IIT JAM 2020
Updated on Feb 20, 2020 - 12:51 p.m. IST by Parul Thapa

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, has released the JAM answer key 2020 on February 20.

IIT JAM 2020 - Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, will publish the final answer key of JAM 2020 anytime soon in online mode. The option to contest JAM 2020 provisional answer key was closed on February 24 (5 pm). Earlier, the institute has released the answer key of JAM 2020 along with question papers on February 20. Candidates who have appeared in JAM 2020 examination could check the correct responses to the questions asked in the examination along with question papers. The objection window of IIT JAM 2020 was made available from February 21 (10:00 am). The institute has released the response sheet of IIT JAM 2020 on February 12 at joaps.iitk.ac.in. JAM 2020 was commenced on February 9. The admit card of JAM 2020 was released on January 7. The mock test window for JAM 2020 aspirants was activated on November 21, 2019. The application correction window of JAM 2020 was opened on October 18, 2019 and was available until October 28, 2019. IIT JAM 2020 exam will be held on February 9, 2020.
LATEST: IIT JAM final answer key 2020 to be released anytime soon

JAM is a computer-based exam that will be held in 69 cities across the country. The result of JAM will be declared on March 20, 2020. IIT JAM Exam 2020 was conducted by IIT Kanpur for candidates who aspire to seek admissions in M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-UG Degrees Programmes at the IITs and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at the IISc. A total of 2445 seats are offered in various participating institutes for various programmes.

What's new in Joint Admission Test for M. Sc (JAM) 2020?

  • Due to operational reasons, Ghaziabad has been transferred from IIT Delhi Zone to IIT Roorkee Zone.
  • 92 EWS seats are available across 9 IITs.
  • IIT Kanpur has added 145 more seats for the academic session 2020-2021.
  • The number of JAM exam centres have increased to 69. Amongst the exam centres, Jind city, Agartala and Shillong have been newly while Chandigarh has been removed.
  • Biological Sciences (BL) has been discontinued. Therefore IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted for only six papers.

IIT JAM 2020 - Overview



Exam Name

Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. (JAM)

Exam conducting Body

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur

IIT JAM Exam Mode


Type of Exam

Post Graduate and above

Mode of Application


Programmes Offered through JAM

M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, Post-UG Degrees Programmes at the IITs and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc

Level of Exam

National Level

Duration of Exam

3 hours


Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Geology and Mathematical Sciences

Counselling Portal

JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS)

Admission Offering Institutes

20 IITs and IISC through JAM

22 NITs & CFTIs through CCMN

Number of Seats Offered


JAM Important Dates 2020

The conducting body had announced the IIT JAM 2020 important dates on July 11, 2019. Aspiring candidates may check the important dates of JAM 2020 of events like availability of application form, examination, etc. from the table below.

IIT JAM 2020 Important Dates



Commencement of application form

September 4, 2019 (Closed)

Last date of application form

October 9, 2019 (up to 5.30 pm)

Last date to remit the application feeOctober 13, 2019

Availability of correction window

October 18 to 28, 2019

Mock Test link
November 21, 2019

Admit card download

January 7, 2020 (released)

Conduct of online exam

February 9, 2020

Session I (9. 30 am to 12. 30 pm) - Biotechnology, (BT), Physics (PH) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)

Session II (2. 30 pm to 5. 30 pm) - Mathematics (MA), Chemistry (CY) and Geology (GG)

Release of the response sheet

February 12, 2020 (Released)

Release of the provisional answer key

February 20, 2020 (Released)

Release of the final answer key
Anytime soon

Announcement of result

March 20, 2020

Release of the scorecard

April 3-July 31, 2020

Commencement of admission form

April 09, 2020

Last date to submit the admission forms

April 22, 2020

Last date for receipt of the request for a change in the category in proper format/rectification of defective documentsMay 04, 2020

The announcement of first Admission List

June 01, 2020

The announcement of the second Admission List

June 16, 2020

The announcement of the third Admission and Final List

June 29, 2019

Conclusion of the admission

July 03, 2020

JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020

IIT Kanpur had released the JAM 2020 eligibility criteria of different courses which include the minimum marks and/or degrees that a candidate is supposed to have acquired or scored. Only candidates who meet the prescribed JAM eligibility criteria can appear for the Joint Admission Test for M. Sc and apply for admissions.

