Syllabus for the IIT JAM exam 2020

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Candidates can go through the major subjects and topics covered under IIT JAM syllabus for all seven test papers discussed below:

Biological Sciences (BL): The topics of biological science are:

  • General Biology

  • Basics of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics

  • Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology

  • Mathematical Sciences

Biotechnology (BT): The subject included in this test papers are:

  • Biology (10+2+3 level): This includes topics of

  • General Biology

  • Biochemistry and Physiology

  • Basic Biotechnology

  • Molecular Biology

  • Cell Biology

  • Microbiology

  • Chemistry (10+2+3 level)

  • Mathematics (10+2 level)

  • Physics (10+2 level)

Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA): the subject included in this test papers are:

  • Physical Chemistry: it includes topics as under:

  • Basic Mathematical Concepts

  • Atomic and Molecular Structure

  • Theory of Gases

  • Solid state

  • Chemical Thermodynamics

  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Adsorption

  • Spectroscopy

  • Organic Chemistry: it includes topics as under:

  • Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications

  • Qualitative Organic Analysis

  • Natural Products Chemistry

  • Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry

  • Inorganic Chemistry: it includes topics as under:

  • Periodic Table

  • Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds

  • Main Group Elements (s and p blocks)

  • Transition Metals (d block)

  • Bioinorganic Chemistry

  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis

  • Analytical Chemistry

  • The Planet Earth

  • Geomorphology

  • Structural Geology

  • Palaeontology

  • Stratigraphy

  • Mineralogy

  • Petrology

  • Economic Geology

  • Applied Geology

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers

  • Functions of One Real Variable

  • Functions of Two or Three Real Variables

  • Integral Calculus

  • Differential Equations

  • Vector Calculus

  • Group Theory

  • Linear Algebra

  • Real Analysis

Mathematical Statistics (MS): This includes subjects are:

  • Mathematics: it includes topics as under:

  • Sequences and Series

  • Differential Calculus

  • Integral Calculus

  • Matrices

  • Statistics: it includes topics as under:

  • Probability

  • Random Variables

  • Standard Distributions

  • Joint Distributions

  • Sampling distributions

  • Limit Theorems

  • Estimation

  • Testing of Hypotheses

  • Physics (PH): it includes topics as under:

  • 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

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