JEE Advanced 2023 Chemistry Syllabus 

JEE Advanced 2023 Chemistry Syllabus 

Chemistry is often considered the toughest subject by the JEE Aspirants as they find the theories and numerical quite challenging.The chemistry syllabus for JEE Advanced is divided into further 3 sections namely- Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, and Organic Chemistry.The syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023 is expected to be the same as the last year. If the NTA announces any changes in the syllabus, it will be updated here.

 

Physical Chemistry Syllabus

Sections Topics
General Topics
  • Concept of atoms and molecules
  • Dalton’s atomic theory
  • Mole concept
  • Chemical formulae
  • Balanced chemical equations
  • Calculations (based on mole concept) involving common oxidation-reduction, neutralization, and displacement reactions
  • Concentration in terms of mole fraction, molarity, molality and normality.
Gaseous and Liquid State
  • Absolute scale of temperature, ideal gas equation
  • Deviation from ideality, van der Waals equation
  • Kinetic theory of gases, average, root mean square and most probable velocities and their relation with temperature
  • Law of partial pressures
  • Vapour pressure
  • Diffusion of gases.
Atomic Structure and Chemical Bonding
  • Bohr model, spectrum of hydrogen atom, quantum numbers
  • Wave-particle duality, de Broglie hypothesis
  • Uncertainty principle
  • Qualitative quantum mechanical picture of hydrogen atom, shapes of s, p and d orbitals
  • Electronic configurations of elements (up to atomic number 36)
  • Aufbau principle
  • Pauli’s exclusion principle and Hund’s rule
  • Orbital overlap and covalent bond
  • Hybridisation involving s, p, and d orbitals only
  • Orbital energy diagrams for homonuclear diatomic species
  • Hydrogen bond
  • Polarity in molecules, dipole moment (qualitative aspects only)
  • VSEPR model and shapes of molecules (linear, angular, triangular, square planar, pyramidal, square pyramidal, trigonal bipyramidal, tetrahedral and octahedral).
Energetics
  • First law of thermodynamics
  • Internal energy, work and heat, pressure-volume work
  • Enthalpy, Hess’s law
  • Heat of reaction, fusion and vapourization
  • Second law of thermodynamics
  • Entropy
  • Free energy
  • Criterion of spontaneity.
Chemical Equilibrium
  • Law of mass action
  • Equilibrium constant, Le Chatelier’s principle (effect of concentration, temperature and pressure)
  • Significance of ΔG and ΔG0 in chemical equilibrium
  • Solubility product, common ion effect, pH and buffer solutions
  • Acids and bases (Bronsted and Lewis concepts)
  • Hydrolysis of salts.
Electrochemistry
  • Electrochemical cells and cell reactions
  • Standard electrode potentials
  • Nernst equation and its relation to ΔG
  • Electrochemical series, emf of galvanic cells
  • Faraday’s laws of electrolysis
  • Electrolytic conductance, specific, equivalent and molar conductivity, Kohlrausch’s law
  • Concentration cells.
Chemical Kinetics
  • Rates of chemical reactions
  • Order of reactions
  • Rate constant
  • First order reactions
  • Temperature dependence of the rate constant (Arrhenius equation).
Solid State Classification of solids, crystalline state, seven crystal systems (cell parameters a, b, c, α, β, γ), close-packed structure of solids (cubic), packing in fcc, bcc and hcp lattices

Nearest neighbours, ionic radii, simple ionic compounds, point defects.

Solutions Raoult’s law

Molecular weight determination from lowering of vapour pressure, elevation of boiling point and depression of freezing point.

Surface Chemistry
  • Elementary concepts of adsorption (excluding adsorption isotherms)
  • Colloids: types, methods of preparation and general properties
  • Elementary ideas of emulsions, surfactants, and micelles (only definitions and examples).
Nuclear Chemistry Radioactivity

Isotopes and isobars

Properties of α, β and γ rays

Kinetics of radioactive decay (decay series excluded), carbon dating

Stability of nuclei with respect to proton neutron ratio

Brief discussion on fission and fusion reactions.

 

JEE Advanced Syllabus 2023 Inorganic Chemistry

Sections Topics
Isolation/preparation and properties of the following non-metals Boron, silicon, nitrogen, phosphorus, oxygen, sulphur and halogens

Properties of allotropes of carbon (only diamond and graphite), phosphorus and sulphur

Preparation and properties of the following compounds Oxides, peroxides, hydroxides, carbonates, bicarbonates, chlorides and sulphates of sodium, potassium, magnesium and calcium

Boron: diborane, boric acid and borax

Aluminium: alumina, aluminium chloride and alums

Carbon: oxides and oxyacid (carbonic acid)

Silicon: silicones, silicates and silicon carbide

Nitrogen: oxides, oxyacids and ammonia

Phosphorus: oxides, oxyacids (phosphorus acid, phosphoric acid) and phosphine

Oxygen: ozone and hydrogen peroxide

Sulphur: hydrogen sulphide, oxides, sulphurous acid, sulphuric acid and sodium thiosulphate

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

Xenon fluorides.

