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IIT Kanpur has released the application form of JAM 2020 on September 4, 2019, in online mode. Candidates can register for the national-level examination through JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The last date to apply for JAM 2020 is October 8, 2019 (till 5.30). JAM is conducted by one of the IITs every year. The online process of admission is carried out on one single generated online portal called JAM Online Processing System (JOAPS). Joint Admission Test for M.Sc Programmes is a computer-based entrance test for admissions to a number of 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) in as many as 20 IITs and IISc Bangalore. JAM 2020 is held in six papers-
- Biotechnology (BT)
- Chemistry (CY)
- Geology (GG)
- Mathematics (MA)
- Mathematical Statistics (MS)
- Physics (PH)
LATEST: Last date to fill IIT JAM Application Form 2020 extended till October 9, 2019 (5.30 pm)
Each subject is for three hours of duration. Candidates can apply for one or two tests depending upon their eligibility for the same. Candidates who score equal to or above the qualifying cutoff are eligible to participate in the counselling that is common for the participating institutes.
Exam level: | National Level Exam |
Frequency: | Once a year |
Languages | English |
Conducting Body: | Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur |
Duration | 3 Hours |
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Upcoming Dates and Events
07 Jan, 2020
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09 Feb, 2020
Exam - Biotechnology, Physics, Mathematical Statistics | Mode: Online
20 Mar, 2020
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03 Apr, 2020
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18 Oct, 2019 - 28 Oct, 2019
Application Correction | Mode: Online
04 Sep, 2019 - 09 Oct, 2019
Application | Mode: Online
12 Aug, 2019
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Candidates wishing to apply for M.Sc programmes at the IITs and NITs must meet the eligibility criteria of JAM 2020. JAM 2020 eligibility criteria are different for each of the M.Sc programmes offered by the participating institutes.
JAM eligibility criteria are as follows
All candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree. Proof of graduation should be submitted by September 30, 2020.
General/OBC (NCL) candidates must have obtained at least 55% 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
SC/ST and PwD category candidates must have obtained 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 application form of JAM 2020 is available online from September 4, 2019. The JAM application process was completely online. IIT Kanpur had released the JAM application form on its candidate portal, JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The following details were to be entered in the application form-
- Personal Details
- Exam Centre Details
- Academic Details
While filling the JAM 2020 application form, it was mandatory for the candidates to upload the following documents-
- Class 10 mark sheet
- Class 12 mark sheet
- Qualifying degree certificate
- Photograph
- Signature
IIT JAM 2020 Application Form Fee
Category | Application fee amount | Application For for two Subjects |
General/ OBC | Rs. 1500 | Rs.2100 |
SC/ST/PwD | Rs. 750 | Rs. 1050 |
Female (all categories) | Rs. 750 | Rs. 1050 |
Note - IIT Kanpur has opened the application correction window from October 18, after the closure of the application form window, with the help of which candidates can change their test centres/gender/category in the application form. JAM 2020 application correction is allowed only till October 28, 2019.
