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JAM 2016 JOINT ADMISSION TEST FOR MSc 2016

INDIAN INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY

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INDIAN INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE BANGALORE

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.

Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT), Madras has announced the exam dates for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM-2016), which will be conducted in February 2016. The JAM online exam will be held on Sunday, February 07, 2016.

JAM is conducted for taking admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc), joint M.Sc-Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree M.Sc-Master of Technology (M.Tech), M.Sc-MS (by research), other post-bachelor’s degree and Ph.D dual degree programs at the IITs

in Bhubaneswar, Bombay, Delhi,Gandhinagar, Guwahati, Hyderabad,Indore, Kanpur, Jodhpur, Kharagpur, Madras, Roorkee and Ropar and  integrated Ph.D programs at Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore and to consolidate Science as a career option for bright students from across the country for the academic session 2016. However, JAM score may also be used by other Institutions for admission to their programs.

Eligibility Criteria:

·         Candidates should have at least 55% aggregate marks without rounding off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) for general, OBC (NCL) 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 grades in letter, CGPA (instead of percentage of marks) the equivalence in percentage of marks will be decided by the admitting institute(s).

How to Apply

·         Candidates can apply for JAM 2016 ONLINE only through JOAPS (JAM online Application Processing System).Please click Browser Settings and read the details given below before starting the online application process.

JOAPS (JAM online Application Processing System)

·         The candidates can do most of their interactions with JAM through the JOAPS interface provided at JAM 2016 website. Through JOAPS, a candidate can register and apply for JAM 2016, check the status of the application, download of admit card, know the result and download of score card, etc.

·         Once a candidate registers at JOAPS he, she will get the Enrolment ID and would be able to set the password. At the time of registration as a new user a candidate will be asked to fill in his name, e-mail address, mobile number and a password. once submission is done the JOAPS site would send the Enrolment ID to his, her mobile as a SMS. This Enrolment ID and given password should be used for further log in.

Information, Document Requirements for Filling in Application Form

·         Before registering and logging in to JOAPS, a candidate is advised to keep the following information, documents ready:

·         Personal information (name, E-mail address, mobile number, date of birth, parent’s name, parent’s mobile number, etc.).

·         Address for communication (including PIN code).

·         Eligibility degree details (Name of the degree, percentage of marks, CGPA, college information).

·         JAM test paper(s) for which a candidate wishes to appear.

·         Three choices of JAM examination cities. A candidate can choose the first two choice from a zone. The third choice is meant as All India Choice, that is,any center in the list. However it may also be choosen from the same zone as choosen for choices 1 and 2.A list is available at the JAM site http:,,jam.iitm.ac.in,jam2016

·         Good quality image (in .jpeg format) of the candidate's photograph conforming to the requirements specified in Photograph Requirements on pages 8-10 of the JAM 2016 Information Brochure available at JAM site. see also page 2 & 3 below

·         Good quality image (in .jpeg format) of the candidate's signature conforming to the requirements specified in Signature Specifications on page 11 of the JAM 2016 Information Brochure. see also page 2 and 3 below.

·         Scanned copy of SC, ST, PwD Certificates in pdf format only (if applicable)

·         Details of a valid ID Proof the candidate carry to the examination hall (any one of the following: Aadhar ID, College ID, Driving License, Employee ID, PAN Card, Passport, Voter ID)

·         Netbanking login and password to make the application fee payment via online net banking mode. In case the payment is to be made through debit card, credit card, then have the following information like debit card, credit card number, password, CVV number ready with you.

Step-1: Registration at JAPS

·         A candidate who wish to apply for JAM 2016 examination must first register on the JOAPS website, by providing his, her name, a valid E-mail address, a working mobile number and a password. Please note that Name of the Candidate, Email Address and Mobile Number (10 digits) cannot be changed in the later stage, hence they MUST BE carefully verified and confirmed before submission.

·         The candidate must give the name as it appears in the certificates.

·         The candidate must give an e-mail address that he, she uses and checks frequently, as all communications to the candidate from JAM 2016 will be sent to this e-mail address.The candidate must not use somebody else's e-mail address and only one candidate can be registered with one E-mail address.

·         The candidate should provide his, her personal mobile number because most of the communications may also be sent via SMS.

·         The password that the candidate provides should be chosen so that it cannot be guessed easily by others and this JOAPS password must not be forgotten by the candidate as he, she will require it to login to the JOAPS website.

·         Upon successful registration, an e-mail containing your JOAPS enrolment ID will be sent to the e-mail address provided by the candidate. The enrolment ID will also be sent to the mobile number provided by the candidate. The candidate needs to use this JOAPS enrolment ID along with the JOAPS password for all JAM 2016 related communications or website operations.

