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IIT JAM 2024 - The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will close the IIT JAM application correction window 2024 on November 30. Earlier, IIT Madras has opened the IIT JAM 2024 application correction window on November 24, 2023. Applicants can submit their OBC - NCL/EWS category certificates till December 20. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has activated the IIT JAM 2024 mock test links on its official website. Candidates can attempt the IIT JAM mock test online using the default login and password. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, will publish the IIT JAM admit card 2024 on January 8, 2024 in online mode. Candidates can download the IIT JAM 2024 admit card by visiting the JOAPS 2024 candidate portal and by entering their login details. The IIT Madras closed the IIT JAM registration 2024 on October 25. The registered candidates for IIT JAM 2024 could make the payment till October 27. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, started the IIT JAM 2024 registration process on September 5 in online mode. Candidates could apply for the IIT JAM registration 2024 by visiting the official website of IIT Madras -jam.iitm.ac.in. The IIT Madras will conduct the IIT JAM 2024 exam to offer admissions to M.Sc programmes this year. Candidates could register for the exam by filling and submitting the IIT JAM application form before the deadline. The IIT Madras released the IIT JAM dates on its official website. IIT Madras will release the JAM 2024 answer key on the official website. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will declare the JAM 2024 result on March 22 on its official website. Candidates can raise objections to the IIT JAM answer key during the IIT JAM 2024 answer key challenge window.
IIT JAM 2024 will be conducted in online mode, to offer admissions for candidates in 21 IITs for various programmes including M.Sc, Joint M.Sc - Ph.D, M.Sc Ph.D dual programme, integrated Ph.D, M.Sc - M.Tech and M.Sc and M.S programmes. Candidates can download the IIT JAM admit card 2024 by logging in to the JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The IIT JAM 2024 application process could be done through the JOAPS portal. Candidates could complete the application process by using their JAM 2024 credentials in JOAPS portal. IIT JAM 2024 will be conducted for seven papers. Candidates can check the JAM exam details from the official website of IIT Madras.
- Mathematical Sciences (MS).
- Mathematics (MA).
- Physics (PH).
- Chemistry (CY).
- Biotechnology (BT).
- Geology (GG).
Candidates can also apply for one or two papers depending on the eligibility criteria of the IIT JAM 2024. IIT Madras will conduct the admission process for various programmes based on the marks secured by the candidates in the JAM exam 2024. Similarly, the participating institutions will conduct the counselling process separately based on their own cut off marks of IIT JAM.
IIT JAM 2024 Latest News and Updates
The application correction window for the IIT JAM 2024 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has been opened on November 24, 2023 and closes on November 30. Candidates who have successfully registered for IIT JAM can edit or modify their IIT JAM 2024 application form details. The Indian Institute of Technology has released the IIT JAM 2024 mock tests on its official website. The Indian Institute of Technology will start the IIT JAM 2024 form correction window on November 24, 2023. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, closed the IIT JAM 2024 admission process at iitm.ac.in. When applying for JAM 2024, candidates must select their preferred city from one of the eight zones. Once the first-choice city is selected, the zone will be determined, and the second and third choices must be from the same zone. The aspirants who completed the IIT JAM registration process can download the admit cards on January 8, 2024. The Indian Institute of Technology, Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) for the year 2024 is scheduled to be held on Sunday, February 11, 2024. The IIT JAM exam result will be announced on March 22, 2024. The candidates who have cleared the exam can download the IIT JAM 2024 score card on April 2, 2024.
IIT JAM Exam Full Form
The full form of JAM 2024 is the Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test. It is conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology every year to offer admissions to various M.Sc and PG programmes in IITs and participating institutions.
What is IIT JAM?
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras is the conducting body for IIT JAM. It is a national-level online entrance examination conducted by IIT to offer admissions for candidates in various M.Sc and PG programmes in IITs . IIT JAM 2024 will offer admissions to around 3000 seats through CCMN counselling 2024. Every year, along with the IIT JAM participating institutes will also conduct the entrance exams for candidates seeking admission to M.Sc and PG programmes. Thousands of students appear for the JAM entrance exam 2024 which will be held in the IIT JAM exam centres. Candidates are advised to go through the entire article to clear questions such as what is JAM exam etc.
