 2011 (Thursday)

Commencement of Online Registration

22 September 2011 (Thursday)

Last date for receipt of requests at IIT Bombay for the issue of application material by post

18 October 2011 (Tuesday)

Last date for issue of application forms and information brochures at Bank counters

22 October 2011 (Saturday)

Last date for Online Registration on the website / website closure.

25 October 2011 (Tuesday)
at 18:00 hrs

Last date for receipt of completed OMR application form along with Pay-in-slip and Demand Draft (if any) at IIT Bombay

1 November 2011 (Tuesday)

Last date for receipt of completed Online Registration Form along with Demand Draft at IIT Bombay

1 November 2011 (Tuesday)

Date of JAM 2012 Test

12 February 2012 (Sunday)

Announcement of the result of JAM 2012

10 April 2012 (Tuesday)
at 17:00 hrs

Issue of application form(s) for admission by JAM Office of IIT Bombay / downloading from the website of IIT Bombay starts

12 April 2012 (Thursday)

Last date for receipt of completed application forms for admission along with Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- at IIT Bombay

30 April 2012 (Monday)

Declaration of First Admission List

25 May 2012 (Friday)

Declaration of Second Admission List

8 June 2012 (Friday)

Declaration of Third Admission List

23 June 2012 (Saturday)

Note: Two new Academic programmes have been introduced/commenced in IIT Bombay namely: M.Sc.- Ph.D Dual Degree Programme in Chemistry and M.Sc.(Physics) – M.Tech (Materials Sciences with specialization in Nano-Science & Tech.).

How to apply for JAM 2012?

Candidates can submit Application Form in two different modes : Online and Offline. The preferred mode of application process is Online. Visit http://www.iitb.ac.in/~pge/2k12/jam/

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