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Exam Highlights
  • Exam Name
    Indian Institutes of Technology Joint Admission Test for M.Sc.
  • Mode of Conduction
    CBT (Computer-Based Test)
  • Exam Duration
    CBT (Computer-Based Test)
  • Official Website
  • Total Marks
  • Total No. of Questions
Exam Pattern
Sections No. of Questions Marks
Section A 30 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) 50
Section B 10 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) 20
Section C 20 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) 30
Total 60 100

No new additions have been made to IIT JAM paper pattern and syllabus in the past years. IIT JAM is set on a 10+2+3 level and comprises the following subject’s topics & chapters:

Subject Topics
Biotechnology (BT) Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics
Chemistry (CY) Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry
Geology (GG) Planet Earth, Geomorphology, Structural Geology, Palaeontology, Stratigraphy, Mineralogy, Petrology, Economic Geology, Applied Geology
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) Sequences and Series, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Matrices, Differential Equations, Statistics, Probability, Random Variables, Standard Distributions, Joint Distributions, Sampling distributions, Estimation, Testing of Hypotheses
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

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