JEE Advanced Preparation Tips - Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics
With a few days to go before JEE Advanced 2020, students desirous of a seat in one of the 23 IITs are immersed in their studies. They need to because JEE Advanced demands an in-depth knowledge of concepts and their application. It is not just about putting in the hours, but equally about using smart ways to maximize the time left at one’s disposal. It is the performance in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics that hold the key to cracking JEE Advanced. Also, the candidate must not waste time in preparing for topics that are not included in JEE Advanced syllabus. To give you an example, Electronic Devices and Electromagnetic Waves which were part of JEE Main syllabus are not included in JEE Advanced syllabus. In this article, we share with you JEE Advanced 2020 preparation tips for Chemistry, Physics and Mathematics so that you stay a step ahead of your peers. Also, to ensure you never go off track, the syllabus of each subject is given for ready reference. So here's wishing you all the best and hoping that you successfully crack JEE Advanced 2020.
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Important: JEE Advanced 2020 eligibility criteria has been revised, candidates who have passed class 12 irrespective of percentage can take admission.
JEE Advanced Preparation Tips
Keep the company of good books to get a good result!
How much harder one tries, if the study material and preparation is not up to the mark, there is a good chance things may go wrong. For example, if you buy a book that covers all the topics of a specific subject but uses the difficult language you might be forced to move at a snail’s pace. Then there are other books which are easy to understand, but contains many mistakes that are enough to sabotage your JEE Advanced 2020 plans.
Now it is incomprehensible to make wholesome changes to the books you are already following. But if there are areas that need some tweaking here & there is no harm in bolstering them with the right book or two.
Here is our pick of books for JEE Advanced 2020 preparation for Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics:
NCERT Books Are For All Seasons
If there are a couple of topics where you lag conceptually, your first stop for building concepts should be NCERT books, which are generally easy to follow and mostly error-free. Besides they have officially endorsed textbooks for CBSE 10+ 2 exam.
Other reasons why NCERT Books are indispensable
Contain illustrations making it fun and easier to understand difficult concepts
There are exercises at the end of every chapter which is designed to edify concepts included in that chapter
Important points that the candidate needs to remember are highlighted for easy reference. So, if the candidate needs to do a quick revision, he/she can simply go through the highlighted points
JEE Advanced Preparation Tips for Chemistry
Here we bring you a list of suitable books to prepare for JEE Advanced Chemistry. The books are listed in three heads: Organic, Inorganic and Physical.
Physical Chemistry Books
Note of caution: The in-depth nature of the book can be a double-edged sword as revision can be time-consuming. So, the student needs to devise a strategy to make revision faster, like underlining important portions.
Physical Chemistry by OP Tandon
Note: If you are looking for an in-depth explanation you will be a little disappointed because many concepts are only briefly dealt with.
Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee
If the mole concept frightens you, this book is your saviour as it deals with it effectively and in great detail. Other key highlights of the book are:
Note: This book is not designed for concept building and the candidate must refer other books for that. Use the book for improving you numerical problem solving only.
Organic Chemistry Books
O.P. Tandon Organic Chemistry
Note of Caution: There is a complaint among some sections about the lack of a proper question bank.
Organic Chemistry by Paula Bruice Yurkanis
Note: There are some sections which are meant for PG students. So, candidates mustn’t invest their time in irrelevant details.
Organic Chemistry by M.S. Chuahan
Note: While it could be described as a stand-alone book, candidates may try other books for certain topics like detection of functional groups.
Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd
Inorganic Chemistry Books
Note: While most topics are covered by the book, the candidate may opt for other books to supplement his/her learning
O P Tandon Inorganic Chemistry
Note: Combined with J.D.Lee, the two can be a lethal combo. If at all there is anything missing, NCERT Inorganic Chemistry should have it covered!
JEE Advanced 2020 Chemistry Syllabus:
General, Gaseous and liquid states, Atomic structure and chemical bonding, Energetics, Chemical equilibrium, Electrochemistry, Chemical kinetics, Solid state, Solutions, Surface chemistry, Nuclear chemistry
Isolation/preparation and properties of non-metals, Preparation and properties of compounds, Transition elements (3d series), Preparation and properties of the following compounds, Ores and minerals, Extractive metallurgy, Principles of qualitative analysis
Concepts, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkanes, Preparation, properties and reactions of alkenes and alkynes, Reactions of benzene, Phenols, Characteristic reactions of the following (including those mentioned above), Carbohydrates, Amino acids and peptides, Properties and uses of some important polymers, Practical organic chemistry
JEE Advanced Preparation Tips for Physics
Physics is considered by many students as the most difficult of the three subjects. So, you need to be extra careful with what you are reading and from which source. Here are a list of physics book for your JEE Advanced 2020 preparation that you can rely on.
