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JEE Main 2024 Syllabus Weightage

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JEE Main Physics, Maths, Chemistry, Chapter-wise Weightage 2024

JEE Main 2024 syllabus is released by NTA on its official website. JEE Main 2024 will be conducted in the months of January and April in two sessions. session 1 will be conducted on January 24 - February 1, and Session 2 on April 1, to April 15 2024. The syllabus for JEE Main Paper 1 2024 comprises topics covered in 10+2 level Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Thermodynamics, Chemical Bonding, Current Electricity, Integral Calculus, Differential Calculus, and Electromagnetism are a few of the topics covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus. For the best assessment of candidates’ knowledge and understanding of the fundamental concepts of Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, each topic covered in the JEE Main Syllabus 2024 for Paper 1 is allotted a particular weightage. 


Hence, it is vital to know the JEE Main 2024 Syllabus and Topic-wise Weightage beforehand to prepare for the exam accordingly. Below is a detailed analysis of the same.

As you plan for the JEE Main 2024, it is essential to be aware of the updated syllabus. Make sure to align your preparation with the JEE Main syllabus 2024, to cover all the relevant topics thoroughly and maximize your chances of success in this highly competitive exam.

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus with Weightage – Paper 1

JEE Main 2024 Paper 1 will have three sections – Maths, Chemistry, and Physics. Each subject covers several topics with a specified weightage based on the number of questions asked from each topic. The tables below provide information on the topics and weightage for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. These comprise the number of questions asked from each topic covered in JEE Main syllabus for 2024 and their respective marks weightage. Knowing the topic-wise weightage will facilitate a thorough preparation for the exam.

Weightage of Mathematics Topics for JEE Main 2024

The Mathematics topics covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus are tabulated below with the number of questions expected from each topic and their corresponding weightage in the exam.


Weightage of Chemistry Topics for JEE Main 2024

The table below lists the Chemistry topics covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus and their corresponding weightage. Make sure to take into consideration the entire chapter for a more detailed approach to the topics.

Weightage of Physics Topics for JEE Main 2024

The last table below provides detailed information on the Physics topics covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus, their corresponding weightage, and the approximate number of questions asked from each topic in the exam. Candidates must study every topic in detail to be able to attempt all questions in the exam.

JEE Main 2024 Syllabus: Paper 2

As per the latest information from NTA, there will be two parts in the second paper of JEE Main. Candidates aspiring to pursue B.Arch will have to take JEE Main Paper 2A whereas those aspiring to pursue B. Planning will have to take JEE Main Paper 2B. The syllabus for both papers 2A and 2B will be discussed in this article.


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus for 2024: 2A (B.Arch) and 2B (B. Planning)

NTA will be conducting JEE Main 2024 Paper 2A for B.Arch candidates and Paper 2B for B.Planning candidates. There will be three sections in JEE Main Paper 2A and 2B, each.  The first two parts of JEE Main 2024 Paper 2A and 2B will comprise Mathematics and Aptitude sections. So, the first two parts will be conducted online. 


The third part of Paper 2A will comprise a section for Drawing and that for Paper 2B will comprise a section for Planning. The Drawing section will be conducted offline. The Mathematics and Aptitude syllabus are the same for both papers. Candidates can check the Maths, Aptitude, Drawing, and Planning topics covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus for Paper 2A and 2B below.


  • Sets, Relations, and Functions

  • Complex Numbers and Quadratic Equations

  • Matrices and Determinants

  • Integral Calculus

  • Limit, Continuity, and Differentiability

  • Permutations and Combinations

  • Sequence and Series

  • Binomial Theorem and Its Simple Applications

  • Mathematical Induction

  • Differential Equations

  • Vector Algebra

  • Mathematical Reasoning

  • Three Dimensional Geometry

  • Coordinate Geometry

  • Trigonometry

  • Statistics and Probability


  1. Buildings, Materials, Awareness of persons

  2. Objects:

  • Visualising 3D objects from 2D drawings

  • Architecture and Build-environment-related texture

  • Visualising

  • Analytical Reasoning, Mental Ability (Visual, Verbal, and Numerical)

  • Different sides of 3D objects

  1. 3D Perception:

  • Understanding and appreciation of objects’ scale and proportions

  • Building forms and elements

  • Colour texture harmony and contrast

  • Transformation of forms both 2D and 3D union, development of surfaces and volumes, subtraction rotation

  • Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil

  • Generation of plans, 3D views of objects, elevations

  • Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms

Drawing (B.Arch)

  • Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape, landscape, and rural life  (To be conducted offline in a Drawing sheet).

