IIT JAM Mathematics Previous Year Question Pdf DOWNLOAD (2012-2022)

Here in this article you will Download all the Previous Year Question Paper (2012-2022) of IIT JAM Mathematics in the pdf format (soft Copy) . IIT JAM Mathematics Handwritten notes are also a prime factor of your preparation of IIT JAM Mathematics 2023.

IIT JAM Mathematics

IIT JAM Mathematics paper tests the candidate’s knowledge of the subject at hand. IIT Roorkee is the organising body of the exam, this year. 

IIT JAM Mathematics exam pattern is such that candidates need to attempt Numerical Answer Type (NAT) questions, Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs), and Multiple Select Questions (MSQs). In the exam, aspirants need to attempt 60 questions in three hours duration. The maximum marks that candidates can secure in JAM 2023 is 100. For IIT JAM preparation aspirants need to have a strategy in place to secure admission in the Mathematics course. As part of this prep strategy, candidates should study from important books and solve as many IIT JAM question papers and mock tests as possible.

IIT JAM Mathematics Eligibility Criteria 2023

It is important for the test takers to know that the JAM 2023 committee has laid down the IIT JAM Physics 2023 eligibility criteria for students who belong to all the categories. The IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2023 is different for the candidates belonging to the general/OBC and the SC/ST/PWD category with respect to the minimum aggregate scored in the previous qualifying degree (UG).

CategoriesCommon Eligibility Requirement
General/OBCMinimum of 55% aggregate scored in the last qualifying degree or 5.5 CGPA scored out of 10
SC/ST/PWDMinimum of 50% aggregate scored in the last qualifying degree or 5.0 CGPA scored out of 10

IIT JAM Mathematics 2023 – Important Points to Remember

  • The applicants must make sure that they refer to the IIT JAM eligibility criteria 2023 before filling up the application form.
  • The eligibility criteria for IIT JAM will differ with respect to the courses offered by the participating institutes of JAM.
  • The aspiring candidates who wish to appear for the JAM 2023 entrance test must ensure that they hold a bachelor’s degree in the respective field.
  • The aspirants who are still pursuing their graduation must make sure that they submit the mark sheet of the qualifying examination to the institute before the last date of submission.
  • The JAM committee has the right to cancel the candidature for admissions at any stage if they find that the candidates are not complying with the rules and regulations laid down by them.

IIT JAM Mathematics : Exam Highlights

Exam ModeOnline, Computer Based Test (CBT)
Exam Duration3 hours
Test LanguageEnglish
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQs),
Multiple Select Questions (MSQs), and Numerical Answer Type (NAT)
SubjectsPhysics (PH)
Total Questions60
Total Marks100 marks

IIT JAM Mathematics Exam Pattern 2023

Exam Pattern Section A

  • Number of Questions – 30 questions having 10 questions of 1 mark each and 20 questions of two marks each. Each question will have four choices out of which only one choice will be a correct one.
  • Nature of Questions – Objective type (MCQs)
  • Exam Mode – Online (CBT)
  • Exam Medium – The question papers at all exam centers will be in English only. 
  • Marking Scheme – 1 or 2 mark questions
  • Negative Marking – For each wrong answer of 1 mark questions, 1/3 mark will be deducted and similarly for each wrong answer of 2 marks questions, 2/3 mark will be deducted.
Sections/TypesSection A
Number of Questions30
Marks1 or 2 marks for each question
Negative MarkingFor 1 mark questions, 1/3 of marks will be deducted and
for 2 marks questions, 2/3 marks will be deducted
Types of QuestionMultiple Choice
Mode of ExamOnline

Exam Pattern Section B

  • Number of Questions – 10 questions only.  
  • Nature of Questions – Multiple Select Questions (MCQs). 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.
  • Exam Mode – Online (CBT)
  • Exam Medium – The question papers at all exam centers will be in English only. 
  • Marking Scheme – The candidate gets full credit only if he/she selects all the correct answers only and no wrong answers. 
  • Negative Marking – There are no negative and no partial marking provisions.
Sections/TypesSection C
Number of Questions10
Marks2 marks for each question
Negative MarkingNo negative marking
Types of QuestionNo options will be displayed
Mode of ExamOnline

