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IIT JAM 2022 Exam Review: Subject wise Difficulty Analysis

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IIT JAM Exam is considered one of the toughest entrance exams to pursue MSc and other courses from institutes like IIT, NIT, IISc, etc. The IIT JAM 2023 exam will be conducted on 12th February 2023, so before starting your preparation for the upcoming exam, you must know the complete IIT JAM 2022 Exam Review and Analysis.

This analysis will help aspiring and appeared candidates understand the JAM exam’s difficulty level, number of questions asked, topics with high weightage, time required to solve the paper, etc.

Important Note - This exam analysis is completely based on candidates’ experiences that may differ from one another.

 

IIT JAM Overall Exam Analysis 2022

Subject Wise IIT JAM Exam Review

IIT JAM 2022 Physics Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Chemistry Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Mathematics Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Mathematical Statistics Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Biotechnology Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Geology Difficulty Level

IIT JAM 2022 Economics Difficulty Level

Frequently Asked Questions

 

 

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IIT JAM Overall Exam Analysis 2022

 

As per the students’ review, the IIT JAM 2022 Question Paper was tougher than the previous year’s papers.

Out of the three sections, the students found MCQ & MSQ questions Moderately Complex, while the NAT (Numerical Answer Type) level varied from Moderate to Difficult.

In conclusion, most students found that the overall IIT JAM 2022 exam difficulty level was Moderate to Difficult.

 

 

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IIT JAM Exam Review 2022 - Subject Wise Analysis

 

To help you understand the analysis for the IIT JAM Exam in a better way, we have given the subject-wise review as per the 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

Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Chemistry

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate

Mathematics

Moderate

Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Mathematical Statistics

Difficult

Difficult

Difficult

Difficult

Biotechnology

Moderate

Easy to Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

Easy to Moderate

Geology

Moderate to Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Difficult

Moderate to Difficult

Economics

Easy to Moderate

Easy to Moderate

Easy to Moderate

Moderate to Difficult

 

 

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IIT JAM 2022 Physics Difficulty Level 

 

As per appeared candidate’s feedback, the difficulty level for IIT JAM Physics 2022 Exam was Moderate to Difficult. In contrast, some students also experienced it being Easy to Moderate.

According to a JAM aspirant: -

“There were more questions than expected from Boolean algebra, and they were much more conceptual than usual. For example, there was nothing from Logic Gates, but a lot from Boolean Expressions Simplification.”

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Physics Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Physics Exam 2022 Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

MSQ & NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Thermodynamics, Electricity & Magnetism, Modern Physics & Mathematical Physics

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Mathematical Physics, Mechanics & Thermodynamics

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Electrostatics, Electrodynamics & Optics

 

 

IIT JAM Chemistry Difficulty Level 2022

 

IIT JAM 2022 Chemistry exam level was Moderate, as most students described. The majority of students agreed that all three sections of the paper were moderately challenging. One of the students said that the exam was more conceptual than formula-based.

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Chemistry Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Chemistry 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate 

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Easier

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

Similar Level for all

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Organic Chemistry & Atomic Structure

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Chemical Bonding

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Physical Chemistry

 

 

IIT JAM 2022 Mathematics Difficulty Level

 

Aspirants found the overall difficulty level of the IIT JAM Mathematics Exam as Moderate to Difficult. Most of the candidates had mixed opinions about the paper difficulty; some found it easier than last year, while others thought it was lengthy and more challenging than usual.

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Mathematics Paper 2022  - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Mathematics 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

MSQ & NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Sequence & Series, Functions (one or more variable) & Group Theory

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Matrices, Sequence & Series

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Differential Equations, Functions (one or more variable) & Group Theory

 

 

IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Difficulty Level 2022

 

Students found the IIT JAM 2022 Mathematical Statistics exam level Difficult, with NAT being the most time-consuming and lengthy section to attempt.

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Random Variables

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Similar Level for all

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Similar Level for all

 

 

IIT JAM 2022 Biotechnology Difficulty Level

 

The overall difficulty level of the IIT JAM Biotechnology exam was Easy to Moderate, as found by most candidates. Aspirants also pointed out that more questions were asked from Biology than Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics.

As per one of the appeared candidates –

“The number of Physics questions was only 5, with 4 in NATs. Chemistry had 1 MCQ, 1 MSQ, and 4 NATs. Mathematics had a total of 5 questions. Biology was easy, but some questions were highly memory-based, and overall, it felt like the paper tested retention power of students rather than an understanding of a subject.”

