JEE Main Syllabus 2020

JEE Main Syllabus 2020 / 21 (Released) for Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry

JEE Main Syllabus 2020 for PCM by NTA, Books, Pattern.

JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (Engineering) and Paper 2 (Architecture) is relied upon to be same as a year ago. The National Testing Agency will sort out JEE Main 2020 two times every year in online mode.

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The designing exam will have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics segments, though, engineering exam incorporates Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing area.

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Despite the fact that the organizing body for JEE has changed from CBSE to NTA, the prospectus and example are required to stay same. The inquiries for PCM will be encircled out of NCERT books of Class eleventh and twelfth. For a superior thought, the experts will discharge the example papers and ridicule papers online in the blink of an eye.

Listed below are quick facts of the paper pattern of JEE Main:

  • Paper 1 will have 90 inquiries of 4 denotes each.
  • Paper 2 will have 82 inquiries of fluctuating stamping plan.
  • Wannabes can pick one or both the JEE Main paper.
  • The exam length of both the papers is 3 hours each.
  • A compensatory time of 1 hour is given to applicants with 40% incapacity.

JEE Main 2019 will be directed in April and December. Applicants looking for admissions to B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch courses to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs can apply as when the enrollment window opens. The prospectus of both the papers is extraordinary, perused on to find out about the weightage, imperative points and best books to plan from.

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JEE Main Syllabus 2020


JEE Main Syllabus – Mathematics

Mathematics section consists of class 11 and 12th topics as per CBSE Syllabus. There are total 30 questions from this section. Major topics under this section are:

  1. Algebra
  2. Trigonometry
  3. Calculus
  4. Coordinate Geometry

Topic-wise Mathematics Weightage

Coordinate Geometry 12%
Integral Calculus 12%
Trigonometry 7%
Sequence and Series 7%
Matrices and Determinants 7%
Differential Equations 7%

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Tabulated below are the most important topics with an expected number of questions in JEE Main 2019:

Topic No. of questions
Sets, Relations and Functions 1
Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations 3
Matrices and Determinants 2
Permutations and Combinations 1
Mathematical Induction 1
Binomial Theorem and its simple applications 1
Sequences and Series 2
Limit, Continuity and Differentiability 1
Integral Calculus 3
Differential Equations 1
Co-Ordinate Geometry 5
Three-Dimensional Geometry 3
Vector Algebra 1
Statistics and Probability 2
Trigonometry 2
Mathematical Reasoning 1

Difficulty level of Mathematics Section

As per the previous year trends, the level of difficulty of JEE Main Math section is moderate to difficult:

Difficulty level No. of Questions
Easy Questions 13
Medium Questions 12
Difficult Questions 5

JEE Main Mathematics: Best Books

Maths XI & XII R.D. Sharma
Plane Trigonometry S.L. Loney
Higher Algebra Hall & Knight
IIT Mathematics A Das Gupta
Problems of Calculus in one Variable I.A. Maron

JEE Main Syllabus 2019: Chemistry

Chemistry section has three sub-sections including Physical Chemistry, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. The following topics have been exam favourites over the years and must be given more time and effort as compared to other topics.

Topic-wise Chemistry Weightage

Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers 7%
Transition Elements & Coordination Chemistry 9%
Periodic Table and Representative elements 6%
General Organic Chemistry 6%
Chemical Bonding 6%
Atomic Structure 5%

Following table illustrates Chemistry chapters and percentage of questions asked in JEE Main.

General Organic Chemistry 9
Alcohol Phenol Ether 7
Redox reactions 6
Chemical Bonding 5
Coordination Compound 5
P-block elements 5
S-block elements 5
Aldehyde & Ketones 5
Solutions 5
Solid State 5
Chemical Thermodynamics 5
Ionic Equilibrium 3
Chemical Equilibrium 3
Surface chemistry 3
Atomic Structure 2
Gaseous State 2
Transition Elements 2
Polymers 2
Nuclear Chemistry 2
Chemical Kinetics 2
Mole Concepts 2
Amines and Diazonium Salts 2
Biomolecules 2
Alkanes, Alkenes &Alkynes 2
Electrochemistry 2

JEE Main Chemistry: Best Books

Physical Chemistry O.P. Tandon
Numerical Chemistry P Bahadur
Modern Approach to Chemical Chemistry RC Mukherjee
Organic Chemistry Paula Bruice Yurkanis
Organic Chemistry O.P. Tandon

JEE Main 2019 Physics Syllabus

The Physics syllabus contains two sections — A and B. Section A pertains to the theory having 80% weightage, while Section B contains practical component (Experimental Skills) having 20% weightage. There are 30 questions from this section in JEE Main 2019.

The syllabus can be broadly segregated into the following 5 sections:

  1. Heat and Thermodynamics
  2. Electrostatics and Magnetism
  3. Mechanics
  4. Current Electricity and Electromagnetism
  5. Optics and Modern Physics

Topic-wise Physics Weightage

Heat and Thermodynamics 11%
Optics 11%
Modern Physics 10%
Electrostatics 8%
Current and Electricity 7%
Waves 5%

Following table indicates Physics chapters and percentage of questions asked in JEE Main.

Electrostatics 9
Thermodynamics 8
Wave Motion 7
Rotational Motion 7
Laws of Motion 6
Ray Optics 6
Magnetic effect of current and Magnetism 6
Simple Harmonic Motion 5
Wave optics 5
Units Dimension Errors 4
Work Energy Power 4
Modern Physics 4
Current Electricity 4
Electromagnetic Induction 3
Physics of Nucleus 3
Fluids 2
Gravitation 2
Elasticity 2
Solids and Semiconductor Devices 2
Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum 2
Kinetic Theory of Gases 2
Radioactivity 2
Alternating Current 1
EM waves 1

JEE Main Physics: Best Books

Concept of Physics Part 1&2 H.C. Verma
IIT JEE Physics D.C. Pandey
Problems in Physics S.S. Krotov
Fundamental of Physics Resnick, Halliday and Walker

JEE Main Syllabus: Paper 2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)

JEE Main Paper 2 is for candidates who wish to pursue B.Arch and B.Planning in JEE Mains scores accepting colleges/ institutes. The exam will comprise of 3 sections:

Part 1: Mathematics- 30 Questions

Part 2: Aptitude Test- 50 Questions

Part 3: Drawing Test- 2 Questions

Drawing Test Syllabus

  • Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials.
  • Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment.
  • Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings.
  • Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects.
  • Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)
  • Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, colour texture, harmony and contrast.
  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
  • Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects.
  • Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urban scape, landscape and rural life.

Highlights of JEE Main Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2019 is conducted in two papers – Paper 1 (Engineering) and Paper (Architecture). A quick sneak peek is given below:

Programs Offered B.E./ B.Tech. B.Arch/ B.Planning
Sections/ Subjects Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics Aptitude Test, Mathematics & Drawing
Type of Questions MCQs MCQs + Drawing
Medium of Exam English/ Hindi/ Other regional language English/ Hindi/ Other regional language
Duration of Exam 3 hours 3 hours
Total Questions 90 82
Total Marks 360 390
JEE Marking Scheme +4 marks | – ¼ marks +4 marks | – ¼ marks | 2*35 = Drawing Ques

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