As per some of the news report, Joint Admission Test (JAM) 2020 is said to be conducted by Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. This year, JAM was conducted by IIT, Kharagpur on February 10, 2019. Every year, any one of the IIT is responsible for conducting this national level exam. As per previous years records, IIT Kanpur last conducted JAM in the year 2014.
Other than finalizing the exam conducting body of JAM 2020, the administration appointed its Chairman and Vice Chairman, as well. For Chairman position, Professor Sanjeev Garg of the Chemical Engineering Department and for Vice Chairman position, Professor Amey Karkare and Professor Aakash Anand, both from the Computer Science Department have been appointed respectively. The work tenure of these officials has been fixed till May 31, 2020.
The change regarding the exam pattern and the course will also be decided over the IIT meetings around the month of August 2020. The online application is expected to start by the first week of September, whereas the exam is expected to be conducted by the first week of February 2020. The new conducting body of JAM is expected to release the official notification soon on its respective official website.
IITs Making It Big!
Nearly, all the existing Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are flooding all over the NIRF 2019 rankings. No doubt, why all the young IIT aspirants need to hustle hard to get themselves a seat at this prestigious institutes. As per the overall category National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings, top 10 institutes are either one of the 7 Indian Institute of Technology (IITs), Indian Institute of Science (IISC), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), and Banaras Hindu University (BHU).
This year, IIT Madras has been ranked no. 1 with a total score of 83.88, then with a score of 82.28, Indian Institute of Science has been ranked at the second position. Further, IITD, IITB, IITKGP, and IITK has been ranked at 3,4,5 and 6 number, respectively. Other than IITs and IISCs, Jawaharlal Nehru University has also made to the list. Now, we know why IIT has been one of the leading institutions in the country, since ages!
JAM is conducted for MSc, Joint MSc-PhD, MSc-PhD dual degree at IITs and Integrated Ph.D. at IISC. Other than these course admission, a candidate needs JAM scores for various NITs and government college admission. This year, JAM was conducted in the online, computer-based mode for all the 7 papers. All the questions asked will be in the English language and candidates need to attempt all the 60 questions in a duration of 3 hours for every paper.
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