# 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