JOINT ADMISSION TEST (JAM) BY INDIAN INSTITUES OF TECHNOLOGY
JAM IIT FOR MSc. BIOTECHNOLOGY
The admission test is conducted for 4 semester MSc Biotechnology Prgramme at IIT Bombay for 28 seats (14 GE + 8 OBC + 4 ST + 2 SC, 1 OBC seat is for PD ) and at IIT Roorkee for 37 seat (18 GE + 10 OBC + 6 ST + 3 SC, 1 GE seat is for PD )
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).
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
Minimum Academic Qualifications
M.Sc. Biotechnology (IITB, IITR): M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree in Biotechnology (IITB): Bachelor degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture / Pharmacy / Veterinary / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS)