Monday, 16 July 2012

JEE Main and JEE Advance 2013 Syllabus - For IIT, NIT,IIIT and ISM Dhanbad

MHRD and IIT Senates have proposed a New Examination Pattern for Admission to IITs, NITs, IIITs, ISM-Dhanbad, IISERs and all centrally funded Premier Engineering Institutes. Two Examination would held - JEE Main (10th April ) and the Top 1,50,000 students ( including ST,SC and OBC ) will be allowed to take JEE ADVANCE ( 3rd week of May ).

The students in Top 20 Percentile in Each boards would be Eligible for admission to 15 IITs. According to IIT Kanpur Professors, the Syllabus for JEE Main is as follows :-


General Topics: Concept of atoms and molecules; Dalton's atomic theory; Mole concept;
Chemical formulae; Balanced chemical equations;Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralisation, and displacement reactions; Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.

Gaseous and liquid states: Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation; Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation; Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature; Law of partial pressures; Vapour pressure; Diffusion of gases.

Atomic Structure & chemical bonding: Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers; Wave-particle duality, de Broglie hypothesis; Uncertainty principle; Qualitative
quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of  s,  p and  d orbitals; Electronic 
configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36); Aufbau principle; Pauli's exclusion principle
and Hund's rule; Orbital overlap and covalent bond; Hybridisation involving  s,  p and  d orbitals
only; Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species; Hydrogen bond; Polarity in
molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only); VSEPR model and shapes of molecules 
(linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal,
tetrahedral and octahedral).

Energetics: First law of thermodynamics; Internal energy, work and heat, pressure-volume work; 
Enthalpy, Hess's law; Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization; Second law of thermodynamics;
Entropy; Free energy; Criterion of spontaneity.

Chemical equilibrium: Law of mass action;
Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier's principle
(effect of concentration, temperature and 
pressure); Significance of   ΔG and   ΔGo in 
chemical equilibrium; Solubility product, common
ion effect, pH and buffer solutions; Acids and
bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts); Hydrolysis
of salts.
Electrochemistry: Electrochemical cells and cell reactions; Standard electrode potentials; Nernst
equation and its relation to   ΔG; Electrochemical
series, emf of galvanic cells; Faraday's laws of
electrolysis; Electrolytic conductance, specific,
equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch's
law; Concentration cells.  JEE Main JEE Advance 2013 Syllabus
Chemical kinetics: Rates of chemical reactions;
Order of reactions; Rate constant; First order 
reactions; Temperature dependence of rate 
constant (Arrhenius equation).

Solid state: Classification of solids, crystalline
state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b,
c, α, β, γ ), close packed structure of solids (cubic), 
packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices; Nearest 
neighbors, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds,
point defects.

Solutions: :- Raoult's law; Molecular weight 
determination from lowering of vapor pressure,
elevation of boiling point and depression of 
freezing point.

Surface chemistry: Elementary concepts of
adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms);
Colloids: types, methods of preparation and 
general properties; Elementary ideas of 
emulsions, surfactants and micelles (only 
definitions and examples).

Nuclear chemistry: Radioactivity: isotopes and
isobars; Properties of α, β and γ rays; Kinetics of
radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon
dating; Stability of nuclei with respect to 
proton-neutron ratio; Brief discussion on fission
and fusion reactions.

Isolation/preparation & properties of non-metals: Boron, silicon, nitrogen,
phosphorus, oxygen, sulphur and halogens;
Properties of allotropes of carbon (only diamond
and graphite), phosphorus and sulphur.

Preparation and properties compounds: Oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, 
carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides and sulphates
of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium;
Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax; Aluminium:
alumina, aluminium chloride and alums;

oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid); Silicon:
silicones, silicates and silicon carbide; Nitrogen:
oxides, oxyacids and ammonia; Phosphorus:
oxides, oxyacids (phosphorus acid, phosphoric
acid) and phosphine; Oxygen: ozone and 
hydrogen peroxide; Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide,
oxides, sulphurous acid, sulphuric acid and 
sodium thiosulphate; Halogens: hydrohalic acids,
oxides and oxyacids of chlorine, bleaching 
powder; Xenon fluorides.

Transition elements (3d series): Definition, 
general characteristics, oxidation states and their
stabilities, colour (excluding the details of 
electronic transitions) and calculation of spin-only
magnetic moment; Coordination compounds:
nomenclature of mononuclear coordination 
compounds, cis-trans and ionisation isomerisms,
hybridization and geometries of mononuclear
coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral,
square planar and octahedral).

