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The first thing which comes in a student’s mind that what are  the differences of syllabus  if he or she wants study engineering in IIT, NIIT etc. So a student must know the syllabus and how to prepare for it. So here we are having a brief discussion about the necessary differences of the syllabus.

Syllabus differences in JEE Main and JEE Advanced

Let us get into the matter and discuss what kind of topics a student should prepare for mains and what for advance. We have given a short list of what a student should expect from both the exam’s question paper as there are lot of differences and prepare methodically as it is the first step to achieve success. here’s a topicwise list of syllabus differences in JEE Main and JEE advanced.

Topics included in JEE Advanced and not in JEE Main Physics:

    1. Thermal Physics: Newton’s law of cooling; Blackbody radiation; Absorptive and Emmissive powers; Kirchoff’s law; Wein’s Displacement Law; Stefan’s Law.

Topics included from JEE Main but not in JEE Advanced Physics

    1. Electronic Devices: Semiconductors; semiconductor diode: I-V characteristics in forward and reverse bias; diodes as a rectifier; I-V characteristics of LED, photodiode, solar cell and diode; Zener diode as a voltage regulator. Junction transistor, transistor action, characteristics of a transistor; transistor as an amplifier (common emitter configuration) and Oscillator. Logic gates (OR, AND, NOT, NAND and NOR). Transistor as a switch.
    2. Electromagnetic Waves: Electromagnetic waves; Characteristics of Electromagnetic Waves; Transverse nature of electromagnetic waves; Electromagnetic spectrum; Applications of Electromagnetic waves
    3. Communication Systems: Electromagnetic waves’ propagation; Amplitude and Frequency Modulation; Bandwidth of signals & transmission medium; Basic elements of a Communication System (Block Diagram only).

Topics included in JEE Advanced and not in JEE Main Chemistry

    1. Electrochemistry: Equivalent Conductivity
    2. Nuclear Chemistry: Radioactivity; Properties of alpha, beta and gamma 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.

Topics included in JEE Main but not in JEE Advanced Chemistry

    1. Biomolecules: Vitamins – Classification and functions; Nucleic acids – Chemical constitution of DNA and RNA
    2. Chemistry in Everyday Life: Chemicals in medicines – Analgesics, tranquilizers, antiseptics, disinfectants, antimicrobials, antifertility drugs, antibiotics, antacids, antihistamins – their meaning and common examples.
      Chemicals in food – Preservatives, artificial sweetening agents – common examples.
      Cleansing agents – Soaps and detergents, cleansing action

Topics included in JEE Main but not in JEE Advanced Maths

    1. Sets, Relations and Functions: Sets and their representation; Union, intersection and complement of sets and their algebraic properties; power set; relation, Types of relations, equivalence relations
    2. Statistics and Probability: Measures of Dispersion; calculation of mean, median. Mode of grouped and ungrouped data calculation of standard deviation, variance and mean deviation for grouped and ungrouped data.
    3. Trigonometry: Heights and Distances
    4. Mathematical Reasoning: Statements, logical operations and, or, implies, implied by, if and only if. Understanding of tautology, contradiction, converse and contra positive.

JEE Main vs JEE Advanced : General Differences

Having covered the syllabus differences in JEE Main and JEE Advanced, let’s take a look of other differences between the two.

Marks obtained in JEE Advance will be the criteria to get into the renowned Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs). Students must know the difference between the JEE Main exam, which is conducted by the CBSE, and the JEE Advanced, which is conducted by the IITs. The main differences between the two are:

    1. JEE Main helps  those candidates who wish have a degree in BE or B.Tech courses in the National Institutes of Technology (NITs), Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), other Centrally Funded Technical Institutes (CFTIs) and engineering colleges of the participating states. The JEE Main is also the eligibility test that gives the students a chance to appear in the the JEE Advanced exam which will eventually lead to admission in either the IITs or the Indian School of Mines (ISM).
    2. The JEE Main is conducted with an option of two papers, namely, Paper 1 and Paper 2. The Paper 1 is for those students who wants an admission in BE and B.Tech courses and Paper 2 is for those who want admission in B.Arch and B.Planning courses. While Paper 1 can be taken via both online and offline mode, Paper 2 is held only offline. While applying for the JEE Main exam, the candidates must specify if they want to appear for Paper 1 or Paper 2 or both.
    3. JEE Advanced, on the other hand, is strictly paper-based. The candidates must sit for both Paper 1 and Paper 2 in this exam to get admission into engineering courses. Selection of the candidates is decided on the basis of the All India Rank (AIR) secured by them in the JEE Advanced exam.
    4. While JEE Main can be taken 3 consecutive times, JEE Advanced can only be taken for 2 consecutive years.

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