IIT JAM Syllabus 2016 Exam Syllabus Physics/Mathematics/Chemistry PDF

By | June 26, 2015

IIT JAM Syllabus

IIT JAM SyllabusWe are providing the IIT JAM Syllabus 2016 of Physics / Mathematics / Chemistry, for those applicants who have applied for IIT JAM Exam 2016. Candidates must check the complete IIT JAM Syllabus from here or you can also download the PDF file of Syllabus through online process for giving best performance in the IIT JAM exam.

Perhaps, this exam is one of the toughest exams for the candidates who want to take the admission in the most prestigious engineering colleges like ITIs. So candidates you need a detailed Syllabus of Joint Admission Test, because basic preparation is not enough for scoring good marks in the examination.

Students will not able to score well without the exact knowledge of syllabus and some of the candidates always get confused about this all the time. So firstly it is very important to be aware with the IIT JAM Syllabus 2016 for effective preparation.

As you know IIT JAM examination are conduct in the following areas –

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics

Name of Examination                                                              

Joint Admission Test Exam 2016

IIT JAM Syllabus

IIT JAM Syllabus 2016 for all the sections is described below:

1. Biological Sciences (BL)

  • General Biology
  • Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology
  • Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology
  • Mathematical Sciences

2. Biotechnology (BT)

Biology (10+2+3 level)

  • General Biology
  • Biochemistry and Physiology
  • Basic Biotechnology
  • Molecular Biology
  • Cell Biology
  • Microbiology

Chemistry (10+2+3 level)

Atomic Structure:

  • Bohr’s theory and Schrodinger wave equation
  • Periodicity in properties; Chemical bonding
  • Properties of s, p, d and f block elements
  • Complex formation
  • Coordination compounds
  • Chemical Equilibria
  • Chemical thermodynamics (first and second law)
  • Chemical kinetics (zero, first, second and third order reactions)
  • Photochemistry
  • Electrochemistry
  • Acid-base concepts
  • Stereochemistry of carbon compounds
  • Inductive, electromeric, conjugative effects and resonance

Chemistry of Functional Groups:

  • Hydrocarbons, alkyl halides, alcohols, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines and their derivatives
  • Aromatic hydrocarbons, halides, nitro and amino compounds, phenols, diazonium salts, carboxylic and sulphonic acids
  • Mechanism of organic reactions
  • Soaps and detergents
  • Synthetic polymers
  • Biomolecules – amino acids, proteins, nucleic acids, lipids and carbohydrates (polysaccharides)
  • Instrumental techniques – chromatography (TLC, HPLC), electrophoresis, UV-Vis, IR and NMR spectroscopy, mass spectrometry.

Mathematics (10+2 level)

  • Sets
  • Relations and Functions
  • Mathematical Induction
  • Logarithms
  • Complex numbers
  • Linear and Quadratic equations
  • Sequences and Series
  • Trigonometry
  • Cartesian System of Rectangular Coordinates
  • Straight lines and Family
  • Circles
  • Conic Sections
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Binomial Theorem
  • Exponential and Logarithmic Series
  • Mathematical Logic
  • Statistics
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Vectors
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Boolean Algebra
  • Probability
  • Functions
  • Limits and Continuity
  • Differentiation
  • Application of Derivatives
  • Definite and Indefinite Integrals
  • Differential Equations

Physics (10+2 level)

  • Physical World and Measurement
  • Elementary Statics and Dynamics
  • Kinematics
  • Laws of Motion
  • Work
  • Energy and Power
  • Electrostatics
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism
  • Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual Nature of Matter and Radiations
  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Solids and Semiconductor Devices
  • Principles of Communication
  • Motion of System of Particles and Rigid Body
  • Gravitation
  • Mechanics of Solids and Fluids
  • Heat and Thermodynamics
  • Oscillations
  • Waves

3. Chemistry (CY)

Physical Chemistry

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

Organic Chemistry

  • Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry
  • Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications
  • Qualitative Organic Analysis
  • Natural Products Chemistry
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Periodic Table
  • Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds
  • Main Group Elements (s and p blocks)
  • Transition Metals (d block)
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry
  • Instrumental Methods of Analysis
  • Analytical Chemistry

4. Geology (GG)

  • The Planet Earth
  • Geomorphology
  • Structural Geology
  • Palaeontology
  • Stratigraphy
  • Mineralogy
  • Petrology
  • Economic Geology
  • Applied Geology

5. Mathematics (MA)

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers
  • Functions of One Variable
  • Functions of Two Real Variables
  • Integral Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Vector Calculus
  • Group Theory
  • Linear Algebra
  • Real Analysis

6. Mathematical Statistics (MS)


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


  • Probability
  • Random Variables
  • Standard Distributions
  • Joint Distributions
  • Limit Theorems
  • Estimation
  • Testing of Hypotheses

7. Physics (PH)

  • Mathematical Methods
  • Mechanics and General Properties of Matter
  • Oscillations, Waves and Optics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics
  • Modern Physics
  • Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics


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