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IIT JAM Syllabus and Question paper

edited March 2015 in Everything Else
IIT JAM is joint admission test conducted for in IIT and IISCs. How should one prepare for this exam? Is there anyone who can explain its paper pattern and syllabus?


  • hello Garimakaushik,

    you can find IIT preparation patterns to this website.

  • Hello Garimakaushik21,

    Thanks for Asking..!!

    watch this Video to know - How to Prepare for IIT JAM

    I hope it will help you.

    Best of Luck :)
  • Hello Garima Kaushik..

    IIT JAM is one of the toughest exam in India, which allows you to be a part of Indian Institute of Technology to pursue dual degree courses like M.Sc. PhD etc.

    Check the complete selection procedure of iit jam : IIT JAM Admission Procedure

    The Pattern of IIT JAM:

    There are 3 different types of questions asked in IIT JAM. There will be total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks.

    1 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

    2 Multiple Select Questions (MSQ)

    3 Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions

    1. Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) :

    Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. There will be 30 questions in the Test which will be based on MCQ. Which will carry one or two marks each.

    2. Multiple Select Questions (MSQ) :

    Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices. There will be 10 questions in the Test which will be based on MSQ. Which will carry 2 marks for each.

    3. Numerical Answer Type (NAT) Questions :

    For each NAT type question, the answer is a signed real number which needs to be entered using the virtual keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions. There will be 20 questions in the Test which will be based on NAT. Which will carry one or two marks each.
  • edited October 2017
    Its essential to analyze the complete JAM 2018 Syllabus to prepare for the exam. By this you can make a proper strategy for preparation and can manage the time according to number of topics. Hope this will help you.

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