JEE Main Syllabus 2018

JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Paper I

JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus: Mathematics

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


JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus: Physics

Physics and measurement
Work, energy and power
Rotational motion
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
Dual nature of matter and radiation
Atoms and nuclei


JEE Main Paper 1 Syllabus: 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
Principles related to practical chemistry
Organic compounds containing halogens
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


JEE Main Syllabus 2018 for Paper II

JEE Main Paper 2 is a widely known exam among B. Architecture & B. Planning Aspirants. Every year nearly 1.5 lakh candidates appear in this exam. This year the exam has been conducted on 8th April 2018. It is totally offline based exam. Here you will find all the JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus, important topics and preparation tips.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Mathematics

Sets, Relations and Functions
Complex Numbers
Quadratic Equations
Matrices and Determinants
Mathematical Induction
Sequences and Series
Permutations and Combinations
Continuity and Differentiability
Applications of Binomial Theorem
Integral Calculus
Differential Equation
Vector Algebra
Co-ordinate Geometry
Three Dimensional Geometry
Mathematical Reasoning


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Aptitude test

Awareness of places, persons, buildings and materials
Texture and objects related to Architecture and building environment.
Visualizing 3D objects from 2D drawings.
Visualizing different sides of 3D objects
Mental Ability (Visual, Numerical and Verbal)
Analytical Reasoning
Three dimensional – perception and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects.
Color texture, building forms and elements, contrast and harmony.


JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus: Drawing test

Drawing and designing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil
Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union
Elevations and 3 D views of objects Rotation
Development of surfaces and volumes
Generation of Plan
Creating 2D and 3D compositions using given shapes and forms
Sketching of activities from memory of urban scenes (public space, festivals, market, street scenes, recreational spaces monuments, etc.), landscape (gardens, trees, river fronts, jungles, plants etc.) and rural life.

The candidates who wish to pursue B. Architecture in the two IITs, namely, IIT Roorkee or IIT Kharagpur, have to appear for AAT (Aptitude Awareness Test).

JEE MAIN Paper 2 Syllabus: Architecture Aptitude Test (AAT)

  1. Freehand drawing: Simple drawing showing the entire object in its right proportion and form, relative location, surface texture, and details of its components in suitable scale, Ordinary domestic or everyday life utilizable objects like equipment, furniture, etc.
  2. Geometrical drawing: Activities in geometrical drawing containing lines, triangles, angles, quadrilaterals, circles , polygons, Study of plan (aerial view), elevation (side or front views) of simple solid objects like cones, prisms,  splayed surface holders, cylinders, cubes, etc.
  3. Three-dimensional perception: Perception and appreciation of 3D forms with building elements, volume color, and orientation, Visualization through constituting objects in memory.
  4. Architectural awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.)
  5. Architectural awareness: General awareness and interest of famous architectural creations – within the country and outside, places and celebrities (architects, designers etc.)

Important topics

Most important topics in JEE Mains Paper 2 for B. Architecture are listed below. Candidates must focus on these high scoring topics while preparing for the exam.

Three dimensional – perception: Understanding and appreciation of scale and proportion of objects, building forms and elements.
Color texture, harmony and contrast.
Design and drawing of geometrical or abstract shapes and patterns in pencil.
Subtraction, rotation, development of surfaces and volumes, Generation of Plan, elevations and 3 D views of objects, Transformation of forms both 2 D and 3 D union.
Creating two dimensional and three-dimensional compositions using given shapes and forms.
Sketching of scenes and activities from memory, landscape.


Best Books to Prepare for JEE Main Paper 2

Preparation for JEE Main Paper 2 requires a good grasp in Aptitude and Mathematical concepts along with drawing and sketching skills. Therefore, to ace the exam and secure a good college it is necessary to go for the best books for JEE Main Paper 2.

Listed below are some of the recommended books for JEE Main Paper 2 Preparation.

Name of Books Author’s Name ISBN Number
A Complete Self Study Guide for B. Arch 2015 PK Mishra 9351761991
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal 8121905516
NATA / JEE – Study Material Kit 2016- 17 SILICA B00NIOCP1W
Keys to Drawing (English, Paperback, Dodson) North Light Books 891343377


Preparation tips

  1. Make a timetable for self-study
  2. Start preparing immediately after class 10 boards are over.
  3. Start working within the time frame.
  4. Take help from the seniors in problem-solving.
  5. Make notes of all the important topics, especially which appear lengthy.
  6. Take breaks to keep yourself fresh.
  7. Analyze your strengths.

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