NEW DELHI: The admission process has been commenced for the Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) 2020 by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur. Qualified candidates of the JAM 2020 which was conducted on February 9, 2020, can submit their choices by logging into the JOAPS website — joaps.iitk.ac.in.
Candidates can submit the applications only through online mode. The deadline to submit applications is May 10, 2020. No hard copies of the required documents are to be sent to the Organizing Institute.
The official notice reads, “The candidates, who have either appeared or are due to appear in the final examination of their qualifying degree in 2020 and have qualified in JAM 2020, can apply for provisional admission subject to the condition that: (a) all parts of their final examination shall be completed by the date of registration of the Admitting Institute, and (b) proof of having passed the qualifying degree with required eligibility, as specified by the Admitting Institute, will be submitted by September 30, 2020.”
Therefore, the suitability test or interview test is not required for the programmes for which the admission process is through JAM.
Candidates need to make a payment of an application fee of Rs 600 for admission. The application fee submission process can be done via online method only using credit card/ debit card/ net banking. The fee paid is not refundable.
Candidates will be informed about the offer of seats by Email/ SMS/ Web portal.
Applicants will have to produce the JAM 2020 Scorecard during the time of reporting for admission if demanded by Admitting Institutes. Seat Booking Fee also has to be paid using credit card/debit card/ net banking.
Candidates can correct defective documents at IIT Kanpur or request to change the category with appropriate documents until May 15, 2020. In any case, requests received after May 15 will not be accepted.
JAM 2020 result will also be considered at IISc Bangalore, IISER Bhopal, IISER Pune, IISER Tirupati and Centralized Counselling for M.Sc./M.Sc. (Tech) for NITs (CCMN). But most importantly, the admission in these institutes will not be done through the common JAM admission process.