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IIT JAM 2018 Computer Application Syllabus
IIT JAM syllabus for Computer Applications ( CA ) test paper comprises of Mathematics, Computer awareness and Analytical ability and General awareness and they will be in the ration 4 : 2 : 1.
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 Eigen vectors. 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.
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.