IIT JAM is a well-known exam among all national level entrance exams in India for the aspirants who are willing to pursue post-graduation.
IIT JAM 2020 Exam provides opportunities to aspirants to enroll in Masters of Science (MSc) at India’s most reputed Institutes like IITs, IISc Bangalore, NITs, and CFTIs.
Candidates who desire to complete their post-graduation in Chemistry should know every single abstract of IIT JAM Chemistry 2020.
It will be beneficial for an aspirant to read the complete blog to enhance the knowledge about IIT JAM Chemistry 2020. Below, you can find the relevant information about the following –
IIT JAM 2020 is one of the toughest entrance exam conducted in India. If an aspirant wants to qualify in JAM, then it is essential that he/she should be well prepared for the exam.
You must know about IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus, exam pattern, study materials and other aspects to crack the exam.
Let’s discuss in brief about each step to get qualified in the exam.
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There is a fixed pattern conducted by IIT JAM in every subject. It’s necessary for all the candidates to know about the complete details of the exam to achieve the goals in a straightforward way.
Mode of Exam - Online (Computer Based Test)
Duration of Exam- 3 Hours
Total Number of Questions - 60 Questions
Total Marks- 100
Type of Questions- Multiple Choice Questions, Multiple Select Questions, Numerical Answer Type Question
The entire paper will be separated into three sections. Below we have shared complete details about marking scheme for all the sections:
|Sections||Type of Questions||Negative Marking|
|Section A||10 Multiple Choice Questions – 1 Mark for Each||1/3|
|20 Multiple Choice Questions – 2 Marks for Each||2/3|
|Section B||10 Multiple Select Questions – 2 Marks for Each||No Negative Marking|
|Section C||10 Numerical Answer Type Questions –1 Marks for Each||No Negative Marking|
|Other Remaining 20 Numerical Answer Type Questions – 2 Marks for Each|
The knowledge of Syllabus for IIT JAM Chemistry 2020 is very important for every aspirant to get the best results in JAM Exam.
Chemistry paper is divided into 3 distinct parts- Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry. The IIT JAM Syllabus has been discussed below for all these parts.
|Organic Chemistry||Physical Chemistry||Inorganic Chemistry|
|Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry||Basic Mathematical Concepts||Periodic Table|
|Natural Products Chemistry||Theory go Gases||Main Group Elements (S & P blocks)|
|Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications||Atomic and Molecular Structure||Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds|
|Heterocyclic Chemistry||Solid State||Bioinorganic Chemistry|
|Qualitative Organic Analysis||Chemical and Phase Equilibria||Analytical Chemistry|
|-||Chemical Kinetics||Transition Metals (d block)|
|-||Chemical Thermodynamics||Instrumental Methods of Analysis|
One of the most challenging task for the aspirants is to choose the right study material for preparation. There are several types of books for IIT JAM Chemistry available in the market by various authors. These Books are the best resources to prepare for the exam. Referring best books can help you extensively.
Following are the most recommended books for the aspirants who are preparing for IIT JAM 2020 Chemistry.
|Name of Books||Name of Author|
|Quantitative Analysis||R.A. Day Jr. and A.L. Underwood|
|Elementary Organic Spectroscopy: Principles and Chemical Applications||Y.R. Sharma|
|Essentials of Nuclear Chemistry||H.J Arnikar|
|University General Chemistry||CNR Rao|
|Organic Chemistry||R.T. Morrison and R. N. Boyd|
|Concepts and models in Inorganic Chemistry||Darl Mcdaniel, B.Douglas, John Alexander|
|Applications of Absorption Spectroscopy of Organic Compounds||John Robert Dyer|
|Chemistry of Organic Natural Products||O.P. Agarwal|
|Organic Spectroscopy||William Kemp|
|Inorganic Chemistry||Tina Overton, Duward Shirver, Mark Weller and P. W. Atkins|
|Inorganic Chemistry||A.G. Sharpe and Catherine E Housecroft|
|Physical Chemistry||Ira N. Levine|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry||J.D Lee|
|Organic Chemistry – Structure, and Reactivity||Seyhan N. Ege|
|Spectroscopy of Organic||P.S.Kalsi|
|Physical Chemistry - A Molecular Approach||D.A. McQuarrie and J.D. Simon|
The cut-off is the minimum marks required by a candidate to qualify the exam. Candidates can get a fair idea about their marks through IIT JAM 2019 Cut-Off.
