IIT JAM Biotechnology Exam 2018

IIT JAM Biotechnology (BT) Exam 2018. The JAM Biotechnology 2018 online examination will be held on February as Computer Based Test (CBT).  For Application Form, Admission /Notification, Result, Admit Card,  Please refer to IIT JAM 2018 Exam.

IIT JAM Biotechnology (BT) Exam 2018

IIT JAM Biotechnology Exam 2018

IIT JAM Biotechnology Exam 2018

Exam Pattern

  • This Biotechnology test paper has a total of 60 questions carrying 100 marks. The entire question paper is dividedinto three sections, A, B and C. All sections are compulsory. Questions in each section are of different types.

Biotechnology (BT) Section – A

  •  Section – A contains Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ). Each MCQ type question has four choices out of which only one choice is the correct answer. This section has 30 Questions and carry a total of 50 marks. Q.1 – Q.10 carry 1 mark each and Questions Q.11 – Q.30 carry 2 marks each.

Biotechnology (BT) Section – B

  • Section – B contains Multiple Select Questions (MSQ). Each MSQ type question is similar to MCQ but with a difference that there may be one or more than one choice(s) that are correct out of the four given choices. The candidate gets full credit if he/she selects all the correct choices only and no wrong choices. This section has 10 Questions and carry 2 marks each with a total of 20 marks.

Biotechnology (BT) Section – C

  • Section – C contains Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions. For these NAT type questions, the answer is a real number which needs to be entered using the virtual numerical keypad on the monitor. No choices will be shown for these type of questions. This section has 20 Questions and carry a total of 30 marks. Q.1 – Q.10 carry 1 mark each and Questions Q.11 – Q.20 carry 2 marks each.

Biotechnology (BT) Negative Marking

  • Section – A (MCQ): wrong answer will result in NEGATIVE marks. For all 1 mark questions, 1/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. For all 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • In Section – B (MSQ), there is NO NEGATIVE and NO PARTIAL marking provisions. There is NO
    NEGATIVE marking in Section – C (NAT) as well.

Biotechnology Syllabus

  • The Biotechnology (BT) test paper comprises of Biology (44% weightage), Chemistry (20% weightage), Mathematics (18% weightage) and Physics (18% weightage).

BIOLOGY (10+2+3 level)

  • General Biology: Taxonomy; Heredity; Genetic variation; Conservation; Principles of ecology; Evolution; Techniques in modern biology.
  • Biochemistry and Physiology: Carbohydrates; Proteins; Lipids; Nucleic acids; Enzymes; Vitamins; Hormones; Metabolism – Glycolysis, TCA cycle, Oxidative Phosphoryation; Photosynthesis. Nitrogen Fixation, Fertilization and Osmoregulation; Vertebrates-Nervous system; Endocrine system; Vascular system; Immune system; Digestive system and Reproductive System.
  • Basic Biotechnology: Tissue culture; Application of enzymes; Antigen-antibody interaction; Antibody production; Diagnostic aids.
  • Molecular Biology: DNA; RNA; Replication; Transcription; Translation; Proteins; Lipids and Membranes; Operon model; Gene transfer.
  • Cell Biology: Cell cycle; Cytoskeletal elements; Mitochondria; Endoplasmic reticulum; Chloroplast; Golgi apparatus; Signaling.
  • Microbiology: Isolation; Cultivation; Structural features of virus; Bacteria; Fungi; Protozoa; Pathogenic micro-organizms

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

IIT JAM Biotechnology Eligibility

Integrated Ph.D.in Biological Sciences IISc Bangalore Bachelor’s  degree  in  Biology  or  Chemistry  orPhysics or Mathematics. The candidates should have passed Biology at the Higher Secondary(10+2) level.
M.Sc. Biotechnology IITB, IITR Bachelor’s degree in any branch of Science/ Agriculture  /  Pharmacy  /  Veterinary  / Engineering / Medicine (MBBS).NOTE:  For  IITB  only,  the  candidates  should have passed Mathematics at the Higher Secondary (10+2) level.
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree inBiotechnology IITB
M.Sc.- Ph.D. Dual Degree in Environmental Science and Engineering IITB Bachelor’s degree with any one of Biology, Biotechnology, Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics for two years/four semesters, and any one of the other four subjects for at least one year/two semesters. The candidate should have passed Mathematics at Higher Secondary (10 +2) level.

Question Papers

JAM Biotechnology Previous Year Question Papers with answer keys

  • Here you can find all of the IIT JAM Biotechnology previous year question papers answers are free of cost students can download these papers for Science Entrance preparation. This Year on 2015 IIT JAM Biotechnology written test was conducted , the paper is available with us. Any Candidates who has Last IIT JAM Biotechnology 10 to 20 Years previous solution can share with us.

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IIT JAM Biotechnology Model Papers 2018:

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IIT JAM Biotechnology Mock Test:

  • IIT JAM MCQ Biotechnology Questions Answers for Science Test. This mock test having 25 question each, with four choices. On each click on answers system will tell you where the answers is correct or incorrect. There many online practice set of IIT JAM BT question answers quiz.

Biotechnology Books / Study Materials:

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