JEE Advanced 2021 paper 1 & 2 syllabus
JEE Advanced 2021 syllabus, exam pattern, past Year question papers for Physics, Chemistry, Maths, and Architecture
IIT Kharagpur is a conducting authority for this year to conduct JEEAdvanced in 2021. IIT Kharagpur has released new updated syllabus for JEE Advanced 2021. This Syllabus of Jee advanced 2021 will be very helpful for the candidates those who are participating for this examination.
JEE Advanced 2021 |
As per the current details for JEE Advanced 2021 paper 1 & 2, the syllabus consists of the section-wise Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and Architecture Aptitude Tes (AAT).
Candidates can check the syllabus along with the exam pattern and reference books below for the reference. Candidates download subject wise PDF file for the full syllabus details.
JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus for Physics
General | 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. |
Mechanics | Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform circular motion; Relative velocity. |
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. |
Optics | 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. |
Modern physics | Atomic nucleus; Î±, Î² and Î³ 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. |
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus for Chemistry
Physical chemistry | |
General topics | 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). |
Energetics | 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; Entropy; 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 Î”G and Î”G0 in chemical equilibrium; Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions; Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts); Hydrolysis of salts. |
Electrochemistry | Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; Nernst equation and its relation to Î”G; 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, Î±, Î², Î³), close packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices; Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects. |
Solutions | 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 | Radioactivity: isotopes and isobars; Properties of Î±, Î² and Î³ 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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Inorganic chemistry | |
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. |
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Organic chemistry | |
Concepts | 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; Keto-enoltautomerism; 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 |
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. |
Phenols | 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 |
Carbohydrates | Classification; 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. |
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus for Maths
Algebra | Algebra of complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, cube roots of unity, geometric interpretations. |
Matrices | 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. |
Probability | Addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability, Bayes Theorem, independence of events, computation of probability of events using permutations and combinations. |
Trigonometry | Trigonometric functions, their periodicity and graphs, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and sub-multiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations. |
Analytical geometry | dimensions: Cartesian coordinates, distance between two points, section formulae, shift of origin. |
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. |
Integral calculus | Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite integrals of standard functions, definite integrals and their properties, fundamental theorem of integral calculus. |
Vectors | Addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, dot and cross products, scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations. |
JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus for Architecture
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 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. |
JEE Advanced Previous Year Paper
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JEE Advanced 2007 Question Paper | ||
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JEE Advanced 2009 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2010 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2011 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2012 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2013 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2014 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2015 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2016 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2017 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2018 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2019 Question Paper | ||
JEE Advanced 2019 Question Paper |
All the Question papers source from the official website.
JEE Advanced Paper Pattern
Candidates have to know the latest pattern of the examination. But in this case for the JEE Advanced examination there is its unpredictable paper pattern. So candidates should have more practice on the different types of problems and gain the control of the concepts. With this practising candidates can get control on the situation at the time of JEE Advanced examination.
JEE Advanced Paper 1 Pattern
There will be three sections in this examination.
Section 1: Single Correct Option type questions
Section 2:One or more option (s) is correct type questions and
Section 3: Numerical Value type question
Section 1: Single Correct Option type questions [Maximum Marks 12]
There will be a total of 4 numbers of questions in this section.
Each carrying [+3] marks if the correct answer.
[0] mark if none of the options chosen.
If chosen incorrect answer there will be -1 mark will be deducted.
Section 2: One or more option (s) is correct type questions [Maximum Marks 32]
There will be a total of 8 numbers of questions in this section.
Each carrying [+4] marks if the correct answer.
If only correct option selected [+4] marks.
[+3] If all the four options are correct but only three options are chosen.
[+2] If three or more options are correct but only two options are chosen, both of which are correct options.
[+1] If two or more options are correct but only one the option is chosen and it is a correct option.
[0] mark if none of the options chosen.
If chosen incorrect answer there will be -1 mark will be deducted.
Section 3: Numerical Value type question [Maximum Marks 18]
There will be a total of 6 numbers of questions in this section.
Each question carrying [+3] Marks if chosen correctly answer.
There will be no negative marking if chosen incorrect answer.
JEE Advanced Paper 2 Pattern
Section 1: One or more option (s) is the correct type questions
Section 2: Numerical Value type question and
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