The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) New Delhi is the administering authority for JEE Main 2013. The Last Date for submission of application form is extended to December 24, 2012. Entrance Exam will be held on April 7, 2012.
10+2 students willing to join engineering colleges for study of under graduate courses writes JEE Main. The examination is selection criteria mainly for admission into, technology, engineering, pharmacy, design, architecture under courses. JEE Main is centralized examination, institutes across India will accept JEE Main Score for admission. At present examination is held only once in a year.
National Council for Hotel Management and Catering Technology - NCHMCT, Noida will conduct JEE 2013 for admission into Full-time regular program in B.Sc. Hospitality & Hotel Administration.
For clarification, if any, you may contact at Toll Free No.1800 180 3151 on any working day.
Send the duly completed Print Version of Online Application Form having Auto Generated Application No. to JEE Cell, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology , A-34, Institutional Area, Sector - 62, NOIDA (UP) - 201309 so as to reach on or before 15 April 2013 . Registration Process will be completed only on receipt of duly completed Print Version of Online Application Form.
Admit Card of only those candidates will be uploaded whose application form reaches:JEE Cell, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology , A-34, Institutional Area, Sector - 62, NOIDA (UP) - 201309 by 15 April 2013.
NCHMCT JEE 2013 Schedule
Application Form Available Online - 13 December 2012 to 15 April 2013 (Monday)
Last Date for receipt of filled-in form - 15 April 2013 (Monday)
Availability of Admit Cards on NCHMCT website - 19th April 2013 (Friday) (1400 hours) onwards
NCHMCT JEE 2013 Exam Dates
Written Examination (JEE 2013) - 27 April 2013 (Saturday)
Timings of JEE 2013 - 1000 Hrs to 1300 Hrs (3 hours)
NCHMCT JEE 2013 Exam Result
Result of JEE on website - 2nd Week of May, 2013
NCHMCT B.Sc Hotel Management Admission Counseling
Conduct of Counselling - 1st week of June, 2013
Commencement of Academic Session - 1st August, 2013
Admission shall be based on marks obtained by the candidate in All India (Written Test) JEE-examination to be held on April 27th, 2013. Allotment of Institute shall strictly be in order of merit & rank. No group discussions or personal interviews are involved in this admission process.
NCHMCT JEE 2013 Eligibility Criteria
A pass in 10+2 system of Senior Secondary examination or its equivalent with English as one of the subjects. Candidate must have passed English as a subject of study (core/elective/functional) in the qualifying examination.
Those appearing in 10+2 or equivalent examination can also appear in JEE 2013 on provisional basis. Provisional admission will stand cancelled if proof of having passed the qualifying examination (10+2 or its equivalent) is not submitted at the time of counselling or at the time of admission or latest by 30-09-2013.
The offer of admission is subject to verification of original certificates/documents at the time of admission. If any candidate is found ineligible at a later date even after admission to an Institute, his/her admission will stand cancelled.
QUALIFYING EXAMINATIONS FOR INDIAN STUDENTS
Plus two level examination in the 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education of any recognized Central/State Board, such as Central Board of Secondary Education and Council for Indian School Certificate Examination or State Boards of Secondary Education.
Intermediate or two-year Pre-University Examination conducted by a recognized Board/University.
General Certificate Education (GCE) Examination (London/Cambridge/Sri Lanka) at the Advanced (A) level.
High School Certificate Examination of the Cambridge University.
Any Public School/Board/University Examination in India or in a foreign country recognized by the Association of Indian Universities as equivalent to 10+2 pattern of Senior Secondary education.
H.S.C. Vocational Examination.
Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Open School with a minimum of five subjects including English as one of the Subjects.
Age Limit & Reservation of Seats
Age Limit as on 01 July 2013
For candidates from General and OBC categories, upper age limit is 22 years as on 01.07.2013. Candidates born on or after July 01, 1991 are eligible. In the case of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe candidates, upper age limit is 25 years as on 01.07.2013. That is SC/ST candidates born on or after July 01, 1988 are eligible. Upper age limit for Physically Challenged candidates shall be reckoned as per the category he/she belongs to i.e. General/SC/ST/OBC. Date of birth as recorded in the Secondary Education Board/Pre-University Certificate shall be the authentic proof that will be accepted. At the time of counselling, this certificate must be produced in original as a proof of age, failing which the candidate will not be considered for counselling/admission.
All qualified candidates will have to submit a physical fitness certificate at the time of admission from a Registered Medical Practitioner in the prescribed format given at APPENDIX - I.
RESERVATION OF SEATS
As per Government of India rules candidates belonging to certain categories are admitted to seats reserved for them. Benefit of reservation shall be given only to those classes/castes/tribes which are in the respective Central List published by the Government of India.
