IIT JAM 2020 SYLLABUS

NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST

**IIT JAM Syllabus 2020 **will be** **declared on the official portal of the Joint Admission Test. The syllabi are different for all the seven papers namely, Biological Sciences (BL), Biotechnology (BT), Chemistry (CY), Geology (GG), Mathematics (MA), Mathematical Statistics (MS) and Physics (PH)

IIT Kanpur will be the organizing institute of **IIT JAM 2020 **which is scheduled on February 9. The computer-based exam will be conducted in two sessions on the same day:

**IIT JAM Session 1**– 9:30 am to 12:30 pm**IIT JAM Session 2**– 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm

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Candidates appearing for the examination must be thoroughly aware with the syllabus of IIT JAM. No changes have been introduced in the paper pattern and syllabus for the examination. Having complete knowledge of the important topics will help in preparing better for the examination.

Read on to check detailed subject-wise syllabus chalked down by IIT Kharagpur.

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As per the definition,** Biological Sciences (BL)** is the study of life and living organisms, their life cycles, adaptations and environment. There are different areas of study under the umbrella of **biological sciences** including biochemistry, microbiology and evolutionary biology. The subjects under this test paper are as follows:

Chapter | Topic |
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General Biology | Taxonomy of plants and animals, pro-and eukaryotic organisms, cell organelles and their function, multicellular organization, general physiology, energy transformations, internal transport systems of plants and animals, photosynthesis, Respiration, regulation of body fluids and excretory mechanisms, reproductive biology, plant and animal hormones and their action, nervous systems, animal behaviour, plant and animal diseases, Mendelian genetics and heredity, basics of developmental biology, biology of populations and communities, evolution, basic principles of ecology, genesis and diversity of organisms. |

Basics of Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Biophysics: | Buffers; trace elements in biological systems; enzymes and proteins; vitamins; biological oxidations, photosynthesis; carbohydrates and lipids and their metabolism; digestion and absorption; detoxifying mechanisms; nucleic acids; nucleic acid metabolism; nature of gene and its function; genetic code; synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins; regulation of gene expression; operons. Structure of biomolecules; intra and intermolecular forces; thermodynamics and kinetics of biological systems; enzyme mechanisms and kinetics; principles of X-ray diffraction; IR- and UV- spectroscopy; analytical and biochemical techniques |

Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology | Classification of microorganisms and their characterization; nutrient requirement for growth; laboratory techniques in microbiology; pathogenic microorganisms and disease; applied microbiology; viruses and fungi; microbial genetics; cell theory; cell architecture; cell division; types of chromosome structure; biochemical genetics- inborn errors of metabolisms; innate and adaptive immunity, antigen antibodies; principles of processes of development. |

Mathematical Sciences | Mathematical functions (algebraic, exponential, trigonometric) and their derivatives (derivatives and integrals of simple functions); permutations and combinations; basic probability and volumetric calculations. |

**IIT JAM Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
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The Gene: An Intimate History | Siddhartha Mukherjee |

Biological Science | N.P.O Green |

Are we Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are? | Frans De Waal |

The Biotechnology (BT) test paper comprises of Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, and Physics.

- Biology will have questions prepared from
**10+2+3 level** - Chemistry will have questions prepared from
**10+2+3 level** - Mathematics will have questions prepared from
**10+2 level** - Physics will have questions prepared from
**10+2 level**

**Biotechnology Syllabus Weightage**

The weight age of Biotechnology (BT) test paper in **IIT JAM 2020 **is given below:

- Biology -44% weight age
- Chemistry -20% weight age
- Mathematics -18% weight age
- Physics -18% weight age

**Biology** is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical processes, molecular interactions, physiological mechanisms, development and evolution. Tabulated below are important topics for the same:

Chapter | Topic |
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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 (Glycol sis, 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, Signalling. |

Microbiology | Isolation, Cultivation, Structural features of virus, Bacteria, Fungi, Protozoa, Pathogenic micro-organisms. |

**Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
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Essentials: Biology Standard | Randy Mcgonegal & Alan Damon |

Physiology and Biochemistry in Modern Medicine | John James Rickard MacLeod |

Molecular Biology of the Gene | James D.Watson |

Chapter | Topic |
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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 equilibrium, 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, Soaps and detergents | 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. |

Synthetic polymers, Bio molecules | amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates (polysaccharides), Instrumental techniques – chromatography (TLC, HPLC), electrophoresis, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry |

