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List of Most Recommended IIT JAM Books You Must Have


IIT JAM Study Material

IIT JAM is an exam which also tests the depth of your knowledge. How deep your conceptual knowledge is? If you are preparing for this prestigious exam, then a good IIT JAM Study Material will be enough to crack this exam. But there are also various students who are determined to make their concepts so strong that no one can point the finger at their knowledge and ambition.


Eduncle supports this ambition of such passionate students who are looking to gain more and more knowledge. Apart from providing the Best Study Material, we are providing you the ultimate list of IIT JAM Preparation Books which you can use to support your hunger for knowledge.


This year the JAM exam authority has added a new subject that is Economics. So now you can pursue, Masters in Economics as well. Click on the below subject-wise list to jump directly to the respective books section to get the complete information:


 IIT JAM Physics Books

 IIT JAM Mathematics Books

 IIT JAM Chemistry Books

 IIT JAM Geology Books

 IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books

 IIT JAM Biotechnology Books

 IIT JAM Economics Books




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IIT JAM Physics Books


If you are preparing for Physics, then here are the topic wise IIT JAM Physics Books which you can use in your preparation.


Mathematical Methods


Advanced Engineering Mathematics by Erwin Kreyszig

 Mathematical Physics by H.K. Das

 Introduction to Mathematical Methods in Physics – Mary L. Boas


Mechanics & General Properties of Matter


 Introduction to Mechanics by Kleppner and Kolenkow

 Mechanics by D.S. Mathur

 Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma


Oscillations, Wave and Optics


 Physics of Waves and Oscillations by N.K. Bajaj

 Optics by Ajoy Ghatak 


Electricity and Magnetism


 Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths


Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics


 Thermodynamics by Garg, Bansal and Ghosh

 Fundamentals of Statistical Mechanics and Thermal Physics by F. Reif.


Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics


 Solid State Physics by Puri Babbar

 Semiconductor Physics by Streetman

 Electronic devices and circuit theory by Boylestad and Nashelsky

 Op-Amps and Linear Integrated Circuits by Ramakant A. Gayakwad

 Digital Fundamentals by Flyod


IIT JAM Books For Physics Recommended By Toppers - Swarnim Shirke, AIR 1 IIT JAM Physics


 Introduction to Mathematical Methods in Physics – Mary L. Boas

 Concepts of Physics by H.C. Verma

 Introduction to Electrodynamics by David J. Griffiths



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IIT JAM Mathematics Books


Mathematics JAM Syllabus includes the following topics and here are the topic wise IIT JAM Mathematics Books folks may refer to crack IIT JAM.


 Integral Calculus: F. Ayres (Schaum’s), Gorakh Prasad

 Vector Calculus: Murray R. Spiegel (Schaum’s), A.R.Vasishtha

 Linear Algebra: Seymour Lipschitz (Schaum’s), H. Anton, A.R.Vasishtha.

 Ordinary Differential Equation: Peter J. Collins, G.F. Simmons, M.D. Raisinghania.

 Principle of Real Analysis: S. C. Malik.

 Real Analysis: H. L. Royden.

 Modern Algebra: A. R. Vasishtha 8. University Algebra: N. S. Gopalakrishan.



IIT JAM Chemistry Books


The chemistry syllabus includes following topics and here are the topic wise IIT JAM Chemistry Books folks may refer to crack the exam.



Physical Chemistry


 Atomic and Molecular Structure: Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

 Theory of Gases: Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins

 Chemical Thermodynamics: Physical Chemistry–Thomas Engel & Phillip Reid

 Chemical and Phase Equilibria: Principals of Chemical Equilibrium & Phase Rule –K.G. Denbigh

 Electrochemistry: An Introduction to Electrochemistry–Samuel Glasstone

 Chemical Kinetics: Chemical Kinetics – Keith J. Laidler

 Solid State: Solid State–Peter W. Atkins

 Adsorption: Introduction to Surface Chemistry & Catalysis – Gabor A. Somorjai

 Basic Mathematical Concept: Differential Equation & Matrices–Shanti Narayan



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Inorganic Chemistry


 Periodic Table: Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee

 Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds: Inorganic Chemistry – Meissler & Tarr

 Main Group Elements (s and p blocks): Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee

 Transition Metal (d block): Concise Inorganic Chemistry – James E. Huheey

 Analytical Chemistry: Quantitative Inorganic Analysis – A. I. Vogel

 Bioinorganic Chemistry: Inorganic Chemistry – James E. Huheey

 Instrumental Method of Analysis: Instrumental method – Skoog, Holler & Crouch



Organic Chemistry


 Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry: Stereochemistry Conformation and Mechanism-P.S. Kalsi

