JEE Main April 2020 Physics Syllabus, Chapter-wise Topics with Weightage - PDF Download Here

Published: | January 16, 2020
JEE Main Physics Important Topics

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

JEE Main is the only national-level entrance exam in India, which is the gateway for the 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 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 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 JEE Main exam were from these topics.

Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main 2020 Physics

Here is the list of topics with most weightage in JEE Main Physics (April 2020) 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 April 2020

Expected Marks




SHM & Waves



Heat & Thermodynamics



Modern Physics









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 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


JEE Main 6th January 2020 Shift1


Overall Difficulty Level of JEE Main January 2020 Physics

According to the feedback from experts and students, the overall difficulty level of the JEE Main January 2020 exam is moderate to difficulty. 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. Candidates appearing for April 2020 exam of JEE Main can give more emphasis to above topics. At the same time, the candidates are advised to revise the other topics included in the Physics syllabus of JEE Main 2020.

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