JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021: Subject-wise Exam Pattern & Syllabus

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021: As per the JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021, there will be 2 papers with 3 sections each (Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics). The exam authorities have previously declared the exam pattern & syllabus for JEE Advanced 2021 and we have detailed the complete exam pattern, marking scheme & syllabus. JEE Advanced 2021 will be conducted by IIT Kharagpur and if there is any change in pattern notified, we will be updating it here too.    

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021

The candidate who qualifies JEE Main Exam is eligible to appear for JEE Advanced Exam. However, the subjects are common in both exams but the level of questions is totally different and there are some additional topics in JEE Advanced Syllabus. Prepare for the JEE Advanced 2021 Exam which has been scheduled for 03rd October 2021 as per the JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021 and crack the exam in your first attempt.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021

For JEE Advanced 2021, the aspirants have to appear for Paper-I & Paper-II and the exam will be conducted in an online mode. Have a look at the glance of JEE Advanced Exam Pattern from the below table.  

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2021
ParticularsDetails
LanguageEnglish and Hindi
Examination ModeComputer Based Test (CBT)
Duration of Exam3 hours
Papers in JEE Advanced 2021Paper- I & Paper- II
Sections3 sections in each paper
Subjects
  1. Physics
  2. Chemistry
  3. Mathematics
Nature of Questions
  1. Multiple Choice Questions
  2. Numerical Questions
  3. Match the column
Marking Scheme Detailed below

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021 

In the below section, we have covered detailed topics for each subject of JEE Advanced 2021 Exam. The applicants who are preparing for the upcoming JEE Advanced Exam 2021 must go through the JEE Advanced syllabus for their preparations. Bookmark this page and learn all the topics point-wise. 

JEE Advanced Syllabus: Physics  

The topics of Physics: General Physics, Mechanics, Thermal Physics, Electricity and magnetism, Optics, and Modern physics.

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus
TopicsSub-topics
General Physics

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 callipers and screw gauge (micrometre)
  • Determination of g using a 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 UV method
  • Speed of sound using resonance column
  • Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter
  • The 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.

Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference; Staticand 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, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of the 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, 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)

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.

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 the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid; Force on a moving charge and on 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

JEE Advanced Syllabus: Chemistry  

Physical Chemistry: The topics covered in this section are from Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Energetics, Chemical equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Chemical Kinetics, Solid State, Solutions, Surface Chemistry, Nuclear Chemistry, General topics. 

Inorganic chemistry: Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals, Preparation and properties of the following compounds, Transition elements (3d series), Ores and minerals, Preparation and properties of the following compounds, Extractive metallurgy, Principles of qualitative analysis.

Organic chemistry: Concepts, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Carbohydrates, Amino acids and peptides, Properties and uses of some important polymers, Practical organic chemistry

JEE Advanced Syllabus: Mathematics  

The topics covered in Maths subject for JEE Advanced 2021 are Algebra, Matrices, Probability, Trigonometry, Analytical geometry, Differential calculus, Integral calculus, Vectors.

JEE Advanced Maths Syllabus
TopicsSub-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, 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

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.

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).

Analytical Geometry

Two dimensions: Cartesian coordinates, distance between two points, section formulae, shift of origin.

Equation of a straight line in various forms, angle between two lines, 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, 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, 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.

Derivative of a function, a 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

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

JEE Advanced 2021: Marking Scheme 

Check the Marking Scheme for JEE Advanced Paper-I and JEE Advanced Paper-II and strategise your preparation as per the scheme. Knowing the marking scheme beforehand would be a great help to know how to study for JEE Advanced 2021. 

Marking Scheme for Paper-I
PatternSection 1Section 2Section 3
Question Type1 or more correct optionsSingle correct optionThe single option is correct
No. of Questions756
Max. Marks+4+3+3
Partial Marks (if the only correct answer is marked and no incorrect answer)+1NilNil
Negative Marking-2Nil-1
Total Marks281518
Marking Scheme for Paper-II
PatternSection 1Section 2Section 3
Question Type1 or more correct optionsSingle correct optionThe single option is correct
No. of Questions774
Max. Marks+4+3+3
Partial Marks (if the only correct answer is marked and no incorrect answer)+1NilNil
Negative Marking-2-1Nil
Total Marks282112

JEE Advanced Syllabus PDF

Download the detailed JEE Advanced syllabus pdf for each subject from the below links and begin your preparation without missing any topic, as every topic holds equal importance in JEE Advanced 2021 Exam

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JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021- FAQs

What is the syllabus for JEE Advanced 2021?

The JEE Advanced syllabus 2021 include three subjects: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics.

What is JEE Advanced 2021 Exam Date?

JEE Advanced 2021 is scheduled for 03rd October 2021.

What is the mode of JEE Advanced 2021 Exam?

The mode of JEE Advanced Examination is Online (Computer Based Test).