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JEE Main is one of India’s top engineering entrance exam conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA). The examination will take place four times a year in February, March,April and May respectively. Candidates can attempt both or any one of these to score marks valid to enter top engineering colleges in India. In order to clear this examination candidates must most prepare for it in an organized and systematic way. To do so they can go through the How to Prepare section and read in detail the tips and tricks required to conquer this examination. No preparation can be a success if the candidates are unaware of the exam syllabus. The test takers can read about the detailed JEE Main 2021 syllabus here and find out what all they need to study and prepare for this national level exam.

JEE Main 2021 Syllabus PDF (Officially Released on January 19)

The syllabus for JEE Main is based on class 11 and 12 subjects mainly comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). The JEE Main 2021 syllabus for PCM is available here for candidates. The syllabus has been finalized by NTA, with no changes in the topics and sections of the Subjects. Candidates preparing for the upcoming JEE Main should study all the subjects given in the JEE Main 2021 syllabus and start their preparation as soon as possible.

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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Physics

JEE Main Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech) is divided into 3 parts - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus for Physics is as follows -

  • There are two sections: A & B.

  • While Section A has 80% weightage, Section B has 20% weightage

Section A Theory

Oscillations & Waves

Alternating Currents & Electromagnetic Induction

Kinetic Theory of Gases

Radiation & Dual Nature of Matter
ThermodynamicsNuclei & Atoms
Properties of Liquids & SolidsElectronic Devices
Gravitation Rotational MotionElectrostatics
Energy & Power, WorkCurrent Electricity
Laws of MotionMagnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism
Physics & MeasurementKinematics

Section B Practical Component:

Familiarity with basic perspectives and observations of activities: Simple Pendulum, Potentiometer, Vernier calipers, Metre Scale, Screw gauge, Speed of sound in air at room temperature, Focal length of Mirror using Convex, a concave and convex lens using parallax, Resistance of a given wire using Ohm’s law etc.

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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Chemistry

The syllabus has 3 Sections:

  • Section A Physical Chemistry 

  • Section B Inorganic Chemistry

  • Section C Organic Chemistry

Section A: Physical ChemistrySection B: Inorganic ChemistrySection C: Organic Chemistry
Basic concepts in ChemistryEnvironmental ChemistryHydrocarbons

Molecular Structure & Chemical Bonding

Coordination CompoundsBio-Molecules
The States of MatterBlock Elements: P, S, d-,f-Polymers
Electrochemistry & Redox ReactionsHydrogenOrganic Compounds Containing Halogens & Oxygen, Nitrogen

Chemical Kinetics

Process of Isolation of Metals & General Principles.Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Surface ChemistryClassification of Elements & Periodicity in PropertiesCharacterisation of Organic Compounds & Purification
Equilibrium Principles Related to Experimental (practical) Chemistry

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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Mathematics

The Mathematics syllabus of JEE Main 2021 is as follows -

Quadratic Equations & Complex Numbers

Sets, Relations & Functions

Determinants & Matrices

Binomial Theorem

Permutations & Combinations

Mathematical Induction

Series & Sequences

Continuity & Differentiability, Limit

Integral Calculus & Differential Equations

Coordinate Geometry

Probability & Statistics

3 Dimensional Geometry

Vector Algebra


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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus for Paper 2 (B.Arch/B.Planning)

JEE Main Paper 2, on the other hand, is divided into Mathematics, Aptitude Test & Drawing Test.

Part 1:

  • Objects

  • Texture related to build environment & Architecture

  • Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings.

  • Visualising different sides of 3D objects.

  • Analytical Reasoning & Mental Ability (Numerical & Verbal, Visual).

  • Awareness of persons, Buildings, Materials.

Part 2:

  • 3 D perception: Appreciation & understanding of scale & proportion of objects, Elements & building forms, contrast & harmony, Colour texture

  • Abstract shapes & patterns in pencil.

  • Transformation of forms both two dimensional (2D) & three dimensional (3D) union

  • Development of surfaces & volumes,

  • Rotation & subtraction

  • Generation of Plan,

  • Elevations & three dimensional (3D) views of objects.

  • Creating two dimensional (2D) and three dimensional (3D) compositions using given forms and shapes.

  • Sketching of scenes & activities from memory of public space, festivals, markets street scenes, recreational spaces etc.

  • Landscape & rural life.

Note: Candidates need to bring their pencils and erasers, geometry box sets, colored pencils and crayons to the JEE Main Paper 2 Aptitude Test.

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I am currently studying in class 11. Can I fill the JEE Main application form?

-Dhiraj Bhosale Updated on January 21, 2021 01:20 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

No, you cannot apply for JEE Main if you are still in class 11th. As per the JEE Main eligibility requirement, the candidate must have passed class 12th in Science or must be appearing for the final examination. You can apply for the exam next year. Till then, you have sufficient time to prepare for the exam.

You can check How to Prepare for JEE Main to help you through the preparation.

You can also fill the Common Application Form on our website for admission-related assistance. You can also reach us through our IVRS Number - 1800-572-9877.


I have submitted the JEE Main 2021 application in the OBC NCL category, and if I have not submitted the OBC NCL certificate, then will my application be accepted or not?

-Gayake h pUpdated on January 19, 2021 01:12 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

As per the latest clarification issued by NTA, if you have filled the JEE Main 2021 application form in the OBC NCL category and do not have the certificate, then you can upload the certificate by May 2021. For that, you will have to sign an undertaking considering that you will submit the certificate before the prescribed date.

You can download the undertaking to be submitted by clicking on the link below:

JEE Main 2021 Undertaking: Download Here!

You can check JEE Main How to Apply to get all the details regarding document uploading.

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I have not uploaded the EWS certificate for JEE Main. Though, I have uploaded the BPL Ration Card. Is it accepted or do I have to produce the EWS certificate after the verification of certificates?

-parchuri swetha navyaUpdated on January 18, 2021 02:17 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Every state has its different norms for considering a candidate from the EWS quota. Hence, in order to get the EWS quota for JEE Main, you need to submit the following documents at the time of document verification:

  • Income certificate issued by a Revenue Officer which should not be below the rank of Tehsildar
  • BPL Ration Card
  • AAY Ration Card
  • Food Security card, to be issued by the Food & Supply Department

You can also check JEE Main Counselling to learn about all the documents that you need to submit for JEE Main and other details.

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FAQs about JEE Main Syllabus

Is the syllabus for Paper 1 & 2 of JEE Main are same?

There is a different syllabus for JEE Main Paper 1 & 2. 

Where can I download the PDF of JEE Main syllabus?

You can download the PDF of JEE Main syllabus from this page directly or by visiting the official website of JEE Main.

Is there any change in JEE Main 2021 syllabus?

There is no change in JEE Main 2021 syllabus, and it will be the same as 2020.

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