JAM Exam Pattern 2020 - IIT Kanpur has released JAM 2020 exam pattern on July 12, 2019 in online mode. JAM exam pattern 2020 mentions the number of questions, marking scheme, types of questions and the mode of exam. Candidates who were willing to appear in Joint Admission Test 2020 could check JAM 2020 exam pattern to prepare better and score good marks in the entrance examination. According to the JAM exam pattern 2020, the exam paper is divided into three sections containing 30, 10 and 20 questions respectively. The question paper of JAM consist of 60 questions carrying total 100 marks. JAM 2020 was conducted on February 9, 2020 in the online mode. Read the article below to know more details on JAM 2020 exam pattern including the format of the question paper, duration of exam, mode of examination and more.
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Aspirants can check the exam pattern of IIT JAM 2020 to get an understanding of the structure and format of the question paper so that the things do not come up as a surprise to them on the day of examination. Candidates are advised to check the important aspects of JAM 2020 exam pattern including section-wise division, papers, session and timings of the entrance test given below.
Number of Questions
10 questions - 1 mark
20 questions - 2 marks
2 marks for each question
10 questions - 1 marks
10 questions - 2 marks
1/3 rd marks will be deducted for each questions carrying one mark
2/ 3 rd marks will be deducted for each questions carrying two marks
No negative marking
Types of Question
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Mode of Exam
Total number of Question
JAM examination is divided into two sessions. The first session started at 9:30 am while the second session begun at 2: 30 pm. Candidates could check here the list of papers under which falls under these two sessions and their respective timings.
9:30 am – 12:30 pm
2:30 pm – 5:30 pm
Mathematical Statistics (MS)
Candidates were given the provision of online calculator during the entrance examination of JAM 2020.
The medium of JAM 2020 was English only.
IIT Kanpur opened the JAM 2020 mock test on November 21, 2019. To get a better idea of JAM exam pattern, candidates can appear in the mock test.
Candidates appearing for JAM 2020 must carry the admit card in the examination centre.
The JAM 2020 exam carries 60 questions carrying 100 marks in total.
For section A, 1/3rd marks are deducted for every wrong answer. However, for section B and C, there are no negative markings.
The IIT JAM 2020 contains all objective type questions.
The JAM 2020 exam consists of 100 marks in total.
The JAM exam was held in a computer-based mode.
For the academic year 2020-2021, IIT Kanpur is conducting IIT JAM examination.
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The criteria through which the opening and closing ranks of IIT JAM Examination are decided is as follows:-
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for opening and closing ranks in IIT JAM of every single IIT.
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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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The conducting body of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes declares the cutoff of JAM for each test subject individually. Candidates will be allotted a scorecard based on the cut off scores which will be required for further admission processes.
The cut off scores are usually determined by various factors, such as number of applicants, categories of caste and difficulty of the question papers.
The expected cut off score for IIT JAM Biotechnology 2020 are as follows:
General : 20.93-24.93
OBC : 18.64-22.64
SC/ST/PwD : 9.46-13.46
Based on the above data, you have a really high probability of getting selected.
Hope this helps you. We wish you the best for your future endeavours!
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