IIT JAM Course Syllabus

Course Syllabus

Clearing IIT JAM entrance exam is all about preparation. Candidates who want to crack IIT JAM and want to get into M.Sc. or Ph.D. courses or dual courses of M.Sc. and Ph.D. in reputed institutions in India will be looking for a defined syllabus. Your gateway to success in technology is through Achieva's IIT JAM online Coaching classes. There are 1629 seats available at the various IISc and IIT institutes across the country. Before starting with the syllabus, it is important to understand the test pattern.
There are 7 test papers it is divided as given below with their respective code:
  • Physics (PH)
  • Chemistry (CY)
  • Biological Sciences (BL)
  • Biotechnology (BT)
  • Geology (GG)
  • Mathematics (MA)
  • Mathematical Statistics (MS)

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Physics comes with a code PH and covers the topics like :

  • Modern physics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Simple Oscillators
  • Kinetic theory
  • Solid state physics
  • Electronics and Devices
  • Oscillations
  • Optics and Waves
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Mathematical Methods


Chemistry comes with a code CY and covers Organic , Inorganic & physical Chemistry disciplines. The following topics in each discipline are also covered in this syllabus.

Organic Chemistry consisting of topics like

  • Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications
  • Concepts of Organic Chemistry & Stereochemistry
  • Qualitative Organic Analysis
  • Natural Product Chemistry
  • Aromatic & Heterocyclic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry consists of topics like the

  • Periodic Table
  • Main Group Elements
  • Chemical Bonding & Shapes of Compounds
  • Transition Metals
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Bioinorganic & Analytic Chemistry

Physical Chemistry consists of topics like

  • Atomic and Molecular Structure
  • Solid state
  • Theory of Gasses
  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Adsorption and Spectroscopy
  • Basic Mathematical Concepts

Biological Sciences

Biological Sciences comes with a code BL and covers topics like

  • General Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology
  • Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences
  • Biophysics
  • Molecular Biology
  • Optics and Waves
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Basics of Biochemistry


Biotechnology comes with a code BT and covers topics that include different in-depth details in Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Biology syllabus up to 10+2+graduation level.


Mathematics comes with a code MA and covers topics like

  • Group Theory
  • Real Analysis
  • Vector Calculus
  • Linear Algebra
  • Differential Equations
  • Sequences & Series of Real Numbers
  • Functions of Two Real Variables

Mathematical Statistics

Mathematical Statistics consists of Mathematics and Statistics. The former comprises of topics like

  • Matrices
  • Differential Equations
  • Integral Calculus
  • Sequences and Series
  • Differential Calculus