Every year IIT JAM Chemistry Cut Off varies according to the level of exam, number of applicants, a total number of availability of seats and previous year cut-offs.
Check the below table for the category wise Cut Off marks in IIT JAM Chemistry
|Category||IIT JAM Chemistry Cut Off 2018|
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Before preparing for the IIT JAM Exam, there are few things which you must keep in mind. If you are facing any problem in your JAM Chemistry subject and don't know exactly what you should do in order to ace it, then to help you with this, Eduncle comes up with some preparation tips for IIT JAM Chemistry.
Start with the Syllabus & Exam Pattern
A great way to start the preparation for the JAM Exam is to begin by properly appreciating the role of that syllabus. This is the initial stage to prepare for IIT JAM Exam. You must be aware of each topic of the syllabus. Knowing about JAM Exam Pattern will help you to understand the marking scheme of the exam.
Practice through Previous Year Question Papers
Start practising through IIT JAM Previous Year Question Papers. It will lead you towards success. Solving these question papers will help you to know about your weak areas after that you can start working more on your weakest sections. It will also help you to give an insight of questions and their pattern that can be asked in the IIT JAM Exam.
Get the Best Coaching Institute
It’s a better option to join IIT JAM Online Coaching to improve the way of preparation for entrance exams. You can clear all your doubts after joining classes and it helps to provide study material for preparation. Coaching also conducts weekly mock test through which you can judge where you are lacking so that you can work hard in them.
Start Preparing Short Notes
Notes sometimes can make all the difference when you’re studying for the IIT JAM Chemistry Exam. They can explain the content in such a way that the book does not explain well or highlight information and make it easier to understand and remember. This will also help you in the last minutes of the examination.
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Revise Every Topic You Read
When you completed all your course and you are ready for the exam, don't forget to revise. It can really help you to remember a lot of things during the exam. Make sure you must revise at least 2-3 times before you write the exam. All this matters a lot.
Health is wealth
Maintaining good health is the first thing that should be focused on. Take some rest during preparation hours. Eat healthy food and avoid unnecessary stress. You should take at least 7 to 8 hours sleep to maintain your health.
There are total 526 seats available in all IITs for chemistry MSc Course. You can check the category wise IIT JAM Seat Matrix in the table below:
|Name of IITs||Category||Total Seats|
|IIT Bombay||23||12||7||3||GEN (1), SC (1)||45|
|IIT Delhi||27||15||8||4||GEN (1), OBC (1)||54|
|IIT Guwahati||24||13||7||4||GEN (2)||48|
|IIT Kanpur||20||10||5||3||GEN (1), OBC (1)||38|
|IIT Madras||27||15||8||4||GEN (1), OBC (1), ST (1)||54|
|IIT Roorkee||23||12||7||3||GEN (1), OBC (1), SC (1)||45|
|IIT Gandhinagar||10||6||3||1||GEN (1), SC (1)||20|
|IIT Hyderabad||20||11||6||3||GEN (1), OBC (1)||30|
|IIT Indore||12||6||4||2||GEN (1)||24|
|IIT Ropar||13||6||3||2||SC (1)||24|
|IIT Patna||10||5||3||2||GEN (1)||20|
|IIT (ISM) Dhanbad||27||15||8||4||GEN (2), OBC (1)||54|
|IIT Varanasi (BHU)||10||5||3||2||-||20|
|IIT Palakkad||10||6||3||1||GEN (1)||20|
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