JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

Exam Date : September 27, 2020

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus

  • IIT Delhi will be releasing the syllabus of JEE Advanced 2020 for all candidates who are interested in the examination.
  • JEE Advanced 2020 syllabus will consist of the subjects, topics and units which the candidates will be expected to study for the upcoming exam.
  • The candidates can be familiar with the topics from where the questions will most probably be taken out by reviewing JEE Advance 2020 Syllabus.
  • The syllabus for engineering and architecture exams with the topic-wise breakup of each section - Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics is given below.
  • Candidates can refer the books under JEE Advanced 2020 Reference Books section to prepare for the exam.

JEE Advanced 2020 Subject wise Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Syllabus
Subjects Topics
Physics MechanicsGeneralElectricity and MagneticsThermal PhysicsOpticsModern Physics 
Chemistry Physical ChemistryOrganic ChemistryInorganic Chemistry
Mathematics AlgebraIntegral CalculusAnalytical GeometryTrigonometryDifferential CalculusVector

JEE Advanced 2020 Physics Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Physics Syllabus
Topics Sub Topics
Mechanics 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, the moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, the 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, an 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).
General Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities about the following experiments: Experiments based on using Vernier callipers and screw gauge (micrometre), Determination of g using the simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using a calorimeter, the focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using the 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.
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, the 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 electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field; Electric field lines; Flux of an 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 with the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid; Force on a moving charge and a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field. The 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.
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. 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.
  • Paper I: The topics related to Physics in Paper I and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Weightage
Thermodynamics 14-15%
Electromagnetic Induction 21-22%
Optics 11-12%
Modern Physics 9-10%
Fluid Mechanics 11-12%
Sound Waves 4-5%
Centre of Mass, Momentum and Collision 6-7%
Alternating Current 6-7%
Wave Motion and String Waves 6-7%
Heat Transfer 6-7%
  • Paper-II: The topics related to Physics in Paper-II and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Weightage
Alternating Current 6-7%
Capacitors 9-10%
Current Electricity 6-7%
Electrostatics 6-7%
Gravitation 4-5%
Kinematics 4-5%
Magnetism 11-12%
Measurement and Errors 4-5%
Modern Physics 4-5%
Rotational Dynamics 29-30%
Vectors 4-5%
Wave Optics 5-6%

JEE Advanced 2020 Chemistry Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Chemistry Syllabus
Topics Sub Topics
Physical Chemistry Gaseous and liquid states, Atom, Energetics, Electro-Chemistry, Chemical equilibrium, Solid State, Nuclear Chemistry.
Inorganic Chemistry Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals, Preparation and properties of the following compounds, Transition elements (3d series)Principles of qualitative analysis
Organic chemistry Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes, Phenols, Properties and uses of some important polymers, Practical Organic Chemistry
  • Paper I: The topics related to Chemistry in Paper I and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Weightage
Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids 14-15%
Atomic Structure 14-15%
Chemical Bonding 4-5%
Organic Chemistry 11-12%
Solid State 4-5%
Coordination Compounds 4-5%
Electrochemistry 4-5%
P-Block Elements 13-14%
Thermodynamics 6-7%
Hydrocarbons 13-14%
Solutions 6-7%
  • Paper-II: The topics related to Chemistry in Paper-II and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Paper-2 Weightage
Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers 9-10%
Chemical Kinetics 6-7%
Electrochemistry 4-5%
Equilibrium in Physical and Chemical Processes 6-7%
Haloalkenes and Haloarenes 6-7%
Hydrocarbons 6-7%
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen 9-10%
P-Block Elements 22-23%
Solutions 4-5%
Some P-Block Elements 6-7%
Study of the First Element: Hydrogen 4-5%
Surface Chemistry 6-7%
Thermodynamics 4-5%

