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# JEE Main Syllabus 2023

JEE Main Syllabus - JEE Main Exam Syllabus 2023 for Paper 1 contains the syllabus of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of CBSE classes 11th and 12th. While the questions in Paper 2 will be mostly on Aptitude and Drawing along with some class 12-level Mathematics. Paper I consists of 90 questions of 4 marks each and Paper 2 comprises a total of 82 questions. National Test Agency (NTA) will operate the JEE Main Exam twice a year from 2023 onwards.

## JEE Main Exam Syllabus 2023

JEE Main Mathematics Exam Syllabus

 JEE Sets, relations, and functions Syllabus Sets and their representation Union, intersection, and complement of sets and their algebraic properties Power set; Relation, Types of relations, equivalence relations, functions; One-one, into and onto functions, the composition of functions. JEE Main Complex numbers and quadratic equations Syllabus Complex numbers as ordered pairs of reals, Representation of complex numbers in the form a+ib and their representation in a plane, Argand diagram, Algebra of complex numbers, Modulus and argument (or amplitude) of a complex number, The square root of a complex number, Triangle inequality, Quadratic equations in real and complex number system and their solutions. Relation between roots and coefficients, nature of roots, and the formation of quadratic equations with given roots. JEE Main Matrices and determinants Syllabus Matrices, Algebra of matrices, Types of matrices, Determinants and Matrices of orders two and three. Properties of determinants, Evaluation of determinants, Area of triangles using determinants. Adjoint and evaluation of inverse of a square matrix using determinants and elementary transformations, Test of consistency and solution of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables using determinants and matrices. JEE Main Permutations and combinations Syllabus Fundamental principle of counting, Permutation as an arrangement and Combination as selection, Meaning of P (n,r) and C (n,r), Simple applications. JEE Main Mathematical induction Exam Syllabus Principle of Mathematical Induction and its simple applications JEE Main Binomial theorem and its simple applications Syllabus Binomial theorem for a positive integral index, General term and middle term, Properties of Binomial coefficients Simple applications JEE Main Sequences and series Syllabus Arithmetic and Geometric progressions, Insertion of arithmetic, Geometric means between two given numbers Relation between A.M. and G.M. sum up to n terms of special series: S n, S n2, Sn3 Arithmetic - Geometric progression JEE Main Limit, continuity, and differentiability Syllabus Real - valued functions, Algebra of functions, Polynomials, Rational, Trigonometric, Logarithmic and exponential functions, Inverse functions Graphs of simple functions Limits, continuity, and differentiability Differentiation of the sum, difference, product, and quotient of two functions Differentiation of trigonometric, Inverse trigonometric, Logarithmic, Exponential, Composite and implicit functions Derivatives of order up to two Rolle’s and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorems Applications of derivatives: Rate of change of quantities, monotonic - increasing and decreasing functions, Maxima and minima of functions of one variable, Tangents and normals JEE Integral calculus Syllabus Integral as an antiderivative. Fundamental integrals involve algebraic, trigonometric, exponential, and logarithmic functions. Integration by substitution, by parts, and by partial fractions. Integration using trigonometric identities. Evaluation of simple integrals of the type Integral as limit of a sum. Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. Properties of definite integrals. Evaluation of definite integrals, determining areas of the regions bounded by simple curves in standard form. JEE Differential equations Syllabus Ordinary differential equations, their order, and degree. Formation of differential equations. Solution of differential equations by the method of separation of variables, solution of homogeneous and linear differential equations of the type: dy/dx+p(x)y=q(x) JEE Coordinate geometry Syllabus Cartesian system of rectangular co-ordinates 10 in a plane, Distance formula, Section formula, Locus and its equation, Translation of axes, The slope of a line, Parallel and perpendicular lines, Intercepts of a line on the coordinate axes Straight lines: Various forms of equations of a line, intersection of lines, angles between two lines, conditions for concurrence of three lines, a distance of a point from a line, equations of internal and external bisectors of angles between two lines, coordinates of the centroid, the orthocentre and circumcentre of a triangle, equation of the family of lines passing through the point of intersection of two lines. Circles, conic sections: Standard form of the equation of a circle, the general form of the equation of a circle, its radius and center, equation of a circle when the endpoints of a diameter are given, points of intersection of a line and a circle with the center at the origin and condition for a line to be tangent to a circle, equation of the tangent. Sections of cones, equations of conic sections (parabola, ellipse, and hyperbola) in standard forms, condition for y = mx + c to be a tangent and point (s) of tangency. JEE Three-dimensional geometry Syllabus Coordinates of a point in space, the distance between two points, section formula, direction ratios, and direction cosines, the angle between two intersecting lines. Skew lines, the shortest distance between them, and their equation. Equations of a line and a plane in different forms, the intersection of a line and a plane, coplanar lines. JEE Vector Algebra Syllabus Vectors and scalars, In addition to vectors, Components of a vector in two dimensions and three-dimensional space, Scalar and vector products, scalar and vector triple product JEE Statistics and probability Syllabus Measures of Dispersion: Calculation of mean, median, mode of grouped and ungrouped data calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data. Probability: Probability of an event, addition and multiplication theorems of probability, Baye’s theorem, probability distribution of a random variate, Bernoulli trials, and Binomial distribution. JEE Main Trigonometry Syllabus Trigonometrical identities and equations Trigonometrical functions Inverse trigonometrical functions and their properties Heights and Distances JEE Mathematical Reasoning Syllabus Statements, logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if Understanding of tautology, contradiction, converse, and contrapositive

