JAM 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry (CY) – From this page, candidates can download JAM syllabus for Chemistry (CY). The syllabus Joint Admission Test for M.Sc (JAM) for the chemistry paper includes physical chemistry, organic chemistry, and inorganic chemistry. The paper of chemistry in JAM, is one of the 6 papers for which the exam is held. JAM is held for every year for admission into the Masters of Science and other postgraduates programs in science offered by the IITs. Candidate selecting Chemistry as their test paper in JAM 2020, can download JAM 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry (CY) from this page.
JAM 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry (CY)
The syllabus of JAM 2020 is prescribed by the conducting IIT. The exam has 6 papers out of which candidates can appear in anyone or 2 in maximum. Thus, the aspirants have to download the syllabus of the paper which they are appearing in JAM.
Recommended Books for JAM 2020 Chemistry (CY)
|Physical Chemistry by Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula||Click here|
|A Textbook of Physical Chemistry||Click here|
|Organic Chemistry by Leroy G Wade and Jan William Simek||Click here|
|March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry||Click here|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry||Click here|
|Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure and Reactivity||Click here|
For a full list of books refer to this article: Books for JAM Chemistry Preparation
JAM 2020 Chemistry (CY) Exam Pattern
You can check below the exam pattern of the Chemistry paper of JAM 2020 exam:
- Mode: The exam is held in an online mode
- Number of questions: Total questions to be asked in the exam is 60
- Time Duration: You will get 3 hours to complete the full paper
- Maximum Marks: The full paper is of 100 marks
- Type of questions: 3 types of questions – MCQs, MSQs and NATs
Check below the distribution of marks and question in the paper:
|Section||Type of questions||Number of Ques and marks|
|Section -A||30 Multiple Choice Questions||10 ques of 1 marks|
20 ques of 2 marks
|Section -B||10 Multiple Select Questions||10 ques of 2 marks|
|Section -C||20 Numerical Answer Type||10 ques of 1 marks|
10 ques of 2 marks
|Total||60 questions||100 marks|
Multiple choice questions: In this type of questions candidates have to face questions with 4 choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer.
Multiple Select Questions: These type of questions have one or more than one correct choice(s) out of the four given choices.
Numerical Answer Type: For this type of questions the answer is to be typed in using the virtual keyboard. The answer is a signed real number for such questions.
For clear understanding of the exam pattern, download JAM previous years question papers
Preparation for JAM 2020 Chemistry (CY) Paper
The best way to prepare for the Chemistry paper in JAM is to know the important topics out of all the topics and completing them before. Thus below is a list of important topics in JAM 2020 Chemistry (CY) paper, this list is as per the recommendation of the experts and previous examinees of JAM.
Inorganic Chemistry: The whole of the inorganic chemistry is important and no topic can be left behind. Thus start your preparation form this section and move ahead.
Physical Chemistry: Practice is the key to solve the questions of physical chemistry. Thus after completing each of the chapters make sure you practice the questions and solve the question.
- Mole concept
- Chemical Thermodynamics
- Chemical Equilibrium
- Chemical Kinetics
- Electrochemistry, etc have nearly equal weightage.
Organic Chemistry: In organic chemistry understand the basics of general organic chemistry and remaining will be the application part of it. Entire organic chemistry is being thorough with the general organic chemistry section:
- electrophiles, nucleophiles, types of reactions, acidity, basicity, etc.
- Named reactions
- Organic synthesis
Joint Admission Test for M.Sc 2020 is conducted by IIT Kanpur. JAM is a national level entrance exam for admission to M.Sc, Joint M.Sc Ph.D., M.Sc Ph.D. Dual Degree, and similar programs. To appear for the exam a candidate must have a bachelor’s degree. Qualifiers of the exam can take admission in courses like M.Sc, joint M.Sc.-Ph.D., M.Sc.-Ph.D dual degree, etc in the IITs. The exam has a total of 6 papers of which candidates can appear in any 1 or 2.
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