JEE Main Syllabus 2019 with Weightage (PCM), Download PDF
Syllabus & Paper pattern
One of the foremost things to prepare for JEE Main 2020 exam is to know the JEE Main syllabus, exam pattern, and chapterwise weightage of topics to be covered. The syllabus of JEE Main Entrance exam is very vast which is divided into three subjects, i.e. Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. So here we are providing topicwise JEE Mains 2020 syllabus of Paper 1 and Paper 2 with the number of questions asked in the exam. Let's check the JEE Main PCM (Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics) syllabus and Weightage followed by the topics and exam pattern of 2020. You can also download the JEE Main syllabus PDF at the end of the post.
JEE Main Syllabus 2020  Paper 1
The syllabus of JEE Main Paper 1 can be divided into three parts i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Furthermore, the syllabus contains two Sections  A and B.
 Section  A pertains to the Theory Part having 80% weightage.
 Section  B contains Practical Component (Experimental Skills) having 20% weightage.
Aspirants can find below a list of important topics and books that are referred for good for JEE Main preparation. For detailed syllabus of JEE Main and list of topics, please click on the individual subject below
JEE Main Physics Syllabus 2020
The physics syllabus for JEE Main can be divided into 5 sections as given below:
 Mechanics
 Heat & Thermodynamics
 Electrostatics & Magnetism
 Current Electricity & Electromagnetic Induction
 Optics & Modern Physics
Let's take a look at the class and chapterwise weightage (out of 30 questions) to be asked in the JEE Main Question Paper below:
Class 11  No. of Questions  Class 12  No. of Questions 
Physics & Dimensions  1  Electric Charges & Fields  1 
Kinematics  1  Electric Potential & Capacitance  1 
Laws of Motion  1  Moving Charges & Magnetism  1 
Work, Energy & Power  2  Magnetism & Matter   
Rotational Motion  1  Electromagnetic Waves & Communication Systems  1 
Gravitation  1  Current Electricity  2 
Mechanics of Solids & Fluids  2  Electromagnetic Induction  1 
Oscillations  2  Alternating Current  1 
Waves  1  Semiconductors  1 
Thermal Properties  1  Ray Optics   
Thermodynamics  2  Wave Optics  1 
Kinetic Theory of Gases  1  Dual Nature of Radiation  1 
    Atoms & Nuclei  1 
The above analysis is for JEE Main offline paper and the total number of questions indicated are 30. The topics indicated with a hyphen in the number of questions column means that there were no questions asked in the paper but questions were asked and will be asked about those topics as well.
Further, it has been recommended that NCERT textbooks & exemplary and previous years’ JEE objective type question (single option) for Physics Preparation are very important. Some of the important books include  H.C. Verma’s “Concepts of Physics Vol I and II”, I.E. Irodov’s “Problems in General Physics” and Halliday, Resnick & Walker’s “Fundamentals of Physics”.
JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus 2020
JEE Main Maths syllabus consists of 4 sections as given below:
 Algebra
 Calculus
 Trigonometry
 Coordinate Geometry
The classwise breakup of chapters is:
Class 11  No. of Questions  Class 12  No. of Questions 
Sets, Relations, and Functions  1  Relations & Functions  1 
Trigonometric Identities  1  Inverse Trigonometry  2 
Solutions of Triangles & Heights and Distances  0  Matrices & Determinants  3 
Complex Numbers & Quadratic Equations  2  Continuity & differentiability  2 
Permutations & Combinations  1  Applications of Differentiation  1 
Progressions & Series and Binomial Theorem  2  Integration  1 
Straight Lines  1  Applications of Integrals  1 
Circles  1  Differential Equations  1 
Conic Section  2  3D Geometry  2 
Limits and Differentiation  1  Vectors  2 
Mathematical Reasoning and Induction  1  Probability  2  2 
Statistics  2     
Probability  1  1     
The above analysis is for JEE Main Online Paper 1, and the total number of questions indicated is 30. The topics indicated with a hyphen in the number of questions column means that there were no questions asked in the paper but questions were asked and will be asked about those topics as well.
Further, it has been recommended that NCERT textbooks & Exemplar and previous years’ JEE objective type question (single option) for JEE Main 2020 Mathematics Preparation are very important. Some of the important books include  NCERT textbook and Exemplar, Coordinate geometry and trigonometry S L Loney, Calculus – I.A, Maron, Algebra Hall & Knight + Bernard child and Previous year IITJEE question bank.
JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus 2020
Inorganic Chemistry
Chapter  No. of Questions  Subtopics 
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure  1 

Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties  2  
Hydrogen and sBlock Elements  2  
pBlock Elements  1  
d and fBlock Elements  1  
CoOrdination Compounds  1  
Practical Chemistry   
Organic Chemistry
Chapter  No. of Questions  Subtopics 
Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry  1 

Hydrocarbons and their substituents  2  
Organic Compounds Containing Oxygen  3  
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen  1  
Biomolecules and Polymers  1  
Chemistry of Environment and Everyday Life  1 
Physical Chemistry
Chapter  No. of Questions  Subtopics 
Mole Concept and Stoichiometry  1 

Atomic Structure  1  
States of Matter and Solutions  2  
Thermodynamics and Thermochemistry  1  
Equilibrium  1  
Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry  2  
Chemical Kinetics and Nuclear Chemistry  1  
Surface Chemistry   
Further, it has been recommended that NCERT textbooks & Exemplar and previous years’ JEE objective type question (single option) for Chemistry Preparation are very important. Some of the important books include  P. Bahadur’s “Numerical Chemistry”, Paula Bruice Yurkanis’s “Organic Chemistry” and J.D. Lee’s “Inorganic Chemistry”.
JEE Main Syllabus Paper 2  Aptitude Test for B Arch & B Planning
For admission to courses of B Arch & B Planning, the student will have to appear for Paper 2 which consists of tests on Maths, Aptitude & Drawing. The syllabus of maths remains the same. The syllabus for Aptitude is as given below:
 Awareness of persons, places, buildings, materials
 Objects and textures related to architecture and buildenvironment
 Visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings, visualizing different sides of 3D objects
 Analytical reasoning, mental ability (visual, numerical and verbal)
 3D 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 abstracts shapes and patterns in pencil
 Transformation of forms which are both 2D and 3D
 union, subtraction
 rotation and development of surfaces and volumes
 Generation of plans, elevation and 3D views of objects
 Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms.
 Sketching of scenes and activities from memory
 Urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreations places etc), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants etc) and rural life.
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 (Paper 1)
JEE Main 2020 will be of 3 hours duration with 75 questions and a total of 300 marks. Test paper of JEE Main 2020 (paper1) will be consisting of questions from Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics, and all questions will have equal weightage, as given below –
Subjects  No. of Question  Marks per each Question  Total Marks 
Physics  25  4 Marks Each  100 
Chemistry  25  4 Marks Each  100 
Mathematics  25  4 Marks Each  100 
Total  75    300 
 There will be only one correct response for each question out of four responses given.
 Onefourth marks (1) will be deducted for indicating the incorrect response of each question. However, no deduction from the total score will be made if no response is indicated for a question.
 All calculations/writing work is to be done only on the rough sheet provided at the centre. On completion of the test, candidates must hand over the rough sheets to the invigilator on duty in the examination hall.
JEE Main Exam Pattern 2020 (Paper 2)
JEE Main 2020 Paper 2 will also be of 3 hours duration with 77 questions divided into following three parts
 Part I  Mathematics
 Part II  Aptitude Test
 Part III  Drawing Test
Subjects  Total Number of Question  Marks per each Question  Total Marks 
Mathematics  25  4 Marks Each  100 
Aptitude  50  4 Marks Each  200 
Drawing  2  35 Marks Each  100 
Total  77    400 
JEE Main 2020: Mode of Examination
JEE Main 2020 will have two papers –
Paper1 (B.E./B.Tech)
 Subjects: Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
 Type of Questions: Objective type with equal weightage to Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics
 Mode of Exam: Computerbased only
Paper2 (B.Arch./B.Planning)
 Subjects
 Mathematics – Part I
 Aptitude Test – Part II
 Drawing Test – Part III
 Type of Questions  Objective type and Questions to test drawing aptitude
 Mode of Exam: Only Pen & Paper based
Important Note:
 It should be noted that JEE Main will be conducted by NTA from 2019 onward  in the month of January and April. A candidate can appear in one or both sitting.
 Candidates appearing in JEE Main Exam have the freedom to appear either for B.Tech or both.
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