IIT JAM 2018 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
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IIT JAM Exam Pattern will have 7 test papers, namely: Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH). All seven test papers will be objective in nature.
IIT JAM 2017 will be conducted on February 12, 2017 (Sunday). The papers will be carried out in two slots. All the test papers of IIT JAM 2017 will be carried online, as a Computer Based Test. The Organizing Committee of JAM 2017 is IIT Delhi.The total duration for JAM will be 180 minutes. The system will automatically close the exam after 3 hours.
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A student can appear in either one or two paper(s) but he/she should ensure that the two exams are not scheduled in the same slot. For candidates appearing in 2nd paper need to pay additional application fee for taking the second test. All the seven tests will be objective type, with three different patterns.
Candidates can apply for more than one exam by paying an additional fee. However, it must be kept in mind that both the exams do not take place in the same time slot. Following is the test schedule of IIT JAM 2017 to be held on Febuary 12, 2017
|JAM 2017 Exam Date||Session||Time Slot||Test Paper and Codes|
|February 12, 2017 (Sunday)||I||9 AM to 12 Noon||Biological Science(BL), Physics (PH) and Mathematics (MA)|
|II||2 PM to 5 PM||Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG) and Mathematical Statistics (MS)|
The duration of the JAM exam is of 3 hours. The language of the exam will be English. Total number of questions in the question paper will be 60 carrying 100 marks in total. The entire paper will be divided into 3 sections: A, B and C.
|Section||Number of Questions||Type of question||Weightage of Marks|
|A||30||Multiple Choice Question (MCQ)||1 or 2 mark(s) each|
|B||10||Multiple Select Question (MSQ)||2 marks each|
|C||20||Numerical Answer Type (NAT)||1 or 2 mark(s) each|
The description of the three types of questions which will appear in IIT JAM 2017 are given below:
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There are three types of questions in the IIT paper which are divided into three sections. There are different marking schemes for every section. Following is the marking scheme of IIT JAM 2017.
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There is No Negative Marking in Section B and Section C. For Section B, there will be No Partial Marking for partially correct answer.
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IIT JAM has 12 IITs and IISc Bangalore as their participating colleges. These colleges accept IIT JAM score for admission in their M.Sc and Ph.D courses. However, there are other colleges which may accept IIT JAM Score as their admission criteria.
|IISc Bangalore||IIT Madras|
|IIT Delhi||IIT Bhubaneshwar|
|IIT Bombay||IIT Gandhinagar|
|IIT Guwahati||IIT Roorkee|
|IIT Patna||IIT Hyderabad|
|IIT Kanpur||IIT Roopar|
|IISc. Bangalore||IIT Kharagpur|
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Candidates must keep in mind the exam hall instructions given below. It is important to follow them.
The exam pattern of theIIT JAMhas been similar. Though the difficulty level of the question paper can vary. Following is a complete set of question papers of all the seven tests conducted in 2015, 2014 and 2013. These will help the candidates appearing for IIT JAM 2017 an idea of the level of difficulty.
|Subjects||IIT JAM 2015||IIT JAM 2014||IIT JAM 2013|
|Biological Sciences (BL)|
|Mathematical Studies (MS)|
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