Mandeep Sahni @Eduncle posted an Article
January 11, 2020 • 5:11 pm

IIT JAM Exam 2019 Reviews by Experts! [Complete Paper Analysis]



IIT JAM Exam was successfully conducted on its scheduled date, Sunday 10th Feb 2019. The aspirants who gave their best for preparing for this tough exam finally felt the relief after they had appeared for their chosen subjects. If you are preparing for IIT JAM 2020 Exam, then you must be facing a question – how was IIT JAM 2019 Exam?

To help you get the correct answer, we have come up with the IIT JAM 2019 Exam Review as per our Experts.

JAM is surely considered as one of the toughest entrance exams to scrutinize the eligibility for taking the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs at the top institutes in India. To prepare for this exam, one must do the complete analysis of last year’s exams. By analyzing these IIT JAM Exam Reviews you can get the valuable info about the trend of questions, what will be IIT JAM expected cut offs etc.



IIT JAM 2019 Exam Reviews & Analysis


As per various students appeared in the exam, the IIT JAM 2019 Question Paper was almost of the same difficulty level as compared to IIT JAM 2019 paper. Out of the three sections, the NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions were quite lengthy and time-consuming. While the other sections were of quite similar levels of the IIT JAM 2019. Questions from Biological Sciences are expected to have pictorial questions wherein Mathematics, the question will be tricky just like other previous years.

In overall, the IIT JAM 2019 question paper was easier as compared to the previous years’ papers. While many students were comfortable in NAT, others did well in MCQs and MSQs. Therefore, the cut off will likely to remain same as in the previous year.

IIT JAM 2019 was conducted in online mode and held for seven subjects (test papers) including Biological Science (BL), Mathematics (MA), Geology (GG), Chemistry (CY), Physics (PH), Biotechnology (BT) and Mathematical Statistics (MS).




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As per the IIT JAM Exam 2019 Reviews


There are several unexpected questions in Mathematics which are quite tricky and time-consuming.

 Physics was no surprise and had the same type of questions as in the previous years’.

 Questions in Biological Sciences (BL) involves a good amount of questions which consists of images and figures.


Overall, the question paper was manageable for an average student and provide a good chance of selection.



IIT JAM 2019 Paper Analysis


Below we are providing you the complete information about the number of question asked in the IIT JAM 2019 Exam. In the given table of IIT JAM Exam Analysis, there are 3 categories of questions, which are:


MCQ - Multiple Choice Questions

 MSQ - Multiple Select Questions

NAT - Numerical Answer Type


The data is taken from the question papers of the year 2019. You can also get the papers in PDF format by clicking on IIT JAM 2019 Question Papers.



Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Chemistry 2019



Marks of Questions Asked

Basic Concept in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry 3 - 3
Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications 11 4 -
Qualitative Organic Analysis/Spectroscopy 2 2 3
Natural Products Chemistry 1 2 1
Heterocyclic Chemistry 2 - -
Periodic Table 2 - -
Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds 4 2 2
Main Group Elements (s and p blocks) 1 - -
Transition Metals (d-blocks) 2 2 2
Organometallic Compounds 2 - -
Bioinorganic Chemistry 1 - -
Instrumental Methods of Analysis 2 - 2
Analytical Chemistry 2 2 2
Basic Mathematical Concepts 3 - -
Atomic and Molecular Structure - 2 2
Theory of gases 2 - -
Solid State 1 - -
Chemical Thermodynamics 2 2 4
Chemical and Phase Equilibria - - -
Electrochemistry 4 2 4
Chemical Kinetics 2 - 1
Adsorption 1 - -
Solution & Colligative Properties - - 2
Spectroscopy - - 3
Total Marks 50 20 30




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Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Physics 2019



Marks of Questions Asked

Modern Physics 2 2 2
Oscillations, Waves & Optics 8 4 3
Mathematical Physics 8 4 1
Electricity & Magnetism 10 4 1
Solid State Physics & Devices and Electronics 3 4 8
Mechanics & General properties of Matter 7 2 13
Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics 10 2 2
Total Marks 50 20 30



Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Mathematics 2019



Marks of Questions Asked

Sequence and Series 10 - 2
Differential Calculus 12 2 7
Integral Calculus 3 - 8
Vector Calculus 5 2 1
Differential Equation 7 2 4
Modern Algebra 7 4 2
Linear Algebra 6 4 3
Real Analysis - 6 3
Total Marks 50 20 30


The types of questions asked in the exam of Biotechnology, Biological Science, Geology, Mathematical Statistics were nearly same as that of question papers of IIT JAM 2018.




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IIT JAM Exam Analysis of Last 5 Years (2015-2019)


If you want the best results, you must have the best strategy. It is a fact that you can’t master the complete syllabus of IIT JAM. You must prioritize topics to study smartly and efficiently. For this, you will need the IIT JAM Exam Reviews of last 5 years.

