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June 14, 2023 • 19:03 pm

IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics 2024 - Get Complete Details Here

As you all know, the IIT JAM Exam is conducted for admissions in the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs in various technical institutes. Mathematical Statistics is one of the prominent subjects you can apply and make a career in it.

Many of you don’t know about this exam in depth. You have many questions in mind such that:

 What is IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Exam?

Who can apply for this?

 What are the benefits of getting the M.Sc Degree in IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics?

Don’t worry! Stay tuned with us and know about the IIT JAM Exam in detail.

Mathematical Statistics is the application of Mathematics to Statistics. Statistics is used to analyze and collect numerical data in large quantities.


You should read further if you want to know about IIT JAM 2024 Mathematical Statistics in detail. Here, we are providing complete information about the following -

 Career Scope After Pursuing M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics

 IIT JAM Eligibility for Mathematical Statistics

 Joint Admission Test Mathematical Statistics Exam Pattern

 IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus

 IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books

 How to Prepare for IIT JAM Statistics?

 IIT JAM Statistics Question Papers

 IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Cut Off

 IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Seats from IITs



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Career Scope After Pursuing M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics


IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics has many career opportunities for Graduates and Post-Graduates in both government and private sectors. It will provide you good packages. Below, you can check the job areas for Mathematical Statistics professional.

After getting a master’s degree in Statistics you can get a job as:


Business Analyst



Risk Analyst

Data Analyst

Content Analyst

Statistic Trainer

Data Scientist




You can get a job in fields like Census, Ecology, Medical, Election, Crime, Education, etc. The expected salary of a statistician is INR 2.5 to 3.5 Lakh per year and $70 k in Abroad. You can make your career with organizations like TCS, Genpact, Neilson, Deloitte Consulting, Indian Market Research Bureau, etc.



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IIT JAM Eligibility for Mathematical Statistics


After knowing the career scope in IIT JAM Statistics, you must know what is the Eligibility Criteria for this exam?

All exams have some specific qualifications or eligibility guidelines. Let’s start knowing IIT JAM Eligibility.

There is no age limit to apply for this exam.

 Different IITs have different eligibility criteria for IIT JAM Exam.


IIT Bombay and IIT Kanpur offer the M.Sc. Degree in IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics. You can check the eligibility criteria for both organizations below:

If you want to appear for IIT JAM 2024, then you must have a bachelor’s degree with -

 At least 55% or CGPA 5.5 out of 10 for the General/OBC (NCL) category.

 Aggregate 50% or CGPA 5.0 out of 10 for SC/ST, PWD category.

Some other qualifications are also required to get admission in IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics.


 Academic Programme  Institute Minimum Educational Qualification(s) for Admission
Essential subjects in Bachelor’s Degree along with the minimum duration Essential subjects at (10+2) level
M.Sc. Applied Statistics and Informatics IITB Mathematics or Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters No Restrictions
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Operations Research IITB
M.Sc. Statistics IITK Statistics for at least two years/ four semesters
Joint M.Sc.- Ph.D. in Atmosphere and Ocean Sciences IITBBS Mathematics and Physics and any one of these subjects among Chemistry, Computer Science, Computer Application, Geology and Statistics



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Joint Admission Test Mathematical Statistics Exam Pattern


Exam Pattern includes the marking scheme and, most importantly, how many questions there are in the particular section.

IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics is a computer-based online test that carries 100 marks. The entire paper consists of three sections with 60 questions.

You can check the complete IIT JAM Paper Pattern for Mathematical Statistics below:


Exam Pattern for IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics

S.No. Sections Total Number of Questions Total Marks Time Duration
1 Part A 30 MCQ 1 or 2 Marks Each

3 Hours

2 Part B 10 MSQ 2 Marks Each
3 Part C 20 NAT 1 or 2 Marks Each


Note: The Negative Marking for IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Part A is (-1/3) for one-mark questions and (-2/3) for two-mark questions. There is no negative marking in Part B and Part C.



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IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus


IIT JAM Syllabus is very important for the preparation of the exam. You must know the complete syllabus before starting your preparation. As per the latest notification, the official has made the major changes in IIT JAM Mathematical syllabus. You can check the complete at IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus.

The Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper comprises two parts.

Mathematics: 30% weightage in the exam.

Statistics: 70% weightage in the exam.

Below, we have mentioned the topics which are included in IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Syllabus 2024.



