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JEE Main Preparation Strategy 2021 - JEE main 2021 will be conducted on the computer-based mode in January and April 2021, twice a year. In this highly competitive exam, you can appear in one or both exams. The best score will be considered for the JEE main ranks. Joint Entrance Exam Main (JEE Main) is conducted by the National Testing Agency (NTA) a formulated body under MHRD. The exam pattern of JEE main 2021 is likely to remain the same as JEE main 2020. CBSE has reduced 30% syllabus of class 11 and class 12 due to COVID-19 which further intensifies the possibility of syllabus reduction for JEE Main 20121. The salient features JEE Main 2021 paper are: 

  • B.E/B. Tech paper will have a total of 75 questions (25 for each subject) of 300 marks which to be completed in 3 hours.

  • There will be 5 numerical value questions where the answer will be any numerical value & there will be no negative marking is these questions, so you must attempt such questions. 
  • The paper is equally divided into three parts Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics and each one has equal weightage. 

  • B. Arch Paper(Paper-2) will have a total of 77 questions(25 Maths, 50 Aptitude, 02 Drawing) for 400 marks

  • B. Planning Paper ( Paper -3) will have a total of 100 questions(25 Maths, 50 Aptitude, 25 Planning based) for 400 marks. 

JEE Main 2021 - Mode of the Exam:

The mode of JEE Main 2021 will be a computer-based online exam except for the drawing test for B.Arch students.

  • Paper-1: B.E./B.Tech paper will be conducted online as a computer-based Exam (CBT).

  • Paper -2: Part 1 and part 2 of B.Arch paper that is the maths and aptitude part will be conducted on the computer-based exam and the drawing part will be conducted through offline mode.

  • Paper-3: Part 1 and part 2 of the paper will have maths and aptitude related questions and part 3 will have planning based questions. All three parts will be conducted through a computer-based test (CBT).

JEE Main 2021 - Exam Pattern:

Paper 1: B.E/B.Tech

Course

B.E/B.Tech

Mode of the Exam

Online ( Computer-based test)

Subjects

Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics

Number of Questions

75 ( 25 from each subject)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Time Allotted 

3 Hours 

Language of Paper

English and Hindi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper 2: B.Arch

Course

B.Arch

Mode of the Exam

Maths & Aptitude - Computer Based Test

Drawing - Pen & Paper mode

Subjects

Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing  

Number of Questions

77 ( 25 Maths, 50 Aptitude, 2 Drawing)

Type of Questions

Maths & Aptitude - Multiple Choice Questions

Drawing - Subjective Questions 

Time Allotted 

3 Hours 

Language of Paper

English and Hindi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paper 3: B.Planning

Course

B.Planning

Mode of the Exam

Computer Based Test

Subjects

Mathematics, Aptitude, Planning Based

Number of Questions

100 ( 25 Maths, 50 Aptitude, 25 Planning based)

Type of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions 

Time Allotted 

3 Hours 

Language of Paper

English and Hindi

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JEE Main 2021 - Exam Syllabus:

Syllabus of JEE Main is mostly covered by the class 11 and class 12 science/maths course. As CBSE has reduced the 30% syllabus for the 2021 session due to COVID-19, it may lead to possible syllabus reduction for JEE Main 2021. The detailed syllabus paper-wise is given below.

Syllabus for B.E/B. Tech ( Paper-1) test is as follows: 

Syllabus for B.E./B.Tech broadly can be divided into three parts i.e. Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The list of all chapters covered in the JEE Main 2021 syllabus is provided below.

JEE Main Mathematics Syllabus:

Sets, Relations, and Functions

Complex Numbers

Determinant

Quadratic Equations

Matrices

Permutations Combinations

Mathematical Induction

Sequence Series

Binomial Theorem

Limits and Continuity

Differentiability

Statistics

Differential Equations

Integral Calculus

Trigonometry

Vector Algebra

Coordinate Geometry

Mathematical Reasoning

3D Geometry

Probability

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mathematics can be a good scoring subject for the students who have the conceptual clarity and good numerical solving skill by practicing rigorously. 

JEE Main Physics Syllabus:

Physics and Measurement

Thermodynamics

Kinematics

Rotational Motion

Gravitation

Work and Energy

Power

Properties of Solids and Liquids

Laws of Motion

Electronic Devices

Oscillations

Waves

Current Electricity

Electromagnetic Waves

Communication Systems

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetism

Alternating Currents

Magnetic Effects of Current

Kinetic Theory of Gases

Dual Nature of Matter

Radiation

Atoms

Nuclei

Optics

Electrostatics

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Physics is considered to be the most interesting subject for the JEE aspirants. Most of the questions asked in JEE main from this part are conceptual. Students who have conceptual clarity often score well in this part. Three major topics mechanics, electricity and magnetics have 65% weightage in the exam.

JEE Main Chemistry Syllabus:

Physical Chemistry

Basic concepts in Chemistry

States of Matter

Chemical bonding

Atomic Structure

Solutions

Solutions

Redox Reactions

Chemical Thermodynamics

Equilibrium

Electrochemistry

Surface Chemistry

Chemical Kinetics

Organic Chemistry

Polymers

Principles of Practical Chemistry

Organic Compounds – Characterisation and Purification

Oxygen, Halogens, and Nitrogen Organic Compounds

Hydrocarbons

Biomolecules

Basics of Organic Chemistry

Chemistry in everyday life

Inorganic Chemistry

Hydrogen

Classification of Elements

Periodicity

Alkali metals

Group 13 to Group 18 Elements

Alkaline earth metals

D and f block elements

Coordination compounds

Environmental chemistry

Isolation of metals

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chemistry is considered to be the most scoring part of this exam. All three parts of the chemistry are interrelated. In this part, you will find questions related to reasoning, matching types of questions.  

