JEE Advanced Syllabus 2019
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JEE Advanced Syllabus 2019 - IIT Roorkee released the official syllabus of JEE Advanced 2019 for candidates to refer for their preparation. JEE Advanced 2019 syllabus consisted of the topics and units of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics which the candidates were expected to study for the upcoming exam. By referring to the JEE Advanced syllabus 2019, candidates could familiarize themselves with the topics from where the questions will most probably be taken out. JEE Advanced 2019 had two papers in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Candidates could use the syllabus to strengthen their preparation process for JEE Advanced. Read the full article to know more about JEE Advanced Syllabus 2019.
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JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus

Since the syllabus of JEE Advanced 2019 has been released by the authorities. The candidates can check syllabus from the table given below.


JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus for Physics




Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis;

least count, significant figures;

Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (micrometer), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box.


Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform circular motion; Relative velocity.

Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference; Static and dynamic friction; Kinetic and potential energy; Work and power; Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy.

Systems of particles; Centre of mass and its motion; Impulse; Elastic and inelastic collisions.

Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity.

Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes; Angular momentum; Torque; Conservation of angular momentum; Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation; Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres; Equilibrium of rigid bodies; Collision of point masses with rigid bodies.

Linear and angular simple harmonic motions.

Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus.

Pressure in a fluid; Pascal’s law; Buoyancy; Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise; Viscosity (Poiseuille’s equation excluded), Stoke’s law; Terminal velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications.

Wave motion (plane waves only), longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of waves; Progressive and stationary waves; Vibration of strings and air columns; Resonance; Beats; Speed of sound in gases; Doppler effect (in sound).

Thermal Physics

Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases;

Calorimetry, latent heat;

Heat conduction in one dimension;

Elementary concepts of convection and radiation;

Newton’s law of cooling;

Ideal gas laws;

Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases);

Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases;

Equivalence of heat and work; First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases);

Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive powers; Kirchhoff’s law; Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.

Electricity and Magnetism

Coulomb’s law; Electric field and potential; Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field; Electric field lines; Flux of electric field; Gauss’s law and its application in simple cases, such as, to find field due to infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet and uniformly charged thin spherical shell.

Capacitance; Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics; Capacitors in series and parallel; Energy stored in a capacitor.

Electric current; Ohm’s law; Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells; Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications; Heating effect of current.

Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law; Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire, along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid; Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field.

Magnetic moment of a current loop; Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop; Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions.

Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law; Self and mutual inductance; RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources.


Rectilinear propagation of light; Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces; Total internal reflection; Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism; Thin lenses; Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses; Magnification.

Wave nature of light: Huygen’s principle, interference limited to Young’s double-slit experiment.

Modern Physics

Atomic nucleus; α, β and γ radiations; Law of radioactive decay; Decay constant; Half-life and mean life; Binding energy and its calculation; Fission and fusion processes; Energy calculation in these processes.

Photoelectric effect; Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms; Characteristic and continuous X-rays, Moseley’s law; de Broglie wavelength of matter waves.

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JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus for Physical Chemistry




Concept of atoms and molecules;

Dalton’s atomic theory;

Mole concept;

Chemical formulae;

Balanced chemical equations;

Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.

Gaseous and liquid states

Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation;

Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation;

Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature;

Law of partial pressures;

Vapour pressure;

Diffusion of gases.

Atomic structure and chemical bonding

Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers;

Wave-particle duality,de Broglie hypothesis;

Uncertainty principle;

Qualitative quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of s, p and d orbitals;

Electronic configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36);

Aufbau principle;

Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule;

Orbital overlap and covalent bond;

Hybridisation involving s, p and d orbitals only;

Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species;

Hydrogen bond; Polarity in molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only);

VSEPR model and shapes of molecules (linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral and octahedral).


First law of thermodynamics;

Internal energy, work and heat, pressure-volume work;

Enthalpy, Hess’s law;

Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization;

Second law of thermodynamics;


Free energy;

Criterion of spontaneity.

Chemical equilibrium

Law of mass action;

Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier’s principle (effect of concentration, temperature and pressure);

Significance of ΔG and ΔG0 in chemical equilibrium;

Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions;

Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts);

Hydrolysis of salts.


Electrochemical cells and cell reactions;

Standard electrode potentials;

Nernst equation and its relation to ΔG;

Electrochemical series, emf of galvanic cells;

Faraday’s laws of electrolysis;

Electrolytic conductance, specific, equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch’s law;

Concentration cells.

Chemical kinetics

Rates of chemical reactions;

Order of reactions;

Rate constant;

First order reactions;

Temperature dependence of rate constant (Arrhenius equation).

Solid state

Classification of solids, crystalline state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b, c, α, β, γ), close packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices;

Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects.


Raoult’s law;

Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point.

Surface chemistry

Elementary concepts of adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms);

Colloids: types, methods of preparation and general properties;

Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants and micelles (only definitions and examples).

