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

Sakunth Kumar
Sakunth KumarUpdated On: March 31, 2022 04:24 pm IST | JEE Main

Here is the list of important topics or chapters for the JEE Main Chemistry 2022 exam. You can also check the important questions for the Chemistry subject in JEE Main exam here.

JEE Main 2022 Chemistry Important Chapters

JEE Main 2022 exam dates have been confirmed, and it will be conducted in two phases this year. The first phase of this year's JEE Main examination will be conducted between April 21 and May 4 whereas the second phase of the same will take place between 24 and 29 May. Chemistry is regarded as one of the toughest sections in the JEE Main exam, and the syllabus for the same is as vast. There are many chapters or topics that a candidate must cover in Chemistry in order to score a better rank/ score. Figuring out the important topics or chapters for JEE Main Chemistryis not a complicated task, and you can identify the same by referring to the previous year question papers of JEE Main.  Aspirants of JEE Main 2022 can give good emphasis to the topics mentioned below. At the same time, the candidates need to revise other chapters or topics included in the JEE Main Chemistry syllabus.

Expected Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main Chemistry 2022

JEE Main Chemistry syllabus is vast and based on the exam analysis of previous years, the topics or chapters with the most weightage are as follows -

Name of the Chapter

Topics to be Covered

Expected Number of Questions

Expected Marks

Organic Chemistry

  1. Oxidation & Hydrolysis
  2. Reduction
  3. Grignard Reagent
  4. Environmental Chemistry
  5. Carbonyl Compounds
  6. Polymers
  7. Amino Acids
  8. Carbohydrates
  9. Biomolecules
  10. Aromatic Compounds
  11. Reaction Mechanism

10

40

Physical Chemistry - 1

  1. Thermochemistry
  2. Thermodynamics
  3. Mole Concept
  4. Ionic Equilibrium
  5. Nuclear Chemistry
  6. Atomic Structure

07

28

Physical Chemistry - 2

  1. Surface Chemistry
  2. Solution & Colligative Properties
  3. Solid State
  4. Electrochemistry
  5. Chemical Kinematics

05

20

Inorganic Chemistry

  1. S-Block
  2. Periodic Table & Periodicity in Properties
  3. Chemical Bonding

05

20

The candidates must note that the above topics will help you with last-minute JEE Main preparation. It is not advisable to focus only on the above topics, and emphasis must be given to other chapters also.

Chemistry Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year's JEE Main (February Shift) Examination

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

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

Chemistry Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year's JEE Main (March Shift) Examination

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

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

Chemistry Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year's JEE Main (July Phase) Examination

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

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

Chemistry Syllabus Coverage in the Previous Year's JEE Main (August Phase) Examination

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

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

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

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

Day & Shift

Syllabus Coverage for Chemistry

JEE Main Day 4 Shift 2

  1. Polymers
  2. Biomolecules
  3. Chemistry in Everyday Life
  4. Organic Chemistry
  5. Chemical Bonds

JEE Main Day 4 Shift 1

  1. Organic Reactions
  2. Aldehyde Groups
  3. Organic Chemistry
  4. Inorganic Chemistry

JEE Main Day 3 Shift 2

  1. P-Block
  2. Physical Chemistry
  3. Hydrocarbons
  4. Biomolecules
  5. Coordination Compounds
  6. Physical Chemistry

JEE Main Day 3 Shift 1

  1. Organic Chemistry
  2. D-Block
  3. Coordination Compounds
  4. Environmental Chemistry
  5. Ionization
  6. Inorganic Chemistry

JEE Main Day 2 Shift 1

  1. PH Questions
  2. Thermodynamics
  3. Organic Chemistry

JEE Main Day 2 Shift 1

  1. Quantum Numbers
  2. Atomic Radius of Elements
  3. Orbitals
  4. Dipoles
  5. Chemical Bonds

Chemistry Syllabus Coverage in JEE Main September 2020

The shift wise coverage of the Chemistry syllabus in the JEE Main September 2020 exam can be checked below -

Day & ShiftSyllabus Coverage for Chemistry
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 2
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 2 
  • Organic Chemistry - II
  • Physical Chemistry - I
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 1
  • Inorganic Chemistry -1
  • Organic Chemistry - 2
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 2
  • Organic Chemistry - 2
  • Physical Chemistry - 1
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 1
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Coordination Compound
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 2 
  • Inorganic Chemistry- 1
  • Organic Chemistry - 2
  • Physical Chemistry - 1
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 1
  • Chemical Bonding
  • Coordination Compounds
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 2Not Available

Overall Difficulty Level of JEE Main Chemistry 2020

The overall difficulty level of JEE Main Chemistry (Jan & Sept 2020) is easy, and there were no difficult questions. However, a couple of sessions had tricky questions. Almost, all the questions from the Chemistry section of the JEE Main January & September 2020 exam were from NCERT textbooks, and there was more emphasis on the Class 12th syllabus. 

JEE Main Exam Materials

You can click on the link below to access various exam related materials pertaining to JEE Main exam -

JEE Main Preparation Strategy - One Year, Six Months, Three Months, One Month

JEE Main Syllabus

JEE Main Coaching Institutes

Best/ Recommended Books for JEE Main

JEE Main Mock Test Links

JEE Main Old Question Papers

JEE Main 60-Day Study Plan and Time-Table

Planning to Drop a Year for JEE Main? Good Option or Bad Option

JEE Main Mathematics Important Topics

JEE Main B.Arch and B.Plan Syllabus

JEE Main Physics Important Topics

JEE Main Exam Analysis, Question Paper Analysis

JEE Main Predicted Question Paper

Also check: JEE Main Admit Card 2022

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