Application Fees
Category | Quota | Mode | Gender | Amount |
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General | Online | Male | ₹ 1500 | |
OBC | Online | Female, Male | ₹ 750 | |
OBC, ST, SC | Online | Transgender | ₹ 750 | |
General | PWD | Online | Female, Transgender, Male | ₹ 750 |
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JAM Biotechnology Syllabus
Biology | |
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General biology | |
Biochemistry and physiology | |
Basic biotechnology | |
Molecular biology | |
Cell biology | |
Microbiology | |
Chemistry | |
Atomic structure | |
Chemistry of functional groups | |
Mathematics | |
Sets | |
Mathematical induction | |
Logarithms | |
Relations and Functions | |
Complex numbers | |
Linear and quadratic equations | |
Cartesian system of rectangular coordinates | |
Sequences and series | |
Straight lines and family | |
Trigonometry | |
Circles | |
Conic sections | |
Permutations and combinations | |
Exponential and logarithmic series | |
Binomial theorem | |
Mathematical logic | |
Statistics | |
Vectors | |
Matrices and determinants | |
Three dimensional geometry | |
Boolean algebra | |
Probability | |
Differentiation | |
Application of derivatives | |
Functions | |
Limits and continuity | |
Definite and indefinite integrals | |
Differential equations | |
Physics | |
Physical world and measurement | |
Kinematics | |
Laws of motion | |
Work | |
Energy and power | |
Electrostatics | |
Current electricity | |
Elementary statics and dynamics | |
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism | |
Electromagnetic induction and alternating current | |
Optics | |
Dual nature of matter and radiations | |
Electromagnetic waves | |
Atomic nucleus | |
Motion of system of particles and rigid body | |
Solids and semiconductor devices | |
Principles of communication | |
Gravitation | |
Heat and thermodynamics | |
Oscillations | |
Waves | |
Mechanics of solids and fluids |
JAM Chemistry Syllabus
Chemistry | |
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Physical chemistry | |
Basic mathematical concepts | Functions of maxima and minima |
Integrals | |
Ordinary differential equations | |
Vectors and matrices | |
Elementary statistics and probability theory | |
Atomic and molecular structure | Fundamental particles |
Bohr’s theory of hydrogen 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 of gases |
Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature | |
Maxwell | |
Boltzmann distribution law | |
Equipartition of energy | |
Solid state | 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 | |
Chemical thermodynamics | Reversible and irreversible processes |
First law and its application to ideal and nonideal 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 | |
Colligative properties | |
Electrochemistry | Conductance and its applications |
Transport number | |
Galvanic cells | |
Emf and free energy | |
Concentration cells with and without transport | |
Polarography | |
Debey | |
Huckel | |
Onsagar theory of strong electrolytes | |
Chemical kinetics | |
Reactions of various order | |
Arrhenius equation | |
Collision theory | |
Transition state theory | |
Chain reactions | |
Normal and branched | |
Enzyme kinetics | |
Photochemical processes | |
Catalysis | |
Adsorption | Gibbs adsorption equation |
Adsorption isotherm | |
Types of adsorption | |
Surface area of adsorbents | |
Surface films on liquids | |
Spectroscopy | Beer lambert law |
Fundamental concepts of rotational | |
Vibrational | |
Electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy | |
Organic chemistry | Basic concepts in organic chemistry and stereochemistry |
Electronic effects like resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation and steric effects and its applications of acid or base property | |
Optical isomerism in compounds with and without any stereocenters (allenes, biphenyls) | |
Conformation of acyclic systems of substituted ethane or npropane or n butane and cyclic systems of mono- and di-substituted cyclohexanes | |
Organic reaction mechanism and synthetic applications | |
Chemistry of reactive intermediates of carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, nitrenes, benzynes etc | |
Hofmann curtius lossen rearrangement | |
Wolff rearrangement | |
Simmons smit 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 like 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 | |
Inorganic chemistry | Periodic table |
Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties | |
General methods of isolation and purification of eliments | |
Types of bonding of chemical bonding and shapes of compounds | |
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 | |
Transition metals (d block) | |
Structure of electron deficient compounds involving main group elements | |
Characteristics of 3d elements | |
Oxide | |
Hydroxide and salts of first row metals | |
Coordination complexes | |
Structure | |
Isomerism - Structural and stereoisomerism | |
Reaction mechanism and electronic spectra | |
Vb, mo and crystal field theoretical approaches for structure | |
Color and magnetic properties of metal complexes | |
Organometallic compounds having ligands with back bonding capabilities such as metal carbonyls | |
Carbenes | |
Nitrosyls and metallocene | |
Homogenous catalysis | |
Bioinorganic chemistry | |
