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

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

Mathematics is one of the major subjects in the JEE Main exam, and the candidates can check the most important topics or chapters in Mathematics subject of JEE Main 2021 examination.

JEE Main Mathematics Important Chapters, JEE Main Mathematics

JEE Main 2021 exam dates are yet to be confirmed. Mathematics is one of the major subjects in JEE Main examination, and one should pay more attention to the same. The 2020 exam of JEE Main had equal questions from the 11th and 12th syllabus. Therefore, candidates appearing for the 2021 exam of JEE Main will have to give equal emphasis to the 11th and 12th syllabus of Mathematics. There are chances for the equal distribution of Class 12th and 11th Mathematics syllabus in the JEE Main 2021 exam. In order to help the aspirants, we have listed down some important chapters or topics for JEE Main Mathematics, and the below list is prepared on the basis of January & September 2020 and previous year exam analysis of JEE Main.

Topics with Most Weightage in JEE Main Mathematics

Even though there are fewer chapters in JEE Main Mathematics, the in-depth revision of the same is mandatory. Based on the past exam analysis of JEE Main, the following are the topics with most weightage in JEE Main Mathematics -

Name of the Topic

Expected Number of Questions

Expected Marks

Trigonometry

02

08

Matrix and Determinants

02

08

Probability

02

08

Matrix and Determinants

02

08

Co-Ordinate Geometry

02

08

Integral Calculus

04

16

Differential Calculus

07

28

Apart from the topics mentioned above, the candidates can expect at least one question from the following topics -

  • Trigonometric Ratios
  • Parabola
  • Complex Numbers
  • Integration
  • Vector Algebra
  • Probability and Statistics
  • 3D Geometry
  • Sequence and Series
  • Circles and Family of Circles
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Easy Scoring Topics in JEE Main Mathematics

Here are some of the easy to score topics in JEE Main Mathematics -

  • Pair of Straight Lines and Straight Lines
  • Matrices and Determinants
  • Limit and Continuity
  • Applications of Derivative

Most Important Topics to Concentrate on JEE Main Mathematics

The following are the most important topics which the candidates need to focus to score well in the Mathematics section of JEE Main -

  • Solution of Triangle
  • Circles
  • Binomial Theorem
  • P & C
  • Differentiation
  • Sets, Relations and Functions
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Trigonometry
  • Sequence and Series
  • Integral Calculus
  • Quadratic Equation
  • Coordinate Geometry

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

The following topics/ chapters were covered in Mathematics section of JEE Main January 2020 (Shift Wise) -

Day & Shift

Syllabus Coverage for Mathematics

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 1 Day 1

  1. Distance Between 2 Points
  2. 3D Geometry
  3. Differentiation and Integration etc

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 2 Day 1

  1. Probability
  2. Conics
  3. Coordinate Geometry
  4. Vector Algebra

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 1 Day 2

  1. Circles
  2. Conics
  3. Permutation and Combination
  4. Functions
  5. Integration
  6. Matrices
  7. Coordinate Geometry
  8. Binomial Theorem

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 2 Day 2

  1. Coordinate Geometry
  2. Integration
  3. Conic Section
  4. Circle and Tangents

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 1 Day 3

  1. Calculus
  2. Mathematical Reasoning
  3. Parabola
  4. Eclipse
  5. Arithmetic
  6. Conics
  7. Probability

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 2 Day 3

  1. Statistics
  2. Probability
  3. Conic Sections
  4. Mathematical Reasoning
  5. Integration
  6. Sets and Relations
  7. Sequence and Series
  8. Definite
  9. Binomial

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 1 Day 4

  1. Integration
  2. Conics
  3. Probability
  4. Differential Calculus
  5. Determinants
  6. Mathematical Reasoning
  7. Matrices
  8. Binomial Expression
  9. Algebra
  10. Calculus

JEE Main January 2020 Shift 2 Day 4

  1. Probability
  2. Vector
  3. 3D Geometry etc

Mathematics Syllabus Coverage in JEE Main September 2020

The following topics/ chapters were covered in the Mathematics section of JEE Main September 2020 (Shift Wise) -

Day & ShiftSyllabus Coverage
JEE Main September 01, 2020, Shift 1
  • Hyperbola
  • Measurements
  • Three Dimensional Geometry
  • Functions
  • Matrices
JEE Main September 01, 2020, Shift 2 
  • Integration
  • Area Bounded
  • Differentiation
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 1 
  • Complex Numbers
  • Sequence and Series
  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Coordinate Geometry
JEE Main September 02, 2020, Shift 2
  • Vectors
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Statistics
  • Functions
  • Matrices
  • Mathematical Reasoning
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 1
  • Integration
  • Complex Numbers
  • Matrices
  • Vector
JEE Main September 03, 2020, Shift 2
  • Vectors
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 1
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Calculus
  • Binomials
  • Sequence & Series
JEE Main September 04, 2020, Shift 2
  • Differential Calculus
  • Co-Ordinate Geometry
  • Integral Calculus
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 1
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Coordinate Geometry
JEE Main September 05, 2020, Shift 2
  • Coordinate Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus
  • Matrices & Determinants
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 1
  • Calculus
  • Trigonometry
  • Algebra
  • Co-Ordinate Geometry
  • 3D Geometry
JEE Main September 06, 2020, Shift 2Not Available

The topics/ chapters in JEE Main Mathematics mentioned above are for a referential purpose, and this will help the candidates to have an idea of most important topics that need utmost attention.

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