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IIT JAM Syllabus 2019

Preparation becomes smoother if we have well defined IIT JAM Syllabus 2019 of concerned topic of all subjects. Here we have provided latest updated IIT JAM Exam Syllabi and IIT JAM Exam Pattern; check all important topics of exam.

IIT JAM Exam Syllabus will be divided as per the subjects &sections. Exam is conducted to access the knowledge of applicants regarding Phyics/Chemistry /Mathematics/BT/BL. Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.) will be conducted in 2nd week of February 2019

IIT JAM 2019 Exam details

Indian Institute of Technology conducts JAM Exam for those students who are seeking for admissions in various Post Graduation Courses some names are M.Sc. (Two Years), Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D. dual degree, M.Sc.-M.Tech., M.Sc.- M.S.(Research)/Ph.D.

There will be eight different tests for the eight specializations and yearly IIT conducts this exam in month of February. Candidates may also acquire latest information about JAM Syllabus from this page which is created by team of

IIT JAM 2019 Exam Dates

Availability of Online Application1st week of September 2018
Last date to submit application3rd week of October 2018
Mock Test3rd week of December 2018
Admit Card Release1st week of January 2019
IIT JAM Exam Date2nd week of February 2019
Result Declaration3rd week of March 2019
Score Card ReleaseLast week of March 2019
Admission Form Availability1st week of April 2019
Last Date for receipt of request for change of category3rd week of April 2019
Declaration of First Admission List4th week of May 2019

IIT JAM Syllabus 2019

IIT JAM Syllabus comprises questions from Biotechnology (BT), Biological Sciences (BL), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GC), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) & Physics (PH). IIT JAM 2019 syllabus will be prepared by Institution for 10+2+3 level.

Biological Sciences (BL):

  • General Biology
  • Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences

Biotechnology (BT):

The syllabus will be of the 10+2+3 level. The Biotechnology test paper comprises of

  • Biology (44% weightage),
  • Chemistry (20% weightage),
  • Mathematics (18% weightage)
  • Physics (18% weightage).

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Chemistry (CY):

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Geology (GG):

  • The Planet Earth
  • Geomorphology
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Economic Geology
  • Applied Geology

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Mathematics (MA):

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
  • Functions of Two Real Variables
  • Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Group Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Real Analysis

Mathematical Statistics (MS):

  • The Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper comprises of Mathematics (40% weightage) and Statistics (60% weightage).
  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Matrices
  • Differential Equations
  • Statistics
  • Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Standard Distributions
  • Joint Distributions
  • Sampling distributions
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypotheses

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Physics (PH):

  • Mathematical Methods
  • Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
  • Oscillations, Waves and Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics
  • Modern Physics
  • Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics
  • Simple Oscillators

Direct Link to download: IIT JAM Syllabus

Biotechnology (BT)Download  PDF
Biological Sciences (BL)Download  PDF
Chemistry (CY)Download  PDF
Geology (GG)Download  PDF
Mathematics (MA)Download  PDF
Mathematical Statistics (MS)Download  PDF
Physics (PH)Download  PDF

Timings Of Exam:

SessionTime DurationJAM 2018 Paper Name
19:00 AM. -12:00 PM
  • Maths(MA)
  • Biological Sciences (BL)
  • Physics (PH)
22:00 PM – 5:00 PM
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Chemistry (CY)
  • Mathematical Statistics (MS)
  • Geology (GG)

IIT JAM 2019 Exam Pattern

  • The examination will be held in computer-based mode.
  • Questions will be asked in three different patterns are as follows-
  • Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
  • Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)
  • Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
  • There will be seven papers in JAM exam.
  • Duration of exam will be three hours.
  • Medium of exam will be English only.
  • There will be Total 60 questions asked in the exam
  • Question paper will be of 100 marks
  • Negative marking will be only in Section A.
SectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Section A30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)50
Section B10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)20
Section C20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT)30

Check Here: Negative Marking in Entrance Exam

Negative Marks:

For Section A wrong answer will result in negative marking. There is penalty of 1/3 marks for each wrong answer of one mark question and For 2 marks question2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Applicants should advised to ensure about the correct answer while marking the answer otherwise they can left the option blank as there is no penalty will be applicable for blank option. There is no negative marking for Section B & C.


To obtain detailed information regarding IIT JAM Syllabus 2018, you may check this Official Link. Applicants can also bookmark this page using CONTROL+D and get updates related to Indian Institute of Technology JAM Syllabus.

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