JEE Main Syllabus 2020 - National Testing Agency has released the official JEE Main 2020 syllabus including the syllabus and sample questions for the newly added Planning section in Paper 2 of JEE Main. Candidates can access the syllabus of JEE Main 2020 from the article below in PDF to know important topics and plan their studies accordingly. Candidates preparing for JEE Main can go through the subject wise important concepts and topics through the JEE Main syllabus 2020. With the help of JEE Main 2020 syllabus, students can plan their studies and focus on topics that will require more time and concepts which can be mastered easily. Along with the syllabus of JEE Main, students can also check out the exam pattern and previous year question papers to get an idea about the difficulty level of exam, nature of questions asked and a lot more. Read the complete article to get detailed information about JEE Main syllabus 2020.
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JEE Main Syllabus 2020

The April session of JEE Main 2020 was to be conducted on April 5, 7, 8, 9 and 11 which has now been postponed until May last week. January session of the exam was held from January 6 to 9.

JEE Main 2020 Syllabus

The subject wise syllabus of JEE Main 2020 Paper 1 and Paper 2 is given below:

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Mathematics

Physics

Section A

Section BEE Main 2020 Syllabus

Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

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Candidates can go through subject-wise JEE Main 2020 syllabus below:

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JEE Main Syllabus 2020 - Paper 2 (Aptitude Test B. Arch/ B.Planning)

Part I

Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment. Visualising three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualising. 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, colour 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, ect.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.) and rural life.

Part III (Planning)

General Awareness regarding development issues, government programs/schemes etc., Comprehension, critical thinking and analytical skills, graphs, charts and map reading skills, simple statistics, CBSE class X Social Sciences topics.


JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern

National Testing Agency will conduct the April session of JEE Main 2020 completely in online mode through Computer Based Test (CBT). The exam pattern of JEE Main 2020 is likely to be similar to the previous year edition of the entrance test. There will be two papers of JEE Main 2020 - Paper 1 for engineering aspirants and Paper 2 for students seeking admissions in architecture and planning courses.

Changes in JEE Main 2020 exam pattern

This year, the authorities have made new changes in the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020.

  • Paper 1 will now consist of 25 questions from each section instead of 30. In the total 25 MCQs each section will also comprise of 5 numericals.
  • For paper 2 the authorities have created a separate section for students aiming at B.Planning. Students who will appear for the B.Planning section will have to attempt 25 MCQs from Planning section instead of the Drawing section. Also the authorities have reduced the Aptitude MCQs to 25 which were 30 last year.

Given below is the paper-wise exam pattern of JEE Main 2020:

JEE Main 2020 Exam Pattern - Paper 1

Parameters

Particulars

Mode of Examination

Computer-based test mode

Duration of exam

3 hours (4 hours for candidates with benchmark disabilities having physical limitation to write)

Total subjects

Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics

Number of questions

75 (20 + 5 numericals questions from each subject)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions having 4 options each with 1 correct option

Marking Scheme

Each correct response will be rewarded 4 marks; 1 mark will be deducted for each incorrect response. Unattempted questions will not be marked.

Maximum Marks

300 Marks

Medium of paper

English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can opt for Gujarati as well)

JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 - Paper 2

Parameters

Particulars

Mode of exam

Mathematics and Aptitude test will be conducted in computer-based test mode, whereas Drawing test will be conducted in the pen-and-paper mode

Duration of exam

3 hours (4 hours for candidates with benchmark disabilities having physical limitation to write)

Total subjects

Mathematics, General Aptitude, and Drawing skills

Total number of questions

77 for B.Arch Section (Mathematics 20 questions, Aptitude 50 and Drawing 2)

100 for B.Planning Section (Mathematics 20 questions, Aptitude 50 and Planning 25)

Nature of Questions

Maths and Aptitude will be Multiple Choice Questions while drawing section will have questions to test the drawing and sketching skills of the candidate

Marking Scheme

Every correct response will be awarded 4 marks; for each incorrect response 1 mark will be deducted. Marking will not be done for unattempted questions.

Maximum Marks

Total of 400 Marks

Medium of paper

English or Hindi (Candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli can choose Gujarati as well)

Recommended books for JEE Main 2020 preparation

Apart from going through the JEE Main syllabus 2020, candidate must also know what books are best for preparation of the national level entrance test. Looking at the diverse sylalbus of JEE Main 2020, students must have the right books to study that will assist you in their preparation. Given below is the list of recommended books for JEE Main 2020 preparation:

Section

Books

Physics

  • Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov

  • Elements of Dynamics by S.L.Loney

  • Concepts of Physics by H. C Verma Vol 1 and Vol 2

  • Advanced level Physics by Nelson and Parker

  • Fundamentals of Physics Resnick, Halliday, Walker

  • Arihant Physics by D. C. Pandey

Chemistry

  • Atkins' Physical Chemistry

  • Organic Chemistry by M.S. Chuahan

  • Inorganic Chemistry by J.D.Lee

  • Physical Chemistry by N Awasthi

  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis

  • Inorganic Chemistry by O.P.Tandon

Mathematics

  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight+ Bernard-child

  • Higher Algebra by Hall Knight+ Bernard-child

  • Differential Calculus by Arihant

  • Class XI & XII by R.D. Sharma

  • Problems in Calculus of One Variable Algebra by I.A.Maron

  • Integral Calculus by Arihant

JEE Main Question Papers
Candidates preparing for JEE Main 2020 can check the previous year’s question paper with solutions to get an idea of the exam. Students can attempt the JEE Main question papers to simulate the real exam and get a view of their preparations. Given below are previous year question papers of JEE Main:

