Candidates who wish to appear for the Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2018 can start applying as the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay has opened the official portal – jam.iitb.ac.in. The entrance exam will be held for admission in various masters courses at IITs and the Indian Institutes of Science (IISc). The last date for online application submission is October 10.
IIT Bombay will conduct the exam on February 11, 2018 and will announce the results on March 20. The exam will be held in two schedules – for admission to biotechnology (BT), chemistry (CY), geology (GG) and mathematical statistics (MS), candidates will be required to clear JAM through session 1 which will take place from 9 am to 12 pm. Those wishing for seats in biological sciences (BL), mathematics (MA) and physics (PH) will need to clear the afternoon session exam from 2 pm to 5 pm.
Age: There is no age restriction and the candidate can be an Indian national or a foreigner.
Education: The aspirant should hold a bachelor’s degree in any stream from any recognised college or university. They must have scored a minimum 55 per cent marks for general and OBC-NCL candidates. For SC, ST and PwD categories, it is 50 per cent.