The JEE Main is one of the toughest competitive exams for engineering in India. Every year, around 15-16 lakhs engineering aspirants appear for the JEE Main in the hopes to get into some of the top engineering colleges of the country.

Besides devising ways on how to crack JEE Main, it is imperative to know the important topics.

## Important topics for JEE Main 2018

Listed below are the important topics for JEE Main subject wise based on previous years’ papers.

**Chemistry:**

- p Block Elements
- Coordination Compounds
- Biomolecules and Polymers
- d and f Block elements
- Chemical Bonding and Molecular Structure
- s Block elements ( Alkali and Alkaline earth Metals) and Hydrogen
- Electrochemistry
- Chemical Kinetics
- Atomic Structure
- Alkanes, Alkenes and Alkynes ( Hydrocarbons)

**Physics:**

- Properties of Matter and Fluid Mechanics
- Electrostatics
- Semiconductors and Communication System
- Electromagnetic Induction and Alternating Current
- Ray Optics
- Magnetic Effects of Current
- Laws of Thermodynamics
- Current Electricity
- Atomic Structure in Modern Physics

**Maths:**

- Trigonometrical Ratios, Functions and Identities
- Sequences and Series (Progressions)
- Vector
- Permutation and Combination
- Statistics
- Parabola
- Definite Integration
- Circle
- Indefinite Integration
- Binomial Theorem
- Quadratic Equations

### JEE Main Topic Wise Analysis

Physics: Though there is no pattern that AIEEE is following here but you can see that topics like Modern Physics, Optics, Heat and Thermodynamics,Electrostatics , Magnetism & Magnetic Effects of Current, EMI & AC Circuits and EM Waves have been scoring topics in decreasing order.

Chemistry: In average General organic chemistry + Functional Group I has most questions (avg=5.5) but AIEEE 2011 had only 2 questions from this topic, apart from this Coordination Compunds,Atomic structure, Chemical Thermodynamics, Organic Chemistry Functional Group III, Chemical and IOnic Equilibrium,States of matter,Biomolecules, Chemical Bonding, Functional Group III are topics in decreasing importance according to the data.

Maths: In Mathematics Application of Derivatives, Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals & Area under the curve, Matrices and Determinants, Probability, Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Progression are important topics in decreasing importance.

Topics | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Standard Deviation | Average No. Of Questions |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Units, Dimensions and Measurement | 5 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 2 |

Kinematics | 1 | 2 | 3 | 2 | 0.8165 | 2 |

Newton’s Laws of Motion | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0.5 | 0.25 |

Work, Power and Energy | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0.5 | 0.75 |

System of Particles | 3 | 1 | 2 | 0 | 1.291 | 1.5 |

Gravitation and Rotational Mechanics | 2 | 1 | 1 | 4 | 1.4142 | 2 |

Properties of Matter | 3 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

SHM, Oscillations | 0 | 1 | 0 | 2 | 0.9574 | 0.75 |

Mechanical Waves and Sound | 3 | 2 | 1 | 1 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

Ray Optics and Wave Optics | 5 | 3 | 3 | 4 | 0.9574 | 3.75 |

Heat and Thermodynamics | 1 | 5 | 1 | 4 | 2.0616 | 2.75 |

Electrostatics | 2 | 3 | 4 | 2 | 0.9574 | 2.75 |

Current Electricity | 2 | 1 | 1 | 3 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

Magnetism, Magnetic Effects of Current | 2 | 2 | 1 | 1 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

EMI, AC Circuits and EM Waves | 1 | 1 | 3 | 1 | 1 | 1.5 |

Modern Physics | 4 | 5 | 6 | 3 | 1.291 | 4.5 |

Topics | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | Standard deviation | Average no. questions |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Atomic Structure and Classification | 1 | 3 | 3 | 3 | 1 | 2.5 |

Chemical Bonding | 2 | 1 | 0 | 3 | 1.291 | 1.5 |

Stoichiometry | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0.5774 | 0.5 |

States of Matter | 1 | 1 | 3 | 2 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

Chemical & Ionic Equilibrium | 4 | 1 | 4 | 1 | 1.7321 | 2.5 |

Chemical Kinetics & Nuclear Chemistry | 1 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Chemical Thermodynamics | 2 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 0.5 | 1.75 |

Solutions | 2 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 0 | 2 |

Electrochemistry | 1 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 0.5 | 1.25 |

General Organic Chemistry + Functional Group I | 9 | 5 | 6 | 2 | 2.8868 | 5.5 |

Organic Chemistry – Functional Group II | 1 | 2 | 1 | 2 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Organic Chemistry – Functional Group III | 0 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 0.8165 | 1 |

Chemistry of Representative Elements | 5 | 3 | 0 | 2 | 2.0817 | 2.5 |

Transition Elements | 1 | 2 | 0 | 1 | 0.8165 | 1 |

Coordination Compounds & Organometallics | 2 | 2 | 2 | 4 | 1 | 2.5 |

Surface Chemistry | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0.5774 | 0.5 |

Biomolecules | 1 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Topics | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | Standard deviation | Average no. questions |
---|---|---|---|---|---|---|

Sets, Relations and Functions | 2 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 0 | 2 |

Limits, Continuity & Differentiability | 1 | 1 | 2 | 3 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

Application of Derivatives | 2 | 3 | 3 | 2 | 0.5774 | 2.5 |

Indefinite Integrals, Definite Integrals & Area under the curve | 3 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 0.5 | 2.25 |

Cartesian coordinates & Straight Line | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 |

Circles | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 |

Conics | 2 | 3 | 1 | 1 | 0.9574 | 1.75 |

Quadratic Equations, Inequalities, Progression | 3 | 3 | 1 | 1 | 1.1547 | 2 |

Complex Numbers | 1 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Binomial Theorem, Exponential & Logarithmic Series | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 |

Permutation & Combination | 2 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Probability | 2 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 0 | 2 |

Vectors | 2 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 0.5 | 1.75 |

Differential Equations & Properties of Triangles | 2 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 0.5774 | 1.5 |

Trigonometric Rations, Equations, & Inverse Circular Function | 1 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 0.5 | 1.25 |

Heights and Distances | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0.5 | 0.25 |

Matrices & Determinants | 3 | 2 | 2 | 2 | 0.5 | 2.25 |

Mathematical Logic | 2 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0.8165 | 1 |

Statics & Dynamics | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 |

Statistics | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 |

At Embibe, you have the liberty to give as many mock tests as you want, both for JEE Main and JEE Advanced. You can even try the previous year papers to see exactly where you stand.