How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics
Vishwas Garia, 17 Aug 2019, #JAM

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics – Candidates who are willing to take admissions in M.Sc Mathematical Statistics programme offered by IIT's and IISc must start their preparation for JAM 2020 exam. To prepare for JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 exam, candidates must be familiar with the syllabus and exam pattern of the entrance exam. One of the most important thing that a candidate must do while preparing for JAM 2020 Mathematical Sciences exam is to form a proper study time table. In order to prepare well for the entrance exam of JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020, candidates must practice previous year question papers, mock test and sample papers. Practicing JAM Mock Test for M.Sc Mathematical Statistics will not only give candidates an idea about the entrance examination pattern but will also help in time management. The entrance exam of JAM for Mathematical Statistics will be conducted on February 9, 2020 in the first session between 9:30 am to 12:30 pm.With the help of ‘How to prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics’, candidates will be able to get a proper direction about their exam preparation strategy.


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How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics – Preparation Tips

Candidates appearing for the entrance test of JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 must go through various stages of preparation, which includes getting familiar with the syllabus, preparing a timetable, practicing mock test, solving previous year questing paper and sample papers, etc.

How to Prepare for JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 - Syllabus

IIT Kanpur has released the syllabus of JAM 2020 for Mathematical Statistics exam in online mode. To start the preparation of JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics, it is very necessary for a candidate to get acquainted with the syllabus. Candidates must check the syllabus of JAM 2020 for Mathematical Statistics before preparing a timetable.


Differential Calculus: Limits, Continuity and differentiability of functions of one and two variables. Rolle's theorem, Mean value theorems, Taylor's theorem, Indeterminate forms, Maxima and Minima of functions of one and two variables.

Sequences and Series: Convergence of sequences of real numbers, Comparison, root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers.

Matrices: Rank, inverse of a matrix. Systems of linear equations. Linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Cayley-Hamilton theorem, symmetric, skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices.

Integral Calculus: Fundamental theorems of integral calculus. Double and triple integrals, applications of definite integrals, arc lengths, areas and volumes.


Random Variables: Probability mass function, probability density function and cumulative distribution functions, distribution of a function of a random variable. Mathematical expectation, moments and moment generating function. Chebyshev's inequality.

Standard Distributions: Binomial, negative binomial, geometric, Poisson, hypergeometric, uniform, exponential, gamma, beta and normal distributions. Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution.

Probability: Axiomatic definition of probability and properties, conditional probability, multiplication rule. Theorem of total probability. Bayes’ theorem and independence of events.

Joint Distributions: Marginal and conditional distributions, Joint, Distribution of functions of random variables. Joint moment generating function. Product moments, correlation, Simple linear regression. Independence of random variables.

Limit Theorems: Weak law of large numbers. Central limit theorem (i.i.d.with finite variance case only).

Testing of Hypotheses: Basic concepts, Applications of Neyman-Pearson Lemma for testing simple and composite hypotheses. Likelihood ratio tests for parameters of univariate normal distribution.

Estimation: Unbiasedness, Consistency and efficiency of estimators, Method of moments and method of maximum likelihood. Sufficiency, Factorization theorem. Completeness, Rao-Blackwell and Lehmann-Scheffe theorems, Uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators. Rao-Cramer inequality. Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal, Two independent normal, and one parameter exponential distributions.

Sampling distributions: Chi-square, t and F distributions, and their properties.

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics – Best Books

Good books always plays a key role in the success of any student. In order to prepare well for JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 exam, candidates must study from the books which are recommended best for the preparation of Joint Admission Test. The books mentioned here are considered best for JAM 2020 preparation of Mathematical Statistics based on different topics of the subject.


Books and Authors


Differential Calculus

Mathematical Analysis - Apostol

Mathematical Analysis -S.C.Malik

Principle of Mathematical Analysis - Rudi

Sequences and Series

Differential Equations

Ordinary Differential Equation: Peter J. Collins, G.F. Simmons, M.D. Raisinghania


Vector Calculus: Murray R. Spiegel (Schaum's), A.R.Vasishtha

Integral Calculus

Integral Calculus: F. Ayres (Schaum's), Gorakh Prasad



An introduction to probability and statistics: V.K. Rohatgi

Introduction to Mathematical statistics: Hogg & Craig

Introduction to the theory of statistics: Mod & Graybill

Fundamentals of Mathematical statistics: S.C. Gupta & V.K. Kapoor

Joint Distributions

Random Variables

Standard Distributions

Testing of Hypotheses

Sampling distributions


Limit Theorems

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics - Sample Papers

Solving previous years JAM 2020 sample papers for Mathematical Statistics will give candidates an overview of the type of questions which will be asked in the entrance examination. Candidates will also get an idea about the weight age of each and every topic in the syllabus of JAM 2020. The sample papers accompanied with the answer keys for each will also help candidates to learn how to manage time during JAM 2020.

Sample Papers for Mathematical statistics


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How to Prepare for JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 - Mock Tests

IIT Kanpur will release the JAM mock test 2020 for Mathematical Statistics after closing the application window. JAM 2020 mock test will help candidates to prepare themselves for the entrance examination. There is no restriction in the number of attempts that a candidate can make. Candidates can take as many JAM mock tests as possible.

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics - Time-Table

Candidates must start his or her preparation for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics exam with the time table. Candidate must prepare a time table which can cover all the topics of JAM 2020 syllabus. The timetable should be followed religiously during the preparation of JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020. Candidate should not make an unrealistic timetable just to finish the syllabus as early as possible.

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics - Time Management

Time management plays an important role during the preparation of JAM Mathematical Statistics 2020 exam. In order to manage time properly during the examination, candidate must practice as many JAM mock tests as possible. Also, another way of time management is allocating a significant amount of time to solve a particular section. This will be helpful in such a way that candidates will be left with extra time in hand where they will be able to go back to the sections where there are questions left out and complete the exam on time.

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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

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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.

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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.
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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.

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