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 | |
Analytical chemistry | |
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 | |
Organic chemistry | |
Basic concepts in organic chemistry and stereochemistry | Electronic effects like resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation and steric effects and its applications of acid or base property |
Optical isomerism in compounds with and without any stereocenters (allenes, biphenyls) | |
Conformation of acyclic systems of substituted ethane or npropane or n butane and cyclic systems of mono- and di-substituted cyclohexanes | |
Organic reaction mechanism and synthetic applications | Chemistry of reactive intermediates of carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, nitrenes, benzynes etc |
Hofmann curtius lossen rearrangement | |
Wolff rearrangement | |
Simmons smit 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 like 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 | |
Inorganic chemistry | |
Periodic table | Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties |
General methods of isolation and purification of eliments | |
Chemical bonding and shapes of compounds | 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 - Structural and stereoisomerism | |
Reaction mechanism and electronic spectra | |
Vb, mo and crystal field theoretical approaches for structure | |
Color and magnetic properties of metal complexes | |
Organometallic compounds having ligands with back bonding capabilities such as metal carbonyls | |
Carbenes | |
Nitrosyls and metallocene | |
Homogenous catalysis | |
Bioinorganic chemistry | 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 | |
Analytical chemistry | 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
Geology | |
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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 in geomorphology | |
Transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms | |
Structurally controlled landforms | |
Structural geology | Concept of stratum |
Contour | |
Outcrop patterns | |
Maps and cross sections | |
Dip and strike | |
Classification and origin of folds | |
Classification and origin of faults | |
Classification and origin of joints | |
Classification and origin of unconformities | |
Classification and origin of 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 | |
Palaeontology | 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. | |
Stratigraphy | Principles of stratigraphy |
Classification of litho | |
Classification of chrono and biostratigraphic | |
Distribution and classification of the stratigraphic horizons of india from archaean to recent | |
Mineralogy | 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 | |
Petrology | Definition and classification of rocks |
Igneous rocks forms of igneous bodies | |
Crystallization from magma | |
Classification of association and genesis of igneous rocks | |
Classification of sedimentary rocks | |
Texture and structure | |
Size and shape of sedimentary bodies | |
Clasification of metamorphic rocks | |
Facies | |
Zones and texture | |
Characteristic mineral assemblages of pelites in the barrovian zones and mafic rocks in common facies | |
Economic geology | 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 in applied geology | |
Principles of engineering geology |
JAM Mathematics Syllabus
Mathematics | |
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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 in comparison test | |
Tests of convergence for series of positive terms in ratio test | |
Tests of convergence for series of positive terms in 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 | |
Integral calculus | 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 | |
Fundamental theorems of integral calculus | |
Applications of definite integrals | |
Arc lengths | |
Areas and volumes | |
Differential equations | 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 | |
Vector calculus | Scalar and vector fields |
Gradient | |
Divergence | |
Curl | |
Line integrals | |
Surface integrals | |
Green | |
Stokes and gauss theorems | |
Group theory | 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 | |
Linear algebra | 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 | |
Real analysis | Interior points |
Limit points | |
Open sets | |
Closed sets | |
Bounded sets | |
Connected sets | |
Compact sets | |
Completeness of r. power series | |
Taylor s series | |
Radius and interval of convergence | |
Term wise differentiation and integration of power series | |
Sequences and series | Convergence of sequences of real numbers |
Comparison | |
Root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers | |
Differential calculus | 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 | |
Matrices | Rank |
Inverse of a matrix | |
Systems of linear equations | |
Linear transformations | |
Eigen values and Eigen vectors | |
Cayley hamilton theorem | |
Symmetric | |
Skew symmetric and orthogonal matrices |
JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus
Statistics | |
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Probability | Axiomatic definition of probability and properties |
Conditional probability | |
Multiplication rule | |
Theorem of total probability | |
Bayes’ theorem and independence of events | |
