The Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is the most popular and widely taken entrance exam for getting admission to the country’s engineering colleges. Lakhs of students appear for JEE Main every year to secure a seat in the course of your choice. Questions asked in JEE Main are from Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics of the higher secondary level. The competition of JEE Main is fierce in every academic session and the margin for error is extremely small.

Hence, students prepare rigorously to beat the cut-throat competition and emerge victoriously. It is essential to perform well in all the sections of JEE Main to get a good rank. The Chemistry section of JEE Main is considered to be the most scored among all the sections. Therefore, all JEE Main aspirants must prepare all the topics of JEE Main Chemistry well so that their scope of getting higher marks increases.

The detailed syllabus of Chemistry for JEE Main is given below.

The syllabus of Chemistry for JEE Main is broadly classified into three sections of the subject. The sections are:

  • Physical Chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry

From all the subjects, 30% of weightage is given to Organic Chemistry while physical Chemistry and inorganic Chemistry comprise 35% of the total questions.

Important Chapters in Chemistry
Physical Chemistry

Basic Concepts of Chemistry

  • States of Matter (Solid-state, Liquid state, Gaseous state)
  • Atomic Structure
  • Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure (Covalent Bonding, Ionic Bonding, Molecular Orbital Theory, Quantum Mechanical Approach to Covalent Bonding)
  • Chemical Thermodynamics (First law of thermodynamics, Second law of thermodynamics, Fundamentals of thermodynamics)

Proven Tips to Prepare for IIT JEE Chemistry

  • Make sure to recognize and go through the important chapters thoroughly. It is very important to get a clear picture of the basic concepts.
  • Never undervalue NCERT Solutions for Chemistry. JEE Exam is based mostly on the NCERT syllabus and digging thoroughly into it will help you reach your goal.
  • Make it a habit to look at and memorize all formulas and equations by making a list and keeping it somewhere you can see daily. This will help you in revision.
  • Once you complete NCERT, you should also refer to other advanced books such as Organic Chemistry by O.P Tandon, and Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee.

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