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About JAM 2022
IIT Roorkee has released the IIT JAM 2022 application form on August 25, in online mode. Interested candidates have to fill and submit the IIT JAM application form 2022 till October 14. Candidates can apply for JAM 2022 via JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS) portal. The complete online admission process of JAM 2022 will be carried out on one single generated online portal called JAM Online Processing System (JOAPS). The JAM 2022 examination will be conducted in computer-based mode on February 13. Eligible candidates are offered admission to 2802 seats at 20 IITs and IISc Bangalore for various programmes including M.Sc, Joint M.Sc-Ph.D, M.Sc PhD dual programme, integrated PhD, M.Sc-M.Tech and M.Sc-M.S (Research). IIT JAM 2022 will be conducted for seven papers -
- Biotechnology (BT)
- Chemistry (CY)
- Geology (GG)
- Mathematics (MA)
- Mathematical Sciences (MS)
- Physics (PH)
Candidates could also apply for one or two tests depending upon their eligibility for the same. Candidates with equal or more marks than the qualifying cutoff will be invited to the counselling that is common for the participating institutes. The JAM result 2022 will be released on March 22.
What is JAM?
JAM or Joint Admission Test for MSc programmes is a national level online entrance examination conducted for candidates seeking admission to MSc and above other PG programmes offered by 20 IITs and IISc Bangalore. Every year, thousands of students appear for the entrane examination conducted by one of the participating institutes of IIT JAM. Candidates will given three hours to complete the entrance test. The entrance examination will be held in around 103 JAM exam centres, which are located in 8 different IIT zones.
JAM 2022 Highlights
|Full Exam Name||Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Programmes|
|Short Exam Name||JAM|
|Conducting Body||Indian Institute of Science Bangalore|
|Frequency of Conduct||Once a year|
|Exam Level||National Level Exam|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Application Fee (General)||1500 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Number of Seats||2802 Seats|
JAM 2022 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
04 Jan, 2022
Admit Card | Mode: Online
13 Feb, 2022
Exam | Mode: Online
22 Mar, 2022
Result | Mode: Online
11 Apr, 2022
Submission of admission form begins - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Apr, 2022
Last date to submit admission form - Start Date | Mode: Online
01 Jun, 2022
1st admission list - Start Date | Mode: Online
16 Jun, 2022
2nd admission list - Start Date | Mode: Online
25 Jun, 2022
3rd admission list - Start Date | Mode: Online
05 Jul, 2022
4th admission list - Start Date | Mode: Online
11 Jul, 2022
Closure of admissions - Start Date | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
25 Aug, 2021 - 14 Oct, 2021
Application | Mode: Online
Before applying for admission to M.Sc programmes, candidates are advised to check the JAM 2022 eligibility criteria laid down by the conducting body. Candidates should know that the JAM eligibility criteria 2022 varies for each of the M.Sc programmes offered by the participating universities.
JAM eligibility criteria are as follows
Candidates must have completed their graduation. Proof of graduation should be submitted by September 30, 2022.
Candidates of General/OBC (NCL) category must have secured a minimum 55% aggregate or 5.5 out of 10 CGPA/CPI in aggregate without rounding-off.
Marks must be calculated taking into account all subjects, including languages and subsidiaries for all years combined
The candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD category must have scored at least 50% or 5.0 out of 10 in their graduation.
