Chapter Wise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

JEE Main 2021 is the biggest engineering entrance exam for which more than 9 lakh candidates are expected to apply. It is the first step for future engineers who seek admission in IITs, NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. Given this, competition in the exam is obviously high. The preparation for this kind of exam requires hard work and dedication, with a hint of smart work. But what is smart work? It means strategizing the preparation and do optimum utilization of the resources. The best example of smart work is to know the chapter wise weightage for JEE Main 2021. It helps in defining which chapters are must do and which are of less priority. So to help you with the preparation, we present chapter wise weightage for JEE Main 2021.

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Chapter Wise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

In Joint Entrance Examination Main 2021 the question come from Maths, Physics and Chemistry. Over the years it has been seen that the difficulty level in each section is usually as follows:

  • Maths – Moderate but lengthy
  • Physics – Toughest
  • Chemistry – Easiest with direct NCERT questions

Candidates who are planning to apply for JEE Main 2021 can check chapter wise weightage from below.

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Physics Chapter Wise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

The chapter wise weightage for Physics subject is given below:

Dual Nature of Matter and Radiation6%
Atoms and Nuclei3%
Electronic devices14%
Communication Systems5%
Current Electricity8%
Magnetic Effects of Current and Magnetism3%
Electromagnetic Waves3%
Laws of motion3%
Oscillations and Waves3%
Physics and Measurement4%
Work Energy and Power3%
Rotational Motion3%
Properties of Solids and Liquids3%
Kinetic theory of Gases3%
Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating currents3%
Experimental skills3%

Mathematics Chapter Wise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

The chapter wise weightage for Mathematics subject is given below:

Integral Calculus9%
Limit, continuity and differentiation10%
Co-ordinate geometry15%
Sets, Relations and Functions5%
Complex numbers and quadratic equations7%
Matrices and Determinants7%
Permutations and combinations4%
Binomial theorem and its simple applications2%
Sequence and series5%
Three Dimensional Geometry6%
Vector Algebra5%
Statistics and Probability8%
Mathematical reasoning3%
Differential equations3%
Mathematical Induction3%

Chemistry Chapter Wise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

The chapter wise weightage for Chemistry subject is given below:

Organic Compounds containing Oxygen6%
Organic Compounds Containing Nitrogen1%
Chemistry in Everyday Life4%
Principles Related to Practical Chemistry3%
States of matter3%
Atomic Structure3%
Chemical Thermodynamics4%
Redox Reaction and Electrochemistry4%
Chemical kinetics3%
Some basic concepts in chemistry5%
Surface Chemistry1%
General Principle and process of Isolation of metals2%
Classification of Elements and Periodic table2%
p- Block Elements5%
S – Block Elements Alkali and Alkaline Earth Metals1%
Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure5%
d – and f – BLOCK ELEMENTS4%
Co-ordination Compounds4%
Environmental Chemistry3%
Purification and Characterisation of Organic Compounds3%
Some Basic Principles of Organic Chemistry3%
Organic Compounds containing Halogens2%

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How to Analyse the Chapterwise Weightage for JEE Main 2021

The candidates can also analyse what chapter carry maximum weightage in the exam, using the below given means:

  • Analyse the past 5-6 years question papers. Note the numbers of questions that come from the chapters over the years. The chapter from which the maximum questions are farmed over the past years, are the ones with maximum weightage and are important.
  • Check expert analysis available for JEE Main. The analysis helps to know the difficulty level of the exam, the chapter wise weightage and the topics that are asked in the exam. The overview of the past year analysis can held the candidates understand how to strategise the preparation for the upcoming exam.

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JEE Main 2021 Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of JEE Main was changed last year and here is the new pattern and how to prepare for it:

  • JEE Main is held in computer-based mode and is of 3 hour. Only the drawing section in the B.Arch section is held in offline mode.
  • The papers consist of MCQ and NVT (numerical value type) questions.
  • Candidates get question paper in Hindi, English, or Gujarati, as per the choice submitted in the application form. The Gujarati paper is only for centers in Gujarat, Daman & Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli.

The distribution of questions in the exam for each 3 papers is s follows:

JEE Main 2021 B.Tech / B.E paper pattern:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Mathematics25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Chemistry25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Physics25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100

JEE Main 2021 B.Arch paper pattern:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Aptitude Test – Part 250 (MCQ)200
Mathematics – Part I25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Drawing Test – Part 32100

JEE Main 2021 B.Plan paper pattern:

SectionsNumber of QuestionsMarks
Aptitude Test – Part 250 (MCQ)200
Mathematics – Part I25 (20 MCQ + 5 NVT)100
Planning Based Question25100

Marking scheme in the papers:

Type of QuestionsMarks for Correct AnswerMarks for wrong / multiple answersMarks for marked for review /
unanswered answers
MCQ+04 marks– 1 marks00 marks
Numerical value type questions+04 marks00 marks

What does the latest demand?

It demands the following:

A) Strong hold of concepts
B) A habit of solving questions
C) A new approach to attempting questions that eliminate the guessing factor.

JEE Main 2021

Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Main is held twice a year for admission in BE/B.Tech, B.Arch and B.Plan courses in NITs, IIITs, and CFTIs. The exam is held at a national level and CBT mode. 10+2 passed / appearing candidates can participate for the exam. Admission based on JEE Main score is done via a centralised counselling process called JoSAA.

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