JAM Mock Test 2020
Updated on Nov 22, 2019 - 1:40 p.m. IST by Vishwas Garia
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JAM Mock Test 2020 - IIT Kanpur has activated JAM 2020 mock test link on November 21, 2019, on its official website. Candidates who had appeared in Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes 2020 could practice the mock test of JAM 2020 by visiting the link provided by organizing institutes. It must be noted that candidates could attempt JAM mock test 2020 with pre-filled login credentials. IIT JAM 2020 mock test can be practiced by both registered and non-registered candidates of JAM 2020. The login credentials created during the registration process are not required for attempting IIT JAM mock test 2020. The link to solve JAM mock test is available below in the article as well as online throughout the year by previous organizing institutes. JAM 2020 mock test is available at free of cost which makes it easier for candidates to attempt the mock examination as many times as possible. Practising mock test of JAM gives candidates an idea about the format of the question paper, the difficulty level of exam, etc. JAM was conducted on February 9, 2020, in online mode. Read the article below to know more about JAM 2020 mock test and more.

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JAM 2020 Mock Test – Subject-Wise Link

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Subjects

Mock test links

1.

Biotechnology (BT)

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2.

Chemistry (CY)

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3.

Geology (GG)

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4.

Mathematics (MA)

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5.

Mathematical Statistics (MS)

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6.

Physics (PH)

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How to Appear in JAM 2020 Mock Test

  • Visit the official link of JAM 2020

  • Select the test paper for attempting the mock test.

  • The JAM mock test login window along with pre-filled credentials will appear on the screen.

  • Click on "Sign in"

  • Read the general instructions and click on "Next"

  • Mark the declaration and click on " I am ready to begin"

  • Candidates can now start with their IIT JAM mock test.


How to Answer JAM Mock Test 2020 Questions

Candidates will be able to see four options of a question from which the candidates need to select one. To save the answer, the candidates will have to click on “Save and Next”. If the candidates wish to deselect an answer, he or she will have to click on “Clear Response”. If the candidates wish to come back and change their answer, later on, they can click on “Mark for Review & Next”.

Previous Years JAM Mock Test

Subjects

2019

2018

Biotechnology (BT)

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Chemistry (CY)

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Geology (GG)

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Mathematics (MA)

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Mathematical Statistics (MS)

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Physics (PH)

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Key Points of JAM Mock Test 2020

  • The total duration of the mock test is of three hours similar to the actual examination.

  • JAM Mock Test consists of 60 questions carrying a total of 100 marks.

  • Candidates get zero marks for every non-attempted questions.

  • In case of calculations to be done, candidates are provided with a virtual calculator on the screen.

  • The timing is mentioned and candidates need to attempt the exam in the stipulated time.

  • Candidates need to answer all the questions in the given time limit only. No extra time will be given.

JAM Sample Papers 2020

Candidates can check previous year JAM sample papers and practice them as much as they can. Solving sample papers helps candidates familiarize themselves with the type of questions and the JAM exam pattern. Sample paper of JAM 2020 helps candidates to manage time during the entrance examination.

How to Prepare for JAM 2020

It is very important for the aspirants of Joint Admission Test for M.Sc programmes to formulate a preparation strategy for the entrance examination. Before starting on with the preparation, candidates are advised to go through the complete syllabus of JAM 2020 for their desired programmes. Preparation plays a very crucial role for qualifying any examination. So, a lot of emphasis must be laid on deciding how to prepare for IIT JAM 2020. The candidates are advised to solve mock test and sample papers of JAM 2020 after completing the syllabus. There are few books suggested for the preparation of JAM 2020 for each test subjects which candidates must read to study for the entrance test. In this section, we have listed few good books which can be very helpful in JAM 2020 preparation.

