How to Prepare for JAM 2018?

How to Prepare for JAMHow to Prepare for JAM 2018 – Indian Institute of Technology Bombay is conducting Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes (JAM) in February 11, 2018. The entrance exam for admissions to the PG programmes in science across IITs, NITs and IISc Bangalore is competitive yet can be cracked by aspirants like you with a proper strategy and good preparation. Candidates appearing for the IIT Bombay administered Joint Admission Test can kick start their JAM 2018 preparation with tips and guidelines from experts and the JAM toppers. Now as JAM application form 2018 begins on September 5, 2017, candidates need to begin JAM preparation 2018 soon after they have applied for the M.Sc entrance exam. The preparation tips of JAM 2018 brought to aspirants will further help in knowing success strategy of the toppers, their study-plan and books they followed for JAM. The preparation strategy for JAM 2018 as suggested by these experts will also let the candidates understand importance of mock tests, working on sample papers and practice through sectional tests. Careers360 brings ‘How to Prepare for JAM 2018’ to benefit aspirants with the common yet effective tricks to crack the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes. The JAM preparation tips also guides candidates in planning specifically for their individual test papers among the seven being offered in the IIT administered M.Sc admission test.


JAM 2018 Preparation begins with checking syllabus, books, preparation timetable and practice through mock tests.



JAM Preparation 2018: Syllabus 

Candidates will need to go through JAM Syllabus 2018 before they begin their preparation for JAM. The syllabus of JAM 2018 will help them in knowing important topics and understanding them thoroughly. The other reason to look for the syllabus before JAM preparation is that doing so will help them in segregating the topics into easy, difficult and special attention categories. It is also advisable to check JAM syllabus topics that are the most important and feature more questions than the others. The idea is to know the syllabus in a thorough manner such that studying for JAM 2018 can go in a planned and phased way such that each topic is covered properly during JAM preparation mode.


JAM Preparation 2018: Books 

The second step is to know which books are the best to study from. The graduation books are good enough but it has been commonly observed that books available for the entrance exams like JAM aid students in preparing well for the topics. Moreover, guide books for JAM are recommended by the toppers and experts as they know the topics that may come in the M.Sc admission test from the examination view point. Further the JAM books recommended by exam toppers and experts may serve as good repository for the knowledge and cracking the Joint Admission Test.


JAM-Time-TableJAM Preparation 2018: Time Table 

Indeed time table is very much need for JAM preparation. The time table for JAM 2018 preparation schedule will help aspirants in jotting down the important topics and subjects that should be covered within a defined time-frame. Further sticking to the time table for JAM preparation will also help candidates in giving sufficient time to ‘the much needed subjects’ and also skip those which may not need much time. A proper time-table may also help in planning the other JAM 2018 preparation related activities. Besides drawing a JAM study-plan for daily and weekly, candidates will also need a preparation time table of next three months, six months and moreover a last month preparation one. JAM experts and toppers advise that following such a routine study plan help the candidates more than those who neglect them as quirky. The most important point in JAM preparation is sticking to what has been planned.



JAM Preparation 2018: Practice through JAM Sample Papers 

The age old adage ‘Practice makes a man perfect’ holds true. Candidates must put their knowledge to test with the help of JAM sample papers, question papers of the previous years and practice sets readily available in the public domain. JAM 2018 Sample Papers are quite useful for practicing for the Joint Admission Test. The exam experts and JAM toppers also suggest for taking practicing through the previous question papers available in Careers360 E-Store. Candidates can download these sample papers and practice them during JAM 2018 preparation. The advantages of such practice is that the exam pattern is easily discerned, time management is skilled just like the actual exam and more importantly, candidates can gauge their level of preparation and improve on the weaker subjects.


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JAM Preparation 2018: Mock Test 

JAM, the admission test for M.Sc programmes is administered online since 2016. Thereby candidates will essentially need to practice mock tests under JAM preparation plan. The online mock tests of JAM will help them in experiencing the actual test and get them ready to face the online exam with no mounting pressure. The exam experts also suggest for mock tests as they can help in managing the time and their ability to solve questions in the given time. The JAM toppers share that mock tests during JAM preparation helped them in getting accustomed to the exam even as they took as many mock tests as possible before sitting for the Joint Admission Test. Additionally, mock tests may help aspirants in understanding the working module of online test besides the terms and conditions for the same so that the actual JAM 2018 is easy to face.


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JAM Preparation 2018: Relaxation 

‘All work and no play, makes Jack a dull boy’ – this playful message underlines a serious message. It is important to avoid stress during JAM 2018 preparation. The time table should incorporate time for relaxation too. The relaxation scheduled may include all sorts of activities from listening to music, taking a walk, playing some games or even watching movies. Some may find it easy to relax with even meditation. The mode of relaxation depends upon a candidate. What suits and helps relax the mind should be incorporated and practiced. Nothing is impossible to achieve provided the right amount of hard work and perseverance is injected into the JAM preparation. Candidates who have been successful have combined intense study with lots of practice surely reach their goal, i.e., crack JAM 2018.


All the best for JAM 2018!

First Published On : 24 Aug 2017 06:39 PM IST

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I have completed my ug bsc.chemistry.I like to study on NIT Trichy. Can anyone explain me whether entering to NIT is only by JAM score?

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I'm a student of Biology. I do not have chemistry as a subject. Am I eligible for admission through JAM in IITs and IISC

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