### JEE Main Exam Topic-wise Weightage for Mathematics

 Topics No of Questions Marks Weightage Quadratic Equation 1 4 3.33% Sequences and  Series 2 8 6.67% Trigonometric Equation 1 4 3.33% Limit 1 4 3.33% Differentiability 1 4 3.33% Indefinite Integration 1 4 3.33% Definite Integration 1 4 3.33% Differential Equation 1 4 3.33% Area Under the Curve 1 4 3.33% Straight Line 2 8 6.67% Vector 1 4 3.33% 3-D 2 8 6.67% Permutation and combination 1 4 3.33% Probability 1 4 3.33% Complex Number 1 4 3.33% Binominal Theorem 1 4 3.33% Determinant 2 8 6.67% Tangent and Normal 1 4 3.33% Maxima and Minima 1 4 3.33% Statistics 1 4 3.33% Parabola 1 4 3.33% Ellipse 1 4 3.33% Hyperbola 1 4 3.33% Mathematical Reasoning 1 4 3.33% Height & Distance 1 4 3.33% Sets 1 4 3.33% Total 30 120 100%

Best Books for JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus:

• Maths XI & XII – NCERT
• Coordinate Geometry (Author: S. L. Loney)
• Trigonometry (Author: S. L. Loney)
• Higher Algebra (Author: Hall & Knight)