RESERVATION FOR SCHEDULED CASTE/ SCHEDULED TRIBE
For the SC and ST categories, 15% and 7.5% seats, respectively, are reserved in Central and State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. Candidates belonging to SC / ST categories will be required to produce the original caste/tribe certificate issued by a competent authority in the prescribed format during admission. Certificates in any other format will not be accepted. Seats remaining vacant in these categories shall not be filled by candidates belonging to any other category. Appendix II
27% seats are reserved for candidates belonging to OBC (Non creamy layer) category in Central Institutes of Hotel Management. Those belonging to the creamy layer of OBC are NOT entitled for reservation. Seats remaining vacant in this category shall be filled through General Category candidates, as per Hon’ble Supreme Court ruling. The OBC candidates (non-creamy layer) will be required to produce original OBC (Non Creamy Layer) caste certificate issued on or after April 01, 2012 by a competent authority in the prescribed format at the time of counselling/Admission. Format is given at Appendix III.
DOCUMENT REQUIRED IN SUPPORT OF CLAIM FOR RESERVATION UNDER SC, ST AND OBC CATEGORIES
The certificate of SC, ST & OBC category is required to be issued by District Magistrate/Additional District Magistrate/Collector/Deputy Commissioner/Additional Deputy Commissioner/Deputy Collector/1st Class Stipendiary Magistrate/City Magistrate/Sub-Divisional Magistrate/Additional Chief Presidency Magistrate/ Presidency Magistrate/Revenue Officer not below the rank of Tehsildar/Sub-Divisional Officer of the area / Administrator/Secretary to Administrator/Development Officer (Lakshadweep Island) where the candidate and/or his/her family normally resides. Certificate issued by any other authority will not be accepted. Candidates are required to produce the original Caste Certificate along with attested copy at the time of Counselling as well as at the time of admission at the Institute.
PHYSICALLY DISABLED (PD)
3% of seats in every category are reserved for Physically Disabled candidates in all Central & State Government Institutes of Hotel Management. For any category of disability (viz. locomotors, visual, dyslexia, speech, and /or hearing) benefit would be given to those who have at least 40% physical impairment.
The percentage of disability of the candidates will be required to be certified by Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Central Govt. / State Govt./ Municipal Corporation run Hospitals only. Such candidates are required to produce the original Medical Certificate both at the time of Counselling and at the time of Admission to the Institute. In case of any dispute in determining the eligibility under PD category, the decision of the Medical Board to be constituted by the Institute would be final.
RESERVATION FOR KASHMIRI MIGRANT (Subject to notification from Ministry of HRD for academic session 2013-2014)
One seat (Supernumerary) in each Central and State Government affiliated IHM is provided for Registered Kashmiri Migrants. Such applicants shall have to qualify the JEE-2013. Candidates registered with different State Govt. should produce proof of registration in original at the time of Counselling and at the time of admission to the Institutes.
NCHMCT JEE 2013 Admit card
Check NCHMCT website link: http://www.nchmct.org or http://applyadmission.net/nchmjee2013 on or after 19 April 2013 (Friday) at 1400 hrs. for downloading Admit Card. Please note that no separate admit card will be issued through post.
Registration Process will be completed only on receipt of duly completed Print Version of Online Application Form.
Admit Card of only those candidates will be uploaded whose application form reaches: JEE Cell, National Council for Hotel Management & Catering Technology, A-34, Institutional Area, Sector - 62, NOIDA (UP) - 201309 by 15 April 2013 (Monday) .
Access individual Admit Card using NCHMCT Application Number (Auto-generated number given on Online Application Form).
Take the printout of Admit Card from the above website link. Admit card will have the Roll Number and Test Centre Address. No separate Admit Card will be issued.
Affix on the Admit Card two similar photographs already kept in self custody.
Get the Photographs on the Admit Card attested by any Gazetted Officer or Head of the Institute / School from where the candidate has passed or is going to pass.
The Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU) Chair for Sustainable Development (CSD) offers admission to online Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Biodiversity for the January 2013 session.
The minimum eligibility criteria to join this program is graduate degree in any discipline.
The post graduate students, researchers, scientists, engineers, medical doctors, stake holders, policy makers, administrators, and other professionals with requisite educational qualifications will be given preference. Course duration is 12 months.
The program will be offered on first come first serve basis. The last date of application is 15th January, 2012.
The IGNOU’s Chair for Sustainable Development i.e CSD was established in 2007. The eminent Agricultural Scientist and Father of green revolution in India, Prof. M.S. Swaminathan is the Honorary Chair for CSD.
Other Programs Offered by the IGNOU CSD
Post Graduate Diploma in Sustainability Science
Appreciation Programme on Sustainability Science
Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Wetlands
Appreciation Programme on Sustainable Management of Ganga A Scientfic Approach
Leadership Programme on Nutrition Security and Sustainable Development
Mathematical Methods: Calculus of single and multiplevariables, partial derivatives, Jacobian, imperfect and perfect differentials, Taylor expansion, Fourier series. Vector algebra, Vector Calculus, Multiple integrals, Divergence theorem, Green’s theorem, Stokes’ theorem. First order equations and linear second order differential equations with constant coefficients. Matrices and determinants, Algebra of complex numbers.