IIT JAM 2024 Admission Process
- To be eligible for IIT JAM 2024, candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
- Candidates will have to fill out an online application form and submit it along with the requisite application fee. After submission of the application form, candidates must take a printout of the acknowledgement slip for future reference.
- Admission Process: Based on the marks secured by the candidates in IIT JAM 2024, a merit list will be prepared. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be eligible to participate in the counseling process. During the counseling process, the candidates will be allotted seats in the IITs based on their rank in the merit list, choice of the course and availability of seats.
IIT JAM Participating Institutes 2024
IIT Madras has released the IIT JAM participating universities list on its official website. Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 examination can check the list of participating universities. Below is the table shows the participating institutes of IIT JAM.
IIT JAM Contact Information
Call: (044) 2257 8200
JAM 2024 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)||1800 Rs [Online]|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Mode of Counselling||Online|
|Exam Duration||3 Hours|
|Number of Seats||2802 Seats|
JAM 2024 Important Dates
Upcoming Dates and Events
24 Nov, 2023 - 30 Nov, 2023
Application Correction | Mode: Online Ongoing
08 Jan, 2024
Admit Card | Mode: Online
11 Feb, 2024
Exam | Mode: Online
22 Mar, 2024
Result | Mode: Online
02 Apr, 2024
Score Card | Mode: Online
10 Apr, 2024
Admission Portal Opens | Mode: Online
Past Dates and Events
27 Oct, 2023
Application fee date | Mode: Online
05 Sep, 2023 - 25 Oct, 2023
Application | Mode: Online
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras released the IIT JAM 2024 eligibility criteria on its official website. Candidates should check the JAM eligibility criteria before applying for admissions to M.Sc programmes. JAM 2024 eligibility criteria can help candidates to know the minimum requirements of courses before applying for the admissions. The JAM eligibility criteria might vary for every programme offered by the IITs and the participating universities.
IIT JAM Eligibility Criteria 2024
Candidates are required to complete their graduation. The proof of graduation should also be submitted within the deadline.
Marks must be calculated by taking all the subjects into account, including the languages and subsidiaries of all the years combined.
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.
The candidates belonging to SC/ST and PwD category should 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 application correction window for IIT JAM 2024 at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, has been opened on November 24, 2023. Candidates can make changes in the application form if there is any mistake during the IIT JAM 2024 application correction window. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras released the JAM application form 2024 on September 5 in online mode. Candidates could fill and submit the JAM 2024 application form before the deadline, October 25. Candidates registered for the JAM 2024 can make payment till October 27. IIT Madras has made the JAM application form 2024 available on JOAPS portal, JAM Online Application Processing System (JOAPS). The following details are required to be filled in the JAM 2024 application form-
- Personal Details.
- Academic Details.
- Exam Centre Details.
While filling the JAM application form 2024, it is mandatory for the candidates to upload the following documents-
- Class 10 mark sheet.
- Class 12 mark sheet.
- Qualifying degree certificate.
IIT JAM 2024 Application Form Fee
Application fee amount
Application For for two Subjects
|General/ OBC|| |
Female (all categories)
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|General, EWS, OBC||Online||Male||₹ 1800|
|General, EWS, OBC||PWD||Online||Female, Male||₹ 900|
|SC, ST||Online||Female||₹ 900|
Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 exam must solve the JAM previous year question papers. Regularly solving question papers for JAM IIT allows the students to get a better understanding of important details such as JAM question pattern, type of questions, marking scheme and most importantly it allows the candidates to learn time management in the actual exam, ultimately improving the preparation for the real IIT JAM entrance exam 2024.
How to download the IIT JAM 2024 Question Paper ?
- Visit the official website of IIT JAM 2024.
- On the home page, select ‘ Examination ’ from the menu.
- From the examination tab click ' Test Papers '
- Candidates can select the prefeered course.
- Click on the link and the question paper will be downloaded in PDF format.
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|
Candidates aspiring for the IIT JAM entrance test 2024 must formulate an effective preparation strategy for the JAM exam. Following these tips can help the students have a good preparation for the JAM entrance exam 2024:
IIT JAM 2024 Preparation Tips
- Start Early: Begin your IIT JAM preparation well in advance to allow ample time for comprehensive study.
