JEE Main Syllabus for Paper 1 (Engineering) and Paper 2 (Architecture) is expected to be same as last year. The National Testing Agency will organise JEE Main 2019 twice a year in online mode. The engineering exam will have Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics sections, whereas, architecture exam includes Mathematics, Aptitude and Drawing section.

Listed below are quick facts of the ** paper pattern of JEE Main**:

- Paper 1 will have 90 questions of 4 marks each.
- Paper 2 will have 82 questions of varying marking scheme.
- Aspirants can opt for one or both the JEE Main paper.
- The exam duration of both the papers is 3 hours each.
- A compensatory time of 1 hour is given to candidates with 40% disability.

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JEE Main 2019 will be conducted in April and December. Candidates seeking admissions to B.E./B.Tech and B.Arch courses to IITs, NITs, IIITs and CFTIs can apply as when the registration window opens. The syllabus of both the papers is different, read on to know more about the weightage, important topics and best books to prepare from.

## JEE Main Syllabus 2019

Even though the coordinating body for JEE has switched from CBSE to NTA, the syllabus and pattern are expected to remain same. The questions for PCM will be framed out of NCERT books of Class 11th and 12th. For a better idea, the authorities will release the sample papers and mock papers online shortly.

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**JEE Main Syllabus – Mathematics**

Mathematics section consists of class 11 and 12th topics as per CBSE Syllabus. There are total 30 questions from this section. Major topics under this section are:

- Algebra
- Trigonometry
- Calculus
- Coordinate Geometry

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**Topic-wise Mathematics Weightage**

Important Topics | Expected weightage |
---|---|

Coordinate Geometry | 12% |

Integral Calculus | 12% |

Trigonometry | 7% |

Sequence and Series | 7% |

Matrices and Determinants | 7% |

Differential Equations | 7% |

Tabulated below are the most important topics with an expected number of questions in JEE Main 2019:

Topic |
No. of questions |

Sets, Relations and Functions | 1 |

Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations | 3 |

Matrices and Determinants | 2 |

Permutations and Combinations | 1 |

Mathematical Induction | 1 |

Binomial Theorem and its simple applications | 1 |

Sequences and Series | 2 |

Limit, Continuity and Differentiability | 1 |

Integral Calculus | 3 |

Differential Equations | 1 |

Co-Ordinate Geometry | 5 |

Three-Dimensional Geometry | 3 |

Vector Algebra | 1 |

Statistics and Probability | 2 |

Trigonometry | 2 |

Mathematical Reasoning | 1 |

**Difficulty level of Mathematics Section**

As per the previous year trends, the level of difficulty of JEE Main Math section is moderate to difficult:

Difficulty level |
No. of Questions |

Easy Questions | 13 |

Medium Questions | 12 |

Difficult Questions | 5 |

#### JEE Main Mathematics: Best Books

Book Title | Author |
---|---|

Maths XI & XII | R.D. Sharma |

Plane Trigonometry | S.L. Loney |

Higher Algebra | Hall & Knight |

IIT Mathematics | A Das Gupta |

Problems of Calculus in one Variable | I.A. Maron |

**JEE Main Syllabus 2019: Chemistry**

Chemistry section has three sub-sections including Physical Chemistry, Organic and Inorganic Chemistry. The following topics have been exam favourites over the years and must be given more time and effort as compared to other topics.

**Topic-wise Chemistry Weightage**

Important Topics | Expected weightage |
---|---|

Carbohydrates, Amino Acids and Polymers | 7% |

Transition Elements & Coordination Chemistry | 9% |

Periodic Table and Representative elements | 6% |

General Organic Chemistry | 6% |

Chemical Bonding | 6% |

Atomic Structure | 5% |

Following table illustrates Chemistry chapters and percentage of questions asked in JEE Main.

