How to Prepare for JAM 2020 in One Month
Bachan Thakur, 23 Sep 2019, #JAM

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - IIT Kanpur will conduct the Joint Admission Test for the M.Sc programmes on February 9, 2020. JAM 2020 will be held in online mode for a duration of three hours. When it's just one month remaining for the examination, aspirants must be at the final leg of their preparation for the admission test. Having said that those candidates who have not yet started preparing for the examination or have started their preparation really late can prepare for JAM 2020 in one month by following the advice here. How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month will give ideas to prepare for the admission test. Candidates can also practice through the mock tests which will be available to candidates on the website in the second week of January 2020. Solving previous year question papers and attempting mock tests online will give candidates an upper hand in their preparation. Read more to check the different preparation tips for JAM 2020.

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - General Preparation Tips

  • To begin with, candidates appearing for JAM 2020 must know the IIT JAM syllabus and exam pattern inside out. Although it is not important to cover each and every topic mentioned in the syllabus for the different programmes, it is a must that you cover the important and easy topics thoroughly without fail. Make sure to clear all the concepts and doubts from each topic.

  • Solving question papers from the previous years is also another aspect of preparation for JAM 2020. It is a must that atleast 2 to 3 question papers from the previous years must be solved each day.

  • Apart from this, provision to solve questions topic wise is also available through some JAM 2020 preparation material. After completing each topic, candidates can answer the questions pertaining to that topic given in the booklet. This will narrow down the preparation to each definite topic making the coverage of the prescribed IIT JAM 2020 syllabus more effective.

  • Online Mock Tests for JAM 2020 will be available from the second week of January. Candidates appearing for the admission test must solve at least 2 to 3 mock tests per day. Online mock tests will give candidates a look into the way in which the examination will be conducted. Since the mock tests will be timed, it will give candidates a chance to time each question based on marks and priority.

  • Although it is advised that candidates must not waste more time on a single questions it must be noted that each question is important. It is important to time each question appropriately.

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - Syllabus and Exam Pattern

The syllabus for IIT JAM 2020 contains all the topics and sub-topics for the different programmes offered by the different IIT JAM participating institutes. The detailed syllabus for JAM 2020 is given in the window below.

IIT JAM Exam Pattern 2020

JAM 2020 will be conducted in the online mode on February 9. The question paper will be divided into three sections in which section A and B will contain multiple choice questions while there will be no options displayed for questions from Section C. Candidates can check the detailed exam pattern of JAM 2020 below.


Section A

Section B

Section C

Number of Questions





Three hours


10 questions 1 mark

20 questions 2 marks

2 marks for each question

10 questions 1 marks

10 questions 2 marks

Negative Marking

1/3 of marks will be deducted for 1-mark questions and 2/3 marks will be deducted for 2 mark questions

No negative marking

No negative marking

Types of Question

Multiple Choice

Multiple Choice

No options will be displayed

Mode of Exam




Total number of Question


Total Marks


How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - Make a time-table

After having a thorough knowledge about it is important to prepare a time table keeping in mind all the important topics and concepts mentioned in the syllabus for each of the subject. With the last one month left before the examination, divide the time as per the important topics which will give you an upper hand for the preparation. Also, it will be helpful to refer the previous years question papers to get an idea about important and frequently asked questions. With the help of this, it will be easy to prepare the time-table. Make sure not to overload yourself with information as it will not be helpful for the preparations.

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - Solve Previous Year Question Papers

The question papers from the previous years will help in understanding the exam pattern along with the most commonly asked questions and topics. Solving question papers from the previous years will also help in maintaining the time and solving questions in the given time period.

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - Mock Tests

Mock Tests for JAM 2020 will be released in the second week of January. The mock tests will help in maintaining the time provided for the examination. Mock tests of JAM 2020 will be held online which will give candidates an estimate about the process is which the examination will be conducted.

How to prepare for JAM 2020 in one month - Key Tips

  • While preparing for JAM 2020 in the last month before the examination, candidates must make sure not to study all the topics under the syllabus.

  • Since just one month is left for the examination it is important that candidates rather concentrate on the important and frequently asked questions rather than starting something new.

  • Candidates must also make sure to clear all new concepts studied to avoid further confusion.

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Sir can you suggest me a good book for JAM Geology

Payal 16th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

here I am providing you list of some good books for iit jam geology. these are

IIT JAM M.Sc. Geology by Ajhar Hussain

Trend in Objective Geology by Ausaf Saeed

A Text book of Geology by P.K. Mukerjee

Principles of engineering Geology by K.M. Bangur

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck

Structural Geology by Twiss & Moores


i want to apply for JAM exam but why the exam date period is very less to apply

Hello Vidya Devi

IIT JAM exam form for registration was released on 5th September and last date for registration was 12th October. I am sorry to say but there is no possibility to apply for the exam after the last date of registration. Correction window will be open in first week of November.

Hope it helps you.


what will be the cut off for iit jam biotechnology 2020

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019
Hello aspirant I am here for helping you.
It is difficult task to predict that what will be the cutoff of IIT JAM in 2020, so as per your demand I am providing you a link below where you can see the previous year cutoff of IIT JAM for different branches , it will give you an probable idea of new cut off.
I hope you got it .
Feel free to ask any query in comment section.
Best of luck.

best coaching academy in india for iit jam mathematical statistics

Hello Sofia John

Some of the best coaching academies in India for IIT Jam Mathematical Statistics are mentioned below

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Im doing general bsc. Can I give JAM exam after completing it ?

Payal 10th Oct, 2019

Hii aspirants

let me clear your doubt.

Yes you can give jam exam aftee completing your bsc. And here is the eligibility criteria for jam exam

A canditate after completing their bachelor degree are eligible for jam exam

A candidate belonging to general /obc (non creamy layer) should have atleast 55 percent aggregate marks ,without rounding off.

And those who belong to sc st should have at least 50 percent aggregate marks, without rounding off.

I hope my answer will help you out

Good luck

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