Mechanics and General Properties of Matter: Newton’s laws of motion and applications, Velocity and acceleration in Cartesian, polar and cylindrical coordinate systems, uniformly rotating frame, centrifugal and Coriolis forces, Motion under a central force, Kepler’s laws, Gravitational Law and field, Conservative and non-conservative forces. System of particles, Centre of mass, equation of motion of the CM, conservation of linear and angular momentum, conservation of energy, variable mass systems. Elastic and inelastic collisions. Rigid body motion, fixed axis rotations, rotation and translation, moments of Inertia and products of Inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorem. Principal moments and axes. Kinematics of moving fluids, equation of continuity, Euler’s equation, Bernoulli’s theorem.
Oscillations, Waves and Optics: Differential equation for simple harmonic oscillator and its general solution. Super-position of two or more simple harmonic oscillators. Lissajous figures. Damped and forced oscillators, resonance. Wave equation, traveling and standing waves in onedimension. Energy density and energy transmission in waves. Group velocity and phase velocity. Sound waves in media. Doppler Effect. Fermat’s Principle. General theory of image formation. Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations. Interference of light, optical path retardation. Fraunhofer diffraction. Rayleigh criterion and resolving power. Diffraction gratings. Polarization: linear, circular and elliptic polarization. Double refraction and optical rotation.
Electricity and Magnetism: Coulomb’s law, Gauss’s law. Electric field and potential. Electrostatic boundary conditions, Solution of Laplace’s equation for simple cases. Conductors, capacitors, dielectrics, dielectric polarization, volume and surface charges, electrostatic energy. Biot- Savart law, Ampere’s law, Faraday’s law of electromagnetic induction, Self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents. Simple DC and AC circuits with R, L and C components. Displacement current, Maxwell’s equations and plane electromagnetic waves, Poynting’s theorem, reflection and refraction at a dielectric interface, transmission and reflection coefficients (normal incidence only). Lorentz Force and motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields.
Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics: Elements of Kinetic theory of gases. Velocity distribution and Equipartition of energy. Specific heat of Mono-, di- and tri-atomic gases. Ideal gas, van-der-Waals gas and equation of state. Mean free path. Laws of thermodynamics. Zeroth law and concept of thermal equilibrium. First law and its consequences. Isothermal and adiabatic processes. Reversible, irreversible and quasi-static processes. Second law and entropy. Carnot cycle. Maxwell’s thermodynamic relations and simple applications. Thermodynamic potentials and their applications. Phase transitions and Clausius-Clapeyron equation. Ideas of ensembles, Maxwell-Boltzmann, Fermi- Dirac and Bose-Einstein distributions.
Modern Physics: Inertial frames and Galilean invariance. Postulates of special relativity. Lorentz transformations. Length contraction, time dilation. Relativistic velocity addition theorem, mass energy equivalence. Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Compton effect, Bohr’s atomic model, X-rays. Wave-particle duality, Uncertainty principle, the superposition principle, calculation of expectation values, Schrödinger equation and its solution for one, two and three dimensional boxes. Solution of Schrödinger equation for the one dimensional harmonic oscillator. Reflection and transmission at a step potential, Pauli exclusion principle. Structure of atomic nucleus, mass and binding energy. Radioactivity and its applications. Laws of radioactive decay.
Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics: Crystal structure, Bravais lattices and basis. Miller indices. X-ray diffraction and Bragg’s law; Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors, variation of resistivity with temperature. Fermi level. p-n junction diode, I-V characteristics, Zener diode and its applications, BJT: characteristics in CB, CE, CC modes. Single stage amplifier, two stage R-C coupled amplifiers. Simple Oscillators: Barkhausen condition, sinusoidal oscillators. OPAMP and applications: Inverting and non-inverting amplifier. Boolean algebra: Binary number systems; conversion from one system to another system; binary addition and subtraction. Logic Gates AND,
The Mathematical Statistics (MS) test paper comprisesof Mathematics (40% weightage) and Statistics (60%weightage).
Sequences and Series: Convergence of sequences of real numbers, Comparison, root and ratio tests for convergence of series of real numbers.
Differential Calculus: Limits, continuity and differentiability of functions of one and two variables. Rolle's theorem, mean value theorems, Taylor's theorem, indeterminate forms, maxima and minima of functions of one and two variables.
Integral Calculus: Fundamental theorems of integral calculus. Double and triple integrals, applications of definite integrals, arc lengths, areas and volumes. Matrices: Rank, inverse of a matrix. systems of linear equations. Linear transformations, eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Cayley-Hamilton theorem, symmetric, skewsymmetric and orthogonal matrices.
Differential Equations: Ordinary differential equations of the first order of the form y' = f(x,y). Linear differential equations of the second order with constant coefficients.
Statistics Probability: Axiomatic definition of probability and properties, conditional probability, multiplication rule. Theorem of total probability. Bayes' theorem and independence of events.
Random Variables: Probability mass function, probability density function and cumulative distribution functions, distribution of a function of a random variable. Mathematical expectation, moments and moment generating function. Chebyshev's inequality.
