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The JEE Main 2021 exam will be held across multiple sessions in February, March, April and May. IIT JEE is one of the most important competitive exams for the students to get into engineering/ B.Arch/ B.Planning and this needs complete diligence and proper planning. 

NTA is the exam conducting body for the JEE Main Exam. It is highly expected that the syllabus for the JEE Main 2021 may reduce by 30%. NTA has released JEE Mains new syllabus for all the papers on the official website – Students should refer to the JEE Main detailed syllabus for its preparation. It should be noted by the lateral entry and Diploma holding students that there is no separate NTA JEE Main syllabus for these courses. If you are looking for the latest JEE Main syllabus, you are in the right place. At Vedantu, you will get the latest JEE Main 2021 syllabus of Chemistry.


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Below mentioned is the Chapter-wise JEE Main Chemistry syllabus 2021 for Paper 1. These are as per the latest syllabus.

JEE Mains 2021 Chemistry Syllabus

Organic Chemistry

  • Purification & Characterization of organic compounds

  • Chemistry in Everyday Life

  • Principles related to Practical Chemistry

  • Organic compounds containing the following

  1. Halogens

  2. Nitrogen

  3. Oxygen

  • Biomolecules and Polymers

  • Some basic principles of Organic Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Chemical Properties of Elements & Periodicity in Properties

  • Hydrogen & its compounds

  • S-block elements (alkali & alkaline earth metals)

  • Coordination Compounds

  • D-Block and F-Block Elements

  • P-Block Elements - Group -13 to 18

  • Environmental Chemistry

  • General principles & processes of isolation of metals

Physical Chemistry

  • Some basic concepts in Chemistry

  • States of Matter

  • Chemical bonding & molecular structure

  • Chemical Thermodynamics

  • Atomic Structure

  • Chemical Kinetics

  • Equilibrium

  • Mole Concept

  • Redox and Electrochemistry

  • Solutions (General and Colligative Properties)

  • Surface chemistry

JEE Main 2021 Chemistry Topic Wise Weightage



Expected Weightage (in %)



Amino Acids




Transition Elements

Coordinate Chemistry



Periodic Table

Representative Elements



Chemical Bonding



General Organic Chemistry



Atomic Structure


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  • Semiconductors & Electronic Devices

  • Communication System

  • Mathematical Reasoning

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Question 4: Will the JEE Main 2021 Syllabus Have Questions from Class XI Also?

Answer: Yes, some questions may appear from the CBSE Class XI syllabus.