Physics Books for JEE Advanced Preparation
Concepts of Physics by H C Verma (Vol-1 and Vol-2)
Note: The concise nature of the book may be a problem if you are looking for a detailed explanation. Also, detailed explanation of problems isn’t available.
IIT JEE Physics by Arihant (35 years Chapterwise Solved Papers 2013-1979)
Note: This book shouldn’t be used as the source book to build concepts or even as the sole material to learn how to solve problems.
Fundamentals of Physics by David Halliday/Resnick/Walker
Note: There are some topics like sound waves and wave motion that candidates might want to consult other books as well
Syllabus of JEE Advanced 2020 Physics:
Electricity and Magnetism
JEE Advanced 2020 Preparation Tips for Mathematics
Mathematics is considered to be of intermediate difficulty, easier than physics and harder than chemistry. If you prepare well and from the books listed here, you might score heavily in the subject.
Mathematics Books for JEE Advanced Preparation
Objective Mathematics By R.D. Sharma
Note: Though the book covers the entire syllabus, some sections lack proper depth.
Plane Trigonometry and Coordinate Geometry (Two Books) by S.L Loney
Note: The book includes topics that are not required for JEE Advanced. So, the candidate must skip those topics and focus on the relevant ones.
Problems in Calculus Of One Variable by I.A.Maron
Note: There are limited numbers of problems. So the candidate has to depend on other books for practice.
Hall and Knight Higher Algebra
Note: One criticism against the book is it is more suited to the subjective exam pattern of qualifying exams than the objective-based JEE Advanced.
Integral Calculus for IIT-JEE by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)
Note: There are many unimportant problems included in the book which are not needed for JEE Advanced.
Differential Calculus for IIT-JEE by Amit M Agarwal (By Arihant Publications)
The strengths and weaknesses of this book are almost identical to integral Calculus for IIT-JEE by Amit M Agarwal, who is also the writer of this book.
A Text Book of Algebra For JEE Main & Advanced by Dr. SK Goyal (Arihant Publications)
JEE Advanced Syllabus - Mathematics
Don’t burn all your fuel before exam day
A common mistake students make is they prepare so hard in the last few days, forgoing sleep and food, that by the time the exam day arrives, they are in the worst physical and mental condition. Consequently, at the exam, they make one silly mistake after another and tend to panic at the slightest trouble. To avoid such a fate, it is necessary to take proper rest and eat healthy food so that you are in peak health and mental condition on exam day. When you are happy and relaxed, you can see things clearly and handle even the most difficult of situations with a cool head.
So, how do you relax and stay happy during these stressful days?
You can just about do anything that makes you forget about the exam. Like you can play with your pets, go for a light jog in the morning, watch a comedy show, or engage in lively chatter with your mom or sister.
Don’t think too far ahead
There is no doubt with JEE Advanced the stakes are very high: there is an IIT seat to be won or lost. But you don’t achieve your dreams by day dreaming. Instead, you have to be in the present, prepare hard, and also rate your progress on a day-to-day basis.
If you race ahead of time and dream yourself of getting admission into, say, IITB, you are building unnecessary expectation and putting yourself under pressure. A better more effective strategy is to follow the mantra: work hard and results will follow.
Get familiar with JEE Advanced exam pattern 2020
The exam pattern of JEE Advanced is different from JEE Mains. So, the candidate needs to take this into account when making a preparation strategy. The exam pattern includes details like marking scheme, distribution of questions, and type of question which is useful for making preparation plans. However, here is last year’s exam pattern to give you a fair idea about this year’s pattern as well.
Mode of exam
English or Hindi
Type of Questions
Number of papers
Each paper will of 3 hours duration
Paper 1: 9 a.m to 12 p.m
Some questions have negative marking
Get going with JEE Advanced Previous Papers
Along with studying textbooks and working practice sets, the candidate is also urged to try a couple of JEE Advanced sample papers to get into the exam mode. Doing sample papers will help the candidate work on time management and accuracy. It may be noted that to be successful in JEE Advanced, it is simply not enough to be fast, but he/she must also be accurate.
Note: Sample papers on their own aren’t enough to build accuracy, but they can build on what the candidate has learnt from the textbook and practice sets.
Don’t let self-doubt creep in
Always believe in your abilities and stay away from naysayers. Believing in oneself also means being positive, which in turn would help you stay relaxed. If you make a few mistakes when doing a problem, don’t get disheartened, but be optimistic that you at least now know where errors are happening. Plug those holes and you may not make that mistake on exam day. As the adage goes: See the glass as half full, not half empty!!
