JEE Main Syllabus 2020

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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

JEE Main is one of India’s top engineering entrance exam conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA). The examination will take place twice in a year in January and April 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 organised 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 2019 syllabus here and find out what all they need to study and prepare for this national level exam.

The syllabus for JEE Main is based on class 11 and 12 subjects mainly comprising of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics (PCM). The JEE Main 2020 syllabus for PCM is available here for candidates. The syllabus has been finalized by NTA, with no major 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 2020 syllabus and start their preparation as soon as possible.

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JEE Main 2020 Syllabus for Paper 1 (B.E/B.Tech)

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

Part 1 Physics:

  • 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.

Part 2 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

Part 3 Mathematics:

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

Trigonometry

JEE Main 2020 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 got 43256 rank in JEE Main under EWS category. Am I eligible for B.Tech CSE at Graphic Era, Dehradun?

-VivekUpdated on October 07, 2020 11:22 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student,

Yes, you are eligible for admission to B.Tech CSE at Graphic Era, Dehradun with your JEE Main score. 

To learn about all complete details for B.Tech CSE course including the eligibility, fees, admission, fees, etc., read B.Tech CSE or B.Tech Software Engineering.

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My rank in JEE Main is 35990. Can I get admission in any NIT in 2020?

-sameer singhUpdated on October 04, 2020 01:31 PM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, 

It is not possible to get into IITs through JEE Main score above 35000. To learn more, you can check the JEE Main closing & opening ranks for various NITs.

However, there are various other JEE Main Participating Colleges where you can take admission through you JEE Main score. To know which college accept this score as cutoff, you can check JEE Main Cutoff.

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.

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I have 87% with rank 124050 under OBC. Can I get an NIT?

-RajUpdated on September 25, 2020 11:32 AM
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Diksha Sharma, Student / Alumni

Dear Student, 

It is not possible to get into IITs through JEE Main with such a low score due to high competition. To learn more, you can check the JEE Main closing & opening ranks for various NITs.

However, there are various other JEE Main Participating Colleges where you can take admission through you JEE Main score. To know which college accept this score as cutoff, you can check JEE Main Cutoff.

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.

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