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Updated on 09th February, 2023 , 5 min read

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus


JEE Advanced 2023 is not difficult to pass if you understand the syllabus thoroughly. It will be simpler to score well if you are familiar with the scoring topics. For candidates who want to pass the JEE Advanced 2023, the JEE Advanced Physics syllabus is a mandatory part of the entire exam syllabus. Candidates who complete the course should have a strong foundation in physics as well as the skills needed to apply physics concepts to engineering problems. The JEE Advanced is an all-India engineering entrance exam for admission to engineering and architecture programs at IITs and other universities that recognize JEE Advanced marks.

IIT has published the JEE Advanced 2023 Syllabus on its official website, jeeadv.ac.in. The syllabus for all three divisions i.e; Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics, has been revised.

Before going through the syllabus candidates should go through the exam pattern of JEE Advanced 2023 given in the below table.

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus: Exam Pattern

Examination Mode



Hindi and English


Paper 1 and 2


3 hours (PwD: 4 hours)


Physics, Chemistry, and Mathematics for both the papers

Marking Scheme

One or More Correct Options 

+3 (If all 4 options are correct but only 3 options are chosen)

+2 (If 3 or more options are correct but only 2 are marked, both of which are correct)

+1 (If 2 or more options are correct but only 1 is marked, which is correct)

-2 (If answer is wrong)


Single Digit Integer

+3 (If answer is correct)

-1 (If answer is wrong)


Numerical Value Answer

+4 (If answer is correct)

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus : Detail

The table given below shows the JEE Advance Physics Syllabus 2023 in detail.




Methods of measurement  and  error  analysis  for  physical  quantities  pertaining  to  the  following experiments:   Experiments   based   on   using   Vernier   calipers   and   screw   gauge (micrometer), Determination of gusing simple pendulum, Young's modulus by Searle's method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, focal length of a concave mirror and a convex lens using u-vmethod, 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

Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis; least count, significant figures


Uniform circular motion

Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectiles

Relative velocity

Static and  dynamic  friction

Work  and  power

Newton's laws of motion; Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference

Kinetic  and  potential  energy

Systems  of  particles

Conservation  of linear momentum and mechanical energy


Centre  of  mass  and  its  motion

Law of gravitation

Elastic  and  inelastic collisions

Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits

Acceleration due to gravity

Gravitational potential and field

Rigid  body,  moment  of  inertia,  parallel  and  perpendicular  axes  theorems,  moment  of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes

Escape velocity


Angular momentum

Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation

Equilibrium  of  rigid  bodies

Conservation of angular momentum

Rolling  without  slipping  of  rings,  cylinders  and spheres

Collision of point masses with rigid bodies

Hooke's law, Young's modulus

Linear and angular simple harmonic motions

Pascal's law

Pressure in a fluid


Viscosity  (Poiseuille's  equation  excluded),  Stoke's  law

Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise

Wave  motion  (plane  waves  only),  longitudinal  and  transverse  waves,  superposition  of waves

Terminal  velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity, Bernoulli's theorem and its applications

Vibration  of  strings  and  air  columns

Progressive  and  stationary  wave



Doppler effect (in sound)

Speed of sound in gases

Thermal Physics

Calorimetry, latent heat

Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases

Elementary concepts of convection and radiation

Heat conduction in  one dimension

Ideal gas laws

Isothermal  and  adiabatic  processes,  bulk  modulus  of  gases

Newton's law of cooling

Specific heats (Cv and Cp for monatomic and diatomic gases)

First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases)

Equivalence  of  heat  and work

Kirchhoff's law

Blackbody radiation: absorptive and emissive power

Wien's displacement law, Stefan's law

Electricity and Magnetism

Electric field and potential

Coulomb's law

Electric field lines

Electrical potential energy of a system of point charges and of electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field

Gauss's law and its application in simple cases, such  as, to  find field  due  to  infinitely  long  straight  wire,  uniformly  charged  infinite  plane  sheet  and uniformly charged thin spherical shell

Flux of electric field

Parallel  plate  capacitor  with  and  without  dielectrics


Energy stored in a capacitor

Capacitors in  series and parallel

Heating effect of current

Ohm's law

Force  on  a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field

Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells

Kirchhoff's laws and simple applications

Electric current

Magnetic field near a current-carrying straight wire,  along  the  axis  of  a  circular  coil  and  inside  a  long  straight  solenoid

Biot–Savart's law and Ampere's law

Effect of a uniform magnetic field on a current loop

Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter and their conversions

Magnetic moment of a current loop

Electromagnetic induction: Faraday's law, Lenz's law

Self and mutual inductance

RC, LR and LC circuits with d.c. and a.c. sources


Rectilinear propagation of light

Deviation  and  dispersion  of  light  by  a  prism

Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces

Thin  lenses

Total  internal  reflection


Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses

Wave nature of light: Huygen's principle, interference limited to Young's double-slit experiment

Modern Physics

Atomic nucleus; α, β and γ radiations

Binding energy and its calculation

Energy calculation in these processes

Law of radioactive decay

Decay constant

Fission and fusion processes

Half-life and mean life

de Broglie wavelength of matter waves

Photoelectric effect

Characteristic and continuous X-rays, Moseley's law

Bohr's theory of hydrogen-like atoms

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus 2023 : Topic - Wise Weightage

Physics is one of the most important courses in the Science curriculum. "Is JEE Advanced Physics difficult?" many JEE Advanced candidates wonder. The Modern Physics JEE Advanced syllabus for 2023 is challenging. In their exam, candidates are presented with numerical and theoretical questions from Physics. Candidates cannot rely on rote learning for Physics. To do well in the exams, candidates must have a good conceptual understanding of the material.

We have included the weightage for all of the JEE Advanced Physics general subjects in the table below. The topic-based weightage will assist applicants in prioritizing areas for preparation. Physics will not look difficult to them if they approach their preparation of the topic methodically.





Fluid Mechanics


Modern Physics


Electromagnetic Induction




Centre of Mass, Momentum and Collision


Alternating Current


Wave Motion and String Waves


Heat Transfer


Alternating Current




Current Electricity










Measurement and Errors


Modern Physics


Rotational Dynamics




Wave Optics


Sound Waves


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