The Joint Entrance Exam, JEE is one of the most applied competitive exams in India. Aspirants need to have a strong preparation for JEE Advanced to secure their future in one of the top engineering colleges in India.

Edureify has brought to all the detailed syllabus of the JEE Advanced exam. In this article, we will focus on the Chemistry syllabus for JEE Advanced exam. But before going into the details of the syllabus, the following are some important dates related to the JEE Advanced exam, 2022.

Important Dates

JEE Advanced Paper 1 and 2 (Session 2022)

Particulars Dates
Application for the Exam (Online) 7th August-11th August 2022
Last Date of Fee Payment for Registered Candidates 12th August 2022


JEE Advanced AAT (Session 2022)

Particulars Dates
Application (Online) 11th-12th September 2022
Exam (Online) 14th September 2022
Result (Online) 17th September 2022


JEE Advanced Chemistry Syllabus: Important Chapters and Topics

With the important dates taken care of, read on to know the important chapters and topics of Chemistry for JEE Advanced Exam.

Organic Chemistry- Chapters and Topics

Chapters Topics
Practical of Organic Chemistry ·   Detection of Elements (N Elements, S Elements, and Halogens)

·   Detection and Identification of the groups: Alcoholic, Phenolic, Aldehyde, Ketone, Amino, and Nitro chemical methods from binary mixtures

Amino Acids and Peptides ·   Structure and Physical Properties
Characteristics Reaction ·   Haloarenes: Nucleophilic Substitution in Calories and Substituted Haloarenes

·   Amines: Basic of Substituted Anilines and Aliphatic amines, Nitro compounds, reaction with nitro acids, azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts, carbylamine reactions

·   Carboxylic Acids: Reactions of ester, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis

·   Haloform reaction and Grignard addition

·   Cannizaro reaction

·   Aldol condensation, Perkin reactions

·   Aldehydes and Ketones: Oxide reactions, reduction reactions, oxime, and hydrogen reactions

·   Ethers: Preparation by William’s synthesis

·   Alkyl Halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation, nucleophilic substitution reactions, Grignard reactions

·   Alcohols: esterification, dehydration and oxidation, reaction with sodium, phosphorus halides, ZnCl2/ concentrated HCL, conversion of alcohols into aldehydes and ketones

Reaction of Benzene ·   Effects of o⁻, m⁻ and p⁻ groups in the monosubstituted benzene

·   Electrophilic substitution reactions like Friedel-Crafts Alkylation and Acylation

·   Halogenation

·   Nitration

·   Sulphonation

·   Structure of Benzene and automaticity

Reactions of Alkanes ·   Combustion and Halogenation of alkanes

·   Physical properties of alkane like melting point, boiling point and density of alkanes and homologous series

·   Preparation of Alkanes by Wurtz reaction decarboxylation reactions

Use of Polymers ·   Natural rubber

·   Cellulose

·   Nylon

·   Teflon

·   PVC

Carbohydrates ·   Mono⁻ and di⁻ saccharides (glucose and sucrose)

·   Classification of Carbohydrates

·   Reduction

·   Oxidation

·   Glycoside formation

·   Hydrolysis of sucrose

Phenols ·   Reimer-Time reaction

·   Kolbe Reactions

·   Electrophilic substitution reaction

·   Acidity

Reactions of alkenes and alkynes ·   Reduction of alkenes and alkynes

·   Preparation of alkynes and alkenes by elimination reactions

·   Electrophilic addition reactions of alkenes with X2, HOX, HX, and H2O (X= Halogen)

·   Addition reactions of alkynes

·   Metal acetylides

·   Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and Ozone

·   Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes

·   Acidity

·   Acid-catalyzed hydration of alkenes and alkynes

Some other concepts ·   Sigma and Pi bonds

·   Shapes of Organic Molecules

·   Hybridisation of Carbon

·   Structural and geometrical isomerism

·   IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds

·   Optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centers

·   Resonance and hyperconjugation

·   Newman projections

·   Keto-enol tautomerism

·   Inductive and resonance effects on acidity and basicity of organic acids and bases

·   Polarity and inductive effects in alkyl halides  

·   Formation, structure, and stability of carbocations, carbanions, and free radicals

·   Reactive intermediates produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavage

·   Determination of empirical and molecular formulae of simple compounds Hydrogen Bonds


Inorganic Chemistry- Chapters and Topics

Chapters Topics
Isolation and Properties of Non-Metals ·   Boron

·   Nitrogen

·   Silicon

·   Phosphorus

·   Oxygen

·   Sulphur

·   Halogens

·   Properties of allotropes of carbon, phosphorus and sulphur

Transition Elements ·   Nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cisterns and ionisation isomerism

