Courses to Opt After IIT JAM

By Sonam Satapathy

IIT JAM is a national-level entrance exam offering admission into various masters' and doctoral courses. The conducting authority IISc, Bangalore released the IIT JAM 2021 result on 20th March 2021. On the basis of an aspirant's performance in IIT JAM 2021, he/ she will be able to get admission into the post-graduate science courses offered at prestigious universities, such as the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs), etc. Apart from the masters’ courses, candidates can step into integrated Ph.D. courses offered at IISc and IISERs.

Top IIT JAM 2021 courses:

  • M.Sc - Chemistry, Physics, Applied Geology, Mathematics, Mathematics and Computing, Applied Geophysics and Biotechnology
  • M.Sc-Ph.D dual degree - Environmental Science and Engineering and Operations Research.
  • Integrated Ph.D. - Chemical Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, and Physical Sciences
  • Joint M.Sc-Ph.D - Chemistry, Geology, Mathematics and Physics, Medical Physics and Nuclear Medicine

Various Courses offered at various Colleges Accepting IIT JAM 2021 Scores

The table below will give you a grip over the various courses in which the aspirants can go for admissions according to the IIT JAM 2021 scores/ ranks along with the number of intakes in each participating institute.

Institute Name Name of the Course Total Number of Seats
IIT Bhilai MSc Chemistry 12
MSc Mathematics & Computing 12
MSc Physics 12
IIT Bombay MSc Applied Geology 38
MSc Applied Geophysics 20
MSc Applied Statistics and Informatics 48
MSc Biotechnology 35
MSc Chemistry 57
MSc Mathematics 38
MSc Physics 60
MSc- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering 12
MSc- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research 15
MSc- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Energy 22
IIT Delhi MSc Chemistry 68
MSc Mathematics 68
MSc Physics 68
MSc Economics 25
IIT Guwahati MSc Chemistry 60
MSc Mathematics and Computing 60
MSc Mathematics and Computing 60
IIT Kanpur MSc Chemistry 49
MSc Mathematics 49
MSc Physics 38
MSc Statistics 62
MSc - Ph.D. dual degree in Physics 20
IIT Kharagpur Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Chemistry 46
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Geology 30
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Mathematics 30
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Physics 46
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Geophysics 15 (GG)
15 (PH)
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Medical Physics 11
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Nuclear Medicine 11
Joint MSc- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology 12
IIT Madras MSc Chemistry 58
MSc Mathematics 43
MSc Physics 48
IIT Roorkee MSc Applied Geology 19
MSc Chemistry 44
MSc Mathematics 38
MSc Physics 30
MSc Economics 33
IIT Bhubaneswar Joint MSc - Ph.D. in Chemistry 26
Joint MSc - Ph.D. in Mathematics 24
Joint MSc - Ph.D. in Physics 26
Joint MSc - Ph.D. in Geology 25
Joint MSc - Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences 24
IIT Gandhinagar MSc Chemistry 26
MSc Mathematics 38
MSc Physics 38
IIT Hyderabad MSc Chemistry 50
MSc Mathematics and Computing 19
MSc Physics 25
IIT Indore MSc Chemistry 30
MSc Physics 30
MSc Mathematics 20
MSc Biotechnology 15
MSc Astronomy 15
IIT Ropar MSc Mathematics 25
MSc Chemistry 25
MSc Physics 25
IIT Patna MSc Chemistry 30
MSc Mathematics 30
MSc Physics 30
IIT Jodhpur MSc Chemistry 38
MSc Mathematics 20
MSc Physics 38
MSc- MTech Dual Degree Mathematics- Data & Computational Sciences 10
MSc- MTech Dual Degree Physics and Materials Engineering 13
IIT (ISM) Dhanbad MSc Chemistry 66
MSc Mathematics 55
MSc Physics 55
MSc- MTech Dual Degree Applied Geology 66
MSc (Tech) Applied Geophysics 55
IIT (BHU) Varanasi MSc Chemistry 25
MSc Physics 25
IIT Bhilai MSc Chemistry 12
MSc Mathematics and Computing 12
MSc Physics 12
IIT Palakkad MSc Chemistry 26
MSc Physics 26
MSc Mathematics 26
IIT Mandi MSc Chemistry 49
MSc Applied Mathematics 50
MSc Physics 40
IIT Tirupati MSc Mathematics and Statistics 15
MSc Chemistry 15
MSc Physics 15

List of Colleges offering Integrated Ph.D. Courses:

Here is the list of National Institutes of Technology (NITs) that accept IIT JAM scores for admission 2021 that the aspirants can go through.

Name of Institute Intake
NIT Agartala 39
Motilal Nehru NIT Allahabad 25
NIT Arunachal Pradesh 22
NIT Calicut 68
NIT Durgapur 69
Malaviya NIT Jaipur 123
NIT Jalandhar 116
NIT Jamshedpur 100
NIT Manipur 47
NIT Hamirpur 75
Visvesvaraya NIT Nagpur    75
NIT Rourkela 182
NIT Silchar 75
NIT Srinagar 31
NIT Warangal 180
Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering and Technology, Punjab 75
NIT Sikkim 19
NIT Meghalaya 60
NIT Tiruchirappalli  109
NIT Surathkal 58
Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur 180
NIT Nagaland 12

List of Institutes offering Integrated Ph.D. Programs

Candidates dreaming of doctorate courses, i.e. Ph.D. degree can take admissions in various institutions depending on their scores in JAM 2021. The candidates, who are interested in Ph.D. courses, may opt for the following institutes through IIT JAM. 

Program Name of Institute JAM Test Paper
Integrated Ph.D. in Biological Sciences IISc Bangalore BT
Integrated Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences IISc Bangalore CY, PH
Integrated Ph.D. in Mathematical Sciences IISc Bangalore MA, MS
Integrated Ph.D. in Physical Sciences IISc Bangalore PH
MSc-PhD Dual Degree in Energy IIT Bombay CY, MA, PH

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