JEE Main Syllabus 2018


JEE Main Syllabus 2018JEE Main Syllabus 2018 – The syllabus of JEE Main is prescribed by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). The first step towards the preparation for Joint Entrance Examination is to be familiar with JEE Main syllabus. JEE Main syllabus 2018 is based on class XI and XII syllabus. There are two papers in JEE Main, Paper 1 for admission into B.E/B.Tech and paper 2 for admission into B.Arch./B.Plan. As per the exam pattern, JEE Main paper 1 syllabus comprises topics from Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Whereas, paper 2 of JEE Main consist topics from Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing. The syllabus of JEE Main for both the papers is provided on this page. Candidates who are willing to appear in JEE Main for admission into the NITs, IIITs, IITs and GFTIs must be well acquainted with the prescribed syllabus. JEE Main syllabus will help candidates to know about the topics they need to cover for the examination. To check the section wise and overall JEE Main syllabus 2018 read the article given below on this page.


JEE Main Syllabus 2018- Exam Structure

An understanding of the syllabus of JEE Main 2018 will help candidates to make a proper plan to prepare for the entrance examination. The overall syllabus of JEE Main paper 1 and paper 2 differs and the paper pattern also varies. JEE Main paper 1 will have a total number of 90 questions with maximum 360 marks. Whereas, paper 2 of JEE Main to have 82 questions with total marks of 390.

JEE Main Syllabus 2018- Paper 1

The paper 1 of JEE Main will have questions from three subjects- Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each subject is divided into various units and sections. JEE aspirants can check the subject wise JEE Main syllabus for Paper 1 from below:

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Physics

In previous year’s JEE Main exam, Physics was considered to be moderate in terms of difficulty level and the paper was lengthy. As per the analysis of students and experts, questions were easier as compared to the JEE Main paper of 2016. There were more calculative questions than theory based. The weightage of marks inclined towards the class 12 syllabus. 19 questions were based on class 12 syllabus while 11 questions were asked from the syllabus prescribed for class 11. Candidates can check some of the important topics of JEE Main Physics syllabus from the table given below:

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 Important Topics for Physics

S.No. JEE Main Physics Syllabus- Topics
1. Mechanics
2. Electrodynamics
3. Thermodynamics and Kinetic Theory
4. Optics
5. Nuclear Physics
6. Modern Physics

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JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Chemistry

Chemistry was considered the easiest of all three papers in last year’s JEE Main exam. Questions asked in the exam from Chemistry were more theoretical than calculative due to which candidates found it the easiest as compared to the other two subjects. Check some of the important topics of Chemistry below in the table:

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 Important Topics for Chemistry

S.No. JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus- Topics
1. Alkyl Hallide, Alcohol & Ether (Reaction Mechanism)
2. States of Matter
3. Chemistry of Representative Elements
4. General Organic Chemistry + Functional Group-I
5. Chemistry in Everyday Life
6. Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry

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JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Mathematics

In JEE Main exam conducted in the previous year, Mathematics was considered by most students to be the most difficult of the three subjects. As per experts and candidates, the Mathematics paper was lengthy however it was comparatively easier than JEE Main paper of the year 2016. Majority of questions were calculation based. In the Mathematics section, 20 questions were from class 12 and 10 from class 11. Constitutionally, the paper contained 15 questions from Algebra, 6 from Calculus, 3 from Trigonometry, 3 from Conics and 3 from Vector Algebra.

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 Important Topics for Mathematics

S.No. JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus- Topics
1. Trigonometry
2. Algebra
3. Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Progressions
4. Permutation and Combination
5. Sequence and Series
6. Probability

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JEE Main 2018 Syllabus – Paper 2

The syllabus of JEE Main defined for Paper 2 comprises questions from Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Drawing. The Mathematics section will be similar to the syllabus prescribed for JEE Main paper 1. However, for the aptitude test and Drawing, candidates will be examined based on the following:

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2018

Subjects JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus 2018
Aptitude Test Part 1– 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, substraction, 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.
Drawing Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, gardens, tre es, plants etc.) and rural life.

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Note: The article on JEE Main Syllabus 2018 is based on previous year’s information. The article will be updated as soon as CBSE releases the JEE Main Information Brochure for the academic session 2018-19.

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