JEE Main 2022: Previous year's exam analysis, important topics, paper pattern

JEE Main 2022 exam dates expected soon. Meanwhile, candidates can check last year’s JEE Main paper analysis, exam pattern, and important topics to begin the IIT JEE preparation.

JEE Main 2022: Previous year's exam analysis, important topics, paper pattern
vikrant.shukla | Jan 24, 2022 - 3:27 p.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The National Testing Agency (NTA) is expected to release the JEE Main 2022 exam dates soon. The JEE Main exam pattern 2022 will also be released along with its notification at its official website -

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Meanwhile, those aspirants who are planning to take the JEE Main 2022 exam can check the last year’s exam pattern, analysis as well as the important topics of the JEE Mains exam. This will help candidates to have an overall idea about the IIT JEE Mains 2022 exam, types of questions asked in the marking exam and how to plan the strategy.

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JEE Main Exam Pattern 2022



Exam Mode

Online mode

Test Duration

Three hours

Language of Examination

Hindi, English, Kannada, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Malayalam, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Gujarati, Punjabi, and Urdu.

Type of Questions

  • Multiple choice questions (MCQs)

  • Questions with numerical value as answers

No. of Sections

Three are three sections:

  • Mathematics

  • Physics

  • Chemistry

No. of Questions

Mathematics: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.

Physics: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.

Chemistry: 25 (20+10) 10 Questions with answers as a numerical value. Out of 10 questions, 5 questions are compulsory.

Total: 75 Questions (25 questions each)

Total Marks

300 Marks (100 marks for each section)

JEE Main Marking Scheme

MCQs: Four marks for each correct answer. One mark dedication as negative marking.

Questions with numerical value answers: Four marks for each correct answer, no negative marking.

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JEE Main exam analysis - Previous year

  • As per previous year’s JEE Mains exam analysis, mathematics difficulty level was of moderate to difficult, while Physics was easy to moderate and Chemistry was easy.

  • The questions in mathematics were mostly based on Calculus, 3D & Vector Algebra. There were some good and tricky questions from Binomial Theorem, Permutation & Combination, Probability & Matrices.

  • Physics had questions from Kinematics, EM Waves, Electromagnetic Induction, Heat & Thermodynamics, Semiconductors, Modern Physics & Optics.

  • As per JEE Main previous year analysis, Chemistry had questions from Organic Chemistry & Inorganic Chemistry had more weightage. Physical Chemistry was asked only in Numerical Based Type.

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JEE Main subject-wise important topics

JEE Main important topics for Physics

JEE Main important topics for Mathematics

JEE Main important topics for Chemistry

Heat & Thermodynamics

3 Dimensional Geometry

Atomic Structure

Ray Optics


Gaseous & Liquid State

Electromagnetic Waves

Determinant & Matrices

Coordination Compound


Sequence & Series

General Organic Chemistry


Binomial Theorem & M. I.

Nuclear & Surface Chemistry



Chemical Bonding


Probability Distribution (Binomial + Mean & Variance)


Current Electricity & Capacitors

Complex Number

Chemical Kinetics

Error & Instrument Analysis

Quadratic Equation

Alkyl Halides



Aromatic Compounds

Wave Optics

Definite Integral & Area Under the Curve

d-Block Elements

Properties of Matter

Straight Line

Carboxylic Acids & Its Derivatives

Magnetic Effects of Current & Magnetism

Application of Derivatives


Bohr’s Atomic Model

Conic Sections


Waves & Sound

Limits, Continuity & Differentiability

Aldehydes and Ketones

Photoelectric Effect

p-Block Elements


Electromagnetic Induction & Alternating Current

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