Random variables | 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 | |
Chebyshev's inequality | |
Standard distributions | Binomial |
Negative binomial | |
Geometric | |
Poisson, normal & binomial distributions | |
Hypergeometric | |
Uniform, exponential, normal, poisson and binomial distributions. | |
Exponential | |
Gamma | |
Beta and normal distributions | |
Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution | |
Joint distributions | 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 | |
Sampling distributions | Chi-square |
T and f distributions and their properties | |
Limit theorems | Weak law of large numbers |
Central limit theorem | |
Estimation | Unbiasedness |
Consistency and efficiency of estimators | |
Method of moments | |
Method of maximum likelihood | |
Sufficiency | |
Factorization theorem | |
Completeness | |
Rao blackwell and lehmann-scheffe theorems | |
Uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators | |
Rao cramer inequality | |
Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal | |
Two independent normal | |
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
Physics | |
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Mathematical methods | 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 | |
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 its 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 | |
Lissajous figures | |
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 | |
Doppler effect | |
Fermat’s principle | |
General theory of image formation | |
Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations | |
Interference of light | |
Optical path retardation | |
Fraunhofer diffraction | |
Rayleigh criterion and resolving power | |
Diffraction gratings | |
Linear polarisation | |
Circular polarisation | |
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 | |
Alternating currents | |
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 | |
Lorentz force and motion of charged particles in electric and mag-netic 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 | |
Carnot cycle | |
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 | |
Bose-einstein distributions | |
Modern physics | Inertial frames and galilean invariance |
Postulates of special relativity | |
Lorentz transformations | |
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 | |
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 | |
Miller indices. x-ray diffraction and bragg's law | |
Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors | |
Variation of resistivity with temperature | |
Fermi level | |
P-N junction diode | |
I-v characteristics | |
Zener diode and its applications | |
Bjt characteristics in cb | |
Bjt characteristics in 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 Paper Pattern 2020 – Section-wise division
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Duration | 3 hours | ||
Marks | 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 |
Negative Marking | 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 | Online | Online | Online |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
IIT Kanpur will release the JAM 2020 admit card on January 7, 2020. The admit card will be available to download till the exam date.
How to Download JAM Admit Card 2020
- Visit the official website.
- Click on 'Download JAM Admit card'
- Enter the login credentials (enrollment ID and Password/ JOAPS password)
- Evaluate the arithmetic expression or enter the captcha given.
- Click on the ‘Submit’ button
- A window displaying admit card will appear.
While downloading the admit card of JAM 2020 candidates must make sure to 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 2020 Exam Centers
State | City |
---|---|
Karnataka | Bengaluru |
Hubli | |
Mangalore | |
Telangana | Hyderabad |
Warangal | |
Kerala | Kannur |
Kozhikode | |
Palakkad | |
Thrissur | |
Ernakulam | |
Kollam | |
Kottayam | |
Thiruvananthapuram | |
Gujarat | Ahmedabad |
Vadodara | |
Maharashtra | Mumbai |
Nanded | |
Nashik | |
Pune | |
Goa | Panjim |
Haryana | Faridabad |
Gurugram | |
Hisar | |
Kurukshetra | |
Uttar Pradesh | Ghaziabad |
Greater Noida | |
Agra | |
Allahabad | |
Bareilly | |
Kanpur | |
Lucknow | |
Varanasi | |
Noida | |
Moradabad | |
Madhya Pradesh | Indore |
Rajasthan | Jaipur |
Jodhpur | |
Jammu and Kashmir | Jammu |
Delhi | New Delhi |
West Bengal | Asansol |
Kalyani | |
Siliguri | |
Kharagpur | |
Kolkata | |
Jharkhand | Dhanbad |
Ranchi | |
Assam | Dibrugarh |
Guwahati | |
Jorhat | |
Bihar | Patna |
Odisha | Bhubaneshwar |
Chhattisgarh | Raipur |
Andhra Pradesh | Vijayawada |
Visakhapatnam | |
Tamil Nadu | Chennai |
Coimbatore | |
Madurai | |
Tiruchirappalli | |
Tirunelveli | |
Uttarakhand | Dehradun |
Roorkee | |
Punjab | Jalandhar |
Mohali |
Documents Required at Exam
- JAM 2020 admit card
- Valid ID proof
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JAM 2020 result will be released online on March 20, 2020. Candidates have to check their JAM 2020 result by entering their login details. The result of JAM 2020 will be available in the form of a pdf.
How to check JAM Result 2020?
- Visit the official website
- Click on 'JAM Results 2020'
- Enter your Login details (login ID and password)
- Click on the ‘Download Result’ tab.
A window displaying the result of Jam 2020 which includes the qualifying status, marks and rank obtained will be displayed.
