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IIT JAM 2017 will be held on February 12, 2017 for seven papers, one being Biotechnology. Aspirants who will be appearing in IIT JAM Biotechnology, need to intensify their IIT JAM preparation efforts. With barely a few days left for IIT JAM 2017, IIT JAM Biotechnology students must prepare and schedule their preparation in a dedicated manner.
This article gives you sufficient insight of the Biotechnology section in IIT JAM, and how to master it.
IIT JAM Biotechnology Syllabus 2017 is provided below. Candidates are advised to go through it and prepare wisely.
|General Biology||Taxonomy; Heredity; Genetic variation; Conservation; Principles of ecology; Evolution; Techniques in modern biology|
|Biochemistry and Physiology||Carbohydrates; Proteins; Lipids; Nucleic acids; Enzymes; Vitamins; Hormones; Metabolism – Glycolysis, TCA cycle, Oxidative Phosphorylation; Photosynthesis. Nitrogen Fixation, Fertilization, and Osmoregulation; Vertebrates-Nervous system; Endocrine system; Vascular system; Immune system; Digestive system and Reproductive System|
|Basic Biotechnology||Tissue culture; Application of enzymes; Antigen-antibody interaction; Antibody production; Diagnostic aids.|
|Molecular Biology||DNA; RNA; Replication; Transcription; Translation; Proteins; Lipids and Membranes; Operon model; Gene transfer.|
|Cell Biology||Cell cycle; Cytoskeletal elements; Mitochondria; Endoplasmic reticulum; Chloroplast; Golgi apparatus; Signaling|
|Microbiology||Isolation; Cultivation; Structural features of the virus; Bacteria; Fungi; Protozoa; Pathogenic micro-organisms.|
|Chemistry (10 + 2 + 3)||Atomic Structure: Bohr’s theory and Schrodinger wave equation; Periodicity in properties; Chemical bonding; Properties of s, p, d and f block elements; Complex formation; Coordination compounds; Chemical equilibria; Chemical thermodynamics (first and second law); Chemical kinetics (zero, first, second and third order reactions); Photochemistry; Electrochemistry; Acid-base concepts; Stereochemistry of carbon compounds; Inductive, electrometric, conjugative effects and resonance; Chemistry of Functional Groups: Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines and their derivatives; Aromatic hydrocarbons, halides, nitro and amino compounds, phenols, diazonium salts, carboxylic and sulphonic acids; Mechanism of organic reactions; Soaps and detergents; Synthetic polymers; Biomolecules – amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates (polysaccharides); Instrumental techniques – chromatography (TLC, HPLC), electrophoresis, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry.|
|Physics (10 + 2)||Physical World and Measurement, Elementary Statics and Dynamics, Kinematics, Laws of Motion, Work, Energy and Power, Electrostatics, Current electricity, Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism, Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current, Electromagnetic waves, Optics, Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations, Atomic Nucleus, Solids and Semiconductor Devices, Principles of Communication, Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body, Gravitation, Mechanics of Solids and Fluids, Heat and Thermodynamics, Oscillations, Waves|
|Mathematics (10 + 2)||Sets, Relations and Functions, Mathematical Induction, Logarithms, Complex numbers, Linear and Quadratic equations, Sequences and Series, Trigonometry, Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates, Straight lines and Family, Circles, Conic Sections, Permutations and Combinations, Binomial Theorem, Exponential and Logarithmic Series, Mathematical Logic, Statistics, Three Dimensional Geometry, Vectors, Matrices and Determinants, Boolean Algebra, Probability, Functions, limits and Continuity, Differentiation, Application of Derivatives, Definite and Indefinite Integrals, Differential Equations.|
It is very important for all aspirants to know about the weight-age of each subject in IIT JAM 2017 Biotechnology syllabus. This helps a lot during IIT JAM preparation and candidates get a chance to utilize their time, without wasting on topics of less importance.
The section-wise weightage of different sections in IIT JAM 2017 is mentioned below:
The category-wise cutoff for IIT JAM 2016 Biotechnology is given below for the aspiring candidates. This will give them an idea about the qualifying scores and how they must prepare for IIT JAM 2017.
|Subject||SC/ST Category||OBC Category||General Category|
The following books have been recommended to study for IIT JAM 2017 Biotechnology section. These books are useful for students aspiring to ace the IIT JAM Biotechnology paper.
|IIT JAM Biotechnology Topics||Books and Authors|
|General Biology||Developmental Biology by Gilbert|
|Basic Biotechnology||Biochemistry by Lehninger or Voet & Voet|
|Molecular Biology||Molecular Biology by Watson|
|Cell Biology||Cell Biology by Bruce Alberts or Lodish|
|Microbiology||Microbiology by Prescott, Pelczar|
|Chemistry||NCERT for general reading and MCQ Books by Dinesh or Pradeep|
There are many advantages in practicing the IIT JAM Biotechnology Question Papers. Candidates can understand the JAM 2017 Exam Pattern in a better way, understand the type of questions expected and with good practice, learn about the important topics and much more. Speed is obviously an added advantage.
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IIT JAM Mock Test will also be beneficial for aspirants to understand the actual exam pattern. Since the virtual calculator has been introduced previous year, it is crucial for the candidates to check out the JAM 2017 Mock Test before appearing for the actual exam.
|Year||Biotechnology Sample Paper|
Candidates can get help from the below-mentioned IIT JAM 2017 Biotechnology preparation resources. There are various online study materials, video lectures, courses, pdf, online mock tests, etc. available for the candidates. Here we have mentioned few links that will help the students to have the preparation material for IIT JAM 2017 easily and readily.
Candidates who are preparing for IIT JAM 2017 Biotechnology section are advised to refer the preparation tips mentioned below:
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