**JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021/2022 for Physics** – The first step towards JEE Advanced Preparation is to know the syllabus for JEE Advanced. The JEE Advanced syllabus for Physics is given here in PDF format. Candidates preparing for the upcoming Joint Entrance Examination (Advanced) must study all the topics given in the JEE Advanced syllabus.

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## JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021/2022 for Physics

Considered to be one of the difficult subjects in the exam is Physics. JEE Advanced is taken by around 2 lakh candidates each year to compete for admission in one of the 23 IITs of the nation.

Exam Name | Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Advanced |

Resource | Syllabus |

Subject | Physics |

Applicable for | Year 2021 and Year 2022 |

There are 6 topics in JEE Advanced 2021 syllabus for Physics. The syllabus is prescribed by the exam conducting IIT each year on the official website, jeeadn.ac.in. The candidates can get the PDF file of the syllabus using the direct link below. Check the details below –

**General – **Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures; 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 g using simple pendulum, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using a calorimeter, a focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-v method, 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.

**Mechanics – **Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles; Uniform circular motion; Relative velocity. Newton’s laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference; Static and dynamic friction; Kinetic and potential energy; Work and power; Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy. Systems of particles; Centre of mass and its motion; Impulse; Elastic and inelastic collisions. Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity. Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, a moment of the inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes; Angular momentum; Torque; Conservation of angular momentum; Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation; Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres; Equilibrium of rigid bodies; Collision of point masses with rigid bodies. Linear and angular simple harmonic motions. Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus. Pressure in a fluid; Pascal’s law; Buoyancy; Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise; Viscosity (Poiseuille’s equation excluded), Stoke’s law; Terminal velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications. Wave motion (plane waves only), longitudinal and transverse waves, superposition of

waves; Progressive and stationary waves; Vibration of strings and air columns; Resonance; Beats; Speed of sound in gases; Doppler effect (in sound).

**Thermal physics**Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases; Calorimetry, latent heat; Heat conduction in one dimension; Elementary concepts of convection and radiation; Newton’s law of cooling; Ideal gas laws; Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases); Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases; Equivalence of heat and work; First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases); Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive powers; Kirchhoff’s law; Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law.

**Electricity and magnetism**Coulomb’s law; Electric field and potential; Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field; Electric field lines; Flux of electric 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. Capacitance; Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics; Capacitors in series

and parallel; Energy stored in a capacitor. Electric current; Ohm’s law; Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells; Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications; Heating effect of current. Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law; Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire, along the axis of a circular coil and inside a long straight solenoid; Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field. the magnetic moment of a current loop; Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop; Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions. Electromagnetic induction: Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law; Self and mutual inductance; RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources.

### JEE Advanced 2021 Syllabus for Other Subjects

Candidates can also check the syllabus of Maths, Chemistry and AAT from the links below:

Subject | Syllabus PDF |

Maths | Click here |

Chemistry | Click here |

Architecture Aptitude Test | Click here |

### Topics in JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021/2022 for Physics

The topics that are included in the JEE Advanced syllabus 2021/2022 for Physics are given below:

- General
- Mechanics
- Thermal Physics
- Electricity and Magnetism
- Optics
- Modern Physics

### Weightage of Topics in JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021/2022 for Physics

The syllabus of JEE Advanced 2021 for Physics contains some topics from where questions are framed in the exam every year. These are also the topics that carry the maximum weightage more or less every year. The candidates must not leave these topics while prea[raing for the exam and must complete them first.

Topic | Weightage |

Mechanics | 17% to 18% |

Heat and Thermodynamics | 18% to 20% |

KTG and Thermodynamics | 11% to 12% |

Mechanical Wave | 7% to 8% |

Geometrical optics | 11% to 12% |

Electrostatics | 8% to 9% |

Modern Physics | 10% to 11% |

### Important Tips to Cover JEE Advanced Syllabus 2021 / 2022 for Physics

The candidates can check some tips below to cover JEE Advanced syllabus of physics:

#### A) Chart a plan

We have provided above all the topics and the detailed syllabus for the exam. Now the job of the candidates is to plan a strategy that helps them to cover the syllabus efficiently with time for practice and revision. To do so one can follow the points below:

- In the first few months cover all the important topics and mock test series of those topics.
- Practice questions from all the important topics.
- In the next months cover the rest f the syllabus.
- In the last final months revise and take mock tests and also solve previous year papers.

#### B) Collect the good books

Toppers suggest H C Verma is the best book for physics preparation. The candidates can check this book out. However, it is the taste of the candidates that matters. Many also refer to Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & Walker, and many refer to Problems in General Physics by I.E. Irodov. Therefore, the candidates have to make sure that whatever book they choose it is as per the language that they understand and helps them with all-round preparation.

📚 **Reference Books for JEE Advanced**

#### C) Numerical and Theory in Physics

It is a myth that one can solve the numerical without being thorough with the theory first. In JEE Advanced candidates need basics strong and understanding of the theory to apply the concepts in the questions asked. Thus give equal weightage to the theory part of the syllabus too as much as you give to the numerical part.

#### D) Do not fear Physics being the toughest section

Candidates have an idea right from the beginning that physics is the toughest section and how the syllabus is to be covered. However, if the subject is loved and treated like any other subject the preparation can be smooth. Thus keeping the dreads of the paper aside, try to focus on the topics that you have a strong hols of and the practice more and more for the weaker sections.

### Other Preparation Resources for JEE Advanced 2021

For an all round preparation, along with the syllabus, candidates can check below some more important resources:

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