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JAM 2020 will be conducted by IIT Kanpur tentatively on February 9. 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 Ph.D dual programme, integrated PhD, M.Sc-M.Tech and M.Sc-M.S (Research) in as many as 20 IITs and IISc Bangalore. IIT Kanpur will release the JAM 2019 application forms on September 5, 2019. Applications for JAM will be available online until October 8, 2019. JAM 2020 will be held in seven papers - Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH) each of three hours 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 will be eligibble to participate in the counselling that will be common for the participating institutes and held tentatively in April 2020.
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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Download BrochureJAM 2020 Important Dates
02 Apr, 2019 - 31 Jul, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Score Card | Mode: Online |
15 Aug, 2019 (Tentative) | (Target 2020) - Advertisement | Mode: Online |
05 Sep, 2019 - 08 Oct, 2019 | (Target 2020) - Application | Mode: Online |
09 Feb, 2020 | (Target 2020) - Exam | Mode: Online |
20 Mar, 2020 | (Target 2020) - Result | Mode: Online |
01 Jul, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Counselling - Third Admission List | Mode: Online |
18 Jun, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Counselling - Second Admission List | Mode: Online |
03 Jun, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Counselling - First Admission List | Mode: Online |
12 Apr, 2019 - 25 Apr, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Others - Admission Form | Mode: Online |
11 Apr, 2019 - 24 Apr, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Counselling - Admission Form | Mode: Online |
20 Mar, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Result | Mode: Online |
25 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Answer Key | Mode: Online |
20 Feb, 2019 - 25 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Answer Key - Response sheets | Mode: Online |
10 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Exam - Session Two 2 PM-5 PM | Mode: Online |
09 Jan, 2019 - 10 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Others - Mock test | Mode: Online |
10 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Exam - Session One 9 AM-12 PM | Mode: Online |
07 Jan, 2019 - 10 Feb, 2019 | (Target 2019) - Admit Card | Mode: Online |
25 Oct, 2018 - 30 Oct, 2018 | (Target 2019) - Others - Application Correction Window | Mode: Online |
01 Sep, 2018 - 12 Oct, 2018 | (Target 2019) - Application | Mode: Online |
12 Aug, 2018 | (Target 2019) - Advertisement - Official Notification | Mode: Online |
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 will be different for each of the M.Sc programmes offered by the participating institutes .
JAM eligibility criteria is 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 forms for JAM 2020 will be available online from September 5, 2019. The JAM application process is completely online. The following details must be entered in the application form.
- Personal Details
- Exam Centre Details
- Academic Details
While filling the application form it is 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 opened the application correction window with the help of which candidates could change their test centres/gender/category in the application form.
Application Fees
Category | Quota | Mode | Gender | Amount |
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General | Online | Male | ₹ 1500 | |
OBC | Online | Male, Female | ₹ 750 | |
OBC, ST, SC | Online | Transgender | ₹ 750 | |
General | PWD | Online | Male, Female, Transgender | ₹ 750 |
JAM E-books and Sample Papers
JAM - A Complete Guide
JAM 2013 Biological Sciences Question Paper
JAM Physics Sample Paper 2018
JAM Mathematics Sample Paper 2018
JAM Mathematical Statistics Sample Paper 2018
JAM 2020 Syllabus
JAM Biological Sciences Syllabus
Biological science | |
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General biology | Taxonomy of plants and animals |
Pro and eukaryotic organisms | |
Cell organelles and their function | |
Multicellular organization | |
General physiology | |
Energy transformations | |
Internal transport systems of plants and animals | |
Photosynthesis | |
Respiration | |
Regulation of body fluids and excretory mechanisms | |
Reproductive biology | |
Plant and animal hormones and their action | |
Nervous systems | |
Animal behavior | |
Plant and animal diseases | |
Mendelian genetics and heredity | |
Basics of developmental biology | |
Biology of populations and communities | |
Evolution | |
Basic principles of ecology | |
Genesis and diversity of organisms | |
Basics of biochemistry, molecular biology, biophysics | Buffers |
Trace elements in biological systems | |
Enzymes and proteins | |
Vitamins | |
Biological oxidations | |
Photosynthesis | |
Carbohydrates and lipids and their metabolism | |
Digestion and absorption | |
Detoxifying mechanisms | |
Nucleic acids | |
Nucleic acid metabolism | |
Nature of gene and its function | |
Genetic code | |
Synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins | |
Regulation of gene expression | |
Operons | |
Structure of biomolecules | |
Intra and intermolecular forces | |
Thermodynamics and kinetics of biological systems | |
Enzyme mechanisms and kinetics | |
Principles of x-ray diffraction | |
Ir and uv spectroscopy | |
Analytical and biochemical techniques | |
Microbiology, cell biology and immunology | Classification of microorganisms and their characterization |
Nutrient requirement for growth | |
Laboratory techniques in microbiology | |
Pathogenic microorganisms and disease | |
Applied microbiology | |
Viruses and fungi | |
Microbial genetics | |
Cell theory | |
Cell architecture | |
Cell division | |
Types of chromosome structure | |
Biochemical genetics-inborn errors of metabolisms | |
Innate and adaptive immunity | |
Antigen antibodies | |
Principles of processes of development | |
Mathematical sciences | Mathematical sciences like algebraic, exponential, trigonometric and their derivatives and integrals of simple functions |
Permutations and combinations | |
Basic probability and volumetric calculations |
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 2020 Exam Pattern
JAM Biotechnology Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of JAM 2019 for Biotechnology mentions the total number of questions, the types of questions and the marking scheme for each paper.
