JEE Main 2024: The National Testing Agency (NTA) has released a new syllabus of Joint Entrance Exam Main 2024 (JEE Main) Paper 1 conducted for admission in undergraduate engineering courses.
The NTA published a 21 page-document Friday November 03, 2023 that has the new syllabus of Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics based on which JEE Main 2024 will be conducted.
The National Testing Agency (NTA) has not publicly disclosed any reason to change the JEE Main Syllabus.
However, NTA sources said the new syllabus is aimed at recalibrating the academic load and ensuring that the entrance examin pattern aligns more closely with the current educational ethos that emphasizes conceptual clarity and application-based learning based on the latest NCERT curriculum.
A glance on the new syllabus showed that the changes have been made in Physics and Mathematics subjects, major revision has been made in the Chemistry subject.
The NTA has revised the JEE Main Physics syllabus by removing Communication System and few topics from Experimental Learning.
As per the JEE Main Mathematics Revised Syllabus, the NTA has done away with Mathematical Reasoning, Mathematical Inductions while some topics from Three Dimensional Geometry have also been removed.
As many as 10 topics have been removed or changes made in JEE Main Chemistry including, States of Matter, Surface Chemistry, s-Block Elements, Hydrogen, Environmental Chemistry, Polymers, Chemistry in Everyday Life, General Principles and Processes of Isolation of Metals, Thomson and Rutherford's atomic models and their limitations, Physical quantities and their measurements in Chemistry, precision, and accuracy, significant figures.
After the release of the JEE Main revised syllabus, NTA Director General Subodh Kumar Singh talking to The Times of India said that the agency had conducted consultations with all boards and based on these discussions, the expert committee was preparing the syllabus.
More details about the revised JEE Main Syllabus will be included in JEE Main Information Bulletin, he said.
"The revised syllabus will be notified along with the information bulletin which will be released next week along with the registration dates," he said.
The Information Bulleting will be released when the NTA will start online registration of the engineering entrance exam.
The JEE Main is conducted annually in two phases or sessions in online mode meaning it is a Computer Based Test (CBT).
JEE Main 2024 Session 1 will be held from January 24 to February 01, 2024 whereas JEE Main 2024 Session 2 will be held from April 01 to 15, 2024, according to the JEE MAIN entrance exam schedule released earlier.
Candidates should note that though the NTA has released the date of JEE Main Session 1 exam, it has not yet started the registration.
Candidates meanwhile can download the JEE Main 2024 new syllabus in PDF from the NTA website.
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