IIT JAM 2021: How to Prepare for JAM- Important Books
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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|
|B||Multiple Select Questions with one or more options correct||10||2|
|C||Numerical Answer Type||10||1|
- 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.