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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 |

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As per the definition,** Physics **is the natural science that studies matter and its motion and behavior through space and time and that studies the related entities of energy and force. The important topics are as follows:

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 |

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Chemistry is the branch of science concerned with the substances of which matter is composed, the investigation of their properties and reactions, and the use of such reactions to form new substances. For this session, the important topics for chemistry paper are as follows:

Chapter | Topic |
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Basic Mathematical Concepts | Functions, maxima and minima, integrals, ordinary differential equations, vectors and matrices, determinants, elementary statistics, and probability theory. |

Atomic and Molecular Structure | Fundamental particles, Bohr’s theory of the hydrogen-like atom, wave-particle duality, uncertainty principle, Schrödinger’s wave equation, quantum numbers, shapes of orbitals, Hund’s rule and Pauli’s exclusion principle, electronic configuration of simple homonuclear diatomic molecules. |

Theory of Gases | Equation of state for ideal and non-ideal (van der Waals) gases, Kinetic theory of gases, Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law, equipartition of energy. |

Solid-state | Crystals and crystal systems, X-rays, NaCl and KCl structures, close packing, atomic and ionic radii, radius ratio rules, lattice energy, Born-Haber cycle, isomorphism, the heat capacity of solids. |

Chemical Thermodynamics | Reversible and irreversible processes, first law and its application to ideal and no ideal gases, thermochemistry, second law, entropy, and free energy, Criteria for spontaneity. |

Chemical and Phase Equilibria | Law of mass action, Kp, Kc, Kx and Kn, the effect of temperature on K, ionic equilibria in solutions, pH and buffer solutions, hydrolysis, solubility product, phase equilibria–phase rule and its application to one-component and two-component systems, colligative properties. |

Electrochemistry | Conductance and its applications, transport number, galvanic cells, EMF and free energy, concentration cells with and without transport, polarography, concentration cells with and without transport, Debey-Huckel-Onsager theory of strong electrolytes. |

Chemical Kinetics | Reactions of various order, Arrhenius equation, collision theory, transition state theory, chain reactions – normal and branched, enzyme kinetics, photochemical processes, catalysis. |

Adsorption | Gibbs adsorption equation, adsorption isotherm, types of adsorption, the surface area of adsorbents, surface films on liquids. |

Spectroscopy | Beer-Lambert law, fundamental concepts of rotational, vibrational, electronic and magnetic resonance spectroscopy |

Chapter | Topic |
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Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry | Electronic effects (resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation) and steric effects and its applications (acid/base property), optical isomerism in compounds with and without any stereo Centres (allenes, biphenyls), conformation of acyclic systems (substituted ethane/n-propane/n-butane) and cyclic systems (mono- and di-substituted cyclohexanes). |

Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications | Chemistry of reactive intermediates (carbocations, carbanions, free radicals, carbenes, nitrenes, benzynes etc…), Hofmann-Curtius-Lossen rearrangement, Wolff rearrangement, Simmons-Smith reaction, Reimer-Tiemann reaction, Michael reaction, Darzens reaction, Wittig reaction and McMurry reaction, Pinacol-pinacolone, Favorskii, benzilic acid rearrangement, dienone-phenol rearrangement, Baeyer-Villeger reaction; oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry, organometallic reagents in organic synthesis (Grignard, organolithium and organocopper), Diels-Alder, electrocyclic and sigmatropic reactions, functional group inter-conversions and structural problems using chemical reactions. |

Qualitative Organic Analysis | Identification of functional groups by chemical tests; elementary UV, IR and 1H NMR spectroscopic techniques as tools for structural elucidation. |

Natural Products Chemistry | Chemistry of alkaloids, steroids, terpenes, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides, and nucleic acids. |

Aromatic and Heterocyclic Chemistry | Monocyclic, bicyclic and tricyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and monocyclic compounds with one hetero atom: synthesis, reactivity, and properties. |

Chapter | Topic |
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Periodic Table | Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties, general methods of isolation and purification of elements |

Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds | Types of bonding, VSEPR theory, and shapes of molecules, hybridization, dipole moment, ionic solids, the structure of NaCl, CsCl, diamond and graphite, lattice energy |

Main Group Elements (s and p blocks) | General concepts on group relationships and gradation in properties, the structure of electron-deficient compounds involving main group elements |

Transition Metals (d block) | Characteristics of 3d elements, oxide, hydroxide, and salts of first row metals |