Nuclear chemistry


isotopes and isobars;

Properties of α, β and γ rays;

Kinetics of radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon dating;

Stability of nuclei with respect to proton-neutron ratio;

Brief discussion on fission and fusion reactions

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Isolation/ preparation and properties of the following non-metals

Boron, silicon, nitrogen, phosphorus, oxygen, sulphur and halogens;

Properties of allotropes of carbon (only diamond and graphite), phosphorus and sulphur.

Preparation and properties of the following compounds

Oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides and sulphates of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium;

Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax;

Aluminium: alumina, aluminium chloride and alums;

Carbon: oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid);

Silicon: silicones, silicates and silicon carbide;

Nitrogen: oxides, oxyacids and ammonia;

Phosphorus: oxides, oxyacids (phosphorus acid, phosphoric acid) and phosphine;

Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide;

Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide, oxides, sulphurous acid, sulphuric acid and sodium thiosulphate;

Halogens: hydrohalic acids, oxides and oxyacids of chlorine, bleaching powder;

Xenon fluorides.

Transition elements (3d series)

Definition, general characteristics, oxidation states and their stabilities, colour (excluding the details of electronic transitions) and calculation of spin-only magnetic moment;

Coordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cis-trans and ionisation isomerisms, hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral, square planar and octahedral).

Preparation and properties of the following compounds

Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead;

Oxides, chlorides and sulphates of Fe2+, Cu2+and Zn2+;

Potassium permanganate, potassium dichromate, silver oxide, silver nitrate, silver thiosulphate.

Ores and minerals

Commonly occurring ores and minerals of iron, copper, tin, lead, magnesium, aluminium, zinc and silver.

Extractive metallurgy

Chemical principles and reactions only (industrial details excluded); Carbon reduction method (iron and tin);

Self reduction method (copper and lead);

Electrolytic reduction method (magnesium and aluminium);

Cyanide process (silver and gold).

Principles of qualitative analysis

Groups I to V (only Ag+, Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+, Al3+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+);

Nitrate, halides (excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.

JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus for Organic Chemistry




Hybridisation of carbon;

σ and π-bonds;

Shapes of simple organic molecules;

Structural and geometrical isomerism;

Optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centres, (R,S and E,Z nomenclature excluded);

IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds (only hydrocarbons, mono-functional and bi-functional compounds);

Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman projections);

Resonance and hyperconjugation;


Determination of empirical and molecular formulae of simple compounds (only combustion method);

Hydrogen bonds: definition and their effects on physical properties of alcohols and carboxylic acids;

Inductive and resonance effects on acidity and basicity of organic acids and bases;

Polarity and inductive effects in alkyl halides;

Reactive intermediates produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavage;

Formation, structure and stability of carbocations, carbanions and free radicals.

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes

Homologous series, physical properties of alkanes (melting points, boiling points and density);

Combustion and halogenation of alkanes;

Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction and decarboxylation reactions.

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes

Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes (boiling points, density and dipole moments);

Acidity of alkynes;

Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry of addition and elimination);

Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and ozone;

Reduction of alkenes and alkynes;

Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination reactions;

Electrophilic addition reactions of alkenes with X2, HX, HOX and H2O (X=halogen);

Addition reactions of alkynes; Metal acetylides.

Reactions of benzene

Structure and aromaticity;

Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration, sulphonation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation;

Effect of o-, m- and p-directing groups in monosubstituted benzenes.


Acidity, electrophilic substitution reactions (halogenation, nitration and sulphonation); Reimer-Tieman reaction, Kolbe reaction.

Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above)

Alkyl halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation, Grignard reactions, nucleophilic substitution reactions;

Alcohols: esterification, dehydration and oxidation, reaction with sodium, phosphorus halides, ZnCl2/concentrated HCl, conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and ketones;

Ethers: Preparation by Williamson’s Synthesis;

Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation, reduction, oxime and hydrazone formation;

aldol condensation,Perkin reaction;

Cannizzaro reaction;

haloform reaction and nucleophilic addition reactions (Grignard addition);

Carboxylic acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis;

Amines: basicity of substituted anilines and aliphatic amines, preparation from nitro compounds, reaction with nitrous acid, azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts of aromatic amines, Sandmeyer and related reactions of diazonium salts;

carbylamine reaction;

Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution).



mono- and di-saccharides (glucose and sucrose);

Oxidation, reduction, glycoside formation and hydrolysis of sucrose.

Amino acids and peptides

General structure (only primary structure for peptides) and physical properties.

Properties and uses of some important polymers

Natural rubber, cellulose, nylon, teflon and PVC.

Practical organic chemistry

Detection of elements (N, S, halogens);

Detection and identification of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, amino and nitro;

Chemical methods of separation of mono-functional organic compounds from binary mixtures.

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JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus for Mathematics




Algebra of complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, cube roots of unity, geometric interpretations.

