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Eligibility IIT JAM Economics

Updated: Apr 17

Am I eligible for IIT JAM Economics

IIT JAM Economics Eligibility
IIT JAM Economics Eligibility


IIT JAM Economics Exam - It is always suggested to check the IIT JAM Economics Exam eligibility criteria before filling the form. So, know the minimum educational qualification and other criteria's that candidates need to meet as part of IIT JAM Economics eligibility criteria.



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The candidates who qualify in JAM shall have to fulfill the following Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for admissions to IITs.

  • All candidates admitted through JAM should have a Bachelor’s degree.

  • In the qualifying degree, the aggregate marks or CGPA/CPI without rounding-off (taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries, all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates, and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.

  • Foreign nationals with Indian degree are eligible to apply, subject to the admitting institute’s policy.


Points to remember - Don't forget

  • If CGPA/CPI is on a different scale, it would be linearly mapped to a scale on 10.

  • 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).

  • Proof of having passed the Qualifying Degree with the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) as specified by the Admitting Institute should be submitted by September 30, 2021.

  • 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.

  • All 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 physically fit to pursue his/her chosen course of study, his/her admission is liable to be cancelled.

  • It is entirely the responsibility of the Candidate to prove that he/she satisfies the Minimum Educational Qualifications (MEQs) and Eligibility Requirements (ERs) for Admission.

  • The Admitting Institute has the right to cancel, at any stage, the admission of a candidate who is found to have been admitted to a course to which he/she is not entitled, being unqualified or ineligible in accordance with the rules and regulations in force.



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