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Admission Procedure

Only the candidates who qualify in JAM 2014 (whose names appear in the Merit List) will be eligible to apply for admission to any of the corresponding Academic Programs available at IISc Bangalore & IITs (refer to Appendix-I and II of JAM 2014 Brochure).

For admission to Integrated Ph.D. Programs at IISc Bangalore & M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Programs at IIT Bombay & M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in Physics at IIT Kanpur, the JAM 2014 Qualified Candidates are required to refer to the Admission websites of respective institutes for details, including the dates for interview.

The applicants are advised, in their own interest, to read the brief profiles of the Admitting Institutes and Departments at the websites of respective institutes. The applicants should note that they have to apply for admission by sending an Application Form for Admission (henceforth called Admission Form) only to the Organizing Institute (IIT Kanpur).

An applicant can apply to one or more Academic Programs corresponding to the Test Paper(s) in which she/he has qualified, subject to fulfillment of the Minimum Educational Qualifications and the Eligibility Requirements of the Admitting Institute(s). For the academic year 2014-15, the following admission procedure shall be followed for all the programs at the IISc and IITs covered under JAM 2014.

(i) After JAM 2014 results are announced, a Qualified Candidate will have to apply Online using the prescribed Admission Form to the Organizing Institute (IIT Kanpur) only, irrespective of the institute (IISc and IITs) where admission is sought. The Application Form will be available from the website of the Organizing Institute (IIT Kanpur).

(ii) Irrespective of whether a candidate has qualified in one or two Test Papers, he/she needs to submit only one duly completed Admission Form listing out all the programs in the order of preferences in which the admission is sought at IISc and IITs.

(iii) The printout of the duly completed Admission Form along with the required enclosures must be sent by the applicant to the Organizing Chairman, JAM 2014, IIT Kanpur, Kanpur - 208 016, along with a Demand Draft of Rs. 600/- (Rupees Six Hundred only), drawn in favour of Chairman JAM, IIT Kanpur, payable at Kanpur, as a non-refundable processing fee. The Admission Form will not be considered if it is found incomplete in any respect or if it is not accompanied by a Demand Draft of Rs. 600/-. The candidate will not be considered for admission irrespective of satisfying the Eligibility Requirement for any program(s) for which Admission Form has been submitted. Also, a candidate will be considered for admission only to the Program(s) according to options provided in Admission Form. The last date for receiving the completed Admission Form along with Demand Draft of Rs. 600/- at the Organizing Institute (IIT Kanpur) is 30 April, 2014.

(iv) Candidates who have chosen to apply for Integrated Ph.D. program at IISc Bangalore and selected M.Sc.-Ph.D.Dual Degree programs at IIT Bombay and M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree Program in physics at IIT Kanpur will additionally follow procedure given on admission website of these institutes and complete the required procedure.

(v) Taking into consideration the order of preference as given in the Admission Form and the corresponding rank(s) in the Merit List, the first Admission List for each program under JAM 2014 will be prepared by the Organizing Institute.

(vi) After the declaration of the First Admission List, admission offers will be sent by the respective Admitting Institute(s) to the concerned candidates on the next day. Along with the acceptance offer, these candidates will also have to send an advance fee of Rs. 10000/- to the Organizing Institute through a demand draft in favor of the Chairman, JAM, IIT Kanpur, payable at Kanpur. The said amount will be transferred to the Admitting Institute and it will be adjusted at the time of Registration.

(vii) If seats remain vacant after the first admission process is over, the Organizing Institute will prepare a Second Admission List which will be published on 24th June, 2014. The admission offers based on the Second List, if any, will be sent by the Admitting Institute(s) to the candidates concerned.

(viii) The candidates who have been offered admission through the Second List but not through first list must send their acceptance offer, along with an advance fee of Rs. 10000/- to the Organizing Institute through a demand draft in favour of the Chairman, JAM, IIT Kanpur, payable at Kanpur. This amount will be transferred to the Admitting Institute and will be adjusted at the time of Registration.

(ix) If seats remain vacant after the Second Admission Process is over, the Organizing Institute will prepare a Third Admission List which will be published on 14 July, 2014. The admission offers based on the Third List, if any, will be sent by the Admitting Institute(s) to the candidates concerned.

(x) The candidates offered admission through the Third List must report directly to the Admitting Institute on the date of Registration. With that the Admission Process based on JAM 2014 will come to a close.

(xi) If a candidate is allotted a seat through the First Admission List and if he/she accepts the offer of admission, his/her lower preferences, if any, will be automatically cancelled. However, he/she will remain on the waiting list for all of his/her higher preferences (if any). The eligible candidates, who are not allotted any seat in the First/Second Admission List, will remain on the waiting list in the next round of admission(s). If a candidate fails to accept an admission offer, he/she will not be considered further in the admission process.

Note:

(a) Verification of Minimum Educational Qualifications and the Eligibility Requirements for admission is the prerogative of the Admitting Institute(s) only and the Organizing Institute will not respond to any queries in this regard.

(b) The offer of admission to a candidate will be provisional, subject to the fulfillment of all the requirements by the dates specified.

(c) Being in the Merit List of any Test Paper neither guarantees nor provides any automatic entitlement for admission. Admissions shall be made in order of merit and depending on the number of seats available at the Admitting Institute(s).