- Understand the Syllabus: Familiarize yourself with the exam syllabus to identify key topics and prioritize your study plan.
- Quality Study Material: Use recommended textbooks and study materials for in-depth understanding.
- Time Management: Create a study schedule to cover all subjects and allocate more time to challenging topics.
- Mock Tests: Take regular mock tests to assess your progress and improve time management skills.
- Previous Papers: Solve past years' question papers to understand the exam pattern and question types.
- Concept Clarity: Focus on building a strong foundation in core concepts for each subject.
- Revision Strategy: Set aside time for periodic revision of all subjects to reinforce your knowledge.
- Stay Healthy: Maintain a balanced diet, exercise, and get enough rest to stay physically and mentally fit.
- Seek Guidance: If needed, consider enrolling in coaching classes or seeking guidance from experienced mentors or teachers.
Student Appearing Vs Seat Available
|Year||Student Appeared||Seats Available|
The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM Exam) is a national-level entrance exam conducted by IITs for admission into their M.Sc., M.Sc.-Ph.D., and other post-graduate science programmes. Candidates preparing for the IIT JAM 2024 exam should be aware of the exam pattern. The exam pattern for IIT JAM 2024 will include multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions. The IIT JAM exam duration will be 3 hours and will be conducted in an online mode. The JAM 2024 exam consists of negative marking for wrong answers.
JAM Paper Pattern 2024 – Section-wise division
Number of Questions
|Mode of Exam||Online||Online||Online|
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
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Total number of Question
Candidates appearing for the IIT JAM test 2024 must solve the JAM mock tests 2024. Regularly practising mock tests for JAM 2024 allows the students to get an in-depth understanding of the JAM exam pattern, as well as the question pattern, question types etc. These practice exams of IIT JAM replicate the actual test scenarios, allowing students to assess their preparation, identify weak areas, and improve their IIT JAM exam strategies. IIT JAM mock exams are essential for achieving success in the IIT JAM examination 2024.
How To Take IIT JAM 2024 Mock Test
Go to the IIT JAM official website.
On the header of the homepage, select the third tab “ Examination .”
From the drop-down menu, select the sixth option “ Mock Test Links .”
On the next page, select the subject for which you want to take the JAM 2024 mock test.
Do not change the auto-generated or pre-generated login credentials.
Click on the “ Sign In ” option to begin the mock test.
Read the general instructions and click on the “ Next ” button.
After reading all the instructions, check the instruction box and click on the “ I am ready to Begin ” button.
The mock test IIT JAM will begin.
IIT Madras conducting body will issue the JAM admit card 2024 on January 8, 2024, in online mode. Candidates who have submitted their application form can download the JAM 2024 admit card by visiting the JOAPS portal. The admit card can be downloaded from the JOAPS portal by using the JAM credentials. Follow the steps given below to check the JAM admit card 2024.
How to Download JAM Admit Card 2024
- Visit the official website - jam.iitm.ac.in.
- Click on the ' Download JAM Admit card ' tab.
- Enter the required login credentials, like the enrollment ID and Password/ JOAPS password.
- Solve the given arithmetic expression.
- Press the ‘ Submit ’ tab.
- A new window will appear, displaying the admit card.
- Download the admit card.
IIT JAM Admit Card 2024: Details mentioned
Name of the subject
Test paper code
Duration of the examination
Exam schedule and session
Exam centre code
Exam centre address
Name of the candidate
Photograph and Signature
Candidates must make sure to follow the instructions mentioned in the IIT JAM admit card regarding the examination.
JAM 2024 Exam Centers
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
Documents Required at Exam
- JAM 2024 admit card
- Govt issued photo ID proof
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras will publish the IIT JAM answer key 2024 in online mode. Candidates can check the JAM answer key 2024 by visiting the official website of IIT Madras. The IIT JAM 2024 answer key must be thoroughly checked by the candidates to get an estimation of their JAM scores. The conducting body will also publish IIT JAM 2024 Response Sheet on the website that the candidates can use to evaluate the estimated score of JAM exam 2024. Candidates can also challenge the IIT JAM 2024 response sheet within the scheduled time announced by the authority.
