JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus 2022

By Shreya PatroMay 10, 2022

Everything to Know About JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus 2022

NTA has released JEE Main 2022 syllabus on its official website. The JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus lists various topics from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. JEE Main 2022 will be held in June and July and will consist of two papers. Students should plan their exam preparation in reference to the JEE Main 2022 syllabus to perform well in the exam. The JEE Main syllabus PDF for Paper 1 (B.E. or B.Tech) and Paper 2 (2A: B.Arch and 2B: B.Plan) has been released by the NTA.


For aspiring candidates, Vedantu offers all the essential information on JEE Main and JEE Advanced 2022. The following sections will discuss the NTA JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus and the topic-wise details for each subject.


Detailed JEE Mains Syllabus 2022: Physics, Chemistry and Maths


JEE Main Paper 1 Subjects

JEE Main Paper 1 is conducted for admissions to B.E. and B.Tech undergraduate courses in the various prestigious engineering colleges. The syllabus for JEE Main 2022 consists of three subjects: Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The syllabus comprises various topics covered in Classes 11 and 12. The JEE Main 2022 syllabus for Paper 2A and 2B comprises topics from Aptitude, Drawing/Planning, and Mathematics.


Vedantu offers the complete details of the NTA JEE Mains syllabus 2022 for free on its official website and mobile application. B.E. and B.Tech aspirants should go through the JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus for better exam preparation. Classes 11 and 12 Maths JEE syllabus and weightage along with Physics and Chemistry syllabus and weightage are discussed below.


JEE Main Physics Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

Let us look into the JEE Main Paper 1 syllabus and the topic-wise weightage for Physics. The syllabus for JEE Mains 2022 for Physics is divided into two sections: Section A, which covers the theory portion and is weighted at 80%, and Section B, which is based on the practical components or experimental skills and is weighted at 20%. To prepare for the exam students can access the free IIT JEE study materials on Vedantu.


Section A

  1. Physics and measurement

  2. Rotational motion

  3. Thermodynamics

  4. Kinematics

  5. Work, energy, and power

  6. Properties of solids and liquids

  7. Gravitation

  8. Laws of motion

  9. Oscillations and waves

  10. Electronic devices

  11. Kinetic theory of gases

  12. Current electricity

  13. Communication systems

  14. Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents

  15. Magnetic effects of current and magnetism

  16. Optics

  17. Electromagnetic waves

  18. Atoms and nuclei

  19. Electrostatics

  20. Dual nature of matter and radiation


Section B

Experimental skills, the section will consist of questions that are based on experimental calculations, observations, and results.


The areas that are predicted to have the greater weightage in JEE Main 2022 are listed below.

  • Heat and Thermodynamics - 11%

  • Optics - 11%

  • Modern Physics - 10%

  • Electrostatics - 8%

  • Current and Electricity - 7%

  • Waves - 5%


Chemistry JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

Physical Chemistry

  1. Some Basic Concepts in Chemistry

  2. States of Matter

  3. Atomic Structure

  4. Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure

  5. Chemical Thermodynamics

  6. Solutions

  7. Equilibrium

  8. Redox Reactions and Electrochemistry

  9. Chemical Kinetics

  10. Surface Chemistry


Organic Chemistry

  1. Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds

  2. Hydrocarbons

  3. Chemistry in Everyday Life

  4. Principles Related to Practical Chemistry

  5. Organic Compounds containing Halogens

  6. Organic Compounds containing Oxygen

  7. Organic Compounds containing Nitrogen

  8. Polymers

  9. Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry

  10. Biomolecules


Inorganic Chemistry

  1. Classification of Elements and Periodicity in Properties

  2. Hydrogen

  3. Block Elements (Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals)

  4. p-block Elements Group 13 to Group 18 Elements

  5. d- and f - block Elements

  6. Coordination Compounds

  7. Environmental Chemistry

  8. General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals


Students can also refer to the JEE Main Chemistry syllabus on Vedantu. The JEE Main Chemistry syllabus has been discussed, now let us look into the expected weightage for the important topics.

  • 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% 


JEE Main Paper 1 Mathematics Syllabus: Topic-wise Weightage

The complete syllabus which is needed to be followed by the students for JEE Main Mathematics is mentioned below along with the expected weightage of the important topics. An important point to note here is that students must practice all the chapters covered in the syllabus in order to excel in the upcoming JEE Main examinations.

  1. Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

  2. Matrices and Determinants

  3. Sets, Relations and Functions

  4. Mathematical Induction

  5. Permutations and Combinations

  6. Mathematical Reasoning

  7. Limit, Continuity and Differentiability

  8. Integral Calculus

  9. Three-dimensional Geometry

  10. Differential Equations

  11. Binomial Theorem and its Simple Applications

  12. Sequence and Series

  13. Vector Algebra

  14. Statistics and Probability

  15. Trigonometry

  16. Coordinate Geometry


The weightage for important topics of Maths JEE Main 2022 syllabus is given below.

  • Coordinate Geometry - 12%

  • Integral Calculus - 12%

  • Trigonometry - 7%

  • Sequence and Series - 7%

  • Matrices and Determinants - 7%

  • Differential Equations - 7%


Reference Books Recommended for the JEE Main Aspirants

Students who are aspiring to ace the JEE Main 2022 examinations must have a clear and precise understanding of the topics covered in the syllabus. The following are some of the books that students can refer to for their JEE preparations.


Another important thing to take note of is that students must follow the NCERT textbooks to develop a sound understanding of the fundamental and advanced concepts of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Vedantu offers freely accessible IIT JEE study materials to help students with their preparations.  Let us look at the list of reference books for JEE Main 2022.


Reference Books for Physics


Reference Books for Chemistry

  • Physical Chemistry by O.P. Tandon 

  • Numerical Chemistry by P. Bahadur 

  • Modern Approach to Numerical Chemistry by R. C. Mukherjee 

  • Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis 

  • Organic Chemistry by O.P. Tandon


Reference Books for Mathematics

  • Maths XI & XII by  R.D. Sharma

  • Plane Trigonometry by S. L. Loney

  • Higher Algebra by Hall & Knight

  • IIT Mathematics by  A Das Gupta

  • Problems of Calculus in One Variable by I.A. Maron


An Ending Note

This was the complete discussion of the JEE Main syllabus of 2022 along with the expected topic-wise weightage. We hope to have provided a clear insight into the syllabus to help students with their preparation.


Apart from this Vedantu also offers JEE Main online mock test series and JEE main revision notes to help students get to analyze and enhance their exam preparation for the JEE Main 2022. We wish you all the very best for the exams!


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