|Table of contents
|IIT JAM Organic Chemistry Syllabus
|IIT JAM Syllabus for Inorganic Chemistry
|IIT JAM Syllabus for Physical Chemistry
|IIT JAM Topic Wise Weightage
|Detailed Analysis of 2023 IIT JAM Chemistry Exam:
|IIT JAM Exam Pattern
|IIT JAM 2024 Marking Pattern & Negative Marking
|IIT JAM Exam Pattern Guidelines
|Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) Related to IIT JAM (Chemistry) Syllabus and Weightage
The syllabus of JAM Chemistry 2024 is divided into three parts - Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Inorganic chemistry. So below, we have mentioned the section-wise IIT JAM Chemistry Syllabus. You should pick up one by one topic from each section and complete the IIT JAM syllabus 2024 to get a seat in the exam.
Going through the trends of previous six-year exam papers. The topic-wise weightage is-
Here is the detailed IIT JAM 2024 paper pattern with the number of questions, total marks, negative marking, type of questions, etc for all 3 sections.
JAM Exam Paper of all 7 subjects will consist of three types of questions:
There will be a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire paper will be divided into three sections A, B, and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types as given below:
The candidates can check the marking scheme below -
In all sections, questions not attempted will result in zero marks.
In Section-A (MCQ), incorrect answers will result in negative marks:-
After knowing IIT JAM 2024 Paper Pattern and marking scheme, you must know about the following points.
The candidate must follow the guidelines provided by the IIT JAM 2024 authorities otherwise it can be counted in unfair means. It may lead to the cancellation of candidature from JAM Exam at any other stage of the exam. The candidate may be disqualified as well to appear further in IIT JAM.
1. What is the syllabus for IIT JAM (Chemistry) and what is the subject-wise weightage?
Ans. The syllabus for IIT JAM (Chemistry) includes Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry, and Inorganic Chemistry. The subject-wise weightage for Physical Chemistry is 40%, for Organic Chemistry is 35%, and for Inorganic Chemistry is 25%.
2. How many questions are there in the IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam and what is the duration of the exam?
Ans. The IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam consists of 60 questions. The exam is for a duration of 3 hours.
3. Is there negative marking in the IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam?
Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in the IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam. For Section A (MCQ), 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer of 1 mark question and 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer of 2 marks question. In Section B (MSQ), there is no negative marking.
4. Can I appear for IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam after completing my graduation in any stream?
Ans. No, you are eligible to appear for the IIT JAM (Chemistry) exam only if you have completed a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry or a related field like Biochemistry, Biotechnology, or Physics.
5. What is the mode of examination for IIT JAM (Chemistry)?
Ans. The mode of examination for IIT JAM (Chemistry) is online computer-based.