JEE Advanced 2017 Syllabus For Physics & AAT In Detail

JEE advanced exam is for the entrance into engineering field in the top universities/colleges. Candidates in large number used to apply for these exams. These exams are very difficult to clear as these are the engineering entrance exams. So, practice of these exams should be done at high level. Candidate who apply for these exams search for the syllabus. So, here in this article we will provide you syllabus of JEE Advance 2017 of subject physics and AAT.

JEE Advanced Physics Syllabus

General Concepts: Units and dimensions, dimensional analysis, least count, significant figures, experiments on vernier callipers and screw gauge (micrometer), methods of measurement and error analysis, Speed of sound-resonance column, concave convex mirror- focal length using u v method,  Determination of g using simple pendulum, Verification of Ohm’s law using voltmeter and ammeter, Young’s modulus by Searle’s method, Specific heat of a liquid using calorimeter, and specific resistance of the material of a wire using meter bridge and post office box

OPTICS: Wave nature of light, Huygen’s principle, Young’s double-slit experiment, Magnification, Rectilinear propagation of light, Reflection and refraction at plane and spherical surfaces, Total internal reflection, Deviation and dispersion of light by a prism, Thin lenses, Combinations of mirrors and thin lenses

Electricity & Magnetism:

  • Capacitance, Parallel plate capacitor with and without dielectrics, Capacitors in series and parallel, Energy stored in a capacitor, Biot–Savart’s law and Ampere’s law, magnetic field (current straight line, axis of circular coil and long straight solenoid, Force on a moving charge and on a current-carrying wire in a uniform magnetic field
  • Coulomb’s law; Electric field and potential; Electrical potential energy point charges and electrical dipoles in a uniform electrostatic field; Electric field lines; Flux of electric field; Gauss’s law and its application -infinitely long straight wire, uniformly charged infinite plane sheet ,thin spherical shell.
  • Electric current; Heating effect of current, Ohm’s law; Series and parallel arrangements of resistances and cells; Kirchhoff’s laws and simple applications
  • Electromagnetic induction: RC, LR and LC circuits with DC & AC sources, Faraday’s law, Lenz’s law; Self and mutual inductance
  • Magnetic moment of a current loop; Effect of a uniform magnetic field; Moving coil galvanometer, voltmeter, ammeter-conversions.

Modern Physics: Photoelectric effect, Moseley’s law, Bohr’s theory of hydrogen-like atoms, Characteristic and continuous X-rays, de Broglie wavelength of matter waves, Atomic nucleus, Fission and fusion processes; α, β and γ radiations, Law of radioactive decay, Decay constant, Half-life and mean life, Binding energy and its calculation, Energy calculation in these processes

Thermal Physics: Equivalence of heat and work, Thermal expansion of solids, liquids and gases, Heat conduction in one dimension, latent heat, Calorimetry, Elementary concepts of convection and radiation; Newton’s law of cooling; Ideal gas laws; Specific heats (Cvand Cp for monoatomic and diatomic gases); Isothermal and adiabatic processes, bulk modulus of gases, First law of thermodynamics and its applications (only for ideal gases) Blackbody radiation, absorptive and emissive powers; Kirchhoff’s law; Wien’s displacement law, Stefan’s law


  • Newton’s laws of motion, Inertial and uniformly accelerated frames of reference, Static and dynamic friction, Kinetic and potential energy, Work and power, Conservation of linear momentum and mechanical energy
  • Rigid body, moment of inertia, parallel and perpendicular axes theorems, moment of inertia of uniform bodies with simple geometrical shapes, Angular momentum, Torque, Conservation of angular momentum, Dynamics of rigid bodies with fixed axis of rotation, Rolling without slipping of rings, cylinders and spheres, Equilibrium of rigid bodies, Collision of point masses with rigid bodies
  • Hooke’s law, Young’s modulus
  • Systems of particles; Centre of mass- motion; Impulse; Elastic, inelastic collisions. Kinematics in one and two dimensions (Cartesian coordinates only), projectile, Uniform Circular motion; Relative velocity
  • Law of gravitation; Gravitational potential and field; Acceleration due to gravity; Motion of planets and satellites in circular orbits; Escape velocity
  • Linear and angular simple harmonic motions
  • Bernoulli’s theorem and its applications, Pressure in a fluid; Pascal’s law; Buoyancy; Surface energy and surface tension, capillary rise, Viscosity, Stoke’s law, Terminal velocity, Streamline flow, equation of continuity
  • Wave motion (plane waves only)- longitudinal and transverse waves( superposition ,Progressive and stationary waves); Vibration of strings and air columns; Resonance; Beats; Speed of sound in gases; Doppler effect (in sound).

JEE Advances AAT Syllabus


Imagination & Aesthetic Sensitivity: Composition exercise with given elements. Context mapping. Creativity check through innovative uncommon test with familiar objects. Sense of colour grouping or application

Architectural Awareness: General interest and awareness of famous architectural creations– both national and international, places and personalities (architects, designers, etc.) in the related domain

Geometrical Drawing: Lines, angles, triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, etc. Study of plan (top view), elevation (front or side views) of simple solid objects like prisms, cones, splayed surface holders, cylinders, cubes, etc.

Three Dimensional Perception: Understanding and appreciation with building elements, colour, volume and orientation. Visualization through structuring objects in memory.

Freehand Drawing: Simple drawing depicting the total object in its right form and proportion, surface texture, relative location and details of its component parts in appropriate scale. Common domestic or day-to-day life usable objects like furniture, equipment

These are the various topics included in the syllabus of physics and AAT. All the students do prepare well for the exam. Each and every topic is important so don’t leave any topic. We wish you good luck.

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