New Delhi: Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) will begin accepting online applications for postgraduate courses from August 10. The process will close on October 15. To seek admission, candidates will need to clear Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM) 2021, which will be held on February 14, 2021. The result will be out by March 20, 2021, as per the official notification.
The exam will reportedly be held in two sessions. Session One will be for biotechnology, mathematical science and physics while Session Two will be for chemistry, economics, geology and mathematics.
JAM 2021 is an entrance gateway for admission to MSc, joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD dual degree and other postgraduate courses at the IITs and integrated PhD programmes at IISc. It is a computer-based test.
Candidates may appear for two exams, however, they will have to ensure that both the tests are in different sessions. JAM 2021 will have objective-type questions of three types – multiple-choice questions, numerical answer type questions and multiple selection questions, reported The Indian Express.
Read the official notification here.