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematics

Topics

Books

Functions of One Variable

Mathematical Analysis - S.C. Malik
Mathematical Analysis – Apostol
Principle of Mathematical Analysis - Rudi

Functions of Two Real Variables

Integral Calculus

Mathematical Analysis - H.C. Malik
Calculus - Thomas & Finny
Integral Calculus- Gorakh Prasad

Vector Calculus

Geometry & Vectors – Vasishtha
Calculus – Thomas & Finny

Differential Equations

Ordinary Differential Equations - Earl.A.Coddington
Elementary Differential Equations and Boundary Value Problems - Boyce-Diprima
Ordinary Differential Equation - Peter J. Collins, G.F. Simmons, M.D. Raisinghania

Real Analysis

Real Analysis – H. L. Royden

Linear Algebra

Scaum's Series
Gilbert Strang – Linear Algebra & its applications
Modern Algebra – A.R. Vasishtha
University Algebra – N.S. Gopalakrishan

How to prepare for JAM 2020 Chemistry

Topics

Books and Authors

Physical Chemistry

Atomic and Molecular Structure

Theory of Gases

Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

Physical Chemistry–Puri, Sharma, Pathania

Basic Mathematical Concepts

Differential Equation & Matrices–Shanti Narayan

Engineering Mathematics–B.S. Grewal

Chemical Thermodynamics

Physical Chemistry–Thomas Engel & Phillip Reid

Basic Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

Adsorption

Surface Chemistry–A. Goel

Introduction to Surface Chemistry & Catalysis–Gabor A. Somorjai

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

Solid state

Solid State–Peter W. Atkins

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

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

Heterocyclic Chemistry

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

Natural Products Chemistry

Organic Chemistry (Vol-II)-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

Qualitative Organic Analysis

Qualitative organic Analysis

Qualitative Organic Analysis-A. I. Vogel

Inorganic Chemistry

Analytical Chemistry

Quantitative Inorganic Analysis-A. I. Vogel

Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds

Inorganic Chemistry-J. E. Huheey

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

Periodic Table

Concise Inorganic Chemistry-J. D. Lee

Basic Inorganic Chemistry-F. A. Cotton & Wilkinson

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

How to prepare for JAM Geology 2020

Topics

Books and Authors

Geology

Physical Geology – Mukherjee
Geodynamic Evolution of India - K S Valdiya

Palaeontology

Palaeoecology: Ecosystems, Environments and Evolution by Brenchley, P. J., and Harper, D. A. T

Introduction to Palaeontology by Arnold

Mineralogy

Mineralogy - Dexter Perkins/ Cornelis Klein

Optical Mineralogy by Paul F. Kerr

Optical mineralogy by P. K. Verma

Structural Geology

Structural Geology - Prof. Haakon Fossen

Structural Geology - S.K. Ghosh/ Billings/ Davis

Geomorphology

Geomorphology- M. J. Selby
Introduction to Geomorphology by Kale, VS and Gupta, A
Remote Sensing Geology by Gupta R.P

Stratigraphy

Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India by Ravindra Kumar

Stratigraphic principles and practice by Weller, J.M

Economic Geology

Industrial minerals and rocks of India by Deb

Economic Mineral Deposits by Bateman, A.M. and Jensen, M.L

Ore deposits of India their distribution and processing by Gokhale, K.V.G.K. and Rao

Petrology

An Introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology by John D. Winter

Igneous Petrology by Bose M.K

Applied Geology

Hydrogeology - Todd and Karanth

Ground water by H.M.Ragunath

Other books

Engineering Geology - Krynine and Judd

Engineering Geology - K.M.Bhangar

How to Prepare for JAM 2020 Mathematical Statistics

Topics

Books and Authors

Mathematics

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

Matrices

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

Integral Calculus

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

Statistics

Probability

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

Estimation

Limit Theorems

How to prepare for JAM 2020 Biotechnology

Name of book

Author

Biochemistry

Lehninger

Biochemistry

Voet & Voet

Biochemical Calculations

Irwin H. Segel

Bioinformatics

Mount David W.

Essential Cell Biology

Bruce Alberts, Dennis Bray, Alexander D Johnson, Julian Lewis, Martin Raff, Keith Roberts, Peter Walter

Molecular Cell Biology

Harvey Lodish, Arnold Berk, Chris A. Kaiser, Monty Krieger, Matthew P. Scott, Anthony Bretscher, Hidde Ploegh, Paul Matsudaira

Developmental Biology

Scott F. Gilbert, Susan R. Singer

Molecular Cloning

Sambrook and Russel

Principles of Gene Manipulation

Sandy B. Primrose, Richard Twyman, Bob Old

Kuby Immunology

Thomas J. Kindt, Barbara A. Osborne, Richard Goldsby

Basic Immunology

Abbas and Litchmann

Prescott’s Microbiology

Joanne Willey, Linda Sherwood, Chris Woolverton

Microbiology

Michael Pelczar Jr.