IIT JAM 2020 Eligibility Criteria


Eligibility Requirements


55 per cent (5.5 out of 10)


50 per cent (5.0 out of 10)

Check the course-specific essential eligibility criteria for JAM 2020 at 12th and graduation level as per the different paper codes.

IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020

Test Paper Code

Programme Name

Essential subjects in Bachelor's

Degree along with a minimum



subjects at

(10+2) level

Biotechnology (BT)

M.Sc. Biotechnology

Any Branch/Subject

No Restrictions

Chemistry (CY)

M.Sc. Chemistry

Chemistry for three years/six


Chemistry for three years/six


No Restrictions (AT IITI)

Geology (GG)

M.Sc. Applied Geology

Geology for three years/six semesters

and any two subjects among

Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and

Biological Science


Mathematics (MA)

M.Sc. in Economics

Mathematics as one of the core


No Restrictions

M.Sc. Mathematics

Mathematics for at least two

years/four semesters

M.Sc. Mathematics/

Mathematics and


M.Sc. Mathematics and


M.Sc. Applied Mathematics

Mathematics for at least two

years/four semesters



Statistics (MS)

M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics

Mathematics or Statistics for at

least two years/four semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Statistics

Statistics for at least two

years/four semesters

Physics (PH)

M.Sc. Physics

Physics for at least two years/four semesters and Mathematics for at

least one year/two semesters

No Restrictions

M.Sc. Applied Geophysics

Physics and Mathematics/

Mathematical Physics for two

years/four semesters and at least

one of them as a subject for three

years/six semesters

M.Sc. Astronomy

Physics/ Mathematics /Computer

Science Engineering, Electrical



JAM Application Form 2020

Candidates could fill the application form of JAM 2020 from September 4 to October 9, 2019 (5:30 pm), in online mode through the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The correction window had been released on October 18. Candidates could make changes in some of the JAM application 2020 details till October 28. Some of the changes also needed additional fee payment. More details about JAM application form are given below.

Steps to Fill IIT JAM 2020 Application Form

Step 1 - Registration

  • Visit the official website of IIT JAM
  • Click on 'JAM 2020'
  • To register, click on 'Register Yourself'
  • The website redirected the candidates to JOAPS
  • Enter valid and active e-mail ID and the mobile number to register online.

Note: All the notifications were sent to the candidate's e-mail ID and mobile phones via SMS. Therefore, it was advised that the candidates provide correct mail ID and contact number in their JAM 2020 application form.

Step 2 - Filling the JAM application form 2020

  • Log in by entering the Enrolment ID or EMail-ID and Password
  • Enter all the personal, academic details
  • Click on the 'Save' option

Step 3 - Upload the scanned photograph, signature and any documents if applicable as per specifications.

  • Photo- File Size should be 5 KB - 200 KB with dimensions - 3.5 cm x 4.5 cm in JPEG format
  • Signature - File Size should be 5 KB - 150 KB with dimensions - 2 cm x 7 cm in JPEG format

Step 4 - Pay the JAM application form fee via Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Netbanking

IIT JAM 2020 Application Fee


Amount (in INR)

Amount for two subjects (in INR)







Female (All categories)



Check steps to fill JAM Application Form 2020

JAM Exam Centres 2020

IIT JAM 2020 was conducted across 69 cities under the eight IIT Zones. Candidates could choose three exam centres while filling the application form. The first two preferences for JAM exam centres had to be from the same IIT Zone while the third could be from any. The exact address of the allotted exam centres will be printed on the JAM admit card which has been released on January 7. The number of exam centres zone wise for JAM 2020 can be checked below.

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Centres

IIT ZonesTotal exam centres
IIT Bangalore Zone8
IIT Bombay Zone8
IIT Delhi Zone10
IIT Guwahati Zone10
IIT Kanpur Zone7
IIT Kharagpur7
IIT Madras11
IIT Roorkee8

JAM Admit Card 2020

IIT Kanpur has released the IIT JAM 2020 admit card in online mode on January 07, 2020. The eligible candidates who had successfully registered for Joint Admission Test 2020 will be allotted the admit card of JAM 2020. In order to download the admit card, candidates can follow the given steps below-

Steps to Download IIT JAM 2020 Admit Card

Step 1. Visit the official website of JAM (jam.iitk.ac.in).