JEE Advanced 2020 Mathematics Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2020 Mathematics Syllabus
Topics Sub Topics
Algebra 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, the 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 the probability of events using permutations and combinations.
Analytical Geometry Two dimensions: Cartesian coordinates, the distance between two points, section formulae, the shift of origin. Equation of a straight line in various forms, angle between two lines, the 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, the 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, the 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, the inverse of a function, continuity of composite functions, the intermediate value property of continuous functions. The derivative of a function, the 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.
Trigonometry 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).
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.
Vectors Addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, dot and cross products, scalar triple products and their geometrical interpretations.
  • Paper I: The topics related to Mathematics in Paper I and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Paper-I Weightage
Application of Derivatives 14-15%
Ellipse 4-5%
Circles 9-10%
Parabola 11-12%
Definite Integral 11-12%
Permutations and Combinations 4-5%
Sequence and Series 4-5%
Matrices 11-12%
Limits and Continuity 6-7%
Hyperbola 6-7%
Probability 6-7%
Complex Numbers 6-7%
  • Paper-II: The topics related to Mathematics in Paper-II and their importance is given below.
Topic Name Paper-2 Weightage
3D Geometry 20-21%
Application of Derivatives 19-20%
Area of Bounded Regions 6-7%
Definite Integrals 13-14%
Differential Equations 4-5%
Limits and Continuity 6-7%
Matrices 4-5%
Probability 4-5%
Sets, Relations and Functions 4-5%
Theory of Equations 9-10%
Trigonometry 6-7%

JEE Advanced 2020 AAT Syllabus

Freehand Drawing:

  • This comprises of simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its parts in an appropriate scale from the candidate's memory. For instance, common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment, etc.,

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. Visualisation 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. The 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 2020 Important Topics

Subjects Topics
Physics Electromagnetic Induction, Alternating Current, Capacitors, Current Electricity, Electrostatics, Magnetism, Rotational Dynamics, Vectors, Wave Optics, Thermodynamics, Optics, Modern Physics, Fluid Mechanics
Mathematics Differential Equations, Limits and Continuity, Theory of Equations, Trigonometry.Matrices, 3D-Geometry, Area of Bounded Regions, Application of Derivatives, Circles, Parabola, Definite Integral.
Chemistry Haloalkenes and Haloarenes, Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen, Hydrogen and Surface Chemistry, Aldehydes, Ketones and Carboxylic Acids, Atomic Structure, Chemical BondingHydrocarbons, Alcohols, Phenols and Ethers, Chemical Kinetics, Organic Chemistry, P-block Elements, Equilibrium in Physical and Chemical Processes

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Discussion Forum

what are the important topics in AAT for JEE Advance 2018?

what are the important topics in AAT for JEE Advance 2018?

Asked By: haffez khader,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

hi, hafeez

to follow most important topics of AAT for JEE advance you must check the candidate has to go to the syllabus.

what are the important topics for JEE Advance 2018?

what are the important topics for JEE Advance 2018?

Asked By: ganesh kumar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi, Ganesh

 to know the important topics for JEE advance you can refer the Syllabus Section.

What is the syllabus for the JEE Advance?

JEE advance syllabus.

Asked By: Rahul,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

Hi Rahul, the jee advanced syllabus is given in the link.

What will the reference syllabus for JEE Advance?

syllabus query

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JEE Advanced 2017 mathematics syllabus

What is the mathematics syllabus for the JEE Advanced exam?

Asked By: Vidhya T,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise

The mathematics syllabus for the JEE Advanced exam consists of the following main topics:

  • Algebra
  • Trigonometry
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Differential Calculus
  • Integral Calculus

AAT syllabus

What is the AAT syllabus for JEE Advanced 2017?

Asked By: Harshitha Kanitkar,

Answer By: GetmyuniEnterprise
  • The AAT syllabus contains five sections which are as follows: -
  • Freehand Drawing
  • Geometrical Drawing
  • Three-Dimensional Perception
  • Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity and
  • Architectural Awareness
  • You can refer to the official website for more information on the same.

Query about syllabus

What is the prescribed syllabus for JEE Advanced 2017 exam?

Asked By: Jothika Verma,

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