How to Prepare for JAM 2021, Important Books

IIT JAM 2021: How to Prepare for JAM- Important Books

It is time for aspirants pulled up their socks and geared up for the exam and to Prepare for JAM 2019. We know that the entrance exam tends to take a toll on aspirants, as a short time left for the Joint Admission Test for Masters (JAM). Read a few tips to help you prepare for the exam. The JAM IIT paper pattern depends on the subjects one chooses to appear for; it is either descriptive or objective. First, let us have a quick look at the JAM paper pattern. Read the below article to prepare for JAM 2019.

Analyze the Exam Pattern

Section Type of questions Number of questions Marks per question
A Multiple Choice Questions with single answer correct 10 1
20 2
B Multiple Select Questions with one or more options correct 10 2
C Numerical Answer Type 10 1
10 2
  • In Section A, for every wrong / incorrect answer, there is negative marking.
  • For one-mark questions the negative marks is 1/3.
  • For the two-mark questions the negative marks is 2/3.
  • There is no provision for partial marking.
  • If there are three correct answers and you select only one, you will not get any marks.

Important books to Prepare for JAM 2019

  • Mathematical Methods In The Physical Sciences: Mary L Boas
  • Waves and Oscillations: N.K. Bajaj
  • An Introduction to Mechanics: Kleppner and Kolenkow
  • Quantum Physics: H.C. Verma
  • Introduction to Electrodynamics: David J. Griffiths
  • Solid State Physics: S.O. Pillai

Important Tips to Prepare for JAM 2019

  • Previous year question paper will give you an insight into the kind of questions which are generally asked.
  • Try and solve as many past year question papers as you can.
  • Try referring to IIT JAM books by various authors.
  • Solve mock test papers available online as it will help you strategies your time management techniques.
  • Devote more time towards revising topics which have more Weightage in comparison to others.
  • Make short memory cards to help in last minute revision.
  • Most importantly keep your calm and don’t panic.
  • Do not start a new topic at the last minute! Instead revise the topics you have already completed.

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