Step 2. Click on 'Download JAM Admit Card'

Step 3. Enter your Enrollment ID or Email ID and Password

Step 4. Download the JAM admit card displayed on the screen.

Step 5. Check all details carefully to ensure there are no discrepancies

Aspirants are suggested to take multiple copies of their IIT JAM 2020 admit card for any future references. The admit card of IIT JAM 2020 has to be kept safe till the admission process is complete.

JAM Exam Pattern 2020

IIT JAM entrance exam is held in computer-based mode, in two sessions - Session 1 and Session 2. The JAM exam 2020 includes three sections - Section A, Section B, Section C. Total questions that will be asked are 60 for a total of 100 marks. Candidates may note that questions will be of multiple-choice and numerical answer type questions. The detailed exam pattern of JAM 2020 is given below.

IIT JAM 2020 Exam Pattern


Number of Questions

Marking Scheme

Negative Marking

Section A


10 questions – 1 mark

20 questions – 2 marks

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

Section B


10 questions - 2 marks for each question

No negative marking

Section C


10 questions – 1 mark

10 questions – 2 marks

No negative marking

JAM Syllabus 2020

The IIT JAM 2020 syllabus has been released along with the information brochure. IIT JAM 2020 syllabus will carry topics, units and chapters for different test papers. Candidates can check the syllabus of IIT JAM 2020 below to know all the important topics of each subject.

IIT JAM 2020 Syllabus




Basic Mathematical Concepts, Atomic and Molecular Structure,Theory of Gases, Solid State, Chemical Thermodynamics, Chemical and Phase Equilibria, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Adsorption, Spectroscopy, Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry, Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications, Qualitative Organic Analysis, Natural Products Chemistry, Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry, Periodic Table, Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds, Main Group Elements (s and p blocks), Transition Metals (d block),Bioinorganic Chemistry, Instrumental Methods of Analysis, Analytical Chemistry


Sequences and Series of Real Numbers, Functions of One Real Variable, Functions of Two or Three Real Variables, Integral Calculus, Differential Equations, Vector Calculus, Group Theory, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis

Mathematical Statistics

Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrices, Probability, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Joint Distributions, Sampling Distributions, Limit Theorems, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses


General Biology, Biochemistry and Physiology, Basic Biotechnology, Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, Microbiology, Chemistry (10+2+3 level), Mathematics (10+2 level), Physics (10+2 level)


The Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology


Mathematical Methods, Mechanics and General Properties of Matte, Oscillations, Waves and Optics, Electricity and Magnetism, Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics, Modern Physics, Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics

JAM Sample Papers 2020

Solving IIT JAM 2020 sample papers help the candidates to get acquainted with the actual question paper of IIT JAM 2020 and provides ample practice to crack the exam. The sample test helps the candidates to know about the exam pattern of IIT JAM 2020. The sample papers carry questions which are similar to the questions which are about to come in the test.

JAM Mock Test 2020

IIT Kanpur has activated the IIT JAM 2020 mock test link on November 21, 2019. The mock test is the online replica of the exact IIT JAM 2020 test and allows candidates to get acquainted with the actual question paper and its pattern so that they do not find the actual test unfamiliar on the exam day. IIT JAM mock test 2020 also helps to develop speed and accuracy in terms of solving the questions available, which saves a lot of time on the day of the exam.

How to prepare for IIT JAM 2020?

The candidates applying for IIT JAM 2020 need to keep certain things in mind if they want to pass the admission test with flying colours. Let's take some IIT JAM preparation tips to ace the exam. JAM question papers include certain topics that will require daily practice and thorough reading and brushing up knowledge.

  • Make a time table - Since there are many topics, the candidates will be needed to make a table dividing the topics and subjects and allowing them a specific amount of time to go through.

  • Prepare notes - Preparing notes, both short and long, will help a lot in revising the topics at the end or whenever it is needed.

  • Keep exam pattern in mind - The candidates must learn in a smart way by dedicating most of their to the topics which carry more marks. The candidates are suggested to make a priority list, giving those topics the utmost priority which carries more marks than others.