### JEE Main Physics Syllabus

 JEE Main Physics And Measurement Syllabus Physics, technology and society, S I units, Fundamental and derived units Least count, accuracy, and precision of measuring instruments, Errors in measurement, Dimensions of Physical quantities, dimensional analysis, and its applications JEE Main Kinematics Syllabus Frame of reference Motion in a straight line: Position-time graph, speed and velocity Uniform and non-uniform motion, average speed, and instantaneous velocity Uniformly accelerated motion, velocity-time, position-time graphs, relations for uniformly accelerated motion. Scalars and Vectors, Vector addition and Subtraction, Zero Vector, Scalar and Vector products, Unit Vector, Resolution of a Vector Relative Velocity, Motion in a plane, Projectile Motion, Uniform Circular Motion JEE Main Laws Of Motion Syllabus Force and Inertia, Newton’s First Law of motion; Momentum, Newton’s Second Law of motion; Impulse; Newton’s Third Law of motion. Law of conservation of linear momentum and its applications, Equilibrium of concurrent forces. Static and Kinetic friction, laws of friction, rolling friction Dynamics of uniform circular motion: Centripetal force and its applications JEE Main Work, Energy, And Power Syllabus Work done by a constant force and a variable force; kinetic and potential energies, work-energy theorem, power potential energy of a spring, conservation of mechanical energy, conservative and non-conservative forces; Elastic and inelastic collisions in one and two dimensions. JEE Main Rotational Motion Syllabus Centre of the mass of a two-particle system, Centre of the mass of a rigid body; Basic concepts of rotational motion; a moment of a force, torque, angular momentum, conservation of angular momentum and its applications; a moment of inertia, the radius of gyration. Values of moments of inertia for simple geometrical objects, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems and their applications. Rigid body rotation, equations of rotational motion JEE Main Gravitation Syllabus The universal law of gravitation. Acceleration due to gravity and its variation with altitude and depth. Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. Gravitational potential energy; gravitational potential. Escape velocity. Orbital velocity of a satellite. Geo-stationary satellites JEE Main Properties Of Solids And Liquids Syllabus Elastic behavior, Stress-strain relationship, Hooke’s Law, Young’s modulus, bulk modulus, modulus of rigidity. Pressure due to a fluid column; Pascal’s law and its applications. Viscosity, Stokes’ law, terminal velocity, streamline and turbulent flow, Reynolds number. Bernoulli’s principle and its applications. Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, application of surface tension – drops, bubbles, and capillary rise. Heat, temperature, thermal expansion; specific heat capacity, calorimetry; change of state, latent heat. Heat transfer-conduction, convection and radiation, Newton’s law of cooling JEE Main Thermodynamics Subject Syllabus Thermal equilibrium, zeroth law of thermodynamics, concept of temperature. Heat, work, and internal energy. The first law of thermodynamics. The second law of thermodynamics: reversible and irreversible processes. Carnot engine and its efficiency. JEE Main Kinetic Theory Of Gases Exam Syllabus Equation of state of a perfect gas, work done on compressing a gas. Kinetic theory of gases – assumptions, the concept of pressure. Kinetic energy and temperature: RMS speed of gas molecules; Degrees of freedom, Law of equipartition of energy, applications to specific heat capacities of gases; Mean free path, Avogadro’s number JEE Main Oscillations And Waves Syllabus Periodic motion – period, frequency, displacement as a function of time. Periodic functions. Simple harmonic motion (S.H.M.) and its equation; phase; oscillations of a spring -restoring force and force constant; energy in S.H.M. – Kinetic and potential energies; Simple pendulum – derivation of expression for its time period; Free, forced and damped oscillations, resonance Wave motion - Longitudinal and transverse waves, speed of a wave. Displacement relation for a progressive wave. Principle of superposition of waves, a reflection of waves, Standing waves in strings and organ pipes, fundamental mode and harmonics, Beats, Doppler effect in sound JEE Main Electrostatics Syllabus Electric charges: Conservation of charge, Coulomb’s law-forces between two point charges, forces between multiple charges; superposition principle and continuous charge distribution. Electric field: Electric field due to a point charge, Electric field lines, Electric dipole, Electric field due to a dipole, Torque on a dipole in a uniform electric field. Electric flux, Gauss’s law, and its applications to find field due to infinitely long uniformly charged straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet, and uniformly charged thin spherical shell. Electric potential and its calculation for a point charge, electric dipole and system of charges; Equipotential surfaces, Electrical potential energy of a system of two point charges in an electrostatic field. Conductors and insulators, Dielectrics and electric polarization, capacitor, a combination of capacitors in series and in parallel, the capacitance of a parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectric medium between the plates, Energy stored in a capacitor. JEE Main Current Electricity Syllabus Electric current, Drift velocity, Ohm’s law, Electrical resistance, Resistances of different materials, V-I characteristics of Ohmic and nonohmic conductors, Electrical energy and power, Electrical resistivity, Colour code for resistors; Series and parallel combinations of resistors; Temperature dependence of resistance. Electric Cell and its Internal resistance, potential difference and emf of a cell, a combination of cells in series and in parallel. Kirchhoff’s laws and their applications. Wheatstone bridge, Metre bridge. Potentiometer – principle and its applications. JEE Main Magnetic Effects Of Current And Magnetism Syllabus Biot – Savart law and its application to current carrying circular loop. Ampere’s law and its applications to infinitely long current carrying straight wire and solenoid. Force on a moving charge in uniform magnetic and electric fields. Cyclotron. Force on a current-carrying conductor in a uniform magnetic field. The force between two parallel current-carrying conductors-definition of ampere. Torque experienced by a current loop in a uniform magnetic field; Moving coil galvanometer, its current sensitivity, and conversion to ammeter and voltmeter. Current loop as a magnetic dipole and its magnetic dipole moment. Bar magnet as an equivalent solenoid, magnetic field lines; Earth’s magnetic field and magnetic elements. Para-, dia- and ferromagnetic substances. Magnetic susceptibility and permeability, Hysteresis, Electromagnets, and permanent magnets. JEE Main Electromagnetic Induction And Alternating Currents Syllabus Electromagnetic induction; Faraday’s law, induced emf and current; Lenz’s Law, Eddy currents. Self and mutual inductance. Alternating currents, peak and RMS value of alternating current/ voltage; reactance and impedance; LCR series circuit, resonance; Quality factor, power in AC circuits, wattles current. AC generator and transformer JEE Main Electromagnetic Waves Syllabus Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics. Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, Xrays, gamma rays). Applications of e.m. waves JEE Main Optics Syllabus Reflection and refraction of light at plane and spherical surfaces, mirror formula, Total internal reflection, and its applications, Deviation and Dispersion of light by a prism, Lens Formula, Magnification, Power of a Lens, Combination of thin lenses in contact, Microscope and Astronomical Telescope (reflecting and refracting) and their magnifying powers. Wave optics Wavefront and Huygens’ principle, Laws of reflection, and refraction using Huygen’s principle. Interference, Young’s double-slit experiment, and expression for fringe width. Diffraction due to a single slit, width of central maximum. Resolving power of microscopes and astronomical telescopes, Polarisation, plane polarized light; Brewster’s law uses of plane-polarized light and Polaroids. JEE Main Dual Nature Of Matter And radiation Syllabus Dual nature of radiation. Photoelectric effect, Hertz and Lenard’s observations; Einstein’s photoelectric equation; particle nature of light. Matter waves-wave nature of particle, de Broglie relation. Davisson-Germer experiment. JEE Main Atoms And Nuclei Syllabus Alpha-particle scattering experiment; Rutherford’s model of atom; Bohr model, energy levels, hydrogen spectrum. Composition and size of nucleus, atomic masses, isotopes, isobars; isotones. Radioactivity-alpha, beta and gamma particles/rays, and their properties; radioactive decay law. Mass-energy relation, mass defect; binding energy per nucleon and its variation with mass number, nuclear fission, and fusion. JEE Main Electronic Devices Syllabus Semiconductors; semiconductor diode: I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias; diode as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell, and Zener diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch. JEE Main Communication Systems Syllabus Propagation of electromagnetic waves in the atmosphere; Sky and space wave propagation, Need for modulation, Amplitude and Frequency Modulation, The bandwidth of signals, The bandwidth of Transmission medium, Basic Elements of a Communication System (Block Diagram only).

