JAM 2018 - How to Prepare for Chemistry

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Qualifying JAM Chemistry paper can become easy, if aspirants plan and prepare for JAM 2018 strategically. A proper study plan for JAM 2018 Chemistry paper can help them in fetching more marks than other JAM takers. Careers360 with an objective to help JAM 2018 aspirants like you brings an advisory piece, ‘How to prepare for IIT JAM Chemistry paper 2018’. The advisory on preparation strategy for Chemistry paper of JAM 2018 includes suggestions of exam experts and JAM toppers. With this ‘How to prepare for JAM 2018 Chemistry paper’, candidates can also know the recommended books and tips to crack the IIT Bombay administered online exam. As JAM 2018 is scheduled for February 11, the aspirants can check here the important topics in each of the sections of Chemistry paper namely, Physical, Inorganic and Organic Chemistry. Further, they can improve on the different topics of the Chemistry paper and get ready for the exam.

 

IIT JAM Preparation Tips 2018 for Chemistry: Syllabus

 

Before starting your JAM 2018 preparation for Chemistry paper, it is important to know the syllabus and the topics that are important to be covered for the examination view point. A thorough inspection of these topics will help JAM aspirants in segregating the important and non-important ones. Moreover, working on these important topics for JAM Chemistry 2018 paper will also become easy and they will be covered in time.

 

Checking the JAM syllabus for Chemistry paper will also help candidates know which topics need to be worked on, the easier topics, those that require just revision and the topics that are needed to be finished first.

 

IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus

Topics

Sub Topics

Physical Chemistry

Basic Mathematical Concepts

Atomic and Molecular Structure

Theory of Gases

Solid state

Chemical Thermodynamics

Chemical and Phase Equilibria

Electrochemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Adsorption

Organic Chemistry

Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry

Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications

Qualitative Organic Analysis

Natural Products Chemistry

Heterocyclic Chemistry

Inorganic 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

 

IIT JAM Preparation Tips 2018 for Chemistry: Important Books 

Books play the most important role in correct preparation for JAM Chemistry. There are a number of books available in the market and have enough information repository for the JAM preparation tips 2018. However, there are only a handful of books which are self-sufficient and can be considered apt for JAM 2018 Chemistry paper preparation. The exam experts and JAM toppers have recommended quite a few of these Chemistry paper books for JAM aspirants. These books comprise of detailed topics and cover each and every aspect of the JAM Chemistry syllabus. The table below provides you recommended books for JAM Chemistry preparation 2018.

 

IIT JAM Chemistry Important Books

Topics

Books and Authors

Physical Chemistry

Basic Mathematical Concepts

Differential Equation & Matrices–Shanti Narayan

Engineering Mathematics–B.S. Grewal

Atomic and Molecular Structure

Theory of Gases

Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

Physical Chemistry–Puri, Sharma, Pathania

Solid state

Solid State–Peter W. Atkins

Solid State Physics–R.K. Puri & V.K.Babbar

Chemical Thermodynamics

Physical Chemistry–Thomas Engel & Phillip Reid

Basic Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

Chemical and Phase Equilibria

Principals of Chemical Equilibrium & Phase Rule–K.G. Denbigh

Phase Rule–Gurdeep Raj

Electrochemistry

An Introduction to Electrochemistry–Samuel Glasstone

Electrochemistry–Philip H. Rieger

A text book of Physical Chemistry (Vol-III)-K. L. Kapoor

Chemical Kinetics

Chemical Kinetics–Keith J. Laidler

Physical Chemistry–Thomas Engel & Phillip Reid

A text book of Physical Chemistry (Vol-V)-K. L. Kapoor

Adsorption

Surface Chemistry–A. Goel

Introduction to Surface Chemistry & Catalysis–Gabor A. Somorjai

Organic Chemistry

Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry

 

Stereochemistry Conformation and Mechanism-P.S. Kalsi

Stereochemistry of Organic Compound-E. L. Eliel

Organic Chemistry (Vol-I)-I. L. Finar

Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications

 

 

Organic Chemistry-Clayden, Greeves, Warner and Wothers

Organic Chemistry-T.W. Graham Solomons

Organic Chemistry-Morrison & Boyd

Natural Products Chemistry

Organic Chemistry (Vol-II)-I. L. Finar

Heterocyclic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry (Vol-I)-I. L. Finar

Qualitative Organic Analysis

Qualitative organic Analysis

Qualitative Organic Analysis-A. I. Vogel

Inorganic Chemistry

Periodic Table

Concise Inorganic Chemistry-J. D. Lee

Basic Inorganic Chemistry-F. A. Cotton & Wilkinson 

Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds

Inorganic Chemistry-J. E. Huheey

Inorganic Chemistry-Meissler & Tarr

Main Group Elements (s and p blocks)

Concise Inorganic Chemistry-J. D. Lee

Transition Metals (d block)

Concise Inorganic Chemistry-J. D. Lee

Inorganic Chemistry-Meissler & Tarr

Bioinorganic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry–Shriver & Atkins

Inorganic Chemistry–James E. Huheey, E.A. Keiter, R. L. Keiter, O. K. Medhi

Instrumental Methods of Analysis

Instrumental method-Skoog, Holler & Crouch

Analytical Chemistry

Quantitative Inorganic Analysis-A. I. Vogel

 

IIT JAM Preparation Tips 2018 for Chemistry: Sample Papers 

Solving Chemistry sample papers for the JAM 2018 paper is a compulsory exercise for aspirants. Once the candidates have completed one topic and wish to check their preparation level, they need to solve JAM Chemistry sample papers. This exercise will not only help gauging the type of questions but also allow candidates to get a fair idea on how much preparation is more needed for qualifying JAM Chemistry paper 2018. Solving JAM Chemistry sample papers will prove beneficial in many ways. It will aid candidates to hone their time management skills in addition to giving them familiarity with the JAM Paper Pattern. Candidates can download the previous year JAM papers/ JAM sample papers from the table below. Further they can also check their marked answers from the official answer keys given.

 

IIT JAM Chemistry Previous Year Questions Paper with Solutions

Year

Questions Paper & Answer Key

JAM 2017

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JAM 2016

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JAM 2015

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JAM 2014

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JAM 2013

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IIT JAM Preparation Tips 2018 for Chemistry: Important Guidelines

  1. It is better to prepare a timetable or study plan for JAM 2018 preparation.

  2. This study plan will help in completing all the important topics from JAM syllabus in time.

  3. Once a topic is done, it is advisable to take a test in the same and analyse the preparation performance.

  4. Further, the mistakes can be rectified and candidates will know where they stand to improve their performance.

  5. It is not important to be a book worm. Rather the focus should be on smart study and this can only be with a thorough planned preparation that involves determination and sincerity.

  6. Prepare short notes while studying each topic such that the important points are noted in there. This will be useful for quick revision before the exams.

  7. Lastly treat every practice test as the actual exam. You can plan your exam strategy this way and by the time you appear for the actual exam, you fare well with this planned approach.

All the best for IIT JAM 2018!

First Published On : 26 Aug 2017 05:37 PM IST

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