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

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

Here is the list of important topics or chapters for the JEE Main Chemistry 2021 exam. You can also check the important questions for the Chemistry subject in JEE Main exam here.

JEE Main Chemistry Important Chapters

JEE Main 2021 exam dates are yet to be confirmed. Chemistry is regarded as one of the toughest sections in 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 Chemistry is not a complicated task, and you can identify the same by referring to the previous year question papers of JEE Main. In order to help the candidates with the most important topics or chapters in the Chemistry subject of JEE Main, we have identified few topics or chapters based on previous year exam analysis and January & September 2020 exam analysis of JEE Main. Aspirants of JEE Main 2021 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.

Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main Chemistry 2021

JEE Main Chemistry syllabus is vast and based on the exam analysis of JEE Main January, September 2020, and 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 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 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. 

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