Step-2: Filling in the Application Form

·         Upon logging in to the JOAPS website, the candidate needs to fill in information, such as the number and choice of test paper(s) that he, she wishes to appear, city choices, date of birth, gender, parent, guardian's name and mobile number, nationality, category, PwD (Person with disability) status, address for communication, details of valid personal ID information, information on qualifying degree, percentage of marks, CGPA, status of graduation, college information, etc.

·         After filling in the required information, the candidate has to upload the image files (in .jpeg format) of photograph and signature. A scanned copy of SC,ST and, or PwD certificates (in.pdf format) are also to be uploaded, if applicable. The JOAPS website allows saving a partially filled application form, logging out and resuming filling up the application by logging in again.

·         The candidate should check for the correctness of the entered information and uploaded documents. If not satisfied, he, she can correct the entries and upload the files again. After ensuring that there is no error in the application form and all the relevant and valid documents are uploaded, the candidate must carefully read the declaration and accept the declaration before submitting the application. A candidate will be able to download the whole application including his photograph, signature and scanned copies of the documents in a .pdf format. once he, she ascertains the correctness the application is ready for submission. Once the candidate submits his, her application, then no further changes can be made to the applicationAfter the application form is submitted, the candidate can then also view the submitted details and download the duly filled application form.

·         Any application which is incomplete in any respect and does not have the required valid documents will be summarily rejected. The candidates must take care to fill in the details in the application form correctly and must upload the correct and valid documents, including signatures and photographs.

·         Candidates are advised to visit the 'FAQ' section on the JAM 2016 website for any additional queries.

Important Dates:

·         Commencement of ONLINE Registration and Application on JAM 2016 Website:September 02 2015

·         Last Date for Payment of Application Fee through e-Challan: October 10 2015

·         Last Date for Online Application Submission and Uploading of Documents on the Website: October 14 2015

·         Date of JAM 2016 Examination: February 7 2016

·         Announcement of the Results of JAM 2016: March 23 2016

·         Submission of Application Form for Admission on the JAM 2016 Website: April 15-24 2016

·         Last Date for receipt of request for change of category along with valid documents in proper format at IIT Madras: April 29 2016

·         Declaration of First Admission List: June 15 2016

·         Declaration of Second Admission List: June 29 2016

·         Declaration of Third and Final Admission List and the Closure of Admissions through JAM 2016: July 11 2016

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KARNATAKA STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST (KSET) FOR LECTURER, ASSISTANT PROFESSORS 2015

KARNATAKA STATE ELIGIBILITY TEST (K-SET) Center

Pareeksha Bhavan, University of Mysore, Mysore-570 005

University of Mysore (UoM), Mysore has announced the exam dates for Karnataka State Eligibility Test (KSET–2015), which will be conducted in December 2015. The KSET will be held on Sunday, December 06, 2015.

KSET is conducted for determining the eligibility for the lecturers, assistant professors of concerned universities, colleges, institutions (government, aided, private) of Karnataka state.

Eligibility Criteria:

1.     Candidates who have secured at least 55% of marks (without rounding off) for general category and 50% for Schedule Category (SC), Scheduled Tribe (ST), Persons With Disability (PWD-VH,PH), Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB candidates, in master’s degree OR equivalent examination from universities , institutions recognized by UGC New Delhi, in subjects like Science, Humanities (including languages), Social science, Computer Science & Applications, Electronic science etc., are eligible to appear for this test.

2.     Candidates who have appeared OR will be appearing at the Master’s degree examination and whose result is still awaited OR candidates whose qualifying examinations have been delayed may also appear for this Test. However, such candidates will be admitted provisionally and if they become eligible in the KSET examination, their eligibility certificate will be issued only on production of proof for having passed the Master’s degree or equivalent examination securing at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC, ST, PWD (VH,PH), Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB candidates) within two years from the date of KSET examination, failing which they will be treated as disqualified.

3.     The Ph.D. Degree holders whose Master’s degree completed on or before 19th September 1991 (irrespective of declaration of result) shall be eligible for a relaxation of 5% marks for appearing in KSET examination.

4.     Candidates shall appear for KSET examination in their relevant subject of their postgraduation only, in case the candidate did not find the subject of his post graduation in the list of KSET subjects, the candidate may appear in UGC-NET , UGC-CSIR NET which is held twice a year.

5.     Candidates other than general category are required to mention their social status (Category I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB, SC, ST, PWD (VH,PH)) in the online application form. Candidates may note that they should satisfy the eligibility conditions with reference to the documents such as PG degree marks cards & certificates, category certificates and certificates related to PWD (VH,PH) enclosed with their application. The category certificates submitted by the candidates must be issued by the competent authority and the issue date of such certificate should be not earlier to 1st July 2014. In case their ineligibility is detected due to invalid certificate by the KSET agency at any stage, their candidature will be cancelled and they shall be liable for legal action.