S.No

JEE Main 2019 April Session

Sessions

Question Papers

Answer Key

1

April 7, 2019 (Paper 2)

Forenoon Session

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Afternoon Session

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2

April 8, 2019 (Paper 1)

Forenoon Session

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Afternoon Session

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3

April 9, 2019 (Paper 1)EE Main 2020 Syllabus

Forenoon Session

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Afternoon Session

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4

April 10, 2019 (Paper 1)

Forenoon Session

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Afternoon Session

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5

April 12, 2019 (Paper 1)

Forenoon Session

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Afternoon Session

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Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - JEE Main Syllabus 2020

Question: Is the JEE Main 2020 Syllabus same as Class XII of CBSE?

Answer:

The syllabus of JEE Main 2020 will be similar to that of Class XII of CBSE. Mainly the topics and chapters might be the same for both of examination.

Question: Is the syllabus same for JEE Main 2019 Paper 1 & 2?

Answer:

No. The syllabus of JEE Main 2019 Paper 1 and 2 is different.

Question: Will the JEE Main 2019 syllabus have questions from Class XI also?

Answer:

Yes. Some questions from Class XI syllabus may also be present in the examination of JEE Main 2020.

Question: What are the topics that are in the JEE Mains syllabus but not in the JEE Advanced syllabus?

Answer:

There are few sections are not in JEE 2020 advance syllabus such as Environmental Chemistry, Semiconductor, Communication System, Mathematical Reasoning etc

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i got 83 percentile in jee main

Manisha 30th Mar, 2020

Hello aspirant

You have got good score but for getting admission to nit , you will not be eligible. Also qualifying score for jee main is 89.above percentile. So if you want to get a seat in nit you will have to appear in JEE main session 2 now which will be held in May.2020

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will jee mains afmit card release tomorrow or else be postponed ?

Anantika Kushwaha 30th Mar, 2020
Hello Aspirant,

The admit card of JEE Mains April session after being postponed was said to released on or after 31st March, 2020. No notice has been released so far, so nothing can be said for sure regarding it's delay or not. Wait for tomorrow and hope for the best.
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i got 75 percentile in jee should i m able to get mechanical from thapar i m from punjab

Manisha Gupta Expert 30th Mar, 2020

Hello Aspirant,

Based on this percentile the chances are less to get Mechanical Engineering in Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology, Patiala but you can have the chance to get Production engineering, Civil Engineering, Chemical Engineering Etc.

You can check your other admission possibilities with JEE Main college predictor tool given below.

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how jee exams are given an its syllabus

Aditi Amrendra Student Expert 30th Mar, 2020
Hello,


Here's JEE Main Syllabus :

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
Sequences and series
Vector algebra
Statistics and probability
Trigonometry
Co-ordinate geometry


Physics
Section A

Physics and measurement
Rotational motion
Thermodynamics
Kinematics
Work, energy and power
Properties of solids and liquids
Gravitation
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
Optics
Electromagnetic waves
Atoms and nuclei
Electrostatics
Dual nature of matter and radiation

Section B
Experimental Skills


Chemistry

- Physical Chemistry
Some basic concepts in chemistry
States of matter
Atomic structure
Chemical bonding and molecular structure
Chemical thermodynamics
Solutions
Equilibrium
Redox reactions and electrochemistry
Chemical kinetics
Surface chemistry

-Organic Chemistry
Purification and characterisation of organic compounds
Hydrocarbons
Chemistry in everyday life
Principles related to practical chemistry
Organic compounds containing halogens
Organic compounds containing oxygen
Organic compounds containing nitrogen
Polymers
Some basic principles of organic chemistry
Biomolecules

-Inorganic Chemistry
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
Hydrogen
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

Check JEE mains official syllabus from the link belpw
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I have 70% in board and 98pr in jee. Can i take admission through jee?

Prakarsh Kaushik 30th Mar, 2020

Hello,

Unfortunately, You won't be able to get admission into NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs. For admission into  NITs, IIITs, and GFTIs, you need an aggregate of 75% in all 5 subjects of class 12th for general category.

You scored 70% in boards and 98 percentile in JEE. Your JEE Main Score is very good and you will have a rank around 18000-20000 with this percentile.

You can easily get into top colleges with this rank. You can get into DTU, NSIT, IIIT-D, IIIT-Hyderabad and some other top private colleges like Thapar, Amity, UPES Dehradun, LPU etc.

Click at this link to use this college predictor to get more accurate result- https://engineering.careers360.com/jee-main-college-predictor

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