#### JEE Main Topic-wise Weightage for Physics

 Topics No of Questions Marks Weightage Electrostatics 1 4 3.33% Current Electricity 3 12 10.00% Capacitor 1 4 3.33% Magnetic Effect of Current & Magnetism 2 8 6.67% Alternating Current 2 8 6.67% KTG & Thermodynamics 2 8 6.67% SHM 1 4 3.33% Sound Waves 1 4 3.33% Kinematics 1 4 3.33% Work Power Energy 1 4 3.33% Kinematics 1 4 3.33% Laws of motion 1 4 3.33% Work, Power and Energy 1 4 3.33% Centre Of Mass 2 8 6.67% Rotational Dynamics 2 8 6.67% Modern Physics 2 8 6.67% NLM 1 4 3.33% Elasticity 1 4 3.33% Wave Optics 2 8 6.67% Error 1 4 3.33% Circular Motion 1 4 3.33% Electromagnetic Waves 1 4 3.33% Semiconductors 1 4 3.33% Communication System 1 4 3.33% Total 30 120 100%

#### Best Books for JEE Main Physics Syllabus:

• Concepts of Physics Volume 1 and Volume 2 (Author: H.C. Verma)
• Advanced Physics (Author: Nelkon and Parker)
• Objective Questions on Physics- Chapterwise Solved Papers (Author: D.C. Pandey)
• Feynman Lectures on Physics (Author: Feynman, Leighton, and Sands)
• Problems in Physics (Author: AA Pinsky)
• Fundamentals of Physics (Author: Halliday, Resnick, and Walker)
• Problems in General Physics (Author: IE Irodov)

