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June 14, 2023 • 23:34 pm

IIT JAM Exam Chemistry 2024 - Syllabus, Books, Study Material

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 Exam provides opportunities to aspirants to enroll in Masters 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 detail about IIT JAM Chemistry. It will be beneficial for an aspirant to read the complete blog to enhance their knowledge about IIT JAM Chemistry 2024.

Below, you can find the relevant information about the following –

 How To Qualify For The IIT JAM Chemistry Exam?

 IIT JAM Chemistry 2024 Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme

 IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus 2024

 IIT JAM 2024 Chemistry Study Material and Books

IIT JAM Chemistry Cut Off – Set Your Target Score

How to Prepare for IIT JAM Chemistry 2024? Best Tips to be Implemented

 IIT JAM 2023 Chemistry Seats from IITs



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How to Qualify for the IIT JAM Chemistry Exam?


The IIT JAM Exam is one of the toughest entrance exams conducted in India. If an aspirant wants to qualify in JAM, then it is essential that you should be well prepared for the exam.

You must know about the JAM 2024 Chemistry syllabus, exam pattern, study materials, and other aspects to crack the exam.

Let’s discuss in brief each step to get qualified for the exam.


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IIT JAM Chemistry 2024 Exam Pattern & Marking Scheme


There is a fixed pattern conducted by IIT JAM in every subject. All the candidates must know the complete details of the exam to achieve the goals.


  Mode of Exam - Online (Computer Based Test)

  Duration of Exam - 3 Hours

  Language - English

  Total Number of Questions - 60 Questions

  Total Marks - 100

  Type of Questions - Multiple Choice Questions, Multiple Select Questions, Numerical Answer Type Questions



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The entire JAM Chemistry 2023 paper will be separated into three sections. Below, we have shared complete details about the 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


IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus 2024 – Get it from Here!


Thorough knowledge of the updated IIT JAM 2024 Chemistry Syllabus is very important for every aspirant to get the best results in JAM Exam.

JAM Chemistry paper is divided into 3 distinct parts- Organic Chemistry, Physical Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry. This year, the officials have made major changes in IIT JAM Syllabus for Chemistry 2024 which has been mentioned below:


Organic Chemistry 

Physical Chemistry 

Inorganic Chemistry

Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry 

Atomic and Molecular Structure

Periodic Table

Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications

Gaseous State

Extractions of Metals

Qualitative Organic Analysis

Liquid State

Chemical Bonding and shapes of molecules

Natural Products Chemistry

Solid State

Main Group Elements (S and P blocks)

Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry

Chemical Thermodynamics

Transition Metals (D block


Chemical and Phase Equilibria

Bioinorganic Chemistry



Instrumental Methods of Analysis


Chemical Kinetics

Analytical Chemistry









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IIT JAM 2024 Chemistry Study Material and Books


Candidates who will appear for the Joint Admission Test for M.Sc. must have the quality material to prepare well.

We provide the IIT JAM Chemistry Study Material designed by the Eduncle subject experts that will help you to boost your JAM Chemistry exam preparation.



Besides offering the Eduncle IIT JAM study material for chemistry, we will also provide you with the ultimate list of IIT JAM chemistry Books that you can use to fuel your appetite for knowledge.



IIT JAM Chemistry Cut-Off – Set Your Target Score!


The cut-off is the minimum marks required by a candidate to qualify for the exam. Candidates can get a fair idea about their marks through IIT JAM Cut-Off.

Every year IIT JAM Chemistry Cut Off varies according to the level of exam, number of applicants, the 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 2023
General 20.51
OBC 12.28
SC/ST 10.26


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How to Prepare for IIT JAM Chemistry? Best Tips to be Implemented!


Before preparing for the IIT JAM Exam, there are few things that 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, then to help you with this, Eduncle has come up with the best IIT JAM chemistry preparation strategy.


  Start with the IIT JAM 2023 Chemistry Syllabus & Exam Pattern

A great way to start the preparation for the JAM Chemistry Exam is by knowing the complete IIT JAM chemistry syllabus. This is the initial stage to prepare for the exam. You must be aware of important topics of the syllabus. Knowing about the JAM Exam Pattern will help you to understand the marking scheme of the exam.


  Practice through IIT JAM Chemistry Previous Year Question Papers

Start practicing through IIT JAM Previous Year Question Papers. It will lead you to success. Solving these IIT JAM chemistry 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 into questions and their pattern that can be asked in the IIT JAM Chemistry Exam.


  Get the Best Coaching Institute For JAM Chemistry Preparation

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 a clear path for IIT JAM Chemistry exam preparation. Coaching also conducts weekly mock tests through which you can judge where you are lacking so that you can work hard on your weaker areas to crack the jam chemistry exam.



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  Start Preparing Short Notes

Notes sometimes can make the difference when you’re studying for the IIT JAM Chemistry 2023 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.



  Revise Every Topic You Read

When you complete 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 and always go through the IIT JAM Chemistry Paper Analysis at least once while preparing. 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 of sleep to maintain your health.



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IIT JAM 2023 Chemistry Seats from IITs


The number of seats available for MSc Chemistry course through JAM 2023 are not yet announced. 

Last year, a total of 805 seats were there in all IITs for the chemistry MSc Course. You can check the number of seats available through JAM 2023 in every IIT from the table given below. Visit IIT JAM Seat Matrix to check the category-wise seats.



Total Seats

IIT Bhilai


IIT Bhubaneswar


IIT Bombay


IIT Delhi


IIT (ISM) Dhanbad


IIT Gandhinagar


IIT Guwahati


IIT Hyderabad


IIT Indore


IIT Jammu 20

IIT Jodhpur


IIT Kanpur


IIT Kharagpur


IIT Madras


IIT Mandi


IIT Palakkad


IIT Patna


IIT Roorkee


IIT Ropar


IIT Tirupati


IIT (BHU) Varanasi




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  • Rajneesh bari

    I recently completed my B.Sc in biotechnology (Hons). Am I eligible to take IIT jam entrance for M.Sc chemistry chemistry?

  • S.gnaneshwar

    Sir,I have completed my +2 in Bi.P.C. Now iam in BSC.BZC.Am I eligible for in IIT through JAM.


    Hello S.gnaneshwar,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check our blog of IIT JAM Eligibility to know the complete criteria to apply for the exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Nermal upadhayaya

    I am doing B.SC (CBZ) & I have maths in 12th standard so plz.. tell me I am eligible for IIT-JAM chemistry or not


    Hello Nermal,
    Greeting from Eduncle!
    Yes, you are eligible to appear for the IIT JAM Chemistry exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Amrita singh

    Your info. Is really amazing..... And it helps us so much.. Thank u for this whole information......

  • Pratikshya bordoloi

    I want to appear for after my in chemistry so I want to know which maths portion are necessary


    Hello Pratikshya,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    You are advised to check the complete IIT JAM Syllabus for the subject that you are going to appear.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Izhan

    Sir which part of chemistry should i start first physical inorganic or organic

  • Shruti jadhav

    Hello sir I'm graduating in chemistry can I give I prepare for iit jam?


    Hello Shruti,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Yes, you can apply for IIT JAM 2020 Exam.
    Thank You!!


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