Quadratic equations with real coefficients, relations between roots and coefficients, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots.

Arithmetic, geometric and harmonic progressions, arithmetic, geometric and harmonic means, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers.

Logarithms and their properties.

Permutations and combinations, binomial theorem for a positive integral index, properties of binomial coefficients.

Matrices as a rectangular array of real numbers, equality of matrices, addition, multiplication by a scalar and product of matrices, transpose of a matrix, determinant of a square matrix of order up to three, inverse of a square matrix of order up to three, properties of these matrix operations, diagonal, symmetric and skew-symmetric matrices and their properties, solutions of simultaneous linear equations in two or three variables.

Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability, Bayes Theorem, independence of events, computation of probability of events using permutations and combinations.


Trigonometric functions, their periodicity and graphs, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and sub-multiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations.

Relations between sides and angles of a triangle, sine rule, cosine rule, half-angle formula and the area of a triangle, inverse trigonometric functions (principal value only).

Analytical Geometry

Two dimensions: Cartesian coordinates, distance between two points, section formulae, shift of origin.

Equation of a straight line in various forms, angle between two lines, distance of a point from a line; Lines through the point of intersection of two given lines, equation of the bisector of the angle between two lines, concurrency of lines; Centroid, orthocentre, incentre and circumcentre of a triangle.

Equation of a circle in various forms, equations of tangent, normal and chord.

Parametric equations of a circle, intersection of a circle with a straight line or a circle, equation of a circle through the points of intersection of two circles and those of a circle and a straight line.

Equations of a parabola, ellipse and hyperbola in standard form, their foci, directrices and eccentricity, parametric equations, equations of tangent and normal.

Locus problems.

Three dimensions: Direction cosines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space, equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane.

Differential Calculus

Real valued functions of a real variable, into, onto and one-to-one functions, sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, composite functions, absolute value, polynomial, rational, trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Limit and continuity of a function, limit and continuity of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, L’Hospital rule of evaluation of limits of functions.

Even and odd functions, inverse of a function, continuity of composite functions, intermediate value property of continuous functions.

Derivative of a function, derivative of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, chain rule, derivatives of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.

Derivatives of implicit functions, derivatives up to order two, geometrical interpretation of the derivative, tangents and normals, increasing and decreasing functions, maximum and minimum values of a function, Rolle’s theorem and Lagrange’s mean value theorem.

Integral Calculus

Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite integrals of standard functions, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of integral calculus.

Integration by parts, integration by the methods of substitution and partial fractions, application of definite integrals to the determination of areas involving simple curves.

Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations, separation of variables method, linear first order differential equations.


Addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, dot and cross products, scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations.

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JEE Advanced 2019 Syllabus for Architecture Aptitude Test



Freehand drawing

This would comprise of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc., from memory.

Geometrical drawing

Exercises in geometrical drawing containing lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, cylinders, cubes, splayed surface holders, etc.

Three-dimensional perception

Understanding and appreciation of three-dimensional forms with building elements, colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.

Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity

Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through the innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. Sense of colour grouping or application.

Architectural awareness

General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations – both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain.

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What are the best books for JEE Advanced 2019 preparation

While preparing for the examination, the candidates can check and refer to the list of books given in the table below. The books have been given subject wise and recommended by experts and toppers.

JEE Advanced Books for Preparation






Concepts of Physics by H C Verma (Vol-1 and Vol-2)

Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday/Resnick/Walker

IIT JEE Physics by Arihant (35 years Chapterwise Solved Papers 2013-1979)



Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon

Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee

Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon

Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis

Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd

Inorganic Chemistry by J.D Lee

Inorganic Chemistry by O P Tandon



Objective Mathematics By R.D. Sharma

Plane Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry (Two Books) by S.L Loney

Problems in Calculus Of One Variable by I.A.Maron

Integral Calculus for IIT-JEE by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

A Text Book of Algebra For JEE Main & Advanced by Dr. SK Goyal (Arihant Publications)

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minimum percentile required in jee mains to qualify for jee advanced?

Shareef 15th Oct, 2019
JEE advance will be conducted on may 17 and one should must possess all the below 5 mentioned eligiblity criteria,
  • Performance in JEE mains,
It is essential for the candidates to have qualified JEE mains and be among the top 250,000

  • Age limit
There's no age limit, since the supreme court has said one who is 25 and above is eligible for the exam

  • Number of attempts
JEE advanced can be attempted maximum of 2 times in 2 consecutive years

  • Admission in the IIT
Candidates who had already admitted in IITs are not eligible.

  • Performance in the 12th
One should score at least 75% aggregate in 12th and if the student is SC/ST/PWD he should secure 65%.
Once you are eligible by considering the above mentioned criteria you are ready for JEE advance.
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sir is there any student who completed his 12th from Telangana open school and written jee mains and jee advanced

Shudhanshu Gupta Student Expert 14th Oct, 2019
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What are the main books in pcm for iit jee exams?

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