Mode of Application : Online
Mode of Payment : Net Banking | Credit Card | Debit Card
The JAM application form 2022 has been released on August 25, in online mode. Candidates should fill and submit the JAM 2022 application form until October 14. The complete JAM application process will be conducted in online mode. The exam conducting body has made the JAM application form 2022 available on its web portal, JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The following details are required to be filled in the JAM 2022 application form-
- Personal Details
- Exam Centre Details
- Academic Details
While filling the JAM application form 2022, it is mandatory for the candidates to upload the following documents-
- Class 10 mark sheet
- Class 12 mark sheet
- Qualifying degree certificate
IIT JAM 2022 Application Form Fee
Application fee amount
Application For for two Subjects
|General/ OBC|| |
Female (all categories)
|OBC||Online||Male, Female||₹ 750|
|SC, ST, OBC||Online||Transgender||₹ 750|
|General||PWD||Online||Transgender, Male, Female||₹ 750|
JAM Biotechnology Syllabus
|Taxonomy; heredity; genetic variation; conservation; principles of ecology; evolution; techniques in modern biology|
Biochemistry and physiology
|Carbohydrates; proteins; lipids; nucleic acids; enzymes; vitamins; hormones; metabolism-glycolysis, TCA cycle, oxidative phosphorylation; photosynthesis|
|Nitrogen fixation, fertilization and osmoregulation; vertebrates-nervous system; endocrine system; vascular system; immune system; digestive system and reproductive system|
|Tissue culture; application of enzymes; antigen-antibody interaction; antibody production; diagnostic aids|
|DNA; RNA; replication; transcription; translation; proteins; lipids and membranes; operon model; gene transfer|
|Cell cycle; cytoskeletal elements; mitochondria; endoplasmic reticulum; chloroplast; golgi apparatus; signaling|
|Isolation; cultivation; structural features of virus; bacteria; fungi; protozoa; pathogenic micro-organisms|
|Bohr's theory and Schrodinger wave equation|
Periodicity in properties
Properties of s, p, d, and f block elements
Chemical thermodynamics (first and second law)
Chemical kinetics (zero, first, second, and third order reactions)
Stereochemistry of carbon compounds
Inductive, electromeric, conjugative effects and resonance
Chemistry of functional groups
|Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines and their derivatives|
Aromatic hydrocarbons, halides, nitro and amino compounds, phenols, diazonium salts, carboxylic and sulphonic acids
Mechanism of organic reactions
Soaps and detergents
|Amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates (polysaccharides)|
|Chromatography (TLC, HPLC), electrophoresis, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry|
Relations and Functions
Linear and quadratic equations
Sequences and series
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates
Straight lines and family
Permutations and combinations
Exponential and logarithmic series
Three dimensional geometry
Matrices and determinants
Limits and continuity
Application of derivatives
Definite and indefinite integrals
Physical world and measurement
Elementary statics and dynamics
Laws of motion
Energy, and power
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic induction and alternating current
Dual nature of matter and radiation
Solids and semiconductor devices
Principles of communication
Motion of system of particles and rigid body
Mechanics of solids and fluids
Heat and thermodynamics
JAM Chemistry Syllabus
Basic mathematical concepts
|Functions; maxima and minima; integrals; ordinary differential equations; vectors and matrices; determinants; elementary statistics and probability theory|
Atomic and molecular structure
|Fundamental particles; Bohr's theory of hydrogen-like atom; wave-particle duality; uncertainty principle; Schrödinger's wave equation; quantum 'numbers; shapes of orbitals; Hund’s rule and Pauli’s exclusion principle|
|Electronic configuration of simple homonuclear diatomic molecules|
Theory of gases
|Equation of state for ideal and non-ideal (Van der Waals) gases; kinetic theory of gases; Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law; equipartition of energy|
|Crystals and crystal systems; X-rays; NaCl and KCl structures; close packing; atomic and ionic radii; radius ratio rules; lattice energy; Born-Haber cycle; isomorphism; heat capacity of solids|
|Reversible and irreversible processes; first law and its application to ideal and non-ideal gases; thermochemistry; second law; entropy and free energy; criteria for spontaneity|
Chemical and phase equilibria
|Law of mass action; Kp, Kc, Kx and Kn; effect of temperature on K; ionic equilibria in solutions; pH and buffer solutions; hydrolysis; solubility product; phase equilibria-phase rule and its application to one-component and two-component systems|
|Conductance and its applications; transport number; galvanic cells; EMF and free energy; concentration cells with and without transport; polarography; concentration cells with and without transport; Debey-Huckel-Onsager theory of strong electrolytes|
