JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus

JEE Mains Syllabus 2018 In Detail

The Joint Entrance Examination or JEE is considered to be one of the world’s most difficult examination. Moreover, around 1.5 million of students appear for this exam every year. Thus, the students aspiring for JEE Mains 2018 exam must have an in-depth knowledge of JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus which will help them to plan their preparation strategy accordingly.

JEE 2018 constitutes of two exams—JEE Mains 2018 and JEE Advanced 2018—both having varied syllabi. In fact, the JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus is again divided into two parts—One for Paper 1 and other for Paper 2. These Syllabi for JEE Mains 2018 help to facilitate admissions into courses like B.Tech/B.E.,B.Arch/B.Planning etc. of various engineering universities like NIT, IIIT, DTU and other centrally funded and state universities.

The JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus, provided by Vidyakul includes all subjects—Maths, Physics and Chemistry—essential to clear the entrance exam. Topic and subtopics that fall under these subjects for both Paper 1 and Paper 2, would also be covered by JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus. The official Syllabus of JEE Main 2018 is an essential component of the preparation as it helps candidates streamline their preparation. The candidate must note that nothing is certain in JEE mains 2018 Syllabus and hence, questions can be asked from anywhere. Therefore, a candidate must understand and analyze each topic and subtopic given in JEE Mains Syllabus 2018 for an effective preparation.

The topics covered in JEE Mains Syllabus are parallel to that of CBSE Class 11 and 12 syllabi. Moreover, candidates need to keep in mind that JEE Mains Exam require much intellect, logic, and commitment for aiming an average score of around 200 marks since 30% of the questions asked are directly from NCERT textbook concepts. In addition, this exam, unlike Board exams, require much more rigorous practice and revision of the topic mentioned in JEE Mains Syllabus.

JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus contains the list of syllabus for Physics, Chemistry and Maths that are specified by CBSE. All those candidates who are thorough with CBSE syllabus for the above subjects would find it easy to go through JEE Mains Syllabus 2018.

JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus (Paper1)—Class 11th and Class 12th 

Given below is an overview of the topic covered in JEE Mains Syllabus 2018 (Paper 1)from CBSE Class 11th and Class 12th syllabi. Candidates are advised to thoroughly go through the tables given below:

JEE Mains Syllabus 2018 (Paper1)—Class 11 topics

Unit, Dimension MeasurementPeriodic Table and PropertiesLogarithms and Related expressions
KinematicsMole ConceptsCompound Angles
Newton’s law of MotionNomenclature of organic compoundsQuadratic equations and expressions
Circular MotionChemical BondingSequence and Progressions
Work, Power, EnergyGaseous stateTrigonometric functions, equations, in-equations
Momentum and CollisionElectronic displacement EffectSolutions of Triangles
Centre of Mass and InertiaAtomic StructureStraight line and Pair of lines
Rotational DynamicsIsomerismCircles
Elasticity, Calorimeter, Thermal ExpansionRedox and Equivalent conceptsPermutation and Combination
KTG and ThermodynamicsChemical and Ionic EquilibriumBinomial Theorem
Simple Harmonic MotionChemical KineticsSets, Relations and Functions
Mechanical WavesNuclear Chemistry (radioactivity)Mathematical Induction and Reasoning
Fluid Mechanics

JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus (Paper 1)—Class 12 topics

Geometrical OpticsHalogen DerivativeLimits, Continuity and Derivability
Wave OpticsCo-ordination CompoundsMethod of Differentiation
ElectrostaticsAliphatic HydrocarbonsIndefinite Integral
GravitationAromatic HydrocarbonsDefinite Integral
Current ElectricityLiquid Solution and Surface ChemistryApplication of Derivatives
CapacitanceMetallurgyDeterminant and Matrices
Magnetic Effect of Current and MagnetismAlcohol and EtherVectors
Electromagnetic Induction and ACPhenol3 Dimensional Geometry
Nuclear Physics and RadioactivitySolid StateProbability
Dual Nature of Matter and RadiationQualitative AnalysisDifferential Equations
Electronic DevicesCarbonyl compoundsArea under the curve
Communication Systemss, p, d and f block elementsParabola, ellipse and hyperbola
Errors in measurements and instrumentsThermodynamics and ThermochemistryComplex Number
Carboxylic acids and its derivatives
Practical Organic Chemistry


Vidyakul provides an in-depth analysis of subject-wise JEE Mains Syllabus 2018(Paper 1) in a downloadable PDF format.To access them, click on the links below:

JEE Mains Math Syllabus 2018

JEE Mains Chemistry Syllabus 2018

JEE Mains Physics Syllabus 2018


JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus (Paper 2)

Candidates aspiring for B.Arch or B. Planning, would be appearing for JEE Mains 2018 paper 2 which would facilitate admission into colleges like IIT Roorkee or IIT Kharagpur that offer these two courses. Apart from Mathematics, candidate would be tested upon Architecture Aptitude Test or ATT, whose syllabus is given below:

Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT) JEE MAIN Paper 2 Syllabus

Part IAwareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials. Objects, Texture related to Architecture and build—environment. Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings. Visualizing. different sides of three-dimensional objects. Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal).
Part IIThree dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements, color texture, harmony and contrast. Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil. Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union, subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects. Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.



Sketching of scenes and activities from memory of urbanscape (public space, market, festivals, street scenes, monuments, recreational spaces, etc.), landscape (river fronts, jungles, trees, plants, etc.) and rural life.

For a detailed analysis of JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus (Paper 2), click on the link below:

JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus—Paper 2

Exam Pattern Paper 1 and Paper 2

How to integrate your preparation with JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus?

• Candidate aspiring for JEE Mains exam must know the JEE Mains Syllabus by heart. He should go through the Syllabus before starting each chapter. This will give the candidate a clarity of what topics should be covered and what should be left, thus saving time and energy. Moreover, with prior knowledge, the candidate would be able to grasp all important topics.

• Like Google, the mind stores the important topics like keywords. So after going through JEE Mains Syllabus 2018, when the candidate starts his preparation, his focus automatically goes towards those topics that were mentioned in the syllabus.

• The candidate must go through the JEE mains 2018 subject-wise Syllabus time and again during his preparation to make sure that all important topics are being covered and not even a single topic has been left by mistake.

• Vidyakul’s highly experienced faculty of ex-IITians recommend every candidate to follow a study plan to maintain their preparation at a steady pace. Candidates must use the JEE Mains Syllabus to decide the number of topics to be covered in a day to make sure the syllabi of all the subjects has been covered in time and still there is some time left for revision.

• With a thorough knowledge of the JEE Mains 2018 Syllabus, candidates can start solving question/problems related to the topics they have already covered to gain more experience and practice of those topics.

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