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JAM
About College

IIT

Closing Date Exam Date
in May in June
State of Exam :- All India
Eligibility Criteria

 

 
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2010 shall have to fulfill the following eligibility criteria for admissions in IITs.
à      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).
à      Proof of having passed the qualifying degree with the minimum educational qualification as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by 30th September 2010.

At the time of admission, all admitted candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate from a registered medical practitioner in the prescribed form. At the time of registration, the admitted candidates may also have to undergo a physical fitness test by a medical board constituted by the Admitting Institute. In case a candidate is not found to be physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.
Note:
1.      It will entirely be the responsibility of the candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the minimum educational qualifications and eligibility requirements for admissions.
2.      The admitting institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.
 

How To Apply

 

Offline Application Procedure for JAM 2010
 
Candidates may apply for JAM 2010 through one of the two different procedures, namely "offline" and "online". The procedure for 'offline' application is expalined in this web page.
 
The "OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) Application Form" along with the "Information Brochure" and "Acknowledgement Card" will be available from 22nd December 2009 to 22nd January 2010 on cash payment of application fee of Rs 1000/- for General/OBC category male candidates, Rs 900/- for General/OBC category female candidates and Rs 500/- for SC/ST and PD candidates from the designated branches of Canara Bank listed below.
 
The "OMR Application Form" and the "Information Brochure" can also be obtained by Post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras by making a written request along with a Demand Draft of Rs 1000/- for General category male candidates, Rs 900/- for General category female candidates and Rs 500/- for SC/ST and PD candidates, drawn in favour of "JAM 2010", on any Nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai and a self-addressed slip (11.0 cm x 6.0 cm). Such requests must reach the JAM office, IIT Madras, latest by 18th January, 2010. The application material shall be dispatched by registered post. JAM Office, IIT Madras, however, does not take any responsibility for the late delivery of application material, due to postal delay or loss of documents in transit. Once an Application Form has been purchased either from the Bank or by post from the JAM Office, IIT Madras, any claim for refund of the fees, for any reason whatsoever, will not be entertained nor can this fees be held in reserve for future.     
 
 
The OMR Application Form enclosed in the envelope provided with the Information Brochure is to be completed by the candidate in all respects. After reading the instructions given in Section 13, carefully fill in all the items of the form. Fold the form only where it was originally folded. Also write the code(s) of the test paper(s) applied, and the first choice of city/town of test on the top-left portion of the envelope.
 
The candidates desiring to appear for a second test paper must clearly mention their option in the OMR Application Form. Such candidates are required to pay an additional fee of Rs 300/- (Rs 150/- for SC/ST and PD candidates) through a demand draft in favour of "JAM 2010", on any Nationalized Bank, payable at Chennai. This demand draft is to be sent along with the OMR Application Form.
 
Acknowledgement Card: A printed acknowledgement card is enclosed with the OMR Application Form. The candidate has to write his/her name and mai

 

The questions for Biotechnology and Computer Applications test papers will be fully objective type. These test papers have to be answered in an Objective Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening appropriate bubbles using black HB pencil. Since the ORS will be evaluated by electronic means, it is imperative that the instructions given on the ORS are carefully read and followed by the candidates.
 
All other test papers will be objective-cum-subjective type. There will be a "question-cum-answer booklet" for each of these six test papers. Answers to various questions are to be given at appropriate places in the "question-cum-answer booklet" itself. No supplementary sheet will be provided. In each of these six test papers, objective and subjective questions will carry weight ages of 30% and 70% respectively.
 
The objective type questions in all the test papers will have four choices as possible answers, of which, only one will be correct. There will be negative marking for wrong answers to the objective type questions in all the test papers. For wrong answer to an objective type question, candidates will get negative 1/3 (negative one third) of the maximum marks assigned to that question.
 