|Reactions of various order; Arrhenius equation; collision theory; transition state theory; chain reactions-normal and branched; enzyme kinetics; photochemical processes; catalysis|
|Gibbs adsorption equation; adsorption isotherm; types of adsorption; surface area of adsorbents; surface films on liquids|
|Beer-Lambert law; fundamental concepts of rotational, vibrational, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy|
Basic concepts in organic chemistry and stereochemistry
|Electronic effects (resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation) and steric effects and its applications (acid/ base property); optical isomerism in compounds with and without any stereocenters (allenes, biphenyls)|
|Conformation of acyclic systems (substituted ethane/ n-propane/ n-butane) and cyclic systems (mono- and di-substituted cyclohexanes)|
Organic reaction mechanism and synthetic applications
|Chemistry of reactive intermediates (carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, nitrenes, benzynes, etc); Hofmann-Curtius-Lossen rearrangement, Wolff rearrangement, Simmons-Smith reaction, Reimer-Tiemann reaction, Michael reaction|
|Darzens reaction, Wittig reaction and McMurry reaction; Pinacol-pinacolone, Favorskii, benzilic acid rearrangement, dienone-phenol rearrangement, Baeyer-Villeger reaction; oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry|
|Organometallic reagents in organic synthesis (Grignard, organolithium, and organocopper); Diels-Alder, electrocyclic and sigmatropic reactions; functional group inter-conversions and structural problems using chemical reactions|
Qualitative organic analysis
|Identification of functional groups by chemical tests; elementary UV, IR and 1H NMR spectroscopic techniques as tools for structural elucidation.|
Natural products chemistry
|Chemistry of alkaloids, steroids, terpenes, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides and nucleic acids|
Aromatic and heterocyclic chemistry
|Monocyclic, bicyclic, and tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and monocyclic compounds with one hetero atom: Synthesis, reactivity, and properties|
|Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties; general methods of isolation and purification of elements|
Chemical bonding and shapes of compounds
|Types of bonding; VSEPR theory and shapes of molecules; hybridization; dipole moment; ionic solids; structure of NaCl, CsCl, diamond and graphite; lattice energy|
Main group elements (s and p blocks)
|General concepts on group relationships and gradation in properties; structure of electron deficient compounds involving main group elements|
Transition metals (d block)
|Characteristics of 3d elements; oxide, hydroxide and salts of first row metals; coordination complexes: Structure, isomerism, reaction mechanism and electronic spectra; VB, MO and Crystal Field theoretical approaches for structure|
|Colour and magnetic properties of metal complexes; organometallic compounds having ligands with back bonding capabilities such as metal carbonyls, carbenes, nitrosyls and metallocenes; homogenous catalysis|
|Essentials and trace elements of life; basic reactions in the biological systems and the role of metal ions, especially Fe2+, Fe3+, Cu2+ and Zn2+; structure and function of hemoglobin and myoglobin and carbonic anhydrase|
Instrumental methods of analysis
|Basic principles; instrumentations and simple applications of conductometry, potentiometry and UV-vis spectrophotometry; analysis of water, air and soil samples|
|Principles of qualitative and quantitative analysis; acid-base, oxidation-reduction and complexometric titrations using EDTA; precipitation reactions; use of indicators; use of organic reagents in inorganic analysis; radioactivity; nuclear reactions|
|Applications of isotopes|
JAM Geology Syllabus
The planet earth
|Origin of the solar system and the Earth; geosphere and the composition of the Earth; shape and size of the earth; Earth-moon system; formation of continents and oceans; dating rocks and age of the Earth; volcanism and volcanic landforms|
|Interior of earth; Earthquakes; Earth's magnetism and gravity, isostasy; elements of plate tectonics; orogenic cycles|
|Weathering and erosion; transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms, structurally controlled landforms|
|Concept of stratum; contour; outcrop patterns; maps and cross sections; dip and strike; classification and origin of folds, faults, joints, unconformities, foliations and lineations,; shear zones|
|Stereographic and equal area projections of planes and lines; computation of true thickness of beds from outcrops and bore-holes|
|Major steps in the evolution of life forms; fossils; their mode of preservation and utility; morphological characters, major evolutionary trends and ages of important groups of animals|
|Brachiopoda, mollusca, trilobita, graptolitoidea, anthozoa, echinodermata; Gondwana plant fossils; elementary idea of verterbrate fossils in India|
|Principles of stratigraphy; litho-, chrono-, and biostratigraphic classification; distribution and classification of the stratigraphic horizons of India from Archaean to recent|