#### JEE Main Syllabus Chemistry:

 JEE Main Some Basic Concepts In Chemistry Syllabus Matter and its nature, Dalton’s atomic theory Concept of atom, molecule, element, and compound Physical quantities and their measurements in Chemistry, precision, and accuracy, significant figures, S.I. Units, dimensional analysis Laws of chemical combination Atomic and molecular masses, mole concept, molar mass, percentage composition, empirical and molecular formulae Chemical equations and stoichiometry JEE Main States Of Matter Chemistry Syllabus Classification of matter into solid, liquid, and gaseous states Gaseous State: Measurable properties of gases Gas laws – Boyle’s law, Charle’s law, Graham’s law of diffusion, Avogadro’s law, Dalton’s law of partial pressure Concept of Absolute scale of temperature; Ideal gas equation Kinetic theory of gases (only postulates) Concept of average, root mean square, and most probable velocities Real gases, deviation from Ideal behavior, compressibility factor, and van der Waals equation Liquid State: Properties of liquids – vapor pressure, viscosity and surface tension and effect of temperature on them (qualitative treatment only) Solid State: Classification of solids: molecular, ionic, covalent and metallic solids, amorphous and crystalline solids (elementary idea) Bragg’s Law and its applications Unit cell and lattices, packing in solids (fcc, bcc, and hcp lattices), voids, calculations involving unit cell parameters, an imperfection in solids Electrical, magnetic and dielectric properties JEE Main Atomic Structure Chemistry Syllabus Thomson and Rutherford atomic models and their limitations Nature of electromagnetic radiation, photoelectric effect The spectrum of the hydrogen atom, Bohr model of a hydrogen atom – its postulates, derivation of the relations for the energy of the electron and radii of the different orbits, limitations of Bohr’s model Dual nature of matter, de Broglie's relationship, Heisenberg uncertainty principle. Elementary ideas of quantum mechanics, a quantum mechanical model of the atom, its important features, the concept of atomic orbitals as one-electron wave functions various quantum numbers (principal, angular momentum, and magnetic quantum numbers) and their significance shapes of s, p, and d – orbitals, electron spin, and spin quantum number Rules for filling electrons in orbitals – Aufbau principle, Pauli’s exclusion principle, and Hund’s rule, electronic configuration of elements, extra stability of half-filled, and completely filled orbitals. JEE Main Chemical Bonding And Molecular Structure Syllabus Kossel – Lewis approach to chemical bond formation, the concept of ionic and covalent bonds Ionic Bonding: Formation of ionic bonds, factors affecting the formation of ionic bonds; calculation of lattice enthalpy. Covalent Bonding: Concept of electronegativity, Fagan's rule, dipole moment Valence Shell Electron Pair Repulsion (VSEPR) theory and shapes of simple molecules Quantum mechanical approach to covalent bonding: Valence bond theory – Its important features, the concept of hybridization involving s, p, and d orbitals Resonance Molecular Orbital Theory – Its important features, LCAOs, types of molecular orbitals (bonding, antibonding), sigma and pi-bonds, molecular orbital electronic configurations of homonuclear diatomic molecules, the concept of bond order, bond length and bond energy. JEE Main Chemical Thermodynamics Syllabus Fundamentals of thermodynamics: System and surroundings, extensive and intensive properties, state functions, types of processes The first law of thermodynamics – Concept of work, heat internal energy and enthalpy, heat capacity, molar heat capacity Hess’s law of constant heat summation Enthalpies of bond dissociation, combustion, formation, atomization, sublimation, phase transition, hydration, ionization and solution The second law of thermodynamics Spontaneity of processes DS of the universe and DG of the system as criteria for spontaneity, Dgo (Standard Gibbs energy change) and equilibrium constant JEE Main Solutions Syllabus Different methods for expressing the concentration of solution – molality, molarity, mole fraction, percentage (by volume and mass both), the vapour pressure of solutions and Raoult’s Law – Ideal and non-ideal solutions, vapor pressure – composition, plots for ideal and non-ideal solutions Colligative properties of dilute solutions – the relative lowering of vapor pressure, depression of freezing point, the elevation of boiling point and osmotic pressure Determination of molecular mass using colligative properties; Abnormal value of molar mass, van’t Hoff factor, and its significance JEE Main Equilibrium Chemistry Syllabus Meaning of equilibrium, the concept of dynamic equilibrium Equilibria involving physical processes: Solid-liquid, liquid – gas and solid-gas equilibria, Henry’s law, general characteristics of equilibrium involving physical processes. Equilibria involving chemical processes: Law of chemical equilibrium, equilibrium constants (Kp and Kc) and their significance, the significance of DG and DGo in chemical equilibria, factors affecting equilibrium concentration, pressure, temperature, the effect of catalyst; Le Chatelier’s principle Ionic equilibrium: Weak and strong electrolytes, ionization of electrolytes, various concepts of acids and bases (Arrhenius, Bronsted – Lowry, and Lewis) and their ionization, acid-base equilibria (including multistage ionization) and ionization constants, ionization of water, pH scale, common ion effect, hydrolysis of salts and pH of their solutions, the solubility of sparingly soluble salts and solubility products, buffer solutions JEE Main Redox Reactions And Electrochemistry Syllabus Electronic concepts of oxidation and reduction, redox reactions, oxidation number, rules for assigning oxidation number, balancing of redox reactions Electrolytic and metallic conduction, conductance in electrolytic solutions, specific and molar conductivities and their variation with concentration: Kohlrausch’s law