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Joint Entrance Examination Main April Session 2020

Admit card: 01 Apr - 11 Apr 2020 (Tentative)

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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus: Download Syllabus PDF, Chapter wise Weightage

Updated On - March 06 2020 by Aditya Anand

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus is released by National Testing Agency (NTA). The syllabus remains the same as the previous year. Every year lakhs of aspiring applicants write the paper to get admission in the most prestigious institutions of India for B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Planning courses. For the candidates to prepare better and smart, a synopsis of NTA JEE Main 2020 syllabus for the exam and chapter-wise weightage is the most important step.

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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus (Paper Wise Subjects)

Given below is the table of papers and their combination subjects that will be asked in the examination.

Paper Wise Subjects in JEE Exam
Paper Subjects
B.E/B.Tech

Mathematics

Physics

Chemistry

B.Arch

Part 1- Mathematics

Part 2- Aptitude Test

Part 3- Drawing Test

B.Planning

Part 1- Mathematics

Part 2- Aptitude Test

Part 3- Planning Based Questions

Candidates need to go through the complete article to know all about the JEE Main Syllabus, chapter-wise weightage and books that are recommended for the preparation of Joint entrance examination (Mains) 2020.

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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus 

Candidates must be familiarized with the JEE Main 2020 Syllabus before starting the preparation of entrance exam for JEE Mains along with the pattern of the exam. Joint Entrance Examination Main 2020 is a national level examination that will be conducted by NTA for the admission in courses like B.tech/ B.E., B.Arch and B.Planning in the renowned institutions like IITs, NITs, CFTIs and others. The exam will be held from 03 April 2020 to 09 April 2020.

Candidates can refer to the important units in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics for B.E/ BTech in the table given below. 

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus for B.Tech/B.E.
Paper  Physics Mathematics Chemistry
B.Tech/B.E. Physics and Measurement Sets, relations and functions Physical chemistry
Rotational motion Matrices and Determinants Some basic concepts in chemistry
Thermodynamics Sequences and series Atomic structure
Laws of motion Mathematical induction Equilibrium
Oscillations and Waves Binomial theorem and its simple applications Chemical thermodynamics
Electronic devices Integral calculus Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents Statistics and probability Chemical kinetics
Current electricity Complex numbers and quadratic equations States of matter
Optics Vector algebra Solutions
Electrostatics Trigonometry Redox reactions and electrochemistry
Work Permutation and combinations Surface Chemistry
Energy and Power Mathematical reasoning Inorganic Chemistry
Kinematics Limit, continuity and Differentiability Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Gravitation Differential Equations General Principle and processes of Isolation of metals
Kinetic theory of gases Co-Ordinate Geometry Hydrogen
Properties of solids and liquids Three Dimensional Geometry S-block elements(Alkali and Alkaline earth metals)
Magnetic effects of Current and Magnetism   P-block elements
Electromagnetic waves   d- and-f-block elements
Dual nature of matter and radiation   Environmental Chemistry
Atoms and Nuclei   Organic chemistry
Communication system   Purification and characterisation of organic compounds
    Some basic principles of organic chemistry
    Hydrocarbons
    Organic compounds containing oxygen
    Organic compounds containing halogens
    Organic compounds containing nitrogen
    Polymers
    Biomolecules
    Chemistry in everyday life
    Principles related to practical chemistry

Syllabus for Aptitude Test

Aptitude syllabus for B.Arch and B.Planning can be referred from the table given below: 

Syllabus for Aptitude Test
S.No Aptitude test
1 Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials/objects
2 Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings
3 Texture related to architecture and build environment
4 Analytical reasoning Mental ability(visual, numerical, verbal)
5 Visualising different sides of three-dimensional objects
6 Three-dimensional perception
7 Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape, landscape and rural life.

Note: The Mathematics syllabus for B.Arch and B.Planning will remain the same as B.Tech (Mathematics). Candidates can go through the Pdf given above for the syllabus.

JEE Main Mathematics Chapter wise Weightage

Candidates can refer to these set of topics for the preparation of JEE Main 2020 syllabus for Mathematics: 

S.No Unit No. of Questions Total marks Marks Weightage
1 Coordinate Geometry 5 20 16.67%
2 Limits, continuity and Differentiability 3 12 10%
3 Integral Calculus 3 12 10%
4 Complex numbers and Quadratic Equation 2 8 6.67%
5 Matrices and determinants 2 8 6.67%
6 Statistics and Probability 2 8 6.67%
7 Three dimentional geometry 2 8 6.67%
8 Vector Algebra 2 8 6.67%
9 sets, relations and function 1 4 3.33%
10 Permutation and Combination 1 4 3.33%
11 Binomial theorem and its Application 1 4 3.33%
12 Sequences and Series 1 4 3.33%
13 Trigonometry 1 4 3.33%
14 Mathematical Reasoning 1 4 3.33%
15 Differential Equation 1 4 3.33%
16 Statistics and Dynamics 1 4 3.33%
17 Diffrential Calculus 1 4 3.33%