Standard Distributions: Binomial, negative binomial, geometric, Poisson, hypergeometric, uniform, exponential, gamma, beta and normal distributions. Poisson and normal approximations of a binomial distribution.
Joint Distributions: Joint, marginal and conditional distributions. Distribution of functions of random variables. Product moments, correlation, simple linear regression. Independence of random variables.
Sampling distributions: Chi-square, t and F distributions, and their properties.
Limit Theorems: Weak law of large numbers. Central limit theorem (i.i.d.with finite variance case only).
Estimation: Unbiasedness, consistency and efficiency of estimators, method of moments and method of maximum likelihood. Sufficiency, factorization theorem. Completeness, Rao-Blackwell and Lehmann-Scheffe theorems, uniformly minimum variance unbiased estimators. Rao-Cramer inequality. Confidence intervals for the parameters of univariate normal, two independent normal, and one parameter exponential distributions.
Testing of Hypotheses: Basic concepts, applications of Neyman-Pearson Lemma for testing simple and composite hypotheses. Likelihood ratio tests for parameters of univariate normal distribution.
Sequences and Series of real numbers: Sequences and series of real numbers. Convergent and divergent sequences, bounded and monotone sequences, Convergence criteria for sequences of real numbers, Cauchy sequences, absolute and conditional convergence; Tests of convergence for series of positive terms - comparison test, ratio test, root test, Leibnitz test for convergence of alternating series.
Functions of one variable: limit, continuity, differentiation, Rolle's Theorem, Mean value theorem. Taylor's theorem. Maxima and minima.
Functions of two real variable: limit, continuity, partial derivatives, differentiability, maxima and minima. Method of Lagrange multipliers, Homogeneous functions including Euler's theorem.
Integral Calculus: Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, definite integrals and their properties, Fundamental theorem of integral calculus. Double and triple integrals, change of order of integration. Calculating surface areas and volumes using double integrals and applications. Calculating volumes using triple integrals and applications.
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-separable solutions, Linear differential equations of second and higher order with constant coefficients, method of variation of parameters. Cauchy- Euler equation.
Vector Calculus: Scalar and vector fields, gradient, divergence, curl and Laplacian. Scalar line integrals and vector line integrals, scalar surface integrals and vector surface integrals, Green's, Stokes and Gauss theorems and their applications.
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 (only group theory).
Linear Algebra: Vector spaces, Linear dependence of vectors, basis, dimension, linear transformations, matrix representation with respect to an ordered basis, Range space and null space, rank-nullity theorem; Rank and inverse of a matrix, determinant, solutions of systems of linear equations, consistency conditions. Eigenvalues and eigenvectors. Cayley-Hamilton theorem. Symmetric, skewsymmetric, hermitian, skew-hermitian, orthogonal and unitary matrices.
Real Analysis: Interior points, limit points, open sets, closed sets, bounded sets, connected sets, compact sets; completeness of R, Power series (of real variable) including Taylor's and Maclaurin's, domain of convergence, term-wise differentiation and integration of power series.
There will be Three Sections in the Geophysics (GP)test paper, namely, Geology, Mathematics and Physics, each with a weightage of 50%. A candidate has to attempt any Two Sections.
The syllabi for the Geology, Mathematics and Physics Sections of the Geophysics (GP) test paper are given below:
The Planet Earth: Origin of the Solar System and the Earth; Geosphere and the composition of the earth; Shape and size of the Earth; Earth-moon system; Formation of continents and oceans; dating the rocks and age of the Earth; Energy in the earth system; Volcanism and volcanic landforms; Interior of earth; Earthquakes. Earth's magnetism and gravity, Elements of plate tectonics.
Geomorphology: Weathering and erosion; transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms, structurally controlled landforms.
Structural Geology: Concept of stratum; Contour; Outcrop patterns; Maps and cross sections; Dip and strike; classification and origin of folds, faults, joints, foliation and lineation, unconformities; shear zones.
Mineralogy: Symmetry and forms in common crystal classes; physical properties of minerals; Isomorphism and polymorphism, Classification of minerals; Structure of silicates; Mineralogy of common rock-forming minerals; Mode of occurrence of minerals in rock. Transmitted polarised light microscopy and optical properties of uniaxial and biaxial minerals.
Palaeontology: Major steps in the evolution of life forms; Fossils; their mode of preservation and utility; Morphological characters, major evolutionary trends and ages of important groups of animals - Brachiopoda, Mollusca, Trilobita, Graptolitoidea, Anthozoa, Echinodermata;
Stratigraphy: Principles of Stratigraphy, Geological Time Scale and ages of major stratigraphic units of India.
Petrology: Definition and classification of rocks; Igneous rock-forms of igneous bodies; Crystallisation from magma; classification, association and genesis of igneous rocks; Sedimentary rocks-classification, texture and structure; Metamorphic rocks-Classification, facies, texture and structure.