Exam Pattern Section C

  • Number of Questions – 20 questions involving 10 questions of one mark each and 10 questions of two marks each. 
  • Nature of Questions – Numerical Answer Type (NAT). For NAT type questions, the answer is a signed real number, which needs to be entered using the virtual numeric keypad on the monitor.
  • Exam Mode – Online (CBT)
  • Exam Medium – The question papers at all exam centers will be in English only. 
  • Marking Scheme – For correct answers candidates will get 2 marks. 
  • Negative Marking – There are no negative and no partial marking provisions.
Sections/TypesSection C
Number of Questions20
Marks2 marks for each question
Negative MarkingNo negative marking
Types of QuestionNo options will be displayed
Mode of ExamOnline

Note: There is a provision of using Online Virtual Calculator and hence, the candidate should not bring any calculator with them.

IIT JAM Mathematics 2023 : Marking Scheme

Each paper in IIT JAM will contain a total of 60 questions divided into three sections which will carry 100 marks.

SectionNo of QuestionsMarksNegative Marking
A10 MCQs
20 MCQs
1 mark each
2 marks each
B10 MSQs1 mark eachNot Applicable
C10 NAT Questions
10 NAT Questions
2 marks eachNot Applicable


The Mathematics paper of IIT JAM consists of topics such as Sequence & Series, Real Numbers, Differential Equations, Calculus, Linear Algebra, Real Analysis etc.

  • Sequences and Series of Real Numbers : Sequence of real numbers, convergence of sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, subsequences, Bolzano-Weierstrass theorem. Series of real numbers, absolute convergence, tests of convergence for series of positive terms – comparison test, ratio test, root test; Leibniz test for convergence of alternating series.
  • Functions of One Real Variable : Limit, continuity, intermediate valueproperty, differentiation, Rolle’s Theorem, mean value theorem, L’Hospital rule, Taylor’s theorem, maxima and minima.
  • Functions of Two or Three Real Variables : Limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima.
  • Integral Calculus : Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of calculus. Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration, calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals, calculating volumes using triple integrals.
  • Differential Equations : Ordinary differential equations of the first order of the form y’=f(x,y), Bernoulli’s equation, exact differential equations, integrating factor, orthogonal trajectories, homogeneous differential equations, variable separable equations, linear differential equations of second order with constant coefficients, method of variation of parameters, Cauchy-Euler equation.
  • Vector Calculus : Scalar and vector fields, gradient, divergence, curl, line integrals, surface integrals, Green, Stokes and Gauss theorems.
  • Group Theory : Groups, subgroups, Abelian groups, non-Abelian groups, cyclic groups, permutation groups, normal subgroups, Lagrange’s Theorem for finite groups, group homomorphisms and basic concepts of quotient groups.
  • Linear Algebra : Finite dimensional vector spaces, linear independence of vectors, basis, dimension, linear transformations, matrix representation, range space, null space, rank-nullity theorem. Rank and inverse of a matrix, determinant, solutions of systems of linear equations, consistency conditions, eigenvalues and eigenvectors for matrices, Cayley-Hamilton theorem.
  • Real Analysis : Interior points, limit points, open sets, closed sets, bounded sets, connected sets, compact sets, completeness of R. Power series (of real variable), Taylor,s series, radius and interval of convergence, term-wise differentiation and integration of power series.

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Advantages of solving IIT JAM Previous Question Papers

  • By solving IIT JAM previous year question papers, candidates will be able to get an idea about the nature of questions that will be asked in the exam.
  • Also, by solving previous years IIT JAM question papers, students will be able to establish how much weightage is given to topics and sections.
  • Apart from getting acquainted with the nature of questions and weightage to topics, candidates appearing for the entrance exam can improve on other important attributes relating to the exam such as management of time, ability to solve tricky problems, keen eye for details, speed of solving questions and a lot more.
  • Along with solving the IIT JAM previous year question papers, candidates are also advised to refer to the IIT JAM syllabus 2023 to get in-depth knowledge of topics and subjects from where the questions were asked in the exam.

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