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May 4, 2020 • 7:59 pm

IIT JAM Exam 2020 Reviews by Experts! [Complete Analysis]

 

 

IIT JAM Exam is considered as one of the toughest entrance exams to pursue MSc and other courses from institutes like IIT, NIT, IISc, etc. To prepare for this exam, candidates must know the complete analysis of the exam to understand the difficulty level, number of questions asked from a section, topics with high marking weightage, time required to solve the paper, etc.

This analysis will help both the future aspirants and the candidates who have appeared for it.

The most recent exam for IIT JAM was conducted on 9th of February 2020. So, in this article we are providing the complete analysis of it.

Important Note - This analysis of exam is completely based on candidates’ experience which may differ from one to another.

This blog contains:

IIT JAM Overall Exam Analysis 2020

Subject Wise Exam Review

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

Download IIT JAM 2021 Free Notes

 

 

IIT JAM Overall Exam Analysis 2020

 

As per the students' review, the IIT JAM 2020 question paper was moderate as compared to the previous years’ papers.

Out of the three sections, the NAT (Numerical Answer Type) questions were quite lengthy and time-consuming. While the other sections were Easy to Moderate Level. The NAT section was easy for some of the students while other found MCQs & MSQs easier.

Students said that: -

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

Physics had the same type of questions as the previous years.

The NAT Questions in Chemistry were tougher than the average difficulty level.

Overall, the question paper was manageable and provided a good chance of selection.

 

 

IIT JAM Exam Review 2020 - Subject Wise Analysis

 

To help you understand the analysis of the IIT JAM Exam 2020 in a better way, we have given the subject wise review as per student’s feedback.

 

Subjects

Level of Difficulty for Section A (MCQ)

Level of Difficulty for Section B (MSQ)

Level of Difficulty for Section C (NAT)

Overall Difficulty Level

Physics

Moderate Level

Easy Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Moderate Level

Chemistry

Moderate Level

Moderate Level

Difficult Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Mathematics

Easy Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Moderate Level

Mathematical Statistics

Moderate Level

Moderate Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Moderate Level

Biotechnology

Moderate Level

Moderate Level

Moderate to Difficult Level

Moderate Level

Geology

Easy to Moderate Level

Moderate Level

Moderate Level

Moderate Level

 

 

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IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions

 

There are various questions that IIT JAM asks regarding IIT JAM exam review. Some of the most common and frequently asked question are:

 

Q.1) How was IIT JAM 2020?

The overall paper was of moderate level though there were some tricky and time-consuming questions too.

 

 

Q.2) Is IIT JAM difficult?

Every year, almost 60-70 thousand students appear for the exam, but the average of 2300 candidates get the admissions in IIT because of limited seats. So, we can say the exam is difficult. To know more about the toughness level of the paper, you should check the IIT JAM Exam Difficulty Level.

 

 

Q.3) How many students appear in 2020 Exam?

Below, you can check the total number of students appeared in the last 5 years.

 

Year

No. of Candidates Appeared in the exam (Approx.)

2020 60,972+

2019

66,958

2018

55,498

2017

54,654

2016

45,000

2015

25,000

 

 

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

No, there is no interview process after qualifying the exam. Candidates who cross the cut off marks, have to fill the IIT JAM Admission Form to get a seat in IITs, NITs.

 

 

Get complete IIT JAM syllabus 2021 for All Subjects in PDF Format - Download Here.

 

 

Here, we have provided the complete IIT JAM Exam Analysis after discussing with the appeared students.

We hope, the above information will help you understand the difficulty level of the exam. If you have any queries, then share it with us through the comment box below.

We will resolve your queries as soon as possible.

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Thank You!!

 

 

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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
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    Ayushi
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    Eduncle
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    Ayushi
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  • 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
    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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    Pushoam
    Sir, sorry. The obtained marks is 38.
    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....
    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
    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
    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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  • Shivam
    Sir, I am getting 42 marks in jam maths 2018. Shall I,being in general category, be able to get an iit ?
    Eduncle
    Hello Shivam,   You can get a vague idea regarding cut off from past year's trend. Check the
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  • Muhsin P
    Sir I got 56 mark in IIT JAM chemistry Which rank can I expect??
    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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  • 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
    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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