|Symmetry and forms in common crystal classes; physical properties of minerals; isomorphism and polymorphism, classification of minerals; structure of silicates; mineralogy of common rock-forming minerals; mode of occurrence of minerals in rocks|
|Transmitted polarised light microscopy and optical properties of uniaxial and biaxial minerals|
|Definition and classification of rocks; igneous rocks-forms of igneous bodies; crystallization from magma; classification, association and genesis of igneous rocks; sedimentary rocks-classification, texture and structure|
|Size and shape of sedimentary bodies|
|Metamorphic rocks-classification, facies, zones and texture|
|Characteristic mineral assemblages of pelites in the barrovian zones and mafic rocks in common facies|
|Properties of common economic minerals; general processes of formation of mineral deposits; physical characters; mode of occurrence and distribution in India both of metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits; coal and petroleum occurrences in India|
|Ground water; principles of engineering geology|
JAM Mathematics Syllabus
Sequences and series of real numbers
|Sequence of real numbers, convergence of sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, subsequences, Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem|
|Series of real numbers, absolute convergence, tests of convergence for series of positive terms-comparison test, ratio test, root test; Leibniz test for convergence of alternating series|
Functions of one real variable
|Limit, continuity, intermediate value property, differentiation, Rolle's theorem, mean value theorem, L' Hospital rule, Taylor's theorem, maxima and minima|
Functions of two or three real variables
|Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima|
|Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of calculus|
|Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration, calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals, calculating volumes using triple integrals|
|Ordinary differential equations of the first order of the form y'=f(x,y), Bernoulli's equation, exact differential equations, integrating factor, orthogonal trajectories, homogeneous differential equations, variable separable equations|
|Linear differential equations of second order with constant coefficients, method of variation of parameters, Cauchy-Euler equation|
|Scalar and vector fields, gradient, divergence, curl, line integrals, surface integrals, Green, Stokes and Gauss theorems|
|Groups, subgroups, Abelian groups, non-Abelian groups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, normal subgroups, Lagrange's Theorem for finite groups, group homomorphisms and basic concepts of quotient groups|
|Finite dimensional vector spaces, linear independence of vectors, basis, dimension, linear transformations, matrix representation, range space, null space, rank-nullity theorem|
|Rank and inverse of a matrix, determinant, solutions of systems of linear equations, consistency conditions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors for matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem|
|Interior points, limit points, open sets, closed sets, bounded sets, connected sets, compact sets, completeness of R. Power series (of real variable), Taylor’s series, radius and interval of convergence|
|Term-wise differentiation and integration of power series|
JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus
Sequences and series
|Convergence of sequences of real numbers, comparison, root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers|
|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|
|Fundamental theorems of integral calculus|
|Double and triple integrals, applications of definite integrals, arc lengths, areas and volumes.|
|Rank, inverse of a matrix|
|Systems of linear equations|
|Linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors|
|Cayley-Hamilton theorem, symmetric, skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices|
|Axiomatic definition of probability and properties, conditional probability, multiplication rule|
|Theorem of total probability|
|Baye's theorem and independence of events|
|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|
|Binomial, negative binomial, geometric, Poisson, hypergeometric, uniform, exponential, gamma, beta and normal distributions|
|Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution|
|Joint, marginal and conditional distributions|
|Distribution of functions of random variables|
|Joint moment generating function|
|Product moments, correlation, simple linear regression|
|Independence of random variables|
|Chi-square, T and F distributions, and their properties|
|Weak law of large numbers|
|Central limit theorem (i.i.d. with finite variance case only)|
|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|
|Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal, two independent normal, and one parameter exponential distributions|
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|
JAM Physics Syllabus
|Calculus of single and multiple variables, partial derivatives, Jacobian, imperfect and perfect differentials, Taylor expansion, Fourier series|
