JEE Advanced 2019 Physics Syllabus in Details, Exam Pattern

Published on : 25th January 2019    Author : Tanvi Mittal
IIT JEE Advanced Exam

JEE Advanced 2019 is not tough to qualify if you know the syllabus in detail. It will be easier to score good marks if you are well-versed with the scoring topics. With our analysis of the previous year’s question papers, you can optimize your gains. It will tell you about the question pattern, important units/ chapters and the percentage of marks per topic. With these important inputs, you can do focused preparation for the exam. In this article, we provide JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus 2019 in detail. Go through the syllabus and outline the best study preparation plan for the JEE Advanced 2019 exam.

JEE Advanced 2019 Physics Syllabus

The Physics Syllabus has the following important sections and topics.

Sections

Topics

General


 

Methods of measurement  and  error  analysis  for  physical  quantities  pertaining  to  the  following experiments:   Experiments   based   on   using   Vernier   calipers   and   screw   gauge (micrometer), Determination of gusing simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-vmethod, Speed of sound using resonance column, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box

Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures

Mechanics


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Uniform circular motion

Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles

Relative velocity

Static and  dynamic  friction

Work  and  power

Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference

Kinetic  and  potential  energy

Systems  of  particles

Conservation  of linear momentum and mechanical energy

Impulse

Centre  of  mass  and  its  motion

Law of gravitation

Elastic  and  inelastic collisions

Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits

Acceleration due to gravity

Gravitational potential and field

Rigid  body,  moment  of  inertia,  parallel  and  perpendicular  axes  theorems,  moment  of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes

Escape velocity

Torque

Angular momentum

Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation

Equilibrium  of  rigid  bodies

Conservation of angular momentum

Rolling  without  slipping  of  rings,  cylinders  and spheres

Collision of point masses with rigid bodies

Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus

Linear and angular simple harmonic motions

Pascal’s law

Pressure in a fluid

Buoyancy

Viscosity  (Poiseuille’s  equation  excluded),  Stoke’s  law

Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise

Wave  motion  (plane  waves  only),  longitudinal  and  transverse  waves,  superposition  of waves

Terminal  velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications

Vibration  of  strings  and  air  columns

Progressive  and  stationary  wave

Beats

Resonance

Doppler effect (in sound)

Speed of sound in gases

Thermal Physics


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Calorimetry, latent heat

Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases

Elementary concepts of convection and radiation

Heat conduction in  one dimension

Ideal gas laws

Isothermal  and  adiabatic  processes,  bulk  modulus  of  gases

Newton’s law of cooling

Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases)

First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases)

Equivalence  of  heat  and work

Kirchhoff’s law

Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive power

Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law

Electricity and Magnetism


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Electric field and potential

Coulomb’s law

Electric field lines

Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field

Gauss’s law and its application in simple cases, such  as, to  find field  due  to  infinitely  long  straight  wire,  uniformly  charged  infinite  plane  sheet  and uniformly charged thin spherical shell

Flux of electric field

Parallel  plate  capacitor  with  and  without  dielectrics

Capacitance

Energy stored in a capacitor

Capacitors in  series and parallel

Heating effect of current

Ohm’s law

Force  on  a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field

Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells

Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications

Electric current

Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire,  along  the  axis  of  a  circular  coil  and  inside  a  long  straight  solenoid

Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law

Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop

Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions

Magnetic moment of a current loop

Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law

Self and mutual inductance

RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources

Optics


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rectilinear propagation of light

Deviation  and  dispersion  of  light  by  a  prism

Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces

Thin  lenses

Total  internal  reflection

Magnification

Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses

Wave nature of light: Huygen’s principle, interference limited to Young’s double-slit experiment

Modern Physics


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Atomic nucleus; α, β and γ radiations

Binding energy and its calculation

Energy calculation in these processes

Law of radioactive decay

Decay constant

Fission and fusion processes

Half-life and mean life

de Broglie wavelength of matter waves

Photoelectric effect

Characteristic and continuous X-rays, Moseley’s law

Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms

There are 36 questions in this section carrying 124 marks. For competitive gains, a candidate should try to score at least 100 marks.

List of Units and their total weightage for the exam –

  • Heat and Thermodynamics – 16 marks
  • Electrodynamics – 28 marks
  • Mechanics – 31 marks
  • Optics – 18 marks
  • Modern Physics – 23 marks
  • SHM and Waves – 8 marks

Topic-wise Weightage of Marks in Physics in Paper 1

S. No.

Important Sections

Percentage of Marks out of Total Marks

1.

Optics

10- 12%.

2.

Electromagnetic Induction

23-25%.

3.

Fluid Mechanics

11-13%.

4.

Sound Waves

3-5%.

5.

Alternating Currents

6-7%.

6.

Wave motion and String waves

5-6%.

7.

Momentum, Centre of Mass and Collision

5-6%.

8.

Modern Physics

8-10%.

9.

Heat Transfer

5-6%.

10.

Thermodynamics

13-15%

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Topic-wise Weightage of Marks in Physics in Paper 2

S. No.

Topic Name

Percentage of Marks out of Total Marks

1.

Capacitors.

9-11%.

2.

Electrostatics.

5-7%.

3.

Current and Electricity.

5-7%.

4.

Magnetism.

10-11%.

5.

Kinetics.

3-5%.

6.

Modern Physics.

5-6%.

7.

Measurement of errors.

4-5%.

8.

Rotational dynamics.

30%.

9.

Wave Optics.

5-6%.

10.

Vectors.

5-6%.

11.

Gravitation.

3-5%.

12.

Alternating Currents.

5-7%.

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