JEE Mains Paper II & III (B.Arch/ B.Plan) Syllabus:

Part I: Visualizing three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional drawings, Awareness of persons, places, Buildings, Materials, Visualizing, Analytical Reasoning Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal), etc.

Part II: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D, union, subtraction, Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms, building forms and elements, color texture, harmony and contrast, rotation, etc.

Syllabus for B.Planning test is as follows:  

  • Comprehensive, critical thinking and analytical skills, simple statistics, graphs, charts, and map reading skills, etc.

  • General Awareness regarding development issues, government programs/schemes, etc. 

  • CBSE Class X Social Sciences

Students are advised to follow the news, current affairs related to govt schemes and development programs. For a basic understanding of history, politics, economy, geography you can refer NCERT textbook of class 9 and class 10.

 

JEE Main 2021- Books for Reference

Topic

Book

Mechanics

Concept of Physics, Vol-1 by Prof. H C Verma   

Electricity and Magnetism

Concept of Physics, Vol-2 by Prof H C Verma   

Optics and Modern Physics

Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday, Jearl Walker, Robert Resnick

Books by DC Pandey, Arihant Publications (For problems) 

Waves and Thermodynamics

Books by DC Pandey, Arihant Publications (for problems) 

 

JEE Main 2021 exam dates (Tentative):

 

JEE Main 2021 Events 

JEE Main January 2021 Dates 

JEE Main April 2021 Dates 

Availability of Application Form for JEE Main 2021 

December 2020

February 2021

Last date to submit Application Form

December 2020

Ist Week of March 2021

JEE Main 2021 Application form Correction

January 2021

March 2021 

Release of JEE Main 2021 admit card

January 2021

3rd Week of March 2021

JEE Main April 2021 Exam Dates

2nd Week of January 2021

2nd Week of April 2021

Declaration of JEE Main 2021 Exam Result

February 2021

Last Week of April 2021

A final word - Most of the questions asked in this exam are conceptual, so students need to strengthen the fundamentals of the subjects. Practice as many questions and mock tests as possible to get the conceptual clarity. Practice on Computer-based test (CBT) Mode only, so you will be able to get familiar with Online Test. 

Hope these tips will help you in your JEE Main Preparation!!!!

 

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JEE Main 2021 Syllabus

Physics (21)
Physics and Measurement
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Kinematics
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Laws of motion
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Work Energy and Power
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Rotational Motion
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Gravitation
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Properties of Solids and Liquids
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Kinetic theory of Gases
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Thermodynamics
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Oscillations and Waves
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Electrostatics
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Current Electricity
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Electromagnetic Waves
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Optics
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Atoms And Nuclei
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Electronic devices
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Communication Systems
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Experimental skills
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Chemistry (28)
Some basic concepts in chemistry
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Atomic Structure
Chapter Weightage (3%)
States of matter
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Chemical Thermodynamics
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Equilibrium
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Redox Reaction and Electrochemistry
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Solutions
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Chemical kinetics
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Surface Chemistry
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Hydrogen
Chapter Weightage (3%)
p- Block Elements
Chapter Weightage (4%)
d - and f - BLOCK ELEMENTS
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Co-ordination Compounds
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Hydrocarbons
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Organic Compounds containing Halogens
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Organic Compounds containing Oxygen
Chapter Weightage (7%)
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Biomolecules
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Polymers
Chapter Weightage (2%)
Environmental Chemistry
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Chemistry in Everyday Life
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Maths (16)
Sets, Relations and Functions
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Matrices and Determinants
Chapter Weightage (5%)
Sequence and series
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Trigonometry
Chapter Weightage (6%)
Co-ordinate geometry
Chapter Weightage (14%)
Integral Calculus
Chapter Weightage (9%)
Differential equations
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Vector Algebra
Chapter Weightage (4%)
Three Dimensional Geometry
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Permutations and combinations
Chapter Weightage (3%)
Statistics and Probability
Chapter Weightage (8%)
Mathematical Induction
Chapter Weightage (1%)
Mathematical reasoning
Chapter Weightage (4%)
 

Important books & Online resources for JEE Main 2021

Physics
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-1,
DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-1),
DC Pandey - Understanding Physics (Volume-2),
H. C. Verma - Concepts of Physics Part-2,
DC Pandey - Optics and Modern Physics,
DC Pandey - Electricity and Magnetism,
DC Pandey - Waves and Thermodynamics
Chemistry
Dr.O. P. Tandon & Dr. A. K. Virmani - Organic Chemistry (G.R. Bathla Publications)-Part1,
Dr.O. P. Tandon - Inorganic Chemistry (Ist Year Programme),
Dr.O. P. Tandon - Inorganic Chemistry (2nd Year Programme),
Dr. P. Bahadur - Physical Chemistry,
Dr.O. P. Tandon & Dr. A. K. Virmani - Organic Chemistry (G.R. Bathla Publications)-Part 2
Maths
Amit M. Agarwal - Integral Calculus (Arihant),
Dr. SK Goyal - Coordinate Geometry (Arihant),
Dr. SK Goyal - Algebra (Arihant),
Amit M. Agarwal - Vector & 3D Geometry (Arihant),
Amit M. Agarwal - Differential Calculus (Arihant),
Amit M. Agarwal - Trigonometry (Arihant)
 

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