Syllabus of JEE Main 2019

Application forms for JEE Main 2019 have been filled and corrected as well. Now is the time for students to come in action and start equipping themselves for the main shot they would be giving in Jan 2019.

JEE Main 2019 would be conducted in Jan 19 starting from Jan 6, 2019 till Jan 20, 2019. Now is the high time that candidates must start their preparation for the exam.

In preparation, first and foremost step is to know the complete syllabus of the concerned exam in detail. Here, we would be discussing the subject wise syllabus of JEE Main 2019.

The syllabus of JEE Main 2019 (Paper-1) consists of three subjects: Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics.

Syllabus for JEE Main 2019 Paper-1


  • Sets, Relations and Functions.
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Mathematical induction
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Sequences and series
  • Limit, continuity and differentiability
  • Integral calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Three-dimensional geometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Trigonometry


Section A-

  • Physics and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, energy and power
  • Rotational motion
  • Gravitation
  • Laws of motion
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Electronic devices
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Communication systems
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Electrostatics
  • Atoms and nuclei

Section B-

Experimental Skills:

Familiarity with the basic approach and observations of the experiments and activities:

  • Vernier callipers-its use to measure internal and external diameter and depth of a vessel.
  • Screw gauge-its use to determine thickness/ diameter of thin sheet/wire.
  • Simple Pendulum-dissipation of energy by plotting a graph between square of amplitude and time.
  • Metre Scale-mass of a given object by principle of moments.
  • Young’s modulus of elasticity of the material of a metallic wire.
  • Surface tension of water by capillary rise and effect of detergents.
  • Co-efficient of Viscosity of a given viscous liquid by measuring terminal velocity of a given spherical body.
  • Plotting a cooling curve for the relationship between the temperature of a hot body and time.
  • Speed of sound in air at room temperature using a resonance tube.
  • Specific heat capacity of a given (i) solid and (ii) liquid by method of mixtures.
  • Resistivity of the material of a given wire using metre bridge.
  • Resistance of a given wire using Ohm’s law.
  • Potentiometer-
  1. a) Comparison of emf of two primary cells.
  2. b) Determination of internal resistance of a cell.
  • Resistance and figure of merit of a galvanometer by half deflection method,
  • Focal length of the following using parallax method:
  1. a) Convex mirror
  2. b) Concave mirror, and
  3. c) Convex lens
  • Plot of angle of deviation vs angle of incidence for a triangular prism.
  • Refractive index of a glass slab using a traveling microscope.
  • Characteristic curves of a p-n junction diode in forward and reverse bias.
  • Characteristic curves of a Zener diode and finding reverse break down voltage.
  • Characteristic curves of a transistor and finding current gain and voltage gain.
  • Identification of Diode, LED, Transistor, IC, Resistor, Capacitor from mixed collection of such items.
  • Using multimeter to:
  1. a) Identify base of a transistor
  2. b) Distinguish between npn and pnp type transistor
  3. c) See the unidirectional flow of current in case of a diode and an LED.
  4. d) Check the correctness or otherwise of a given electronic component (diode, transistor or IC).


Physical Chemistry

  • Some basic concepts in chemistry
  • States of matter
  • Atomic structure
  • Chemical bonding and molecular structure
  • Chemical thermodynamics
  • Solutions
  • Equilibrium
  • Redox reactions and electrochemistry
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Surface chemistry

Organic Chemistry

  • Purification and characterization of organic compounds
  • Hydrocarbons
  • Chemistry in everyday life
  • Principles related to practical chemistry
  • Organic compounds containing halogens
  • Organic compounds containing oxygen
  • Organic compounds containing nitrogen
  • Polymers
  • Some basic principles of organic chemistry
  • Biomolecules

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Classification of elements and periodicity in properties
  • Hydrogen
  • Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)
  • P Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements
  • d- and f – block elements
  • Co-ordination compounds
  • Environmental chemistry
  • General principles and processes of isolation of metals

So, this was the detailed syllabus of JEE Main 2019 for paper-1. Candidates must prepare from the syllabus accordingly in order to ace the examination without any problem or confusion.

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