JEE Main 2024 Chapter wise Weightage: Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics

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JEE Main 2024 chapter-wise weightage for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is available here. It will help students know the topics that have high weightage and are asked regularly in JEE Main. It is advised that students pay special attention to high-weightage JEE Main 2024 topics to score good marks in the exam. It is however recommended that full JEE Main syllabus be covered beside giving special emphasis to the high-weightage topics.
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JEE Main Chapter-wise Weightage of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics

JEE Mains High Weightage Chapters 2024: As the JEE Main syllabus 2024 has been reduced by the NTA, candidates would certainly want to know the JEE Main chapter-wise weightage for each subject. While preparing for the JEE Main, in which the level of competition is sky-high, to help students, provided here is the JEE Main 2024 chapter-wise weightage for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics. The NTA has announced JEE Main 2024 exam date. JEE Main 2024 session 1 was conducted in two sessions from January 24 to February 1 while JEE Mains 2024 2nd attempt date is April 4 to 15. NTA has activated the JEE Main 2024 session 2 registration link at jeemain.nta.ac.in.
However, to obtain a good rank in the JEE Main exam, students need to cover the entire JEE Main 2024 syllabus with utmost dedication and seriousness to each topic. Keeping in mind JEE Main 2024 chapter-wise weightage while preparing will help students to give special emphasis on important chapters that are asked in the exam. In addition to important chapters, candidates should have equal knowledge of important chapters. Read below to know JEE Main chapter-wise weightage of topics for Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.

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JEE Main 2024 Chapter-wise Weightage Maths

Below are the chapters, total questions, and weightage from each chapter of the Mathematics paper. Students must know that the chapter-wise weightage is prepared based on JEE Main previous year question papers by analyzing the topics and questions that had been asked in past years.

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Chapters

Total Questions

Weightage

Sets

1

3.3%

Permutations & Combinations

1

3.3%

Probability

1

3.3%

Complex Numbers

1

3.3%

Binominal Theorem

1

3.3%

Limits

1

3.3%

Differentiability

1

3.3%

Indefinite Integration

1

3.3%

Definite Integration

1

3.3%

Differential Equations

1

3.3%

Height & Distance

1

3.3%

Trigonometric Equations

1

3.3%

The Area under the Curve

1

3.3%

Quadratic Equations 

1

3.3%

Vectors

1

3.3%

Tangents and Normals

1

3.3%

Maxima and Minima

1

3.3%

Statistics

1

3.3%

Parabola

1

3.3%

Ellipse

1

3.3%

Hyperbola

1

3.3%

Sequences & Series

2

6.6%

Straight Lines 

2

6.6%

3-D Geometry 

2

6.6%

Determinants 

2

6.6%

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JEE Main 2024 Books for Mathematics

Mathematics subject is vast and it is also considered a challenging subject. Students have to master the theorems and have a clear understanding of the underlying concepts. The important Mathematics books for JEE Main preparation are:

Q:   Is there negative marking in JEE Main?

A:
JEE Main paper have negative marking of one fourth mark for every incorrect answer. In JEE Main exam, each question is of 4 marks and for every incorrect answer, one mark is deducted. No marks are deducted for unattempted questions. For any question, if None of the options is found correct or a question is found to be wrong or dropped, then full marks will be awarded to all candidates irrespective of the fact whether the question has been attempted or not attempted by the candidate.

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JEE Main consists of multiple choice questions (MCQs) and numerical value answer (NAV) type questions and total duration of exam is 3 hours. JEE Main Paper 1 (BE/B.Tech) consists of 90 questions, 30 each from Physics Chemistry and Mathematics. Out of 30, 20 are MCQs and 10 are NAV. Students need to answer only 5 out of 10 NAV questions. JEE Main paper 2A for B.Arch consists of 82 questions of which 30 are from Mathematics, 50 from General Aptitude and 2 from Drawing. In Paper 2B for B. Plan total questions are 105 of which 30 are from Mathematics, 50 from General Aptitude and 25 from Planning.
  • IIT Mathematics by R.D Sharma
  • The Pearson Guide to Complete Mathematics by SL Loney
  • Integral calculus and Differential calculus for IIT JEE by Amit Agarwal
  • Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE by TMH Publications
  • Arihant Publications Vectors and RD Geometry book
  • Introduction to Probability and its applications for JEE Main and advanced by Wiliam Feller

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JEE Main Chapter wise Weightage 2024 Physics

Below are the chapters, total questions, and weightage from each chapter of the Physics paper. Candidates can check below the topics and number of questions that had been asked in the previous year in JEE Main exams. 