To help aspirants building a most effective study plan, Eduncle has come up with IIT JAM Exam Analysis of last 5 year’s question papers. By using the below infographics, you can easily prioritize different topics on the basis of their weightage.



IIT JAM Exam Review (2015-2019) of Chemistry






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#Inorganic Chemistry





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IIT JAM Physics Exam Analysis






IIT JAM 2020 Sample Theory, Previous Papers, Model Test Paper Available for All Subjects. Download for FREE.




IIT JAM Exam Review (2015-2019) of Mathematics





IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Exam Review






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IIT JAM Exam Review of Geology





IIT JAM Exam Review of Biotechnology




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IIT JAM Biological Science Exam Analysis







Q.1) How was IIT JAM 2019?

The exam has conducted in 7 subjects. As per the JAM Aspirants, the paper was of moderate level. There were many tricky and time-consuming questions asked in the exam.


Q.2) Is IIT JAM difficult?

Every year, almost 60-70 k students appear in IIT JAM Exam, but average 2300 candidates get the admission in IITs because of limited seats. So, we can say the IIT JAM Exam is difficult.


Q.3) How many students appear for IIT JAM?

IIT JAM Exam is conducted for seven subjects. You can check here the total number of students appeared in the last 5 years of IIT JAM exam.



No. of Candidates Appeared (Approx.)

IIT JAM 2019


IIT JAM 2018


IIT JAM 2017


IIT JAM 2016


IIT JAM 2015



Q.4) Is there any interview after IIT JAM?

No, there is no interview process after clearing IIT JAM. After clearing the cut off marks, you have to fill the IIT JAM Admission form. Then, conducting IIT will declare the list of counselling and allot colleges as per your marks.



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Through this blog, we have tried to meet the questions that arise in an aspirant's mind who just appeared for the exam and is now eagerly waiting for the question papers, answer keys, information on the IIT JAM expected cutoffs & results.


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  • Ayushi
    Sir, Are the NITs good enough for perusing msc in chemistry... sir do they have international connections as the IITs have. And can students go for the internships at the best i...
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
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    Thankyou so so much Sir.....
  • Suman Das
    Hello sir... I got 30.10 marks (mathematics) and air is 858 for SC category of iit jam 2017.... But my BSc is pass course not major so..... Can I get any IIT ??????? Pls help me...
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Suman, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! You have chances for getting admissions in IIT Guwahati, IIT Kanpur, IIT Madras, IIT Roorkee, IIT Bhu...
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    Suman Das
    Thank u sir
  • Pushoam
    Dear sir, I have scored 32 marks in IIT JAM Physics 2018. What could be my expected rank and in which college should I try to get the admission? Will NIT be good for M.Sc Physic...
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    Sir, sorry. The obtained marks is 38.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello,   with given marks, you can expect AIR 100 -200. To check which IIT, NIT is suitable for your rank, check opening and closing ranks of colleges - https://scoop.eduncle....
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  • Mubashir
    Sir, trajectory education wale to keh rahe hai physics cutoff 32-38 jayega...... eduncle wale keh rahe 13 jayega...... kaun sahi hai sir.......??but i think 15 jayega....
    Mandeep Sahni @Eduncle
    Hello Mubashir, I appreciate your curiosity to know the closest and the accurate expected cut-offs, as you have made your self-analysis by now for the JAM 2016 Exam and you surely ...
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  • Jatin
    Sir/madam I got 37.68 marks and AIR 374 in BT in IIT JAM 2017. I belong to the OBC category. Is there chance to get IIT ??? Please help...
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Jatin, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! You have little to no chances for getting a seat at the IITs. You can try at the NITs and participate...
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  • Amit Kumar
    Sir, can you say, please, that where I can get the answer key of IIT JAM BT? I was also enrolled in DLP program at Eduncle.
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Amit, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! As, the official cut-offs are yet not released by the official sources, to provide some relief to the ...
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  • Younis Rasool
    how much cut abt to get iit mumbai or iit delhi in chemistry
    Ashu Pareek Pareek
    Hello Younis, Eduncle can not provide exact cutoff marks for individual IIT's until results will not be out, admitting institutes release their respective cut off marks at their o...
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  • Muhsin P
    Sir I got 56 mark in IIT JAM chemistry Which rank can I expect??
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Muhsin,   You can expect AIR 200 to 500 with 56 Marks in Chemistry. This is based on the rank data of previous year.   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Edunc...
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  • Shivam
    Sir, I am getting 42 marks in jam maths 2018. Shall I,being in general category, be able to get an iit ?
    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Shivam,   You can get a vague idea regarding cut off from past year's trend. Check the
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  • Abhirakshit
    I am calculating a marks of 68.66 in mathematics in the 2017 paper based on the answer keys available till now. Could you provide an estimate of the expected rank based on the pape...
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    Eduncle Team @Eduncle
    Hello Abhirakshit, Greetings from Eduncle! Thanks for sharing your query with us! The experts at Eduncle have figured out the Unofficial Answer Keys for JAM Mathem...
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