Transition Elements 3D Series Definition, general characteristics, oxidation states and their stabilities, colour (excluding the details of electronic transitions) and calculation of spin-only magnetic moment

Coordination compounds: nomenclature of mononuclear coordination compounds, cistrans and ionisation isomerisms, hybridization and geometries of mononuclear coordination compounds (linear, tetrahedral, square planar and octahedral).

Preparation and properties of the following compounds Oxides and chlorides of tin and lead

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

Potassium permanganate, potassium dichromate, silver oxide, silver nitrate, silver thiosulphate.

Ores and Minerals Commonly occurring ores and minerals of iron, copper, tin, lead, magnesium, aluminium,

zinc and silver.

Extractive metallurgy Chemical principles and reactions only (industrial details excluded)

Carbon reduction method (iron and tin)

Self reduction method (copper and lead)

Electrolytic reduction method (magnesium and aluminium)

Cyanide process (silver and gold).

Principles of qualitative analysis Groups I to V (only Ag+ , Hg2+, Cu2+, Pb2+, Bi3+, Fe3+, Cr3+, Al3+, Ca2+, Ba2+, Zn2+, Mn2+ and Mg2+)

Nitrate, halides (excluding fluoride), sulphate and sulphide.

 Organic Chemistry

Sections Topics
Concepts Hybridisation of carbon

σ and π-bonds

Shapes of simple organic molecules

Structural and geometrical isomerism

Optical isomerism of compounds containing up to two asymmetric centres, (R,S and E,Z nomenclature excluded)

IUPAC nomenclature of simple organic compounds (only) hydrocarbons, mono-functional and bi-functional compounds)

Conformations of ethane and butane (Newman projections)

Resonance and hyperconjugation

Keto-enoltautomerism

Determination of empirical and molecular formulae of simple compounds (only combustion method)

Hydrogen bonds

Definition and their effects on physical properties of alcohols and carboxylic acids

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

Polarity and inductive effects in alkyl halides

Reactive intermediates produced during homolytic and heterolytic bond cleavage

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

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes Homologous series, physical properties of alkanes (melting points, boiling points and density)

Combustion and halogenation of alkanes

Preparation of alkanes by Wurtz reaction and decarboxylation reactions.

Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes Physical properties of alkenes and alkynes (boiling points, density and dipole moments)

Acidity of alkynes

Acid catalysed hydration of alkenes and alkynes (excluding the stereochemistry of addition and elimination)

Reactions of alkenes with KMnO4 and ozone

Reduction of alkenes and alkynes; Preparation of alkenes and alkynes by elimination reactions

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

Addition reactions of alkynes; Metal acetylides.

Reactions of benzene Structure and aromaticity

Electrophilic substitution reactions: halogenation, nitration, sulphonation, Friedel-Crafts alkylation and acylation

Effect of o-, m- and p-directing groups in monosubstituted benzenes.

Phenols Acidity, electrophilic substitution reactions (halogenation, nitration and sulphonation)

Reimer-Tieman reaction, Kolbe reaction.

Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above) Alkyl halides: rearrangement reactions of alkyl carbocation, Grignard reactions, nucleophilic substitution reactions

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

Ethers: Preparation by Williamson’s Synthesis

Aldehydes and Ketones: oxidation, reduction, oxime and hydrazone formation

Aldol condensation, Perkin reaction

Cannizzaro reaction

Haloform reaction and nucleophilic addition reactions (Grignard addition)

Carboxylic acids: formation of esters, acid chlorides and amides, ester hydrolysis

Amines: basicity of substituted anilines and aliphatic amines, preparation from nitro compounds, reaction with nitrous acid, azo coupling reaction of diazonium salts of aromatic amines, Sandmeyer and related reactions of diazonium salts; carbylamine reaction

Haloarenes: nucleophilic aromatic substitution in haloarenes and substituted haloarenes (excluding Benzyne mechanism and Cine substitution).

Carbohydrates Classification

Mono- and di-saccharides (glucose and sucrose)

Oxidation, reduction, glycoside formation and hydrolysis of sucrose.

Amino Acids and Peptides General structure (only primary structure for peptides) and physical properties.
Properties and uses of some important polymers Natural rubber, cellulose, nylon, teflon and PVC.
Practical Organic Chemistry Detection of elements (N, S, halogens)

Detection and identification of the following functional groups: hydroxyl (alcoholic and phenolic), carbonyl (aldehyde and ketone), carboxyl, amino and nitro

Chemical methods of separation of mono-functional organic compounds from binary mixtures.

Candidates must refer the Chemistry important topics for cracking theJEE Advanced  Exam 2023. As it has been prepared  on the basis of weightage and frequency of questions. 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

1. Who is Eligible for JEE Advanced 2021?

Candidates must possess the age less than 25 years and must have passed 12th or equivalent in the year 2020 from the recognized board with 75% for General category and 65% for SC/ST/PwD.

2. What is the syllabus for JEE Advanced 2023?

The JEE Advanced syllabus 2023 includes three subjects which are Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics.

3. What is JEE Advanced 2023 Exam Date?

JEE Advanced 2023 exam date has not been released yet.

4. What is the mode of JEE Advanced 2023 Exam?

The mode of JEE Advanced Examination is Online (Computer Based Test).

 

 

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