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JEE Main Important Topics and Books - With JEE Main 2020 round the corner, the aspirants must be looking for JEE Main important topics and books. Many a time the aspirants gets confused in selection of books and topics for preparation. Given it’s vast applicability, it shall not be an exaggeration to state that cracking JEE Main is very crucial for any engineering aspirant who craves for securing admission into a decent engineering program in India. It is then that knowing JEE Main important topics and books will aid aspirants in getting an advantage over the others. This article lists out the JEE Main important books and topics which can prove to be quite helpful for any JEE aspirant. A tip to all aspirants would be to look upon the topics in the descending order of their weightage from the viewpoint of JEE Main.
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The exam pattern of JEE Main paper is dynamic which necessitates the candidate to closely observe the previous year question paper pattern and prepare accordingly. It is often seen that concept based questions are asked in JEE Main paper. Therefore, JEE aspirant need to learn the fundamentals of the subject matter.

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So, below is the subject wise analysis of JEE Main important topics and books:

1. Mathematics

JEE Main Important Books for Mathematics

Here is the list of Mathematics books which have been upvoted by JEE toppers time and again. The list is as follows:

S.N.

Name of Book & Author

Remarks

1

Objective Mathematics by R D Sharma

Basics of every topic

2

Plane Trigonometry by S L Loney

Trigonometry

3

The Elements Of Coordinate Geometry by S L Loney

Coordinate Geometry

4

Algebra by Dr S K Goyal Arihant Publications

Algebra

5

Play with Graphs by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Problem Solving approach

6

Differential Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Calculus

7

Integral Calculus by Amit M Agarwal (Arihant Publications)

Calculus


JEE Main Important Topics for Mathematics

1. To find out most scoring topics in Mathematics, one may refer to the Weightage Quadrant drawn below.

2. Weightage Quadrant distinguishes the high weightage topics with low weightage topics and also suggest whether the topic needs nominal efforts or additional efforts on the part of aspirant before attaining a functional mastery over the topic.

For example: Fourth quadrant (high weightage & low effort) exemplifies the topics of great importance which can be learnt with relatively less efforts. Although this quadrant theory may vary from one aspirant to another, it gives a general idea about the order of priority in which the topics should be placed at.

Topics in the fourth quadrant should be learnt compulsorily. Then, topics in first & third quadrant and at last the topics in the second quadrant.


Weightage Quadrant for Mathematics:

Mathematics

2. Physics

JEE Main Important Books for Physics

Studying only NCERT is not sufficient for physics. So, a good score may be secured in JEE Main Physics paper if the aspirants have clarity of concepts and a good hand over numerical which can be possible with the help of following books:

S.N.

Name of Book & Author

Remarks

1

Concepts of Physics (Vol. 1 & 2) by H C Verma

Set of quality problems on every topic

2

Fundamentals of Physics by Halliday, Resnick & walker

Theory & explanation on every topic

3

Understanding 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

Some educators also suggest “Problems in General Physics by I E Irodov”. However, we believe that the books, mentioned in the table above, adequately cover the course curriculum of JEE Main Physics.

JEE Main Important Topics for physics

Weightage Quadrant for Physics:

Physics

3. Chemistry

JEE Main Important Books for Chemistry

For chemistry, studying NCERT (especially for Inorganic chemistry) is sufficient from JEE Main point of view as many a times questions have been asked straight away from the text of this book. Along with this JEE Main 2020 candidate may also obtain good marks with the help of books mentioned below:

S.N.

Name of Book & Author

Remarks

1

NCERT Textbooks (for Class XI and XII )

High probability of questions being asked directly from NCERT textbook

2

Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations by R.C. Mukherjee

For practice of solving Physical Chemistry Numericals

3

Organic Chemistry by O P Tandon

Good explanation of Organic Chemistry

4

Concept of Physical Chemistry by P Bahadur

Good explanation and set of quality problems

5

Concise Inorganic Chemistry by J D Lee

Good reference book on Inorganic Chemistry


Some educators also suggest “Physical Chemistry by P.W. Atkins” and “Organic Chemistry by Morrison & Boyd”. However, the books, mentioned in the table above, adequately covers the JEE Main syllabus of Chemistry.


JEE Main Important Topics for chemistry

Weightage Quadrant for Chemistry:

Chemistry

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bionomial theoem and Sequences and Series

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