and its applications Electrochemical cells – Electrolytic and Galvanic cells, different types of electrodes, electrode potentials including standard electrode potential, half – cell and cell reactions, emf of a Galvanic cell and its measurement Nernst equation and its applications; Relationship between cell potential and Gibbs’ energy change Dry cell and lead accumulator; Fuel cells. JEE Main Chemical Kinetics Syllabus Rate of a chemical reaction, factors affecting the rate of reactions: concentration, temperature, pressure, and catalyst Elementary and complex reactions, order and molecularity of reactions, rate law, rate constant and its units, differential and integral forms of zero and first-order reactions, their characteristics and half-lives, the effect of temperature on the rate of reactions – Arrhenius theory, activation energy, and its calculation, collision theory of bimolecular gaseous reactions (no derivation). JEE Main Surface Chemistry Syllabus Adsorption- Physisorption and chemisorption and their characteristics, factors affecting adsorption of gases on solids – Freundlich and Langmuir adsorption isotherms, adsorption from solutions. Colloidal state- distinction among true solutions, colloids, and suspensions, classification of colloids – lyophilic, lyophobic Multi molecular, macromolecular, and associated colloids (micelles), preparation and properties of colloids – Tyndall effect, Brownian movement, electrophoresis, dialysis, coagulation, and flocculation Emulsions and their characteristics JEE Main Classification Of Elements And Periodicity In Properties Syllabus Modem periodic law and present form of the periodic table, s, p, d, and f block elements, periodic trends in properties of elements atomic and ionic radii, ionization enthalpy, electron gain enthalpy, valence, oxidation states, and chemical reactivity. JEE Main General Principles And Processes Of Isolation Of Metals Syllabus Modes of occurrence of elements in nature, minerals, ores; Steps involved in the extraction of metals – concentration, reduction (chemical and electrolytic methods) and refining with special reference to the extraction of Al, Cu, Zn, and Fe; Thermodynamic and electrochemical principles involved in the extraction of metals JEE Main Hydrogen Syllabus Position of hydrogen in periodic table, isotopes, preparation, properties, and uses of hydrogen Physical and chemical properties of water and heavy water Structure, preparation, reactions, and uses of hydrogen peroxide Hydrogen as a fuel JEE Main Block Elements (Alkali And Alkaline Earth Metals) Syllabus Group – 1 and 2 Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements, anomalous properties of the first element of each group, diagonal relationships Preparation and properties of some important compounds – sodium carbonate and sodium hydroxide; Industrial uses of lime, limestone, Plaster of Paris and cement; Biological significance of Na, K, Mg and Ca. P – Block Elements Group – 13 to Group 18 Elements General Introduction: Electronic configuration and general trends in physical and chemical properties of elements across the periods and down the groups; unique behavior of the first element in each group. Groupwise study of the p – block elements Group – 13: Preparation, properties, and uses of boron and aluminum; properties of boric acid, diborane, boron trifluoride, aluminum chloride, and alums. Group – 14: Allotropes of carbon, the tendency for catenation; Structure & properties of silicates, and zeolites. Group – 15: Properties and uses of nitrogen and phosphorus; Allotrophic forms of phosphorus; Preparation, properties, structure, and uses of ammonia, nitric acid, phosphine, and phosphorus halides, (PCl3, PCl5); Structures of oxides and oxoacids of phosphorus. Group – 16: Preparation, properties, structures, and uses of ozone; Allotropic forms of sulfur; Preparation, properties, structures, and uses of sulphuric acid (including its industrial preparation); Structures of oxoacids of sulfur. Group – 17: Preparation, properties, and uses of hydrochloric acid; Trends in the acidic nature of hydrogen halides; Structures of Interhalogen compounds and oxides and oxoacids of halogens. Group –18: Occurrence and uses of noble gases; Structures of fluorides and oxides of xenon. D – And F – BLOCK ELEMENTS Transition Elements: General introduction, electronic configuration, occurrence and characteristics, general trends in properties of the first-row transition elements – physical properties, ionization enthalpy, oxidation states, atomic radii, color, catalytic behavior, magnetic properties, complex formation, interstitial compounds, alloy formation; Preparation, properties, and uses of K2 Cr2 O7 and KMnO4 Inner Transition Elements: Lanthanoids – Electronic configuration, oxidation states, and lanthanoid contraction Actinoids – Electronic configuration and oxidation states Co-Ordination Compounds Introduction to co-ordination compounds, Werner’s theory ligands, coordination number, denticity, chelation; IUPAC nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, isomerism Bonding-Valence bond approach and basic ideas of Crystal field theory, color and magnetic properties; Importance of co-ordination compounds (in qualitative analysis, extraction of metals and in biological systems). Environmental Chemistry Environmental pollution – Atmospheric, water, and soil. Atmospheric pollution – Tropospheric and Stratospheric Tropospheric pollutants – Gaseous pollutants: Oxides of carbon, nitrogen, and sulfur, hydrocarbons; their sources, harmful effects, and prevention; Greenhouse effect and Global warming; Acid rain; Particulate pollutants: Smoke, dust, smog, fumes, mist; their sources, harmful effects, and prevention. Stratospheric pollution- Formation and breakdown of ozone, depletion of the ozone layer – its mechanism and effects. Water Pollution – Major pollutants such as pathogens, organic wastes, and chemical pollutants; their harmful effects and prevention. Soil pollution – Major pollutants such as Pesticides (insecticides,. herbicides, and fungicides), their harmful effects, and prevention. Strategies to control environmental pollution. JEE Main Purification And Characterisation Of Organic Compounds Syllabus Purification – Crystallization, sublimation, distillation, differential extraction, and chromatography – principles and their applications Qualitative analysis – Detection of nitrogen, sulfur, phosphorus, and halogens Quantitative analysis (basic principles only) – Estimation of carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, halogens, sulfur, phosphorus. Calculations of empirical formulae and molecular formulae; Numerical problems in organic quantitative analysis JEE Main Some Basic Principles Of Organic Chemistry Syllabus Tetravalency of carbon; Shapes of simple molecules – hybridization (s and p); Classification of organic compounds based on functional groups: – C = C –, – C h C – and those containing halogens, oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur; Homologous series; Isomerism – structural and stereoisomerism. Nomenclature (Trivial and IUPAC) Covalent bond fission – Homolytic and heterolytic: free radicals, carbocations, and carbanions; stability of carbocations and free radicals, electrophiles, and nucleophiles. Electronic displacement in a covalent bond – Inductive effect, electromeric effect, resonance, and hyperconjugation. JEE Main Hydrocarbons Syllabus Classification, isomerism, IUPAC nomenclature, general methods of preparation, properties, and reactions. Alkanes – Conformations: Sawhorse and Newman projections (of ethane); Mechanism of halogenation of alkanes Alkenes – Geometrical isomerism; Mechanism of electrophilic addition: addition of hydrogen, halogens, water, hydrogen halides (Markownikoff’s and peroxide effect); Ozonolysis and polymerization. Alkynes – Acidic character; Addition of hydrogen, halogens, water, and hydrogen halides; Polymerization Aromatic hydrocarbons – Nomenclature, benzene – structure and aromaticity; Mechanism of electrophilic substitution: halogenation, nitration, Friedel – Craft’s alkylation and acylation, directive influence of the functional group in mono-substituted benzene JEE Main Organic Compounds Containing Halogens Syllabus General methods of preparation, properties, and reactions; Nature of C-X bond; Mechanisms of substitution reactions. Uses; Environmental effects of chloroform & iodoform. JEE Main Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen Syllabus General methods of preparation, properties, reactions, and uses JEE Main Alcohols, Phenols, And Ethers Syllabus Alcohols: Identification of primary, secondary and tertiary alcohols; mechanism of dehydration. Phenols: Acidic nature, electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration, and sulphonation, Reimer – Tiemann reaction. Ethers: Structure. Aldehyde and Ketones: Nature of carbonyl group Nucleophilic addition to >C=O group, relative reactivities of aldehydes and ketones Important reactions such as – Nucleophilic addition reactions (addition of HCN, NH3 and its derivatives), Grignard reagent; oxidation; reduction (Wolff Kishner and Clemmensen); the acidity of r – hydrogen, aldol condensation, Cannizzaro reaction, Haloform reaction; Chemical tests to distinguish between aldehydes and Ketones JEE Main Carboxylic Acids Syllabus Acidic strength and factors affecting it. JEE Main Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen Syllabus General methods of preparation, properties, reactions and uses. Amines: Nomenclature, classification, structure, basic character, and identification of primary, secondary, and tertiary amines and their basic character. Diazonium Salts: Importance in synthetic organic chemistry JEE Main Polymers Syllabus General introduction and classification of polymers, general methods of polymerization-addition and condensation, copolymerization Natural and synthetic rubber and vulcanization some important polymers with emphasis on their monomers and uses – polythene, nylon, polyester and bakelite. JEE Main Biomolecules Syllabus General introduction and importance of biomolecules. Carbohydrates – Classification: aldoses and ketoses; monosaccharides (glucose and fructose) and constituent monosaccharides of oligosaccharides (sucrose, lactose, and maltose). Proteins – Elementary Idea of r – amino acids, peptide bond, polypeptides; Proteins: primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary structure (qualitative idea only), denaturation of proteins, enzymes. Vitamins – Classification and functions. Nucleic Acids – Chemical constitution of DNA and RNA. Biological functions of nucleic acids. JEE Main Chemistry in Everyday Life Syllabus Chemicals in medicines – Analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamins – their meaning and common examples. Chemicals in food – Preservatives, artificial sweetening agents – common examples. Cleansing agents – Soaps and detergents, cleansing action. JEE Main PRINCIPLES RELATED TO PRACTICAL CHEMISTRY Syllabus Detection of extra elements (N,S, halogens) in organic compounds; Detection of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, and amino groups in organic compounds. The chemistry involved in the preparation of the following: Inorganic compounds: Mohr’s salt, potash alum. Organic compounds: Acetanilide, pnitroacetanilide, aniline yellow, iodoform. The chemistry involved in the titrimetric exercises – Acids bases and the use of indicators, oxalic-acid vs KMnO4, Mohr’s salt vs KMnO4. Chemical principles involved in the qualitative salt analysis: Cations – Pb2+, Cu2+, AI3+, Fe3+, Zn2+, Ni2+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Mg2+, NH4+. Anions- CO3 2-, S2-, SO4 2-, NO2-, NO3-, CI -, Br, I. (Insoluble salts excluded). JEE Main Chemical principles involved in the following experiments Syllabus Enthalpy of solution of CuSO4 Enthalpy of neutralization of strong acid and strong base Preparation of lyophilic and lyophobic sols Kinetic study of the reaction of iodide ion with hydrogen peroxide at room temperature

