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Name Reactions Asked in CBSE & IIT JEE Exams: Last 5 years Analysis

Dec 20, 2017 10:40 IST

    Name reactions given in 11th and 12th NCERT textbooks are frequently asked in CBSE 12th board exams and other competitive exams (like JEE Main, JEE Advanced, NEET, WBJEE, UPSEE etc.). As, syllabus of Class 11th and Class 12th Chemistry is huge so selective study in Chemistry subject plays a very important. Name reactions (chemical reaction generally named after its discoverers or developers) of Organic Chemistry are important for both competitive and board exams, so, in this article, we have analysed previous 5-year papers of JEE Main and CBSE Class 12 board exams. You can learn about the complete analysis from the video given above. Important and main highlights of the video are given below:

    Name reactions asked in previous year papers of JEE Main and CBSE Class 12 Chemistry Board Exam

    JEE Main 2017: Two name reactions were asked   

    • Friedel Craft Reaction

    Friedel Craft Reaction: Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry

    Video: How to study name reactions in Organic Chemistry?

    CBSE Class 12 Sample Papers for 2018 Board Exams

    • SN1

    SN1 Reaction Mechanism: Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry

    Technically speaking SN1 & SN2 are reaction mechanism but these mechanisms are frequently asked in CBSE board and competitive exams. So, we have included SN1 and SN2 under name reactions. 

    CBSE Board Exam 2017: Two reactions were asked

    • Wolff Kishner Reduction

    Wolff Kishner Reduction: Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry

    • Etard Reaction

    Etard Reaction: Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry

    JEE Main 2016: Many name reactions were asked

    • Cannizzaro Reaction

    Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry: Cannizzaro Reaction

    • Clemmensen Reduction

    Important Name Reactions in Organic Chemistry: Clemmensen Reduction

    (To avoid redundancy, we have not given reactants and products for all reactions. Please refer NCERT for more information)

    • Sandmeyer Reaction

    • Hoffmann Bromamide Reaction

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    CBSE Board Exam 2016: One name reaction was asked

    • SN1

    JEE Main 2015: Multiple name reactions were asked

    • Cannizzaro Reaction

    • Swarts Reaction

    • Rosenmund Reaction

    • Etard Reaction

    • Finkelstein reaction

    • Sandmeyer’s Reaction

    CBSE Board Exam 2015: One name reaction was asked

    • SN2 Reaction

    JEE Main 2014: Multiple name reactions were asked

    • SN2 Reaction

    • Perkin Reaction

    • Gattermann Koch Reaction

    • Kolbe’s Reaction

    • Aldol Condensation

    • Caninzaro reaction

    • Pinacol-Pinacolone Rearrangement

    • Friedel – craft

    • Sandmeyer Reaction

    • Wurtz Reaction

    • Williamson Ether Synthesis

    Name Reactions asked CBSE Board Exam 2014

    • Rosenmund reduction

    • Cannizzaro reaction

    • Iodoform Test

    JEE Main 2013: One name reaction was asked

    • SN1 Reaction

    Many reactions were asked in CBSE Board Exam 2013

    • Clemmesen Reduction

    • Wolff Kishner Reduction

    • Cannizaro reaction

    • Hell-Volhard-Zelinsky Reaction

    • Idoform Test

    These are some important name reactions which were asked in previous year papers of JEE Main and CBSE Class 12 Chemistry board exam. Students preparing for CBSE Class 12 board exam 2018 or JEE Main 2018 must learn these name reactions in organic chemistry.

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