Session: Session 2
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
JAM Exam Pattern 2019 (Biotechnology) – 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 | 1 marks 10 questions 2 marks 10 questions |
Negative Marking | 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted | No negative marking | No negative marking |
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 |
JAM Biological Sciences Exam Pattern
The exam pattern of JAM 2019 for Biological Sciences mentions the total number of questions, the types of questions and the marking scheme for each paper. As per the exam pattern, negative marking will be applicable only for section A only.
Session: Session 1
Time: 9 am to 12 noon
JAM Paper Pattern 2019 – 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 |
JAM Chemistry Exam Pattern
Session: Session 2
Time: 2 pm to 5 pm
JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Chemistry – Section-wise division
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Duration | Three hours | ||
Mode of Exam | Online | Online | Online |
Types of Question | Multiple Choice | Multiple Choice | No options will be displayed |
Negative Marking | 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted | No negative marking | No negative marking |
Marks | 10 questions 1 mark 20 questions 2 marks | 2 marks for each question | 10 questions 1 marks 10 questions 2 marks |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
JAM Geology Exam Pattern
Session: Session 2
Time: 2 Pm to 5 PM
JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Geology
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Mode of Exam | Online | ||
Duration | Three hours | ||
Types of Question | Multiple Choice | Multiple Choice | No options will be displayed |
Negative Marking | For 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted 1/3 of marks will be deducted and | No negative marking | No negative marking |
Marks | 20 questions 2 marks 10 questions 1 mark | 2 marks for each question | 10 questions 2 marks 10 questions 1 marks |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
JAM Mathematics Exam Pattern
Session: Session 1
Time: 9 AM to 12 Noon
JAM 2019 Exam Pattern for Mathematics
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Duration | Three hours | ||
Mode of Exam | Online | ||
Types of Question | Multiple Choice Question | Multiple Choice Question | No options will be displayed |
Negative Marking | 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted | No negative marking | No negative marking |
Marks | 10 questions 1 marks 20 questions 2 marks | 2 marks for each question | 10 questions 1 marks 10 questions 2 marks |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
JAM Mathematical Statistics Exam Pattern
Session: Session 2
Time: 2 PM to 5 PM
JAM Exam Pattern 2019 for Mathematical Statistics
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Duration | Three hours | ||
Marks | 10 questions 1 mark 20 questions 2 marks | 2 marks for each question | 10 questions 2 marks 10 questions 1 marks |
Negative Marking | 1/3 deduction for 1 mark questions and 2/3 marks deduction for 2 marks questions | No negative marking | No negative marking |
Types of Question | Multiple Choice Questions | Multiple Selection Questions | No options will be displayed |
Mode of Exam | Online | Online | Online |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
JAM Physics Exam Pattern
Session: Session 1
Time: 9 AM to 12 Noon
JAM 2019 Exam Pattern for Physics
Sections/Types | Section A | Section B | Section C |
Number of Questions | 30 | 10 | 20 |
Duration | Three hours | ||
Mode of Exam | Online | ||
Types of Question | Multiple Choice | Multiple Choice | No options will be displayed |
Negative Marking | 1/3 of marks will be deducted and for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted | No negative marking | No negative marking |
Marks | 10 questions 1 mark 20 questions 2 marks | 2 marks for each question | 10 questions 1 marks 10 questions 2 marks |
Total number of Question | 60 | ||
Total Marks | 100 |
IIT Kanpur will release the JAM 2020 admit card tentatively in the first week of January 2020. The admit card was available to download till the exam date.
How to Download JAM Admit Card 2020
- Click on the link given
- 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 |
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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 can 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?
- Click on the link given
- 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 in April 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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