Molecular Biology of the Gene

James D. Watson, Tania A. Baker, Stephen P. Bell, Alexander Gann, Michael Levine, Richard Losick

Genetics (Benjamin/Cummings Series in the Life Sciences)

Peter J. Russell

How to prepare for JAM 2020 Physics

Topics

Books and Authors

Mathematical Methods

Schaum's Outlines series
Mathematical Methods for Physics & Engineering: Riley, Hobson & Bence

Electricity and Magnetism

Introduction to Electrodynamics: David J. Griffiths
Electricity & Magnetism: B.Ghosh

Mechanics and General Properties of Matter

Quantum Mechanics - By Zetili / Griffith / Schaums Series
Quantum Mechanics - MC Jain
Classical Mechanics- Kepler or Barclays, and HJ Pain

Modern Physics

Molecular and Atomic Physics - By Rajkumar / White

Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics

Thermodynamics- Zemanski Dittman, Saha Srivastava/ F. W. Sears and G. L. Salinger

Oscillations, Waves and Optics

Optics - By Ghatak/ Brijlal and Subhramanyam

Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics

Solid State Physics - By Kittel / M A Omar / S O Pillai
Semiconductor and Electronics - By Boylested /Gaekwad

Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JAM Mock Test 2020

Question: Where will I get the IIT JAM 2020 Mock test link?

Answer:

Candidates can take the mock test by visiting the official website of IIT JAM 2020. The JAM mock test 2020 is available from November 21, 2019. 

Question: How many times can I appear for JAM mock test 2020?

Answer:

There is no restriction in the number of attempts a candidate can make in JAM 2020 mock test.   

Question: When will the JAM mock test 2020 link be activated?

Answer:

The JAM 2020 mock test link has been activated on November 21 and is available on the JAM 2020 official website.

Question: Is there an option for Virtual Calculator in JAM 2020?

Answer:

Yes, candidates have a provision of an online virtual calculator.

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does iit jam biomedical sciences take place?

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 through iit jam iit kharagpur provides the biomedical sciences course which is of integrated nature -

The courses offered in biomedical sciences are-

1)Medical Physics

2) Nuclear Medicine

3)  Molecular Medical Microbiology

All these courses are Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D.

Hope this helps.

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what are biology subjects for which iit jam is available to do msc in an iit

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

For the year 2020 following courses are available in iit jam to do msc.

1) M.Sc. Biotechnology


2) Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology

3) M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering

Hope this helps.

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is mathematics mandatory for iit jam entrance exam if I have done my bsc in biology

Akram Khan 17th Feb, 2020

Hi,

iit jam exam is conducted to take admission 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 of India and Integrated PhD Degree Programmes at IISc, Bangalore.

The eligibility of mathematics at class 10+2 level depend on course in which you want to take admission. For example if you want to take admission to Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Molecular Medical Microbiology for this courses it is not necessary that  you have math at 10+2 level. However for the course  M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering it is compulsory to have mathematics at 10+2 level.

Hope this helps.

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can a pure PCB student attempt IIT JAM ?

Hrisheekesh Singh 17th Feb, 2020

Hi Aditi,

Yes, a pure PCB student can attempt IIT JAM Examination.

IIT-JAM is an entrance exam conducted by different IITs every year for admission of students in the M.Sc. program in any of the discipline in which you have pursued Bachelor's of Science.

For a GEN/OBC student 55%, or 5.55 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree are required to attempt IIT JAM.

For a SC/ST/PWD student 50%, or 5.0 out of 10 aggregate marks in their qualifying degree  are required to attempt IIT JAM.

As mentioned above, if you have done your B.Sc through Biology subjects than also you can attempt IIT JAM and take admission for M.Sc. Biotechnology and Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences and many more.

Moreover, the more M.Sc. courses are available for a Mathematics student.

You may refer to this article for more information about IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2020.

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I hope this information helps you.

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how to prepare for iit jam for msc in iit?

Shubhangi sinha 17th Feb, 2020

Hello Aditi,

To prepare for IIT jam, you should be well aware of exam pattern and syllabus.

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.

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.

Practicemakes 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.

for more information, you can refer to the link given below-

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Good luck,

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