IIT JAM Exam was successfully conducted on its scheduled date, Sunday 11th Feb 2018. 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 2019 Exam, then you must be facing a question – how was IIT JAM 2018 Exam?
To help you get the correct answer, we have come up with the IIT JAM 2018 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 2018 Exam Reviews & Analysis
As per various students appeared in the exam, the IIT JAM 2018 Question Paper was almost of the same difficulty level as compared to IIT JAM 2017 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 2017. Although, there were some tricky questions in the Multiple Select questions (MSQ).
In overall, the IIT JAM 2018 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 2018 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).
As per the IIT JAM Exam 2018 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 2018 Paper Analysis
Below we are providing you the complete information about the number of question asked in the IIT JAM 2018 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 2018. You can also get the papers in PDF format by clicking on IIT JAM 2018 Question Papers
Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Chemistry 2018
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|
|Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds||4||2||2|
|Main Group Elements (s and p blocks)||1||-||-|
|Transition Metals (d-blocks)||2||2||2|
|Instrumental Methods of Analysis||2||-||2|
|Basic Mathematical Concepts||3||-||-|
|Atomic and Molecular Structure||-||2||2|
|Theory of gases||2||-||-|
|Chemical and Phase Equilibria||-||-||-|
|Solution & Colligative Properties||-||-||2|
Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Physics 2018
Marks of Questions Asked
|Oscillations, Waves & Optics||8||4||3|
|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|
Exam Analysis of IIT JAM Mathematics 2018
Marks of Questions Asked
|Sequence and Series||10||-||2|
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 2017.
IIT JAM Exam Analysis of Last 5 Years (2014-2018)
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 (2014-2018) of Chemistry
IIT JAM Physics Exam Analysis
IIT JAM Exam Review (2014-2018) of Mathematics
IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Exam Review
IIT JAM Exam Review of Geology
IIT JAM Exam Review of Biotechnology
IIT JAM Biological Science Exam Analysis
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