How to download IIT JAM 2024 Answer Key
- Visit the official website of IIT JAM
- Look for the ‘ Answer Keys ’ tab and click on it.
- Download the IIT JAM answer key in PDF format.
- Carefully go through the answer key and calculate your expected score.
JAM 2024 Student Reactions
The Indian Institute of Technology Joint Admission Test (IIT JAM) is an important exam for students aspiring to pursue a higher degree in the field of science and technology. Every year, thousands of students appear for this competitive exam, with hopes of getting into one of the prestigious IITs. Analysing IIT JAM exams can equip students with extensive knowledge of the exam, including patterns, questions, and other relevant details. This can help them adequately prepare for the rigours of the IIT JAM exam in 2024. Those seeking analysis of the exam can refer to the analysis provided by educational institutions and test organisers.
JAM 2024 Exam Analysis
Analyzing previous year IIT JAM exam questions is an important aspect of preparation for aspiring candidates. It offers insights into IIT JAM Exam pattern, topic weightage and the difficulty level of JAM exam. By studying these JAM analyses, candidates can strategise their study plans, focus on key areas, and develop effective strategies to tackle the JAM 2024 exam. This valuable information enhances their chances of securing admission to prestigious IITs and other top institutions such as NITs, offering postgraduate programmes in various streams.
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will declare the JAM 2024 result on its official website on March 22. Candidates can check the JAM result 2024 by logging in to the JOAPS portal using the login credentials. IIT Madras will declare the results for the IIT MSc entrance exam in the form of scorecard.
How to check IIT JAM Result 2024?
- Visit the official website - jam.iitm.ac.in.
- Click on the 'IIT JAM Results 2024' tab.
- Enter the required login credentials - enrolment ID or email ID and password.
- Enter the captcha given below and complete the arithmetic expression.
- Click on the "Submit" button.
- The result will be displayed on the screen.
IIT JAM 2024 Results- Details Mentioned
- Candidate's Name
- Candidate's Category
- Qualifying Status
- Cut off Marks
- Total Marks scored out of 100
- All India Rank
- Candidate's Application Number
The Indian Institute of Technology Madras will publish the IIT JAM cutoff 2024 in online mode. Candidates can check the IIT JAM 2024 cutoff by visiting the official website. Candidates are required to login to the IIT JAM JOAPS portal and login by entering the login credentials in order to check the IIT JAM 2024 cutoff. The IIT Madras will publish the JAM 2024 cutoff in the form of opening and closing rank. The JAM cutoff may vary depending upon the courses and the institutions.
IIT JAM Cut Off 2023
IIT JAM Cut off 2022
EWS/ OBC (NCL)
IIT JAM Cut Off 2021
EWS/ OBC (NCL)
IIT JAM Cutoff 2020
JAM Previous Year Cut off (2019)
IIT JAM Cut Off (2018)
JAM Cutoff Trends for General Category Students - (2016-2021)
Mode of Counselling: Online
Candidates who are qualified in the joint admission test for masters will be eligible for the IIT JAM counselling 2024. The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will start the JAM 2024 counselling process in online mode. Candidates can go through the documents mentioned below to carry all the required documents for JAM counselling 2024.
IIT JAM 2024 Counselling- 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 2024 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 application correction window begin?
IIT Madras has begun the JAM 2024 correction window on November 24.
Question:How many times IIT JAM is conducted in a year?
IIT JAM will be held once in every year by the IITs.
Question:When will the IIT JAM scorecard 2024 be out?
The IIT JAM 2024 scorecard will be published on April 2, 2024, in online mode.
Question:When will the IIT JAM 2024 result be out?
The IIT JAM result 2024 will be announced on March 22, in online mode.
Question:When will IIT JAM entrance exam 2024 be conducted?
The IITM will conduct the JAM entrance exam 2024 on February 11, in online mode.
Question:What is IIT JAM?
IIT JAM means Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. programmes for admission into M.Sc. (two years), Joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, and other post-bachelor's degree programmes at the IITs.
Question:Will the IIT JAM 2024 exam be in offline /online mode?
The IIT JAM 2024 entrance will be held in online mode.
Question:Which IIT is going to conduct JAM 2024?
IIT Madras will conduct the JAM exam 2024.
Question:What is the last date to submit IIT JAM application form 2024?
