JEE Main Syllabus 2018 – 2019

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 – 2019

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 – 2019

JEE Main 2018 syllabus provides the details about topics and chapters that may be asked in JEE Main paper-1 and paper-2 examination. Both the papers are for different courses, therefore, the syllabus is also different for both. JEE Main syllabus for paper-1 contains important chapters from physics, Chemistry and Mathematics taught in the 11th and 12th standard of CBSE, ICSE, and other boards.

For Paper-2 syllabus comprising of Mathematics, aptitude test, and drawing. Candidates can download the detailed syllabus as it will be released by CBSE.

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JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Paper I:

Mathematics:

  • Sets, relations, and functions
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Mathematical induction
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Sequences and series
  • Lbw, continuity, and differentiability
  • Integral calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Three-dimensional geometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Statistics and probability

Physics:

  • Physics and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, energy, and power
  • Rotational motion
  • Gravitation
  • Laws of motion
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Electronic devices
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Communication systems
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Electrostatics
  • Atoms and Nuclei

Chemistry: 

Physical Chemistry                                                     

  • Some basic concepts in chemistry
  • States of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Surface chemistry

Organic Chemistry

  •  Purification and characterization of organic compounds
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Some basic principles of organic chemistry
  • Biomolecules

Inorganic Chemistry

  •  Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Hydrogen
  • Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  • Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements
  • D – and f – block elements
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental chemistry
  • General principles and processes of isolation of metals.

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Paper II (Aptitude Test B. Arch/ B.Planning)

Part I: 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).

Part II: 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 urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.),  landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.) and rural life,

JEE Main 2018 Exam Pattern:

Here, we are describing the JEE Main Exam Pattern 2018. It provides details about the number of questions, subjects covered, marking scheme, etc. As JEE Main is conducted in two different papers. Check the exam structure separately for both the papers:

  • For JEE Main Paper-1:

    • Course: Paper-1 is conducted for admission to B.E./B.Tech courses.
    • Exam Mode: The exam mode for paper 1 will be offline (PBT) as well as online (CBT). Candidates can opt any one of the modes as per their suitability.
    • Subjects: The paper-1 will consist of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects.
    • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be asked from each subject with total of 90 questions comprising of 360 marks.
    • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions will be asked in Paper-1.
    • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
    • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
    • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer contains +4 marks and In case of the wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
  • For JEE Main Paper-2:

    • Course: Paper-2 is conducted for admission to B.Arch/B.Planning courses.
    • Exam Mode: The exam mode for this paper will be offline (PBT) mode.
    • Number of Questions: 30 questions will be asked in Mathematics (Part-1), 50 questions in aptitude test (Part-2) and 2 questions in drawing comprising of total 390 marks.
    • Type of Questions: The Mathematics and Aptitude test section will contain objective type questions. Drawing test will be subjective.
    • Language: For all exam cities, the question paper medium choice will be English & Hindi(except exam centre cities in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli where choices for question paper will be English, Hindi and Gujarati). The choice for question paper should be exercised while filling up the application form.
    • Exam Duration: The time duration will be 3 hours.
    • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer contains +4 marks and In case of the wrong answer, one mark will be deducted.
Papers Subjects Number of Questions Maximum Marks
Paper-1 Physics 30 Questions 120 marks
Chemistry 30 Questions 120 marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Paper-2 Mathematics 30 Questions 120 marks
Aptitude Test 50 Questions 200 marks
Drawing 2 Questions 70 marks