JEE 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

JEE 2020 Syllabus and Exam Pattern

With the month of April approaching, we know that you are quite anxious to get more information about JEE Main 2020. We are here to assist you with the latest updates about the syllabus and the exam pattern.

The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released the IIT JEE Syllabus 2020. This year onwards JEE Main will be conducted for three papers- Paper 1 (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry), Paper 2 (Aptitude, Drawing and Mathematics) and Paper 3 (Mathematics, Aptitude Test and Planning Based Questions).

As the candidates must be aware, Main 2020 is being held twice a year. Held during 6th to 11th January, the first session is over while the second session will be conducted from April 3rd to 9th, 2020.

Syllabus of JEE Main 2020

Paper I

  • Syllabus of Mathematics
Mathematics Complex numbers and quadratic equations
Matrices and determinants
Sets, Relations and Functions
Mathematical induction
Permutations and Combinations
Mathematical reasoning
Limit, Continuity and Differentiability
Integral Calculus
Three-dimensional Geometry
Differential Equations
Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications
Vector Algebra
Statistics and Probability
Coordinate Geometry
Sequences and Series
  • Syllabus of Physics
Physics (Section A) Physics and measurement
Rotational Motion
Work, Energy and Power
Properties of Solids and Liquids
Laws of Motion
Oscillations and Waves
Electronic devices
Kinetic theory of gases
Current electricity
Communication systems
Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
Electromagnetic waves
Atoms and nuclei
Dual nature of matter and radiation
Physics (Section B) Experimental Skills
  • Syllabus of Chemistry
Chemistry (Physical Chemistry) Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry
States of Matter
Atomic Structure
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
Chemical Thermodynamics
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry
Chemical Kinetics
Surface Chemistry
Chemistry (Organic Chemistry) Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Principles related to Practical Chemistry
Organic Compounds containing Halogens
Organic Compounds containing Oxygen
Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry
Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties
Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements
d- and f – block elements
Co-ordination compounds
Environmental chemistry
General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals

JEE Exam Pattern

There are some new changes which have been introduced Main 2020 onwards. The JEE Question Paper will now have 25 questions per section instead of 30. Out of the 25 questions per section, there will be 5 numerical questions. Here are the details:

Paper I

  • Mode of Exam: Computer-Based
  • Number of Questions: 75 ( with 25 (20 + 5 numerical) questions per section)
  • Duration: 3 Hours
  • Subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
  • Question Type: MCQ
  • Marking Scheme: +4 for every correct response. -1 for every incorrect response. No marking for unattempted questions.
  • Maximum Marks: 300

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