Planning (B.Planning)

  • General Awareness

  • Social Sciences

  • Comprehension, 

  • Map reading skills, scale, distance, direction, area, etc.

  • Critical reasoning

  • Understanding of charts, graphs, and tables 

  • Basic concepts of statistics and quantitative reasoning


  • Modern Physics

  • Heat and Thermodynamics

  • Optics

  • Current electricity

  • Electrostatics

  • Magnetics

  • Unit, Dimension and Vector 

  • Kinematics

  • Laws of Motion

  • Work, energy and power

  • Centre of Mass, Impulse and Momentum

  • Rotation

  • Gravitation

  • Simple Harmonic Motion

  • Solids and Fluids

  • Waves

  • Electromagnetic induction


  • Transition Elements and Coordination Chemistry

  • Periodic table and Representative Elements

  • Thermodynamics and Gaseous State

  • Atomic structure

  • Chemical bonding 

  • Chemical and Ionic Equilibrium

  • Solid State and Surface chemistry

  • Nuclear Chemistry and Environment

  • Mole Concept

  • Redox reaction

  • Electrochemistry

  • Chemical kinetics

  • Solution and Colligative Properties

  • General organic chemistry

  • Stereochemistry

  • Hydrocarbons

  • Alkyl Halides

  • Carboxylic Acid and their Derivatives

  • Carbohydrates, amino acid and Polymers

  • Aromatic Compounds

There is no uniform JEE Main 2024 weightage for all topics in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. Although weightage differs for every topic, it is recommended that candidates should go through every topic carefully irrespective of the number of questions and weightage of any topic. 


To cope with the reduced syllabus of most academic boards, NTA has declared that there will be options in Section B of JEE Main 2024 Paper 1 and Paper 2. Candidates will have to answer 25 questions in Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. There will be negative marking for Section B in both papers. It is crucial to have a holistic approach to every detail of the topic covered in JEE Main 2024 syllabus to develop a strong foundation for the concepts of Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Architecture, and Planning.

FAQs on JEE Main 2024 Syllabus Weightage

1. Will JEE Main 2023 be conducted online or offline?

JEE Main 2023 will be conducted in two papers. The first paper will be for B.E/B.Tech aspirants while the second paper will be for the B.Arch and B.Plan aspirants. JEE Main 2023 will be conducted online, except for the section for drawing in Paper 2A. This part of the exam will be conducted offline. The session I of the exam will be conduct in the month of January and the second session will be conduct in April.

2. How many Physics topics are there in JEE Main syllabus 2023?

There are 17 topics from Physics covered in the syllabus of JEE Main 2023. Modern Physics has the highest weightage, followed by thermodynamics, electrostatics, current electricity, and optics. The rest of the topics like Rotation, Waves, Simple Harmonic Motion, Electromagnetic Induction, Solids and Fluids, etc. have a relatively low weightage in JEE Main 2023. Nevertheless, each topic covered in the Physics syllabus for JEE Main is interesting and of utmost importance for the exam.

3. Which Maths topics will carry the highest weightage in JEE Main 2023?

There are 14 Maths topics covered in the latest JEE Main 2023 syllabus. All these topics are common to the 11th and 12th grade syllabi of the national and state boards. Coordinate geometry has the highest marks weightage, followed by Integral Calculus and Limits, Continuity, and Differentiability. Other Maths topics like Binomial Theorem, Set Theory, Sequences and Series, Statics and Dynamics, Permutations and Combinations, etc. have a lower marks weightage.