  • Practice makes a candidate perfect - Since practising is the most important preparation one can do for their JAM paper, the candidates must focus on practice each and every question available. The sample papers of JAM are available on the website which will help make the candidates acquainted with the actual exam paper and understand the JAM exam 2020 pattern as well.

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Best Books for IIT JAM 2020

The best books of JAM have been authored by subject experts who have years of experience and a proven track record, as many toppers in the past have been able to crack the exam by referring to these books. Thus, referring to the IIT JAM best books 2020 will ascertain your victory too in the exam. Check JAM 2020 best books here.

IIT JAM 2020 Best Books

Paper-wise Units

Author Names

Mathematical Models for Physics and Engineering

Riley, Hobson and Bence

Molecular and Atomic Physics

Rajkumar/ White

Introduction to Surface Chemistry and Catalysis

Gabor A. Somorjai

Organic Chemistry

Morrison and Boyd


Mount David W.


Michael Pelczar Jr.


Murray and Spiegel

Principle of Mathematical Analysis


An Introduction to Probability and Statistics

V.K Rohatgi

An Introduction to the theory of Statistics

Mod and Graybill

Structure Geology

Prof. Haakon Fassen

Igneous Petrology

M.K Bose

JAM Answer Key 2020

IIT Kanpur will release the final answer key of IIT JAM 2020 anytime soon. The institute has released the IIT JAM 2020 provisional answer key in online mode on February 20. Candidates could challenge the JAM Answer Key by visiting the official JOAPS portal from February 21, 2020 at 10:00 hours (IST) till February 24, 2020 at 17:00 hours (IST). Candidates must pay a fees of Rs 500 (per question) in order to challenge the JAM 2020 answer keys. The final answer key will be released by IIT Kanpur after considering all the valid objections. The answer key includes all the correct answers to the question paper.

Note: Challenge won't be accepted if the question number is not identified. Mention the supporting document by mentioning the section name and question number.

With the help of IIT JAM answer key 2020, the candidates get the idea on whether they have answered all of the questions correctly or not. Check the steps given below on how to view the IIT JAM answer key 2020 -

Step 1. Visit the official website of IIT JAM 2020.

Step 2. Click on "JAM 2020 Question Papers and Answer Keys HERE"

Step 3. A new window will open showing the answer keys and question papers.

Step 4. Select the applied programme and answer key.

Step 5. The answer key of JAM will appear on the screen.

JAM Result 2020

The IIT JAM result in the form of merit lists will be released on March 20, 2020, in online mode on the official website of the candidates. The candidates can check the JAM result 2020 by entering their login credentials in JOAPS. The result will mention the marks and rank scored by the candidates in the Joint Admission Test. Candidates may note that result is not in the downloadable form. The scorecard of JAM can be downloaded from April 3, 2020.

Based on their performance in IIT JAM 2020, candidates will be allotted All India Ranks (AIRs) as displayed in the merit lists released by IIT Kanpur.

Follow the steps given below to view the IIT JAM result 2020-

Step 1. Visit the official website of JAM

Step 2. Click on 'JAM Result'

Step 3. Enter the login details

Step 4. A new window will open showing the candidates their JAM scorecard

Note: Candidates can also download their scorecard and take out multiple printouts for any future references.

IIT JAM Merit List 2020

The merit list of IIT JAM 2020 is to be out on March 20 at joaps.iitk.ac, in online mode. JAM merit list will be released along with the result announcement. Candidates can check IIT JAM merit list 2020 by logging in and entering their enrolment ID and password in the login window. The merit list of IIT JAM will contain the ranks of the candidates in the merit list. Ranks, in the rank or merit list, will be given to the candidates based on their performance in the entrance examination. Further, those candidates who will have their name in the IIT JAM 2020 merit list, have to fill the admission form (which will be released on April 9) for admissions in various participating colleges.

The merit list of JAM will contain the following details:

  • Name of the qualified candidates in order of their rank

  • All India Ranks of the qualified candidates

JAM Cutoff 2020

The conducting body will be releasing the IIT JAM 2020 cutoff in online mode. The cut-off list will include the minimum marks to be scored by candidates to get admission in IIT JAM 2020. Every subject will have different cutoff marks depending on the number of applicants, reservation of different categories and the availability of seats.

