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JEE Study Tips

Joint Entrance Examination abbreviated as JEE is an entrance exam conducted to get admission into various engineering colleges of India. It is comprised of two different exams – JEE Main and the JEE Advanced. It is important to score good marks in the class 12 board exam as it plays a major role in JEE. Below are some study tips to prepare for JEE Mains.

Understand the Syllabus, Make a Schedule

Having an idea about the JEE syllabus along with the weightage is essential as the syllabus is vast. To get a good rank, you need to have a good command on all the 3 subjects viz Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics. Make a proper study timetable and follow it.

Know the JEE Main Exam Pattern

The exam pattern for JEE Main is as follows. The number of subjects is three viz physics, chemistry, maths. The exam is conducted for 360 marks and each subject has 30 questions. The type of questions asked is the multiple choice questions. For every correct answer, you will be awarded 4 marks whereas for every wrong answer 1 mark will be deducted.

Recommended Books for JEE Main

Gathering relevant study material to prepare for JEE Main is important. You can refer the books mentioned in the table to get a good rank in the exam.

Subject Books
Physics Halliday, Resnick& Walker  for Fundamentals of Physics
I.E. Irodov for General Physics Numerical
H.C. Verma for Concepts of Physics Vol I &  II
Chemistry Morrison & Boyd for Organic Chemistry
J.D. Lee for Inorganic Chemistry
P. Bahadur for Numerical Chemistry
Maths S. L. Loney for Trigonometry and Co-ordinate Geometry
Hall & Knight for Higher Algebra  
NCERT for Maths XI & XII
I.A. Maron for Numerical in Calculus of One Variable

Self Assessment

Revision plays a crucial role in exam preparation. You can say you have finished studying only when you have revised the concepts and subjects. One best way to revise is by solving sample papers, model papers, previous year question papers, worksheets, assignments, etc. Also, taking mock tests online will help you become thorough with the subjects. In this way, you can analyze how well you are prepared for the exam. There are some eLearning apps such as BYJU’S that provide JEE courses as well as the required study materials. Study materials include textbooks, model papers, sample papers, previous year question papers and so on.

Few things to remember-

  • Drink enough water
  • Stay away from junk food
  • Do not compromise on sleep
  • Refresh your mind by taking breaks and power naps
  • Exercise daily

Hope these study tips help you prepare well for the JEE Mains. Visit BYJU’S for JEE Mains 2019 Question Paperand other JEE study materials such as syllabus, sample papers, exam pattern, etc. Also, you can subscribe to BYJU’S YouTube channel and learn various JEE topics more effectively.