JEE Main Chapter wise Weightage 2024: Physics, Chemistry, Math

Hafsha Qureshi
Hafsha Qureshi

Updated on - Mar 18, 2024

JEE Main 2024 Chapter-wise Weightage must be understood by candidates who will be appearing for the upcoming JEE Main exam. Since the syllabus of JEE Main 2024 is vast, it becomes important for aspirants to focus on high-weightage topics in order to score well in the examination.

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Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024

The JEE Main syllabus mainly comprises Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The number of questions and the marks division are vital aspects for the candidates to understand. Therefore, the section-wise weightage of chapters in JEE Mains 2024 is provided below. 

Mathematics Chapters and Weightage

In JEE Main Mathematics, all the chapters are given equal importance and preference. So, the candidates can study this subject based on the level of difficulty of each chapter according to the candidate. The weightage of chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Mathematics is mentioned below:

Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Mathematics
Chapter No. of Questions Marks
Mathematical Induction 1 4 marks
Three-dimensional Geometry 2 8 marks
Matrices and Determinants 2 8 marks
Mathematical Reasoning 1 4 marks
Sets, Relation, and Function 1 4 marks
Binomial Theorem and its simple application 1 4 marks
Sequences and Series 1 4 marks
Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability 3 12 marks
Integral Calculus 3 12 marks
Statistics and Probability 1 4 marks
Coordinate Geometry 3 12 marks
Complex numbers and Quadratic equations 2 8 marks
Vector Algebra 1 4 marks
Differential Equations 1 4 marks
Trigonometry 1 4 marks
Permutations and Combinations 1 4 marks

Weightage of chapters in Mathematics

Physics Chapters and Weightage

Though physics is not the easiest among the lot, it is not the hardest either. That being said, by understanding the weightage of chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Physics exam, candidates can put their efforts to topics that have more marks. 

The Physics important chapters for JEE Mains examination are as follows:

  1. Mechanics
  2. Magnetism
  3. Modern Physics
  4. Optics
  5. Waves and Oscillations

The JEE Main 2024 syllabus with weightage of the Physics of each chapter is mentioned below:

Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Physics
Chapter No. of Question Marks
Optics 2 8 marks
Kinematics 1 4 marks
Newtons Laws’ 1 4 marks
Work, Energy, and Power 1 4 marks
Gravitation 1 4 marks
Rotational Motion 1 4 marks
Solids and Liquids Properties 1 4 marks
Thermodynamics 3 12 marks
Kinetic theory of gases 1 4 marks
Waves and Oscillations 1 4 marks
Electrostatics 2 8 marks
Current Electricity 2 8 marks
Magnetism and its’ effect on current 2 8 marks
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating currents 1 4 marks
Electromagnetic waves 1 4 marks
Measurement in Physics 1 4 marks
Dual nature of matter and radiation 1 4 marks
Atoms and Nuclei 1 4 marks
Electronic devices and Communication systems 1 4 marks

Weightage of chapters in Physics

Chemistry Chapters and Weightage

There isn’t a fixed pattern given for the JEE Main 2024 Chemistry examination, so all the topics are considered important. By understanding the basics, it is easy to score well in Chemistry.

The following are the important chapters for JEE Mains Chemistry 2024:

  1. Periodic table and Chemical Bonding
  2. Transition elements and Coordinate Chemistry
  3. Block elements
  4. Atomic Structure

Section A - Physical Chemistry

Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Physical Chemistry
Chapter No. of Question Marks
Basic concepts of Chemistry 2 8 marks
States of Matter 1 4 marks
Atomic Structure 1 4 marks
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure 1 4 marks
Chemical Thermodynamics 1 4 marks
Solutions 1 4 marks
Equilibrium 1 4 marks
Redox reactions and Electrochemistry 1 4 marks
Chemical Kinetics 1 4 marks
Surface Chemistry 1 4 marks

Section B - Inorganic Chemistry

Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Organic Chemistry
Chapter No. of Question Marks
Classification of elements and periodicity in properties 2 8 marks
Block elements 1 4 marks
Coordination compounds 1 4 marks
Environmental Chemistry 1 4 marks

Section C - Organic Chemistry

Weightage of Chapters in JEE Mains 2024 Inorganic Chemistry
Chapter No. of Question Marks
Basic principles of Organic Chemistry 2 8 marks
Hydrocarbons 2 8 marks
Organic compounds containing Oxygen 1 4 marks
Polymers 1 4 marks
Biomolecules 1 4 marks
Chemistry in everyday life 1 4 marks
Principles of practical chemistry 1 4 marks

Weightage of chapters in chemistry

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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2024

The exam pattern for the two papers under the JEE Main Examination is discussed below. Refer to the JEE Main Exam pattern during your preparation to get an edge over the other candidates and thus get a higher score in the examination. Consider using relevant PDFs and other JEE Main 2024 material, such as reference books and model question papers, to beat the examination with a high score. 

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern Paper 1

The details below cover paper 1 of the JEE Main Syllabus. Candidates are advised to use absolute focus on topics that are difficult so that they can improve their chances of securing a better score. 

JEE Main Exam Details - Paper 1
Particulars Details
Mode of exam Online (Computer-based test)
Exam period 3 hours
Subjects Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics
Type of Questions 20 MCQs and 5 numerical questions for each subject.
Marks 300 (100 for each subject)
Marking scheme

MCQs- +4 for every correct answer and -1 for every incorrect answer
Numerical questions- +4 for every correct answer and no negative markings for incorrect answers
Language medium English, Hindi, and Gujarati (For candidates writing their exam from Gujarat, Daman, and Diu)

JEE Main 2024 Exam Pattern Paper 2

By using the table below, candidates will get an insight into paper 2 of the JEE Mains 2024 syllabus and create a better plan for preparation. This will help candidates score more marks and ace the examination. 

JEE Main Exam Details - Paper 2
Particulars Details
Mode of exam Online (Computer-based test) and drawing test will be conducted in a pen and paper test
Exam period 3 hours
Subjects Mathematics, Aptitude, and Drawing skills
Type of questions
Multiple Choice Questions and drawing test
B.Arch- (25 Mathematics, 50 Aptitude, and 2 Drawing)
B.Plan (20 Mathematics, 50 Aptitude, 25 Planning)
Marks 400
Marking scheme Same as Paper 1

Irrespective of the JEE Mains 2024 chapters, the candidates should focus on the subject as a whole. There should be clarity on the important topics, and once you have the concept in the back of your mind, you can practice the question papers to be sure of everything you have learned.

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