Coordination complexes | structure, isomerism, reaction mechanism, and electronic spectra, VB, MO and Crystal Field theoretical approaches for structure, color and magnetic properties of metal complexes, organometallic compounds having legends with back bonding capabilities such as metal carbonyls, carbenes, nitrosyls and metallocenes, homogenous catalysis |

Bioinorganic Chemistry | Essentials and trace elements of life, basic reactions in the biological systems and the role of metal ions, especially Fe2+, Fe3+, Cu2+ and Zn2+, structure and function of Haemoglobin and myoglobin and carbonic anhydrase |

Instrumental Methods of Analysis | Basic principles, instrumentations and simple applications of conductometry, potentiometry and UV-vis spectrophotometry; analysis of water, air and soil samples |

Analytical Chemistry | Principles of qualitative and quantitative analysis, acid-base, oxidation-reduction and complexometric titrations using EDTA, precipitation reactions, use of indicators, use of organic reagents in inorganic analysis, radioactivity, nuclear reactions, applications of isotopes |

**IIT JAM Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
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Chemistry Higher Level | Catrin Brown and Mike Ford |

Inorganic Chemistry | R.L. Dutta and GS De. |

Organic Chemistry | Jonathan Clyden and Nick Greeves |

JAM Syllabus for Geology can be read below:

Chapter | Topic |
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The Planet Earth | Origin of the Solar System and the Earth, Geosphere and the composition of the Earth, Shape and size of the earth, Earth-moon system, Formation of continents and oceans, Dating rocks and age of the Earth, Volcanism and volcanic landforms, Interior of earth, Earthquakes, Earth’s magnetism and gravity, Isostasy, Elements of Plate tectonics, Orogenic cycles |

Geomorphology | Weathering and erosion, Transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms, Structurally controlled landforms |

Structural Geology | Concept of stratum, Contour, Outcrop patterns, Maps and cross-sections, Dip and strike, Classification and origin of folds, faults, joints, unconformities, foliations and lineations, shear zones |

Stereographic | Stereographic and equal-area projections of planes and lines, computation of true thickness of beds from outcrops and bore-holes |

Paleontology | Major steps in the evolution of life forms, Fossils and their mode of preservation and utility, Morphological characters, major evolutionary trends and ages of important groups of animals – Brachiopoda, Mollusca, Trilobita, Graptolitoidea, Anthozoa, Echinodermata, Gondwana plant fossils, Elementary idea of verterbrate fossils in India |

Stratigraphy | Principles of stratigraphy, Litho-, Chrono- and biostratigraphic classification, distribution and classification of the stratigraphic horizons of India from Archaean to Recent |

Mineralogy | Symmetry and forms in common crystal classes, Physical properties of minerals, Isomorphism and polymorphism, Classification of minerals, Structure of silicates, Mineralogy of common rock-forming minerals, Mode of occurrence of minerals in rocks |

Transmitted | Transmitted polarized light microscopy and optical properties of uniaxial and biaxial minerals |

Petrology | Definition and classification of rocks, Igneous rocks-forms of igneous bodies, Crystallization from magma, classification, association and genesis of igneous rocks, Sedimentary rocks – classification, texture and structure; size and shape of sedimentary bodies ,Metamorphic rocks – classification, facies, zones and texture |

Characteristic | Characteristic mineral assemblages of pelites in the Barrovian zones and mafic rocks in common facies |

Economic Geology | Properties of common economic minerals, General processes of formation of mineral deposits, Physical characters, Mode of occurrence and distribution in India both of metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits, Coal and petroleum occurrences in India |

Applied Geology | Ground Water, Principles of Engineering Geology |

**Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
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IIT JAM: MSc Geology Previous Years Paper | Ajhar Hussain |

GATE Geology & Geophysics | Amaresh Singh & Jitendra Mishra |

An Introduction to Geology | VS Joji |

**Mathematics** includes the study of such topics as quantity, structure, space and change. Listed below are important topics:

Chapter | Topic |
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Sequences and Series of Real Numbers | Sequence of real numbers, convergence of sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, subsequences, Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem |

Series of real numbers, absolute convergence, tests of convergence for series of positive terms | comparison test, ratio test, root test, Leibniz test for convergence of alternating series. Functions of One Real Variable: Limit, continuity, intermediate value property, differentiation, Rolle’s Theorem, mean value theorem, L'Hospital rule, Taylor's theorem, maxima and minima |

