Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)
Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced)

JEE Advanced 2024 Syllabus: Paper 1 & Paper 2 Revised Syllabus, Topics Covered, Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced 2024 syllabus will be released by IIT Madras. The syllabus was revised last year. There will be two papers, Paper 1 and Paper 2, for the JEE Advanced exam. In both papers, questions will only be based on Physics, Chemistry, and Maths.
JEE Advanced 2024 Syllabus

JEE Advanced 2024 Syllabus

The JEE Advanced Syllabus 2024 will be officially released on the jeeadv.ac.in. As per the JEE Advanced exam pattern, there will be two papers: Paper 1 and Paper 2. Both papers will include questions only from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The JEE Advanced syllabus for the year 2023 is revised and is prepared in accordance with the New Education Policy (NEP) 2020.

Candidates who are qualified to sit for the JEE Advanced 2024 exam must be fully conversant with the syllabus. To ace the exam, candidates must cover their whole curriculum. To thoroughly understand the syllabus and address all types of questions, aspirants can also practice JEE Advanced previous year question papers.

Also Read: JEE Advanced 2024 Exam Pattern

JEE Advanced Revised Syllabus 2023

The syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023 exam has been revised and changes have been made to all three subjects, Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The JEE Advanced Syllabus PDF can be downloaded from the official website as well. 

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus

The topic-wise physics syllabus for JEE Advanced examination is discussed below:

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; Static and 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.
  • Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of 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. 
  • Forced and damped oscillation (in one dimension), resonance. 
  • Linear and angular simple harmonic motions.
  • Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus.
  • Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Kepler’s law, Geostationary orbits, Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity. 
  • Pressure in a fluid; Pascal’s law; Buoyancy; Surface energy and surface tension, angle of contact, drops, bubbles and capillary rise. Viscosity (Poiseuille’s equation excluded), Modulus of rigidity and bulk modulus in mechanics.

Thermal Physics

  • Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gasses; 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 monatomic and diatomic gasses); Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gasses
  • Equivalence of heat and work
  • First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gasses)
  • Second law of thermodynamics, reversible and irreversible processes, Carnot engine and its efficiency
  • Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive powers; 
  • Kirchhoff’s law
  • Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.

Electromagnetic Waves

Electromagnetic waves and their characteristics. Electromagnetic spectrum (radio waves, microwaves, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, x-rays, gamma rays) including elementary facts about their uses.

Electricity & 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.
  • 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, LC and LCR(in series) 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.
  • Diffraction due to a single slit. 
  • Polarization of light, plane polarized light; Brewster's law, Polaroids. 

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. 

General Topics

  • General 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 calipers and screw gauge (micrometre), Determination of g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus - elasticity of the material Surface tension of water by capillary rise and effect of detergents. 
  • Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box. 

JEE Advanced Chemistry Syllabus

The JEE Advanced Chemistry syllabus is divided into three categories: Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry. The table below describes the detailed chemistry syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023:

Topics

Sub-Topics

Physical Chemistry

  • Basic concepts
  • Electrochemistry
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Solid state
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Energetics  
  • Solutions
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Surface chemistry
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • States of matter: gaseous and liquid states

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Isolation, preparation and properties of non-metals
  • Preparation and properties of compounds
  • Transition elements (Three dimensional series)
  • Ores and minerals
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Properties of qualitative analysis
  • Preparation of non-metals
  • Preparation of compounds
  • Properties of compounds

Organic Chemistry

  • Basic concepts
  • Preparation, properties, and reactions of alkanes, alkenes and alkynes
  • Phenols
  • Characteristic reactions of alkyl halides, alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, carboxylic acids, amines, haloarenes
  • Carbohydrate    
  • Practical organic chemistry
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Properties and uses of polymers

JEE Advanced Math Syllabus

Listed below are the topics covered in the Math syllabus for the JEE Advanced examination:

Sets, Relations & Functions

  • Sets and their representations, different kinds of sets (empty, finite and infinite), algebra of sets, intersection, complement, difference and symmetric difference of sets and their algebraic properties, De-Morgan’s laws on union, intersection, difference (for finite number of sets) and practical problems based on them.
  • Function as a special case of relation, functions as mappings, domain, codomain, range of functions, invertible functions, even and odd functions, into, onto and one-to-one functions, special functions (polynomial, trigonometric, exponential, logarithmic, power, absolute value, greatest integer etc.), sum, difference, product and composition of functions.
  • Cartesian product of finite sets, ordered pair, relations, domain and codomain of relations, equivalence relation

