JEE MAIN 2018 NEWS
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CBSE will conduct JEE Main 2017 on April 02, 2017 for admission to B. Tech./ B.E. and B. Arch./ B. Plan. programs. The syllabus for all the 3 sections i.e., Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics is based on 10+2 syllabus of respective boards.
Chemistry is considered to be the trickiest among all the 3 sections in JEE Main 2017. There are 3 main sections in Chemistry – Physical Chemistry, Organic Chemistry and Inorganic Chemistry. Physical Chemistry involves more mathematical formulae in nature. Inorganic Chemistry on the other hand requires candidates to learn new concepts.
One integral part of preparation is focus on practicing sample papers to develop speed and accuracy. It will also help in understanding the important topics and questions. Candidates should check out important reference books on various topics of Chemistry.
Candidates should check out the topic wise weightage to identify the important topics to focus on. There will be in total 30 questions. General organic chemistry carries the weightage among all the topics. 4 marks will be awarded for all the correct responses while 1 marks will be deducted for incorrect responses.
The table provides the chapter wise weightage for reference of candidates.
|General Organic Chemistry||9%|
|Alcohol Phenol Ether||7%|
|Amines and Diazonium Salts||2%|
|Alkanes, Alkenes, and Alkynes||2%|
|Solution and Colligative Properties||3-10%|
|Alcohols and Ethers||3-6%|
|Carboxylic Acid and their Derivatives||3-6%|
|Carbohydrates, Amino Acids & Polymers||3-10%|
|Transition Elements & Co-Ordination Chemistry||3-13%|
|Periodic table & Representative Elements||3-13%|
Candidates can check the overall difficulty level of Chemistry Paper from last few years in order to anticipate the expected difficulty level in JEE Main 2017. Chemistry has always been a moderate to difficult level paper.
|Level of Questions||Year|
For crack JEE Main examination candidates should do well in Chemistry. Following are some helpful tips to crack JEE Main Chemistry paper:
Preparation books will provide you a basic foundation on some of the core concepts in Chemistry. Candidates should primarily focus on NCERT books of Class 11th and 12th to prepare for the exam. However, reference books on Organic Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Physical Chemistry to comprehend individual topics.
The following table gives you a comprehensive list of books for all the 3 branches of Chemistry.
|Book name||Author name||ISBN no.|
|Organic Chemistry||Morrison and Boyd||0136436692|
|Organic Chemistry||Solomons and Fryhle||8126541814|
|A Guidebook to Mechanism in Organic Chemistry||Peter Skyes||8177584332|
|Concise Inorganic Chemistry||J.D. Lee||8126515546|
|Textbook of Inorganic Chemistry for Competitions||OP Tondon||9382314393|
|University Chemistry||Bruce Mahan||813179575|
|Modern Approach to Chemical calculations||RC Mukherjee||8177096419|
|Numerical Chemistry 22/e||P Bahadur||9382314431|
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