JEE Main 2021 Physics Syllabus, Chapter-wise Topics with Weightage - PDF Download Here

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarPublished On: November 09, 2020 | JEE Main

Check the list of most important topics or chapters for Physics in the JEE Main Exam 2021. Candidates can also check the important questions featured in JEE Main January & September 2020 exam here.

JEE Main Physics Important Topics

JEE Main 2021 exam dates are yet to be confirmed. JEE Main is the only national-level entrance exam in India, which is the gateway for admission in NITs, IIITs and GFTIs. At the same time, aspirants of IITs should also clear the JEE Main entrance exam after which he/ she shall be eligible for JEE Advanced. In order to clear the JEE Main exam, the candidates need to figure out or identify the most important topics or chapters subject wise. In this article, we have tried to list down some of the chapters based on the JEE Main exam analysis of January & September 2020 and previous years. The topics or chapters mentioned here are just for the referential purpose, and it is advisable to give emphasis to other chapters or topics of the JEE Main exam. The candidates must note that these chapters or topics are considered most important by experts, as most of the questions in the previous sessions of the JEE Main exam were from these topics.

Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main 2021 Physics

Here is the list of topics with the most weightage in the JEE Main Physics exam. The candidates can start their preparation with these topics and then proceed with other topics.

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions in JEE Main 2021

Expected Marks

Optics

02

08

SHM & Waves

03

12

Heat & Thermodynamics

04

16

Modern Physics

05

20

Mechanics

08

12

Electrodynamics

08

32

The candidates must note that the above topics have been listed as per the exam analysis of JEE Main Jan 2020, 2019 and 2018. For better clarity on the important topics, the candidates can check the January 2020 shift wise exam analysis for Physics section here.

Physics Syllabus Coverage in JEE Main January 2020 (Shift Wise)

The following topics were covered in the Physics section of the JEE Main January 2020 exam -

Day & Shift

Syllabus Coverage for Physics

JEE Main 9th January 2020 - Shift 2

  1. Movement of Inertia
  2. Center of Mass
  3. Significant Digits
  4. Thermodynamics
  5. Electrostatics

JEE Main 9th January 2020 (Shift 1)

  1. Semiconductors
  2. Modern Physics
  3. Resistance
  4. Diplole Movement
  5. Fluids
  6. Electrostatics

JEE Main 8th January 2020 (Shift 2)

  1. Current Electricity
  2. Heat and Thermodynamics
  3. Area under Curves
  4. Optics
  5. Kinematics
  6. Electromagnetics
  7. Movement of Inertia
  8. Force
  9. Bulk Optics
  10. Modern Physics
  11. Wave Matters

JEE Main 8th January 2020 Shift 1

  1. Wave Optics
  2. Units
  3. Thermodynamics
  4. Ray Optics
  5. Logic Gates
  6. Semniconductors
  7. Current Electricity
  8. Modern Physics

JEE Main 7th January 2020 Shift 2

  1. Current Electricity
  2. Modern Physics
  3. Law of Cooling

JEE Main 7th January 2020 Shift 1

  1. RBT
  2. Wave Optics
  3. Projectile Motions
  4. Current Electricity
  5. Thermodynamics
  6. Electrostatics
  7. Semiconductor

JEE Main 6th January 2020 Shift 2 1

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JEE Main 6th January 2020 Shift1

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Physics Syllabus Coverage in JEE Main September 2020

The shift wise syllabus coverage in JEE Main Physics 2020 can be checked below -

Day & ShiftSyllabus Coverage for Physics (Topics with High Weightage)
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Thermodynamics
  • Optics
  • Electromagnetism
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 2
  • Electrodynamics
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 1
  • Electromagnetism
  • Electrostatics
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 2
  • Mechanics
  • Electromagnetics
  • Modern Physics
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Electrodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Modern Physics
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 2
  • Electrodynamics
  • Mechanics
  • Modern Physics
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Optics & Modern Physics
  • Electrostatic & Magnetism
  • Current Electricity & EMI
  • Heat & Thermodynamics
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 2
  • Electrodynamics
  • Mechanics
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Optics
  • Waves
  • Modern Physics
  • Current Electricity
  • Thermodynamics
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 2 
  • Electrodynamics
  • Mechanics

Overall Difficulty Level of JEE Main January & September 2020 Physics

According to the feedback from experts and students, the overall difficulty level of the JEE Main January & September 2020 exam is moderate to difficult. The question paper turned out to be difficult for students on Day 2 and Day 3 of JEE Main Jan 2020. The question paper had more questions from Class 11th

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