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    IIT JAM - Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test
Exam Date :  Sunday, May 3, 2009
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Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) 2009

IIT Joint Admission Test (JAM) for Master of Computer Application (MCA), Master of Sciences (M.Sc.) for admissions in various IITs across the country.

Date Session Time Test Paper Codes
May 03, 2009, Sunday I 9:00 a.m.-12:00 noon CY/CA/GG/MS/PH
II 2:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m. BT/GP/MA

Last Date of Submission of Applications: January 19, 2009 (Monday) (for online application) and January 07, 2009 (Wednesday) (for offline/manual mode)

IIT JAM 2009 General Information:

(a) The JAM-2009 is open to all nationals (Indian/Foreign). Candidates seeking admission to academic programmes covered under JAM-2009 need to appear in JAM-2009. There is no age restriction.

(b) Foreign nationals will be required to satisfy the prevailing rules on the admission for foreign students of the Admitting Institute(s). For further details, they are advised to contact the Admitting Institute(s) concerned.

(c) To apply for admission to a desired programme, a candidate is required to qualify in the corresponding Test Paper and also satisfy the minimum educational qualifications and eligibility criteria of the academic programme.

(d) The candidates who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2009 are also eligible to appear in the Test. On qualifying JAM-2009, such candidates can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that:

  1. all parts of their final examination shall be over by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and
  2. shall produce the proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, in the form of the final result on or before September 30, 2009.

(e) Admissions to various academic programmes at different institutes will be made on the basis of merit in JAM-2009. On the basis of performance in the Test, for each Test Paper, separate merit lists will be prepared for General, OBC (Non-creamy), SC, ST and Person with Disability (PD) category candidates.

(f) Request for the change of category, with proper documentation, should reach the Organizing Institute by February 10, 2009. Requests received after this date will not be accepted under any circumstances.

(g) Candidates should note that mere appearance in JAM-2009 or being in the merit list of any Test Paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement for admission. Qualified candidates shall have to apply for admission as per the prescribed procedure. Admissions shall be made in order of merit and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute(s).

(h) With regard to the interpretation of the provisions of any matter not covered in this Information Brochure, the decision of the Organizing Institute shall be final and binding on all the parties concerned.

Academic Programs Available at Different Institutes for JAM-2009 Qualified Candidates:

IIT Programs
1. M.Sc Applied Geology 2. M.Sc Applied Geophysics
3. M.Sc Applied Mathematics 4. M.Sc Applied Statistics and Informatics
5. M.Sc Biotechnology 6. M.Sc Chemistry
7. M.Sc Geological Sciences 8. M.Sc Geophysics
9. M.Sc Industrial Mathematics and Informatics 10. M.Sc Mathematics
11. M.Sc Mathematics and Computing 12. M.Sc Physics
13. M.Sc Statistics 14. M.Sc Statistics and Informatics
15. M.Sc-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy 16. M.Sc-Ph.D. Dual Degree Programme in Physics
17. M.Tech Applied Geophysics 18. Master of Computer Applications

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) 2009