JEE 2019- Exam Structure and Syllabus

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JEE 2019- Exam Structure and Syllabus

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JEE i.e. Joint Entrance Examination-Main was formerly known as All India Engineering Entrance Examination(AIEEE). This is exam is organised bu Central Board of Secondary Education(CBSE).

AIEEE is renamed as JEE in April 2017. JEE exam is generally held in the first week of April and result of JEE main is released in the last week of April. Students qualifying in JEE Main is eligible to give JEE Advanced paper and it is generally held in the month of may. Candidates is ranked on the all-India basis and state basis. So each candidate is awarded with an All India Rank(AIR) and State Rank(SR).

Class 12 board marks will not be considered for calculating JEE Main 2019 Ranks. JEE Advanced 2019 examination will be conducted in online mode only. The number of students who can eligible for JEE Advanced is currently top 2.24 Lakh candidates clearing JEE Main. This limit may get increased for JEE 2019. The syllabus of the JEE Main and Advanced will be same as that of 2018.

NEET 2019- Exam Structure

JEE Main Exam Pattern – Paper 1

  • Mode of Exam: Pen & Paper based (offline) or Computer Based Test (CBT/Online)
  • Duration of the Exam: The total time given to candidates is 3 hours
  • Subjects: Candidates will be tested in 3 subjects namely – Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. Questions will be asked from the given JEE Main syllabus 2018
  • Total Number of questions: A total of 90 questions will be asked in the JEE Main 2018 Paper 1. Each section will have 30 questions each
  • Type of Questions: Only objective type questions will be asked. Each question will have four options out of which one will be correct
  • Marking Scheme: Each correct answer will be awarded 4 marks. Every wrong answer will fetch -1 mark while any answer with no response will not be given any marks
  • Total Marks awarded: The paper will be set for 360 marks.
  • Language / Medium of question paper: All candidates will be given the option to write the JEE Main exam in English or Hindi except for candidates from Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli  who can opt for Gujarati.

JEE Main Exam Pattern – Paper 2

  • Mode of Exam: The JEE Main 2018 exam was held in pen and paper mode only.
  • Duration of the Exam: The total time given to students to complete the exam is 3 hours.Subjects: Candidates will be tested in Mathematics, General aprtitude and drawing skills.
  • Total Number of questions: The total number of questions asked in the exam are 82 out of which Mathematics will have 30 questions, Aptitude will have 50 questions and drawing will have 2 questions
  • Type of Questions: While Mathematics and Aptitude will have objective type questions, drawing will have questions that will test the candidates in their drawing and sketching capabilities.
  • Marking Scheme: While the objective questions will be awarded 4 marks for a correct answer and a negative mark of -1 for every wrong answer, the drawing questions will be for a total of 70 marks but the marks for each question will be mentioned along with the question only.
  • Total Marks awarded: The question paper will be for 390 marks in total.
  • Language / Medium of question paper: Candidates will have the choice of writing the paper in English or Hindi, candidates from Gujarat, Diu& Daman, Dadra & Nagar Haveli can choose to write the exam in Gujarati.

JEE Advanced Exam Pattern

  • JEE Advanced 2018 was conducted for 2 papers – Paper I and Paper II. Candidates had to appear in both the papers as it’s mandatory.
  • Both Paper I and Paper II had questions from 3 parts – Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics. Each part was divided into three sections – Section 1, Section 2 and Section 3
  • The entrance test was conducted in computer-based test mode.
  • Each of the two papers was held for a duration of 3 hours.
  • The marking scheme had the concept of full marks, partial marks, zero marks and negative marks.
  • The questions were multiple choice or objective type and numerical in nature.
  • The exam was bilingual i.e. it was conducted in both English and Hindi.

JEE 2019 Syllabus

  • Sets, relations and functions
  • Complex numbers and quadratic equations
  • Matrices and determinants
  • Mathematical reasoning
  • Mathematical induction
  • Permutations and combinations
  • Sequences and series
  • Lbw, continuity and differentiability
  • Integral calculus
  • Differential equations
  • Binomial theorem and its simple applications
  • Three dimensional geometry
  • Vector algebra
  • Co-ordinate geometry
  • Statistics and probability
  • Trigonometry
  • Physics and measurement
  • Kinematics
  • Thermodynamics
  • Work, energy and power
  • Rotational motion
  • Gravitation
  • Laws of motion
  • Properties of solids and liquids
  • Electronic devices
  • Kinetic theory of gases
  • Oscillations and waves
  • Communication systems
  • Current electricity
  • Magnetic effects of current and magnetism
  • Electromagnetic induction and alternating currents
  • Electromagnetic waves
  • Optics
  • Dual nature of matter and radiation
  • Electrostatics
  • Atoms and nuclei
Chemistry Physical Chemistry


Some basic concepts in chemistry

States of matter

Atomic structure

Chemical bonding and molecular structure

Chemical thermodynamics



Redox reactions and electrochemistry

Chemical kinetics

Surface chemistry


Organic Chemistry


Purification and characterisation of organic compounds


Chemistry in everyday life

Organic compounds containing halogens

Principles related to practical chemistry

Organic compounds containing oxygen


Organic compounds containing nitrogen

Some basic principles of organic chemistry



Inorganic Chemistry


Classification of elements and periodicity in properties


Block elements (alkali and alkaline earth metals)

Block elements group 13 to group 18 elements

D – and f – block elements

Co-ordination compounds

Environmental chemistry

General principles and processes of isolation of metals

In the next article we will be talking about an effective study plan to follow to crack the JEE 2019.

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