How to Prepare for JAM 2021, Important Books

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
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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