|Vector algebra, vector calculus, multiple integrals, divergence theorem, Green's theorem, Stokes' theorem|
|First order equations and linear second order differential equations with constant coefficients|
|Matrices and determinants, algebra of complex numbers|
Mechanics and general properties of matter
|Newton's laws of motion and applications, velocity and acceleration in Cartesian, polar and cylindrical coordinate systems, uniformly rotating frame, centrifugal and Coriolis forces, motion under a central force, Kepler's laws, gravitational law and field|
|Conservative and non-conservative forces|
|System of particles, center of mass, equation of motion of the CM, conservation of linear and angular momentum, conservation of energy, variable mass systems|
|Elastic and inelastic collisions|
|Rigid body motion, fixed axis rotations, rotation and translation, moments of inertia and products of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem|
|Principal moments and axes|
|Kinematics of moving fluids, equation of continuity, Euler's equation, Bernoulli's theorem|
Oscillations, waves and optics
|Differential equation for simple harmonic oscillator and its general solution|
|Superposition of two or more simple harmonic oscillators|
|Damped and forced oscillators, resonance|
|Wave equation, traveling and standing waves in one-dimension|
|Energy density and energy transmission in waves|
|Group velocity and phase velocity|
|Sound waves in media|
|General theory of image formation|
|Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations|
|Interference of light, optical path retardation|
|Rayleigh criterion and resolving power|
|Polarization: Linear, circular and elliptic polarization|
|Double refraction and optical rotation|
Electricity and magnetism
|Coulomb's law, Gauss's law|
|Electric field and potential|
|Electrostatic boundary conditions, solution of Laplace's equation for simple cases|
|Conductors, capacitors, dielectrics, dielectric polarization, volume and surface charges, electrostatic energy|
|Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, self and mutual inductance|
|Simple DC and AC circuits with R, L, and C components|
|Displacement current, Maxwell's equations and plane electromagnetic waves, Poynting's theorem, reflection and refraction at a dielectric interface, transmission and reflection coefficients (normal incidence only)|
|Lorentz Force and motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields|
Kinetic theory, thermodynamics
|Elements of kinetic theory of gases|
|Velocity distribution and equipartition of energy|
|Specific heat of mono-, di-, and tri-atomic gases|
|Ideal gas, Van-der-Waals gas and equation of state|
|Mean free path|
|Laws of thermodynamics|
|Zeroth law and concept of thermal equilibrium|
|First law and its consequences|
|Isothermal and adiabatic processes|
|Reversible, irreversible and quasi-static processes|
|Second law and entropy|
|Maxwell's thermodynamic relations and simple applications|
|Thermodynamic potentials and their applications|
|Phase transitions and Clausius-Clapeyron equation|
|Ideas of ensembles, Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions|
|Inertial frames and galilean invariance|
|Postulates of special relativity|
|Length contraction, time dilation|
|Relativistic velocity addition theorem, mass energy equivalence|
|Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Bohr's atomic model, X-rays|
|Wave-particle duality, uncertainty principle, the superposition principle, calculation of expectation values, Schrödinger equation and its solution for one, two, and three-dimensional boxes|
|Solution of Schrödinger equation for the one-dimensional harmonic oscillator|
|Reflection and transmission at a step potential, Pauli exclusion principle|
|Structure of atomic nucleus, mass and binding energy|
|Radioactivity and its applications|
|Laws of radioactive decay|
Solid state physics, devices and electronics
|Crystal structure, Bravais lattices and basis|
|X-ray diffraction and Bragg's law; intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, variation of resistivity with temperature|
|p-n junction diode, I-V characteristics, Zener diode and its applications, BJT: Characteristics in CB, CE, CC modes|
|Single stage amplifier, two stage R-C coupled amplifiers|
|Simple oscillators: Barkhausen condition, sinusoidal oscillators|
|OPAMP and applications: Inverting and non-inverting amplifier|
|Boolean algebra: Binary number systems; conversion from one system to another system; binary addition and subtraction|
|Logic gates AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR exclusive OR; truth tables; combination of gates; De Morgan's theorem|
JAM Economics Syllabus
|Consumer theory: Preference, utility and representation theorem, budget constraint, choice, demand (ordinary and compensated), Slutsky equations, choice under risk and uncertainty, revealed preference axioms|
|Production, costs with perfectly competitive markets: Technology, isoquants, production with one and more variable inputs, returns to scale, short run and long run costs, cost curves in the short run and long run, perfect competition in markets|
