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JEE Mains Paper 2 Aptitude Weightage 2024

Author : Palak Khanna

Updated On : December 2, 2023


JEE Main Paper 2 is NTA's national level entrance exam for admission into top architecture schools.

As we all know, you will be tested mainly on mathematics, general aptitude, and drawing in this entrance exam.

Most of the aspirants preparing for the JEE exam might be worried about how many questions will be asked from each unit in the mathematics section.

Read through the post that will give you a complete insight into JEE Mains Paper 2 Aptitude Weightage 2022, essential topics, etc.

JEE Main Paper 2 Syllabus for Mathematics 2024

The mathematics syllabus is the same for both B. Arch and B. Plan programs. To score well in the mathematics section, you must focus on sets, relations, functions, mathematical induction, integral calculus, vector algebra, and trigonometry.

Check out the table below to know the important topics for JEE main paper 2 mathematics section.

Complex numbers and quadratic equations Matrices and determinants
Sets, relations, and functions Mathematical induction
Permutations and combinations Mathematical reasoning
Three-dimensional geometry Differential equations
Vector algebra Statistics and probability
Trigonometry Coordinate geometry

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JEE Mains Paper 2 Aptitude Weightage 2024

Knowing the number of questions asked from each unit or topic will help enhance your preparation levels and score well in the upcoming exam.

According to the JEE Main Paper 2 Exam Pattern, the mathematics section will have two sections:

  • Section A will have 20 MCQs
  • Section B will have ten numerical value questions

However, you have to attempt only 5 out of 10 questions in section B. The question paper includes 30 questions in the mathematics section, and each question carries four marks.

Also, there is a negative marking of -1 marks for each wrongly answered question. Check out the table below to know the number of questions asked from each topic in the mathematics section.

Read more: Best study timetable for JEE Main Paper 2 exam

Unit No. of Questions
Coordinate Geometry 7-8
Algebra 9-10
Calculus 8-9
Trigonometry 3-4
Probability & Statistics 1-2

JEE Main Paper 2 Question Papers

JEE Main Paper 2 Question Papers

How to Prepare for JEE Main Paper 2 Mathematics Section 2024

Practice is the only key to scoring good marks in this section. Attempting 18-20 questions in the mathematics section would definitely help you score more than 95% in this section.

The following are some of the best tips to enhance your JEE main paper 2 preparation for the mathematics section.

  • Make sure to allocate at least 1-1.5 hours daily for the Maths section.
  • To get a good hold on this subject, solve as many practice questions as possible from the RD Sharma textbook.
  • Also, you can solve level 1 problems from the Cengane book.

Let us look at the table below to know the number of questions that can be solved from each topic per day.

Read more: Important aptitude questions for JEE main paper 2 exam

Topic No. of Questions a Day
Calculus 6-8
Algebra 4
Coordinate Geometry 10-12
Trigonometry 6-8
Vector Algebra 5-7

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