** JAM 2021 Syllabus** – Candidates can download

**JAM syllabus**for all the 6 subjects from this page. It is important to check the syllabus of any exam as it helps the candidates to know the important topics and chapters of the test. After checking the syllabus, candidates can prepare a better preparation strategy in order to score better in the exam. Download JAM 2021 syllabus given in the PDF format for Biotechnology, Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Geology, and Mathematics Statistics here.

## JAM 2021 Syllabus

Check the subject wise syllabus given below for JAM 2021.

JAM Subject Paper | Syllabus |

Biotechnology (BT) | Check here |

Chemistry (CY) | Check here |

Geology (GG) | Check here |

Mathematics (MA) | Check here |

Mathematical Statistics (MS) | Check here |

Physics (PH) | Check here |

Biological Sciences (BL) | Check here – discontinued from 2020 |

### Important Topics in JAM 2021 Syllabus

Syllabus for each of the JAM paper consists of subjects and topics from which the questions are framed in the exam. These topics are further divided into sub-topics which the candidates have to prepare for JAM 2021.

**JAM 2021 syllabus for Biotechnology (BT) paper**

- Biology
- Chemistry
- Mathematics
- Physics

**JAM 2021 syllabus for** Chemistry (CY) paper syllabus

- Physical Chemistry
- Organic Chemistry
- Inorganic Chemistry

**JAM 2021 syllabus for** Geology (GG) paper syllabus

- Geomorphology
- Structural Geology
- Paleontology
- Stratigraphy
- Mineralogy
- Petrology
- Economic Geology
- Applied Geology

**JAM 2021 syllabus for** Mathematics (MA) paper syllabus

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

**JAM 2021 syllabus for** Mathematical Statistics (MS) paper syllabus

- Sequences and Series
- Differential Calculus
- Integral Calculus
- Matrices
- Differential Equations
- Statistics
- Probability
- Random Variables
- Standard Distributions
- Joint Distributions
- Sampling distributions
- Estimation and Testing of Hypotheses
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**JAM 2021 syllabus for** Physics (PH) paper syllabus

- Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
- Oscillations
- Waves and Optics
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Kinetic theory
- Thermodynamics
- Modern Physics
- Solid State Physics
- Devices and Electronic
- Simple Oscillators.

**Recommended:** JAM previous year question papers for preparation

### JAM 2021 Mock Test

All the aspirants who are going to appear for the test are required to practice mock tests for the exam. Check the links of different subjects given below.

Subject Papers | Mock Test |

Biotechnology (BT) | Start Now |

Mathematical Statistics (MS) | Start Now |

Physics (PH) | Start Now |

Chemistry (CY) | Start Now |

Geology (GG) | Start Now |

Mathematics (MA) | Start Now |

### Weightage of Topics in JAM 2021 Syllabus

As per last year the topics and their weightage in the exam is as follows. The candidates can use the same as reference so that they can prepare strategically using JAM 2021 syllabus for the exam.

**Physics**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Thermodynamics & Kinetic Theory | 12 marks |

Electricity and Magnetism | 14 marks |

Mechanics and General Property of Matter | 22 marks |

**Chemistry**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Organic Chemistry | 25 marks |

Inorganic Chemistry | 09 marks |

Physical Chemistry | 12 marks |

**Mathematics**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Calculus | 23 marks |

Linear Algebra | 13 marks |

Sequence and Series | 12 marks |

**Mathematical Statistics**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Random Variables | 20 marks |

Differential Calculus | 10 marks |

Estimation | 15 marks |

**Biotechnology**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Biology (Biochemistry + Molecular Biology) | 20 marks |

Chemistry | 06 marks |

Physics | 05 marks |

Mathematics (Coordinate Geometry) | 03 marks |

**Geology**

Topics | Marks Weightage |

Petrology | 25 marks |

Electricity and Magnetism | 20 marks |

Mechanics and General Property of Matter | 18 marks |

### JAM 2021 Exam Pattern

Candidates can have a look at the exam pattern of JAM 2021 given below.

**Mode:**The exam is a computer-based test**Duration:**The test is of 3 hours duration**Type of questions:**There are MCQs, MSQs and NATs in the test**Maximum marks:**The exam is of 100 marks in total

Marking Scheme: There is negative marking only in Section A. The section B and C does not have any negative marking.