Note:
à      Use of logarithmic tables/calculator of any kind/ cellular phone/electronic gadgets is NOT permitted in the examination hall.
à      All answers to the subjective type questions must be written in blue/ black/ blue-black ink only. Sketch pen, pencil or ink of any other colour is not permitted.
à      The medium for all the test papers will be English only.
à      Use of unfair means by a candidate in JAM 2010, whether detected at the time of test, evaluation or at any other stage, will lead to cancellation of his/her candidature as well as disqualification of the candidate from appearing in JAM in future.
à      Disclosure of identity in any form, such as writing registration number or name inside the question-cum-answer booklet, making any kind of distinguishing marks, may lead to disqualification of the candidate.

  Exam Pattern :

 

The questions for Biotechnology and Computer Applications test papers will be fully objective type. These test papers have to be answered in an Objective Response Sheet (ORS) by darkening appropriate bubbles using black HB pencil. Since the ORS will be evaluated by electronic means, it is imperative that the instructions given on the ORS are carefully read and followed by the candidates.
 
All other test papers will be objective-cum-subjective type. There will be a "question-cum-answer booklet" for each of these six test papers. Answers to various questions are to be given at appropriate places in the "question-cum-answer booklet" itself. No supplementary sheet will be provided. In each of these six test papers, objective and subjective questions will carry weight ages of 30% and 70% respectively.
 
The objective type questions in all the test papers will have four choices as possible answers, of which, only one will be correct. There will be negative marking for wrong answers to the objective type questions in all the test papers. For wrong answer to an objective type question, candidates will get negative 1/3 (negative one third) of the maximum marks assigned to that question.
 
Note:
à      Use of logarithmic tables/calculator of any kind/ cellular phone/electronic gadgets is NOT permitted in the examination hall.
à      All answers to the subjective type questions must be written in blue/ black/ blue-black ink only. Sketch pen, pencil or ink of any other colour is not permitted.
à      The medium for all the test papers will be English only.
à      Use of unfair means by a candidate in JAM 2010, whether detected at the time of test, evaluation or at any other stage, will lead to cancellation of his/her candidature as well as disqualification of the candidate from appearing in JAM in future.
à      Disclosure of identity in any form, such as writing registration number or name inside the question-cum-answer booklet, making any kind of distinguishing marks, may lead to disqualification of the candidate.
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Branches of Canara Bank designated for the sale of offline JAM 2010 applications
 
Ahmedabad (Revdi Bazar), Agra (Cantonment), Aligarh Main (Apsara Complex), Allahabad (Civil Lines),
Amritsar (Dharam Singh Market), Bangalore (Town Hall), Bareilly (Civil Lines), Bhopal (Maharana Pratap Nagar), Bhubaneswar (Bapuji Nagar), Chandigarh (Sector 17 C), Chennai (IIT Madras Campus and T Nagar), Coimbatore (Oppannakara Street), Delhi (IIT Delhi Campus Janpath Maharani Bagh and Vivek Vihar), Durgapur (RH Benachitty), Gorakhpur (Bank Road), Guwahati (Fancy Bazar), Hyderabad (Abid Road), Indore (MG Road), Jabalpur (M K Chowk), Jaipur (Mirza Ismail Road), Jamshedpur (Loyola School, Bistupur), Jorhat (Garali), Kanpur (Mall Road), Kharagpur (Fatak Bazar Kharida), Kochi Main (Mattancherry), Kolkata (College Street and Gariahat), Kurukshetra (Railway Road), Lucknow Main (Hazratganj), Mangalore (Balmatte Road), Meerut (Abu Lane), Mumbai (IIT Powai and Fort Market), Muzzafarpur (Dhawan Building), Nagpur (Pandit Malviya Road Sitabuldi), Nanded (Tara Singh Market), Noida (Gautam Buddha Nagar), Patna (Exhibition Road), Pune (Camp), Raipur (Malviya Road), Ranchi Main (SN Ganguli Road), Roorkee (Anaj Mandi), Secunderabad (MG Road), Shillong (Gulasta Fancy Market), Shimla (The Mall), Siliguri (Sevoke Road Panitanki More), Thiruvananthapuram (Cantonment), Tiruchirapalli (Teppakulam), Vadodara Main (Manick Rao Road), Varanasi Main (Bansphatak), Vijayawada (Brahmin Street), Vishakapatnam (Daba Garden).