Algebra

  • Algebra of complex numbers, addition, multiplication, conjugation, polar representation, properties of modulus and principal argument, triangle inequality, cube roots of unity, geometric interpretations.
  • Arithmetic and geometric progressions, arithmetic and geometric means, sums of finite arithmetic and geometric progressions, infinite geometric series, sum of the first n natural numbers, sums of squares and cubes of the first n natural numbers.
  • Statement of fundamental theorem of algebra, Quadratic equations with real coefficients, relations between roots and coefficients, formation of quadratic equations with given roots, symmetric functions of roots.
  • 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, elementary row and column transformations, determinant of a square matrix of order up to three, adjoint of a matrix, 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 & Statistics

  • Random experiment, sample space, different types of events (impossible, simple, compound), addition and multiplication rules of probability, conditional probability, independence of events, total probability, Bayes Theorem, computation of probability of events using permutations and combinations.
  • Measure of central tendency and dispersion, mean, median, mode, mean deviation, standard deviation and variance of grouped and ungrouped data, analysis of the frequency distribution with same mean but different variance, random variable, mean and variance of the random variable. 

Trigonometry

  • Trigonometric functions, their periodicity and graphs, addition and subtraction formulae, formulae involving multiple and sub-multiple angles, general solution of trigonometric equations.
  • Inverse trigonometric functions (principal value only) and their elementary properties. 

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: Distance between two points, direction cosines and direction ratios, equation of a straight line in space, skew lines, shortest distance between two lines, equation of a plane, distance of a point from a plane, angle between two lines, angle between two planes, angle between a line and the plane, coplanar lines. 

Differential Calculus

  • Limit of a function at a real number, 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.
  • Continuity of composite functions, intermediate value property of continuous functions.
  • Derivative of a function, derivative of the sum, difference, product and quotient of two functions, chain rule, derivatives of polynomial, rational, trigonometric, inverse trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions.
  • Tangents and normals, increasing and decreasing functions, derivatives of order two, maximum and minimum values of a function, Rolle’s theorem and Lagrange’s mean value theorem, geometric interpretation of the two theorems, derivatives up to order two of implicit functions, geometric interpretation of derivatives. 

Integral Calculus

  • Integration as the inverse process of differentiation, indefinite integrals of standard functions, definite integrals as the limit of sums, definite integral 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 bounded by simple curves. Formation of ordinary differential equations, solution of homogeneous differential equations of first order and first degree, separation of variables method, linear first order differential equations. 

Vectors

Addition of vectors, scalar multiplication, dot and cross products, scalar and vector triple products, and their geometrical interpretations. 

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2024

Candidates must also be aware of the JEE Advanced exam pattern. Below is the table giving the highlights of the exam pattern of JEE Advanced examination. It should be noted that the institute administering the exam reserves the right to alter the JEE Advanced exam pattern.

Particulars

Details

Name of the Exam

JEE Advanced 2024

Conducting Body

IIT Guwahati

Exam Mode

Computer-Based Test (CBT)

Exam Medium

English & Hindi

Number of Papers

Paper I & Paper II

Number of Sections

There will be three sections in each paper, namely, Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

Marking Scheme

Questions will be marked either full, partial or zero.

There is also negative marking in some types of questions.

Duration of Each Paper

3 hours each (4 hours will be given to PwD Candidates)

Question Types

MCQs, Numerical value-based, MSQs, etc.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Are there any changes to the JEE Advanced Syllabus for 2023?

As of 2023, the JEE Advanced syllabus has changed.

Who determines the JEE Advanced syllabus?

The syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023 is likely to be determined by one of the seven IITs in charge of administering the exam.

Should I cover JEE Main & JEE Advanced Syllabus separately?

Students doing JEE Preparation must start with their NCERTs and try to clear their basic concepts required for JEE Main & JEE Advanced syllabus. JEE Advanced questions are of a higher level, so candidates can solve as many questions as possible to increase their accuracy of giving correct answers.

Are JEE Advanced and AAT same?

For applicants who have passed the JEE Advanced examination, the authorities will hold the JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT). For admission to the B. Arch programmes provided by IIT Bombay, IIT Roorkee, and IIT BHU, respectively, the JEE Advanced Architecture Aptitude Test will be held.

What kinds of questions will be asked during the JEE Advanced 2023 exam?

The exam will follow the JEE Advanced exam pattern and will feature multiple-choice questions, multiple select questions, paragraph questions, and numerical value questions.

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