Candidates could submit their IIT JAM 2024 application form till the deadline, October 25, 2023.
Question:When will IIT JAM admit card 2024 be out?
Candidates can download JAM 2024 admit card on January 8, in online mode.
Question:How many sections will be in IIT JAM papers 2024?
The IIT JAM 2024 paper will be divided into three sections. These three sections will be section A, section B and section C.
Question:When will the IIT JAM exam 2024 be held?
The Indian Institute of Technology, Madras will conduct the IIT JAM 2024 on February 11, 2024.
Question:How to clear JAM 2024 in 4 months?
Candidates should prepare a timetable and a study plan, to divide the time for practicing mock tests, and revision can help candidates clear IIT JAM 2024 in 4 months.
Question:How many test papers are there for JAM 2024?
There will be seven test papers for IIT JAM 2024, Physics, Mathematical Statistics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Economics and Geology.
Question:How many attempts can be allowed for IIT JAM 2024?
Candidates can apply for IIT JAM 2024 as many times as they wish because there is no limit for JAM.
Question:How long is IIT JAM rank valid?
IIT JAM score card is valid for three years from the declaration of result date. Candidates can apply for admissions with the JAM score card when it is valid.
Question:How many subjects are there in IIT JAM 2024?
IIT JAM 2024 contains 7 subjects - Mathematics, Physics, Mathematical Statistics, Chemistry, Biotechnology, Geology and Economics.
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:Who can appear for JAM 2024?
Candidates who finished their bachelors or pursuing final year in bachelors are eligible for IIT JAM 2024.
Question:When will the IIT JAM 2024 counselling start?
Question:In which mode the JAM application form 2024 will be released?
The JAM 2024 application form was released on September 5, 2023 in online mode.
Questions related to JAM
how to prepare for JAM exam for MSc( chemistry)
It is recommended that candidates make a study plan in order to go over each subject in detail. Using IIT JAM Chemistry books and online practise materials is very crucial. To get a feel for the exam format, solve prior years' question papers. Discussions and group study can help with comprehension.
For more information you can visit our site by clicking on the link given below.
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BOOKS FOR IIT JAM MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS
The most crucial need for passing the IIT JAM MA test is having a solid understanding of the fundamentals.
For no more than one month, learn the arithmetic of +1 and +2. This will provide you with a solid basis of really practical formulas.
The majority of the questions come from real analysis and linear algebra, thus those are the next subjects you should study. Avoid purchasing expensive books with flashy titles as they are not required for IIT JAM. Recommendations for books in your college course should be followed because they are based on the subjects and information that are genuinely required.
Some of the books I can recommend you are:
1. Calculus - Thomas Finney
2. Real Analysis - Bartle and Sherbet
3. Linear Algebra - Serge Lang
4. Probability - Sheldon Ross
Hope it helps you
IIT jam entrance exam life science syllabus, where can I find it?
The IIT JAM 2024 syllabus has been made available on the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras's official website. Candidates should be familiar with the exam curriculum when preparing for the IIT JAM exam. The IIT JAM syllabus pdf is available for download on the official website. Economics, mathematical statistics, biotechnology, math, chemistry, geology, and the IIT JAM physics syllabus make up the seven courses that make up the IIT JAM 2024 syllabus. Candidates should become familiar with the JAM syllabus as their first step in getting ready for JAM 2024. The following questions from the JAM syllabus are on the test for JAM 2024.
To know the syllabus, please visit the following link:
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i complete my bsc with computer science can i do iit jam exam with mathematics subject
See, you can only apply for the IIT JAM for the M.Sc. in Mathematics if you studied mathematics for at least two years or four semesters in your undergraduate programme. This is because in order to be admitted to the M.Sc. in Mathematics programme, one must have studied mathematics for at least two years or four semesters in their undergraduate programme. There are no restrictions on subjects taken in 10+2 and they won't even be taken into account when deciding your eligibility for admission; just your class 12th percentage will be taken into account.
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jam chemistry previous questions paper and mock test
Attempting previous year questions or writing mock tests immensely helps in preparation of that exam. It is must to attempt as much mock tests as possible. The JAM conducting body also release mock test to make students used to of exam pattern.
To get the mock tests you can visit the link given below