Topic | Percentage of question |
---|---|

General Organic Chemistry | 9 |

Alcohol Phenol Ether | 7 |

Redox reactions | 6 |

Chemical Bonding | 5 |

Coordination Compound | 5 |

P-block elements | 5 |

S-block elements | 5 |

Aldehyde & Ketones | 5 |

Solutions | 5 |

Solid State | 5 |

Chemical Thermodynamics | 5 |

Ionic Equilibrium | 3 |

Chemical Equilibrium | 3 |

Surface chemistry | 3 |

Atomic Structure | 2 |

Gaseous State | 2 |

Transition Elements | 2 |

Polymers | 2 |

Nuclear Chemistry | 2 |

Chemical Kinetics | 2 |

Mole Concepts | 2 |

Amines and Diazonium Salts | 2 |

Biomolecules | 2 |

Alkanes, Alkenes &Alkynes | 2 |

Electrochemistry | 2 |

#### JEE Main Chemistry: Best Books

Book Title | Author |
---|---|

Physical Chemistry | O.P. Tandon |

Numerical Chemistry | P Bahadur |

Modern Approach to Chemical Chemistry | RC Mukherjee |

Organic Chemistry | Paula Bruice Yurkanis |

Organic Chemistry | O.P. Tandon |

**JEE Main 2019 Physics Syllabus**

The Physics syllabus contains two sections — A and B. Section A pertains to the theory having 80% weightage, while Section B contains practical component (Experimental Skills) having 20% weightage. There are 30 questions from this section in JEE Main 2019.

The syllabus can be broadly segregated into the following 5 sections:

- Heat and Thermodynamics
- Electrostatics and Magnetism
- Mechanics
- Current Electricity and Electromagnetism
- Optics and Modern Physics

**Topic-wise Physics Weightage**

Important Topics | Expected weightage |
---|---|

Heat and Thermodynamics | 11% |

Optics | 11% |

Modern Physics | 10% |

Electrostatics | 8% |

Current and Electricity | 7% |

Waves | 5% |

Following table indicates Physics chapters and percentage of questions asked in JEE Main.

Topic | Percentage of question |
---|---|

Electrostatics | 9 |

Thermodynamics | 8 |

Wave Motion | 7 |

Rotational Motion | 7 |

Laws of Motion | 6 |

Ray Optics | 6 |

Magnetic effect of current and Magnetism | 6 |

Simple Harmonic Motion | 5 |

Wave optics | 5 |

Units Dimension Errors | 4 |

Work Energy Power | 4 |

Modern Physics | 4 |

Current Electricity | 4 |

Electromagnetic Induction | 3 |

Physics of Nucleus | 3 |

Fluids | 2 |

Gravitation | 2 |

Elasticity | 2 |

Solids and Semiconductor Devices | 2 |

Center of Mass, Impulse and Momentum | 2 |

Kinetic Theory of Gases | 2 |

Radioactivity | 2 |

Alternating Current | 1 |

EM waves | 1 |

#### JEE Main Physics: Best Books

Book Title | Author |
---|---|

Concept of Physics Part 1&2 | H.C. Verma |

IIT JEE Physics | D.C. Pandey |

Problems in Physics | S.S. Krotov |

Fundamental of Physics | Resnick, Halliday and Walker |

**JEE Main Syllabus: Paper 2 (B. Arch/ B.Planning)**

JEE Main Paper 2 is for candidates who wish to pursue B.Arch and B.Planning in JEE Mains scores accepting colleges/ institutes. The exam will comprise of 3 sections:

Part 1: Mathematics- 30 Questions

Part 2: Aptitude Test- 50 Questions

Part 3: Drawing Test- 2 Questions

**Drawing Test Syllabus**

- 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)
- 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 urban scape, landscape and rural life.

### Highlights of JEE Main Exam Pattern

JEE Main 2019 is conducted in two papers – Paper 1 (Engineering) and Paper (Architecture). A quick sneak peek is given below:

JEE Main Paper | Paper 1 | Paper 2 |
---|---|---|

Programs Offered | B.E./ B.Tech. | B.Arch/ B.Planning |

Sections/ Subjects | Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics | Aptitude Test, Mathematics & Drawing |

Type of Questions | MCQs | MCQs + Drawing |

Medium of Exam | English/ Hindi/ Other regional language | English/ Hindi/ Other regional language |

Duration of Exam | 3 hours | 3 hours |

Total Questions | 90 | 82 |

Total Marks | 360 | 390 |

JEE Marking Scheme | +4 marks | – ¼ marks |
+4 marks | – ¼ marks | 2*35 = Drawing Ques. |