|General equilibrium and welfare: Equilibrium and efficiency under pure exchange and production, welfare economics, theorems of welfare economics|
|Market structure: Monopoly, pricing with market power, price discrimination (first, second, and third), monopolistic competition and oligopoly|
|Game theory: Strategic form games, Nash equilibrium, mixed extension and mixed strategy Nash equilibrium, iterated elimination of dominated strategies, examples: Cournot, Bertrand duopolies, Prisoner's dilemma|
|Game theory: Cooperative game theory-Shapley value, Nash bargaining|
|Public goods and market failure: Externalities, public goods and markets with asymmetric information (adverse selection and moral hazard), VCG mechanism and transfer rules|
|National income accounting: Structure, key concepts, measurements, and circular flow of income-for closed and open economy, money, fiscal and foreign sector variables-concepts and measurements|
|Behavioural and technological functions: Consumption functions-absolute income hypothesis, life-cycle and permanent income hypothesis, investment functions-Keynesian, money demand and supply functions, production function|
|Business cycles and economic models: Business cycles-facts and features, the classical model of the business cycle. The Keynesian model of the business cycle,|
|Business cycles and economic models: Simple Keynesian cross model of income and employment determination and the multiplier (in a closed economy), IS-LM Model, Hicks' S-LM synthesis, role of monetary and fiscal policy|
|Business cycles and economic models (open economy): Open economy, Mundell-Fleming model, Keynesian flexible price (aggregate demand and aggregate supply) model, role of monetary and fiscal policy|
|Inflation and unemployment: Inflation-theories, measurement, causes, and effects, unemployment-types, measurement, causes, and effects|
|Growth models: Harrod-Domar, Solow and neo-classical growth models|
Statistics for economics
|Probability theory, sample spaces and events, axioms of probability and their properties, conditional probability and Bayes' rule, independent events|
|Random variables and probability distributions, probability distributions, expected values and functions of random variables, properties of commonly used discrete and continuous distributions|
|Random sampling, density and distribution functions for jointly distributed random variables, computing expected values of jointly distributed random variables, covariance and correlation coefficients|
|Point and interval estimation, estimation of population parameters using methods of moments and maximum likelihood procedures, properties of estimators, confidence intervals|
|Hypothesis testing, distributions of test statistics, testing hypotheses related to population parameters, type I and type II errors, the power of a test, tests for comparing parameters from two samples|
|Indian economy before 1950: Transfer of tribute, deindustrialization of India|
|Planning and Indian development: Planning models, relation between agricultural and industrial growth, challenges faced by Indian planning|
|Indian economy after 1991: Balance of payments crisis in 1991, major aspects of economic reforms in India after 1991, reforms in trade and foreign investment|
|Banking, finance, and macroeconomic policies: Aspects of banking in India, CRR and SLR, financial sector reforms in India, fiscal deficit, savings and investment rates in India|
|Inequalities in social development: India's achievements in health, education and other social sectors, disparities between Indian states in human development|
|Poverty: Methodology of poverty estimation, issues in poverty estimation in India|
|India's labour market: Unemployment, labour force participation rates|
Mathematics for economics
|Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: a) Set theory and number theory, graphs, elementary types of functions: Quadratic, polynomial, power, exponential, logarithmic, sequences and series: Convergence, algebraic properties and applications|
|Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: b) Continuous functions-characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications|
|Preliminaries and functions of one real variable: c) Differentiable functions: Characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications, d) second and higher order derivatives: Properties and applications|
|Single-variable optimization: Geometric properties of functions-convex functions, their characterisations and applications, local and global optima: Geometric and calculus-based characterisations, and applications|
|Linear algebra: Vector spaces-algebraic and geometric properties, scalar products, norms, orthogonality, linear transformations: Properties, matrix representations and elementary operations, systems of linear equations: Properties of their solution sets|
|Linear algebra: Determinants-characterisation, properties and applications|
|Functions of several real variables: Geometric representations-graphs and level curves, differentiable functions: Characterisations, properties with respect to various operations and applications|