Type of Questions | Marks for correct answers | Negative Marking |

01 marker questions | +1 | -1/3 |

02 marker questions | +2 | -2/3 |

**Distribution of questions and marks**

Section | Type of questions | 01 marker questions | 02 marker questions |

A | Multiple-Choice questions | 10 | 20 |

B | Multiple Select questions | – | 10 |

C | Numerical Answer Type questions | 10 | 10 |

### Books to prepare for JAM 2021

To be able to prepare for JAM 2021 as per the syllabus, here is the list of important books:

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Biotechnology:**

Concepts of Physics – H.C. Verma | Buy now |

Introduction to Mathematical Methods in Physics | Buy now |

Introduction to Electrodynamics | Buy now |

IIT JAM Biotechnology Solved Papers and Practice Sets | Buy now |

IIT-JAM: M.Sc. (Biotechnology) Previous Papers (Solved) | Buy now |

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Physics:**

IIT-JAM: M.Sc. (Physics) Previous Papers & Practice Test Papers (Solved) | Get the book |

Solved Papers & Practice Sets IIT JAM – Physics | Get the book |

Intro to quantum mechanics | Get the book |

Statistical Physics | Get the book |

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Chemistry:**

Physical Chemistry | Books |

Physical Chemistry by Peter Atkins and Julio de Paula | Click here |

A Textbook of Physical Chemistry | Click here |

Organic chemistry | Books |

Organic Chemistry by Leroy G Wade and Jan William Simek | Click here |

March’s Advanced Organic Chemistry | Click here |

Inorganic chemistry | Books |

Concise Inorganic Chemistry | Click here |

Inorganic Chemistry: Principles of Structure and Reactivity | Click here |

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Mathematics:**

Mathematical Analysis – S.C Malik | Buy from here |

Study Guide IIT JAM 2020 Mathematics – Dr. Kuldeep Chaudhary | Buy from here |

IIT JAM Mathematics – Neha Tyagi | Buy from here |

Linear Algebra Done Right – Sheldon Axler | Buy from here |

Group theory – Sudesh Kumari Shah | Buy from here |

Ordinary and Partial Differential Equations – Raisinghania M.D | Buy from here |

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Mathematical Statistics:**

IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics – Anand Kumar | Get the book here |

Complete Resource Manual M.Sc. Mathematics – Suraj Singh | Get the book here |

Fundamental of Mathematical Statistics – S.C Gupta and V.K Kapoor | Get the book here |

Introduction to Mathematical Statistics – Hogg and Craig | Get the book here |

An introduction to probability and Statistics – V.K Rohatgi | Get the book here |

**IIT JAM 2021 Books for Geology:**

Structural Geology by MP Billings | Click here |

Physical Geography | Click here |

Principals of Engineering Geology | Click here |

Textbook of Physical Geology | Click here |

### Previous Year Analysis of JAM

Candidates can check the analysis of previous year JAM 2021 given below according to different subjects. Using the analysis candidates can get an idea about which topics for JAM 2021 syllabus are important and what topics generally come in the exam.

**Mathematics: **MSQ questions were considered to be easy to be moderate. However, MCQ and NATs questions were considered easy by the candidates. The questions were asked from Group Theory, MVC, Vector Calculus, Linear Algebra.

**Physics:** The questions in this paper was of moderate level. The students considered numerical to be easy. However, the few questions were tricky, indirect and lengthy. Most of the questions were asked from Thermodynamics.

**Chemistry:** According to the students, the paper was on a moderate to difficult level of difficulty. Candidates found few NATs tricky and indirect whereas, MSQs were considered to be easy and doable. Physical Chemistry was considered a bit tricky by the students.

**Biotechnology: **The students found MCQ question in Biotechnology paper very easy. Most of the MCQ questions were of 11th and 12th level. However, the questions from Mathematics were considered to be tough.

## About JAM 2021

JAM stands for Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. It is a national level online entrance exam that takes place to offer admission to students in M.Sc., Joint M.Sc. – Ph.D, M.Sc. – Ph.D dual degree etc. There are total 6 subject papers in JAM and candidates can opt for maximum 2 papers. Candidates are given 3 hours to complete the exam. The test basically consists of 3 types of questions; MCQs, MSQs and NATs. Candidates can take admission in various IITs, IISERs, IITs and IISCs after qualifying the test.

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