Economic Geology: Physical properties of common ore minerals, General processes of formation of mineral deposits; Mode of occurrence of important metallic and nonmetallic deposits in India; Coal, petroleum and ground water occurrences in India.
Sequences, Series and Differential Calculus: Sequences of real numbers, Convergent sequences and series. Mean Value Theorem, Taylor's theorem, Maxima and Minima, functions of several variables.
Integral Calculus: Fundamental theorem of calculus, Integration, Double and Triple integrals, change of order of integration, Surface Areas and Volumes.
Differential Equations: Linear and Non-linear ODE, existence and uniqueness (without proof), Linear Differential Equations of second order with constant coefficients.
Vector Calculus: Gradient, Divergence, Curl, Laplacian, Green's, Stokes and Gauss theorems and their Applications.
Linear Algebra: System of Linear Equations, Matrices, Rank, Determinant, Inverse, eigenvalues and eigenvectros. Dimension, Linear transformations.
Probability: Probability spaces, Conditional Probability, Independence, Bayes Theorem, Univariate and Bivariate Random Variables, Moment Generating and Characteristic Functions, Binomial, Poisson and Normal distributions.
Statistics: Sampling Distributions of Sample Mean and Variance, Exact Sampling Distribution (Normal Population), Simple and Composite hypothesis, Best critical region of a Test, Neyman-Pearson theorem, Likelihood Ratio Testing and its Application to Normal population, comparison of normal populations, large sample theory of test of hypothesis, approximate test on the parameter of a binomial population, comparison of two binomial populations.
Numerical Analysis: Difference table, symbolic operators, differences of a factorial, representation of a polynomial by factorials. Forward, backward and central difference approximation formulae. Simpson's one-third rule, Newton- Raphson method for finding the solution of f(x)=0.
Mechanics and General Properties of Matter: Newton's laws of motion and applications, Kepler's laws, Gravitational Law and field, Conservative and non-conservative forces. System of particles, Centre of mass (CM), equation of motion of the CM, conservation of linear and angular momentum, conservation of energy. Elastic and inelastic collisions. Rigid body motion, fixed axis rotations, rotation and translation, moments of Inertia and products of Inertia. Principal moments and axes. Elasticity, Hookeâ€™s law and elastic constants of isotropic solid, stress energy. Kinematics of moving fluids, equation of continuity, Euler's equation, Bernoulli's theorem, viscous fluids, surface tension and surface energy, capillarity.
Oscillations, Waves and Optics: Differential equation for simple harmonic oscillator and its general solution. Superposition of two or more simple harmonic oscillators. Lissajous figures. Damped and forced oscillators, resonance. Wave equation, travelling and standing waves in one-dimension. Energy density and energy transmission in waves. Group velocity and phase velocity. Sound waves in media. Doppler Effect. Fermat's Principle. General theory of image formation. Thick lens, thin lens and lens combinations. Interference of light, optical path retardation. Fraunhofer diffraction. Rayleigh criterion and resolving power. Diffraction gratings. Polarization: linear, circular and elliptic polarization. Double refraction and optical rotation.
Electricity and Magnetism: Coulomb's law, Gauss's law. Concept of Potential, Field and Boundary Conditions, Solution of Laplace's equation for simple cases. Conductors, capacitors, dielectrics, dielectric polarization, volume and surface charges, electrostatic energy. Magnetic susceptibility, bar magnet, Earth's magnetic field and its elements. Biot-Savart law, Ampere's law, Lenz's law, Faraday's law of electromagnetic induction, self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents. Simple DC and AC circuits with R, L and C components. Displacement current, Maxwell's equations and plane electromagnetic waves. Lorentz Force and motion of charged particles in electric and magnetic fields.
Kinetic theory, Thermodynamics: Elements of Kinetic theory of gases. Velocity distribution and Equipartition of energy. Specific heat of Mono-, di- and tri-atomic gases. Ideal gas, Van-der-Waals gas and equation of state. Mean free path . Laws of thermodynamics. Zeroeth law and concept of thermal equilibrium. First law of thermodynamics and its consequences. Isothermal and adiabatic processes. Reversible, irreversible and quasi-static processes. Second law of thermodynamics. Carnot cycle.
Modern Physics: Inertial frames and Galilean invariance. Postulates of special relativity. Lorentz transformations. Length contraction, time dilation. Relativistic velocity addition theorem, mass energy equivalence. Blackbody radiation, photoelectric effect, Bohr's atomic model, X-rays. Wave-particle duality, Uncertainty principle, Pauli Exclusion Principle, Structure of atomic nucleus, mass and binding energy. Radioactivity and its applications. Laws of radioactive decay and half life, Fission and fusion.
Solid State Physics and Electronics: Crystal structure, Bravais lattices and basis. Miller indices. X-ray diffraction and Bragg's law, Origin of energy bands. Concept of holes. Intrinsic and extrinsic semiconductors. p-n junctions, transistors. Amplifier circuits with transistors.