Sequences and Series

 Differential Calculus of one and two real variables

 Integral Calculus

 Matrices and Determinants



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Univariate Distributions

Standard Univariate Distributions

Multivariate Distributions

Standard Multivariate Distributions

Limit Theorems

Sampling Distributions


Methods of Estimation

Testing of Hypotheses



IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books


After checking the syllabus, now it’s time to choose good IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books. There are a lot of books available in the market. It will help if you prefer the good reference books for IIT JAM Statistics which cover the complete syllabus and a good number of questions.

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Here we have listed some topic-wise IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books that will help you prepare better.


Topic IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Books Name Author Name
Statistics Fundamentals of Mathematical statistics S.C. Gupta & V.K. Kapoor
An introduction to probability and statistics V.K. Rohatgi
Introduction to Mathematical statistics Robert V. Hogg and Craig Mckean Hogg
Introduction to the theory of statistics Mood and Graybill
Previous Year Papers M.Sc. Mathematical Statistics Anand Kumar


How to Prepare for IIT JAM Statistics 2024


To qualify for any entrance exam like IIT JAM is not so difficult. With proper planning and strategy, you can clear the exam easily. Your chances of success will be higher when you will get a master’s degree from IITs, IISC.

When you select IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics for preparation, an important question always arises in mind: How to prepare for IIT JAM Statistics? Don’t worry about your preparation. Be calm, and follow these preparation tips:

Your preparation depends on hour basic concepts and how diverse your problem-solving skill is. So, first of all, clear your basic concepts and know the complete details of the Exam.

 Focus on Probability, Random Variable, Joint & Sampling Distributions.

 Learn all theorems and formulas. You can make a formula chart and put them in front of your study table so that you can revise it quickly.

 Don’t forget to solve the previous year's question papers and sample papers. It will help you analyze your preparation and work on your weak areas.

 Prepare topic-wise and cover your complete IIT JAM Statistics syllabus. In mathematics, you should revise all the topics which you have covered.



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IIT JAM Statistics Question Papers


Every JAM Aspirant has the dream to crack the IIT JAM Exam on the first attempt. But it requires a lot of dedication and hard work. The right approach always makes it simple to qualify for exams. Previous Years Question Papers increase your chances to crack the exam.

Here are IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Solved Papers and previous year papers, systematically arranged as per the year. You can download the question papers in PDF form below:


IIT JAM Statistics Question Papers (2016 - 2022) Download


IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Cut Off


When you start your preparation, some questions come to mind such as:

 Why is it important to know the cut-off marks before starting your preparation?

 How many marks are required to qualify for this exam?

The importance to know the cut off marks is that it will help you to set your target and make your study plan.

The IIT JAM Result has been released on March 2023. Candidates can log in on the official web portal to check their results. 



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You can check out the IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Cut Off marks 2023 from the table given below.



IIT JAM 2023 Cut Off Marks













IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics Seats from IITs


The competition is very high for IIT JAM 2023 Mathematical Statistics because there are limited seats in two IITs for statistics and there are 2000+ candidates who apply for the exam every year.

There are total of 96 seats in IIT Kanpur and IIT Bombay for IIT JAM Mathematical Statistics MSc courses.  You can check the category wise IIT JAM Seat Matrix in the table below:



Total Seats

IIT Bombay


IIT Kanpur






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With hard work and dedication, you can get success in IIT JAM Exam. We wish you all the best. We hope, now you know how to prepare for IIT JAM Mathematics Statistics 2024 and have the complete details about it.

However, if you have any doubts regarding the IIT JAM Statistics then you can ask them in the comment section below.

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Showing 6 comments out of 9
  • Nishil gawde

    i have : descriptive maths and stats in sem 1, calculus and hypothesis testing in sem2, linear algebra in sem 3 , no maths or stats subject in sem4 please reply am i eligible for iit b or iit k

  • Deep mistry

    I have done Mechanical Engineering, I had only 3 semesters with Mathematics as engineering mathematics, can I get admission after clearing the exam??


    Hello Deep
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you can get admission with the given subject in IIT Kanpur, and IIT Bhubneswar after qualifying for the exam.
    Thank You!!

  • Pranjal

    Is that really what I read, 17.96? Why will they keep the least cut off?


    Hello Pranjal,
    Greetings from Eduncle!
    Yes, you read it right. The Cut off marks released by exam conducting authority based on you can take admission into one of the IITs, NITs or IISC institutes.
    Thanks for asking your query with us!

  • Vivek

    Does JAM Mathematical Statistics score get consider for admission in IIT Roorkee MSc Economics for year 2019-2021?


    Hello Vivek
    Greeting From Eduncle!
    Only JAM Mathematics score will be considered for the admission in IIT Roorkee MSc Economics course.
    Thank You!!


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