JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018

Dushyant Vanaik updated on : 11 Oct 2017

Have a look at the detailed syllabus for JEE Advanced 2018. The exam will be conducted by IIT Kanpur on May 20, 2018.

JEE Advanced Syllabus

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 – JEE Advanced 2018 will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, on May 20, 2018. To prepare well for the JEE Advanced exam, it is important for every aspirant to know the JEE Advanced syllabus. The JEE Advanced Syllabus is designed on the basis of class 11 and class 12 syllabi. The complete question paper is prepared based on the syllabus for JEE Advanced. Since there is ample time in hand to prepare for the exam, candidates should get familiar with the syllabus and devise their preparation strategy accordingly.

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus

The JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 for each subject is given in the tables below. Candidates are advised to get familiar with the syllabus for JEE Advanced since the complete question paper will be designed from this syllabus.

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus for Physics


  • Units and Dimensions
  • Methods of measurement and error analysis for physical quantities pertaining to various experiments


  • Hooke’s Law, Young’s Modulus
  • Kinematics in One or Two Dimensions
  • Law of Gravitation
  • Linear and Angular Simple Harmonic Motions
  • Moment of Inertia
  • Newton’s Laws of Motion
  • Pressure in a Fluid
  • Systems of Particles
  • Wave Motion
  • Work and Power

Thermal Physics:

  • Elementary Concepts of Convection and Radiation
  • First Law of Thermodynamics and its Applications
  • Specific Heats
  • Thermal Expansion of Solids, Liquids and Gases

Electricity and Magnetism:

  • Biot - Savart’s Law and Ampere’s Law
  • Capacitance
  • Coulomb’s Law
  • Electrical Current
  • Electromagnetic Induction
  • Magnetic Moment of a Current Loop


  • Rectilinear Propagation of Light
  • Wave Nature of Light

Modern Physics

  • Atomic Nucleus
  • Bohr’s Theory of Hydrogen-like Atoms
  • Fission and Fusion Processes
  • Photoelectric Effect

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus for Chemistry

Physical Chemistry

  • General Topics
  • Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Chemical Equilibrium
  • Chemical Kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Energetics
  • Gaseous and Liquid States
  • Nuclear Chemistry
  • Solid State
  • Solutions
  • Surface Chemistry

Inorganic Chemistry

  • Isolation/ Preparation and Properties of the Non-Metals
  • Preparation and Properties of the Following Compounds
  • Transition Elements (3D Series)
  • Preparation and Properties of Compounds
  • Ores and Minerals
  • Extractive Metallurgy
  • Principles of Qualitative Analysis

Organic Chemistry

  • Concepts
  • Amino Acids and Peptides
  • Carbohydrates
  • Characteristic Reactions
  • Phenols
  • Practical Organic Chemistry
  • Preparation, Properties and Reactions of Alkanes
  • Preparation, Properties and Reactions of Alkenes and Alkynes
  • Properties and Uses of Some Important Polymers
  • Reactions of Benzene

JEE Advanced 2018 Syllabus for Mathematics


  • Algebra of Complex Numbers
  • Arithmetic
  • Geometric and Harmonic Progressions
  • Geometric Interpretations
  • Logarithms and their Properties
  • Matrices
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Probability
  • Quadratic Equations with Real Coefficients
  • Triangle Inequality


  • Trigonometric Functions
  • General Solution of Trigonometric Equations
  • Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • Relations between Sides and Angles of a Triangle

Analytical Geometry

  • Concurrency of Lines
  • Equation of a Circle in Various Forms
  • Equation of a Straight Line in Various Forms
  • Equations of a Parabola
  • Locus Problems
  • Parametric Equations of a Circle
  • Two Dimensions
  • Three Dimensions

Differential Calculus

  • Derivative of a Function
  • Derivative of Implicit Functions
  • Derivative of the Sum
  • Even and Odd Functions
  • Limit and Continuity of a Function
  • Real-Valued Functions of a Real Variable
  • Rolle’s Theorem and Lagrange’s Mean Value Theorem

Integral Calculus

  • Integration as the Inverse Process of Differentiation
  • Fundamental Theorem of Integral Calculus
  • Formation of Ordinary Differential Equations
  • Integration by Parts


  • Addition of Vectors
  • Dot and Cross Products
  • Scalar Multiplication
  • Scalar Triple Products their Geometrical Interpretations

Architectural Aptitude Test (AAT) 2018 Syllabus

  • Free Hand Drawing
  • Geometrical Drawing
  • Three-Dimensional Perception
  • Imagination and Aesthetic Sensitivity
  • Architectural Awareness

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 – Recommended Books

While all the topics in JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 are based on Class 11th and Class 12th syllabi, there are some recommended books for JEE Advanced to help you prepare better. The tables below show the recommended books for each subject.

Reference Books for Physics

Name of the Book


Advanced Level Physics

Nelson and Parker

Arihant Physics

D.C. Pandey

Concepts of Physics

H.C. Verma

Elements of Dynamics

S.L. Loney

Fundamentals of Physics

Resnick, Halliday, Walker

Problems in General Physics

I.E. Irodov

University Physics

Sears and Zemansky


Reference Books for Chemistry

Name of the Book

Author Name

Concise Inorganic Chemistry

J. D. Lee

General Chemistry


IIT Chemistry

O.P Agarwal

Numerical Chemistry

R.C. Mukherjee

Numerical Chemistry

P. Bahadur

Organic Chemistry

Morrison & Boyd

Physical Chemistry

P.W. Atkins

Reaction mechanism in Organic Chemistry

Parmar and Chawla


Reference Books for Mathematics

Name of the Book

Author Name

A problem book in Mathematical Analysis

G.N. Berman

Algebra made easy

K.P. Basu

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Thomas and Finney


R.S. Aggarwal

New Pattern IIT JEE Mathematics

Dr SK Goyal

New Pattern Mathematics for IIT JEE

M.L. Khanna

Problems in Calculus of one variable

I.A. Maron


JEE Advanced Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2018

Candidates applying for JEE Advanced must be familiar with both JEE Advanced Syllabus 2018 and JEE Advanced Exam Pattern 2018. The following table shows an overview of the exam pattern and how the question paper will be like.

Mode of Examination

Online Mode (Computer-based Test)

Number of Papers

 Engineering: Paper 1 and Paper 2

Architecture: Paper 1

Number of Sections

Engineering: 3 (Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry)

Architecture: 3 (Mathematics, Aptitude, Drawing Test)

JEE Advanced Total Marks

Paper 1- 264; Paper 2- 240 (As per 2017)

Exam duration

 3 hours each


Paper 1 – 9:00 AM to 12 Noon

Paper 2 – 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM

Exam language

English and Hindi


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