The Planet Earth: Origin of the Solar System and theEarth; Geosphere and the composition of the Earth; Shape and size of the earth; Earth-moon system; Formation of continents and oceans; Dating rocks and age of the Earth; Energy in the earth system; Volcanism and volcanic landforms; Interior of earth; Earthquakes; Earth's magnetism and gravity, Isostasy; Elements of Plate tectonics; Orogenic cycles.
Geomorphology: Weathering and erosion; Transportation and deposition due to wind, ice, river, sea, and resulting landforms, Structurally controlled landforms.
Structural Geology: Concept of stratum; Contour; Outcrop patterns; Maps and cross sections; Dip and strike; Classification and origin of folds, faults, joints, foliation and lineation, unconformities; shear zones.
Palaeontology: Major steps in the evolution of life forms; Fossils; their mode of preservation and utility; Morphological characters, major evolutionary trends and ages of important groups of animals - Brachiopoda, Mollusca, Trilobita, Graptolitoidea, Anthozoa, Echinodermata; Gondwana plant fossils; Elementary idea of verterbrate fossils in India.
Stratigraphy: Principles of stratigraphy; Litho-, chronoand biostratigraphic classification; distribution and classification of the stratigraphic horizons of India from Archaean to Recent.
Mineralogy: Symmetry and forms in common crystal classes; Physical properties of minerals; Isomorphism and polymorphism, Classification of minerals; Structure of silicates; Mineralogy of common rock-forming minerals; Mode of occurrence of minerals in rocks. Transmitted polarised light microscopy and optical properties of uniaxial and biaxial minerals.
Petrology: Definition and classification of rocks; Igneous rocks - forms of igneous bodies; Crystallization from magma; classification, association and genesis of igneous rocks; Sedimentary rocks - classification, texture and structure; size and shape of sedimentary bodies. Metamorphic rocks - classification, facies, texture and properties.
Economic Geology: Properties of common economic minerals; General processes of formation of mineral deposits; Physical characters; Mode of occurrence and distribution in India both of metallic and non-metallic mineral deposits; Coal and petroleum occurrences in India.
Applied Geology: Ground Water; Mineral exploration, elements of Mining Geology and Environmental Geology; Principles of Engineering Geology.
The Computer Applications (CA) test paper comprisesof Mathematics, Computer Awareness, and Analytical Ability and General Awareness and they will be in the ratio 4:2:1. The question paper will be fully of objective type. There will be negative marking (one third) for wrong answer.
MATHEMATICS Algebra: Set theory and its simple applications. Basic concepts of groups, fields and vector spaces. Matrices: Rank of a matrix. Existence and uniqueness of solution of a system of linear equations. Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors. Inverse of a matrix by elementary transformations. Differential Calculus: Differentiation, Partial differentiation, Taylor series and approximate calculations. Maxima and minima of functions of one and two variables. Integral Calculus: Single and multiple integration. Definite integrals, Change of order and change of variables. Applications to evaluation of area, surface and volume. Differential Equations: First order differential equations, linear differential equations of higher order with constant coefficients. Vector Algebra: Addition, subtraction, dot product, cross product, triple product and their applications. Numerical Analysis: Solution of non-linear equations using iterative methods. Interpolation (Lagrange's formula and Newton's formula for equidistant points). Numerical differentiation and integration (Trapezoidal and Simpson's rules). Probability: Basic concepts of probability theory. Binomial and Poisson distributions. Linear Programming: Formulation and its graphical solution for two variable problems.
COMPUTER AWARENESS Elements of computers. Number systems. Basic electronic gates. Boolean algebra. Flip-Flops. Algorithmic approach to solve problems. Fundamentals of C language.
ANALYTICAL ABILITY AND GENERAL AWARENESS Simple questions will be asked to test the analytical ability and general awareness of candidates.
Basic Mathematical Concepts: Functions, maxima and minima, integrals, ordinary differential equations, vectors and matrices, determinants, elementary statistics and probability theory. Atomic and Molecular Structure: Fundamental particles, Bohr's theory of hydrogen-like atom; wave-particle duality; Uncertainty principle; Schrodinger's wave equation; Quantum numbers, shapes of orbitals; Hund's rule and Pauli's exclusion principle, electronic configuration of simple homonuclear diatomic molecules. Theory of Gases: Equation of state of ideal and nonideal (van der Waals) gases, Kinetic theory of gases. Maxwell-Boltzmann distribution law; equipartition of energy. Solid state: Crystals, crystal systems, X-rays, NaCl and Kcl structures, close packing, atomic and ionic radii, radius ratio rules, lattice energy, Born-Haber cycle, isomorphism, heat capacity of solids. Chemical Thermodynamics: Reversible and irreversible processes; First law and its application to ideal and nonideal gases; Thermochemistry; Second law; Entropy and free energy, Criteria for spontaneity. Chemical and Phase Equilibria: Law of mass action; Kp, Kc, Kx and Kn; Effect of temperature on K; Ionic equilibria in solutions; pH and buffer solutions; Hydrolysis; Solubility product; Phase equilibria-Phase rule and its application to one-component and two-component systems; Colligative properties. Electrochemistry: Conductance and its applications; Transport number; Galvanic cells; EMF and Free energy; Concentration cells with and without transport; Polarography; Concentration cells with and without transport; Debey-Huckel-Onsagar theory of strong electrolytes. Chemical Kinetics: Reactions of various order, Arrhenius equation, Collision theory; Theory of absolute reaction rate; Chain reactions - Normal and branched chain reactions; Enzyme kinetics; photochemical processes; Catalysis. Adsorption: Gibbs adsorption equation, adsorption isotherm, types of adsorption, surface area of adsorbents, surface films on liquids.
Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry: Electronic effect (resonance, inductive, hyperconjugation) and steric effects and its applications (acid/base property). Optical isomerism in compounds without any stereocenters (allenes, biphenyls), conformation of acyclic systems (substituted ethane/n-propane/n-butane) and cyclic systems (mono and di substituted cyclohexanes). Organic Reaction Mechanism and Synthetic Applications: Chemistry reactive intermediates, carbine, nitrene, benzyne, Hofmann-Curtius-Lossen rearrangement, Wolf rearrangement, Simmons-Smith reaction, Reimer- Tiemann reaction, Michael reaction, Darzens reaction, Witting reaction, McMurry reaction. Pinacol-pinacolone, Favorskii, benzilic acid rearrangement, dienonc-phenol rearrangement, Bayer-Villeger reaction). Oxidation and reduction reactions in organic chemistry. Organometallic reagents in organic synthesis (Grignard and organocopper). Diels-Alder reaction, Sigmatropic reactions. Qualitative Organic Analysis: Functional group interconversions, structural problems using chemical reactions, identification of functional groups by chemical tests, elementary 1H NMR and IR spectroscopy as a tool for structural elucidation. Natural Products Chemistry : Introductory chemistry of alkaloids, terpenes, carbohydrates, amino acids, peptides and nucleic acids. Heterocyclic Chemistry: Monocyclic compounds with one hetero atom.
Periodic Table: Periodic classification of elements and periodicity in properties; general methods of isolation and purification of elements. Chemical Bonding and Shapes of Compounds: Types of bonding; VSEPR theory and shapes of molecules; hybridization; dipole moment; ionic solids; structure of NaCl, CsCl, diamond and graphite; lattice energy. Main Group Elements (s and p blocks): Chemistry with emphasis on group relationship and gradation in properties; structure of electron deficient compounds of main groupelements and application of main group elements. Transition Metals (d block): Characteristics of 3d elements; oxide, hydroxide and salts of first row metals; coordination complexes; VB and Crystal Field theoretical approaches for structure, colour and magnetic properties of metal complexes. Organometallic compounds, metal carnonyls, nitrosyls and metallocenes, ligands with back bonding capabilities; MO theory approaches to explain bonding in metal-carbonyl, metal-nitrosyl and metalphosphine complexes. Bioinorganic Chemistry: Essentials and trace elements of life, basic reactions in the biological systems and the role of metal ions especially Fe2+, Fe3+, Cu2+ and Zn2+, function of hemoglobin and myoglobin. Instrumental Methods of Analysis: Basic principles, instrumentations and simple applications of conductometry, potentiometry, UV-vis spectro-photometry, analysis of water, air and soil samples. Analytical Chemistry: Principles of qualitative and quantitative analysis; acid-base, oxidation-reduction and EDTA and precipitation reactions; use of indicators; use of organic reagents in inorganic analysis; radioactivity; nuclear reactions; applications of isotopes.
The Biotechnology (BT) test paper comprises ofBiology (44% weightage), Chemistry (20% weightage), Mathematics (18% weightage) and Physics (18% weightage). The question paper will be fully of objective type. There will be negative marking (one third) for wrong answer .
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-organisms.
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 Th
Biological Sciences question paper will be fully of objective type. There will be negative marking (one third) for wrong answer.
General Biology Taxonomy and physiology, Pro-and eukaryotic organisms; cell organelles and their function; multicellular organisation; energy transformations; internal transport systems of plants; respiration; regulation of body fluids and excretory mechanisms; cellular reproduction; Mendelian genetics and heredity; biology and populations and communities; evolution; genesis and diversity of organisms; animal behaviour, plant and animal diseases.
Basics of Biochemistry, Biophysics, Molecular Biology Buffers; trace elements in biological systems; enzymes and proteins; vitamins; biological oxidations, carbohydrates and lipids and their metabolisms; digestion and absorption; detoxifying mechanisms; plant and animal hormones and their action, nervous system, nucleic acids, nature of gene and its function, Genetic code, synthesis of nucleic acids and proteins. Enzyme mechanisms and kinetics, nucleic acid metabolism, photo synthesis. Structure of biomolecules; intra and intermolecular forces; thermodynamics and kinetics of biological systems, principles of x-ray diffraction, IR and UV spectroscopy and hydrodynamic techniques.