JAM Previous Year's Cut off

SubjectGenOBC (NCL)SC/ST/PwD

JAM Programmes Offered 2020

IIT JAM 2020 will be conducted for various PG courses offered by different IITs all over India and at the IISC. By checking the JAM programmes, aspirants will get to know which all programmes are fitting for their educational backgrounds. Knowing the JAM 2020 programmes will also help in deciding a career, in case you aspire to study at the IITs. Thus, check the list of IIT JAM programmes 2020 in the table below and know which course can you pursue.

IIT JAM 2020 Courses

Participating InstitutesProgrammes
IITM. Sc. (Two Years)
Joint M. Sc. - Ph. D.
Joint M. Sc. - Ph. D.
Dual Degree, M. Sc. - M. S. (Research)/Ph. D. Dual Degree
Post-Bachelor Degree Programmes
IIScIntegrated Ph. d. programmes

To know about all the programmes offered with their seat vacancy, click here

JAM Counselling 2020

IIT Kanpur will release the IIT JAM 2020 admission form from April 09, 2020, in online mode. In order to apply for the JAM counselling 2020, the candidates have to fill and submit the admission form of IIT JAM 2020 through JOAPS till April 22, 2020. Candidates belonging to reserved categories must attach a Caste Certificate. The candidates will be considered in the General category in case the OBC-NCL/EWS Certificate is invalid or not in the prescribed format or not uploaded within the specified time.

In the admission form of IIT JAM 2020, candidates have to mention their preferences according to their interests. After the online process of filling the JAM admission form 2020, The conducting body will release three admission lists according to which the counselling will be taken place.

The conducting body will release the first JAM 2020 admission list on June 01, 2020. Acceptance form will be sent to the selected candidates. Along with the submission of JAM acceptance form, the candidates will also have to pay an advance seat booking fee (₹ 10000/- for General/OBC-NCL/EWS category candidates and ₹ 5000/- for SC/ST/PwD category candidates) online through JOAPS, within the deadline mentioned in the offer letter. This amount will be transferred to the admitting institute and it will be adjusted against the Institute Fee at the time of Registration. The second JAM 2020 admission list will be released on June 16, 2020, followed by the third admission list of JAM 2020 which will be released on June 29, 2020.

Accepting an offer of admission after the release of the first JAM admission form 2020 will make the other lower preferences (if any) of the candidates cancel automatically. However, the candidates will still remain in the waiting list for their higher preferences of IITs. If a qualified candidate fails to accept an admission offer, he/she will not be considered further in the JAM admission process.

JAM Participating Institutes 2020

There are, in total, 20 IIT JAM participating institutes which accept the admission of the candidates. The JAM 2020 participating institutes offer different post-UG programmes in the fields of engineering, science, management and research. The segregation of JAM seats is given below in the table.

IIT JAM 2020 Participating Institutes

S. No.


Official Website

Contact Details



Indian Institute of Science Bangalore


080-22932392, 080-23601227



IIT Bombay


(022) 25767022 / 25722674



IIT Delhi


(011) 26591749 / 26581579



IIT Guwahati


(0361) 2582751 / 2582755



IIT Kanpur


(0512) 2597412 / 2597304



IIT Kharagpur


(03222) 282091 / 282095



IIT Madras


(044) 22578200 / 22578204



IIT Roorkee


(01332) 284531 / 285707



IIT Bhubaneswar





IIT Gandhinagar


(079) 23952478



IIT Hyderabad


(040)23016026/ 23016147



IIT Indore


(0731) 2438733/ 2438734



IIT Ropar


(01881) 242186/ 223395



IIT Patna


(0612)3028103 / 3028303



IIT Jodhpur


(0291) 2449099



ISM Dhanbad


(0326) 2235213 / 2296646



IIT Bhilai





IIT (BHU) Varanasi


542 2368428



IIT Palakkad


04923 226 300 (Office)



IIT Mandi





IIT Tirupati


0877 250 0337





Many may be aware, however, not all, that IITs also offer admission into MSc., Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, etc. through an entrance examination called Joint Admission Test for MSc (JAM). It's an online, national level test conducted for 6 streams - Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Geology and Mathematical Sciences. IIT JAM Test is held for a duration of three hours for 2445 seats across 20 IITs and IISC.