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Biotechnology Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Biotechnology 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Easy to Moderate

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Mixed Opinion

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Microbiology & Molecular Biology

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Similar Level for all

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Similar Level for all

 

 

IIT JAM Geology 2022 Difficulty Level

 

As per students’ experiences, the overall difficulty level of the IIT JAM 2022 Geology exam was Moderate to Difficult. Aspirants believe that the difficulty level of the exam has increased this year compared to the previous year’s trends.

After the exam, one aspirant said,” It was very difficult compared to all previous year papers. There were a few new model questions that we’ve never encountered in the JAM exam before.”

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Geology Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Geology 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

NAT

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Petrology & Mineralogy

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

Mineralogy

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Stratigraphy

 

 

IIT JAM Economics 2022 Difficulty Level

 

Candidates found the overall difficulty level of the IIT JAM 2022 Economics exam as Moderate to Difficult. All three sections were at a similar difficulty level, but the entire paper was considered more Calculation Based.  

One of the students said,” The questions were completely Mathematics-oriented whereas the ratio of Macro and Micro Economics was less in comparison. The topics of Statistics and Regression were also covered.”

This table gives a detailed analysis of IIT JAM Economics Paper 2022 - Unit Wise Distribution, Difficulty Level, and Weightage:

 

IIT JAM Economics 2022 Exam Review

Overall Exam Difficulty Level

Moderate to Difficult

Difficulty Level as compared to Previous Year Paper

Tougher

Most Difficult Section of the Paper

Similar Level for all

Units with Most Number of Questions/ Highest Weightage

Statistics & Regression

Units with Easiest Questions / Most Scoring Units

All units at Moderate to Difficult Level

Units with Most Difficult Questions

Calculation Part

 

 

IIT JAM Frequently Asked Questions

 

There are various questions that students ask regarding the IIT JAM exam review. Some of the most common and frequently asked questions are -

 

Q.1) How difficult was IIT JAM 2022?

Ans.) The overall paper was of Moderate to Difficult level. However, aspirants found it more challenging than the previous year's exam papers.

 

Q.2) Is IIT JAM difficult?

Ans.) Almost 60-70 thousand students appear for the exam every year, but an average of 2500 candidates get admissions in IITs because of limited seats. So, we can say it is highly competitive.

To know more about the difficulty level of the paper, you should check the IIT JAM Exam Difficulty Level.

 

 

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Q.3) How many students appear in 2022 Exam?

Ans.) Below, you can check the total number of students who appeared in the last five years.

 

Year

No. of Candidates Appeared in IIT JAM exam every year (Approx.)

2022 55000+
2021 57086+
2020 60,972+
2019 66,958+
2018 55,498+

 

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

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

 

 

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Here, we have provided the complete IIT JAM Exam Analysis 2022 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, share them with us through the comment box below. We will resolve your queries as soon as possible.

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  • Mayuri

    Was iit jam 2020 biotechnology paper very easy?? What can be the expected cutoff??

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  • Akshay

    Sir I am getting 49.33 marks in chemistry of jam 2020. What can my rank and which iits can I get. Plz tell me sir..

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    Hello Akshay,
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    You can check NIT Cutoff for IIT JAM to get an idea about the institute and rank for 2020 exam.

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    Shamsun

    thank for above information

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  • Rishika singh

    Hello, plz someone tell me that I'm scoring 42.05 marks in Iit jam 2019 in mathematics should I've chance in iits

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    Hello Rishika,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    As per the previous cut off, candidates can get the admission in IITs upto 500 rank. But the cut off can vary every year. So, you should wait for JAM Counselling.
    Thank You!

  • Kumar

    Sir I am getting 29marks in biotechnology, in iitjam 2019,can I expect any seat in iit or nit This year I am from OBC(NCL) category.

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  • Kumar

    Hello , sir I am getting 29 marks in biotechnology 2019 iit jam ,can I expect seat in any iit or nit n I am from OBC(NCL) category

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    Hello Kumar,
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    As per the previous cut off, candidates can get the admission in IITs upto 500 rank and NITs upto 36 marks. But the cut off can vary every year. So, you should wait for JAM Counselling.
    Thank You!

  • Aniket Shukla

    Hello, i got 42 marks(general category) in IIT JAM 2019 MATHEMATICAL STATISTICS. What rank cam i expect? Please reply.

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  • Shyamsharan.tripathi

    sir I completed my graduation this year. but I was not prefer math subject in my 12th. if I take exam of math of 12th from open school Nios system. so may I eligible for IIT jam in chemistry?

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