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IIT JAM Cut Off 2017 for Mathematics

Last Updated - April 03, 2017

IIT JAM 2017 was successfully conducted on February 12, 2017. Candidates who have appeared in the exam can see their IIT JAM Result 2017. Every year, thousands of aspirants appear in IIT JAM but only few are shortlisted for M.Sc. programs offered by various IITs and IISc Bangalore.

IIT Delhi, the conducting body of IIT JAM, announced the Mathematics cut off on March 24, 2017, soon after the result declaration of IIT JAM 2017. Candidates can check IIT JAM Cutoff 2017 on the official website i.e. Cut off in IIT JAM 2017 is decided on the basis of the difficulty level of exam, the number of vacancies available, the total number of student appeared, previous year IIT JAM cutoff and average marks obtained by the candidates in IIT JAM.

JAM 2017 cut off for Mathematics will be minimum marks required for admissions to the respective M.Sc programmes offered by various institutions including IITs and IISc Bangalore. JAM Cut off 2017 may also be considered as maximum rank at which an IIT-Joint Admission test taker will be offered admissions in the M.Sc programme of his/her choice. Candidates need to note that the cutoff of JAM is the basis for admission into the M.Sc programmes, which means only those candidates, will be offered postgraduate admissions in the institutes, who meet JAM cut-off.

IIT JAM 2017- Qualifying Marks for Mathematics

On the basis of IIT JAM cut off, the total test population and marks obtained by the candidate, rank of candidates are decided. In IIT JAM 2017, there will be separate IIT JAM Cut off marks for General, OBC and SC/ST students. Based on the rank secured in IIT JAM, candidates will be admitted to Institutes according to the preference of choices filled by them in Admission Form. IIT JAM Cutoffs vary according to the categories. Candidates can read the expected Cutoff for Mathematics of IIT JAM 2017 below: 

qualifying marks for mathematics

IIT JAM Cutoff 2017

Moreover, candidates can also check IIT JAM Cut off trends to have an overview of the minimum marks or the maximum rank required for admissions to the M.Sc programmes.

Given below is Cutoff rank(General) for JAM 2016 and 2015:


JAM 2014 Cut-off(marks required for admissions)


The below table describes the IIT JAM cutoff for M.Sc. Mathematics in various institutions:

IIT BombayOR: 9 CR: 28OR: 35 CR: 136OR: 32 CR: 202OR: 179 CR: 1018
IIT DelhiOR: 1 CR: 96OR: 121 CR: 263OR: 181 CR: 562OR: 128 CR: 901
IIT GuwahatiOR: 112 CR: 237OR: 333 CR: 438OR: 1030 CR: 1487OR: 1521 CR: 2622
IIT KanpurOR: 29 CR: 100OR: 140 CR: 229OR:157 CR: 350OR: 1645 CR: 2238
IIT KharagpurOR: 39 CR: 183OR: 295 CR: 370OR: 718 CR: 932OR: 1126 CR: 1153
IIT MadrasOR: 51 CR: 163OR: 256 CR: 370OR: 370 CR: 1166OR: 2219 CR: 3727
IIT RoorkeeOR: 101 CR: 196OR: 268 CR: 327OR: 737 CR: 886OR: 1645 CR: 1747
IIT BhubaneshwarOR: 129 CR: 279OR: 332 CR: 468OR: 398 CR: 1099OR: 1207 CR: 1605
IIT GandhinagarOR: 85 CR: 259OR: 415 CR: 451OR: 1066 CR: 1423OR: 3525 CR: 3641
IIT HyderabadOR: 217 CR: 248OR: 389 CR: 467OR: 1347 CR: 1444OR: 3707 CR: 3707
IIT IndoreOR: 198 CR: 283OR: 485 CR: 485OR: 1146 CR: 1184OR: 2557 CR: 2557
IIT RoparOR: 228 CR: 275OR: 370 CR: 490OR: 901 CR: 901OR: 3282 CR: 3282

(OR - Opening AIR; CR - Closing AIR)

How to check IIT JAM Cutoff?

Candidates can follow the below steps to check their IIT JAM Mathematics Results and Cutoff marks 2017.

Step-1: Candidates should visit the official website of IIT JAM 2017. After visiting the website, they are required to click on the link The following page will appear on the screen:


Step-2: Candidates should enter all the required information carefully and click on submit button.

Step-3: After clicking the submit button, the page containing the IIT JAM Chemistry Result 2017 will appear on the screen.

Step-4: Download your IIT JAM Result 2017 and also take a print out for the same.

IIT JAM 2017 Cut off Instructions

  • The JAM 2017 Cut off is determined after the declaration of IIT JAM Result 2017, as the cutoff is mentioned on the score card of IIT JAM.
  • Admissions to M.Sc programmes in the participating colleges is based on JAM cut-off.
  • IIT Delhi on behalf of the IITs and IISc Bangalore announced Mathematics cut off of IIT JAM 2017 on March 24, 2017.
  • Candidates will be called for IIT JAM 2017 Counselling based on their programme and institute preference and IIT JAM Cut off 2017.
  • The cutoffs vary for the postgraduate science programmes offered in every institute.
  • It should be noted that a candidate found ineligible for the M.Sc programmes in the institutes will not be offered admissions, even if they meet JAM cut off.

IIT JAM 2017 Cutoff Importance

The IIT Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) every year attracts thousands of applications against a limited number of seats, i.e., as many as 1775 seats across 15 colleges offering PG Science programmes including Mathematics.

Many of the IIT JAM applicants are screened out with the JAM entrance examination. Yet, the number of aspirants qualifying the IIT JAM is quite huge in comparison to the number of available seats. Therefore, IIT JAM Cut off is determined to shortlist candidates for admissions into the M.Sc programmes.



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