Contact Details:

Organizing Chairman JAM-2020
GATE-JAM Office,
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur,
Kanpur - 208016, Uttar Pradesh

Phone No.: (0512) 2597412
E-Mail: jam@iitk.ac.in

Help Desk Timings:
Monday to Friday from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon and 2.00 pm to 5.00 pm (Government working days only)

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IIT JAM 2020

Question: Can I give IIT JAM exam after 12th?


No, you cannot give the IIT JAM exam right after 12th as the minimum eligibility criteria required to sit for IIT JAM 2020 exam is to have UG degree.

Question: Is there any age limit to appear for IIT JAM 2020?


No, there is no age limit for IIT JAM exam 2020, However, a candidate should have passed their UG level with 55% in order to be eligible.

Question: How many attempts are there in IIT JAM 2020 exam?


The candidates can sit for the IIT JAM 2020 exam as many times as you want. There are no restrictions on the number of attempts.

Question: How many seats are offered for IIT JAM 2020?


There are a total of 2445 seats being offered in IITs and IISc, combined, for the aspirants.

Question: How many subjects are there in IIT JAM?


The IIT JAM exam 2020 is held for the candidates who aspire to seek admissions in M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. Dual Degree, and other Post-UG Degrees Programmes at the IITs and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at the IISc.

Question: How many questions are there in IIT JAM exam?


JAM examination consist of a total of 60 questions.

Question: Will there be any negative marking?


Yes, 1/3rd marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in IIT JAM exam.

Question: Is there any interview in IIT JAM 2020?


No, there is no interview. The candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in JAM 2020 and the counselling process.

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Iit jam maths ka syllabus kya hai?

Papeya Dubey Student Expert 27th Feb, 2020

IIT JAM Syllabus for Mathematics is as follows;

Sequences and Series of Real Numbersincludes topic such asSequences and series of real numbers, Convergent and divergent sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, Convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, absolute and conditional convergence; Tests of convergence for series of positive terms comparison test, ratio test, root test; Leibnitz test for convergence of alternating series

Functions of One Variableincludes topic such asLimit, continuity, differentiation, Rolles Theorem, Mean value theorem. Taylor's theorem. Maxima and minima.

Functions of Two Real Variablesincludes topic such as Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima. Method of Lagrange multipliers, Homogeneous functions including Eulers theorem

Integral Calculus includes topic such asIntegration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, Fundamental theorem of integral calculus. Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration. Calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals and applications. Calculating volumes using triple integrals and applications.


what is complete booklist for iit jam mathematics?

Nikki Nair 26th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant

For IIT jam you can refer some of the following books listed below

1.Linear algebra Sheldon Axler

2.Linear algebra samvedna publications

3.calculus Gorakh Prasad

4.vector calculus by Murray

5.Mathematical analysis by Binmore

6.Real analysis HL Royden

7.Differential equation GF Simmons

8.A textbook on statistics  C A  Weatherban

9.Solved paper by arihant publicantions

I hope this helps



If my final year exams will be after some days of iit jam exams can i give iit jam or not?

Smrity 26th Feb, 2020

Yes, you can give the IIT JAM even if your final year exams are days after IIt jam exam.

It has the provision for students who are studying in the final year to apply for the exam and take it.

To check out other eligibilty criteria for taking the iit jam you can check out this link:


All the best!


what is opening and closing ranks and on what basis the candidates will be selected in a particular range of opening and closing ranks in IIT JAM ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 25th Feb, 2020

Hi Sudheer,

The criteria through which the opening and closing ranks of IIT JAM Examination are decided is as follows:-

  • Number of seats.
  • Number of students appearing in the exam
  • Difficulty level of exam
  • Previous year cutoff trends

You should refer to this article for opening and closing ranks in IIT JAM of every single IIT.

I hope this information helps you.

Good Luck!


I am reading in BSc 2nd semester department of Mathematics in Vidyasagar University. I prepare for JAM exam. please suggest book least for this exam.....

Sarthak Dhiman 25th Feb, 2020

Hello Aspirant.

You currently have a lot of time to prepare well for your JAM examination. Some of the books best for this examination are.

1. Integral Calculus by F. Ayres

2. Linear algebra by Seymour Lipschitz

3. Real Analysis by HL Roden

You can also buy for revision mathematics book by Arihant publication. It'll help you a lot.

Best of luck !

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