Joint Admission Test for M.Sc
About IITM :
Indian Institute of Technology Madras is one among the
foremost institutes of national importance in higher technological education,
basic and applied research. In 1956, the German Government offered technical
assistance for establishing an institute of higher education in engineering in
India. The first Indo-German agreement in Bonn, West Germany for the
establishment of the Indian Institute of Technology at Madras was signed in
The Institute was formally inaugurated in 1959 by Prof.
Humayun Kabir, Union Minister for Scientific Research and Cultural Affairs. The
IIT system has sixteen Institutes of Technology. The first of these to be
instituted are at Kharagpur (estb. 1951), Mumbai (estb. 1958), Chennai (estb.
1959), Kanpur (estb. 1959), Delhi (estb. 1961), Guwahati (estb. 1994) and
Roorkee (estb. 1847, joined IITs in 2001).
IIT Madras is a residential institute with nearly 550
faculty, 8000 students and 1250 administrative & supporting staff and is a
self-contained campus located in a beautiful wooded land of about 250 hectares.
It has established itself as a premier centre for teaching, research and
industrial consultancy in the country.
The Institute has sixteen academic departments and a few
advanced research centres in various disciplines of engineering and pure
sciences, with nearly 100 laboratories organised in a unique pattern of
functioning. A faculty of international repute, a brilliant student community,
excellent technical & supporting staff and an effective administration have all
contributed to the pre-eminent status of IIT Madras. The campus is located in
the city of Chennai, previously known as Madras. Chennai is the state capital of
Tamilnadu, a southern state in India.
The Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM) is an all India
examination conducted to provide admissions to various M. Sc. (Two Year) / M.
Sc.-Ph. D. Dual Degree and other post-B. Sc. programmes based on the performance
in a single test and consolidate 'Science' as a career option for bright
students from across the country.
Deputy Registrar (Research)
Indian Institute of Technology Madras
Chennai - 600036
Tamil Nadu, INDIA
Phone : +91-44-2257 8034
Courtesy: iit madras