TIFR GS Exam Pattern 2020 | JGEEBILS Syllabus Download PDF


TIFR GS Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2020: Students can download TIFR GS / JGEEBILS Entrance Exam Syllabus and Pattern from here. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research award Ph.D., Integrated M.Sc-Ph.D and also M.Sc Degree in certain specializations. TIFR conducts a Nationwide Graduate School Entrance Examination (GS-2020) to provide admission for students. The syllabus of the TIFR GS 2020 exam will be on the basis of the concerned Bachelor’s Degree subjects and specialization. Candidate can go through the article and learn more about the syllabus and exam pattern for JGEEBILS Exam 2020 .

TIFR GS / JGEEBILS 2020 Syllabus 

The detailed syllabus has been given on the official website – http://univ.tifr.res.in/gs2020/Syllabus/Syllabus.htm

Mathematics SyllabusCheck Here
Physics SyllabusCheck Here
Biology SyllabusCheck Here
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Computer and System Sciences SyllabusCheck Here

Mathematics – Part I – The questions are mainly based on the B.Sc course, which includes Algebra, Analysis, Geometry/Topology, Elementary properties. Part II – This part varies according to the program and centers.

TIFR GS Exam PatternPhysics – Classical Mechanics; Mathematics relevant to Physics; Electricity and Magnetism; Quantum Mechanics; Heat, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics; General Physics; Modern Physics; Electronics and Experimental Physics.

Biology – There is no specified syllabus and the test will be extremely basic and cover topics in General, Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.


Chemistry – physical, organic, inorganic, analytical, electro and quantum chemistry, biophysics, thermodynamics, spectroscopy (NMR, fluorescence, IR, UV, and X-ray), logic and statistics and mathematical methods.

Computer  Science – Discrete Mathematics, Formal Languages, Automata Theory and Computability, Data Structures and Algorithms, Fundamentals of Programming Languages and Compilers, Operating Systems and Concurrency, Switching Theory and Digital Circuits, Theory of Databases

System Sciences – Engineering Mathematics, Electrical, and Computer Sciences

TIFR GS / JGEEBILS 2020 Exam Pattern

GS-2020 is an online computer-based examination. It has Multiple-choice type questions for all the subjects. Candidates are awarded marks for the correct answer and awarded negative marks for wrong answers. If a question is not attempting then 0 marks will be awarded for that question.

SUBJECTNo. of QuestionsGrading SchemeDuration
Correct AnswerWrong Answer


40+1-12 hours
Biology60Refer Below Table of Biology2 hours
Physics40Refer Below Table of Physics3 hours
Chemistry40+3-13 hours
Computer Science30+4-13 hours
System Science30+4-13 hours
  1. Biology
    • Total Number of Question – 60


Total Number of QuestionGrading SchemeNegative Marks
 General – A

15 Questions

+1 Mark for Questions 1 to 10 and +2 Marks for Question 11 to 15Each wrong answers  -½  Mark if incorrect


Physics – B

15 Questions

Chemistry- C

15 Questions

Biology – D

15 Questions

  1. Physics
    • Total No. Of Sections – Two (Section A & Section B)


Total Number of QuestionGrading Scheme

Negative Marks


25 Question+3 Marks, if Correct-1 mark if incorrect
B15 Questions+5 Marks, if Correct

No Negative marks

  1. Computer Science & System Science
    • Total Number of Question
      • Section A – 15 Questions (Must be attended by all candidates)
      • Section B – 15 Questions (Computer Science)      OR
      • Section C – 15 Questions (System Science (including Communications and Applied Probability)

In conclusion, the exam pattern and syllabus are very important aspects for candidates appearing in the GS-2020. Candidate should go through the syllabus and practice the model question paper at the correct pace and duration.