Preparation and properties of the following
Oxides and chlorides of tin and
lead; Oxides, chlorides and sulphates of Fe
2+ , Cu2+, and Zn2+; Potassium permanganate, 
potassium dichromate, silver oxide, silver nitrate,
silver thiosulphate.
Ores and minerals: Commonly occurring ores
and minerals of iron, copper, tin, lead, magnesium,
aluminum, zinc and silver.

Extractive metallurgy: Chemical principles and
reactions only (industrial details excluded);
Carbon reduction method (iron and tin); Self
reduction method (copper and lead); Electrolytic
reduction method (magnesium and aluminum);
Cyanide process (silver and gold).
Principles of qualitative analysis: Groups I to V
(only Ag+, Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+,  Al3+,Ca2+, Ba2+
, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+);  Nitrate, halides
(excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.

Organic chemistry concepts : Hybridization of
carbon; Sigma and pi-bonds; Shapes of simple
organic molecules; Structural and geometrical 
isomerism; Optical isomerism of compounds 
containing up to two asymmetric centres, (R,S and
E,Z nomenclature excluded);, IUPAC nomenclature
of simple organic compounds (only hydrocarbons,
mono-functional and bi-functional compounds);
Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman
projections); Resonance and hyperconjugation;
Keto-enol tautomerism; Determination of empirical
and molecular formulae of simple compounds
(only combustion method); Hydrogen bonds:
definition and their effects on physical properties
of alcohols and carboxylic acids; Inductive and
resonance effects on acidity and basicity of 
organic acids and bases; Polarity and inductive
effects in alkyl halides; Reactive intermediates
produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond
cleavage; Formation, structure and stability of 
carbocations, carbanions and free radicals.

Preparation, properties and reactions of 
alkanes: Homologous series, physical properties
of alkanes (melting points, boiling points and 
density); Combustion and halogenation of 
alkanes; Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction
and decarboxylation reactions.

Preparation, properties and reactions of
alkenes and alkynes: Physical properties of
alkenes and alkynes (boiling points, density and
dipole moments); Acidity of alkynes; Acid 
catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes
(excluding the stereochemistry of addition and
elimination); Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4
and ozone; Reduction of alkenes and alkynes;
Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination
reactions; Electrophilic addition reactions of
alkenes with X2
, HX, HOX and H2O (X=halogen);
Addition reactions of alkynes; Metal acetylides.

Reactions of benzene: Structure and aromaticity;
Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation,
nitration, sulphonation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation
and acylation; Effect of   o-,  m- and  p-directing
groups in monosubstituted benzenes.
Phenols: Acidity, electrophilic substitution 
reactions (halogenation, nitration and 
sulphonation); Reimer-Tieman reaction, Kolbe

Characteristic reactions of the following
(including those mentioned above) :, Alkyl
halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl 
carbocation, Grignard reactions,  nucleophilic 
substitution reactions; Alcohols: esterification,
dehydration and oxidation, reaction with sodium,
phosphorus halides, ZnCl2
/concentrated HCl,
conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and
ketones; Ethers:Preparation by Williamson's
Synthesis; Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation,
reduction, oxime and hydrazone formation; aldol 
condensation, Perkin reaction; Cannizzaro 
reaction; haloform reaction and nucleophilic 
addition reactions (Grignard addition); Carboxylic
acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and
amides, ester hydrolysis; Amines: basicity of
substituted anilines and aliphatic amines, 
preparation from nitro compounds, reaction with
nitrous acid, azo coupling reaction of diazonium
salts of aromatic amines, Sandmeyer and related
reactions of diazonium salts; carbylamine reaction;
Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in
haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding
Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution).
Carbohydrates: Classification; mono- and 
di-saccharides (glucose and sucrose); Oxidation,
reduction, glycoside formation and hydrolysis of

Amino acids and peptides: General structure(only primary structure for peptides) and physical
properties.Properties and uses of some important polymers: Natural rubber, 
cellulose, nylon, teflon and PVC.

Practical organic chemistry:  
Detection of elements (N, S, halogens); Detection and identification of the following functional groups:
hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, amino and 
nitro; Chemical methods of separation of mono-functional organic compounds from binary

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