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JEE Main 2022 Physics Syllabus, Chapter-wise Topics with Weightage - PDF Download Here

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: August 04, 2022 12:10 pm IST | JEE Main

Check the list of most important topics or chapters for Physics in the JEE Main Exam 2022. Candidates can also check the important questions featured in JEE Main exam here.

JEE Main Physics Important Topics

JEE Main 2022 exam dates have been released by the NTA officials according to which the exam was conducted in 2 phases - Phase 1 from June 23 to June 29 and Phase 2 from July 25 to July 30. 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 2022 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 the 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 2022. The candidates must note that these chapters or topics are considered the most important by experts, as most of the questions in the previous sessions of the JEE Main exam 2022 were from these topics.

Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main 2022 Physics

Here is the list of topics with the most weightage in the Physics exam of JEE Main 2022 exam. The candidates can start their preparation with these topics and then proceed with other topics.

Name of the Topic

Number of Questions in JEE Main 2022

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 exam Jan 2020, 2019 and 2018. For better clarity on the important topics, the candidates can check the January 2020 shift wise exam analysis for the Physics section here.

Physics Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year JEE Main (February Shift) Examination

The day-wise syllabus coverage for the JEE Main 2021 Physics paper is given in the following table - 

Date & ShiftSyllabus Coverage
23 February Click here
24 FebruaryClick here
25 FebruaryClick here
26 FebruaryClick here

Physics Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year JEE Main (March Shift) Examination

The day-wise syllabus coverage for the JEE Main 2021 Physics paper is given in the following table -

Date & ShiftSyllabus Coverage
16 MarchClick here
17 MarchClick here
18 MarchClick here

Physics Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year JEE Main (July Phase) Examination

The day-wise syllabus coverage for the JEE Main 2021 Physics paper is given in the following table -

Date & ShiftSyllabus Coverage
20 JulyClick here
22 JulyClick here
25 JulyClick here
27 JulyClick here

Physics Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year JEE Main (August Phase) Examination

The day-wise syllabus coverage for the JEE Main 2021 Physics paper is given in the following table -

Date & ShiftSyllabus Coverage
26 AugustClick here
27 AugustClick here
31 AugustClick 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. Semiconductors
  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

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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

JEE Main 2022 Exam Materials

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