Functions of Two or Three Real Variables | Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima |

Integral Calculus | Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of calculus |

Double and triple integrals | Change of order of integration, calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals, calculating volumes using triple integrals |

Differential Equations | Ordinary differential equations of the first order of the form y'=f(x,y), Bernoulli’s equation, exact differential equations, integrating factor, orthogonal trajectories, homogeneous differential equations, variable separable equations, linear differential equations of second order with constant coefficients, method of variation of parameters, Cauchy-Euler equation |

Vector Calculus | Scalar and vector fields, gradient, divergence, curl, line integrals, surface integrals, Green, Stokes and Gauss theorems |

Group Theory | Groups, subgroups, Abelian groups, non-Abelian groups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, normal subgroups, Lagrange's Theorem for finite groups, group homomorphisms and basic concepts of quotient groups |

Linear Algebra | Finite-dimensional vector spaces, linear independence of vectors, basis, dimension, linear transformations, matrix representation, range space, null space, rank-nullity theorem |

Rank and inverse of a matrix | Determinant, solutions of systems of linear equations, consistency conditions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors for matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem |

Real Analysis | Interior points, limit points, open sets, closed sets, bounded sets, connected sets, compact sets, completeness of R. Power series (of real variable), Taylor’s series, radius and interval of convergence, term-wise differentiation and integration of power series |

The weight age of the Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper is given below:

- Mathematics -40% weight age
- Statistics - 60% weight age

Chapter | Topic |
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Sequences and Series | Convergence of sequences of real numbers, Comparison, root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers |

Differential Calculus | Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions of one and two variables. Rolle's theorem, mean value theorems, Taylor's theorem, indeterminate forms, maxima and minima of functions of one and two variables |

Integral Calculus | Fundamental theorems of integral calculus |

Double and triple integrals | applications of definite integrals, arc lengths, areas, and volumes |

Matrices | Rank, the inverse of a matrix, Systems of linear equations, Linear transformations, eigenvalues, and eigenvectors. Cayley-Hamilton theorem, symmetric, skew-symmetric and orthogonal matrices |

Chapter | Topic |
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Probability | Axiomatic definition of probability and properties, conditional probability, multiplication rule, Theorem of total probability, Bayes’ theorem and independence of events |

Random Variables | Probability mass function, probability density function, and cumulative distribution functions, distribution of a function of a random variable, Mathematical expectation, moments and moment generating function, Chebyshev's inequality |

Standard Distributions | Binomial, negative binomial, geometric, Poisson, hypergeometric, uniform, exponential, gamma, beta and normal distributions. Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution |

Joint Distributions | Joint, marginal and conditional distributions, Distribution of functions of random variables, Joint moment generating function, Product moments, correlation, simple linear regression, Independence of random variables |

Sampling distributions | Chi-square, t and F distributions, and their properties |

Limit Theorems | Weak law of large numbers, Central limit theorem (i.i.d.with finite variance case only) |

Estimation | Unbiasedness, consistency and efficiency of estimators, method of moments and method of maximum likelihood, Sufficiency, factorization theorem, Rao-Blackwell and Lehmann-Scheffe theorems, uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators, Rao-Cramer inequality, Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal, two independent normal, and one parameter exponential distributions |

Testing of Hypotheses | Basic concepts, applications of Neyman-Pearson Lemma for testing simple and composite hypotheses, Likelihood ratio tests for parameters of univariate normal distribution |

**Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
---|---|

Solutions To IIT JAM For Mathematical Statistics (Paperback, Mohd. Arshad, Amit kumar Miishra) | Mohd. Arshad, Amit kumar Miishra |

Mathematical Statistics For Iit Jam Complete Study Matrial With Topic Wise Advance Analysis + Model Solved Papers (SPIRAL, SOURAV SIR'S CLASSES) | SOURAV SIR'S CLASSES |

Study Material for IIT JAM Mathematics | Sourav Sir’s Classes |

JAM Syllabus for Physics can be read below:

Chapter | Topic |
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Mathematical Methods | Calculus of single and multiple variables, partial derivatives, Jacobian, imperfect and perfect differentials, Taylor expansion, Fourier series, Vector algebra, Vector Calculus, Multiple integrals, Divergence theorem, Green’s theorem, Stokes’ theorem, First order equations and linear second-order differential equations with constant coefficients, Matrices and determinants, Algebra of complex numbers. |