Mode of Counselling: Online
IIT JAM 2020 counselling procedure will start with the release of the admission forms on April 9, 2020. Candidates who qualify the JAM 2020 exams can apply for the counselling process by filling the admission forms.
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 2020 Counselling - Seat booking fees
Category | Seat booking fee amount |
General/ OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) | Rs. 10,000 |
SC | Rs. 5,000 |
ST | Rs. 5,000 |
PH | Rs. 5,000 |
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
- Scorecard
General Information
Validity of Exam Result: | For 1 Year |
Mode of Exam: | Online |
Contacts: | 03222282091 |
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Relevant Links: | Official Website Link Click Here |
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Questions related to JAM
iit jam 2016 question papers with solution
Greetings !
You can easily download previous year question papers of iit jam with solutions by going through our page for which link is provided below :-
https://university.careers360.com/articles/jam-sample-papers
Previous year papers will help you to understand the types of questions which are asked in exam, you will understand the important topics which are covered in the exam by practising previous year papers and you will also get to know your preparation level by solving previous year papers. Good luck for your examination.
Thankyou
can i participate in JAM exam after Bsc physics?
Dear Aspirant,
Yes, you can definitely participate in the JAM exam after BSC physics.
IIT JAM is a national level examination, that offers admission into the following degree programmes at the IITs and IISC : M.Sc. (four semesters), M.Sc. Ph.D., and M.Sc. Ph.D. dual degree etc. Students that qualify this entrance examination are given admission to the reputed colleges of the country. Admissions are offered to both National and International Students.
The paper is a 3 hour online examination with 60 questions having a total of 100 marks.
There are seven test papers, namely for the following, Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematical Statistics (MS), Biological Sciences (BL), Mathematics (MA) and Physics (PH). The syllabus will be based on the studied graduation topics.
The Basic Eligibility Criteria for the examination are:
1)All candidates should have a Bachelor's degree
2)In the qualifying degree, the total marks without rounding off or CGPA/CPI inclusive of all main subjects, languages and subsidiaries of all years combined) should be at least 55% or 5.5 out of 10 for General/OBC (NCL)/EWS category candidates and 50% or 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST and PwD category candidates.
If the CGPA is on a different scale, it would be converted to the ten point scale. It is the candidate's responsibility to show proof of meeting the eligibility criteria, which in your case would be the documentation of your BSC physics.
Since you have done your BSC in physics, pay keen attention to the following topics: Thermodynamics, Electricity and Magnetism,Mathematical Methods, Kinetic theory, , Oscillations, Waves and Optics, Devices and Electronics.
Hope this helps! All the best!
Hi, Im pursuing my 2nd bsc in biotechnology, can I write jam exams only for biotechnology or should I learn all the syllabus given as "Biology" to write exams on biotechnology?
Hi aspirant,
Preparing the syllabus given in the IIT JAM exam for biotechnology is enough to crack the JAM exam. If you study the whole biology as a syllabus, you can attend most of the exams conducted in life sciences field for the higher studies and jobs. In JAM exam they will check your critical thinking and your subject knowledge depth. So prepare well.
All the best.
I have only two months for the preparation of IIT JAM examination how would I prepare
Two months are a enough for someone to get a good rank in JAM .
Download the syllabus of IITJAM from their official website.
And stick to it.You won't be asked any questions out of the syllabus.
Now make a Doomsday notes please.
You would find it quite handy.Otherwise you have to open those large books again and again.
Compactness of the notes always helps.
Download all of the previous years questions from the website and try to solve them all,even two times if you have enough time.
Also give mocy tests.
Learn from your mistakes.
Learn to use the jam calculator which is not same as the normal calculator we use .
Get enough sleep.
You would be fine
can a B tech student can apply for IIT jam physics exam and what are the requirements that are needed ?
Hello Sai,
Hope you are doing well.
IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria mandates candidates to hold a Bachelor’s Degree . Candidates belonging to General/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) category must have at least 55% aggregate in Bachelor’s. The marks secured include all the subjects studied at the graduation level, without rounding off the marks.
So you obviously appears for the IIT JAM.
Good luck
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