# JEE Advanced 2019 Physics Syllabus in Details, Exam Pattern

##### Published on : 25th January 2019    Author : Tanvi Mittal

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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