Make it a habit to take notes when studying
The small notes you take when reading a book or when solving a problem are very handy when doing revision. To begin with, it is a collection of points that are tailormade for you (after all it is you who have compiled it), Second, the notes will help you simply go through the important points without having to go through huge blocks of text. With exam day getting closer and closer, there may be many sections that you could do without having to spend so much of time and energy.
Follow these JEE Advanced 2020 Preparation tips for physics, chemistry and mathematics and you might hit the jackpot!
Best of Luck!!
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Questions related to JEE Advanced
i got 75.4% in feb attempt of jee 2021 I am obc ncl candidate is it enough to qualify for jee advance?
Here is an analysis for cut off percentiles for OBC-NCL for the years 2019 and 2020.
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)
Along with this, here is also the predicted cut off percentile for this year based on the previous year analysis:
Other Backward Classes (OBC-NCL)
On the basis of these percentiles. you will surely clear JEE Mains. However, a situation where your final score will be too close to the qualifying percentile is too high.
You can refer to this link for more details: https://engineering.careers360.com/articles/jee-main-cutoff
I hope this helped you.
how many attempts is available in JEE mains or jee advance or how many session I can give in each year???
One can give 12 attempts of jee main over 3 consecutive years starting from the year of appearing 12th board examination.
Let's us see it in detail :-
One can give JEE Mains entrance examination for a maximum of 3 consecutive years starting from the year of appearing 12th board examination.
JEE Main entrance examination is conducted 4 times a year i.e
* March session
* May session
Out of these 4 attempts in a year, the one in which you get the best score is considered for admission process.
So, the maximum number of attempts for jee mains entrance examination
= 4 times *3 years
= 12 attempts in total
So, one has a total of 12 attempts over 3 consecutive years starting from the year of appearing for 12th board examination.
If your 12th board examination appearing year is 2021,
then you are eligible for :-
all the four sessions of JEE mains 2021
all the four sessions of JEE main 2022
and all the four sessions of jee main 2023
You can get the detailed JEE main eligibility criteria at
Coming to jee advanced ,
One is eligible for JEE advanced examination for a maximum of two consecutive years starting from the year of appearing for 12th board examination.
You can check detailed eligibility criteria of JEE advanced by visiting our page the link for the same page is provided below
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Class 10th aur 12th me 4 saal ka gap hai agar toh kya jee advanced me baith sakte hain....matlab maine jee mains 2021 february aur march wala diya hai lekin ab class 11th aur class 12th phir repeat kar raha hoon toh kya jee advanced do saal baad de skte hain 12th appearing me 2023
The upper age limit to appear for JEE Advanced is 25 years. A candidate can appear for JEE Advanced for two consecutive years from the year of passing in the qualifying examination. Suppose that if you have passed 10+2 in the year 2021, you can appear for JEE Advanced 2021 and JEE Advanced 2022. If you repeat class 11th and class 12th you can again appear for JEE Advanced for two consecutive years provided you must qualify in JEE Main in the respective year. As there is not bar on gap in education between class 10th and class 12th you can appear for JEE Main and JEE Advanced provided you must fulfill the eligibility criteria.
To check more details you can use the link below
Can I qualify for JEE Advanced 2021 with 95.8 percentile in JEE Main 2021?
Which category do you belong to?
JEE mains 2021 expected qualifying CUT OFF percentile is given below for different categories on the basis of past year trends :
. . JEE MAIN CUT OFF PERCENTILE
Category jeemain2020 jeemain2021 expected off
General :- 90.3765335 90-95
GEN-EWS :- 70.2435518 70 -75
OBC-NCL :- 72.8887969 70 -75
SC :- 50.1760245 50 -55
ST :- 39.0696101 40 - 45
PwD :- 0.0618524 1- 2
You can check the same at our page the link is provided below
Even if you belong to general category then with 95.8 percentile you hold a good chance to qualify jee main and be eligible for jee advanced as from above it is clear that in 2020, qualifying cutoff for general category was 90.3765335 and jee main 2021 expected qualifying cut off percentile is 90-95 percentile.
To have a personalised report on your chances of getting a college you can go through our college predictor, it will give you complete list of colleges which you can get on the basis of the category you belong to, your home state, your gender etc, the link for jee main college predictor is provided below
which iit is best for aerospace engineering branch btech and for getting job in isro except iist as it does not have much feature like iits
hope you are doing well.
Top IIT Colleges for Aerospace Engineering branch are:-
- IIT Kanpur
- IIT Bombay
- IIT Madras
- IIT Kharagpur
For getting Job in ISRO, ISRO conduct a exam every year for selecting students. ISRO works under advanced and Important projects.
I hope this information will help you.
Feel free to ask any query.
All the best for your bright future ahead.