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Chapters

Total Questions

Weightage

Electrostatics

1

3.3%

Capacitors 

1

 3.3%

Simple Harmonic Motion

1

 3.3%

Sound Waves

1

 3.3%

Elasticity

1

 3.3%

Error in Measurement

1

 3.3%

Circular Motion

1

 3.3%

Electromagnetic Waves

1

 3.3%

Semiconductors

1

 3.3%

Magnetic Effect of Current and Magnetism

 2

6.6%

Alternating Current

 2

6.6%

Kinetic Theory of Gases & Thermodynamics

 2

6.6%

Kinematics

 2

6.6%

Work, Energy, and Power

 2

6.6%

Laws of Motion

 2

6.6%

Centre Of Mass

 2

6.6%

Rotational Dynamics

 2

6.6%

Modern Physics

 2

6.6%

Wave Optics

 2

6.6%

Current Electricity

3

9.9%

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JEE Main 2024 Books for Physics

Physics is also one of the toughest papers to clear in a competitive examination, as it consists of its fundamental concepts. Below are a few of the best books, which have helped candidates to score better marks in the entrance exam.

  • Understanding Physics for JEE Main and JEE Advanced by DC Pandey
  • Understanding Physics Electricity and Magnetism by DC Pandey
  • Concepts of Physics (Volume 1 and 2) by H C Verma
  • Complete Physics for JEE main by I E Irodov
  • Problems in General Physics by I E Irodov

Chapter-wise Weightage of Chemistry in JEE Main 2024

Below are the chapters, total questions, and weightage from each chapter of the Chemistry paper. The chapter-wise weightage had been analyzed based on JEE Main past year papers in Chemistry questions. 

Chapters

Total Questions

Weightage

Mole Concept

1

3.3%

Redox Reactions 

1

3.3%

Electrochemistry 

1

3.3%

Chemical Kinetics 

1

3.3%

Solution & Colligative Properties 

1

3.3%

General Organic Chemistry 

1

3.3%

Stereochemistry 

1

3.3%

Hydrocarbon 

1

3.3%

Alkyl Halides 

1

3.3%

Carboxylic Acids & their Derivatives 

1

3.3%

Carbohydrates, Amino-Acids, and Polymers 

1

3.3%

Aromatic Compounds 

1

3.3%

Atomic Structure

2

6.6%

Chemical Bonding

2

6.6%

Chemical And Ionic Equilibrium

2

6.6%

Solid-State And Surface Chemistry

2

6.6%

Nuclear & Environmental Chemistry

2

6.6%

Thermodynamics & the Gaseous State

2

6.6%

Transition Elements & Coordination Compounds

3

 9.9%

Periodic table, p-Block Elements 

3

9.9%

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Best Books for JEE Main 2024 Chemistry

JEE Main Chemistry is divided into physical, inorganic and organic. Studying with regular revision is important to master the subject as it involves a number of reactions and formulas. Some best books for effective preparation of chemistry are:

  • IIT Chemistry by O P Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Morrison and Boyd
  • Complete Chemistry for JEE Main by NCERT
  • Physical Chemistry by O P Tandon
  • Organic Chemistry by Solomon and Fryhle
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  • Textbook for the Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R C Mukherjee
  • Numerical Chemistry by P Bahadur

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FAQs related to JEE Main 2024 Chapter-wise Weightage

Q. Which chapters have more weightage in JEE mains?

A. The weightage of each of the subjects (Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics) is different. Check the tables mentioned above to get JEE Mains chapter-wise weightage.

Q. Is 120 a good score in JEE mains?

A. 120 marks in JEE Mains is not good but if you are from SC/ST Category then 120 will be good marks. For OBC and General category it is not a good score. 120 is a good score for admission to IIIT or a private college in the state.

Q. Which are Do or die chapters for JEE Mains 2024?

A. Each subject in JEE Mains has some important chapters which are common every year. Read here to know the Do or Die Chapters in JEE Mains 2024.

Q. Is 70 percentile good in JEE Mains?

A. No, 70 percentile is not good in JEE Mains if you want to get into top NITs and IIITs. Candidates can get admission in any good private Engineering college.

Q. What is the weightage of classes 11 and 12 in JEE Mains 2024?

A. It is nearly 49% for class 11 and 51% for class 12.

Q. What is the weightage of modern physics in JEE Mains?

A. 20-25% weightage is from modern physics in JEE Main.

Q. Is HC Verma enough for JEE Mains 2024?

A. Yes, HC Verma is considered as the best book of Physics to crack JEE Main. However, candidates should focus on concept building in which HC Verma book can help you very much.

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