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IIT JEE 2012 Paper Pattern & Syllabus: Start your preparation now!

by Manisha Verma

Indian Institute of Technology Joint Entrance Exam (IIT-JEE) is one of the prestigious exams of the country. It is gateway for all IITs of the country and those who are looking forward to get admission in leading IITs of the country need to take this test. Every year lakhs of students appeared in this exam to grab a seat in one of the top IITs of the country. The exam is conducted once in a year. This year IIT JEE exam will be held on 8th April, 2012. To get good marks and secure a seat in one of the IITs you must know the pattern of the exam and syllabus of the exam in advance to speed up your preparation.

Students should understand the pattern of the exam and should be well aware of what types of questions are asked in the exam. The exam is having conceptual and tricky questions, to crack this exam students should be well versed with the concepts of all the related subjects. The exam is divided into two sections and the duration of each section will be of three hours.

IIT JEE 2012 Paper Pattern

  • There will be two question papers and the duration of each section will be three hours.
  • Both the sections consist of three sections Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics.
  • The pattern of the exam will be objective type.
  • The exam is designed to test the comprehension, reasoning and analytical reasoning skills of the candidates.
  • The answers for each of the questions are to be recorded on a separate specially designed machine-gradable sheet of paper (ORS - Optical Response Sheet).
  • In some of the sections negative marking will be done for wrong answers.
  • A candidate can opt for question papers either in English or in Hindi.

IIT JEE 2012 Syllabus

Syllabus of the Exam

The comprehensive syllabuses of the IIT JEE are as follows:

Chemistry

  • Physical chemistry
  • Atomic structure and chemical bonding
  • Chemical equilibrium
  • Chemical kinetics
  • Electrochemistry
  • Energetics
  • Gaseous and liquid states
  • General topics
  • Nuclear chemistry
  • Solid state
  • Solutions
  • Surface chemistry
  • Inorganic Chemistry
  • Extractive metallurgy
  • Preparation and properties of the following compounds
  • Principles of qualitative analysis
  • Transition elements (3d series)
  • Organic Chemistry
  • Amino acids and peptides
  • Carbohydrates
  • Phenols
  • Practical organic chemistry
  • Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes
  • Properties and uses of some important polymers
  • Reactions of benzene

Physics

  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Systems of particles
  • Modern physics
  • Photoelectric effect
  • Thermal physics
  • Electricity and magnetism
  • Mechanics
  • Modern physics
  • Optics

Mathematics

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Differential calculus
  • Integral calculus
  • Logarithms and their properties
  • Analytical geometry (Two dimensions & Three dimensions
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors

Syllabus for Aptitude Test

  • Geometrical drawing
  • Imagination and aesthetic sensitivity
  • Three-dimensional perception
  • Architectural awareness
  • Freehand drawing

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    plancessiit
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    plancessiitSat, 10 Aug 2013 07:01:26 -0000

    Excellent Article. Today Students coming out of IIT having excellent value in the market. They get job in to top companies like Google, Microsoft.. soon after the study which is not as easy

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    ramanpandya5Tue, 25 Dec 2012 15:05:26 -0000

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    snazimwaniWed, 21 Nov 2012 06:07:10 -0000

    i wants all the details

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    sazid khanMon, 02 Jul 2012 08:09:34 -0000

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    geniusisWed, 30 May 2012 07:00:22 -0000

    is it good for there should be reservation for those who r not deserving it. If yes then what's about the deserving candidates?

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    R.K.PoojaSun, 08 Apr 2012 15:20:56 -0000

    which class is the right time to join iit entrance coaching

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    Biswajit boraSat, 26 Nov 2011 16:39:56 -0000

    First of all I want to said that through this exam we can built our future

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    suverWed, 07 Mar 2012 13:37:55 -0000

    chutiye……pehle apni englis thek kr le

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    dev_sharma20078Sat, 12 Nov 2011 08:30:24 -0000

    What is the official website of IIT-JEE?

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    HARMINDER_DHILLONThu, 26 May 2011 15:20:42 -0000

    Thank God, there are still some exams in INDIA which are not for crammers.

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