Mechanics and General Properties of Matter | Newton’s laws of motion and applications, Velocity and acceleration in Cartesian, polar and cylindrical coordinate systems, uniformly rotating frame, centrifugal and Coriolis forces, Motion under a central force, Kepler’s laws, Gravitational Law and field, Conservative and nonconservative forces, System of particles, Centre of mass, equation of motion of the CM, conservation of linear and angular momentum, conservation of energy, variable mass systems, Elastic and inelastic collisions. Rigid body motion, fixed axis rotations, rotation and translation, moments of Inertia and products of Inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem, Principal moments and axes, Kinematics of moving fluids, equation of continuity, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s theorem, Oscillations, Waves and Optics: Differential equation for simple harmonic oscillator and its general solution, Superposition of two or more simple harmonic oscillators, Lissajous figures, Damped and forced oscillators, resonance, Wave equation, traveling and standing waves in one-dimension. Energy density and energy transmission in waves, Group velocity and phase velocity, Sound waves in media, Doppler Effect, Fermat’s Principal, General theory of image formation,Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations, Interference of light, optical path retardation, Fraunhofer diffraction,Rayleigh criterion and resolving power, Diffraction gratings, Polarization: linear, circular and elliptic polarization, Double refraction and optical rotation |

Electricity and Magnetism | Coulomb’s law, Gauss’s law, Electric field and potential, Electrostatic boundary conditions, Solution of Laplace’s equation for simple cases. Conductors, capacitors, dielectrics, dielectric polarization, volume and surface charges, electrostatic energy, Biot-Savart law, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction, Self and mutual inductance, Alternating currents, Simple DC and AC circuits with R, L and C components, Displacement current, Maxwell’s equations and plane electromagnetic waves, Poynting’s theorem, reflection and refraction at a dielectric interface, transmission and reflection coefficients (normal incidence only), Lorentz Force and motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields,Kinetic theory |

Thermodynamics | Elements of Kinetic theory of gases, Velocity distribution and Equipartition of energy, Specific heat of Mono-, di- and tri-atomic gases, Ideal gas, van-der-Waals gas and equation of state,Mean free path, Laws of 25 thermodynamics, Zeroth law and concept of thermal equilibrium, First law and its consequences,Isothermal and adiabatic processes, Reversible, irreversible and quasistatic processes, Second law and entropy, Carnot cycle, Maxwell’s thermodynamic relations and simple applications, Thermodynamic potentials and their applications, Phase transitions and Clausius-Clapeyron equation, Ideas of ensembles, MaxwellBoltzmann, Fermi-Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions |

Modern Physics | Inertial frames and Galilean invariance, Postulates of special relativity. Lorentz transformations, Length contraction, time dilation, Relativistic velocity addition theorem, mass energy equivalence, Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Bohr’s atomic model, X-rays, Wave-particle duality, Uncertainty principle, the superposition principle, calculation of expectation values, Schrödinger equation and its solution for one, two and three dimensional boxes, Solution of Schrödinger equation for the one dimensional harmonic oscillator. Reflection and transmission at a step potential, Pauli exclusion principle, Structure of atomic nucleus, mass and binding energy, Radioactivity and its applications, Laws of radioactive decay, Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics: Crystal structure, Bravais lattices and basis, Miller indices, X-ray diffraction and Bragg's law, Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, variation of resistivity with temperature, Fermi level, p-n junction diode, I-V characteristics, Zener diode and its applications, BJT- characteristics in CB, CE, CC modes, Single stage amplifier, two stage R-C coupled amplifiers |

Simple Oscillators | Barkhausen condition, sinusoidal oscillators, OPAMP and applications, Inverting and non-inverting amplifier, Boolean algebra, Binary number systems, conversion from one system to another system, binary addition and subtraction, Logic Gates AND, OR, NOT, NAND, NOR exclusive OR Truth tables, combination of gates, de Morgan’s theorem |

**Recommended Books**

Book Name | Author/ Publisher |
---|---|

IIT JAM Physics Solved Papers & Practice Set | Atique Hasan |

IIT JAM Theory & Practice Book | Sushil K Tomar |

IIT JAM Theory & Practice A Comprehensive Book | Sushil K Tomar |

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4 Commentsif i want to study msc chemistry,is i want write exams on others subjects ,i mean about the subjects of physics, biotechnology,mathematics etc,.,?....

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