Reference Books for IIT-JAM CHEMISRY-CY


  • Atomic and Molecular Structure : Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins
  • Theory of Gases : Physical Chemistry–Peter W. Atkins
  • Chemical Thermodynamics : Physical Chemistry–Thomas Engel & Phillip Reid
  • Chemical and Phase Equilibria : Principals of Chemical Equilibrium & Phase Rule –K.G. Denbigh
  • Electrochemistry : An Introduction to Electrochemistry–Samuel Glasstone
  • Chemical Kinetics : Chemical Kinetics – Keith J. Laidler
  • Solid State : Solid State–Peter W. Atkins
  • Adsorption : Introduction to Surface Chemistry & Catalysis – Gabor A. Somorjai
  • Basic Mathematical Concept : Differential Equation & Matrices–Shanti Narayan


  • Periodic Table : Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee
  • Chemical Bonding and Shapes of compounds : Inorganic Chemistry – Meissler & Tarr
  • Main Group Elements (s and p blocks) : Concise Inorganic Chemistry – J. D. Lee
  • Transition Metal (d block) : Concise Inorganic Chemistry – James E. Huheey
  • Analytical Chemistry : Quantitative Inorganic Analysis – A. I. Vogel
  • Bioinorganic Chemistry : Inorganic Chemistry – James E. Huheey
  • Instrumental Method of Analysis :Instrumental method – Skoog, Holler & Crouch


  • Basic Concepts in Organic Chemistry and Stereochemistry: Stereochemistry Conformation and Mechanism-P.S. Kalsi
  • Organic reaction Mechanism and synthetic applications

    1. Organic Chemistry-Clayden, Greeves, Warner and Wothers
    2. Organic Chemistry- Carey & Sundberg
  • Natural Products Chemistry : Organic Chemistry (Vol-II) – I. L. Finar
  • Heterocyclic Chemistry : Organic Chemistry (Vol-I) – I. L. Finar
  • Qualitative organic Analysis : Introduction to Spectroscopy – Pavia, Lampman, Kriz, Vyvyan


Reference Books for IIT-JAM Physics-PH

Mathematical Methods
1. Mathematical Methods In The Physical Sciences: Mary L Boas
2. Advanced Engineering Mathematics: Erwin Kreyszig
3. Mathematical Methods for Physics & Engineering: Riley, Hobson & Bence
4. Vector Analysis: Schaum’s Series: Murray R Spiegel
5. Mathematical Physics: H.K. Dass
Mechanics & General Properties of Matter
1. An Introduction to Mechanics: Kleppner and Kolenkow
2. Classical Mechanics: Herbert Goldstein
3. Classical Mechanics: J.C. Upadhyaya
4. Classical Mechanics: Walter Greiner
5. Classical Mechanics & General Properties of matter: A.B. Gupta
Oscillations, Wave and Optics
1. Waves and Oscillations: N.K. Bajaj
2. Waves and Oscillations: Brij Lal & N Subrahmanyam
3. Optics: Ajoy Ghatak
4. Optics: Eugune Hecht, A. R. Ganesan
5. Optics: B. Ghosh
Electricity and Magnetism
1. Introduction to Electrodynamics: David J. Griffiths
2. Electricity & Magnetism: B.Ghosh
Kinetic Theory, Thermodynamics
1. Funda-mentals of Statistical Mechanics & Thermal Physics: F. Reif
2. Thermodynamics: Garg, Bansal & Ghosh
3. Heat & Thermodynamics: H.P. Roy & A.B. Gupta
Modern Physics
1. Quantum Physics: H.C. Verma
2. Concepts of Modern Physics: Beiser, Mahajan, Choudhury
3. Introduction to Quantum Mechanics: David J. Griffiths
4. Nuclear Physics: D.C. Tayal
Solid State Physics, Devices and Electronics
1. Solid State Physics: S.O. Pillai
2. Solid State Physics: Puri & Babbar
3. Electronic Devices & Circuit Theory: Boylestad & Nashelsky
4. Digital Fundamentals: Floyd
5. Electronics: B. Ghosh
Students can also use “ I.E. Irodov ” for practising problems regarding Mecahnics & General
Properties of matter, Oscillations, Wave and Optics, Electricity & Magnetism & Kinetic Theory & Thermodynamics.

Reference books for IIT JAM Mathematics-MA

1. Integral Calculus: F. Ayres (Schaum’s), Gorakh Prasad

2. Vector Calculus: Murray R. Spiegel (Schaum’s), A.R.Vasishtha

3. Linear Algebra: Seymour Lipschitz (Schaum’s), H. Anton, A.R.Vasishtha.

4. Ordinary Differential Equation: Peter J. Collins, G.F. Simmons, M.D. Raisinghania.

5. Principle of Real Analysis: S. C. Malik.

6. Real Analysis: H. L. Royden.

7. Modern Algebra: A. R. Vasishtha 8. University Algebra: N. S. Gopalakrishan.