#### JEE Main Topic-wise Weightage for Chemistry

 Topics No of Questions Marks Transition Elements and Coordination Chemistry 3 12 Periodic table and Representative Elements 3 12 Thermodynamics And Gaseous State 2 8 Atomic Structure 2 8 Chemical Bonding 2 8 Chemical And Ionic Equilibrium 2 8 Solid-State And Surface Chemistry 2 8 Nuclear Chemistry And Environment 2 8 Mole Concept 1 4 Redox Reaction 1 4 Electrochemistry 1 4 Chemical Kinetics 1 4 Solution and Colligative Properties 1 4 General Organic Chemistry 1 4 Stereochemistry 1 4 Hydrocarbon 1 4 Alkyl Halides 1 4 Carboxylic Acid and their Derivatives 1 4 Carbohydrates, amino acid, and Polymers 1 4 Aromatic Compounds 1 4

Best Books for JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus:

• Numerical Chemistry (Author: P. Bahadur)
• Organic Chemistry (Author: Morrison & Boyd)
• Chemistry - NCERT
• Inorganic Chemistry (Author: J.D. Lee)
##### JEE Main Syllabus 2023 for Paper 2 - Barc
 Part I Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment. Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualizing. different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical, and Verbal). Part II Three-dimensional - perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms, and elements, color texture, harmony, and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations, and 3 D views of objects. Creating two-dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms. Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.), and rural life.
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