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 Physics 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 Physics 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.

Chapters Topics
General ·   Units and Dimensions

·   Dimensional Analysis

·   Least count

·   Significant Figures

·   Methods of Measurement and error analysis for physical quantities on the following experiments- Experiments using Vernier calipers and screw gauge (Micrometer),  Determination of g using a simple pendulum, Young’s modules by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using a calorimeter, the focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using the 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 law 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

·   Moment of 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 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 fields

·   Gauss’s law and its application in simple cases, like 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 cells and resistances

·   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

·   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

Optics ·   Rectilinear propagation of light

·   Reflection and Refraction at plane and spherical surfaces

·   Total internal reflection

·   Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism

·   Thin lenses

·   Combination of mirrors and thin lenses

·   Magnification

·   Wave nature of light: Huygen’s Principle, interference limited to Young’s double-slit experiment

Modern Physics ·   Atomic Nucleus

·   α, β and γ radiations

·   Laws of radioactive decay

·   Decay constant

·   Half-Life and mean life

·   Binding energy and its calculation

·   Fission and Fusion processes

·   Energy calculation in these processes

·   Photoelectric effect

·   Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms

·   Characteristics and continuous X-rays

·   Moseley’s Law

·   de Broglie wavelength of matter waves


Here were the important chapters and topics of Physics for the upcoming JEE Advanced exam 2022. Edureify makes sure that JEE Advanced aspirants get all the study materials, and can take enough mock tests, quizzes, and more to be well prepared for their upcoming exam. Edureify has particular sections for JEE and Physics preparation from which students can avail the notes. For even better practice and study materials download Edureify, the best AI Learning App.

Aspirants can also read the JEE Mains Physics chapter-wise syllabus from Edureify’s Important Chapters of Physics for JEE Mains 2022 article. 

Edureify has also prepared an article on the important dates and complete information regarding the JEE Advanced exam 2022. Read the JEE Advanced Dates Revised: Read Complete Information here.

Some FAQs about JEE Advanced Physics 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 Optics chapter?

The topics in the Optics Chapter are-

o   Rectilinear propagation of light

o   Reflection and Refraction at plane and spherical surfaces

o   Total internal reflection

o   Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism

o   Thin lenses

o   Combination of mirrors and thin lenses

o   Magnification

o   Wave nature of light: Huygen’s Principle, interference limited to Young’s double-slit experiment

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

Edureify! Edureify has all the important JEE Advanced Physics study materials for aspirants to study. 

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