Recommended Books for JEE Main 2020 Syllabus of Mathematics

Books Author/ Publication
NCERT Textbook- Class 11 and 12 NCERT
Algebra for JEE Main and Advanced Dr SK Goyal (Arihant publication)
Plane Trigonometry Part 1 S.L Loney
Objective Mathematics R D Sharma
Play with Graphs by Amit M Agarwal Arihant Publications
The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry S L Loney
Complete Mathematics for JEE Main TMH
Calculus by Thomas and Finney/ Calculus series Arihant Publications
Integral Calculus by  Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

JEE Main Physics Chapter wise Weightage

Candidates can refer to these set of topics for the preparation of JEE Main 2020 Syllabus of Physics: 

S.No Unit No. of Questions Total marks Marks weightage
1 Units and Dimensions 1 4 3.33%
2 Electric Charges and Fields 1 4 3.33%
3 Kinematics 2 8 6.67%
4 Electric Potential and Capacitance 1 4 3.33%
5 Laws of Motion 1 4 3.33%
6 Moving Charges and Magnetism 1 4 3.33%
7 Work, Energy and Power 2 8 6.67%
8 Magnetism and Matter 0 0 0
9 Rotational Motion 1 4 3.33%
10 Electromagnetic Waves and Communication Systems 1 4 3.33%
11 Gravity 1 4 3.33%
12 Current Electricity 2 8 6.67%
13 Mechanics of Solids and Fluids 2 8 6.67%
14 Electromagnetic Induction 1 4 3.33%
15 Oscillations 2 8 6.67%
16 Alternatic current 1 4 3.33%
17 Waves 1 4 3.33%
18 Semiconductors 1 4 3.33%
19 Thermal properties 1 4 3.33%
20 Ray Optics 1 4 3.33%
21 Thermodynamics 2 8 6.67%
22 Wave Optics 1 4 3.33%
23 Kinetic theory of gases 1 4 3.33%
24 Dual nature of radiation 1 4 3.33%
25 Atoms and Nuclei 1 4 3.33%

Recommended Books for JEE Main 2020 Syllabus of Physics

Physics Books Author/Publication
NCERT Physics books- Class 11 and 12 NCERT
Concepts of Physics 1 and 2 HC Verma
Physics textbooks DC Pandey-Arihant Prakashan

JEE Main Chemistry Chapter wise Weightage

Given below are some topics for the preparation of JEE Main 2020 syllabus of Chemistry (Physical, Organic and Inorganic) that the candidates can refer: 

S.No Unit No. of Questions Total marks Marks Weightage
1 Some basic concepts of Chemistry 1 4 3.33%
2 Structure of Atom 1 4 3.33%
3 The Solid state 0-1 0-4 0-3.33%
4 Solutions 1 4 3.33%
5 Electrochemistry 1 4 3.33%
6 Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties 2 8 6.67%
7 Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 1 4 3.33%
8 Chemical Kinetics 1 4 3.33%
9 States of Matter(Gases and Liquid) 0-1 0-4 0-3.33%
10 Surface Chemistry 1 4 3.33%
11 Thermodynamics 1 4 3.33%
12 General Principles and Processes of Isolation 1 4 3.33%
13 Equilibrium 1 4 3.33%
14 The p-block Elements 1 4 3.33%
15 Redox Reactions 1 4 3.33%
16 The d- and f- block elements 1 4 3.33%
17 Hydrogen 1 4 3.33%
18 Coordination compounds 1 4 3.33%
19 The s-block elements 1 4 3.33%
20 Haloalkanes and Haloarenes 1 4 3.33%
21 The p-block elements 1 4 3.33%
22 Alcohols,Phenols and Ethers 1 4 3.33%
23 Organic Chemistry-Basic principles and Techniques 1 4 3.33%
24 Aldehydes, Keytones and Carboxylic Acids 1 4 3.33%
25 Hydrocarbons 1 4 3.33%
26 Amines 1 4 3.33%
27 Environmental chemistry 1 4 3.33%
28 Biomolecules 1 4 3.33%
29 Polymers 1 4 3.33%
30 Chemistry in Everyday Life 1 4 3.33%

Recommended Books for JEE Main 2020 Syllabus of Chemistry

Chemistry Books Author/Publication
NCERT Textbook NCERT
Physical Chemistry P.Bahadur
Numerical Chemistry P. Bahadur
Problems in Physical Chemistry Narendra Awasthi
A guidebook  to mechanism in Organic Chemistry Peter Sykes
Elementary Problems in Organic Chemistry M S Chauhan
Advanced Problems in Organic Chemistry M S Chauhan
Organic Chemistry Morrison and Boyd( for additional reference)
NCERT textbook NCERT
Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE Main and Advanced J D Lee
Concise Inorganic Chemistry for JEE Main and Advanced V K Jaiswal

 

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