|Functions of several real variables: Second order derivatives-properties and applications, the implicit function theorem, and application to comparative statics problems, homogeneous and homothetic functions: Characterisations and applications|
|Multivariate optimization: Convex sets, geometric properties of functions: Convex functions, their characterisations, properties and applications|
|Multivariate optimization: Further geometric properties of functions-quasi-convex functions, their characterisations, properties and applications, unconstrained optimisation: Geometric characterisations, characterisations using calculus and applications|
|Multivariate optimization: Constrained optimisation with equality constraints-geometric characterisations, Lagrange characterisation using calculus and applications, properties of value function: Envelope theorem and applications|
|Linear programming: Graphical solution, matrix formulation, duality, economic interpretation|
|Integration, differential equations, and difference equations: Definite integrals, indefinite integrals and economic applications, first order difference equations, equilibrium and its stability, first order differential equations|
|Integration, differential equations, and difference equations: Phase diagrams and stability|
Student Appearing Vs Seat Available
|Year||Student Appeared||Seats Available|
JAM Paper Pattern 2022 – Section-wise division
Number of Questions
1 mark 10 questions
2 marks 20 questions
Each question carries 2 marks
10 questions for 1 marks each
10 questions for 2 marks each
1/3 of marks will be deducted for 1 mark questions and 2/3 marks will be deducted for 2 marks questions,
Negative marking will not be applicable
Negative marking will not be applicable
Types of Question
Multiple Choice questions
Multiple Choice questions
No options will be displayed
Mode of Exam
Total number of Question
The exam conducting body will release the JAM admit card 2022 on January 4, in online mode. Candidates who have submitted their application form can download the JAM 2022 admit card by visiting the JOAPS portal. The JAM admit card 2022 will be available to download till the examination day. Follow the steps given below to check the JAM 2022 admit card.
How to Download JAM Admit Card 2022
- Go to the official website.
- Press the 'Download JAM Admit card' tab.
- Type in the login credentials (enrollment ID and Password/ JOAPS password)
- Enter the given captcha and solve the arithmetic expression.
- Press the ‘ Submit ’ tab.
- A window displaying admit card will appear.
While downloading the JAM 2022 admit card, candidates should check for the following details-
- Name and D.O.B
- Photograph and signature uploaded
- Exam centre details
- Duration and session of examination
Candidates must make sure to follow the instructions mentioned in the IIT JAM admit card regarding the examination.
JAM 2022 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- JAM 2021 admit card
- Valid ID proof
The result of JAM 2022 will be released on March 22, in online mode. To check the JAM result 2022, candidates have to enter their email ID or enrolment ID and password in the login window. Only those candidates who attended the entrance exam can check the JAM 2022 result.
How to check JAM Result 2022?
- Go to the official website of IIT JAM 2022 (jam.iisc.ac.in)
- Press the 'JAM Results 2022' tab.
- Type in the login credentials - enrolment ID or email ID and password.
- Enter the captcha given and evaluate the arithmetic expression.
- Click on the "Submit" button.
- The result will be displayed on the screen.
Mode of Counselling: Online
Candidates who pass the entrance exam will be invited to IIT JAM counselling 2022. The exam conducting body will start the JAM 2022 counselling by releasing the admission forms on April 11. Candidates must fill the JAM admission form 2022 with utmost care. The deadline to fill and submit the JAM admission form 2022 is April 25.
Documents to be submitted
- Class 10 and Class 12 Certificate
- Degree Marksheet (If completed)
- Qualifying Degree Certificate
- Marksheet until last semester attempted (If in Final Year)
- ID Proof (Passport/ Voters ID/ PAN/ Aadhaar Card)
- College Transfer Certificate
- Caste and reservation certificate (OBC (Non Creamy Layer)), SC, ST
- Valid Certificate for PwD candidates
- Birth Certificate
- Nationality Certificate (General Category)
JAM 2022 Counselling - Seat booking fees
Seat booking fee amount
General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
Documents Required at Counselling
- Class 10 and class 12 certificate
- Qualifying degree certificate
- Mark sheet until last semester attempted (if in final year)
- Degree mark sheet (if completed)
- Nationality certificate (general category)
- ID proof (passport/voters ID/PAN/aadhar)
- Birth certificate
- College transfer certificate
- Caste and reservation certificate (OBC-non creamy layer), SC, ST
- Valid certificate for PwD candidates
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Question:When will the JAM 2022 application form be released?
