How to Prepare for JEE Main 2023

Kritika Yadav

Kritika Yadav

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2023

How to Prepare for JEE Main 2023: Every year, approximately 9.5 lakh students take the JEE exam in order to gain admission into IITs, NITs, and other prestigious engineering colleges. The exam is extremely difficult, and thus requires a very specific and well-thought-out preparation process. Even though coaching can be helpful, it is not necessary in order to crack JEE. In this article, you will read some tips and tricks on how to prepare for JEE at home without coaching.

Here are some preparation tips for the JEE Main 2023 for engineering aspirants preparing for to apply to engineering colleges across India.

  1.  Focus on revision.
  2.  At this crucial juncture, don’t bog yourself down by consulting too many reference books. Stick to the texts that you have read thoroughly. A best practise is to revise lecture notes or coaching class notes.
  3.  Previous question papers will give you an idea of the latest question pattern (papers older than three years have a different exam pattern). Also read: Detailed analysis of JEE Main 2017
  4.  Review the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) textbooks because they may be close to the question pattern in JEE.
  5.  The JEE Main is a thorough test of your readiness and aptitude. Start with questions that you can answer fairly quickly. This could give you more time for difficult questions.
  6.  JEE is a test of your grasp of concepts. Choose questions that can show your understanding of concepts because wrong answers can give you a negative marking.
  7.  It is not imperative to prepare for all topics – at least not now!
  8.  Attempt as many mock tests online as possible. Also read: Previous years’ JEE question papers
  9.  Build your confidence before the exam.
  10.  Stay healthy. Falling sick could impact your results!

Also read: 6 yoga poses to help you do well in exams

JEE Main Syllabus

It is important to understand the pattern and syllabus of the exam to prepare effectively for it. Build up your skills in areas that you are strong but make sure you don’t ignore your weak points. The JEE Main paper is divided in two sections. Paper 1 has objective type questions that are based on Physics (tough topics include rotational dynamics & geometrical optics), Chemistry (tough topics include solid state & inorganic chemistry) and Mathematics (tough topics include probability, permutation & combination & integral calculus).  Paper 2, also objective, is divided into three sections, Part I deals with Mathematics, Part II is Aptitude test and Part III is the Drawing test. Choose questions carefully to demonstrate your grasp of various topics.

Books to consult for JEE Main

NCERT text books can be helpful, but if you want to improve your skills, you could consult H.C. Verma for physics, S.L. Loney for trigonometry, K.C. Sinha for Algebra, and O.P. Agarwal and R.C. Mukherjee for Chemistry.

Coaching centres may offer focused integral classes and advise on how to prepare for the test. With dedicated effort, classes can be a helpful resource for you. A few well-known coaching centres for engineering entrance exams:

  • Resonance
  • ALLEN Career Institute
  • Aakash

Best books for JEE Main Physics

S. NoName of the book and author
Book will be best for
1Concepts of physics (Vol. 1 and 2) by H.C Verma
Quality problems on all topics
2Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & walker
Concepts of all the topics
3Understanding Physics by D C Pandey (Arihant Publications): Set of books for
Electricity & Magnetism

Mechanics (Vol. 1 & 2)

Optics & Modern Physics

Waves & Thermodynamics
Explanation, Derivation and question set of quality solved/unsolved problems
4Problems in General Physics by I.E Irodov
Practicing problems
5Understanding physics by Freedman and Young
Explanation, theory of all topics
6Problems in physics by SS Krotov
Practicing problems
7Problems and solution of physics by Shashi bhushan tiwari
For practicing problems and study detailed solutions.

Best books for JEE Main Chemistry

S.NoName of the book and author
Book will be best for
1NCERT Textbooks (for Class XI and XII )
Many questions are being asked directly from NCERT textbook
2Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee
For practice of solving Physical Chemistry Numericals
3Organic Chemistry by O P Tandon
Good explanation of topics
4Concept of Physical Chemistry by P Bahadur
Good explanation and set of quality problems
5Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee
Good reference book on Inorganic Chemistry
6Physical Chemistry by P.W. Atkins
Refer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more
7Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd
Refer to this book once you are done with the above books or want to practise more

Best books for JEE Main Maths

S.NoName of the book and author
Book will be best for
1Objective Mathematics by R D Sharma
Basics of every topic
2Plane Trigonometry by S L LoneyTrigonometry
3The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry by S L Loney
Coordinate Geometry
4Algebra by Dr S K Goyal Arihant PublicationsAlgebra
5Play with Graphs by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)
For solving problems
6Differential Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)Calculus
7Integral Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)Calculus
8Complete mathematics for JEE Main TMH
For explanation of topics

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