ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS (ERs) FOR ADMISSION
The candidates who qualify in JAM 2016 shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirement (ER) for admissions in IISc and IITs.
 • All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.
 • At least 55% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for General/OBCNCL Category Candidates and at least 50% aggregate marks, without rounding off, (taking into account all subjects, including Languages and Subsidiaries, all years combined) for SC/ST and PwD 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).
Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQ) as specified by the admitting institute should be submitted by September 30, 2016.
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 admission, 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 physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.
Note:
(a) It will entirely be the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admissions.
(b) 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.
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Test Papers and their Codes, corresponding Academic Programmes offered by the Admitting Institutes and their Minimum Educational Qualifications for Admission
Test Paper
(Test paper code) 
Academic Programme(s) 
Institute(s) 
Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission 
Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration 
Essential subjects at (10+2) level 
Biological Sciences
(BL) 
Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences 
IISc 
Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics 
Biology 
Biotechnology
(BT) 
Integrated Ph.D.in Biological Sciences 
IISc 
Biology/ Chemistry/ Physics/ Mathematics 
Biology 
M.Sc. Biotechnology 
IITB, IITR 
Any Branch/ Subject 
Mathematics 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering 
IITB 
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/ four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters 
Chemistry
(CY) 
M.Sc. Chemistry 
IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
Chemistry for three years/ six semesters 
Mathematics 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Chemistry 
IITBBS, IITKGP 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering 
IITB 
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters 
Mathematics 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences 
IITBBS 
Mathematics and Physics with any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics 
No Restrictions 
Geology
(GG) 
M.Sc. Applied Geology 
IITB, IITR 
Geology for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Biological Science 
Mathematics 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geophysics 
IITKGP 
Geology as a subject for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geology 
IITKGP, IITBBS 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences 
IITBBS 
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics 
No Restrictions 
2
Test Paper
(Test paper code) 
Academic Programme(s) 
Institute(s) 
Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission 
Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration 
Essential subjects at (10+2) level 
Mathematics
(MA) 
M.Sc. in Economics 
IITR 
Mathematics as one of the core subjects 
No Restrictions 
M.Sc. Mathematics 
IITB, IITD, IITGN, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
Mathematics for at least two years/ four semesters 
M.Sc. Mathematics/ Mathematics and Computing 
IITH 
M.Sc. Mathematics and Computing 
IITG 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Mathematics 
IITBBS, IITKGP 
Mathematics/ Statistics as a subject for at least two years/ four semesters. 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research 
IITB 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering 
IITB 
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/ four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters. 
Mathematics 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences 
IITBBS 
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics 
No Restrictions 
Mathematical Statistics
(MS) 
M.Sc. in Economics 
IITR 
Mathematics as one of the core subjects 
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics 
IITB 
Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters 
No Restrictions 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research 
IITB 
M.Sc. Statistics 
IITK 
Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters 
3
Test Paper
(Test paper code) 
Academic Programme(s) 
Institute(s) 
Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission 
Essential subjects in Bachelor's Degree along with minimum duration 
Essential subjects at (10+2) level 
Physics
(PH) 
M.Sc. Physics 
IITB, IITD, IITG, IITGN, IITH, IITI, IITK, IITM, IITP, IITR, IITRPR 
Physics for at least two years/ four semesters and Mathematics for at least one year/ two semesters 
No Restrictions 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Physics 
IITBBS, IITKGP 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Physics 
IITK 
M.Sc.(Physics)M.Tech (Materials Sciences with specialization in NanoScience & Technology) 
IITB 
M.Sc. Applied Geophysics 
IITB 
Physics and Mathematics/ Mathematical Physics for two years/four semesters and at least one of them as subject for three years/ six semesters 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences 
IITBBS 
Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics 
Joint M.Sc. Ph.D. in Geophysics 
IITKGP 
Geology as a subject for three years/ six semesters and any two subjects among Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry 
Mathematics 
M.Sc. Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and
Engineering 
IITB 
Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/ four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/ two semesters 