The JAM 2022 application form has been released on August 25, in online mode.
Question:When will the JAM mock test window be available?
The exam conducting body will open the IIT JAM mock test window in November.
Question:How many JAM admission list 2022 will be released this year?
The exam conducting body will release four JAM 2022 admission lists.
Question:What is JOAPS?
Joint Online Application Processing System is an online system for the applicants of IIT JAM examination. Applicants can get all the information about the JAM admissions from registration to counselling on JOAPS portal, using their login credentials created during registration.
Question:How can I pay the JAM 2022 admission fee?
Candidates can pay the JAM 2022 admission fee using the debit card, credit card or net banking through the payment gateway.
Question:Can I change my programme preferences after filling the JAM application form?
Yes, candidates can change the JAM programmes preferences after filling the application form, but not only after the deadline of JAM application form submission.
Question:Where will the JAM 2022 applicants receive the enrolment ID and password for JAM 2022?
The conducting body will send the JAM 2022 login password and enrolment ID on the registered email ID and mobile number of the applicants.
Question:How many test papers are there for JAM 2022?
There are six test papers for IIT JAM 2022, Physics, Mathematical Statistics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics and Geology.
Question:Can I get the refund of JAM 2022 application fee?
The JAM 2022 application fee is non refundable.
Question:Can I apply for admission to MSc programmes offered by NITs using JAM scores?
JAM scores are also used for admission to MSc programmes offered by NITs and CFTIs through Centralized counselling for M. SC./M. SC. (TECH.) admission.
Question:How many participating institutes are there for JAM 2022?
There are total 20 IITs and IISc Bangalore which will participate in JAM 2022 admission.
Question:When will the JAM 2022 counselling start?
JAM counselling 2022 will start with the release of the admission form after the declaration of results on April 11.
Questions related to JAM
last date for application of IIT jam
Last date for online registration/application submission and uploading of documents to the website: October 14, 2021 (Thursday) Availability of JAM admit cards on the Online Application Portal (for download and printing): January 04, 2022 (Tuesday) Date of examination: February 13, 2022 (Sunday)
I have made mistake in writing my name in IIT JAM 2022 form... can I correct it through the correction window of jam when it will be opened ??
The correction window for JAM 2022 is opened. The candidates can make the following changes in the correction window.
- Change in exam centre preference
- Change in personal details, except the mobile number and email address
- A second test paper can be added by paying the additional fee
- Change in gender, category and PwD status by paying an additional fee
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore has opened the JAM 2021 application correction window in online mode at jam.iisc.ac.in. The last date to make corrections in the JAM application form 2021 is November 10.
if i do spelling error in my college name.. is my IIT JAM form rejected or not??
You need not to worry much about 8 if there is only a spelling mistake in your name during the registration or any further procedures. There exists a very simple solution for it you need to carry a self attested affidavit claiming that both the persons are same which should be supported by relevant and valid documents, proofs. Also try to do this procedure during the the document verification or counselling procedure before the allotment of colleges through JEE advance.
Hope it helps!!
I make my payment double time for IIT JAM 2022 and amount was debited double time ... please help me how can i refund my money
If the payment is debited twice you need to get in touch with the JAM help desk either through call or mail.
To request for refund, the applicant has to send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'request for refund' and with the following details: 1) Name, 2) Application No., 3) Transaction ID, Date and Time.
They may take time to revert back.
Hope this clarifies!
can i give iit jam chemistry exam after doing bsc in life science
Yes you are. There is no age bar for IIT JAM Exam. Any student who has completed B.Sc. degree can apply for the exam. This gives an opportunity to droppers and candidates who have surpassed the upper age limit for most of the exams. You should have Any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters , and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters.
Hope for the best.