6.     Candidates should note that their candidature is provisional. The mere fact that admission to the examination will not imply that the KSET center has finally accepted his, her candidature. Candidates may note that candidature will be deemed final only upon fulfilling of eligibility conditions.

AGE: There is no upper age limit to apply for KSET examination.

HOW TO APPLY

Application Procedure:

1.     Candidates seeking admission to KSET 2015 examination must apply online website or through link available with the University of Mysore website.

2.     Before proceeding to apply Candidates must possess a scanned passport size photo in JPEG format (4.5cm x 3.5cm) memory should not exceed 300 k. bytes.

3.     Candidates should register (sign up for registration) giving personal and educational details. Candidates while mentioning their educational qualification they should select either as Passed or appearing as the case may be.
(Note: Candidate should note down and remember their email ID and password till the announcement of final results of KSET 2015 examination).

4.     Candidates are required to download the bank challan proforma prefilled with candidate details, Email id, and Fee and bank commission. Payments towards KSET examination fee including bank charges must be deposited to KSET accounts in any of the nearest State Bank of Mysore branch only after two working days from the date of downloading bank challan.

5.     After paying the necessary fee again after two days, candidates have to login with their registered email ID and password for downloading the application form and can take the printout of the 3 sheets of application form (hard copy) in A-4 size paper as detailed below;

a.     Application form: to be submitted to the Nodal center chosen by the candidate

b.     Attendance slip: to be submitted to the Nodal center chosen by the candidate

c.      Admission card: to be retained by the candidate

6.     Hard copy of the application form should be submitted to the respective Nodal center along with Original Bank Challan (KSET Copy) and attested copies of:

a.     SSLC Marks Card

b.     SC, ST, PWD (VH,PH), Cat-I, IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB category certificates

c.      Proof of qualifying examination certificate and final PG Degree Marks Card. (For those who apply under appearing may submit the same after passing the qualifying examination).

Affix his, her pass port size photo at the place indicated on the hard copy of application form and must sign across the photograph. It should also duly be attested by the gazetted officer with seal.

7.     All candidates should compulsorily submit the hard copy of application within the last date for submission, application received after the last date for submission will not be considered.

8.     Candidates should enclose application form and all other related documents in an A4 size cover. Super scribed as [Application for KSET - 2015].

9.     Printout of admission card should be retained by the candidate and bring on the day of examination after affixing passport size photo and it should be duly attested by gazetted officer. “NO Admission card” will be issued separately either by the Nodal centers or by KSET center.

FEE

Examination fee structure and Mode of Payment:

General        Rs. 1000/-

Cat-IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB       Rs. 800/-

Cat-I, SC, ST, PWD (VH, PH)          Rs. 500/-      

Late fee of Rs.100/- has to be paid by candidates who submit online application after the last date till the extended period.

Note: Candidates belonging to category IIA, IIB, IIIA, IIIB, Cat-I, SC, ST, PWD (VH, PH) who claim fee exemption must enclose attested Category certificate issued by competent authority along with the hard copy of the application.

Mode of payment: The examination fee, late fee have to be paid through bank challan only. After successful registration for online application, candidates can take the printout of challan (Bank Copy, KSET Copy & candidates copy) and make the payment as detailed in the challan (i.e. Exam. Fee + bank commission of Rs.20,-) in any of the SBM branches, KSET copy of the challan has to be submitted along with the hard copy of the application form to respective Nodal center.

Please note:

1.     Fee submitted by any other mode like money order, Demand draft, IPO etc., will NOT be accepted.

2.     Fee once paid will NOT be refunded under any circumstances.

Test Centers

The Eleven KSET Nodal Centers where test will be conducted in Karnataka State with their respective codes are given below. The candidate can select any one Test Center for KSET examination.

Bengaluru, Belagavi, Ballari, Vijayapura, Davangere, Dharwad, Kalaburagi, Mangaluru, Mysuru, Shivamogga, Tumkuru

NOTE: PLEASE NOTE THAT TEST CENTER ONCE SELECTED IS FINAL AND WILL NOT BE ALLOWED FOR CHANGE OF CENTER UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.

Important Dates

1.     Submission of On-line Application commences from: 20th July 2015

2.     Last date for submission of online application: 14th August 2015

3.     Last date for submission of online application with late fee of Rs. 100,-: 25th August 2015

4.     Last date for submission of hard copy of the Application form along with copy of the bank challan, category certificate, PG degree marks card to the respective Nodal center.: 11th September 2015

5.     Date of Examination: 06th December, 2015

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