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IIT JAM (Join Admission Test for MSc.) for this year will be conducted on February 12, 2017. IIT JAM is conducted for candidates who wish to join the Post-graduate program (Joint MSc-Ph.D., MSc-Ph.D. Dual degree, MSc-M.Tech, MSc-MSc (Research)-Ph.D. Dual degree, etc.) at various IITs or at IISc Bangalore. IIT JAM will be a computer based test (CBT), conducted in seven subjects viz. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biotechnology, Mathematical Statistics, Geology, and Biological Science.
IIT JAM Exam will have 60 questions of 100 marks and will be divided into three sections i.e. A, B, and C. Each section is compulsory to attempt.
This article primarily focuses on one out of the seven subjects i.e. Biological Science. Candidates can find below information regarding the JAM syllabus, important topics, preparation tips, important books, etc. related to the Biological Science section.
In the below table, we have listed the complete JAM Syllabus for IIT JAM Biological Science. Candidates should go through it thoroughly and start preparing each topic with to the best of their ability.
|Basics of Biophysics, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology||Trace elements in Biological Science, Buffers, enzymes and proteins, vitamins, carbohydrates and lipids and their metabolisms, biological oxidation, digestion and absorption, plants and animals hormones and their action, detoxifying mechanism, nucleic acid, nervous system, nature of gene and its function, synthesis of nucleic acid and proteins, genetic codes, nucleic acid and metabolism, enzyme mechanism and kinetics, and photosynthesis|
|General Biology||Pro and eukaryotic organism, taxonomy and physiology, cell organelles and their functions, energy transformation, multicellular organization, internal transportation of plants, regulation of body fluid and excretory mechanism, respiration, cellular reproduction, biology, population and communities, Mendelian genetics and heredity, evolution, animal behavior, genesis and diversity of organisms, plant and animal diseases|
|Structure of Biomolecules||Thermodynamics and Kinetics of biological system, intra and intermolecular forces, principles of X-ray diffraction, UV and IR spectroscopy and hydrodynamic techniques|
|Cell Theory||Method of cell fractionation, cell architecture, cell division, viruses and fungi, types of chromosome structure, biochemical genetics, principles of processes of development|
|Cell Biology. Microbiology, and Immunology||Laboratory techniques in microbiology, classes of microorganisms, their characterization, pathogenic microorganisms and diseases, nutrient requirement of growth, applied microbiology, microbial genetics, viruses, antigen antibiotics, innate and adaptive immunity|
|Mathematical Science||Mathematical Functions (algebraic, trigonometric, and exponential) and their derivatives (derivatives and integral of simple functions) Permutation and combination.|
Books for IIT JAM 2017 Biological Science are huge in number. It is advisable to refer to a number of books that cover the entire JAM syllabus that help complete the preparation without any ambiguity. Here, we bring to you a collection of prime Biological Science books for IIT JAM preparation.
|Life science: Fundamentals and practice- I and II||Pranav Kumar and Usha Mina|
|Lehninger Principles of Biochemistry||David L. Nelson|
|Molecular biology of Cell||Bruce Albert|
|Cell and Molecular Biology||Karp|
|Microbiology||John P. Harley, Lansing Prescott, Donald Klein|
|Biochemistry||Lubert Stryer, Jeremy M. Berg, John L. Tymoczko|
|Principles of genetics||Simmons, Gardner, and Snustad|
|Genetics: A Conceptual Approach||Benjamin A. Pierce|
We have bulleted relevant IIT JAM preparation tips that will definitely help you stand out in the race to ace IIT JAM.
It is strictly advisable to solve IIT JAM mock test papers regularly to hone your time management skill. They help you get an idea about the topics that are frequently asked in IIT JAM Exam. On that account, we have listed some of the IIT JAM previous year’s question papers for the aspirants. Candidates can find them below.
|Previous Year Paper||Link|
|IIT JAM Question Paper 2016||Click to download|
|IIT JAM Question Paper 2015||Click to download|
|IIT JAM Question Paper 2014||Click to download|
|IIT JAM Question Paper 2013||Click to download|
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