JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April exam
Saakshi Lama, 24 Jul 2019, #JEE Main
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JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April exam – Preparation is a term which is very much used between students. With JEE Main 2020 coming closer, the anxiety levels of students are also on the rise. So what is to be done to ease the examination process of these engineering aspirants? JEE Main 2020 preparation tips for the April exam presents all of the compiled tips and strategies for the candidates to do well in the examination. Since NTA has announced that the JEE Main will be conducted twice i.e., in January and April, candidates need to be prepared for both. The preparation tips of JEE Main 2020 for April exam offers ways to handle the examination without much stress while also incorporating important topics, books and usage of mock tests. National Testing Agency will be conducting Paper I and Paper II tentatively in the second week of April 2020. Read the full article to know more about JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for the April exam.

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What’s New in JEE Main 2020?

  • The conducting authority has been changed from CBSE to National Testing Agency (NTA).
  • JEE Main 2020 will be conducted in computer-based mode and twice in a year i.e., January and April.
  • Candidates will be given the option of appearing in one or both examinations.
  • If the candidates appear for both the examination, then the best one will be considered while the rank is prepared by the authorities.
  • Since the examination is being held computer-based mode, Test Practice Centres (TPC) is made available by the authorities for the candidates to practice. However, Drawing section of Paper II will be conducted in pen and paper mode.
  • Unique paper will be allotted to the candidates so that there will be no misuse or malpractice.
  • Those candidates who wish to apply for admission through JEE Main 2020 Paper II (B.Arch) are required to have scored 50% marks individually in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics in 10+2th standard (or equivalent) qualifying examination and also 50% aggregate marks.

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JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips for April Exam

Be Familiar with your Syllabus

One of the first thing that the candidates will have to accomplish is to be familiar with the JEE Main 2020 syllabus. By knowing the detailed syllabus, the candidates will able to prepare their strategy for the upcoming examination. Segregation of the syllabus will also help the candidates know which topics are easy and can be studied later and which ones require more attention. The best thing to be done by the candidates is to try to arrange the topics according to their difficulty level and study accordingly.

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Schedule your Preparation Time-Table

After checking the syllabus, the candidates will have to prepare a study schedule. The time table should be prepared in such as way that all of the units and topics mentioned in the syllabus are covered by the candidates. Another factor to consider during the time table preparation is that the topics should be divided in such a manner that the candidates do not feel the studying to be monotonous. Enough time for short breaks should also be given in the time table.

Refer to the Best Books

It is important for the candidates to refer the best material while preparing for JEE Main 2020 April exam. While NCERT books are widely used by the candidates, there are other books which are widely recommended for reference. The candidates should check and take notes from each referenced book to have clear concepts and high chances of scoring well in the examination. Also, the candidates can check the important topics to be studied and focus on it. However, the other topics should not be left behind and should be studied.

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Physics Topic Wise Weightage

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Physics Books to Refer



Concepts of Physics

H. C. Verma

Fundamentals of Physics

Halliday, Resnick and Walker

Problems in General Physics

I. E. Irodov

University Physics

Freedman and Young

Understanding JEE physics series

DC Pandey

Problem In Physics

SS Krotov

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Chemistry Topic Wise Weightage

Must Read Topics

Very Important Topics

Atomic Structure

Chemical Equilibrium

Gaseous & Liquid State

Redox & Volumetric Analysis



Chemical Kinetics


Nuclear & Surface Chemistry

Qualitative Analysis

Chemical Bonding


d-Block Elements

Mole Concept

Co-ordination Compound

Ionic Equilibrium

Alkyl Halides

Solid State


s-Block Elements


Periodic Classification


Classification & Nomenclature


Alcohol & Ether


Nitrogen Compounds & Aliphatic Amines


Biomolecules & Polymers

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Chemistry Books to Refer

JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Mathematics Topic Wise Weightage



Modern Approach to Chemical Calculations

RC Mukherjee

Organic Chemistry

Solomons and Fryhle

Concise Inorganic

J. D. Lee

Organic Chemistry

Morrison and Boyd

University Chemistry

Freedman and Young

Physical Chemistry

N Awasthi

Arihant's Practice Book Chemistry for JEE Main And Advanced

R.K Gupta


Very Important Topics

Important Topics

Brushing up Topics

3-D Geometry

Applications of Derivative

Inverse Trigonometric Functions


Probability and Statistics

Limit and Continuity

Circles and Family of Circles

Quadratic Equations

Vector Algebra

Matrices and Determinants

Sequence and Series

Theory of Equations


Straight Lines and Pair of Straight Lines

Inverse Trigonometric Functions

Sets, Relations and Functions

Complex Numbers







Permutation and Combination

Trigonometric Ratios



Binomial Theorem





JEE Main 2020 Preparation Tips – Mathematics Books to Refer



Higher Algebra

Hall and Knight

Coordinate Geometry

S.L. Loney

Differential and Integral Calculus

N. Piskunov

Calculus and Analytic Geometry

Thomas and Finney

IIT Mathematics for JEE Main & Advanced

M.L. Khanna

Course in Mathematics for IIT-JEE

Tata McGraw Hill publication

Problems Plus in IIT Mathematics

A Das Gupta


S L Loney

Learn More about Exam Pattern

Along with the syllabus, the candidates also need to be familiar with the exam pattern of JEE Main 2020. Through the pattern, the candidates will be able to know more about how the examination will be conducted by the authorities. Being familiar with the exam pattern is a huge advantage since the candidates will know the types of questions asked, duration, mode of examination, duration and more.

Attempt Mock Tests and Solve Sample Papers

During preparation, one of the methods which are usually followed by the candidates are attempting mock tests and solving sample papers. Since the examination will be conducted in computer-based mode, the candidates will have a good idea of how the examination will be like through the mock tests of JEE Main 2020 which will be released by the authorities. Candidates also use sample papers and previous year question papers to practically apply all of their studied concepts. Time management can also be practiced through mock test and sample papers.

Ensure Small Breaks during Preparation

While constant studying and revision are important, small breaks in between are also equally important. By keeping small breaks in the study schedule, the candidates will be able to refresh their mind which will later help them to concentrate. Candidates can go for a walk, listen to music, watch movies, go out to play and much more during these short breaks.

Stay Healthy and Motivated

The most important thing during the preparation period is to stay healthy and motivated. The candidates’ have to make sure that they eat and sleep well while preparing for JEE Main April 2020 exam. Good sleeping and eating habits will ensure that the candidates remain refreshed with higher levels of concentration. Motivation is another factor which will ensure whether the candidates will do well or not in the examination.

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