·   Hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds

·   Definition

·   General characteristics

·   Oxidation states and their stabilities, color, calculation of spin-only magnetic moment

Ores and Minerals ·   Ores and minerals of iron, tin, copper, lead, magnesium, zinc and silver
Principles of Qualitative Analysis ·   Groups I to V

·   Nitrate

·   Halides (excluding Fluoride)

·   Sulphate

·   Sulphide

Properties of Different Compounds ·   Oxides

·   Hydroxides

·   Peroxides

·   Bicarbonates

·   Carbonates

·   Chlorides

·   Sulphates

·   Magnesium

·   Potassium

·   Calcium

·   Halogens: hydrohalic acids, bleaching powder, oxides and oxyacids of chlorine, Xenon fluorides

·   Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide

·   Sulphur: oxides, oxyacids and ammonia

·   Silicon: silicones, silicates and silicon carbide

·   Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax

·   Aluminium: alumina, aluminium chloride and alums

·   Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead

·   Potassium permanganate

·   Silver thiosulphate

·   Silver oxide

·   Silver nitrate

·   Potassium dichromate

·   Oxides, chlorides and sulphates of Fe2+, Zn2+ and Cu2+

Extractive Metallurgy ·   Carbon reduction method

·   Self reduction method

·   Cyanide process


Physical Chemistry- Chapters and Topics

Chapters Topics
State of Matters ·   Kinetic theory of gases

·   Average

·   Root mean square

·   Most probable velocities and their relation with Temperature

·   Law of Partial Pressures

·   Law of Vapour Pressures

·   Van der waals equations

·   Diffusion of gases

·   Ideal gas equation

·   Concept of solid and liquid states

·   Deviation from Ideality  

Thermodynamics ·   First law of Thermodynamics

·   Internal energy, work and heat calculations  

·   Reaction of heat, fusion and evaporation

·   Entropy

·   Free Energy

·   Second law of Thermodynamics

Electrochemistry ·   Electrolyte conductance

·   Specific, equivalent and molar conductivity

·   Kohlrausch’s law

·   Concentration cells

·   Faraday’s laws of electrolysis

·   Nernst equation and its relation to delta (G)

·   Electrochemical cells

·   Reactions of cells

Solid State ·   Close-packed structure of solids

·   Packing in fcc, bcc and hcp latticeslonic compounds

·   Point defects

·   Seven crystal systems

·   Classification of solid

·   Crystalline state

Surface Chemistry ·   Colloids: Types, general properties and methods of preparation

·   Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants and micelles

·   Elementary concepts of adsorption

Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding ·   Bohr model

·   Quantum numbers

·   Spectrum of the hydrogen atom

·   Electronic configurations of elements

·   Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule

·   Hydrogen Bond

·   VSEPR model and shapes of molecules

·   Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species

·   Uncertainty principles  

Chemical Equilibrium ·   Law of mass actions

·   PH and buffer solutions

·   Acids and bases

·   Hydrolysis of salts effect concentration, temperature and pressure

Kinetics Energy ·   Rate constant

·   Rates of chemical reactions

·   First order reactions

·   Arrhenius equation

Solutions ·   Raoult’s law elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point

·   Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapor pressure

Nuclear Chemistry ·   Isotopes and Isobars

·   Characteristics of α, β, and γ rays fission and fusion reactions

Miscellaneous Topics ·   Concept of atoms and molecules

·   Dalton’s theory

·   Chemical formulas

·   Chemical equations

·   Oxidation-reduction

·   Calculations

·   Displacement reactions

·   Mole Fractions

·   Molarity

·   Molality

·   Normality


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Some FAQs about JEE Advanced Chemistry Syllabus-

1. When is the exam date for JEE Advanced AAT Session 2022?

The JEE Advanced AAT Session 2022 is on the 14th of September 2022.

2. Who is the governing body of the JEE Exam?

The National Test Agency, NTA, is the governing and conducting body of the JEE Advanced Exam 2022.

3. What are the main subjects in the JEE Advanced exam?

Physics, Chemistry and Maths are the main subjects for the JEE Advanced exam.

4. What are the topics from the Isolation and Properties of Non-Metal chapter?

The topics in the Isolation and Properties of Non-Metal Chapter are-

o   Boron

o   Nitrogen

o   Silicon

o   Phosphorus

o   Oxygen

o   Sulphur

o   Halogens

o   Properties of allotropes of carbon, phosphorus and sulphur

5. From where can I get the study materials for the Chemistry JEE Advanced exam?

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