Microbiology, Cell Biology and Immunology Classes of microorganisms and their characterization, nutrient requirement for growth; laboratory techniques in microbiology, pathogenic microorganisms and disease; applied microbiology; viruses, Microbial genetics. Innate and adaptive immunity, antigen antibodies. Cell theory; Cell architecture; methods of cell fractionation; cell division; types of chromosome structure; biochemical genetics- inborn errors of metabolisms; viruses and fungi; principles of processes of development.
Mathematical Sciences Mathematical functions (algebraic, exponential, trigonometric), their derivatives (derivatives and integrals of simple functions), permutations and combinations.
The “OMR (Optical Mark Recognition) Application Form” along with the “Information Brochure” will be available from 20 September, 2012 to 20 October, 2012 on cash payment of application fee of Rs.1200/- for General/ OBC category male candidates, Rs 600/- for SC/ST and PD category male candidates from the designated branches of Canara Bank as given below:
Female candidates are exempted from payment of the application fee. They can obtain the Application Form from the designated Canara Bank counters by submitting a self attested photocopy of University/ College/Institute Identity card and pre-final year/final year mark-sheet or degree certificate.
Fee for offline application form from Canara Banks # Only one Test Paper General/OBC- Rs.1200/- SC/ST/PD- Rs.600/- Two Test Papers General/OBC- Rs.1200/- + DD for Rs.300/- SC/ST/PD- Rs.600/- + DD for Rs.150/- Fee for online application$ Only one Test Paper General/OBC- Rs.1100/- SC/ST/PD- Rs.500/- Two Test Papers General/OBC- Rs.1400/-- SC/ST/PD- Rs.650/-
# Through Bank Pay-in slip on cash payment at designated Canara Bank branches $ Through Demand Draft in favour of "Chairman JAM, IIT Delhi" payable at Delhi.
OBC candidates NEED NOT SEND any certificate with the application form. It will be required only at the time of applying for admission
Step 3: Fill in the Application Form
Candidates must follow the instructions provided in JAM 2013 information brochure.
Write your name & application form number on the reverse side of photograph before pasting.
Paste your recent photograph (3 cm X 4 cm) in the designated place on OMR sheet.
Sign at the designated places of OMR sheet.
Write the test city first & second choice codes, paper code(s) and your address on the envelope. Ensure that you have attached all the enclosures (DD for additional (second) test paer, if applicable) with the duly filled-in application form as mentioned in the check list on the envelope filled by you.
Step 5: Post/Submission
Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Speed Post (preferably) or by Registered Post to The Organizing Chairman, JAM 2013, IIT Delhi, Block-I, Hauz Khas, NEW DELHI-110 016 so as to reach there on or before 30th October , 2012.
Demand draft of appropriate amount should be drawn in favour of “Chairman JAM, IIT Delhi”, on any bank, payable at Delhi. Step 2: Obtain SC/ST/PD Certificate (if applicable)
Authorities empowered to issue Certificates SC/ST
OBC candidates NEED NOT SEND any certificate with the application form. It will be required only at the time of applying for admission.
Step 3: Apply Online (Link from top menu item will be active on or after September 20, 2012)
Candidates must follow all instructions strictly while applying online.
At the end of this process, a PDF file will be generated with the following pages:
Page-1: JAM 2013 Application Form
Page-2: Address Slip/ Mailing Label
Take a print out of the entire file.
Write your name & application form number on the reverse side of photograph before pasting. Paste your recent color photograph (3 cm X 4 cm) in the designated place on Page-1.
Sign at the designated places of Page-1.
Paste the portion marked on the Page-2 on top of a A4-size envelope. Ensure that you have attached all the enclosures with the duly filled-in application form as mentioned in the check list on the envelope filled by you.
Step 5: Post/Submission
Duly filled-in Application Form with appropriate enclosures must be sent by Speed Post (preferably) or by Registered Post to The Organizing Chairman, JAM 2013, IIT Delhi, Block-I, Hauz Khas, NEW DELHI-110 016 so as to reach there on or before 30th October, 2012.
JAM 2013 admit card will be sent to you by post. In case of any discrepancy please inform to Organizing Chairman, JAM 2013, IIT Delhi
JAM 2013 Admit Card can also be downloaded from url http://gate.iitd.ac.in/jam
If a candidate did not receive JAM 2013 admit card by January 21, 2013 and also not able to download, he / she should inform to the Chairman JAM 2013 to the respective zone where first choice of test centers falls via faz/phone/email giving the Application Form Number/Online Registration Number, name, mailing address and city code of the desired test centre (first choice) to get information about registration number and name of the test centre allotted. Those candidates who have not received their Admit Card, due to postal delay or any other reason, will be issued a Duplicate Admit Card by the Presiding Officer of their respective Test centres, on the morning of the date of examination, 10 February, 2013 (before 8.00 a.m.), on production of a photograph identical to that pasted on the Application/ Online Registration Form and the Identity Card from the institution last attended (bring original Identity Card and its photocopy).
Preserve JAM 2013 card till admission process is over. This is important document you would need in every step while proceeding for admission.