Everything You Need to Know About Tifr Physics

On 16 Jun., 2020

If you are about to appear for the Tifr Physics exam conducted by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, then you need to prepare well for the exam.

Everything You Need to Know About Tifr Physics

If you are about to appear for the Tifr Physics exam conducted by Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, then you need to prepare well for the exam. Candidates who want to get admissions for post graduate science programs attend this exam. Passing this competitive exam can be difficult, but you can do it with right and effective preparation. You need to solve as many previous questions papers as possible.

This will help you get the hang of the exam and also increase your self-confidence that you can pass this exam. Candidates who have finished under graduate programs and are studying final of the under graduate programs can apply for the examination. Before beginning your preparation, you need to know the syllabus and exam pattern so that you can prepare accordingly. 

TIFR physics Syllabus

  • Classical Mechanics
  • Mathematics relevant to Physics
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Quantum Mechanics
  • Heat, Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics
  • General Physics
  • Modern Physics
  • Electronics and Experimental Physics

You must cover all these portions so that you can be able to attend all questions and get the required marks to pass the examination. You can get to know the important topics and questions of these portions and give extra time to study them. On the exam day, you should be able to answer all the questions asked in your paper. You should prepare well. Besides theoretical portions, you need to prepare on equations and solve problems.

TIFR Exam Pattern

You will be given 2 hours to complete your examination. There will be 20 multiple-choice questions and 20 true/false. The exam pattern for Tifr Physics is:

  • Type of Questions - Objective type multiple choice questions
  • Standard of the Questions - The questions will be based on the topics studied in the Undergraduate and Master levels.
  • Marking Scheme - For every correct answer in Multiple-choice questions, 3 marks will be given, whereas for the Numerical and Symbolic section, 5 marks will be given for the correct answer.
  • Negative Marking - Multiple choice question section only has negative marking. One mark will be reduced for each wrong answer.

If the exam has negative marking, you need to be very careful while answering. The reason is that, each wrong can reduce one mark, which can affect your total score. Therefore, if you are not sure about the answers, it is better to leave or skip those questions.

Now, you know about the syllabus and exam pattern, so you can start your preparation. You can use previous question papers, solved papers, and study material for preparation. You need to solve sample papers every day so that you can improve your speed and answering skills. If required, you can take the mock test too to check how much you can score.

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