Organic Chemistry: Clayden, Greeves, Warner and Wothers

 Organic Chemistry: Carey & Sundberg

 Natural Products Chemistry: Organic Chemistry (Vol-II) – I. L. Finar

 Heterocyclic Chemistry: Organic Chemistry (Vol-I) – I. L. Finar

 Qualitative organic Analysis: Introduction to Spectroscopy – Pavia, Lampman, Kriz, Vyvyan


IIT JAM Books For Chemistry Recommended By Toppers - Amardeep Kumar, Rank 1


Jonathan Clayden, Organic Chemistry

Peter Atkins, Physical Chemistry

James E. Huheey, Inorganic Chemistry



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IIT JAM Geology Books


Apart from the study material, if you are interested in gaining more knowledge then you can go for the below-mentioned books for IIT JAM Geology preparation.


The Planet Earth


 Physical geology- Mukherjee Geo-dynamic

 Evolution of India- K S Valdiya




 Geomorphology- M.J. Selby

 Introduction to Geomorphology by Kale, VS, and Gupta

 A Remote Sensing Geology by R.P. Gupta


Structural Geology


 Structural Geology- Prof. Haakon Fossen

 Structural Geology- S.K. Ghosh/Billings/Davis




 Paleontology: Ecosystems, Environments, and Evolution by Brenchley, P.J. and Harper, D.A.T.

 Introduction to Paleontology by Arnold




 Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India by Ravindra Kumar

 Strati-graphic principles and practice by J.M. Weller.



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 Mineralogy by Dexter Perkins/Cornelis Klein

 Optical Mineralogy by Paul F. Kerr

 Optical Mineralogy by P.K. Verma





 An Introduction to Igneous and Metamorphic.

 Petrology by John D. Winter

 Igneous Petrology by M.K. Bose



Economic Geology


 Industrial minerals and rocks of India by Deb

 Economic Mineral Deposits by Bateman, A.M., and Jensen, M.L.

 Ore deposits of India their distribution and processing by Gokhale, K.V.G.K. and Rao



Applied Geology


 Hydrogeology- Todd and Karanth

 Ground water by H.M. Ragunath 


Here are some books suggested by AIR 1 – Rahul Pandey (IIT JAM Geology 2018 Topper)


 Structural Geology by MP Billings

 Structural Geology: Fundamentals & Modern Developments by SK Ghosh

 Structural Geology by Robert J Twiss & Eldridge M Moores

 Textbook of Physical Geology by GB Mahapatra

 Physical Geography by Savindra Singh

 Introduction to Geomorphology by VS Kale & Avijit Gupta

 Principles of Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology by JD Winter

 The Petrology of Sedimentary Rocks by Sam Boggs

 Mineralogy by Dexter Perkins

 Rutley's Elements of Mineralogy by CD Gribble

 Palaeontology Invertebrate by Henry Woods

 Fundamentals of Historical Geology and Stratigraphy of India by Ravindra Kumar

 Principals of Engineering Geology by KM Bangar

 A Textbook of Geology by PK Mukherjee

 Groundwater Hydrology by David K Todd & Larry W Mays



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IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books


Below is the list of quality books that you can include in your preparation. To know more tips to crack the exam, visit: IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics




 Fundamentals of Mathematical statistics: S.C. Gupta & V.K. Kapoor

 An introduction to probability and statistics: V.K. Rohatgi

 Introduction to Mathematical statistics: Robert V. Hogg and Craig Mckean Hogg

 Introduction to the theory of statistics: Mood and Graybill


Previous Year Papers


 M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics: Anand Kumar 



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IIT JAM Biotechnology Books


Chemistry syllabus includes following topics and here are the topic wise books for IIT JAM Biotechnology folks may refer to crack the exam.


 General Reading (Chemistry, Maths, Physics): CERT for General reading and MCQ Books by Dinesh or Pradeep

 Microbiology: Microbiology by Prescott, Pelczar

 Biochemistry: Biochemistry by Lehninger

 Molecular Biology: Molecular Biology by Watson

 Cell Biology: Bruce Alberts or Lodish

 Development Biology: Gilbert



IIT JAM Economics Preparation Books


As per the latest announcement, Economics subject has been introduced this year. So now you have an option to pursue Masters in Economics through JAM as well. For helping thousands of aspirants, our exam experts are researching for best book for economics exam preparation.

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Showing 4 comments out of 4
  • Aparna Dash
    Thank you so much.🙏
  • Erum shaikh
    If we prepare for iit jam mathematical statistics can we give iit jam mathematics with same preparation
    Hello Erum,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As the exam timing for both papers is different, you can appear for IIT JAM Mathematics as well.
    Thanks for asking your query with...
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  • Rajendrasinh
    all topic are coverd in one book for physics and mathematics.
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